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19:21
19:21

UBC to Supply Newsrooms with Gov’t Content Media 1

Maurice Mugisha, the Deputy Managing Director UBC says that the collaboration between UBC and Government is meant to ensure that the public is up to date regarding government programmes without putting the lives of journalists and officials at risk.
16:33
16:33

Coronavirus: Airlines to Start Spraying Upon Landing in Entebbe Entebbe Airport 1

Airlines have been tasked to ensure that travelers to Uganda countries affected by coronavirus book in advance to stay in Government designated quarantine areas before boarding. The aircraft management is also mandated to spray the craft after people have disembarked from Entebbe from arrival.
15:58
15:58

Only 25% of Ugandans Are Bothered About Access to Clean Water-Survey TWAWEZA 2

Julian Komuhangi, the Commissioner Environmental Health at the Ministry said access to clean water is especially important now in the wake of Corona Virus disease (COVID 19) but many communities are still reluctant on taking handwashing seriously.
15:10
15:10

Journalists Restricted from Accessing Parliament Covid-19 1

Only 50 journalists OF 250 accredited to cover Parliament will access Parliament in the next 30 days following a move by Parliament to suspend non critical staff and ban visit.
15:02
15:02

Economist, Traders Ask Govt to Protect Businesses in Corona Virus Crisis service 8 2 Top story

Makerere University Business School-MUBS Economics Lecturer and Policy Analyst, Ramathan Ggoobi says the Coronavirus (COVID-19), which has since been declared a pandemic is economically contagious and has attacked all sectors of the economy at all fronts.
14:34
14:34

Health Workers Challenged on Detecting TB among Children 3

Speaking to journalists on Friday, Dr. Eric Wobudeya a researcher and specialist in pediatric TB said healthy children who get in contact with someone tested positive for TB are supposed to be given drugs for six months to avoid infection, and yet this is not happening among many of them.
13:25
13:25

Naalya Roundabout Den of Thieves-Motorists 3 1 Top story

Taban Amin Muzamil, a security guard attached to G4S Security Company, which provides security to the company handling the construction works, says that whenever it rains, thieves emerge from ditches and erect barricades on the road.
12:53
12:53

Prison Officer Accused of Shooting Man in Taxi 1 2 Top story

Ofwono’s uncle Simon Ogwang says his nephew was rushed to St Benedict Health Centre in bad shape and was transferred to Mulago National Referral Hospital for a better treatment.
12:09
12:09

Tumukunde Applies for Bail Treason charges 3 Top story

Tumukunde through his lawyers Anthony Wameli, Alex Luganda and Godfrey Turyamusiima wants to be released temporarily pending conclusion of his cases in which he is jointly charged with treason and unlawful possession of firearms
11:58
11:58

Children of Man Killed By Electoral Commission Vehicle Seek Compensation

The minors now state that they have since lost comfort, peace and loss of dependency for which they want to be compensated. They are demanding to be compensated with a total of 320 million shillings including general damages, medical, mortuary and burial expenses.
11:11
11:11

WHO Backs Closure of Schools, Places of Worship to Curb Coronavirus

Dr Matshidiso Moeti describes the decision taken by countries like Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda as strong demonstrative measures to prevent the spread of the disease.
10:49
10:49

Uganda Faces UGX 270b Shortfall over Coronavirus Parliament 1

Government has said Uganda will face a revenue shortfall of as much as 270 Billion shillings ($70m) due to the coronavirus lockdown that is deteriorating the economy.
07:47
07:47

Gov't Asked to Suspend OTT 3 4

The Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Orthodox Church in Uganda (EOC), the Most Reverend Jacinto Kibuuka announced that they had suspended the physical gatherings in favour of virtual, cum-new spaces for ministry outreaches.
07:22
07:22

Cinemas in Kampala Close President Museveni 1

The Cinema management announced a closure at 3:00 pm on their social media pages and website saying; “Until real life does not feel like a movie, We Are Closed.”
00:13
00:13

Quarantined COVID-19 travelers protest against Uganda restrictions COVID -19 outbreak 6 1 Top story

About 45 foreigners and Ugandan nationals at one of the hotels selected by the Ministry of health for self-quarantine say the high fees charged and how the hotel administration has handled them is not fair.
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