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Mar 2020 10 results
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 1 2

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 2 1

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.
10:46
10:46

Two Children Drown in Septic Tank 4

According to residents, the children disappeared from home around 1:00PM on Tuesday only to be found floating in a septic tank under the construction in Kisenyi cell in Nabuyonga Ward in the evening
07:40
07:40

Karimojong Warriors Arrested With Bows and Arrows to Face Military Court updf 1 1 Top story

Maj. Peter Mugisa, the UPDF 3rd Division Spokesperson has welcomed the resolution, saying they recently apprehended six hard core criminals pending appearance in the military court.
07:23
07:23

COVID-19: Pharmacists Emphasise Use of Water, Soap COVID 19 1 2 Top story

Dr. Samuel Opio, the Secretary, Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda, says the sale of substandard hand sanitisers will impact negatively on the country’s preventive methods against the corona virus pandemic, saying there is need for government to do something to address the situation.
06:24
06:24

20 Health Workers Detained For Violating Ban on Public Gatherings police spokesperson 1 1

Dhuku told journalists that he contacted facilitators to help him retool health workers who risked missing out if the training was called off. “I secured a small grant and a team of experts to retool health workers in handling outbreaks, my humble prayer is for the authorities to pardon us,” he said.
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