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20:16
20:16

Belgian Agency Donates Thermometers for Malls, Hospitals Ministry of Health 2 1

Christelle Jocquet, the Resident Representative of the Belgian Development Agency said at a handover event held at the Ministry of Health on Wednesday that the idea of making a contribution towards surveillance was arrived after an earlier meeting with Ministry revealed the need to revamp surveillance and risk communication with the onset of community transmission of the viral respiratory disease.
19:26
19:26

Ugandan Judge Suzan Okalany Shortlisted for ICC Chief Prosecutor Job 1

The committee chaired by Sabine Nölke reports to the President of the Assembly that due to COVID-19, an online interaction was conducted and of the 144 candidates who submitted applications for the job, only 89 candidates submitted supporting documents and now a final four have been shortlisted.
18:32
18:32

Former Presidential Candidate Prof. Baryamureeba Arrested After Knocking Woman Dead 1

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Prof Baryamureeba is being detained at Kabalagala police station.
17:48
17:48

PAC Questions State House on Acquisition of Okello House Parliament 3 1

State House has said its former landlord at plot 10A, Nehru Road, overlooking the State House in Nakasero, Alexan­der Okello lost his property Okello House after he was duped to by individuals.
17:33
17:33

Interim Mayors Demand Additional Funding for New Cities government 3 1

Raphael Magyezi, the Local Government Minister says that plans are underway to lobby additional funding to supplement the already approved municipality budgets.
17:32
17:32

UCC Pursuing Policy to Regulate Online Businesses 2

Speaking during an online discussion organized by Uganda Nation Bureau of Standards-UNBS under the theme “Ensuring Quality of products and services in e-commerce, Henry Mugabi, the Assistant Technical Officer in Uganda Communications Commission, said the frame work will act as standard procedure for all other member states.
17:21
17:21

KCCA Director of Physical Planning Resigns 1

Atwine who took over office in 2017 was in 2018 found to be unqualified for the position following an investigation by the parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises -COSASE.
17:14
17:14

2021 Election: Gov’t Declines to Declare State of Emergency 2021 elections 4 1 Top story

Kamuntu argued that periodic elections are now part of Uganda’s historical mission for sustainable peace, security and stability. He explained that Ugandan expect to have a chance to choose their leaders every 5 years through elections, adding that this can only be achieved if Electoral Commission executes its mandate.
16:49
16:49

200 More Homesteads Submerged in Buliisa water levels 3 1

William Bamuturaki, one of the affected fishermen at Tugombilli landing site says the situation is unbearable for them since they have nowhere to go and lack food.
16:47
16:47

Muntu Nominated ANT Presidential Candidate Unopposed 8 5 Top story

He was nominated at a function held at the ANT party secretariat along Buganda Road in Kampala under the supervision of the party Electoral Commission Chairperson, Dan Mugarura.
16:44
16:44

Police Attributes Crime Reduction to Installation of CCTVs 2

Although police attributes crime reductions on among other things community sensitization, increased intelligence operations, extension of police services near citizens through building new stations, CCTVs are highlighted as one of the major security projects that are greatly helping in fighting and reducing crime.
16:05
16:05

Quarantine Experience was Emotionally Damaging -Returnees Ministry of Health 5

As the country prepares to receive about 3,000 Ugandans that are stranded in the various countries, Nantege calls upon the authorities to review their quarantine policy and have coordinated interventions which do not put returnees into psychological distress.
15:51
15:51

37 Chinese Nationals Charged For Trading in Uganda Opt for Plea Bargaining Marion Mangeni 1

The Chinese are facing charges of conducting business in Uganda without trading licences and unlawful possession of wildlife.
15:51
15:51

Covid-19 Patients at Masaka Hospital Protest Poor Living Conditions 3

The patients also recorded videos, in which they accused the hospital management of failure to care for them, lamping them together with new patients and feeding them poorly.
15:33
15:33

Parents Petition Ministry Over Schools Charging ‘Illegal Fees’ During Lockdown 1

The petition comes barely a week when the education ministry issued a circular ordering schools to stop conducting their own online teaching and charging parents fees for the service saying both actions are irregular. As a result, the ministry even forced the law development centre to suspend their online lesson
15:28
15:28

Prisons Secures Equipment Worth UGX 1.2 b to Boost COVID-19 Response

Frank Baine, the spokesperson of the Uganda Prisons said that the items which were handed over to the Commissioner General of Prisons Dr Johnson Byabasaija include 40 beds, 40 mattresses, 40 blankets, and teleconference equipment to be installed in Gulu, Arua, Mbale, Jinja and Mbarara Prisons.
15:21
15:21

More Girls Enrolling For Primary Education-Report 1

The report indicates that more than six percent of the adjusted net enrolment of boys in primary education between 2009 and 2018 never attended school compared to three percent for girls.
15:17
15:17

Police Investigates Brutal Murder in MP’s Home Assailants 1 1 Top story

The deceased is identified as John Mbabazi 32 a resident of Kinuba village Bigando Parish Masindi district.
14:47
14:47

Dutch Envoy Donates Vehicle, Motorcycles to Kiryandongo Police Station 2

In his speech, Kasingye noted that the vehicle and motorcycles will help police to reach out to refugees in their settlement camps and thereby increase access to justice.
14:22
14:22

Serere Fish Farmers Counting Losses as Water Submerges Ponds 1 1

More than 30 fishponds built by government through Operation Wealth Creation, Youth Livelihood and other programs have been submerged in Kadungulu, Bugondo, Labor, Pingire and Kateta Sub Counties.
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