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19:57
19:57

KCCA Reopens Four More Markets at Kalerwe 2 4

Jalia Basenakujjengo Nannungi a Matooke Vendor in Farmers Hall Market was excited that their market has reopened. She says since the market she hasn't been working.
18:04
18:04

MPs Moot Motion on Savers’ Possible Access to NSSF Savings 4 1

The current legal framework only allows members to access their saving upon clocking 55 or when they suffer from permanent incapacity or emigrate permanently from Uganda. But Nzoghu says that contributors need to access part of their savings as a bailout from the COVID-19 crisis.
17:59
17:59

Luweero Residents Resort to Farming to Cope With Lockdown public transport 5 1

Robert Ssekyanzi the Chairperson of Luweero Boda Boda Riders’ Association says that although President Museveni allowed them to transport cargo, he used to spend days with no client which forced him to resort to farming till restriction on movement is lifted.
17:57
17:57

COVID-19: UPDF Doctors, Nurses Leave Mulago Hospital 1

Out of the 23 COVID 19 patients admitted at Mulago National referral hospital, 21 have been since discharged. Two remain admitted at the facility and according to Baterana these will be discharged as soon as tomorrow.
17:28
17:28

Woman Detained Over Huband's Death village 2

Bagole’s lifeless body was recovered along a rail line in Nampirika B village on Monday morning. Preliminary findings indicate that the deceased was stabbed thrice in the chest before being dumped at the rail line.
17:26
17:26

Rotary in New Campaign to Counter Surge in Malaria Cases Ministry of Health 4

With close to 15 million infections every year, Uganda ranks eighth in the number of malaria infections among sub-African countries with the highest reported malaria transmission rates in the world. A recent Uganda Malaria indicator survey showed that malaria kills more than 100 people in Uganda per day, making the disease the leading cause of illness and deaths in the country. Most of these are children under five years and pregnant women.
17:24
17:24

Clients Defaulting Payment-Security Companies 2 1

Grace Matsiko, the TUPSA chairman, said their clients have dodged payments for two to three months giving excuses that their businesses were affected by coronavirus disease and lockdown issued by the government in order to contain the spread of the contagious disease.
17:19
17:19

Falling Tree Destroys Historical Church in Masaka Diocese 2 3 Top story

Nazareti Church stands out as one of the historical monument of the Catholic Church in Masaka diocese given its history that spans several decades
17:09
17:09

UPDF in Somalia Repulse Attacks from Al Shabab - Brig. Karemire Richard Karemire 1

Speaking to scribes at the Uganda Media Centre today, Richard, Karemire, the spokesperson of the UPDF and the ministry of Defense said, even as the country is focusing on the danger that coronavirus is both in Uganda and elsewhere the army is deployed, they have not lost focus of their other traditional roles.
16:59
16:59

Court Orders Zaake's Immediate Release MP Francis Zaake. 1

However, one of Zaake's lawyers Abdullah Kiwanuka has told Journalists that what this order means is that if Zaake has not taken plea to the charges in Mityana, the order is very effective and must be complied with.
16:36
16:36

KCCA Councilors Seek Special Sitting Betty Amongi 1 4

Today the Speaker of KCCA Abubaker Kawalya convened a business meeting with some members of standing committees in which they resolved to have a meeting with the Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs.
16:08
16:08

Lamwo RDC, LCV Chairperson Bicker over Implementation Of Covid-19 Directives UNHCR 1 3

The two leaders have had counter-accusations for nearly a month since the country went into lockdown with each accusing the other of insubordination, sparking fears that their conducts are crippling efforts geared towards implementation of COVID-19 directives.
16:06
16:06

Funeral Service Van Impounded with Empty Coffin, Passengers 2 1 Top story

According to Enanga, upon checking the vehicle, officers found an empty coffin and more than six people on board. According to Enanga, the same car was being monitored through the CCTV network and all the time, seen with passengers on board. This is what prompted an alert to teams on the ground to check it.
15:39
15:39

Busia Residents Frustrated by Delayed Distribution of Relief Food 1 7

Godfrey Ongwabe, a resident of Solo A village says that it does not make sense to keep food in the store when people are starving.
15:37
15:37

Uganda Receives UGX 563bn World Bank Cash for Forest Management forest cover 1

The money will go towards the Investing in Forests and Protected Areas for Climate-Smart Development Project under the Ministry of Water and Environment. This focuses on the Albertine Region and the refugee-hosting areas in Northern Uganda.
15:35
15:35

MP Zaake Carried to Court on Stretcher, Charged Covid 19 1

The legislator was brought to the court room on a stretcher and was visibly ill, according to the Judiciary Spokesperson, Solomon Muyita.
15:20
15:20

CDC Experts Add 6 New Symptoms to COVID -19 List

The new six symptoms to added to the list include chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, in addition to previously known symptoms of fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing which both CDC and the World Health Organization have been previously urging people to look out for.
15:12
15:12

Muslim Leaders in Busia Complain About Increased Foodstuff Prices 4 1 Top story

Yusuf Salim Mukisa, the Deputy Kadhi Busia District, says the increase in the price of essential commodities has hit had some members of the Muslim community.
14:43
14:43

Kinoni Health Centre IV Registers Increase in Number of Expectant Mothers MOH 2 7 Top story

Faith Katusiime, an expectant mother is one of those who have taken advantage of the relaxed travel restrictions to visit a health facility. Katusiime told URN that she still has a month to delivery but decided to visit the health center early enough because of the prevailing situation.
14:39
14:39

President Museveni Pardons 833 Prisoners 1

peaking to reporters at the Uganda Media Centre, Frank Baine, the spokesperson of the Uganda Prisons Services, said the details of who is going to be released and what kind of sentences they have been serving will be communicated as of when they have worked them out.
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