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21:16
21:16

210 Beds Fitted at Namboole as Facility Starts Receiving Patients Namboole Stadium 1 2

Namboole has the capacity to admit 1,500 COVID-19 asymptomatic patients. According to the health ministry, the facility has been fitted with 210 beds in the meantime while the health ministry procures more beds
20:00
20:00

Woman, 70, Killed In Lwengo Mobile Money Robbery Murder 4

Aidah Nabwami was shot in the chest and she died shortly after reaching hospital while Asadi Jjemba, a mobile money operator nearby, was admitted at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital in critical condition.
19:36
19:36

Parents, Students Skeptical About Re - Opening Schools cost of education 3

They prefer putting school on hold completely until next year, basing on high transport costs, school dues and scholastic materials meant for the children.
19:27
19:27

Violence in NRM Primaries Sets Bad Precedent-Opposition 2020 NRM primaries 5 1

Lyandro Komakech, the Gulu Municipality says that the ruling party’s Electoral Commission owes Ugandans an explanation about the violence witnessed.
19:14
19:14

No COVID-19 Tests On Learners As Schools Re-open Ministry of Health 1 1

According to the health ministry mass COVID-19 testing among learners who are expected to return to school on September 20,2020 will not be carried out. Dr Charles Olaro says that they will only test alerts, positive cases and their contacts for the disease. The rest of will have to follow set SOPs in schools which include frequent handwashing, wearing a mask during lessons and observing social distancing in classrooms
18:52
18:52

Katakwi District Boss Cited in Election Violence Case toroma county mp 1 1

The deceased identified as Teresa Akiror, a resident of Apule Village in Kapujan Sub County was killed by a stray bullet when violence ensued between the supporters of Elakas and Joseph Andrew Koluo, who were both contesting for Toroma County NRM Flag. The two contenders lost the race to Julius Ossiya.
18:45
18:45

Floods Displace 500 People in Gulu outbreak of cholera 1 2

The affected villages include Dwere; Bokeber, Bura and Ajanyi. The families have sought refuge in neighbouring Paibona Sub-County.
18:17
18:17

Court Orders UPC to Elect New Party President NRM and UPC party 2

On Monday, justices Elizabeth Musoke, Christopher Madrama and Irene Mulyagonja ruled that the current UPC Party President Jimmy Akena had illegally been elected into office during the 2015 party primaries.
18:16
18:16

Minister Mwesigwa Rukutana Remanded 2020 NRM primaries 1

Rukutana was captured in a video that went viral on social media showing him grabbing a gun from one of his bodyguards and started shooting at a vehicle belonging to supporters of his political rival Naome Kabasharira. At the time of the incident, Rukutana had just lost the Rushenyi country NRM flag to Kabasharira.
17:52
17:52

Losing Chua East NRM Flag Was a Surprise -Oryem Chua East County 5 1

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network Oryem conceded defeat but noted that he never anticipated losing the elections. Oryem, however, says despite the surprising outcome of the elections, he had always planned for an exit, from 2006, when he lost the seat to Livingstone Okello-Okello.
17:23
17:23

Lira District Headquarters Closed After Staff Tests Positive for Covid-19 2

Paul Samuel Mbiiwa, the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer says that only heads of department will be allowed at the headquarters while the rest will remain and work from home. He adds that the restriction will help to curb the spread of the virus
17:20
17:20

Scientist Stranded with Innovation Despite Presidential Nod State House 3

Mijumbi who was arrested in April and had his laboratory equipment confiscated by the National Drug Authority (NDA) on allegations that he was a quack, says ever since his release from detention, he has been visited by several high profile officials but the visits have not had any impact on his innovation save for intimidation and warnings to go slow on COVID-19 research.
17:09
17:09

MPs Task CEC to Address Voting Procedure in NRM Primaries 5 1

Last week, President Yoweri Museveni directed that all NRM members should be allowed to vote whether they are registered or not.
17:03
17:03

Labour Minister Mwesigwa Rukutuna Returned to Ntungamo for Trial 1 1

Rukutana was arrested with three of his bodyguards from his home in Ruyonza, Rubaare Sub County for allegedly shooting and injuring a person, during the National Resistance Movement party primaries held on Saturday. The bodyguards were identified as Egec Paul, Kozala Faizal and Okello John Bosco.
16:33
16:33

NRM Violence Likely to Spill into 2021 General Election- FDC NRM primaries 3 6

In one of the glaring incidences of the day, State Minister for Labour Mwesigwa Rukutana became unruly after losing the Rushenyi county flag to Naome Kabasharira. He reportedly grabbed a gun from his bodyguards and shot two people who were rushed to hospital in critical condition. Rukutana was arrested in the aftermath.
16:25
16:25

Mbale MP Aspirant Umar Nangoli Granted Bail 2 2

Nangoli was arrested after attacking polling officials whom he accused of declaring the wrong candidate as the winner of the party primaries held on Friday.
15:59
15:59

Museveni Gives Ultimatum to IGP Ochola NRM primarie 2 Top story

The president was speaking today at the NRM secretariat at Plot 10 Kyadondo Road in Kampala where he was handing over motorcycles to the parish chairpersons of the NRM across the country.
15:53
15:53

FDC 'Sweet-Talks' Aspirants to Avoid Primaries in Acholi elective positions 2 1

Okumu explains that the party is striving to build in-house consensus and compromise among candidates seeking elective positions, by trimming the number of aspirants. By so doing, he says, the party will avoid wasting resources on primaries, while at the same time consolidating unity among its members.
14:25
14:25

Buvuma Ferry Passengers Reduced After registering Two Covid-19 cases DHO 1 2

The District Health Officer-DHO Dr. Barker Kanyike instructed the ferry management to reduce the numbers of passengers from 200 to 80 after registering two cases on the ferry last week. The ferry makes two trips between Kiyindi and Kirongo on a daily basis.
13:22
13:22

Police Battles NUP Supporters in Hoima Teargas 3 3

Supporters of both parties had converged at Duhaga Roundabout in Hoima West Division for a planning meeting ahead of the 2021 general elections. It is alleged that the meeting was going to be chaired by Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the National Unity Platform Principal and champion of the People Power pressure group.
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