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21:51
21:51

The Comical Side of President Museveni’s Speech 4

If President Museveni was not a politician, probably he would have been a comedian. And like he’s giving opponents run for their money in politics, probably Mariach, Pablo, Mendo, Salvador among other comedians would be struggling to catch up with the man from Rwakitura.
17:57
17:57

LDU Deserters in Karamoja Accused of Livestock Thefts in Kitgum 2 1

The Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech says the armed cattle thieves could be renegade LDU personnel because they are wearing new military uniforms and armed with new AK-47 guns.
17:30
17:30

Uganda to Use Antibody, Antigen Test to Detect COVID-19 Virus COVID-19 Pandemic 5 1

According to doctors, the new tests will improve the country’s testing capacity and will give the ministry a better picture of how wide spread the disease was in the country. UVRI wants to use the antibody and antigen tests to detect COVID-19 viruses
17:21
17:21

Arrested Russian Nationals Returned to Kitgum Orom Sub-county 2 Top story

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech told the District Covid-19 task-force meeting on Tuesday that the suspects were returned on the orders of the Internal Affairs Minister, Gen Jeje Odongo.
17:06
17:06

Museveni Advises Banks to Relax Loan Repayments During Lockdown bank loans 2 1

While this is a reprieve to the borrowers, it will mean banks must absorb losses that come with such a directive. It literally means banks will freeze things like interest counting during this period of the lockdown. By May 5, 2020, the lockdown period will have reached five weeks.
17:04
17:04

Patient Numbers Drop at Kasese Health Facilities health facility 4 2

Dr James Muliwabyo, the Health Centre in Charge Kasese Municipal Health Centre III says the number of patients coming to the facility has drastically gone down in the last two weeks. Muliwabyo says on average the facility is currently receiving between 30 and 40 outpatients daily from the previous 60.
16:50
16:50

Museveni Directs Security Forces to Shoot Stone Throwers Covid19 1 Top story

He said that in self-defence, the officers will use live fire to disable the stone-throwers recalling an incident some years ago when ASP John Bosco Ariong was stoned to death while carrying out operations in downtown Kampala. “In rural areas be very careful, it’s not like in Kampala; you are not going to throw stones at them and then you injure them and they let you go,” Museveni said.
16:50
16:50

Kadaga Wants Arua Nurse Awarded For Excellent Work 2 1 Top story

Speaking during plenary on Tuesday afternoon, Kadaga noted that she had observed Okundinia and recommend her for a Labour Day award. She tasked the Presidency Minister to take up the matter, saying the nurse should be awarded instead of being intimidated.
16:32
16:32

OPM Officials Charged for Flouting Procurement Regulations OPM Scandal 3

Preliminary investigations by the Statehouse anti-corruption Unit indicate that more than 4 billion Shillings was lost in inflated prices after the officials quoted a price of 3,900 for each kilogram of maize flour as opposed to the market price ranging between 2500 and 3000 Shillings. The group also quoted a price of 4,500 Shillings for each kilogram of beans as opposed to the market price of 3,000 to 4,000 Shillings.
16:27
16:27

Families Urged to Form COVID-19 Task Forces 2 2 Top story

"No family member should be allowed to go visiting another family even in the neighborhood and don't allow visitors into your home. However, you are encouraged to constantly keep communicating to your family members elsewhere through telephones or social media or internet" said Mutuuzo
16:26
16:26

Women Sleeping in Markets At Risk of Sexual Violence-Activists UN Women 2

In a webinar organized by Civil Society Organization, Reach a Hand Uganda, Tina Musaya, the Executive Director Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP) says that the safety of women who sleep outside is not guaranteed because they could be easily sexually exploited.
16:05
16:05

Covid-19: Kisoro Hospital Isolation Unit Limping 3 2 Top story

Dr. Michael Baganizi, the Medical superintendent Kisoro Hospital, says they lack staff to run the unit, which is a very big worry. Baganizi says in case they get a Covid19 case, management will be compelled to deploy health workers from other wards to work in the isolation unit.
15:57
15:57

Speaker Commends Frontline Health Workers in Coronavirus Fight corona virus 1

Uganda has so far discharged 7 victims of COVID-19 after they recovered from the deadly disease after responding to treatment and testing negative in subsequent tests. Uganda has registered 54 positive cases of the lethal virus, since March 22, when the index case tested positive.
15:53
15:53

Kitgum Councilor Thrown Out Of Covid-19 Task Force Meeting Russian Nationals 3

Nyero Kenneth Nyok-Cek, the Lc5 Councilor of Namokora Sub county had turned up among members of the district task-force for a weekly meeting when the Resident District Commissioner William Komakech asked him to step aside from the meeting on Tuesday.
15:43
15:43

Mining Company Jervois Says Bujagali Project Findings Don’t Make Business Sense kiboga district 1

In a report published today, Jervois said that “overall, although target mineralization at Bujagali was intercepted, it was not with the consistency of width nor grade necessary to support a potentially economic resource.” This means that the company cannot continue with the project.
15:42
15:42

Kasese Fishermen, Traders Decry Drop in Fish Prices katwe 5 2

Moreen Bakiryaghe, a fish monger says they are ideal out of business due to the low number of customers since the borders were closed.
15:22
15:22

Museveni Extends COVID-19 Lockdown for 21-Days President Museveni 1 Top story

Addressing the country from State House Nakasero, Museveni said that the country still has a threat of the coronavirus disease COVID-19, especially before the Ministry of Health tracks down all the 18,000 people who returned to Uganda shortly before March 22.
15:10
15:10

Health Workers in Hoima Under Investigations for Hiring out Staff Quarters security 1 5

Samuel Kisembo, the Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC says that they are investigating several health workers in the district including those at Hoima Regional referral hospital.
14:53
14:53

Police Officers Accused of Robbing Soroti Businessman at Gun Point Soroti District 1

In his post, Opit identified the victim of the robbery as Godfrey Epulu. He said the victim was intimidated when he opened a case of aggravated robbery at Soroti Central Police Station under SD 51/09/04/2020. "Members of the public, it's time to rise up and expose thieves in government offices.
14:23
14:23

Fraudsters Impersonate Health Minister, PS Online COVID-19 1 2

“Dear friends, malicious individuals are at it again. They have created a fake Instagram account under my name. I want to inform you all that I DO NOT have an Instagram account and please don’t respond to any Information coming from that profile. It is a scam account,” Aceng posted on her social media.
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