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19:18
19:18

Ugandan-Born Priest Appointed Bishop of South African Diocese 1 Top story

Bishop-elect Joseph Kizito was born in Wakaliga, Kampala, in the Archdiocese of Kampala, in 1967. He was educated in Uganda, Rome and Pretoria, South Africa. He was ordained into the priesthood in September 1997 in Aliwal Diocese, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
18:31
18:31

MOH Closes Measles Isolation Centres Countrywide Ministry of Health 1 2

Dr Alfred Driwale, the programme manager for the Uganda National Expanded Programme on immunization -UNEPI says that all isolation wards that previously had measles patients have been closed nationally, following the mass measles/rubella campaign that took place in October 2019.
18:02
18:02

Bus Operators Seek Common Bus Terminal in Kampala 1

Currently, buses going to West Nile, Western Uganda and the Northern Route use separate terminals. Those going to North and Eastern park at Namayiba Bus Terminal while those for the Western flank park in Old Kampala with inter city buses scattered in different parts of the city.
17:51
17:51

URA Bows to Pressure, Allows Importers to Pay for Goods When They Enter Uganda 1 2

The tax body had directed that all imported goods be cleared from the port of entry under the single customs territory. This meant that a trader would import goods and when they reach Mombasa or Dar-Es-Salaam, they pay taxes immediately and continue to the final destination – in this case, Uganda.
16:32
16:32

Gov't Probes Cases of Severe Reaction to Measles/Rubella Vaccine Ministry of Health 1 3

The cases, all from the same family, were immunized at a community vaccination post located in Kalagi. But one of them passed away yesterday at the pediatric unit in Mulago National Referral Hospital after being diagnosed with Stevenson Johnson syndrome, a severe skin and mucus membrane disorder that normally occurs as a reaction to medication or an infection.
15:34
15:34

Gov’t Positive on Outcome of EU Agriculture Exports Audit European Union 2 1

Agriculture Minister Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja told Journalists in Kampala on Friday that the European Union conducted an audit on Uganda’s agriculture exports chain starting from production, transportation and packaging among others, last month, for which a report is still awaited.
14:59
14:59

KCCA Fails to Pass Budget 2

During the council session held on Friday, at the City Hall, it was resolved that discussion of the budget be halted until they have received guidance from the Minister for Kampala Beti Kamya on the matter of the Acting Executive Director Andrew Kitaka whose powers to present the budget to council are being questioned.
14:07
14:07

Insurance Fraud Researchers Set Doctors Up- Ian Clarke 3

The news of the fraud came after a survey done by the Uganda Insurers Association found wide-spread cheating from hospitals, which forced some insurance to erase some of the clinics from the list of providers, at the beginning of this month.
10:37
10:37

Health, Dignity of Sanitation Workers at Risk –Report

Because of poor investment and infrastructure, millions of people including children die every year from diseases associated with inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene. According to WHO, poor sanitation alone causes up to 432,000 diarrheal deaths annually, and it is also linked to the transmission of other diseases including cholera, dysentery, typhoid, hepatitis A and polio.
10:33
10:33

Taxpayers Given 14 Days to Rectify Fictitious Returns 1

This comes after URA noticed that a sizeable number of taxpayers had introduced fictitious entries in their accounts such as loans and related expenses to lower their tax bill. Also, the tax body said some taxpayers were using multiple Tax Identification Numbers to suppress earned revenues.
08:07
08:07

Mosquito Sterilization Technology Set for Global Testing in Battle Against Malaria, Dengue 1 1 Top story

Known as the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT), the process involves rearing large quantities of sterilized male mosquitoes in dedicated facilities and then releasing them to mate with females in the wild. As they do not produce any offspring, the insect population declines over time.
07:31
07:31

Gov’t Dependency On Non-Traditional Donors Threatening Accountability – New Paper 1

The paper says the government now concentrates on building physical infrastructure, like roads, to secure quick wins in elections. The traditional donors want to see social development. China is indifferent, they argue.
07:10
07:10

Oil and Gas Partners Caution SMEs Over Procurement 1

Pierre Real- Paris, the Total Exploration and Production Uganda Upstream Project Manager says domestic companies will be subjected to pre-qualification, single sourced or granted selective bidding in order to participate in the industry.
06:55
06:55

Uganda- Rwanda Tensions Overshadow Debate on EAC Integration Rwanda Government 3 1

State Minister for East African Community Affairs Maganda Julius who was presenting a statement on the 20 years of East African Integration was overruled by MPs saying the statement does not address the tense relations between Uganda and Rwanda.
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