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11:18
11:18

NOTU Opposes Planned Demonstration Against NSSF 2 3

A concerned citizen Gideon Tugume wrote a letter to NSSF MD, Richard Byarugaba on July 9th, saying members will demonstrate at the NSSF branches across the country until each member is given a bailout of shillings 5 million to survive during the Covid-19 pandemic
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.
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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.

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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

Activist Petitions Constitutional Court Over NSSF Monopoly NSSF Fund 1

The petition notes “imposing compulsory registration eligibility, contribution, and restrictions on employers and employees violates rights of contributors and members to free, open and democratic society…”
12:20
12:20

Ministry of Health Lifts Ban on Public Transport in Arua arua district 4 2

The State Minister for Health Robinah Nabbanja, said that movement of buses, taxis and other forms of public transport except Boda Bodas, should resume operations.
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.

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