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21:39
21:39

MPs Querry UGX150 Bn for Reopening Entebbe Airport lockdown 3 1

The authority says that it needs up to 150 billion Shillings to cover the recurrent wage bill and sustained operations, port health infrastructure and systems, enhanced security and modification of the terminal building to meet social distancing requirements.
21:20
21:20

Uganda’s Ambassador to UN Onyanga Aparr Dead 1

According to Adonia Ayebare, the Permanent Representative to the UN, Aparr passed on today in Geneva. The cause of his death has not been revealed.
17:40
17:40

PAC Tasks Mbale Hospital Officials Over Delayed Construction Of UGX 22Bn Surgical Complex 1

Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has tasked officials from Mbale Regional Referral Hospital over delays to complete the construction of the Shillings 22 billion surgical complex.
17:28
17:28

Consultancy Firm Sues CAA for Breach of Contract commercial court 1 1 Top story

According to the contract signed by Ignatious Ingundura, CAA’s then Public Affairs Manager, Global Consulting Services Limited was tasked to run public and corporate messages on digital-led screens at Entebbe Airport and Silver Jubilee Awards and Animations.
17:23
17:23

Facebook Launches Messenger Kids App in East Africa

Speaking during a digital press conference on Wednesday afternoon, Morgan Brown, the Messenger Kids Product Director said the app has been available in the West since 2017, but they decided to now launch in Africa with the growing concerns of children’s safety while online.
17:15
17:15

Gov’t to Cut Billions off Travel, Focus on Agriculture and Push for Efficiency budget 2020/21 2 2 Top story

Margaret Kakande, the head of the Budget Monitoring Unit (BMAU) at the Ministry of Finance, said the government will step back on sectors like tourism, giving it limited resources because it is now next to impossible to attract any visitors.
17:09
17:09

Fort Portal Traders Protest Over Poor Drainage Willy Kintu Muhanga 2 1

According to Godfrey Asiimwe, a mechanic operating in the lorry park, the drainage channels seem to be poorly constructed and not frequently cleaned leading to stagnation of water.
17:02
17:02

Soroti COVID-19 Taskforce Runs Out of Surveillance Fuel Soroti District 1 1

According to the Resident District Commissioner of Soroti who chairs the Taskforce, William Wilberforce Tukei, fuel crisis has forced the district to reduce on the number of vehicles carrying out surveillance to three. He explains that at the beginning, the Taskforce had deployed 10 vehicles for surveillance where each sub county had a vehicle.
16:58
16:58

Curfew Combats Cattle Thefts in Bunyoro cattle farmers 3 1

Statistics at the Albertine police Criminal Investigations Department indicate that more than 200 cows were stolen from the region between December 2019, and February 2020. These animals were being stolen and transported to Kampala, Gulu, Masaka, Mbale, Arua, Soroti and South Sudan among other places.
16:50
16:50

Eight Unexploded Ordnances Destroyed in Pader hand grenade 1 4

Among the detonated ordances are rocket launchers, a hand grenade and anti-aircraft bombs.
16:49
16:49

Mukono Headmaster Succumbs to Gunshot Wounds at Mulago Hospital 1 1

Mutasiga was hit as he tried to plead with the police officers and LDUs not to shoot a chapatti vendor who was found selling chapatti during curfew time. The officers were enforcing COVID-19 control guidelines in Wantoni Village along Mukono-Katosi Road on May 13 2020.
16:28
16:28

Atiak Sugar Factory Employees Seek Legal Redress After Termination Masindi District 1 5

They were recruited in April by Horyal Holding Investment Company LTD owned by Amina Moghe Hersi.
16:27
16:27

Nightime Curfew Remains in Force Until June 21-Tumwine Gen Elly Tumwine

Tumwine told Uganda Radio Network on a telephone interview that curfew is still on because the count starts from the latest presidential address on June 1, and that guidelines were being reviewed.
16:11
16:11

Justice Michael Elubu Appointed Head of Civil Division DMW Uganda Limited 1

Prior to his appointment, Elubu was the Deputy Head of the Civil Division. He has previously served as a High Court Judge, a Resident Judge of Jinja and a member of the Technical Committee of the Judicial Service Commission.
15:38
15:38

Security Personnel in Arua Warned Against Assaulting Pregnant Women Nahori Oya 2 1

The RDC says that his office has received several complaints against security officers who mistreat and assault pregnant women who are either carried on motorcycles or found without face masks.
15:37
15:37

DRC Ebola Strains Different-WHO

However, genetic sequencing carried out show that the Ebola strain-Ebola Zaire that ravaged the North and South Kivu and the Ituri Province from August 2018, is different from the new virus.
15:31
15:31

MPs Ask Gov’t to Declare 2020 'Dead' Year for Education lockdown 3

While meeting the members of the Uganda Vice Chancellors Forum today, members of the National Economy committee of Parliament said that even though schools were to resume, it would be impossible to complete the syllabus and actually achieve what was to be attained in a full educational year.
15:08
15:08

Prison Confirms First Coronavirus Case 2

Frank Baine, the spokesperson of Prisons said that because of this development, they have reopened Busesa Prisons in Bugweri district to resume as an isolation centre for all the new prisoners in the areas of Busoga. All the prisoners in Busesa have been shifted to other prisons in eastern Uganda after completing the mandatory 14-days quarantine period.
15:08
15:08

Police Recovers Two Kidnapped Children in Soroti Soroti District 2 1

David Ongom, the East Kyoga Region Police Spokesman, says the child’s disappearance was reported on May 27th, 2020 by her father, Isaak Oran, a Police officer in Lira district.
15:03
15:03

One Shot, Six Injured in Abim-Agogo Dispute Over Boundary 2

Witnesses said the attackers who numbered around 20 men armed with machetes and pangas stormed a settlement dominated by the residents of Abim and set a blaze houses - destroying property.
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