UPDF soldier arrested over armed robbery

UPDF soldier arrested over armed robbery

A Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) soldier alongside a civilian are being held at the Nwoya police station over the armed robbery. Among the suspects are UPDF solider Private Ben Okite attached to the fifth Mountain Battalion Kabwera in Kasese district with a resident of Ngai sub-county in Oyam district known as Sam Olum. Prior to their arrest, a complaint…

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FDC’s Doreen Nyanjura reappointed as Kampala city Deputy Lord Mayor

Doreen Nyanjura Gives the Latest Health Update about Erias Lukwago

Forum for Democratic Change’s Doreen Nyanjura has been unanimously been reappointed as Kampala city Deputy Lord Mayor. The Makerere University counselor who once served as deputy Lord Mayor was put before the council during its second sitting today’s morning at City Hall by the Kampala city Lord Mayor-elect Eria Lukwago. Her first holding of this place in the council was…

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COVID-19 pandemic has cut down on blood donation rates in Africa – WHO

COVID-19 pandemic has cut down on blood donation rates in Africa - WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) has observed a decline in the blood donation rates in Africa which they attribute to the Covid-19 lockdown in various countries. The decrease is largely attributed to the measures that have been put in place to ensure a limit in the rate at which the coronavirus spreads to people such as travel bans and mandatory self…

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Prof. Ogwang warns Covidex has not been confirmed to treat Covid-19

Professor Patrick Engeu Ogwang

Professor Patrick Engeu Ogwang, a lecturer at Mbarara University of Science and Technology who founded the Covidex drug has come out in an official statement to inform that the drug is not confirmed as the treatment for Covid-19. He says that the only laboratory tests the drug has undergone are on animals with an aim to test the active compounds…

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Man in Rubanda district burns wife and children to death in his own house

Man in Rubanda district burns wife and children to death in his own house

Tragedy befell Rubanda district on Saturday night when a man set his house on fire and subsequently claimed the lives of his wife and three children. The suspect was identified by Kigezi regional police mouthpiece Elly Matte as 45-year-old Armstrong Vian a business made that claimed the lives of his family by setting his home on fire. His late wife…

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Judiciary mourns death of Former Permanent Secretary Kagole Kivumbi

Judiciary mourns the death of Former Permanent Secretary Kagole Kivumbi

Mr. Solomon Muyita, the Judiciary Senior Communications Officer has through a formal statement announced the unfortunate death of Former Judiciary Permanent Secretary Expedito Kagole Kivumbi. According to the statement, the deceased breathed his last yesterday’s evening at Le Memorial Medical Services located on Kitiko-Lubowa Kigo road where he had been admitted for a week while attaining treatment. Currently, the bereaved…

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Bugiri man arrested for killing his two children and severely injuring a neighbor

Bugiri man arrested for killing his two children and severely injuring a neighbor

A 23-year old man in Bugiri district has been arrested for allegedly killing his two children on Friday night. The accused, identified as Fred Kibete hails from Buduma A village in Muwayo town council, Bugiri district, and is accused of taking the lives of his two children. The children have been identified as Elvin Mwoyi, a five-year-old and Lavinda Yokiti,…

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URA TIN application process to take new procedures

Uganda Revenue Authority URA TIN application

The country’s tax collecting body, Uganda Revenue Authority has announced changes in the Tax Identification Number (TIN) application form. Ian Rumanyika, acting assistant Commissioner Public and Corporate Affairs at URA made the announcement in which he said they aim at enhancing client’s experience as well as matching the changes in the tax regime, technology and business environment. Still while speaking…

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Frustration as Masaka city oxygen plant breaks down at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital

Frustration as Masaka city oxygen plant breaks down

The health sector in greater Masaka is greatly frustrated following the breakdown of the city’s only oxygen manufacturer at the Masaka Regional Referral Hospital. This unfortunate happening has left many health workers in great frustratiom seeing as the oxygen plant doesn’t only work for the Referral hospital but also other health facilities with in the city. Secondly, the plants’ breakdown…

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