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20:19
20:19

First COVID-19 Case Reported in Magamaga Military Barracks district 1 1

The victim is a wife to a Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldier, who travelled to the barracks to nurse her ailing husband on Tuesday. The soldier whose identities have been withheld is reported to have suffered a mental breakdown and was admitted in the barrack’s health facility.
19:37
19:37

36 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed COVID-19 in Uganda 1 Top story

All the new cases are Ugandan contacts to people who have already tested positive for the disease. 15 of them are from Kyotera, nine are frontline health workers from Kampala while eight cases were from Yumbe. The rest were picked from the areas of Mayuge,Pader and Buvuma.
17:55
17:55

Seasonal Winds Intensify Flooding on Landing Sites in Kalungu 2 1

Ronald Ssemanda, the Chairperson of Kamuwunga Landing Site in Lukaya Town Council in Kalungu district says the situation has been worsened by strong seasonal winds that are splashing water far beyond the 200 meters of the buffer zones.
17:45
17:45

Farmers Demand Compensation as Floating Debris Destroys Fish Cages Jinja 1 1 Top story

Led by their Chairperson, Majid Magumba, the Fishermen say they don’t have money to service the loans they acquired to inject in the enterprise since their main source of income has been crashed.
17:20
17:20

Access to Buyiga Island Restricted Amid COVID-19 Fear MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3

The case was confirmed in the community on Wednesday and instructing to isolate from his family and the community and wear a face mask as he waits for evacuation. But it took the Ministry of Health up to 30 hours to evacuate the confirmed patient from the community, together with four of his family members.
17:16
17:16

Flash Floods Displace Kasensero Police Station, Three Villages local leaders 2 Top story

Moses Serunjogi, the Kasensero Town Council LC 3 Chairperson, says the water levels increased in April and May due to the persistent downpour. Kasensero Police station was set up about 4 meters from the lake shores, which made susceptible to flooding.
16:49
16:49

Severe Water Scarcity Hits Kikuube District shortage 5

The entire village of over 3,000 people now fetches water from a pond located five kilometres away, yet it is also shared by wild animals especially baboons and monkeys.
16:15
16:15

Arua Hospital Discharges Three COVID-19 Patients 2 4

The three, all adult male truck drivers; two from Oli division and one from Dadamu Sub County, in Arua district are part of 29 locals who were admitted at the regional COVID-19 treatment centre after testing positive from Elegu border and some of their contacts.
16:04
16:04

Kisita Mining License Suspended Over Illegal Activities, Accumulated Arrears 3 1 Top story

Opendi notes that she has personally visited the mining site operated by Kisita Mining Company and found workers going about their normal business in disregard of the presidential directives halting all mining activities.
15:57
15:57

Relief in Parks as Government Issues Temporary Permits to Unregistered Transporters Betty Amongi 1 3 Top story

Silver Kasirye, the Chairman Jinja Stage in the New taxi Park, one of those that registered a high number of stranded passengers, told URN this morning that over 80 taxis have left for Busoga sub region since last night.
15:14
15:14

Spinal Cord Injury Patients Stranded After Running Out of Assistive Devices 1 2

The Association Chairperson, Moses Kigambo, says most of their members are now stuck in their homes and have contracted pressure sores and urinary tract infections.
14:09
14:09

Uganda Hires US Mapping Firm to Improve Rental Tax Collection URA 1

Finance Minister Matia Kasaija said the company will start working in July and is expected to help the government realize more revenues from the sector. He urged the Property owners not to feel agitated and think that the government is trying to squeeze them.”
14:04
14:04

Coronavirus Disrupts Gold Exports – Finance 1 Top story

According to the Finance Ministry, Uganda’s gold exports fell to 1,199 kilograms in March 2020 down from 1,955 kilograms exported in February. The volume exported in March is just half of what was shipped out in January 2020, which totaled to 2,097kilograms of gold. United Arab Emirates is the biggest consumer of Uganda’s gold.
13:10
13:10

Private Guard Shoots LDU During Curfew 2 1

Steven Dravu, the deputy Arua District Internal Security Officer-DISO who rushed to the scene, identified the shooter as Jamal Musa, who is at large.
11:38
11:38

OPM Staff Testing for COVID-19 COVID-19 in Uganda 1

Rugunda heads the National Covid19 Task force and has been meeting several people on the task force and receiving relief donations. He however, couldn’t disclose the number of people who will be tested.
11:20
11:20

Telecom Industry Booms Amidst COVID-19 Storm Airtel Uganda 1

COVID-19 caused a spike in the demand for connectivity and digital services. The International Finance Corporation says the pandemic brought business opportunities for telecoms companies.
11:16
11:16

Century Cinema Reopens with Only 5 People on the First Day COVID-19 1 Top story

Lorrainne Oguttu, the Spokesperson Century Cinemax says they are hopeful that the number of movie goers will increase over the weekend and the next days to come.
10:36
10:36

NIRA Hunts for New Executive Director as Gama Is Asked to Leave 1

In a May 18th, 2020 letter to Internal Affairs Minister, Jeje Odongo, Museveni directs that a new executive Director with Legal and Information Technology background be identified to head the Authority.
10:23
10:23

Frustrated Travelers Resort to Trucks as Transport Fares Flare 3 1 Top story

Edith Naiga, another traveler passenger who our reporters found grumbling at Gayaza stage after trying to board taxis to Kamuli in Busoga in vain, said she had given on taxis and opted to get a lift from truckers.
09:00
09:00

Three Arrested with Ivory Worth UGX 30Million 2

According to Onyango, the suspects have been charged with unlawful possession of protected species contrary to Section 36 (1) and 71 (1) (b) of the Uganda Wildlife Act, 2019.
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