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16:41
16:41

KCCA Dispatches 18 Ambulances for Emergency Health Response 2

Lukwago initially said that they had three ambulances that couldn't serve the large population under KCCA jurisdiction. But KCCA Spokesperson Daniel NuweAbine says the extra ambulances were mobilized by the Ministry of Health from the districts of Mukono and Wakiso which make up the metropolitan.
16:27
16:27

Livestock Farmers Lose Over 100 Animals, Birds to Thugs Gulu District 1 1

Walter Okello, the Omel Parish LC III Councilor identified the most affected as Kuru and Akamdyang villages. He explains that unidentified thugs have been terrorizing the village over the past week stealing foodstuff, animals and poultry.
16:20
16:20

NRM MPs Petition Prime Minister over Exorbitant COVID-19 Treatment Costs Ministry of Health 1 3

This follows reports that the daily rate for patients that are critically ill and require admission into the intensive care unit ranges between two and five million Shillings which is unaffordable to most Ugandans on a daily basis. Reports also indicate that Ugandans are spending as much as 100 million Shillings to treat COVID-19 from private health facilities,
16:02
16:02

Driver Arrested For Knocking Dead Police Constable 1 1

Rujjumba, was driving a BMW registration number UAP 122Z when he knocked Owili who was riding a motorcycle registration number UP 7965 Yamaha along Ggaba Road near Kampala International University while on official duties.
15:55
15:55

Opposition Wants Budget Recalled to Include COVID-19 Support Parliament 5 1

According to Mpuuga, since the new budget has not yet been executed, the 44.7 trillion Shillings budget for the financial year, should be adjusted through a motion of Parliament, to avail more funds for COVID-19 vaccine procurement, to remunerate the health workers, and facilitate the procurement of ambulances, drugs and oxygen among others.
15:37
15:37

Pastor, Couple Arrested for Flouting Directive on Religious Gatherings wedding 1

Police accuses the pastor of presiding over a wedding ceremony on Sunday with over 100 people in disregard of the COVID-19 preventive guidelines. In his recent directives, president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, said only 20 people can attend a wedding.
15:14
15:14

Budaka Health Center IV Closes General Ward, OPD Over Increasing COVID-19 Cases 1

Dr. John Wogabaga, the In-Charge of Budaka Health Center IV, says that only the maternity ward has remained open.
14:40
14:40

Parents Cast Doubt on Practicability of Radio Lessons 5

Schools and other educational institutions were closed by a presidential declaration made on June 7, 2021, following reports that they had become superspreaders of COVID-19 at a time when the country was going through a second wave of the pandemic.
14:02
14:02

Kobs Delay Challenge Cup Preparations Due To COVID-19 Restrictions Uganda Kobs 1 2

The 40 men squad summoned by head coach Morley Byekwaso entered residential camp last Friday expected to kick start preparations.
13:41
13:41

Busia Residents Warned Against Using Marijuana for Covid-19 Remedy 7 4

Residents says they mix Aloe vera and fresh leaves of marijuana, avocado, mangoes with oranges, onions and ginger which they boil and give to any family member who has developed symptoms similar to those of coronavirus to drink.
13:26
13:26

Security Will Never End Cattle Rustling in Karamoja-Bishop 1 Top story

“Government collects guns but at the same time the same people who give these guns get more guns how can this be managed by the forces?” he asked. Bishop Abura, who hails from Karamoja region, says that it is high time for the people of Karamoja to stop violent means of acquiring wealth and embark on peaceful means to acquire wealth.
13:01
13:01

68 Arrested for Violating Covid-19 Guidelines in Karamoja

Michael Longole, the Karamoja regional police spokesperson told URN that they have 68 people including teenagers in various police cells arrested during the implementation of Covid-19 guidelines across the nine districts of Karamoja.
12:36
12:36

PSFU Executive Director Gideon Badagawa Dead 1 Top story

“The Board, Management and Staff of the Private Sector Foundation of Uganda PSFU, with deep sorrow, regret to announce the untimely death of their executive director, Mr Gideon Badagawa, who passed away this morning Monday, June 21st, 2021, in Mulago Hospital,” read a statement issued by Karuhanga.
11:45
11:45

UNEB Postpones Release of 2020 Examination Results 1 1

Jennifer Kalule Musumba, the board spokesperson, says the programme has been affected by the new COVID19 restrictions that were announced by the president last Friday.
11:18
11:18

Nakivubo Stadium Starts Taking Shape After Five Years Under Construction Hamis Kiggundu 3 3

Ivan Ssewankambo, the leading structural Engineer at Nakivubo stadium construction site told Uganda Radio Network that they faced several setbacks majorly the structure review, which stalled the works for almost a year.
09:37
09:37

Busia Health Workers Demand Risk Allowance As COVID-19 Cases Surge 5 1 Top story

More than 20 health workers in Busia district have tested positive for COVID-19 in Busia district. Six of the affected health workers are from Masafu General Hospital, twelve-12 from Buteba health center III and two from Busia health center IV among others.
08:28
08:28

Pictorial: Burial of Obudingiya Bwa Bwamba Queen Mother

Nansolia was born in January 1932 in Bubandi Sub County, Bundibugyo District to the late Erinest Kitika and Jorolina Nasisiliya.
08:09
08:09

Obudingiya Bwa Bwamba Queen Mother Laid to Rest Rwenzururu movement 3 6

Wilson Mubulya, the kingdom premier saluted the deceased for not only taking care of her family but also remaining committed during the Rwenzururu struggle in 1962. He recognized her role in the creation and leading of prominent women groups in the church of Uganda, whose impact remains visible.
07:43
07:43

Kasese Task Force Limits All Burials To Mid Day 1 3 Top story

Joshua Masereka, the Kasese Deputy Resident District Commissioner, says to limit the infections, they are trying to limit the time people spend on burials as a measure of enforcing the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs.
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