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21:36
21:36

Parliament Demands Statutory Instruments on COVID-19 Directives 5 1

Jacob Oboth, the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee chairperson questioned the hesitation to provide a legal regime upon which what is going on can be translated into pieces of legislation to govern the country. He said this is either an act or omission intended to cause confusion or paralyze the country after the lock down.
18:00
18:00

Jinja RDC Remanded to Busesa Prison 1 Top story

He appeared before the Jinja Grade One Magistrate, Anne Komuhangi on Thursday afternoon minutes after he was picked up from a talk show on NBS radio in Jinja town.
17:57
17:57

Kitgum Gets 10,000 face Masks To Fight Covid-19 2

Oryem notes that the government is already making strides to protecting districts at the various borderlines were some foreigners are suspected to be infiltrating through porous routes by deploying soldiers. Kitgum and Lamwo districts both borders South Sudan which has several unmanned porous border points.
17:53
17:53

Covid-19 Hampers July Commencement of Free Movement of Goods in Africa 1 1

Isaac Shinyekwa, a researcher on integration at the Economic Policy Research Centre, said this might not happen. He said while goods are still moving between countries, there is a lean staff and no movement of people that would have actualized the operation of the agreement.
17:47
17:47

Court Declines to Use Zoom Technology in Abid Alam Case Janat Kitimbo 1

Abid Alam was arrested last week and remanded to Kitalya prison on charges of conspiring with four police officers to defeat the course of justice. According to Prosecution, Abid Alam conspired with police officers to defeat the course of justice by unlawfully releasing confidential information regarding a case file in which he was a prime suspect.
17:32
17:32

Three Police Officers in Busia Forcefully Transferred over Extortion 2 1

Julius Ceaser Tusingwire, the Bukedi Region Police Commander-RPC says that the officers have been transferred as investigations into their actions continue. He, however, declined to reveal details of their transfer.
17:16
17:16

Entebbe Police Probes Suspicious Death by Drowning 1

Mabeli reportedly went to bath in a pond after bricklaying but did not return to his home as expected. During a subsequent search, his clothes were found near the pond, raising suspicion on his whereabouts. The local council chairperson of Sanda village, in Nakawuka Parish then alerted the police, which mounted a search for the body.
17:11
17:11

Thousands Attend Maj. Kanuti Akorimo’s Burial Kumi District 2 1

Last month, President Museveni limited burials to family members and neighbours to avoid possible spread of the virus. But this could not deter mourners from attending the burial.
17:07
17:07

Cargo Drivers Fault Police For Checking Their Trucks Without Protective Gears Cargo Truck Drivers 2 1 Top story

Through Haulers Cargo Truck Driver’s Association, which comprises about 1000 truck drivers spread across the East African region, the truck driver accuse police officers of approaching them without protective gear.
17:03
17:03

Parliament Approves UGX 45.5 Trillion National Budget 2 1

Of the approved budget, a sum of 11.922 trillion Shillings has been appropriated by parliament for Recurrent expenditure for Central government, Referral hospitals, Foreign missions and Local governments. Another 18.07 trillion Shillings is reserved for Development expenditure while 15.49 is statutory expenditure charged on the Consolidated Fund.
16:39
16:39

CSOs Want Funding for Recruitment of Additional Health Workers save the children

In the letter to donors who include GAVI the vaccines alliance, Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Global Financing Facility, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the World Health Organisation, the CSOs want the donors to commit and contribute to pooled and adequate funding for long-term investments in the health workforce.
16:22
16:22

Families Face Starvation as Animals Destroy Gardens in Kayunga Kayunga District 3 1

The residents say that although the land they are cultivating belongs to the government, the farm management should have guided or cautioned them before releasing animals into their plantations. One of the farmers Charlese Makwa, says that watched helplessly as the cows consumed their crops under the protection of farm workers and armed Local Defense Unit-LDU personnel.
16:11
16:11

Covid-19 Positive Truck Driver Admitted at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital 2

The victim arrived at Kabale regional referral hospital at 11:20a.m in a Toyota Land Cruiser Ambulance registration number UG5628M.
15:53
15:53

MP Francis Zaake Collapses in Detention, Admitted at Naguru Hospital 1 2

President Yoweri Museveni had earlier on advised that all relief supplies should be channelled through the National COVID-19 taskforce, to avoid exposing people to circumstances that can lead to the spread of the disease. The idea of centralizing the distribution is to ensure that food is distributed in an orderly manner by the food distribution teams, which are screened to further reduce the risk of spreading the virus to vulnerable families benefiting from food donations.
15:49
15:49

Three Covid-19 Positive Truck Drivers Intercepted in Pakwach covid19 pandemic 1

Swaib Toko, the Resident District Commissioner Packwach, says that the truck drivers and eight passengers they were travelling with were intercepted on Thursday night at the URA checkpoint.
15:49
15:49

Dozens Pitch Camp At Nansana Division Police Station Demanding Release Of their Relatives 3 3 Top story

Tonny Kiyita Lutaaya, the Nansana Division Councilor, says police has undermined the essence of the curfew because of their high handed methods.
15:09
15:09

COVID-19 Lockdown: Cloth, Electronics Dealers Resort to Food Vending Markets 1 1

Saudah Namawejje, a resident in Nsooba who was recently selling computers and phones in equatorial mall in town is now food vending selling matooke, sweet potatoes, tomatoes and onions on the roadside near Muluya market found in Kalerwe just to have a daily income to take food at home.”
15:08
15:08

MP Kyagulanyi to Face Disciplinary Committee Over COVID-19 Funds 3 1

The decision to face the rules committee was taken by the Speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga following a statement by Bunyole West MP James Waluswaka demanding for an explanation from Kyagulanyi, on why he branded the 20 million Shillings given to each MP as a bribe.
15:05
15:05

Soroti Blood Bank Turns to Social Media as Blood Shortage Looms COVID-19 Lockdown 1 1

Last week, medics at the Hospital raised the concern of blood shortage. They noted that sickle cell patients needed blood but there wasn’t enough in the store.
14:44
14:44

Wakiso Officials Clash Over Market Response Towards Covid19 Guidelines lockdown 3 2

In his report to the District Covid19 Task Force at Wakiso district headquarter this week, the Senior Environment Health Officer, Emmanuel Damba, complained about congestion in the markets, saying there is need for security to intervene.
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