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Mar 2020 12 results
20:04
20:04

Cancelling School Visitation Days is an Exaggerated Reaction to COVID-19 - MOH COVID 19 Pandemic 2 Top story

The Director-General of Health Services Dr Henry Mwebesa says that schools do not need to stop parents from visiting their children. He adds that the cancelling of school visitations is an exaggerated reaction to the disease because to date, there is no confirmed case of coronavirus in Uganda.
19:54
19:54

Tini Petro, Kyenjojo-Hoima Road Construction Firm Asked to Settle Dispute Outside Court UNRA 1 1

In September last year, Tini Petro Uganda signed a contract to supply fuel to the Chinese-owned Shengli Engineering company which is constructing the 100-kilometre Kyenjojo-Kabwoya road in Hoima district. According to the contract, Shengli was supposed to pay for the fuel on a monthly basis.
19:48
19:48

New Presidential Initiative on Wealth and Job Creation Launched in Karamoja Emyooga 2

It targets organized business groups involving women and youths mainly in the informal sector is meant to uplift the economic status of communities by reducing poverty at house-hold level. It’s also aimed at enhancing socio- economic transformation from subsistence to market oriented economy.
19:31
19:31

COVID-19; MP Akol Faults Parliament for Ignoring Laxity at Entebbe Airport Anthony Akol 3 1

Akol was asked to leave the house on Thursday and advised to self-quarantine after telling members that he had been to South Korea and South Africa in recent days. South Korea, one of the country’s worst hit by the pandemic, has reported nearly 8,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus with at least 71 deaths.
18:37
18:37

Rules Committee Fails to Find Evidence to Pin MP Zaake discipline 1

The Committee on Rules Privileges and Disicipline has recommended for the cautioning of Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake for his actions in harassing Professor Barnabas Nawangwe.
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18:07

Compensation Demands Hindering Road Repair in Bunyangabu Kabonero 1

Residents argue that the repair is going to cause damages to their plantations, houses and burial sites, and therefore should be compensated before the repairs start.
17:32
17:32

Police Foils Robbery at Betting Shop 2 2

The robbers raided Premier Sports Betting in Bukesa near Bukesa traffic lights in Nakulabye a Kampala suburb at 3 a.m.
15:27
15:27

Kitgum Farmer Groups Accused of Selling off NUSAF Livestock 2 1

The three implicated groups include Pamolo Olet Ox traction project, Obem East A Cassava and Sunflower Production Group and Atura C Cassava and Sunflower Production Group in Labongo Layamo Sub County.
11:13
11:13

Makindye DP Leaders Drag Party to Court Over Halted Polls executive committee 1 Top story

On January 9th 2020, the DP President General, Norbert Mao issued guidelines on the party road map leading to the National Delegate’s Conference where he directed the sub-branch and branch executive committees be elected based on the party register.
10:47
10:47

Arua Man Gets Life Sentence for Murder arua high court 1

Although Adrapi pleaded not guilty to the crime, Justice Oyuko said the declaration by the deceased before his death and witness submissions were sufficient to prove him guilty. Justice Oyuko concurred with the prosecution, which prayed that the convict be handed a life sentence given the gravity and gruesome circumstances under, which Adrapi lost his life.
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08:42

DRC COVID-19 Case Not Worrying for Uganda-MOH 3 1

The infected person is of Belgian origin and was discovered at the airport. According to the health minister in DRC, the country is currently carrying out contact tracing of all persons that are likely to have come into contact with the infected person.
07:08
07:08

Parliament Tasks Seven Ministries to Present Policy Statements budget act 2001 5 1

On Thursday, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga noted that 7 out of the 28 ministries and agencies had not presented their policy statements for the financial year 2020/2021. The affected MDAs include agriculture, education, justice and Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA. Ministerial policy statements are documents that set out the performance and plans of government agencies, linking them with their policy objectives. The Budget Act (2001) provides that Parliament shall use these statements to assess the performance of every sector.
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