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19:16
19:16

COVID-19: Vendors, Traders in Kampala do not Know much about the Virus WHO 4 1

While cases in Africa increase and scientists race against time to produce a cure for COVID-19, many ordinary people in Uganda do not know what the disease is, how it spreads or how it can be prevented. For traders and vendors in downtown Kampala, the much talked about disease, is blank slate for them
18:50
18:50

Karimojong Warriors Shoot Dead Prison Warder police 1

John Kayongo was part of the team that had escorted the prisoners to work on a farm near Amita hills when an armed group suspected to be Jie warriors shot him several times, and then took off with his gun. The incident happened at around 11:00 am this morning.
17:23
17:23

Flying Squad Arrests Naguru Gang Leader thugs 1 3

Paul Kisoro, 19, a resident of Kamwokya and 37 others were arrested by the Flying Squad Unit working together with crime intelligence during an operation following complaints from Naguru residents who saw Kisoro carrying a gun.
17:07
17:07

Man Torches Three Churches for Preaching Prosperity 1 1 Top story

According to Owoyesigyire, the suspect confessed to have torched the churches because of anger arising from the fact that they preach the prosperity gospel yet he is stuck in the misery of poverty.
16:52
16:52

ACME Organised Journalism Awards Return 1

The African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) has announced the return of the Uganda National Journalism Awards after It was cancelled in May 2018 over funding challenges.
16:40
16:40

Kyambogo University Guild Polls Extended Again 1 2 Top story

In his letter to students, Prof Katunguka, says on March 11th, 2020, the Dean of Students wrote to the candidates communicating the position of management on the use of political party or pressure group symbols on the ballot papers. ”It has come to my attention that some aspiring candidates have refused to abide by the management directives,” he said.
16:39
16:39

EAC Conflict Resolution Mechanism Weak-Maganda border tension 2 1

When asked on why Angola had to come in to resolve the Rwanda-Uganda conflict, Maganda said that there is no clear resolution on conflict management in the EAC protocol which should help in internal conflicts.
16:33
16:33

Kitgum Farmer Shot in Clash With UPDF Soldiers and Karamojong Rustlers Orom Sub county 1

Marshall Acire, a livestock farmer in Apimoto village in Kiteng Parish, Orom Sub County in Kitgum district was shot on his left thigh and lower stomach on Saturday at around 6 pm from his home.
16:16
16:16

Uganda to Co-produce Coronavirus disinfectant with US Inventor-Kadaga coronavirus disease 1 2

According to the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health Diana Atwine, as Ministry of health they have not yet got that information although it is welcome. She says that whatever intervention,like a treatment for a disease has to be tested and has to pass the National Drug Authority tests. She however said that as Ministry of Health, they are yet to get this information.
15:40
15:40

COVID -19: Lacor Hospital Director Opira Isolated Upon Return from Italy ministry of health 1 1

Josephine Anying, the Communication Officer of St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor told URN in an interview that though Dr. Opira has not shown any sign of COVID -19, his isolation is a mandatory pre –cautionary measure directed by the Ministry of Health.
14:50
14:50

Gov't Directs Fresh Registration of Fishermen on Lake Kwania, Kyoga 2

The move is aimed at regulating illegal fishing activities and conserving Uganda’s water bodies.
13:06
13:06

FDC Calls for a Clear Program to Deal with COVID 19 Threat 3 1 Top story

John Kikonyogo the Deputy FDC party spokesperson, says asking people to wash hands and stop hugging isn’t enough, saying there is need to issue a clear program to handle the pandemic should the need arise.
12:46
12:46

11-Year-Old Beheaded in Kibaale body 2

The deceased’s parent had left him at home on Saturday when he was killed.
12:39
12:39

Covid 19: Porous Routes Hindering Screening in Busia 5 1

Dr. Godffrey Barasa, a Laboratory technician at the facility says that people from neighboring Kenya are resistant they don't want to be screened twice whenever they are entering in Uganda.
12:23
12:23

Kilembe Mines Golfer's Drum Support As Locals Turn the Course into Grazing Field golfers 5 4

Habibu Kisande, the Kilembe Mines Golf Club Secretary wants district authorities to take interest in the affairs of the golf course for the good of the current and future golfers.
11:53
11:53

My Mission is to Build a Credible Alternative Political Force –Gen Muntu 1 5

Muntu says that he intends to recruit at least ten people per village to ensure he has a formidable group, which would challenge Museveni.
11:05
11:05

Lack of Teachers, Classrooms Hampering Primary Education in Kitagwenda Fabian Habiyaremye 1 1 Top story

According to Muhebwa, the school has never got a first grade because few available teachers are unable to handle all classes to ensure pupils have understood what they are being taught.
10:51
10:51

Kabarole District Fails to Recover UGX 900 Million Livelihood Funds 4

Mande attributes the delayed repayment of YLP funds to lack of supervision by sub county leaders and diversion from planned and funded projects.
07:55
07:55

Father Arrested in Connection to Son's Death Uganda Police Force 1

Obote claims that he learnt that his son was missing when he returned home on Saturday evening. He explained to police that he began looking for his son at night and found his body in a garden, approximately 200 meters away from his home.
07:43
07:43

Mbarara Churches Fail to Implement Corona Virus Preventive Measures COVID -19 outbreak 4 1 Top story

Dr. Denis Barigye, a Christian at Uganda Martyrs Church blamed the church leadership for failure to implement the Corona Virus preventive measures suggested by the Ministry, which exposes their flock to danger.
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