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11:35
11:35

Delayed Funding Affecting Completion of Kasese Industrial Park OWC 4 3

Construction of the park which was supposed to have been completed this month has been hindered by the irregular release of money by the government.
10:46
10:46

Coffee Farmers Struggle to Transport Produce to Factories 4 1

Eric Katengo, a coffee farmer in Kalingwe, Kisinga Sub County, says both the curfew and ban on carrying passengers has affected the quality and volume of coffee they supply. He says buyers who use private means have seemingly halted business.
16:24
16:24

Kasese Residents Storm RDC's Office Demanding Relief Food Covid-19 4 3

The group which includes the elderly and widows accuse the Covid-19 task force of intentionally distributing food to the less needy.
10:31
10:31

Katunguru Landing Site Closed Over Violation of Covid19 Guidelines 2 1

Lt. Deo Kato says they resolved to close the landing site because some fishermen were still sneaking into the water during night hours in violation of the nationwide curfew.
11:16
11:16

Kasese Elderly, PWDs Receive Relief Food 3 2

The distribution targeted about 400 families in areas of railway ward , Kidodo, kikinzo and saluti B.
11:09
11:09

Kasese Mudslide Victims Ask Gov't for Relief mudslides 3 1

Erinora Tswende one of the survivours from Kigharama village said government has not given them any relief since the disaster hit.
10:51
10:51

Kasese Residents Storm LCI Chairperson's Office Demanding for Relief Food task force 1 1

The group of over 20 residents included people living with disability, the elderly and other vulnerable persons like the boda boda riders among others.
13:15
13:15

Lockdown Hits Katwe Salt Miners Hard kasese 3 1

Robert Hane a salt miner who also doubles as the local council one chairperson Kyarukara B in Katwe says business at the Salt Lake has gone down since the lock down affected movement of people.
08:04
08:04

Cargo Drivers Protest Quarantine, Demand for Food business 3 2 Top story

Akim Busulwa, a Cargo driver argues that those quarantined are made to dig into their pockets to sustain themselves. He wants government to feed them throughout the quarantine period.
11:46
11:46

Extended Lockdown Stirs Mixed Reactions lock-down 6

Johnson Mumbere a Boda Boda cyclist remains bitter that he expected the president to allow upcountry transport to start operating. Although the President emphasized the distribution of free food to people affected by the lockdown, Mumbere says that he has no hope that he will receive the relief.
15:42
15:42

Kasese Fishermen, Traders Decry Drop in Fish Prices katwe 5 2

Moreen Bakiryaghe, a fish monger says they are ideal out of business due to the low number of customers since the borders were closed.
10:09
10:09

Security Lifts Total Lockdown On Bwera, Mpondwe Towns lock-down 1

The two towns were last week put under a total lockdown to deter social gatherings aimed at stopping the spread of coronavirus in Uganda.
15:55
15:55

Mother Selling Roasted Rat Meat to Sustain Family in Kasese rats 2 2

Although Bembe is now selling only roasted rats, the meal can also be cooked with seasonings such as garlic, tomatoes soy, cooking oil, and water to have a taste of fried or even boiled sauce which is accompanied with Fufu, a doughy mixture of cassava or maize flour and water, a traveller from the Democratic Republic of Congo told URN.
12:33
12:33

Border Communities in Kasese Spend Easter Without Food DRC 4 3

Some of the Congolese nationals are engaged in business and were on the Ugandan side when the closure was announced.
12:34
12:34

Bwera, Mpondwe Put Under Total Lockdown As Residents Defy Presidential Directives Total lock down 4 3

Bwera Division Police Commander, Sadat Sabila says the purpose of the temporary total lockdown was to secure the lives of the local communities.
11:28
11:28

Security Officials Deny Aiding Illegal Traders to Cross Border DRC 3 3 Top story

Uncorroborated reports also indicate that some traders are escorted by police and other armed personnel to Beni in DRC. Last month, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ordered the closure of all borders and the airports with exception of cargo trucks to contain the spread of COVID19.
17:28
17:28

Pictorial; Mpondwe One-Stop-Border-Post Goes Silent Corona Virus

With a population of over 51,000 people and volume of exports and imports, Mpondwe town is the busiest border crossing between the two countries.
15:01
15:01

Workers Slowly Abandoning Urban Life for Villages as Lockdown Bites employees 3 2

Joseph Kato working at private construction company in Ishaka municipality Bushenyi District says he decided to return to his home in Hima, Kasese District because he was not sure of getting food that would sustaining him throughout the lock-down.
12:36
12:36

Cargo Truck Drivers From DR Congo to be Quarantined corona virus 4 1

The Kasese Resident District Commissioner Lt. Joe Walusimbi says that every driver will be quarantined for a minimum of 14 days as a measure of combating the spread of covid-19 in the district.
07:50
07:50

Hotels in Kasese Feel Pinch of Lockdown lock down 1 1

Nicholas Twejukye the manager Ataco country resort in Kasese Town told URN reporter that after the presidential directive most clients cancelled their earlier hotel booking.
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