Month: July 2021

Mackson Wanyama, a 23-year-old a resident of Nangwe village, Western division of Busia Municipality is seeking for compensation from the government. Wanyama, says that was beaten by police who were enforcing presidential directives on curfew one evening in June this year when he was going to buy drugs for flue at a nearby drug shop at […]

The Uganda People Defense Forces (UPDF) has printed thousands of certificates to award Karimojong cattle rustlers who voluntarily hand over firearms to the army. Brig. Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd Division commander says the certificates would work as an Identity tool to help the forces involved in the disarmament exercise to know those who handed […]

Police in Lubowa in Makindye-Ssabagabo municipality in Wakiso district are holding two for alleged theft of vehicle number plates. The suspects are Brian Natamba and Saul Katushabe. Police picked up the two on Tuesday for the alleged theft of vehicle number plates. Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, says that the suspects later led […]

he management of Mbale Regional Referral Hospital has disagreed with the Parliamentary COVID-19 Taskforce assessing the COVID-19 responses by the government on the number of ambulances delivered to the facility by the Health Ministry. It all started after the Hospital Director, Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo informed the legislators led by Dr. Patrick Mutono, the Butebo County […]

Brian Ssenyondo is the new head coach of Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF FC. The Club Chief Executive Officer-CEO, Ashraf Miiro unveiled the new coach, saying that they had inked a two year’s deal. “We are humbled to present Brian Ssenyondo as the UPDF Football Club head coach for a duration of two years,” Miiro stated. […]

Suspected Congolese Militiamen have shot three Ugandan fishermen on Lake Albert. The incident happened near Senjojo landing site in Buhuka parish Kyangwali Sub County in Kikuube district around 5 am on Monday morning. The injured fishermen are Robert Amukuhikiriza, Deo Busobozi and Seremos Byaruhanga, all attached to Nsunzu B landing site in Buhuka parish.  They sustained […]

State House has tasked telecom regulator, Uganda Communication Commission to investigate Social Media users declaring President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni either very sick or dead. In her press statement, Linda Nabusayi Wamboka, the Senior Presidential Press Secretary, says that the only reason President Museveni is no longer visible is that he has chosen to work virtually […]

A group of vendors in Kame valley market in Mukono district has shunned the proposal to sleep there as part of the COVID-19 containment measures, saying it is likely to accelerate family breakups. Despite repeated threats by Mukono Resident District Commissioner, Fatumah Ndisaba to close the market because of failure to comply with the presidential […]

A four-year-old boy in Pader district has died from Coronavirus disease (Covid-19). The minor reportedly died on Thursday night from their home in Lubiri village in Atanga Sub-county. Kizito Omoya, Pader District Surveillance Officer says the boy’s test result conducted using the Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) turned positive for the virus on Thursday from Atanga […]

Luwero district health department has completed the installation of fingerprint time and attendance devices across government health centres in a move aimed at fighting rampant absenteeism. Some health workers  in Luwero report to work as late as 11 a.m. while others don’t show up for a number of days. Data from surveys conducted by Twaweza’s […]

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