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19:57
19:57

Gulu Business Community Send Buses to Save Students Trapped by Transport Hike in Kampala Gulu University 2 1

James Onono Ojok, the Assistant Public Relations Officer of Gulu University, says that they have offered two buses of 67-seater capacity to pick up students from Makerere University and those stranded at Namayiba Bus Terminal in Kampala.
19:27
19:27

Works Ministry officials meet over Exorbitant Bus Fares lockdown 1 1

The huge number of travelers prompted transporters to hike their fares. Bus fares to up country areas have more than doubled. For example, transport fares to the northern Uganda route specifically to Gulu has increased to between Shillings 100,000 and 130,000 from Shillings 40, previously. Travelers to Elegu border post are paying Shillings 150,000.
18:19
18:19

COVID-19: Health Ministry Directs Health Workers to "Double the Masks"

Yesterday, five deaths were recorded which is the highest single number to be recorded since the surge cases which has led to partial lockdown to halt further transmission.
18:16
18:16

Gulu City Allocates UGX 141M for Rehabilitating Health Centres gulu city council 2 1

The 141.7 million shillings for the rehabilitation works are part of the 2.192 billion shillings allocated to the Health Department for the financial year 2021/2022 budget of 36.9 billion shillings approved by Gulu City Council.
18:03
18:03

Mukono Municipality 'Converges' Offices Amidst Covid-19 Scare 2 1

The construction of the two storied building started on Monday last week in a space that used to accommodate the old building of over ten offices including the gender, health, environment, planning, education, labour and community development, enforcement and municipal registry.
17:51
17:51

People Stranded in Bus, Taxi Parks as Transport Fares Remain High for Second Day 3 5

Sekandi, a manager at Namayiba bus terminal, says that the amount of money has definitely increased, for example, a trip from Kampala to Gulu now costs between Shillings 160,000 and 170,000 from Shillings 40,000 previously. Kampala to Lira now costs between Shillings 100,000 and 150,000 from the normal fare of Shillings 40,000.
17:15
17:15

Bundibugyo District Runs Out Of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses 4 2

The District Health Officer-DHO Dr Christopher Kiyita attributes the shortage to an increase in the uptake among the population and the surge in the number of covid-19 cases.
16:29
16:29

Luwero RDC Suspends Handling Land Disputes Over Surge in COVID-19 Cases land cases 2 1

Rose Birungi the Luwero Resident District Commissioner says that her office has stopped receiving and handing the land disputes to avoid the spread of COVID 19.
15:21
15:21

Dozens of COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Wasted In Kitgum Over Low Uptake-Report 3 1

According to health experts, the AstraZeneca vial can be re-refrigerated but after first opening, the cumulative storage time at room temperature must not exceed 6 hours and the total cumulative storage time must not exceed 48 hours.
14:39
14:39

Omukama Iguru Suspends 27th Coronation Anniversary COVID-19 1

Initially, the Kingdom had invited only 100 guests to attend what they called scientific celebration. Andrew Byakutaga, the Kingdom Prime Mi says that the Omukama has suspended this year’s coronation anniversary following the new presidential directives of COVID-19.
11:53
11:53

WHO Guides Countries on Improving Food Safety

In a statement, the organization notes that every year, 600 million cases of foodborne illnesses are reported.
10:37
10:37

Uganda Develops Five Herbal Therapeutic Products to Manage COVID-19 MOH 2 1

The products include; Warbugia Ugandensis, Cypress oil, Cypress herbal tea, propolis tincture and propolis throat spray. Another product that has been developed is the NCRI-NP Syrup that is a concentrated version of the government's UBV-01N COVID-19 therapeutic that is still undergoing research to determine proper dosages.
10:27
10:27

Sickly Man Ignored Near Hospital Fence in Busia for 24 Hours, Dies 5 3

The deceased whose life was in critical condition and required medical attention spent the whole night in the cold, then stayed under hot sunshine the following day on Monday without help and died in the evening hours. His body was found lying near Dabani hospital fence.
10:25
10:25

Pastor Arrested for Holding Rally after Testing Positive for COVID-19 Soroti district 1 1

Edulu had been placed under home-based care management which required him to remain in quarantine at home for at least 14 days while receiving treatment. But Edulu is reported to have ignored the health restrictions and decided to openly preach in the city centre, at a rally that had brought crowds in one place.
08:01
08:01

Apaa Conflict Reconciliatory Meeting Called Off Apaa land conflict. 1

Religious, cultural and political leaders from Adjumani and Amuru districts were expected to attend the meeting in a bid to restore constant peace among the two sects.
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