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Aug 2021 28 results
19:46
19:46

KCCA Approves UGX4b Budget for Purchase of Ambulances, Mobile Labs 1

The budget was presented before the council today by the Executive Secretary in charge of Finance and Administration John Mary Ssebufu. He said that the four million was part of the money that KCCA had returned to the consolidated fund, but the council asked the Ministry of Finance to reallocate it to the Authority to supplement its current budget.
19:28
19:28

WHO Announces Three New Drugs for Latest COVID-19 ‘Solidarity’ Clinical Trials

The therapies; artesunate, imatinib and infliximab will be tested on hospitalized COVID-19 patients in 52 countries under the Solidarity PLUS programme. Artesunate is a medicine for severe malaria, imatinib is used for certain cancers, including leukaemia, while infliximab is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other diseases of the immune system.
17:52
17:52

Service Providers in Pader Demand Payment for Feeding COVID 19 Patients 4

They were contracted by the COVID 19 Taskforce to provide meals and security services for patients admitted at Kilak Corner Technical Institute which was gazetted as an isolation and treatment centre last year.
17:21
17:21

COVID-19 Slows Down Key COU Development Projects 3 5

Sadiiki Adams, the COU Communications Officer, says under KIDO, each parishioner was asked to contribute Shillings 500 but the money was later raised to Shillings 50,000 annually.
17:20
17:20

Juvenile Offenders Worry Mityana District Authorities 4 1

The district registered 187 criminal juvenile offences in the financial year 2020-2021 compared to 168 cases recorded in the previous year. These include cases of aggravated robbery, murder, and sexual offences like incest and defilement, among others, committed by minors aged 15 and 16.
15:29
15:29

Winnie Nanyondo Sets Sights on Diamond League olympic games 1 2

Nanyondo 27, who got a Bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games says she has shifted focus to the Eugene diamond league that is slated for 21st August 2021 in the United States of America.
15:01
15:01

Former Sub-county Speaker, Two Others In Trouble Over Theft of Kenyan Motorcycle 2

Juma Ali Ramadhan, one of the residents, says that the suspects were trying to evade them but they went undercover and apprehended them.
14:45
14:45

KCCA Speaker to Technical Staff: We Shall Break Into Your Offices 2

The speaker sent out invites for the special sitting on August 9th, 2021. In the invitations, she invited all councillors, the KCCA Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director and all directors. The meeting was scheduled to start at 10 am but didn't until 11 am.
14:25
14:25

Two Arrested for Dumping Coffin in Mulago in Anti-Atwine Protests Augustine Ojobile 2 1 Top story

On July 27th, 2021, unknown dumped a coffin at Mulago Hospital with placards demanding Dr. Atwine’s removal, prompting police to swing into action and hunt for them. The d coffin, which was later removed by Police, had placards with words attacking Dr. Atwine.
13:52
13:52

Woman Using Social Media to Change Lives of Vulnerable People in Lango 2 5

Akech, whose dream is to start a CBO to be able to render more support to vulnerable people, believes that it is each and everyone’s responsibility to build a peaceful community.
13:24
13:24

Mbale City Drafts Bylaw on Solid Waste Management 1 4

The draft bylaw on solid waste management seeks to address challenges of waste generated in the municipality.
13:12
13:12

Oil Pipeline Project Delays Spark Disputes, Child Neglect in Rakai, Kyotera 8 1

They say that families are breaking up and children neglected as parents remain incapable of taking care of them in the absence of compensation for their land and other properties. Disputes are escalating out of mistrust, as couples suspect each other of having received the money behind the others back.
13:01
13:01

Nebbi Catholic Diocese Gears up for Scientific Consecration, Installation of New Bishop 2 3 Top story

Fr. Emmanuel Ocukuru, the Pastoral Coordinator of Nebbi Catholic Diocese, says that preparations are in top gear for the consecration. He, however, says that only a few invited people will attend the event.
12:25
12:25

Construction of Palaro Seed Secondary School Stalls 1 2

Balington Ongwech, the Gulu District Education Secretary told URN early this week that the contractor vanished from the site without completing the works as per the agreement.
11:58
11:58

Military Court Starts Trying LDU For Killing UBC Journalist murder 1

Court heard that on April 29th, 2021 while at Kasengejje village in Wakiso town council, Mmamuri while on guard duties at the home of the late Kagoro’s brother shot the journalist to death.
11:26
11:26

Farmers Count Losses in Rwimi Sub County As Hailstorm Destroys Gardens Food Shortage 5 1

This follows days of heavy rains experienced in the district since Saturday affecting Gatyanga and Nyabwina parishes in Rwimi town council, where 60 acres of crops especially bananas were destroyed.
10:34
10:34

Police Impound Animals, Disperse Crowds At Namasho Bull Fighting Grounds Uganda Police Force 1 Top story

Ryan Akampulira, the Bududa District Police Commander, said that they are keeping the impounded animals and motorcycles at Bududa Central Police as exhibits. He asked the residents to wait until the president lifts the suspension on public gatherings before they can resume bullfighting.
09:17
09:17

Kitagwenda District Chief Finance Officer Interdicted 3 1

David Lubuka, the Chief Administrative Officer Kamwenge says that Bangirana was interdicted after he failed to account for funds meant for various projects.
08:41
08:41

KCCA Embarks On Evicting Street Vendors 2 4

Morris Kyalisiima, one of the vendors told URN that it is not their wish to vend merchandise on the streets but they are being forced by the poverty situation in the country. He acknowledged that street vending is where they find more customers compared to any other and vowed to fight on rather than die of hunger.
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