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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.
08:13
08:13

Jinja Hospital Registers 32 COVID-19 Deaths in Two Months unit 1 2 Top story

Florence Tugumisirize, the Executive Director of Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, says they have so far admitted 156 COVID-19 patients in the second wave. She says 124 of these were treated and discharged while 32 succumbed to the virus.
12:10
12:10

Jinja Hospital to Expand Intensive Care Unit health worker 1 2

A total of 32 COVID-19 patients were admitted to the hospital’s ICU between May 2020 and April 2021. Of these, 26 died while only six were successfully discharged from the facility, while three other lives have been lost since the outbreak of the second wave last month.
10:14
10:14

Kasingye Directs Senior Police Officers to Leave Barracks Busoga 1 1 Top story

Kasingye says senior officers are living illegally in the barracks, because they are given a housing allowance, which entitles them to rent houses outside the barracks.
06:47
06:47

Lack of Anesthesiologist Slows Management of COVID-119 Patients at Jinja Hospital unit 1 1

“These two part-time anesthesiologists only show up to check on patients who fail to stabilize in a period of three days and when their situations are so complicated for us to handle, but the rest of the cases are being managed by the nurses throughout their admission at the ICU,” she says.
17:25
17:25

Gen. Kyanda Orders AFALU Off FPU Operations county 2 2

Gen. Kyanda explained that AFALU is not accountable to anyone and their excesses are blamed on the Fisheries Protection Unit personnel who in most cases not aware of their unscrupulous operations.
21:55
21:55

Jinja Hospital Emergency Unit Temporarily Closes after COVID-19 Deaths patient 1 Top story

Although the facility was disinfected on Monday evening and Tuesday morning, patients and their attendants started fleeing it for fear of contracting Covid19. As a result, management temporarily relocated some of the patients to the outpatient department. However, most of them opted to seek medical services from lower health facilities.
20:09
20:09

Rider Hit by AK-47 Magazine in Njeru Municipality road 3 2 Top story

It is alleged that Ssenyonga, a resident of Kilyowa village in Njeru municipality in Buikwe district was riding a passenger on a motorcycle registration number; UDV 455N to unidentified location when the LDUs who had staged a road block outside the farm ordered them to stop in vain.
18:51
18:51

Recovered COVID-19 Patients Irked by Delayed Results victim 1 1

Led by their zonal chairperson, Jimmy Okalo, the recovered patients said that although the first negative results were availed to them five days after the tests were conducted, the confirmatory test results were announced to them after a week.
16:57
16:57

Kiira, Bujagali Power Plants Fully Restored - Eskom operation 2 2 Top story

According to ESKOM Uganda Limited, the company with a concession to operate and maintain Nalubaale and Kiira Hydro Power stations, the floating Island which originated from Lake Victoria Basin as a result of the current rising water levels created extensive debris and waste material that blocked the water intake screens, through which water for power generation is transported.
15:26
15:26

The Changing Face of Makerere University Hospital government 4 5 Top story

Dr. Byamugisha told URN in an exclusive interview that prior to the renovation of the hospital, the delivery of health services had become difficult and expensive to manage. All this has improved, despite the insatiable demands at the Hospital. Following months of renovation work, Dr. Josaphat K. Byamugisha, the Director of the newly transformed Makerere Health Services says he breathes with a sigh of relief.
14:43
14:43

Court Halts Implementation of Digital Tax Stamps Uganda 1

The order signed by the Deputy Registrar Dr. Agnes Nkonge stays URA from enforcing the transition period deadline which the tax body had set before slapping heavy fines to manufacturers and importers of several gazette goods including bottled water, soda, beer, wine, spirits, and tobacco.
14:19
14:19

Nakalema Lauds Drop in Uganda’s Corruption Rank government 4 1

Lt Col Nakalema told Uganda Radio Network that the recent ranking as captured in the just-released Corruption Perception Index, a global report by Transparency International, was a little bit impressive. According to the index, Uganda moved 12 places from 149th position to 137, on a scale of 180 countries.
10:40
10:40

First Infantry Division Overwhelmed by UPDF Veterans on AMISOM Call decision 3

Up to 15 call-up centres were opened up across the country targeting honourably discharged soldiers from the rank of Major and below, with almost 55-years of age and baring no criminal. The force is recalling more than 2,700 veterans to back-up soldiers deployed on an African Union Peacekeeping Mission in Somalia.
12:12
12:12

Business Operators in Nansana Tampering with Yaka Meters robbery 2 2

Eng. John Baptist Nuwamanya, Metering Services Manager at Umeme who led the operation says they have found out that many clients had added several components to their Yaka metres enabling them to utilize electricity without pre-loading tokens.
14:08
14:08

Army Chief Warns Drivers, Store Keepers on Drunkenness people 3 2 Top story

Brig Ronald Bigirwa, the Commandant of the UPDF Service Brigade made the appeal while presiding over the graduation of 50 drivers and 52 store men at the UPDF School of Supply and Transport-SOST in Jinja district on Friday.
17:16
17:16

Fire Guts Iganga Drug Store district 1 Top story

David Muwanguzi, the Iganga District Health Officer, says the fire destroyed anti-malaria drugs meant for seven health centers, saying they have been receiving drugs since last week and the last consignment was recorded on Monday night.
15:51
15:51

Mak Payroll Audit Flops as University Managers Disagree member 1

The two-day exercise was scheduled to start today June 5, 2019. But according to the messages seen by URN, the internal audit office of the university and the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration failed to agree on the method for conducting the exercise.
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