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13:39

ANT Cautions Members on Sexual Harassment 6 1

Zelda Kakayi, the party’s Youth Coordinator for the metropolitan region says their observation is that despite the numerical strength, many female youths are shunning away from political activism over recurring forms of sexual harassment that continue to make them more vulnerable.
10:39
10:39

New Inequalities Threatening Human Development-Report 1 1 Top story

The new inequalities stem around the climate crisis, and the progress of the technological transformation that includes renewables and energy efficiency, digital finance and digital health solutions. According to UNDP, the two seismic shifts could trigger a new great divergence, the kind not seen since the Industrial Revolution, as they shape the next century.
17:35
17:35

Gov’t Slashes District Mandate in Youth Livelihood Programme 4 1 Top story

Paul Onapa, the National Programme Manager Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) in the Gender, Labour and Social Development Ministry, says the size of the youth group has also been cut down from 15 members to a minimum of five, with at least two being females.
13:43
13:43

Transfer of Unclaimed Bodies to Gulu Hospital Mortuary Banned public cemetery 2 1

The ban follows complaints from the hospital administration over the increasing burden of corpses from neighboring Omoro, Nwoya and Amuru districts, sometimes South Sudan dumped at the facility after being brought for postmortem

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07:54

Pictorial: EU Ambassadors Retreat Kicks Off in Mbale Henk Jan Bakker Top story

On Monday, the Ambassadors met Mbale district officials, the District Police Commander, Resident District Commissioner and others in a closed door meeting. They also met the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party leaders in the district.

Business and finance

14:10
14:10

Bankers’ Association Boss Advises Ugandans to Buy Cows Instead of Cryptocurrency patrick mweheire 1 1

Mweheire informed a gathering at Sheraton in Kampala that the entire value of cryptocurrencies around the world was just USD 1trillion, the same size as one company like Apple. He said cryptos are not backed by any assets and that the lack of regulation anywhere around the world makes them a no go zone.
20:08
20:08

Unconsumed Power Will Hit the Budget Hard – Muhakanizi power tariffs 1 1

Muhakanizi told diplomats and economists at an IMF organised meeting at Sheraton Kampala on Monday evening that Uganda – and some other African countries – had been affected by power blackouts in the past, pushing governments to sign power-purchasing agreements with investors to produce more power than can be consumed.
20:02
20:02

Tourism Grew Slowest in 2019 – BOU Bank of Uganda 1 1

The government planned to attract more one million tourists this year on top of the 1.8million people received in 2018. But the Central Bank says after ten months, only about 1.2 million tourists had entered Uganda.
19:26
19:26

Envoys Advise Uganda to Utilize EU’s Zero Tariff on Agricultural Produce European Union 4 1

The advice was given by the Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Uganda ambassador Attilio Pacifici, this afternoon, at the beginning of a four-day retreat bringing together envoys from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Italy, The Kingdom of Netherlands and Sweden. The retreat is taking place at Mt. Elgon Hotel, Mbale.

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