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13:29
13:29

Entebbe Hospital Recieves PPE to Manage COVID-19 Cases donations 2 3

Entebbe Hospital has so far handled a total of 49 COVID-19 positive patients. Of these, 33 have since recovered and have been discharged. The hospital has a team of 94 health workers and support staff dedicated to managing COVID-19 cases.
13:16
13:16

Delayed Rehabilitation of Kabale-Rushebeya Road Irks Residents UNRA 7 1

Area residents argue that parts of the road are now impassable due to deep potholes. The most affected parts are Kangondo, Mukambu-kendengye, Kitwe, and Nyamukono in Rukiga Town Council. Part of the road was also destroyed by landslides in Butobere Central Division and Muyumbu in Kyanamira sub-county, Kabale district.
12:57
12:57

Over 22,000 Students Miss Learning Materials in Amuru 2

Lanyero says of these, the ministry of education only sent 5626 copies and Save the Children photocopied 21400 copies meaning 17097 primary school learners have missed out on the learning materials.
12:40
12:40

Moroto District Closes Makeshift Markets to Contain Cholera Outbreak 4

Cholera was confirmed in Moroto district on May 12 by the acting District Health Officer Charles Onyang Omuudu after seven out of the eight samples tested positive. The acute diarrhoeal disease spreads through the consumption of contaminated food and water.
12:25
12:25

Cargo Trucks Stuck at Borders as Countries Reject COVID-19 Results from EAC Bloc 3 1 Top story

While the move is aimed at solving the COVID-19 equation, it has become a burden to truck drivers, according to the Uganda Truck Drivers Association because countries doubt the results issued by other jurisdictions. They add that because of that, drivers from all over East Africa are stuck at points of entry with cargo.
12:24
12:24

Kabaka Asks Muslims to Observe COVID-19 Directives As They Celebrate Eid 1

In his written message congratulating Muslims for having successfully completed fasting the holy month of Ramadhan, Kabaka Mutebi said this year has been extremely challenging due to the pandemic that continues to ravage the entire world.
12:23
12:23

Acholi Province Fans Seek Support for Playing Staff Jacob Oulanyah

This comes after the players through their captain Denis Okot went to one of the radio stations airing out the dissatisfaction of how they were being treated during this time yet when they won the trophy, they were darlings to many people.
12:13
12:13

Lightening Injures Four Children in Agago lightning strike

Bowman John Opio, a teacher at Atocon primary school told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the children were asleep in a grass thatched hut when the incident happened.
11:32
11:32

Masaka Hospital Runs Out of Space for COVID-19 Patients 3 1

Dr Nathan Onyaki, the Hospital Medical Director says that their Mental Ward had been set aside for the isolation and treatment of COVID-19 patients. The centre was designated to manage cases evacuated from the Mutukula One-Stop Border Post at the Uganda-Tanzania entry point, however, it is receiving cases from as far as Isingiro district.
10:48
10:48

Police Officers Assault Journalists in Fort Portal Yoweri Museveni 4 1

Sylvia Kugonza, one of the journalists, says the incident occurred at around 7 pm on Wednesday when the journalists were returning from work. She explains that as they were approaching Kenya Commercial Bank branch in Kisenyi, Fort Portal, they met the Kabarole District Police Commander – DPC John Faustine Oese and other police officers on patrol.
09:50
09:50

Civil Servants in Newly Created Cities to Retain Jobs Fort Portal 2 1

On Thursday, during a debate held on Zoom that was organised by Kabarole Research and Resource Centre – KRC, and attended by hundreds of Kabarole residents and leaders, Justinian Niwagaba explained that civil servants in the elevated municipalities will remain with their jobs and work in the cities.
09:34
09:34

Kitgum Agro-Input Dealers Reap Big in Lockdown 4 1

Gertrude Oola, one of the input dealers at Shawa Agro-input Dealers and General Distribution, says sales of farm implements such as hand hoes and gumboots have been on the rise this farming season, unlike last year.
09:23
09:23

Nakaseke District COVID-19 Task Force Bans Sand Transporters truck drivers 4 1

Every day, at least 100 trucks transport sand from Kapeeka, Semuto, Kikamulo and Kito sub-counties in Nakaseke district. The sand is sold to construction sites in Kampala city and Wakiso district. But the task force has banned the activities saying that it is impossible to implement protect the workers and communities against the pandemic.
07:58
07:58

Gov’t to Distribute Seeds to 300,000 Households in Acholi 1 2

This is part of the countrywide support to households engaged in farming with funds earmarked to mitigate the effect of COVID-19 on agriculture.
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