Month: July 2021

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The government has today kicked off the process of sending money to some vulnerable Ugandans affected by the Covid-19 lockdown, ending days of waiting. Yesterday, the minister of Labor Employment and Industrial Relations; Charles Engola while appearing before the Covid-19 Taskforce for Parliament said the disbursement of the relief funds had been postponed for a […]

Arua City authorities have raised concern about the huge gap in the proposed number of COVID-19 Relief Fund Beneficiary numbers for the two divisions there. A circular received by the Town City Clerk’s office on Wednesday shows that only 3,877 people are listed to benefit from the COVID-19 relief fund amounting to Shillings 387 Million. […]

State House has tasked telecom regulator, Uganda Communication Commission to investigate Social Media users declaring President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni either very sick or dead. In her press statement, Linda Nabusayi Wamboka, the Senior Presidential Press Secretary, says that the only reason President Museveni is no longer visible is that he has chosen to work virtually […]

A private security guard is in custody at Jinja Road Police Station in Kampala for shooting his colleague to death and fleeing with two firearms. Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson identifies the suspect as Jimmy Ocan from Swat Security Group limited. He is also accused of shooting his colleague Zakaria Lokong from […]

The chairpersons of peace committees in Karamoja are warning of a possible spillover of the current cattle raids into the neighbouring districts short the government fail to contain the situation. John Lomuria, the chairperson peace committee of Koblin village in Napak district, says the rate at which, animals are getting finished in Karamoja resulting from […]

Victoria University Kampala (VU), one of Uganda’s top leading private universities has come up with an initiative dubbed “The VU Success Formula”, aka “The VU Employability Formula The employment world in Uganda today has greatly changed that for any potential candidate to fill up vacant positions in the labor market, a minimum of at least2-3 […]

The Ministry of Health has promised to install an oxygen plant at Entebbe National Isolation Centre by September this year. Eng. George Otim, the commissioner of health infrastructure at the health ministry, says the plant will be expected to generate at least 300 cylinders of oxygen a day. The plant will be installed at the […]

Police in Rukungiri are holding a man accused of killing his biological son over Shillings 5000. Elly Maate, the Kigezi Regional police spokesperson identifies the suspect as 68-year-old Eric John Magara, a resident of Maaya Cell, Kitimba ward, Western Division in Rukungiri Municipality. The deceased is Evart Magara aka Rwamutwe 31, a resident of the same […]

Water has submerged gardens in Bundimulombi 1 village in Bundikeki parish in Kirumya Sub County in Bundibugyo District. The water has flooded Nyankiro valley, which sits between Bundigere and Bundimulombi villages. The water is 1KM in length, half a kilometer in width and 15ft deep.  According to the residents, the water that has occupied the […]

The COVID-19 Task Force in Lira is seeking to raise 645 million Shillings to facilitate the different activities aimed at controlling the spread of the deadly virus. The funding is needed to implement COVID-19 control measures for six months beginning July to December 2021. It will cover costs for coordination and leadership, case management, Infection […]

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