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20:53
20:53

Health Ministry Allocates 17 ICU Ventilators to Gulu Dr James Elima 1

According to Dr Elima, the machine’s are expected to be at the hospital before the end of next week adding that, 10 ventilators will be installed at the regional hospital while 7 will be installed at St Mary’s hospital Lacor.
20:30
20:30

Mpigi District Receives Food Aid, Cash from Pastor Kakande

The food will be distributed to persons whose livelihood was affected by measures put in place by the government to control the spread of Coronavirus Disease. Some of it will go the needy members of the community.
19:49
19:49

Health Minister Summoned Over Delayed Payment of COVID-19 Health Personnel Corona Virus 3 1

Kadaga’s directive followed a query by Buhweju County MP Francis Mwijukye who cited the non-payment of personnel constituted in different teams by the Ministry of Health after the outbreak of the disease.
19:38
19:38

UPDF Marine Teams, Engineers to Uproot Floating Island at Owen Falls Dam Kiira 3 2

The island was part of Lake Victoria’s shore which shrunk into the lake but floated towards River Nile and blocked the power generation plants after heavy winds on Monday night.
19:14
19:14

Relief Food Suppliers Fail Quality Test public relations 2 1

This is according to a series of tests conducted by the COVID-19 task force after complaints raised by beneficiaries of the relief food, distributed in the first week. The food sent by the office of the Prime Minister, is targeting households whose livelihood was disrupted by the various measures instituted to control the spread of COVID-19.
18:01
18:01

EU Commits UGX 120 Billion to Uganda’s COVID-19 Response

A statement released this evening indicates that the European Union (EU) Delegation to Uganda is refocusing its existing cooperation and mobilizing additional funding for the country, with a joint priority to save lives, heal the sick, protect the vulnerable, and strengthen research, support health systems and economies.
17:58
17:58

Civilian Remanded for Attacking UPDF Soldier gulu high court 1

Court on Wednesday presided over by Christine Turibamwe, the Grade One Magistrate of Gulu heard that Olidio allegedly used a sharp object to pierce Nuwanyini’s left eye.
17:53
17:53

Omora Man Remanded for Attempting to Murder his Granny Ongako Sub-County. 1

Court heard that on April 12, 2020 Okello tortured and mauled his 82-year-old grandmother, Lucy Anek at her home in Amilobo village in Patuda Parish in Ongako Sub-County in Omoro District.
17:47
17:47

Officers Caught Smuggling People into Uganda Face Dire Consequences COVID-19 Response 1 2

Speaking at the Uganda Media Center today, Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga said the IGP Martin Okoth Ochola took the accusation very seriously and has instituted different measures to help weed out the bad apples.
17:38
17:38

MPs to Be Trained on Video Conferencing 1 1

Kadaga said that the Office of the Clerk to Parliament together with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Ministry of Information, Communications Technology and National Guidance have arranged initial video conferencing services.
17:33
17:33

Tear Gas, Live Bullets Rock Busia Town as Vendors Protest Closure of Produce Market 1 6 Top story

Namanya Rwatooro, the Operations Commander Field Force Unit-FFU, who led the operation, said they were forced to intervene to disperse the traders for defying presidential directives, which forced the District Covid19 task forces to close the market
17:09
17:09

Gov't Appeals Constitutional Court Judgement on POMA Solicitor General 1

The Attorney General has written to the Court of Appeal Registrar requiring him to provide proceedings in the Judgement to help him formulate grounds of appeal.
17:06
17:06

Company Suspends All Staff after Extension of Lockdown Days 1 Top story

“It is your knowledge that the company closed operations since March 26, 2020, which means it is increasingly becoming impossible for the company to shoulder expenses including salaries,” reads the notice.
17:01
17:01

COVID-19: Four More Recovered Patients Discharged from Mulago Hospital

According to an update to journalists, six more will be released tomorrow after their second tests this afternoon tested negative.
16:57
16:57

Female Prisoners Transferred from Kitalya to Kigo Prisons Frank Baine 1

The Uganda Prisons Spokesperson, Frank Baine told journalists at the government owned Uganda Media Center in Kampala on Thursday that prison authorities decided to relocate the female inmates because from Kitalya Prisons to Kigo because of congestion.
16:44
16:44

Closed Kalerwe Market Vendors Shift Business to Northern Bypass COVID-19. Top story

The affected vendors are selling vegetables and other food items.
16:32
16:32

Sarah Kibwika Appointed Commandant of Police Proffessional Standards Unit 1

The PSU has previosuly been headed by Senior Commissioner of Police Joel Aguma, Commissioner of Police Fortunate Habyara, Commissioner of Police Good Mwesigwa and Assistant Commissioner of Police John William Okalany.
16:23
16:23

Food Demands Overwhelm Luweero District Covid-19 Task Force relief items 6 1

The distribution has left communities bitter against the task force members saying the relief items were inadequate and other described them as mockery.
16:17
16:17

Child Fund Reprograms Budget to Hand Out Cash to Households 1

Moses Otai, the Country Director Child Fund, says their country office decided to reallocate the available funds to respond to the emerging needs of vulnerable households in the communities they serve in 28 districts across the Country.
16:16
16:16

Victims Take to the Web to Report Sexual Offenders 1 2

Most of those that have reported are young girls being molested by their fathers, uncles and relatives. Previously these would be linked by Safepal to safe homes for rehabilitation or refugee as their cases are being handled by legal teams but these were closed in line with presidential directives of curbing spread of Coronavirus disease.
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