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May 2020 28 results
21:03
21:03

COVID-19: Lira Medical Worker Infected, Admitted in Entebbe Ministry of Health 3

The first health worker to be infected in the whole Country got exposed early this week and has been taken to Entebbe General Hospital for proper management.
20:26
20:26

KCCA Issues Plan, Conditions For Registration of Taxis 1

However, yesterday when taxi operators visited City Hall to start the process as had been instructed, they were instead turned away by officials who said they were crowding the place and were asked to leave pending further communication.
17:50
17:50

Police Cautions Public on Hiring Private Security Guards Uganda Police 1

Fred Enanga the Uganda Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network-URN that it is a common practice for the public to employ any security guard they get without first establishing who they are and where they hail from.
16:45
16:45

More Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioners Resign John Musinguzi 1 Top story

They include; Henry Saka, from domestic taxes, Silajji Kanyesigye, the commissioner in the large taxpayer's office and Samuel Kahima, a manager in charge of rulings and interpretations.
16:38
16:38

Gov't Delivers Vaccines for Foot and Mouth Disease in Karamoja animal diseases 2

According to veterinary department in the three districts, the ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries delivered 10, 000 vaccines to each district.
16:24
16:24

Madi West Nile Diocese Institutes Team to Investigate Kuluva Hospital Staff Strike 3 3

Over 100 medical workers of the hospital on May 11 went on strike and laid down their tools demanding for payment of their six months’ salary and NSSF arrears.
15:32
15:32

Taxi Operators Seek Inclusion in Transport Sector Revamp lockdown 2 1

Kampala Operational Taxi Stages Association (KOSTA) have asked to be included in all plans to develope transport in the City.
15:10
15:10

Police Still Holding 690 Impounded Motorcycles as Investigations Continue 1 1

Although president Museveni pardoned riders whose motorcycles were impounded for defying his directives in the fight against COVID19, Kampala metropolitan police is still holding more than 690 impounded motorcycles for more investigations.
13:51
13:51

Father Lazarus Ejoyi and His Bumpy Priesthood 1 1 Top story

For almost 30 years, Lazarus Ijoyi, also known as Ejoyi, has been a Catholic priest in Arua Diocese. But the past seven years have been anything but smooth for Father Ejoyi. Without a parish to call home, he's received letters of transfer, police summons, suspension, eviction notices, assault by a fellow priest and forceful eviction from a church house. URN revisits his bumpy journey.
13:18
13:18

Entebbe Municipality To Spend UGX 23Bn in 2020/2021 Financial Year 4 1

Next financial year, the council will largely carryout routine maintenance works on 34 roads including Kitooro, Bugonga, Kiwafu, Basudde, Fulu Gowers, Temple and Kampala roads. Others are Lutwama, Gombe, kitasa and Deven Port roads. The Council also plans to repair streetlights, open the 0.7 kilometre Masiro Road and also complete upgrading the Busambaga Road (0.8 kilometres).
12:39
12:39

Installation of CCTV Cameras Excites Arua Town Residents 2 2

The CCTV Cameras installation comes a month to the operationalization of Arua City status. Residents are happy that the CCTV cameras will help check criminal activities in the Arua.
12:19
12:19

Internal Affairs Ministry Officials Grilled for Using Personal Accounts for Payments 2 1

PAC Chairperson Nathan Nandala Mafabi said that money sent on personal accounts is hard to audit if it has done the intended work and therefore easy to abuse.
12:03
12:03

UNBS Certifies Six Companies To Manufacture Face Masks facemasks 1

The companies are Lida Packaging Products Ltd based in Mbalala Mukono, Southern range Nyanza Limited in Buikwe, Evergreen Safaries limited in Mutundwe, Jude color solutions Limited in Kampala, Winfred Fashion designers Limited in Ntinda, and Fine Spinners Limited in Bugolobi.
11:52
11:52

COVID-19 Tests for Ministry of Health Staff Starts 1

These samples collected from both the ministry of health headquarters and Mulago National Specialised hospital will be tested from the National Public Health Laboratories in Butabika. This is a complement to an ongoing exercise whereby health workers involved in the surveillance and treatment of COVID-19 patients are tested every two weeks.
11:40
11:40

Two More Fishermen Drown In Lake Kyoga

Isah Ssemwogerere the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson says the two drowned at around 8pm when they sneaked into Lake Kyoga and tried to engage in illegal fishing using locally made canoe
11:28
11:28

Uganda’s Trade in East African Region Has Increased to 21 Percent 1

State Minister for EAC Affairs, Julius Wandera Maganda, says Uganda’s growth in the region trade was majorly dominated by agricultural products such as coffee, maize, rice and cotton followed by manufactured goods.
10:59
10:59

Stickers for 'Essential Workers' Still Valid - Police Fred Enanga 3 1

Fred Enanga the spokes person of police while addressing the journalists at Media Center on weekly inter Agency Joint task force Media briefing said, they are receiving many calls as police of people seeking for clarification whether the stickers that were given to essential workers are still helpful.
10:39
10:39

Two Women Arrested in Connection to Death of Indian Businessman in Ishaka

The two arrested to help in the investigations are the girlfriend to the deceased and another woman who was a business partner.
09:43
09:43

Kyenjojo Leaders Clash Over COVID-19 Cash Returned by MPs 3 1

During the council session, the district chairman, Kaija, proposed that the money be used to buy relief food for the starving families in the area. But his suggestion was strongly opposed by the councilors who said the money should instead be used to buy an ambulance.
09:00
09:00

Government To Dispatch 225,476 Face Masks to Moroto facemasks 1 1

The plan to procure over 225, 000 masks for Moroto is hinged on 2014 census where Moroto is estimated to have 284,301 people with a target population of an estimated 218, 909 people who are 6 years and above, the age recommended to wear masks in public places.
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