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Apr 2020 17 results
21:41
21:41

COVID -19: Positive Kenyan Truck Driver Transferred to Mulago Hospital Elegu Town Council 2 1

Dr. Patrick Odong Olwedo, the Amuru District Health Officer told URN in an interview that a team from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital transferred the patient from Elegu to Kampala for subsequent repatriation to Kenya.
19:17
19:17

Kadaga Wants Relief Food Distributed Across the Country region 2 1

Kadaga observed that the national taskforce is currently concentrating its’ food aid campaigns in the areas of Kampala and Wakiso, while sidelining other equally starving communities throughout the country.
18:59
18:59

Vendors Storm RDC’s Office Protest Continued Market Closure 5 1

Eliab Niwagasha Kamurari, the Rwebikona Market Chairperson, denied claims that the market is congested.
18:48
18:48

KCCA reopens Four Markets at Kalerwe open market 1 2 Top story

The Acting KCCA Executive Director, Andrew Kitaka inspected the markets on Monday morning and reopened Kajubi, Muluya, Freedom and Bivamuntuuyo Markets.
18:06
18:06

Anaka Hospital Registers Decline in the Number of Clients Picking ARVs. 1 Top story

Jolly Joe Lapat, the Medical Superintendent Anaka hospital, says only 486 of the 769 registered clients have turned up in the past two weeks to get their drug refill. Lapat says most of their clients come from distant places with some coming from neighboring districts like Gulu, Nwoya, Zombo.
18:06
18:06

Boda Boda Riders Excited On Receiving Impounded Motorcycles Back 2 1

The police spokesperson, Fred Enanga at the media center today called upon all boda boda riders, whoever whose bicycle or motorcycle was impounded to go to the police station where it was impounded and sign for it.
17:51
17:51

Less Than Half of All Refugee Children Enrolled in School-UN Agencies

With the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the needs of refugee children have become even more acute. Meeting those needs is key to safeguarding both their wellbeing today and future potential, the statement notes
17:09
17:09

Eight Watoto Choir Members Discharged from Entebbe Hospital 3 2 Top story

The Watoto Choir members tested positive upon return to the country from the United Kingdom, where they had gone on mission work. Two caretakers from the same group were discharged on Saturday while four are still undergoing at the hospital.
15:56
15:56

NDA Receiving Proposals for Research Into COVID 19 Medicine Ministry of Health 2

All researchers submitting proposals are supposed to indicate what innovations they are venturing into among the categories under NDA’s mandate, which include herbal medicine, chemical drug, medical device, drug - device combination or new manufacturing technology.
15:12
15:12

COVID-19: Start Walking Back to your Villages - Wakiso RDC lockdown 2

Wakiso Resident District Commissioner RDC Rose Kirabira Nalongo has asked Ugandans living in urban centers to start walking to their villages if they cannot sustain their families other than waiting for food from government.
15:10
15:10

Court Faults Gov't for Failure to Monitor Migrant Labor 1 Top story

Justice Musa Ssekaana delivered the judgment stemming from an application filed by 12 Ugandan women and men in 2013 against Uganda Veterans Development Limited and the Attorney General over a number of injustices occasioned to them while abroad.
15:07
15:07

MP Francis Zaake Arrested for Defying Orders on Food Distribution 2 1

Zaake was allegedly found distributing food to his constituents in Mityana on Sunday. He was found with packs of rice and sugar which he was giving to selected households in Buswabulongo and Kiwawu Villages in Mityana municipality.
14:41
14:41

Mother, Daughter Killed by Lightning Strike in Pader

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says the victim’s neighbors who rushed to the scene were overwhelmed by the fire that had engulfed the hut. He says police reached the scene when the victims had already breathed their last.
14:11
14:11

Police to Release all Impounded Motorcycles Richard Karemire 1 1

Speaking to the media today, Fred Enanga said they welcomed the directive of the president and whoever whose bicycle or motorcycle was impounded should go to the police station where it was impounded and sign for it.
12:19
12:19

Three Acre Floating Island Gets Closer to Nalubaale Dam meter 2 1 Top story

Maj. Ivan Tukei, a UPDF Officer attached to the Engineering Brigade, says they had hopped of summing up their operations by clearing part of the debris that clogged the turbines this afternoon, but were shocked to find another floating island closer to the power plant.
10:52
10:52

Covid19 Lockdown: Kawempe National Referral Hospital Records High Still Births, Halts Key Services 2

Dr. Lawrence Kazibwe, the Acting Deputy Executive Director Kawempe National Referral Hospital told URN on Friday that the situation has now normalised.
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