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17:35
17:35

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.
13:34
13:34

Church Projects Stall in Soroti Over Covid-19 Lockdown Effects of COVID-19 1 1

At Soroti Deliverance Church located along Moroto Road, the construction of a One Billion Shillings auditorium has stalled.
17:34
17:34

Police Blocks Music Promoters’ Meeting COVID-19 Lockdown 4 1

Musinguzi of Abitex promotions and Mukasa of Bajjo events had invited artists, promoters and comedians for a meeting at Calendar Prestige Hotel in Makindye. The meeting was meant to discuss plans of resuming music shows.
15:26
15:26

Heavy Deployment at Owino as Police Anticipates Cloth Traders' Protest Effects of COVID-19 4 1 Top story

Ronald Kazibwe, the Chairperson Kafumbe zone denied claims that they have plans to stage a demonstration, saying police could have deployed after seeing street vendors operating at the entrance of the market.
14:51
14:51

Vice Chancellors Forum Wants Student Loan Scheme Revised Effects of COVID-19 3 1

Appearing before the National Economy Committee of Parliament on Wednesday, the Executive Director of the Vice Chancellors Forum, Professor Paul Mugambi noted that some Universities could close while others will not pay salaries for their lecturers. The committee is scrutinizing the effects of COVID-19 on businesses.
10:27
10:27

Blending Face Masks With Fashion COVID-19 effects 2 4

Now, the masks which had been known to work in surgical, clinical and hospital settings, are seen all over shopping malls, public transport and other mass gatherings. The majority of Ugandans have adopted designs of the African print - Kitenge to make a fashion statement with the facemask.
16:44
16:44

Broadcasters, UCC Disagree on License Fees Waiver media 3 1

“We also suggest that every Government program should have a 2-5% budget component for sensitization and awareness and this should be dedicated towards buying media across all platforms including newspapers, TV, Radio and online for communicating the new normal,” Karisa said.
17:51
17:51

City Bus Operators Observe Covid19 Preventive Guidelines Covid-19 effects 7 1

At Link Bus terminal in Kisenyi, the company has drawn square boxes 2-meters apart to aid social distancing among travelers. The company has also deployed staff to take the body temperature of travelers and ensure they wash hands.
11:13
11:13

Transporters Warn of Clashes With Travelers Over Hiked Fares Covid-19 effects 4 1

Don-Mark Kayiiwa, a taxi driver at Salaama Stage in Kisenyi, says there is a high likelihood of clashing with passengers over transport fares. He calls for government intervention to prepare the public for hiked transport fares because of the prevailing circumstances.
08:00
08:00

4.4 Million Ugandans Could Lose Jobs Due to Coronavirus-Report Effects of COVID-19 1

The study established that in the event that COVID-19 persists for the next six months, 3.8 million workers would lose their jobs temporarily while 625,957 would lose their employment permanently. over 80 per cent of workers predicted to permanently lose their jobs are from Kampala whereas in other regions there might not be a permanent lay-off.
14:51
14:51

Economists Advise Gov’t to ‘Go Slow on Loans’ in bid to Stimulate Economy lockdown 3 1

The caution comes amid a scramble by African countries to cushion their economies, support hard-hit sectors and provide social support to nationals, amid tough measures to contain the coronavirus disease-COVID-19, whose infection rate has gone beyond three million people countrywide.
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