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21:08
21:08

Contractor Hands Over Kasubi Market to KCCA 3 2

The market located about a kilometer from Kasubi Junction has about 15 shelters for vendors' stalls, a police post, a Children Centre , an office block, a perimeter wall and seven 500 liter water harvesting tanks among other facilities.
17:34
17:34

Parliament Queries New Gov’t Digital Learning Approach 9 1 Top story

The Ministry of Education is encouraging the use of various platforms, among them Zoom, WhatsApp, television, radio stations and a series of other virtual corresponding tools to ensure that the Children continue learning while locked in their homes.
17:20
17:20

Police Checkpoints to Increase During Lockdown - Enanga Fred Enanga 1

Speaking to journalists at the daily security briefing at the Uganda Media Centre, Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson said that after the allowing of more people to open up businesses, they have seen an increase in traffic which calls for more scrutiny to know who is moving.
16:59
16:59

JMS Gets UGX 8.4b Stanchart Loan to Stock up Medicines, Gear 1

The loan, according to Stanchart, is a drawdown from the USD 1 billion (3.8 trillion Shillings) facility put aside in March 2020 for companies globally that provide goods and services to help the fight against COVID-19. It also targets those planning the switch into making products that are in high demand to fight the global pandemic, the bank said.
16:57
16:57

Midwives Asked to Enroll for Additional Trainings Ministry of Health 4

Currently of the 20475 midwives registered with the Nurses and Midwifery Council, only 22 have degrees in Midwifery, 6000 have diplomas whereas 13,000 only practice with certificates.
16:46
16:46

Isolations, Social Distancing Could Fuel Mental Health Challenges MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

But specialists are waning that prolonged isolation may trigger mental health problems resulting from the loss of everyday connections to friends, colleagues, family and the community. They add that such loneliness can lead to depression, anxiety, high blood pressure, heart diseases and a shorter life span.
16:27
16:27

Rwanda Planning to Evacuate Nationals from Uganda lockdown 1

The Rwanda High Commission in Uganda has started the registration of its nationals stuck in the country due to the lock down for evacuation.
16:11
16:11

Covid-19: Speaker Tasks Joint Committee to Expedite NSSF Bill 1 1 Top story

In her communication to the house, Kadaga noted that she is aware of a number of concerns that have gained prominence due to the Covid-19 pandemic in regard to the savings. A number of people have signed an online petition demanding to access part of their savings.
16:06
16:06

Maize Grain Suppliers Struggling to Meet Standards-UNBS Aflatoxins 1 1

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) says they have so far withheld 140 metric tons of Maize Grain from suppliers for failing to meet quality standards.
15:30
15:30

Events Promoters Bajjo, Abtex Arrested 1 2 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the two suspects are currently detained at Kampala Central Police Station pending their appearance in court for staging unlawful assemblies
15:28
15:28

COVID-19: Experts say Interventions Based on Fear, not Evidence Mulago Hospital 2 1

Speaking during a webinar held Wednesday morning to discuss the broader public health impact of COVID 19, Prof. Freddie Ssengooba, an expert in Health Policy Planning and Management at the Makerere University School of Public Health said most of the interventions so far implemented in the country are copy and paste without paying attention to the evidence available in the country.
15:07
15:07

ULS Puzzled on How to Select 30 Lawyers Uganda Law Society 1 1

According to Kinobe, there are more than 3000 lawyers and 900 Law firms in Kampala alone, saying they still don't know how to implement the President's directive.
13:20
13:20

Company Closures, Travel Bans Dampen Business Mood – Survey stanbic bank 1 Top story

The survey which asks business managers about their operations, said in a report for April that business activity came crashing to near zero as businesses closed down to follow coronavirus guidelines. Company closures, a lack of new orders and restrictions on travel were highlighted as having the biggest impact on business.
12:27
12:27

Tumukunde's Body Guards Remanded obstruction 1

Denis Okello and Charles Ongom Labeja who have been in detention since their arrest on March 12th were on April 29th 2020 charged with obstruction by Nakawa Chief Magistrate Ruth Nabaasa, according to the court documents URN has seen.
11:23
11:23

Millions of Children in East, South Africa Can’t Access Alternative Learning Measures- UNICEF World Bank 1

The agency says that while they have already supported 21 governments with more than USD 5.4 million for remote learning and preparedness for school re-opening, radio as the preferred medium for delivering lessons only reaches four in ten children across East and Southern Africa.
02:00
02:00

Minister Aceng Warns Hospital Directors about new Vehicles Ministry of Health

She said while districts of Buyende and Kaliro had earlier been given brand new double cabin picks to facilitate immunization activities in their areas, the vehicles didn’t make it to the hospital. She said the one of Buyende was crashed beyond repair at the hands of a reckless driver.
01:52
01:52

COVID-19: Uganda's Cases Rise to 98 Ministry of Health 2 Top story

The sample belongs to a 27 year old truck driver from Kenya who entered the country through the Busia border crossing. This brings the country's cases to 98
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