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19:22
19:22

Uganda only Detecting 10% of COVID-19 Infections Ministry of Health 2 3

Data from the health ministry shows that to date, over 600,000 cases of COVID-19 have been reported. Analysis based on the explanation of health experts shows that around 5.1 to 5.4 million cases have not detected
18:52
18:52

Can Uganda Grow at Bloomberg's 2% Forecast? economic growth

The economies of Ethiopia, Uganda, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Ghana, Rwanda and Kenya withstood the economic impact of the pandemic so successfully that they were among the world’s 10 fastest-growing in 2020. At least five of them are expected to remain in that elite growth club through 2022, according to forecasts by economists compiled by Bloomberg during the past three months
18:15
18:15

Another Kyagulanyi Bodyguard Detained Shamim Malende 1 2 Top story

Despite this, Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga said police were hunting for Ariho for alleged possession of teargas canister. Ariho was arrested on Thursday last week in Bubulo in Manafwa district during Kyagulanyi’s campaign rallies.
18:11
18:11

Angry Mob Kills 60-Yr Old Man in Mayuge 4 1

According to police, Magumba broke into one resident’s house and took three hens from the kitchen house at around one o’clock, in the middle of the night on Saturday.
17:41
17:41

Kiira Motors Ready to Take Orders as CEO Musasizi Gets Global Recognition 4 1

Musasizi says the June 2021 date will only be a launch, as they already have the capacity to produce 16 electric buses per month and are just waiting for orders.
17:10
17:10

Lukwago Returns Home, Calls for Investment in Health Sector 4 4

Lukwago left the country on November 24th to seek further treatment at the hospital after he had been diagnosed with acute anaphylaxis, a severe and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction that experts say can occur within seconds or minutes of exposure to something one is allergic to.
17:02
17:02

Poachers Kill Ranger in Kibaale National Park

According to Hangi, the deceased was ambushed by five armed poachers together with his five colleagues around Kanyantare in Kyenjojo district. The poachers opened fire killing Matsipo before his team also fired back killing one poacher while the rest fled the scene.
16:55
16:55

Presidential Candidate Kabuleta Wants Curfew Lifted ahead of Festivities COVID 19 Curfew 1 1

Presidential Candidate Joseph Kabuleta has called for the lifting of the curfew imposed in the wake of COVID-19 Pandemic ahead of the festive season holiday.
16:32
16:32

Minister Kasaija Unopposed As Sole Opponent Withdraws 2

“Please refer to the attached copy of the withdrawal letter and the declaration by the Returning Officer, of Hon Matia Kasaija as unopposed Member of Parliament for Bujanja County in Kibaale Electoral District” reads Ipeto’s December 7th letter to the Electoral Commission Secretary.
16:01
16:01

City Protest Killings: Ballistic Experts Pick UPDF, Police Guns 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, confirmed that a forensic and ballistic team has already picked guns for examination. This is because all guns in hands of police, Internal Security Organisation –ISO, Local Defence Unit-LDU and some in UPDF have already been fingerprinted.
15:17
15:17

CPS Economic Crimes Investigator Succumbs to Covid-19 1 1

Asaba breathed his last to COVID-19 at Mulago National Referral hospital over the weekend. News about his demise started circulating on Sunday afternoon and has since been confirmed by Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga.
14:22
14:22

NGO Resorts to Donating Injections to Drug Abusers Ministry of Health 3

Twaibu Wamala, the Executive Director of Uganda Harm Reduction Network (UHRN), says that many of those the users they have tried to counsel, say they cannot stop immediately and have confessed sharing injections but infected blood when desperate for a high.
13:26
13:26

Three Young Ladies Shot During November Riots Rotting at Home police brutality 2

At least four ladies, three of whom were shot with live bullets and one knocked by security operatives are in dire need of medical care. They were taken to hospital, but after the removing of the bullets from their bodies, they were sent home with no qualified personnel to attend to their gunshot wounds.
09:05
09:05

COVID-19: Schools Can’t Afford Recommended ‘Nutritious Meals’ for Learners 5 1

Willy Sabiiti, headteacher Masooli Church of Uganda Primary School in Gayaza, says the only way they can afford the recommended diet is if parents accept to top on the money paid to the schools. Sabiiti says most of the parents have failed to yield to requests to provide the required funds, which has forced them to limit themselves to the usual meals.
08:32
08:32

2021 Elections: More than half of the Parliamentary Candidates Are Independents MPs 6 2 Top story

According to the data, Jinja Division North has the highest number of independents with 12 candidates followed by Samia Bugwe County North with 11 independents and Kigulu County South with 10 Independents. Others are Bbale County, Nakawa West, Kigulu North with 9 independent candidates each.
07:49
07:49

Legal Aid Providers Call for Extraordinary Meeting of Lawyers Over Deteriorating Rule of Law LASPNET 3 1

Namubiru said there is need for Uganda Law Society and Uganda Law Council to convene a meeting to agree on collective action to avert the danger of failure to observe rule of law in Uganda.
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