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20:16
20:16

Landslides Force UNRA to Close Kabale-Ntungamo Road 2 1 Top story

Norah Twenda, district councilor representing Kaharo and Maziba sub county in Kabale district says that mudslides have also killed eight goats in Kaharo sub county.
16:14
16:14

Floods Destroy Crop Gardens in Busia District 1 4

Steven Okunyuku, the LC3 chairman for Buteba sub county says that the level of water has destroyed crops that were about to be harvest. He says the problem is beyond their level as a sub county and now the district should take up the matter and inform the national for possible interventions so that residents can be helped.
15:30
15:30

COVID-19: Two Family Members Taken to Alebtong District Isolation Center COVID_ 19 1

The Alebtong District COVID- 19 Taskforce said the three have been admitted after one of them presented with symptoms of the virus.
14:52
14:52

COVID-19: Uganda-Tanzania Border Districts Declared Most Risky Ministry of Health 2 4

The permanent Secretary, Health Ministry, Dr. Diana Atwine has said that five districts along the Uganda-Tanzania border are the Covid-19 pandemic most risk.
14:38
14:38

Three Police Officers Arrested Over Murder 2

Superintendent of Police –SP Patrick Onyango, also Kampala police spokesperson, said the arrested officers are accused of killing, Vincent Serungi, who was a resident of Kisimbiri village, Wakiso town council, in Wakiso District.
14:14
14:14

Salary Enhancement: Non-Teaching Staff in Public Universities Threaten to Strike 3 1

Bruce Twesigye, the General Secretary of Public Universities Non-Teaching Staff Executives’ Forum-PUNTSEF, notes that to their dissatisfaction, all the monies were distributed to teaching staff and scientists which to him is not only unfair but also unjust and will cause disharmony. He adds all along they have been moving together and nobody was complaining even if the government had increased them with a little percentage at a time.
13:47
13:47

Two People Drown to Death in Kampala 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, said Kimbugwe was overpowered by heavy winds as it threatened to rain at Busabala areas and he drowned to death.
13:30
13:30

20-Year-Old Man Shot Attempting To Grab Gun From LDU Officer In Kitgum

Julius Mpande, the officer in Charge of Operations at Kitgum Central Police station in his reports says the victim attacked one of their police officers while resisting arrest and made attempts to disarm him.
12:12
12:12

Health Experts Advise WHO to Identify Animal Source of COVID-19 Virus COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

Professor Didier Houssin, the chairman of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee said that COVID-19 is still a public threat and the cause of the disease needs to be traced by WHO to help in future.
12:04
12:04

Port Bell Vendors, Residents Puzzled as Lake Victoria Submerges Area 6 2

While speaking to Uganda Radio Network- URN, traders and residents expressed worry over their lives as their homes and stalls that are now flooded by water. During URN’s visit to the landing site, a good number of houses, retail shops and food stalls were found plunged into water.
11:38
11:38

Police in Bulambuli Arrests Three for Suspected Murder

It's alleged that the late was last seen drinking in the bar of Nabukalu Zaina at around 9:00pm on the 29th/04/2020 and then in the morning the next day the body was found in the garden down under the cliff.
11:02
11:02

KCCA Starts Process to Re-Unite Over 40 Street Children with Family 4 2

Earlier this Month, KCCA collected 180 street children off the streets of Kampala and quarantined them at the school to protect them from Corona Virus, rehabilitate them and ultimately take them off the streets.
10:16
10:16

Lake Victoria Water Level Close to Highest Ever Recorded – Minister river nile 1

Lake Victoria water level is only 0.08 meters away from the highest level ever recorded in May 1964, Government has warned.
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10:07

Minister Requests Arua Hotel Owners to Accommodate Health Workers Fighting COVID -19 dr ruth achieng 2 3

The minister’s request followed concerns raised by the District Health Officer, HO Arua, Paul Drileba and the Hospital Director Dr. Philbert Nyeko over lack of accommodation for health workers currently managing the situation.
09:29
09:29

Landslides Cause Havoc in Kween District 3 1

David Mande , a community activist in the area says that the leaders are not taking any quick response to help the displaced families adding that have been affected are now starving since everything of theirs has been washed away by the landslides.
09:01
09:01

COVID-19: Uganda's Cases Rise to 85 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 Top story

The two cases are a 35 year old Kenyan male driver who entered the country through the Busia border. The second case is a Ugandan male from Masindi who was confirmed through the ongoing health ministry community survey
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