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August, 2019

  • 30 August

    Nine-year-old Ebola Victim Dies In Uganda

    A nine-year-old girl who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda after travelling from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo has died, a Ugandan health official told AFP on Friday. “She passed on at around 0800 (0500 GMT) this morning,” said Yusuf Baseka, health director in Kasese, a district in southwestern Uganda along …

June, 2019

  • 21 June

    Uganda, Zimbabwe Chase AFCON 2019 Glory Live On DStv, GOtv

    As the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in Egypt this weekend, the pursuit of glory for Uganda and Zimbabwe, deemed to be underdogs, will be live on DStv and GOtv. All the games involving both countries will be broadcast live on all DStv and GOtv packages. Read Also: Femi …

  • 13 June

    Second Patient Dies Of Ebola In Uganda

    A 50-year-old woman who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official told AFP Thursday, the second fatality since the virus spread from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. “The deceased has been confirmed as the grandmother of the five-year-old boy who died. Both victims had attended the …

April, 2019

March, 2019

  • 27 March

    Uganda Donates $200,000 To Cyclone-hit Mozambique

    Uganda has donated $200,000 in aid to help victims of Cyclone Idai in Mozambique. A statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the donation is a fulfillment of President Yoweri Museveni’s pledge to assist the cyclone-affected people. The UN on Monday appealed to donors for 282 million dollars for …

February, 2019

  • 13 February

    Suspected Ebola Death Causes Tension In Uganda

    Ugandan authorities on Tuesday quarantined 13 people, who picked up a body of suspected Ebola death in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as hemorrhagic fever tests are carried out. The Ministry of Health and World Health Organisation (WHO) in a joint statement disclosed this in Kampala. The statement said …

January, 2019

  • 30 January

    Mob Kills Ugandan DJ For Playing ‘Boring Music’

    A Ugandan Disc Jockey (DJ) identified as Jerry Okirwoth, was reportedly killed by concert-goers for playing ‘boring music’. The DJ who was killed in a disco hall in Nebbi District, Northern Uganda, was a part time DJ and student at Parombo Secondary School in Uganda. He was reported to have …

  • 21 January

    President Bans Sports Betting

    Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, has banned sports betting in the country. Museveni ordered that no new licences should be issued to sports betting companies nor renewing of permits for the existing ones. According to Minister of State for Finance, Mr David Bahati, the President gave the directive saying that gambling has …

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