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20:09
20:09

66 Test Positive for COVID - 19 in Second Highest Single Day Spike Ministry of Health

Among the positive, 30 were picked from Kampala, six from Namisindwa where Uganda's first death happened and seven from Wakiso.
17:24
17:24

Archbishop Kaziimba Calls for Church Inclusion in National Budget 1

He said that besides their meeting with the Director Operation Wealth Creation-OWC, the Church has already planned to meet other partners like bankers and others in order to ensure that they develop the Church.
16:23
16:23

NRM's Richard Todwong Explains Disqualification of CEC Candidates matayo kyaligonza 1

. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network [URN] Todwong said the lawyers of the party advised that any public servant who didn’t resign his job before participating in the party elections should be disqualified. Kyaligonza who is Uganda’s ambassador to Burundi is defending his position as the Western region vice chairman of NRM.
15:37
15:37

Bungokho North MP Gershom Sizomu Defeated in Mbale City FDC Primaries 2 4

The race was won by Paul Mugoya Wanyoto who registered 66 votes against Sizomu's 13. The other candidates in the race included Ronnie Gidudu who got 2 votes and Swale Mafabi who went without a vote in the election that was held at Northern City Division Headquarters on Sunday.
15:23
15:23

Museveni Flags Off 68,000 Bicycles for NRM Village Chairpersons 3 Top story

Museveni said that the bicycles were procured from contributions by party members and added that they are also making arrangements to procure motorcycles for the NRM sub-county Chairpersons and later on, vehicles for the NRM District Chairpersons.
15:07
15:07

Six Agents of FDC Parliamentary Aspirant Arrested in Fort Portal police 2

According to Ajuna, police has failed to explain why they have arrested his agents yet candidates of other parties, especially National Resistance Movement- NRM, have their posters pinned allover the city.
14:55
14:55

President Museveni Fulfills UGX 170m Pledge to NRM Leaders in Gulu, Omoro 1 2

The President had pledged 10 million Shillings, a pair of oxen and an ox –plough to each of the NRM sub-county chairpersons in the districts. But the pledge had remained pending since 2016.
14:06
14:06

Quarantined Residents in Suspense after Recall of Discharged Colleagues quarantine centers 2

Speaking to URN on condition of anonymity, one of those who completed their quarantine after returning from Saudi Arabia on July 28, said that a number of those who had been issued with discharge certificates and declared COVID-19 free have been recalled.
13:47
13:47

Police Battles FDC Supporters in Mbale 1 1

Police deployed heavily at the polling station and used teargas to disperse the group when Sizomu's supporters became rowdy, accusing the FDC Secretary General Nathan Nandala Mafabi and other party leaders in the district of sabotaging their efforts to vote for a candidate of their choice.
12:31
12:31

Community Development Officer Wanted for Stealing Youth Livelihood Funds 4

Ninziri allegedly connived with Arafat Kalyowa and Jonny Lwanga to forge the Chief Administrative Officer's signature, which they used to withdraw up to 15 million Shillings, from funds which were meant to benefit youth groups in the sub-county. The money was withdrawn from DFCU Bank in Mukono.
12:07
12:07

Two Suspected Cattle Thieves Lynched in Buyende District resident

Richard Kajura, one of the residents says that the deceased had instructed him to load two cows on a waiting pickup which would transport them to the police station as exhibits, when he received a phone call alerting him that he was being robbed.
09:50
09:50

Security Committee Halts Relief Food Distribution to Teachers in Kitgum 2

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech says they were only enforcing directives issued by the president to ensure that the district COVID-19 taskforce is in tandem with all activities and ensure that prevention guidelines are nor discarded.
09:22
09:22

Kampala Leaders Demand More Masks After Residents Missed out 2 6

Moses Kavuma, the vice-chairman of Budonian zone in Kisenyi, Mengo Parish says they received 1,000 masks which were all distributed, but still recorded more than 500 uncovered residents. Kawuma is concerned that the prevention measures are lax, in the area which has already recorded a COVID-19 death.
08:05
08:05

Kyotera District Dedicates Special Clinic Days for Elderly Patients 3 1

Dr Edward Muwanga, the District Health Officer says that the district executive committee together with the health department resolved that Thursday will now be a special treatment day for elderly persons in government health facilities within the area.
07:34
07:34

Wakiso District Dismisses 30 Workers Over Absenteeism, Alcoholism 2

Wakiso Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Jude Mark Bukenya says that the persons who have been dismissed include primary school teachers and health workers who consistently absented themselves from duty between 2017 and 2019 and remained taut even after they were given a chance to improve. A few others were sanctioned for reporting to duty while drunk.
07:11
07:11

Basongora Cultural Leader Petitions RDC over Renewed Clashes land conflict 1 1

The Basongora Cultural Head Ndahura II Kashagama is accusing the deputy RDC Joshua Masereka of withholding assistance to the community when they presented concerns of an impending attack from the Bakonzo in July.
06:50
06:50

Bukwo District Yet to Receive Gov’t Face Masks 3

The district has so far held 500 suspected COVID-19 cases in its quarantine centres, mostly originating from Kenya and contacts of positive cases. Health officials in the district say that the suspects sneak into the country through porous border entry points, which augments a need to protect communities from infections from the neighbouring country.
06:30
06:30

Security Agencies Recovered 300 Guns from Thugs in Two Years 4

This implies that CID and its sister security agencies recovered a gun every after three days last year whereas a gun was recovered every after two days in 2018. They included 134 Submachine guns (SMGs), 21 Star Pistols, nineteen 303-rifles, 10 G3 rifles, five Jericho Pistols and five revolvers.
06:15
06:15

Private Providers Want to be Intergrated in COVID-19 Care Ministry of Health 2

Dr Ian Clarke, the chairman of the Uganda Healthcare Federation; an organization that brings together private health facilities and practitioners said on Saturday that the fact that all the COVID-19 fatalities that have so far been registered came from private facilities, shows just how important it is to incorporate them into care.
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