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19:04
19:04

Pictorial: A Glimpse into the Source of the Nile Half Marathon

During the half marathon, a team of ten athletes was selected to represent Uganda in the upcoming 2020 IAAF half marathon championships due to take place in Poland next month.
18:50
18:50

Probe Uncovers Fraud, Massive Theft of Equipment at Arua Hospital 2 2

The investigation team found that the procurement processes at the Hospital are shrouded in fraud and that key equipment has gone missing from the facility under unclear circumstances. They cited the loss of an autoclave and assorted tools kit estimated at over 500 million Shillings.
18:23
18:23

Teso Communities Bang Pans to Scare Desert Locusts away Soroti District 2 1

In sub-counties of Gweri, Kamuda and Soroti, a number of residents are seen screaming, drumming, blowing whistles, sounding pans and throwing stones to chase away the migratory pests which invaded the area more than a week ago.
16:22
16:22

South Korean Initiative Transforming Villages in Mpigi project 4 1

The model villages are established under the Saemaul Undong initiative, a community development movement, which builds a village or community to improve the quality of life of its inhabitants based on the spirits of diligence, self-help and cooperation. It was first adopted in South Korea over 60 years ago.
16:10
16:10

Three Ugandan Businessmen Held in Rwanda 2

Rukiga District Vice Chairperson Jackson Muganiizi says that the victims were arrested from Kamwezi while crossing back into Uganda from Nyagatare district in Rwanda, where they had gone to visit their relatives. He adds that the three are now detained at Nyagatare district headquarters.
14:51
14:51

Archbishop Ntagali Finishes His Farewell Journey 1

In his farewell sermon to the congregation at All Saints’ Cathedral, Kampala, the outgoing archbishop said that he was well prepared to retire from daily office work and to go home and stop being a visitor in his own family.
13:59
13:59

Most African Countries Not Prepared for Coronavirus - WHO COVID -19 outbreak

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Director for Africa who attended the meeting said only 66 per cent of the countries have strengthened their capacity to investigate alerts and have improved infection prevention in health facilities and in the community.
13:22
13:22

10 Athletes Selected for IAAF World Half Marathon in Poland country 2 1

The selected team was chosen after posting impressive results in the Source of the Nile Half Marathon Competitions held in Jinja this morning. The run attracted 138 athletes from 22 athletics clubs all over the country.
12:58
12:58

Kamuntu Hopes to Tame Intermeddlers in Amended Administrator General’s Act 1

The Bill seeks to revise the mandate of the Administrator General's office for the estates that can be administered without recourse to courts of law, provide a penalty for persons intermeddling in estates of deceased persons and scale upwards, the penalties for the offences committed under the Act to make them more meaningful and deterrent.
12:32
12:32

Masaka Farmers Unveil New Brand of Processed Coffee 3 1

Reverend Father Peter Paul Kibuuka, the cooperative’s projects director says they were driven by the urge to undertake value addition in the coffee chain through which they would eventually address its underutilization and improve the earnings of the local farmers.
12:08
12:08

Expectant Mothers Rallied to Test for Hepatitis B vaccination 2

The disease which attacks the liver, can cause chronic infection and puts people at high risk of death from cirrhosis and liver cancer. But despite its seriousness, mothers and health service providers pay little or no attention at all, to control the spread pf Hepatitis B.
11:47
11:47

Police Battles Protesting Christians in Kumi Diocese 2 2

Some Christians tried to catch up with the early morning service at St. Phillips Cathedral, which however was disrupted by protestors, who stormed the premises with placards. Our reporter saw some Christians leaving the Cathedral as the drama ensued and stood at a distance to watch events as they unfolded.
10:52
10:52

Museveni Directs Installation of Security Lights Around UCU Campus Guild President 2 2

The directive followed a request by the UCU guild president Timothy Kadaga on the basis of cumulative cases of thefts taking place in villages where a sizeable number of students reside. Kadaga said that several students had lost personal belongings and equipment through house break-ins, while others are waylaid by thugs, thumped and robbed.
10:34
10:34

250 Youth Empowered to Fight HIV through Tennis Sport HIV/AIDS 6 4

The Program provides HIV/AIDS education and awareness, in honour of fallen African American tennis player, Arthur Ashe, the first and only African American male to win the U.S Open and Wimbledon singles titles. Ashe learned in 1988 that he had contracted AIDS through a blood transfusion and became an HIV/AIDS activist. He died in 1993 of AIDS-related pneumonia.
09:59
09:59

Kidandala Insists on Overseeing DP Structures Elections DP wrangles 3 1

Kidandala is also yet to relinquish the responsibilities of the DP Organizing Secretary, and on Saturday, he was in Masaka district to oversee the ongoing elections in the area. In his address to DP leaders who convened at Patel Shamij hall in Masaka Town, Kidandala said he would not succumb to any threats that deter him from performing what he defined as roles bestowed upon him by DP delegates.
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