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22:54
22:54

UDB Plans Projects To Lift 200,000 Out of Poverty By Next Year Covid 19 Relief

As of June 2021, the bank says it approved credit of Ushs 706 Billion in various projects aligned to the overall recovery strategy, and expected the revived businesses to restore the number of jobs lost and increase revenues to government.
22:35
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Courts Deserted As Ban on Public Transport Affects Operations Essential Workers 2 3

The rest of the court rooms were empty and it would take a person like 30 minutes to see someone going through the storeyed building.
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Museveni Tasks New Cabinet On Corruption, Service Delivery 2 1 Top story

Some of those sworn in are Vice President Maj. Rtd Jessica Alupo, Prime Minister and Leader of Government Business Robinah Nabbanja, Second Deputy Prime Minister Moses Ali, Third Deputy Prime Minister Lukia Nakadama, Minister of Education and Sports Janet Kataha Museveni, Maj. Gen. Rtd Jim Muhwezi the Minister of Security, Hajati Misa Kabanda, the Minister for Kampala Capital and Metropolitan Affairs, Justine Kasule Lumumba, the Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister in charge of General Duties, Thomas Tayebwa the Government Chief Whip, Frank Tumwebaze the Minister of Agriculture, Animal and Fisheries and others.
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COVID-19: Seventeen Ministers Fail to Take Oath New Cabinet 2 1 Top story

Some of those who failed to show up are the Minister for Presidency, Babirye Milly Babalanda and Attorney-General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka because of their recent contact with COVID-19 victims. The Minister of Public Service, Muruli Mukasa and Foreign Affairs State Minister in Charge of Regional Affairs, John Mulimba also did not swear in because even during the vetting by Parliament they were indisposed.
17:23
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CoU and GoU Hospitals Charging Patients for Free Government Test Kits 3 1

Mukono CoU charges 40, 000 Shilling and the Mukono General Hospital charges 20, 000 Shillings per patient for the free kits that the government has supplied in order to decongest and speed up the process of identifying the positive infected persons.
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Declining Morale Among Health Workers Bothers Kalisizo Hospital Management COVID-19 Management 2 1 Top story

According to reports, many of the staff at the hospital are scared of attending to patients due to the apparent increased risk of contracting the virus in the line of duty. On average, the hospital records ten positive COVID-19 cases each day.
16:53
16:53

Gov't Petitioned to Declare Advocates as Essential Workers Uganda Law Society 2 1

Elubu’s order came at the time when lawyers had spent about two months under the first lockdown imposed in March 2020 and they had no capacity to travel to various places in the country since they had equally not been declared essential by the President for them to move without restrictions.
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16:41

KCCA Dispatches 18 Ambulances for Emergency Health Response 2

Lukwago initially said that they had three ambulances that couldn't serve the large population under KCCA jurisdiction. But KCCA Spokesperson Daniel NuweAbine says the extra ambulances were mobilized by the Ministry of Health from the districts of Mukono and Wakiso which make up the metropolitan.
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Produce Vulnerability Register Before Starting Covid-19 Cash Transfers vulnerable poor 3

The risk of swindling the money has been redistributed from having a few individuals supplying substandard food and earning high from it, Kirabo worries.
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Livestock Farmers Lose Over 100 Animals, Birds to Thugs Gulu District 1 1

Walter Okello, the Omel Parish LC III Councilor identified the most affected as Kuru and Akamdyang villages. He explains that unidentified thugs have been terrorizing the village over the past week stealing foodstuff, animals and poultry.
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NRM MPs Petition Prime Minister over Exorbitant COVID-19 Treatment Costs Ministry of Health 3 1

This follows reports that the daily rate for patients that are critically ill and require admission into the intensive care unit ranges between two and five million Shillings which is unaffordable to most Ugandans on a daily basis. Reports also indicate that Ugandans are spending as much as 100 million Shillings to treat COVID-19 from private health facilities,
16:02
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Driver Arrested For Knocking Dead Police Constable 1 1

Rujjumba, was driving a BMW registration number UAP 122Z when he knocked Owili who was riding a motorcycle registration number UP 7965 Yamaha along Ggaba Road near Kampala International University while on official duties.
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Opposition Wants Budget Recalled to Include COVID-19 Support Parliament 5 1

According to Mpuuga, since the new budget has not yet been executed, the 44.7 trillion Shillings budget for the financial year, should be adjusted through a motion of Parliament, to avail more funds for COVID-19 vaccine procurement, to remunerate the health workers, and facilitate the procurement of ambulances, drugs and oxygen among others.
15:54
15:54

UPDF Warns Civilians Attacking Soldiers Enforcing COVID-19 Orders 1 1

UPDF Spokesperson, Brig Flavia Byekwaso, said there have observed increasing number of incidents where civilians have attempted to confront soldiers enforcing curfew hours by throwing stones at them and also attempting to grab guns from them.
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Pastor, Couple Arrested for Flouting Directive on Religious Gatherings wedding 1

Police accuses the pastor of presiding over a wedding ceremony on Sunday with over 100 people in disregard of the COVID-19 preventive guidelines. In his recent directives, president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, said only 20 people can attend a wedding.
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Budaka Health Center IV Closes General Ward, OPD Over Increasing COVID-19 Cases 1

Dr. John Wogabaga, the In-Charge of Budaka Health Center IV, says that only the maternity ward has remained open.
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Parents Cast Doubt on Practicability of Radio Lessons 5

Schools and other educational institutions were closed by a presidential declaration made on June 7, 2021, following reports that they had become superspreaders of COVID-19 at a time when the country was going through a second wave of the pandemic.
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