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22:04
22:04

Sebaggala to be Buried on October 4-Family 4 5

His younger brother, Haj. Muhammad Ssebaggala told URN that it was inevitable to extend the burial date for a week to fulfill a will by the deceased to have all his children present at his burial. 14 of the children are in the United States of America.
17:27
17:27

Politicians Pay Tribute to Nasser Ssebaggala - The Tactical Team Player Bobi Wine 5 5

Sebaggala, 72, suffered a cardiac arrest, a few weeks after undergoing surgery for intussusception, a condition in which one segment of intestine inverts within another, causing an intestinal obstruction. He was admitted at International Hospital Kampala, on September 7, after collapsing in a bathroom at his home in Munyonyo.
16:07
16:07

Lamwo NRM Executives Probe Theft of Party Primary Allowances 2

The NRM Deputy District Chairperson Agnes Amito says that the probe stems from complaints raised by the NRM sub-County chairpersons and their polling officers against non-payment and abnormal cuts on their allowances.
15:44
15:44

Coffee Farmers in Bugisu Counting losses due Suspected Outbreak of Dieback Disease 3 1

Stephen Madagi, a coffee farmer from Bugitimwa Sub County in Sironko district, says the disease is fast spreading since they don’t know what to do stop it.
15:16
15:16

Ambercourt Market Vendors Restless over Lack of Land Title amber court market 2

Ambercourt market occupies 4.5 acres of land belonging to the Ministry of Defence. But following discussions between Jinja municipality, the Ambercourt market vendors and officials from the Ministry of Defence in 2018, it was resolved that the said land would be transferred to the vendors to allow them to develop the market.
13:15
13:15

COVID-19 Lockdown Affects HPV Immunization Uptake in Kanungu 3

Dr Stephen Ssebudde, the Rukungiri District Health Officer, says a number of learners who took the first dose of the vaccine missed the second dose because schools where they often find them are closed.
12:22
12:22

COVID-19: Activists Demand Relocation of Polling Stations from Health Facilities MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4 1

Elly Kasirye, the chairperson of Wakiso District Human Rights Committee, says it will ironical to allow crowds in health facilities for voting purposes at a time the country is battling an increase in the number of Covid19 infections.
11:56
11:56

Ex- Soccer Players Eying Jobs Under New Lower Secondary Curriculum 5

Former Uganda Cranes skipper and Captain, Andy Mwesigwa applauds the Education and Sports Ministry for taking such strides to introduce soccer training in schools. He, however, says it would be more fruitful for the soccer legends with vast experience and expertise to implement it.
11:37
11:37

Former Kampala Mayor Nasser Ntege Sebaggala Passes on 1 4 Top story

Sebaggala, a former member of the Democratic Party had recently returned to the political scene when he sought the endorsement of the People Power pressure group to contest for the position of Kampala Lord Mayor, for yet another turn.
11:12
11:12

Amuru Officials Struggle to Cointain Escalating Teenage Pregnancies, Marriages Human Rights Focus

According to Lakony, they launched a community sensitization drive in May this year to stop the escalation of teenage pregnancies but hit a dead end when some parents failed to provide information on the whereabouts of their daughters.
09:46
09:46

Broadcasters Oppose Guidelines for 2021 General Elections 2021 Elections 5

Collin Mutambo, the General Manager of Radio Simba, says the guidelines are unfair given the fact that media houses have different operational costs.
08:41
08:41

West Nile LRA Victims Give Gov't 45-Day Ultimatum to Pay UGX 99B Kony war victims 5 4

In 2008, the survivors started documenting all the losses incurred and have since then presented three documents to the President’s office for compensation in vain. The claimants want the government to compensate them Shillings 99billion.
07:58
07:58

Kwania VHTs Demoralized Over Lack of Facilitation Abwong HCIII 4

Joel Peter Akoco, the Abongomola Sub-county VHT coordinator, says most members of his team are quitting due to lack of facilitation. He says the Shillings 10,000 given to them each quarter isn’t sufficient for them to meet their expenses.
07:29
07:29

NCS Lists Approved Sports Activities 2

“Most of the sports would be eligible to re-open provided they fulfil the conditions set by the Health Ministry such as testing athletes 72 hours to the game and provision of adequate Personal Protection Equipment- PPE’s,” according to NCS.
07:24
07:24

Parents Ask Govt to Revise Guidelines on Use of Public Transport by Learners 5

Rita Ssenyonjo, a parent says that the government has not been fair to the poor and vulnerable parents. She explains that as low income earners the are still struggling to raise school fees for their children and cannot afford to use private cars to transport their children.
06:30
06:30

261 Candidates So Far Nominated in Kampala Central NUP 5 1

Among the 261, five are Division Mayors of which three will contest on the independent ticket, Salim Uhuru of the NRM party and one National Unity Platform candidate Hamdan Ssemugooma.
06:03
06:03

Apac Taskforce Imposes Partial Lockdown in Amun Parish As Six Test Positive for Covid-19 Ministry Of Health 2

Dr Mathew Emer, the Apac District Health Officer says locking the area that consists of over 5,000 residents in the nine villages will help the medical team trace over 100 contacts to the six confirmed cases.
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