Fire has gutted Park View Hotel in Rubirizi district destroying properties worth millions to ash. Martial Tumusiime, the greater Bushenyi Regional Police Spokesperson has confirmed the incident saying that the fire started in Queen ElizabethΒ  national park destroying 15 cottages main restaurant. Tumusiime notes that one person who was trying to rescue properties, escaped with […]

Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has directed further investigations into the procurement of relief items for flood victims in Kasese district that she recently rejected. Nabbanja made the revelation to journalists at parliament shortly after attending the Bunyoro Parliamentary Caucus today. The Premier on Tuesday rejected an assortment of relief items meant for flood victims in […]

Police in Kazo district is holding their own on allegations of beating and killing a boda boda rider as they were enforcing the Curfew. The deceased as been identified Mukama Emmanuel who was allegedly beaten by Corp. Shabamukama Mukasa and another police officer only identified as Naturinda. Boda boda ridders were complaining that the report […]

A section of health workers in Kitgum Municipality has accused security personnel of harassing them during curfew hours. Some of these health workers say they have been roughed up by security personnel at night while reporting or returning from duty. Innocent Rubangakene, a Laboratory scientist at Kitgum General Hospital told members of Kitgum Covid-19 Task […]

A storeyed building under construction has collapsed and killed the owner at Kabulengwa in Nansana Municipality. The deceased has been identified as Kawesa Joseph, 29 whose body has been rushed to KCCA mortuary, Mulago, for a post mortem. Kampala Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire notes thatΒ Fire Prevention and Rescue Services are still at the scene […]

The High Court in Kampala has rejected an application seeking urgent hearing of a case challenging torture of suspects who are on remand over the attempted murder of General Katumba Wamala. Β  The head of High Court Civil Division Musa Ssekaana has rejected the application filed by Wameli and Company Advocates on grounds that he […]

The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) has withheld Primary Leaving Examination results for 2,220 candidates for alleged malpractices. According to UNEB, some members of the examination’s body support staff at the district level that were supposed to assist in the delivery and transportation of the exams were involved in some cases of malpractice. The largest […]

Seven people including a medical worker have succumbed to COVID-19 second wave in Ibanda district over the past two weeks.Β  Dr Julius Bamwine, the district health officer (DHO), told the district COVID-19 task force meeting today that in total, 25 people have died of Coronavirus since last year to date. Dr. Bamwine says most of […]

Ministry of Health has today confirmed 406 new COVID-19 cases from the tests done on 13 July 2021 and the cumulative confirmed cases now to 89,080. The breakdown of the new 406 cases are Kampala (202) Kalungu (23) Kyotera (21) Wakiso (22) Tororo (14) Kagadi (12) Nakaseke (9) Luwero (8) Isingiro (8) Gulu (10) Pader […]

Members of Parliament on the Covid-19 task force have identified the lack of specialized human resource to manage the critically ill patients in the Intensive Care Units as a major hindrance in the battle against Covid-19. The legislators who are moving around the western region have found that all the three of Regional Hospitals they […]

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