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17:58
17:58

Braking System Defect Caused Parliament Bus Fire- Police Omoro District 1

The Linglong bus registration number UG-0391H, attached to the Ministry of Health was evacuating 25 patients from Kitgum District to the national treatment centres in Kampala. The patients were on Monday turned away from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital due to space constraints.
17:41
17:41

Research Questions Relevance of Social Media Tax Under COVID-19 Pandemic- Mobile Money

The government had anticipated that the tax on social media use officially called the Over the Top Tax or OTT, would raise to 400 billion Shillings in revenues per annum, while mobile money tax would raise 246 billion Shillings. Then, the government said that the money from the internet users would be used to expand and improve the quality of services countrywide.
15:46
15:46

Eight Ugandans Miss Repatriation Flight after Testing Positive for COVID-19 1

On Tuesday, 113 Ugandans who were stranded in Saudi Arabia due to the COVID-19 lockdown, arrived at Entebbe International Airport aboard a flight sponsored by the International Organization for Migration- IOM. They were among the 136 females who were expected to board the flight operated by Air Cairo.
14:08
14:08

Moroto Prison Guards Now Under Guard In Their Own Prison Moroto District 1 1

Only a staff deployed as data clerk at the prisons regional office was in the office this morning while the rest of the team was locked up at Moroto Prison premises. Since Thursday, access to Moroto Prisons has been restricted, with tight security comprising four officers manning the main gate at day time. This is different from the other ordinary days where one person would be seen at the gate.
13:17
13:17

Bryan White Foundation Deregistered 1 1

Bryan White had been accused by several girls of sexual harassment after he promised to help them. Some of the girls said they had spent months at Bryan White’s house being used as sex slaves.
12:41
12:41

Eyewitnesses Account of Moroto Prison Break 1 4

Carlos Odongo, a Boda- Boda cyclist in Moroto who witnessed the incident says the escape of prisoners was preceded by the rare appearance of armed warriors behind the prions gates, along Circular Road.
11:07
11:07

Three Teenage Sisters Disappear Mysteriously Lockdown 2

Their mother Nakato Prossy is attributing the disappearance of the trio to prolonged closure of schools which relatively grown-up girl children have lost hope of ending soon.
05:57
05:57

COVID-19 Patients Aboard Burnt Parliament Bus Admitted in Gulu Kitgum District 1

The patients from Kitgum District had been denied admission at the referral treatment unit on Monday due to space limitations. On Thursday, they travelled to Gulu from where the Ministry of Health had sent a bus to transport them to treatment facilities in Kampala.
19:34
19:34

COVID-19 Patients in Pader Protest Poor Conditions at Isolation Center

One of the patients who preferred anonymity for fear of reprisals told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that access to food, water and electricity at the facility remains a big concern.
18:32
18:32

Man Electrocuted by Falling Electric Cables

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says Komakech's lifeless body was found lying on the ground by residents in the morning.
16:20
16:20

Minor Teargassed as Police Disperse People Power Protesters 3 Top story

NUP Spokesperson, Joel Ssenyonyi accuses police of abdicating their responsibility by failure to take action against Sipapa. “He is guarded by police and other fellows who carry guns, he has one himself. The other day he came here and shot at our gate. One of our fellows got injured and the young people are saying we want answers,” he said.
15:04
15:04

Policeman Arrested For Shooting One Dead, Injuring Two Others 2

Anthony Mubiru, one of the residents accused the police officer of being negligent, saying he should have shot in the air to disperse the crowd instead of shooting directly at residents.
12:05
12:05

Three Saracen Guards Arested Over Robbery

The Southern Region Police Spokesperson, Muhammad Nsubuga, says the two firearms were recovered from the former Crane bank building in Masaka town where the suspects have been working as security guards.
12:04
12:04

Carjackers Murder Special Taxi Driver in Mukono 3

According to the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Oweyesigire, the three suspects hired Batte to drive them to Bajjo village in Ggoma but turned against him along the way, strangled and stabbed the victim five times on the head and three times on the right hand.
10:51
10:51

Suspect Jumps To Death From Police Vehicle 1

Benon Byamukama, the Kalangala District Police Commander, says the suspect was arrested alongside others and bundled on a police patrol van for transportation to Kalangala Central Police Station for custody.
16:08
16:08

UGX 190m Water Project Commissioned in Kanungu 2

The water project is funded by the Kanungu district local government and is intended to bring quality water and sanitation facilities to over 100 villages in Kyeshero sub- County in Kanungu district.
12:34
12:34

South Sudanese Complain of Harassment at Uganda Border 2

The Ifuda-Bomah Chief of Tseretenya in Ikotos County, Peter Odwar confirmed having received reports from his people who have allegedly suffered various forms of harassment including; alleged extortion, beatings and detentions while crossing the official border points with Uganda
12:17
12:17

Masaka Authorities List 52 Contacts Of Covid-19 Victim For Testing 2

Dr. Juko says that all these health workers that were in contact with the deceased have been identified and they have started taking samples from them so that they can establish their status.
05:51
05:51

UN Resident Coordinator Gives Hope to Child Abuse Survivors teenage pregnancy 1 2

She encouraged the survivors to overcome traditional beliefs and culture by embracing education and ensuring they complete school and become future leaders. Malango said there were opportunities for the survivors to make a turnaround and take charge of their own future by staying in school by attaining higher levels of education.
12:39
12:39

Mutebi Wins NRM Primaries For Entebbe Municipality Mayor 2 1

Mutebi, the Entebbe Division A chairperson defeated businessman Fabrice Rulinda, with 5,437 votes against Rulinda’s 3,474 votes. He polled a total of 5,437 votes while Rulinda got a total of 3,474 votes.
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