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Police together with residents have retrieved the body of a teenager who was buried alive in a pit in Kamughobe II village Kisinga Sub County in Kasese district on Friday.     Residents and police managed to pull out the body of 15-year-old Joel Mukungule from the pit on Sunday evening. The pit caved in […]

Residents of Omunyole village in Kisoko Sub-county in Tororo district are stuck with a 6 feet grave they dug a week ago to bury a man who tricked his family that he had succumbed to COVID-19. Charles Ogolla reportedly used his friends in Bugiri municipality to call his family using his mobile phone claiming that […]

A pig in Rakai district has mauled a one and a half-year-old baby. The incident occurred at Kateera village in Ddwaniro sub-county on Friday. The baby’s mother, Peace Tukwasibwe was in the kitchen preparing breakfast, while the minor was sleeping on the mattress in the house.  The pig entered through the back door of the […]

Government has launched a verification exercise intended to check the validity of the proposed beneficiaries of the Covid-19 relief cash. Government intends to give Shs 100,000 to those people deemed to be vulnerable to the effects to the Covid-19 lockdown and payment of the money is expected to begin on July 6. The move followed […]

Former south African president Jacob Zuma has asked constitutional court in south Africa to review  its decision of imprisoning him for 15 month over contempt of court. With just two days to go before the deadline for South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma to hand himself over to police, he has asked the country’s highest […]

The Ministry of Health is deeming the burial teams unnecessary when burying people who have succumbed to COVID-19. Addressing the nation on the Covid-19 status in the country this afternoon, the Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng says that there’s no need to pay for burial teams, since the bodies of the deceased are […]

A second suspect in the June 1st attempted assassination of Gen Edward Katumba Wamala has been shot dead. The four-star General was attacked at Kisota road where his daughter Brenda Nantongo and driver Haruna Kayondo were killed on spot. Gen. Katumba Wamala’s daughter, Brenda and driver dead in the car . Deputy Inspector General of […]

36 health workers in Kagadi District have tested positive for the deadly COVID-19. The affected health workers are from Kagadi General Hospital, Kabugo and Muhorro Health Center IIIs. Kefa Madira, the Kagadi district head of COVID-19 case management says that the workers contracted the deadly virus since the second wave of the pandemic was reported […]

A UPDF soldier attached to Bombo General Headquarters and two civilians have been arrested for extorting money from road users in Oyam District.   Sgt. David Mugisha, no-RA141534 together with two civilians identified as Sale Ocen and Ben Odongo pitched camp using a motor vehicle registration number UAT 491L along the Gulu Kampala highway from […]

1,048 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed by the Ministry of Health from the tests done on 30 June 2021 bringing the cumulative confirmed cases now to 82,082.  The breakdown of the new cases are: Kampala (434) Wakiso (76) Tororo (70) Kalungu (40) Hoima (35) Mbale (31) Kibuku (28) Luwero (22) Nakasongola (21) Kalaki (18) Kiryandongo […]

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