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22:49
22:49

Fire Guts Nile Agro Factory Again UPDF 3 2

A huge cloud of smoke coupled with a sharp flame was visible from all corners of the Jinja Central Business district which attracted crowds to gather around the factory gate. The crowd was later dispersed by UPDF personnel who tasked them to vacate the premises immediately.
22:38
22:38

Education Minister Clears E-learning Program for Universities 1 Top story

The Ministry of Education and Sports recently advised universities which had embraced the use of remote collaboration tools to halt the process and await guidelines that would guarantee the effectiveness of the approach.
21:43
21:43

Queen Elizabeth National Park Records an Increase in Wildlife wild life 3 1

The Park's Chief Warde Pontius Ezuma says that the park is currently witnessing an increase in the wildlife population. He attributes the increase to some of the measures that were put in place to control the spread of coronavirus disease.
20:06
20:06

Luweero Pupils Abandon Virtual Classes for Street Vending 4

A Primary Six Pupil at Arise and Shine Primary School who was found vending brooms in Luweero town council on Friday said that her mother is among those whose businesses were closed over the COVID 19 pandemic leaving them with no source of livelihood. He explained that as result, he was directed to vend brooms to get money to look after the family and save for fees.
17:16
17:16

Pictorial: Launch of Arua City Ben Kumumanya

The event was officially presided over by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya
16:35
16:35

Nakawa Division Authorities Failing to Enforce Ban on Boda Bodas 2

The Deputy Resident City Commissioner of Nakawa Division Herbert Anderson Burora says the cyclists are desperate to carrying passengers to earn a living.
15:02
15:02

Ceremonial Discharges Seek to Fight Stigma for Recovered COVID-19 Patients Ministry of Health 1

While the disease hasn’t claimed a life in Uganda, Moriku says there’s always a fear of the uncertainty involved with the disease as lessons learnt from elsewhere show that it can easily progress into critical and death. She said that while the physical toll could be disregarded, the disease takes a heavy mental toll.
15:02
15:02

Fort Portal Residents Block Road Over Poor State Ruhandiika Street 1 2

The residents argue that the road has become a health hazard with a lot of dust and blocked trenches.
13:49
13:49

Lugbara Cultural Insititution Premier Cautions Subjects Against Selling Land in Arua City 2 1

Tuku said that according to the Lugbara culture, the land is not sold to make money for personal use because it belongs to family and community.
13:37
13:37

Two Returnees from India Test Positive for COVID-19 COVID-19 in Uganda 1 Top story

They were among a bigger group of 187 people that arrived in the country on Wednesday. According to the health ministry, the two were under quarantine at the time of testing. The other cases are four truck drivers that were picked from points of entry while three cases were from communities.
13:12
13:12

District COVID-19 Quarantine Centers to be Closed over Poor Management Ministry of Health 3

A total of 291 are expected to arrive today from the United Arab Emirates and 150 others will come from India on Saturday. Some of these will occupy the public quarantine centers, Mugahi says and promises a good service although he notes that while the returnees in these facilities will have appropriate distancing as they will be sleeping in individual rooms, they will have to share ablution areas which is against the World Health Organisation guidelines for quarantining.
12:49
12:49

Bugoye Health Centre III Experiencing Low ARV Supplies As Patient Numbers Soar HIV Patients 1 2

Jimmy Muzigiti, the Health Assistant in-charge of Public health at the facility attributes the shortage of the drugs to the high number of new patients that have opted to receive drugs from the facility during the lockdown.
12:36
12:36

Elders Reject Virtual Campaigns, Seek Special Plan for Karamoja 5

The districts of Amudat, Nabilatuk, Kaabong, Karenga and Napak in Karamoja, all do not have a single radio station. The elders say that even in districts with radio stations, community members do not have radio sets, which presents another challenge for candidates and their voters.
12:34
12:34

Nakaloke Town Clerk on the Spot for Giving Away Town Council Land 4

Alon Mulyanyuma, the town clerk Nakaloke town council in Mbale district has been accused for conniving with a section of councilors in the town council and gave away part of land hosting the town council headquarters and part of land hosting the police station.
12:27
12:27

UNBS Starts Construction of Three Regional Testing Labs 2

According to Sylvia Kirabo the spokesperson of UNBS, the move is aimed at taking services closer to their clients, many of whom have been facing challenges to get their products certified.
11:40
11:40

Tororo District Returns UGX 5.1b to Treasury 1 1

Tororo district Chief Administrative Officer-CAO Dunstan Balaba says that out of the 5.1 billion shillings, 4.8 billion was meant for recruitment of 155 members of staff, 367 million shillings for construction of Kamuli Health Center III in the newly created Akadoit Sub County.
11:39
11:39

Business Conditions Continue to Deteriorate - Stanbic Index stanbic pmi index 1

The Ugandan private sector moved towards stabilisation during June but business conditions continued to deteriorate during the month.
11:10
11:10

Katwe Town Council Registers UGX 600m Local Revenue Shortfall 1 3

According to the town mayor the town council realized about 1.2 billion Shillings from 2019/2020 financial year creating a deficit of 600M.
10:32
10:32

One Killed as Police Battles Mysterious Group in Makindye UGanda Police Force 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owesigyire says that security personnel responded to an alert and found the group in action at around 9 p.m. The men who were armed with clubs, hammers and machetes raided a residence in the area and started demolishing houses that were occupied by nine residents.
10:18
10:18

Nakasongola Fishermen Protest High Boat Prices 5 1

Recently the Fisheries Protection Unit and Ministry of Fisheries selected one person Medi Kyalimpa alias Aloni Mohamed to build the boats for fishermen in Nakasongola district.
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