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May 2020 38 results
18:04
18:04

Death of Incarcerated German National Stirs Rage in Kalangala Kalangala Island 1

Glaser, also known as Bery, was on Wednesday granted a cash bail of 30 million Shillings by Kampala High Court Judge Moses Kazibwe to enable him to travel abroad for cancer treatment. However, he was sent back to prison after failing to raise the money and pronounced dead by Luzira prison authorities early today.
17:58
17:58

Floods Kill UPDF Soldier in Bundibugyo Musa Ecweru 2 3

Three other soldiers were rescued with injries by a team from UPDF counter parts from DRC and the local communities.
17:56
17:56

Health Ministry Not Discussing Madagascar’s COVID-19 Herbal Treament Coronavirus 1

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health Dr Diana Atwine has said Government has not yet considered the use of Madagascar’s herbal tonic for treatment of COVID-19 and is not discussing it.
17:42
17:42

Basketball Body Ponders Next Move for 2020 National Championship FIBA 1

The Uganda National Basketball League (NBL) has announced plans to have teams play half of the total numbers of games as it ponders the return of the league amidst the COVID-19 Lockdown.
17:31
17:31

Three People Arrested for Alleged Murder in Kawempe 1

Preliminary information indicates that Police received information from one of the residents who had seen three people dumping a dead body near a water channel at Mambule Road. At the scene, Police discovered the body of a female adult with blood oozing from the nose.
17:12
17:12

Kadaga Unaware Aware of Constituency COVID-19 Taskforce 5 1

Bukonzo West MP Atkins Katusabe raised a procedural matter wondering how the President could scandalize the Speaker of Parliament and members over the 10 billion and just a few days after proposes another Shillings 50 billion.
16:59
16:59

Kadaga Tasks Minister to Justify Suspension of District Council Meetings 1 2 Top story

This followed a concern raised by Nakasongola County MP Noah Mutebi Wanzala about the new guidelines issued by the Ministry of Local Government, directing district councils to halt sittings. In the guidelines which were issued last month, the Minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi advised the local governments to operate with skeletal essential staff.
16:46
16:46

Vendors Back on Gulu Streets Cerelendo Market, 1 2

A section of the traders who deal in fruits; salt, soap, sugar, cooking oil and some appliances among others said that they are forced back on the streets to generate some income to feed their families.
16:34
16:34

Truck Drivers Giving False Information at Entry Points-MOH COVID-19 Pandemic 1 3

Atek Kagirita, the ministry of health COVID-19 Incident Commander says instead of registering the number plates of cars, the clever driver registers the trailer number. As a result, officials are unsure about the whereabouts of 13 truck drivers who tested positive and are believed to have entered the country and exited without coming into contact with health officials after their results were released.
16:21
16:21

COVID-19: Eritrean Truck Driver Intercepted in Elegu Atiak Sub-County 2 1

The driver of truck registration number KBF 988R has been identified as Solomon Asghedom Abraham, 58. He was intercepted at Biabia security checkpoint in Atiak Sub-County in Amuru District
16:19
16:19

Kilembe Hospital Closed relief 4 5

The floods washed away the medical store, kitchen, surgery rooms, private wards, and the drug store.
16:16
16:16

Covid-19: 32 Women Quarantined in Kabale Sex workers 2 4

On Wednesday, a team of officials led by Darius Nandinda, the Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Brian Ampeire, the District Police Commander, the Mayor Emmanuel Sentaro Byamugisha and Paddy Mwesigye, the head of Kabale Municipality COVID-19 Surveillance team sealed off Baboncha bar, Califonia T&J Transit Hotel and Bar, Standard lodge and bar and Safe Lodge where they rounded up 32 people.
16:01
16:01

Pictorial; Shoreline Mansions, Beaches Face Ire of Rising L. Victoria Water Levels Top story

At popular shorelines such as Ggaba, Munyonyo, Mulungu and Kawuku, the affected homes include those owned by businessmen Hamis Kiggundu, Christopher Sembuya, of Sembuule Steel Mills Ltd, Pastor Robert Kayanja, and Pastor Gary Skinner.
15:40
15:40

IMF Sets Tough Terms For Emergence Loan to Uganda corruption 1

In a Zoom discussion with business reporters on Thursday, Maria Clara, the IMF country director for Uganda, said Kampala had promised to spend the money prudently but the Fund put conditions for its use. Corruption is still a prominent feature in Uganda, explaining why donors want to keenly see where their funds are spent.
15:40
15:40

Security Guard Shoots Colleague On Duty 1 1

It is alleged that Andama picked a quarrel with Daniel Amala, a private guard with whom they were guarding Hippo Borehole Company at Namilyango near Our Lady of Africa in Seeta. Trouble started after Amala hosted his girlfriend on the site.
15:36
15:36

Moroto MPs Refuse to Donate UGX 20m to District Covid-19 Taskforce parliament 3

John Baptist Lokii, the MP for Matheniko County and Stella Atyang, the Moroto District Woman MP informed the District COVID-19 taskforce that they will not hand over the money to the district.
15:26
15:26

Popular Herbal Mixture ‘Embaluka’ Adulterated with Viagra- NDA 1

According to David Nahamya, Embaluka Hard Core Drink, the brand name for the herbal concoction marketed as an energy boaster and treatment for among others premature ejaculation had high doses of the drug in addition to another one marketed as Mega Power manufactured by herbalists trading as Kaggwa Health Research Center.
15:24
15:24

Bussi Island Storm Victims Receive Relief Items 4 4 Top story

Nalongo Rose Nakyanzi, who was cooking when the incident happened and sustained injuries on the head and right hand, was excited to receive relief. She told URN that after the incident she was rushed to Ralfa Hospital, a private health facility on the island where she spent a week.
14:55
14:55

Coming to Terms With Using Face Mask Ministry of Health 1 3

Aceng encouraged the public to start familiarizing themselves with masks, saying they will soon become mandatory especially in areas in the community where cases have been confirmed through the ongoing rapid assessment survey.
14:49
14:49

Fishermen in Serere Struggling to Survive over Fishing Ban Serere District 2 1

Simon Okwi, the Parish Councilor of Kagwara says the situation of the fishing community has been worsened by the COVID-19 lock down. He notes that some families have split, leaving children to fend for themselves.
May 2020 38 results