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22:49
22:49

Museveni to Muslims; God is Everywhere; Pray from Home

"Allah’s boundless blessings will find you in your homes. The bible says that God is everywhere meaning he is in all places, even in your homes, he is there," he said.
22:36
22:36

Ministry to Engage Recovered Patients in Awareness Drive COVID-19 2 1

According to health ministerJane Ruth Aceng, the recovered patients hold a key message of hope and testimony that the virus can be avoided and treated. Aceng was today receiving a donation of face masks and gloves worth 80 million shillings from Watoto Church. The event was held at the Ministry of Health Headquarters in Kampala.
17:27
17:27

Medics struggle to Administer Preeclampsia Treatment Makerere University 3

The drug delivered intravenously is administered slowly, causing a lot of pain to the receiver. And because it requires a lot of attention to deliver, health workers, especially at the grass-root, tend to avoid the treatment and choose to refer patients who develop signs relating to the complication, to higher facilities.
17:14
17:14

Private Universities Seek Financial Stimulus Package from Government 1 3

Professor John Ssenyonyi, the outgoing vice-chancellor of Uganda Christian University notes that unless they receive significant government support, they might fail to reopen given the immense financial impact of the Coronavirus shutdown. He was speaking in his capacity as the chairman of the Vice-Chancellors’ Forum.
16:53
16:53

All Transit Cargo From Kenya to Move by Rail, Water Kenya SGR line 1 Top story

Kenya said in a statement on Friday that some of the cargo will move on the old metre-gauge railway directly to Tororo or Kampala, while fuel will be transported by pipeline to Kisumu and thereafter by water on Lake Victoria to Portbell or Jinja
16:26
16:26

Ministry of Health Clears Iganga Hospital Power Bills health worker 1

James Wako, the hospital superintendent says that the hospital has been using generators to boost daily operations in major departments of the facility.
16:15
16:15

KCCA to Compensate Namukasa’s Family on Proof of Death 3

“Compensation follows procedures, that is something to do with policy. We cannot compensate someone unless we have proof that they are dead.” Sajjabi said
15:39
15:39

Security to Arrest Drivers with Vehicles in Dangerous Mechanical Condition Jacob Siminyu 2

Speaking today at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Frank Baine, the spokesperson of the Uganda Prisons Service who represented the police and the UPDF, said they had resolved not to allow any car that is not only dangerous to the owner but also other road users.
14:39
14:39

Contractor Ordered to Demolish, Rebuild School Latrines Shoddy work 1 3

District authorities have ordered the company to demolish and rebuild five stance pit latrines at St. Thereza Bakka and Kabagezi primary schools in Namayumba Sub County. Construction of the pit latrines, valued at 21 million shillings, started last year.
14:09
14:09

Nakaseke Hospital Struggles to Feed Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Truck Driver lack of funds 4 1

Ntumwa Matovu the Nakaseke Hospital Administrator says that so as to save the contacts from dying from starvation, they have resolved to ask a local hotel to supply food to the contacts on credit but they don’t have a vote to clear the debt.
13:29
13:29

Entebbe Hospital Recieves PPE to Manage COVID-19 Cases donations 3 2

Entebbe Hospital has so far handled a total of 49 COVID-19 positive patients. Of these, 33 have since recovered and have been discharged. The hospital has a team of 94 health workers and support staff dedicated to managing COVID-19 cases.
12:24
12:24

Kabaka Asks Muslims to Observe COVID-19 Directives As They Celebrate Eid 1

In his written message congratulating Muslims for having successfully completed fasting the holy month of Ramadhan, Kabaka Mutebi said this year has been extremely challenging due to the pandemic that continues to ravage the entire world.
11:32
11:32

Masaka Hospital Runs Out of Space for COVID-19 Patients 3 1

Dr Nathan Onyaki, the Hospital Medical Director says that their Mental Ward had been set aside for the isolation and treatment of COVID-19 patients. The centre was designated to manage cases evacuated from the Mutukula One-Stop Border Post at the Uganda-Tanzania entry point, however, it is receiving cases from as far as Isingiro district.
09:23
09:23

Nakaseke District COVID-19 Task Force Bans Sand Transporters truck drivers 4 1

Every day, at least 100 trucks transport sand from Kapeeka, Semuto, Kikamulo and Kito sub-counties in Nakaseke district. The sand is sold to construction sites in Kampala city and Wakiso district. But the task force has banned the activities saying that it is impossible to implement protect the workers and communities against the pandemic.
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