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COVID-19: Ngora District Offices Close After Staff Members Test Positive COVID-19 Pandemic 1 2

Lawrence Wadada, the Chief Administrative Officer of Ngora says the decision to close the district was arrived at in order to reduce tension from other staff in the district. He, however, hastened to add that all the staffs at home are on call, depending on the workload.
11:06
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Moroto Prison Break Was Imminent- Insiders Moroto District 1 Top story

“The guy is very arrogant. When inmates come with complaints or any issues that need his attention, he slaps them and has been belittling Karimojong as ‘warriors’ whom he describes as backward and useless. Because he doesn’t understand the language, he is always suspicious of everything spoken especially when officers, who know some bit of Ngakarimojong talk with prisoners. On the day of the attack, his office was the first target but he was not around”, another source said.
13:57
13:57

Moroto Prison Break Poses Security, Health Threats Moroto District 1 3

A section of the community now lives in fear especially about the firearms that are in the wrong hands. Dinah Ayo, a resident in Moroto town says the loose firearms could be used by the escapees to perpetuate more crime, not only in Moroto but anywhere in the country.
16:08
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Parliament Confirms 5 Covid-19 Positive Cases COVID-19 Pandemic 1

A statement issued by Helen Kawesa, the Assistant Director of Communications and Public Affairs indicates that the positive cases were recorded after a random testing exercise at the Parliament last week.
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Woman Dies as Police Arrest Husband for Defying Curfew COVID-19 Pandemic 1

According to Edmond Egweu, a nephew to the Lay Reader, his uncle’s wife, Betty Asayo had been on medication after being diagnosed with liver complications and was improving.
13:31
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Parliamentary Aspirant Kateshumbwa Summoned for Violating COVID-19 Guidelines COVID-19 Pandemic 2 4

The chairperson of the Sheema District COVID-19 task Force Frank Kyerere has faulted Kateshumbwa for holding a procession around Sheema Municipality, disregarding all guidelines issued to ensure that the disease, which spreads through person to person contact is forestalled.
12:01
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Parliament Tasks Gov’t to Address Landlord, Traders Row COVID-19 Pandemic 6 1

Katerera County MP Hatwib Katoto also noted that properties of different traders are being confiscated by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) due to their failure to pay tax arrears.
05:52
05:52

Irene Gleeson Commemoration Restricted to Only 50 People COVID-19 Pandemic 1

Mama Irene, as popularly referred to in Kitgum district, was an Australian Philanthropist who dedicated her life to helping thousands of needy children at the height of LRA insurgency in Northern Uganda. She was a pillar behind sheltering and educating several children during the two decades Lord’s Resistance Army insurgency in the region.
06:31
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Ugandans Developed Phobia for Mulago Hospital Due to COVID - Dr Baterana COVID-19 Pandemic 4 4

According to Dr Byarugaba Baterana, the executive director of the hospital, many Ugandans developed a phobia for the facility upon learning that it was treating COVID-19 patients.
12:48
12:48

Lockdown Upshots Drive More People into Farming COVID-19 Pandemic 4 1

Joel Odota, a resident of Padibe West Sub County in Lamwo district says that although farming runs in their family, he had not taken time to fully engage in agriculture until the pandemic rendered him jobless.
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Parliament Directs Transport Ministry Over Boda-Boda Operations COVID-19 Pandemic 1 3

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Minister of Works and Transport to present a statement in regard to the plight of Boda-Boda industry which continues to be under lockdown.
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Uganda Blood Transfusion Services Seeks UGX 20.5Bn to Mitigate Blood Shortage blood collection 1 3

The UBTS is mandated to collect, store, process and issue blood to transfusing health facilities. Figures seen by Uganda Radio Network-URN indicate that UBTS in April collected 14,768 units of blood, 23,032 units in May and 19,050 units in June against a target of 25,000 units in each month.
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Gov’t Resumes Process to Return Ugandans Stranded Abroad COVID-19 Pandemic 1

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced plans for the resumption of the repatriation of Ugandans stuck abroad weeks after the process was halted.
17:18
17:18

Health Minister Aceng Regrets Facemask Scandal in Lira COVID-19 Pandemic 1 2

The Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng says that she regrets a recent incident in which she is captured on camera without a facemask.
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COVID-19: Countries Headed in the Wrong Direction- WHO COVID-19 Pandemic 1

According to WHO, by Monday 13 million cases and over 500,000 deaths were also reported.
12:37
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Ministry of Health Asks Foreign Affairs to Limit Number of Returnees COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

The Minister of Health Dr Jane Ruth Aceng says that if the number is limited it will enable the health workers to manage the returnees, who are supposed to undergo institutional quarantine.
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14:20

Six New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed COVID-19 Pandemic

The six cases were part of 2,048 samples that were tested yesterday for the disease. Four of the confirmed cases were contacts from Busia, Malaba,Amuru and Kyotera district while two cases are from the Mutukula and Malaba points of entry.
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19:49

WHO Launches Review in Global Response to COVID-19 COVID-19 Pandemic

The review which will be led by an evaluation panel will look at the way the WHO and the world at large responded to the COVID-19 pandmeic
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Pictorial: Parliament Inter-denominational Prayers COVID-19 Pandemic

Parliament on Thursday convened Inter-denominational prayers marking the beginning of the Fifth and last Session of the Tenth Parliament under the theme “For When I am Weak, then I am Strong” derived from 2 Corinthians 12:10. Three Parliament Chaplains including the Anglican Chaplain Rev. Canon Christine Shimanya, the Catholic Chaplain Rev. Fr. Ponsiano Kawesa and the Imam of Parliament Al-hajj Adbulatif Ssebagala led the prayers in which legislators prayed for peaceful 2021 general election and the end to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Parliament Wants Places of Worship Reopened closure of churches 5 1

The Speaker Rebecca Kadaga said that churches could operate with SOPs and that her office continues to receive petitions from religious leaders on the matter and that it was time for the government to open up churches and other places of worship.
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