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08:56
08:56

Family Planning Services Uptake Improves In Kasese following Easing of Lockdown 5 1

Nancy Biira, an enrolled midwife at Kinyamaseke Health Health Center III in Kinyamaseke Town Council told URN in an interview that the facility registered 400 clients who came for family planning services in September alone up from between 300-350 clients they registered in previous months.
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Give Pregnant Teenagers Second Chance in School–Educationists teenage pregnancies 1

Benson Katyango Boeing, a Senior Education Officer of Kotido district says girls are at the risk of dropping out of school once their parents don’t give them another chance to study and complete their education because despite early pregnancies.
11:19
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Zombo COVID-19 Surveillance Officers to be Given Security zombo district 2 1

According to the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Zombo Anthony Kajoyinji Mbyone , they will consider guarding the surveillance officers, but also deploying heavily at the border, although this calls for resources.
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Security, Health Personnel At Elegu Border Overwhelmed by South Sudanese Seeking Food lockdown 4 1

At the border, the security personnel struggle to restrain the South Sudanese nationals from entering the country.
15:43
15:43

Gov't COVID-19 Relief Fund to Delay for Another Week-Minister Engola Parliament 2 1 Top story

Lillian Aber, the Kitgum Woman MP asked Government to negotiate with Telecoms to waive the withdraw charges so that the beneficiaries receive the entire sum of Shillings 100,000. She also raised complaints about ghost names on the Government list.
16:05
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Number of Journalists Covering Parliament Reduced to 30 lockdown 1

The reduction also means that only 20 media houses of the over 50 will be able to cover Parliament events.
15:10
15:10

Only 14 of the 160 COVID-19 Cases at Parliament were MPs lockdown 1

More than 3,000 people were tested for COVID-19 as part of the clearance to attend the different Parliamentary events this month. The events included the election of the Speaker on May 24, the State of the Nation Address by President Museveni on June 4, and Budget Reading on June 10.
16:27
16:27

Livestock Farmers Lose Over 100 Animals, Birds to Thugs Gulu District 1 1

Walter Okello, the Omel Parish LC III Councilor identified the most affected as Kuru and Akamdyang villages. He explains that unidentified thugs have been terrorizing the village over the past week stealing foodstuff, animals and poultry.
14:23
14:23

Police Explains Presence of Many Private Cars on the Road curfew 1

On the many private vehicles on the road in several parts of Kampala despite the announcement of the new lockdown measures, Oweyesigire says there is no car that is left to go without the driver explaining themselves
07:30
07:30

Gulu University Laboratory Runs Out of COVID-19 Test Kits lockdown 2

James Onono Ojok, the University’s Assistant Public Relations Officer disclosed to URN that following closure of education institutions by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on May 7, public demand especially from the returning students overstretched the facility and exhausted the available resources.
19:57
19:57

Gulu Business Community Send Buses to Save Students Trapped by Transport Hike in Kampala Gulu University 2 1

James Onono Ojok, the Assistant Public Relations Officer of Gulu University, says that they have offered two buses of 67-seater capacity to pick up students from Makerere University and those stranded at Namayiba Bus Terminal in Kampala.
19:27
19:27

Works Ministry officials meet over Exorbitant Bus Fares lockdown 1 1

The huge number of travelers prompted transporters to hike their fares. Bus fares to up country areas have more than doubled. For example, transport fares to the northern Uganda route specifically to Gulu has increased to between Shillings 100,000 and 130,000 from Shillings 40, previously. Travelers to Elegu border post are paying Shillings 150,000.
14:16
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Foreign Nationals’ Hotel Bookings Rise to 28% in Uganda attract tourists 1 1

Bradford Ochieng, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer Uganda Tourism Board revealed in an interview with Uganda Radio Network recently that the bookings in the Country which dropped from 76% in 2019 to 2% during the lockdown have now recovered to a promising 28% between October 2020 and April this year.
11:51
11:51

Private Teachers Petition Parliament over UGX 20Bn Relief Fund lockdown 2 1

In July 2020, the government pledged 20 Billion Shillings to support teachers in private schools who were affected by the closure of schools.
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Gov’t Rejects Demands to Lift Curfew Parliament 5 1

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said that the curfew will be maintained despite calls by members of Parliament to have it lifted.
08:47
08:47

No Need to Lift Curfew for Ramadan Period - Minister Obiga Kania COVID-19 2 1

Mario Obiga Kania, the Minister of State for Internal Affairs has said there is no need to lift curfew as Muslims observe the Ramadan period.
17:35
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Parliament Questions Relevance of Curfew lockdown 4 1

The matter was raised by Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South MP who says that the curfew is now being used to violate rights of Ugandans, curtail mothers and women who are coming from the market and extort money from Ugandans.
16:15
16:15

New Year’s Eve in Kampala Largely Peaceful - Police lockdown 1 1

Out of three accidents, Police registered two deaths in Mukono and Kampala areas.
08:09
08:09

Rain, Silent Night Usher in New Year lockdown 3 1

Major hotels like Sheraton, Serena, and Skyz in Naguru were silent with no signs of New Year celebrations.
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Presidential Candidate Kabuleta Wants Curfew Lifted ahead of Festivities COVID 19 Curfew 1 1

Presidential Candidate Joseph Kabuleta has called for the lifting of the curfew imposed in the wake of COVID-19 Pandemic ahead of the festive season holiday.
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