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Government has no Plans for Ugandans Stranded Abroad coronavirus 2 1

Government has said it does not have plans to help Ugandans stranded abroad over the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Handwashing Could Become Routine Long After COVID-19 – Specialists coronavirus 2 1

Medical experts say that proper handwashing, with soap and water, not only reduces the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), but can also prevent the spread of other viral illnesses such as cold and flu. Science has also shown that washing hands for 20 seconds is effective in killing germs, much more than using an alcohol based sanitizer.
11:58
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Life in Quarantine a Nightmare: COVID-19 Suspects Ugandan 2 1 Top story

Namutebi narrates that no explanation was given to them before they were taken to quarantine in Central Inn. For Namutebi and 44 other travelers life at Central Inn was characterised with challenges, terror and hopelessness. The lack of food and personal protective gear gave many sleepless nights.
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South Sudan Registers First COVID -19 Case people 1

Unlike other countries, South Sudan took early measures eve before registering the first case. the government declared a curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 06:00 am ad also ordered the closure of all bars, night clubs, and shops, other than those selling food, in addition to encouraging people to observe social distancing rules.
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MPs Demand Involvement in COVID-19 Fight coronavirus 3 1

A section of Members of Parliament are demanding to be included in the COVID-19 fight saying they have been left out yet they are instrumental.
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Gov’t to Borrow UGX 1.7 Trillion to Mitigate Effects of COVID -19 coronavirus 1

The Finance Minister has tabled a proposal to borrow 1.7 trillion shillings, (449.8) million dollars to mitigate the effect of the coronavirus pandemic which has slowed down the economy.
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COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Church Fraudsters- Pastor Male people 4 1 Top story

Male, who is living a simple life at his home in Kawempe, says he has for some time been trying to expose fraudulent preachers who claim to have supernatural powers to offer financial blessings, physical well-being and healing among their flock in exchange for material benefits in vain.
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Health Ministry Gets Additional UGX 45b for COVID-19 Fight Parliament 3 1

The Budget committee has allocated addition 107 billion shillings to the health Ministry in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Changing Face of Makerere University Hospital Jinja 5 4 Top story

Dr. Byamugisha told URN in an exclusive interview that prior to the renovation of the hospital, the delivery of health services had become difficult and expensive to manage. All this has improved, despite the insatiable demands at the Hospital. Following months of renovation work, Dr. Josaphat K. Byamugisha, the Director of the newly transformed Makerere Health Services says he breathes with a sigh of relief.
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Local Governments Directed to Repair All Non Functional Boreholes district 1 1

According to the circular dated March 31, the Water Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Alfred Okot Okidi advised all Chief Administrative Officers, to let all planned activities within the water department and focus on ensuring that the population in their respective areas access clean water.
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Security Gets More Money for Coronavirus Fight health sector 4 1 Top story

Although the Finance Ministry is seeking Shillings 284 billion to mitigate the corona virus pandemic impact, Shillings 81 billion is going to security while Shillings 62 billion will be channeled to the Health sector, which is at the forefront of combating corona virus.
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Parliament Demands Answers on Conduct of LDUs curfew 1 3

On Tuesday, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga in her communication to MPs questioned the operations of the LDUs. Kadaga demanded answers from Government saying the LDUs are not supposed to brutalize Ugandans.
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Lockdown: Parliament Demands Registration of All Mothers Due for Delivery coronavirus 3 1

During plenary, the Kyankwanzi Woman MP, Anna Maria Nankabirwa told the house that an expectant mother died who was due for labor died because of failure to get transportation.
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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.
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Uganda Prisons Creates Isolation Centres for New Suspects on Remand service 1 2

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.
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COVID-19; Watoto Children's Choir Under Quarantine coronavirus 1 Top story

The choir raises awareness about the work of Watoto Church globally and also offers leadership training for children. The team returned to Uganda on March 20, 2020 and have since then been and institutional quarantine at Entebbe.
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Economic Think-tank Wants Social Protection Reinforced amid COVID-19 SAGE 3 1

Patrick Katabaazi, the Executive Director of an independent Think-tank; the Centre for Budget and Tax Policy, proposes that the government enhances the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) program, to support more vulnerable persons with direct cash transfers during this time.
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COVID-19: KCCA Sets Up Rapid Response Teams State House 1

In a press statement issued Thursday, KCCA says it has set up Division Rapid Response Surveillance Teams comprising Doctors, Clinicians, Lab Technicians and Surveillance Officers.
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COVID-19: Plenary Adjourned to Tuesday coronavirus 1 1

Earlier on, Kadaga told the legislators that they would process the budget for the 2020/2021 financial year budget electronically to reduce on committee sittings because of the corona pandemic.
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