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18:09
18:09

KCCA to Register Extra Driver Per Taxi 1

Gen Katumba says they can register a second driver but these should fulfill conditions of a taxi driver, for instance, having a required class permit.
17:54
17:54

Coronavirus Could Spread Through Flushing Toilets- Study

According to the study, turbulence from a toilet bowl caused by flushing can blow aerosol droplets that are potentially infectious to the next person who uses the washroom after an infected person to up to three feet.
17:48
17:48

Universal Apostles’ Fellowship Church Elder Reclaims Leadership over Rights Violations member 1 2

Mafabi who consecrated Isanga in 2013 says that his successor has abandoned the set doctrines of tolerance and non-violence while overseeing the church activities, and as such, he cannot watch him mislead the congregation.
17:31
17:31

Accepting Scientific Election is Escorting Museveni to Victory - Opposition Asuman Basalirwa 4

They argue that the law obliges the Electoral Commission to organize a normal election, and if it can’t, like in the present circumstance, it should throw back the matter to parliament to amend the existing laws to either provide for an election in such circumstances or postpone it to such a date that it is possible to hold it normally.
17:27
17:27

Eleven Covid-19 Patients Discharged From Soroti Hospital Dr. Wilson Etolu 2 1

Dr Wilson Etolu, the COVID-19 Focal Person at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital says that while they were treating the patients, their objective was to ensure that no health worker contracts the virus.
15:27
15:27

Over 500 Homesteads Submerged by Water in Buliisa District Floods 6 3

The most affected people are from the landing sites of Kawaibanda, Butiaba, Boma, Kigangaizi, Tugombili, Walukuba, Bugoigo, Kamagongoro, Kigungu, Serule, Piida, Waisoki, Triangle and Magali, where the majority of the affected people are sleeping in the cold, under trees, in the nearby churches and schools.
15:05
15:05

CAA Rejects Relocation of Traders to Airfield UCAA 1 2

The letter followed a resolution by the municipal authority to have some traders from produce lane relocated to the said land located at the timber yard in Railways Division. The municipal leaders had gone ahead to start grading the land ahead of the relocation process.
14:52
14:52

Experts Explain Why Strict Hand Hygiene Couldn’t be Sustained Makerere University 3

Dr Richard Mugambe, a lecturer in Makerere University’s Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health says that sustaining hand hygiene would have been possible if implementers of the initiative adopted a behavioural model to strategize on how this behaviour that’s not deeply entrenched in the community continues.
13:11
13:11

Numbers Overwhelm Kyenjojo Hospital Maternity Ward 3 2

According to the in-charge, Harriet Komuhimbo, the ward was constructed to accommodate only 40 beds but they receive more than 100 expectant mothers, leaving them with no space.
13:08
13:08

Truck Drivers Making Stop Overs In Ungazetted Places Along Kampala-Gulu Highway Cargo Truck Drivers 1 5

Alex Bikorwomuhangi the director of Five Star Restaurant and Takeaway says that they have deployed a security guard to stop the drivers from entering their restaurant so as to stop spread of the virus to clients and workers.
12:34
12:34

Mbizzinnya Roadside Market Reopened Buwama Town Council 6

The market was reopened after the vendors accepted to abide by the COVID-19 standard operating procedures set by the ministry of health
12:12
12:12

Lands Ministry Starts Opening of Queen Elizabeth National Park Boundaries ministry of lands 5 2

The exercise started with the validation of the 1952 geodetic reference frames made up of concrete pillars and proceeded to survey and confirm the boundary points. The exercise is to be conducted in Kyarukara, Rwenjubu, Top Hill, Kiganda and Kyakitale wards all in Katwe sub-county.
11:49
11:49

Stirling Civil Engineering Dumping Waste in Jinja Wetlands street 2 2

The company was contracted to construct the 2.9 kilometres of Eng Zhikusooka Road and Main Street extension in Jinja district, under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development- USMID project.
11:44
11:44

Lax Security Worries Communities Adjacent to Jinja Hospital COVID-19 Isolation Centre coronavirus 1 3

As a result, community members say, that a number of confined patients are taking advantage of the loophole to freely take walks to unidentified locations, especially in the evening. Many have been seen purchasing different items from shops and mixing up with unsuspecting community members.
09:38
09:38

Uganda Testing Blood Plasma of Recovered COVID-19 Patients in Search for Treatment 3 2 Top story

In the coming days, the Uganda Blood Transfusion Services (UBTS) will be collecting blood from the likes of Barumba in preparation for a study by the Makerere University Lung Institute where they will be extracting convalescent plasma from the blood of recovered patients to potentially use it in treatment of those that are testing positive.
08:03
08:03

Opposition Groups Challenge New EC Roadmap 1 3

The Commission released a new roadmap on Tuesday banning all political rallies and all physical interactions between candidates and supporters in the run up to the 2021 elections. Instead, the commission advised all contenders for political offices, to utilise digital platforms as a medium of interaction during the campaign period.
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