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13:56
13:56

Parliament Taskforce Unearths Discrepancies in Covid-19 Expenditure Face Masks 1

Parliament’s Covid-19 Taskforce committee has revealed discrepancies in the Ministry of Health Covid-19 expenditure following an accountability report presented by Minister, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng.
10:30
10:30

Health Ministry Launches Online Portal to Verify COVID-19 Vaccination Status Ministry of Health 1

According to Driwale, the vaccination certificate will be country's official COVID-19 vaccination document. "We have all the records of all persons that have been vaccinated in our data base. The verified certificate that we shall be issuing will have security features that will stop people from forging it, “he said.
08:08
08:08

Reopening Schools After Vaccinating Learners Not Feasible-Experts 6 1

Last week, the government said that it was considering the vaccination of learners aged above 12, as one of the means to ensure safety and sustainable resumption of teaching and learning activities.
07:42
07:42

Tsetse Flies Infestation Confirmed in Nwoya District 1

Justine Ajaji, the LC III Chairperson of Lii Sub County says the insects that farmers and residents started reporting the presence of the insects three weeks ago. He says they are currently registering famers whose kraals in his sub county have been affected by Nagana, which is caused by the insects.
16:15
16:15

Semuto Town Council Residents Want Stone Quarrying Activities Suspended compensation 2

Residents are bitter that the stone quarrying activities have caused huge damage to their houses, animals and plants, leaving them in poverty. The most affected areas include Lule, Kanyogogga, Nsaka, Ssebagala and Lugono villages in Semuto town council.
15:51
15:51

Butiaba Health Centre III Workers Living in Fear of Crocodile Attacks Health workers 3 1 Top story

Moses Kaahwa, the Health Center In charge explains that the working condition at the facility is not good given the threats from the crocodiles.
15:08
15:08

Fans Seek UGX 20m for Singer Who Predicted Tragic Year 2020 2 3

Lil Roy, 34, whose real name is Charles Roy Pimungu, together with his renowned Producer, Dr Kaunda of Complex Studio in Gulu produced a song labelled “Pe Weene,” foretelling death resulting from an inevitable ailment in 2020.
14:50
14:50

Taxi, Bus Operators Enforce COVID-19 Guidelines MOH 1 3

URN reporters visited several parks that include the New taxi park, Usafi, Namayiba and Kisenyi parks and observed that there is strict enforcement of the SOPs among operators. Handwashing facilities have been placed at most entrances and there are people enforcing hand washing and wearing of masks.
14:49
14:49

MOH Calls for Trust, Says Vaccine Donations are Thoroughly Verified COVAX Facility 2

Over the weekend, more than 286,000 doses of the vaxzevria brand of the AstraZeneca vaccine from Norway arrived in the country. But sections raised concern considering that the donor country has suspended the use of the same jab in their country over studies that connected the drug to a rare type of blood clots.
14:27
14:27

Slow Business at Kitgum Bus Park as Public Transport Resumes 4 1

The government imposed a second lockdown in mid-June following a spike in COVID-19 infections and deaths. It also issued several restrictions among them the suspension of public transport, which were lifted on Friday with taxis now advised to carry only 50 per cent of their licenced capacity.
13:41
13:41

Bus Companies in Kabale Double Fares As Public Transport Resumes 3 3

In Kabale, Bus companies that include Gate Way, Jaguar, Jussy, Baby Coach, Horizon, Platinum and Mash Poa met on Sunday and agreed to double the rates.
12:23
12:23

No Sanitizer, No Work for Moroto Drivers public transport 2 1

Kanonya says that all taxi drivers, loaders, brokers at the terminal must sanitize while each driver must have proof that they have a sanitiser for passengers before accessing the park. He adds that any driver who will be found loading passengers without a sanitiser will be fined up to 100, 000 Shillings.
11:17
11:17

DPC, Mukono LC 5 Chairperson Feud Over Raid on Leisure Gardens 1 Top story

“My home in Hamu Mukasa village was attacked and surrounded by over ten armed police and army officers on orders from above to arrest me and my family for playing Church music on Sunday and offering food to vulnerable people who kept on coming to my home demanding for help since they did not get Nabanja’s money,” Bakaluba said.
10:21
10:21

Uganda Airlines to Commence Dubai Flights in September-Acting CEO 2 4 Top story

She noted that the national carrier had initially planned to start flying to Dubai, United Arab Emirates on July 16. However, the company had to postpone the launch because UAE suspended flights to Uganda to combat the spread of COVID-19.
06:43
06:43

Anaplasmosis Disease Killing Cattle in Bududa MAIF 2

. Paul Mumwata, a livestock farmer, says that he lost his two animals on Saturday to the disease. He says that the animals presented with difficulties in breathing and by the time he called a vet, it was too late to save them.
16:21
16:21

1,600 VHTs Trained to Monitor COVID-19 Homebased Care Patients in Kitgum 2

Kitgum District Surveillance Focal Point Person Simon Knox Okongo says that the training was aimed at easing follow up of COVID-19 patients within the community which are sometimes not easily and frequently accessed by health workers.
14:23
14:23

Private Healthcare Providers Want to Access Supplies through NMS cost of healthcare 4

This comes amidst piling complaints against Private healthcare providers charging exorbitantly for their services, which came to the limelight when hospitals started detaining patients and withholding bodies over fees for treating critical COVID-19 cases.
13:35
13:35

Uganda, Tanzania Jointly Enforcing Cross-border COVID-19 Directives 1 5

According to Kenneth Byaruhanga, the Senior Immigration Officer in Charge of Mutukula Border post, the two neighbouring countries are uniformly enforcing Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) including testing those leaving or returning to either country, to ensure that residents moving across borders are safe to proceed to their final destinations.
21:32
21:32

Up to 5% of Maternal Deaths Recorded This Year Attributed to COVID-19 Twaweza Uganda 3

These findings which come out after a recent incident where a newly operated mother committed suicide by jumping off a building at Kawempe National Referral Hospital, show that half of the women live in fear and are not confident that they would get appropriate treatment if they contracted COVID-19.
18:15
18:15

Uganda Receives 580,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses 2 5

The doses include 300,000 Sinovac vaccine doses donated by the Chinese government and the rest are AstraZeneca vaccine doses from the Norwegian government through the Covax facility.
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