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Jul 2020 27 results
19:20
19:20

Police Impounds 200 Motorcycles in Kampala Police Force 2 1

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says most of the motorcycles were impounded along Kampala–Jinja road, Northern bypass, and Bombo road in Wandegeya, city center and other parts of Wakiso areas.
18:17
18:17

Mak Don Returns ‘Humble Man’ 3 1 Top story

According to Niwagaba, he was wrongly dismissed since the student in question had graduated. He however says the university system denied him a chance to prove his innocence leaving him one option of seeking redress from courts of law.
17:56
17:56

EC Asks Court to Dismiss Kabuleta's Application Challenging Virtual Campaigns Hamidu Lugoolobi 1 1 Top story

According to Rwakoojo, the Commission is mindful of the health of all citizens amidst the prevailing pandemic and as such, they made consultations and got expert guidance from the Health Ministry to conduct virtual campaigns so as to stop the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
17:34
17:34

70 Percent of Ambulances in Uganda Lack Equipment, Trained Staff - Survey MOH 1 1

Findings from the study shows that many of the ambulances used in the country do not have emergency equipment or medicine such as pain medication, vital signs monitors, an electrocardiogram (ECG) machine, a defibrillator or an intubation set used to clear blocked airways, Tranexami acid that prevents excessive bleeding caused by trauma like an accident. In addition to this, things like non-breather face masks needed to assist breathing are not present
17:33
17:33

Kotido on Alert Over Suspected Cholera Outbreak MoH 2

Dr. Acar says a Cholera Response Taskforce has been formed to oversee management and control of the disease.
17:16
17:16

KACITA Mobilises Arcade Operators to Reopen 1 1 Top story

Evaristo Kayondo, the Chairperson KACITA, says that they decided to take a bold step to reopen the arcade since government hasn’t heeded to their ultimatum.
16:56
16:56

Bweyogerere-Bukasa Stage Chairperson Arrested for Attempted Suicide

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says Bogere staged in front of City Hall with a five liter jerrycan of petrol and match box with intentions of setting himself ablaze to protest a ban by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA on taxis without route charts on Burton Street.
16:39
16:39

PAC Expels Kyambogo Officials For Appearing Without University Secretary Kyambogo University 3 1

Nandala argued that it was illegal for the meeting to proceed without Okello who is the accounting officer of the institution.
15:48
15:48

Karangura Sub County Residents Protest Reallocation of Seed School Funds Richard Rwabuhinga 2

Rwabuhinga explained to URN in an interview that government's plan is to construct a secondary school in each sub county in the country. He says as far as the council is concerned, St Joseph's Karangura Secondary school is complete and they cannot add it more funds.
15:47
15:47

Police will not Stop Removing Motor Vehicle Number Plates - Enanga fred enanga 1

Enanga said, the police will continue removing number plates for an vehicles found to be a in a dangerous mechanical condition so that to force the owners to go and repair them to be road worth. However Enanga said that the only police officers allowed to pluck off a number plate are those who are at the rank of Assistant Inspector of Police [AIP].
15:31
15:31

Former RDCs, Deputies Demand Monthly Allowances after Termination 3 1

Today, ten former RDC’s presented a proposal in a petition to the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, for a legal instrument which they want to have a retroactive effect with emoluments computed from the current financial year.
14:54
14:54

Two Held Over Brutal Murder in Kibaale suspects 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, says Police swung into action and arrested the duo to help police investigations.
14:36
14:36

Nyanzi, Students Arrested Over Makerere Student Death Protest Dr Stella Nyanzi 1 1

This morning, Dr. Stella Nyanzi staged opposite the Gate of parliament together with Obed Kwoboth chanting “We want Justice for Tegu”.
14:04
14:04

Isingiro District Gets First COVID-19 Community Case MOH 1

Isingiro Resident District Commissioner Herbert Muhangi says that the district gets many people from Tanzania trying to enter the country illegally to sell merchandise. At the same time, a number of Ugandans go to Tanzania to till gardens.
13:59
13:59

Surveyors Vandalize Vehicle after Being Stopped from Planting Markstones in the Road land 2 3 Top story

Sulah Wasswa, a resident within the area, says the scene was chaotic as contractors tasked surveyors to avail requisite documents allowing them to open boundaries in vain.
13:58
13:58

Salon Operators in Rukungiri Storm RDC’s Office Dan Kaguta

The over 116 operators complained about the unfair distribution of relief food though they were also named as a vulnerable group by the President at the time he announced a nationwide lockdown as a way of crumbling down the spread of the corona virus disease in the county.
13:51
13:51

No Relief As Electricity Charges Remain Unchanged ERA 1

ERA announced today that between July and September 2020, ordinary Ugandans classified as domestic users will pay 750.9 Shillings per unit of electricity they use. This is the same price as what Ugandans paid between April and June 2020.
13:31
13:31

400 Homesteads Swallowed by Rising L. Albert Water Levels in Hoima residents 4 2

Doreen Akumu, a resident of Fofo landing site, says when the floods started on Sunday night they made alarm but didn’t receive any help.
12:57
12:57

Poor Management of Medical Waste Irks Communities in Bukomansimbi 2 2

Joseph Sseruuma, a resident of Kasota village says a lot of medical waste that includes among others; cotton wool, gloves, syringes and needles, gauze pads, razor blades and other solid medical wastes are accumulating in swamps where they pose serious threats to residents. He says there are people who use the cover of darkness to dump waste in Kyojja swamp.
12:36
12:36

Kitgum Municipality MP Aspirant Apprehended For Holding Illegal Assembly 3

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech, says police acted on a tip off by residents who complained that the meeting had attracted crowds in their vicinity.
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