Covid-19: Mbale hospital halts admission of positive patients citing lack of beds

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Mbale Regional Referral hospital has stopped admitting Covid-19 patients citing limited bed capacity.

There are currently 16 Covid-19 patients in the isolation center at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital which has 10 beds.

Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo Ituzo, the director Mbale Regional Referral Hospital says they have halted fresh admissions because the number of Covid-19 patients is beyond their bed capacity.

Covid-19: positive Tanzanian escapes from isolation centre in Kyotera, Uganda

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Health officials in Kasensero town council in Kyotera district have launched a manhunt for a Tanzanian national who escaped from isolation after testing positive for coronavirus disease last week.

The Tanzanian national had temporarily been isolated at an undisclosed facility as health workers waited for an ambulance to transfer him together with four others to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital.

Uganda Simi Mobile unveils regional marketing team

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By Eseru Paul

Simi mobile technologies, Uganda’s first manufacturing and assembling electronics company has unveiled a team of highly passionate, motivated, dedicated and distinguished marketing professionals to handle the ever expanding and growing demands for Uganda’s highly affordable and quality electronic products. Whisper Eye Reports.

These genuine and traceable brands that include; high definitive smart phones like the fancy s-630 (2.0 ghz octra core), featured phones like s-300, laptops, inter phones, dongles, accessories, among others have already hit both the local, regional and continental markets.

Big Blow: High Court dismisses notorious RDC Eric Sakwa Judicial review case

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The High Court has dismissed an application for judicial review filed by embattled Jinja RDC Eric Sakwa . Whisper Eye Reports.

The application was filed against the Attorney General and Haji Kakande Yunus as respondents in May this year.

The applicant through his lawyers Caleb Alaka , Ochieng Evans and Nyote David Innocent challenged the second respondents action to interdict the applicant from the office of the RDC Jinja District.

He also challenged the actions of the agents of the first respondent who were forcing the applicant from office.

The applicant was arrested and charged with manslaughter and was subsequently remanded to prison on Friday 24 April, 2020.

The old Gnl Zamba is back with a new hit; “Dear hip hop”

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Writes Frank Ntambi;

Hearing a GNL Zamba song can be like remembering a dream you’d forgotten you remembered, each song a new, strangely familiar feeling. The thread that’s woven through every GNL song connects us to a past GNL or a future GNL, a GNL whom we can’t know but can envision, one who’s guarded but open, simultaneously beaming or moodily eyeing the camera while pulling his lapels over his cheeks.

Unlike most of other Ugandan rappers, GNL is never unrefined—but instinctive. Of the songs we’ve heard, there’s the commercially giddy GNL (“Kikankane”), the trendy GNL (“Kkoi kkoi”), nostalgic GNL (“Ani Yali Amanyi”), and the GNL who packs his bars, smashed together with the comedown GNL (“Olabye Ekyana” and “Kayimba Ka Maama”)

Albinism: From Jinja to Gulu, activist rides to deliver sunscreen to over 200 persons with albinism

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A human rights activist and former journalist Pat Robert Larubi has taken on the road to deliver the much needed sunscreen for people with albinism across the country on his motor bike. Whisper Eye Reports.

Whisper Eye has learnt that Pat started off his ride from Jinja on Thursday May 28th 2020 ,went through Kayunga, Lugazi, Mukono and part of Wakiso delivering his first batch of sunscreen.

This was followed by another whole day ride from Kampala through Kole, part of Omoro district and finally making it to Gulu district where he made his final stop.

Big Story: URA Boss ejects security chief Lt Col Matsiko, trusted UPDF officers deployed

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The newly installed nonsense Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Commissioner General John Musinguzi Rujoki has sacked UPDF personnel who were attached to the tax collection body. Whisper Eye has learnt.

According to ChimpReports Musinguzi started with URA’s Security manager, Lt Col Ezekiel Matsiko for reportedly facilitating tax evasion and other malpractices.

Officials revealed that Matsiko’s vast accumulation of wealth shocked President Museveni.

Matsiko is said to have been paying Shs 30m per month to a high ranking security officer to protect his job.

Covid-19: Uganda records more 32 deadly coronavirus cases as numbers hit 489

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Uganda on Tuesday morning reported 32 more covid-19 cases bringing the tally of cases to 489 . Whisper Eye Reports.

The recoveries reach 79 with no fatalities, according to the country’s Health Ministry.

In a statement signed by Dr Olaro Charles , 14 of these new cases are truck drivers who them arrived from South Sudan via Elegu point of entry, 2 arrived from Kenya via Malaba point of entry and 2 are truck drivers who arrived from Kenya via Busia point of entry . and 1 arrived from Tanzania via Mutukula point of entry the report reads!

Covid-19: New taxi fares by Kampala taxi operators association

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New Taxi Fares below – by Kampala Taxi Operators Association.

The new adjusted taxi fares are as follows, and can be revised upwards given the prevailing circumstances due to half capacity carriage policy issued by Government. Note that these fares apply to Kampala Metropolitan and surrounding Areas.

KCCA goes ahead to registers taxis amidst protest from operators

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The registration of taxis by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has kicked off amidst chaos and poor coordination. The operators are protesting the lack of coordination in the registration process.

In hundreds, the taxi operators converged at Old Kampala Secondary School and Kitante Primary Schools on Monday to register their taxis. However, many of them say that the process is extremely slow and tedious. By midday, only about 30 drivers had been registered according to the registration book at the registration centre.