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15:12

Norway Donates US$2.2M to Help Ugandans Overcome Impacts of COVID-19 4 2

The donation is in response to an appeal launched by the UN in Uganda, local and international NGOs and the Ugandan civil society community to support millions of Ugandans whose livelihood was disrupted by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
12:14
12:14

Life of a Visually Impaired in Lockdown 4 1

“I used to walk to and from the school so as to save the daily income to support me with my upkeep but now that the income is no longer there, life has become so hard for me”, Irieba told URN at Kireka Rehabilitation center where our reporter found her with two other colleagues with visual impairment.
18:01
18:01

Five LC Officials Charged for Stealing Resident's Properties in Mukono 1

They were sued by their fellow resident Justine Nakasujja who accused them of organizing a mob against her, vandalizing her house from where they removed windows and doors before banishing her from the community. One goat, sheep and 50 hens were also confiscated. She was allegedly accused of practising witchcraft.
12:40
12:40

MP Fungaroo Unhappy about UPDF Involvement in Obongi Politics 1 2

Fungaroo, who is currently rallying grassroots support for the party in West Nile, Acholi and Lango regions told the press over the weekend that the UPDF brigade in West Nile and Gulu have been involved in secret meetings in Koboko and Arua with key agenda on how to remove him from Obongi constituency.

Business and finance

20:43
20:43

National Theatre Goes Digital as Covid19 Closes Stage Curtains 2 1 Top story

At first, the content will be streamed every Friday at no cost through UNCC’s formal digital platforms including YouTube and Facebook among others with the premier featuring on August 14 at 7:30am.
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MPs Task Gov't on Opening Remaining Sectors of Economy COVID-19 3 1

Members of Parliament argue that the sectors are prepared to meet the standard operating procedures and adhere to the COVID-19 guidelines.
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14:07

Business Confidence Surges After Ease in Lockdown Restrictions – Survey stanbic bank 1 Top story

Stanbic says it observed that more businesses have increased their output and are receiving new orders than in the last three months. However, many companies haven’t been able to re-hire the employees they laid off with some of them still laying off some employees.
12:28
12:28

Amuru Seeks to Divert Funds Meant for Lakang Bridge to Road Works 1 1

Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA halted construction of Lakang Bridge in December last year on grounds that is goes through East Madi wildlife reserve.

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