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07:53
07:53

Nakaseke District Struggles To Pool Vehicles For COVID-19 Fight government vehicles 2 1

Ignatius Koomu Kiwanuka the LC 5 Chairman of Nakaseke district says that the others cars were faulty and there was no money to repair them.
16:47
16:47

Mabirizi Petitions East African Court over Deregistered Suit Corona Virus 1 1

According to his evidence before the East African Court, Mabirizi states that on March 30th 2020, he was shown a handwritten statement by the Administrative Head of the High Court Civil Division, Dr Andrew Bashaija ordering that his cases must be de-registered and their serial numbers given to other cases.
16:14
16:14

COVID-19: Lira Diocese Cancels Baptism on Easter Catholic Church 3 3

Baptism on Easter Sunday is particularly significant because according to the Christian faith, that’s the day Jesus Christ returned to life and to many it is “to walk with Christ and be closer to Christ.” However, in Lira Catholic Diocese, this Holy ritual will not take place following the outbreak of COVID_ 19 diseases.
15:19
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Don’t Profit In Coronavirus pandemic - Bishop Ssemogerere pope francis 1 2

Bishop Ssemogerere says that benefitting in such a crisis is an evil before God and people should refrain from the act.
15:09
15:09

Prime Minister Flags off Relief Food Distribution in Kampala, Wakiso Elly Tumwine 3 4

The trucks which were today flagged off by the Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, started the distribution from Bwaise, in the outskirts of Kampala. Rugunda said that the distribution teams will move from door-to-door to avoid crowds that could facilitate the spread of the Coronavirus.
11:34
11:34

Lira Produce Dealers Relocated to Bus Park COVID 19 3 5

Producer dealers dealing in retail businesses and selling smaller quantities of produce have all been relocated while those selling in bulk and are operating from inside the stores are the ones remaining at the produce lane.
08:09
08:09

Langi Beat Hides, Drums, Jerrycans to Chase Corona COVID 19 2

Similar to what happened in Acholi two days ago, the practice popularly known as "Ryemmo Ideke" loosely translated as chasing away an epidemic", requires that one bangs anything, which can make noise while lamenting and cursing the “bad omen.”
14:39
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Seven Arrested in Amolatar for Defying Public Transport Ban COVID 19 1

The taxi registration number UAT 929M left for Lira from Amolatar before being intercepted by police who were enforcing presidential directives yesterday evening.
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.
08:04
08:04

Chinese Firms Donate UGX 98M To Nakaseke For COVID19 Fight COVID 19 3 1 Top story

Ignatius Koomu Kiwanuka, the Nakaseke LC 5 Chairperson, says the cases had overwhelmed the health department yet they didn’t have money to finance the taskforce.
12:14
12:14

Kampala Markets ask for Free Water Supply to Enforce Handwashing KCCA 1 5

Frequent handwashing is being implemented world over as a basic protective measure against the new coronavirus disease. According to the World Health Organisation, washing hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses and can prevent coronavirus from spreading.
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First Lady Urges Mothers to Fast, Pray to Kick COVID-19 Out of Uganda COVID 19 1 3

In a recorded message, Mrs Museveni said mothers need to come together and pray for the nation. She makes reference to the intervention made by mothers in the late 80s' when the HIV scourge was at its peak with double-digit prevalence rates in Uganda.
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Apac Suspends Operation of Microfinance Institutions Brac Uganda Limited 3

It has been realized that most small businesses had been operating on loans secured from micro finance and money lending institutions within their localities. They are supposed to be remitting payments back to the institutions who had given money whether the business is running or not.
09:26
09:26

Health Facilities Ill-Prepared for COVID-19 Threat COVID 19 3 1

At Naguru General Hospital- one of the health facilities that has been designated by the health ministry to handle referral cases of the disease, doctors are working with no face shields. They are using surgical masks and lack goggles to protect their eyes.
07:23
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COVID-19: Pharmacists Emphasise Use of Water, Soap COVID 19 2 1 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.
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19:41

Border Closure: Salt Prices Double COVID 19 2 1

Ritah Nakazzi, a wholesale trader in Kikuubo blames the increase in the price of salt on the closure of the Uganda-Kenya border.
14:27
14:27

Leaders Urged to Fulfill Commitments to End TB COVID 19 1 1

A quarter of the world ‘s population is estimated to be infected with TB bacteria. These people are neither sick nor contagious. However, they are at greater risk of developing TB disease, especially those with weakened immunity. WHO is optimistic that offering them TB preventive treatment will not only protect them from becoming sick but also cut down on the risk of transmission in the community.
17:42
17:42

74 Teachers Questioned for Operating During COVID-19 Lockdown COVID 19 1 4

Schools across the country were prematurely closed at the end of last week, following a presidential directive aimed at controlling large gatherings, a precursor for the spread of the strain of the virus, which has so far claimed 12,784 lives across the world. Ugandans were thereafter advised to stay at home in self-quarantine.
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Parties Feel Pinch of Ban on Political Gatherings COVID 19 5 1

Leaders of the opposition political parties who spoke to Uganda Radio Network have misgivings about the presidential directive.
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Lira Catholic Diocese to Collect Offertory Through Mobile Money COVID 19 5

Rt. Rev. Sanctus Lino Wanok, the Ordinary Bishop of the Diocese advised the Christians maintain the spirit of offertory collection in order to help the church.
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