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21:16
21:16

MPs Grill Private Hospitals for Retaining Dead Bodies, Exorbitant Fees Parliament 7 1 Top story

On Tuesday, the COVID-19 Taskforce of parliament tasked the private health service providers under their umbrella Uganda Healthcare Federation (UHF) to explain the high charges and retention of bodies over unpaid bills.
20:20
20:20

Lukwago, Councillors Question Gov't Delay on COVID-19 Relief 2

During the KCCA meeting on Tuesday, the City Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago and councillors expressed dismay that a number of people are starving, as the government is taking longer to disburse the promised COVID-19 relief fund. They also questioned the criterion used to determine those who qualify for the support.
19:39
19:39

Crocodile Kills 14- Year- Old Boy in Kaberamaido crocodile attack 1

Reports from Asana Village indicate that Okello, who was in the company of his two peers, went into the lake to cast nets in the evening. However, as they were casting the nets, a crocodile snatched Okello and dived with him into the waters.
19:14
19:14

Car Plunges Into Kazinga Channel 2 2 Top story

Moses Alinaitwe, one of the workers at Kazinga channel, said the driver failed to control the car at the signal of the ferry controllers.
17:15
17:15

Village Chairman in Omoro, Four Others Flee Over Death of 16- Year- Old Boy Omoro District 1 2

Peter Oola, the Chairman of Rom Village, Patuda Parish in Omoro District reportedly ordered Nelson Ojok, Michael Odoch, Collins Pute and Charles Okumu to arrest and assault David Okello, 16, and his colleague identified as Patrick Ojok, 19, over theft.
17:04
17:04

Express FC to Be Crowned At Scientific Event Bernard Bainamani 2 1

Bernard Bainamani, Uganda Premier League Chief Executive Officer CEO told URN that Express FC will be crowned at a scientific function with only 20 people at Star Times Offices in Nakasero.
16:02
16:02

Banana Traders in Rutooma-Bwizibwera Town Council Protest Hiked Levy 4 1

Ogaba Asiimwe, a banana trader says that the new levy is high since they are already incurring heavy operational costs.
15:29
15:29

Three in Custody Over Death of Police OC Murder 3

Luke Oweyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, says that they received information from Lwemwedde police post this morning indicating that their OC had been killed.
15:25
15:25

Shida Leni's Qualification for Olympics Will Inspire Other Sprinters-UAF 1 2

Leni, 27 qualified via the latest world athletics rankings that selected athletes with a good time. According to World Athletics, she is currently ranked 41 in the 400m race. This came after 33 other runners in the same race had already qualified for the games after beating the qualifying time of 51:35.
15:00
15:00

Mental Health Uganda Embarks on Door to Door Drive Amidst Lockdown 1 3

John Paul Nyeko, the Coordinator of Mental Health Uganda in Northern Uganda told URN on Monday that the initiative comes at a time when the region is reporting high cases of relapses among mental health and new cases reporting at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Mental Health department daily.
14:59
14:59

NUSAF III Projects in Gulu Stall Over Mismanagement of Funds Gulu District 1 3

However, some of the projects which received funding have stalled, raising concerns from district leaders. Some of the projects include the construction of a community access road of 58 million Shillings from Rwot Obilo Health Centre III to Atiaba village and the Institutional greening at Zion Nursery and Primary School worth 22.1 million.
14:33
14:33

Increase in Murder Cases Worries Leaders in Lango 7

Linda Agnes Auma, the Lira District Woman MP who attributed the rise in the number of murder cases to domestic violence advised couples to exercise self-control in the face of violence especially now that they have to live with each other full time.
13:41
13:41

KCCA Councillors Defy RCC, Hold Council Meeting 4

The RCC, Hood Hussein deployed police from the Field Force Unit to block the councillors from attending the meeting in big numbers. He insisted that only 20 councillors would be allowed to attend the meeting physically and after testing for COVID- 19.
13:23
13:23

Man Collapses to Death in Namuwongo vulnerable people 1 3

According to the area chairperson Richard Biresho, Kanyamunyu breathed out his last, on Monday evening at around 7:00pm at his office, where he had camped asking for food support saying that he was starving in the house.
13:07
13:07

Two NUP Supporters Kidnapped in December Return Home 1

Solome Nakibuuka, the mother of the two, told URN in a phone interview that they were dropped near Lubiri on Sunday around midnight.
13:02
13:02

Pastoralists in Kaabong Flee Homes over Attacks by Cattle Rustlers

The pastoralists who started fleeing the district last week to the South Sudan border are concerned that the presence of UPDF soldiers in the district has done nothing to contain the situation.
12:41
12:41

Thousands Likely to Miss COVID-19 Relief Fund Due to Limited Verification Time- LCs 6 1

Recently, the government announced the proposal to send Shillings 100,000 to low-income earners in urban centers to support their families during the 42 lockdown period.
12:37
12:37

Suspected Poisoning at Kobebe Dam Worries Karamoja Pastoralists

Naluku Emanikor, one of the herders said the smell emitted by the dead fish has made animals lose apettite for drinking the water.
12:15
12:15

Boda Boda Riders in Gulu Struggle to Repay Loans Gulu District 1 4

Reagan Komakech, a Boda –Boda Rider in Gulu City borrowed a motorcycle loan and has been paying a weekly amount of 70,000 for the last one year and two months. According to Komakech, he is still left with over 2 million shillings to complete the loan but unable to raise the required 70,000 shillings during the lockdown.
11:43
11:43

Lira Hospital Expands COVID-19 Treatment Centre COVID_19 1 3

Judith Namirimu Polah, a Senior Principal Nursing Officer supervising the treatment centre explained that the facility is filled up due to the surge in the number of cases. She explains that the extra treatment centre will be located in two tents within a designated area at the hospital.
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