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17:34
17:34

MPs Query SAGE Roll Out Schedules 5 1

PAC is concerned that the beneficiaries of the SAGE programme have suffered from unnecessary and crippling delays owing to a poor roll out plan of the programme by the ministry.
17:29
17:29

UPC Aspirant Contests Akena’s Election 2 1

According to Omino, the process leading to Akena’s election was illegal, staged managed and contravenes the party constitution.
17:08
17:08

MP Komakech Granted Leave to Introduce Human Rights Defenders Protection Bill violation of rights 1 1

Komakech who introduced the Private member's bill entitled “Human Rights Defenders Protection Bill 2020 says that human right defenders that undertake to defend the rights of other persons like human rights organizations, activists, and lawyers among others have often been the target of repressive measures by the government, security forces and businesses among others.
16:42
16:42

Busia Leaders Stuck with Postive Kenyan Covid19 Patient 1 3 Top story

Dr. Willis Syongola, the acting Busia District Health Officer, says the suspect was asymptomatic when they picked him from the quarantine center.
15:03
15:03

COVID-19 Mobile Labs Finally Launched Dr Jane Ruth Aceng 1 2

According to the Health Ministry, the mobile labs can test as many as 1600 samples daily. The vehicles will be stationed at Elegu and Adjumani border points where there are no permanent structures and can’t allow for the installation of other testing equipment like Genexpert machine.
14:38
14:38

Uganda May Not Produce Oil Until 2025 – World Bank oil production 1 1

In its Economic Update report, the bank says “the sharp decline in world oil prices resulting from the COVID-19 crisis could delay oil sector investments in the medium term and oil production beyond 2025”
14:13
14:13

Uncertainty as CRO Throws Out Street Children in Mbale 1 5 Top story

Information obtained by URN shows that CRO is facing financial challenges since several donors have pulled out. A source privy to the workings of CRO told URN on condition of anonymity so as to speak freely that CRO’s head office building along Bishop Wasikye road in Mbale City has been leased off to YY Coaches and Courier Services.
13:13
13:13

Bob Marley’s One Love Reimagined to Help Children Upset by COVID-19 Crisis 1 Top story

The reimagined version of the much-loved reggae anthem will feature members of the Marley family, established musicians from all corners of the globe, artists from conflict zones around the world, and children living in vulnerable communities. The new version of the song will go on sale on Friday, July 17.
12:57
12:57

Gov`t Allocates UGX 500m for Training Refugees in Vocational Skills 2 1

Hillary Onek, the Minister for Refugees and Disaster Preparedness in the Office of the Prime Minister on Wednesday said that the funds will be channelled through Don Bosco Vocational Training Centre, a missionary owned Centre in Palabek Sub County established last year.
12:53
12:53

COSASE Tasks Custodian Board To Explain Over 300 Asian Properties Owned by One Man 1

In March, Praful told MPs that he had picked repossession certificates for at least 39 of the 50 properties but could not divulge details regarding the original owners of the properties.
12:32
12:32

PWDs in Amuru Demand for Special Needs Schools 2

Currently, the district has no special needs school with the nearest schools being in neighbouring Gulu district.
11:21
11:21

Mukono District Khadhi In Trouble for Breaking into Imam’s Office 4 1

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says police intervened after Muslims accused Sheikh Lumala of forcefully breaking into the Imam’s office. He explains that preliminary investigations show that Sheikh Lumala was appointed Mukono Kadhi but declined to relocate to the district offices in Kiyunga.
10:37
10:37

Open Court Martial to Try Soldiers for Assaulting Mityana LC 5 Chairperson UPDF 4 1 Top story

Gen. Kavuma revealed that it is for this reason that the suspects will stand trial in an open court martial in Mityana town to restore public confidence in the force.
10:18
10:18

Mutebile Warns Banks Against Refusing to Reduce Interest Rates on Loans commercial banks 1

Mutebile, who appears to make a U-turn from earlier position that banks can charge borrowers based on their own assessments, says he was disappointed that banks had refused to reduce charges on loans to spur growth.
08:10
08:10

Assailant Kills UPDF Soldier, Take Firearm Murdered 2

Mubende Resident District Commissioner-RDC, Mary Nyakwera Baguma who doubles as the District Security Committee Chairperson, says the deceased was attacked by unknown assailants inside the barracks.
07:58
07:58

MPs Ask Gov’t to Resolve Uganda- Kenya Milk Row common market 2 1

Members of Parliament have asked Government to comprehensively resolve the Uganda-Kenya impasse regarding milk exports saying milk farmers are suffering.
07:38
07:38

40,000 Refugees in Lamwo Receive Free Face Masks 7 1

The reusable masks were on Wednesday distributed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees- UNHCR.
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