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20:29
20:29

Museveni to Meet National Covid-19 Task Force on Fate of Schools, Churches 1

According to President Museveni, the recent youth elections have shown that crowds can be controlled if people follow public health measures
18:22
18:22

Mukono Residents Pursue Redevelopment of Kyetume Abattoir ICD 3 3

The abattoir, sitting on 40 acres of land at Kyetume trading centre near the Uganda Railway Corporation inland container depot in Mukono, was set up in the 1960s. At the time, it housed the biggest slaughterhouse and a cattle market in the Central region.
17:24
17:24

Health Ministry Reduces Admission Period of Covid-19 Patients COVID-19 Treatment 2

The days have been reduced from 18 to 12 according to the health ministry. When patients test negative for the disease after 10 days, they will be discharged.
16:33
16:33

Free Cleft Lip and Palate Reconstruction Brings New Hope in Wakiso 2

The in-charge St. Joseph’s Hospital Dr Julius Mugagga says that the free cleft lip and palate camp at the facility started in June with 22 people getting surgeries and 32 people being operated on last month.
15:43
15:43

Former Serere MP John Otekat Joins Race for the Elderly 3 2

Otekat is among the three persons from Teso Sub Region who have expressed interest to represent the elderly from Eastern Uganda in Parliament. The others are a retired accountant from the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, George Olupot Ewalu and Florence Among, the Vice-Chairperson National Network for Older Persons Organizations of Uganda (NNOPU).
15:20
15:20

Police Fire Teargas in Kisoro to Disperse MP Bitangaro’s Supporters 2

Bitangaro who is currently being detained at Kisoro Police Station was arrested on Friday evening for allegedly holding a political rally contrary to the Covid-19 preventive directives.
15:06
15:06

Professor Balunywa Calls For Dialogue on Reopening Universities 1 2

Appearing before Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC)- Central Government, Balunywa noted that universities have several proposals for the Ministry of Education which can be used to open universities but unfortunately the government has never consulted them.
14:42
14:42

KCCA Querries Slow Road Works 4 5

According to plan, the roads were supposed to have been completed last year in December 2019 but works have dragged on.
14:15
14:15

Gov't Asked to Appoint Adhoc Judges to Address Case Backlog 2

Speaking at the launch of the report, Gard Benda, the Country Director of World Voice said, the government should embrace the idea of appointing ad hoc judges to deal with cases as of when they arise
14:01
14:01

Health Workers in Arua Decry Shortage of PPE 3 4

The health workers from different health centers note that there is limited access to supplies such as gloves, medical masks, goggles, face shields, gowns, and aprons.
13:16
13:16

Unfulfilled Pledges Upset Family of Former FRONASA Fighter Acholi Inn Hotel 4 1

In 2008, two decades after capturing power, President Museveni pledged to build a house for the family and Girls’ Boarding Secondary School for Atiak community; restock Oyet’s looted farmland and give state scholarships to the grandchildren.
12:56
12:56

Mother Arrested for Marrying off Underage Daughter child marriage 1

Maurice Auma, a resident of Nateete village in Awach Sub County was arrested on Friday following a tip-off from concerned neighbours who alerted the authorities about the traditional marriage ceremony involving Auma’s 16- year old school girl and a 24-year- man.
12:35
12:35

Missing Farmer in Kasese Found Dead 3

The chairperson attributes Baluku’s death to land wrangles that have been brewing between the deceased’s family and peopel who have been farming on the land.
10:48
10:48

One Shot Dead in Luweero land wrangle 3 1

Susan Namtovu a widow suspects that the murder is linked to outstanding family wrangle over 2.5 acres of land which the deceased refused to sell .
10:35
10:35

Mubende NRM Party Aspirants Challenge Credibility of Register 3

At the display of the register on Friday, the aspirants expressed concern about some candidates who used their influence to include names of non-party members in the register while genuine members were scrapped.
10:01
10:01

Kyenjojo District Failed to Utilize UGX 1.4Bn in 2019/2020 Financial Year scholastic material 1 1

Kaija said that 86 million shillings had been budgeted for the construction of Mparo Seed Secondary School and 96 million shillings was to be spent by the education sector to cater for different requirements of schools but all could not be possible due to the closure of schools.
09:42
09:42

Lightning Strikes Two Children Dead in Iganga home

Bruhan Siraji, the father of Mulondo says that his son was struck dead inside their house in Butende village.
09:14
09:14

Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak Reported in Nakasongola animal quarantine

The fresh outbreak has been reported in five farms located at Butiiti village in Nabiswera Sub County.
08:59
08:59

Lira Regional Hospital Gets 10 ICU Beds Ministry of Health 4 1

Each of the ICU beds has a ventilator to aid breathing for patients and oxygen supply systems, among other specialised systems.
08:23
08:23

Bufumbira South MP Arrested for Holding Campaign Rally 2 1

Police accuse Bitangaro of allegedly holding a rally at Kabindi Playground in Nyarusiza Sub County on Wednesday this week without observing the Covid-19 guidelines.
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