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10:27
10:27

Water Shortage Hits Three Sub Counties in Arua District 2 1

Currently the district has safe water coverage of 51%, which is far below the national average of 65%. The most hit sub counties are Logiri and Vurra which have safe water coverage of 42% and 43% respectively.
09:19
09:19

Africa’s Advances in Maternal, Infant Mortality Face Setbacks- WHO

New data from the agency indicates that 390 women will die in childbirth for every 100,000 live births in sub-Saharan Africa, by 2030. This is more than five times higher than Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) targets – and well above the global average of 211.
16:44
16:44

European Union to Inject UGX 4.6 Billion for Skilling Refugees 1 5

Under the programme, at least 1,210 individuals from refugees and host communities in Terego, Arua, Madi-Okollo, Yumbe, Adjumani and Kiryandongo districts will benefit from various skills training in agribusiness, horticulture, building and concrete practice, hair dressing, tailoring among others.
14:56
14:56

Reducing Health Centre Distance to 5Km Radius Key to HIV/AIDS Care – LOP 1 1

Mpuuga’s proposal is contained in his statement commemorating World AIDS Day on Thursday as the country continues to make significant progress towards eliminating HIV/AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.

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10:55
10:55

Pictorial: Youth Mark Rwenzururu Palace Raid Anniversary by Planting Trees Top story

Sunday marked six years since the raid on the Rwenzurur palace, which climaxed with the arrest of Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere and 203 others.

Business and finance

09:04
09:04

Another Public School Under Threat in Kampala 1 4

The school, situated between St Balikuddembe market and Nakivubo Blue Primary School, has an enrollment of 430 learners. Available information indicates that the idea to start this school was mooted in 1958 by Sir Frederick Crawford, the then Governor of Uganda Protectorate, together with the municipal council of the time.
06:29
06:29

Contractor Finally Hands Over Kabale Central Market to Government 4 1

On Thursday, the company officials led by a project manager, Mou Shaojiu handed over the market to government authorities led by Engineer Emmanuel Mwebaze, Commissioner for Market Infrastructure Development at the Ministry of Local Government, and Emmanuel Sentaro Byamugisha, Kabale Municipality mayor. 
20:52
20:52

Energy Ministry Given Seven Days to Explain Nationwide Power Outage load shedding 3 1 Top story

On Wednesday, the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited – UETCL, without giving reasons announced on its social media pages that they are experiencing a national blackout. “We shall keep you updated as we work on restoration of power. All inconveniences caused are regretted,” read the UETCL message to its stakeholders.
18:22
18:22

Finance Ministry to Rationalise Tax Incentives Next Year - Ggoobi 2 1

In his statement, Ggoobi said that government is implementing a Tax Expenditure Rationalisation Plan to streamline tax incentives over the medium term.

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