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22:32
22:32

COVID-19 Testing Procedures Stir Controversy at Mutukula Border Post 2 1

The conflict is pitting Ugandan health workers at the Mutukula Testing Laboratory against Tanzania truck drivers, who are protesting what they describe as painful experiences through which they are tested for Coronavirus Disease.
22:04
22:04

Minister Irked by Laxity in Enforcing COVID-19 Guidelines at Kawempe Hospital MINISTRY OF HEALTH

After the meeting, Nabbanja told journalists that the problem of overcrowding is caused by the fact that the facility is using only one infrared thermometer, yet it’s mandatory for everyone to have their temperature checked before entering, something that causes crowding with huge numbers of visitors and patients visiting the hospital.
21:48
21:48

National Drug Authority Impounds Smuggled Drugs in Teso Serere District 1 1

The impounded drugs include herbal concoctions like Super Mulabe, which is marketed as a wonder drug for all ailments including HIV/AIDS, as well as Kisakyamuzadde, Lubyamira and Buzira.
21:32
21:32

Uganda Law Society Seeks Permission to Conduct Virtual Elections 1 1

Uganda Law Society President Simon Peter Kinobe contends that the current restrictions put in place by the government made it impossible for the lawyers to conduct their Annual General Meeting, through which they also elect new leaders.
21:09
21:09

Lubaga Division Unanimously Approves Executive Committee Members 3 1

Those appointed, to join the five-member committee chaired by the Mayor deputized by the Deputy Mayor, are Henry Lutwama, the division's youth councillor, Nateete parish’s Jackson Muwanga and Rose Namakula.
20:53
20:53

Over 100 Motorcycles Impounded in Kabarole District Steven Asiimwe 2 1

Some of the motorcycles were found carrying passengers in contradiction of the presidential directive on operations of motorcycles, while others were found on the road during the night curfew time and overcrowding.
20:34
20:34

Presidential Aspirant Charles Rwomushana Given Green Light to Consult Voters 2021 elections

EC Chairman Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi told Rwomushana that the number of people who should attend his consultation meetings must conform to the Ministry of Health guidelines on gatherings. Through the President, the government banned any meeting exceeding five people, while burials were restricted to 30 people and weddings must be attended by not more than 10 people.
20:21
20:21

Katikkiro Mayiga Points to Lacuna in 2021 Election Roadmap 1 2

Mayiga said that the Electoral Commission would have first engaged political stakeholders before issuing the revised road map.
20:01
20:01

Deputy Registrar of Executions, Bailiffs Division Interdicted Cissy Mudhasi 1

According to the interdiction letter signed by the Acting Chief Registrar Tom Chemutai, Nizeyimana was interdicted for producing poor standard work and conducting himself in a manner prejudicial to the image, dignity and the reputation of service contrary to the Judicial Service Regulations.
19:38
19:38

Students at Kawempe Hospital Conduct Operations on Broken Theatre Beds

Dr Elizabeth Byakwaga, the Chief Resident Obstetrics and Gynaecology told State Minister for Health Robinah Nabbanja, during a visit this afternoon that they don’t have masks and aprons and that even as they work in theatres, they lack basic disinfectants like alcohol.
19:03
19:03

Buganda Kingdom Registers UGX 21Billion Deficit in 2019/2020 Budget 3 1

Buganda Kingdom’s Finance Minister Robert Waggwa Nsibirwa has revealed that the institution has failed to raise the targeted 121.07 billion Shillings in the concluding financial year 2029/2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
18:09
18:09

COVID-19: One Patient Left in Entebbe Hospital 1

The hospital is currently managing only one patient, a male Ugandan who was admitted over the weekend. The patient was a case picked from the community in Masaka district. The patient was admitted two days after the hospital discharged on Thursday the last group of two truck drivers who had the virus. The drivers had been at the hospital since Mid-June.
17:21
17:21

Security Blocks Emergency Council Meeting in Lamwo 2

According to Amone, the councilors were expected to deliberate how the constituencies were demarcated basing on recommendations drawn from community members opposed to development contrary to the council resolution for the creation of two new constituencies instead of one.
17:09
17:09

EC Tasked to Address Anticipated Cyber Violence During Virtual Campaigns 2021 elections 2 1 Top story

Addressing journalists at their headquarters, Sandra Komuhimbo, the UWONET Research Knowledge and Advocacy Manager, says it is important for Electoral Commission to think through on how to manage cyber violence including bullying and harassment and how they will be able to truck and arrest the perpetrators.
16:52
16:52

Mayors Seek to Block Operationalization of New Cities 1 Top story

The petitioners contend that there is no law providing for the operationalisation of the said cities, which might affect municipal mayors, councilors, Division chairpersons and their respective councilors, town council / sub county chairpersons as well as their respective councilors.
16:35
16:35

Buganda Lukiiko Approves UGX 109Bn Budget 2 1

According to Nsibirwa, they considered a lower budget since they anticipate low revenue collection in the next 6 months due to the Corona Virus pandemic that has affected a number of potential revenue sources.
16:14
16:14

One Arrested for Targeting Government Vehicles With Petrol Bombs 1 1 Top story

According to Police, the suspects were captured on different CCTV footage carrying out attacks in different parts of the city including Katwe, Nateete and Busega.
15:46
15:46

Sausages with Pork Fat Stir Controversy over Halal Label Eric Sabiiti 1 5

According to Islamic law, halal foods are free from any component that Muslims are prohibited from consuming. It implies that the products have been carefully processed produced, manufactured and stored using utensils, equipment and machinery that have been cleansed in conformity with Islamic teaching.
15:07
15:07

Moroto District to Recognise Front-line Health Workers in Cholera Fight cholera epidemic 2

Moroto Chief Administrative Officer, Charles Kumakech Olubo, says the sanctions and rewards committee of the District and Management will recognize the health workers as routine motivation in Public Service.
14:53
14:53

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Hit 870 1 Top story

Four of the confirmed cases are among drivers that were picked from different points of entry while seven cases were picked from communities in Tororo and Koboko
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