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19:32
19:32

Mabirizi Asks East African Court to Quash DTB-Ham Ruling Hamis Kiggundu 1 2

The lenders under their umbrella, Money Lenders Union Limited together with their Secretary General Male Mabirizi have filed their case before the Kampala Sub Registry of the East African Court of Justice.
18:33
18:33

KCCA Wants Treasury to Chop UGX3.1b from Makerere University kcca property rates 2

Two years ago, government waived 21 billion Shillings in property rate arrears owed by government institution. This however did not encourage many of them to start paying the dues that accrued thereafter. Currently, government institutions owe the Authority 8.4 billion Shillings
18:24
18:24

30 Districts Lack Access to Palliative Care Services Ministry of Health 3

Dr Charles Olaro, the Director Curative Services in the Ministry of Health said even as there is a big number of people who need palliative care including those battling Cancer, TB, sickle cell anaemia, HIV and other painful illnesses, only 11 per cent of those that need this care get it.
17:50
17:50

Court Halts Hearing of Election Petition Against MP Kato Lubwama Habib Buwembo 1

Three judges of the Court of Appeal Justices Geoffrey Kiryabwire, Elizabeth Musoke and Irene Mulyagonja on Tuesday halted the proceedings pending the determination of an appeal by Lubwama on whether a person can be allowed to file an election petition outside the stipulated 60 days.
16:26
16:26

CID Wants Soldiers to Guard Government Prisons 1

The CID notes that it was inappropriate for only prison officers to guard a detention facility that had 684 prisoners of which 107 were waiting to face Court Martial for engaging in armed robberies, gun violence and several of them were army deserters.
15:28
15:28

Kalungu Official Remanded for Fraudulent Sale of Gov't Land Moses Nabende 1

Court heard that in June 2013, while employed as Senior Assistant Town Clerk for Katwe - Butego Division in Masaka Municipal Council, Ddamba fraudulently disposed of Division land at Mutuba Musisi Garden in Masaka along Kampala Road.
11:46
11:46

COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Paused Over Participant's Illness

According to a statement, the study has been temporarily halted as they evaluate the patient’s illness although they didn’t specify whether the particular patient was receiving the active drug or the placebo.
10:35
10:35

53 Drivers Spend Night at Jinja Road Police for Violating Curfew 1

A police officer, who participated in the operations told URN this morning that commanders from the Field Force Unit- FFU, General Duty Police, Traffic Police and Local Defense Units –LDUs agreed to start impounding vehicles around 10 pm since there was too much congestion on the roads
08:38
08:38

Most Candidates in 2021 Election are Just "Merchants After Money" - Activists 2021 Elections 4 1

The ACFIM executive director Henry Muguzi said that most people seek leadership in political parties and national offices to use influence of the office to enrich themselves.
08:06
08:06

Kyambogo Hostel Owners Oppose University Accommodation Fees Guidelines Kyambogo University 3 1

But some students who are already in Banda like Jimmy Odongo and Aggrey Atwiine say that the university has enough space in its halls of residence, so if they care for the students, they should accommodate all the finalists rather than "stressing hostel owners!"
06:54
06:54

Two MTN Technicians Arrested for Vandalizing Telecom Masts 1 Top story

The suspects were picked up in an operation led by Francis Olugu, the head of the General Crimes Desk against vandals targeting telecom masts in Western Uganda after it became apparent that there was deliberate interference with the MTN network.
06:19
06:19

Finance Ministry Increases Supplementary Request by UGX 390B local Government 1

The first supplementary is to finance a classified budget of up to 1.5 trillion Shillings for the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs and State House, and a cover a 20 per cent contribution (201 billion Shillings) towards the construction of the 223 kilometres of roads in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), among others.
05:22
05:22

Herd Immunity, an ‘Unethical’ COVID-19 Strategy- WHO 1 Top story

Herd immunity occurs when a large portion of a community (the herd) becomes immune to a disease, making the spread of disease from person to person unlikely.
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