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17:04
17:04

Ambassador Onyanga Aparr‘s Body Repatriated 1

According to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Appar’s body arrived in the country on Saturday morning and burial arrangements will be announced in the subsequent days.
15:51
15:51

Construction of Nsangi-Buloba Bridge Starts 4

The bridge was in May closed to heavy trucks because the bridge had 16 visible cracks cutting through and it could curve in at any time causing great danger
15:17
15:17

Gulu Embarks on Campaign Against Neglected Tropical Diseases Ministry of Health 3

Dr William Onyai, the District Health Educator revealed that the population in Gulu District and Gulu City continues to register cases of intestinal worms; river blindness, elephantiasis, flurry worms, bilharzia and lymphatic filariasis among others.
14:20
14:20

PWD Leaders in Kasese Decry Abuses Against Girls With Disabilities PWDs 3

The Coordinator Kasese District union of people with disabilities Peter Baluku says that since the beginning of the year, the organization has received more than 10 cases which have been reported to the police.
13:47
13:47

Non-Communicable Diseases Biggest Threat to Ugandans- Museveni 1

Museveni, who was speaking to the nation on Saturday as the country marks the World Population Day, noted that 891,000 people have high blood pressure, 534,000 people have heart disease and 229,000 are diabetic.
12:46
12:46

World Bank Calls for Scrapping of OTT Tax World Bank uganda 1

According to the World Bank, scrapping OTT could boost access to coronavirus prevention messages for the vulnerable populations.
10:32
10:32

Gulu Task Force Subjected to Second COVID-19 Test Amuru District 3 1

Gloria Aloyo, the Gulu District Information Officer says that the decision to compulsorily subject the task force members was prompted by the risk and the level of their exposure with the community.
08:14
08:14

Arua Hospital Runs Out of Protective Gowns for Health Workers covid19 2 3

Dr Philbert Nyeko, the Director Arua regional referral hospital says due to the absence of the disposable gowns, they have now resorted to using overalls.
16:47
16:47

Man Commits Suicide After Wrongly Suspecting Wife of Cheating Paimol Subcounty

Paimol Sub-county Chairperson George William Komakech says that the deceased picked a fight with his wife on Wednesday after allegedly spending several minutes communicating to a person he suspected was a new lover.
13:56
13:56

Parents Decry Social Exclusion of Albinos in Northern Uganda Gulu Main Market 4 1

Parents say that children with the condition in parts of northern Uganda are suffering from marginalization, longstanding stigma and social exclusion from within their families and communities. Based on their skin colour, they are feared, held with suspicion and believed to have supernatural powers.
07:29
07:29

Mosquito Net Distribution Starts in Eastern Uganda malaria prevalence 1 1

The exercise kicks off this morning in Serere, Soroti, Kalaki, Kaberamaido, Pallisa, Bukwo, Kween and Kapchorwa districts. According to the Ministry of Health, distribution teams have also arrived in Alebtong, Amolatar, Budaka, Bududa, Bugiri, Bulambuli, Butaleja, Butebo, Dokolo, Kibuku, Lira, Mbale, Namisindwa, Namutumba, Otuke and Tororo districts.
07:14
07:14

Wealthy Households Received More Support During Lockdown-Survey 1 2

The report indicates that Urban households had three times more chances of getting support than rural homes. But still, the rich households within the urban setup, received more support from the government, Non-government Organizations, and other actors, as the distribution of relief favoured the haves, according to Marie Nanyanzi, the programmes officer at Twaweza Uganda.
16:00
16:00

UPDF Explains why LDUs are Deployed Outside their Areas of Origin 4 1

This video is among the many that have especially in the last three months gone viral where LDU personnel are seen assaulting hapless citizens. Acts like these, according to Maj. Bilal Katamba, the spokesperson of the LDUs, blur the good things that the force has been able to accomplish especially its primary purpose of fighting crime.
14:13
14:13

Uncertainty as CRO Throws Out Street Children in Mbale 5 1 Top story

Information obtained by URN shows that CRO is facing financial challenges since several donors have pulled out. A source privy to the workings of CRO told URN on condition of anonymity so as to speak freely that CRO’s head office building along Bishop Wasikye road in Mbale City has been leased off to YY Coaches and Courier Services.
12:57
12:57

Gov`t Allocates UGX 500m for Training Refugees in Vocational Skills 2 1

Hillary Onek, the Minister for Refugees and Disaster Preparedness in the Office of the Prime Minister on Wednesday said that the funds will be channelled through Don Bosco Vocational Training Centre, a missionary owned Centre in Palabek Sub County established last year.
12:32
12:32

PWDs in Amuru Demand for Special Needs Schools 2

Currently, the district has no special needs school with the nearest schools being in neighbouring Gulu district.
07:38
07:38

40,000 Refugees in Lamwo Receive Free Face Masks 1 7

The reusable masks were on Wednesday distributed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees- UNHCR.
21:21
21:21

Returnees Protest Extra Days in Quarantine 5 2

In a letter dated July 8, 2020, Bwowe informed Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng that they will have no contractual obligation with the Quarantine Centre’s at the end of the 14th day, yet many of them only budgeted for the days that they were told before boarding planes to Uganda.
19:56
19:56

Illegal Trade in Fake COVID-19 Products Booming – Study

The research entitled “COVID-19-related Trafficking of Medical Products as a Threat to Public Health; reveals that criminal gangs are exploiting, the uncertainties surrounding coronavirus disease, public anxiety increased demand for PPE and medications, along with inconsistencies in national regulation regimens, to put millions of lives at risk.
16:49
16:49

Stella Nyanzi Arrested for Inciting Traders to Demonstrate in Kampala PATRICK ONYANGO 1

Onyango said Nyanzi together with the colleagues are going to be charged in court with two counts; incitement and engaging in acts that are likely to cause the spread of the coronavirus.
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