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23:57
23:57

MPs Probe Delayed Completion of Lira Hospital Staff Housing Project 1 3

The 16 unit staff housing project was handed to M/S Block Technical Services on June 14, 2018. However, the works commenced on Ju;y 17, 2018 and was expected to be completed by January 17 2020.
23:50
23:50

Archbishop Kaziimba Demands Inquiry into Demolition of Ndeeba Church 1

The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev Dr. Stephen Samuel Kaziimba has demanded for an impartial inquiry into circumstances under which St. Peter’s Church in Ndeeba was demolished.
23:36
23:36

75 More Ugandans Return from Southern Africa 4

Also, one male Ugandan, in excitement, prostrated before Nnam and Kasujja. He thereafter made 5 push ups before joining the queue to undergo screening and processing of for screening and processing of his travel documents inside the arrivals section.
23:36
23:36

Ndeeba Church Demolition was Climax of Protracted Court Battle

Last month, the plaintiff in the matter went back to court seeking an order to demolish the structures (church) on the land in question which Justice John Eudes Keitirima so granted as it was lawful given the fact that the administrators of the estate had been declared rightful owner of the property.
22:02
22:02

Watoto Could Preserve Exterior of Kampala Road Building-Tourism Official Watoto church 1 4 Top story

Conservationists like Cross-Cultural Heritage Centre, (CCFU), Historic Resource Conservation Initiatives (HRCI) and Perfect Events Ltd, have called for the preservation of the Watoto Church Building built in the 1940s by the Indian businessman; Norman Godinho and housed Norman, the first Cinema hall in Kampala.
21:18
21:18

COVID-19 Hit Families to Benefit from UGX 36B Direct Cash Giveaways Gulu City 1

The initial roll-out direct cash transfers took place last week in Lira City on 6th August where about 10,000 beneficiaries from three parishes including Kakoge received 100,000 Shillings each, injecting USD 750, 000 about 2.7 billion into the local economy.
21:01
21:01

Suspected Cholera Kills 8 People in Kotido ministry of health 1

Another 46 people have been treated and discharged with similar symptoms, according to health authorities in the district. 11 of these are still receiving treatment at Kanawat and Kotido Health Centre IV where the district authorities have established treatment centres. However, the health ministry had not confirmed an outbreak of Cholera in the district.
20:46
20:46

Nakaseke Bans Patient Visitors After 5th COVID-19 Case masks 1

According to a circular issued by Nakaseke District Health Officer Kellen Evelyn Musiime to the in charges of private and public health facilities, every patient admitted must be attended to by one attendant and no visitor should be allowed in wards across all health facilities.
19:59
19:59

Mak Alumni Want Prof. Bazeyo Dropped from Deputy VC Race Over ‘Fake PhD’ 1 3

As the Makerere University Search Committee concludes the search for the next deputy vice-chancellor in charge of finance and administration, two for students have asked that prof William Bazeyo be kicked out of the race due to lack of credible qualifications.
19:03
19:03

Toyota Uganda Office Closes Due to COVID-19 Infections 1

In a statement issued today by Mahmood Omar, the Managing Director the branch will be temporarily closed effective today as additional steps, as guided by the authorities, are put in place.
18:48
18:48

Minister Anite Wanted for Flouting COVID-19 Control Guidelines 3 4

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga says that Anite and other politicians abused all the guidelines set by the electoral commission, risking the lives of Ugandans in Koboko Municipality and also presented an ugly image as a leader to other Ugandans.
18:43
18:43

Pictorial: Treatment of COVID-19 Patients at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital cases 20

Dressed up in the recommended personal protective equipment, the team takes between two to three hours administering treatment to the patients. These treatments are administered twice a day.
18:39
18:39

COVID-19 Disruptions Slow HIV Treatment Targets Ministry of Health 7 5

Dr Nelson Musoba, the Director-General of Uganda AIDS Commission says that following a total lockdown that was instituted to forestall the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country, many persons living with HIV were unable to access their routine medical care or essential medicine refills.
18:02
18:02

Ndeeba Church Demolition: KCCA Ag Physical Planning Director Arrested

In a statement issued on Monday afternoon, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, said three police commanders are in custody for alleged failure to provide security for the church property and have since been charged with neglect of duty.
17:38
17:38

Global COVID-19 Cases Surpass 20 Million Mark Ministry of Health

On Monday, two people were confirmed to have died of COVID whereby one was a 46-year-old male from Kampala who died at Nsambya hospital and 27-year old who died at Hoima Regional Referral Hospital. As of Monday, Uganda had 1,297 cases of COVID-19 of which 1,137 have recovered.
17:36
17:36

CID Hands Over Murchison Poachers’ Ringleader to UPDF 1

A senior police officer, who participated in the hunt for the poachers in Murchison National Park particularly in Oyam and Nwoya, says CID resolved to handover Ongom to UPDF after investigations indicated that he is a military deserter.
17:23
17:23

FDC Rejects Electoral Commission Guidelines 2021 Election 4

To ensure compliance, the police must be notified for them to check out the venue before the meeting takes place. The police welcomed this proposal and said that it will help them enforce Covid-19 regulations.
16:28
16:28

Seven Security Officers Remanded for Sharing Sensitive Information with Rwanda 2 Top story

According to prosecution led by Captain Ambrose Baguma, between February and May this year, the accused persons and others still at large at various places within Kampala City, shared sensitive information with agents of Rwandan authorities with intentions to prejudice the security of the Defense Forces of the Ugandan government.
16:11
16:11

COVID-19: Musician Kenzo, 77 Returnees Discharged From Quarantine 1

Dr. Richard Mugahi, the National Coordinator for Quarantine Centres at the Ministry of Health, who led the team, says that Kenzo indeed received six visitors on the same day last week. “However, his visitors saw him at the same time but they were all wearing face masks. They also stood at least 2 metres away from Kenzo who stood at his hotel room door,” Mugahi says.
15:44
15:44

BOU: Ugandans Fearing to Spend Their Money 1

BOU Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile said on Monday that many consumers are expected to be hesitant to resume their previous spending patterns, partly due to fears of contracting the virus and uncertainty about earnings. He added that even those whose incomes were not affected may increase their need for precautionary savings.
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