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18:32

Pictorial; The New Look of Kalerwe Market

Early this Month, Amongi suspended operations in the markets saying they had failed to maintain the 4 meter physical distancing directed by the government in an effort to fight the spread of the Coronavirus Disease-COVID-19. She gave vendors two days to reorganize before they would be allowed to resume operations.
18:02
18:02

Hoima COVID-19 Patient Discharged 2 3

The patient was admitted at the health facility on March 20, 2020, after she tested positive to COVID-19. She had returned from Dubai and was identified by the COVID-19 task force in Hoima.
18:00
18:00

MPS Reject reintroduction of 6% Withholding Tax on Agricultural Supplies 1 4

But MPs rejected the exemption of the business income of education institutions despite the justification from the Finance Committee Chairperson Musasizi that it was to enable them to have their generated returns re-invested in the sector.
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Parliament Maintains Position on Taxing Loss Making Businesses 3 1

For the past two financial years, the government has been pushing to tax businesses that have been making losses for seven consecutive years, a move parliament is against.
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Kalerwe Markets Get Facelift As Vendors Push for Re-opening Bivamuntuuyo Market 2 3

Saidi Waiswa, the Chairman Freedom Market, says they have invested about six million to paint offices and stalls and put up more shelters.
17:32
17:32

Private Universities Unable to Pay Salaries During Lockdown Nkumba university 1 3

Universities were closed together with other congregational places, like schools and churches as one of the initial measures to control the spread of coronavirus disease-COVID-19. Although the closure was initially meant to last 32 days, it has since been extended to May 5.
17:20
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Patients Bribing Health Workers to Access Rabies Vaccine Makindye Division 5 2 Top story

Nambi couldn’t receive the additional dose of the vaccine to save her child from being infected with rabies, a zoonotic viral disease that causes paralysis, mental confusion and death without parting with Shillings 45, 000 as demanded by the nurse.
17:19
17:19

Businessman Abid Alam, Four Police Officers Remanded to Kitalya Prison 2

The prosecution alleges that on April 8th 2020 between Mityana Regional Police Office and Ntinda in Kampala District the officers conspired with Abid Alam to defeat the course of justice by unlawfully releasing to him confidential information regarding a case file against him yet he was the prime suspect.
17:19
17:19

Police Arrests 22 During Running Battles in Hoima 1 1

Police was forced to chase away the business personalities and any one found moving aimlessly on the streets of Hoima town for defying the presidential directives on COVID-19.
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16:52

Suspension of WHO Funding Likely to Hurt Anti-Malaria, Polio Programmes – Dr Moeti WHO Africa 3 1

Until the termination of the funding, the United States was the largest contributor to WHO. Financial statements presented at the World Health Assembly last year show that the United States contributions stood at USD 281 million, followed by the United Kingdom at USD 205 million, Germany at154 million and Japan at USD 86 million.
16:52
16:52

Police Constable on the Run after Shooting Crime Preventer Dead stomach

The deceased has been identified as Robert Kisanja, a crime preventer while the injured is Lazarus Obulejo.
16:39
16:39

Acholi Leaders Criticized for Blocking Evacuation of COVID-19 Patient COVID-19 test 1 1

Kagirita said that the actions of the leaders were undermining the efforts to fight the virus. Kagirita says that claims that Gulu regional referral hospital cannot manage covid-19 patients are not true. He says that all major regional hospitals have been equipped to handle COVID-19.
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Buikwe Residents Calling Ambulances to Access Shrines Buikwe District 1 1

Jane Francis Kagayi, the Buikwe Resident District Commissioner, says the District Covid-19 Task Force has been provoke enough and will soon start apprehending people playing jokes with their surveillance team.
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Sheraton, Serena Send Staff Home as Occupancy Ground to Zero serena hotel 2 Top story

Notices seen from both hotels tell staff while they will receive pay for the months of March and April, starting May they will receive either half pay or no pay at all. Serena hotel Kampala said in a notice that “should business position not have improved, all staff will be sent on unpaid leave from June 2020 until further notice.”
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16:24

Farmers in Kyotera Demand Heightened Security to Curb Vanilla Thefts 1 1

Dozens of vanilla farmers in the sub-counties of Kasasa, Kakuuto, Nabisaga and Kabira are decrying the high rate at which they are losing farm yields to thieves who raid their plantations at night.
16:10
16:10

Speaker Stops MPs from Debating UGX 10bn Covid-19 Cash corona virus 1 2

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has cautioned members of Parliament to desist from debating the 10 billion Shillings allocated to the institution for COVID-19 interventions.
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16:09

Patients Share Agony of Seeking RDC’s Clearance to Travel to Hospital 7 1

But residents from different parts of Kabale say that members of the task force led by Kabale Resident District Commissioner Darius Nandinda do not pick their phone calls. Others say that the RDC himself has been unhelpful to whoever has reached out to him seeking for clearance.
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Ministry Issues Tough Guidelines for Butcheries COVID-19 Response 2 1

Speaking on Thursday at the Uganda Media Centre, Bright Rwamirama, the Minister of State for Animal Industry said they want to protect meat consumers from contracting diseases mainly coronavirus that is said to be transmittable from humans to animals and vice versa.
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Security Guard Shoots Civilian, Abandons Gun at Crime Scene 1

Wakiso police has launched an investigation into the shooting and injuring of a civilian by a security guard.
15:39
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500 People Displaced as Lake Victoria Submerges Mukono Landing Site 3 3

Annet Namawejje, one of the affected residents, says they had stocked sufficient food including maize flour and beans to take them through the current lockdown but they were all submerged.
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