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11:26
11:26

Youth With Disability Finds Fortune in Reproducing Home-Study Materials resilience 3 1

While many people are struggling to recover from the effects of the COVID-19, the story is different for Abbey Lukyamuzi, a youth living with disability in Masaka town, who has ventured into the reproduction and distribution of learners' home-school material in his area.
10:00
10:00

Makerere Student Sells Shoes Online to Beat Off COVID-19 Effects resilience 5 1

Allan Katende, who is pursuing a degree course in Agriculture and Rural Innovation, looks forward to owning “the largest online business store selling shoes in Kampala City. He calls this an opportunity presented to him by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdowns imposed since March 2020.
07:18
07:18

Health officials, Leaders Worry About Surging COVID-19 Cases in Kasese 2

They attribute the surge in covid-cases to laxity in compliance to standard operating procedures among the general public.
10:30
10:30

Five Bundibugyo Staff Members Test Postive for Covid-19

Grace Asiimwe, the Bundibugyo Resident District Commissioner and Chairperson of the COVID-19 Response Taskforce confirmed the development to URN on Wednesday night, saying they were yet to decide their next course of action.
20:37
20:37

Calls to Lift Lockdown Intensify as Africa COVID-19 Infections Drop by 15% 2 1 Top story

Already he said 27 countries on the continent have allowed cross border movement but they require a negative test for one to be able to enter a specific country.
17:07
17:07

'Covid 19, Non Tariff Barriers Killing Regional Trade' - Experts entrepreneurs 3

The Assistant Commissioner for Regional and Bilateral Division External Trade at the Ministry of Trade, Richard Okot Okello, says there must be renewed efforts to remove all barriers if intra-regional trade is to be revamped.
22:25
22:25

Abim Health Centre Closed Over Covid-19 Case MoH 1

The Resident District Commissioner, Samuel Hashaka Mpimbaza, says the Covid19 patient has been living in the health center quarters where she would mix freely with the health workers.
16:56
16:56

Security Personnel in Kasese, Bundibugyo Ban Travel Permits Issued by LCs travel documents 2

Capt. Edwin Mawanda, the UPDF spokesperson Mountain Division says the joint force has resolved to ban the travel permits from local leaders after observing misuse of the clearances.
18:05
18:05

St. Pauls HCIV in Kasese Struggling Without PPE's covid-19 6 2

The facility has received five suspected coronavirus cases with four of these sent into self-isolation without any formal examination due to lack of protective gears and transport. One other walk-in case of contact was picked by the district health team and taken to Bwera Hospital for testing.
17:41
17:41

NSSF Will Allow Access to Funds if Parliament Approves - Byarugaba midterm access 1

The Managing Director of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), Richard Byarugaba has said that they will have no option but to pay the 20 per cent to each saver as long as it is approved by Parliament.
15:06
15:06

COVID-19; Kabale Hospital Discharges Recovered Truck Driver 3 1 Top story

The truck driver was admitted in isolation at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital on April 24, 2020 after testing positive for COVID-19. He was on his way to Kenya’s port city of Mombasa from Rwanda when he was intercepted.
10:18
10:18

Kasese Diocese Halts Construction of UGX 6.7b Cathedral Easter 2 2

The Bishop of Kasese Diocese Francis Kibira says they have decided to put a stop on the construction works after failing to raise funds due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
15:20
15:20

Traders, Football players Clash Over Use of Nyakasanga Pitch as Temporary "Market" covid-19 2 1 Top story

Mutheke Bwambale, another trader says most of the traders have been working from Mawa market but because of the social distancing requirement, those who didn’t find space outside the market extended their operations to the play field.
15:40
15:40

Security Beefed Up in Kamwenge to Enforce Covid-19 Directives updf 1 1

Recently the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), Gen. David Muhoozi, directed the Deputy Chief of Defense Forces, Lt Gen Wilson Mbadi, to create an enforcement team to work with the Ministry of Health.
15:55
15:55

Mother Selling Roasted Rat Meat to Sustain Family in Kasese rats 2 2

Although Bembe is now selling only roasted rats, the meal can also be cooked with seasonings such as garlic, tomatoes soy, cooking oil, and water to have a taste of fried or even boiled sauce which is accompanied with Fufu, a doughy mixture of cassava or maize flour and water, a traveller from the Democratic Republic of Congo told URN.
16:51
16:51

Businesses Might Not Get Insurance Payouts for Covid-19 Losses business losses 1 2

Kigo Wamuyu, an insurance broker at Bartlett brokers, said it will be hard for an insurer to pay for losses due to COVID-19, saying this was a natural disaster. She, however, said that some businesses that took a cover of business disruption can ask their insurers to see whether things like coronavirus make the cut.
11:09
11:09

Over 1000 Casual Workers Trapped in Nwoya, Amuru Farms covid-19 2 1

Michael Lakony, the Amuru district chairperson also said that over 200 casual workers are stuck in Attiak Sugar Plantation belonging to Horyal Sugar factories and are struggling amidst shortages of enough food, health services, clean water and other necessities among others.
14:32
14:32

Prices for Food, Drinks Dropped in March-UBOS covid-19 1

It should be noted that data to inform this analysis was collected up to March 15, 2020. This was before government announced partial shutdown of the economy that instigated panic buying and therefore a spike in prices of certain goods, including food and drinks.
10:47
10:47

Security Guard Shoots Dead Suspected Thug covid-19 1

In his statement to police, Oluka says the thugs who were two in number used a stool to climb over the building to access entrance through the roof.
07:25
07:25

Farmers Should Continue Going to Gardens – Minister farming 2 1

Ssempijja told reporters on Saturday in Kampala that it was already a planting season and farmers should observe ministry of health guidelines to avoid spread of covid-19 but still go to gardens.
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