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10:05
10:05

Kanungu District Headquaters Closed After Staff Tests Positive for Covid-19

Ssengooba said the offices that were closed on Friday, will remain closed for four days and is optimistic that this is will provide enough time for fumigation. He added that offices will be re-opened on Tuesday to resume normal business.
20:00
20:00

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

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
12:11
12:11

Another Comboni Missionary in Gulu Succumbs to Covid-19 Lacor Hospital 1

The latest case is Brother Elio Croce who succumbed to the deadly disease on Wednesday evening from Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala from where he was receiving treatment. Elio becomes the third priest from Gulu Archdiocese to die of COVID-19 in a space of less than one month.
14:37
14:37

Amuru Residents Blame Teenage Pregnancies on Domestic Violence 2 1

Statistics from the Human Rights Focus indicate that 4,062 young girls were impregnated in Acholi Sub Region since the Covid-19 lockdown in March up to mid-August 2020.
13:20
13:20

Teso Coach Proprietor Succumbs to COVID-19 dr wilson etolu 1 1 Top story

The 59- year-old businessman was first admitted in the COVID-19 treatment unit of Soroti Regional Referral Hospital after testing positive for the novel coronavirus disease.
13:26
13:26

Kyotera COVID-19 Taskforce Relaxes Enforcement of Guidelines MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2 3

many parts of the district, it is business as usual with almost no adherence to COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures- SOPs by the Ministry of Health.
17:22
17:22

Col. Bantariza Laid to Rest 2

President Yoweri Museveni, who was represented by Gen Kahinda Otafiire described Bantariza as a trustworthy, patient, and a hero who has never betrayed his country.
14:01
14:01

Covid-19: Ntungamo Municipality Health Centre Closed After Staff Test Positive 1 1

Dr. Richard Bakamuturaki, the District Health Officer, says Ntungamo has got seven community cases; three local government staff and four security personnel
08:31
08:31

Gov’t Withdraws Bill Seeking to Provide Relief to COVID-19 Donors 1 5 Top story

Cecilia Ogwal, the Dokolo Woman Member of parliament, said people have previously donated generously towards government programs. She wondered why the government chose to only exempt taxes for those who donated towards Covid-19 and leave out others.
07:03
07:03

Stock Out of Sample Collection Swabs Halts COVID-19 Testing in Gulu Amuria District

Dr. Paska Apio, a physician in charge of the COVID-19 Treatment Unit, says the situation is alarming and may lead to more community transmissions. Through tests, she says patients with severe illness may be evacuated for treatment, which will not be the case if those seeking care are not tested.
13:56
13:56

Wakiso District Works Department Closed Over Covid-19 Contact

The department head Engineer Sam Mwesigwa has confirmed closing the department as health workers take samples from all staff members to verify whether there are cases from within or not.
13:45
13:45

MP Ssewanyana Released on Police Bond, 31 Suspects Still Held by Police COVID 19 guidelines 1 2

The National Unity Platform -NUP candidate for Makindye West parliamentary seat, Allan Aloysius Ssewanyana was in police custody, two days, for staging a procession contrary to the COVID19 preventive guidelines and has been released this morning on police bond.
20:37
20:37

66 Candidates Nominated on Day-One in Kampala 2021 elections 1

The Kampala woman's parliamentary seat has seven candidates, and so is Nakawa East, and Makindye East, Lubaga North has four candidates, Kawempe North and Makindye West have six candidates each, while Kampala Central has five candidates.
06:19
06:19

Finance Ministry Increases Supplementary Request by UGX 390B local Government 1

The first supplementary is to finance a classified budget of up to 1.5 trillion Shillings for the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs and State House, and a cover a 20 per cent contribution (201 billion Shillings) towards the construction of the 223 kilometres of roads in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), among others.
18:28
18:28

Schools Opt for Credit to Purchase Thermometer Guns, Food Capitation Grant 1 5

Pader Acting District Education Officer Francis Olwoch told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that although schools in the district have been able to purchase the requirements especially thermometer guns and handwashing facilities, most obtained them through credit.
14:01
14:01

Churches Struggle to Contain Crowds of Prayer Thirsty Worshipers Amidst COVID-19 Restrictions Rubaga Cathedral 3 12

Rev. Samuel Muwonge, the head of Missions and Evangelism in Namirembe Diocese who led the service asked Christians to bear with the current conditions, saying all faithfuls are bound to face similar challenges like the ones, the church is going through.
16:48
16:48

Hundreds Defy Govt to Attend Jumah Prayers at Kibuli Mosque 9 5

According to medical experts, there is a high risk among large in-person gatherings where it is difficult for individuals to remain spaced at least 6 feet apart. But despite the risk involved, the Friday Jumah Prayers led by Dr Abdul Hafiz Walusimbi were attended by hundreds of congregants.
14:57
14:57

Pader, Kitgum Covid-19 Frontline Health Workers Go Four Months Without Pay 1 3

11 laboratory specialists, more than 10 clinical officers and nurses haven’t been paid allowances for the past four months in the district despite being in the frontline conducting testing, referrals and monitoring at quarantine centers.
11:51
11:51

LCI Chairpersons in Kitgum Faulted for Inflating Numbers of Face Masks Beneficiaries Ministry of Health 3 1

The Resident District Commissioner William Komakech who also doubles as the Chairperson district Covid-19 taskforce says the numbers of beneficiaries submitted by LCI Chairpersons are abnormally higher than the projected district population.
08:01
08:01

Six More Inmates In Rubanda Prison Test Positive for Covid19 2

The Rubanda District Health Officer, Dr. Abdon Birungi, says that after registering the first Covid19 case in the facility, they decided to take samples from 33 inmates and prison warders for testing at the Uganda Virus Research Institute.
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