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18:32
18:32

Jinja Hospital Runs out of Supplies to Manage Covid-19 Patients drug 1 1

The hospital is reported to have runout of azithromycin, Vitamin C and Zinc in early June this year and have not received supplies from national medical stores-NMS ever since. This has prompted patients to purchase them exorbitantly from private pharmacies.
18:27
18:27

Umeme Reduces Electricity Tariffs

This is after the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) approved new End-User Tariffs to be charged by Umeme Limited for the supply of Electrical Energy in the Billing Period from July to September 2021.
18:20
18:20

Opposition Leaders Demand Special Covid-19 Budget for Kampala Covid relief funds 1 6

Addressing a joint press conference on Friday at Parliament, the KCCA Lord Mayor Lukwago said that despite Kampala being severely hit by covid-19, there is no special budget allocated to manage the situation.
17:42
17:42

President Museveni Flags off Team Uganda for Tokyo Olympics 3 3 Top story

At the function held at the Kololo Independence Grounds, Museveni who was accompanied by Janet Kataaha Museveni, the First Lady and Minister for Education flagged off a team of 25 athletes that will represent Uganda in the 32nd edition of the summer Games.
17:25
17:25

Namboole Covid-19 Treatment Centre Registers Drop in Patient Numbers Ministry of Health 3 3

At Namboole, Dr Ivan Kisuule who heads the facility says they have been recording over a hundred cases each day. He explains that every other hour an ambulance would bring in a patient needing oxygen. Kisuule says that 20 patients at this facility died.
17:24
17:24

Market Vendors Stuck with Food Commodities Despite Drop in Prices 3 2

Robert Kiggundu, a vegetable vendor in Kalerwe market says there are no customers to buy his produce. He explains that he used to sell in bulk to hotels, schools and restaurants around Kampala, but some have closed due to the lockdown.
17:08
17:08

Lawyer Sues Covidex Inventor, Wants Cash from Sales Surrendered to Gov't COVIDEX Prices 1 Top story

The petitioners now want a declaration that the Covidex drug is a proprietary patent for the government of Uganda, having been developed on government funds, premises, laboratories and by government public servants paid salaries from the consolidated fund
16:42
16:42

Masaka Vendors Protest Delays to Complete UGX 18B Market Masaka City Council 1

Frank Tumwebaze, the Chairperson on Masaka Market Vendors Cooperative says that the failure by the contractors to complete and hand over the market has frustrated vendors, who are tired of operating in open space.
15:28
15:28

Covid-19 Kills 15 Private Security Guards, Grounds 100 More 2 1

The Uganda Private Security Association- TUPSA Chairman, Grace Matsiko tells Uganda Radio Network -URN that the new Covid-19 wave has ravaged various Private Security Organisations, posing a stiff challenge to their work.
15:17
15:17

Gunmen Kill Businessman in Napak, Rob UGX 15m

Michael Longole, the Karamoja regional police Spokesperson identified the deceased as Lorot Turon 40 years, a resident of Kamor village, Kanawat Sub County in Kotido District.
14:57
14:57

South Sudan Refugees Mark 10th Independence Anniversary with Call for End to Fighting 3 1

Since it attained Independence from Sudan ten years ago on 9th July 2011, the World’s youngest independent country and Africa's 54th has been torn apart by political conflict which has seen thousands killed and millions displaced to the neighboring and other countries.
14:44
14:44

Construction of Staff Houses at Gulu Hospital Stalls building 3 1

Block Technical Services, a local construction company was awarded the contract in 2014 and the staff houses were expected to have been completed in 2017.
14:21
14:21

Kabale RDC Apologizes Over Brutality of Health Workers 4 3

In the past weeks, security personnel in the district have under criticism for brutalizing healthy workers. On Sunday night, a police officer who was enforcing curfew assaulted and injured Muhammad Byaruhanga, an orthopaedist at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital.
12:54
12:54

Mukono General Hospital Receives Ambulance to Ease COVID-19 Referrals 2 1

The donated ambulance has two oxygen cylinders, a suction unit, a spinal board, rescue splints and bandages, a patient shifting roll, an ambulance chair and a sphygmomanometer instrument used for measuring blood pressure.
12:29
12:29

Mbale Central Market Vendors Demand for Mosquito Nets 2 5

Last week, the Mbale City task force threatened to close the market should the vendors fail to adhere to the presidential directive. Muhammad Wedala, a dealer in produces says that they were promised nets which they are yet to receive.
12:10
12:10

Taxi Driver Buried Alive in Luweero Sand Mine as Covid-19 Lockdown Bites uganda govt. 1

Kisanga village LC 1 chairman Robert Kavuma tells Uganda Radio Network -URN that the deceased was working in the taxi business in Kampala from where he relocated on becoming jobless when the second Covid-19 lockdown was announced and was now trying his hand at sand mining in the village as a way of earning a living
12:06
12:06

Missing Bundibugyo Man Found Dead in Flooded Valley 1 1

Abraham Bamwitirebwe, the Kirumya Sub County LCIII says that he had received reports from Baguma’s family that he had disappeared from his home for the last three days under unclear circumstances.
11:19
11:19

Nakasongola Registers Increase in Local Revenue Collection 1 1

According to Nakasongola District Chief Administrative Officer Alex Felix Majeme, the district has collected 920 Million Shillings in the financial year 2020/21 from 539 million shillings collected in 2019/20.
11:11
11:11

Three Nurses Arrested for Alleged Theft of Drugs Resty Namulindwa 3

The head of statehouse anti-corruption Unit, Col Edith Nakalema has identified the suspects as Resty Namulindwa, an assistant nursing officer, Eva Nakiwala a nursing officer, and Maria Nasasira an enrolled nurse, while two cleaners has not been mentioned.
10:27
10:27

Lady Doves Confident of Victory After CAF Champions League Draw 1 2

Lady Doves will participate in the Zonal qualifiers which will be held in Kenya from July 17th to 1st August to determine who represents the CECAFA region.
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