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23:03
23:03

Pictorial: Protests in Makindye-Ssabagabo Municipality

The protests started at 3 p.m. in Ndikuttamada in Masajjja division and ended past 7:30 pm after police officers, military police officers and plain-clothed security personnel dispersed the crowds with tear gas and live bullets. Five protestors were arrested.
22:57
22:57

Gen. Tumukunde Suspends Campaigns After Kyagulanyi's Arrest 1 1

Tumukunde said he has suspended his Thursday campaign in order to engage other opposition members in the race on possible unified action. Tumukunde was expected to hold rallies in Kamwenge, Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa Districts tomorrow.
22:07
22:07

Alcohol Distributors Appeal for Re-opening of Bars 3

The distributors and wholesalers of the alcoholic drinks say that many bar owners have violated the rules, since the lockdown in March, but many more have so far managed to keep their activities away from authorities.
21:52
21:52

Kyagulanyi Arrest: Gen. Muntu Suspends Campaigns gen. mugisha muntu 1

The Alliance for National Transformation- ANT presidential candidate Gen. Mugisha Muntu has suspended his campaign tour until the matter of his counterpart Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu is resolved.
21:22
21:22

Kyagulanyi Protests Spill to Mbale, Busia and Tororo 6 3

The supporters blocked the streets with stones and burning car tyres making the roads impassable. Tororo road, Majanji Road, Jinja Road, and Customs Road in Busia were all in flames since 4 p.m. today. In Mbale, protestors burnt tyres and used stones to block the Mbale-Soroti highway, Palisa road, Republic Street, and several other streets in town.
20:32
20:32

Traffic Police Officers Abandon Posts over Protests 2

In the ensuing chaos, some protesters started attacking some police officers especially those that are stationed in isolated places.
20:23
20:23

Uganda Virus Research Institute Finds RDTs Unfit for COVID-19 Testing Makerere University 4

Even for those that showed specificity and sensitivity of above 90%, Kaleebu says they gave confusing results when they tested their performance in detecting different antibodies which he worries would pose challenges for health workers to interpret.
19:10
19:10

Pictorial: Police Battles FDC Supporters in Gulu City 23 1

They used teargas, live bullets and water cannons to disperse the rowdy crowds that were led by Patrick Oboi Amuriat the FDC Presidential Candidate and Betty Aol Ocan the Leader of Opposition in Parliament.
19:08
19:08

Business Halted for Several Hours as Police Battles FDC Supporters in Gulu City 2021 elections 3

Some of the residents were seen picking the teargas canisters and throwing them back at the police while others used stones to attack the heavily armed police officers.
19:07
19:07

Kyagulanyi Protests Spread to Luwero 1 1

Kiwanuka Kizito a NUP Supporter said that the arrest of Kyagulanyi was an act of provocation towards his supporters and they decided to come out on streets to demand his release
18:55
18:55

Armed Thugs Rob Businessmen in Kasese District 2 1

It is alleged that three thugs, armed with a gun on Tuesday night raided a mobile money shop belonging to Wilson Agaba in Kivengenyi village and put him at gunpoint before ordering him to surrender all the money he had.
18:51
18:51

Presidential Candidates Fail to Declare Wealth, Sources of Funding 3

According to Paul Bukenya, the EC Manager Media and Public Relations, as of Tuesday 17, 2020 when the 14 days elapsed after presidential candidates were nominated and campaigns started, the commission did not receive a record from any of the presidential candidates.
18:49
18:49

MOH Wants Special Clinics for Over Worked Health Workers medical workers 3

The permanent Secretary ministry of health Dr.Diana Atwine Kanzira says that health workers are over worked and they fail to get time for themselves which expose their lives in danger.
18:39
18:39

Medics Seek Alternative Methods for COVID-19 Testing

The medics say that the PCR tests are oftentimes wrong which leaves many critical patients at risk. They want the government to allow the use of imaging and also symptoms to determine whether one has COVID-19 or not.
18:36
18:36

KCCA to Regularize 1000 Staff on Temporary Contracts kcca recruitment 3 1

With over 1,500 staff, KCCA has over 1,000 staff working on renewable short term contracts of four months contrary to the KCCA Act.
18:24
18:24

Pictorial; Kyagulanyi's Arrest in Luuka District

Kyagulanyi was arrested by a team of police officers led by Frank Mwesigwa, the zonal commander overseeing 2021 general elections in the sub-regions of Busoga and Bukedi.
18:20
18:20

13 Injured in City Protests 2

Out of the 13, nine were civilians majorly injured when a police patrol vehicle with Field Force Unit –FFU and Local Defence Units –LDUs randomly fired in the building where people had gathered at Kampala Road.
18:07
18:07

Budget Committee Rejects UGX 336Bn Radio Procurement Deal 3 1 Top story

Parliament’s Budget Committee has declined to approve a 336.8 Billion Shillings supplementary budget request by government to purchase 9 million radio sets for Ugandan homes to facilitate the long distance learning program during the Covid-19 lockdown.
17:54
17:54

COVID-19: Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Kits Trial Detects 124 Positive Cases 1

Preliminary findings released of the phase one trial which had a total of 1010 participants from 18 facilities including hospitals shows that only 124 positive COVID-19 cases were detected. All participants of the trial had to undergo both an the RDT test and would later carry out a Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test to confirm the antigen result
17:46
17:46

Health Ministry Partners With UMSC to Promote Disease Prevention 3 2 Top story

Sheikh Mubaje welcomed the suggestion and assured the Health Ministry that religion can have an impact on disease, mortality, mobility, behaviour and lifestyle change among others.
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