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19:46
19:46

Rugby Fraternity Mourns Former Star, Coach Seguya Uganda Rugby Union 1

The 43-year old succumbed to Leukemia after spending almost eight months battling the disease. He was diagnosed with blood cancer in May this year when he started feeling unwell while coaching his club side - Jinja Hippo.
19:43
19:43

Destructive Grasshoppers Reduce Simsim Yields in Lamwo 4

Betty Achiro, a farmer in Ayuu Alali Village, Kal Parish in Palabek Kal sub-county, Lamwo district planted 10 acres of simsim last season. But the grasshoppers destroyed six acres and although she goy only eight out of the 30- bags she expected from the harvest.
19:34
19:34

Security Personnel Ordered to Produce Suspects in Court

Last week Hamidah Nabukenya, Lukonge’s wife petitioned the court alleging that on October 26, her husband and the three others were abducted by armed plain-clothed security personnel who bundled them into a car and drove them to an unknown place.
19:29
19:29

Learners to be Promoted Automatically to Next Class as Schools Reopen School Re-opening 5 1

According to the new schools and another institution calendar, all primary and secondary schools will be re-opened on January 10 after close to two years of closure as one of the measures announced by the government to control the spread of COVID-19.
19:16
19:16

KCCA Finally Commits To Pay City Casual Workers Salary Arrears 5 1

Speaking at the award ceremony of the KCCA Weyonje Challenge, the Director Public Health and Environment Dr. Daniel Okello said the Authority is making arrangements to pay Causal workers as soon as they can. He did not explain when the payment shall come in and what has caused the delay which workers have described as unusual since their salaries always come latest, one month after.
19:00
19:00

COVID-19 Self-testing Kit Now Available in Africa

The test, which was developed by the University of Liège (ULiège) in Belgium can detect all known variants of SARS-CoV-2, including Omicron. It is the only saliva-based PCR test available in Africa and one of just a handful of its kind available worldwide.
18:27
18:27

Ministry Asks Vehicle Owners to Register Vehicles in Person 1 1

Fred Byamukama the Minister of State for Transport said that applicants would have to appear in person with their National Identification cards for verification.
18:24
18:24

COVID Cases Surging in Africa at Fastest Rate This Year, But Deaths Remain Low

Updated forecasts warn that Africa may not reach 70 per cent vaccine coverage until August 2024, WHO’s new pandemic assessment found. With the total number of recorded cases during the pandemic standing at 8.9 million, Africa recorded more than 196,000 new cases last week, up from around 107,000 in the previous week.
17:36
17:36

Police Announce Traffic Diversion at Kalerwe-Gayaza Road Interchange Traffic Police 1 1 Top story

According to Nampiima, the move is aimed at allowing the completion of works on the road, which is in its final stages before being handed over to the government.
16:58
16:58

Tourism Sector Embrace New Assessment System For Guides 6 1

According to Mukyala, the team that reviewed the system emphasized things that are expected of a tourist guide, which include values, attitude, and skills using the knowledge obtained.
16:12
16:12

Father Runs to Police to Compel Labor Export Firm to Return Sick Daughter 2 1

According to Kalulanda, his daughter has been calling home for the last two months since she developed the problem to compel the company to cause her return because she needs serious medical attention in vain.
15:11
15:11

Academic Calendar: First Term to Start on January 10 School Re-opening 1 1 Top story

The first term of school will start on January 10 and run up to Apirl 15, of the same year. Learners will then break off for three weeks and return for second term on May 9 which will also end on August 12. The third term is scheduled to start on September 5 and run into December 9.
12:56
12:56

Agago Head Teachers Protest Mandatory UGX 100,000 Training Fee 2

The three-day training that was supposed to commence on Wednesday was organized by the district education to orient headteachers of all government-aided primary and secondary schools ahead of the school reopening slated for January next year.
12:36
12:36

Voting Delayed in Rakai Residual Elections 1 6

Joseph Mwebe, the Presiding Officer Kifamba Sub County, attributed the delay to a lack of voters. He said that the polling officials and voting materials were delivered earlier, but voting could not start.
11:53
11:53

COVID-19: Don’t Underestimate Omicron, WHO Chief Warns 1 Top story

Dr Tedros said that the variant, which was first detected in specimens collected on November 11 in Botswana and on November 14, in South Africa is now present in 77 countries, and it's spreading at a rate that has not been seen with any previous variant.
11:09
11:09

Hundreds Welcome Archbishop Ssemogerere to Mpala Parish 3 5

Ssemogerere was welcomed by hundreds of residents who had lined up along Mpala Road and Katuba stage. He said that he was excited to return to his home parish.
10:41
10:41

West Nile Golf Club Prepares To Host National Open Championship 2 3

William Gayo Draku, the Chairman West Nile Golf Club says over 70 senior Golfers from West Nile and other Clubs in the Country will start arriving today in Arua to participate in the Open event which will also have cash prizes and trophies at stake.
10:21
10:21

Mining Communities in Moroto Offer Land for Construction of Schools 4

The plan by the community to build community schools near mining sites is based on the fact that the nearest school from Nakabaat mining site that has hundreds of school-going age children is 12 kilometers.
07:59
07:59

U-2O Women Depart For South Africa for World Cup Qualifiers 2 1

Uganda registered a 1-0 victory against South Africa in the first leg 1-0 at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende on 3rd December courtesy of Hadijah Nandago’s goal.
06:49
06:49

Man Gets 16-Years for Killing Own Mother

While delivering his judgment, Justice Kazibwe noted that the prosecution has proved its case beyond a reasonable doubt. He explained that the court considered the gravity of the crime Muhumuza committed and sentenced him to 20 years imprisonment.
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