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17:35
17:35

Parliament Expunges 10bn Displeasure motion Against Oulanyah 2 1

Although the motion was initially against the president, Bugabula South MP Maurice Kibalya moved an amendment to include the Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, who was condemned for returning the 20 million Shillings he was given as part of the allocation.
17:17
17:17

President's Directive on Arcades, Shopping Malls Throws Traders in Confusion KCCA 2 1

Some of the traders accused the president of favouring the rich, saying they don’t see any difference between arcades and shopping malls since they offer the same services.
17:04
17:04

Buganda Kingdom Starts Producing Face Masks 1 1

The masks that the kingdom has made have been graded into two; with the first grade costing 10,000 Shillings and the second grade which will cost 2,000 Shillings.
16:52
16:52

Company to Pay UGX 912M to URA for Mauritius Loan

Agfri Uganda, which manages and gives money to other companies that buy and sell agricultural produce in Uganda, ran to the tribunal after URA presented it with a tax bill of 912 million Shillings for a period between 2014 and 2017.
16:44
16:44

Gomba Community COVID-19 Case Stirs Panic among Residents 2

The ministry of health announced this morning that one of the community cases that tested positive on Monday was from Gomba. The others were from Kyotera, Tororo, Wakiso, Yumbe and Mpigi districts.
16:40
16:40

Entebbe Hospital Admits 75 More Covid-19 Patients 1 Top story

By Sunday night, the hospital had 45 patients, leaving 5 beds unoccupied in the ward for confirmed patients. However, by Tuesday afternoon, there were 120 confirmed patients and 20 suspects at the hospital.
15:59
15:59

IRCU Asks Governments to Conduct Geology Study on Kasese Rivers 1 3

The Church of Uganda Archbishop, the Most Reverend Steven Kazimba Mugalu, says the study will facilitate well planned construction of infrastructure to avoid future disasters.
15:24
15:24

Taxi Drivers Warned Against Flouting Rules After Lockdown Lockdown lifting 1

Speaking on Tuesday at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala during the daily security briefing, Fred Enanga, the spokesperson of the Uganda Police said any driver who will be caught on the wrong side of the law is going to be dealt with mercilessly.
15:18
15:18

Rats Devastate Crop Gardens in Nakasongola food insecurity 5

Mariam Nabutaka, the Lwampanga Sub county LC V councillor, says the rats have destroyed several acres of crops including groundnuts, maize, cassava, sweet potatoes and watermelon among others.
14:27
14:27

Jinja RDC Sakwa Loses Bid to Block Interdiction accusation 1 Top story

Sakwa ran to the high court after he was interdicted on May 4, 2020, following his arrest and prosecution for manslaughter, malicious damage and theft. He was accused of causing the death of a businessman, Charles Isanga who had allegedly defied measures announced by the president, to control the spread of coronavirus disease.
14:24
14:24

Delayed Release of Road Funds Irks Hoima District Leaders roads 2 1

The district had budgeted for 602 million Shillings as road fund but only received 415 million Shillings from the central government. But before they could secure the balance, the government informed them that there will be no more road fund releases for the fourth quarter due to COVID-19 pandemic.
13:16
13:16

Rugby Africa Cancels 2020 Season Competitions 1

The decision is an outcome of consultative online meetings held over the last two months, with federations and doctors concerning the health situation in a world paralyzed by COVID-19. Through the consultations, it emerged that the current bans on travel, public gatherings and sporting events across Africa mean it is unlikely competitions will start up again on the continent this year.
12:55
12:55

Teachers Evicted to Pave Way for Admission of Covid-19 Suspects 3 3

The eviction was conducted by the Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Arua Sandra Ewacabo after the only quarantine centre at Arua Nursing School got filled up. Fifteen contacts are currently quarantined at the school.
12:51
12:51

Mbale Hospital Halts Admission of Covid19 Patients Citing Lack of Beds 1 1 Top story

Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo Ituzo, the Director Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, says they have halted fresh admissions because the number of Covid19 patients is beyond their bed capacity. He says they are in the process of relocating the isolation center to the mental unit, which has the capacity of more than 40 beds.
12:20
12:20

COVID-19 Positive Tanzanian Escapes from Isolation Centre in Kyotera Ministry of health 1

The Tanzanian national had temporarily been isolated at an undisclosed facility as health workers waited for an ambulance to transfer him together with four others to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital.
11:25
11:25

Police Storms Post Bank to Enforce Social Distancing 6 3 Top story

Rodgers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, said they have talked with bank managers to ensure their clients observe the physical distancing and other COVID-19 preventive measures to avoid closure.
10:45
10:45

Police Recover Gun of Slain Ayivuni OC josephine angucia 1 1

The gun was recovered on Sunday from Barifa forest in Arua Hill Division Arua Municipality by a joint team of police and UPDF.
10:26
10:26

Telemedicine Providers Struggle To Get Clients Rocket Health 4

Dr. Diana Atwiine, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, says systems such as these are revolutionalising healthcare in the country, adding that this is only the beginning of a new era in medical care in Uganda especially now that they want to minimize physical interactions as much as possible.
10:09
10:09

Soroti Hospital Receives Seven Cases of COVID-19 elegu border point 1 1

The cases from Teso have been operating a business in South Sudan when they tested positive at Elegu border early last month. The businessman was taken to Mbale and the Soroti businessman managed at Lira Regional Referral Hospital.
08:04
08:04

Two Police Officers Arrested for Failing to Wear Facemasks 1

The unnamed police officers were arrested on Monday on the orders of Kabarole Resident District Commissioner, Steven Asimwe when they showed up at Mpanga market in East Division without waering face masks.
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