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May 2020 13 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.
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.
16:09
16:09

IUIU Reconsiders Staff Suspension, Lays Strategy for Reopening 1 2

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.
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.
12:17
12:17

Officials Want NSSF Name Changed nssf money 1 1

The current name, Nsubuga said, is confusing the public to think NSSF must provide benefits beyond retirement. He said in zoom meeting that fund should be given a name that reflects what it is. This position attracted a nod from NSSF managing director Richard Byarugaba who said the fund “was provident fund and not a social security fund.”
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 13 results