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19:34
19:34

‘No Evidence’ That Recovered COVID-19 Patients Cannot be Reinfected- WHO 2 Top story

matter was highlighted in its latest scientific brief released at a time when countries are using the antibody test to determine whether a person has recovered and can be discharged from treatment isolation centres.
17:50
17:50

NAGRIC Executive Director Dr Chales Lagu Arrested in Mbarara 3 2

According to a statement released by the State House Anti-Corruption Unit, the arrest is in line with investigations into the mismanagement of over 18 billion Shillings in NAGRIC and DB under the watch of the Executive Director Dr Charles Lagu.
17:42
17:42

COVID-19; Trucks to Adopt Relay System from Borders Ministry of Health 1 1

The meeting which was convened yesterday decided that drivers will have to implement the relay system-where a designated driver drives to the Ugandan border and from there on, another from Uganda who has tested negative for COVID-19 continues with the rest of the journey.
17:34
17:34

Kira Municipality Distributes Eggs, Chicken as Part of Relief Food lockdown 2 2

According to the initial arrangement, the government intended to distribute six kilograms of maize floor and three kilograms of beans to every member of the affected families to cover the period when the country is in lockdown mode. Lactating mothers in some areas have also received Lato milk and sugar.
17:07
17:07

RDCs Warned Against Falsified Accountability for COVID Emergency Funds

According to the circular to all RDCs and their deputies, signed by Yunus Kakande the Secretary of Office of the President shows that each of the RDC's offices has been given 20 million Shillings to cater to COVID-19 activities for a month. Of this, up to 3.6 million Shillings will cater for fuel expenses for 30 days, 500,000 Shillings covers imprest, 390,000 Shillings for safari day allowances and 1,690,000 shillings for the RDC's protective gear.
16:49
16:49

Pictorial; A Night Under Curfew with Nakawa Market Traders

Vendors sleep on verandas while some on the floor at their stalls. By 7 pm, vendors start gathering at food vending points to eat or grab a drink, in this case, tea or porridge. Other vendors make their own meals as they play music and engage in conversations while at their stalls. Some cook in groups.
16:42
16:42

Experts Rally Public Towards Personal Protection against Malaria world malaria day 1 1

Dr Charles Olaro, the Director of Clinical Services at the Ministry of Health says that with the emergency, they have had to halt a lot of interventions into malaria including indoor residual spraying and mass mosquito net distribution, something he worries could prove as disastrous as the current pandemic if individuals don’t take personal initiatives to protect themselves from getting infected.
16:24
16:24

Hundreds Surround Jinja High Court to Demand Sakwa's Release 2

Sakwa alongside two others were on Friday evening charged before the Jinja Grade One Magistrate Anne Komuhangi on with three counts of malicious damage, manslaughter and theft and remanded to prison until May 13.
16:05
16:05

Market Traders Run from COVID-19, Dare Malaria nakawa market 1

About 400 traders spend nights in Nakawa Market as one of the measure to control the spread of coronavirus disease-COVID-19. Many have spent nights outside for a month now, as Uganda went into lockdown mode to tame the pandemic which has affected more than 2.6 million people across the world, 75 of them in Uganda.
15:13
15:13

MOH Doubles Malaria Refills for Community Health Workers malaria drugs 2

The Malaria Control Programme Manager Dr Jimmy Opigo told Uganda Radio Network that they have now authorized Village Health Teams (VHTs) and community health workers to pick double the doses of anti-malarial drugs they have been getting to be able to help those that may need treatment but can’t access health facilities.
14:54
14:54

Accident Kills Five People in Kayanja Along Kampala-Jinja Highway 1 1

The accident which involved four motor vehicles occurred when a Tata-Lorry, loaded with sugarcane, had a head-on collision with a Fuso-lorry registration number UAA 496m which was carrying iron bars. Moments later, an Isuzu Elf also knocked a pickup truck at the same spot.
14:22
14:22

Bishop Lambert Bainomugisha Appointed New Archbishop of Mbarara 1 Top story

Rt Rev Lambert Bainomugisha replaces the Most Rev Paul Bakyenga who is resigning from the pastoral care of the archdiocese upon clocking the canonical age limit of 75 years.
13:30
13:30

Two People Arrested with Fake COVID-19 Vehicle Stickers 2 2

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango says police officers intercepted Julius at a checkpoint and found him with a forged sticker on his car. Upon interrogation, the first suspect indicated that he had bought the stickers from Mugarura.
13:12
13:12

Communications Agency Abbavater Staff Battle over Unpaid Salaries Uganda Airlines 1 1

Abbavater has been Uganda Airlines brand and communications agency since April 2019, when the airline was officially launched and brought in the first two planes. But the company’s employees have not been paid for the month of February and March.
12:39
12:39

Lamwo District COVID-19 Taskforce Bans Stopovers for Long Distance Trucks 2

This restrictive measure comes in the wake of an increase in infections among long-distance truck drivers, most of them, Kenyan and Tanzanian nationals, crossing through Uganda to South Sudan. On Thursday, 11 truck drivers tested positive to the virus driving the number of COVID-19 cases to 74. Another driver tested positive yesterday.
12:04
12:04

Katooke Residents Demand More Relief Food During Lockdown COVID -19 lockdown 3 2

The government is distributing 6 kilograms of Maize Flour and three kilograms of beans to every member in each household, as one of the interventions to save the population from starving, after the suspension of business activities to battle a new strain of coronaviruses that has spread across the globe.
11:20
11:20

How Ugandan Activist Dennis Bukenya Became a Global COVID-19 Translator LetsStopAIDS 2 4

Soon, he realized that he needed to take part especially when the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention started pointing out that misinformation was creating more harm than the virus itself, a problem he had encountered when dealing with HIV among the youth. At the time, he realized that the disease was taking a heavy toll on people with compromised immunity like those living with HIV.
10:36
10:36

65-Year-Old Killed in Kumi Land Conflict Kumi District 1 1

The deceased, identified as Esther Ajemel, a resident of Kacelakweny Parish in Ongino Sub-county, Kumi District was cut into pieces by her neighbour, Emma Okello, 21, who found her digging at around 7:30 am. The two have reportedly had a land wrangle spanning several years.
10:25
10:25

Scientists, Leaders Unveil Plan to Accelerate New COVID-19 Health Technologies 1 3 Top story

The virtual launch of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator has seen participation from all corners of the planet to boost commitment and support for the production of diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines to save lives from an unprecedented enemy. Heads of State in attendance included the Presidents of France, South Africa, Costa Rica, Spain and Rwanda.
09:31
09:31

Two Traders Hospitalized After Alleged Torture by Amuru RDC’s Aides Extortion 1 4

The two traders identified as Hawa Namubiru and Elvis Mugula, both residents of Kiwogozi zone in Luweero town council were allegedly intercepted in Amuru district on Monday, and beaten by Patrick Omara aka Akeng, the RDC’s driver, one Robert Okwera and a Crime Intelligence officer only identified as Okot.
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