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17:39
17:39

Kasese District Offers Food Aid to Mothers, Boda Boda Riders Because of Lockdown public transport 1 1 Top story

The Kasese LC V vice chairperson Gideon Ntabose says that as local government they must be responsible in ensuring that the residents in the district survive through this period.
10:53
10:53

Taxi Operators Struggling to Survive Amidst Lockdown COVID 19 5

URN visited selected taxi parks in the city area to see how taxi operators were copying. At Kas Club Taxi Park in Bwaise in Kawempe division, URN found more than 10 drivers sited in groups of two and fours.
16:03
16:03

IGP Tasks Legal Director to Appeal POMA Judgement Attorney General 2 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says their Legal Director is working with a team of lawyers from the Uganda Police Force and Attorney General’s office to file an appeal as soon as possible.
16:58
16:58

Uganda Prisons Creates Isolation Centres for New Suspects on Remand service 2 1

Uganda Prison's Service Spokesperson Frank Baine says that the newly constructed Kitalya Min Max Prison in Wakiso will be holding all suspects remanded from Kampala Metropolitan Area at this time. The facility which was built to hold inmates on longer sentences has been empty at the moment and is now seen as a perfect place of isolation.
20:03
20:03

COVID19: EPRC Sends All Staff Home Uganda 1 Top story

“Due to the increasing threat of the CORONA virus in Uganda, effective Wednesday March 25th 2020 to April 9th 2020, the Economic Policy Research Centre Staff members will continue working online from their homes,” said EPRC management.
18:56
18:56

Schools Embrace Virtual Engagements in the Face of COVID-19 country 5

President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of schools as one of the measures to control the spread of coronavirus, which, according to experts, moves faster in large gatherings. At the time of the closure, the learners were just half way into the term which started on February 4, 2020 and was due to end on May 1, 2020.
15:43
15:43

Covid-19: Health Ministry to Recruit 210 Emergency Staff government 3 Top story

The proposed staff recruitment comes a few hours after Health Minister; Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng confirmed eight new Coronavirus cases sending panic among the population. According to Dr. Aceng, all the eight cases are Ugandan nationals who travelled back from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
07:41
07:41

Chinese Nationals to Be Charged After Testing for COVID19- Police infectious disease 1 Top story

The CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine, said they had submitted the suspect’s samples for testing and were waiting for results from the Health Ministry before they take their next step.
15:02
15:02

Economist, Traders Ask Govt to Protect Businesses in Corona Virus Crisis service 8 2 Top story

Makerere University Business School-MUBS Economics Lecturer and Policy Analyst, Ramathan Ggoobi says the Coronavirus (COVID-19), which has since been declared a pandemic is economically contagious and has attacked all sectors of the economy at all fronts.
15:01
15:01

Corona Virus: Journalists Barred from Museveni's Address Yoweri Museveni 1 Top story

“Colleagues, as advised by the relevant health officials against meetings, PPU will relay the President’s address live. There will be no access to any other media to State House Entebbe-SHE. We shall be sharing with you the link and content for your use. #StaySafe,” she said.
07:29
07:29

New Coordination Team Divides NRM Leaders in Mbarara Elections 3 1

However, Gerald Agaba, the Chairperson NRM Party Isingiro district, opposed the formation of new coordinators because they will confuse party members.
11:12
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Catholic Church Unveils Museum in Memory of Cardinal Wamala Masaka Diocese 2 5 Top story

Bishop Serverus Jjumba of Masaka Diocese says the Museum is a collection of significant items and moments in the life of Cardinal Wamala, which will help priests and ordinary Christians to reflect on how to live purposeful lives filled with great contributions to the society.
09:45
09:45

Provisions in Approved Presidential Elections Bill Generate Mixed Reactions Attorney General 3 5 Top story

The Electoral Commission Spokesperson, Jotham Taremwa, says the electoral body cannot state a definitive date for elections until nominations are concluded.
18:56
18:56

Dr. Nyanzi Collapses as She Receives Freedom of Expression Prize Makerere 4 3 Top story

Dr. Nyanzi explained that in prison, she was undergoing a traumatic experience and wanted to recover.
14:36
14:36

Bobi Wine to Resume Consultations Next Week Uganda Police Force 4 6 Top story

According to Ssenyonyi, when they wrote to police, the only response they got was through media reports the next day by the Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, saying they hadn’t followed the laid down guidelines.
21:04
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Rwanda Deports Three Ugandans Ahead of Katuna Meeting Human Rights 5 1 Top story

Kukundankwe says that after their arrest they were taken to Bungwe prison where they spent two days before they were transferred to another prison at Burera district headquarters. She says they appeared before court and were sentenced to two year’s imprisonment to suffer on grounds that Rwandans nationals are also suffering in Uganda.
17:32
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Uganda Releases, Deports 13 More Rwandans Attorney General 1

The Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa,, says the release of the Rwandan nationals is part of Uganda’s effort to normalize relation with her neighbor that fell apart at the beginning of last year, leading to the closure of Gatuna border.
13:41
13:41

Arrested Rwandan National Found Dead Patrick Onyango 1 1 Top story

A copy of a letter signed by the Officer in Charge of Criminal Investigations Department at Butabika Police Station confirms that Magezi died on January 21, 2020 around 9am.
10:44
10:44

Construction of UGX 2.12Bn Masaka Seed School Stalls Jude Mbabali 1 3 Top story

In June 2019, Masaka district commissioned the construction of a seed secondary school at Bunadu village in Bukakkata Sub County at Shillings 2.12 billion with funding from World Bank.
11:16
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Uganda Engages Guinea Bissau President During Stopover At Entebbe Airport natural resource 1 3

Embalo told URN that Uganda and Guinea Bissau share similar potentials in the oil and agricultural sector, saying they need to benchmark from Uganda on how to manage their oil resource.
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