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21:53
21:53

NMS Delivers Over 93,000 COVID-19 Doses To 94 Districts 4 1

Sheila Nduhukire, the NMS Spokesperson says the agency dispatched 117,520 vaccine doses to 135 districts and their trucks have so far delivered doses to 94 districts. These districts include Kwania, Wakiso, Lamwo, Kole, Alebtong and Oyam.
20:57
20:57

Five Local Players Named in Silverbacks Squad Ahead of Afro Basket Qualifiers Mande Juruni 3 1

The Silverbacks assistant coach Mande Juruni said the local-based players have been active with their clubs in the National Basketball league.
20:52
20:52

Private Providers Cautioned On Exorbitant Hospital Fees State House 2

The providers blamed the high charges on high utility bills and cost of sundries and hospital equipment which spiraled due to shortages caused by the pandemic.
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20:19

Unreliable Ambulance Services Take Toll on COVID-19 Response in Acholi Ministry of Health 1 2

Yoweri Idiba, the Acting District Health Officer for City revealed that they have only one ambulance attached to the Regional Referral Hospital. The same ambulance services benefit patients in neighboring districts of Omoro, Gulu, Amuru and Nwoya to evacuate patients amid resource constraints.
19:54
19:54

Speaker Oulanyah In UK To Visit His Son - Chris Obore COVID-19 1

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah conducted several COVID-19 tests from 2nd June to 22 June before travel, and in all he emerged negative according to family sources.
19:49
19:49

54 Million People Were Food Insecure East and Horn of Africa in 2020-Study Food Insecurity

Sudan, Ethiopia and South Sudan were among the 10 countries with the worst food crises globally in 2020 with 9.6 million, 8.6 million and 6.5 million people respectively acutely food insecure while Burundi has one of the highest levels of chronic malnutrition or stunting of children globally.
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19:38

President Museveni Hails Kadaga for Accepting Ministerial Job Parliament 2 1 Top story

President Museveni has hailed former Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga for being a modest person and person of humility.
19:32
19:32

Kitgum Receives Covid-19 Medical Supplies 2

The medical supplies from the Ministry of Health are Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that include; 5,000 pieces of examination gloves, 50 pieces of plastic face shields, 5,000 pieces of surgical face masks, 50 pieces of safety goggles, 500 pieces of respiratory masks and 150 litres of hand sanitisers.
19:11
19:11

Kigezi COVID-19 Task Force Bans Speeches, Meals at Burials 4 2

Elly Maate, Police Spokesperson for Kigezi Region says that the meeting has resolved that a burial service be summarized in less than two hours so that people gather.
19:02
19:02

Boda Boda Riders in Gulu City Struggle to Survive During Lockdown 4 1

George Okumu, the Chairperson Nyeko Bali Kare Stage in Pece-Laroo division told URN on Wednesday that since the restrictions was imposed last week he has only been able to raise not more than Shillings 5,000 from carrying luggage.
18:50
18:50

Bundibugyo Hospital Runs Out Of PPE PPE's 2

Dr Amon Bwambale, the Acting Medical Superintendent and chairperson case management committee says that the facility has only 10 N95 masks left.
17:14
17:14

COVID-19 Hampers Clerics Ministering to the Sick, Dying 4

The compassionate ministry is done through prayer, pastoral visits to the sick, the celebration of the sacraments, the commendation of the dead, and consoling those who are grieving. But the COVID-19 pandemic is making it difficult for the clerics to minister to these groups of people.
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17:07

Fire Guts Rukoki HC IV, Destroys Properties, Drugs Worth Millions Rukoki HCIV 2 6

Dr. Joyfred Kayiri, the In-Charge of health center, estimates that they have lost property worth over Shillings 200million. He says the fire also destroyed other items including freezers, computers and office documents.
17:04
17:04

Women Activists Against Women Sleeping in Markets Ministry of Health 3 1

Primah Kwagala, the Executive Director of the Women’s Pro Bono Initiative asked the government to come in handy and fill the gaps that were experienced last year.
16:58
16:58

Now Ugandans Forge Covid-19 Positive Certificates to Beat Police Roadblocks AIGP Asan Kasingye 1 1

The Assistant inspector general of Police- AIGP Asan Kasigyire said that they have noted that the perpetrators with fake covid-19 positive certificates are presenting them to security personnel on roadblocks and in fear of being infected by the virus, the personnel gives them a go way quickly.
16:47
16:47

Kiruhura District Sets New Guidelines to Curb Spread of Foot and Mouth 6 1

Dan Mukago the LCV Chairperson Kiruhura says that if the farmers and traders adhere to the guidelines, the ban will be lifted.
16:34
16:34

Nakasongola District Suspends Emyooga Programme Over COVID-19 loans

Now Alex Felix Majeme the Nakasongola District Chief Administrative Officer explains that the high numbers of beneficiaries converging at the offices seeking approvals for withdrawal of funds poses a risk and may encourage spread of the virus.
16:26
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Patients Congest Nakifuma HCIII as Security Block Medics From Traveling by Boda 2 3

She notes that the few who managed to get travel documents from the RDC and District Health Offices were also stopped and documents confiscated. Nassali says currently the facility is also struggling to handle the patient influx amidst inadequate utilities such water and electricity after the solar panels got faulty and making referrals following the ban on public transport is extremely hard.
16:15
16:15

IG Demands Dismissal of Bufunda Health Center Nursing Assistant 1

In her June 23rd letter, the Deputy Inspector of Government, Mariam Wangadya, says Kazibwe was convicted by the Anti-Corruption Court in Kololo on abuse of office contrary to Section 11 of the Anti-Corruption Act, 2009 and Theft of government stores contrary to Sections 254 (1) and 261of the Penal Code Act CAP 120,
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16:14

Covid-19 Cases High in Prison, Police 1 1

The Prisons Spokesperson, Frank Baine, says that there has been an increase in new Covid-19 cases in recent days. For instance, by June 14 which is barely a fortnight ago, the cumulative Covid19 cases stood at 1200 but they are currently standing at 1,312. The figures from the Prisons service include prisoners, staff and their relatives.
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