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May 2020 18 results
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.
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.
16:19
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.
16:01
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.
15:21
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.
14:29
14:29

Joint Security Taskforce to Enforce Lockdown Restrictions Until June 2 COVID -19 lockdown 3 1 Top story

Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson, his counterpart Frank Baine and Jacob Siminyu of Uganda Prisons Service and Ministry of Internal Affairs, respectively said, all the presidential decrees lifting certain sectors of the economy are all subject to the free distribution of masks by the government in two weeks.
13:25
13:25

Pallisa District Council Passes Motion to Form Covid19 Response Fund 3

In his motion, Osako said there was need for the district to establish a Covid19 response fund to enable them implement activities aimed at containing the spread of the virus.
13:06
13:06

13 Ugandans Return, Quarantined in Kampala Hotels

Thirteen Ugandans who were stranded abroad following the outbreak of COVID-19 arrived in the country on Monday. Another source says they have been quarantined at Evelyn Apartments and Arch Apartments, Both apartments are in Ntinda, Kampala.
13:04
13:04

Scabies Outbreak Confirmed in Amuru District 4 1

Molly Oroma says her three children have also contracted the skin disease, adding that she now bathes them with warm water mixed with detergents.
12:07
12:07

Luweero Embarks On Establishing Quarantine Center 1

Last week, Luweero district registered 15 contacts that had come into contact with the truck driver from Katikamu Proper zone in Wobulenzi town. The driver tested positive at Elegu border post.
11:51
11:51

Shortage of Clean Water in Palaro Sub County Worries Residents 2 1

Richard Tek-kwo a resident of Mede Village in Oroko Parish which is greatly hit by the shortage says his family are depending on water harvested from rain and open springs in order to adhere to the Health Ministry`s guidelines.
11:11
11:11

Relocation of Kilembe Hospital Stirs Anger 5 4

Following the double flash floods that hit Kasese District early this month sweeping away infrastructure and most of the equipment’s of Kilembe Mines Hospital, the Kasese Catholic Diocese resolved to temporarily shift the facility to Kasese Town.
10:24
10:24

Cholera Cases in Moroto Reach 100 Mark Ministry of Health 3

Phillip Lotee, the in Charge of Loputuk Health Centre III, says cholera cases in the district have hit the 100 mark. On Sunday, 18 new cases were admitted to the facility increasing the number to 102 cases. Of these, 67 have been discharged and 33 are still on admission.
08:25
08:25

12 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Among Truck Drivers UVRI 1

All the 12 cases are Ugandan truck drivers who entered the country using different points of entry on Monday. To date over 160 drivers have tested positive.
08:08
08:08

Majority of World Still at Risk of Coronavirus Disease – WHO

The infection has moved like a bushfire, Tedros said before warning that the early blood test studies consistently indicated that only between one and two people in 10, appeared to have come into contact with the disease, triggering an immune reaction shown by the existence of antibodies.
May 2020 18 results