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16:42
16:42

Amuriat Asks FDC Supporters to Boycott Museveni's Swearing-in Ceremony 3 1

Amuriat also said that the day shouldn't be recognized as a public holiday but any other day for Ugandans.
16:30
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Urgently Recall Sexual Offences Bill Says Akina Mama wa Afrika fida uganda 1 Top story

The groups says instead of criminalizing sex work, specific regulatory frameworks should be put in place to protect sex workers and grant them the same rights as any other laborer.
15:00
15:00

Ugandans in the Dispora Protest, Call for Aid Cut Ugandans abroad 1 2

According to some of the Ugandans, Museveni has ruled the country for a long time, and the UK which gives the government aid should stop since the funds are not accounted for.
14:19
14:19

Uganda Hires PR Firm to Improve Its Image 1 Top story

Documents seen by URN show that when Uganda hired Mercury International UK Limited, it subcontracted its mother firm Mercury Public Affairs to do the job.
08:47
08:47

Ivan Ssempijja Wins Makerere University Guild Presidential Race 4 2

In an election that was organized both physically and online Ssempijja, a fourth-year student of Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery defeated two other candidates in the race. Ssempijja garnered 3,112 votes while his close rival Aaron Oguttu obtained 1,833 votes while National Resistance Movement –NRM party leaning candidate Edwine Bbosa Bwetuyita got 248 votes.
16:53
16:53

Stop Fighting for Positions- Kyagulanyi Tells Elected Party Members 4

Speaking to a delegation of local government leaders from Wakiso district today at his home in Magere, Kyagulanyi said it bothers him to hear stories of how councillors at different local governments such as Kampala, Wakiso, Masaka, and Mukono, among others, are fighting for speakership positions.
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12:13

Uganda Requests for Yet Another Loan from IMF 1 1 Top story

The IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice says that Uganda requested a three-year loan arrangement. The loan could be in the range of USD 900 million which is roughly 3.1 trillion Uganda Shilling, according to the journalist who asked the question.
18:20
18:20

Kampala Gets COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Support From Bloomberg Philanthropies 1

Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Partnership for Healthy Cities initiative, in collaboration with World Health Organization and Vital Strategies, aims to support equitable distribution of vaccines by member cities
17:58
17:58

Top Jeema Leaders Snub Bobi Wine Meeting 3

A source who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity said that the party leadership is angry with Kyagulanyi for using the party when it suited him and then dumped it.
17:43
17:43

Don't Use Official Secrets Law To Deny Citizens Access To Information twaweza east africa 4 1 Top story

It is emerging that civil servants at different levels have tended to use archaic laws like the Official Secrets Act to deny citizens access to public information and records.
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17:29

ANT to Vote Local Party Leaders in August 3 1

Regional reports from the party post-election review meetings indicated among others that the party didn't have enough candidates, campaign agents and voters because they had no structures to mobilise the public.
15:28
15:28

120 Properties of Departed Asians Repossessed Despite Gov’t Compensation COSASE 1

“Persons found to have fraudulently reclaimed properties for which they had already been compensated should not only lose the property but also be prosecuted for misrepresentation, obtain property by false pretence and fraudulent acquisition of property,” the report reads.
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09:33

Court Permits Odonga Otto, Journalist to Negotiate Settlement Gulu City 1

On March 30th, 2021, Geoffrey Okot, a journalist with Choice FM in Gulu dragged the legislator to court on charges of assault and causing him bodily harm contrary to Section 236 of the Penal Code Act.
08:51
08:51

Maracha County MP Oguzu Lee Joins Race For Deputy Speaker 3 2

Oguzu announced his bid on Wednesday evening while addressing members of the West Nile press in Arua city.
18:29
18:29

NUP Aspirants to Pick Expression of Interest Forms for KCCA Speakership Race 2

Joel Ssenyonyi, the NUP Spokesperson says that all aspirants should pick forms on Thursday and then the party shall organize a meeting with them to agree on how the speaker shall be selected.
18:27
18:27

Government Names 60 Agencies to be Merged, Abolished

In some of the changes, the Equal Opportunities Commission will be abolished, and iys services transfered to the Uganda Human Rights Commission, since according to the report equal opportunities are human rights. The Uganda Investment Authority, Enterprise Uganda Foundation Limited, Uganda Exports Promotions Board, Uganda Free Zones Authority, Private Sector Foundation of Uganda and the Privatization Unit have been merged into one entity, while the Management Training and Advisory Centre has been merged with Nakawa Vocational Training Institute.
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17:41

Gov't to Pay Former Workers of Uganda Posts And Telecommunications 2

Speaking on Wednesday at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Judith Nabakooba the Minister in charge of ICT and National Guidance said Cabinet directed the Auditor General to carry out evaluations to see who is eligible.
16:51
16:51

NUP Declines Invite to Museveni's Swearing-in Ceremony 3 3

The Minister for the Presidency Esther Mbayo yesterday told journalists in Kampala that an invitation had been extended to Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the main challenger in the January 2021 presidential election, to attend the function at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds.
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How Uganda May End Up Paying Billions to DRC - Experts Report 2

The damage compensation figures recommended by experts is classified as USD 15.9 million for infrastructure, USD 3.6 million for general looting, USD 24.8 million for property damage in Ituri and 16.6 million as property damage out of Ituri areas which were occupied by the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF.
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Masaka Court Dismisses Case Against NUP Supporters 3 1

At least 36 people including leaders and supporters of NUP in Masaka district were arrested on November 18, 2020, shortly after the arrest of their party president and former Presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine while on his campaign trail in Luuka district.
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