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10:19
10:19

Lira Market COVID-19 Task Force Struggling to Enforce SOPs COVID_19 SOPs 4 2

William Apea, a member of the task force is worried that the covid-19 cases could be high in the market since the traders and customers have failed to adhere to the guidelines.
13:26
13:26

Motorists In Bududa Complain Of Illegal Fines By Police Uganda Police Force

The motorists in Bududu have said police is simply fining motorists at their own rates instead of giving them official recipients as communicated by the president.
16:34
16:34

Influx of Street Kids in Lira Raises Concern Lira city 5

Some street kids spit saliva at people, vandalize cars and often beat up pedestrians who refuse to give them money and also litter the streets.
14:11
14:11

Oxygen Plants Failing to Match Demand as COVID-19 Cases Surge MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4 1

Dr. Nathan Onyaki, the Director Masaka Regional Referral Hospital, says that their plant broke down recently after being overstretched because of the growing demand for oxygen. He says that the situation has worsened because of the upsurge in COVID-19 cases being admitted at their treatment facility.
09:02
09:02

Lira Roadside Vendors Protest Eviction Lira Main Market 5

Jackie Akello argued that evicting them from the street will not only disrupt their livelihood but also poses a greater risk of contracting the Coronavirus since the markets are more crowded than the streets.
19:27
19:27

Works Ministry officials meet over Exorbitant Bus Fares lockdown 1 1

The huge number of travelers prompted transporters to hike their fares. Bus fares to up country areas have more than doubled. For example, transport fares to the northern Uganda route specifically to Gulu has increased to between Shillings 100,000 and 130,000 from Shillings 40, previously. Travelers to Elegu border post are paying Shillings 150,000.
16:55
16:55

UNBS in Crackdown Against Sale of Fuel in Plastic Bottles Ministry of Energy 1 4

It is a common practice along highways and streets in major trading centres and towns of Northern Uganda for people to sell diesel and petrol in plastic containers to motorists in total violation of safety precautions.
08:57
08:57

Kumam Community Prepares for Election of Cultural Leader 1

According to Charles Ebayu Ocen, the chairperson of Kumam Cultural Heritage, the Kumam elders started seeking recognition in 1989 under the leadership of Mzee Joseph Ekemu, the former Kaberamaido County Member of Parliament who also served as Attorney General between 1997/1998 before his arrest over the allegations of corruption.
08:19
08:19

Ngobya, Amedeo Tombs Attract Multitudes on Martyrs Day 2 1

Goretti Namakula, one of the religious that paid pilgrimage to Kitovu said that although the diocese authorities had advised them to virtually follow celebrations from Namugongo via various media channels, her enthusiasm to venerate through the martyrs could not be satisfied from home, hence choosing to at least spend a day at the Cathedral.
17:56
17:56

100 Invited for Omukama Iguru’s 27th Coronation Anniversary 1 4

The coronation anniversary also known as Empango is commemorated on June 11th annually to celebrate the day the Iguru ascended to the throne.
16:41
16:41

Illicit Sales of Alcohols Costs Hospitals over a Million Shillings for Treatment of a Patient Amuru District 1 2

Charles Eyoung, the Psychiatric Medical Officer at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital revealed that the treatment of a single patient cost more than a million Shillings, which the government isn’t providing. Naltrexone, one of the most expensive drugs used for the treatment of mental health patients tentatively costs the government Shillings 650,000.
15:53
15:53

Masaka COVID-19 Patient Dies, Two In Critical Condition 4 1

According to Onyach, they received three COVID-19 patients including a man and two women. Unfortunately, the man died and the women are improving.
10:17
10:17

OBB Leaders Remind President Museveni To Honour Pledges To The Kingdom 5 1

During his installation, President Museveni pledged to provide an official car, security detail and construct a palace for the Omundhingiya. But the kingdom prime minister, Wilson Mubulya, says that seven years down the road none of the promises has materialized.
20:08
20:08

Government Planning To Run Ankole Kingdom Palace As Private Entity 3 3

According to Katusiime, the study will determine whether to run the palace through a private-public partnership.
09:59
09:59

Pictorial: Obudingiya Bwa Bwamba-OBB Marks Seven Years Coronation Anniversary Top story

Over ten large tents provided for the celebrations filled to capacity. Many celebrants had to brave the scorching sun during the colourful event that went on until 7 PM. The day was marked with cultural and traditional performances and speeches.
07:43
07:43

Thousands Attend Omudhingiya Kamya's 7th Coronation Anniversary 5 3

In his short address, Omudingiya Kamya asked the local leaders both at the district and in parliament to collaborate with the kingdom to foster development in the district.
20:26
20:26

Panic in Bukedea as Mysterious Fire Guts Houses Bukedea district 3 2 Top story

According to Ekuwe, the fire is not visible to the occupants of the family members when it breaks out even when they are at home. He says that the fire always emerges between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm but is only visible to non-family members.
16:46
16:46

Airport Taxi Operators Decry Loss of Business 4 2

Airport taxi operators led by Jackson Sserubidde, the chairperson of Airport Taxi Services Cooperative Society Ltd​say that the testing centre has affected the number of passengers they carry daily because eligible travellers spend about four hours at the centre.
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