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04:32
04:32

Access to Handwashing Facilities Key for Safe Reopening of Schools

The study, by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, found that last year, 43 per cent of schools globally lacked access to basic handwashing with soap and water: a key condition for schools to be able to operate safely in the midst of the pandemic.
19:30
19:30

Mukono Police Officers Accused of Extortion, Torture 1 3

Bodaboda operations are restricted to 6 p.m. in line with the conditions for the partial lifting of lockdown restrictions, imposed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. But many of them are operating in total disregard of the restrictions.
16:37
16:37

Mob Kills Woman Over Death of Pader District Official 1

According to Okema, Lwanga died at St. Joseph’s Hospital on July 27th, 2020 where he was admitted after developing a short illness.
15:34
15:34

EU Ambassadors Visit a Vote of Confidence - NUP 6 3

The confidence was raised after a four-hour meeting between NUP leaders and a delegation of Ambassadors from the European Union. The team led by the Head of the EU Delegation to Uganda Ambassador Attilio Pacific had paid a courtesy call to the NUP/People power secretariat at Kamwokya.

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07:58
07:58

Pictorial; Security Beefed Up After Basongora, Bakonzo Clashes in Kasese

The two groups are fighting over the 1,100 acres land that was given to them by the government in 2007 for settlement. The two clusters are accusing one another of grabbing each other's land.

Business and finance

05:51
05:51

Uganda Industrial Research Institute to Establish Park in Tooro 4 5

The Memorandum was signed on Wednesday afternoon by the Omukama of Tooro Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV and Professor Charles Kwesiga, the Executive Director of the Uganda Industrial Research Institute, at the Namanve Manufacturing and Machining centre.
18:52
18:52

Wake Up and Beat Poverty- Museveni Tells Ugandan Youths 4 1

He said that the youth are sleeping, while the few who are partially awake, are involved in subsistence production, only focussing on survival.
18:24
18:24

Uganda Officially Joins Extractive Transparency Body Matia Kasaija 1

EITI requires Uganda to publicly disclose information such as contracts, beneficial owners, revenues, and payments, including payments related to the environment. These disclosures can in turn promote public oversight and debate. Uganda is expected to make the first disclosures within 18 months after joining.
18:00
18:00

UNOC Ships in 6 Million Litres of Fuel Via Lake Victoria 1 2

Peter Muliisa, the head of legal and corporate affairs at UNOC, said the company, which runs the business arm of government in the oil and gas sector, shipped in six million litres through Lake Victoria in the last one month. Each route carried one million litres of fuel.

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