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11:22
11:22

Enforcement of COVID-19 Curfew Provokes War Memories in Acholi Gulu town 1 5

The latest incident involved 16 security personnel; 10 police officers and six UPDF soldiers who tortured over 38 civilians in Elegu Town Council, Uganda-South Sudan border while enforcing the 14 days’ curfew.
11:10
11:10

Entebbe Municipality has No Money to Fuel Emergency Cars 1 3

The five vehicles all Toyota Land Cruiser 78 Series, were delivered on Monday at the office of the Entebbe Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Hajji Njuki Mbabali, to transport members of the general public who need urgent medical attention. Therefore, each patient will have to refuel the emergency car in order to be transported to the respective medical facilities.
10:33
10:33

TASO Starts Home Deliveries of ART in Soroti Soroti District 2

According to Dr Ronald Opiko, the Center Manager at TASO Soroti, 70 percent of their clients are unable to come to the centre for drugs due to the lockdown. Among the affected are the elderly, clients in distant places and other vulnerable clients.
14:51
14:51

Lack of Protective Equipment Worry Security Personnel in Gulu deadly plague 1 3

Another UPDF personnel attached to the UPDF 4th Division lamented they have been arresting and sometimes beating suspects defying lawful orders without any protective equipment exposing them and their families to risk.
11:04
11:04

Sixteen Security Personnel Arrested For Brutalizing Elegu Residents 1 2

Margaret Auma, the Elegu Women Cross Border Traders and SACCO Chairperson told URN that the security team on 2nd April 2020, from Lorokwo West Village, Elegu Town Council used sticks to beat up 32 women accused of being commercial sex workers and operating in different lodges even after the ban on public gathering and closure of all lodges by President Museveni.
10:58
10:58

3800Kgs of Relief Food Dumped in Gulu Jumia Mosque 2

Upon his release, Mahmoud was ordered to handover the food items to the Gulu District Coronavirus Taskforce for distribution, which he rejected, saying the distribution process would be abused.
21:24
21:24

Relief Food Excites City Residents, Mothers Question Absence of Milk 4 5

Tensions further escalated when UPDF trucks loaded with milk were sighted which later prompted residents to blame the distributing teams for allegedly plotting to deny them the milk.
17:02
17:02

Arua District Gazettes Three Health Facilities to Manage COVID-19 Cases 3 2

Under the preparedness arrangement, the former Ebola Isolation unit at Oli Health Centre IV has been set aside to receive and quarantine suspected cases, while the Mental Unit of Arua Regional Referral Hospital and part of Kuluva Hospital have been set aside for management and treatment of confirmed cases.
10:50
10:50

COVID -19: Wakiso Leaders Mobilize Residents for Gov't Relief Food Distribution 3

Now, since the Prime Minister Rugunda had notified that distribution chain will include Local Council leaders to easily identify those who are supposed to receive relief from government, the various local council leaders in Wakiso District have since started to plan on how food can be delivered in their areas.
10:35
10:35

Over 30 Christians Arrested in Soroti for Defying Presidential Guidelines unlawful assembly 1 1

Jemimah Agwang, one of the members of the fellowship says they had a burden and conviction to pray for the country during this hard times of COVID-19 outbreak.
09:30
09:30

Masaka Taskforce Clears Free Movement of Discharged Patients from Hospitals Ministry of Health 1 3

However, Ssentongo says the District Emergence Taskforce has found it necessary to give a waiver to patients have been discharged such that they can get back home, which will also help to decongest the hospitals.
16:57
16:57

Casual Labourers in Arua Struggle to Survive As Lock Down Bites 2 3

Adam Swaleh, the chairperson Arua Brokers and drivers Association told URN that because of the difficulties to get money for survival and increasing hunger, many brokers hailing from Yumbe and Koboko districts have been forced to walk back to their villages.
15:16
15:16

Police Officer in Mukono Arrested for Assaulting Journalist LDU 2 1

David Musisi Karyankolo working for Bukedde television in Mukono district was admitted to Herona Hospital in coma after he was severely beaten on Thursday by Mukosi and other LDU personnel.
13:17
13:17

Eleven COVID-19 Suspects Test Negative in Soroti Soroti District 1 2

Soroti Regional Referral Hospital Director Dr Michael Muwanga says that eight persons have remained under institutional quarantine at Soroti Comprehensive Nursing School while one person presenting with signs and symptoms of the virus is in isolation at the TB Unit.
11:09
11:09

Over 1000 Casual Workers Trapped in Nwoya, Amuru Farms covid-19 1 2

Michael Lakony, the Amuru district chairperson also said that over 200 casual workers are stuck in Attiak Sugar Plantation belonging to Horyal Sugar factories and are struggling amidst shortages of enough food, health services, clean water and other necessities among others.
11:07
11:07

Nansana Residents Brave Downpour to Beat Curfew

From around 5:00 pm several people who had left their homes for the city or other destinations could be seen trekking to their respective homes.
15:15
15:15

Adjumani, Lamwo Authorities Use Locals to Repulse Illegal Immigrants John Komakech Ogwok 2 1 Top story

The Lamwo District LC V Chairperson, John Komakech Ogwok says the porous borders in Lamwo district stretches up to 151Km from Ogili to Agoro villages in Palabek Sub Counties.
07:23
07:23

OPM Reduces Refugee Numbers at Food Distribution Points Over COVID19 relief aid 1 1 Top story

Solomon Osakan the Refugee Desk Officer in Charge of West Nile Region says they have slashed the number of refugees at the food distribution points from 75 to 50 to reduce congestion so as to enforce social distancing.
17:17
17:17

Gulu Main Prisons Relocates Inmates to Nwoya Nwoya Prisons 1 1 Top story

Margaret Orik Obonyo, the Northern Regional Prisons Commander, says hundreds of inmates comprising both male and female were relocated to Nwoya Prisons on Wednesday to reduce congestion at Gulu Main Prisons.
16:21
16:21

Ban on Roadside Food Vending Leaves Mukono Residents Starving COVID-19 1 6 Top story

Joseph Maganda, a porter at construction sites is one of those who have been depending on roadside food vendors for his meals.
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