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18:27
18:27

Akena Re-elected UPC Party President 1 1

Akena was endorsed by more than 470 delegates from the regions of Ankole, Northern Uganda, West Nile, Kigezi, Teso and Sebei.
17:56
17:56

Police Deploys at Mityana Radio Station 3

Sam Balaba Magala, the station manager and program presenter says that more than 20 armed police officers surrounded the station for six hours.
17:25
17:25

Four Year-Old Girl Strangled to Death in Entebbe 1 1

According to the deceased's father, Ibrahim Sserwadda Katerega, his daughter went missing from home at 5 pm.
16:59
16:59

Gov’t Asked to Fund Local Think Tanks 1 1

Prof Ezra Suruma, the former finance minister, said the government has to come in and fund their research. He said this can be done through the creation of an independent body or panel that can distribute these funds to several think tanks such that they aren’t biased.
16:47
16:47

Busoga Region MPs Back Kadaga parliament 5 1

Moses Balyeku, the Jinja West Member of Parliament who doubles as the Busoga parliamentary caucus vice chairperson says that, all his colleagues have agreed to rally behind Kadaga.
16:12
16:12

Pictorial: Hundreds Displaced in Buliisa By Rising Lake Albert Water Levels 10 Top story

The most affected landing sites are Wanseko, Katanga, Masaka, in Kigwera sub county, Kawaibanda, Butiaba, Boma, Kigangaizi, Tugombili, Walukuba and Bugoigo. Others are Kamagongoro, Kigungu, Serule, Piida, Waisoki, Triangle and Magali in Butiaba Sub county, Kabolwa and Kigoya landing sites in Kigoya sub county.
16:01
16:01

Uganda Records Fourth COVID-19 Death

The deceased is a 61-year-old female, a resident of Kiyimbi in Nakulabye, Kampala district who died on Friday.
14:08
14:08

Brig Gen. Flavia Byekwaso Appointed UPDF Spokesperson 1

Byekwaso, who is also the representative of the army in Parliament since 2016, has a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Public Administration and Management degrees from Makerere University.
14:01
14:01

Bunyoro King Asks Gov’t to Extend Relief Food to Bullisa Flood Victims Residents 5 2

Omukama Iguru is bothered about the slow response of the government.
13:36
13:36

Gulu Task Force Resorts to Home Quarantine for Covid-19 Suspected Cases Elegu Town Council 1 3

Already 828 suspected contacts have been placed under home quarantine as opposed to being in the designated institutional isolation centre at Gulu School of Health Sciences located in East Division of Gulu City.
13:07
13:07

Five RDCs in Teso Resign to Join Politics soroti lukiko hall 1 2

Some of the RDCS who have resigned were defeated in the 2016 elections. However key NRM key figures in the region requested the President to appoint them RDCs.
12:01
12:01

Controversy as Late Kafeero’s Family Runs to Court Over Property Nalukoola Luyimbazi 1

Court documents before the Family Division of High Court indicate that ten of the children believed to have been mothered by Kafeero's many wives and concubines have sued four others including the Administrator General.
11:57
11:57

Five Hotels Closed in Mbarara for Accommodating Covid-19 Cases Ministry Of Health 2 1

The two confirmed cases were tested at different places but had managed to make their way to Mbarara before results were released.
11:23
11:23

From Brick to Plastic Walls: Mukono Teacher Builds Green Houses with Plastic Bottles 4 3

Allan Obbo, the founder of the project says it has demonstrated that littered plastic bottles can be an alternative building material as well cleaning the environment.
11:16
11:16

Kenya Not to Quarantine Ugandans As Country Opens Airspace Uganda Airlines 1

The list of countries where Tanzania, a key partner in the East African Community, is not named has, however, instigated fights in the region. The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority has consequently banned Kenya Airways from flying to Dar Es Salaam.
09:53
09:53

Gulu Hospital Struggles to Respond to Emergencies As Ambulances Break Down Covid-19 in Gulu 2 1

The ambulances include one that was in June donated by the Ministry of Health to respond to Covid-19 emergencies and the other given by the government in 2007.
09:43
09:43

Amuru District Stuck with Dozens of Grounded Vehicles government vehicles 2 3

The vehicles either broke down due to mechanical issues or got involved in accidents.
09:36
09:36

Kitgum Prison Turned Into Covid-19 Quarantine Center for Inmates 1 2

Frank Baine, Uganda Prisons Spokesperson, says that the prison cells will be used to hold new inmates on remand from all over Acholi sub-region to curb the spread of COVID-19.
09:25
09:25

Religious Leaders in Tooro Petition Local Gov't Minister Over Fort Portal City Boundaries Reuben Kisembo 1

According to the petition, the religious leaders argue that the approved boundaries are different from what the leaders and residents recommended, and should be changed forthwith.
09:06
09:06

Market Vendors in Gulu, LOP Defy Covid-19 Guidelines Olailong Market 2 3

The meeting turned rowdy when Aol disclosed that she had come with one million shillings to give to the vendors as seed capital.
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