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20:09
20:09

Running Water Claims Two Lives in Kigezi 4 2

Agrey Mugisha, Bukinda sub county LC3 Chairman says that, the heavy down pour which started at around 8:30PM and lasted for more than ten hours destroyed five houses of residents that include; Apollo Karoro, Milton Tusingwiire, Florida Kamusiime, John Habasa and Benon katusbabe.
19:49
19:49

Public Urged to Eat Vegetables, Drink 3 Litres of Water COVID 19 1

According to the health ministry, drinking water and eating fruits can go along in keeping people healthy
19:36
19:36

Verbatim: President Museveni's Address on Coronavirus Corona virus 1 Top story

Once the epidemic breaks out, there is so much stampede that the first suspect to be affected is transport. You have seen how Airports were clogged with people. That crowding is perfect ground for new infections. Let us, therefore, move early to avoid the stampede.
19:23
19:23

Parliament Calls for Audit of Police, Prisons Facilities 5 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has tasked the House Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs to carry out an audit of Police Stations and Prison facilities across the country.
19:01
19:01

LDU Commander Refuses to Hand over Suspect Who Shot Dead People Power Supporter 1 1

People power members on Tuesday released a video showing an armed officer shooting at a crowd. People power identified the suspect as Faizo Kakooza also known as Kadogo. It is also alleged that detectives sneaked the video to people power after they were stuck.
18:48
18:48

Political Gatherings, Conferences Suspended for 32 Days Corona virus 1 1

He said that the gatherings, conferences, elections and others will remain suspended for the next 32 days.
18:34
18:34

Prisons Promotes 148 Officers 1 2 Top story

Baine told Uganda Radio network that the promotions are part of the implementation of the new Prison structures, which has 6 directorates. Apparently, there are only four directors, which he says hinders service delivery in the prison force.
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18:33

Gov't Gets More 1,000 liters of Chemicals to Fight Locusts 3

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries Pius Wakabi Kasajja on Wednesday told the press at Media Center that Twiga Chemicals Company delivered 1000 litres of the chemical adding to the 400 that was earlier delivered to enhance the fight through aerial spraying.
18:14
18:14

COVID 19: Self –Isolation Abandoned Over Non compliance Ministry of Health 2 Top story

Musenero, who was also among the Ugandan epidemiologists who helped to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014, said isolation alone was very helpful in countering the disease in those countries, which can be helpful here too, if respected.
18:12
18:12

Museveni Orders Closure of Schools over Coronavirus Corona virus 2 1 Top story

Museveni said that the directive will help the country tame the spread of Coronavirus that is currently ravaging the world. Cases of the virus have in the past days been confirmed in Uganda’s neighbours including Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania. All these countries are in the East African region.
18:06
18:06

Gov’t Planning to Block Entry of Travellers from COVID-19 Category One Countries Parliament 1 1

Although Government is currently enforcing a total or institutional quarantine contrary to a self-isolation as a measure to control the pandemic of coronavirus, several travellers arriving through Entebbe are resisting the quarantine.
17:48
17:48

Suspected Coronavirus Patient Isolated at Masaka Referral Hospital 4 1

The suspect who is a resident within Masaka district reported to the hospital on Wednesday after he developed symptoms.
17:47
17:47

Tourism Paying Price for Coronavirus Outbreak United Kingdom 1 3 Top story

“Even someone who had planned to come say in November it might be very hard to do so because their economies have been largely affected. What this means is that things of tourism become secondary to them. The priority shifts to survival other than leisure,” Hangi said.
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Suspects Picked From Tumukunde's Office Charged, Released on Bail Ruth Nabaasa 2 Top story

The Nakawa Chief Magistrate, Ruth Nabaasa formerly read for the accused two counts of obstruction. Prosecution alleges that while at Plot 12 Impala Avenue in Kololo Kampala City, on March 12th and 13th the accused willfully obstructed detective Sergeant, Michael Jackson Okello and Detective Superintendent of Police, Richard Mwesigwa from searching and removing material exhibits from the said premises.
17:22
17:22

Man Arrested for Reporting False Abduction of Tourists 1 2

The man identified as Stephen Kakooza, a driver of Crane Mitsubishi motor vehicle registration UAY 061Z reported the case of abduction at Pakwach Police Station vide CRB:247/2020 alleging that he found three vehicles carrying abducted tourists parked along the Karuma - Arua highway.
17:13
17:13

Prisons Officer Shoots Civilian in Fight for Space in Taxi 1

At the rank of Assistant Commissioner, Asingye allegedly shot John Ofono, in the wee hours of Wednesday morning at Kirombe Market stage, Nakawa Division, in Kampala.
17:04
17:04

Coronavirus Outbreak in Uganda Will be Milder-Experts 3 1

Musenero who was appointed senior presidential advisor on epidemics on Monday says there are a lot of myths around infection with COVID which have sent the public into unnecessary panic. She clarified that even as everybody is jumping on the sanitizer bandwagon leading to their prices skyrocketing, using just usual soap and water in addition to avoiding touching the nose, mouth and eyes is sufficient enough.
16:53
16:53

Hoima Residents Threaten to Boycott NRM Primaries Over Missing Registers Villages 4

James Kiriti, a resident of Kigorobya Sub county, says denying them a chance to register as NRM party members is a big mistake that could deny them chance to elect leaders of their choice.
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16:53

2020 Summer Olympic Games Still On Amidst COVID-19 Concerns - IOC 2020 tokyo olympics 2

However, amidst the concerns, the IOC says it "remains fully committed to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and with more than four months to go before the games there is no need for any drastic decisions at this stage; any speculation at this moment would be counter-productive." Therefore, all athletes should continue preparing for the games as best as they can.
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