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21:12
21:12

Parliament Passes Resolution for Gov’t to Pay Exam fees for Candidates lockdown 1 2

Parliament has passed a resolution urging government to meet the cost of examination registration for all candidate classes for this year due to the impact of COVID-19.
20:13
20:13

Only 30% of Cancer in Children Diagnosed in Uganda - UCI cancer detection 3

Dr. Jackson Orem, Senior Consultant Oncology and UCI Executive Director says the cancer prevention efforts, community sensitization and mobilization must be increased in Uganda to fight against cancer among children.
20:09
20:09

NRM's Juma Wasswa Nominated for Kawempe Division Mayoral Race 2 4

Robert Mugabe, the Kawempe Electoral Office Returning Officer says that more than 617 aspirants out of the 800 have returned the nomination forms.
19:39
19:39

Crimes of Passion Increase in Kalaki During Lockdown Kaberamaido CPS 1 1

David Ongom Mudong, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman says Olupot was hacked to death with a panga and the suspect later handed himself to Otuboi Police Station.
19:23
19:23

Kafuuzi Seeks More Time to Present Bill Enabling Change of Names nominations 1 2

The decision came after Angelline Osegge the Soroti Woman MP alerted parliament that women who had discrepancies in their names from the academic transcripts and marriage certificates risked being locked out of the electoral process, yet it's a normal practice for women to abandon their maiden names after getting married.
19:13
19:13

8-Year-Old Girl Raped, Lacks Treatment Due To Poverty Police 2

The OC Child and Family Protection Unit in Moroto Central Police Station, Joseph Oumo told Uganda Radio network on phone there were many cases recorded of defilement and he could not confirm whether this particular case had been recorded.
18:51
18:51

Government, Bankers Appeal for Foreign Rescue private sector 3

An assessment presented by UDB Executive Director, Patricia Ojangole shows that on average, 80 per cent of private sector businesses need financial help like physical cash, debt rescheduling or direct loans to be able to overcome the effects of the pandemic.
18:38
18:38

MOH Omits Requirement for Negative COVID-19 Test Before Discharge Ministry of Health

She said doctors will now have to base someone’s readiness for discharge on the time they spend in treatment and improvement in symptoms for instance if someone has been in isolation for ten days and they haven’t shown symptoms of a fever in the last 24 hours.
18:37
18:37

Air Travelers Exempted from Curfew Restrictions 2

Njuki says that such passengers, whose flights depart or land during curfew time, are exempted from the restrictions. He adds that security agencies have been briefed to allow passengers who will move to and from Entebbe Airport during the curfew. However, he adds, all passengers must present their passports and air tickets whenever they are stopped.
18:34
18:34

Arua City Halts Revenue Collection in Taxi Parks 3 3

Last week, the Senior Assistant Town Clerk Dorcus Asinduru, wrote to the tenderer Hajj Gule Musa halting the collection on grounds of breach of contract for refusing to remit 20 Million Shillings to the division.
18:14
18:14

Ragga Dee Nominated, Says He is More Prepared to Lead Kampala Daniel Kazibwe 7 8

Ragga Dee, the National Resistance movement –NRM party candidate is competing for the seat, for the second time, having lost to Erias Lukwago in 2016. He is the second musician to be nominated in the same race, after Joseph Mayanja, also known as Jose Chameleone, who was nominated on Wednesday.
17:48
17:48

MPs Ask Museveni to Revise Number of People Attending Prayers COVID-19 1 3 Top story

Busia Municipality MP Geoffrey Macho told parliament today, that the government needed to reconsider this decision, and allow more numbers of worshippers according to the size of the churches and the number of people it can accommodate.
17:46
17:46

Court Clears Nominations in Soroti City Soroti High Court 1 2

In his ruling on the interim injunction on Thursday, Justice Wilson Masalu Musene said that since electoral activities are on-going, the nomination of candidates may continue provided that the Electoral Commission doesn't alter the boundaries.
17:35
17:35

EC Extends Local Council Nomination Dates 5

The extension will run from Friday, October 2 to Monday, October 5, including Saturday and Sunday, according to EC spokesperson Paul Bukenya.
17:17
17:17

Man Remanded Over Drugs Stolen From Christians' Medical Stores 1

The accused is a Medical Representative at JMS and was on Thursday arraigned before the Kampala Anti-Corruption Court Grade One Magistrate Sarah Namusobya Mutebi, charged with one count of embezzlement and two others of forgery.
17:15
17:15

Hima Health Center III Staff Pinned Over Absenteeism, Late Coming Hima HCIII 6 2

Sarah Nebanja who gets her treatment from the facility told URN reporter that health workers report at the facility around 11:00Am and within an hour’s time they break off for lunch.
17:00
17:00

Coffee Industry Forecasts Higher Demand in 2020/2021 2

Sales to coffee shops and office workers fell dramatically as more people were forced to stay home. Schluter, also a founder member of the speciality coffee association, SCAE, says that now that Brazil has offloaded most of its huge stock, supply to the market will drop next month and hopefully, lead to an increase in prices.
16:57
16:57

43 Police Officers Recover From COVID-19, Four Still Hospitalized 1

Dr Byaruhanga has revealed that police has bought a number of body bags in preparation for the worst that may come since Covid-19 cases are skyrocketing.
16:50
16:50

Live Bullets as Police Battles Namanve Forest Encroachers 4 2

They had also formed committees of leaders registering the beneficiaries. But police raided the area early today and started hunting down all people who had illegally taken over the land. Business came to a standstill as forces pursued the encroachers in the areas of Bagaala, Gwafu and Nantaburirwa zones in Goma Division.
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