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14:27
14:27

Jamil Mukulu Accuses Officers of Torture at Luzira Prisons

Contacted for a comment, Frank Baine, the spokesperson of the Uganda Prison Services said Mukulu is treated like any other prisoner in the manner that the prison knows best. "I’m not going to discuss how prisoners bathe in the morning, how they eat food at lunch," Baine said.
11:56
11:56

Gulu District Leaders Concerned About Stigma Against COVID-19 Patients 3 1

Irene Lamwaka Aziz, a resident of Palaro Sub-County said her grandmother tested positive for the virus and consequently some residents in her village denied her family members access to shops and water sources for fear getting infected.
16:06
16:06

Security Personnel Accused of Harassing Health Workers During Curfew 1 1

Innocent Rubangakene, a Laboratory scientist at Kitgum General Hospital told members of Kitgum Covid-19 Task Force on Thursday that he has been a victim of harassment meted on him by security personnel during curfew hours.
14:24
14:24

MoH Dismisses Calls for PS Atwine's Resignation 3 2

Addressing journalists at the 'People's Government' offices along Katonga Road on Thursday morning, Annet Namata commonly known as Nalongo Mwafrika, one of the activists, said that Atwine must also resign for exposing medical personnel to the virus when the Ministry failed to avail them Personal Protective Equipment yet it was available in National Medical Stores.
13:57
13:57

A Thousand Teenagers Pregnant, Seek Antenatal Care in Lockdown Month in Kachumbala County 2 2

many teenage girls are pregnant since the schools were closed and some parents do not improvise their girls with basic need like pads among others which force young girls to get involved in love affairs the health center registered a total of 1024 teenagers seeking for antenatal care service and a total of 136 births registered in month of june
10:31
10:31

Assailants Hack Two To Death In Lwengo 1

Peter Akampurira, the Lwengo District Police Commander, says that they have taken the deceased’s bodies to Masaka Regional Referral Hospital for postmortem.
09:45
09:45

Arua Regional Hospital Seeks 60 Additional Oxygen Cylinders to Manage COVID-19 Patients 2 2 Top story

Valet Barungi, the in-charge of Arua hospital Oxygen plant, says that most of the time the plant is rendered idle once the 90 Cylinders are filled up as they wait for them to first be consumed.
08:25
08:25

Arua District Fails to Pay UGX 690M to Retired Staff 1 4 Top story

According to Eswelu, they failed to collect sufficient local revenue because of the low revenue base. He revealed that revenue collection in the district dropped from over Shillings 1Billion to Shillings 426Million, which he attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic and creation of Terego district and Arua City hence denying them some sources of revenue.
13:38
13:38

Large Gullies, Broken Culverts Cut Off Roads in Gulu, Omoro Districts Paicho Sub-County 3 1

The gullies have formed along the Corner Pageya-Kidere-Atoo Hill-Omel road following torrential rains that also washed away several culverts along with Larwodo and Layiebit Bridges. Vincent Ouma, the Omel Sub-County Chairperson told URN that the broken culverts and deadly gullies have since become a threat to the lives of motorists and other road users.
13:20
13:20

Three South Sudanese Nationals Arrested for Illegal Entry 2

The Palabek Refugee Welfare Council III Chairperson John Pascal says they have scrutinized the suspects who are indeed registered asylum seekers but investigations are ongoing in regards to their alleged sneaking into the country illegally.
11:18
11:18

Ugandan Farmers Chased from South Sudan Border Gardens

Reports indicate that the gunmen believed to be coming from Owiny-Kibul and Ingiji in the Central Equatorial State of South Sudan have in the past weeks made separate incursions into Uganda and chased farmers from their gardens in the border areas of Nyimur in Lamwo district.
17:31
17:31

Acholi Khadi Roots for Protection of Young Girls Against Abuses 1 5

The Khadi decried the rampant cases of sexual abuses that were and are being meted on young girls within the Acholi Sub Region especially due to the restrictions aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country.
15:40
15:40

Sick Girl Sleeps in the Open for Three Weeks at Mukono General Hospital Cerebral Palsy 2 1

The Facility Acting Administrator Fred Wademe says they are currently stuck with the girl and she requires tight supervision given her health condition that involves uncontrolled defecation and urinating causing inconvenience to other clients in the female ward.
15:05
15:05

Renovation Works of COVID-19 Holding Centre At Awach HCIV Stall Over Funding 3 1

Ballington Olweny P’Ongwech, the District Secretary for Health disclosed that the tent was erected at the facility’s compound to provide more space for treating asymptomatic patients, but the shelter was blown away by a violent storm.
08:04
08:04

Boda- Bodas Cyclists, Traffic Officers Trade Accusations in Kaberamaido 3

The chairperson of the boda boda operators William Owae indicated in his letter that the police have created a very hard situation for public transport to the extent of turning every police check point into a money making point regardless of the traffic offences committed.
17:16
17:16

UHRC Calls for Investigations into Killing of Katumba Shooting Suspects 3 1

Speaking to reporters on Monday at the Commission headquarters in Kampala, Meddie Mulumba, the acting chairperson said the police must come clean with a report to show how the suspects were shot because the Ugandan law presumes that suspects are innocent until proven guilty.
14:30
14:30

Gov’t Starts Construction of UGX 6.5 Billion Piped Water Facility at Elegu Elegu border 3 1

The 12-month project co-funded by the Germany Financial Cooperation through KfW, a German state-owned development bank will cover six villages of Lorikor East; Lorikor West, Bibia East, Bibia West, Kaladima East and Kaladima West.
13:27
13:27

Acholi Paramount Chief Defends Bride Price Regulation 2 1

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview, Rwot Acana says the cultural institution was right to intervene in the marriage woes in the region saying the ceremony had turned commercial and uncultured.
11:29
11:29

UPDF to Award Karimojong Warriors Certificates for Surrendering Firearms 1

Brig. Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd Division commander told URN that the certificates would work as an Identity tool to help the forces involved in the disarmament exercise to know those who handed over their guns.
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