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15:11
15:11

Wakiso Business Committee Refuses to Scrutinize Budget over Arrears 1

In Wakiso, the committee was summoned to start processing the proposed shillings 80 billion budget. However, members told the Chief Administrative Officer-CAO Luke Lokoda that they will work only if they are paid arrears dating back from 2019.
14:14
14:14

We Can’t Force Landlords to Waive Rent-Minister Obiga Kania mario obiga kania

Speaking at the Uganda Media Center on Thursday, Kania said all they have for now is to appeal to the landlords as a form of corporate social responsibility, to wait not to ask for rent until such a time when the people go back to normal way of working.
11:24
11:24

KCCA Special Council Sitting Called off 1 Top story

"The Voices of Kampala leaders are shut because the councilors through which their voices can be amplified are not operating. The Electorates need answers but we cannot authoritatively speak since we do not meet,” wrote the petitioners
10:06
10:06

Masaka LC V Chairperson, COVID19 Taskforce Clash Over Uncoordinated Communication 1 2 Top story

Mbabali was accused of crafting own messages about COVID-19 status in the district without which he sends out without authorization of taskforce hence creating unnecessary panic in the community.
21:59
21:59

Museveni Bans Outdoor Physical Exercises

The pronouncement comes on the backdrop of a video showing people exercising along the Northern Bypass in magnitudes, attracting condemnation from security cycles. In the aftermath, the police issued orders stopping people from exercising saying those caught doing so especially in groups will be arrested.
20:33
20:33

Gov’t Hails People Power for Relief Food Donation COVID-19 4 1

People Power enthusiasts, led by Flavia Kalule Nabagabe, the Women's league leader and Lina Zedriga, the Deputy Principle on Wednesday afternoon handed over 50 bags of Maize floor, 30 cartons of salt and 30 boxes of soap to support a plan to aid the vulnerable poor.
17:16
17:16

KCCA Refuses to Re-open Kalerwe Market open market 4 6

On Wednesday, KCCA Executive Director Andrew Kitaka, his deputy Sam Serunkuuma, the Director Gender and Community Development Officer Harriet Mudondo and political leaders inspected the market to assess the level of compliance.
12:16
12:16

Media Blocked as People Power Makes Relief Food Donation to Government food relief 1

The political pressure group is due to donate food to the government, to aid communities that have been destabilised by the effects of Coronavirus Disease. Their efforts to distribute the food to the vulnerable families was earlier thwarted when the government indicated that the approach could facilitate the spread of the disease.
18:02
18:02

Gov't Clears People Power to Donate Food Relief 1

URN has now learnt that items including flour, beans, salt and soap will be handed over to the Ministry of Health on Wednesday.
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15:32

Street Children Stranded at Nakivubo Blue Primary School 2 3 Top story

Sserunjogi told URN that the children would stay at Nakivubo Blue Primary School until the pandemic is contained. He explained that they are worried that the children would be exposed to the virus because of their street life.
14:59
14:59

How COVID -19 Pandemic is Affecting Uganda’s Electoral Roadmap Jotham Taremwa 1

According to the constitution, article 61(2) as amended 2017, “The Electoral Commission shall hold presidential, general parliamentary and local government council elections within the first thirty days of the last one hundred and twenty two days before the expiration of the term of President, Parliament or local government council as the case may be.”
20:16
20:16

COVID-19: KCCA Shelters Over 70 Street Children at Nakivubo Blue Primary School 7 6

The KCCA team headed by Kampala Central Division Mayor Charles Sserunjogi were on Sunday in Kisenyi where majority of these children gather to mobilise them to go to Nakivubo Blue where they would stay untill the Corona Virus tension calms down.
11:29
11:29

Kalerwe Markets Adopt Strict Measures to have Suspension Lifted Charles Mpalaganyi 9 4

On Saturday, Vendors and market leaders also spend the the day decongesting the market as they removed boxes they said they could do without. They also cleaned the markets of garbage.
16:10
16:10

IPOD Calls for Joint Effort against COVID-19 Gerald Siranda 2 1

The National Resistance Movement –NRM party Secretary General Justine Kasule Lumumba observed a need for collective responsibility saying that there will be no business if Uganda loses her people during this pandemic. She urged the General Public to be vigilant and observe government guidelines, wash hands, maintain social distancing and avoid crowds among others.
15:09
15:09

Prime Minister Flags off Relief Food Distribution in Kampala, Wakiso Elly Tumwine 4 3

The trucks which were today flagged off by the Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, started the distribution from Bwaise, in the outskirts of Kampala. Rugunda said that the distribution teams will move from door-to-door to avoid crowds that could facilitate the spread of the Coronavirus.
13:41
13:41

Minister Magyezi Directs Local Gov'ts to Close Markets Ignoring COVID-19 Directives Local Government 2 1

The Minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi has directed Local Governments to close down all Markets not observing guidance on COVID-19.
23:37
23:37

COVID-19; Acholi Paramount Chief Stuck in London 1 2

Acana who heads the Ker Kwaro Acholi Chiefdom, flew to London for personal business in March. He was also scheduled to attend an Acholi convention that was due to take a few weeks ago, but got caught up when countries including the UK started to lockdowns, and flights in and outside the country banned.
22:36
22:36

Uganda’s Coronavirus Cases Rise to 48

Of the three, two were from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates while one was from the United States. Before the results were released, Dr Aceng indicated that 13 of the initial 45 cases, had got in contact with 660 people prior to their quarantine. The contacts were being traced.
22:07
22:07

Museveni Cautions LDU’s against Enforcing Curfew in Homes COVID-19 Response

“Some of the LDUs are misbehaving, they were entering houses. What are you doing entering people’s houses? If anybody enters your house, don’t even allow them just ring Nakalema and see what we shall do to them,” Museveni said.
19:51
19:51

Is the COVID-19 Lockdown Equivalent to A State of Emergency? William Byaruhanga 4

These measures include those that significantly limit people’s basic rights like freedom of movement, association, faith among others. According to lawyers such as Asuman Basalirwa, the measures are symptomatic to a State of Emergency that is provided for under the 1995 Constitution, and can’t be supported by the Public Health Act.
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