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23:14
23:14

Only 10 High Risk Travelers Apply to Stay in Public Quarantine Facilities MOH 1 1

But, even with an ability to take in as many as 100 travellers, many of the travellers would rather stay in hotels where some might need to pay as much as USD 100 ( 370,000 Shillings) per day than withstand the conditions in public quarantine institutions.
22:43
22:43

47 COVID-19 Patients Discharged from Entebbe Hospital 4 1 Top story

This is the biggest number of recovered patients being discharged the same day from one facility ever since Uganda recorded its first case on March 21. The 47 truck drivers were admitted at Entebbe Hospital on the same day and have been discharged after 17 days in the hospital.
18:58
18:58

Nansana Municipality Businesses Exempted from Taxes Tax exemption 3 1

Nansana Municipal Mayor Regina Bakitte says that five members of her committee have already agreed to waive taxes from the beginning of the next financial year to prevent a catastrophe as the businesses struggle to recover from the abyss and attain the resilience to withstand an economic downturn.
18:54
18:54

Poor Governance Killing Investment Clubs - Experts 3

Speaking during a virtual meeting this afternoon, Damalie Mukiibi, an economist and Director Business Development and Administration at financial advisory services company Fincon Africa said many investment clubs start without structures in place but fail because of simple things.
18:37
18:37

Fire Threat, Looming Flash Floods Worry Elegu Leaders River Unyama 3 1

Elegu border is responsible for between 80-90 per cent goods and services that enter South Sudan though Nimule. According to the Trade Ministry, from 2016 up to 2018, the border post has been responsible for over USD 1.2 billion in revenue to Uganda. But this time around, it has seen lengthy queues, holding trucks stationed for days as drivers undergo COVID-19 testing.
18:25
18:25

Cholera Vaccination Underway in Moroto MoH 2 1

Cholera was confirmed in Moroto district on May 12 by the acting District Health Officer Charles Onyang Omuudu after seven out of eight samples tested positive. The disease has so far claimed three lives, and according to Omuudu, the cases have since escalated to 370.
18:12
18:12

CID Starts Probe of Policemen Captured on Video Brutalising Suspect

Charles Twine, the CID Spokesperson says that the Director CID Grace Akullo has launched an investigation into the incident
18:07
18:07

Kitgum Registers Surge in Domestic Violence Cases During Lockdown 2

Kitgum District Senior Probation and Welfare Officer Michael Ogweng says that a total of 415 cases related to domestic violence were reported to probation and police officers between April and May 2020, as the government maintained a lockdown, to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
17:59
17:59

Three Roadside Markets in Luweero Closed For Defying COVID-19 Guidelines COVID 19 4 1

On Monday, Policemen commanded by Luweero District Police Commander Abraham Tukundane raided the markets and issued an ultimatum of 15 minutes to vendors to vacate the markets or be evicted by force.
17:53
17:53

Working From Home Produced Mediocre Output - Survey Knight Frank Uganda 2

According to the latest survey by the Estate Agency Knight Frank Uganda, this group say their output was only average. In their report dubbed Kampala Market Update HI 2020, the agency says only 35.1 per cent of the people that worked from home rated their output as average whereas some 32 per cent said their delivery working from home was good.
17:49
17:49

UPDF Soldier Shoots Dead Bundibugyo Resident 1 1

Capt. Edwin Mawanda the UPDF spokesperson Mountain Division has confirmed the incident, saying they have commenced investigations on what could have prompted the shooting.
17:38
17:38

Kadaga Decries Low Funding of Students Loan Scheme 3 1

Since 2014, the government has been allocating 5 billion shillings for loans to support students who qualify for science courses but are unable to join institutions of higher learning due to lack of money.
17:37
17:37

Amuru COVID-19 Taskforce Appeals for More Vehicles COVID-19 in Amuru 1

Dr Patrick Odong Olwedo, says as a result, there are delays in tracking community cases, transporting cases and samples for tests as well limited community engagement as far as risk communication is concerned. He says this is increasing the risk of spreading the contagion.
17:31
17:31

Bobi Wine, Besigye in New Alliance against Museveni 4 2 Top story

The opposition called upon all the Ugandans who are hungry, those still held home as restrictions on their businesses still persist and all those who are dissatisfied with the current government, to drum whatever items they can every day at 1 pm in order to show their anger towards the government.
17:19
17:19

Kalungu District Council Wants Recruitment of Staff Halted 2

In the petition, signed by 19 district councillors out of the 22, the councillors want the service commission disbanded accusing it of being corrupt.
17:18
17:18

Pallisa Registers Increase in GBV Cases During COVID-19 Lockdown 1

The report released on Sunday shows that in the month of march 10 cases all women were reported, 57 cases with 37 for women and 20 for men were reported in the month of April, 59 cases were reported for May and 24 cases have been reported at police stations since the beginning of June.
17:08
17:08

Court Quashes Democratic Party Faction NEC Elections Rajab Ssenkubuge 1

DP members led by Rajab Ssenkubuge convened a meeting on March 13, 2020, to allegedly fill-up the vacant positions of National Executive Committee Chairperson, Secretary-General, National Treasurer and Vice-Chairperson for the Women’s League. Their meeting was based on an order issued by the former head of the Civil Division of the High Court Justice Dr Andrew Bashaija
16:45
16:45

Parliament to Spend UGX 568m On MPs Medical Insurance 1

Parliament has shortlisted four facilities to provide legislators medical insurance services worth Shillings 568 million in the remaining tenure of the Tenth Parliament. The tenure is left with 12 months after which a newly elected parliament will take over.
16:35
16:35

Eight Primary Contacts of Kitgum COVID-19 Patient Test Negative 1 1

The contacts are direct family members and close relatives of a 34-year-old resident of Pandwong Cell who tested positive for COVID-19 on June 5.
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