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22:25
22:25

NRM MPs Receive More UGX 40 Million Each 1 4

The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party Members of Parliament have received more Shillings 40 million amidst a tension between the Executive and Legislature over the controversial 10 billion Covid-19 funds.
18:08
18:08

Court Awards Presidential Age Limit Protestors UGX 300m for Illegal Arrest and Torture 1 2

In the judgement read out by the Mukono High Court Registrar Harriet Ssali, Justice Margret Mutonyi awarded each of the applicants after their rights to a peaceful demonstration were abused, unlawfully arrested and detained.
18:04
18:04

Residents Protest Security Laxity at Quarantine Centre in Nwoya District Task Force 1 5

Grace Acayo, a concerned resident explained that suspected patients have often been sighted sending children to buy for them cigarettes and drinking water from the adjacent shops in Anaka Town Council, a practice which puts the children at the risk of picking infections and passing them onto others.
18:01
18:01

Gov't to Clear More Ugandans to Return Home Ugandans abroad 1

Government will on Monday conclude on the process to allow Ugandans stranded abroad return home as it moves to ease the lockdown.
17:49
17:49

1500 Business Write to NSSF to Reschedule Contributions COVID -19 lockdown 1

According to Byarugaba, they have so far 1300 businesses out of the 1500 that applied for exemption after preventing evidence showing that they are grappling with inadequate cash flows.
17:37
17:37

First Port Health Laboratory Launched at Mutukula Border MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 3

36 tests were conducted when unveiling the machines which will also be installed at other border points including at Malaba and Elegu. Of the 36 tests, two tested positive.
17:33
17:33

Lockdown Exacerbates Albinos Challenges in Luweero 1 4

Elizabeth Mirembe Kwagala, the Chairperson of Persons Living with Albinism in Luweero district says that many of them have not been able to access the lotions due to the ban on public transport, yet they cannot be easily accessed in local markets.
17:20
17:20

UNRA Embarks on Emergency Works Along Kitubulu Road Section 4 4 Top story

Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA has commenced emergency works at Kitubulu section along Entebbe-Kampala road as a result of flooding on Friday morning.
17:13
17:13

Two COVID-19 Positive Truck Drivers Isolated in Mbale Hospital 2

Dr Emmanuel Tugaineyo, the Mbale Regional Hospital Administrator said that they picked the truck drivers following alerts from the Ministry of Health officials and the Tororo district health officer.
17:07
17:07

Kabale COVID-19 Taskforce Accused of Politicizing Food Distribution relief food 2 6

The taskforce has so far received 65 tons of relief food from politicians, the business community and other groups to feed locals whose livelihood was disrupted by measures taken to control the spread of coronavirus disease –COVID-19.
16:56
16:56

Corruption Undermining NRM Manifesto Implementation - Rugunda Dr Ruhakana Rugunda 1

Speaking today at the launch of the NRM manifesto Week at the Office of The President Auditorium, Rugunda said, many of their targets and promises to Ugandans would be achieved beyond the current 80 percent were it that the government was corruption free. He however as quick to add that government is doing everything to fix this shortcoming.
16:54
16:54

Sheikh Katongole's Whereabouts Still Unknown-Family 1 3 Top story

Sheikh Katongole was driven in a Double Cabin pickup registration number H4DF742 while some of the officers drove in a Noah vehicle registration number UAJ 390D.
16:30
16:30

Sand Miners Abandon Lwera Wetland over Flooding 3 2

Robert Mukasa, one of the Excavator operators at H$Q Enterprises Limited one of the companies operating in Lwera, says that they suspended operations until the water levels reduce.
16:04
16:04

Stranded Patients Reveals Their Ordeal as Cancer Institute Returns Them Home Cancer patients 4 1

Dr. Jackson Orem, the UCI Executive Director told URN that the task force and Works and Transport Ministry availed them two buses plying the Northern and Eastern routes to take up to a hundred patients.
15:51
15:51

Interdicted Ishaka-Bushenyi Municipality Treasurer Arrested embezzlement 1

Muhwezi is alleged to have forged the signature of the former town clerk Rwavu Kiwanuka and withdrew 91 Million Shillings.
15:45
15:45

Lockdown Takes Toll on Seasonal Grasshopper Business in Masaka 2 3

Abudul Kareem Kasujja, the Chairperson of Masaka Bassenene Dealers Association says that the COVID-19 lockdown has created a sharp fall in prices of grasshoppers due to low market demand, as millions of Ugandans are locked down in homes. Kasujja says despite incurring heavy costs in setting up the trapping sites, they are struggling to attract the sizeable market for their catch.
15:23
15:23

School Sets Conditions for Task Force to Use Playground as Parking for Trucks COVID_ 19 1 4 Top story

Patrick Lukas, the School Management Committee Chairperson, says they have had a bad history of hosting people who mismanage the school and leave in sorry state. Among which are fencing off the ground, providing a separate toilet facility for the truck drivers, two separate water points to be connected by National Water and Sewerage Cooperation at the school and extending electric power to the compound.
15:05
15:05

Two Arrested in Connection with Murder in Amolatar Uganda Police Force

The body of Alex Opio was discovered with several cuttings on the entire body on Wednesday evening after it was reported that he had gone for fishing at Nabiata landing site with his friends.
14:51
14:51

Mpigi Task Force Seeks Permission to Use MP's Money to Buy PPE, Relief Food 1 3

The Resident District Commissioner who also chairs the District Covid19 Task Force Task Force, Rose Mary Byabasaija and acting District Health Officer, Margret Nannozi say whereas the Health Ministry has made repeated promises to send PPEs, they haven’t received any.
14:48
14:48

Plans of Accommodating Health Workers in Kisoro Hits a Snag 1 4

Abel Bizimana, District LCV Chairperson says that they had started preparations to accommodate health workers in one bounded place after realizing that they are putting their family members.
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