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23:21
23:21

Moroto District Returns UGX 385m for Staff Recruitment wage bill 1

Moroto district had invited applications from qualified Ugandans in February to fill 16 vacant positions in the district. But before the recruitment process fell through, a lockdown was imposed.
22:17
22:17

African Development Fund Approves USD 9.52 For EAC COVID-19 Response

The beneficiaries are Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Funding will also go toward the procurement of essential medical supplies, including testing kits and to train health workers.
22:08
22:08

Pharmaceuticals in New Deal to Offer Cheaper Cancer Drugs in Africa

The deal will help countries like Uganda, Nigeria, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan, South Africa and Zimbabwe to save an average of 59 per cent for the 20 cancer medicines, which are used to treat breast, cervical and prostate cancer; the commonest cancers in Africa. They also cover childhood cancers.
21:55
21:55

India Launches Human Trials for Its First COVID-19 Vaccine

Developed by Biotechnology Company Bharat Biotech, the vaccine which is India’s first indigenous experimental vaccine against the viral respiratory infection will be tested at a number of trial sites across India.
21:50
21:50

People Power Rolls Out Roadmap for Selecting Candidates Bobi Wine 3 8

The process set to commence on July, 2 and run until July 17 2020, seeks to sieve contestants for the parliamentary, local government and special interest groups elections ahead of the general elections to be held early next year.
21:25
21:25

Lake Victoria Water Levels Receding-Water Ministry 3

Water levels across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania increased drastically, from 12 meters in October 2019 to 13.48 meters in May 2020, the highest level ever recorded in 50 years.
18:23
18:23

Total Africa Cup of Nations Moved to 2022 CAF 1 Top story

Ahmad Ahmad made it clear that the emergence of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had caused lots of challenges that is why several changes have been made.
17:09
17:09

Entebbe Municipal Council Moots Online Registration For Taxi Operators 1

Entebbe Municipality Town Clerk Magumba says the exercise will also help combat the spread of COVID-19 since taxi operators will not physically visit the municipal offices for registration as it has been since mid-June.
16:20
16:20

Hoima Receives 297,000 Face Masks Task force 4 2

Martin Lukwago, the Chief Administrative officer-CAO Hoima says that the masks delivered to the district are inadequate. He explains that they requested for 380,000 masks but only received 297,000.
16:18
16:18

We Shall Not Leave Our Assets for City-Mbale LC V Chairperson 4 1 Top story

Mujasi, who tabled the government recommendation to relocate the district headquarters to Busoba Sub County, said that whereas they have finally found a new home, they will not move until government constructs for them offices, adding that they will not leave any of their assets for the City.
15:18
15:18

Education Authoritries in Serere District Want Gov’t to Partially Reopen Schools COVID-19 Lockdown 2 1

According to Michael Erebu, the District Education Officer in Serere. He explains that less than 10 percent of the learners across the district is trying to read or pay attention to the learning programs on the national broadcaster- Uganda Broadcasting Corporation, UBC.
14:22
14:22

Aromo HCIII Suspends Services Following Collapse of Ceiling 4 4

Betty Akello, an enrolled midwife attached to the facility explains that the Health center cannot handle any maternity related cases currently, a reason they are referring them to Lira Regional Referral Hospital or Ogur HCIV. Subsequently, the room ceilings from the general and maternity wards also followed, forcing mothers who were at the unit to sleep under their beds.
12:57
12:57

Kwania District Receives UGX 192m for Cluster Development Project 4 1

Kwania district recently received 192.7 million shillings under the production department as funds for ACDP from the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries.
12:47
12:47

Fisheries Protection Unit Accused of Aiding Illegal Fishing in Serere RDC Geoffrey Okiswa 2 1

Illegal fishing activities are on the rise in Serere due to the alleged collusion between FPU and the fishing communities.
12:41
12:41

Bududa Boda-boda Cyclists Protest Police Brutality 2 1

The police had earlier arrested one of their colleagues identified as Mubakari Kuloba who was found carrying two passengers on his motorcycle. But in the process of evading arrest, Kuloba lost control and knocked a tree, leaving him with injuries, which sparked the protest.
12:09
12:09

Tororo Health Facilities Run Out of ART Drugs 4

According to health officials in the district, for over six consecutive months, the district’s accredited health facilities haven’t received essential drugs especially for second line ARVs and for the pediatrics regiments.
11:57
11:57

Land Row Threatnes to Derail USMID Project in Lira Lira Municipality 3 1

Five residents, who include Esther Ocepa, Lucy Olong, Milly Apio, and Emily Akii among others, issued a notice of intention to sue to accuse the municipal authorities of trespassing.
11:32
11:32

Restaurants Hike Meal Prices to Compensate for Lockdown Loss 1 5

. Leticia Nakinga, the Proprietor Alloy Food Zone restaurant, says she has got to pay rent worth Shillings 9 million, which prompted her to hike the food prices.
10:09
10:09

Five Most Wanted Suspected Livestock Thieves Arrested in Kyenjojo 1

According to Twesigye, preliminary investigations show that the five suspects whose names have been withheld have been stealing livestock especially cows, goats and pigs from Kyegegwa and Kyenjojo districts.
08:56
08:56

Arua Hospital to Send Samples to Adjumani Hospital Labaratory congolese refugees 3 1

Adjumani hospital laboratory currently has a capacity of testing up to 500 samples a day and West Nile collects between 90 and 150 samples from COVID-19 suspects.
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