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20:32
20:32

Concerned Citizen Wants 2021 Elections Suspended over Coronavirus Fears COVID 19 Outbreak 1

Abbey Mgugu argues that there is need for the government to closely monitor and gain control over the threat of the virus in the country before activities leading to the general elections.
19:17
19:17

Four Suspected Dealers of Stolen Phones Arrested 2 1

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, identified the arrested suspects as Nyanzi Issa, Ssali Ronald, Charity Nabuto and Ketrah Nansimbe. Onyango said the operation was intended to minimize cases of traders encouraging phone snatching through buying them from criminals.
19:02
19:02

Sugar Manufacturers Still Waiting to Hear From Tanzania on Export 1 1

Jim Kabeho, the chairman of the Uganda Sugar Manufacturers Association (USMA) said they had not shipped any sugar to Tanzania at the moment despite reports that deal had been reached with Uganda government for them to export.
18:55
18:55

Ministry of Health Planning Cholera Vaccination Drive

Dr. Henry Mwebesa, the Director General of Health Services told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that effective next month they will be carrying out vaccination in six districts of Kasese, Moyo, Arua, Ntoroko, Busia and Namayingo against cholera since it’s one of diseases that pose the highest risk and their biggest scare as the heavy rains set in.
18:51
18:51

City Businessman on Spot For Demolishing William Street Police Post 1 2

Gerald Kalungi, the proprietor of Kalungi Plaza, says he has a permit from the Directorate of Planning in KCCA allowing him to construct his building.
17:58
17:58

Woman Arrested for Conning Two Men in Fraudulent Land Transaction 3 2

Rachael Nanozi, 28, allegedly disguised as the owner of two pieces of land at Namagoma and Kasangati township in Wakiso District.
17:08
17:08

How Security Agencies Arrested Suspected Nsangi Women Killer Thomas Kasimo 1 1 Top story

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says that as police was interrogating Bwambale, other officers tracked Musiimenta’s phone and found it with Asuman Byaruhanga. He revealed that he had bought it from Ashraf Sekasi.
16:28
16:28

Eye Care Infiltrated by Quacks- Experts 5

There are 30 ophthalmologists trained to perform eye exams, diagnose and treat disease, prescribe medications and perform eye surgery but those that are scarcer in the country are the optometrists who are supposed to examine the eyes and prescribe eye glasses or contact lenses. Nsubuga says they have so far only graduated 8 of such specialists as the course is fairly new in the country. But, she says about 50 of such experts are currently in training.
16:17
16:17

Medical Interns Strike, Paralyze Services at Kawempe Hospital Kampala 1

Betty Arum, the Hospital Accountant acknowledges the delays in payments of the allowances to the medical interns citing that the money had bounced on their accounts due to errors.
16:06
16:06

Uganda Drops Two Places in Rule of Law Index judiciary 1

With this position, Uganda trails neighbours Rwanda at 37th position, Kenya (102nd) and Tanzania (93rd). Kenya and Rwanda improved by three places each while Tanzania stayed in the same position as last year. Burundi and South Sudan were not ranked.
15:56
15:56

Coronavirus: MP Akol Ejected from Plenary For self Quarantine Rebecca Kadaga 4 1 Top story

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga ordered Akol to exit the house and self-quarantine for the mandatory 14 days.
15:43
15:43

Pallisa Woman MP Sues NGO Employee for Defamation Faith Alupo 1

In her Civil Suit number 86 of 2020, Alupo notes that Onapi who works with Children's Life Development Association -CHILDA defamed her in his communiqué of October 30th 2019 which had been written by his lawyers before its publication and distribution.
15:17
15:17

National Basketball Season to Resume Amid Coronavirus Pandemic FUBA 1

President of the Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) Nasser Serunjogi says that although Uganda is under FIBA, the local league is not controlled by FIBA.
14:44
14:44

Schools Cancel Visitation, Ask Pupils to Buy Hand Sanitisers Alex Kakooza 1 3 Top story

Namugongo Girls Primary School and Mugwanya Preparatory School Kabojja are not the only ones that have taken drastic measures to deal with the pandemic.
14:40
14:40

U.S Department Pins Uganda on Human Rights Violation Jinja 4

The report shows that there were several reports where the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings, including due to torture in 2019.
13:05
13:05

Sewage Flow Still A Challenge at Kiruddu Hospital 4

However, residents on Wednesday told the Makindye West MP Allan Sewanyana that sewage from the hospital still flows into their homes.
10:46
10:46

Public Health Experts Call For Proper Hand Washing WHO 4 1

Dr David Musoke, an environmental health expert at the Makerere School of Public Health says that it's very important for people to wash their hands as often as possible.
07:28
07:28

Govt Presents UGX 1.2Tn Loan Request For Kampala-Jinja Express Way 3 3 Top story

The loan request comes weeks after the Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga blocked a government proposal to borrow US$119 Million (approximately Shillings 440.6 billion) to upgrade three oil road projects over government's failure to get a loan to finance the Jinja-Kampala Expressway.
07:24
07:24

WHO Declares COVID- 19 a Global Pandemic COVID 19 Outbreak 1

The disease was declared a pandemic after it has spread to all continents and so far over 118,000 people have been infected
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