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16:34
16:34

Bududa District Partially Lifts Livestock Quarantine Local Government 2 Top story

Now, Bududa District Veterinary Officer, John Vincent Okoth, says they have allowed the movement of animals and their products with immediate effect.
16:01
16:01

Buganda to Close Mulungu Landing Site to Vendors 3 8 Top story

Dennis Bugaya, the Buganda Land Board Spokesperson told URN that they have done their assessment and concluded that indeed the place poses a health threat to residents. He says they are making arrangements to relocate the vendors in a months’ time.
15:39
15:39

58-Old Woman Kills Grandson 6 3 Top story

Geoffrey Kasheija, the Kisalosalo Kyebando LC I Chairperson told our reporter that Nakiganda informed him that her grandson was unwell and needed medical help.
15:10
15:10

UPDF Rebuilds Key Infrastructures Ruined by Floods in Rwenzori Region Ecweru 2 2

The State Minister for Disaster Preparedness Musa Ecweru who was in Kasese to assess the damage said the ministry had requested m the 222 Mountain Infantry Brigade of the UPDF to come in and aid in re-establishing key infrastructures that were destroyed. In the short run, the force will be desilting and re-organize Kilembe Mines Hospital.
14:37
14:37

Instant COVID-19 Testing Due to Start at Malaba Border Post lockdown 1 2 Top story

The Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwine says that they are setting up laboratories at the border with the hope that the stations start running this weekend. She says that with this in place, truck drivers will get their results within hours instead of waiting for the next day.
14:25
14:25

Police Officer Discharged from Dokolo Quarantine COVID_ 19 2

The officer, who is attached to Dokolo Central Police Station, was isolated after suspicious residents saw her disembarking from a Cargo truck in Dokolo Town council.
13:39
13:39

Scientists Reinforce Search for Animal Link to Human COVID-19 Infections WHO

Since the respiratory disease emerged in central China in late December, health officials have raced to locate where and how the virus was first transmitted from its animal host to humans. It is however believed that a now-closed Wuhan city wholesale market played a role in the outbreak.
12:51
12:51

Police Yet to Recover Woman's Body from Nakawa Drainage Channel 1 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says detectives at Naguru Police Headquarters have retrieved footage from Security cameras around the area where Namukasa drowned as the search for her body continues.
12:29
12:29

OPM Delivers Relief Items to Nakasongola Flood Victims Lake Kyoga 1 Top story

The Nakasongola Chief Administrative Officer, Alex Felix Majeme, says OPM has delivered 11,838 kilograms of maize flour and 500 pieces of tarpaulins for distribution to the affected persons.
12:12
12:12

Pictorial: Distribution of Relief Items to Bussi Island Storm Victims

On Wednesday, government delivered relief items that were transport by boat from Nakiwogo to the affected people accompanied by the area woman MP, Rosemary Sseninde and other local leaders. The items included 2,000 kilograms of maize flour, 1,000 kilograms of beans, 1,000 iron sheets {1,000) and 390 mosquito nets.
11:48
11:48

Uganda Airlines Long-Haul Flights to Start 2021 Cornwell Muleya 1 Top story

In a promotional video, Cornwell Muleya, the company acting CEO, said they hope to receive the wide body aircraft by December, a slight delay from the earlier plan of October 2020 – consequently pushing the start of international flights to next year.
11:45
11:45

Kween Police Recovers Two Stolen Guns, Arrests 5 Suspects

Fredmark Chesang, the Sipi Region Police Spokesperson, says the guns were recovered during an operation, which led to the arrest of five suspects.
10:49
10:49

Renovation of Old Taxi Park Starts Next Week-KCCA ED 1 1 Top story

The KCCA Acting Executive Director, Andrew Kitaka, says they want to exploit the ongoing lockdown to work on the carpet of the park, its drainage system and surrounding to prevent running water from storming the Park.
10:38
10:38

Pictorial: Re-opened Businesses Defy Covid19 Preventive Guidelines Kisekka Market 10 Top story

On Monday, President, Yoweri Museveni allowed wholesale shops, wood works, garages and insurance companies among others to resume operations.
10:28
10:28

Kasese Municipal health Center III Struggling to Handle Evacuated Patients kilembe 2 4

Esther Nakiryowa, another patient from Kilembe Hospital, says she had to buy some of her drugs from a private facility since they were not available at the health center III. She says she has no extra money to acquire medicines privately.
09:57
09:57

Uganda Registers 13 New COVID-19 Cases Ministry of health 1 Top story

The 13 cases were identified from the 2,421 samples collected from truck drivers on May 8th, 2020. According to the break down, 7 of the new cases are Kenyans, 4 Ugandans and 2 Tanzanian nationals.
09:47
09:47

Bussi Island Residents, Leaders Disagree Over Iron Sheet Distribution 5 3 Top story

On Thursday, some residents accused the area LC V Councilor, Hood Goloba and LC III Chairperson Stanley Kabuye of messing up the distribution of iron sheets. Najjuuko’s house, rented by three tenants was destroyed while Galiwango lost a boat.
09:24
09:24

Weekly Markets Operational in Amuria District Uganda Police Forc 2 3 Top story

Cattle, food stuffs and agricultural inputs are the major items sold in Onyam- Igurok Cattle Market. Traders and locals involved in the business trek distances on foot and bicycles to trade in the market that opens as early as 5:30 am and closes around noon.
09:04
09:04

Country Suffers Nationwide Power Blackout Again Nationwide blackout 1 Top story

Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited, the company response for bulk purchase and transmission of power countrywide, said “We have lost transmission across the nation which has caused a nationwide blackout, please bear with us as we investigate the cause and work on restoration.”
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