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10:26
10:26

Telemedicine Providers Struggle To Get Clients Rocket Health 4

Dr. Diana Atwiine, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, says systems such as these are revolutionalising healthcare in the country, adding that this is only the beginning of a new era in medical care in Uganda especially now that they want to minimize physical interactions as much as possible.
20:12
20:12

Only 60 People Invited for Martyrs Day Celebrations Uganda Martyrs 3 1

The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Dr. Steven Kaziimba Mugalu has invited only 40 people to attend the annual prayers. The revelation was made by the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Rt. Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira during an on-site visit to the shrine, early today.
18:19
18:19

FDC Party Gives Electoral Commission Ultimatum On 2021 Elections Roadmap 2 1

Amuriat says the country should not be held into speculation on when or whether the 2021 elections will be held.
17:58
17:58

Hefty Fines Await Returning Citizens upon Violation of COVID-19 Conditions Ministry of Health 1 1

In England, those who breach Coronavirus quarantine are charged 1000 Pounds (4.6 million Shillings) or prosecution with an unlimited fine, while removal from the country is a last resort for foreigners, while persons are fined 100 Pounds or 464,000 Shillings for not filling in the contact locator form, which would indicate the details of how one can be traced. The UK Government pays surprise visits to the people to ensure that they are quarantining.
16:57
16:57

KCCA Registers Taxis Amidst Protest from Operators 5 2

Every driver was required to fill a registration form detailing their name, National Identity card Number and KCCA City Operator Identification Number, route number and contact. They are also required to present a photocopy of the vehicle logbook, PSV tax, National Identity Card of taxi owner and driving permit of the driver.
16:37
16:37

500 Bodies Unclaimed from KCCA Mortuary Annually 3 1

The police usually have five pathologists conducting postmortems on more than 15 bodies brought into the KCCA mortuary, every day. Last year alone, Dr Byaruhanga said they conducted autopsies on 4,152 human bodies at KCCA mortuary which translates to each pathologist examining 75 to 90 bodies every month.
16:11
16:11

Team Europe to provide UGX518b to Support Businesses Battered by Coronavirus

In a statement issued on Monday, Team Europe said they were planning a package to provide access to credit for Small and Medium Enterprises in the sectors most hit by the crisis and added that the package will also encourage further partnerships between Ugandan and European entrepreneurs.
15:42
15:42

Covid-19: External Labour Companies Lose UGX 147Bn lockdown 3 1

The Association of External Labor Recruitment Agencies say they have lost 147 billion shillings in the four months of the COVID-19 lockdown.
13:35
13:35

Bank of Uganda Approves NC Bank, CBA Integration 1

The merger of the banks had already received approval from the Central Bank of Kenya, where they are both headquartered, but needed a nod from the Bank of Uganda. In a joint statement issued on Monday, both banks said the merger had received a letter of “no objection” meaning it can go ahead as planned.
13:18
13:18

40 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed 1 1 Top story

Ministry of Health (MOH) says 23 of the confirmed cases are from truck drivers, while 17 were contacts of truck drivers. Additionally, 31 foreign drivers were sent back to their countries of origin, bringing the total number of exited drivers to 437.
12:33
12:33

Report Pins Mak University Secretary Over Gown Scandal investigations 1 Top story

According to Professor Nawangwe, internal investigations show that Barugahare flouted several procurement guidelines during the procurement of Team Uniform Ltd, a private firm to supply 13,500 gowns for the graduation that took place in January 2020.
20:29
20:29

National Forest Cover Slightly Improves in 30 Years 4 1

The Executive Director who was talking to this reporter during an interview noted that the grim picture is turning to the bright side as they have recorded a percentage increase of 12.4 percent between 2016 and 2019. Okello says that the achievement means that they have been able to halt deforestation from exceeding afforestation.
16:46
16:46

WHO Urging Countries to Revamp Awareness on Dangers of Tobacco Consumption 2 1

Lukwata didn’t reveal specific data for the number of young smokers in Uganda but acknowledged that Shisha is popular among this age group with three in ten youth in Kampala reporting to have used it. In terms of percentages, tobacco use prevalence stands at 4.6% for females and 11% for males.
14:51
14:51

Education Ministry Appeals to Schools to Wait for Reopening Guidelines 2

Recently, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni who directed the closure of all educational institutions in March due to the outbreak of the COVID-19, allowed schools to re-open for only finalists in primary seven, senior four, senior six, and those in their final years in Universities and Tertiary Institutions.
13:50
13:50

Renovation of Queensway to Cost over UGX2 Billion - Kitaka 1

Works on the road that started in March involve replacement of the formation layer also known as the sub-base, the base layer which is made out of a mixture of crushed rocks and marram and the Asphalt made layer.
12:23
12:23

Uganda Tourism Board Warns on Tampering with Murchison Falls dam 1

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has warned against developments in the Murchison falls, saying tampering with it will destroy Ugandas tourism sector.
10:27
10:27

Makerere to Start Study on COVID-19 Impact on Mental Health Makerere University 2

Apart from patients, Nakasujja said owning to the fact that COVID-19 was a new phenomenon to even health workers, a group of other researchers at the University are analyzing health workers who are involved in treatment of the viral respiratory infection to see how they perceive their jobs now and if they have really been affected.
10:07
10:07

Police Operations Director AIGP Asuman Mugenyi Quits 1

Police force’s director of Operations Services Assistant Inspector General of Police – AIGP Asuman Mugenyi, has officially quit the institution he has served for over 32 years.
01:36
01:36

84 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Caseload at 413 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 Top story

52 cases were truck drivers who entered the country through Elegu and Busia points of entry. The highest number of cases-50 entered through the Elegu point of entry. 32 cases were contacts to previously confirmed cases that were under quarantine, according to the health ministry.
20:26
20:26

KCCA Issues Plan, Conditions For Registration of Taxis 1

However, yesterday when taxi operators visited City Hall to start the process as had been instructed, they were instead turned away by officials who said they were crowding the place and were asked to leave pending further communication.
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