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21:53
21:53

UNEB Gives Schools Five Weeks to Register Candidates 1

Janipher Kalule the spokesperson UNEB says that schools have five weeks from the reopening day to start and also finish the registration process to enable the board organize.
21:14
21:14

Parliament Passes UGX 3.7 trillion Supplementary Budget 1 2

According to the breakdown, Shillings 1.1 trillion is going to the Defense and Veterans Affairs Ministry for classified expenditure while State House will also get Shillings 450 Billion for classified expenditure.
20:25
20:25

Abim CAO Interdicted Over Corruption Allegations 1

Abim Resident District Commissioner, Samuel Mpimbaza Hashaka, says Ochengel’s suspension takes immediate effect pending investigations by the Inspectorate of Government.
20:00
20:00

Seven Children Suffocate to Death in Mubende

Kawala says the deceased were children of Muhammad Kaliisa, a resident of Kisenyi village in Kitenga sub-county. The children are said to have suffocated to death on Monday evening.
17:16
17:16

Five FDC Activists Arrested in Kampala Over Unlawful Procession 8

The Kampala Woman MP candidate Stella Nyanzi said that it is despicable to see government prioritizing roads in a foreign country yet its health sector is crumbling.
17:03
17:03

Live Bullets, Teargas as Police Battles Mityana Protesters Protests

The protesters stormed the streets of Mityana municipality this afternoon with placards demanding that the Mityana District Police Commander, Alex Mwine Mukono unconditionally releases all the motorcycles he confiscated during the security raid on Saturday.
16:35
16:35

Buchaman's crew Surrender Army, Police Uniforms to Police 2 4

Buchman, in the company of his ghetto team 'crew' of about 100 people handed over the attires to the Kampala Metropolitan South Region Police Commander James Ruhweza in Kizungu zone in Makindye Division.
16:12
16:12

NUP Complains to EC Over Denial of Air Space 3

Joel Ssenyonyi, the NUP Party Spokesperson, says that they had received complaints from their members especially in Lango, Northern and Western Regions indicating that they are being denied airtime on some media houses to market their programs to voters.
15:56
15:56

UTC Lira Gets UGX 20b for Skills Development Project 1 2

Moses Obong, the Deputy Principal UTC-Lira, says the funds will be used to construct two-storied classroom blocks, workshops, purchase heavy road equipment, a bus and pickup vehicles among others.
15:53
15:53

Chaos at Bulange Mengo as Protesters Demand to Meet Katikiro Mayiga 6 8

The Kawempe Division Mayor, Emmanuel Sserunjoji and Lord Councilor, Muhammad Ssegirinya led a team of protesters from Kawempe clad in white robes with dry Banana fibres tied around their waists as a symbol of mourning.
15:26
15:26

Christians Mark 102nd Anniversary of Irwa, Okello Martyrdom 9 3

Fr Joseph Okumu, the Rector Wi-polo Martyrs shrine says despite getting directives to host only 70 people, they got overwhelmed with high number of people who turned up at the venue for prayers.
14:53
14:53

Wakiso Engineer Succumbs to COVID-19 3

Mudaali breathed his last at Mulago National Referral Hospital where he was admitted intensive care over the weekend in critical condition.
13:10
13:10

Pictorial: West Lango Diocese Celebrates Sixth Anniversary 11

The celebrations started with a thanksgiving mass presided over by the Bishop of West Lango, Rev. Ceaser Nina who urged Christians to continue working together to enhance the development of their diocese.
12:59
12:59

Amuru District Vice Chairperson Sacked for Incompetence Atiak Sub County 1 1

Michael Lakony accused John Bosco Ocan, who is also the councillor for Atiak Sub County of being absent from his office for nearly three months.
12:28
12:28

Over 50 Boda boda Motorcycles Impounded in Mbale for Flouting COVID-19 Guidelines 2

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region police spokesperson, says the Boda boda motorcycles were impounded in a massive operation, targeting riders who operate beyond 6 pm don’t wear face mask and helmets and carry more than two passengers in violation of the presidential directives on COVID-19.
12:19
12:19

Uncalibrated Thermometers Pose a Gap in COVID-19 Screening-Experts 1 3

Dr Charles Olaro, the Director of Clinical Services at the Ministry of Health says that screening for temperature is one of the ways of identifying COVID-19 suspected patients. However, since some schools are using thermometers that are not calibrated, the chances of learners being infected are high.
12:08
12:08

Government Reinstates Road User Fees for Taxis, Commercial Vehicles 1 3 Top story

According to a statutory instrument signed by the Minister of Local Government, Raphael Magyezi, vehicles carrying between seven to twenty passengers shall pay Shillings 720,000 annually. However, this applies to vehicles operating within KCCA jurisdiction.
11:20
11:20

Over 2500 Persons Affected by Aswa Hydroelectricity Project Face Eviction Pader District 1 2

Nicolas Amone, a father of 14 children in Pungole Parish, says the project has encroached on his 250 hectors of land which includes two hectors of pine trees. Amone claims that he has been blocked from using the land without compensation.
11:05
11:05

CSOs Demand Equal Distribution of Gov’t Cash for Political Parties 6 3

Last week the ministry of finance released over 15 Billion Shillings to the EC, which has been shared on the basis of numerical strength of political parties represented in parliament. This gave advantage to the ruling NRM to take over 83% of the cash
09:46
09:46

Gov't Restores Only 1% of 70,000 Hectares Targeted Wetland Since 2012 wetland restoration 3 1

This is a laughable 0.0095% wetlands restored of the 70,000 hectares’ (760 sq kms) target set by the year 2030, with half of the time gone. 18 out 22 districts were covered in the wetland restoration process.
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