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20:33
20:33

Boda Boda Rider Shot Dead In Bunyangabu For Defying COVID-19 Inter District Travel Ban

Samuel Kusemererwa, an LCI chairman for Kibede village said the deceased was shot at by a security operative in UPDF uniform at Kibede trading centre where the traffic personnel have mounted a road block to enforce the inter-travel movement ban between Kabarole and Bunyangabu District. He said the UPDF soldier has not yet been identified.
20:18
20:18

COVIDEX is Not Confirmed COVID-19 Treatment- Prof. Ogwang 1

According to a statement issued by Prof Patrick Engeu Ogwang, a lecturer at Mbarara University of Science and Technology and also the founder of the drug, no clinical studies have been carried out on the drug to determine its efficacy. As such it is not clear whether it can cure COVID-19
19:55
19:55

Parents Ignore Gov’t On COVID-19, Send Children For Private Lessons 3 1

Ismael Mulindwa, the director in charge of basic education at the ministry of education, couldn’t resist describing parents who are sending their children for private lessons at this time as “stupid”.
19:30
19:30

Police Decline To Release Ambulance Donated By Kitgum MP Amere 1

Martin Abigaba, the acting District Police Commander told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Monday that the police couldn’t release the ambulance since an investigation was still ongoing.
18:31
18:31

Ministers Janet Museveni, Rebecca Kadaga vetted via Zoom New Ministers 2 1

The Appointments Committee of Parliament sitting on Monday vetted First Lady Janet Museveni and Minister of Education and the 1st Deputy Prime Minister Rebecca Kadaga virtually via zoom.
18:23
18:23

People in Africa Not Donating Blood -WHO Blood donation

Data from the UN health agency shows that blood donations in the region have fallen by 17 percent in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic
18:18
18:18

Bitter Row Grips Nakasongola District over Ex-Councilors’ Smartphones 2

Speaker Rogers Bwanga tells URN he received the petition last week and wrote to the Clerk to council to avail him the relevant documents over the the ten phones which were purchased last October and had to be returned at the expiry of the councilors' term of office.
17:55
17:55

Saracen Guard Remanded for Possessing Major General's Uniform 1 Top story

Court heard that on March 14th 2021 while at Kiganda Zone in Kira Municipality in Wakiso District, Odoc was found in unlawful possession of green ceremonial military uniform, a pair of pips for the rank of Major General and one Botswana military cap, which are gazetted as defence stores.
17:46
17:46

Pader LCIII Chairperson Fined Bull for Allegedly Insulting Cultural Chief 3

The Sub County Chairperson, Benson Amone is alleged to have used abusive language against the cultural Chief of Pader Cultural Institution, Rwot Francis Orik, on two different public occasions within a spate of one month.
17:35
17:35

Health Ministry Directs KCCA to Account for 21,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Ministry of Health 1 1

Uganda received 964,000 vaccine doses which were sent to different local governments. According to the health ministry, KCCA was one of the local government authorities that received the highest number of vaccines. It is estimated that over 200,000 doses were given to the authority. Now the health ministry wants it to account for 21,000 vaccines
17:27
17:27

Many Still Under Illegal Detention -Kyagulanyi 6 1

Welcoming the release of their members at the NUP headquarters on Kamwokya on Monday afternoon, Kyagulanyi who was joined by the Party General Secretary David Lewis Lubongoya and Spokesperson, Joel Ssenyonyi, said that they will explore avenues how their comrades can attain justice after being arrested on baseless crimes.
17:20
17:20

1,429 Arrested for Defying Ban on Inter-District Movement 1 2

Commissioner of Police, Fred Enanga, has said a number of people acted ignorant about the restrictions on cross district movements and they continued to defying the directive. In order to enforce the order, Enanga said police and sister agencies started arresting drivers, riders and pedestrians.
16:49
16:49

Over 300 Initiated on TB Preventive Therapy in Gulu Gulu District 2 1

Ojok says during the campaign that included activities like contact tracing and investigations of contacts of index TB patients and community TB hotspot screening, they screened 5,501 community members.
16:35
16:35

Gov't To Issue COVID-19 Certificates To All Fully Vaccinated Persons 1 1

The certificate will be printed out and will have several security features on top and inside to stop forgeries. They will also have the holder's identification information such as their National Identification Number-NIN that was used while registering for vaccination.
16:20
16:20

Deputy Speaker Anita Among Chairs her First Plenary Parliament 3 1

The passing of the proposal to increase the number of Ministers from 80 to 81 and the approval of Robinah Nabbanja happened without debate in the plenary sessions chaired by Deputy Speaker Annet Anita Among.
16:15
16:15

Crop Gardens in Amuru Drying Up Due to Prolonged Dry Spell 1

Peter Okot Ongole, another farmer is also worried after his two acres of maize and rice dried up due to the prolonged dry spell.
15:53
15:53

Prison Services Reinstates Ban on Visits 1 1 Top story

Baine said the communication is intended to make the public aware so that they are not bounced when they go to visit inmates. Baine said with effect from today, no person will be allowed to meet any prisoner or suspects on remand regardless of his or her status.
15:41
15:41

Parliament Issues New Guidelines To Contain COVID-19 Spread 1 2

Uganda has since June 1st registered a high number of Covid-19 cases and latest data from the Ministry of Health shows that the new cases have increased the total number of infections to 63,099 and total number of deaths to 434.
15:36
15:36

86-Year-old Man Commits Suicide by Hanging residents 1

JohnBosco Nyenyeri, the area LC1 Chairperson says it is a big tragedy to the village since Byakatonda was the only elder of that age remaining in the area. He suspects the deceased could have committed suicide due to frustration since he was staying alone in his house and had no one to take appropriate care of him.
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