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22:03
22:03

President Museveni Directs Closure of Borders COVID 19 Outbreak 1 2 Top story

The new measures will take effect tomorrow after midnight.The only flights that will be allowed into the country are cargo planes and emergency plane like UN planes carrying aid
17:50
17:50

Kabale Security Officials Disperse Mourners Corona Virus 5 3

As hundreds of mourners gathered at Emmaus Bile School playground in Bugongi, Northern division security personnel led by Darius Nadinda, the Kabale Resident District Commissioner and Patrick Besigye Keihwa, Kabale District LC5 Chairperson stormed the funeral service to demand an explanation why locals had gathered with Bishop Johnson Bakashaba, the Bishop of Revival Outreach Ministries irrespective of the President’s directive.
17:26
17:26

Face Mask Can't Protect You From Coronavirus -Epidemiologist use of face masks 3

senior epidemiologist Dr Monica Musenero who was appointed presidential advisor on epidemics this week says people do not necessarily need to use face masks because most of them including the surgical ones will not protect an individual from incoming droplets.
17:11
17:11

Three Inmates Shot Dead While Escaping from Arua Prison 2 2 Top story

It is alleged that three and 50 others on Saturday at 12 pm broke the perimeter wall of the western side of the prison and escaped towards Ediofe. At the time of the escape, there were only two prison warders instead of the usual six.
16:38
16:38

Parties Feel Pinch of Ban on Political Gatherings COVID 19 5 1

Leaders of the opposition political parties who spoke to Uganda Radio Network have misgivings about the presidential directive.
16:12
16:12

Veterinary Department Restricts Access to Arua Abattoir livestock dealers 3 2

Dr Willy Nguma the Veterinary Officer Arua on Saturday said that slaughtering of animals will also be done in shifts involving ten persons for cattle and two for goats and sheep.
15:51
15:51

Health Ministry Relaxes Quarantine Measures at Entebbe Central Inn COVID 19 Pandemic 1 1

The ministry of health spokesperson Emmanuel Ainebyoona says they have negotiated a deal with the hotel owners to ensure that all the people quarantined feel at home
15:29
15:29

KCCA Yet to Install Hand Washing Facilities in Public Places 3 5

According to World Health Organisation, hand washing is a very effective way to Control the Corona Virus that has affected 225,962 people globally, 611 of which are on the African continent.
14:44
14:44

Police Fires Teargas to Disperse Traders Uganda Police Force 3 3

This was after the Kaberamiado RDC, George Edward Onyakunapesa, told the traders that they are free to go to the market, despite the presidential directive banning public gatherings.
14:31
14:31

Police Detective in Jinja Arrested For Defying Ban on Closure of Bars security

Alaba was arrested following a 24-hour crackdown on adamant bar operators that was launched by the Jinja district security committee members on Friday night.
14:23
14:23

Tertiary Institutions Opt For Online Learning 1 3

Dr Mouhamad Mpezamihigo Kampala International University Vice-Chancellor says that although the closure has been abrupt, lectures must continue online and students must complete their course works, tests and exams.
12:12
12:12

Kaberamaido Technical Institute Gets UGX 4b World Bank 1

Kaberamaido Technical Institute was established in 1984 and sits on a 58- acre land. The school, with an enrolment of 237 students has been operating under difficult conditions due to inadequate structural space and tools for training.
12:01
12:01

LDUs Kill Suspected Criminal 1

Maj Bilal Katamba who speaks for UPDF First Division that supervises LDUs confirmed the shooting of the suspected criminal but said they were yet to get his particulars. It is alleged that group was comprised of about five people but others successfully escaped.
11:56
11:56

Soroti Municipality Leaders Irked by Diversion of Road 1 2

In the initial planning, Soroti Municipal Council was promised 14 kilometres as part of the social corporate responsibility upon the completion of a-171- kilometre road. Several roads in the municipality including the Presidential Lodge in Pamba were earmarked to benefit from this cluster.
11:43
11:43

Transport Fares Remain Stable As Students Return Home 1 3

Fred Nkwasibwe the Supervisor Global buses says that the company agreed not to hike the costs since the closure of schools was abrupt.
11:20
11:20

Three Arrested for Smuggling Cosmetics from DRC DR Congo

The suspected smugglers have been identified as Robert Turyatemba 37, a resident of Kikaijo zone Bunamwaya Kampala, Kule Sami 32, a resident of Mengo Rubaga division Kampala and Richard Kamulegeya 50, a resident of Rubaga division.
11:00
11:00

Kyambura Fire Accident Victims Protest Delayed Compensation 6 2

Richard Byamukama, the Kyambura LC I Chairperson, says that they are going through hard times. He says that the tarpaulins that they were given to them have worn out and need replacement.
10:30
10:30

Giso's Home Destroyed Over Alleged Involvement in Brother's Death residents 5 3

Zakayo Makuta, the area councilor who doubles as the Sub county deputy LC III chairperson says the locals have been accusing Kikama of plotting the death of his brother in order to take total control of the land.
10:18
10:18

Police Impounds 100 Vehicles in Mbale for Defaulting Express Penalty Scheme 2

The operation mainly affected taxi operators who were transporting learners from schools following the presidential directive on coronavirus.
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