Author: BRIAN TASAMBA

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Government To set up Designated Burial Sites For COVID-19 Victims

With the increasing number of COVID-19 deaths in the country, the Government is considering to designate burial places for the COVID-19 Victims across the country if the current rate of fatalities persists. This was revealed by the minister of ICT and National Guidance, Judith Nabakooba, on Sunday while speaking to media. She also said that […]

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39 Test Positive in Kampala as COVID-19 Cases Reach 1500

Uganda’s capital, Kampala, which is the country’s largest COVID-19 hotspot has 39 of the 66 new confirmed cases. This brings the country’s cumulative confirmed cases to 1500. Kampala, which was declared a COVID-19 hotspot last week after having a rise in cases, has 30 alerts and 9 contacts of previously confirmed cases that have tested […]

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COVID-19 Deaths rise to 13 as Uganda Confirms 49 New cases.

The Ministry of Health has registered one more COVID-19 deaths to coronavirus and 49 new cases. This brings the country’s total death toll to the pandemic to 13. The country’s latest fatality to the virus is a 50-year-old Ugandan male from Kiryandongo. The deceased is had presented COVID-19 like signs and symptoms, according to the […]

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Ministry of Health
Uganda registers 12th COVID-19 Death as Cases Rise To 1,385.

The Ministry of Health has today, 14-August, registered one COVID-19 death in Kampala Metropolitan Area. This brings the country’s total number of deaths to 12. “The deceased is a 64-year-old Ugandan Male, resident of Kampala Metropolitan Area, ” the Ministry of Health statement reads According to the statement, the victim was admitted to Nsambya Hospital […]

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2 Kampala Residents Succumb To COVID-19 as Cases Surge

Uganda has today Registered Two more deaths of COVID-19 bringing the country’s total number of fatalities to 11. “The Ministry of Health could like to inform the general public that Uganda has registered two(2). This brings the total number of deaths to eleven (11),” the Ministry of Health statement read. “The two fatalities are residents […]

Education
Luke Owoyesigyire
School Director, Teachers On Run For Conducting Lessons During COVID-19 school Closure

Police on Tuesday launched a manhunt for the school director and teachers of Focus primary school in Wakiso Districts. In addition, that have been having lessons with P7 pupils during the government closure of schools as a COVID-19 control measure. According to Kampala Metropolitan police Deputy spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, this was after they received information […]

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19 New Cases Confirmed as Uganda’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 1,332

The ministry of health has registered 19 new infections 19 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the cumulative total of cases to 1,332. “Of the 19 confirmed cases; 11 are alerts, 5 are contacts of previously confirmed cases while 3 are truck drivers,” the ministry of health statement reads. Out of the 11 alerts, 4 are […]

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8 Alerts from Namisindwa Test Positive as COVID-19 cases Rise By 16
8 alerts from Namisindwa test positive as COVID-19 cases rise by 16

More people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Namisindwa District were the county’s first COVID-19 fatality was registered. This has made Namisindwa a COVID-19 hotspot as contacts of the first fatality and more alerts from the district test positive. The ministry of health has today 11-August confirmed 8 cases from the district who were alerts […]

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LDUs Resume Operations Amid Crime Increase

The Local Defense Unit personal are set to resume their operations due to the increased crime rate at night after undergoing refresher training which started last month following public criticism over torture and killing citizens during their operations. “Owing to the withdrawal of Local Defense Forces from active operations to go back for refresher training, […]

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Archbishop Kaziimba Breaks Silence about Ndeeba Church Demolition
Archbishop Kaziimba Breaks Silence about Ndeeba Church Demolition

The Archbishop of Church of Uganda, Rev Dr. Stephen Samuel Kaziimba, finally spoken out on the demolition of St. Peter’s Church, Ndeeba which shocked Christians on Monday morning after a longstanding land wrangle between the church leadership and a city businesses man only identified as Dodovico. In his statement, Rev Dr. Stephen Samuel Kaziimba, the […]