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May 2020 36 results
17:58
17:58

KCCA Executive Committee Recommends Suspension of Trade License, Market Dues 2

The total KCCA Budget is about 521 billion Shillings, out of which approximately 100 billion is expected to be generated from local revenue, arising out of licenses property tax and market dues. KCCA collects about 300 million Shillings in market dues.
17:45
17:45

Suspected Bomb Explodes in Nakaseke, Injures Four bomb explosion 1

The injured have been identified Ernest Ssendawula, the village chairman, his Vice Tom Ssendege and a resident John Lubagira. The fourth person is Francis Kizza the Vice Chairman of National Resistance Movement for Wakyato sub county
17:21
17:21

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

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.
17:02
17:02

Ministry of Health Puzzled by Complacency With Partial Ease of Lockdown 1

Atwine says their surveillance teams are reporting overcrowding in many places especially in downtown Kampala and the markets which make it hard for physical distancing to be respected. Atwine added that many people are still failing to wear facial masks.
16:40
16:40

KCCA Councilors Seek Space as Mayor Restricts Access to Parlor 3 1

Zamini Masunge, the Kawempe Woman Councilor, says they don’t have enough space to transact council business. She says they should be allowed to use part of the Lower gardens as the Authority identifies space for them.
16:32
16:32

PAC Queries UGX 573m Payment of Vehicle for Internal Affairs Minister 2 1

Members of Parliament sitting on the Public Accounts Committee- PAC Central Government are investigating an advance payment to Toyota Uganda for an official vehicle for the Minister of Internal Affairs that cost the tax payer Shillings 573 million.
16:26
16:26

Security Registers 70 Attacks by Civilians Against Law Enforcement Officers 1 Top story

Maj. Nkwasibwe was assaulted by a group of residents he found flouting the curfew at Gala trading center in Kyankwanzi district on Wednesday night.
16:05
16:05

MOH Launches App for Communities to Send Alerts about COVID-19 Suspects 1

Apart from being able to be traced easily, users of the app which is downloadable from play store will also be getting updates on daily test results released by the ministry or any other information on the disease published whereby even other people in the community can send in anonymous alerts about any suspects in the community.
15:46
15:46

Bus Owners, Drivers Want Curfew Times Lifted transport 3 1

The chairperson of the Bus drivers and owners, Nathan Byanyima, says that operating without reaching the border districts will also affect their in-country operations since most of the buses ply from the borders or get the travellers from the border areas of Kisoro, Kitgum, Arua, Bwera, Hoima and Tororo among others.
15:46
15:46

Five Truck Drivers from Nakasongola Parking Yard Test Positive for COVID-19 2

Dan Muganga, the Chairperson Nakasongola District Covid19 Task Force so far 183 truck drivers have been screened at the parking yard.
15:45
15:45

Ambulance Breakdown Hindering COVID-19 Fight at Lira Hospital Ministry Of Health 4

The ambulance which broke down last year was given to the hospital in 2004 by the Ministry of Health.
14:30
14:30

Two Guns Recovered from Suspected Karimojong Warriors disarmament 2 1

The gun from Kaabong was recovered from a suspected Jie warrior who was killed in a fight between the UPDF and cattle raiders in Narengepak in Kathile Sub County this week.
14:24
14:24

Portuguese National Presents ‘Buy’ Agreement After Marrying Off 16-Year-Old Girl 1 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says Almeida presented a signed agreement bearing signatures of the teenager’s parents, Yoram Betamu and his wife, Josephine Twongirwe, both residents of Najjera.
14:16
14:16

MPs Raise Concern over Understaffing at Internal Affairs Ministry staffing levels 2 1

The Auditor-General John Muwanga in his report stated that critical positions such as Assistant Commissioner Community Service, Procurement Officer, Principal Internal Auditor and others remained vacant which has resulted in extra workload for existing staff.
13:56
13:56

Customer Sues Shoprite Over Expired Chocolate 1 Top story

According to Jjumba, he developed health complications after eating the chocolate and sought treatment at St. Felistus Clinic in Bulenga where he was diagnosed with gastrointestinal disorder, which is associated with eating contaminated food or expired products.
13:11
13:11

13,000 Households in Serere Displaced by Rising Lake Kyoga Water Levels flooding 2 3

In Bugondo Sub County, more than half of the 39 villages have been submerged, displacing 6,000 households.
13:05
13:05

Kiruddu Hospital Registers Surge in Alcohol Related Illnesses 1 1 Top story

Dr. Charles Kabugo, the Executive Director Kiruddu General Hospital, says attributes the surge in the number of patients to alcohol abuse.
12:45
12:45

Students in Bunyangabu Decry Low Accessibility to Learning Materials Rubona Town Council 5

Moses Sunday Rubalema, the Bunyangabu District Education Officer, says they received 4,107 copies of the materials for primary school pupils and 763 for secondary.
12:32
12:32

Live Electric Wires Threaten City Traders Bashir Muwonge 3 7

Afanstone Baru, a trader in Kukuubo Business Center, says the live wires have electrocuted several people and spark whenever it rains.
12:10
12:10

Angry Mob Torches Homes in Revenge Attack Uganda Police Force

Charles Ogwang, an eye witness explains that Abila was on his way home from a nearby trading center when he met Ewan heading to the trading center for treatment.
May 2020 36 results