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23:21
23:21

Moroto District Returns UGX 385m for Staff Recruitment wage bill 1

Moroto district had invited applications from qualified Ugandans in February to fill 16 vacant positions in the district. But before the recruitment process fell through, a lockdown was imposed.
22:17
22:17

African Development Fund Approves USD 9.52 For EAC COVID-19 Response

The beneficiaries are Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Funding will also go toward the procurement of essential medical supplies, including testing kits and to train health workers.
21:50
21:50

People Power Rolls Out Roadmap for Selecting Candidates Bobi Wine 3 8

The process set to commence on July, 2 and run until July 17 2020, seeks to sieve contestants for the parliamentary, local government and special interest groups elections ahead of the general elections to be held early next year.
21:25
21:25

Lake Victoria Water Levels Receding-Water Ministry 3

Water levels across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania increased drastically, from 12 meters in October 2019 to 13.48 meters in May 2020, the highest level ever recorded in 50 years.
17:09
17:09

Entebbe Municipal Council Moots Online Registration For Taxi Operators 1

Entebbe Municipality Town Clerk Magumba says the exercise will also help combat the spread of COVID-19 since taxi operators will not physically visit the municipal offices for registration as it has been since mid-June.
16:18
16:18

We Shall Not Leave Our Assets for City-Mbale LC V Chairperson 4 1 Top story

Mujasi, who tabled the government recommendation to relocate the district headquarters to Busoba Sub County, said that whereas they have finally found a new home, they will not move until government constructs for them offices, adding that they will not leave any of their assets for the City.
14:22
14:22

Aromo HCIII Suspends Services Following Collapse of Ceiling 4 4

Betty Akello, an enrolled midwife attached to the facility explains that the Health center cannot handle any maternity related cases currently, a reason they are referring them to Lira Regional Referral Hospital or Ogur HCIV. Subsequently, the room ceilings from the general and maternity wards also followed, forcing mothers who were at the unit to sleep under their beds.
12:57
12:57

Kwania District Receives UGX 192m for Cluster Development Project 4 1

Kwania district recently received 192.7 million shillings under the production department as funds for ACDP from the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries.
12:41
12:41

Bududa Boda-boda Cyclists Protest Police Brutality 2 1

The police had earlier arrested one of their colleagues identified as Mubakari Kuloba who was found carrying two passengers on his motorcycle. But in the process of evading arrest, Kuloba lost control and knocked a tree, leaving him with injuries, which sparked the protest.
12:09
12:09

Tororo Health Facilities Run Out of ART Drugs 4

According to health officials in the district, for over six consecutive months, the district’s accredited health facilities haven’t received essential drugs especially for second line ARVs and for the pediatrics regiments.
11:57
11:57

Land Row Threatnes to Derail USMID Project in Lira Lira Municipality 3 1

Five residents, who include Esther Ocepa, Lucy Olong, Milly Apio, and Emily Akii among others, issued a notice of intention to sue to accuse the municipal authorities of trespassing.
11:32
11:32

Restaurants Hike Meal Prices to Compensate for Lockdown Loss 1 5

. Leticia Nakinga, the Proprietor Alloy Food Zone restaurant, says she has got to pay rent worth Shillings 9 million, which prompted her to hike the food prices.
10:09
10:09

Five Most Wanted Suspected Livestock Thieves Arrested in Kyenjojo 1

According to Twesigye, preliminary investigations show that the five suspects whose names have been withheld have been stealing livestock especially cows, goats and pigs from Kyegegwa and Kyenjojo districts.
08:56
08:56

Arua Hospital to Send Samples to Adjumani Hospital Labaratory congolese refugees 1 3

Adjumani hospital laboratory currently has a capacity of testing up to 500 samples a day and West Nile collects between 90 and 150 samples from COVID-19 suspects.
07:58
07:58

Twelve Year –old Girl Commits Suicide in Nansana

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson identifies the deceased as Alisat Nantume, a resident of Gganda-Nansana Municipality Wakiso District. The minor’s body was found hanging on a rope in the house where she was staying with her aunt on Monday.
07:49
07:49

Three LDUs Arrested for Assaulting Civilian to Death 4th UPDF division 3

Michael Odongo, the North Kyoga Region Police spokesperson, says the suspects were identified following investigations into the incident.
05:41
05:41

COVID-19 Pandemic Not Even Close to Being Over- WHO 1 Top story

Speaking on the eve of the grim milestone, Dr Tedros called for renewed global commitment to save lives as cases surpass 10 million worldwide, with 500,000 deaths. He said that although many countries have made some progress, globally the pandemic is actually speeding up.
05:33
05:33

Ugandans Can't Make Informed Decisions through Virtual Campaigns - Muntu Mugisha muntu 3 3

Muntu told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that although the approach was fronted as ideal for controlling the spread of coronavirus disease, the government has already exposed its lack of readiness to follow and implement related health guidelines.
05:09
05:09

Private School Teachers Petition KCCA Over Unpaid Salaries 1

Jesse Baiga, a teacher at Makindye Citizen School says that they haven't been paid since April, yet they were only given a half pay for the month of March. They are now seeking KCCA’s intervention to get them out of destitution.
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