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10:13
10:13

Kabale RDC Accuses Police, Army of Failing to Enforce Covid-19 Directives 5 2

Darius Nandinda, Kabale Resident District Commissioner alleges that Brian Ampeire, District Police Commander and Lieutenant Colonel Robert Nahamya, the Commander of 19th Battalion are not enforcing the curfew.
12:52
12:52

Kabale Covid-19 Taskforce Disregards Physical Distancing Guidelines 2 1

The task force led by Ali Karama, the head of donations Committee invited mechanics and taxi conductors to Kigezi Private Sector Promotion Centre yard in Kabale municipality to receive 160 bunches of matooke.
16:24
16:24

Kasese Residents Storm RDC's Office Demanding Relief Food Covid-19 3 4

The group which includes the elderly and widows accuse the Covid-19 task force of intentionally distributing food to the less needy.
08:33
08:33

Ambulance Driver Quarantined After Exposure to COVID-19 Positive Truck Driver 1

Kisoro District Health Officer Dr Stephen Nsabiyunva says that the driver got in close contact with the truck driver when his car tyre got a puncture while on the way to Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, forcing him to open the behind cabin to get a spare. The driver narrates that the victim helped him to fix the spare tyre before proceeding with the journey.
16:11
16:11

Covid-19 Positive Truck Driver Admitted at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital 2

The victim arrived at Kabale regional referral hospital at 11:20a.m in a Toyota Land Cruiser Ambulance registration number UG5628M.
16:03
16:03

Truck Drivers in Kasese Raise Concerns Over State of Quarantine Centre RDC 2 3

Drivers arriving from Democratic Republic Congo-DRC in recent days have been put under the mandatory 14-days quarantine at Bwera Secondary School as a measure to control the spread of coronavirus.
08:34
08:34

Eight Ugandans Arrested in DRC Deported Covid-19

They were arrested on Thursday after they had crossed to harvest their food crops from their gardens in Nyamirama, North Kivu province.
12:04
12:04

Kabale Market Vendors Struggle to Maintain Pysical Distance Covid-19 3 1

Our reporter has established that none of the traders has even attempted to spend a night in the market, as many of them continue commuting from their homes every morning. Although the market has handwashing facilities placed at all entries, there is no physical distance between the stalls, which increases the risk of human to human infections.
14:50
14:50

Lack of Funds Hampering Covid-19 fight in Kisoro 3

Dr. Stephen Nsaziyunva, the Kisoro District Health Officer, says lack of funds to fuel the vehicles has affected their response to alert emergency alerts from patients and expectant mothers.
20:58
20:58

Two Suspected Cases of COVID-19 Isolated In Moroto 1

One of the cases is a Sudanese National who entered into the country yesterday and showed signs and symptoms of corona virus. He entered through the Nakiloro border between Kenyan and Uganda in Moroto district.
10:28
10:28

COVID-19 Causes Big Drop in Business Confidence in Uganda - Survey Stanbic bank 1 Top story

The Purchase Managers Index (PMI) for March 2020, a survey published by Stanbic bank and mainly talks to owners of businesses show that confidence fell to 43 points, regarded as poor.
14:54
14:54

Passengers Quarantined at Kirigime Guest House Undergoing COVID-19 Tests 2 3

Andrew Mbonya, a Laboratory Manager at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital says that they are collecting samples through nasal secretions from the back of the nose and throat, for tests that will guarantee that all persons released from Quarantine do not have the COVID-19 virus.
11:40
11:40

Gov’t to Prioritize Salaries, Security- Ministry of Finance keith muhakanizi

Secretary to the Treasury Keith Muhakanizi said in a statement to all accounting officers that salaries, wages, and pensions will be for all ministries, departments, agencies, and local government.
15:19
15:19

Shillings Depreciates to 3,900 as Panic Over Covid-19 Takes Toll stephen kaboyo 1

On Tuesday March 24, the Bank of Uganda quoted the shilling at Shs 3,893/3,903 buying and selling respectively against the dollar. This is far weaker than a week ago when the local currency traded at Shs 3,741/50 against the dollar.
19:24
19:24

US Embassy, UK Tell Citizens of Available Flights to Leave Uganda Covid-19 1 Top story

Vianney Luggya, the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority spokesperson, told URN the KLM flight is a special clearance granted through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the emergency category for the European Union staff, who are leaving the country. It will not come in with any passengers.
15:10
15:10

Journalists Restricted from Accessing Parliament Covid-19 1

Only 50 journalists OF 250 accredited to cover Parliament will access Parliament in the next 30 days following a move by Parliament to suspend non critical staff and ban visit.
16:27
16:27

EAC Secretariat Calls Off Meetings Covid-19 1

The suspension of all meetings comes days after the 21st EAC Summit that was expected to take place this month was called off until further notice.
16:52
16:52

Mbarara Archbishop Warns Schools, Church Leaders On Fake Corona Messages Catholic Church 2 1 Top story

Bakyenga says it is also important that people particularly teachers and school administrators implement the preventive measures issued by the ministry.
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