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16:55
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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.
16:10
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Special “Emyooga” Treatment for Kampala, Wakiso Draws Criticism COVID-19 5 1

According to the breakdown, each group is entitled to 30 million Shillings and an allocation of 500 million Shillings is set aside for each constituency. However, a move by the government to allocate an additional 50 billion Shillings to Kampala and Wakiso districts has sparked criticism from Members of Parliament.
14:44
14:44

Cecelia Ogwal Regrets Condemning Museveni on Lockdown Parliament 1 1

Ogwal, a member of the Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) who was addressing the President as she led prayers, said that when President Museveni instituted the lockdown including closing churches, many people were uncomfortable, and she personally condemned the President.
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Gov’t Officials Meeting in Entebbe to Discuss Possibility of Ending Lockdown COVID-19 1 1 Top story

The government started easing COVID-19 restrictions a month ago, after more than two months of a total lockdown that was announced as one of the measures to control the spread of COVID-19. But salons, arcades, bars and bodaboda businesses have remained closed, alongside churches, schools and other public gatherings.
05:50
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Returnees in Sheraton Hotel Petition Against Extended Isolation Parliament 1 1 Top story

The group has already exhausted the 14 mandatory days of quarantine after their arrival into the country. But they must endure another three days of confinement while waiting for the Ministry of Health to undertake confirmatory COVID-19 tests before releasing them.
17:31
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Parliament Demands Evaluation of Covid-19 Lockdown MPs 2 1

Kadaga also questioned how long the lockdown will continue. She asked the Prime Minister to prepare an evaluation.
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MPs Demand Gov't Plan on Bodaboda Operations COVID-19 3 1

Kawempe North MP Abdulatif Ssebagala raised the concern today during a plenary session of Parliament saying bodaboda riders need justice in order to make ends meet. He says that it does not make sense to stop bodaboda’s, and open up various parts of the economy as well as allow buses that move upcountry with more people mixing.
22:12
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Ugandans from Five Countries to Return this Month - Oryem Ugandans abroad 1

The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem has said that Government is set to receive Ugandans from five countries who will mostly come into the country by end of this month.
07:51
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MPs Express Mixed Reactions to State of Nation Address COVID-19 1 7

While addressing Parliament unveiled 11 measures that he said will help sustain the economy which was affected by COVID-19.
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Gov’t Clears Ugandans Abroad to Return at their Own Cost lockdown 1 1

The Minister for Health Jane Ruth Aceng told the press that indeed the matter had been resolved, and the Ugandans will come back in phases. Those who wish to come home will register with Ugandan embassies abroad and be linked with airlines that are operational.
18:01
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Gov’t Explains Strain in Evacuating Ugandans Stuck Abroad lockdown 1 1

Oryem says that the first challenge is that the only available option of chattering flights is too costly, even when there is a will to save nationals from the agony they are experiencing as a result of the lockdowns.
18:01
18:01

Gov't to Clear More Ugandans to Return Home Ugandans abroad 1

Government will on Monday conclude on the process to allow Ugandans stranded abroad return home as it moves to ease the lockdown.
16:39
16:39

Experts Raise Red Flag as Journalists Run to Hamis Kiggundu for Food Aid lockdown 2 1

The Journalism Code of Ethics calls for independence among practitioners in order to enable journalists to diligently serve the public and avoid a real or perceived conflict of interest. It discourages Journalists from taking gifts, favours, and special treatment or benefit that may compromise their integrity or impartiality, and damage their credibility.
17:06
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Museveni Advises Banks to Relax Loan Repayments During Lockdown bank loans 2 1

While this is a reprieve to the borrowers, it will mean banks must absorb losses that come with such a directive. It literally means banks will freeze things like interest counting during this period of the lockdown. By May 5, 2020, the lockdown period will have reached five weeks.
15:23
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Gov’t Maintains Food Relief will only Cater for Kampala, Wakiso lockdown 4 1

Government will distribute food Ugandans in areas only Wakiso and Kampala districts for now despite objection from Parliament on the methodology of distribution and question of beneficiaries.
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