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20:55
20:55

Mbale Central Market Chokes on Unpaid Utility Bills 5 1

Ayubu Madoi, the Chairperson of the Mbale Central Market says that the leadership of the market is struggling to pay the bills which he says utilities in the market are on and off.
17:19
17:19

Gov't Warns Banned Labour Export Firms Against Withholding Client’s Passports 1 2 Top story

The affected firms include the Middle East Consultants found at Tank Hill road in Muyenga, Rider Uganda Ltd in Bukoto, Al-Said Agency Ltd in Kibuye along Salama road, Eagle Supervision Ltd at Mengo, Forbes Enterprises Ltd in Kiwatule, Top-Notch Recruitment Services, Fly International Jobs and Sahara Recruitment Agency Ltd in Lubaga.
17:16
17:16

MPs Seek Extra Compensation for Health Workers Who Succumb to COVID-19 Parliament 1 4

According to statistics from the Ministry of Health, 2000, health workers were affected by COVID-19. By April 2020, at least 50 health workers had died of COVID-19, while another 16 succumbed to the disease last month. The MPs are now calling for a review of the compensation provided for under the worker’s compensation Act and Pensions Act.
16:25
16:25

No Hospital, No Oxygen - Pader's Predicament

The district chairperson, Col Obwoya Fearless Oyat, said an official from the ministry of Health told him that medical oxygen is only being given to district hospitals, regional and national referral hospitals.
16:06
16:06

Mobile Money Dealer in Gulu City Disappears Mysteriously Gulu University 1 1

Ivan Mawaka, 25, who operates a mobile money outlet opposite Gulu Main Bus Park, and is also a second year student pursuing Bachelor of Business Administration at Gulu University, disappeared on Thursday evening last week shortly after closing his business centre.
15:54
15:54

Kitgum Main Market Construction Workers Strike over Unpaid Wages 4 3

The more than 100 angry workers, mostly casual laborers and some skilled workers went on strike on Monday and pitched camp at their bosses’ residence in Langa-Langa Cell in Central Division of Kitgum Municipality, confronting them over their pay.
15:33
15:33

Thugs Break into Chinese' House, Rob UGX 200M in Makindye Makindye Ssaabagabo 1 1

Charles Twine, the Criminal Investigations Directorate -CID spokesperson said the thugs broke into the house located in Kisingiri zone of Makindye in Wakiso district at around midnight, tied the victims with ropes before fleeing with the money.
15:14
15:14

From Battling Relegation to Top Ugandan Football, Express’s Comeback Story Express FC 3 1

Express barely survived relegation in the 2017-18 season, securing their slot only after defeating bottom club Masavu 1-0 in the final game of the season. In that season, Express finished 13th with 31 points while UPDF that was relegated in the 14th position had 29 points.
14:56
14:56

Uganda Rugby Sevens Squad Named ahead of Africa Cup Competition rugby africa cup 3 1

”The selected team is a mixture of experience and youthfulness. We tried to get the team that has individuals with basic skills, individuals that are able to think on their own and individuals that are not shy to exploit their talent.”-Coach Brian Makalama
14:54
14:54

City Covid-19 Relief List Suspect -Kampala Leaders 4

The village leaders in Kampala central are concerned that the arrangement isolated them yet they are key people who would have helped to come up with a genuine list of beneficiaries.
14:03
14:03

Relief As Wakiso District Receives An Additional 3,000 COVID-19 Vaccines 2 5

Lugolobi however, says that "the biggest challenge we have right now is that people who got their first dose from centers in Kampala are locked down in Wakiso and yet we have got are few doses." The previous week, the district received 5,370 doses and has therefore received a total of 8,370 doses for health workers and people who are due for the second jab.
13:28
13:28

MOH Promises to Install Oxygen Plant At Entebbe Isolation Centre 3 4

Muhammed Mubiru, the Principal Hospital Administrator at Entebbe Hospital Director says the hospital has over 120 patients currently. 40 of these are in critical condition and thereby need oxygen. As result, the hospital needs over 70 oxygen cylinders daily to meet the patients' needs. But the hospital's oxygen plant generates 35 cylinders a day.
13:22
13:22

Ntoroko Farmers Fear FMD Outbreak as Congo Herds Flock into District 5

Dr. Bagonza Patrick Businge, the principle production officer Ntoroko District says pastoralists enter the district at night and there are vivid clinical signs that their cattle have the disease.
13:04
13:04

Fuel Tax; Petrol Prices Remain Stable at Retail Pumps 1 1

John Irumba, the manager of Oryx fuel station along Sir Apollo Kaggwa, says the station last changed prices in May 2021 though he was hesitant to tell why they had to adjust prices at that time.
12:49
12:49

Water Submerges Gardens in Bundibugyo 1 5 Top story

Anthony Bigambo whose land is affected greatly by the development, says that he was taken by surprise to find his garden submerged last week despite the fact that there was no rain in the area. The farmer says that he has lost gardens of cocoa and banana.
10:56
10:56

Tarmacking of One Kilometre Road in Nangako Town Council Commences 2 1 Top story

Tom Shibale, the Engineer Nangako Town Council, says that they expect to complete the project within two years. He says that they have received half of the amount expected to complete the work and expect to deliver the first phase of the project this month.
10:25
10:25

Rukungiri Man Arrested For Killing Son Over UGX 5000

Maate narrates that it all started when one of the residents identified as Onesmus Turyazayo gave the deceased Shillings 5000 to remove Shillings 1000 and return his balance, a thing he did not do.
09:17
09:17

Karamojong Warriors Ignore Pleas By MPs, LC V Chairpersons Double Raids 1 Top story

On June 4 2021, two cattle raids took place in Nabulatuk district claiming the life of Apanaluk, a man who had 54 wives, his son and a soldier killed by mob justice shortly after the MP’s joint meeting.
08:23
08:23

Arua COVID-19 Surveillance Team Complains of Harassment Paul Bishop Drileba 3 1

Paul Bishop Drileba, the acting Arua District Health Officer, says that some of the people whose samples test positive resort to insults and warn him never to call them again when he asks them to come to the district health department for assistance.
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