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19:12
19:12

Uganda Shilling Depreciating Steeply Against US Dollar 1

The Dollar has hit 3600 Uganda shilling exchange rate (both buying and selling) according to Bank of Uganda exchange rate.
18:34
18:34

Kirabo Scoops Silver at Africa Junior Swimming Championships 1 1

The teenager swimmer posted 26:26 to come second and grab a silver medal in the 50m freestyle category. She beat her previous record 26:63 she had set in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games.
15:59
15:59

Rwenzururu Kingdom Loyalists Kick-Off Coronation Anniversary Activities 6 2

This is the first time the institution is celebrating its coronation anniversary since the arrest of Mumbere. Mumbere is currently facing treason, terrorism and murder charges arising from the November 27, 2016, military attack on his palace which left more than 100 people killed.
15:22
15:22

Woman Arrested in Pader For Alleged Murder of Co-Wife 2

The suspect Winnie Adoch allegedly stabbed Winnie Lawino to death using a knife in a cassava garden.
14:46
14:46

Ntoroko District Leaders Ask Gov't to Construct Refugee Reception Centre 2 1

Williams Kasoro, the LCV Chairperson notes that the lack of a reception centre is exerting a lot of pressure on the meagre resources the hosting community has.
14:45
14:45

Yumbe Police Officer Committed to High Court Over Aggravated Defilement 2 1

Bernard Moro, the victim's father, claimed that the Police with support from the suspect's colleagues, pledged to pay him four cows and 2million Shillings to settle the matter but he rejected it all.
14:34
14:34

U-20 Women to Face Botswana in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Round Three Coach Ayubu Khalifa 1 1

To reach the third round, Uganda ejected Kenya 10-3 on aggregate. In the first leg Uganda hammered Kenya 7-2 and later in the return leg Uganda also defeated Kenya 3-1 at St Mary’s stadium in Kitende.
12:19
12:19

Hand Washing Still a Nightmare for 3 in 10 People Despite Role in Fighting COVID

On Global Handwashing Day, UNICEF warns that 3 in 10 people do not have basic handwashing facilities at home to fight off infectious diseases.
12:14
12:14

Coffee Dealer Hacked In Masaka As Panga-wielding Assailants Strike Again 2

Shafik Ssendyowa, a resident of Gayaza Lubowa LCI in Kimanya-Kabonera division, Maska city, was heading back home at 8pm when the incident occurred.
11:36
11:36

Lira District, City Bicker Over Assets 5 1

The Ministry of Health had budgeted for the construction of three health facilities within the city. They include Ongica and Anyomorem Health Centre IIIs and Punuluru HCII in the Lira City West division.
10:56
10:56

Victims of Night Curfew Operations in Fort Portal Nursing Injuries 5 1

Henry Namara, a food street vendor in Kisenyi Central Division Fort Portal City says that on Wednesday night policemen while enforcing the curfew beat him.
09:19
09:19

Former Rebels Struggle to Reintegrate in Communities Across Nebbi Amnesty Commission 3 2

The reporters are mostly from the Uganda Homeland Liberation Movement-UHLM, a DRC-based rebel group led by Howard Openjuru, a born of Paidha district who had earlier on been arrested and arraigned before the General Court Martial on charges of treason.
08:56
08:56

Mbale City Council Suspends Traffic on Potholed USMID Roads 1 3

Mugisu Hill and Nabuyonga Rise roads are part of the four roads that were constructed under the first phase of the World Bank-funded Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development (USMID) project. However, the roads developed cracks and huge potholes that made them impassable, less than two years after they were commissioned.
08:45
08:45

COVID-19 Vaccination Cards on Sale in Lira 4 1

While addressing the COVID-19 task force meeting on Thursday, Kareiga informed the team that the circulation of fake vaccination cards has been recorded at Lira Regional Referral Hospital. He however did not disclose the number of people involved in the unscrupulous deal for fear of jeopardizing investigations.
08:17
08:17

Residents Burn Motorcycle in Protest against Animal Theft in Mityana 4 2

The appeal came after residents intercepted a group of suspected thieves who were carrying a calf and several goats allegedly stolen from Kyetume and Nalyankanja villages in Bulera sub-county.
07:36
07:36

Step Up, WHO Urges as Figures Reveal 1 In 4 Adults Don’t Exercise Enough

Although WHO guidelines recommend adults should do at least 150 to 300 minutes of moderate to vigorous aerobic activity per week, and 60 minutes per day for Children and adolescents, statistics reveal that one in four adults, and four out of five adolescents, do not currently get enough physical activity.
07:19
07:19

Mayor, Councilors Divided over Relocation of Mbale Division Headquarters 6 1

The Mayor has for two weeks single-handedly shifted his office to the former Nakaloke town council headquarters where he currently operates leaving other offices at the old Northern Division Headquarters. But a section of councillors accuses the mayor of not consulting them on the relocation of the office.
07:02
07:02

Unvaccinated Staff, Visitors Denied Access to National Medical Stores 2 4

The directive takes immediate effect for staff, and start on October 18 for all other visitors. This implies that all NMS staff, who are over 350 in number, and visitors, who are usually bidders and suppliers of drugs and other pharmaceutical products must present proof of vaccination to be admitted at the NMS head offices in Entebbe.
06:32
06:32

COVID-19 Caused Rise in TB Deaths for First Time in A Decade

New data from the UN health agency highlighted how years of global progress in tackling the preventable disease had been reversed since the pandemic overwhelmed health care systems in 2020, preventing vulnerable people from seeking help.
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