Month: June 2021

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Nationwide COVID-19 vaccination is scheduled to resume next week on June 28th, according to the Ministry of Health. During this round of vaccination, only people receiving their second jab will be vaccinated. To date that number stands at over 700,000 people. The programme manager of Uganda Nation Expanded Programme on Immunization, Dr. Alfred Driwale says […]

A Boda boda rider in Kikuube district who went missing two weeks ago has been found dead. Ambrose Tugumisirize was attached to Wairagaza Boda-Boda stage in Kyangwali Sub County in Kikuube district. Tugumisirize is said to have disappeared after an unknown person hired him from the stage on June 8th, 2021 to ride him on […]

Families of people who have died from the second wave of covid-19 or are infected could suffer mental problems. Mental health experts warn that patients, family members and also health workers are likely to suffer from anxiety and even mild depression. Dr Hillary Irimaso, a psychiatrist and also the general secretary of the Uganda Psychiatric […]

England confirm that Chilwell and Mount must isolate up to and including Monday 28 June. This decision has been taken in consultation with Public Health England. England boss Gareth Southgate will have to contend without both Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell after they were ruled out of tonight’s final European Championships group game against Czech […]

CAF considers creating ‘African Super League’ despite European failure. ‘We have been following the attempts by some top European clubs to form a Euro Super League and will learn from their experience and pitfalls,’ CAF says. Patrice Motsepe, president of CAF, said that an African Super League, inspired by the European project, should “contribute to African soccer […]

Kampala City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has asked government to decentralise COVID-19 vaccination and testing to allow easy access to the services especially during the days of nationwide lockdown Instituted by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. Lukwago, speaking at a press briefing at City Hall today asked that the vaccination and testing services that have been […]

Seventeen newly appointed ministers have failed to take the oath of office at Kololo Independence Grounds. Some of the ministers failed to appear because they are contacts of COVID-19 victims and are in self-isolation, others are undergoing treatment while others have lost relatives among other reasons. Some of those who failed to show up are […]

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces – UPDF has warned civilians against confronting soldiers who are enforcing the new guidelines intended to curtail the spread of COVID-19 during the on-going lockdown. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced a fresh lockdown last Friday after the country registered a surge of new COVID-19 cases.  Museveni also banned use of […]

Kampala, 21 st June 2021: Airtel Uganda, the Smartphone Network with the widest 4G coverage in Uganda, has today announced the separation of Airtel Money from its Telecom Business. Technically, the Airtel Money Business has been transferred to Airtel's affiliate, Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda Limited ("AMC Uganda"). The business separation complies with a new law […]

Sergio Ramos broke down in tears at an emotional press conference as he said farewell to Real Madrid after 16 years there. The 35-year-old defender brought down the curtain on his glorious time with the club on what he described as his ‘most difficult day.’ After club president Florentino Perez paid homage to the departing […]

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