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19:14
19:14

Nine More Entebbe Schools Cleared To Reopen. 5 3

The 19 schools that were not cleared to reopen however, included 4 primary schools that did not intend to re-open anyway, as they did not have enough candidate learners to justify opening, and instead opted to refer the few children to other schools of the parents' preference.
17:56
17:56

Police Arrests 23 Travelers at Entebbe Airport Over Forged COVID-19 Test Certificates 4 2

He adds that the Police Force “has been receiving reports that there are people who are forging COVID19 certificates and travel abroad which gives a bad image to the government of Uganda.”
17:49
17:49

While NRM Courts Its Rebels, NUP Vows to Fight Its Independents 2021 Elections 4 4 Top story

While NRM Secretary General Kasule Lumumba was announcing the party decision to hold peace talks with the new independents, NUP spokesman Joel Senyonyi was declaring the war against independents who got nomination after being denied the young party's flag.
17:44
17:44

Clerics Call For Unity Among Acholi, Karamoja Leaders to Fight Cattle Theft karimojong warriors 5 1

Archbishop Odama says leaders from the two sides should now start engaging themselves in dialogues to promote harmony and peace whose ultimate goal is to fight the insecurity.
16:24
16:24

Buganda Kingdom Condemns Police Attack on Mbogo Clan Event 5 2

According to Mayiga, the event was stormed and dispersed by police and the military with use of tear gas. They claimed that the organizers were flouting covid-19 regulations something that Mayiga refutes.
16:24
16:24

NRM to Hold Talks With 'Its' Independent Candidates 2021 elections 1 3

Lumumba said that before they activate disciplinary proceedings that might lead to some members being expelled for standing against party flag bearers, they need to listen to their grievances and see whether they hold sufficient water.
15:59
15:59

Man Shot Dead Trying to Behead 5-Year Old Son in Kyebando. 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the deceased as Sulaiman Male a craftsman resident of Kisasi in Kawempe division tried to cut off his son's head in Kyebando last evening.
15:00
15:00

Number of Ugandans Suffering from Stroke Increasing - Dr. Bukenya brain stroke 2

Figures from the health ministry show that the number of Ugandans suffering from stroke is rising. Figures from the Stroke Foundation Uganda shows that from 2013 to date, an increases of over 100 percent in the number of stroke cases has been recorded in the country. In 2013, the figure of Ugandans reported to have suffered a stroke and were under going rehabilitation were 104. This number in 2015 changed to 195 and 326 in 2019
13:16
13:16

123 Congolese Refugees Intercepted While Escaping From Kyangwali Settlement Area. 1 1

The refugees escaped from the settlement area on Friday night and were intercepted and arrested at Nsonga landing site in Kyangwali sub county.
13:04
13:04

Two More Covid-19 Deaths in Arua 2 1

The two deaths bring to four the number of deaths registered so far due to covid-19 in Arua district.
12:54
12:54

Senior Medical Consultants Cause More Maternal Deaths on Weekends, Gov't Discloses MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3 1

Doctor Henry Mwebasa, the Director General of Health Services said many senior medical staff including consultants are performing way below their capacity and their negligence is causing unacceptably high mortality levels in referral hospitals especially of mothers who go in labour on weekends
12:31
12:31

Kyambogo Hostel Fees Hike Angers University Students Tundulu Jonathan 1 3

URN further established that the situation is worse with rented rooms where landlords have significantly increased rent simply because students will not be allowed to share the rooms, so one person is liable for the entire room.
11:40
11:40

UCU to Elect Student Leaders by Real Scientific Voting Using Online Application DOSA 1 3

Byarugaba explains that apart from the system saving the university from spending money in printing ballots, it is more necessary during this pandemic period were distancing is required to avoid queues, monitoring counting of votes since it has been designed with a good back up for records and all results shall be directly displayed on screens on the voting day.
10:30
10:30

MOH, UNICEF To Pilot Supply of Nutrition Commodities Directly To Public Health Facilities 4 2

At the launch, Dr. Viorica Berdaga, Chief Child Survival and Development at UNICEF, handed over about 5,000 cartons of different nutrition commodities which were worth over Shillings 14.8 billion to NMS through the health ministry. She says NMS will distribute the supplies between October 2020 and March 2021 in 7 districts in the West Nile region. These include Arua, Zombo, Yumbe Adjumani, Koboko, Moyo, Onobgi and Madi-Okollo districts.
10:10
10:10

Nakaseke MP Candidates Ask Police To Treat Them Equally 1 4

Esther Nakawooya the DP candidate for District Woman MP race says that the campaigns will only remain peaceful if Police enforce the electoral laws fairly and treat each candidate equally.
09:44
09:44

Makindye Parliamentary Aspirants Defy EC, COVID-19 Guidelines to Campaign Uganda police 3 3

At least five parliamentary candidates have been holding campaigns since being nominated on 15th and 16th October 2020 without permission or clearance from the EC.
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