Breaking

Archive

May 17 results
14:20
14:20

Traders Sleep in Shops Because of Lockdown Corona virus 4 Top story

According to Atredeza, when he heard the president, Yoweri Museveni, saying they can resume work, he parked basic requirements and walked to his work place.
15:36
15:36

Lawyer Petitions Minister to Discharge Dr Spire from Quarantine Corona virus 1

Spire has so far spent 21-days in quarantine despite testing negative on two different occasions. According to the Ministry of Health, his quarantine was extended after members of the same group that was quarantined at Arch apartments in Ntinda tested positive to Coronavirus Disease.
15:53
15:53

Bus Companies Resort to Cargo Transportation Corona virus 3 2 Top story

Patrick Mwesigwa is the manager in charge of luggage in Global Bus Company, which owns a fleet of over 86 buses that have been plying the western route.
17:34
17:34

Masindi Hospital Runs Out of Protective Gear health officials

Some of the protective gears which are out of stock at the hospital include masks, infrared thermometers, gumboots among others.
08:07
08:07

Coronavirus: 95 Passengers Quarantined at Kirigime Guest House Corona virus 3 4

Patrick Besigye Keihwa, the Kabale district LC 5 Chairperson, says government promised to meet the costs of quarantining the travelers at Kirigime guest house following protracted negotiations.
11:31
11:31

Kasese School Heads Welcome Directive to Close Schools Corona virus 6 3 Top story

Augustine Muserero, the head teacher Kasese Secondary school applauded the directive regardless of its implication to the academic calendar. Kasese Secondary school is expected to dismiss students today.
15:57
15:57

Corona Virus: Defying Ban On Religious Gatherings Is Like Committing Suicide-Luweero Kadhi 4 1 Top story

Sheikh Ramadhan Nsanja Mulindwa, the Kadhi Luweero Muslim District has thrown his weight behind the president’s directive, saying Islam teaches respect and obedience to guidelines from authorities especially if they are intended to preserve life.
07:02
07:02

Archbishop Kaziimba Responds to Closure of Churches, Issues New Worship Guidelines Church of Uganda 1

Archbishop Kaziimba advises faithful to make use of Home Cells saying they are the ideal place for Sunday worship to take place. He says that some cells may need to sub-divide so that they are no more than 10 people.
19:36
19:36

Verbatim: President Museveni's Address on Coronavirus Corona virus 1 Top story

Once the epidemic breaks out, there is so much stampede that the first suspect to be affected is transport. You have seen how Airports were clogged with people. That crowding is perfect ground for new infections. Let us, therefore, move early to avoid the stampede.
18:48
18:48

Political Gatherings, Conferences Suspended for 32 Days Corona virus 1 1

He said that the gatherings, conferences, elections and others will remain suspended for the next 32 days.
18:12
18:12

Museveni Orders Closure of Schools over Coronavirus Corona virus 1 2 Top story

Museveni said that the directive will help the country tame the spread of Coronavirus that is currently ravaging the world. Cases of the virus have in the past days been confirmed in Uganda’s neighbours including Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania. All these countries are in the East African region.
10:38
10:38

COVID-19: Uganda Airlines Suspends Several Flights Corona virus 1 Top story

“Following the spread of COVID-19 and the control measures put in place by various countries to contain its spread; In compliance with health and safety guidelines, operational requirements and regulatory obligations, we wish to communicate changes to flight operations,” reads a statement on the website of Uganda Airlines.
18:08
18:08

Kadaga Raps Medical Association Over Corona Virus Statement 1 3 Top story

. In her communication to the house on Tuesday afternoon, Kadaga questioned why the UMA leadership didn’t find it necessary to engage her office on her comments about the sanitiser instead of running to the media.
16:12
16:12

Parliament Bans MPs Travel Abroad Amid COVID-19 Pandemic Corona virus 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed that no travels outside the country will be undertaken by Members of Parliament and the Institution’s staff.
09:05
09:05

Health Ministry Cautions Ugandans Against Spreading Rumors on COVID19 Corona virus 2

Dr. Henry Mwebesa, the Director-General of Health Services, says as the Ministry is struggling to keep Corona virus at bay, they are also battling misinformation spreading on social media and other platforms.
07:52
07:52

Speaker asks MPs to Reconsider Travel Abroad to Tame COVID-19 Corona virus 1 1

Kadaga made the caution upon the cancellation of the 142nd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) meeting that had been scheduled to take place between April 16 and April 20, 2020, in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting was scheduled to adopt resolutions on the challenges and risks to peace and security as a consequence of climate change and mainstreaming digitalization and the circular economy to achieve the SDGs.
17:18
17:18

Kasese Border Communities Call For Coronavirus Awareness Campaigns Corona virus 5 1

The residents note that they have abandoned some of the key health practices including routine hand washing since Uganda was declared free from Ebola in October 2019.
May 17 results