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May 2020 18 results
17:58
17:58

Floods Kill UPDF Soldier in Bundibugyo Musa Ecweru 2 3

Three other soldiers were rescued with injries by a team from UPDF counter parts from DRC and the local communities.
17:56
17:56

Health Ministry Not Discussing Madagascar’s COVID-19 Herbal Treament Coronavirus 1

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health Dr Diana Atwine has said Government has not yet considered the use of Madagascar’s herbal tonic for treatment of COVID-19 and is not discussing it.
17:42
17:42

Basketball Body Ponders Next Move for 2020 National Championship FIBA 1

The Uganda National Basketball League (NBL) has announced plans to have teams play half of the total numbers of games as it ponders the return of the league amidst the COVID-19 Lockdown.
17:31
17:31

Three People Arrested for Alleged Murder in Kawempe 1

Preliminary information indicates that Police received information from one of the residents who had seen three people dumping a dead body near a water channel at Mambule Road. At the scene, Police discovered the body of a female adult with blood oozing from the nose.
16:19
16:19

Kilembe Hospital Closed relief 5 4

The floods washed away the medical store, kitchen, surgery rooms, private wards, and the drug store.
16:01
16:01

Pictorial; Shoreline Mansions, Beaches Face Ire of Rising L. Victoria Water Levels Top story

At popular shorelines such as Ggaba, Munyonyo, Mulungu and Kawuku, the affected homes include those owned by businessmen Hamis Kiggundu, Christopher Sembuya, of Sembuule Steel Mills Ltd, Pastor Robert Kayanja, and Pastor Gary Skinner.
15:40
15:40

IMF Sets Tough Terms For Emergence Loan to Uganda corruption 1

In a Zoom discussion with business reporters on Thursday, Maria Clara, the IMF country director for Uganda, said Kampala had promised to spend the money prudently but the Fund put conditions for its use. Corruption is still a prominent feature in Uganda, explaining why donors want to keenly see where their funds are spent.
15:40
15:40

Security Guard Shoots Colleague On Duty 1 1

It is alleged that Andama picked a quarrel with Daniel Amala, a private guard with whom they were guarding Hippo Borehole Company at Namilyango near Our Lady of Africa in Seeta. Trouble started after Amala hosted his girlfriend on the site.
15:36
15:36

Moroto MPs Refuse to Donate UGX 20m to District Covid-19 Taskforce parliament 3

John Baptist Lokii, the MP for Matheniko County and Stella Atyang, the Moroto District Woman MP informed the District COVID-19 taskforce that they will not hand over the money to the district.
15:24
15:24

Bussi Island Storm Victims Receive Relief Items 4 4 Top story

Nalongo Rose Nakyanzi, who was cooking when the incident happened and sustained injuries on the head and right hand, was excited to receive relief. She told URN that after the incident she was rushed to Ralfa Hospital, a private health facility on the island where she spent a week.
14:35
14:35

Displaced Kalerwe Vendors Establish Alternative Spaces to Run Business 6

Lubega, who serves as the Interim chairperson of vendors, says they talked to the Landlord who offered them land to construct a semi-permanent structure for the market.
12:40
12:40

Neonatal Deaths, Still Birth Worry Gomba Health Authorities 2

Dr. George Kiwanuka, the Gomba District Health Officer, says prior to the lockdown they used to register not more than ten cases neonatal and still births within a space of three months or more. He however, says they registered eight cases in April alone.
12:14
12:14

Police Imposter Arrested in Busia District 1 4

The suspect identified as Charles Owori, was arrested on Wednesday evening at Agata village in Buteba sub-county. Police and a few people from the community arrested Owori.
11:30
11:30

Rising Lake Albert Water Levels Displace 200 in Pakwach pakwach district 1

Over 100 houses in the two sub-counties have been submerged and property worth millions of shillings destroyed by the floods which started on Monday.
08:21
08:21

Covid19 Lockdown: Famous Pork Joints Operate Behind Closed Doors 2 3

Our reporters visited Nicodemus Pork joint in Nakulabye and found its operating normally. One of the waiters informed them they could offer them pork on top of their favorite drinks and beckoned them to enter quickly before they could be spotted by security.
08:06
08:06

Health System Overload Threatens Pregnant Women and Newborns – UNICEF 1

“Millions of mothers all over the world embarked on a journey of parenthood in the world as it was,” UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore said. “They now must prepare to bring a life into the world, as it has become – a world where expecting mothers are afraid to go to health centres for fear of getting infected, or missing out on emergency care due to strained health services and lockdowns”.
07:50
07:50

Floods Hit Kasese as River Mubuku, Nyamwamba Burst Banks river nyamwamba 1

The movement to and from Kasese town has been cut off at Nganji by the flooding river. In Ibanda-Kyanya town council, people's houses were submerged in floods after River Mubuku burst its banks.
07:36
07:36

Uganda Gets UGX 1.9 Trillion Emergency Funding from IMF 1

The money is approved under the Rapid Credit Facility program that is meant to help poor countries pick up pieces after being battered by the virus. The disbursement is 100 per cent of Uganda’s quota. IMF, the international lender of last resort, says the money will help Uganda fund health, social protection and macroeconomic stabilization measures.
May 2020 18 results