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08:55
08:55

Workers Oppose COVID-19 Testing Fees Without Minimum Wage ministry of health 3

The National Organization of Trade Union (NOTU) says government should lead the fight against corona virus without leaving it to the citizens considering the pandemic implication to the population that even still struggle to access the basic needs .
16:17
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Former NYTIL workers spend 25 years begging for their pay government 5 1

The now aged citizens, some already eighty years old, decided to draft a terminal benefits compensation claim of 10 billion Shillings. On average, each would be paid sh2.8 million for all those years, a mere three days' pay for a Member of Parliament.
13:02
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Pastors Ask Government to Reduce Taxes on Temperature Guns Busoga 3 1 Top story

Prossy Babalanda, a pastor attached to Ntinda victory family center told the meeting that she can’t afford the equipment required for reopening because she entirely depends on believers to finance their operations.
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Busoga Region MPs Back Kadaga government 5 1

Moses Balyeku, the Jinja West Member of Parliament who doubles as the Busoga parliamentary caucus vice chairperson says that, all his colleagues have agreed to rally behind Kadaga.
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COVID-19 Patients Blocked from Fleeing Jinja Hospital Isolation Centre police spokesperson 4 2

The patients were protesting the poor living conditions at the centre, late meals, poor sanitation and delayed results. The patients further challenged the absence of guards at the facility which does not have a perimeter wall to protect them from intruders and the lack of psychosocial support.
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Interim Mayors Demand Additional Funding for New Cities government 1 3

Raphael Magyezi, the Local Government Minister says that plans are underway to lobby additional funding to supplement the already approved municipality budgets.
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Parents Protest as Bank Takes Over School in Jinja Henry Mugarura 4 1

Tobis Mwesigwa, a member of the school’s management committee says the bank was notified about their current financial constraints but went ahead and attached the school.
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State of Health Centres in Buyende District Shocks MPs road 2 1

Beatrice Rwakamari, the Ntungamo woman MP says that the district is neighbouring Lake Kyoga but it lacks gazetted quarantine centres which make it hard for them to track down suspects.
09:57
09:57

Jinja Hospital X-ray Machine Redundant health 2 1

Mubarack Weere, the Administrator Jinja Regional Referral Hospital told URN that they have officially notified the Health Ministry about the breakdown of their X-ray machine and efforts are underway to repair it soon.
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17:45

Farmers Demand Compensation as Floating Debris Destroys Fish Cages government 1 1 Top story

Led by their Chairperson, Majid Magumba, the Fishermen say they don’t have money to service the loans they acquired to inject in the enterprise since their main source of income has been crashed.
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Security Officers Rally Residents On COVID19 Guidelines Implementation government 4 2 Top story

Onesmus Mwesigwa, the Kiira Region Deputy Police Commander warned residents against unnecessary gatherings in trading centers, which violates the directives on social distancing and therefore undermine efforts to stop the spread of the virus.
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South Sudan Registers First COVID -19 Case resident 1

Unlike other countries, South Sudan took early measures eve before registering the first case. the government declared a curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 06:00 am ad also ordered the closure of all bars, night clubs, and shops, other than those selling food, in addition to encouraging people to observe social distancing rules.
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COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Church Fraudsters- Pastor Male people 4 1 Top story

Male, who is living a simple life at his home in Kawempe, says he has for some time been trying to expose fraudulent preachers who claim to have supernatural powers to offer financial blessings, physical well-being and healing among their flock in exchange for material benefits in vain.
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