#Coronavirus in Uganda News

National

Seven Medical Workers Arrested at Buwambo Health Center IV Nansana Found Partying

The seven medical workers attached to Buwambo Health Center IV had organised a house party where a big number of people gathered which is against the presidential directive. The operation which sta

National

Hon Nabbanja's Covid Relief Money to Start Coming Today

Prime Minister, Robinah Nabbanja will today kick off the disbursement of UGx 100,000 Covid relief cash to vulnerable Ugandans from selected cities and municipalities in various parts of the count

National

Most COVID Vaccines Donated to Africa Not Recognised by European Union (EU) Digital Covid Certificates

The African Union and Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) have voiced concern after it emerged that Europe's digital "green pass" does not recognize the vaccin

National

Coronavirus Mutates From Alpha to Delta, Comes with New Signs and Symptoms

Driven by the delta variant, a new wave of COVID-19 is sweeping across the African continent where new cases, hospital admissions and deaths are increasing along with Alpha and Beta fuelling an a

Entertainment

Uganda Introduces New Law, Anyone Found Without a Face Mask To Be Arrested For 2 Months

Health minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng has warned Ugandan that anyone found in public without a Face Mask will be arrested for 2 Full Months. Same applies to people who make public gatherings or travel on

National

Budaka Residents Start Exhuming Bodies of Relatives, Claim Ghosts Are Demanding Proper Burials

Budaka district Covid 19 task force is in panic following reports that relatives of victims who succumb to the virus are exhuming their bodies at night in order to give them befitting burials claiming

National

Covid 19 Infections Decline in Kampala by Almost 50%

Kampala Capital City Authority has stated that the number of cases of people contracting the coronavirus has declined according to the rapid diagnostic and PCR tests with number of people testing posi

National

Over 800 People in Uganda Vaccinated with Fake COVID-19 Vaccine

Uganda Police, Health Ministry officials, and State House Health Monitoring Unit have arrested two nurses for injecting people with fake shots and issuing fake covid 19 certificates even though the le

National

Covidex Prices Hiked From 3,000 to 50,000 After Government Approving the Drug Use

After the National Drug Authority authorizing COVIDEX, a locally made herbal remedy as a ‘supportive treatment’ for COVID-19, its price has been hiked from UGx 3,000 to UGx 50,000. The

Entertainment

The Heartbreaking Story of How the Pregnant TV West Presenter Ritah Survived Covid 19

Many Ugandan celebrities that survived Covid 19 have come out and told their stories but never had we come accross one that is so heartbreaking like that of TV West presenter Ritah Tumuhimbise who got

National

New Travel Permits Show Uganda Will Be in Lockdown For 6 Months, Ugandans Scared

When President Museveni announcd the new 42days lockdown, people thought it wouldn't be so long but now after the new leaked vehicle movement permit going viral showing lockdown could go on for si

Entertainment

Zuena Kirema Narrates How She Kissed Her Grave Goodbye After Battling Covid at Mulago Hospital

A few weeks ago rumor went around stating that singer Bebe Cool's wife was battling with Covid-19 but now Zuena Kirema herself has come out ad narrated the full story of how he was rushed to Mulag

National

Uganda Under Immediate 2nd Total Lockdown for 42 Days, All Key Points From Museveni Address

President Museveni has ordered a total lockdown during the Nation Address and we have the key points from the speech. No movement of public transport; car, boda boda and private vehicles for 42 days.

Entertainment

Police and KCCA Destroy All Stalls in Kikuubo in a Fight Against Covid-19

More than 100 vendors in Kikuubo business center in Kampala central are stuck after the eviction of their stalls by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and Police inorder to reduce crowding. Accord

National

Government Extends Academic Year to End in September

Ministry of Education and Sports has made adjustments in the school calendar to enable learners to complete their respective syllabi before being promoted to the next classes and they have changed its

Entertainment

MC Kats' Step Mother and Aunt Die From Covid-19, Leave Him with 30Million Hospital Bill

NBS TV presenter Katamba Edwine aka Mc Kats is in deep dilema after losing his step mother and aunt both to Covid-19 in a period of 24 hours leaving him with a 30Million hospital bill to foot. Taki

National

Masaka School Refuses to Release Students that Haven’t Cleared School Fees

A school in Masaka has refused to allow students to go back home even after President Museveni giving an order, they say they need them to first clear their school fees. President Museveni ordered

National

Greenhill Academy Forced to Close Down for Two Weeks After Students Testing Positive for Covid-19

Green Hill Academy School in Kampala has been forced to shut down for two weeks after several students testing positive for COVID-19 and speaking to the school they have confirmed. Through a letter

Entertainment

"I am Covid 19 Positive, This is Scary"- GNL Zamba Confirms

Celebrated lugaflow rapper Ernest Nsimbi popularly known as GNL Zamba has confirmed being diagnosed with the deadly COVID-19 virus. Its a scary way to celebrate the new year 2021 by the "Kikan

