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19:34
19:34

‘No Evidence’ That Recovered COVID-19 Patients Cannot be Reinfected- WHO 2 Top story

matter was highlighted in its latest scientific brief released at a time when countries are using the antibody test to determine whether a person has recovered and can be discharged from treatment isolation centres.
17:50
17:50

NAGRIC Executive Director Dr Chales Lagu Arrested in Mbarara 3 2

According to a statement released by the State House Anti-Corruption Unit, the arrest is in line with investigations into the mismanagement of over 18 billion Shillings in NAGRIC and DB under the watch of the Executive Director Dr Charles Lagu.
17:34
17:34

Kira Municipality Distributes Eggs, Chicken as Part of Relief Food lockdown 2 2

According to the initial arrangement, the government intended to distribute six kilograms of maize floor and three kilograms of beans to every member of the affected families to cover the period when the country is in lockdown mode. Lactating mothers in some areas have also received Lato milk and sugar.
17:07
17:07

RDCs Warned Against Falsified Accountability for COVID Emergency Funds

According to the circular to all RDCs and their deputies, signed by Yunus Kakande the Secretary of Office of the President shows that each of the RDC's offices has been given 20 million Shillings to cater to COVID-19 activities for a month. Of this, up to 3.6 million Shillings will cater for fuel expenses for 30 days, 500,000 Shillings covers imprest, 390,000 Shillings for safari day allowances and 1,690,000 shillings for the RDC's protective gear.
16:49
16:49

Pictorial; A Night Under Curfew with Nakawa Market Traders

Vendors sleep on verandas while some on the floor at their stalls. By 7 pm, vendors start gathering at food vending points to eat or grab a drink, in this case, tea or porridge. Other vendors make their own meals as they play music and engage in conversations while at their stalls. Some cook in groups.
16:42
16:42

Experts Rally Public Towards Personal Protection against Malaria world malaria day 1 1

Dr Charles Olaro, the Director of Clinical Services at the Ministry of Health says that with the emergency, they have had to halt a lot of interventions into malaria including indoor residual spraying and mass mosquito net distribution, something he worries could prove as disastrous as the current pandemic if individuals don’t take personal initiatives to protect themselves from getting infected.
16:24
16:24

Hundreds Surround Jinja High Court to Demand Sakwa's Release 2

Sakwa alongside two others were on Friday evening charged before the Jinja Grade One Magistrate Anne Komuhangi on with three counts of malicious damage, manslaughter and theft and remanded to prison until May 13.
15:13
15:13

MOH Doubles Malaria Refills for Community Health Workers malaria drugs 2

The Malaria Control Programme Manager Dr Jimmy Opigo told Uganda Radio Network that they have now authorized Village Health Teams (VHTs) and community health workers to pick double the doses of anti-malarial drugs they have been getting to be able to help those that may need treatment but can’t access health facilities.
14:22
14:22

Bishop Lambert Bainomugisha Appointed New Archbishop of Mbarara 1 Top story

Rt Rev Lambert Bainomugisha replaces the Most Rev Paul Bakyenga who is resigning from the pastoral care of the archdiocese upon clocking the canonical age limit of 75 years.
13:30
13:30

Two People Arrested with Fake COVID-19 Vehicle Stickers 2 2

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango says police officers intercepted Julius at a checkpoint and found him with a forged sticker on his car. Upon interrogation, the first suspect indicated that he had bought the stickers from Mugarura.
12:04
12:04

Katooke Residents Demand More Relief Food During Lockdown COVID -19 lockdown 3 2

The government is distributing 6 kilograms of Maize Flour and three kilograms of beans to every member in each household, as one of the interventions to save the population from starving, after the suspension of business activities to battle a new strain of coronaviruses that has spread across the globe.
09:31
09:31

Two Traders Hospitalized After Alleged Torture by Amuru RDC’s Aides Extortion 1 4

The two traders identified as Hawa Namubiru and Elvis Mugula, both residents of Kiwogozi zone in Luweero town council were allegedly intercepted in Amuru district on Monday, and beaten by Patrick Omara aka Akeng, the RDC’s driver, one Robert Okwera and a Crime Intelligence officer only identified as Okot.
08:10
08:10

Four COVID-19 Positive Truck Drivers Isolated at Arua Hospital 4 3

By the time the results were released, the drivers had arrived in Pakwach and were intercepted by the Uganda Revenue Authority-URA team in the area. They were subsequently transferred to Arua Hospital, which was earlier on gazetted as an isolation centre for COVID-19 patients.
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