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23:40
23:40

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 227 MOH 1

The 24 cases for include 14 Kenyan drivers, six Tanzanians and four Ugandans who entered the country via Elegy, Mutukula and Malaba points of entry
17:57
17:57

MOH Mooting for Testing of Truck Drivers in Country of Origin 2 2

The preferred testing process according to Dr Aceng will be connected to a regional network through which the EAC member states and will be able to effectively track the patients before they interact with the community.
17:50
17:50

Kabale Municipal Leaders, Locals feud over Relocation of Health Centre 6 1

The yard which used to also to accommodate a store as well as the works and education offices was leased for 40 years to a prominent businessman Cephas Birungi at 1 billion Shillings. This week, Birungi who is also the Kabale District Landboard Chairperson issued an eviction notice giving the municipality only 14-days to vacate the yard.
17:25
17:25

Kadaga, Oulanyah Fights Intensify with Impeachment Ploy 2021 elections 1 Top story

MPs from the Busoga caucus reportedly started collecting signatures to impeach Oulanyah last week, a move that Oulanyah loyalists are suspicious could be coming from Kadaga’s camp. According to media reports some MPs have already signed the petition in a discreet move.
17:04
17:04

Patients Accuse Health Workers of Extortion 2

Daphine Mbabazi, a resident of Kiryanga in Kitagwenda town council, who had gone to deliver from the facility, says she was asked for money to buy some drugs or she gets referred to Ibanda hospital which is several miles away.
15:45
15:45

Five Tanzanians Arrested for Violating COVID-19 Guidelines in Rakai Masaka RRH 1

Rakai Resident District Commissioner Charles Mubiru says that the individuals were intercepted at Kamuli village in Kibanda sub-county. At the same place, police intercepted two Burundians and a Ugandan who had crossed from Tanzania in April.
15:30
15:30

Gov’t Ordered to Pay UPDF Officer UGX 46m for Untaken Leave 1

In 2018, High Court Judge Margaret Oumo Oguli awarded Major Ronald Iduuli more than 700 million shillings as compensation arising from his erroneous retirement from the UPDF.
15:20
15:20

Broadcasting Lessons; A Teachers’ Experience in a ‘Strange Environment’ 4 1

The adoption of the new remote learning systems has been a challenge in an environment where teachers, parents and caregivers were not positioned to provide education, through radio programmes, home-schooling, online learning and other approaches as outlined by the Ministry of Education and Sports.
14:46
14:46

COVID-19 Triggers Decline in Global Trade Coronavirus 1

An estimated quarter-on-quarter decline of 27% is expected in the second quarter while commodity prices fell by a record 20% in March, driven by steep drops in oil prices
14:24
14:24

Jinja Residents Reject Construction of Greenhouse at Health Centre land 2 1

The greenhouse is an initiative of Jinja Municipality, where flowers to beautify Jinja town will be grown.
14:01
14:01

Gov’t to Allow Companies Delay Payment of Taxes adam mugume 1

Companies whose income is less than Shs 500m a year will be allowed to delay payment of corporation taxes by six months. The country will waive interest on tax arrears to lessen businesses’ tax liability obligations to the government.
13:49
13:49

COVID-19 Positive Truck Driver Admitted at Mubende Hospital

A Ugandan truck driver who tested positive with covid-19 has been taken to Mubende Regional Referral Hospital for treatment making him the first victim to be admitted at the facility.
12:25
12:25

Petroleum Authority Gets new Board of Directors Oil and gas 1

The new board which includes members from the old board is expected to steer the Authority for the next your years.
11:22
11:22

Prof Nawangwe Moves to Streamline Management of Human Resource 1 1

In recent years, Makerere has faced a series of human resource-related challenges and clashes a most of which have failed to be addressed by internal mechanisms ending up in courts of law costing the university huge sums of money in endless litigation.
10:13
10:13

Kabale RDC Accuses Police, Army of Failing to Enforce Covid-19 Directives 5 2

Darius Nandinda, Kabale Resident District Commissioner alleges that Brian Ampeire, District Police Commander and Lieutenant Colonel Robert Nahamya, the Commander of 19th Battalion are not enforcing the curfew.
09:41
09:41

PWDs in Kitgum Fault Gov't for Slow Relief Food Distribution 5 1

Sylvia Layet 58, one of the disable person’s in Lemu East Cell in Pager Division says she has been struggling to put food on the table for her five grandchildren staying with her for the past weeks.
08:51
08:51

HIV Positive Patients Storm Gulu District Chairperson's Office Over Relief Food Pece Division 2 1

Betty Aciro, 48, from Pece Cubu Sub-Ward in Pece Division told URN that she was compelled to petition the district for food aid because they she has now missed out her medication for three days due to lack of food.
08:37
08:37

IUIU Suspends All Staff 1

The university top management notes that they have made a review of their finances and established that don’t have sufficient funds. They argue that most of the students had not completed payment of tuition fees, which is the main source of income for the University.
08:04
08:04

Family Members of Covid-19 Positive Truck Driver Quarantined in Luweero Cargo Truck Drivers 2

Henry Kasule the Luweero District Health Surveillance Focal Person explains that on Thursday they received information from the National Surveillance Team that the positive truck driver spent the night at home on return in Uganda from South Sudan.
07:47
07:47

Five Injured in Inter-Clan Clashes in Lamwo 1

The dispute is between the family members of Churchill Obita, the Gombola Internal Security Officer of Padibe East Sub County and Palaa community members.
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