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22:25
22:25

Aggrey Awori to Be Buried in Grave He Dug 10 Years Ago member 1

According to Constance Taaka, a family member, Awori, dug his own grave to prepare for his death about ten years ago. Taaka says that Awori preferred his body to be buried in a quiet place of his choice.
20:06
20:06

UNBS Certifies 105 Companies to Produce Sanitizers Hand sanitisers 2

The list has 105 companies, which is less than half of the companies that were certified for the same product a year ago as sanitiser production became one of the most valuable manufacturing businesses in the country.
19:48
19:48

Scientists Seek UGX 248bn to Produce COVID-19 Vaccine COVID-19 vaccines 2 1

Kasaija told the MPs that there are two solutions to the COVID-19 vaccine which include locally manufacturing vaccines, and sourcing for vaccines for all Ugandans.
17:21
17:21

Kawaala Residents Living in Fear over Looming Eviction 3

Residents neighbouring the channel say KCCA promised it would compensate them for their land. However few people were compensated and the others were asked to vacate on grounds that they had settled in a wetland.
17:14
17:14

Court Orders Gov't to Regulate COVID-19 Treatment Fees in all Hospitals 2 1

The evidence also shows that Medipal Hospital was charging four million Shillings per day for ICU beds, Case hospital three million Shillings for ICU, 1.5 million Shillings per day for moderate cases, Victoria Hospital ten million Shillings per day in ICU and 5 million shillings for moderate cases among others.
17:08
17:08

President Directs Ministries to Contract Army for Construction Projects 1 Top story

In his July 1st, 2021 letter addressed to the Minister of Education and Sports and Minister of Health, Museveni notes with concern that many government projects are taking too long to be completed due to the length procurement process and other challenges like corruption by some unscrupulous government workers.
17:05
17:05

NRM Names Parliament Commissioners, Committee Chairpersons 1

Uganda Radio Network- URN has learnt from sources that those selected to sit on the Parliamentary Commission as Commissioners are Bukhooli Central MP Solomon Silwany, Rubanda Woman MP Prossy Akampurira and Zombo Woman MP Esther Afayochan.
16:47
16:47

Africa Marks Its Worst COVID-19 Week Ever COVID-19 cases 3 1

While COVID-19 cases have risen for seven consecutive weeks since the onset of the third wave in early May, the organization notes that during the week ending 4th July, more than 251 000 new COVID-19 cases were recorded on the continent, amounting to a 20% increase over the previous week and a 12% jump from the January peak.
16:41
16:41

Museveni To ‘Terrorists’ Surrender Or Die 2

Museveni says his security forces will not hesitate to shoot and kill anybody suspected of engaging in terrorism as long as they try to resist arrest.
16:17
16:17

COVAX Issues Advisory on Equal Recognition of Vaccines COVAX Facility 3

Ministers attending an Inter- Africa Health Ministers meeting chaired by Uganda’s Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng expressed displeasure over the move calling it another of the vaccine capitalism that has become rampant with scarce COVID-19 jabs.
16:11
16:11

Nakaayi to Lead Uganda’s Middle Distance Runners to Tokyo Olympics halima nakaayi 1 2

The team will be led by world 800m champion Halima Nakaayi. Her trainingpartner Winnie Nanyondo who took part in the last edition of the summer games that took place in Brazil, is one of the few athletes who will participate in a double, competing in the 800M and 1500M races.
16:07
16:07

Busia Families Battling Strange Skin Condition 2 1

Opitti Omina, a health worker in the Busia district, says that he has attended to more than 20 patients with skin ailments. He explains that it is a rare genetic skin disorder, which has become so common among children and adults.
16:06
16:06

Race for Booze Leaves Man Dead Agago 1

A local business man identified as Bosco Ocan organized the event to appreciate his clients by giving back the revelers of his bar, and the winner would be rewarded with local potent gin locally referred to as Guu.
15:50
15:50

LCI Chairpersons Oppose Criteria of Selecting Relief Cash Beneficiaries 5 1

Paul Omer, the Soroti City East Division Chairperson says the process of identification of beneficiaries of COVID-19 funds raises suspicions. He says that the neediest people may be left out of the relief since the process was not comprehensive.
15:38
15:38

Five Suspects, Covered with Wounds, Remanded over Katumba Wamala Shooting Haruna Kayondo 2 4

According to the Prosecution, on the same day, the accused persons attempted to murder the body guard of Katumba Wamala Sargent Khaled Kuboit and Boniface Mucunguzi, a by stander who was shot on the leg at the scene of crime.
15:08
15:08

Mbale Hospital Registers Low Demand for Oxygen 2 1

Last month, the demand for oxygen in the hospital was high, leading to a breakdown of the oxygen plant. At maximum, the plant would produce up to 30 cylinders of oxygen in a day.
15:07
15:07

IMF: Uganda to keep Borrowing, But Still far from Middle Income Status 2 1

Even after borrowing one billion dollars from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Uganda will continue borrowing. IMF Uganda Country Representative Izabela Karpowicz tells URN that Uganda still has a financing deficit of another one billion dollars; about 3.5 trillion Uganda shilling at the current exchange rate.
15:04
15:04

Amuru Bans Feeding at Funerals to Reduce Risks of COVID-19 Infections Ministry of Health 4 1

Dr. Patrick Odong Olwedo, the Amuru District Health Officer – DHO who also doubles as the Secretary to the Task Force says that although the district hasn’t recorded many cases of community infections; the resolution is aimed at flattening the epidemiological curve of the contagion.
14:30
14:30

Male, Female Patients Share Ward at Rhino Camp Health Center IV 4 3

Lawrence Alioni, the Chairperson of Rhino camp health center IV Management Committee, says that they have one block for the general ward that was initially partitioned to separate male patients from females.
14:23
14:23

West Nile Leaders Demand for Action to Recover Missing Ambulance Ambulance Services 1 3

The Health Ministry donated the missing ambulance valued at Shillings 300milion to Arua Regional Referral Hospital last year. The driver parked the ambulance in the hospital yard and left the keys behind.
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