Breaking

Archive

Nov 37079 results
20:25
20:25

KCCA Law Enforcement Officers Need to Calm Down - Minister Kasolo 4 1

In 2017, a street vendor Olivia Basemera drowned in Nakivubo Channel while fleeing law enforcement officers who wanted to arrest her after she was found selling handkerchief on the streets. The incident attracted criticism to KCCA and many thought it would be a turning point for them. However, the highhandedness never stopped till now.
20:15
20:15

Health Ministry Restricts COVID-19 Contacts from Traveling Ministry of Health 2 1

The Ministry also announced that 120 students have so far tested positive for COVID-19. The cases have been registered from Bishop Cyprian Kihangire, Masaka College of Health Sciences, Vine Paramedical School in Masaka and Kabale School of Nursing and midwifery.
19:38
19:38

EC Will Not Faciltate Political Parties to Witness Printing of Ballots 2020/2021 election 2

A party would need not less than UGX100million to be able to send representatives to the five companies that will be printing the ballot materials.
19:13
19:13

ANT Decries Heavy Security Presence in Campaign Venues 2021 elections 3 1

The National campaign manager for Alliance National Transformation (ANT), Wiinifred Kiiza has said that they are failing to interact with voters due to constant presence of security.
18:42
18:42

DP to Offer Free Legal Services to Riot Suspects

The DP spokesperson Opio Okoler said on Tuesday that the family member of the suspects should appear at the DP offices and lodge complaints such that their lawyers can help to secure their freedom.
18:28
18:28

Police Creates Team to Hunt People Inciting Attacks on Commanders 1

Commissioner of Police- CP Fred Enanga, the force spokesperson said they have noticed increasing posts on social media where people are giving particulars and residential addresses of commanders calling upon the public to “do the needful”
18:25
18:25

CSOs Ask Gov't to Allocate Funds for GBV Prevention in COVID-19 Response Plan UGANET 2 1

The Coalition is calling upon the Justice Law and order sector (JLOS) to prioritize and allocate funds for violence against women prevention during and after the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure that they are deemed essential and accessible at all times.
17:47
17:47

C-section Births in Uganda's Private Hospitals is 4 Times Higher Than WHO Standard Ministry of Health 1 Top story

According to the report released by the health ministry, 72 percent births at Nakasero Hospital and 51% at Nsambya are by C-section. The health ministry says there is need to investigate the high C-section rates in private hospitals which is about 4 times above the 10 - 15% that WHO considers acceptable
16:42
16:42

NUP Accuses Security of Targeting their Supporters During Night Operations 2 5

Addressing Journalists at NUP offices in Kamwokya today, Joel Ssenyonyi the party spokesman said they have noted that the operatives in plain clothes and police have continued to pick up people in nights once identified as NUP supporters which is unlawful.
16:00
16:00

UWA Starts Removing Marabou Stork Nestlings from Parliament KCCA 1 1

The move follows a plea by State Minister for Mineral Development Sarah Opendi earlier in September, to the Parliamentary Commission to get rid of Marabou storks around the precincts of Parliament saying they pause a health threat to the MPs.
15:19
15:19

30 MPs Not Returning to Parliament NRM 3 1

At least 30 Members of the 10th Parliament will not return in the next Parliament, after they willingly exited the race or were defeated in the party primaries and didn’t contest as independents.
14:47
14:47

MOH Losing Track of Covid-19 Recovered Patients Under Home Care Treatment

Dr Henry Mwebesa, the Director-General of Health Services at the health minister while addressing a virtual meeting on Tuesday admitted that they are facing challenges to trace the patients.
12:35
12:35

Remote Learning Program Puzzles Govt, Experts Call for Process to Re-open Schools 5 1

Without funding, the homeschooling program seems to be hitting a dead-end but Muyingo says that they are going back to the drawing board to come up with a new plan that can offer a form of continuous learning to over 10.2 million non-finalists up when the government will fully reopen the education institutions.
11:14
11:14

'Nabbi Omukazi' Demands Sh730M From ABS TV

Kayima says that while it is true that she was among the individuals who mooted the idea to establish ABS, she was an independent contractor at the time she was assigned with the duty to create and record the audio message.
10:41
10:41

Africa CDC Launches Campaign to Increase Face Mask Use wearing face masks

Dubbed AfricaMaskWeek, the campaign in which different media platforms will be used to showcase how proper face mask use ought to be worn will end on November 30th in 47 countries in Africa.
09:04
09:04

New COVID-19 Research Raises Optimism on Post-infection Immunity

Shane Crotty who led the team of researchers says that long lasting antibody levels and immune memory cells could potentially lessen the severity of a re-infection.
07:23
07:23

Archbishop Lwanga Condemns Security Killings 3 1

Lwanga said that nobody has the authority to kill a human being because life is sacred and only belongs to the creator.
07:13
07:13

85 People Were Killed Last Week-Police Records 1 2

Kyagulanyi was picked up from Luuka district headquarters last week while addressing his supporters by a team of police officers led by Frank Mwesigwa on accusations of flouting Standard Operating Procedures –SOPs meant to stop the spread of COVID-19.
20:15
20:15

Boda-Boda Rider Knocks Dead Police Officer Stopping Him Past Curfew. 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the deceased officer as No. 50415 Police Constable, Okwera Opobo Jacob, 34
20:12
20:12

COVID-19: Oxford University says their Vaccine is 70 Percent Effective

Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines that have already shown to be 95 percent effective, the Oxford vaccine is likely to be more accessible to people in low income countries like Uganda. A total of two billion doses at a cost of USD 3 per dose are expected to be given out. The vaccine is part of the the global COVAX campaign
Nov 37079 results