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20:34
20:34

Officers Storm Arua Town to Enforce Ban on Public Transport Corona 1 1 Top story

Christopher Barugahare, the West Nile Region Police Commander, said they won’t comprise on the President’s directive, saying the officers are under instructions to confront whoever acts to the contrary.
20:03
20:03

Business Hit Hard as Taxis Are Grounded in Luweero Town 4 1 Top story

Margaret Nambwere, the Proprietor Tendo Restaurant in Luweero Taxi Park told URN on Thursday that he had only sold breakfast to five people by 11am unlike the past where he could have attended to over 50 people. Nambwere says that many drivers have stayed away from the park leaving them without customers.
19:55
19:55

Nwoya Rehabilitates 95Km of Rural Roads to Boost Agriculture Production Aswa River 2 1

Nwoya District Chairperson Patrick Okello Oryema explains that the roads are expected to connect remote agriculture productive areas in Alero, Lungulu, Anaka and Purongo Sub-Counties to neighbouring markets in Amuru, Gulu and the entire Acholi sub region.
19:43
19:43

Gulu Businessman Arrested For Punching Police Officer Enforcing Presidential Directive Cereleno Market 1

Denis Obalim was picked up by heavily armed police officers from his shop along Ring Road on Tegwana Parish Pece Division next to Cereleno Market on Thursday morning on the orders of the Gulu District Police Commander, Emmanuel Mafundo.
18:47
18:47

47 Passengers Arrested for Defying Directive on Public Transport 4 2

This afternoon, the police arrested 24 Ugandans and 23 nationals of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), who were travelling in a Horizon Bus registration number UAM 895-H heading to Kisoro from Kampala. They were intercepted in Kabale.
18:13
18:13

COVID 19: KCCA Plans for Door to Door Deliveries 4 1 Top story

Harriet Mudondo, the Director Gender and Community Services and Production in KCCA, says they have engaged the leadership of different markets who have since submitted lists of vendors with their numbers that customers can call and make orders.
17:08
17:08

Busia Traders Demonstrate after Police Close Retail Shops 4 1

Ashraf Asimwe, a hotel operator along custom road says she is now stuck with the food she had cooked due to lack of clients. She has been depending on boda-boda riders and shop attendants.
16:42
16:42

Arcades, Shops Not in Markets Can Stay Open – Trade Minister amelia kyambadde 1 1 Top story

Kyambadde told reporters at Uganda Media Centre in Kampala that only those shops in fresh food markets should close. Food sellers remain operating.
16:38
16:38

Registration of Fishermen on Lake Kwania Suspended 1

Recently, Kwania District authorities invited the commanders of the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit to discuss mechanism of conducting the registration exercise. The move which was aimed at regulating illegal fishing activities and conserving Uganda’s water bodies has reportedly been objected by the Fishery Protection Unit.
15:49
15:49

Stanbic Posts UGX 259bn After-Tax-Profits Stanbic Bank Uganda 1

In the financial results, published on Thursday, Stanbic said the money it lent to customers grew to 2.9 trillion Shillings in 2019 from 2.5 trillion Shillings, a year before - a growth of 14 per cent. Outgoing Chief Executive Patrick Mweheire described the results as a “great performance.
11:18
11:18

Private Clinic Owners Warned Against Hiding COVID Suspects MoH 2 1

Ayubu Ssegunga, the Chairperson Uganda Private Clinics and Drug Shops Association, says majority of the Private Clinic and drug shop operators focus on money at the expense of professionalism. He says to create a disease free community all medical practitioners regardless of their level should abide by the health Ministry guidelines and preventive measures against COVID19.
10:39
10:39

COVID -19: Kabale Municipality Authorities Ban Food Vending 2

Alex Baingana, Principal Assistant Town Clerk for Central Division says that food vending has been banned because it is difficult for health authorities to access their hygiene. He also says that most of them tend to attract many people who are very difficult to control. Baingana says that the ban is in a good faith because it is only a preventing measure against Corona virus.
10:20
10:20

Ban on Public Transport Leaves Hundreds of Travelers Stranded in Gulu travel ban 4

By press time, heavily armed police and the military were still patrolling the bus terminals that include Buganda Pub stage; Delta Stage and Juba Stage along Gulu – Kampala highway as wells as Gulu bus main park where buses that depart at 10:00 pm, 11:00 pm and 12:00 pm always park.
07:59
07:59

COVID-19: World Bank, IMF Call For Debt Relief for Poorer Countries 1 Top story

IDA countries are those whose people earn low incomes per year. Uganda is among these countries. The two institutions’ call is directed at the G20 – the 20 most industrialised countries – that are bilateral lenders to the poor countries. China is the biggest lender here.
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