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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 […]

A reveler has been killed in a bar brawl in the Kampala city suburbs of Natete in Rubaga Division. The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the deceased as 43-year-old Magidu Mugwanya, a resident of Kibumbiro B zone in Busega Parish in Rubaga Division. Β  Β  Β  According to police, Mugwanya was […]

A section of Special Police Constables (SPCs) who worked in the January 2021 presidential and parliamentary elections have petitioned the Kajara county Member of parliament, Timuzigu Michael Kamugisha, accusing police authorities in Ntungamo district of retaining their payments even after others had been fully paid. Over 80 constables are among the at least 900 recruited […]

The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has written to their counterparts of the National Unity Platform (NUP) over the appointment of some of their Members of Parliament into the shadow cabinet. FDC president Eng. Patrick Oboi Amuriat accuses NUP of not consulting them before making appointments as required by the law. This followed Mpuuga’s […]

Up to 30 families in Masese I village in Southern division, Jinja city are homeless after yesterday’s fire destroyed their makeshift houses. The fire that reduced property including furniture, electronics, utensils and mattresses among other valuables to ashes, is said to have broken out from one of the houses around 9:00 pm. The Acting Kiira […]

Police in Bushenyi district are holding Bushenyi Ishaka municipal engineer, Deus Nuwagira Beingana on four counts of threatening violence, Defamation, Computer misuse and harassment. According to Greater Bushenyi police spokesperson, Marshal Tumusiime, Beingana was arrested after being severally summoned to record a statement on the accusations against him by the former town clerk, David Betega, […]

A 20-year-old girl South Sudanese girl has jumped to death from the 4th floor of her apartment in Wakiso district. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the deceased as Nyameisha Kueth, who has been staying with her stepmother in Nabweru in Nansana Municipality. Β  According to Owoyesigyire, Nyameisha claimed the building today […]

A vendor in Nakawa Market has been found dead in her shop. The deceased is Hadija Nakyanzi, who has been operating Shop number SH118 in Nakawa Market. Information obtained from other vendors indicates that Nakyanzi alias Hajjat has been a resident of Salaama in Makindye Division and has been sleeping in the market in line […]

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