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19:37
19:37

South Korean Nationals Denied Entry Into Uganda 2 1

According to Vianney Luggya, the CAA spokesperson, Rwanda Air had jetted in over 10 South Koreans and other nationals. He said that since South Korea is among t6he countries under category one, they were advised to return to their country.
19:23
19:23

Police Deploys Heavily on Porous Routes in Busia District 1 3

Eriya Elepot, the Busia district Police Commander says that they realized many people have been passing through the porous routes at the border a thing that humpers the screening of covid-19 at the main entrance.
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.
18:46
18:46

Archbishop Kaziimba Installed New UCU Chancellor

The function was attended by a few guests so as to have the appropriate social distance following President Museveni's directive on public gatherings.
18:18
18:18

PPDA, Kigezi Region Officials Defy President's Ban on Gatherings 4 2

On Thursday, Kabale district security officials led by Darius Nandiinda, Kabale Resident District Commissioner held a press conference and vowed to fully implement the directives.
17:58
17:58

Radio Stations Broadcast Juma Prayers in Mbale 4

At Islamic University in Uganda mosque which serves a population of over 1,000 people both students and the outside communities, the Khutuba was conducted both online and on IUIU FM a University-based radio station.
17:37
17:37

Transporters Step Up Coronavirus Preventive Measures ministry of health 5 1

In Gulu, Martin Oringa, the Disciplinary Chairperson of Gulu City Boda –Boda Association says that they have banned the cyclists from carrying more than one passenger which could expose them to contract the virus.
17:17
17:17

Rotary District Conference and Assembly Cancelled 1

Francis Xavier Ssentamu, the District Governor (District 9211 Uganda and Tanzania) says that a special team of District 9211 recommended the cancellation due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic.
16:55
16:55

Muslims Adhere to President's Directives 4 4

Away from Kampala, mosques in Kira municipality and Kasangati town council too obliged to the directive.
16:48
16:48

Lwengo Councillors Threaten to Boycott Sessions Over Poor State of Toilets 3 1

Sarah Nakanwagi, the district Councillor for Lwengo Town council has expressed his displeasure during the council sitting arguing that all the people at the district headquarters are at great health risks over the latrines they use in answering the nature’s call.
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.
16:30
16:30

Luweero Head Teachers Association Chairperson Arrested over Alleged Defilement

Abraham Tukundane the Luweero District Police Commander says that Police arrested Ssendege after registering a complaint that he allegedly grabbed and forced a 17-year-old girl into sex at her at home located at Kavule zone in Luweero town on Wednesday.
16:14
16:14

Top Mityana Education Department Officials Interdicted 4

Edward Muganga, the District Information Officer says that the officials were interdicted following three months of investigations into their conduct.
16:02
16:02

Coronavirus: Nakawa RCC Cautions Parents Against Sending Children to Villages 1 2 Top story

The Nakawa RCC, Anderson Burora noted that most parents are in the habit of sending children to villages during such breaks. He however, asked parents to avoid the practice this time around, saying it could be another form of transmitting the virus easily.
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.
15:39
15:39

Nine Livestock Markets Closed in Arua COVID-19 2 1

Dr Willy Nguma the Veterinary Officer Arua on Friday confirmed the closure of the livestock markets and said many people congregate from different places at the markets posing a high risk of spreading Coronavirus.
15:21
15:21

Mabirizi Challenges Museveni's Directives On Coronavirus Male Mabirizi 1 Top story

In his affidavit, Mabirizi contends that the only lawful way the President can make such directives is through a Statutory Instrument, putting into consideration public participation and involvement.
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.
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