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18:18
18:18

Over 600 Households in Pabbo Sub County Battling Acute Water Shortage Pabbo Town Council 1 1

Lucy Akello, a resident of the area, told URN that her household has turned to drawing water from Baupi stream, which is also unsafe for human consumption.
18:12
18:12

Sleep Where You Work, MoLG Tells District Officials 4 1

Nasser Mukiibi, the Chief Administrative Officer of Kapelebyong says that whereas staff would love to stay within the district, the area lacks rentals to accommodate staff. He says that by the time they started Kapelebyong district in 2018, the trading centre which hosts the district had only 15 commercial buildings which he notes didn’t have sanitary facilities.
17:59
17:59

Refugee Day: EU Reaffirms Commitment to Humanitarian Support in Uganda European Union 2

The World Refugee Day is used to honour the strength and resilience of refugees as well as encourage public awareness and support for the refugees.
17:46
17:46

Panic as Unknown Arsonists Torch Seven Huts in Apaa Township Apaa land conflict 1

Vincent Okiya, who lost three huts to the suspected arsonists, told URN on Friday evening that he is living in fear for the lives of his family due to the attack.
17:39
17:39

Arua Hospital Releases Corpses to Relatives Without COVID-19 Test Results COVID-19. 4

Manasseh Anziku says its is only the clinicians where the patient was managed who can advise on how to proceed with the body from the time of death to the funeral.
17:32
17:32

National Water Summons Posta Uganda over Illegal Water Consumption boreholes 1 2

Stephen Lukwiya Gang, the Gulu Area Manager National Water disclosed in an interview with Uganda Radio Network on Friday that the entity is suffering losses with such illegal connections.
17:08
17:08

Patients Desert Kagadi Hospital over COVID-19 health workers 3 1

A visit by Uganda Radio Network on Saturday at the facility discovered that most of the beds that had been occupied by patients have remained vacant. The most affected are the children, male and female wards.
16:53
16:53

Movement Permits for Essential Staff to be Applied for Online Ministry of Health 1

According to the senior public relations officer at the Ministry of Works and Transport Susan Kataike says,their website will be ready for application after 5:00 pm. Kataike adds that all people should use the online portal since permits will be physically handed over at their offices
16:31
16:31

Masindi Pastor Arrested for Flouting Presidential Directive on Religious Gatherings church 2

Edina Nyinereza, the officer in charge of Masindi central police station told Uganda Radio Network that police got a tip off by area residents that the pastor was still conducting prayers and allowing many of his believers to access her church despite a presidential directive that banned religious gatherings as one of the ways of curtailing the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
15:55
15:55

Gov't Warns Against Use of Oxygen at Home as COVID-19 Infections Surge Ministry Of Health 1

According to Mwebesa many patients' condition is worsening because they are getting higher of lower doses of oxygen. He says that instead of self medicating, patients should go to hospital where their conditions can be monitored by qualified staff
15:51
15:51

UN Draws Roadmap For Universal Access To Sustainable Energy power africa 1 Top story

The proposed global roadmap shows how universal access to sustainable energy can be achieved by 2030.
15:23
15:23

Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Turns to Lacor as Demand for Oxygen Rises 4 1

James Elima, the Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Administrator disclosed that they have opted to refill its medical oxygen cylinders for patients in critical conditions from the Catholic owned St Mary`s Hospital Lacor in Gulu City as they battle inconsistent supplies due to intermittent power supply and inadequacy.
15:14
15:14

COVID SOPs Violators in Lango Caned, Forced to Buy Mask at UGX 5K wearing face masks 4

Christopher Omara, the Otuke Resident District Commissioner who is also chairperson District Task Force explained that the LCIs should ensure that a maximum of 5 people are allowed at a water point at a go.
14:55
14:55

How Hospital Rackets use Covid-19 to Extort Cash for Any Corpse, Regardless Ministry of Health 6

Dr Musenero who is also an epidemiologist says bodies don’t transmit infection and therefore families should be able to take over their bodies once a postmortem is done. David Nuwamanya, the Principal Administrator of Mulago, he said the hospital doesn’t charge any fees for either COVID-19 patients and bodies or for the others.
14:23
14:23

Police Explains Presence of Many Private Cars on the Road curfew 1

On the many private vehicles on the road in several parts of Kampala despite the announcement of the new lockdown measures, Oweyesigire says there is no car that is left to go without the driver explaining themselves
14:08
14:08

FUFA Postpones all Uganda Premier League Games over COVID19 ahmed hussein 1

“All Star Times UPL matches scheduled for Saturday 19th June 2021 and Sunday 20th June 2021 have been postponed; FUFA will give further guidance on the remaining match days in the near future” -Ahmed Hussein
13:49
13:49

No More Burial Dates and Time in Kabale Death Announcements 3 2

Elly Maate, Police Spokesperson for the Kigezi region explains that there is no reason for radio stations to mention dates and time of burial on radios during such a situation as the country finds itself in these days.
13:25
13:25

Wife Asks Court to Compel Security to Produce Kaweesi Murder Suspect Sheikh Yusuf Nyanzi 1

But after arraigning him before the International Crimes Division, Nyanzi was charged with the said three counts of murder and belonging to a terrorist group, Allied Democratic Forces.
13:12
13:12

Unlicensed, Fake Witchdoctors Overwhelm Aduku Town Council

Jimmy Uhuru, the LCI chairperson of Aduku Township cell says they are concerned on the growing numbers of the witch-doctors who migrate mainly from Masindi, Kiryandongo and Nakasongola districts and illegally settle in their area.
12:57
12:57

Museveni Wants Uganda to be Self-Reliant in Pandemic Response 2 1

According to the President, it is important for Uganda not to depend on anyone during its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The country has two potential therapeutics and vaccine research taking place
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