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19:48
19:48

Pension Scam Convict Christopher Obey Dead Jimmy Lwamafa 1

According to the Prisons Spokesperson Frank Baine, Obey passed away from the Intensive Care Unit at Mulago Hospital where he was rushed on Thursday.
17:18
17:18

Covid-19 Burial Teams Are Not Necessary-MOH 2 1

Addressing the nation on the Covid-19 status in the country on Friday, the Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng says that there's no need to pay for burial teams. She says the bereaved families should not spend money on teams if they do not have it.
16:58
16:58

Suspects in Gen Katumba Assassination Attempt Seek Bail

Yusuf Nyanzi and Hussein Sserubula were arrested and arraigned before the Chief Magistrate of Nakawa Court Douglas Singiza and charged with murder and attempted murder. They were later remanded to Kitalya prison.
16:31
16:31

Over $4 trillion Could Be Lost Due To COVID-19 Impact on Tourism Globally 1

According to UNWTO, international tourist arrivals declined by about 1 billion or 74% between January and December 2020.
16:01
16:01

Kabaziguruka, NUP Welcome Ruling Against General Court Martial 3

Kabaziguruka who in 2016 challenged the constitutionality of the General Court Martial however said he was disappointed that the court ruled that the Court Martial although has no jurisdiction over civilians it nevertheless is a legal entity that can try people albeit those subject to military rule.
15:51
15:51

Second Suspect in Gen Katumba Assassination Attempt Shot Dead 1 1

Deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj Gen Paul Lokech, who is the overall supervisor of the investigating team, said Mustafa Kawawa Ramadan alias Amin was killed while attempting to flee from security personnel that were retrieving killer guns from the home of one Juma Seiko in Kanyogoga village, Bukasa parish, in Makindye division.
15:25
15:25

Patients Shun Laroo Health Center III After Health Workers Test Positive for Covid-19 3 1

When URN reporters visited the health facility on Thursday, there were less than 10 patients at the health centre, compared to the daily average of 50 to 60 patients.
15:00
15:00

Lockdown Delays Operation of Luwero High Court Judiciary Uganda 1

Jameson Karemani the Public Relations Officer of Judiciary says that the delay is due to the ongoing COVID 19 lockdown. He however noted that immediately after the lockdown is relaxed, the Judiciary will deploy a judge and start operations as other requirements are put in place.
14:32
14:32

36 Health Workers in Kagadi District Contract COVID-19 PPEs 2

Many health facilities in the district are operating with inadequate or no PPEs, putting the lives of the medics in danger.
13:13
13:13

Online Payment System Boosts Revenue Collection in Mbale City 2

The system which was adopted in March this year has seen the city collect over 100 Million shillings in three months unlike in the past when the council has been struggling to raise local revenue.
13:13
13:13

Soldier, Two Civilians Arrested for Extortion in Oyam District

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Regional police spokesperson confirmed the arrest saying the suspects have confessed to the crimes.
13:12
13:12

Scientists Uncertain about Uganda’s Own COVID-19 Vaccine President of Uganda 5 1

Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu, the Executive Director of the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) told URN that they are still engaging in very early clinical trials in the laboratory and it’s too early to predict what will come out of the studies.
12:41
12:41

Luwero District Installs Biometric Timers to Fight Absenteeism in Health Centres 1 5

Dr Innocent Nkonwa, the Luwero District Health Officer says that to fight absenteeism, each staff at the Health Centers and at Luwero Hospital will be required to check in on arrival and also check out after work. He adds that the timer will delete the names of those who check-in and leave work without checking out and be counted as absent on that day.
12:38
12:38

Four-Year-Old Boy Succumbs to Covid-19 in Pader Atanga subcounty

Omoya says the boy’s test result conducted using Rapid Diagnostic Test(RDT) turned positive for the virus on Thursday from Atanga Health Center III where his parents had taken him.
12:14
12:14

Buhweju District Officials Ordered to Refund UGX 40m 2

The committee is scrutinizing the internal audit reports for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years.
12:10
12:10

Kikuube COVID-19 Taskforce Bans Meals at Burials food 1

Kikuube Resident District Commissioner-RDC Amlan Tumusiime told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Friday that the presidential directive that only 20 people should attend burials is being abused due to the availability of food and drinks that attract people.
11:02
11:02

Gulu City Traders Shun Sleeping in Markets Cereleno Market 4 1

The vendors, especially women, argue that the markets they are operating from are unhealthy, insecure and have poor structures, which could make them vulnerable to contracting diseases and falling prey to criminals.
10:46
10:46

Lockdown Delays Proposed West Ruwenzori Diocese Take-Off 4 1

Rev. Julius Tumwesige, the Archdeacon of Bumadu says the Christians are key sources of Church income and the closure of church premises complicates fundraising initiatives yet they need up to 100 million Shillings to purchase the Bishop’s car, complete the beautification of Bumadu Church and have a startup fund to run the Diocese.
10:28
10:28

Kwania District Fails to Absorb UGX 900m for Recruitment of Health Workers Ministry of Health 1

Despite the shortage of health workers, the district has failed to utilize the funds which could help provide high-quality health services.
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