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07:49
07:49

Gulu Leaders Want Gov’t to Increase Funding to Lacor Hospital Clinical Services 1 3

The leaders argue the hospital is overwhelmed in offering comprehensive healthcare services among which includes physiotherapy, training healthcare workers and promoting health researches in Northern Uganda.
16:22
16:22

Trade Minister Explains Difference Between Malls and Arcades Lockdown lifting 2 1

She listed Acacia Mall, Village Mall, Imperial Mall, Metroplex Mall, Oasis Mall, Garden City Mall, Kingdom Kampala Mall, Shoprite, (Lugogo Mall), Victoria Mall and Marigold, as the examples of malls in Kampala while Mutaasa Kafeero, Ggaliraaya Energy Center, Kizito Arcade, Arua Park Arcade, Nalubwama Arcade, Nabukeera Arcade, and Qualicell as examples of arcades in Kampala.
11:57
11:57

Katosi Water Project Workers Protest Salary Reductions SOGEA Satom ltd 3 1

Robert Ssembajja, one of the affected workers, says that they are entitled to salaries ranging between 450,000 to 900, 000 Shillings. He, however, says that they received between 100, 000 to 250, 000 Shillings for the month of May without any explanation from their superiors. He however, says that they received between Shillings 100, 000 to 250, 000 for the month of May without any explanation from their superiors.
10:40
10:40

Two Children, Mother Injured in Grenade Explosion

The injured have been identified as Reagan Omiya, 2, his brother Ivan Mwaka, 5, and their mother, Christine Akanyo, all residents of Bobi B village in Ibakara parish, Kitgum Matidi Sub County. They are now admitted at Kitgum General Hospital.

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16:22
16:22

Pictorial; Hundreds Stranded in Taxi Parks as Public Transport Resumes

As they resume, the taxi's were instructed to carry only half of their capacity to ensure social distancing. Yet still, KCCA has also limited the number of taxis coming to the parks as they observe social distancing. Yesterday, KCCA spent the day marking parks and registering them to fit within the new requirements of managing taxi's Kampala.

Business and finance

16:59
16:59

Low Turn Up of Passengers As Public Transport Resumes Soroti Municipality 3 2

Paul Omongin, the chairperson of Serere Drivers Association says only six taxis from Kagwara, Kamod, Pingire, Serere town and Ochapa had arrived to town in the morning. He explains that many passengers are finding it hard to cope with the new rates.
15:55
15:55

African Scientists Should Develop Drugs that Benefit their People - Museveni 2

President Yoweri Museveni has called upon African scientists to learn how to take care of themselves by developing their own drugs saying Europeans have neglected diseases affecting Africans since such diseases like Malaria are no longer prevalent in their countries.
15:24
15:24

Cabinet Approves Borrowing of USD 325m for Road Projects cabinet decisions

Cabinet also approved another request to borrow up to USD 235 million from the African Development Bank to finance the construction of three roads of Namagumba Budadiri Nalugugu (29Kms), Katuna-Muko-Kamuganguzi Road (104kms) and Laropi-Moyo Afoji Road at the South Sudan border, (37kms).
15:13
15:13

Vanilla Prices to Drop From July 2 1

Chariton Namuwoza, the Executive Director Vanilla Exporters of Uganda-Vanex, said on Thursday that they cannot tell how much the crop will sell at the garden but they expect it to drop below Shillings 170,000 per kilogram it cost last season.

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