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19:10
19:10

Staff Shortage Hits Gulu COVID-19 Treatment Unit understaffing 2 1

Dr Paska Apiyo disclosed with the spike in new cases, the unit is being operated by only eight personnel; 4 nurses, a medical doctor and a physician including two cleaners saying work volume has over stretched them.
18:54
18:54

COVID -19 Patients in Gulu Violating Home Based Care Treatment Guidelines Ministry of Health 2 1

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator says that they have received information that the patients are mixing with other members of the public.
15:13
15:13

Masaka in Oxygen Crisis as Production Plant Breaks Down 2 1

The crisis has caused panic among health authorities not only at the regional referral but also in other hospitals and health units that depend on the plant for oxygen. The breakdown comes amidst an increase in hospital admissions for Coronavirus Disease (COVID19) patients.
13:14
13:14

Taxi Operators Create Illegal Stages Near District Boundaries 2 1

To stop taxis crossing from Mukono to Buikwe, the police have mounted a roadblock at Kikondo-Namagunga. Another has been set up at Buyira-Nkokonjeru to block movements connecting to Katosi road.
11:12
11:12

Former Councilors in Arua Protest Over Unpaid Allowances 1 3

The councillors who converged at the former division offices claim the division owes them more than 15 Million Shillings which has accrued over eleven months.
10:55
10:55

UPDF Injures One Karimojong Cattle Rustler During Clash in Moroto 1

Major Peter Mugisa the UPDF 3rd division Spokesperson said the Matheniko warriors of Moroto had crossed to Napak district and raided 37 animals which he said all the animals were recovered.
08:15
08:15

84 Stranded Students from West Nile Finally Arrive in Arua 3 2

The students from Makerere University, Kyambogo University, Makerere University Business School, Uganda Christian University and other institutions were stranded in the bus parks since Monday, the day schools were closed by the government as one of the measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.
18:13
18:13

Attack on Gen Katumba Was Politically Motivated-Museveni President Museveni 3

According to President Museveni, the attack was a definite political motive, and they will know who was behind the attack.
17:45
17:45

Nakalema Orders Bus Companies to Refund Extorted Passengers' Cash bus owners 1 1

In an update through the Anti-corruption tweeter handle on what transpired in the meeting that was convened to harmonize on how students and citizens will be refunded their money, Nakalema has directed that companies that extorted money refund it within seven days.
17:18
17:18

Bidi Bidi Refugees Struggle to Access Farmlands as Food Aid Cut Bites 1 1

The refugees say that the cut in food aid ration to them by the World Food Program -WFP in April has negatively impacted their livelihoods and left most of them helplessly surviving on one meal a day. The WFP in April 2020 announced a 30% reduction in the relief food ration it distributes to refugees and asylum seekers, in Uganda. It also warned that further cuts could follow.
16:34
16:34

Influx of Street Kids in Lira Raises Concern Lira city 5

Some street kids spit saliva at people, vandalize cars and often beat up pedestrians who refuse to give them money and also litter the streets.
15:46
15:46

Ghost Beneficiaries Cited in NUSAF-III Project in Agago NUSAFIII 1 1

Martin Okwera, the Community Project Management Committee chairperson says a recent assessment found only 85 members of the group have since the inception of the project last year been active.
12:57
12:57

Delayed Distribution of Medical Supplies Worries Kyotera, Rakai Districts 2

Dr Edward Muwanga, the Kyotera District Health Officer, says that they are eagerly waiting for the supplies given the increasing number of COVID cases. As of Monday, the district had 388 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
12:11
12:11

Rakai Man Hacks Wife to Death then Hangs Himself 1

The gruesome incident occurred last night around 10pm. The man so far identified as Katongole turned against his wife Rose Nakate following a domestic dispute.
08:43
08:43

CID Fears a 42-Day Upsurge in Defilement Cases CID Kampala 2 2

Charles Twine the CID spokesperson has told Uganda Radio Network-URN, that as law enforcement bodies apart from the challenge of enforcing the Covid-19 guidelines in place, another disturbing factor is going to be high reported cases of defilement, likely to shoot-up once again in this lockdown.
20:20
20:20

ICC Extends Deadline for Dominic Ongwen’s Appeal on Sentence Northern Uganda 3 1

Maria Kamara Mabinty, the International Criminal Court –ICC Outreach Coordinator for East Africa told URN in an interview that the extension of the deadline for the appeal comes following the request made by Ongwen’s defense team being led by Krispus Ayena Odongo late last month.
19:57
19:57

Gulu Business Community Send Buses to Save Students Trapped by Transport Hike in Kampala Gulu University 2 1

James Onono Ojok, the Assistant Public Relations Officer of Gulu University, says that they have offered two buses of 67-seater capacity to pick up students from Makerere University and those stranded at Namayiba Bus Terminal in Kampala.
18:16
18:16

Gulu City Allocates UGX 141M for Rehabilitating Health Centres gulu city council 2 1

The 141.7 million shillings for the rehabilitation works are part of the 2.192 billion shillings allocated to the Health Department for the financial year 2021/2022 budget of 36.9 billion shillings approved by Gulu City Council.
15:11
15:11

War Debt Claimants in Kitgum Protest Reduction of Cattle For Compensation 4 1

A total of 1,463 war debt claimants in the district were verified in the exercise to ascertain details of claimants and properties lost as the government moves to start compensation.
13:00
13:00

Residents Demand Compensation for Destroyed Properties Caused by Flashing of Katosi Water Pipe 4 1

William Kunya, one of the residents wonders why the engineers chose to set up a water flashpoint in a residential area as opposed to a swamp.
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