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23:37
23:37

Second Wave of Floods Ruins Two Villages in Kasese kasese floods 4 4

The two villages of Kanyaruboga and Bulembia in Kilembe have are in ruins with buildings carried away by floods. The land is now filled with heavy boulders.
23:22
23:22

Five More People Test Positive to COVID-19, Cases Rise to 121 COVID-19 in Uganda 1 Top story

The new cases include two Ugandan truck drivers who arrived from the Elegu border post and three Kenyan drivers who entered through Malaba border post.
16:04
16:04

Gov’t to Address Hostility towards Foreign Truck Drivers COVID-19 1

The Foreign Affairs State Minister, Henry Okello Oryem, says the incidents cited in the note are isolated cases and not the official position of Uganda.
15:33
15:33

City Dwellers Turn to Public Parks to Kill Boredom Ministry of Health 3 1

Choloco Anyai, a resident of Nsambya, who our reporter found resting in Equatorial Park next to her two-year-old child who was drinking water, said she was tired of the psychological torture brought by her extended family members at home.
14:49
14:49

OPM Sends Relief Supplies to Kasese Flood Victims IDPs 4 2

More than 120,000 people mainly from Karusandara sub-county and Bulembia-Kilembe Division were displaced and their crop gardens washed away when River Nyamwamba burst its banks on Thursday Morning. Additional havoc was caused by overflows from River Nyamughasana, Mubuku, and Lhubiriha.
14:07
14:07

National Building Review Board Investigates Makindye Building Collapse 1 Top story

Assistant Superintendent of Police, Geoffrey Kaheebwa, the in-Charge of Law Enforcement at the National Construction Review Board, said they are going to test the samples for purposes of ascertaining the possible cause of collapse.
12:46
12:46

Gov’t Has Injected Less Than UGX 200b Into UDB Since 2015 1 1

UDB results for 2019 show that the government has only put 197 billion Shillings in the bank since 2015. The biggest contribution was in 2019 where the government put 84 billion Shillings up from 48 billion Shillings in 2018. The bank’s total capital is 375 billion as of December 31, 2019.
12:22
12:22

Uganda Airlines Still Busy Despite Lock down-CEO 3 1 Top story

Cornwell Muleya, the Chief Executive Officer Uganda Airlines, says despite halting flights, the company isn’t redundant. He says they carrying out the other activities in the first phase of reviving the national carrier.
11:58
11:58

Pictorial: Kasese Floods Destroy Essential Infrastructure heavy floods 21 Top story

In Kasese, a number of rivers and their tributaries have already given way leading to mass destruction of infrastructure including agriculture machinery, houses, roads and medical facilities.
11:51
11:51

Three Rescued from Rubble of Makindye Building 2 Top story

Godfrey Okobo, an Officer from the Police Fire and Rescue Department, says 3 of those rescued from the rubble were taken to Mulago Hospital for medical attention. Okobo, who is commanding the rescue operation, says they suspect 10 more people are still trapped under the building, adding that they are doing everything possible to rescue them.
10:55
10:55

Four Soldiers Arrested for Alleged Murder, Rape in Bushenyi Maj Charles Kabona 1

Martial Tumusiime, the Greater Bushenyi Regional Police Spokesperson, says the soldiers allegedly shot to death Vincent Tumuhirwe, a resident of Kyeigombe village on Friday evening. He however, declined to divulge the identities of the suspect for fear of jeopardising their investigations, saying others are still on the run.
10:35
10:35

Landslides Claim Three, Displace Several Others in Kween 2 Top story

Alex Yesho, a resident of Tuikat Sub County, says the dead include a mother and her two children. According to Yesho, they struggled to save the family in vain as they were covered in rabbles.
09:46
09:46

Covid-19: Bweyogerere Residents Complain About Free Movement of Truck Drivers 1 3 Top story

According to Covid19 preventive guidelines announced by President, Yoweri Museveni the truck drivers are expected to stay within their trucks and drive directly to their final destination for fear of spreading infection.
08:28
08:28

Mentally Challenged Man Kills Two Butchers in Buyende police spokesperson

The duo met their death on Saturday when the lunatic, whose names have been withheld by URN, stormed their butchery and chopped off their heads before fleeing the scene.
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