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20:33
20:33

NDA Launches App to Improve Reporting of Adverse Drug Reaction 4

It is a platform for the public and health workers to report reactions to drugs faster and get a response quicker where possible. The app works with both android and IOS technology, and all one requires to register a complaint is to download it, and log in using their name, physical address and contact.
20:14
20:14

MPs Want Their Daily Mobile Money Transaction Limit Increased to UGX 20m Airtel 3

Musasizi argued that MPs are big mobile money users because the platform has eased their transactions with constituents. He thereafter asked whether the telecom companies can provide special consideration to enable them to make a maximum of 20 million Shillings via mobile money.
19:45
19:45

Gertrude Njuba, Energy Ministry Face Probe over Mubende Mining Deal eviction of miners 2 1

The committee established that Njuba and Masagazi’s company; AUC mining Uganda limited, is the same with Anglo-Uganda company, Gemstone International and now Kratas Resources Limited who have reportedly been changing names upon the end of each mining license.
18:17
18:17

Malaria Outbreak Hits Bunambutye Resettlement Camp 1

Allen Kablayo, the in charge Bunambutye Health Center III says despite of the increasing cases of malaria, the drugs seem not to be enough.
17:55
17:55

IGP Orders Quick Investigations into Nansana Shooting Bobi Wine 2 1

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says the IGP has reached out to Kyeyune’s family in Nankulabye to express his heartfelt condolences.
16:48
16:48

Electoral Reforms Suggested by Opposition Are Costly - Bahati elections 2021 3 1

Bahati was making reference to proposals by Niwagaba, the shadow Attorney General, to amend several clauses of the constitution in a way that would shake up the current state structure. He, for instance, wants the size of cabinet reduced to 21 Ministers and 21 State ministers, who, however, should not be chosen from among elected Members of Parliament. The current Cabinet has 32 cabinet Ministers and 48 Ministers of Stat
16:46
16:46

Guild Elections: Makerere Council to Consider Regulations associate 1 2 Top story

“These electoral regulations are trying to dictate what should appear in the students constitution. And if you look at the entire regulations booklet, there are a number of provisions that are out rightly against the freedom of expression,” Mark Owiny, a 4th year Law student said
16:04
16:04

Kakiika Division NRM Chairperson Fears for His Life Politics 1 2

According to Mugume, he received information from his friend over the weekend indicating that someone was looking for him. Mugume says that he convinced the person to meet him at Accacia hotel Mbarara on Sunday and alerted police leading to the arrest of Edward Kasibante.
15:36
15:36

UWA To Resume Electric Fencing Around Queen Elizabeth National Park Elephants 2 4

Pontious Nzuma, the Chief Warden Queen Elizabeth National Park, says they are set to continue with the work in a few days’ time. He says some sections will be erected to cross rivers and landscapes characterised by hard underlying rocks.
15:28
15:28

Staff Shortage Frustrates Bukomansimbi School Performance Targets 1 3

Davis Kkubo Ssebuliba, the head teacher of St Jude Thaddeus Primary School located in Bukomansimbi town council, also confirms the problem saying the available staffs are overwhelmed by the workload.
15:12
15:12

Energy Ministry Given Ultimatum to Resettle Mubende Miners artisanal miners 1 2

The Natural resources committee of Parliament has given the Ministry of Energy and Mineral development up to 10th March to resettle Mubende artisanal miners.
15:09
15:09

Poor Community Access Roads Irk Kwania Residents 4 1

The access roads in sorry state include the 4.5 Kilometer road stretching from Aluka to Inomo Sub County, 5.2Kms from Aduku to Acut via Apire, which links Kwania to Apac district and the 4.8km road from Olanyo-tai to Anywar-giki village.
14:39
14:39

Another Fire Guts Nakaloke Islamic School Dormitory 1 Top story

According to students and residents, the fire started around 6:00am this morning from one of the dormitories near Nakaloke Center Mosque, which is under construction.
12:51
12:51

Guard Shoots Suspected Robber Dead

The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Oweyesigyire, says the incident happened in the wee hours of this morning when the guard who was on patrol with his colleagues heard someone breaking into the house of one of their clients only identified as Paul.
12:09
12:09

Thugs Terrorise Busitema University 2 1 Top story

On Friday, the thugs hacked Martin Eleket, a third year student of Science Education in Agriculture who was also heading to the hostel.
11:48
11:48

Police in Busia Accused of Torture, Extortion 6

Polly Makokha, a bar operator says that armed police officers who were on plain clothes stormed his business at midnight and ordered him to get out of the bar counter and went with Ugshs200,000.
11:36
11:36

Renowned Activists Denied Access to Parliament pig demonstration 2 1

Some of the activists who were reportedly banned from Parliament include Moses Bigirwa, Norman Tumuhimbise, Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Kitonsa.
07:54
07:54

East Africa Faces Unprecedented Hunger Threat - UN Agencies 1 Top story

Desert locusts have a reproduction cycle of three months. In just a few weeks, as crops begin to sprout, the next generation of locusts will take wing in a renewed frenzy of destructive swarm activity, threatening to devastate East Africa’s most important crop of the year. Today, mature swarms are laying eggs within vast areas of Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, many of which are already hatching.
07:06
07:06

MPs Disagree on Regulations for Judges on Special Assignments 7 1 Top story

On Tuesday, the Public Service State Minister, David Karubanga, said public officers appointed, seconded and assigned outside public service have to apply for unpaid leave. He explained that secondment applies when a pensionable officer is employed with an international body, which has a quota to be filled by Uganda for a maximum of 5 years.
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