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21:09
21:09

WHO Okays Use of Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 Treatment Trials 1

Now a report from investigations and a review of the data from the published study and the solidarity trial show that the drugs do not present any harm to people that use it. The data was reviewed by the data safety and monitoring committees of the solidarity trial.
20:59
20:59

65-Year-Old Catholic Devotee Defies Restrictions, Treks to Namugongo 2 2

She is most likely the only foot pilgrim who turned up for the celebration this year, after the church called off the annual event in the wake of Coronavirus Disease. As countries battled the pandemic, borders were closed, the government banned public gatherings and asked faithful’s to stay home.
20:36
20:36

Prayer Can Heal the World from COVID-19; Archbishop Lwanga 1

Archbishop Lwanga says that faithful’s should not forget that in 1942, two white sisters who had been admitted to Lubaga Hospital were healed from a pneumonic plague, which was a deadly disease at that time when there were no antibiotics.
20:07
20:07

COVID-19 Patient Attempts to Escape from Moroto Hospital 1

Sources who asked not to be named for fear of reprimand, said a male suspect attempted to escape in the dead of last night and made another attempt this afternoon at around 4 pm. The case was admitted to the treatment centre on Monday night.
19:33
19:33

KCCA Limits Number of Taxi’s Allowed in Parks to Ensure Physical Distancing 3

As part of the guidelines issued ahead of the resumption of public transport, the Minister for Kampala Metropolitan Affairs Betty Amongi said taxi’s should maintain a distance of at least two meters from each other while loading in the parks. On top of this, every taxi should have a handwashing facility, while every occupant is expected to have a face mask.
17:59
17:59

Ugandan Security Teams Have Killed Six People in COVID-19 Operations 3 2

The victims were shot by soldiers of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces –UPDF, Uganda Police Force –UPF and Local Defence Units –LDUs who were enforcing orders intended to curb the spread of the contagious diseases.
17:49
17:49

Low Cost Houses for Acholi Chiefs Dilapidated 1 4

The two-bedroom houses with a sitting room, kitchen, servants' quarters and a store that were built out of hydra foam bricks have now become inhabitable as their ceilings, windows, walls, veranda and roofs have run-down.
17:33
17:33

Taxi Registration Frustrates Operators as Hundreds are Turned Away New Taxi Park 5 2

Hundreds of taxi operators converged at Old Kampala Secondary School and Kitante Primary School on Wednesday to register with the Authority, secure route numbers and colours ahead of the return of public transport on Thursday.
17:19
17:19

Truck Loaded with Marijuana, Mangoes Crashes in Luweero 2 2

The unidentified driver of the truck registration number UAX 949E from Arua municipality was heading to Nakasero market in Kampala. A subsequent search established that the truck was hiding packs of Marijuana in a load of Mangoes.
17:13
17:13

Police Foils Robbery Attempt in Jinja hotel 1 1

LLuchan, a salesman at Sunda Best Ceramics Company narrates that three armed men surrounded his vehicle registration number UAM 836L at the hotel entrance and demanded that he surrenders his bag. A scuffle ensued as the businessman fought to secure the bag which the suspected robbers attempted to grab forcefully.
17:11
17:11

Agago Vigilante Group kills Two Suspected Karamojong Cattle Thieves Paimol Sub county 1 2

Linos Ngompek, the Agago Resident District Commissioner told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Wednesday that the deceased persons are suspected to have crossed from Kotido district.
17:06
17:06

Health Centre Closed, 12 Medical Staff Quarantined in Gulu unyama sub -county 1 3

The woman allegedly picked the infection from her son, she visited in Elegu two weeks ago. She later developed symptoms similar to those of COVID-19, prompting her to seek medical attention at the health facility.
16:58
16:58

Police Stops Meeting by Second-Hand Cloths Dealers Godfrey Kayongo 4 1

Geoffrey Kasita, the Defense Secretary St. Balikuddembe market, said they should be allowed to resume work because they are ready to comply with the Covid19 preventive guidelines.
16:51
16:51

Four DRC Nationals Quarantined in Hoima After Illegally Crossing into Uganda Congolese 2 1

The four are said to have entered the country through the porous border points of Lake Albert on May 30, 2020. They were sighted by residents who immediately alerted security and health officials who later picked them from Kijangi Landing Site in Tonya parish Buseruka sub-county.
16:49
16:49

Kasese Christians Urged to Remain Strong Amidst Challenges 1

The call was made during the annual Martyrs Day Celebrations in the District which were led by Rev. Fr Joseph Mbusa, the Secretary of Education in Kasese Diocese.
16:42
16:42

Pictorial; Celebrating Uganda Martyrs Bravery During Lockdown

At the Anglican Shrine, the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda the Most Rev. Dr Stephen Kazimba Mugalu was the day's main celebrant, assisted by the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Rt. Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira. The Archbishop of Kampala Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga led the Mass at the Catholic Shrine.
16:37
16:37

Only Five Non-Legislators Invited for State of The Nation Address COVID-19 1 Top story

The five include the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, the Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) David Muhoozi, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martin Okoth Ochola, the Commissioner General of Prisons (CGP) Johnson Byabashaija and the High Commissioner of the Republic of Rwanda in his capacity as the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps.
16:36
16:36

FPU, Fishermen Admit Errors In Illegal Fishing Operations Lake Kyoga 1 4

Rogers Mugerwa Bisaso, the LC 1 Chairman Ninga Village and Fishermen’s Association leader, says some fishermen also attacked and injured soldiers forcing them to fight back using brutal force.
16:22
16:22

Trade Minister Explains Difference Between Malls and Arcades Lockdown lifting 2 1

She listed Acacia Mall, Village Mall, Imperial Mall, Metroplex Mall, Oasis Mall, Garden City Mall, Kingdom Kampala Mall, Shoprite, (Lugogo Mall), Victoria Mall and Marigold, as the examples of malls in Kampala while Mutaasa Kafeero, Ggaliraaya Energy Center, Kizito Arcade, Arua Park Arcade, Nalubwama Arcade, Nabukeera Arcade, and Qualicell as examples of arcades in Kampala.
16:14
16:14

Covid-19 Positive Truck Driver Intercepted in Kampala 4 2

Moses Wanyama, the owner of the truck, said his driver returned from South Sudan, drove up to Masaka town where he loaded coffee bags and later offloaded them at Namanve industrial park along Kampala -Jinja road.
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