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22:25
22:25

Abim Health Centre Closed Over Covid-19 Case MoH 1

The Resident District Commissioner, Samuel Hashaka Mpimbaza, says the Covid19 patient has been living in the health center quarters where she would mix freely with the health workers.
22:05
22:05

Parliament Renews Call for Gov’t to Open Remaining Sectors COVID-19 Lockdown 4 1

In her communication to the house, Kadaga noted that her office has continued receiving petitions from different Ugandans whose businesses are still under lockdown. President Yoweri Museveni announced a nationwide lockdown in March this year to contain the spread of Covidi19.
21:37
21:37

Uproar as Pajulu Bridge Breaks Down 2 2

Isa Kato, the Arua City Interim Mayor has called on Pajulu road users to be patient and use alternative routes, saying they can’t inject money on the road and bridge since they are planned for it under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development-USMID additional funding.
21:06
21:06

Teacher Convicted for Involuntary Wife's Murder Man Slaughter 2

Simon Shimanya pleaded guilty before the Nabweru Chief Magistrate, Patricia Amoko on Tuesday for the involuntary murder of his wife, 38-year-old Viola Kakai, a former nurse at International Hospital Kampala (IHK).
20:26
20:26

Private Universities Puzzled On Costing E-Learning for Continuing Students 2 1

Dr. Mouhamad Mpezamihigo, the Vice Chancellor Kampala International University-KIU, says that with the heavy investments they have made at a time when they are on their knees, they would wish to increase tuition but they are held back by the agreements they made with students during admission, which makes it difficult to alter the fees structure midway.
18:47
18:47

Unfocused Investigations Affecting Justice Delivery in SGBV Cases- DPP JLOS 1 3 Top story

Speaking to journalists, Justice Abodo noted that most SGBV cases take long in the system and the kind of investigations done by police lacks focus, which makes it very difficult for the victims to get justice.
18:46
18:46

Stanbic Staff Tests Positive for Covid-19, William Street Branch Closed Stanbic bank 1

Stanbic said on Wednesday that the employee from “William Street Branch has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently undergoing treatment.” It added that “all exposed colleagues in the branch are undergoing tests and have been self-quarantined for 14 days.”
18:37
18:37

Mulago Hospital Director Attributes Failure to Collect Revenue on Slow Renovation Works 1 1

According to the Auditor General's report, the hospital had estimated to collect 13 billion Shillings in the financial year 2018/2019 but only realized 3.94 billion Shillings representing a variance of 9.05 billion Shillings.
18:29
18:29

Mao Warns DP Leaders against Working with MPs' Who Defected to NUP dp elections 5 1

At the beginning of this month, several DP members including 10 legislators, defected to the National Unity Platform headed by Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi. However, in places like Mukono, Kira, and Masaka, among others, it was reported that some DP leaders were trying to shield their former colleagues from the competition by discouraging party members from contesting against them.
18:13
18:13

Kitgum Fish Hatchery In Disrepair Six Years After Being Vandalised Fish farming 2

John Okeny, the Chairperson of Manjola Fish farmers says in 2014, the then project manager stole some vital components from the hatchery and other items worth over Shillings 20 million.
18:12
18:12

NUP Launches Nationwide Fundraising Drive 3 1

Addressing journalists at the NUP party offices at Kamwokya on Tuesday, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi, President NUP says that the party needs 1.7 trillion shillings for its activities.
17:50
17:50

Jinja Woman Electrocuted deceased 2 1

35-year-old Robinah Nabukonde, a resident of Muyenga slum was electrocuted on Tuesday when she came into contact with loose electricity wires.
17:31
17:31

Nankabirwa Congratulates Kadaga on CEC Victory Ruth Nankabirwa 3 1

On Tuesday while making her communication, Kadaga thanked the MPs for voting for her, before several MPs including Nankabirwa congratulated her.
17:29
17:29

Two Police Officers in Manafwa Test Positive for Covid19

The Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, Rogers Taitika says the police station where the remaining police officers and the District police Commander are quarantined is undergoing disinfection.
17:23
17:23

Pastor Commits Suicide in Agago

Denis Olweny, the Officer in Charge of Operations at Kalongo Police Station told URN in an interview on Tuesday that the deceased was first discovered by his brother who later alerted local leaders and the police. Olweny says preliminary reports indicate the deceased suffered depression.
16:59
16:59

NRM Aspirants Asked to Disband Vigilante Groups in Luweero NRM Primaries 2020 3 1

The Aspirants formed the groups to allegedly protect their votes and mobilize for support ahead of elections for NRM party candidates on September 4. But the police in Luweero says it has received complaints that the groups are already engaging in criminal activities like defacing posters of persons from rival camps.
16:45
16:45

Mulago Seeks Special Budget for COVID-19 Patients 4 1 Top story

Dr Baterana noted that the hospital lacks funds to purchase food. He added that the facility did not receive a specific budget for management of Covid-19 patients.
15:31
15:31

Kitgum Seeks 5,000 Kits For Mass Covid-19 Testing MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2 1

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner says that Kthose that will undergo the test include residents of Apollo grounds, market vendors, Boda Boda cyclists and health workers in all private and government health facilities in the district.
15:14
15:14

UCI Starts Installing Uganda’s First Linac Radiotherapy Machine 2 1

The machine, known as the true beam linear accelerator (Linac), is the first of its kind in Africa and has been acquired through a government of Uganda funding amounting to USD 4 million (14.7 billion Shillings). The equipment adds to two already existing Cobalt radiotherapy machines which have been serving up to 150 people each day.
15:00
15:00

Floods Displace 4,000 in Elegu Town Council flash floods 5 3

Kasim Akule, the LC I Chairperson of Lorikwo West Cell of Elegu explains that the floods destroyed homes, shops, restaurants and the only market and public toilet facilities following days of a heavy downpour.
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