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17:04
17:04

Ambassador Onyanga Aparr‘s Body Repatriated 1

According to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Appar’s body arrived in the country on Saturday morning and burial arrangements will be announced in the subsequent days.
14:43
14:43

Health Ministry Wants Bylaw on Misuse of Mosquito Nets MOH 1 1

According to the health ministry, beneficiaries have used the nets to fence off their gardens, poultry farms while others use them for fishing.
13:47
13:47

Non-Communicable Diseases Biggest Threat to Ugandans- Museveni 1

Museveni, who was speaking to the nation on Saturday as the country marks the World Population Day, noted that 891,000 people have high blood pressure, 534,000 people have heart disease and 229,000 are diabetic.
13:04
13:04

Seven New COVID-19 Cases Recorded 1

Five of the new cases are community cases from Amuru, Kasese and Tororo while two cases are truck drivers who were picked up from the Malaba point of entry.
12:46
12:46

World Bank Calls for Scrapping of OTT Tax World Bank uganda 1

According to the World Bank, scrapping OTT could boost access to coronavirus prevention messages for the vulnerable populations.
12:37
12:37

Ministry of Health Asks Foreign Affairs to Limit Number of Returnees COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

The Minister of Health Dr Jane Ruth Aceng says that if the number is limited it will enable the health workers to manage the returnees, who are supposed to undergo institutional quarantine.
10:58
10:58

WHO Unveils New AI Initiative to Help People Quit Smoking 1

Florence will use Artificial Intelligence, to help smokers develop personalized plans to quit tobacco, deliver cessation services to support them overcome both physical and mental addictions, while also dispelling myths around COVID-19 and smoking. Florence is available 24/7 via video stream or text.
10:41
10:41

Wildlife Sculptures Bring Fresh Look to Kira Road 3 3

Steven Masaba the Director for Tourism at UWA says each sculpture shall contain information regarding a specific National Park for which it is a signature animal. For instance, the Lion known for Queen Elizabeth Park shall bare information about Queen Elizabeth park.
09:07
09:07

Science Ministry Denies Solar Powered Bus Was Imported From China 4 1

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Science Technology David Obong pointed out that one of the buses was assembled by Ugandan engineers in China while the second bus was assembled in the country by the same engineers.
21:04
21:04

President Museveni Advises Taxi Drivers to Form Apex Body Ministry of Kampala 4 1

According to State Minister for Kampala Benny Namugwanya, the president is concerned that the numerous splinter groups and associations of Taxi drivers and operators are threatening the efficient management and development of the transport industry. Namugwanya was speaking during a meeting with the speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Friday.
20:22
20:22

Wildlife Crime Putting Human Health at Risk - Report 1 Top story

The Wildlife Crime Report 2020, which was released this afternoon points out that the poachers have increasingly threatened pangolins, birds, turtles, tigers and bears which are poached from their natural habitat, butchered and sold illegally.
17:18
17:18

St. Augustine Chapel Releases CCTV Footage of Killed Makerere University Student 3

The CCTV footage released on Friday shows Tegu holding stones a few minutes past 10 pm on June 27 chasing policemen who had gathered outside St Augustine Chapel.
17:06
17:06

MTN Uganda Signs License Renewal Agreement 1

In a statement, MTN Uganda said “This brings to an end the long-standing negotiations between MTN Uganda, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) and the government. This license renewal comes almost 2 years later, since MTN Uganda applied for a license renewal following the expiry of their 20 year license in October 2018”.
17:00
17:00

Cold Conditions to Continue Until Mid-August- UNMA 2

The UNMA Executive Director Festus Luboyera said that the cold weather phenomenon is due to the inflow of cold winds from the southern hemisphere.
16:20
16:20

Temporary Relief for Coca Cola in Battle over UGX 58b Tax Bill 1

According to an assessment by URA, an audit of Coca Cola Uganda between January 2014 and December 2017 found that the beverages maker had not paid 58.1 billion Shillings in taxes. But Cola rejected URA’s position and dismissed the assessment which was presented to the company in January 2020.
14:20
14:20

Six New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed MOH

The six cases were part of 2,048 samples that were tested yesterday for the disease. Four of the confirmed cases were contacts from Busia, Malaba,Amuru and Kyotera district while two cases are from the Mutukula and Malaba points of entry.
14:15
14:15

Journalists Failed to Question Official Narrative in COVID-19 Coverage-Report lockdown 2 Top story

The study conducted between January 1 and June 30, 2020, indicates that the conventional reporting format of news writing remained dominant with 1,965 stories, representing 75 per cent of all news stories and articles published during the time. Often, government officials were not questioned on their statements.
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13:01

Police Release Eight Makerere Residents Arrested Over Student Murder 2 1 Top story

Tom Ogwang, whose son, Reagan Ogwang and daughter, Sharon Ogwang, had been arrested confirmed that they have been set free on police bond. Teddy Olwayo, said her brother, Raymond Olwawu, has been also released on bond.
07:14
07:14

Wealthy Households Received More Support During Lockdown-Survey 2 1

The report indicates that Urban households had three times more chances of getting support than rural homes. But still, the rich households within the urban setup, received more support from the government, Non-government Organizations, and other actors, as the distribution of relief favoured the haves, according to Marie Nanyanzi, the programmes officer at Twaweza Uganda.
05:16
05:16

Students Struggling to Adjust to Remote Learning Tools -Study 2

A number of institutions switched from the four-walled classrooms and adopted remote collaboration tools and learning management systems after the closure of educational institutions in March, as the government attempted to limit gatherings and reduce the risk of transmission of the novel coronavirus.
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