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23:59
23:59

Prof. Latigo Abandons FDC for Independent Card 2021 elections 1

“I was asked if I was going back to FDC, and I said I didn’t want to use a bad word to describe how I felt, but political parties stink. When they asked me while I was still here, I said you do not let flies sit on the wound,” he added.
20:35
20:35

Margaret Wokuri Loses Mbale City FDC Party Primaries 4 1

Wokuri was defeated by Nabende Isaac Walera who will now hold the party’s flag in the race. Nabende got 152 votes from the four polling stations within the division against Wokuri’s who got 54 votes.
18:47
18:47

Three Desktop Computers Stolen from Bukomansimbi District Offices 2 2

This is the second time the District has suffered a burglary in a space of five months. During the first incident, in April, thugs went away with 90 pairs of gumboots that had been procured for Village Health Teams.
18:32
18:32

Govt to Construct an All-Weather Road in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest 1

The proposed 40-kilometre road from Kisoro to Kanungu is expected to ease access to tourist attractions in the Bwindi Forest and Mgahinga Park tourism value chain. The new road will replace the existing murram road which had become impassable, especially during the rainy seasons, yet it had no safety signage.
18:09
18:09

National Isolation Centre Completion Pushed by Two More Months 6 5

The Project Manager Patrick Rubongoya says that the contractor; Synergy Enterprises Ltd needs more time to complete the remaining works which include setting up a waste decontaminating unit, remodelling of the former Tuberculosis ward into a multipurpose unit, plastering, installing washroom facilities and finishing the ceiling and floor works.
17:51
17:51

2,900 to Benefit From SAGE Program in Kampala 4 4

Thomas Kisembo, one of the beneficiaries is however concerned about the mode of payment. He says that it is unfair to ask the elderly to travel long distances to access payments when their transport costs are higher than the money they receive.
17:03
17:03

Muntu, Rwomushana Pick Presidential Nomination Forms 4 3

Though Muntu was not physically present at the Electoral Commission, his nomination forms were picked at 10:30 a.m by Dan Mugarura Bakaki, the National Electoral Affairs Coordinator for ANT.
15:48
15:48

Swarms of Locusts in Karamoja May Have Hatched - Entomologists desert locust 2 2

John Peter Okinyom, the Napak District Agricultural Officer and entomologist says they are investigating the origin of the immature locusts to link or rule out whether the new invasion is as a result of hatching.
15:09
15:09

Nine Arrested in Abim for Defying COVID-19 Guidelines, Extortion police 3

They were arrested while conducting prayers at the home of a follower in Adea Parish Morulem Sub County.
14:54
14:54

UCDA Draws More Youth into Coffee Value Chain Coffee farming 1

The authority started by training youth groups on understanding coffee legislation, coffee garden handling, crop management skills and harvest, post-harvest handling and storage, skills of a barista and managing coffee businesses in gardens and shops.
14:17
14:17

Wakiso Education Department Sensitizing Teachers, School Proprietors on SOPs School Reopenning 2

The team headed by Fredrick Kiyingi Kinobe the Wakiso District Education Officer has met headteachers, school directors and parents to sensitize them about the SOPs.
13:43
13:43

Age Limit Removal not Kadaga's Achievement - Namuganza 3 1

On Tuesday Kadaga said it was her effort that pushed through the unpopular age limit law as she defended her candidature before NRM party Central Executive Committee (CEC).
12:59
12:59

Muslim Leaders Condemn Demolition of Worship Places 4 4

The acting Amir Sheikh Yahaya Ramadhan Mwanje noted that several Muslim properties have been either demolished or stand a risk of being demolished.
12:16
12:16

Nabilatuk Quarantine Centre Equipped Covid-19 2

The facility located at Ariesep Secondary School received a consignment of 30 mattresses, 60 bedsheets and blankets.
11:20
11:20

Police in Arua Block Yasin Kawuma Memorial Prayers 3

On Thursday, police led by Richard Okullu, the Regional Police Commander West Nile blocked entry to Hotel Pacific, Christus Center in Ediofe and Highway inn Mvara. This is after they had received information that members of People Power were planning to hold prayers in one of the hotels.
05:13
05:13

WHO Intensely Focused on Global COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

Among them, the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator, launched in April, has shown results, according to WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, with nine vaccine candidates in the COVAX portfolio now advancing through Phase 2 or 3 trials.
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