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14:41
14:41

Open Schools to Save Future Generation, Educationists Plead Coronavirus 3 1

Chairperson Lugoloobi says since most parents returned work, children who are left at home with liberty to move anyhow are at high risk would be safer in a restricted school environment with the COVID-19 standard operating procedures being followed.
17:16
17:16

Health Official Tells Off Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Victims @MinofHealthUG 2 1 Top story

“You thought your money can do everything. Now you are in it. Is it water? Is it urine? Is it stolen vaccine? It is you and the thief who knows. So you answer that question.” “And if you got this kind of vaccine in ungazzeted places, we would encourage you to work with the police to give more information. Because this practice is unacceptable .it is hurts public health and it should stop.”
07:43
07:43

Disunity, Voter Bribery Cost Opposition Seats in Acholi LRA 5 1

NRM won 18 out of the 27 parliamentary seats in Acholi. FDC secured only six positions, one position went to DP, one other to the Peoples Progressive Party-PPP and one to an independent candidate.
17:14
17:14

FUBA Cup Championship Cancelled fiba and fuba 1

Sources within FUBA told URN that there is no time for the inaugural game and that several player are also involved in the Afro basketball games. In a November 9th letter, to basketball clubs, FUBA Vice President in Charge of Publicity, Arnold Katabi, says the tournament was cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances.
16:22
16:22

Prime Minister Commits to Lifting New Restrictions on Gulu District COVID-19 2 1

Those who attended the meeting, at the Office of the Prime Minister in Kampala, say that they agreed to allow commercial, private and public transport to and from Kitgum district to be allowed to pass through Gulu without any hindrances.
14:46
14:46

COVID-19 Triggers Decline in Global Trade Coronavirus 1

An estimated quarter-on-quarter decline of 27% is expected in the second quarter while commodity prices fell by a record 20% in March, driven by steep drops in oil prices
17:56
17:56

Health Ministry Not Discussing Madagascar’s COVID-19 Herbal Treament Coronavirus 1

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health Dr Diana Atwine has said Government has not yet considered the use of Madagascar’s herbal tonic for treatment of COVID-19 and is not discussing it.
16:43
16:43

Kadaga, Katureebe Advised Museveni to Declare a State of Emergency Parliament 3 1

During plenary on Thursday morning, Kadaga told MPs that last Friday, the President invited the top leaders of the arms of Government and during the meeting, they advised the President to declare a state of emergency. However, Kadaga said that it was objected by a cabinet Minister who convinced the President against declaring a state of emergency.
16:50
16:50

Kampala MPs want Phased Implementation of Public Transport Ban boda boda 4 1

The MPs also want the stay of all loan repayments, lowering of the Central Bank lending rate, as well as food supplies for Ugandans who work from hand to mouth.
18:37
18:37

Ministers, MPs Who Evaded COVID-19 Quarantine Tasked to 'Come Out' Parliament 2 1 Top story

The MP's say that they have reliable information that some Ministers and Members travelled abroad and only returned recently but were not quarantined yet they continue to move out in the public.
18:28
18:28

COVID - 19: MPs Want Immediate Solutions to Livelihoods after Restrictions Parliament 3 1

MPs want commercial banks to relax and reschedule the loan repayment period for borrowers for at least 90 days in the wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
10:01
10:01

Congolese National Isolated at Kagadi Hospital Coronavirus 1

The victim who is a 15-year-old girl is reported to be from the Democratic Republic of Congo. She arrived at the facility on Friday evening after experiencing general body weakness including Headache Fever and cough.
16:33
16:33

Coronavirus: Airlines to Start Spraying Upon Landing in Entebbe Entebbe Airport 1

Airlines have been tasked to ensure that travelers to Uganda countries affected by coronavirus book in advance to stay in Government designated quarantine areas before boarding. The aircraft management is also mandated to spray the craft after people have disembarked from Entebbe from arrival.
13:56
13:56

Parliament to Remain Operational Despite Ban on Gatherings Coronavirus 1 1

Parliament of Uganda will put in place strict measures even as it continues with normal sitting amidst the ban on Public gatherings by President Museveni.
11:30
11:30

Bunyoro Residents Demand Intensified Coronavirus Awareness Campaigns 4 2

Dan Nkwasibye, a resident of Ketebere landing site in Kagadi district that borders DR Congo says no major efforts are being put in place in the area to curtail the possible outbreak of the disease despite the influx of Congolese in the area who are not screened.
15:56
15:56

Coronavirus: MP Akol Ejected from Plenary For self Quarantine Rebecca Kadaga 4 1 Top story

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga ordered Akol to exit the house and self-quarantine for the mandatory 14 days.
14:35
14:35

Museveni Urges Ugandans to Take Personal Precaution Against Corona Virus Coronavirus 1 Top story

“Take personal precautions, and look out for your colleagues too. The government will take all measures to safeguard you as well. Meanwhile, we shall keep studying this Coronavirus,” Museveni tweeted.
20:24
20:24

Coronavirus: 220 Travellers to Uganda Isolated 1

According to a situational report released on Tuesday by the health ministry, the 220 who include Chinese Nationals and Ugandans arrived in the country between Sunday and Tuesday morning.
11:32
11:32

Coronavirus: Museveni says Ugandans in China shouldn’t be Evacuated

Speaking at the State House Entebbe where he received a brief about the outbreak from Chinese ambassador to Uganda Zheng Zhu Qiang, Museveni said that the government of China has already put in place mechanisms to contain and prevent the transmission of the disease, hence Ugandans are safer there.
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