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23:42
23:42

COVID-19: President Tightens Restrictions COVID-19 Lockdown 4

According to President Museveni, the new measures are needed to address the fast rate at which the disease is spreading. As of today, 68,778 cases of the disease have been reported in the country. However due to an increase in the rate at which the disease is spreading , dwindling oxygen supplies in hospital and longer recovery times, the President said that country’s best option was to prevent spread of the disease
19:18
19:18

KCCA FC Defeats Kitara in UPL Match Kitara FC 3 1

Goals from Andrew Kawooya, Charles and four goals from Samuel Ssenyonjo saw KCCA FC sail past the already relegated Kitara FC. The win ensures that KCCA maintains their fourth position on the table.
19:16
19:16

Assailants Kill Kireka Music Producer 1

Rashid Mulindwa, one of the deceased's close friends, suspects that the assailants were thugs who came disguised as artistes. He said the killers vanished with some studio machines after their mission.
19:04
19:04

Ugandan Seeks to Block DRC Membership Application to EAC over Besigye's Detained Aide DR Congo 1

“The DRC has been illegally and without due trial or process holding Ugandan activist Samuel William Mugumya and more than 35 other Ugandans for more than 6 years contrary to the fundamental and human rights principles for the establishment of the EAC as envisaged under the Treaty,” says the lawyer.
18:59
18:59

4,000 Public Servants Fail to Declare Wealth 2

Annet Twine Kyakunda, the Head of Policy and Systems at the Inspectorate of Government reveals that despite them appearing on the government’s payments roll, the non-complying public officers did not declare their assets before March this year, which was the deadline.
18:23
18:23

Catholic Church Gives Guidance on Penance During Lockdown 3 1

As part of guidelines, Monsignor Kauta says the use of confession boxes has been banned and therefore confession should take place in a well-ventilated place. It can be in or outdoor as long as the sacramental seal is safe guarded.
18:22
18:22

Meat Shortage Hits Lira as Cattle Markets Remains Closed Lira Main Market 4

The restrictions have affected the demand for livestock products by restaurants, street vendors and other institutions. The six weekly cattle markets in the Lango sub-region include Amac, Apala, Aswa, Alito, Ajuri, and Barrio.
18:14
18:14

Kapelebyong to Spend UGX 1.2 Billion on District Headquarters 1 3

The structure, its foundation has already been laid in the first phase is expected to be complete in the next five years using funds from the Discretionary Development Equalization Grant- DDEG. The three storey building, if completed will host 67 offices including council hall.
18:07
18:07

Kenneth Kaunda in the Eyes of Uganda’s Media, Politics 1

And even after retirement, he continued visiting Uganda and offered interview to a couple of journalists. But two of Kaunda’s visits in 1990 were eventful in the Uganda’s media industry.
17:54
17:54

UNBS Directs Dealers To Take Sub-standard Iron Bars Off Market 1

“If found, the substandard iron bars will be seized and destroyed with no recourse and charges will be brought against you in accordance with the Laws of the Republic of Uganda. This warning takes immediate effect,” they statement warns.
17:47
17:47

Mulago Receives Oxygen Equipment to Handle Surging COVID-19 Cases Mulago Hospital 2 1

According to hospital administrators, the new plant will produce 70 cubic meters of Oxygen which translates to 70,000 litres per hour or 1,166 litres per minute. With the new plant, the hospital will now be able to produce 4,165 litres of oxygen per minute. Previously, the hospital was producing 2,999 litres.
17:06
17:06

Family Apologises for Attack on COVID-19 Burial Team in Kasese 5 2

The fracas happened in Bunyiswa, Bwera Sub County, during the burial of a 54-year-old resident identified as Bwambale Franco Kabwangana, who died from Mayanja Memorial Hospital where he had been referred with hypertension and signs of stroke, and later tested positive to COVID-19.
17:05
17:05

Suspects in Wakiso Land Dealer's Death Released as Investigators Rule Out Murder 1

Assistant Superintendent of Police- ASP Charles Twine, who also speaks for CID confirmed to Uganda Radio Network –URN that the suspects, including the widow Aanyu Florence Adong, have been released on bond. The other two are Kaye Mukasa and Annet Mbabazi. Musiitwa was found dead in his wife’s car on April 26th after he had gone missing for five days.
16:44
16:44

Gun Stolen from Dead Kisoro Guard Recovered in Kabale 2 1

Elly Maate, Police Spokesperson for the Kigezi region says that the gun was recovered today at around 10:30 AM in a eucalyptus tree plantation in Kibikuura village, Lower Bugongi ward, Northern Division, Kabale Municipality.
16:16
16:16

Police CCTV Operators Complain About Long Working Hours 1 1

The CCTV work for more than 12 hours a day and are expected to stay glued on the screens, taking a keen interest in the developments and peculiarities around the city. One of them told URN that they have requested to work for at least six hours a day in vain.
16:11
16:11

Vaccination of All Teachers Unattainable by School Reopening Date 2 1 Top story

Even after looking at the available statistics, Ismael Mulindwa, Director Basic Education and chairperson of the covid19 education response committee insist that as the president ordered, vaccination is being put one of the prerequisites of a teacher to be allowed in school premises.
15:40
15:40

Consignments of Stolen Gov't Drugs Found in Nansana Clinic 2 2

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said the drugs were recovered during an operation mounted in the area following a tip-off from locals about vehicles seen ferrying suspected stolen drugs in the area. According to residents, the drugs were offloaded from trucks at around 5 p.m. on Thursday.
15:18
15:18

Arua Residents Want Health, Road Sectors Prioritized in City Budget 1 4

According to some residents, they want the authorities to prioritize the health sector to manage the Covid19 strain and other diseases. They also want new roads constructed and the roads in a poor state rehabilitated.
14:37
14:37

Parliament Clarifies on 100 COVID-19 Positive Cases Ministry of Health 1

According to Parliament's Director of Communications and Public Affairs, of the 3000 guests, Members of Parliament and Staff tested for the different events at Parliament for different events, over 100 tested positive for COVID-19, but some have already recovered.
14:26
14:26

Family Sues Gov't for Withholding Dead Body Snatched 2 Months Ago Ramizo Okello 1

The records show that on May 6th 2021, the Civil Division Judge Boniface Wamala ordered the Attorney General, the Chief of Defense Forces and the Inspector General of Police who are listed as the respondents in this matter to immediately release the corpse and the family so they can accord it a decent burial.
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