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22:18
22:18

Mufti Mubaje Asks Muslims to Conduct Idd Prayers in Homes Yahya Kakungulu 6 1

Addressing the press at Uganda Muslim Supreme Council -UMSC headquaters at Old Kampala, the Muft said that although there shall be no congregational prayers, Muslims should pray in their homes.
21:18
21:18

Minister Kyambadde to Visit Border Points to Assess Situation truck drivers 2

Uganda’s members in the East African Legislative Assembly [EALA] who have been on a fact finding mission at the different border entries, said in some places like Busia, the queue goes for as long as 30 kilometers into Kenya. George Odongo, the chairperson of Uganda’s chapter said it’s important to urgently handle the situation at the border before it spirals out of control.
18:07
18:07

Floods Kill Eight People in Kasese 4 2

They were swept away after river Lhubiriha in Bwera and its major tributary River Kabira in Kiyondo sub county burst their banks Thursday morning.
18:05
18:05

Counting the Loses; COVID-19 Costs Artistes UGX 150 Billion 1 1

According to the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, the cancellation of music, art, drama and cultural events, has considerably weakened the professional, social and economic status of artists, artistes, performers, creatives and cultural professionals. The ministry puts the number of those affected to 700 after the cancellation of over 300 cultural events.
17:35
17:35

Kalungu District Covid-19 Taskforce, Sub County Leaders Clash Over Relief Support 2 1

The Sub County leaders are accusing the district COVID-19 Taskforce of deliberately side-lining them in the implementation exercises of the response action yet they were initially consulted in developing the action plans.
17:12
17:12

EAC to Embark on Joint Tests for COVID-19 Ministry of Health 1

The Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng said discussions on the way forward will be finalized during a joint meeting scheduled for Friday next week.
16:58
16:58

Covid-19: MPs Want Ugandans Held in DRC Prisons Extradited Parliament 2 1

According to reports from DRC, 41 cases of COVID-19 have been detected while five people have died in Ndolo prison in Kinshasa, where 124 Ugandans including Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)’s Sam Mugumya are being held.
16:34
16:34

Experts Discourage Use of Masks While Jogging Makerere University 2

According to medics, wearing a mask often reduces the airflow into the breathing chamber making it uncomfortable and difficult for one to breathe during intense exercise.
16:28
16:28

COVID-19: Patients Discharged from Gulu, Jinja Hospitals elegu border point 4 1

The first COVID -19 positive patients admitted at Gulu and Jinja referral hospitals have been discharged.
15:45
15:45

KCCA Starts Exercise to Cover Over 500 Manholes in Kampala 3

Baagala says over 600 manholes in Kampala have been vandalized by people who take off the metallic covers for scrap material.
15:39
15:39

Security Ready to Enforce Wearing of Face Masks Richard Karemire 2

Speaking on Thursday at the Uganda Media Centre during the daily security briefing, Brig. Richard Karemire, the UPDF spokesperson called upon all those who have been allowed to resume operations to prepare to have the right masks in order not to be inconvenienced by security personnel at roadblocks.
15:20
15:20

CAO Orders Audit of Bushenyi Ishaka Municipal Council 1 1

This follows a directive from the Criminal Investigations Department. The police are Investigating cases of embezzlement of 92 million shillings and 194 million shillings.
15:01
15:01

IGP Orders Probe of Commanders over Swindling Covid-19 Allowances 1 2

Assistant Inspector General of Police –AIGP Dr Moses Byaruhanga, also director police medical services, confirmed to Uganda Radio Network –URN that indeed the complaints are being received and a probe is underway.
14:54
14:54

MPs Push for Free Water, Electricity Parliament 4 1

A section of Members of Parliament want Government to waive water and electricity bills for six months following the lockdown brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic, also known as COVID-19.
14:32
14:32

Cholera Vaccination Exercise Postponed cholera outbreak 2

Dr Godfrey Bwire, who heads the Diarrheal Diseases Division at the Ministry, attributed the suspension to the disruptions caused by the ongoing lockdown that was instituted to curb the further spread of Coronavirus disease, also known as COVID-19.
10:32
10:32

Jinja Hospital Registering Increase in Gunshot Wound, Stab Injuries Ministry of Health 3 1

Dr Angella Namala, the hospital Deputy Director notes that their causality ward has had a huge reduction in road traffic accident victims and has now been replaced with those nursing gunshot and stab injuries. She said the victims have very deep injuries and are usually dropped at the hospital by the police.
08:04
08:04

Princess Diana Staff Protest Absence of Masks maternity ward 2 1

The staffs are concerned that while the COVID-19 pandemic is claiming lives in different parts of the world, Soroti Hospital isn’t providing enough protection to health workers to enable them to execute their duties. URN has learnt that the facility has been receiving only 20 pieces of masks every week against the total number of 34 staff on duty each day.
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