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15:51
15:51

Construction of Nsangi-Buloba Bridge Starts 4

The bridge was in May closed to heavy trucks because the bridge had 16 visible cracks cutting through and it could curve in at any time causing great danger
18:58
18:58

Nansana Municipality Businesses Exempted from Taxes Tax exemption 3 1

Nansana Municipal Mayor Regina Bakitte says that five members of her committee have already agreed to waive taxes from the beginning of the next financial year to prevent a catastrophe as the businesses struggle to recover from the abyss and attain the resilience to withstand an economic downturn.
19:50
19:50

Local Government Minister Intervenes in Nansana Budget Wrangle 1 1

Nansana, like other municipalities, should have passed its budget by the end of May but it didn't due to the ongoing wrangles. The municipality, in Wakiso District, has over the past two months failed to pass the over 23 billion Shillings budget due to wrangles between the Executive and Councilors.
13:47
13:47

Nsangi-Buloba Road Closed To Big Vehicles 2 3

Mwesigwa says the 5.4km road stretch has 16 visible cracks cutting through the road and may curve in at any time causing great danger.
12:56
12:56

Residents Grab Food Relief At Wakiso District Headquarters Relief food 2 2 Top story

Samuel Mpiira, the President of Koica Club of Uganda, says they used Shillings 32 million that they had budgeted for community outreaches to buy the relief for distribution to families, which are struggling to get food due to the lock down.
16:56
16:56

Four Lusanja Family Members Injured in Tent Fire medard kiconco 3 1

Eye witnesses say that the fire broke out shortly after midnight on Wednesday when the family members were deep asleep.
17:23
17:23

Minister Hands over Shs20m from Parliament to Wakiso District COVID -19 Taskforce

Minister for Luwero Triangle and Busiro North MP Dennis Galabuzi Ssozi has handed over the sh20m given to all MPs by Parliament to Wakiso district covid19 task force to help in running its activities.
11:19
11:19

Nabweru Health Center III Flouting Covid19 Prevention Guidelines 4 1

A male patient who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity so as to speak freely on the matter, expressed concerned on the state of affairs at the Health Center amidst the corona pandemic.
17:11
17:11

Wakiso Considering Partnership with Private Clinics to Ease Accessibility Health Management

Dr. David Ssekabogo, the Wakiso Deputy District Health Officer, notes that given the nature of Wakiso, most health units are distant for residents.
07:57
07:57

Palm Leaves Vendor Shares Experience on Sales During Lockdown 1 2

The Christian feast comes just a week before Easter, to commemorate Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. Over the years, Palm leaves have been used to simulate events in Jerusalem where Jesus’ path was covered in palm fronds before his arrest on Holy Thursday and his crucifixion on Good Friday.
08:21
08:21

COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Church Fraudsters- Pastor Male people 4 1 Top story

Male, who is living a simple life at his home in Kawempe, says he has for some time been trying to expose fraudulent preachers who claim to have supernatural powers to offer financial blessings, physical well-being and healing among their flock in exchange for material benefits in vain.
12:22
12:22

COVID-19 Pandemic; How Different Christians Denominations Will Celebrate Easter Churches of Uganda 1 Top story

Because of the pandemic, Pope Francis has issued a decree titled “In time of Covid-19 (II)” stipulating how each day of the Easter Triduum will be observed.
18:13
18:13

Wakiso District Health Team Tracking COVID-19 Suspects 2

Dr. Ssekabogo, notes that the district has already training for all lavatory technicians ad epidemic responses focal person on how to collect the sample from suspects. “We have received all the logistical support Uganda virus research institute and this has made our job easy. So far we have collected samples from over 100 people whom with have been tracing."
16:58
16:58

Uganda Prisons Creates Isolation Centres for New Suspects on Remand community 1 2

Uganda Prison's Service Spokesperson Frank Baine says that the newly constructed Kitalya Min Max Prison in Wakiso will be holding all suspects remanded from Kampala Metropolitan Area at this time. The facility which was built to hold inmates on longer sentences has been empty at the moment and is now seen as a perfect place of isolation.
11:35
11:35

Ministry Advises Districts, Municipalities to Halt Council Sittings 1

The advise was given by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya, at a time that the country is encouraging its citizens to stay home, and break the coronavirus chain. Up to 23 people have so far tested positive to the disease which has claimed thousands of lives, across the world, in recent months.
20:24
20:24

Artists, Opinion Leaders 'Add Rhythm' to Fight Against COVID-19 5 2 Top story

In some of the lyrics, artists, both local and international are seeking to lift the spirits of persons fighting a disease, whose genesis, mutation, management and treatment, remains strange to mankind. Some of them carry a spiritual message, so powerful at a time of self-isolation, quarantine and social distancing in response to the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
21:35
21:35

Wakiso Overwhelmed with Distress Calls of Suspected COVID19 Cases district 1 Top story

Joseph Kamukama, the Wakiso Division Police Commander, notes that much of the distress calls are coming in through security system given the fact that the numbers shared by the Health Ministry were widely shared and are inaccessible easily.
18:56
18:56

Schools Embrace Virtual Engagements in the Face of COVID-19 child 5

President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of schools as one of the measures to control the spread of coronavirus, which, according to experts, moves faster in large gatherings. At the time of the closure, the learners were just half way into the term which started on February 4, 2020 and was due to end on May 1, 2020.
14:23
14:23

Tertiary Institutions Opt For Online Learning 3 1

Dr Mouhamad Mpezamihigo Kampala International University Vice-Chancellor says that although the closure has been abrupt, lectures must continue online and students must complete their course works, tests and exams.
19:37
19:37

South Korean Nationals Denied Entry Into Uganda 2 1

According to Vianney Luggya, the CAA spokesperson, Rwanda Air had jetted in over 10 South Koreans and other nationals. He said that since South Korea is among t6he countries under category one, they were advised to return to their country.
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