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15:45
15:45

70- year-old Succumbs to COVID-19

A statement from Ministry of Health shows that the deceased was taken to Lubaga Hospital on July 24th while presenting with Covid19 like symptoms including fever and cough. Further investigations also revealed that the deceased was diabetic, a risk factor for Covid19.
14:55
14:55

Northern Bypass Taxi Operators Agree To Relocate UNRA 3

In a statement issued by UNRA, “The creation of these taxi stages has reduced the size of the road surface available to vehicular traffic resulting into congestion along these sections and this has in turn created safety hazards for other road users.”
17:59
17:59

Women Entrepreneurs Tippped On Government Procurement 5 1

The training comes amidst concern by women hat the government procurement for goods and services has tended to favor big suppliers and contractors.
15:38
15:38

Radio Wa Former Staff Sues Station For Illegal Termination Radio wa 89.8fm 1 2

“Sadly, the investigation Committee of the Board of Directors of Radio Wa found out that you were involved in the disgraceful act. Therefore, the Board of Directors has decided to relieve you from serving Radio Wa as a Luo news anchor,” reads the July 10th termination letter. The letter indicates that Obwona would receive full payment for the month of July.
18:37
18:37

Uganda Registers Second COVID-19 Death 1 Top story

According to Ainebyoona, the 80 year old deceased succumbed to the disease at Mengo hospital where she had gone to receive treatment
12:55
12:55

Four Radio Simba Employees Arrested for Promoting Sectarianism bizonto 1 1

They include Julius Sserwanja also known as Kidomoole, Mbabaali Maliseeri (Uncle Luyuguumo) Sssaabakaaki Peter (Omuzinyuuzi) and Gold Ki Matono, also known as Opeto. The four are part of the stations morning show which is packaged with satirical skits, mainly linked to the current affairs of the country.
16:58
16:58

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases in Lower Risk Ages 1

Health officials note that over 80 percent are aged 20-40 while around 10 percent are 50-60 years old. This according to doctors is one of the main reasons why the country has not yet registered any COVID-19 related death.
06:07
06:07

Mulago Hospital Boss Disclaims COVID Remarks Ministry of Health 1

Dr Byarugaba, however, says that he and a colleague, Dr Fred Nakwagala, the head of COVID-19 case management at Mulago hospital were quoted out of context. In a statement, he says that their recommendation to lift the lockdown was made on the assumption that Ugandans could adhere to preventive measures.
12:27
12:27

Covid19 Testing: Uganda Spends UGX 51.8bn on Truck Drivers Ministry of Health 3 1

Information from the Health Ministry shows that over 216,000 tests have been carried out at various boarder points including Mutukula, Adjumani and Elegu among others.
17:00
17:00

Cold Conditions to Continue Until Mid-August- UNMA 2

The UNMA Executive Director Festus Luboyera said that the cold weather phenomenon is due to the inflow of cold winds from the southern hemisphere.
14:15
14:15

Journalists Failed to Question Official Narrative in COVID-19 Coverage-Report lockdown 2 Top story

The study conducted between January 1 and June 30, 2020, indicates that the conventional reporting format of news writing remained dominant with 1,965 stories, representing 75 per cent of all news stories and articles published during the time. Often, government officials were not questioned on their statements.
12:59
12:59

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Reach 1,000 MOH 1 2 Top story

As the country hits the 1,000 mark, health officials are worried that this could be the start of a different picture of the diseases where it could easily reach the 10,000 mark
11:42
11:42

Hope Radio, Former Staff Feud Over Salary Arrears 2 Top story

On 1st this month, the radio’s lawyer, Justus Muhangi of Muhangi & Partners Advocates issued a response refuting the trio’s accusations.
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21:26

Taskforce Suspects Hidden Motive by Patients Exposing COVID-19 Ward Shortfalls 3 1

An asymptomatic female COVID-19 patient undergoing treatment at the hospital lost her cool on Sunday and recorded a video bemoaning the unconducive situation at the ward, which she says isn’t appropriate for patients.
22:08
22:08

Parliament Probes Mass Layoffs at Vision Group journalism 4 1 Top story

A number of workers were sent on Forced leave with a pay of 500,000 Shillings a month, to sustain them during this period. Several others were terminated in a decision, which according to the company’s Chief Executive Robert Kabushenga, was in response to the changed media industry circumstances.
12:34
12:34

Ugandans are not Scared of Coronavirus - Experts MOH 1 4

A study carried out in March 2020 when Uganda had less than 20 cases of the disease showed that the level of fear at the time of COVID-19 was as high as 80 percent in some communities. In June,2020 with over 700 cases of the disease reported, the level of fear of the disease had gone down in some communities to as low as 20 percent. Preventive measures as such hand wahing that once stood at 80 percent have gone down to 56 percent as of June
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.
15:55
15:55

Is @KagutaMuseveni a Private Account? The Media Experts View State House 4 3 Top story

William Tayebwa, the head of the Makerere University Department of Journalism and Communication says that any public servant at that level of leadership ceases to own what ordinary people call private accounts and adds that unless the account is encrypted and the information is not available to the general public then it can be considered private.
20:48
20:48

Africa on the Road to be Declared Free of Wild Poliovirus WHO 1 Top story

The Africa Regional Certification Commission(ARCC), an independent body responsible for certifying the eradication of wild poliovirus in Africa, on behalf of the World Health Organisation- WHO, today said that it would make its final decision about the region's wild polio virus status in August 2020.
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