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May 2020 18 results
17:09
17:09

Arua Frontline Health Workers Sent Home Without Counseling 2 2

A group of 51 health workers who have been managing the COVID-19 positive patients at Arua hospital were released after four of the Tanzanian truck drivers were discharged and handed over to the Ministry of Health upon recovery.
16:28
16:28

Mpigi District Wants Health Center IV Elevated to Hospital Status 3 2

The facility which delivers close to 400 mothers a month and having an outpatient status of 800 monthly has three medical doctors paid by government with the fourth working as a volunteer.
16:28
16:28

Woman Arrested for Forcing Daughter into Prostitution

The woman identified as Zura Mukamana, 36, was arrested by Katwe Police Station after reports that she hired out the girl to two different men in exchange for money.
16:08
16:08

Locals Turn Homes into Bars to Beat COVID-19 Restrictions 4 1

Authorities say that after stopping people from gathering in bars as well as walking at night, bar owners have now shifted the business to their homes, where customers secretly converge to drink. Rukiga Resident District Commissioner Prikeria Muhindo says that many of these do not even observe physical distancing guidelines as outlined by the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation.
15:25
15:25

Two Fishermen Drown in Lake Kyoga fishing canoes 2

The Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson Isah Semwogerere says that the Police Marine Unit has retrieved the dead bodies of two fishermen and they are in process of handing them over to bereaved families for burial.
15:24
15:24

Byanyima Calls for Equality in COVID-19 Vaccine, Medicine and Test Kits UNAIDS 2 1 Top story

The UNAIDS Chief says when a safe and effective vaccine is developed, it should be produced rapidly at scale and made available for all people in all countries free of Charge.
15:16
15:16

15-Year-old Struggling to Fend for Siblings after Mothers Arrest 5

The mother, their sole bread winner, was arrested for allegedly defying directives to control the spread of coronavirus Disease COVID-19, when she was found hawking on the streets of Kampala, days after the president announced a lockdown and advised people to stay home.
14:56
14:56

Lawyers With Diploma in Legal Practice From Rwanda Not Eligible for Enrollment in Uganda– High Court 1

Bataamwe had obtained his Bachelors in Law from Islamic University in Uganda before acquiring a Diploma in Legal Practice from Rwanda’s Institute on August 1st 2019, which is the equivalent of a Diploma from Law Development Center in Uganda.
13:00
13:00

PWDs in Amolatar Demand Involvement in COVID-19 Fight 1

David Okello, the District Chairperson Disability Union, says that he visited one of the families in Namasale where all its five members are deaf and realized they are ignorant about COVID-19 and preventive measures.
12:38
12:38

Hoima Residents Abandon Hand Washing COVID-19 1 3

Hand washing containers were set up in various public places in Hoima Municipality. However, most residents have abandoned the practice of raising concerns from medical workers.
12:04
12:04

Lockdown Curtails Mediation of Land Disputes in Acholi grievous injuries 3 1

At least 10 people have been killed in land related brawls since the beginning of the year across Pader, Gulu, Lamwo, Amuru, Agago, Kitgum, Nwoya and Omoro districts.
11:07
11:07

Vision Group Employee in Mbarara Found Dead 1 2

Christine Kabasweka Akiiki’s body was discovered Saturday Afternoon in her room on Mayors’ house along Bucunku road.
11:03
11:03

UN Postpones all Regional Climate Weeks to 2021 green cities 1

It had been hoped that Uganda would still later in the year host the event as earlier planned. A statement from UN Climate Change Secretariat’s Regional Collaboration Centre-Kampala confirms that the meeting will not take place this year.
10:41
10:41

Man Arrested For Alleged Human Sacrifice

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Kafeero's arrest came after the area chairperson, Musa Kanakurya, informed police that there was a coffin inside the suspect's home.
10:32
10:32

Truck Drivers in Uganda to Be Tested for COVID-19 COVID-19 in Uganda 1 1

As part of the new measures, transport or logistic companies will have to test all their drivers within the country and then adopt and implement the new “Truck Driver Journey Management System” Mobile application for easier monitoring.
10:00
10:00

Court Orders KCCA to Pay Man UGX 20m for Illegal Arrest 1

Steven Olango who was arrested from his home in Ntinda in 2014 after hawkers had reportedly entered his compound running away from KCCA enforcement team has been awarded by the High Court Civil Division in Kampala.
09:39
09:39

LCI Chairpersons in Arua Storm RDC’s Office Demanding Personal Protective Equipment arua municipality 1 2

The chairpersons argue that they need the PPEs since they are at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 without protective gears when moving in communities sensitizing the public about the virus.
09:01
09:01

Why Only 74,000 Case Files Were Submitted to Court in 2019 1 2

CID headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police –AIGP Grace Akullo, submitted only 74,810 case files to court. This translates to 34.7 percent meaning the biggest number of cases were left pending investigations.
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