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20:53
20:53

Health Ministry Allocates 17 ICU Ventilators to Gulu Dr James Elima 1

According to Dr Elima, the machine’s are expected to be at the hospital before the end of next week adding that, 10 ventilators will be installed at the regional hospital while 7 will be installed at St Mary’s hospital Lacor.
19:14
19:14

Relief Food Suppliers Fail Quality Test public relations 1 2

This is according to a series of tests conducted by the COVID-19 task force after complaints raised by beneficiaries of the relief food, distributed in the first week. The food sent by the office of the Prime Minister, is targeting households whose livelihood was disrupted by the various measures instituted to control the spread of COVID-19.
17:53
17:53

Omora Man Remanded for Attempting to Murder his Granny Ongako Sub-County. 1

Court heard that on April 12, 2020 Okello tortured and mauled his 82-year-old grandmother, Lucy Anek at her home in Amilobo village in Patuda Parish in Ongako Sub-County in Omoro District.
15:13
15:13

KCCA Rescues Child Prostitution Victims Harriet Mudondo 2 1

According to the KCCA Director of Gender and Community Services and Production Harriet Mudondo, the girls worked at a bar that was closed following the presidential directives on the closure of bars. She however says that they have failed to trace the people who were employing the girls who are between 15 and 17 years.
14:28
14:28

Kigungu Residents Demand Relief Food from Gov't 1 4

A cross section of residents in Kigungu are demanding that the government should also distribute relief food in their area because they are earning any income due to the imposed lockdown and curfew.
13:11
13:11

WFP Cuts Refugee's Food to Uganda by 30% 2

Uganda currently hosts over 1.4 million refugees from South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi among other countries. Lydia Wamala, the WFP Uganda Office spokesperson, says the reduction is as result of the Corona Virus pandemic, also known as COVID-19.
13:08
13:08

Patients Overwhelm Health Centres in Katabi, Kigungu 3 1

Katabi Health Centre III is now receiving an average of 50 patients a day, up from a maximum of 20 patients. But it has only one doctor, one laboratory technician, two nurses, and a midwife, yet the facilities there can also not handle the increasing number of patients.
13:04
13:04

Refugees in Arua Town Struggling to Access Food in Camps 4 2

Currently refugees receive 8 kilograms of Posho down from 12 Kgs and 4Kgs of Beans, cooking oil while others who prefer cash to food receive 31,000 shillings per month.
07:51
07:51

Online Predators Putting Children at Risk During COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown WHO

More than 1.5 billion children and young people have been affected by school closures worldwide. 15 million of these are in Uganda, where schools have been closed since March 18. Many of these are now online taking classes and socializing, a trend which is likely to continue for the next 21 days, after the extension of the lockdown.
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