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14:27
14:27

Jamil Mukulu Accuses Officers of Torture at Luzira Prisons

Contacted for a comment, Frank Baine, the spokesperson of the Uganda Prison Services said Mukulu is treated like any other prisoner in the manner that the prison knows best. "I’m not going to discuss how prisoners bathe in the morning, how they eat food at lunch," Baine said.
11:56
11:56

Gulu District Leaders Concerned About Stigma Against COVID-19 Patients 3 1

Irene Lamwaka Aziz, a resident of Palaro Sub-County said her grandmother tested positive for the virus and consequently some residents in her village denied her family members access to shops and water sources for fear getting infected.
16:06
16:06

Security Personnel Accused of Harassing Health Workers During Curfew 1 1

Innocent Rubangakene, a Laboratory scientist at Kitgum General Hospital told members of Kitgum Covid-19 Task Force on Thursday that he has been a victim of harassment meted on him by security personnel during curfew hours.
14:24
14:24

MoH Dismisses Calls for PS Atwine's Resignation 3 2

Addressing journalists at the 'People's Government' offices along Katonga Road on Thursday morning, Annet Namata commonly known as Nalongo Mwafrika, one of the activists, said that Atwine must also resign for exposing medical personnel to the virus when the Ministry failed to avail them Personal Protective Equipment yet it was available in National Medical Stores.

Slideshow

12:23
12:23

Pictorial: Mysterious Underground Tunnels in Ngora District Top story

Odeke discovered the tunnels about three weeks ago while digging a pit latrine in his compound.

Business and finance

18:28
18:28

How Uganda Seeks To Benefit From Kenya - Tanzania 'Economic Fight' 2

URA Assistant Commissioner Julius Rubagumya says that apart offering competition between the Central and the northern corridors, it is always good to have alternatives, and Uganda must take advantage of the developments that are happening in the region in terms of infrastructure and other programs.
16:20
16:20

Congolese MP Accuses UPDF of Capturing 100 DRC Fishing Boats Lake edward 1

According to Jean-Paul Ngahangondi, the member of parliament for the territory of Beni in North Kivu province the latest incident occurred early this month when UPDF marines allegedly crossed into Congo at Kyiavinyonge landing site in Beni territory and seized four canoes with four outboard motor engines and arrested 12 fishermen.
14:51
14:51

Kamwokya Fire: Traders Count Losses 2 3

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said one of the injured victims is in critical condition at Kiruddu National Referral Hospital while others are admitted at Mulago Hospital.
14:03
14:03

Isingiro Truck Drivers Protest Illegal Fees Imposed By Contractor 3 8

The truck drivers say they are charged 10,000 and 20,000 Shillings for small trucks and between 20,000 and 30,000 shillings on every truck that is carrying aggregate stones, sand and hardcore stones.

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