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10:41
10:41

Verification and Profiling of Refugees Launched in Oruchinga 3 5

The exercise, to be conducted jointly with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees-UNHCR, seeks to ensure that refugees and asylum-seekers are accurately reflected in the system, assist the government to enhance the accuracy of data and ensure that resources reach the intended recipients.
06:50
06:50

Up to 180,000 Health Workers May Have Died from COVID-19 - Report 1 Top story

That grim estimate features in a new WHO working paper based on the 3.45 million coronavirus-related deaths reported globally to the UN health agency up to May; a figure that WHO said may well be at least 60 per cent lower than the actual number of victims.
21:52
21:52

MP Ssewanyana Complains of Torture Masaka high court 2 1

In attempts to substantiate this claims of suffering from grave effects of torture allegedly occasioned to him by security operatives, Ssewanyana raised his hand and asked that he be allowed to show the judge his swollen genitals which he says were squeezed by military operatives that chaotically rearrested him at the gates of Kigo prison on September 23rd.
20:55
20:55

Disagreements over Boda Boda Operations at Transport Public Dialogue 8

The debate on the Boda Boda industry has been revived following the lynching of a motorist in Rubaga Division by a mob on Sunday after he allegedly knocked two motorcycles.

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12:46
12:46

Pictorial: Christians Mark 103rd Anniversary of Martyrdom of Daudi Okello and Jildo Irwa Top story

The District Covid-19 Taskforce headed by the Resident District Commissioner Suzan Akany Tuesday directed the suspension of prayers at the martyr’s shrine to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Business and finance

17:59
17:59

Artisan Miners in Busia Living in Fear over Eviction 1 3

The Chinese investor is constructing a USD 200 refinery covering 300 acres of land in the four villages of Alupe, Agoriat, Akipenet, Amagoro in Mawero parish, Buteba sub-county.
17:00
17:00

Few Passengers, Fuel Costs Aggravate Covid-19 Effects on Bus Operators 1 3

The operators say that since the first lockdown, cost of the fuel they consume for a particular route has been increasing, yet they cannot increase the fares beyond the current rates. The numbers have also been affected by the changing lifestyle among Ugandans and economic structure of the country, among others, which have seen people reduce their reasons for travel.
12:39
12:39

Public Places in Lira Given 3 Days Ultimatum to Adhere to SOPs 1 5

At Lira main market, hand washing points have been installed at all main entrances but lack water, the traders and other people accessing the market do not wear masks. The situation is similar in other places like shops and supermarkets and the parks.
08:35
08:35

Museveni to Launch Mandatory COVID-19 Testing at Entebbe Today -OPM 3

"The Notices to Airmen -NOTAM usually takes effect after 48 hours so the earliest the exercise can kick off is Saturday night," Dr. James Eyul, in charge of Port Health at Entebbe airport said.

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