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21:23
21:23

Driver Handed Life Sentence For Murder of Case Hospital Accountant 4 1

On Thursday, Justice Nyanzi sentenced Muzamiru to life imprisonment and gave the other convicts different jail terms based on their level of participation in the offences.
20:39
20:39

WHO Reports Shortfall of 500 Million COVID-19 Vaccines Supply to Africa

According to WHO, the COVAX Facility has slashed planned COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Africa by around 150 million this year which means the continent faces almost 500 million doses short of the global year-end target of fully vaccinating 40% of its population.
20:25
20:25

UNICEF in 18 Hours of Silence to Mark 18 Months of School Closures 1 Top story

New numbers from UNESCO, released this Thursday, show that schools are now fully open in 117 countries, with 539 million students back in class, ranging from pre-primary to secondary levels. Around 117 million students, representing 7.5 per cent of the total, are still affected by complete school closures in 18 countries.
20:01
20:01

New Research Reports High Rates of Repeat Pregnancies Among Teenagers MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2 1

Dr Dinah Amongin, the lead investigator said that while the government has managed to reduce teenage pregnancy rates from 40% in the last 15 years to 24% now, repeat adolescent births remain very high, a pointer that shows teenagers haven’t been guided on protection against another unwanted pregnancy.
19:43
19:43

2,000 Teachers in Busia District Receive Covid-19 Jab 3 1

The district received 5,169 doses of AstraZeneca and Sinovac targeting more than 5,000 people.
19:05
19:05

Researchers Studying New PrEP Drug in HIV Vaccine Trial HIV vaccine trials 4

Dr Eugene Ruzagira, a member of the team of researchers told a news conference organized by the Health Journalists Network that they are giving all the participants in their PrEPVACC trial a daily Descovy tablet to assess whether it’s effective in preventing participants from getting infected.
18:53
18:53

Soybean Dealers Throng Omoro District 3 1

The dealers come from far as Lira City and Central Uganda in search of lucrative crops which is a major raw material for producing edible oil among other food products.
18:41
18:41

Gulu City Unable to Collect 90 Tons of Waste Gulu City Council 2 1

On Tuesday evening, Gulu City Council received four brand new skip loader trucks worth 1.8 billion shillings donated by Kreditanstalt fur Wielderaufbau –KFW, a German agency with funding from GIZ under the Integrated Program to Improve the Living Conditions in Gulu.
18:20
18:20

Oulanyah Throws Out Saved Business from Tenth Parliament Parliament Business 5 1

The Speaker’s guidance means that government Bills that lapsed with the Tenth Parliament will now have to be published, reprinted and introduced in Parliament afresh, the same applies to Private Members Bills.
18:08
18:08

Energy Minister Wants Specialised Security Unit to Fight Power Theft, Vandalism 2

Nankabirwa who was in Tororo town on Thursday meeting the district officials as part of her tour to different key power points in the country said the National Security Council will have to provide the Ministry of Energy a fully-fledged unit with installation of cameras along the transmission lines and police manned vehicles that will patrol such areas where vandalism is common.
17:58
17:58

Gov’t Starts Engaging Gold Dealers over Decline in Taxes Parliament 3 1

This is after the Ministry of finance reported that the country lost over 470 billion Shillings in taxes on the exportation of gold due to the new taxes that were imposed on the mineral starting with this financial year.
17:47
17:47

RDC Mpimbaza Hashaka Takes Over in Bukwo

Immediately after receiving the instruments of power, Hashaka asked the Bukwo CAO Swaib Balala to encourage transparency in public service and asked him to start giving information concerning government funded programs and by partners.
17:43
17:43

KCCA Starts Evaluation of Casual Workers As Contract Expires 4

Aisha Nampeera, a single mother of three, says that her job with KCCA as a sweeper is her only source of income. Nampeera narrates how she has endured work hazards including accidents to keep her job and earn a living for her family.
17:23
17:23

U-20 Women Team Steps Up Preparations For World Cup Qualifiers 1 1 Top story

Whereas his team lost 1-0 to the Crested Cranes on Tuesday, Kiyingi is contented with the performance of the players. “It was a very good performance. There were some impressive results although we lost 1-0 I was comfortable with the way the players expressed themselves,” he stated.
17:08
17:08

DNA Confirms Body Retrieved from Munyonyo Septic Tank is Missing Immaculate Onebe 1

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga confirms to URN that indeed DNA samples matched Ivy’s blood cells and the doubts on whether the body was of Asio have ended. After DNA confirmation, relatives quickly picked the body from Kampala Capital City Authority –KCCA morgue at Mulago.
17:03
17:03

Gov’t Negotiating with COMESA Countries For Trade border closure 1 3

The government has said that it is exploring new market opportunities with the Common Market for East and Southern Africa member states (COMESA) as trade with its neighbours gets worse.
17:03
17:03

Mayangayanga-Nakibano Piped Water Project Stalls Over Funds 4 1

According to Musisi, more than 340 homes were expected to get piped water in the first phase of the project. While the second phase would involve the installation of bigger tanks to increase the capacity of the project but Victoria pumps limited, which was handling the project abandoned it.
16:45
16:45

Four New Covid-19 Hotspots Found in Arua 4 1

The team has listed Arua Public cell, Hospital cell, Tanganyika cell and Pajulu Ward in Ayivu Division, where out of every 6 people tested, 4 are found positive as per the weekly report.
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16:27

Supreme Court Rejects Kashaka's Application for Additional Evidence Bicycle Scandal 2 2

The Court of Appeal comprising of Justice, Elizabeth Musoke, Christopher Izama Madrama and Hellen Obura upheld the conviction and subsequent sentences which forced the convicts to appeal in the Supreme Court.
16:17
16:17

Buganda to Plant 20 million Tree Seedlings Supplied by Environment Ministry Buganda Kingdom 6

The kingdom of Buganda is to plant 20 million tree seedlings all over the kingdom after signing a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of water and environment as a way of conserving the environment. The Permanent Secretary Alfred Okot Okidi has pledged to provide the 20 million tree seedlings to Buganda to plant so as to restore the destroyed forests.
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