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21:19
21:19

Gov’t to Set Up Sanitary Pads Plant 2 1

The 2012 study done by International Rescue Centre notes that one in ten menstruating girls skips school four days every month, which is about 24 days the entire year. Other studies have also tagged the challenge as a major contributing factor towards the school out drop for many girls.
18:11
18:11

Nakiwogo Landing Site Sealed off to Disinfect MV Kalangala 2

The landing site has now been sealed off for disinfecting in line with guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health to control the spread of COVID-19. In addition, the four crew members of the ship will be quarantined in the ship for 14 days.
17:11
17:11

Fishermen Appeal to Gov’t to Halt Closure of Illegal Landing Sites Government 4 1

The government announced plans to close more than 200 illegal landing sites on the shores of Lake Albert in the districts of Hoima, Kikuube and Buliisa. According to the government, the landing sites are facilitating the illegal entry and exit of Congolese Nationals into the country, many of whom have settled on the sites without any control.
15:44
15:44

Pallisa District Fails to Recruit Teachers, Health Workers for Three Years 1

The Pallisa District Chief Administrative officer Joseph Mayila Mukasa says that the district last conducted interviews three years ago before Butebo district was carved out of Pallisa.
15:20
15:20

Katakwi Spends COVID-19 Funds on Repair of Ambulances district funds 2

Serephine Alia, the Chief Administrative Officer, says that the district has been relying on one ambulance of Usuk MP, Peter Ogwang to handle all the emergencies in the district, which overwhelmed its operations.
15:02
15:02

Makerere Recovers Lost Data for Public Universities Joint Admissions Board makerere university 1 1

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor in-charge of Academic Affairs at Makerere, Prof Umar Kakumba notes that although they were looking to an alternative plan of recapturing the data from hard copies, the technical team helped recover the lost data.
14:28
14:28

Bussi Island Residents Disregard Physical Distancing Guidelines 4 3

When URN reporter visited Bussi Islands, residents of Kinywante and Kyangazi villages in Bulwe parish were not observing the guidelines. Meanwhile, boda boda riders carry passengers, breaching the ban on private and public transport.
13:39
13:39

Residents Protest Security Laxity at Quarantine Centre in Bududa 2

Reverend Peter Musapiti, the LCI Chairperson of Shiluku South village says that the suspected patients have often been sighted sending children to buy for them merchandise water from shops in Kuushu Town council.
13:22
13:22

Rescue Teams Struggling to Retrieve Bodies in Kasese Landslides mudslides 4 2

The mudslides occurred in Kitholu Sub County on Thursday following heavy rains that led to the bursting of River Tunga on the mountainous parts of Rwenzori on Thursday.
12:18
12:18

Preeclampsia Survivor shares ordeal with miracle baby 1 4 Top story

The hallmark of the disease is high blood pressure, and it affects about 8% pregnancies in Uganda.
12:15
12:15

Evicted Lake Albert Fishermen Stranded eviction 3 3

The fishermen and their families were evicted on Thursday from Songagagi and Nana landing sites in Kigorobya and Buseraku sub counties respectively in Hoima district.
11:20
11:20

Museveni Meets Council of Elders 2

“We met as leaders but also as elders to discuss some matters of national importance,” President Museveni is quoted as saying shortly after the meeting that was held at State House Entebbe.
09:41
09:41

IGG Orders Cancellation of Illegal Titles from Bukalasa College Land Land titles 1

The Inspector General of Government Irene Mulyagonja has noted that in July 2006, Luweero district through the Uganda Land Commission erroneously issued five new certificates of freehold titles on the land belonging to Bukalasa Agricultural College.
08:56
08:56

Guard Dismissed After Instructing NYTIL Boss to Wear a Face Mask general manager 1 1

According to the termination letterdated May 19, 2020, and signed by the factory’s human resource manager, Joanitah Nakawesi, Muyomba is accused of insubordination and selective enforcement of guidelines on face masks.
08:33
08:33

Study Finds Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine Ineffective for COVID Treatment

According to the findings, patients who were on drugs had decreased survival and increased frequency of ventricular fibrillation. On the basis of this finding, the scientists concluded that eventhough they are good for other illnesses, the drugs are not effective in the treatment and management of COVID-19.
May 2020 15 results