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11:22
11:22

Speeding Vehicle Collides with Train in Jinja victim 1 3 Top story

According to the traffic and road safety regulations, a driver of a vehicle is required to exercise extra care in approaching and traversing rail crossings and apply reasonable speed to enable him or her to stop if circumstances so require.
18:51
18:51

Recovered COVID-19 Patients Irked by Delayed Results victim 1 1

Led by their zonal chairperson, Jimmy Okalo, the recovered patients said that although the first negative results were availed to them five days after the tests were conducted, the confirmatory test results were announced to them after a week.
10:36
10:36

69 Quarantined in Magamaga Military Barracks UPDF 1

Capt. George Musinguzi, the UPDF spokesperson in Busoga sub-region says that the contacts have been grouped basing on their closeness with the victim during her stay at the barracks in order to ease monitoring by the standby health team stationed in the barracks premises.
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.
16:09
16:09

Police Shoot Food Vendor in Jinja victim 1

Evelyn Namulondo was heading to Amber Court Market from her home in Budhumbuli Ward around 5am to purchase fruits when she was shot in the abdomen.
21:22
21:22

Busoga University to Host Iganga District COVID-19 Isolation Centre victim 1 3

Muwanguzi adds that the isolation room at the hospital caters for only eight people yet an average of 15 suspected COVID-19 victims have been seeking medical attention on a daily basis. He adds that the dormitories at the university will provide enough room for the privacy of all isolated patients under their supervision.
10:30
10:30

20-Year-Old Woman Loses Sight after Drug Reaction resident 2 2

According to a medical report obtained from Jinja Regional Referral Hospital where Ntono was admitted for the past eight weeks, she suffered a Steven Johnson syndrome, a serious disorder of the skin and mucous membranes, that usually occurs as a reaction to a medication or an infection.
20:00
20:00

Five Dead, Three Injured in Lwengo Road Accident investigation 1

The accident occurred at Kyabbogo Village, in Kingo Sub-County when a speeding registration number UAU 523M heading to Kampala from Mbarara rammed into a Toyota Noah registration number UAN 429H whose driver had made an abrupt U-turn.
13:56
13:56

Teenager Rescued from Shrine after Failed Abortion Attempt district 1

The victim, who was reportedly taken to the shrine by her suspected defiler Ivan Magunda on Sunday night, suffered excessive bleeding and tear’s which required urgent medical attention.
12:29
12:29

Police Identifies 11 Victims of Namutumba Bus Accident resident 1 Top story

The accident, which occurred in Bukonte trading center along the Iganga-Tirinyi-Mbale highway on Sunday evening claimed the lives of ten people aboard the taxi. Nine people were killed on spot while another victim breathed his last this morning at Iganga General Hospi
17:35
17:35

Health Ministry Rules Out Ebola Outbreak in Kikuube Uganda 1

Dr. Nicholas Kwikiriza, the Acting Kikuube District Health Officer, says the samples taken from the deceased have tested negative for Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers.
10:10
10:10

Students Injured in Jinja-Kamuli Road Accident village 2 3

Initial reports indicate that the driver of a commuter taxi registration number, UAZ 639S lost control of the vehicle which was reportedly over speeding and swerved off the road after hitting a raised hump. The vehicle overturned in Lwanda village.
12:23
12:23

Police Constable Detained For Defiling Colleague’s Daughter district

The Kiira Region Police Spokesperson, Diana Nandawula says investigations are ongoing. “The victim has been examined and when our file is complete, we shall forward it to the Resident State Attorney for legal advice on the preferable charges against the suspect,” she said.
19:35
19:35

Police Names Buyende, Kamuli Hailstorm Victims district 1

The Busoga North Police Spokesperson, Michael Kasadha says that 12 children and one adult perished from the villages of Kabugudo, Nabweyo, and Nakabembe in Kidera town council Buyende district.
18:31
18:31

Buyende, Kamuli Hailstorm Death Toll Rises to 18 Jinja 1 1

According to police reports, 13 people died in Kidera Sub County, Buyende district and five people perished in the sub-counties of Balawuli and Namasagali in Kamuli district.
11:49
11:49

13 Killed in Buyende Hailstorm resident 1 Top story

The storm ravaged the villages of Kabugudo, Nabweyo, and Nakabembe in Kidera town council after heavy rains which begun at 8:00 pm on Sunday night until 10:30 pm.
18:58
18:58

Jinja Hospital Stuck with Bodies of Mob Justice Victims investigation 1

A pathologist at the hospital who preferred anonymity says that the mortuary lacks adequate space to store the bodies and as a result, some of the bodies are still lying on the floor.
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