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16:48
16:48

COVID-19: Lira Treatment Center Lacks N95 Masks 4

Judith Namirimu Polah Nanyonjo, a Senior Principal Nursing Officer (SPNO) at Lira Regional Referral Hospital explained that the lack of PPEs is a major challenge.
16:36
16:36

Councilor Petitions Gov't Over Illegal Occupation of Offices by RDCs 1

"They are involved in very sensitive activities like conducting district or security Committee meetings, heading COVID-19 task-forces, holding government resources like motor vehicles among others to the detriment of the taxpayers’ money," reads the notice in short.
16:16
16:16

Kayunga RDC, Police Feud Over Release of Detective Accused of Dubious Deals 1 3

According to Madoi, on June 16, 2021, Mutuko signed an agreement selling a premio vehicle registration number UBA 592D to Christopher Kiyemba, a resident at Kayunga town council at Shillings 10 million.
15:56
15:56

Who Gains, Loses In New Internet Tax? tax on data

“So for mobile data users, it will be the date of payment, which is a point of purchase/sale. For fixed-line users who may pay at the end of the month it will likely be at the point of payment as well as the end of the month,” says Michael Masembe, the Team Leader, Tax Education at URA.
15:44
15:44

500 Girls Leaving Uganda Every Day for Domestic Works-Internal Affairs Official 2 1

Agnes Igoye, the Deputy Coordinator for Prevention of Trafficking in Persons in the Internal Affairs Ministry, says that although several male youths are also leaving for jobs in the Middle East, the biggest number of people leaving for domestic work comprises females aged between 24 and 35 years of age.
15:25
15:25

Police Patrol Crushes Ambulance

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson identifies the accident vehicles Toyota Hiace Ambulance Reg. No. UAX 413Z and police patrol number UP 5487 attached to Rukungiri Police station. Maate describes the accident as a minor head-on collision.
14:25
14:25

Gen. Katumba Attack: Rights Defenders Demand Incident Report Into Killing of Suspects 4 2 Top story

Dr. Livingston Ssewanyana, the Founder of Foundation for Human Rights Initiative –FHRI, says security officers should have maimed the suspects instead of killing them. He describes the killing of unarmed suspects as extrajudicial killings, saying the security personnel who pulled the trigger should be tried for executing the suspects.
13:31
13:31

Police Arrest Four for Murder in Dokolo fight over alcohol 2

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Regional Spokesperson says the suspects face charges of murder contrary to sections 188 and 189 of the Penal Code Act.
13:15
13:15

Kasana-Luweero Diocesan Staff Decry Delayed Released of COVID-19 Test Results 5 1

Speaking to URN on Friday, Fr. Peter Mukasa Masembe revealed that the samples were taken to the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe. According to Fr. Masembe, several staff lost patience three days after the samples were collected because they expected their results after two days.
13:10
13:10

COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence In Kampala Is Growing, Twaweza Survey Suggests Vaccines 3 1 Top story

7 out of 10 Kampala residents are willing to be vaccinated against Covid-19
12:55
12:55

Arua District Starts Delivering ARVs to Clients in DRC 1 2

According to records, over 150 Congolese pick ARVs from Arua Regional Referral Hospital. However, they are unable to do so now because of the ban on cross border travel.
12:24
12:24

Unaccompanied Minors Turning up for Treatment Overwhlem Kitgum Health Workers 3

Collins Cox Mwaka, the in Charge of Loborom Health Centre III in Labongo Layamo Sub County, says that cases of unaccompanied minors between 6 and 14 years turning up at the facility seeking treatment have been on the rise.
11:57
11:57

Masaka RDC Stops LCs from Issuing Travel Permits 2

According to Bamwine, many local leaders are issuing travel permits to persons without genuine cause for movement, which he says has lately contributed to congestions of people and vehicles on roads and trading centers.
11:26
11:26

Suspect Dies in Police Custody in Gulu Gulu City 3 1

Emmy Obal, 17, a resident of Tegwana Parish, Pece –Laroo Division in Gulu City allegedly succumbed to the injuries he sustained after jumping off a speeding police patrol vehicle that was transporting him and his colleagues to Gulu Central Police Station following their arrest.
10:57
10:57

Two Chinese Contractors Arrested for Aiding Theft of Fuel for Road Works 1

Gad Ahimbisibwe Rugaju, the Kanungu Deputy Resident District Commissioner, says that he found the Boda boda rider siphoning fuel in a jerrycan from one of the trucks as the Chinese were looking on.
10:31
10:31

"Sergeant Buster’s" Illness Impeding Crime Investigations in Lyantonde 3 1 Top story

According to sources from the canine unit, ‘Sergeant Buster’ serves the entire district and has been overworked for over five years since he joined the police force in Lyantonde. In spite of the constant medical checkups, the dog is still ailing, which has hindered police investigations of certain crimes.
10:16
10:16

Arua Assistant CAO, Hospital Director Clash Over Death of COVID-19 Patient Sandra Ewacabo 2 3

Speaking during the COVID-19 Taskforce meeting at the district headquarters, Ewacabo tasked Dr. Filbert Nyeko to explain why patients continue dying at the hospital due to lack of Oxygen even after fixing the power problem last week.
09:40
09:40

No Sign Of Hope After Uganda’s Worst Covid Months- Experts Say 2 1 Top story

According to statistics by the Ministry of Health, 34,321 people tested positive in June, which is 41.8 per cent of the total cases Uganda has registered since the outbreak of the pandemic in March last year.
09:22
09:22

Budaka Leaders Concerned About Residents Exhuming COVID-19 Bodies 2 1

Tom Chesol, the Budaka Resident District Commissioner, says that through intelligence they have received reports from concerned residents that relatives of the COVID-19 victim are stealthily exhuming their bodies deep in the night.
09:09
09:09

Government Rejects Proposal to Recall Parliament 11th Parliament 4 1

The Government Chief Whip Thomas Tayebwa has said that Governments the position is that Parliament remains closed despite calls by Members to have it open.
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