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15:12
15:12

17 People Issued COVID-19 Self-Quarantine Discharge Certificates in Gulu deadly Coronavirus 2 1

Gulu District Information Officer – DIO, Gloria Aloyo told URN that the individuals whose names have been concealed for fear of stigma include government officials who willingly reported themselves to the district before undertaking self-quarantine.
14:50
14:50

Church Seeks Clarity on Prayer Guidelines after Arrest of Father Kiibi mass 1

The call comes barely hours after the arrest of Rev Fr Deogratius Kiibi Kateregga from St. Joseph parish in Mpigi town for allegedly defying the guidelines. Fr Kiibi was arrested by Police Officers, working with District Internal Security Officer and UPDF soldiers, early today.
19:19
19:19

City 'Pastor' Augustine Yiga Arrested for Misleading Public on COVID-19 death 1

Yiga, commonly known as ‘abizaayo’ reportedly used his Television Station to tell the public that there was no Coronavirus in Africa . He coined his argument on the fact that no single death had been declared in a number of countries, yet in the west, nations that were battling the disease had lost lives in hundreds.
13:50
13:50

Two Killed in Attempt to Rob Forex Bureau in Gulu mortuary 1

It is alleged that at about 1a.m., the suspected thugs climbed atop the Forex Bureau roof to break into the building but jumped off upon realizing that they had been spotted and started running. In the process, they were shot by a guard at the facility.
10:13
10:13

Police seize 57 Automobiles, Arrest 18 in Acholi Region motorcycles 3 1

The suspects were apprehended following ongoing operation in the eight districts of Acholi to implement the 14 days’ Presidential directives banning movement of buses, taxis and boda-bodas to curtail the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) contagion.
19:58
19:58

UPDF, Police Appoint Commanders of COVID -19 Evacuation Team 1

The three; Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson Denis Namuwooza, Lt Col Bright Ruyonga and Cpt Dr David Magoola will be overseers and first contacts for the evacuation team, according to a joint statement issued by UPF spokesperson, Fred Enanga, the deputy UPDF spokesperson, Lt Col Deo Akiiki.
08:29
08:29

Scores Arrested for Defying Ban on Public Transport in Luweero defiance 3 1

The ban was announced by President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday night, as one of the measures to contain a new strain of Coronavirus' COVID-19, which is spreading across the globe. Uganda has so far registered 14 cases of people with the virus.The ban, affected taxis, mini- buses, buses, train, Tuk-Tuk's and all Boda-boda.
21:08
21:08

Residents Protest Shooting of Motorcycle Rider 1 2

Despite the ban, several motorcycle riders in Mukono were seen carrying passengers, which prompted police to swing into action to enforce it.
19:22
19:22

20 Motocyclists Arrested for Trafficking People into Uganda 4 1

Paul Kalikwan, the Busia District Deputy Resident Commissioner says that the suspects had opened up more routes that link to Kenya, to beat security forces that were deployed to control the movement of people in the wake of the COVID-19 threat.
18:45
18:45

Spy Agencies Deployed to Trace All Returnees Avoiding Quarantine 2 2 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the team was set up as part of the decision made by National Security Council.
17:06
17:06

Kitgum Pharmacies Investigated for Purported Sale of Fake Corona Drugs 4

The Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech, says the investigations follow concerns raised by health workers indicating that some members of the pubic are flocking some pharmacies, he didn’t name to procure fake drugs and vaccines claimed to cure Corona.
12:45
12:45

Police Arrests 70 for Loitering Inside Makerere University operation 2

They were picked from different parts of the university following a two-day operation, according to Jude Masingano Eliphaz, the officer in charge of operations in Makerere University.
12:36
12:36

Dozens of Boda-Bodas Impounded Over Defying COVID - 19 Directives 3 2

Traffic police backed up by Field Force Police-FFP, Local Defence Unit –LDUs and Uganda People’s Defence Forces –UPF conducted operations on various road junctions impounding all motorcycles carrying passengers.
20:16
20:16

Father of Baby who Tested Positive to COVID-19 on the Run police spokesperson

It is suspected that the baby picked the virus from the father, a resident of Nkono village in Iganga municipality who traveled back from Kisumu, Kenya early last week. Although the Ministry of Health said that the parents would now be put under quarantine for further examination, the father has been reported to be missing.
18:20
18:20

240 UPDF, Police Medics Join Coronavirus Fight 2 1

At a joint media briefing on Wednesday in Kampala, Police spokesperson, CP Fred Enanga, UPDF deputy spokesperson, Lt Col Deo Akiiki and Land Forces spokesperson, Lt Col Henry Obbo, said the forces’ health workers will participate in treating the already infected persons, monitoring those in quarantine and evacuation of suspected patients.
18:10
18:10

Pastor, 30 Followers Arrested for Defying Ban on Public Gatherings 1

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango says that the police was notified by vigilant neighbours. But Mutebi said, in his statement at Kajjansi police station that he was still looking for money to transport his Church members to their respective villages.
16:20
16:20

Two Police Officers Arrested for Receiving Bribe at Busia Border 2

President Yoweri Museveni ordered for the closure of all inland and mainland borders over the weekend, as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 virus. At the time, Uganda had recorded only one case of the virus, a number which has since grown to 14.
11:58
11:58

Over 30 Motorcycles Stolen from Riders in Gulu 3 1

Simon Wokorach, the Vice Chairperson Gulu City Bodaboda Association– GCBA, says the motorbikes were stolen from Layibi; Lacor, and Unyama Trading Centers as well as Nakasero and Buganda Pub in Gulu Town, which have numerous betting shops.
11:41
11:41

Four Businessmen Arrested for Hiking Salt Prices 1 2

The four were picked up by security personnel on Tuesday afternoon after a tip-off by locals and customers after realizing a drastic change in the price of salt. They had allegedly increased the price of a carton of salt from 25,000 to 90,000 Shillings and a packet of salt from 800 to 5,000 Shillings.
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