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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.
21:09
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.
20:34
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.
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.
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.
17:09
17:09

EC Tasked to Address Anticipated Cyber Violence During Virtual Campaigns 2021 elections 1 2 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.
16:14
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.
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
14:38
14:38

Police Arrest Two for Selling Fake Covid-19 Results Fred Enanga 1

Speaking at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala at the tri-weekly joint security taskforce press briefing, Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, said the suspects include a Ugandan and Kenyan national.
13:39
13:39

Masindi Hospital Female Ward Turned into COVID-19 Isolation Center 1

The decision to turn the Female ward into the COVID-19 Isolation Center comes at a time when the Minsitry of health plans to have more COVID-19 Isolation centers across the country in anticipation of more COVID-19 cases around the country.
12:40
12:40

Over 1000 Residents Face Eviction in Masindi Land 5

Moses Kigundu, who has occupied the disputed land for over 15 years, explains that government stopped all forms of evictions during the lockdown and wonders why Mena food limited wants to evict them.
12:00
12:00

22 Arrested in Kagadi for Defying Presidential Directives suspects 2

They include 18 football fans who were found watching football and four ladies who are bar attendants at Kasubi pub. Others were found drinking alcohol at the time they were arrested.
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