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19:24
19:24

Museveni, Tshekedi Commission Construction of DRC Roads 1 3

The two leaders met at the Kisindi border post to launch the projects that will be jointly financed by the two countries. The government of Uganda, through the Minister for Works and Transport, is injecting up to 243.7 billion Shillings into the construction of the roads measuring 223km
19:19
19:19

New Tax on Internet to Trap VPN Users - Gov't 5

The Over the Top Tax of 200 Shillings a day was introduced in 2018 amid protests from the public and civil society, who argued that it was a violation of the right to information and would limit the growth of IT-based communication. The tax mainly targeted social media users who were accessing it through their mobile phones.
19:08
19:08

KCCA Probes Reports of Missing COVID-19 Vaccines 3

Uganda received 964,000 vaccine doses which were sent to different local governments across the country to effect a vaccination drive among priority groups which included, among others, teachers, security persobbel, health workers, senior citizens and persons with underlying health conditions. Under this arrangement, KCCA received 200,000 doses for the priority groups in Kampala.
18:44
18:44

Education Ministry Renews Pursuit for Radio Sets for Learners Parliament 4 1

The government planned to procure radio sets as one of the measures to ensure that there was continuity in learning after the closure of all educational institutions and other concentration centres following an outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
18:16
18:16

Residents Demand Answers Over Ffefeka Sserubogo's Death Kayunga District 1 3

Sserubogo's death has since raised concerns among his supporters who claim that Sserubugo could have been murdered. They are demanding a clear report explaining what caused the death of their Chairperson.
18:13
18:13

Njeru Residents Opt for Water Transport to Beat the Inter-District Travel Ban security 2 1

The residents, most of them casual labourers and market vendors say that security teams are demanding national and work identity cards, from every person who intends to cross the Nile bridge, yet many of them do not have documents and do not belong to the category of essential workers who are allowed to cross the district boundary.
17:52
17:52

Attention Drawn to Unintentional Injuries as Day of African Child is Marked Makerere University 6

They found that unintentional injuries have become one of the biggest reasons children die in hospital after malaria and nutrition-related diseases. They noted that the highest mortality to unintentional injuries occur in a home environment as children tend to mimic their older siblings and adults.
17:42
17:42

Police Arrest Two For Attempted Robbery of UGX 200M Entebbe Road 1 Top story

“The victims were beaten by these robbers to take the money, but luckily enough, they got help from other boda-boda riders and police officers who managed to arrest only two of the suspects and impounded one of the motorcycles, a Bajaj Boxer Reg. Number UER 994H,” said Twine.
17:22
17:22

Woman Chops Co-Wife’s Arms Over Bananas 1

According to Ankunda, Nayebare found Mwebaze with 4 bunches of bananas around 6:30 pm on Tuesday evening and accused her of cutting them from her plantation without her permission leading to a quarrel.
17:22
17:22

New Vaccine Consignment Only for Priority Groups, People Awaiting Second Jab MOH 1

The consignment is part of a 3.5 million vaccine donation from the COVAX facility. Initially, the country was expecting to get 2.3 million vaccines in May following 964,000 vaccine sent in March but due to the exportation ban on vaccines from India, the country will receive less than what was expected.
17:19
17:19

Pictorial: Vetting of Ministers Enters Day Three

Some of those that interfaced with the committee are the Minister of Works and Transport Gen. Katumba Wamala, Jennifer Kacha Namuyangu, the Minister of State for Bunyoro Affairs, Bright Rwamirama, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Hellen Adoa, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (Fisheries), Jackson Kafuuzi, the Deputy Attorney General and others.
17:17
17:17

Police Stranded with 17 Murder Suspects in Napak 2

Michael Longole, the Police Spokesperson for Mt. Moroto says their investigations into the case are complete. He however says that the suspects cannot be remanded on charges of murder due to suspension of court operations over covid 19 pandemic.
17:05
17:05

Two COVID-19 Patients Escape from Arua Hospital Over Hunger 2 3 Top story

Christopher Dradika, the COVID-19 Regional Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response Focal Point Person to the Taskforce meeting that they have failed to trace two missing patients.
16:55
16:55

Uganda Considers Calling for Oxygen Donation as COVID-19 Claims 49 Lives in a Day Ministry of Health 1 2

Dr Monica Musenero, the newly appointed Minister in charge of Science, Technology and Innovation told URN on Wednesday that the government is considering an appeal to save the lives of those Ugandans whose only hope is dependent on the availability of oxygen.
16:33
16:33

Former Kitgum District Youth Chairperson Arrested For Selling Gov't Motorcycle 1

Oryema told detectives that he sold the motorcycle at 2 Million Shillings to a person identified only as Nyeko a resident of corner mission Cell in the Pandwong division of Kitgum Municipality.
16:18
16:18

Mbale Hospital Oxygen Plant Breaks Down 1 2 Top story

Dr Emanuel Tugaineyo, the Director of Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, says that the oxygen plant broke down on Tuesday after being overstretched. He says the plant was working beyond its normal capacity because of the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.
15:29
15:29

Nigerian National Arrested in Luweero Trying to Acquire Ugandan ID Forgery

Isah Ssemwogerere the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson says that Police has preferred charges of forgery and illegal stay against Tochukwa.
15:10
15:10

Frail Magode Ikuya Appears for Vetting 3 1 Top story

The 74-year-old member of the National Historical Forum could hardly move on his own and depended on the support from close friends and relatives such as Geoffrey Ekanya, the Tororo County North Member of parliament and his Tororo county South counterpart, Fredrick Angura when he appeared at parliament.
14:38
14:38

Kitgum Municipality Signs UGX16.6B Contract For USMID Road Project 1 2

The 12- month contract valued at 16.6 Billion Shillings was signed on Thursday last week and witnessed by officials from the Ministry of Lands, Housing, and Urban Development.
14:15
14:15

Kikuube District Council Sessions Suspended RDC

The Kikuube district Council was expected to convene today to among others nominate and approve the names of members on the district service commission, district land board members and the district public accounts committee members.
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