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22:42
22:42

Minister Magyezi Decries High Corruption Levels in Local Gov't Anti corruption 2 1

The Minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi has said his office is determined to fight cases of corruption which is overwhelming in the local Government.
22:39
22:39

New Coronavirus Testing Labs Redundant with no Reagents Ministry of Health 1 1

Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng said that some of the labs including the mobile ones at Malaba, on the Kenyan border and the one in Elegu, at the South Sudan border have not yet started tests even as everything is intact because they need reagents.
17:56
17:56

Mask Vendors Ejected from Police Check Points 2 1

James Katuntu, a mask vendor has been targeting motorists at Wandegeya. He told URN that he decided to stage at Wandegeya to sell masks to motorists stopped by police.
17:29
17:29

Makerere University Asks Continuing Students to Vacate Halls of Residence 1 Top story

The development comes a few days after President Yoweri Museveni allowed all educational institutions in the country to open their gates for final year students both at undergraduate and graduate levels.
17:25
17:25

35 Districts Have No Hospitals MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

In absence of a hospital, people in the districts have to move long distances to the neighbouring districts to access specialized services such as child health, gynaecology and surgeries.
17:04
17:04

Equity Group Cancels Dividend Payments equity bank 1 Top story

The group says in a letter signed by Chief Executive James Mwangi that “the Board has passed a resolution withdrawing the proposed dividend recommendation and instead will be recommending to the shareholders that no dividend is paid for the financial year ended December 31, 2019.”
16:56
16:56

Education Ministry Seeks More Time to Develop Guidelines for Reopening of Schools school reopening 1 4

Rosemary Sseninde, the State Minister for Primary Education told parliament on Tuesday that her Ministry had not set a date for schools to reopen. She added that following the Cabinet meeting on Monday, a select committee was set up to look into the matter.
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Obudingiya Bwa Bwamba Calls off This Year's Coronation Anniversary Celebrations 3 1

Speaking from the Royal Palace in Mirambi Sub County on Thursday, the Kingdom Spokesperson Reverend Geoffrey Kyomuhendo told URN that out of His wisdom, Omudingiya Kamya had guided that the coronation celebrations are suspended until 2021.
16:37
16:37

KCCA Unanimously Approves City Executive Committee 1

Members of the Committee include Doreen Nyanjura, the Makerere University Councilor, Nakawa II councillor Kennedy Okello and Kyambogo University Woman Councilor, Olive Namazzi.
16:08
16:08

Increase in Lake Victoria Water Levels Reignites Kenya-Uganda Rift 3 1 Top story

The intense rains that started around August last year have raised Victoria’s water levels to just under 13.4 meters, a mark last recorded in 1964. Kenya is using the latest increase in water levels to push Uganda to enter negotiations for a regional policy governing the release of water at Jinja. The issue of a water release policy had come up at the East Africa Community.
16:06
16:06

Three Sisters Drown In Kyotera River residents 1

The deceased include Mary Nanyonjo, 13, her sister Sharon Nazziwa, 15, and their 14-year-old cousin, Josephine Nakafeero. It is alleged that the trio drowned on Monday when they decided to cool off in the river after collecting firewood.
15:58
15:58

MPs Grill Public Service Officials Over Domestic Arrears 1

The Auditor General's report for the financial year 2018/2019 reported accumulated Domestic Arrears of the Ministry of Public Service totalling 1.14 billion Shillings as of June 30, 2019. The Auditor-General showed that this was contrary to the Treasury Accounting Instructions which require Accounting Officers to ensure that no payments due remain unpaid at the end of the financial year.
15:39
15:39

Traffic jam Hits Kampala as Private Cars Return on Streets 1 2

For the last two months, both private and public cars have been off the road after the president had announced a total ban on the movement of vehicles across the country in late March
15:35
15:35

Two Somali Nationals Escape from COVID-19 Quarantine Centre in Masindi Quarantine Center

They are Ibrahim Muhamed and Shamula Muhamed.They escaped from the Quarantine Center on Monday.
15:23
15:23

Onion Prices Shoot Up Across Markets in Acholi Sub-region Lajalula village, 1 1 Top story

Lucky Akello, one of the vendors in Kalongo market told Uganda Radio Network that there has been limited supply of onions by their suppliers for the past weeks. She says unlike in the past when they used to get onion supplies on a daily basis from various suppliers, only a few of them supply them once a week or at times even after two weeks.
15:20
15:20

Police to Crackdown on Private Cars Turned into Taxis Lockdown lifting 2

Speaking today at the Uganda Media Centre, Fred Enanga, the spokesperson of the Uganda Police, said they have reports of how private cars are now carrying people bringing them to Kampala.
14:47
14:47

Makerere University Resumes Staff Promotion 1 Top story

Prof Nawangwe notes that with the resolution of a wage deficit, management is now confident that staff promotions will resume within the available wage budget.
14:44
14:44

Give Landlords Tax Incentives to Waive Rent - KACITA lockdown 2 1

The Kampala City Traders Association have asked Government to waive income tax obligation from rent for the three months of lockdown to reduce pressure from landlords demanding tenants.
14:41
14:41

PAC Questions Delayed Bill on Public Service Pensions Fund 1 1

The Auditor General John Muwanga reported that Cabinet acknowledged the need to reform the current Scheme and under the critical changes approved as part of the conversion process was to convert the Scheme from a defined contribution to a defined benefits pension plan.
14:31
14:31

What to Look out For When Buying Face Mask Eddie Mwenye 4 1

Dr. Stephen Ataro Oyella, an Epidemiologist, says a good mask is one that ticks certain features such as breath-ability, ability to block bacteria or other pathogens and size among others.
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