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20:35
20:35

Kitgum COVID-19 Task Force Sends Health Officials Under Self-Quarantine Ministry of Health

Sources told Uganda Radio Network that the Commissioner and his team arrived Kitgum on May 25. They allegedly met some members of the district task force and other health workers, toured Kitgum General Hospital Maternity Ward, and were hosted for a talk show on one of the radio stations.
19:50
19:50

Local Government Minister Intervenes in Nansana Budget Wrangle 1 1

Nansana, like other municipalities, should have passed its budget by the end of May but it didn't due to the ongoing wrangles. The municipality, in Wakiso District, has over the past two months failed to pass the over 23 billion Shillings budget due to wrangles between the Executive and Councilors.
19:09
19:09

Taxi Drivers in Jinja Want Curfew Hours Adjusted transport 3 1

The Association says if the curfew commencement hour remains as it has been over the last two months, many of the operators are unlikely to make ends meet in terms of daily earnings. The driver's body says the commencement of curfew times as announced by the President limits them to one route per day.
18:50
18:50

World Leaders Call for Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines United Nations 5

The leaders made the call during the Global Vaccine Summit that begun today in London. According to the leaders, all vaccines should be made available for all countries equally without considering the country of origin where the vaccines are made.
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18:30

More Factories Came Up During Lockdown – Museveni new factories 1

In his State of the Nation Address on Thursday, Museveni said up 107 companies have registered to manufacture sanitizers from just two before the pandemic. He said up to 61 companies have requested to make masks although only ten have been certified at the moment.
18:15
18:15

Museveni Lists Liquidity Plans for COVID-19 Affected Firms COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1 Top story

In his state of the Nation Address, which mainly focused on the Covid-19 pandemic, its effect on the economy and plans by government, Museveni revealed that Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija has proposed several measures meant to provide liquidity to private firms affected by the lockdown.
17:59
17:59

Verbatim: President Museven's Final State of Nation Address in 5th Term 1 Top story

In fulfillment of the Constitutional requirement under Article 101 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, I am here to deliver the State of the Nation Address, 2020.
17:57
17:57

Pictorial: President Yoweri Museveni 2020 State of Nation Address Top story

Museveni addressed the legislators who gathered in the parking lot of parliament via zoom from State House Entebbe due to the Covid19 pandemic.
17:51
17:51

City Bus Operators Observe Covid19 Preventive Guidelines Covid-19 effects 7 1

At Link Bus terminal in Kisenyi, the company has drawn square boxes 2-meters apart to aid social distancing among travelers. The company has also deployed staff to take the body temperature of travelers and ensure they wash hands.
17:41
17:41

20 Taxi Stages Closed in Mbarara Town Public Transport 4 1

Mayanja said that they have left only three stages only out of over 20 stages around Mbarara town that are easily manageable and not heading to border districts.
17:27
17:27

Security Deploying in Taxi Parks to Protect Stranded Passengers 2 1

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, said security team had already prepared to protect the stranded passengers so that they are not attacked by crooks in evening and night hours.
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Three Charged for Blackmailing Businessman with Sex Videos Ivan Kyazze 1

The couple is said to have sneaked into the house of a businessman based in Iganga and recorded him having sex with Tracy Nangendo. They reportedly started blackmailing the businessman with threats of exposing him unless he pays them Shillings 150million.
17:15
17:15

Kadaga Petitions Museveni over Compensation of Uganda-South Sudan Traders 2 1

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has appealed to President Yoweri Museveni to ensure payment of Ugandan traders who supplied goods and services to the government of South Sudan.
16:59
16:59

Low Turn Up of Passengers in Soroti, Fort Portal As Public Transport Resumes Soroti Municipality 3 2

Paul Omongin, the chairperson of Serere Drivers Association says only six taxis from Kagwara, Kamod, Pingire, Serere town and Ochapa had arrived to town in the morning. He explains that many passengers are finding it hard to cope with the new rates.
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Three More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Kasensero, 91 Contacts Traced Ministry of health 2 Top story

Dr Ronald Reagan Mutebi, the head of the mass community testing exercise says they have registered a cumulative total of 12 COVID-19 patients. Four of the patients were transferred to Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital and another four to Mbarara Hospital while the Tanzanian national who tested positive is still at large.
16:22
16:22

Pictorial; Hundreds Stranded in Kampala Taxi Parks as Public Transport Resumes

As they resume, the taxi's were instructed to carry only half of their capacity to ensure social distancing. Yet still, KCCA has also limited the number of taxis coming to the parks as they observe social distancing. Yesterday, KCCA spent the day marking parks and registering them to fit within the new requirements of managing taxi's Kampala.
16:05
16:05

60 Taxis Impounded in Kampala Over Lack of Route Charts 3 1

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango said some taxis had been impounded but he could not confirm the actual number. He, however, said impounded taxis had been parked at various police stations in Kampala metropolitan.
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15:55

African Scientists Should Develop Drugs that Benefit their People - Museveni 2

President Yoweri Museveni has called upon African scientists to learn how to take care of themselves by developing their own drugs saying Europeans have neglected diseases affecting Africans since such diseases like Malaria are no longer prevalent in their countries.
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15:48

25-Year-old Woman Stabbed to Death in Jinja village 1

She was stabbed in the neck by an unidentified assailant while visiting her friend Amiina Babirye in Danida village in Walukuba-Masese division around 9:30 p.m. Philemon Kudera, a resident of the area, says that Mutesi was pronounced dead on arrival at Danida Health Centre II.
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15:45

Gulu District Yet to Receive UGX 165m COVID-19 Allocation 2 1

The ministry released the money to districts in April, to intensify the campaign against the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding was part of a 304 billion Shillings supplementary budget approved by parliament to combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
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