Month: July 2021

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COVID-19 deaths in Africa have risen sharply in recent weeks, amid the fastest surge in cases the continent has seen so far in the pandemic, the regional office for the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. COVID-19 deaths rose by more than 40 per cent last week, reaching 6,273, or nearly 1,900 from 4,384 deaths […]

KCCA FC have officially confirmed the appointment of Morley Byekwaso as their new head coach on a three year contract. Byekwaso replaces Mike Mutebi who was relieved of his duties as the club manager in March this year. The soft spoken tactician was Mutebi’s assistant and served as the club’s coach on an interim basis […]

As of the end of June, the corona virus had claimed lives of over 2000 individuals each associated with tens or hundreds of bereaved individuals. Now experts from Makerere University say the COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented challenges to the grieving process. They say the situation has been worsened by the fact that many have not […]

Several vulnerable members in Kamuli municipality are accusing some members of Village Health Teams-VHTs of confiscating their national identity cards after registering them for the COVID-19 relief funds. The complainants say that only those who promise to share the fund with the VHTs as a means of appreciating them for being included on the final […]

The Kwania District COVID-19 Taskforce wants the government to reinstate Special Police Constables-SPCs to address the manpower challenges there. According to the task force, there are only 78 police officers in the district, making it difficult to enforce the COVID-19 preventive measures. While announcing the 42 day’s lockdown in June this year, president, Yoweri Museveni […]

One person has been shot as police battled an unknown gang that forcefully took over Modern Market adjacent to Kalerwe abattoir this morning. Trouble started as early 6:30am when a group of men estimated to be over 40 in number encircled the market claiming they had taken it over from owner because they are owed […]

Police in Iganga district on Sunday afternoon arrested 27-year-old, Shakira Nakato, a resident of Nampirika A village in Nakalama sub county over stealing a one-month-old baby boy from Betty Namale. It was on Friday afternoon when Nakato approached Namale claiming that she could connect her to a sheikh who would safely circumcise her boy free […]

There is heavy presence of police and Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF personnel in Butogota town council in Kanungu district along with the Uganda- Democratic Republic of Congo border as Congolese nationals stage protests against two Ugandans accused of killing a local chief in their country. The protests started on Sunday around 11:00 am PM when […]

At least 15 private security guards have succumbed to the new wave of Covid-19 in the last few weeks, according to The Uganda Private Security Association- TUPSA Chairman, Grace Matsiko. Matsiko, in an interview with Uganda Radio Network, said the new Covid-19 wave has ravaged various Private Security Organisations –PSOs leaving 15 personnel dead between […]

Local Council leaders in cities and municipalities are protesting the lists of the selected beneficiaries for the covid-19 relief cash. Last month, the government announced plans to disburse Shillings 100,000 to at least 520,000 people in 41 municipalities and 10 cities to help them go through the 42-day lockdown announced to stop the spread of […]

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