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17:19
17:19

Police Impounds 266 Jerrycans of Crude Waragi Uganda Police Force 1

The 5,320 liters of alcohol were intercepted on Wednesday night while in transit to Moroto town, according to Moroto District Police Commander, Jude Nasucha.
17:05
17:05

Buhehe Health Center III Turns Away Patients Over Lack of National IDs 2 4

Dr. Florence Mugala, the Buhehe Health Center III in Charge, explains that they turned away patients without National identity cards because the Health Management System-HMS requires health workers to capture the National Identification Number-NIN of patients visiting the health facility
16:28
16:28

ERA Cuts Electricity Prices for Domestic Consumers electricity tariff 1

While the cut for ordinary domestic consumers is negligible, commercial consumers will see theirs drop by at least Uganda shillings 3.8 to Ushs 645.6 in the period between April and June 2020, a significant relief for business people.
16:27
16:27

Moroto COVID19 Task force Reverses Decision to Close Settlement Camp artisan miners 1

Andrew Napajja, the Moroto District LC V Chairperson noted that disbandment of the settlement was done with rush and negligence. He argues that the lockdown announced by the president didn’t mean closing settlements but ensuring that the community complies with the COVID19 preventive measures.
15:53
15:53

People Power Deputy Leader to Focus on Grassroot Mobilisation Lina Zedriga 1 2

Zedriga holds a doctorate from the University of the South (Sewanee), a Master of Arts in Peace and Conflict Studies, Master of Arts in Human Rights, Bachelor of Laws LL.B and Certificate of Laws all from Makerere University.
15:51
15:51

Health Ministry Van Impounded with 25 People on Board 1 1 Top story

Addressing journalists at Uganda Media Center on Thursday afternoon, the Internal Affairs State Minister, Mario Obiga Kania, said all vehicles that defy the presidential directives should be impounded and drivers be punished.
15:13
15:13

UVRI Considers Using Cobas System to Test More COVID-19 Samples 3 2 Top story

This is one of the systems approved by the World Health Organization-WHO or the American Food and Drug Administration under emergency authorisation. The system hasn’t undergone the normal authorisation process because of the growing demand for test kits for COVID-19 samples across the world with over 1 million people infected.
14:57
14:57

Businessman Abid Alam Arrested rape case 1 1 Top story

Reports indicate that a group of people employed by Abid Alam attacked homes and a farm at Bukompe village razing all plantations and demolishing houses. The head of the State House Anti Corruption Unit Lt Col Edith Nakalema said the eviction was followed by disturbing pictures of rape, and destruction of property among others.
14:14
14:14

Thieves Take Advantage of Curfew to Steal Cattle in Kitgum 1 1

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech says armed rustlers have made repeated incursions in four parishes in Orom Sub County in the past few days. He says the most affected are Tikau and Obwore in Lolwa parish, Lumule and Latodore in Katutwo parish, Nakongera in Kiteny, Lokibarach, Kamintoo and Akilok in Okuti parish.
13:36
13:36

COVID-19 Could See Nearly 200 Million Jobs Lost- ILO 2 1 Top story

According to the International Labour Organisation, the latest dire assessment reflects the full or partial lockdown measures affecting almost 2.7 billion workers – four in five of the world’s workforce. The new assessment comes almost three weeks after the Organization predicted that 25 million jobs were threatened by the new coronavirus. Overall, for the second quarter of 2020 - from April to June, ILO believes that working hours are likely to decline by 6.7 per cent.
12:38
12:38

COVID19: Bamasaba Cultural Circumcision Hangs in Balance 3 1 Top story

Francis Nagimesi, the Prime Minister Inzu Ya Masaba says should the current situation continue they will have no choice but to cancel the celebrations since they can’t go against the corona virus preventive guidelines.
12:34
12:34

Bwera, Mpondwe Put Under Total Lockdown As Residents Defy Presidential Directives lock down 4 3

Bwera Division Police Commander, Sadat Sabila says the purpose of the temporary total lockdown was to secure the lives of the local communities.
12:14
12:14

Omoro Seeks UGX 1.9 Billion to Repair Broken Boreholes 1 1

Franco Ojok, a resident of Rom Village in Koro Sub County said that they draw water for drinking and domestic uses from Ali, Abac, Otim Lagina unprotected springs due to absence of a borehole in the area.
11:44
11:44

Parliament's Continued Sessions Worry Health Ministry Ministry of health 1

Although there have been several calls for Parliament to lockdown, following confirmation of COVID-19 Cases in Uganda, and President Museveni’s ban on all Public gatherings, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has maintained that Parliament will meet as infrequently as possible and also ensure to conduct most of the business online
11:35
11:35

12 Police Officers Arrested for Alleged Torture in Lango COVID 19 1

Robert Abak, the Otuke RDC, says that they received several complaints from the public who accuse the suspects of raiding their homes, beating them and extorting unspecified amount of money from businessmen.
11:24
11:24

KCCA Special Council Sitting Called off 1 Top story

"The Voices of Kampala leaders are shut because the councilors through which their voices can be amplified are not operating. The Electorates need answers but we cannot authoritatively speak since we do not meet,” wrote the petitioners
11:02
11:02

Gulu RDC Bans Charcoal Trucks from District covid -19 1 1 Top story

According to Lapolo, the action of the truck drivers violates the presidential guidelines on the prevention of the pandemic. He says to avoid danger no charcoal truck will be allowed to drive through Gulu district.
07:59
07:59

Lanenober Health Centre III Resumes Operations 1 1

Douglas Peter Okello, the Omoro LCV Chairperson says that the health facility resumed operations on Wednesday following the discharge of the health workers after a week of monitoring at Opit Senior Secondary School isolation Centre.
07:31
07:31

Three Arrested Over Fire Arm Theft in Kabarole 1

Vincent Twesigye, the Rwenzori West Region Police spokesperson, says the suspects together with two others still at large attacked 30-year-old Maurice Baluku, a security guard attached to Security Africa Company on Monday night and stole his rifle with 3 rounds.
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