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22:18
22:18

Mufti Mubaje Asks Muslims to Conduct Idd Prayers in Homes Yahya Kakungulu 6 1

Addressing the press at Uganda Muslim Supreme Council -UMSC headquaters at Old Kampala, the Muft said that although there shall be no congregational prayers, Muslims should pray in their homes.
20:51
20:51

World Bank Approves UGX 181bn Loan to Fight Locusts in Uganda world bank funding 1 Top story

The WB says the money will allow the Emergency Locust Response Program to help Uganda monitor and manage locust swarms to limit the growth of existing and new desert locust populations. It also expected to improve coordination and early warning preparedness at the regional and national levels to prevent future infestations.
18:07
18:07

Floods Kill Eight People in Kasese 4 2

They were swept away after river Lhubiriha in Bwera and its major tributary River Kabira in Kiyondo sub county burst their banks Thursday morning.
17:43
17:43

Paidha Black Angles FC Struggling to Feed Players Held by Lockdown 1

According to Yahya, they spend between 50,000 to 100,000 shillings daily to feed the players depending on the diet. He says, the food relief donated by FUFA ended some weeks ago.
16:58
16:58

Covid-19: MPs Want Ugandans Held in DRC Prisons Extradited Parliament 1 2

According to reports from DRC, 41 cases of COVID-19 have been detected while five people have died in Ndolo prison in Kinshasa, where 124 Ugandans including Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)’s Sam Mugumya are being held.
16:44
16:44

EAC States Face Diplomatic Spat Due to COVID-19 Tests 1

In a letter dated May 20, 2020, the Tanzanian government said that 15 of its truck drivers that had been blocked from entering Kenya after reportedly testing positive for coronavirus disease, had tested negative in Tanzania
16:28
16:28

COVID-19: Patients Discharged from Gulu, Jinja Hospitals elegu border point 1 4

The first COVID -19 positive patients admitted at Gulu and Jinja referral hospitals have been discharged.
15:45
15:45

KCCA Starts Exercise to Cover Over 500 Manholes in Kampala 3

Baagala says over 600 manholes in Kampala have been vandalized by people who take off the metallic covers for scrap material.
15:20
15:20

CAO Orders Audit of Bushenyi Ishaka Municipal Council 1 1

This follows a directive from the Criminal Investigations Department. The police are Investigating cases of embezzlement of 92 million shillings and 194 million shillings.
14:54
14:54

MPs Push for Free Water, Electricity Parliament 4 1

A section of Members of Parliament want Government to waive water and electricity bills for six months following the lockdown brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic, also known as COVID-19.
13:16
13:16

Govt Revises Proposal to Acquire Loans for COVID-19 COVID-19 effects 3 1

Government has revised its proposal to borrow money to mitigate the effects of Coronavirus by up to 1.3 trillion shillings.
12:26
12:26

Gulu District Receives 30 Tonnes of Relief Food from OPM 2

Ojara explained that the food will be distributed to 2000 most vulnerable households with each receiving 5 kilograms of beans and 10 kilograms of posho respectively.
11:42
11:42

Investors Fled Country as Uganda Started COVID-19 Measures -BOU Bank of Uganda 1 Top story

In just one month between February and March 6, 2020, investors withdrew at least 165 billion Shillings from the country. Of this, at least 59 billion Shillings was in government securities, while 105.7 billion Shillings had been placed in commercial banks in the country as deposits.
11:06
11:06

HBS Construction Company Boss Faults Kisoro Police Officers for Mistreatment 1

Habumugisha was arrested together with 16 other people on Tuesday evening at Matinza primary school playground in Rwigwe parish, Nyakabande sub county, Kisoro district for holding a gathering.
07:55
07:55

Relief Food Distribution in Gulu Turns Rowdy Tegwana Parish 1

The LCI Chairperson for Tegwana Parish, Geoffrey Onekalit says that members of his executive and four others from the Gulu district coronavirus taskforce were distributing 300 bags of dried cassava pieces and thousands of fresh cassava when the residents turned rowdy and attacked the distribution team.
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