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16:51
16:51

Fishermen Want Ban on Night Fishing Lifted As Piracy Increases lock down 4 2

The fishermen however told URN that since the curfew was announced, Congolese counter parts have been stealing their fishing gears including boat engines, nets, boats and their fish.
19:27
19:27

Parliament Seeks Explanation for Mak Student Death LDUs 3 1

Gulu woman MP and Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ochan told Parliament that the events leading to the student’s death are very suspicious and demanded an explanation about the killing.
12:34
12:34

Bwera, Mpondwe Put Under Total Lockdown As Residents Defy Presidential Directives lock down 4 3

Bwera Division Police Commander, Sadat Sabila says the purpose of the temporary total lockdown was to secure the lives of the local communities.
15:01
15:01

Workers Slowly Abandoning Urban Life for Villages as Lockdown Bites employees 3 2

Joseph Kato working at private construction company in Ishaka municipality Bushenyi District says he decided to return to his home in Hima, Kasese District because he was not sure of getting food that would sustaining him throughout the lock-down.
07:50
07:50

Hotels in Kasese Feel Pinch of Lockdown lock down 1 1

Nicholas Twejukye the manager Ataco country resort in Kasese Town told URN reporter that after the presidential directive most clients cancelled their earlier hotel booking.
18:02
18:02

Lack of Basic Needs Pushing Kasese Residents to Town Despite COVID-19 Lockdown lock down 4 2

Hundreds of people still come to Kasese town on a daily basis, running their business routines, disregarding the coronavirus threat. A spot check by a URN reporter on Saturday found that hundreds of residents walk distances to work, while several others are using their cars, despite a ban on both public and private transport.
16:30
16:30

Parliament Demands Answers on Conduct of LDUs curfew 3 1

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.
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.
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