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19:36
19:36

UBTEB Asks Institutions Not to Increase Exam Fees COVID 19 2

The examination cycle is expected to start on October 19, 2020, following the re-opening of education institutions for finalists.
19:07
19:07

Gov't Fails to Hit Access to Water Target sdg 6 3

Alfred Okot Okidi, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Water and Environment says the plan targeted 79% clean water access from boreholes in rural areas, but only 68.7 % was attained in the last five years.
18:35
18:35

New SACCO Loan Requirements Demoralise Police Officers 2

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network on anonymity condition, policemen and women across the ranks described the new requirements one must meet in order to access the loan as tough and discouraging. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network on anonymity condition, policemen and women across the ranks described the new requirements one must meet in order to access a loan as tough and discouraging.
17:42
17:42

UNATU Raises Concern Over Safety of Teachers When Schools Re-open COVID-19 4 1

Filbert Baguma, the Secretary-General of UNATU says the SOPs and guidelines recently issued do not answer all the worries that teachers have. He says teachers are worried about measures that will keep them safe from Covid-19.
17:35
17:35

MAK Crisis: Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof William Bazeyo Resigns 1 Top story

“I wish to thank you all for the support you rendered to me as I served and made a contribution to our great university. For those that I could have offended while I executed my duties. I sincerely apologize. I would like to believe that together we can make a bigger Contribution so that we leave no room to be judged by History,” reads a message posted by Prof. Bazeyo on the University Senator’s forum.
17:25
17:25

A Hundred Babies Born Dead Daily in Uganda 1 1

One of the measures recommended by WHO to reduce the occurrence of stillbirths is increasing antenatal visits to a minimum of eight for expectant mothers.
17:01
17:01

Experts Caution on Use of Steroids to Treat COVID-19 Patients in Africa 2

Dr Marybeth Maritim Cherono an infectious diseases expert based in Nairobi said people who use steroids have a higher chance of developing diabetes and also worsening those that already have the disease.
16:11
16:11

Electoral Commission Extends Nominations by One Week 2021 elections 2 1

Speaking at the closure of the prayer breakfast, Kadaga revealed that the Commission had agreed to move the nominations from Monday and Tuesday next week to Oct 19th and 20th, 2020 to allow aspirants to complete processing their deed polls.
15:34
15:34

Fish Farmers Decry High Price of Feeds cage fish farming 4

The price of fish feeds imported from Egypt, Israel and the Netherlands goes for 6,000, 7,000 and 8,000 per kilogram.
15:08
15:08

UK Gives Uganda Shs6billion to Support COVID-19 Activities

The money is attached to Uganda country offices of the World Health Organization and the International Organization for Migration to help in surveillance and guarding borders against imported cases of COVID-19.
14:44
14:44

Cecelia Ogwal Regrets Condemning Museveni on Lockdown Parliament 1 1

Ogwal, a member of the Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) who was addressing the President as she led prayers, said that when President Museveni instituted the lockdown including closing churches, many people were uncomfortable, and she personally condemned the President.
13:53
13:53

EC Issues Guidelines for Nominating Parliamentary Candidates in Kampala 2020 elections 5 2

Speaking to URN at the Ntinda EC Regional Offices, Frederick Muwaya, the Kampala District Returning Officer, said to avoid confusion at the nomination center, all aspirants are expected to book indicating the day and time they wish to be nominated.
13:19
13:19

DTB Appeals Against Ruling in Hamis Kiggundu Case DTB Kenya 1

In the notice, the two banks through their lawyers of K and K Advocates note they are not contented with the ruling by Justice Henry Peter Adonyo.
12:06
12:06

Speaker Warns MPs Against Individually Engaging Agencies Using Parliament's Name parliament business 1 1

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has warned members of Parliament against engaging agencies in their individual capacity on matters that should be handled by Parliament.
11:21
11:21

KCCA Drafting Law To Preserve Historical Buildings From Tasteless Investors 2

KCCA and Conservationists are still battling with Watoto Church Limited management that wants to demolish the historical structure formerly known as Norman Cinema and put up a 'modern' structure. If Watoto Ltd ignore the city authorities and the conservationists and proceed destroy the original structure, they can only be fined ugx2,000( about half a dollar).
10:56
10:56

COVID-19: Schools Not Decided On Operating as Day or Boarding 6 1

With seven days remaining to reach the official reopening date for educational institutions, a section of primary and secondary school authorities is still undecided on whether to operate day or boarding.
07:25
07:25

Judiciary Unveils Client Charter, Work Place Policies 2 2

The HIV/AIDS workplace and Anti -Sexual Harassment policies are aimed at providing a safe and convenient working environment for the court users and judicial officers.
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