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16:48
16:48

Six Masons Hospitalised in Katakwi Over Alleged Poisoning land conflicts 3 1

Simon Peter Oibi, the foreman who was also taken ill told URN that they were called by Akol to roof his house, whose roof was destroyed by wind. According to Oibi, all the people that ate the food are hospitalised after presenting with diarrhea, vomiting and stomach ache.
16:05
16:05

Angélique Kidjo Remixes Miriam Makeba’s ‘Pata Pata’ in COVID-19 Campaign 1 1 Top story

‘Pata Pata’ literally means ‘touch touch’ in Xhosa. The modified version sung by Kidjo includes lines such as: It's a time to "Sit it out!" This is ‘no-pata-pata... Stay at home and wait it out … We need to keep our hands clean ….So ‘no-pata pata’...Don’t touch your face, keep distance, please.
15:23
15:23

Kalangala Community Rejects Recovered COVID-19 Patient

Banya, a civil engineer who owns a palm oil farm in Kalangala was admitted at Entebbe Hospital after testing Positive to COVID-19 last month. He had just returned from a business trip Canada through Washington DC and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, shortly before the closure of airports.
14:56
14:56

Heavy Rains Wash Away Major Bridge in Moroto UNRA 1 4

Trucks from Kenya to Moroto and vice versa transporting goods cannot use the road, which has hampered cross border trade between Moroto and Lodwar in Kenya.
14:45
14:45

All Watoto Team Members Discharged After Recovering from COVID-19 watoto church 1 Top story

Watoto Church Associate Team Leader Julius Rwotlonyo says that all 14, who included 11 children and three adults, have now tested negative and have been discharged from Hospital. Eight of the team members were discharged last week, while the rest six were discharged yesterday.
13:38
13:38

Covid19: Wakiso Set to Conduct Confirmatory Tests For Over 1500 People 2 1

Wakiso District Health Officer, Dr. Mathias Lugoloobi, says the purpose of the test is to rule out the possibility that none of the affected individuals in infected with the virus. He says they will conduct both the nasal swab and blood tests.
13:16
13:16

Aduku Sub County Gets UGX 50m for Completion of Administration Block 2 1

In 2018, the Sub County was evicted in Akot parish after Kwania District which curved from Apac temporarily occupied the Sub County premises.
12:47
12:47

West Ankole Diocese Donates Relief Food maize flour 5 3

Bishop Johnson Twinomujuni, handed over the relief food to the leaders of the five districts including the Resident District Commissioners, Chairpersons Local Council V and Chief Administrative officers.
12:18
12:18

COVID-19 Recovered Patient Decries Hostility, Stigma 1 3

Banya, 49, says the search for persons who came to Uganda in March was a trigger for media instigated hostility against him and many of the people in this cohort. He says that prior to his admission at Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, local leaders and residents from his community singled him out creating an impression that he was hiding from health authorities.
10:51
10:51

Kasese Residents Storm LCI Chairperson's Office Demanding for Relief Food task force 1 1

The group of over 20 residents included people living with disability, the elderly and other vulnerable persons like the boda boda riders among others.
10:44
10:44

Busia Fish Dealers Move to Decongest Market 4 1

At least more than 360 people including brokers, transporters and fish mongers among others have been asked to remain home as part of the efforts to decongest the fish market.
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