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23:43
23:43

Museveni Rallies Ugandans to Support Scientific Elections President Museveni 1

He said the three questions included the possibility of safely holding conventional elections of mass rallies and processions even in the absence of a vaccine or clear treatment for the virus. According to Museveni, the commission had also considered the possibility of postponing elections.
23:26
23:26

Nine COVID-19 Patients Discharged from Entebbe Hospital 1

The Hospital Director Dr Moses Muwanga says the patients discharged today spent an average of 14 days in the hospital. So far, the facility with a capacity of 200 beds has handled 158 patients.
23:11
23:11

Curfew Maintained as President Allows Fourth Passenger in Private Vehicles 1 1 Top story

Museveni said that the night-time curfew, ensures that people keep in their homes hence limiting the spread of the coronavirus. He said that if there is no night-time curfew, people will be going to visit friends in the evening and ending up turning homes into bars.
22:38
22:38

KCCA Approves New District Land Board Members Amidst Controversy

The names of the appointed members from Uganda Law Society and all divisions of Kampala, except for Nakawa, were presented by the KCCA Executive Secretary Kennedy Okello to the council, for approval.
18:07
18:07

Man Confesses to Have Killed Fruit Trader district 2 1

Mutekanga told journalists on Monday that Nabuguzi hired him to offload mangoes on Wednesday at amber coat market.
17:41
17:41

Time to Join Civil Service- Former Deputy Lord Mayor 1

The City Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago who had earlier on asked Kanyike to reject the nomination wished her success at her new job. Fellow councilors congratulated Kanyike upon her nomination and thanked her for her service as Deputy Lord Mayor since 2016.
17:31
17:31

EC Starts Demarcation of Electoral Areas in New Mbale City 1 2

Mbale, one of the seven municipalities that were elevated to city status, will have two Divisions from the three that have been part of the Municipality. They include the Industrial Division and Northern Division.
17:20
17:20

Fear in Hospitals As Duration of Medical Interns Nears End Mulago Hospital 3

Asked about what happens after September, Dr. Diana Atwiine, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health told URN last week that whether they will have medical interns or not after September it’s for the Ministry of Education to decide since they are in charge of training.
17:09
17:09

Bobi Wine’s People Power Rubbishes ‘Scientific’ Election Plan

Kyagulanyi told Journalists in Kampala that they were taken aback by the proposal to outlaw open-air campaigns due to fear of spreading the novel coronavirus. The commission unveiled a new roadmap last week advising persons vying for political offices to use media platforms to get to their electorate.
16:56
16:56

Woman Arrested for Stealing Baby Police 2 1

Samuel Mpanimanya, the Child’s father, says the news of the theft of his child found him at his work place in Masindi district. He is happy now that the baby has been found alive.
16:40
16:40

UNAIDS Raises Alarm on Looming Shortage of HIV Drugs Global Fund

The survey discovered that the lockdowns and border closures imposed to stop COVID-19 are impacting both the production of medicines and their distribution, potentially leading to increases in their cost and to supply issues, including stock-outs over the next two months.
16:02
16:02

Police Advises Motorists to Remove Number Plates Before Going to Sleep 2

Normally when thieves steal the number plates, they leave a note on the cars with a telephone number and instructions to the owner to deposit a given amount of money in most cases over 100,000 Shillings if they want to repossess them.
15:30
15:30

Food Shortage threatens Anti-Retroviral Therapy in Busia 4 1

But the lack of food has instead emerged as a threat to persons living with HIV whose adherence to medication has drastically fallen during the lockdown, according to Hillary Ogwero, the chairman of people living with HIV in Sikuda sub-county. Busia district has 12,000 people living with HIV.
14:28
14:28

Police Loan Restrictions only Meant to Sieve Ineligible Applicants -Omoding 1

Police officers said they were being told that there is a ban on loans and withdrawals because of ongoing efforts by the SACCO’s new administration to sort out issues of unbalanced accountability records including the unpaid three billion shillings of food served to police officers through the Exodus Canteen.
13:13
13:13

Busia Villages Struggle to Get Clean Water 1 4

Sireka Village Chairperson John Wejuli says that the residents have since resorted to collecting water from streams that are contaminated with chemicals used in gold mining.
12:48
12:48

Parents, Proprietors Ask Gov't to Reopen Special Needs Schools 4

Sarah Nakabuye, the Head Teacher Masaka School of the Deaf says that parents can’t explain to their children why they are no longer going to school because they can’t even interpret their language, yet some of the learners in this category have not yet understood why they are confined in homes.
11:07
11:07

Reptiles Left to Starve as River Nile Stretches Banks animal 3 Top story

Three of the cages have been totally submerged. The affected reptiles include two Egyptian cobras, three vipers, six pythons, an unspecified number of chameleons, four monitor lizards and other wild animals such as monkeys that are stuck in their cages.
10:34
10:34

Fire Guts Lyantonde’s Only Radio Station 1 1

The fire broke out this morning on the first floor of Kyeera house along Main Street in Lyantonde town council where the station was operating from.
10:16
10:16

Drug Shortage Hits Biiso Health Center III Health facility 4 1

David Lukumu, the Health Center In charge, says they lack essential supplies such as anti-malaria drugs, antibiotics, vaccines, syringes, gloves, catheters, and gauze among others.
07:49
07:49

Security Cautioned Against Aiding Illegal Activities on Lake Albert Congolese Nationals 5 1

The Ugandan border with the Democratic Republic of Congo was closed in March, as part of a lockdown occasioned by the outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Subsequently, the government heavily deployed teams comprising Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF and Uganda Police Force to guard the closed Border along the shores of Lake Albert.
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