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17:20
17:20

Two years later, Lubowa Hospital Remains at Foundation Level Parliament 1 7 Top story

While the Ministry of Health handed over the site on June 10, 2019, it hoped that the construction would be completed by June 2021. However, the project remains at the foundation level and, according to Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, it has been extended for now 15 more months.
22:40
22:40

Gov’t Rejects Demands to Lift Curfew Parliament 5 1

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said that the curfew will be maintained despite calls by members of Parliament to have it lifted.
21:08
21:08

Health Ministry Yet to Receive Funds for Vaccines Parliament 1 3

Although Parliament passed 18.3 billion shillings supplementary budget for the procurement of the AstraZeneca Vaccines from the Serum Institute of India last month, the Health Ministry says there has been a delay in availing the money by the Ministry of Finance.
17:35
17:35

Parliament Questions Relevance of Curfew lockdown 4 1

The matter was raised by Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South MP who says that the curfew is now being used to violate rights of Ugandans, curtail mothers and women who are coming from the market and extort money from Ugandans.
07:49
07:49

MPS Want Employed Ugandans to Pay for COVID-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health 3

Under the arrangement, each eligible individual is expected to receive two doses of the vaccine, separated by 28 days. Each dose will cost USD 7(25,523 Shillings), which amounts to USD 14 (51,046 Shillings) per person. Another USD 3 (11,000 Shillings) is charged for international transportation and handling costs by the National Medical Stores, pushing the cost of the vaccine to USD 17 (62,000 Shillings).
15:38
15:38

CSOs Ask Gov’t to Allocate Funds for Emergencies in 2021/2022 Budget Ministry of Finance

The CSOs argue that even after suffering the locust invasion, severe floods, landslides and an on-going global pandemic that has killed over 300 Ugandans, the government has in the 2021/2022 Budget Framework paper not allocated any funds to address emergencies that might emerge.
20:00
20:00

MPs Oppose Gov’t Withdrawal From Burying COVID-19 Victims Ministry of Health 3 1

Some members of parliament who include the Bufumbira East MP Dr. James Nsaba Buturo and Bunyaruguru county MP John Twesigye Ntamuhiira say giving the body of the COVID-19 victim to the families for burial will accelerate the spread of the disease in the community
17:48
17:48

MPs Ask Museveni to Revise Number of People Attending Prayers COVID-19 1 3 Top story

Busia Municipality MP Geoffrey Macho told parliament today, that the government needed to reconsider this decision, and allow more numbers of worshippers according to the size of the churches and the number of people it can accommodate.
18:24
18:24

MPs Reiterate Call for Accountability for COVID-19 Donations Parliament 1 1

The total donations to the COVID-19 task force were valued at 28 billion Shillings by May 2020. They included both cash and non-cash donations channelled through the national response fund, chaired by Emmanuel Katongole, the Executive Chairman of Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited.
05:50
05:50

Returnees in Sheraton Hotel Petition Against Extended Isolation Parliament 1 1 Top story

The group has already exhausted the 14 mandatory days of quarantine after their arrival into the country. But they must endure another three days of confinement while waiting for the Ministry of Health to undertake confirmatory COVID-19 tests before releasing them.
04:57
04:57

300 Legislators, Parliament Staff Tested for COVID-19 COVID-19 test 1 4

Several MPs have welcomed the initiative but demanded that it should be repeated every fortnight. Others are demanding for mass testing across the country in order to establish the magnitude of the problem and at the same time employ interventions that will eliminate the disease.
01:58
01:58

I am yet to Receive my COVID-19 Test Results - MP Kahunde Parliament 1

The Woman MP for Kiryandongo Helen Kahunde has said she is yet to receive her COVID-19 test results after she tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday.
15:59
15:59

Parliament Starts Testing MPs for COVID-19 lockdown 1 1

The decision followed an engagement with officials from the Ministry of Health officials who guided that MPs needed to be tested based on their engagements which have put them into contact with different people since the outbreak of the pandemic.
14:57
14:57

Bar, Restaurant Owners Petition Kadaga over Reopening lockdown 7 1

The Association led by their chairperson Tesfalem Gherathu says that with over 70,000 bars, lodges and restaurants closed since March, an estimated five million people have been rendered jobless.
11:29
11:29

Herbalists Submit 300 Traditonal Remedies for COVID-19 to NCRI herbs 1 1

Herberlists and traditional healers have submitted up to 300 herbal remedies for COVID-19 to the Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Institute (NCRI).
14:41
14:41

MPs Demand COVID-19 Test Parliament 4 1

Kasambya County Member of Parliament Gaffa Mbwatekamwa says many of them are worried that they could be infected since they have been all over the place.
17:21
17:21

Acholi MPs Want Elegu Town Put Under Quarantine for 21 Days Parliament 1 3

MPs from Acholi want Government to put Elegu Town Council in Amuru district under quarantine for a period of 21 days saying the area is at risk of new waves of COVID-19.
16:43
16:43

Kadaga, Katureebe Advised Museveni to Declare a State of Emergency Parliament 3 1

During plenary on Thursday morning, Kadaga told MPs that last Friday, the President invited the top leaders of the arms of Government and during the meeting, they advised the President to declare a state of emergency. However, Kadaga said that it was objected by a cabinet Minister who convinced the President against declaring a state of emergency.
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16:10

Health Ministry Gets Additional UGX 45b for COVID-19 Fight Parliament 1 3

The Budget committee has allocated addition 107 billion shillings to the health Ministry in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
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16:24

Lockdown: Parliament Demands Registration of All Mothers Due for Delivery coronavirus 1 3

During plenary, the Kyankwanzi Woman MP, Anna Maria Nankabirwa told the house that an expectant mother died who was due for labor died because of failure to get transportation.
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