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22:58
22:58

Uganda Needs An Additional 225 Ambulances to Have a Fully Functional Emergency Service 1 1 Top story

Dr. John Baptist Waniaye, the Commissioner in Charge of Emergency Services in the Ministry of Health, says that the available ambulances are insufficient to serve the entire country. He says that due to the limited number of ambulances, the response time to emergencies is poor.
22:41
22:41

We Don't Know Sheikh Bukenya- Gangu Residents 4 1 Top story

Badru Kimbugwe, the Gangu B Village Defense Secretary told our reporter that the heavily armed operatives informed them that they had picked up Naggayi because she is the wife of Sheikh Bukenya, whom they described as a rebel commander.
22:00
22:00

Lawyers Protest Fresh Election Petition Against NUP’s Joel Ssenyonyi shukla mukesh 2 1 Top story

Ssenyonyi’s lawyers from Pace Advocates led by George Musisi, argue that the amended petition filed by Shukla Mukesh Babubhai on May 10 2021, which they received on Monday evening introduces fresh allegations and came in the court out of time.
21:13
21:13

Chief Justice Lifts Ban on Hearing Cases, Election Petitions Alfonse Owiny-Dollo 1 Top story

The CJ suspended the hearing of cases more than 40 days due to a surge in COVID-19 infections and deaths resulting from the second wave of the pandemic.
20:35
20:35

Thousands Flock Driving Permit Office 4

There were more than four queues stretching from the company gate to Nkrumah Road with people standing close to each other in total disregard of the standard operating procedures on physical distancing. Many did not have their masks on.
20:09
20:09

Boda-Boda Rider Arrested For Allegedly Raping Seven Women Mukono Police 1

Two of the victims have positively identified Owere as their attacker. His arrest followed community initiatives to identify the suspected criminal and hand him over to the police.
19:45
19:45

MPs Reject Proposal To Contribute UGX 2M Each Towards COVID-19 Vaccine Purchase COVID-19 Vaccines 2 1 Top story

In line with the government’s proposal, Afoyo-chan, the Zombo Woman MP proposed that each legislator contributes Shillings 2million from their salary towards the procurement of Pfizer vaccine that is recommended for vaccinating children. Following this government position, Afoyo-chan, the Zombo Woman MP proposed that Parliament deducts money from MPs salaries to rise funds towards procurement of Pfizer vaccines that is recommended for vaccination of children.
19:17
19:17

Thugs Steal Three Head of Cattle at Gunpoint in Luweero Cattle theft 1

Recounting the ordeal, John Kavuma, the farm manager, who stays a distance away, says that he rushed after learning about the development. He explains that the pregnant woman managed to untie herself and helped untie her colleagues.
18:59
18:59

“Famine Weed” Now New Mosquito Habitat In East Africa 1 Top story

The Devastating weed that favours mosquitoes and is the probable cause of widespread malaria incident in East Africa
17:37
17:37

COVID-19: Over 70% of Kampala City Dwellers Feel Gov’t is Not Acting in Public Interest Makerere University 3

Of the 858 participants surveyed from 10 villages in Nakawa and 20 villages in Kawempe, Dr. Daniel Semakula, a Co- Investigator on the study told journalists that only 30% were positive that government can offer the necessary support to households suffering from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
17:21
17:21

Museveni, Kabaka Mutebi Meet As Tension Over Mailo Land Rise 1 1 Top story

“During the meeting, President Museveni and Kabaka Mutebi discussed development matters of mutual interest between the Kingdom and the government. The two leaders later briefly exchanged pleasantries, both acknowledging that they have taken long without meeting, before going in for a closed door meeting,” reads a brief statement issued by the Presidential Press Unit.
17:11
17:11

Burundi Opening Up to EAC 1

President Ndayishimiye has so far visited three EAC countries; Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.
16:52
16:52

Police Officers Under Spotlight for Detaining Woman Without Clear Charges 2 2 Top story

On Wednesday last week, Kigozi who is a real estate broker mobilized five youths to remove the door and windows before they demolished part of the said house.
16:37
16:37

Bundibugyo CAO Directs Termination of Services of Volunteer Staff 1 1

Joel Bwambale, the LC V Vice Chairperson of Bundibugyo District, says that he received communication from the Local Government Ministry directing the CAO to terminate the services of volunteers to avoid legal petitions during the recruitment processes.
16:18
16:18

Lawyers Yet to Establish If Katumba Wamala Suspects Received Treatment ACTV 1 3

Last month, the suspects appeared in court with fresh and visible wounds on their bodies and forcing the Chief Magistrate Dr Douglas Singiza to order the Prisons authorities to subject them to medical examination and then make a report which should be furnished to court today.
15:45
15:45

Pakistan University Moves to Improve Specialized Health Services at Masaka Hospital 3 2

The obtained capacity is a result of a public-private the partnership initiated in 2014, to establish a hi-tech subsidiary University of Science and Technology in Uganda, which will use Masaka Hospital as its training and practising station for specialized medical services.
15:37
15:37

Thieves Break into Anaka Town Council Offices, Steal Two Computers Nwoya District 1 1

David Okema, the Chairman of Anaka Town Council told URN in an interview that staff found three office doors broken when they reported for work on Tuesday morning.
15:26
15:26

Police Arrest School Director for Leading Mob to Lynch Businessman police spokesperson 1 Top story

Muzaale had employed 56 youths whom he had assigned to oversee the smooth operations of his businesses. However, some residents accused him of conniving with his employees to rob from unsuspecting members of the public.
15:07
15:07

Kigezi UPC Vice Chairman resigns, Quits Party 3 4 Top story

In his August 2, 2021 letter addressed to Jimmy Akena, the UPC President, Tindimwebwa says that he could not withstand the endless disunity and infighting within the party.
15:01
15:01

Cheptegei, Kiplimo, Chelimo Qualify for 5000m Finals jacob kiplimo 1

The three long distance runners will now take part in the finals on Friday August 6.
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