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18:31
18:31

EU Will Have No Election Observers as Uganda Votes in 2021- Envoy 2021 polls 4 1 Top story

The EU has been one of the biggest international election monitors in Uganda over the years, with more than 60 election observers in the country in the last general election held in 2016.
18:23
18:23

Makerere Admits 1,400 Students as PUJAB Concludes 2020/2021 Admissions 1

Makerere University and its Nakawa based business school will jointly admit only 1,481students on different programmes. The other eight public universities are yet to declare their admission lists. Usually, Makerere University admits almost half of the available slots.
18:21
18:21

Electronic Revenue Management System Yet to Start in Mukono 1 3

The online tool is used for local taxpayers’ registration, payment assessments, e-payment, reconciliation, enforcement, reporting and integration with other government agencies.
18:17
18:17

Banks Restructured Loans Worth UGX 2 Trillion loans restructuring 2 1

According to the Association’s Executive Director Wilbrod Owor, in the first month of restructuring, commercial banks received more than 750,000 restructuring applications. Of these, 755,000 requests worth 2.028 trillion Shillings were approved.
18:05
18:05

DRC Refugee Wins EU Human Rights Defenders Award European Union 2 1

The Human Rights Defenders Award is presented by the European Union and Norway every year in recognition of an outstanding contribution by a human rights defender active in Uganda. This year’s award, which is the 9th edition, was also given in memory of the late Med Kaggwa, the former head of Uganda Human Rights Commission in honour of his contribution to human rights.
18:00
18:00

Coronavirus: 44 Recovered Patients Discharged From Entebbe Hospital 3 1

The latest discharge brings the total number of recoveries to 486. Uganda has so far confirmed a total of 741 cases.
17:53
17:53

Man Who Hacked his Wife Arrested in Luweero attempted murder 2 1

Robert Masinde, a resident of Kamira trading centre in Luweero district has been on the run, from June 4, when he hacked his wife Jennipher Ajambo, a mother of six. The two had a misunderstanding after Ajambo allegedly rejected Masinde's sexual demands.
17:37
17:37

OPM Officials Charged With Fraudulent False Accounting Moses Nabende 1

According to prosecution, in September 2016 at Kabahinda Police Post in Nakivale Refugee Settlement, the accused persons were privy to making false entries in the compensation agreement between eight refugees, OPM officials and Windle Trust Uganda.
17:27
17:27

BoU Warns Against Borrowing as Public Debt Hits UGX 53 Trillion Bank of Uganda 1 1 Top story

BoU Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile issued the warning on Thursday while appearing before Parliament’s National Economy Committee, where he was summoned to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.
17:25
17:25

Mother of Deceased UPDF Officer Dies in Defence Ministry Office

Lt Col Deo Akiiki, the deputy Army spokesperson said Musumba, Wagidoso and Welishe were climbing the staircase to the 7th floor but later decided to use a lift where she suddenly collapsed.
17:19
17:19

Construction of Rukiga District Administration Block Stalls 3 1

Construction of the three stored building stalled since 2018, forcing some district officers like Resident District Commissioner and District Internal Security Officer to occupy Rwamucucu sub-county structures at Rushebeya.
17:04
17:04

Social Distancing Still Tall Order for Luweero Markets roadside markets 1 4

Three of the roadside markets have already been closed on the directive of the task force after they failed to implement the Standard Operating Procedures aimed at combating the spread of the virus. The affected markets are Balikyejusa, Balikyewunya and Wobulenzi roadside market.
16:56
16:56

Security Personnel in Kasese, Bundibugyo Ban Travel Permits Issued by LCs travel documents 2

Capt. Edwin Mawanda, the UPDF spokesperson Mountain Division says the joint force has resolved to ban the travel permits from local leaders after observing misuse of the clearances.
16:35
16:35

Clergy Explain Lacuna in Sexuality Education Framework Church of Uganda 4

The framework had been divided into themes for each age group and what content they would have access to. The age group 3 -5 that is most controversial was supposed to learn how to follow instructions and knowing themselves or anatomy where children were to be taught how to differentiate their gender.
16:24
16:24

Installation of CCTV Cameras Starts in Soroti Soroti Municipality 1 2

David Ongom Mudong, the East Kyoga Regional Spokesman says the installation of the CCTV cameras will help in crime management in the region.
16:14
16:14

Police Arrests Musician Buchaman for Disrupting NEMA Meeting 1

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala police spokesperson, said Buchaman was arrested by Katwe police after he mobilized the youth to disrupt a NEMA meeting on Thursday afternoon.
15:56
15:56

Six People Arresed after Crossing from Border Landing sites into Masaka 4 1

The suspects who are in three pairs of women and men are believed to have sailed by boat from Kansensero and Nangoma Landing Sites of Kyotera district. The two landing sites were recently condoned off by authorities and declared quarantine zones after they presented increasing numbers of community COVID-19 transmission.
15:50
15:50

Tullow Oil Summons Shareholders Over Sale Of Its Stake in Albertine farmdown 1 Top story

The transaction is conditional upon the approval of the company’s shareholders who will meet on July 15. The process of approval according to the rules, requires a simple majority shareholding approval. They are expected to vote and approve the deal before the sale can be concluded in Uganda.
15:45
15:45

Masaka PWD Groups Find Solace in Making Face Shields COVID-19 Response 5 3

The plastic shields, according to medics, protect eyes, nose and the mouth from potentially deadly droplets through which the infection is transmitted. They are a crucial outfit at a time when the government is recommending wearing face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.
15:36
15:36

Three Vehicles for COVID-19 Response Activities in Arua Grounded 3 1

The task force team says that it requires up to 50 million Shillings to fix the vehicles, which were due for service before they were allocated to the COVID-19 team.
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