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23:10
23:10

WHO Stops Use of Hydroxychloroquine, Lopinavir for COVID-19 Treatment

In a statement released today, the health agency said that the decision to stop the use of the drugs comes from a recommendation made by the Solidarity Trial’s International Steering Committee to discontinue the use of the drugs because they do not have any effect on hospitalised patients.
17:32
17:32

191 Defilement Cases Reported in Albertine Region During COVID-19 2

According to the breakdown, 20 cases were reported in Kibaale, 34 in Kiryandongo, 16 in Buliisa, 21 in Kakumiro, 22 in Masindi, 20 in Hoima, 27 in Kikuube and 31 in Kagadi.
16:59
16:59

Man Kills Own Mother Over UGX 200 3 2 Top story

According to the minor, the suspect demanded for Shillings 200, which his mother didn’t have. This infuriated the suspect forcing his mother to abandon the supper and retreat to her bedroom.
16:16
16:16

Kitgum District COVID-19 Taskforce Protests Delayed Release of Test Results 1

The LC V Chairperson, Jackson Omona who co-chairs the District COVID 19 taskforce, says despite adhering to the stipulated Standard Operating Procedures on timely submission of samples taken from suspects they are dismayed over the delayed release of results from the center.
15:15
15:15

PAC Questions Uganda Prisons Over UGX 48Bn Expenditure Parliament 2 1

The PAC Chairperson, Nandala Mafabi realized that despite the fact that Uganda Prison Services budgeted for and received Shillings 18 billion for domestic arrears, they spent Shillings 66 billion contrary to the provisions of the Public Finance Management Act.
14:48
14:48

RDC Suspends Suspicious Cultural Practices at Lufu Island 3 1

According to Kigongo, such practices have been common on various islands in Buvuma but they have managed to stop them by suspending suspicious cultural rituals.
14:09
14:09

Woman Arrested For Killing Her Mother village 1

The suspects reportedly laid the deceased’s body on a mattress and covered it with a blanket before setting the house ablaze to destroy evidence.
13:12
13:12

Embattled Makerere University Secretary Runs to Court to Challenge Suspension 1 Top story

According to Barugahare, the forced leave is a disguised move to remove him from office and create a management committee outside the law to investigate nonexistent allegations orchestrated personally and concocted by Professor Nawangwe.
12:24
12:24

Fuel Prices Increase in Buvuma After Pump Stations Suspend Services Buvuma District 3 2 Top story

The fuel stations at Kirongo landing site and Luwanda trading center suspended their services due to failure by trucks to supply fuel from the mainland resulting from the suspension of ferry services.
11:50
11:50

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 927 WHO

11 of the cases were from samples picked from truck drivers at different points of entry while five cases were picked from contacts in Amuru and Namulindwa.
11:42
11:42

Hope Radio, Former Staff Feud Over Salary Arrears 2 Top story

On 1st this month, the radio’s lawyer, Justus Muhangi of Muhangi & Partners Advocates issued a response refuting the trio’s accusations.
10:54
10:54

Controversy As Owino Market Leadership Asks Vendors to Pay Arrears Godfrey Kayongo 4 1

Some of the vendors boycotted the payment of the market dues in 2012 claiming that St. Balikuddembe Market Stalls, Space and Lock up Shops Owners Association-SSLOA led by their Chairperson, Godfrey Kayongo doesn’t remit the fees to Kampala City Council Authority-KCCA.
10:36
10:36

Refugee Collection Centre Designated to House Health Workers in Amuru health staff 1 2

The district deployed 13 health workers at the Uganda-South Sudan border to conduct surveillance and screening of long-distance cargo truck drivers en-route to Juba since the outbreak of coronavirus disease.
10:26
10:26

270 Ugandans Return From United Arab Emirates 1 3 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.
10:01
10:01

Police Post Facing Eviction Over Rent Arrears Uganda Police Force 4

According to Nabakooza, the officers have been using the excuse of the Covid19 pandemic for the delayed payment of rent.
09:25
09:25

Abim District Battles Fresh Infestation of Scabies 2

Abim District Health Officer Anthony Okengo says that the skin infestation is rampant across all the sub-counties affecting mostly children and elderly persons. He says currently, all health centres are treating the condition.
08:49
08:49

UPDF Soldier Jailed 25-years for Killing Girlfriend 1 1

Private Joshua Nyongeza, 23, from Butogo barracks, was convicted on Friday by the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) Mountain Division Court Martial sitting in Bundibugyo district on Friday.
08:47
08:47

Three Arrested in Connection to Raid at Kibuku District Headquarters 2 1 Top story

Charles Kadyama, the Kibuku District LC 5 Chairperson suspects that the theft could have been an inside job, arguing that no outsider could know where they keep their valuables.
08:40
08:40

2,300 Elderly Persons Enrolled on SAGE Scheme in Bukomansimbi 4 1

Steven Kasaija, the SAGE coordinator at the Ministry of Gender noted that riding on lessons from districts in the Northern and Eastern part of the country which were covered first, the government was convinced to bring onboard the elderly in districts of the central and southern regions where the need is also high.
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