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May 2020 37 results
17:55
17:55

28 Companies Considered to Manufacture Facemasks Face Masks 4 1

Rujumbura County MP Fred Turyamuhweza Tumuheirwe questioned how the government zeroed on Nytil as the sole provider for the said face masks. Turyamuhweza suggested that the government provides a standard which other Ugandans can follow to produce the masks.
17:36
17:36

Woman Who Forced Daughter into Prostitution Remanded 1

Mukamana's arrest followed a viral video in which the 14-year-old girl claimed that she was being forced by her mother to have sexual intercourse with men. In the aftermath, the police arrested the woman and two of the men who allegedly abused the minor. The men were identified as Fred Bulega, 41 and the other as John Mwesigye, 18.
17:36
17:36

COVID-19: Parliament Questions Move to Solicit for Funds from Workers 5 1

Parliament has demanded that the National Covid-19 Response Fund immediately withdraws a letter seeking money from salaried employees to help in the fight against corona virus disease.
17:27
17:27

Truck Drivers at Designated Stopover Point Protest Parking Fees Uganda Railway ICD 3 1

Derrick Owino another driver reveals that they communicating with their colleagues who are currently at the border points to halt movements to avoid landing in similar challenges after entering Uganda.
17:23
17:23

Last Survivor of Makindye Collapsed Building Still in ICU

Kenneth Mutala, 30, was rescued by the Police Fire and rescue team, working with the Uganda Red Cross Society two days after the collapse of the building. With a bible in one hand, Mutala’s first word was "Thank you Lord" and his ability to walk with minimal support aroused joy among onlookers.
17:17
17:17

Body of Drowned Fisherman Recovered from Lake Kyoga

Moses Opio, one of the fishermen who found Opam’s body floating on the lake said that he was going to check on his nets when he saw the body floating.
16:51
16:51

Scientific Trial Crusader Wouldn’t Join Search for COVID-19 Vaccine 1 5

Lukyamuzi now prides in being taught health living and preaches the same to the people in his newfound social worker role. To date, when a study comes up he sits on a community committee that links researchers to participants. Lukyamuzi has, in essence, become a vaccines crusader in the community.
16:35
16:35

Police Contributes UGX 5m Towards Funeral of LC III Chairperson directive 3 3

During the funeral, the Bwera Division Police Commander, Sadat Sabila told mourners that the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola had directed the force to contribute Shillings 5 million towards the burial expenses as investigations into the matter are ongoing.
16:19
16:19

Traders Ask for Interest Free Loans for Businesses Bashir Muwonge 4 1

Bashir Muwonge, LC1 chairperson, Shauriyako zone says the government should provide them with interest free through injecting more funds in microfinance institutions which traders can easily access.
16:09
16:09

IUIU Reconsiders Staff Suspension, Lays Strategy for Reopening 2 1

The University had indefinitely suspended contracts of both teaching and non-teaching staff and temporarily closed all its campuses. The decision was based on a review of the institution's finances which established that the University did not have sufficient funds to keep their payrolls and meet other financial obligations.
16:01
16:01

Health Minister Aceng Appeals for Protective Gowns for Health Workers truck drivers 1

The Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng has called on well-wishers to donate protective full-length gowns for medical workers use during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
15:48
15:48

Father Arrested for Impregnating Step Daughter Defilement 2

Nelson Tumushiime, the Kakumiro District Police Commander-DPC, says the suspect was arrested on Monday following a complaint by the victim’s mother.
15:21
15:21

No Equipment for Mpigi Theatre Two Years On 3 2

A theatre worth 800 million Uganda Shillings at Mpigi Health Centre IV remains dysfunctional, two years after its construction.
15:09
15:09

Elegu Gets Mobile Laboratory to Accelerate Testing of Truck Drivers Amuru District 1

The lab is expected to be equipped with modern technology for testing and diagnosing most pathogens in addition to providing safe, accurate and timely results of COVID-19 from the East African bloc.
15:06
15:06

Ntungamo Needs UGX 170M for Road Repairs Floods 6 1

Ntungamo District local government is in need of 170 million Uganda Shillings to repair roads that were recently destroyed by heavy rains.
14:37
14:37

South Sudan Nationals Forcefully Demand Rides from Truck Drivers 2 2

The truck drivers said there are increasing incidents of South Sudan nationals waylaying their trucks and forcefully demanding for a ride, which has exposed them to coronavirus.
14:32
14:32

36 Masindi Suspects Discharged from Quarantine, Get Bond police bond 2 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network that those released on police bond are suspects with minor offences.
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