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10:09
10:09

COVID-19 Vaccination Cards On Sale in Arua City 3

Arua Resident City Commissioner Alice Akello has said she has received information that some health workers are selling vaccination cards to unvaccinated members of the public. The cards are allegedly sold between UGX15, 000 to 25,000.
10:41
10:41

Verification and Profiling of Refugees Launched in Oruchinga 3 5

The exercise, to be conducted jointly with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees-UNHCR, seeks to ensure that refugees and asylum-seekers are accurately reflected in the system, assist the government to enhance the accuracy of data and ensure that resources reach the intended recipients.
06:50
06:50

Up to 180,000 Health Workers May Have Died from COVID-19 - Report 1 Top story

That grim estimate features in a new WHO working paper based on the 3.45 million coronavirus-related deaths reported globally to the UN health agency up to May; a figure that WHO said may well be at least 60 per cent lower than the actual number of victims.
21:52
21:52

MP Ssewanyana Complains of Torture Masaka high court 2 1

In attempts to substantiate this claims of suffering from grave effects of torture allegedly occasioned to him by security operatives, Ssewanyana raised his hand and asked that he be allowed to show the judge his swollen genitals which he says were squeezed by military operatives that chaotically rearrested him at the gates of Kigo prison on September 23rd.
20:55
20:55

Disagreements over Boda Boda Operations at Transport Public Dialogue 8

The debate on the Boda Boda industry has been revived following the lynching of a motorist in Rubaga Division by a mob on Sunday after he allegedly knocked two motorcycles.
16:29
16:29

Caught Defiling a Minor, Mzee Digs his Way to Freedom from Police Cell 2 1

The victim’s father says he caught Thomas Tabu, 48, having sex with his 13-year-old daughter, a Primary Four (P.4) pupil at around 3:00 pm on 18 October 2021. The case reported the case to Patiko Police Post vide SD Ref: 08/18/10/2021 leading to the suspect’s arrest on Tuesday 19.
11:04
11:04

UMEME Seeks UGX 500BN to Settle Connection Backlog 2 1

Florence Nsubuga, the UMEME Chief Operations Officer, says they need at least Shillings 500 billion to connect applicants whose applicants were processed before the ECP funding got depleted.
10:36
10:36

Eight Bukwo Officials in Police Custody Over Ghost NUSAF 3 Projects

Samson Lubega, the Bukwo District Police Commander, says that the arrest of the suspects stemmed from complaints from the general public about the non-existent projects under NUSAF3, which were later confirmed by the Resident District Commissioner and LC V Chairperson.
10:02
10:02

Compensation of Teso War Claimants: Thousands Run to Court for Letters of Administration Soroti High Court 1 1 Top story

The 20- page- weekly Aicerit Newspaper has more than half of its pages covered with applications of those seeking letters of administration, limiting space for local news in the region.
09:18
09:18

10 Schools Roofless in Otuke District lack of classrooms 5 1

Quinto Odongo, the Otuke District Education Officer described the situation at many schools as “appalling”, saying that although they have plans of renovating the schools, they operate on a meagre budget.
16:26
16:26

Ten Rustlers Killed, Two Soldiers Injured as Army, Karimojong Clash in Kaabong

Mr.Jino Meri, the district chairperson of Kaabong said nine rustlers were killed at the protected Kraal in Kalapata sub county while another one was killed on the way as they were driving animals, making the total of ten killed.
14:06
14:06

Nabilatuk Bitter With Police Over Escape of Suspects 3

John Bosco Alinga, the LC 1 Chairperson of Kampswahili Cell in Nabilatuk Town Council, who handed over the petition to the RDC on behalf of over 100 LC 1 Chairpersons, said they acted based on community concern.
13:12
13:12

Hundreds of Christians in Agago Blocked from Accessing Martyrs Shrine 2 1

On Wednesday morning, due to the covid-19 restrictions, several Christians within and outside Agago who turned for the annual Christian event were denied access to the venue.
22:27
22:27

Uganda Can Export IT to Europe - Romanian Experts 4

Romania is offering to give both technical and market linkage support, while Uganda should be be able to develop it products for the market. NITA-U Executive Director, Hatwib Mukasa says Romania’s partnership with Uganda will open up the foreign market for Ugandan IT innovators or developers in Europe because it its status as a hub of innovation in Europe.
15:56
15:56

West Nile Tobacco Farmers Protest Delayed Payment of UGX 9.7 Billion 3 4

Bayo, who is demanding Shillings 4.5m for the tobacco leaf he supplied to the company, said it is unfortunate that the government is only talking about the farmers in Bunyoro region leaving them out.
12:10
12:10

Stock Out of Essential Drugs Frustrates Health Care Delivery in Gulu disease burden 2 1

Daudi Okeny, a resident of the neighbouring Paicho Sub-County, said that he sought treatment for his child at Cwero Health Centre III after Paicho Health Centre III reported a stockout of drugs but he was equally disappointed that there were no malaria drugs.
10:49
10:49

Sexism and Misogyny Heightened; Women’s Freedoms at Stake -Report

The Special Rapporteur said women journalists, politicians, human rights defenders and feminist activists were being targeted with vicious, coordinated online attacks and intimidation, aimed at driving them off social media platforms and out of public life.
10:18
10:18

Six Suspects Escape from Nabilatuk Police Cells

Michael Longole, the Karamoja Regional police Spokesperson, says that a team of Regional Crime Intelligence Officers is Nabilatuk to investigate how the suspects escaped.
10:04
10:04

Nantaba Says Ssali's Swift Sentencing is to Protect the Mafia who Ordered Sebulime's Execution Mukono High Court 3 Top story

Stunned by the verdict and quick sentencing, the Kayunga Woman MP Aidah Nantaba says the court swift move is meant to protect the Mafia who didn't want her to expose them and their key role in the Ssebulime's killing who she needed alive alive and reveal the people who were after her.
08:09
08:09

Umeme Halts Operation On Illegal Power Connections over Complaints of Brutality Power theft 4

Florence Nsubuga, the Chief Operations Officer at UMEME says they have halted the operation to carry assessments due to public complaints of high-handedness that have been brought against their field enforcement teams.
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