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19:27
19:27

Thieves Break into Ariba Health Centre III 2

Reports indicate that the thugs broke into the Health Center on Thursday night and stole two boxes of coartem, unspecified laboratory apparatus, a solar battery from the maternity ward and a flat-screen television set.
18:36
18:36

Gender Ministry Should Supervise NSSF-Committee Report Parliament 1 Top story

The government had initially wanted to provide for dual supervision of the Fund, putting the Ministry of Gender in charge of the social security arm of the Fund, which deals with the welfare of workers and their savings while the Ministry of Finance, would supervise the Investment arm which deals with the business component where savings are invested in assets to generate income.
18:09
18:09

Universities Asked to Develop Guidelines for Reopening 3 1

The institutions have been asked to reopen under the staggered manner of learning as well as ensure vaccination. In addition, they are to adopt the Standards Operating Procedures-SOPs against Covid-19 as required by the Ministry of Health.
17:59
17:59

Chief Justice Warns Christian Lawyers Against Corruption 3 5

The Chief Justice was speaking Friday at Hotel Africana during a public lecture organized by the Uganda Christian Lawyers Federation to remember the life of the organization’s first president Charles Owor.
17:08
17:08

UWA Struggles to Mitigate Human-Wildlife Conflicts in Kidepo, Murchison Falls 2 4

UWA says that human-wildlife conflicts within the areas continue to manifest much as it has put in place several measures to mitigate them.
16:23
16:23

Buganda Royal Builders On Site to Thatch Kasubi Royal Tombs 4 1

It consists of six men, all from one family, whose descent is traced from the white colobus monkey clan. The clan is responsible for thatching the palace’s royal houses and resting places of the deceased kings. Although they are allowed to recruit others to set up poles, they are the only ones allowed to thatch the main house; Muzibu Azaala Mpanga, the dome-like shaped main building at the site.
15:55
15:55

Wagagai Gold Refinery Closed Over Suspected Covid-19 Cases 2 1

Dr Mathias Wabwire Panyako, the Busia District Health Officer says that they received reports that four managers at the refinery who are Chinese Nationals developed Covid-19 like symptoms.
14:19
14:19

Family Seeks UGX 85m to Help Son Undergo Heart Surgery 3 1

Children with Down syndrome often develop heart defects and problems with vision and hearing. They often have eyes that slant upward, small ears that may fold over slightly at the top, a small mouth that makes the tongue appear large, a small nose with a flattened bridge, a short neck, small hands with short fingers, and loose joints.
12:46
12:46

Arua City Officials Want UGX 20B Remitted to Ayivu Division 5 2

Since July 2020, the division has never received funds that have affected service delivery.
12:02
12:02

Motorists in Fort Portal City Want Street Parking Contract Terminated 2 2

The contractor is on the spot for charging vehicles, which are parked on non-gazetted streets and collecting money beyond 6 pm. They argue that where cars are parked and charged are in front of business premises and yet the proprietors pay ground rent.
11:46
11:46

AfDB Predicts Economic Recovery in East Africa, Cautions on Public Debt 1 2 Top story

While the region did not go through a recession in 2020, borrowing for COVID-19 pandemic containment measures has significantly increased public debt in the 13 countries including Uganda. Three of the 13 countries in the region are in debt distress and 5 countries are at high risk of external debt distress.
09:06
09:06

Schools, Parents Question value for Billions Spent on Home-Study materials 6

Educational institutions were closed in March 2020, as one of the measures to control the spread of Coronavirus Disease. At the time, Uganda did not have any cases of the virus which was spreading across the globe like wildfire. Since that time, Uganda has lost more the 3200 people, from 125,788 confirmed cases.
08:12
08:12

Kitgum Council Rejects Statutory Board Nominees over Sectarianism Claims 4

Kitgum District Chairperson Christopher Obol Arwai had presented the nomination of new members of the District Land Board, the District Service Commission, the Hospital Management Board and the Public Accounts Commitee for approval by the district council on Thursday.
07:49
07:49

35 Taxi Touts Charged, Remanded for Defying Traffic Guidelines 1 1

The 35 were arrested from the Post office, Total Petrol Station along Mbarara Masaka Road, Buremba Road, and Independence Road, among others, and charged for operating outside the gazetted bus and taxi parks contrary to provisions of the Traffic and Road Safety Act.
07:00
07:00

Billions More Needed for Global Collaboration to End COVID-19 Pandemic 1

The funding for the Access to COVID Tools (ACT) Accelerator – the UN-backed global initiative to end the pandemic - is critical to prevent some five million additional potential deaths, as well as USD 5.3 trillion in global economic losses.
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