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19:43
19:43

Embassies Issue Travel Advisories as COVID-19 Spreads COVID 19 in Africa 1 Top story

Many of the embassies, some representing countries that are hardly hit by the virus have put up travel advisories cautioning people intending to travel to 'think twice'. At the French Embassy in Kampala, travelers are advised as per Ministry of Health’s directive against travelling to countries hard hit including France which now has 1,784 cases and 33 deaths.
19:24
19:24

Ugandan Scoops Overall 2020 Commonwealth Youth Award 1

He has reached more than 800 women and young people, and 600 of them now make and sell briquettes in Uganda as part of his effort to promote the transition from wood fuel to affordable fuel briquettes. They generate bio-gas from bio-waste and recycle non-bio-waste products to create arts, crafts and basic household items.
19:22
19:22

Education, Finance Ministries Failed to Coordinate Transfer of Money to Students in China-Bahati coronavirus 1 1

Bahati who was responding to matters of national importance raised by some MPs in Parliament on Wednesday said the problem was lack of coordination between the two Ministries.
18:35
18:35

COSASE Threatens to Arrest Uganda’s Deputy Ambassador to Italy summon 1 2

According to the COSASE subcommittee members including the Kampala Central MP, Muhammad Nsereko, there are a lot of inconsistencies in Dr. Mumtaz’s submissions on the properties she dealt. He explains that Mumtaz initially mentioned three properties and changed to over 50, then over 100 and later over 200
18:23
18:23

Construction of Cross Border Markets in Amudat Near Completion cattle 1

The markets are being constructed by Amudat District local government with support from Mercy Corps, Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU) and government of Uganda, through the Resilience Project.
17:50
17:50

Voter's Register Display Exercise Marred by Low Turn in Kampala 1 1

Nsibirwa attributes the low turn up to the busy schedules that people have. Doreen Ayebazibwe, the Nakasero 4 Parish Election Supervisors, said only a small fraction of the voters turned up to check their particular as the exercise was winding up.
16:25
16:25

UNAA Wants Ugandan Diaspora to Vote in 2021 voting rights 1 2

The current Ugandan laws do not provide for the participation of people in Diaspora in the election of both local and national leaders. To achieve this, therefore proponents might need to advocate for an amendment that would result in the creation of the Diaspora Voters’ Register and provisions for proxy voting and e-voting.
16:10
16:10

Kampala Central Mayor Calls for Regulation of Street Vendors Law Enforcement 3

KCCA Director of Gender and Community Service Harriet Mudondo says they are yet to complete the process of gazetting some roads in all the five divisions of Kampala for vendors.
16:01
16:01

COVID-19 Fight: Key Public Places Resort to Sensitization as Manning Hand washing Facilities Proves Hard COVID -19 outbreak 6 2 Top story

At Nakawa Market, every after two hours, a message is relayed on the market community radio reminding vendors about the virus and why it’s important to maintain proper hand hygiene to avoid infection. William Mpoza, the General Secretary Nakawa Market, says they are constrained to do more than what they are already doing.
15:44
15:44

UPC to Hold Delegates Conference in May 1 3

Osinde said that party members who want to contest for any positions should pick nomination forms.
15:10
15:10

Uganda Clays Board Accused of Ignoring Fraud Dossiers 1 1

The claim comes after Uganda Clays board led by Chairman Eng. Martin Kasekende on Tuesday announced it was firing top management of the company, without divulging details on the genesis of the decision.
14:36
14:36

Children of Bush War Veterans in Kasese Demand for Education Bursaries 2 5

They accuse the government of neglecting them and yet their parents played a big role in the liberation struggle.
12:44
12:44

Some Health Workers Think Cancer is a Virus– Dr Orem nutrition 1 2

Dr Orem also disclosed that some health workers have limited knowledge on cancer and can neither counsel nor diagnose patients correctly.
11:47
11:47

Historical Command Warned Museveni About Uganda's Direction 12-Years Ago -Muntu ANT 1 2 Top story

General Mugisha Muntu, the former Army Commander and brain behind the opposition Alliance for National Transformation-ANT, says that between 1998 and 2004, 11 senior army commanders tried to influence change by talking to President Museveni but he didn’t buy into their idea.
11:36
11:36

Tapac Sub County to Increase Charges On Transportation Of Limestone limestone in moroto 1 3

Medium trucks will pay breaking fee of 350, 000 shillings for limestone up from 150, 000 shillings while the trailers will be charged from 250 – 500, 000 shillings. The same vehicles will further pay loading fees from 100, 000 to 200, 000 shillings depending on the size of the vehicle.
11:33
11:33

Accelerating Climate Change Posing Major Threat to People's Health – Report 1 2 Top story

The report points out that Greenhouse gas emissions continued to grow in 2019, leading to increased ocean heat, and such phenomena as rising sea levels, the altering of ocean currents, melting floating ice shelves, and dramatic changes in marine ecosystems. The ocean has seen increased acidification and deoxygenation, with negative impacts on marine life, and the wellbeing of people who depend on ocean ecosystems.
11:03
11:03

African Swine Fever Breaks Out in Busia District 4

Dr. Patrick Barasa, the Busia District Veterinary Officer, says samples from the affected pigs were taken to Makerere laboratory research center and they tested positive.
07:37
07:37

Pictorial: Opening of Justice, Law and Order Sector Centre in Rubirizi Human Rights 15

The 1.6 billion Shillings facility houses the Magistrate’s court, the Offices of the Director of Public Prosecution and police station.
07:12
07:12

New Justice Law and Order Sector Centre Excites Rubirizi Residents Court 2 5 Top story

Rubirizi District, which was curved from Greater Bushenyi in 2010 has been dependent on judicial services from the parent district, which is 50 kilometers away. It now hopes to improves access to judicial services, thanks to the commissioning of the new centre by Chief Justice, Bart Katureebe on Tuesday.
06:55
06:55

Gov't Erroneously Sent UGX 2.2b to Support Students in China Ministry of Finance 1 Top story

In a letter dated March 10, 2020, addressed to the Ugandan Embassy in Beijing, China, Muhakanizi says that the treasury which was meant to send USD 61,800 (228 million Shillings) instead transferred up to USD 600,000 (2.2 billion Shillings) , an excess of USD 538,200 (1.9 billion Shillings).
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