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19:05
19:05

All Ministers to be Tested for COVID-19 MOH

On the first day of the exercise, a number of high profile officials reportedly tested positive for the virus and have started treatment. Their contacts, including the Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda also went into self-isolation.
18:54
18:54

Pictorial; Clearing Floating Island at Masese Landing Site

State Minister for Fisheries Hellen Adoa who commissioned the ongoing works tasked encroachers to keep off the shoreline as their illegal farmlands continue to weaken the water banks, forcing them to float along Lake Victoria.
18:42
18:42

Agriculture Ministry Ponders Forceful Eviction of Encroachers from Shorelines people 3 1

State Minister for Fisheries Hellen Adoa Says that many of the encroachers have failed to heed to calls to vacate the shoreline, threatening the natural resources and their habitats. According to Adoa, all the lakes are now covered with floating islands that descended from the weakening shorelines as a result of human activity.
18:22
18:22

Gov’t to Issue Temporary Permits for Unregistered Upcountry Vehicles

The Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Betty Amongi says that the government has observed the large numbers of passengers stranded in parks and decided that public transporters plying upcountry routes who have not yet finalised registration can carry passengers for a period of three days up to Monday June 8, 2020.
18:07
18:07

Police Tasked to Account for UGX 37Bn COVID-19 Funds Uganda Police 1 1

Out of the 37.48 billion Shillings allocated to police, 76.8 million Shillings has been spent under advertising and public relations, 480 million spent on printing, stationary and photocopying, and 4.012 billion Shillings spent on special meals and drinks for the frontline officers and others.
17:15
17:15

Luweero Man Wanted for Hacking Wife family neglect 3 1

Ajambo told URN on her sickbed at Bishop Ceaser Asili Hospital that Masinde returned at home drunk and started quarreling as she was boiling tea with the children.
17:07
17:07

Amuru Leaders Demand Health Centre III in Elegu skin diseases 2 1

An estimated 10,000 people who are residents in Elegu depend on Biabia Health III which is 11 kilometres away or Atiak Health Cente IV which is a distant 40 kilometres.
17:07
17:07

COVID-19: Four KCCA Staff Members Isolated

According to Kaujju, the four members of staff were picked after they exhibited symptoms of COVID-19 earlier in the afternoon. They have since been taken to hospital for testing
16:44
16:44

Flood Victims in Kwania District Demand For Relief lake kwania 3 1

The flash floods have so far displaced residents in the parishes of Atuma, Anwangi, and Owiny in Nambieso Sub County and those in Alido, Atongtidi and Atule in Chawente Sub County.
16:44
16:44

Broadcasters, UCC Disagree on License Fees Waiver media 3 1

“We also suggest that every Government program should have a 2-5% budget component for sensitization and awareness and this should be dedicated towards buying media across all platforms including newspapers, TV, Radio and online for communicating the new normal,” Karisa said.
16:30
16:30

Store for New Vaccines to Open in August - Minister Aceng 1

The $7.6million project that is being completed using funds secured from donors, Global Fund and the global vaccines body GAVI, the Vaccines Alliance was supposed to be up and running by August 2019 having started works in 2017. But, Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng says the project has been delayed by the coronavirus disease pandemic which caused halts with lockdowns.
16:20
16:20

UGX 98m Rice Hurler Lies Idle in Gulu 1

Ben Ocan, the Latyeng Farmers Group Chairperson told URN on Friday that the machine have not been operating since it was received three years ago.
16:11
16:11

Eight Women Stranded in Usafi Park After Giving Birth During Lockdown 3 2 Top story

Stella Nakanwagi, who gave birth to a bouncing baby girl three days ago, was selling onions in Owino Market but used up her capital in the first week of the lockdown and decided to move to Usafi Taxi Park from Wandegeya after failing to pay her rent.
16:03
16:03

USAID Maternal Health Project Exposes Flaws in Free Health Care 1

In the 35 districts where the project was being implemented, even as some had health center IIIs and IVs that can offer maternal and child health services including Caesarean section births, they would choose to part with some money to seek care from their 146 facilities.
15:54
15:54

Police Impounds 212 Taxis for Flouting KCCA, COVID-19 Rules Peter Kauju 2

Fred Enanga, the spokesperson of the Uganda Police Force said that many of the drivers had not registered with the city authorities, before returning to the road. Others were abusing the route charts released by Kampala Capital City Authority and loaded more than the authorised number of passengers.
15:40
15:40

Minor Fires Guts Hut in Kasubi Royal Tombs 1 1 Top story

The site hosting the Royal Tombs is the major spiritual centre for the Baganda where traditional and cultural practices have been preserved. It is the most active religious place in the kingdom, where important rituals related to Buganda culture are frequently performed.
14:52
14:52

More Than 2000 Passengers Spend Night in Taxi, Bus Parks 5 2

Moses Kisambira, a laborer on a farm in Wakiso district, said he arrived in the park on Thursday to travel back home because the lockdown found his boss in the village and he no can longer pay him.
14:47
14:47

Fort Portal Municipal Council to Remove Lion Effigy 1 1

On Wednesday, while appearing on radio the Mayor Rev Willy Kintu Muhanga, said that they are in the final stages of removing the effigy which symbolizes aggressiveness and courage.
14:15
14:15

International Students Seek Help to Return to their Countries

Charles Sonel, a South Sudanese national and third-year student at Kyambogo University says he prefers returning home since he is uncertain on whether he will be able to foot his food bill in the next month.
13:55
13:55

Sembabule Taxi Drivers Want Curfew Hours Adjusted 3 1

The drivers under their umbrella, Sembabule Kigege Taxi Drivers and Conductors Association argue that their operations are disrupted with the on-going enforcement of curfew orders.
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