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08:29
08:29

131 Ugandans, Legal Residents Return From India 2 Top story

Ambassador Charles Ssentongo, the Chief of Protocol in the Foreign Affairs Ministry and other government officials received the latest group of returnees.
10:26
10:26

270 Ugandans Return From United Arab Emirates 3 1 Top story

This is the biggest group to arrive from a same location ever since the repatriation flights commenced last week due to the Covid19 lock down. The latest group brings to 674, the number of returnees to the country.
10:07
10:07

The Struggle to Return Home; Scientist Shares Agonizing Tale 4

Dr Andrew Obuku left Cleveland, Ohio on March 21. At 7 a.m. the next day, he was in Addis Ababa, waiting for a connecting flight which was due at 10 a.m. However, Ethiopian Airlines rescheduled the flight to 23; 45 p.m. After more than 12 hours of waiting, the same flight was cancelled.
16:49
16:49

5 Returnees From India In Self Isolation 1 Top story

Dr. Richard Mugahi, the National Coordinator for Quarantine Centers in the Health Ministry, says the five returnees including a child were exempted from institutional quarantine because of terminal illness.
21:25
21:25

Lake Victoria Water Levels Receding-Water Ministry 3

Water levels across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania increased drastically, from 12 meters in October 2019 to 13.48 meters in May 2020, the highest level ever recorded in 50 years.
17:09
17:09

Entebbe Municipal Council Moots Online Registration For Taxi Operators 1

Entebbe Municipality Town Clerk Magumba says the exercise will also help combat the spread of COVID-19 since taxi operators will not physically visit the municipal offices for registration as it has been since mid-June.
18:09
18:09

COVID-19: One Patient Left in Entebbe Hospital 1

The hospital is currently managing only one patient, a male Ugandan who was admitted over the weekend. The patient was a case picked from the community in Masaka district. The patient was admitted two days after the hospital discharged on Thursday the last group of two truck drivers who had the virus. The drivers had been at the hospital since Mid-June.
09:59
09:59

91 Stranded Ugandans Return From Afghanistan 2 Top story

As a result, the latest group from Aghanistan brings the total number of stranded Ugandans who have returned to 200.
12:34
12:34

Returnees Paying UGX 3.4 Million Each for Uganda Airlines Repatriation Flight 1 1

Hannington Kasirye, a Ugandan and a community leader in Pretoria told Uganda Radio Network that $913 US Dollars, up from the normal average rate of $ 471 US Dollars for a one-way ticket from Johanesbug to Entebbe, is fair. He says it is the lowest cost one can charter a flight under the circumstances, noting that certain airlines had made quotations in the range of $1,200 to 1,800 US Dollars, about shillings 4.5million to 6.7 million per passenger.
08:16
08:16

MV Vanessa, Nathalie Resume Operations on Entebbe- Kalangala Route 3 5

Upon easing the restrictions, MV Nathalie made its first trip on Friday setting off 4 pm from Entebbe to Kalangala with 17 passengers. Travellers were directed to arrive at least two hours before departure to allow enough time for screening and other anti-COVID-19 measures.
13:13
13:13

UWEC Proposes Strict COVID-19 Preventive Measures wildlife 4 5

UWEC Managing Director James Musinguzi says that the ban on impromptu visits to the centre will enable better planning, enforcing social distancing within the centre, and limit the number of visitors at a given time. Visitors will also not be allowed to interact with wildlife, especially animals and will only be allowed on condition that they make cashless payments.
22:04
22:04

Stranded Ugandans Return from Sudan 1 2

In excitement, they waved to the receiving party while others raised their hands in the sky when they finally disembarked from the plane. Each of the returnees also wore face masks as they checked out of the terminal, and proceeded to the various quarantine centres.
23:26
23:26

Nine COVID-19 Patients Discharged from Entebbe Hospital 1

The Hospital Director Dr Moses Muwanga says the patients discharged today spent an average of 14 days in the hospital. So far, the facility with a capacity of 200 beds has handled 158 patients.
05:12
05:12

140 Taxis Cleared to Operate in Entebbe 1

Now, Isaac Mukisa, the spokesperson of the Municipal Council, says ever since June 12th when registration commenced in Entebbe, 140 operators have been cleared to operate in Entebbe. “The council expects to register about 1,000 taxis but few operators have turned up in the last two weeks,” Mukisa says.
08:01
08:01

Pictorial; MPs Visit Flood Hit Areas in Bugonga and Kigungu

Nine Committee members led by the chairperson, Jesca Ababiku visited specifically Bunonko-Misoli village in Kigungu and Bugonga landing site in Bugonga parish to ascertain how many people have been affected by Lake Victoria floods, whether or not the affected people are within the 200-meter protected zone, the extent of damage and possible solutions.
08:43
08:43

Entebbe Residents Divided over Proposed Relocation from L.Victoria Shores 3 4

Up to 174,000 people face eviction from the shores, mainly around the areas of Bugonga, Kigungu, and Lugonjo-Nakiwogo, which have been flooded as the lake reclaims its shoreline that was encroached on for several years.
18:00
18:00

Coronavirus: 44 Recovered Patients Discharged From Entebbe Hospital 1 3

The latest discharge brings the total number of recoveries to 486. Uganda has so far confirmed a total of 741 cases.
10:51
10:51

Encroachers Refuse to Vacate Namiiro Wetland 3 2

In April President Museveni ordered individuals who have settled or working in protected zones such as lakes, wetlands, forest reserves across the country should be evicted.
08:06
08:06

Gov't Names Quarantine Centres for Returnees 2

The Quarantine centres have a total room capacity of 2,597.
18:23
18:23

MOH Launches Mosquito Net Distribution 2 2

The first batch will be distributed in 25 districts that were hit most by floods around Lake Kyoga and districts with high prevalence rate of malaria.
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