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Everton vs Manchester City postponed due to positive Covid-19.

Everton vs Manchester City postponed due to positive Covid-19.

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Kyle Walker and Gabriel Jesus’ positive tests were confirmed last week and now more City players and staff have tested positive Manchester City’s game against Everton this evening has been called off due to a number of positive Covid-19 tests. City had already confirmed that Kyle Walker and Gabriel Jesus tested positive for the virus prior to their last game against Newcastle United, and now the elite report that even more of their squad and staff have contracted the virus. The Premier League allow games to be postponed if positive coronavirus tests mean that teams are left with a lack of first-team players. Newcastle have previously had a game postponed due to an outbreak of the virus at their training ground. Man City were set to take on Everton at Goodison Park...
Exposed: Quack KCCA Operative Faces Arrest For Extorting Millions From Bar Owners Over COVID-19

Exposed: Quack KCCA Operative Faces Arrest For Extorting Millions From Bar Owners Over COVID-19

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By Our Reporter A man who purports to be an operative of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) but is going around town extorting money from bar owners has finally been exposed. Peter Ssetenda, who purports to be working with the KCCA Environment enforcement department, is accused of allegedly conniving with some rogue police officers to conduct illegal operations during which they forcefully break into business premises, harass bar owners, extort money and arrest those who decline to give them money. Ssetenda, who conducts dubious operations purportedly to arrest people drinking from bars yet they have not been reopened by government due to COVID-19 restrictions, has reportedly often overstepped his mandate by even extending his operations to restaurants and lounges. The ...
America Hails Nigerian Doctor Who Helped In Discovery Of COVID-19 Vaccine

America Hails Nigerian Doctor Who Helped In Discovery Of COVID-19 Vaccine

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By Our Reporter A Nigerian medical doctor help American scientists in the discovery and productions of a vaccine for Coronavirus (COVID-19)  has been recognised by the United States Embassy in Nigeria for his great work. Dr. Onyema Ogbuagu, who  is an Associate Professor of medicine at Yale University, is one of those leading the research at Pfizer for a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States, reason why he has been hailed for his role in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine in America. Earlier in the month, US drug manufacturing firm, Pfizer, announced that the vaccine has an efficacy rate of more than 90 percent, marking a major breakthrough in the fight against the pandemic. “Nigerians contribute to the world in so many ways,” the US Mission in Nigeria tweeted on ...
Gov’t Okays Licensed Labour Exportation Companies To Resume Operations

Gov’t Okays Licensed Labour Exportation Companies To Resume Operations

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By Our Reporter The government of Ugandan has relaxed restrictions on externalization of  labor to enable companies involved in the sourcing of external employment for migrant workers abroad are to resume business. “This is to inform all licensed companies involved in the sourcing of external employment for Ugandan migrant workers, that following the relaxing of a number of COVID lockdown measures by Ministry of Health and resumption of air travel, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development will be lifting the ban on labour export by licensed companies in accordance with the existing mandatory Covid SOPs for all travelers,” Labour Minister, Mr Frank Tumwebaze tweeted on Tuesday. Mr Tumwebaze further said his ministry’s Permanent Secretary will issue a detailed sta...
Shock As Makindye RCC Kagolola Succumbs To  COVID-19

Shock As Makindye RCC Kagolola Succumbs To COVID-19

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By Our Reporter As Uganda proceeds in the fight against the deadly Coronavirus (COVID)-19 pandemic, several high profile Ugandans continue to succumb to the virus. The latest victim of the deadly virus is Makindye Division Resident District Commissioner  (RDC) Ibrahim Kagolola, who passed away on Saturday. Reports coming in from family members and close friends indicate that Kagolola reported ill a few days ago and was rushed to hospital but tests done on him shortly after admission confirmed that he was positive for COVID-19. Announcing  Kagolola’s unfortunate, Hawa Ndege, the Resident City Commisisoner (RCC), said that “Another tragedy has befallen the country at the hands of Covid-19. The disease has snatched the Deputy Resident City Commissioner (RCC) of Makindye...
Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive for COVID Again.

Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive for COVID Again.

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Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus for the second time as Juventus prepares for next week’s Champions League clash against Barcelona, according to reports in Italy on Thursday. Ronaldo is currently isolating at his home in Turin after testing positive for COVID-19 on October 13 while with the Portuguese national team for Nations League matches. The 35-year-old again received a positive result after a test carried out on Wednesday, Sky Sport Italia and Gazzetta Dello Sport reported. The Portuguese forward could still be available for Sunday’s Serie A game against Hellas Verona, and the clash against great rival Lionel Messi’s Barcelona on October 28. Under UEFA rules the five-time Ballon d’Or winner needs to test negative 24 hours before the Barcelona game in...
“Cristiano Ronaldo Breached COVID-19 Rules, says Sports Minister

“Cristiano Ronaldo Breached COVID-19 Rules, says Sports Minister

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Cristiano Ronaldo may have violated Italy's coronavirus preventive measures by traveling to Portugal while Juventus were in isolation, and returning to Turin this week after testing positive, Italy's sports minister Vincenzo Spadafora said on Thursday. "Yes, I think so, if there were no specific authorizations from the health authority," Spadafora told Radio Uno when asked whether the 35-year-old Portuguese star had breached COVID-19 rules. Ronaldo risks a fine after joining his national side last week despite Juventus being in isolation after two staff members tested positive. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner tested positive on Monday, the day after Portugal drew 0-0 with France in Paris, and returned to Italy on his private jet on Wednesday. Juventus president Andrea Agnelli...
Ivan Kakooza of Nexus Bar Najjera has Died.

Ivan Kakooza of Nexus Bar Najjera has Died.

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The owner of a popular hung out in one of the Kampala Suburbs of Najjera, Ivan Kakooza has died owing to Cororna Virus this morning at Mulago Referal Hospital. Affect seeking for medical attention after getting difficulty in breathing that he was told by doctors at Mulago that his lungs were inffected due to Covid -19; close friends to Ivan have told this website  “Yes, it is true, Ivan is gone,” Kaitesti told reporters early Friday morning. The cause of death is still unknown. However, Kaitetsi said Ivan had been unwell lately. “He has not been coming to work for the last two weeks. He was not doing fine,” Kaitetsi added. Kakooza, who was in his early 40s, is said to have passed on at Mulago National Referral Hospital. His body is currently in th...
Uproar In America As COVID-19 Infected Trump ‘Escapes’ From Quarantine

Uproar In America As COVID-19 Infected Trump ‘Escapes’ From Quarantine

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By Our Reporter There is uproar in America after US President Donald Trump told Americans “to get out there” and not fear COVID-19 after he returned to the White House on Monday, following three nights in a military hospital where he received experimental treatments to tackle a disease that has killed more than 210,000 Americans. Trump, who still has the virus and remains contagious, took off his mask to pose for pictures and salute from the balcony of the White House. He later tweeted a video capturing his return to Washington, DC, and a message to his supporters. Trump said he felt “real good” about his return to the White House, where a cluster of cases have emerged since he, his wife Melania and close adviser Hope Hicks were diagnosed last week. Press Secretary Kayleigh McEna...
Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago, Deputy Nyanjura In Isolation Over COVID-19

Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago, Deputy Nyanjura In Isolation Over COVID-19

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By Our Reporter Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Lord Mayor Hajji Elias Lukwago and his deputy Doreen Nyanjura are reportedly in separate self-isolation over fears that they could have contracted the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19). Lukwago and Nyanjura are said to have been taken for testing on Wednesday and later into isolation on Friday evening after they both showed signs of COVID-19, according to our sources at City Hall. Lord Mayor Hajji Elias Lukwago and deputy Doreen Nyanjura recently Although the officials at KCCA are yet to issue an official statement about Lukwago and Nyanjura’s health status, our efforts to contact either the Lord Mayor or his deputy for a comment about the matter were futile since they couldn’t be reached through their office lines. But is...
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