National

How the Parliamentary Bus Transporting COVID-19 Patients Caught Fire

People have been wondering how a parliamentary bus carrying over 25 covid-19 patients ended up catching fire in the middle of the road along Kampala-Gulu highway but here we paint for you the whole pi

Celebrity Gossip

Jackie Chandiru Reportedly Sneaks Back Into the Country Despite Lockdown

Latest reports coming through from sources close to singer Jackie Chandiru confirm how she is already back in Uganda after sneaking back to pump her music career. According to Xclusive reports, sin

Health

Police Arrests 30 Big Headed People In Nansana Sauna and Lodge (PHOTOS)

Uganda Police arrested over 30 people from a Sauna in Nansana after being found enjoying the sauna, lodge services and alcohol, all banned by the presidential directives issued in March to stem the sp

National

Uganda Lockdown Ending: Bars Must Be Closed, No More Concerts or Prayer Gatherings

Just as the President of Uganda, H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is about to lift the lockdown, a few rules are to be followed including; Closure of Bars, Nightclubs, Worship centers while as it is also a

Health

2020 Uganda Martyrs Day Celebrations Cancelled

The Catholic Church has cancelled the 2020 Uganda Martyrs Day annual celebrations that were scheduled for 3rd June due to coronavirus pandemic. The Martyrs Day celebrations were scheduled for May 2

Entertainment

This is All I Have: Mathias Walukagga Donates 200kg of Food Relief

Kadongo kamu country music singer Sir Mathis Walukagga has also run to the rescue of the starving Ugandans by donating 200kg of food to the Covid-19 Task Force. Unlike other musicians, the "Ba

Health

Woman Who Gave Birth in Qaurantine Finally Allowed to Go Back Home

Good news coming in our Blizz news desk indicates that a Covid-19 positive mother who gave birth to a bouncing baby girl at Entebbe Grade B Hospital has been discharged. Nambooze Joan, a 22 year ol

Entertainment

Pastor Wilson Bugembe Gives Out Relief to Wakiso RDC and 3.8 Million DJs

The Worship House proprietor Pastor Wilson Bugembe has shown a big heart after he donated food relief to Wakiso RDC and $1,000 to DJ's to help the needy survive through the COVID-19 crisis lockdow

Entertainment

Coco Finger Saves a Pregnant Woman, Helps Her Give Birth When Husband Is Away

A few days ago singer Coco Finger came out and offered to help people in his home area Entebbe and now he has helped a pregnant woman give birth with her husband away in Masaka. Coco Finger a few d

Religion

"Pastor Bugingo is an example of a true man of God"- Frank Gashumba asks other pastors to copy

Sisimuka Uganda CEO Frank Gashumba has showered Pastor Aloysius Bugingo, of House of Prayer Ministries International church with praises after him donating out UGx100 Million Covid-19 task force. F

National

President Museveni's Workout Video Leaves Ugandans Shocked

cIn the Stay Home Campaign aimed at fighting the deadly Covid-19 pandemic, President Yoweri Museveni has fulfilled his promise he made last Wednesday during his State of the nation address by dropping

National

Lango And Kisumu Residents Bang Saucepans And Jerrycans To Scare Away Coronavirus

A section of residents from Uganda and Kenya villages have resorted to dancing, drumming and banging jerrycans and saucepans to scare away the coronavirus pandemic. Towards the end of the week that

Music News

"God is the Answer"- Jose Chameleone cries out in Bolingo Ya Zambe

Singer Jose Chameleone has also dropped a brand new single titled “Bolingo Ya Nzambe” and we have it here for you to download, listen and enjoy. Jose Chameleone has comesthrough with a

Health

SHOCKING VIDEO: Woman Gives Birth to Baby While in Quarantine With No One to Help

A woman identified as Aisha Namatovu has been under coronavirus quarantine in Entebbe but she has not given birth with no one to help but police shooting live bullets at them. Aisha Namatovu had be

Health

UNBS Officers Confiscate Substandard Sanitizers, Warns Ugandans Against Being Careless

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS), a government agency has today confiscated and stopped the production of Fake/ substandard Hand sanitizers of UKI Uganda Limited. UKI Hand Sanitiser&#

Music News

"Music Will Save Us"- Felista Di Superstar Runs to Studio and Records Coronavirus Song

Budding 7 year old rapper Felister Di Superstar has decided to use her music talent hoping to leverage her huge following on social media to create awareness to the youth and the entire country at lar

Health

COVID-19: Uganda Confirms First Coronavirus Case at Entebbe Airport

Ministry of Health Uganda (MOH) has confirmed the first Corona Virus Disease case in Uganda on March 21st 2020. The victim is a 36 year old Ugandan male who arrived on Saturday 21st from Dubai aboard

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