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Mar 2020 35 results
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21:22

Busoga University to Host Iganga District COVID-19 Isolation Centre victim 3 1

Muwanguzi adds that the isolation room at the hospital caters for only eight people yet an average of 15 suspected COVID-19 victims have been seeking medical attention on a daily basis. He adds that the dormitories at the university will provide enough room for the privacy of all isolated patients under their supervision.
20:24
20:24

Artists, Opinion Leaders 'Add Rhythm' to Fight Against COVID-19 5 2 Top story

In some of the lyrics, artists, both local and international are seeking to lift the spirits of persons fighting a disease, whose genesis, mutation, management and treatment, remains strange to mankind. Some of them carry a spiritual message, so powerful at a time of self-isolation, quarantine and social distancing in response to the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
20:08
20:08

10 Suspected COVID-19 Cases Isolated in Gulu Test Negative Gulu District 1 1

The suspects include three South Sudan nationals who traveled from Juba to Entebbe and disregarded self-quarantine directives. They sneaked into Kampala and later proceeded to Gulu enroute to South Sudan.
19:58
19:58

UPDF, Police Appoint Commanders of COVID -19 Evacuation Team 1

The three; Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson Denis Namuwooza, Lt Col Bright Ruyonga and Cpt Dr David Magoola will be overseers and first contacts for the evacuation team, according to a joint statement issued by UPF spokesperson, Fred Enanga, the deputy UPDF spokesperson, Lt Col Deo Akiiki.
19:49
19:49

Prof. Ogenga Latigo Denies Dodging COVID-19 Mandatory Checkup Dokolo South County 1

Last week, Latigo, alongside other Ugandan delegation of lawmakers had traveled to Midrand, South Africa for a meeting of the of legislators under the Pan African Parliament (PAP) and returned on March 17, four days before Uganda confirmed the first case of COVID-19.
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19:40

Hapuuyo Facility Works With No Gloves, Masks or Sanitizers Amid COVID-19 Scare 2

At around 10a.m. when Uganda Radio Network visited, some patients were still coming to the facility one by one, many of them ignoring a water tank just outside the facility meant for hand washing, one of the most publicized ways of keeping away Corona Virus Disease (COVID -19) germs at bay.The disease which is currently ravaging the world has affected 540,832 by today.
19:33
19:33

Dr Adam Mugume Appointed Acting Deputy BOU Governor

Mugume will carryout duties that were being done by Dr Louis Kasekende, whose contract expired in January and was not renewed. Mugume who has been working as the executive director for research, previously headed the modeling division between 2007 and 2010. He holds a PhD from Oxford University, UK, and a master’s degree in economics from the University of Botswana.
19:29
19:29

37 Chinese Nationals Charged For Trading in Uganda without Licences Court 4

Three of them, according to prosecution, were on March 19, 2020, found disassembling several mobile phones and computers for trading purposes, albeit without a trading license. The offenses were reportedly committed in Kireka, Kira Municipality in Wakiso District.
17:22
17:22

Kaabong RDC Closes Mining Site Over COVID -19 corona virus 1

Today, the committee led Kaabong Resident District Commissioner, John Rex Achilla closed Lopedo mining site where close to 1, 000 artisan miners work daily.
17:17
17:17

BOU Orders Banks to Suspend Bonus, Dividend Payments covid-19 1

Also, in another circular on Friday, BOU allowed banks' request to work from 9:00am to 3pm on weekdays and close branches on weekends.
17:06
17:06

Mukono SACCO Halts Loan Payments for Clients in Public Transport Sector Mukono municipaity 2 1

The Sacco chairperson Steven Ssekikubo told URN that the decision was based on the fact that many of their clients may not be able to service the loans when their motorcycles are grounded. He says that the SACCO had given out over 50 motorcycles on loan. But of these, 20 were reportedly impounded by the police, from riders who had defied the presidential directive.
16:41
16:41

Private Providers Could Start Conducting COVID-19 Tests 1

Dr Ian Clarke the chairman of the International Medical Group told Uganda Radio Network on Friday that the ministry had already indicated this to them as private providers but said involving them will depend on the number of kits procured because they will need to supply public facilities first.
16:26
16:26

Museveni: Illegal Guns Were a Hindrance to Development in Karamoja 1

Speaking at the commissioning of the Sun Belt Mining Group Limited factory in Rupa sub-county, Moroto district, Museveni commended the Karimojong for supporting the disarmament program that ushered in the peace now prevailing Karamoja, followed by the industrial revolution that will not only create employment for the people but will also bring about development.
16:24
16:24

COVID - 19: Uganda’s Medical Interns Unable to Travel to Hospitals 2 1

At Mubende Hospital, a total of 35 medical interns (including Doctors, Nurses and Pharmacists have been affected by lack of transport means. The interns body says they stay far from the hospital and have been unable to report to their duty stations due to the ban of public transport.
16:12
16:12

Discharged Patients Stuck at Masaka Hospital 1 1

Maria Nalunkuuma, a resident of Kyamulibwa Sub County in Kalungu district says she was referred to Masaka Hospital to undergo a Hernia operation but has failed to get affordable transport means to take them home. Nalunkuuma, who was discharged on Wednesday needs at least 200,000 Shillings to hire a private vehicle back home.
15:17
15:17

Research Shows Possible Transmission of COVID -19 from Mother to Child Wuhan University 1 Top story

In a study whose results were published in the global science journal - JAMA on Thursday evening, researchers at Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan, China say they followed a positive mother in her last trimester of pregnancy since January and that at the time of delivery, the neonate born to this mother who had earlier tested positive for COVID-19 had elevated antibody levels and abnormal cytokine test (Immune system chemical) results two hours after birth.
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14:58

Coronavirus Outbreak Slows Down USMID Project implementation in Kitgum World Bank 2 1

But officials at Kitgum Municipal Council say that the timeframe for procuring a contractor for the actual implementation of the project in June this year could be dragged behind schedule as a result of measures taken to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
14:58
14:58

Jinja Municipal Council Staff to Work from Home municipality 1

Ochen says that the employees will be working online from home under supervision by their departmental heads.
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14:07

Omukama Iguru Rallies Banyoro to Safe Gaurd Against COVID-19 1 1

In a speech read for him by Andrew Byakutaga, the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom prime minister on Friday, the Omukama tasked the people of bunyoro sub region to strongly embrace the hand washing strategy being emphasized by the government saying it is crucial as far as guarding against the deadly virus is concerned.
Mar 2020 35 results