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Human rights

17:04
17:04

Ambassador Onyanga Aparr‘s Body Repatriated 1

According to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Appar’s body arrived in the country on Saturday morning and burial arrangements will be announced in the subsequent days.
15:51
15:51

Construction of Nsangi-Buloba Bridge Starts 4

The bridge was in May closed to heavy trucks because the bridge had 16 visible cracks cutting through and it could curve in at any time causing great danger
15:17
15:17

Gulu Embarks on Campaign Against Neglected Tropical Diseases Ministry of Health 3

Dr William Onyai, the District Health Educator revealed that the population in Gulu District and Gulu City continues to register cases of intestinal worms; river blindness, elephantiasis, flurry worms, bilharzia and lymphatic filariasis among others.
14:20
14:20

PWD Leaders in Kasese Decry Abuses Against Girls With Disabilities PWDs 3

The Coordinator Kasese District union of people with disabilities Peter Baluku says that since the beginning of the year, the organization has received more than 10 cases which have been reported to the police.

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19:16
19:16

Pictorial: Parliament Inter-denominational Prayers COVID-19 Pandemic

Parliament on Thursday convened Inter-denominational prayers marking the beginning of the Fifth and last Session of the Tenth Parliament under the theme “For When I am Weak, then I am Strong” derived from 2 Corinthians 12:10. Three Parliament Chaplains including the Anglican Chaplain Rev. Canon Christine Shimanya, the Catholic Chaplain Rev. Fr. Ponsiano Kawesa and the Imam of Parliament Al-hajj Adbulatif Ssebagala led the prayers in which legislators prayed for peaceful 2021 general election and the end to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Business and finance

12:46
12:46

World Bank Calls for Scrapping of OTT Tax World Bank uganda 1

According to the World Bank, scrapping OTT could boost access to coronavirus prevention messages for the vulnerable populations.
11:57
11:57

Pictorial: Nyamityobora Market in Mbarara Guts Fire 10

The fire that destroyed stalls and kiosks started on Saturday at 4:30 am.
10:56
10:56

Traders Count Losses As Fire Guts Market in Mbarara 3 1

The items destroyed include Fresh foods like Irish Potatoes, Bunches of Bananas Groceries, wooden stalls, hotels property, fridges, Wooden Kiosks, among others.
17:06
17:06

MTN Uganda Signs License Renewal Agreement 1

In a statement, MTN Uganda said “This brings to an end the long-standing negotiations between MTN Uganda, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) and the government. This license renewal comes almost 2 years later, since MTN Uganda applied for a license renewal following the expiry of their 20 year license in October 2018”.

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