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23:02
23:02

Government Rescinds Decision to Reopen Schools Lockdown lifting 2 Top story

Speaking today at Nakasero, State Lodge, President Yoweri Museveni said that when he allowed candidates in Primary Seven, Senior Four, Senior Six and finalists in tertiary institutions to resume school, there had been no proper assessment of the risk that the reopening posed.
20:37
20:37

Church Needs UGX 58B to Construct Martyrs' Museum Tower 1

The second phase will cover the construction of the Worship Centre or amphitheatre with a Parish Community Church, the five floor Martyrs' Museum tower, the 200 rooms museum hotel, a children's park and recreation Centre, among others.
20:12
20:12

Only 60 People Invited for Martyrs Day Celebrations Uganda Martyrs 1 3

The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Dr. Steven Kaziimba Mugalu has invited only 40 people to attend the annual prayers. The revelation was made by the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Rt. Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira during an on-site visit to the shrine, early today.
18:33
18:33

Hoima Airport Contractor Lays off 160 Workers SBC 1 1

The company said in a letter to staff that the decision was in line with the government guidelines to control the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic. It, however, comes at a time when the government is easing restrictions that started in March.
18:24
18:24

MPs Odonga Otto, Gilbert Olanya Face Charges of Inciting Violence 1 1

They were arrested on Monday morning from Cereleno market in Pece Division after allegedly mobilizing people to cause violence against Gulu District COVID -19 Taskforce and the cargo truck drivers.
18:19
18:19

FDC Party Gives Electoral Commission Ultimatum On 2021 Elections Roadmap 2 1

Amuriat says the country should not be held into speculation on when or whether the 2021 elections will be held.
18:09
18:09

Marine Police Suspends Search for L. Albert Boat Accident Victims Lake Albert 1 1

The accident occurred when a boat carrying 18 passengers capsized near Ususa Landing Site in Kabwoya sub-county, Kikuube district. The boat was sailing to Sebigoro Landing Site.
17:58
17:58

Hefty Fines Await Returning Citizens upon Violation of COVID-19 Conditions Return of Ugandans 1 1

In England, those who breach Coronavirus quarantine are charged 1000 Pounds (4.6 million Shillings) or prosecution with an unlimited fine, while removal from the country is a last resort for foreigners, while persons are fined 100 Pounds or 464,000 Shillings for not filling in the contact locator form, which would indicate the details of how one can be traced. The UK Government pays surprise visits to the people to ensure that they are quarantining.
16:57
16:57

KCCA Registers Taxis Amidst Protest from Operators 2 5

Every driver was required to fill a registration form detailing their name, National Identity card Number and KCCA City Operator Identification Number, route number and contact. They are also required to present a photocopy of the vehicle logbook, PSV tax, National Identity Card of taxi owner and driving permit of the driver.
16:40
16:40

Arrest of Six Muslims in Masaka Sparks Protests local leaders 4 Top story

According to Mutebi, Nsubuga was the first to be taken from his home at Namaseenene on May 18th by four operatives, two of whom armed. Nsubuga’s mother, Scholastica Nanteza, says her son was shot twice in the leg as he attempted to run to his house.
16:37
16:37

500 Bodies Unclaimed from KCCA Mortuary Annually 3 1

The police usually have five pathologists conducting postmortems on more than 15 bodies brought into the KCCA mortuary, every day. Last year alone, Dr Byaruhanga said they conducted autopsies on 4,152 human bodies at KCCA mortuary which translates to each pathologist examining 75 to 90 bodies every month.
16:14
16:14

Masindi COVID-19 Patient Discharged Police officer 2 1

The detective tested positive for COVID-19 on May 1, 2020, during the Rapid Assessment survey conducted by the health ministry across the country. In the aftermath, all the 104 police officers who were manning Masindi Central Police Station were replaced and quarantined at Masindi police barracks together with their family members.
16:11
16:11

Team Europe to provide UGX518b to Support Businesses Battered by Coronavirus

In a statement issued on Monday, Team Europe said they were planning a package to provide access to credit for Small and Medium Enterprises in the sectors most hit by the crisis and added that the package will also encourage further partnerships between Ugandan and European entrepreneurs.
15:52
15:52

Three SPLA Soldiers Shot Dead in Yumbe yumbe district

Major Henry Kavuma, the 4th Division UPDF Legal officer and West Nile Region acting Public Relations Officer, says a gun battle ensued between UPDF and SPLA soldiers in which three SPLA soldiers were shot dead.
15:42
15:42

Covid-19: External Labour Companies Lose UGX 147Bn lockdown 3 1

The Association of External Labor Recruitment Agencies say they have lost 147 billion shillings in the four months of the COVID-19 lockdown.
15:22
15:22

Gobero Bridge Damaged Two Years After Construction 3 2

Wakiso District Natural Resources Officer Rebecca Sabaganzi says the bridge is likely to give way if the rains persist. Sabaganzi wants engineers to consult environmentalists for guidance before committing government resources on projects in wetlands.
15:13
15:13

Bodies of Two Drowning Victims Retrieved from Lake Kyoga 1

Kabasombwa village Chairman James Kwerigira explains that the two fishermen had gone fishing at around at 11 p.m. on Sunday night when the tragedy occurred. Kwerigira suspects that their canoe was hit by heavy winds.
15:05
15:05

Gov't Asked to Provide Universal Health Care Yusuf Serunkuma 1

Speaking on Monday during a zoom discussion organized by the Makerere University Human Rights and Peace Centre [Huripec] Prof. John Jean Barya, the Makerere University law don, said, leaving health insurance in the hands of private companies is unwise because they are only motivated by profit.
14:44
14:44

Court Orders Production of Rwandan National Elly Tumwine espionage 1

Justice Musa Ssekaana on Monday issued the order following an application filed by Tumwine's lawyer Abdullah Kiwanuka.
14:18
14:18

Masaka Family Sues Police, Attorney General for Encroachment 1

Part of the disputed land hosts the Regional Offices of the Inspector of Vehicles and testing ground for drivers. However, the police are also setting up a regional control room for security surveillance CCTV cameras system on the disputed land.
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