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19:55
19:55

FDC Not Consulted as NUP Appointed its Members to Shadow Cabinet 4

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, FDC Spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda who also doubles as its whip in parliament said the National Executive Committee of the party had agreed in principle that they would consider a coalition if NUP asked them officially to be part of it.
18:53
18:53

Health Ministry Urges Against Herbal Concoctions in Covid-19 Treatment twaweza uganda 1 Top story

The surge in the COVID-19 cases and deaths in the country has forced some affected persons to turn to all sorts of concoctions for treatment instead of getting to hospitals for management.
15:30
15:30

Domestic Violence Cases On the Rise in West Nile Region Child Labor 3 2

According to statistics collected by the Regional Child and Family Protection Unit, the number of registered cases has increased from 35 in the last financial year 2019/2020 to 81 as of the end of May 2021. With the numbers expected to go higher before the end of June 2021.
15:20
15:20

Masindi Hospital Health Workers End Week-Long Strike Patients 4

The health workers said they couldn't continue handling patients especially those diagnosed with the deadly COVID-19 pandemic without Personal Protective equipment-PPE, because this exposed them to a greater risk of contracting the disease. The situation left many patients admitted at the health facility puzzled with no one to attend to them.
14:49
14:49

Amelia Kyambadde Happy to Reunite with Family After 40-Years 5

Kyambadde’s first job in government was in 1979, serving as personal secretary to the Minister for Defense, as a 24-year old. She has since served through various positions before becoming a Member of Parliament for Mawokota North and later a Trade Minister, a portfolio she held for two terms.
14:37
14:37

Increase in Mob Action Worries Oyam District Authorities 3

Police registered more than 18 cases of mob action from Oyam district between January and April 2020, seven of them from Ngai sub-county. The victims were suspected to have committed crimes such as theft, robbery, murder, and burglary leading to their lynching.
13:54
13:54

Kalisizo Hospital Staff in Panic as COVID-19 Spreads Among Medics 1 1

Kyotera District Health Officer Dr Edward Muwanga says that the deceased is a female health worker who is suspected to have contracted the virus while executing her duties within the last three weeks. He said that the health worker could have contracted the virus while attending to cases at the outpatient department –OPD wards.
13:40
13:40

Kasana Police Station Faces Eviction over Rent rental arrears

Luwero Town Council committed to paying its rent bills amounting to 2.4 million Shillings annually as part of social responsibility and to ensure the safety of all area residents. The area is both a crime hotspot and a busy business centre.
13:20
13:20

Community Decries Delayed Completion of Bishop Tucker Road 2 1

Mukono Municipality authoritoes embarked on the roadworks after community outcry about the countless potholes and dust on the 4km stretch. The work that started in November 2020 was supposed to end in January 2021 with upon completion of earthworks, bituminous and drainage seals.
11:28
11:28

COVID-19 Patients Now Take Longer to Recover - Medics 1 Top story

40-year-old Immaculate Kyeyune, a COVID-19 patient who was discharged from the hospital three weeks ago says she spent 25 days at the hospital and spent most of her time there on oxygen support.
10:42
10:42

COVID-19 Restriction Enforcement Stirs Border Dispute in Kitgum 2

The conflict started after authorities in Mucwini Sub County reportedly set up a security checkpoint along the Kitgum-South Sudan highway at Ayoma village which is located in Pamolo Parish, Labongo Layamo Sub County.
09:17
09:17

Three Killed, Several Injured as Truck Rams into House in Kapchorwa 1 2

The accident occurred on Friday along the Kapchorwa-Tereyet road when a driver of a Fuso Fighter Registration Number UAX 370 lost control at aslope near Sipi town and rammed into a house. According to the police, three of the people on the truck died on the spot, while others were rushed to Kapchorwa General Hospital in critical condition.
08:51
08:51

Former Treason Suspects Awarded UGX 80m for Unlawful Arrest Treason charges 1

Through their lawyers led by Ladislaus Rwakafuuzi, the eight men asked the court to declare that the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Attorney General had violated their rights and freedoms, as enshrined in the constitution. Rwakafuuzi noted that the DPP violated the applicants right to liberty and right to a fair hearing when he commenced and continued their prosecution.
08:19
08:19

MPs Oppose Plan to Give COVID-19 Relief to Cities, Municipalities lockdown measures 1 7

The government has allocated 53 billion Shillings as relief support to vulnerable people in municipalities and cities which are hit hardest by the lockdown measures, laid out by President Yoweri Museveni to stop the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
07:54
07:54

COVID-19 Delta Variant Worries Health Experts as Epidemic Curve Moves Upwards

He acknowledged that new variants are expected, saying “that’s what viruses do, they evolve” and stressed that by preventing transmission, we can stem the emergence of variants.
07:43
07:43

COVID-19 Jabs Will Only be Effective With Mass Vaccination-Experts MOH 2 1

According to health experts, the reported deaths of already vaccinated personnel does not prove that the vaccine is ineffective, but rather that more people need to get vaccinated so that herd immunity can be built. So far at only 3.3 per cent of the targeted 26.7 million people have received one jab, yet the country needs to vaccinate at least 65 per cent of its population.
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