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10:11
10:11

Police to Implement Annual Promotions to Enhance Staff Development area 1 1

Speaking at the piping ceremony of newly promoted police air wing personnel in Jinja city on Wednesday, Omoding highlighted the need for officers to progress in their ranks and avoid stagnation, even as they gain experience and seniority in their respective roles.
09:01
09:01

Brig Byekwaso Takes Over as URDCC Chief of Staff UPDF 1 2

Brig. Byekwaso's appointment as chief of staff marks a significant milestone as she becomes the first female military officer to hold such a position within the UPDF.
07:27
07:27

UPDF Engineering Brigade Starts Renovating Jinja Hospital ICU health worker 1

Angela Namala, the acting Director of Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, who declined to reveal the cost of the entire renovation works told URN on Sunday that the ICU ward needed a facelift and the repair of some of the interior fittings.
11:39
11:39

Dilapidated State of Jinja Police Barracks Shocks Legislators Iganga 6 2

A police officer told our reporter on condition of anonymity so as to speak freely on the matter during the visit of the Defense and Internal Affairs Committee that he has since abstained from sex due to lack of privacy in their housing units, which has since pushed his wife into infidelity.
15:06
15:06

State House Officials Blame Oxygen Cylinder Thefts in Jinja on Administration Gaps security guard 2 1

Karugaba further stresses that, the unit has investigated several cases of misconduct, theft of government drugs and theft of equipment in Jinja hospital within the past five years, however, criminal actors keep evolving and employing new tactics.
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 2 1 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 2 1

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 2 3 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 1 4

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.
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