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17:10
17:10

Opening of Kasese Central Market Delayed COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

The Kasese Municipal town clerk Isaiah Twesigye says that the relocation exercise has been suspended since the country is still in lockdown.
13:15
13:15

MPs Want 30 Percent Tax Levied on Health Workers' Risk Allowance Scrapped COVID-19 Pandemic 4 1

At Soroti Regional Referral Hospital, Dr Wilson Etolu, the COVID-19 Focal Point Person at the hospital told the MPs that the health workers are demoralized by the deductions on their allowances. Etolu also said that the frontline workers delay receiving the allowances.
10:56
10:56

Covid-19 Stigma: Relatives Abandon Patients serere district 4 1

In Serere district, some of the people who test positive to the deadly virus are locked up in their houses by neighbours to prevent them from mixing up with other members of the community.
14:42
14:42

Bukedea Suspends Services at Holly Innocent Medical Centre Bukedea District 1 1

Okiswa notes that the death of a COVID-19 patient at the private health facility has reawakened the team to monitor the activities and services offered to the community.
09:33
09:33

ICU Beds Lying Idle in Regional Referral Hospitals COVID-19 Pandemic 2 2

Intensive care units (ICU) provide critical care and life support for acutely ill and injured patients. With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, the units are used to handle severe cases of the disease, mostly persons with breathing complications due to organ failure, one of the side effects of the disease.
10:43
10:43

Leaders in Serere District Step up Measures to Control Spread of COVID-19 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 2

In the guidelines, no new visitors will be allowed in the villages until the lockdown is lifted by the President. The leaders have also banned the use of public address systems, cooking of food and large gatherings at burials.
10:25
10:25

Pastor Arrested for Holding Rally after Testing Positive for COVID-19 Soroti district 1 1

Edulu had been placed under home-based care management which required him to remain in quarantine at home for at least 14 days while receiving treatment. But Edulu is reported to have ignored the health restrictions and decided to openly preach in the city centre, at a rally that had brought crowds in one place.
11:26
11:26

Kitgum District Registers Low Turn Up for Second Covid-19 Vaccine Dose Health Ministry 1 4

At Kitgum General Hospital, for instance, health workers had by Thursday vaccinated only 26 people who returned for their second dose.
17:50
17:50

Kitgum Covid-19 Taskforce Seeks UGX 39.5M To Boost Vaccination COVID-19 Pandemic 1 3

Kitgum District health department received 3,120 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from the Health Ministry in March this year. However available statistics show that only 1,066 doses of the vaccines have been used representing only 34.2 percent of the total vaccines released to five health facilities in the district.
12:30
12:30

Nabilatuk District Officials Shun COVID-19 Vaccination MInistry of Health 2 1

Since the district launched COVID-19 vaccination on March 18th, only 32 people have been vaccinated. Nabilatuk received 1,100 doses of the vaccines in the first phase. But only 19 out of 66 health workers have been vaccinated whiles 13 others are frontline workers like the support staff, teachers and soldiers.
15:37
15:37

Kitgum Recalls Staff Months After Scaling Down over Covid-19 COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

Close to 80 percent of non-essential staff at the district headquarters and sub-counties were advised to work from home in a directive issued by Chief Administrative Officer Martin Jacan Gwokto in August last year.
14:09
14:09

More Learners Return to Home Schools in Teso Teso sub region 4 1

Although the government cleared semi- candidates to return to school next month, some parents have opted to enrol their children in neighbouring schools.
18:11
18:11

Bars Operating Behind Closed Doors COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

Uganda Radio Network-URN established that some of the bars that have been openly operating are owned by security personnel attached to the president’s office and Uganda People’s Defence Force-UPDF.
19:29
19:29

Banks Disbursed Loans Worth UGX 2.2 Trillion Between July and September 2020 Bank of Uganda 1

The Pre-Election Economic and Fiscal Update issued by Moses Kaggwa, the Acting Director Economic Affairs says that the approved and disbursed loans led to a cumulative stock of 17.221 trillion in September, 2020.
12:31
12:31

Archbishop Kaziimba Calls for Justice As Election Day Draws Near COVID-19 Pandemic 3 1

“Peaceful campaigns and peaceful election should be promoted," said Kaziimba. "Let there be justice and fairness in the whole exercise. Let there be peace. Uganda is here to stay, Uganda will continue…let us learn to co-exist, support and love one another.”
09:21
09:21

Bishop Luwalira Talks Tough on Election Violence, COVID-19 in Christmas Message COVID-19 Pandemic 1 Top story

“Let’s be messengers of good news amidst a situation full of bad news. The world needs to hear good news since we are shadowed with bad news of the diseases especially Covid-19 and also politics full of unfairness, undermining and hatred,” reads part of Luwalira’s Christmas message addressed to all religious leaders and Christians in Namirembe Diocese.
13:55
13:55

Covid-19 Vaccine: Central Bank Hopeful of Economic Boost COVID-19 Pandemic 1

The Central Bank says that the discovery of COVID-19 vaccines is expected to boost the rebound of Uganda's economy that has been hit by the pandemic.
14:52
14:52

Acholi Cultural Festival Suspended Over Covid-19 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1 Top story

Ambrose Olaa, the Acholi Premier told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that this year’s event has been called off in conformity with the ban of public gatherings by the Health Ministry.
11:18
11:18

Gen. Muntu Wants EC to Buy Airtime for Presidential Candidates Kalaki District 1 3 Top story

Muntu says besides the limited time for campaigning across the country, the rallies of opposition presidential candidates are often disrupted by Police under the pretext of enforcing COVID-19 guidelines.
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