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May 2020 22 results
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.
16:09
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.
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 2 3

A theatre worth 800 million Uganda Shillings at Mpigi Health Centre IV remains dysfunctional, two years after its construction.
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.
14:32
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.
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.
13:25
13:25

Shortage of Study Materials, Low Radio Coverage Thwart Education Response Plan 4

In the districts of Pallisa, Bududa, Busia, and Mbale, a number of parents say that it is overwhelming for the government to task parents who are struggling to get food to purchase or even photocopying the learning materials. They add that the interventions are impractical in an area that does not have a constant power supply, and where people can hardly afford to sustain power bills, smartphones and internet data.
13:11
13:11

Hoima Police Releases 60 Fishermen Lake Albert 2 1

The fishermen were on Sunday night found fishing on Lake Albert waters in Hoima and Kikuube districts in violation of the COVID-19 curfew.
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 1 4

Molly Oroma says her three children have also contracted the skin disease, adding that she now bathes them with warm water mixed with detergents.
12:42
12:42

Truckers Complain of Food Stockouts at Parking Yards driver 4 1 Top story

Joseph Wambui, a driver from Eldoret in Kenyan claims that drivers who run out of food and lack partners within Uganda are tasked to seek supply from their employers, which is time consuming.
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.
11:11
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.
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