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18:21
18:21

Two Fishermen Drown in Lake Kyoga Drowning 2

One of the deceased has been identified as Samuel Ocii, 49, a resident of Zengebe landing site in Nakasongola district, who reportedly drowned at Munami landing site in Lake Kyoga while trying to engage in fishing on Sunday night. The second fisherman who drowned at Kyebisire landing site in Lwampanga sub-county is yet to be identified.
18:13
18:13

Workers Union Blames Collapsing Buildings on Gov't Laxity 4 1

The Union Secretary Mesilamu Oloka while visiting the site today also blames Kampala Capital City Authority for failing to follow up the matter and ensure compliance, when its technical team raised a red flag on the construction.
16:59
16:59

COVID -19: Widespread Laxity at Mutukula Border Alarms Health Officials 2 1

In just the last two days, two Tanzanian truck drivers who arrived in the country through Mutukula tested positive for COVID-19 and their whereabouts are still unknown. But, Kabanda says that he observed there is lack of alertness and vigilance in the community that if those were in the nearby areas, they would be easily turned in.
16:58
16:58

Police Deploys in Old Taxi Park As Renovations Kick Off 3 1

Police has deployed dozens of police officers and water cannons in the park to provide security to the workers of Sterling Civil Engineering Ltd and Kiru General Services Ltd, who are undertaking the renovation.
16:49
16:49

Ugandans Using Trucks to Flout Transport Ban lt col deo akiiki 1

Speaking today at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Lt. Col. Deo Akiiki, the UPDF deputy spokesperson said that in the past few days they have witnessed an increase in the number of people trying to flout the ban on private and public transport by moving on trucks which were exempted from the ban.
16:31
16:31

Choice FM Staff Go 22 Months without Pay Reagan Okumu 1 Top story

Uganda Radio Network spoke to two employees at Choice FM who confirmed that they haven’t been paid for such a long time but are stuck with the organization with the hope of getting their accumulated pay because management has promised to pay up soon. According to the staff, they were not paid for unspecified months in 2017, five months in 2018 and ten months in 2019.
16:15
16:15

Katikkiro Condemns Torture of MP Francis Zaake Zaake torture 1

Today, while speaking from his home in Lweza, in his annual State of the Kingdom Address, Mayiga said, that not even a child can believe the government said of the story. He added that he was most concerned about the tribal undertones that Zaake describes in his social media post about what happened to him.
15:16
15:16

URA Closes Four Companies over Digital Stamps URA Digital stamps 1

The companies are Amron International, Prime Care International, Cloud Water world, and John Distillers. All the companies have been closed as the tax body investigates further.
15:01
15:01

Traders Protest Delayed Opening of Busia Produce Market 6 1

Wilson Magemeso, the secretary produce dealer says that most of the traders had stocked tons of maize before the closure of the market. He said vendors want the RDC to clarify why whenever they tamper to operate the businesses police interferes with them.
14:31
14:31

Health Workers Trace Clients on Phone HIV/AIDS 6

Sister Judith Mbabazi, the in-Charge of the HIV/AIDS clinic at Mbarara Municipal Health center IV, says there is a more than 50 percent decline in attendance.
13:50
13:50

Kagadi Operations Commander, Junior Officers in Trouble For Murder Police 1

The deceased’s brother, Ambrose Mbiire, says the officers who were driving on a double cabin vehicle registration number LG0004153 pounced on Mpoza who was in the trading center with his other colleagues and thumped him into coma without explanation.
13:30
13:30

Two Arrested For Bribing Police Officer 1 2

Richard Walugembe and Remogio Baale were arrested on Sunday when they tried to bribe an investigating officer attached to Kajansi police station who was investigating their involvement in robbing members of the public using motor vehicle registration number UAT 924D.
12:12
12:12

Gen. Tumukunde Out on Bail 1 Top story

Justice Kwesiga ordered Tumukunde, who is standing trial for treason and illegal possession of firearms, to deposit his passport with court and report to the High Court Registrar once each month for the extension of his bail on the treason charges.
11:42
11:42

Police Rescues Builder Trapped Under Makindye Building 1

Mutala was pulled from the rubble this morning with the help of an excavator. He was rushed to Mulago National Referral Hospital using a fire tender truck since there was no ambulance on the site.
10:24
10:24

Lockdown: Parents Resort to Herbal Medicine to Treat Children COVID-19 lockdown 2 5

Dr Farouk Minawa, a programme officer at THETA Uganda, says the lockdown has generally amplified the need for herbal medicines. THETA seeks to improve health and access to healthcare through the promotion of collaboration between the traditional and biomedical health care systems.
07:59
07:59

High Prevalence of Zoonotic Diseases in Arua Worries Veterinarians 1 1 Top story

The diseases, as identified by the Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries ministry, include Rabies, Anthrax, Trypanosomiasis also known as sleeping sickness, Brucellosis, Rift Valley Fever, Plague and Black quarter, some of which also affect humans.
07:53
07:53

Religious Leaders in Kasese Drum for Relief Aid to Vulnerable People Bishop 1 4

Residents from various places have increasingly been storming the offices of the Resident District Commissioner demanding for relief since the extension of the lockdown a week ago. The situation was worsened when rivers in Kasese and other parts of the Rwenzori region burst their banks throwing thousands of families into uncertainty.
May 2020 17 results