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09:42
09:42

Jinja Hospital Runs Out of Gloves health worker 1 1

The Hospital’s Deputy Director, Angella Namala said that, since gloves are essential for all health workers, the absence affects proper management of patients.
18:32
18:32

Jinja Hospital Runs out of Supplies to Manage Covid-19 Patients drug 1 1

The hospital is reported to have runout of azithromycin, Vitamin C and Zinc in early June this year and have not received supplies from national medical stores-NMS ever since. This has prompted patients to purchase them exorbitantly from private pharmacies.
07:38
07:38

Country Running on Reserved Power Supply-ERA island 2 2

Turbines at the three main power supply plants of Nalubaale, Kiira, and Bujjagali were blocked by a floating island on Monday night. The blockage sent the country in a total blackout for close to one hour.
19:29
19:29

Delays in Kampala Schools as PLE Start area 2 4

At Kisuule Nursery & Primary School, Bukoto, papers were received at exactly 8:10 a.m. by Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) scouts and supervisors in the absence of invigilators. There were still no invigilators at the school after 9 a.m., sending the administrators into a panic.
16:36
16:36

Bishop Stuart University Students Protest Lack of Furniture in Lecture Rooms security 3 2

Professor Maud Kamatenesi-Mugisha the University Vice-Chancellor acknowledged the need to have more lights especially in students’ passage towards their hostels in Rwemigina hill.
13:24
13:24

How Former ICT Director Fell Out With Mak Adminstration Makerere University 1

Eng. Frank Kitumba was evicted by a team from the University Estates, Works Directorate, security guards and police officers in what his lawyers described the eviction as unfortunate and contempt of the law.
14:13
14:13

Sugarcane Prices to Continue Dropping-Museveni government 1

According to Museveni, government has nothing much to do about the falling cane prices dictated by forces beyond their control.
15:04
15:04

High Costs of Molasses Slows Alcohol Brewing in Jinja tax 3 1

Gorette Ita, of Wakawaka Waragi Bureau, says that Kakira Sugar Works limited was selling molasses at 20,000 Shillings per tonne which would lead to production of 400 litres of waragi in a period of two days adding that, it takes two weeks to acquire the same quantity.
08:56
08:56

Logistical Challenges Hindering Training of UPDF Drivers jinja 2 1

Col. Amos Rutaremwa, the Commandant of the School, says the school was curved out the Magamaga based school of Engineering and Logistics in 2013 with the aim of increasing professionalism among UPDF drivers.
08:52
08:52

Luweero Health Center IV in Power Blackout Over Unpaid Bills district 1 4

According to Mulwana, they only have Shillings 2 million, which they intend to use to hire a technician to tap solar energy from eye clinic run by German partners.
07:14
07:14

Vendors Abandon Generators Citing High Fuel Consumption supply 2 3 Top story

Yusuf Nsubuga, the General Secretary Mbale Central Market, says the generators guzzle 20 liters of fuel within two hours, which is very costly for the vendors.
13:09
13:09

Delayed Repair of MV 2 Kyoga Ferry Irks Travelers resident 1 1 Top story

Mark Ssali, the UNRA Spokesperson, says they are in the process of procuring some spares to fix the faulty ferry.
14:42
14:42

Prof. Baryamureeba Calls for Independent Audit at MUBS member 3 1 Top story

Prof. Baryamureeba also wants an inquiry into circumstances under, which some members of management and council are the main supplies of goods and services to MUBS through pseudo companies.
17:37
17:37

Government Makes U-turn on Airtime Scratch Cards gobierno 4 1 Top story

The decision to lift the ban was reached in a meeting in the Conference hall of parliament involving the speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, telecom companies, members of parliament, the Information Communication and Technology-ICT Minister, Frank Tumwebaze and Uganda Communications Commission officials.
19:02
19:02

Farmers Count Loses as Irish Potato Prices Drop kampala 4 2 Top story

In Mbale, a kilogram of Irish potatoes goes for Shillings 600 on wholesale and Shillings 700 on retail. Farmers attribute the low price of Irish Potatoes in the region to increased supply from Mbale and Kween districts.
08:02
08:02

OPM Contractor in Trouble Over Bouncing Cheque general manager

According to Odongo, Osuku filed a complaint of issuing a bouncing cheque against Ndeba at Serere Central Police Station under CRB 274 / 2018.
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