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17:53
17:53

Speaker Issues New Stringent Measures, Declines to Close Parliament corona virus 5 1

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga said that in the current circumstances, the biometric register of MP’s attendance is suspended and the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige shall ensure that each member is manually recorded as present during the relevant sitting.
16:00
16:00

Finance Committee Asks Government to Suspend New Tax Measures corona virus 4 1 Top story

Some of the proposed measures include; excise duty of 1,115 Shillings per liter on beer produced from barley grown and malted in Uganda, excise duty of 1,700 Shillings per liter on ready to drink spirits, 2,050 Shillings per liter on malt beer, excise duty of 1,350 Shillings per liter on gasoline, 300 Shillings per liter on kerosene, and 1,030 Shillings per liter on gas oil and others.
07:27
07:27

COVID19: Ten Arrested From Bars in Kamwenge corona virus 3

Geoffrey Mucunguzi, the Kamwenge and Kitagwenda Resident District Commissioner warned bar operators especially in rural areas against defying the presidential directive.
12:36
12:36

Cargo Truck Drivers From DR Congo to be Quarantined corona virus 4 1

The Kasese Resident District Commissioner Lt. Joe Walusimbi says that every driver will be quarantined for a minimum of 14 days as a measure of combating the spread of covid-19 in the district.
10:22
10:22

Moroto Rolls Out Public Campaign Messages On COVID -19 corona virus 1

Edward Eko, the Senior Principal Chief Administrative Officer Moroto noted that the open air messages was the best was the best way to reach illiterate members of the community who do not have access to the mainstream media like radio, television.
13:22
13:22

Four COVID-19 Isolation Units Established at Hoima Hospital corona virus 1

Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC Samuel Kisembo who doubles as the Chairperson of the Coronavirus task force committee for Hoima district told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that the district is taking precautionary measures to ensure that any detected cases are controlled before spreading the virus in the community.
12:49
12:49

Government Relaxes Directive on Suspension of Fishing on Lake Albert corona virus 1 1

Last week the District Security Committee in Hoima and Kikuube districts suspended all fishing activities on the lake Albert waters, as a measure to control the spread of Corona virus disease COVID-19.
09:59
09:59

Welfare Office Aiding Drivers, Touts to Survive During Public Transport Ban Taxi Drivers 3

The ban on public transport left several vehicle owners, drivers and conductors stranded, many of them questioning how they would survive in the absence of public transport, their sole source of livelihood. It’s on the basis of this that Kamwenge Taxi Owners and Drivers Association (KATODA) has come to their aid.
17:22
17:22

Kaabong RDC Closes Mining Site Over COVID -19 corona virus 1

Today, the committee led Kaabong Resident District Commissioner, John Rex Achilla closed Lopedo mining site where close to 1, 000 artisan miners work daily.
16:43
16:43

COVID-19: Financial Institutions Cry Foul corona virus 2

Gerald Mugisha, the Manager Equity Bank Hoima branch says government should consider the financial institutions as the directives on corona virus are being implemented adding that most of the clients could use this chance to completely default.
16:04
16:04

Four Isolated in Luweero, Distress Calls Overwhelm Health Officers COVID-19 1 2 Top story

Luweero District Health Officer Dr Innocent Nkonwa says that samples from the suspects have been dispatched to Uganda Virus Research Institute for testing. Nkonwa added that the district has since designated Nyimbwa Health Center IV to host coronavirus suspects.
14:40
14:40

72 Congolese Nationals Allowed to Return Home DRC 1

The group spent the weekend at Mpondwe border in Kasese district following the presidential directive.
12:58
12:58

Bunyoro Residents Want Operations of Wanseko-Panyimur Ferry Suspended lake Albert 2 1

The ferry that is still operational is being looked at as a threat to people in the Bunyoro sub-region since it carries both Ugandan and foreign nationals into the region.
20:46
20:46

Coronavirus Threat; Luweero Service Commission Relocates to School Premises corona virus 3 1

Richard Ssembajjwe, the chairperson Luweero District Service Commission says that the Commission could not suspend the interviews because they need to recruit staff within this financial year, a failure of which could have financial implications for the district. The interviews are expected to run until April 2, 2020.
14:45
14:45

Family of Six Quarantined at Landing Site in Nakasongola corona virus 2

The family of six, which was travelling from Kenya to Kampala, was intercepted by Policemen immediately after docking at Zengebe Landing Site on Sunday.
10:50
10:50

Isolated Congolese National Tests Negataive to COVID-19 corona virus 1

The patient is a 15-year-old girl who reportedly crossed from the Democratic Republic of Congo, through Lake Albert waters and landed at Ndaiga landing site in Kagadi district on Friday. The teenager first reported to Kagadi Central Police Station after failing to locate the Hospital, to seek treatment after experiencing general body weakness, Headache Fever and cough.
08:00
08:00

Kasese Business Community Embraces Corona Virus Preventive Measures 4 3 Top story

Scovia Kenyara, a cloth dealer says they are doing everything when their means to prevent the virus, saying there is no reason why it should cost them business.
18:58
18:58

Corona Virus: Chinese, Ugandan Under Investigation In Luweero

Dr. Innocent Nkonwa, the Luweero District Health Officer explains that they dispatched a team to the industrial park after staff intimated that the Chinese National who arrived in country three days ago had developed symptoms similar to those of corona virus patients but the administrators had concealed the case.
12:59
12:59

Archbishop Kaziimba's Press Conference Limited to 10 Journalists corona virus 5 1

The Church of Uganda (CoU) Provincial secretariat today limited the number of journalists attending the address by Archbishop, the Most Rev. Dr. Stephen Samuel Kaziimba to 10 over the Corona virus pandemic.
15:21
15:21

Uganda – France Friendship Week Celebrations Postponed French Embassy 1

Speaking to journalists on Monday, French Ambassador Jules – Armand Aniambossou said while the Ministry of Health had inspected the various venues of the events they were set to hold between March 21st and 28th, they resolved to call off the celebrations that were to attract up to 100,000 people.
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