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23:19
23:19

Development Partners Call For Equal Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health 3 1

Development partners have called for equity in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine saying underdeveloped countries should not be made to wait longer for the vaccines.
22:31
22:31

Uncertanity As Deputy IGGs Contracts Near End 2 1

In September 2020, information widely circulated that the President had nominated Justice Mugambe IGG, information that remains on a Wikipedia page dedicated to her. Minister Lokodo says since the said nomination was not communicated to other organs, it was not completed.
21:03
21:03

Police FC Defeats Onduparaka 3:1 2

The win takes Police into the second position of the table with nineteen points. Vipers are the table leaders with 21 points.
20:43
20:43

One Killed, 3 Injured in Kapchorwa As Security Arrests Deserter 2 3

Jude Wandera, the Spokesperson of UPDF in the Elgon and Bukedi sub-regions identified the deserter as 45-year-old Francis Musau Kapchekweko. According to Wandera, Kapchekweko deserted the army several years ago.
20:21
20:21

MPs Push for Establishment of Speaker’s Panel 4 1

In Australia, at the commencement of every Parliament, the Speaker nominates a panel of not less than four members to assist. Generally, the Speaker appoints both opposition and government members to the Speaker’s panel, with government members being in the majority. On the other hand, Kenya’s Constitution under Article 107 (1) (c) provides other persons who can preside over the House other than the Speaker or Deputy Speaker. The Article provides that in the absence of the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker, another member of the House elected by the House presides.
20:00
20:00

UWA Struggling to Fight Poaching in Semuliki Wildlife Reserve 1

According to John Tugume, the UWA Community Conservation Warden in Ntoroko, poachers kill different species of wild animals like Uganda Kobs for meat.
17:59
17:59

Ministry Yet to Release Updated SOPs Ahead of Reopening for Non-Candidates 1 2

When the government announced the reopening of schools, the pre-reopening activities were to include an update of the SOPs by the ministry. Although inspection has kicked off, the said tools have not been developed, leaving school proprietors, teachers, and parents guessing.
17:55
17:55

Budaka District to Roll Out Indoor Residual Spraying

The one month exercise which will begin on March 1 and end on April 1 will target more than 62,000 households across the entire district which comprises 20 sub-counties.
17:48
17:48

Seven Inmates at Busesa Prison Test Positive for Covid-19 community 2

The Bugweri district Covid19 taskforce chairperson, Richard Gulume said that the victims have been taken to Kirinya prisons covid-19 treatment facility for further management.
17:47
17:47

Wearing Face Masks Frustrating Learners With Hearing Impairment social distancing 4 1 Top story

Juliet Mary Tumuhairwe, the headteacher of Uganda School for the Deaf notes that wearing a facial mask is very challenging for her group of learners as they cannot fully understand or interpret what the teacher is communicating with them.
17:34
17:34

Cheaper Gorilla Tracking Permits Fail to Attract Tourists 1

Uganda Wildlife Authority has failed to register an increase in number of tourists despite reducing the costs of Gorilla tracking permits.
17:15
17:15

Police Procures Motorcycles for Detectives in Remote Areas CID Headquarters 1

CID Spokesperson Charles Twine said the motorcycles will increase efficiency in conducting investigations since many detectives could spend a lot of time trying to find means to reach crimes scenes in remote areas.
17:10
17:10

Parliament Directs Internal Affairs Minister to Release List of Abducted Ugandans 4 1

Latif Ssebaggala, the Kawempe North MP said that while addressing the country two weeks ago, President Museveni admitted that the missing Ugandans were in the hands of security agencies and that their names will be released to the public.
17:06
17:06

Kyagulanyi Must Declare Bulletproof Car by 31st March –IG IGG 2 1

Bamugemereire says that like any leader, Mr Kyagulanyi will be expected to declare the car, whether it was donated or bought by himself. He says Mr Kyagulanyi is still leader of a political party registered under the laws and like, any leader, he is expected to declare his wealth, irrespective of how it was acquired.
16:46
16:46

Mufti Suspends Masaka, Bunyoro Kadhis After Succesful Impeachment 1 Top story

In a media statement, Ashiraf Zziwa, the acting Public Relations Officer, Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC, says the Mufti has appointed Sheikh Badru Uzairu Wassajja and Sheikh Edris Songolo to replace Sheikh Bagunduse and Sheikh Ashiraf Kugonza in acting capacity respectively.
16:40
16:40

Joshua Cheptegei Nominated for 2020 Laureus World Sportsman Award 2 Top story

Cheptegei has been nominated alongside other five international athletes who include USA’s Basketball player LeBron James, Poland’s football player Robert Lewandowski who plays for German club Bayern Munich, Spain’s Tennis player Rafael Nadal, United Kingdom’s Motor racer Lewis Hamilton, and Swedish pole vaulter Armand Duplantis.
16:21
16:21

Hundreds In Malaba, Mutukula Still Doubt Presence of COVID-19 in Uganda-New Study Makerere University 5 1

Dr. Rebecca Nuwematsiko, a researcher based at Makerere University School of Public Health who participated in the study told journalists that they found that people aged 50 and above took the prevention measures more seriously compared to their younger counterparts.
16:06
16:06

Bus and Taxi Operators in Kitgum On the Spot for Cheating Commuters 3

In Kitgum, some taxis and buses were seen filled. Each passenger was required to pay the doubled fares that introduced to cover the vacant seats.
15:30
15:30

Soroti City Boundaries Case Pushed to March soroti high court 3 1

Ariko, who lost to FDC’s Moses Attan Okia in the Soroti City East Division seat is aggrieved by the ruling of Soroti High Court Judge, Justice Wilson Musene Musalu that reverted Aloet and Opiyai wards to Soroti City West Division.
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