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Apr 2020 38 results
21:16
21:16

Security Tightened at Katwe Landing Site after New Ebola Cases in DRC DRC Ebola crisis 3 5

The first case was a 26-year-old electrician from Beni, a town that has been the epicentre of the outbreak for most of its duration. On Saturday the country also registered another death of an 11- -months-old baby girl who succumbed to the disease.
20:30
20:30

Two Suspected Thugs Killed in Kampala 1

Two suspected thugs have been shot dead by joint security team in Nateete, Lubaga Division in Kampala.
20:17
20:17

COVID-19: Three More Recovered Patients Discharged From Entebbe Hospital 1 1

On Saturday, the ministry discharged the first lot of four recovered patients and added three more today from the same hospital. Therefore, 7 of the 31 confirmed patients at Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital have been discharged.
19:55
19:55

Ugandans Face Slow Internet As Lockdown Increases Traffic 1 3 Top story

Uganda Communications commission has said it was aware of the slowing down on internet speeds. Ibrahim Bbosa, the UCC director of public and corporate affairs, said the regulator had not issued any provider with a warning or caution because it had noticed the unprecedented surge in use of the internet services.
17:43
17:43

Kadaga’s Press Secretary Summoned over Message on MPs Benchmarking Trips Parliament 1

Although the post was forwarded from another social media group by Obbo, it appears to mock Members of Parliament and their expensive bench marking trips.
17:18
17:18

Bicycles Return to City Streets COVID-19

It is now a common sight to find people riding on various city roads.
17:09
17:09

One Arrested for Assaulting UPDF Officer 2 1

The Defense Ministry Spokesperson, Brig. Richard Karemire identified the suspect as Stephen Olibia. He is wanted in connection to an attack on Private Alex Niwanyine, which saw him lose an eye while enforcing a curfew as part of the Covid19 preventive measures announced by government.
16:57
16:57

25-Year-Old Killed in Domestic Brawl battle 1

An eyewitness, Ali Mukose, says that Mwase and his unidentified lover began the fight at around 8 pm and fought for close to two hours, raising concern from their neighbours, who then surrounded their house and called Kabugudu to intervene. But in the process, Kabugudu was stabbed in the abdomen.
16:47
16:47

Police Boss Injured While Enforcing Curfew

A police officer at the station told URN on condition of anonymity that Obim was commanding a team of police officers on Saturday night to enforce the curfew in Bikurungu when they met Success Kanyoya comfortably riding his motorcycle.
16:38
16:38

Police Officer, 21 Others Arrested for Defying Presidential Directives

Isah Semwogerere the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson explains that the suspects were arrested walking at night from local bars while others were found drinking alcohol from bars.
16:23
16:23

Nurse, Radio Presenter Summoned for Posting Patients Picture on Social Media 3 1 Top story

Pictures showing Dorish Okundinia, a nurse from Ediofe Mission Dispensary rolling a male to patient to Arua Referral Hospital on a wheelchair started circulating on social media pages on Thursday. The patient had reportedly waited for an ambulance from the District Health Office for four hours in vain.
16:08
16:08

Police Hunts LCI Chairman,10 Others for Assault 1

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, confirmed that police had launched a manhunt for Nsengiyinva and Kizito attackers.
16:05
16:05

Security Re-deploys in Zombo District Zombo attack 2 2

Intelligence reports over the weekend indicated that letters and verbal communications have been released by the suspected rebel group based in DR Congo warning of an eminent attack of security bases in Zombo again.
15:55
15:55

Mother Selling Roasted Rat Meat to Sustain Family in Kasese rats 2 2

Although Bembe is now selling only roasted rats, the meal can also be cooked with seasonings such as garlic, tomatoes soy, cooking oil, and water to have a taste of fried or even boiled sauce which is accompanied with Fufu, a doughy mixture of cassava or maize flour and water, a traveller from the Democratic Republic of Congo told URN.
15:51
15:51

Calls for Peace Dominate Special Prayers on Kabaka’s 65th Birthday 1 3

The Special Thanksgiving prayers for the Kabaka of Buganda Kingdom Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II’s 65th Birthday have been dominated by a call for peace in the cultural empire and Uganda at large as the country fights against the Corona Virus pandemic.
15:40
15:40

Medical Interns Vow to Continue Staying Home COVID-19 in Uganda 1 2

Dr. Herbert Luswata, the FAMU Welfare Chairperson, says the interns have decided to stay home if they cannot be provided with PPE. He says over half of the intern training centers are going to be affected by this decision.
15:19
15:19

Gov't Issues Operating Procedures for Children's Homes 3 1

State Minister for Youths and Children Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi on Monday told journalists at the Media Centre that each home should have a COVID 19 task-force comprising of at least three members one of whom shall be a child aged 12 yrs and above.
14:57
14:57

KCCA Payroll Officer Arrested for Spreading False Information on COVID-19 2 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says that the officer, identified as Adam Obec circulated information on social media indicating that Uganda had recorded its first death as a result of the novel Coronavirus disease, which has spread all over the world in recent months.
14:37
14:37

Public Order Management Law Practically Redundant – Lawyers poma act 2 2 Top story

The section was often cited by security officers to prohibit and disperse rallies and demonstrations organized by opposition politicians, for more than six years since the Act came into force. It specifically gave police officers a mandate to stop or prevent a public meeting held in contravention of the act and provided a two-year prison sentence, upon conviction, for those who defied police directives.
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14:33

Kabaka Recognizes Former DP President Kawanga Ssemogerere 1 4

Mayiga revealed that Kabaka had recognized Ssemogerere for his service as a leader and politician who at all times remained a gentleman.Others recognized was Rev. Samuel Kasujja, who baptized Kabaka Mutebi when he was 24 years on 8th May 1979.
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