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16:54
16:54

Taxi Slowly Returning To Park In Mbarara City MOH 1 2

James Asiimwe, a taxi driver along the Ibanda-Mbarara road, says that he expects the president to lift the lockdown and allow them to resume their operations. He says that, unlike the first lockdown where they received some relief food, this time around they received none.
18:35
18:35

Two Police Officers Arrested over Extortion 1 3

Jamil Nuwagaba, the chairperson Nyakaizi stage says the police now use the unsuspecting UPDF officers on patrol with them to arrest and take their keys and to return them you have to pay between 10,000 and 30,000 shillings.
13:13
13:13

Muslims Asked to Unite and Defend their Faith From Unfair Accusations 3

Of recent Muslim lawyers have also come out to condemn the apparent collectivization of accusations and guilt against their Faith.
12:47
12:47

ICUs Lack Experts to Operate Equipment - MPs Told 1 4

In a 2019 report by Dr Patience Atumanya from Makerere University College of Health Sciences, called Assessment of the current capacity of intensive care units in Uganda; the country had only 55 functional beds in 12 ICUs amid a glaring shortage of specialists to run the units.
10:46
10:46

Lockdown: 150 Idle Adults Arrested in Mbarara 1 1

James Mwesigye, chairperson of Covid-19 Taskforce and resident city commissioner says that people had developed a tendency of walking to town and loitering and sitting on their shops' verandahs’ even when they are locked.
07:36
07:36

Mbarara Grape Farmers Lose Millions Due To Lockdown 5 2 Top story

Alex Asiimwe, the Chairperson Nyakayojo Grape Farmers Association, says the grapes are falling off while others are eaten by birds due to lack of market.
16:02
16:02

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

Ogaba Asiimwe, a banana trader says that the new levy is high since they are already incurring heavy operational costs.
11:26
11:26

Lack of Toilets Worries Women Sleeping in Market 1 5

Richard Mugisha, deputy city clerk says during the planning of these markets they had not considered that people would ever need to use the available washrooms around the clock but due to the current disaster they have to rethink and plan again. He says the same challenge has been reported in the other markets where also toilets are filling up.
08:42
08:42

Mbarara Resident Kills Ex-Wife, Hands Himself to Police 1

Edson Mwebaze, 37, a resident of Kyantamba village in Bubaare sub-county handed himself to Bubaare Police station at 7 pm last night after failing to take his own life as well. He had earlier on used a panga to kill his estranged wife Judith Arinaitwe, 35, a resident of Kifufu village in Mbarara District.
16:08
16:08

Sub County Covid-19 Taskforces in Mbarara Struggle to Monitor Home Based Care Patients MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4

Elly Ariho Twinoburyo, a district councillor of Ruhiira Town council, says that people who have tested positive for COVID-19 but don't have symptoms continue to flout homecare guidelines, and mixing with the community and increasing the threat of spreading the virus.
21:47
21:47

Soldiers Raided Resident's Home On Their Own-UPDF 2

Mutabazi says the soldiers had just completed a junior non-commissioned officer’s course and were on pass leave.
13:32
13:32

Ankole Parents Ask Gov't to Use Community Stations for Radio Lessons 6 1

The Ministry of Education selected only 15, out of the more than 300 radio Stations to broadcast lessons for learners at specific times, across the country. Although the Ankole region boasts of at least seven stations, the government opted for only one channel through which the lessons are aired.
15:48
15:48

Mbarara Injured Suspected Robbers Identified as One Dies in Hospital

The two suspected robbers were rushed to hospital in critical condition after being shot on Tuesday night in Rwentondo cell in Kakoba Division, Mbarara city by police. The suspects were allegedly conducting robberies under the guise of enforcing the nighttime curfew.
08:14
08:14

Police Injures Two Suspected Robbers In Mbarara 1

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson has declined to identify the suspects, saying that they are still following some leads to arrest the remaining suspect. Of the 405 cases recorded in the Rwizi region, the Mbarara district alone recorded 158 cases.
11:29
11:29

Boda Boda Cyclists in Mbarara, Nakawa Form COVID-19 SOPs Compliance Teams MOH 6 1

The team in Nakawa Division named HAM COVID-19 TEAM will be expected to carry out sensitization among fellow motorists and also report colleagues who are not adhering to the SOPs.
17:22
17:22

Woman Chops Co-Wife’s Arms Over Bananas 1

According to Ankunda, Nayebare found Mwebaze with 4 bunches of bananas around 6:30 pm on Tuesday evening and accused her of cutting them from her plantation without her permission leading to a quarrel.
18:46
18:46

Leak Of Covidex Before Approval Was Unfortunate- MUST

The Vice-Chancellor Prof Celestine Obua says they were taken by surprise when the drug was seen being marketed on social media much earlier than anticipated.
12:15
12:15

Ankole Farmers Want Government to Fix Produce Prices 5 1

The recent survey Conducted by FAO on Market Information Services in all FAO member countries it indicated that while a large number of countries do operate some type of Market Information System, the vast majority of services cannot be relied on to provide commercially useful information for farmers and traders.
11:14
11:14

Mbarara City Authorities Extend Livestock Quarantine to Two More Areas Over FMD 1 4

Amanyire says that they have stopped the movement of cattle, goats, sheep, pigs and their products with immediate effect.
09:59
09:59

Missing Boda Boda Rider Found Dead in Mbarara 1

Guma says that the deceased had cuts on the head. Arinaitwe’s colleague, Peter Byamugisha, says that they last saw him on May 28th, 2021 around 5 pm at Kiyanja stage.
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