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22:12
22:12

Two Dead As Fire Guts Houses in Kamwokya fire outbreak 1

According to eyewitnesses, the fire started at 6:45 pm and spread to other makeshift houses, destroying property such as mattresses, fridges, Television sets among other items.
20:39
20:39

Nabbanja Responds to Two Questions in Maiden Prime Minister's Time 5 1

The Prime Minister’s Question Time is provided for under Rule 41 of the House rules of procedure and it is every Thursday scheduled to start at 4:00pm and last for only 45 minutes. During this time, the Premier responds to several questions raised by Members of Parliament regarding government policy, projects, performance of agencies and authorities and others.
19:56
19:56

Judiciary to Establish Specialized Court to Handle Environmental Matters 2 2 Top story

The environment is finally getting its day in Uganda’s courts.
19:47
19:47

Uganda Security Exchange Suspends Uchumi Supermarket 2 1

In a public notice, USE Chief Executive Officer, Paul Bwiso said trading in Uchumi’s shares and the listing of its shares on the bourse had been suspended, until the company meets all the requirements.
19:27
19:27

COVID-19: New Cases Slow Down in Africa

Twenty-one African countries have seen cases rise by over 20% for at least two weeks running which is an increase of three countries over the previous week and the highly transmissible Delta variant has been found in 26 African countries. The Alpha variant is in 38 countries and Beta is in 35.
19:11
19:11

Gov’t Faulted for Failure to Deliver Radio Sets to Households pandemic lockdown 3 1

Walter Tootika, a parent who doubles as a Male Councilor for Omel Sub-County in Gulu District said the radio lessons were not beneficial to learners in the area because several homes do not own radios and they banked their hopes on Government’s false promise.
17:05
17:05

Resident Accuses Police of Coercing Him To Forfeit Land in Exchange for Bond land eviction 3 1

According to Kalungi, after spending four days in the cells at Kiwoko police stations, officers from the Land Protection Unit coerced him to sign an agreement admitting that he unlawfully bought the land and accepts a refund of the Shillings 1,270,000, which he used to pay for the land 12 years ago.
16:47
16:47

Deputy Speaker Tasks Health Committee on Status of Health Facilities hospitals 5 1

Among issued the directive on Thursday afternoon during the plenary session. She gave the committee chaired by Koboko Municipality MP, Charles Ayume one month to report back to Parliament.
16:25
16:25

CID Detains Ten Suspected Vandals of Telecom Masts Kisenyi 4 2

The suspects were picked-up in a joint security operation comprised of detectives from the Special Investigations Unit of Kireka and police officers from Kampala Metropolitan Police South areas of Katwe, Busabala and Kampala Metropolitan Police North parts of Masanafu and Nakulabye on Wednesday evening.
16:08
16:08

Govt Overspent by Over 1.25 Trillion Shillings in One Month

The government, in its budgeting had already foreseen that there would be a deficit, but did not anticipate it would be higher than the expected by nearly 8 times at over more than a trillion shillings. During the month, the government spent 3.434 trillion shillings, which was 24.2% more than what it was budgeted to spend, with both recurrent and development activities exceeding their monthly targets.
16:08
16:08

URC Sues Chinese Firm Over Theft, Vandalism of Railway Materials 1

On March 29th 2021, Mukono Grade Two Magistrate, Steven Waidhuuba issued an order to search the premises of Tian Tang for rail sleepers, steel rails and Kyaci materials. The search was witnessed by Uganda Railway Corporation and security officials led by Captain Henry Mawejje and Superintendent of Police, Agnes Agabirwe.
16:06
16:06

Security Personnel Accused of Harassing Health Workers During Curfew 1 1

Innocent Rubangakene, a Laboratory scientist at Kitgum General Hospital told members of Kitgum Covid-19 Task Force on Thursday that he has been a victim of harassment meted on him by security personnel during curfew hours.
15:39
15:39

IPOD Drafting New MoU for Political Parties 4 1

The 2017 MoU was scheduled to end in 2020 but was extended to complete the six months term of office of the National Resistance Movement- NRM which expired last month, June.
15:00
15:00

Mak Researchers Innovate Digitalized COVID-19 Surveillance System For Learning Institutions MOH 1 2

Ssewanyana says that while many mobile applications have been developed to offer solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, this would be the first custom made for learning institutions. It was designed to suit and favour the learning environment especially higher institutions of learning.
14:24
14:24

MoH Dismisses Calls for PS Atwine's Resignation 3 2

Addressing journalists at the 'People's Government' offices along Katonga Road on Thursday morning, Annet Namata commonly known as Nalongo Mwafrika, one of the activists, said that Atwine must also resign for exposing medical personnel to the virus when the Ministry failed to avail them Personal Protective Equipment yet it was available in National Medical Stores.
14:20
14:20

Priest Survives Lynching by Mob Claiming Ownership of Church Land 2 1

The priest had been trying to stop Badru Musoke, a resident at Muduuma village from bolstering the family’s ancestral grave yard with cement when other residents surrounded off the priest threatening to burn his car on top of beating him. Police officers from Mukono Police Division managed to reach at the scene on time to rescue the priest and escort him away.
14:15
14:15

Laboratories Under Investigations over Fake COVID-19 Test Results 1 1

Dr Warren Namara, the head of the State House Health Monitoring Unit says they are investigating several irregularities concerning COVID-19 testing. He says they are investigating the integrity of all laboratories that are carrying out COVID-19 testing.
14:05
14:05

Gov’t Defers Covid-19 Cash Payment for 600 in Kitgum 2

Some 3,675 people were registered within the Municipality to get the 100,000 Shillings cash relief for those whose daily earnings were affected by the 42 days’ lockdown instituted by the government.
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