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18:56
18:56

Makerere University Launches COVID-19 Anti-Body Test Kits 2 1

The self-test kits according to experts are affordable, fast and favourable for mass testing. They will be suitable for high-risk areas like schools, prisons and some districts.
18:53
18:53

Kashongi County MP Challenges Opponents Win in Court mbarara high court 1 1

Tumuramye, who contested as an independent candidate lost the race with 7,500 votes, while Musasizi, a candidate for the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party polled 7,790 votes. Joseph Asiimwe of the Forum for Democratic-FDC party secured only 12 votes.
17:44
17:44

Adverts by Traditional “Doctors” Flood Gulu Streets 2 3

Adverts by traditional healers, many of whom refer to themselves as doctors are pinned on electric poles, and billboard stands and buildings across the city, listing the number of ailments they are able to “treat” using their herbs. In some cases, the healers hire people to distribute leaflets containing a list of diseases they can treat.
16:43
16:43

MPs Ask UMRA to Clamp Down on Loan Sharks 5 1

Kumi County MP, Charles Ilukor quizzed Tusubira on whether the authority was aware of all the money lenders operating in the country. He observed that many lenders are operating illegally and fleecing desperate Ugandans.
16:14
16:14

Charcoal Dealers Fell Trees Covering 100 Acres of Land in Agago District in Two Years 4 2

Willy Choowoo, a member of the pressure group, said they made a walk of about 5 miles in only one village (Bul Ayita) and discovered that all kinds of trees on between 10-20 acres of land were cut down for charcoal burning within a space of six months.
15:34
15:34

Expert Warns of Health Risk At Barber Shop MOH 1 2

Dr. Haruna Nsubuga, a Trichologist at unity skin clinic says complications like bumps, ring worm fungal and bacterial infections can arise from a hair trim at a barber shop.
14:24
14:24

Religious Leaders Advocate for Family Planning in Tooro 4 1 Top story

Kibira said they also found that 56 per cent of women between 18 and 24 years of age countrywide had had sex before they were 18 years old and only 19 per cent had used a certain method of family planning. But 23 per cent of these got unwanted pregnancies and gave birth.
14:15
14:15

NRM to Reach Consensus on Speakership Race-Nankabirwa Parliament 1 3

According to the Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa, although all MPs in the party are free to express their interest and contest for the Speakership race, the contestants will be vetted and approved by the party’s Central Executive Committee-CEC.
14:07
14:07

Sports Fraternity Calls for Policy that Favors Players Who Miss Exams While on National Duty Dr. Donald Rukare 1 4 Top story

Hajji Tahl Vicent Kitezaala, the Vice President of Uganda Secondary Schools Sports Association, says that the government needs to generate a policy to protect the minors in case of exceptional circumstances so that they also, get a chance.
13:43
13:43

Missing 60-Year-Old Woman Found Dead 1

Mudashiru Bbaale, the speaker Kyesiiga sub-county, says that they initially didn’t recognize the deceased until when police took her body for postmortem.
13:42
13:42

Police Heavily Deploys ASTU Personnel to Tackle Cattle Rustling in Karamoja 1

Although the regions had enjoyed peace for more than ten years, following the successful disarmament of communities, it has experienced a fresh wave of cattle rustling, mainly within Karamoja and parts of Northern Uganda.
13:11
13:11

Rainstorm Leaves 22 Homeless in Nakasongola 5 2

Muhammad Ssemogerere, the Kyambogo village LC 1 chairperson, says the rain blew off the rooftop of three houses belonging to Matovu Ssemaganda, Christine Nakijoba and Florence Lubega.
13:08
13:08

Kasese Traders Occupy River Nyamwamba Banks illegal structures 1 2

The vendors argue they were forced to occupy the river banks after Kasese municipal authorities failed to construct adequate permanent structures in the old market.
12:46
12:46

FUFA Suspends Three Players For Rules Violations 3

The FUFA Disciplinary Committee Chaired by Deo Mutabazi opened disciplinary proceedings against Mukundane and Othieno for allegedly using threatening, harmful, offensive, rude and insulting comments against match officials during the Onduparaka FC Vs Mbarara City game played on March 9, 2021, at the Greenlight stadium Arua.
12:16
12:16

47 Candidates at Brother Conrad Vocational in Lira City Miss UBTEB Exams 2

Celestino Ocen, the Principal Brother Conrad Vocational and Technical Institute, says that only 23 of the 70 registered candidates have turned for the Exam.
11:58
11:58

Elephants Forcing Farmers to Abandon Gardens in Kitgum Orom Sub County 1 3

The onset of the March to May rainfall was expected to be a busy time for farmers, as they clear gardens and start planting. But farmers in Orom say that they have been frustrated by the failure of the wildlife authorities to control elephants that are marauding from Kidepo Valley National Game Park.
11:49
11:49

Mpigi Traffic Officer Knocked Dead in Road Accident

Lydia Tushabe, the Katonga Region police spokesperson, says that the duo was knocked this morning by a Toyota Harrier Registration number UAX 542N that was being driven by 61-year-old Charles Tuhimbise.
11:42
11:42

Councillors Give Gulu City Council Two Weeks Ultimatum to Clear Arrears Laroo Division 1 1

The outstanding arrears include 37.4 Million shillings for Pece Division, 12.5 Million Shillings for Bardege, and 6.7 Million Shillings for Laroo and 5.4 Million Shillings for Layibi
11:05
11:05

Police Probes Death of Supermarket Attendant in Dokolo 3 2

The deceased, Gloria Akino, a native of Ayer Sub-County in Kole District was found hanging inside her rental home in Akaidebe cell, Central Ward, Dokolo Town Council. The same building is housing Friends of Chicken supermarket where the deceased worked as an attendant.
10:32
10:32

Thugs Rob Shops in Paibona Sub County 1

Michael Kidega, one of the victims said that he lost a battery, a 32-inch flat TV screen and woofers worth Shillings 800,000. He says the thugs used a master key to gain access to his shop
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