Author: sirus ziki

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 […]

Anyone can get COVID-19 — and we do mean anyone. But not everyone battles the same symptoms — or severity of symptoms — while ill with this new virus. While some people get seriously sick and require specialized care in an emergency room or hospital, most people experience mild symptoms that can be self-treated in isolation […]

Mbarara City Boda Boda Association has formed a special committee to help in the implementation of Ministry of Health Covid-19 guidelines and Standard Operation Procedures- SOPs. In his address to the nation on Covid-19, President Yoweri Museveni warned Boda Boda riders against the violation of the guidelines or risk total lockdown. He cautioned Boda Boda […]

A team of operatives suspected to be from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI spent the better part of Wednesday searching the home of Sheikh Yusuf Nyanzi, one of the suspects in the murder of former Police Spokesperson, Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his bodyguards Kenneth Erau and driver, Godfrey Mambewa in March 2017. The operatives stormed Nyanzi’s […]

Budaka district headquarters has been closed after 10 staff members testing positive for COVID-19. The affected employees were diagnosed following a mass testing exercise conducted last week prompting the Resident District Commissioner, Tom Chesol to order the closure of the offices in his capacity as the District COVID-19 taskforce chairperson. Chesol told journalists on Tuesday […]

The Rt. Rev. Benon Magezi, the Bishop of North Kigezi Diocese is dead. His death was announced in a press statement issued by the Church of Uganda Provincial Secretary Rev. Canon William Ongeng on Tuesday night. “The Most Rev. Dr Stephen Samuel Kaziimba, Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, regrets to announce the untimely death of […]

The LCV Chairperson Kayunga District Ffefeka Sserubugo has died. Sserubugo is alleged to have committed suicide on Tuesday night. According to Hellen Kyomuhendo, the acting District Police Commander Mukono, Sserubugo’s body was found by relatives hanging on a tree this morning. Police have currently cordoned off his home to establish the facts behind his death. […]

The Police in Bunyangabu District is holding a man for concealing the defilement of his daughter. The victim, an eight- year-old girl and a primary two pupil at Kiboota Primary School in Buheesi Town Council was allegedly defiled by her grandfather Joseph Kaganda. Hudson Opio, the Officer-in-charge Buheesi Police Post says that when the victim […]

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