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Day: September 9, 2020

COVID-19 Deaths Shoot To 46, Cases Of Infection Now At 4,101

COVID-19 Deaths Shoot To 46, Cases Of Infection Now At 4,101

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By Keefa Nuwahereza The number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) related deaths in Uganda has risen to 46 after the Ministry of Health registered two new deaths on Tuesday. According to information from the Ministry, results of COVID-19 tests done on 08 September 2020 confirmed 201 new cases. This brings the cumulative confirmed cases of Ugandans to 4,101 and 1,876 recoveries. The breakdown of the 201 news cases is as follows; Contacts and alerts (198): Kitgum (80), Kampala (38), Moroto (23), Gulu (10), Amuru (8), Wakiso (6), Kikuube (4), Zombo (4), Gulu (3), Amolatar (2), Buikwe (2), Butebo (2), Lamwo (2), Adjumani (1), Arua (1), Kasese (1), Koboko (1), Mukono (1), Butaleja (1) and Nakaseke (1). They also included two truck drivers from Elegu Point of Entry and one Returnee from t...
‘Murderers, Rapists Shouldn’t Be Given Bail’-Museveni Says As Chief Justice Owiny Dollo Swears In

‘Murderers, Rapists Shouldn’t Be Given Bail’-Museveni Says As Chief Justice Owiny Dollo Swears In

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By Keefa Nuwahereza President Yoweri Museveni has reiterated his directive to judges to stop giving bail to people accused of murder, rape, defilement and other heinous offences. The President made these remarks during the swearing in of new Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo and his deputy Justice Richard Butera, at State House, Entebbe on Tuesday. Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo swearing in Shortly after the function, Museveni wrote thus on social media; I witnessed the swearing in of the Chief Justice, Alphonse Owiny-Dollo and the Deputy Chief Justice, Richard Buteera, at State House Entebbe. My advice is that there should be prioritisation in payment of judges. When we came from the Bush, I was earning Shs150,000 but okayed payment of Shs3.2 million to judges. ...
Police Recover Stolen UPF Gun From Thugs

Police Recover Stolen UPF Gun From Thugs

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By Keefa Nuwahereza A joint team of Uganda Police and Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UODF) in Arua on Tuesday recovered a Small Machine Gun (SMG) rifle number UG POL 48002035 with 9 rounds of Ammunitions along Arua Vurra custom Road, near the Customs with DR Congo, in Vurra Sub- county, Arua District. Preliminary investigations indicate that the gun in question was one of the 3 guns stolen from Lobule Prison in Koboko District about a month ago. The stolen police gun that was recovered with 9 rounds of ammunition SP Angucia Josephine, the PRO West Nile/North West Nile regions, revealed the two people who were carrying the gun were moving on a motorcycle towards Vurra Custom side during curfew time. “Upon meeting the officers from Police and UPDF on joint night patrols, the
‘COVID-19 Saved Bazzukulu From Bimansulo’-Museveni

‘COVID-19 Saved Bazzukulu From Bimansulo’-Museveni

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By Our Reporter President Yoweri Museveni has revealed that the outbreak of Coronavairus (COVID-19) helped to save many of  his immunized Bazukulu from Naked Dances (Bimansulo), Transnight dancing (Ebikeesa), alcoholism, among other vices. The President revealed all this and more in his most recent missive on social media, in which he noted that most of the youth don’t know how the National Resistance Movement (NRM) brought the peace they are enjoying, reason why many of them have since resorted to earthly indulgencies. Museveni wrote thus; “Countrymen, Countrywomen and, especially, the Bazzukulu. I am still reading the responses to my communication of yesterday on the NRM Primaries. I will reply in detail later. However, I want, for now, to repeat a few points. By going