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Jun 2020 22 results
17:38
17:38

Ministry of Health Denies Owing Bad Black UGX 500m

The Ministry of Health in the statement indicates that what the socialite did was her voluntary contribution to the response just as many other companies were donating.
17:13
17:13

Taxi Drivers from Border Districts Using Porous Routes to Operate via illegal routes 3 1

Some drivers from Ntungamo, Rukungiri and Isingiro have devised ways of defying the ban by using routes commonly known as panya.
16:47
16:47

Crowds Fail to Observe Physical Distancing at Face Technologies 1 1

Face technology reopened yesterday and since then, hundreds of drivers line up for hours without observing social distance.
16:20
16:20

Katosi Town Council Seeking Space to Construct New Fish Shelter Katosi landing site 2 2

The submerged shelter worth shillings 50 million is where fish is assembled from the boats before it is weighed and loaded into trucks.
16:14
16:14

Community Volunteers in Kasese Get Bicycles to Reach Out to HIV Positive Children ART 3 2

Due to lack of transport, some of the volunteers have been walking long distances to reach out to HIV positive children in mountainous areas.
16:10
16:10

Calls for New Collection Strategy As Blood Stock Outs Persist blood donation

From collecting an average of about 25,000 units per month, Dr Robert Lubega, the Deputy Secretary-General of the Association says recently they have been collecting under 15,000units.
14:38
14:38

Contacts of Covid-19 Positive Patient in Buyiga Island Test Negative 2

The Acting Mpigi district health officer Dr Margret Nannozi says that the contacts continue to undergo close monitoring with the family members still under quarantine at the district quarantine centre for 14 days
14:20
14:20

Makerere University Moots for Pre-Entry Exams 1 3

Dr Vincent Ssembatya, the Director for Quality Assurance at Makerere says that the university management has already received proposals from some schools, colleges, and departments which are still subject to discussion by the university council.
14:09
14:09

Kenyan Truck Driver Found Dead At Check Point in Busia 1

The driver whose identity is yet to be established was found lying dead near his parked truck registration number KAT 578T along the Tororo-Iganga highway. He was from Kenya heading to Kampala.
13:05
13:05

Eleven New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Ministry of Health

Three of the cases were from Elegu and three from Malaba points of entry. Others were one front line health worker and 4 cases among contacts and alerts from Buikwe, Lira, and Adjumani and Amuru districts.
12:42
12:42

Fist Fight Among Refugees in Madi Okollo Leaves One Dead, 17 Arrested 1

The fight reportedly broke out at Agulupi Cluster in Yoro Base Camp between Liki and Fatak clans after a girl from the Fatak clan was allegedly impregnated by a boy of the Liki clan.
12:00
12:00

Security Personnel in Kitgum Accused Of Aiding Illegal Timber Trade charcoal business 2 1

Martin Anywar, Kitgum District Forestry Officer says involvement of highly placed individuals in the country’s security is greatly watering their fights in protecting the forest covers.
11:46
11:46

Rwenzori Mountains Park Partners With WWF to Protect Endangered Species Congo 1

James Okware, the Senior Warden in charge of the park, says that due to poaching, climate change, and excessive degradation of the park by those engaged in timber cutting and collection of firewood, a number of tree species, mammals and reptiles are at the verge of extinction.
11:31
11:31

Brutalized Makerere Students Castigate UPDF for Dropping Charges 3 1

Makerere Guild President, Julius Kateregga, said there is no record of a letter sent by UPDF Court inviting victims to testify.
11:17
11:17

Construction of Buramba Health Centre III Suspended Over Shoddy Work 7 1

Authorities accuse the contractor of shoddy work by using poor quality bricks and sand. They also accuse him of using poor sand cement ratio which they say shortens the lifespan of the structure.
11:00
11:00

Residents Raise Concern Over Lack of Toilet At Newly Constructed Health Centre World Bank. 2 2

Edward Ssebuliba the Chairperson of Health Management Committee of Katuugo Health Center explains that although they are happy for the construction works and elevation of the facility, lack of toilet facility for patient is a great health concern.
10:44
10:44

Mobile Covid-19 Laboratory Starts Operations in Adjumani Adjumani Hospital

Dr George Bhoka Adjumani District Health Officer notes that with the Laboratory in operation, results will be declared in only two hours, saving the health department from excess expenditure on fuel, staff allowances and wear and tear of ambulances.
10:36
10:36

50% of Girls Unaware of Programmes Geared Towards Ending Child Marriages 1

Obadiah Kashemeirwe a Gender Ministry Official says that they found 50% of the population are unaware of the government Free Child Helpline.
10:24
10:24

Lira Hospital Discharges All COVID-19 Recovered Patients 5 3 Top story

Joyce Moriku Kaducu, the Minister of State for Primary Health Care congratulated the recovered patients for adhering to their treatment guidelines and tasked them to become agents of change in the community where they are going.
09:40
09:40

Profile: Who is Dorothy Kisaka 1

Kisaka is the current administrator and secretary of the National Response Fund against COVID 19.
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