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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 4 2

Robert Mugabe, the Kawempe Electoral Office Returning Officer says that more than 617 aspirants out of the 800 have returned the nomination forms.
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.
18:37
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.
18:14
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.
17:35
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.
17:15
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.
16:14
16:14

Hailstorm Destroys Crop Gardens in Bushenyi 1 1

The downpour that contained hailstorms and heavy winds destroyed beans, eggplants, tomatoes, banana plantations, cassava and houses.
15:09
15:09

22 Suspects Sentenced to 100 Hours of Community Service 1

Most of the convicted persons were arrested in January but had not yet faced trial when the coronavirus pandemic hit the country in March. They have since been on remand, until today, when they appeared before Isingiro Grade One Magistrate Hillary Murangira.
14:46
14:46

FUFA to Pay for COVID-19 Testing Fees for Big League Playoff Teams 1 2

The four teams that will take part in the playoffs include Ndejje University, Kataka FC, Kitara FC and Kiboga Young to decide who will join Malaba Youth Development Association FC (MYDA) and UPDF FC which are already confirmed to have joined the Star Times Uganda Premier League
13:31
13:31

Protective Wall at Kitubulu Road Section Completed 4

The wall, 120metres long and 2 metres deep, is expected to protect the road from flooding due to increasing water levels of Lake Victoria, as experienced mid this year.
13:30
13:30

Dirty Water Killing Fingerlings in National Fish Hatchery fish production 3

The unclean water, according to Catherine Agoe, an Aquatic Animal Health Pathologist at the Aquatic Research and Development Centre, is drawn from underground, from where it comes with impurities that are not safe for fish eggs. The water lacks sufficient aeration which affects the newly hatched fish fingerlings.
12:16
12:16

Kagadi District Receives 341,197 Face Masks Ministry of Health 2

Lillian Ruteraho, the Resident District Commissioner Kagadi who doubles as the Kagadi COVID-19 Taskforce Chairperson says that the delay to distribute the masks was putting more lives of the community at risk.
12:13
12:13

HIV Researchers Mourn ‘Berlin Patient’, The First Man Cured of HIV HIV cure research

His experience suggested that HIV might one day be curable, and this fueled a range of efforts by researchers and institutions focusing on HIV cure research. One such effort is the International Aids Society-IAS Towards an HIV Cure initiative, established in 2011 to promote and facilitate the search for a safe and affordable cure that can be scaled up.
11:20
11:20

Pictorial: The Chaos and Drama in Kampala Mayoral Nominations Erias Lukwago 43

Similarly, NUPs Nabillah Nagggayi Ssempala and Independent candidate Joseph Mayanja alias Jose Chameleon had mobilized their supporters to accompany them for the event attracting police action in and outside the normination centre.
11:08
11:08

Entebbe Airport Reopens with 12 Flights on Day One 1 1

According to new guidelines issued by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA, each airline, apart from Uganda Airlines will operate only one flight daily in the first phase of the reopening, covering the months of October to December 2020. The national airline will operate two flights a day to Nairobi, four times to Juba and Dar-es-salaam and thrice to Mogadishu.
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