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23:04
23:04

Uganda Heart Institute Relocates to Mulago Hospital 1

According to the Uganda Heart Institute, they will occupy the fifth floor of Mulago hospital until their Shillings 259 billion home is built
22:59
22:59

Sports Federations Call for Policy On Rewards for Top Performers 1 4

The federation leaders from Paralympics, Athletics, and Boxing - some of the games through which Ugandans have scooped several medals-note that they have critically observed that it has become a culture for leaders to offer 'simple contributions' to individuals who raise the country’s flag high by winning several medals and accolades.
22:22
22:22

Uganda Blood Transfusion Services Seeks UGX 20.5Bn to Mitigate Blood Shortage blood collection 3 1

The UBTS is mandated to collect, store, process and issue blood to transfusing health facilities. Figures seen by Uganda Radio Network-URN indicate that UBTS in April collected 14,768 units of blood, 23,032 units in May and 19,050 units in June against a target of 25,000 units in each month.
20:41
20:41

Gov’t Resumes Process to Return Ugandans Stranded Abroad COVID-19 Pandemic 1

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced plans for the resumption of the repatriation of Ugandans stuck abroad weeks after the process was halted.
20:22
20:22

COVID-19: Entebbe Hospital Admits Eleven Pregnant Returnees 1

Dr. Moses Muwanga, Entebbe Hospital Director, says the hospital’s suspects ward currently has 15 suspects who include the eleven expecting women and a contact of a long distance truck driver. He adds that the hospital has so far delivered three returnees who were expecting when they arrived in the country two weeks ago. Two of the deliveries were Caesarean section surgeries.
17:46
17:46

Tororo Hotel Manager Murder Suspects Arrested in Kampala 1

On Monday, workers of Muzuri hotel found their manager, Irene Kamahasio, lying dead in a pool of blood.
17:36
17:36

Police Officer Shoots Man's Toe for Failure to Wear Face Mask 3

Asindua met his fate at Manibe Sub County headquarters on Tuesday morning as he and his brother only identified as Mawa rode on a numberless motorcycle to attend the funeral of their late father in Terego.
17:31
17:31

Residents Raise Concern About Truck Drivers Making Stopovers in Kabale Town 2 7

The residents argue that Kabale town was not designated as a stopover point for truck drivers.
17:18
17:18

Health Minister Aceng Regrets Facemask Scandal in Lira COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

The Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng says that she regrets a recent incident in which she is captured on camera without a facemask.
17:12
17:12

Tullow Oil Shareholders Approve Sale of Interest in Uganda Oil Sector Total E&P 1

Tullow said on Wednesday that 99.9 per cent of its shareholders had voted for the transaction that will see all its interests in Uganda’s oil industry be taken over by the French oil giant Total E&P. Tullow will be paid USD 500 million payable at completion and USD 75 million payable after the project's final investment decision.
17:05
17:05

Kiiza's Retirement a Gasp of Hope for Uganda’s Opposition- Muntu Mugisha Muntu 4 4

Muntu says that the departure brings hope in a field which everyone had been made to believe, is a collection of people without integrity and moral values. He adds that the very act of keeping her promise reenergizes change seeking Ugandans that honest people still exist in the political world.
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17:01

Tertiary Institutions Caution Gov't on Suspension of Operational Funds 3

Recently, the Ministry of Finance noted that funding for educational institutions, save the wage bill, would only be available when the government reopens the facilities. However, the development has been criticized by education institution leaders arguing that the institutions never seized operating eventhough students are not present.
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17:00

Mbale Mental Health Patients Struggling to Get Treatment 3

Masaba says they have referred over 20 patients to Butabika hospital since the Psychiatric ward was closed. He however, says most of the patients can’t travel due to lack of a functional ambulance. He said although these have continued to seek medical attention and picking their refills, the changes have greatly affected the health services offered at the unit.
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16:48

Employers May Be Held Accountable Incase of COVID-19 in Workplaces coronavirus 1 1

Sseggona said employers must also sign indemnity agreements that will protect them from liability from the sub-contractors. This means that if an employee of the sub-contractor who includes security services providers, food suppliers, and cleaners get infected with the virus.
16:39
16:39

Police Links Gruesome Murders to 28 Criminal Gangs 2

Top on the list of the criminal gangs dismantled in 2019 is the Kasolo Kopriano a.k.a Arsenal. The group is accused of orchestrating the kidnaps and murders recorded at Katwe police station on CRB 1422/2019. Kasolo’s gang is accused of among other crimes kidnapping and killing social worker Maria Nagirinya and her driver Ronnie Kitayimbwa, from Lungujja, in August last year.
16:29
16:29

Former LRA Rebels Reap from Making Face Masks credit facilities 4 1

Up to 35 former child soldiers who attained vocational training in fashion design and garment technology have been contracted by Terra Renaissance, a Japanese based, Non-Governmental Organization to produce face masks.
16:23
16:23

Government Moves to Boost Fish Farming in Masaka 4 1

The identified swamps include Nabajuzi and Kyojja all-weather freshwater wetlands that stretch between the districts of Masaka, Lwengo, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi, Kyotera and Sembabule.
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Woman In Trouble for Scalding Own Children With Hot Water 1 1

Kampala metropolitan deputy police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said the suspect Kemigisha Macklin resident of Kifumbiira in Kamwokya reportedly locked her two children a 7 and 10 old minors inside house and started pouring hot water them on Monday
15:59
15:59

Parliament Starts Testing MPs for COVID-19 lockdown 1 1

The decision followed an engagement with officials from the Ministry of Health officials who guided that MPs needed to be tested based on their engagements which have put them into contact with different people since the outbreak of the pandemic.
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