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May 2020 21 results
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19:50

COVID-19: Police Investigates Two Rukungiri Taskforce Members for Selling Relief Food Elias Byamungu, 1

Those being investigated are Robert Tukamuhebwa, the director Rudnet a non- governmental organization that supplies condoms in district and Isaac Kaharuza, the political assistant of the former member of parliament for Rujumbura county Hon. Maj. Gen. Jim Katugu Muhwezi.
18:13
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Workers Union Blames Collapsing Buildings on Gov't Laxity 4 1

The Union Secretary Mesilamu Oloka while visiting the site today also blames Kampala Capital City Authority for failing to follow up the matter and ensure compliance, when its technical team raised a red flag on the construction.
17:34
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Ishaka-Bushenyi Residents Accuse COVID-19 Taskforce of Selling Relief Food 4 1

But residents of cell B and A in Ishaka Municipality say that instead of getting the food at no cost, many of them are forced to pay for it. Joan Tumwebaze, the Vice-Chairperson of Cell B said that she bought two 5-kilogram bags of maize flour at 10,000 Shillings, even when the bags were branded with particulars of Hajji Basajjabalaba, who donated them to the taskforce.
17:12
17:12

Lamwo District Seeks UGX45M to Photocopy Learning Materials 1

According to Langoya, Lamwo district received 8,163 copies of self-earning materials for primary school learners and 261 copies for A-Level learners, which is far below the required 45,000 copies.
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16:58

Police Deploys in Old Taxi Park As Renovations Kick Off 3 1

Police has deployed dozens of police officers and water cannons in the park to provide security to the workers of Sterling Civil Engineering Ltd and Kiru General Services Ltd, who are undertaking the renovation.
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COVID-19 Disruptions Could Cause 500,000 Extra Deaths from HIV Winnie Byanyima 1 Top story

Curtailment of these services by COVID-19 for six months could see new child HIV infections rise drastically, by as much as 37 per cent in Mozambique, 78 per cent in Malawi, 78 per cent in Zimbabwe and 104 per cent in Uganda.
16:31
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Choice FM Staff Go 22 Months without Pay Reagan Okumu 1 Top story

Uganda Radio Network spoke to two employees at Choice FM who confirmed that they haven’t been paid for such a long time but are stuck with the organization with the hope of getting their accumulated pay because management has promised to pay up soon. According to the staff, they were not paid for unspecified months in 2017, five months in 2018 and ten months in 2019.
15:49
15:49

Cecilia Ogwal Collapses in Parliament Dokolo District 1 1 Top story

The Dokolo Woman Member of Parliament, Cecilia Atim Ogwal, collapsed in Parliament this afternoon, URN has learnt.
15:47
15:47

Locked Up at Work; The Tale of a 50-Year-Old Market Vendor COVID-19 Pandemic 4 1

On this day, Amina went to work like any other day. However, what started as a normal day has turned into months of lengthy shifts in the market since the ban on public transport on March 25. Amina used to commute from Kito Village, in Kira Sub county, Wakiso district to come to Nakawa Market on a daily basis.
15:26
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Drama as Priest in Arua is Forcefully Evicted 2 3 Top story

Over 20 members of the parish pastoral council stormed Ediofe Cathedral Parish and Bishop’s Chancery this morning and started throwing out the priest’s property.
15:16
15:16

URA Closes Four Companies over Digital Stamps URA Digital stamps 1

The companies are Amron International, Prime Care International, Cloud Water world, and John Distillers. All the companies have been closed as the tax body investigates further.
15:01
15:01

Traders Protest Delayed Opening of Busia Produce Market 6 1

Wilson Magemeso, the secretary produce dealer says that most of the traders had stocked tons of maize before the closure of the market. He said vendors want the RDC to clarify why whenever they tamper to operate the businesses police interferes with them.
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14:31

Health Workers Trace Clients on Phone HIV/AIDS 6

Sister Judith Mbabazi, the in-Charge of the HIV/AIDS clinic at Mbarara Municipal Health center IV, says there is a more than 50 percent decline in attendance.
13:30
13:30

Two Arrested For Bribing Police Officer 2 1

Richard Walugembe and Remogio Baale were arrested on Sunday when they tried to bribe an investigating officer attached to Kajansi police station who was investigating their involvement in robbing members of the public using motor vehicle registration number UAT 924D.
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12:52

700 LDUs to Fight Cattle Theft Along Uganda-South Sudan Border 3

Brig Michael Kabongo, the Commander of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) 5th Infantry Division says that the deployment is aimed at averting any possible raids by armed suspected South Sudanese nationals, who often cross into Uganda to steal livestock.
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12:42

Two Truck Drivers Intercepted in Gulu, Amuru after Testing Positive to COVID-19 1 1

The drivers of trucks registration number KCY 263X/ZG 1891 and KAX 598R/ZD 8412, both Kenyan nationals were intercepted this morning at Sultan Energy Petrol Station in Layibi Division in Gulu and Atiak Town Council in Amuru district respectively. The two entered Uganda through Malaba border post in Kenya on Sunday.
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11:42

Police Rescues Builder Trapped Under Makindye Building 1

Mutala was pulled from the rubble this morning with the help of an excavator. He was rushed to Mulago National Referral Hospital using a fire tender truck since there was no ambulance on the site.
10:24
10:24

Lockdown: Parents Resort to Herbal Medicine to Treat Children COVID-19 lockdown 5 2

Dr Farouk Minawa, a programme officer at THETA Uganda, says the lockdown has generally amplified the need for herbal medicines. THETA seeks to improve health and access to healthcare through the promotion of collaboration between the traditional and biomedical health care systems.
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10:13

Health Centre In-Charge Killed in Land Row Land Wrangles 2 1 Top story

Paulo Okeny, the Alero Sub County LCIII chairperson, the angry youths accused the deceased of causing the arrest and subsequent remand of their mother only identified as Labol over a land dispute.
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High Prevalence of Zoonotic Diseases in Arua Worries Veterinarians 1 1 Top story

The diseases, as identified by the Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries ministry, include Rabies, Anthrax, Trypanosomiasis also known as sleeping sickness, Brucellosis, Rift Valley Fever, Plague and Black quarter, some of which also affect humans.
May 2020 21 results