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22:28
22:28

Lockdown Led to Spike in Mental Breakdown-Butabika Hospital Boss 3 1

Dr Nakku noted that they were quite a number of people who were reeling under the weight of the stress resulting from the lockdown. She, however, said the hospital was aware of the majority of the cases. She said the patients had replaced since they did not have access to their medication.
22:04
22:04

Prosecution Hands Over Exhibits Report in Kaweesi Murder Trial Marion Ben-Bella 2 2

The report shows that prosecution will rely on ten items including 49 cartridges, two projectiles, five fragments, 18 mobile phones, one Central processing unit dell type, 20 simcards, three memory cards, four Airtel simparks, 18 sim cards, four motorcycles and police vehicle registration number UP4778 where the trio was gunned down.
21:33
21:33

Bugisu NRM NEC Members Fail to Endorse Museveni's Presidential Candidature 2 1

According to our reporter, after endorsing Museveni as the NRM national Chairperson, the delegates dashed to Resort hotel where Kadaga was campaigning for re-election as the second NRM national vice chairperson.
20:51
20:51

Kabuleta Picks Presidential Nomination Forms 2 3

Baryemera says that Kabuleta appreciates national issues more than the people he is contesting with which puts him in a better position to become Uganda’s next president come 2021.
20:21
20:21

Police Shoot One Dead, Injure Western Youth MP Aspirant Uganda police force 1 Top story

According to Kasasira, the officers opened fire to stop the duo that was riding with another person on the truck after they refused to stop at the Weigh bridge. He says the officers first shot at the tyres and in the air but one of the bullets hit Katuramu in the chest while another caught Bimanyirwoha on the head.
19:50
19:50

Human Rights Defender Rwakafuuzi Back On His Feet 2 2 Top story

Tumuhimbise, who was once held for being a public nuisance after dumping piglets at Parliament to protest the Shillings 100 million handed to each legislator to buy a vehicle, says Rwakafuuzi was the first person to visit them in detention after the former IGP, Kale Kayihura blocked anyone from seeing them.
19:11
19:11

Vision Group to Compulsorily Test Staff for COVID-19 MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Robert Kabushenga, the Vision Group Chief Executive Officer said on Monday that management was tracking all possible contacts of the positive case at the office and promised that they will collaborate with medical workers to facilitate further tests.
18:59
18:59

Mao to Focus on Rebuilding DP 2021 Elections 5 2

Speaking at a function organized to swear in party leaders in Kampala and Wakiso district, Mao said as DP, they will continue to fish from the ruling National Resistance Movement [NRM] which he referred to as the lake unlike the NUP which he said fishes from a pond.
18:57
18:57

Lightning Claims Two, Injures Two Others In Agago

Kalongo Town Council LC III Chairperson, Elijah Olaa says they were still trying to get proper identities of the deceased to enable them trace for their relatives.
18:37
18:37

MP Roland Kaginda Defeated in FDC Party Primaries 3 1

Kaginda lost to Dr Wallen Niwagaba Tumwiine who polled 130 votes against Kaginda’s 62 votes while Ingrid Turinawe, the National Political Mobilizer garnered 65 votes.
18:13
18:13

Kitgum District Lacking Male Quarantine Center 2 1

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner says 34 primary contacts, mostly family members and friends have so far been traced and advised to self-isolate from home as the district lacks space for male suspects.
17:42
17:42

Five Radio Pacis Staff Test Positive for Covid-19 1

The five include two security guards stationed at the radio station’s transmission mast, the station cashier and two presenters attached to 94.5 studios that broadcast in Madi, Luo and Alur languages.
17:34
17:34

CID Arrests Suspected Fraudster After Conning UGX 100M 3 1

According to Twine, the suspect has been hoodwinking produce dealers that Isimba Prisons Farm has a surplus of maize to sell at a fair price.
17:07
17:07

Kalerwe Taxi Park Operators Drag Landlord to Court

In an application before the Civil Division of High Court in Kampala, the tenants Kalerwe Out-Stand Stages Co-operative Society note that Gudino terminated their 2016 tenancy contract without any justifiable reason or cause.
16:54
16:54

General Tumukunde Arrested in Njeru Municipality 1

Tumukunde was picked up from Royal Paradise Hotel in Njeru municipality where he was meeting his campaign coordinators by Police Officers led by Hilary Mukiza, the Officer in Charge of Njeru Police Station.
16:51
16:51

UNRA Delays Evictions of Northern Bypass Taxi Operators 2 1

The Authority had initially planned to evict the taxi's on account that they are the leading cause of traffic jams and accidents along the Northern bypass. It had, on this basis, asked the taxi operators to leave areas adjacent to the 21-kilometre bypass and return to the gazetted taxi parks.
16:25
16:25

Makerere Admits 14,500 Students on Private Sponsorship Scheme 1 1 Top story

Professor Nawangwe says that the university has already extended the admission more than three times to accommodate everyone and now wants to concentrate on planning for those they have already admitted. He, however, advises those who feel that they were left out to petition the Ministry of Education.
16:15
16:15

Residents Protest as Health Centre Keeps Body in Out-patients Ward deceased 1 2

Angom died on Monday morning. However, her body was still lying in the outpatient department by Tuesday afternoon. The deceased’s neighbour, Ruth Akello says Angom was bleeding profusely when she was rushed to the facility on Monday shortly before she was pronounced dead.
16:06
16:06

PAC Gives Butabika Hospital Ultimatum to Present Expenditure Records 2 1

A total of 14.3 billion shillings was released to the hospital in the financial year and 13.9 billion was used.
15:36
15:36

Hoima Airport Construction Boosts Local Business residents 5 1 Top story

Hoima International Airport will be the second international airport in Uganda after Entebbe upon completion. It is an important infrastructure for the oil sector in Uganda, expected to facilitate the construction of the national oil refinery in Hoima and the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) that will connect to Tanga in Tanzania. It sits on six square miles of land.
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