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18:56
18:56

Labour Export Companies Close Down 2 3

The Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies (UAERA) says that reopening for the recruitment agencies without domestic workers on board is as good as extending the suspension.
18:05
18:05

Armed Congolese Militiamen Abduct 16 Ugandan Fishermen, Rob 20 Engines and 20 Boats abduction 2 1

The incident happened near Kaiso and Kijangi landing sites in Buseruka sub county in Hoima district and Sebigoro landing site in Kabwoya sub county in Kikuube district in the wee hours of Saturday at around 2AM.
17:50
17:50

Vendors Give Gov't Ultimatum to Repossess Kampala Markets owino market 8 1

In a letter seen by URN dated 2020 September 25, President Museveni directed the minister of Kampala to remove from the government markets the “Association leaders” and supervise the sellers to elect news leaders, with immediate effect
17:49
17:49

Archbishop Odama Speaks Out On Suspension of Fr. Onen Gulu Archdiocese 2 1

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network over the weekend, Archbishop Odama says Fr Onen’s decision to join politics goes against the church’s customs on conducts of priests which is likely to stir division among the flocks they lead.
16:51
16:51

Elections 2021: Six NRM Parliamentary Candidates go Through Unopposed Emmanuel Dombo 1

This is not the first time the NRM goes into a general election with parliamentary candidates who go through unopposed. In the 2016 general elections, the party had 10 MPs who went through unopposed in different parts of the country.
16:31
16:31

Is Ham's Loan from Diamond Trust Bank a Syndicated Loan?

A syndicated loan or a syndicated bank facility is financing offered by a group of lenders, who are then referred to as a syndicate, who work together to provide funds for a single borrower, according to US Based website, Investopedia. The borrower can be a corporation, a large project, or a sovereign government. The loan can involve a fixed amount of funds, a credit line, or a combination of the two.
16:18
16:18

Pictorial: MP Aspirants, Supporters Flout COVID-19 Guidelines in Kwania, Oyam 15

In Kwania district, many candidates were escorted in procession to E.C officers, while some led to their party offices after being nominated. In Oyam district, after the nomination of the State Minister for Defense Charles Okello Engola, supporters led him on a procession for the celebration at his residence, however no one bother to observe SOPs.
16:04
16:04

Presidential Race 2021: Four More Aspirants Submit Signatures To EC For Verification Paul Bukenya 2

According to the guidelines issued by the Electoral Commission, the body charged with organizing elections in Uganda, aspirants were supposed to submit signatures of their nominators two weeks before the nomination which will take place next month on November 2-3.
15:57
15:57

Frequent Fires Harass Landing Site 2

According to residents, the landing site has experienced four fire outbreaks in a period of three months, yet they don't have fire fighting gadgets.
15:30
15:30

Uganda’s Kiplimo Wins World Half Marathon in Poland 2 Top story

The 19-year-old defeated Kenya’s Kibiwott Kandie , Amdework Walelegn of Ethiopia and team mate Joshua Cheptegei. The four athletes finished the race in under 60 minutes.
14:31
14:31

Lockdown Registers Domestic Violence Spike in Lango Uganda Police Force 2

From an average 127 cases a month in the first quarter, domestic violence cases rose to an average 146 a month in the second quarter, deteriorating to 180 cases per month in the third quarter
13:45
13:45

MP Ssewanyana Released on Police Bond, 31 Suspects Still Held by Police COVID 19 guidelines 2 1

The National Unity Platform -NUP candidate for Makindye West parliamentary seat, Allan Aloysius Ssewanyana was in police custody, two days, for staging a procession contrary to the COVID19 preventive guidelines and has been released this morning on police bond.
13:10
13:10

Independents Outnumber Party Candidates in Bududa 1 1

The Woman MP Seat has attracted 4 candidates who are Khainza Justin Mukuwa of NRM facing Khainza Agnes Shiuma, Agnes Nandutu, and Esther Wetsetse all Independents.
12:58
12:58

Amuru District Receives 70m for COVID-19 Activities in Schools 2

According to Lakony, each of the schools allowed to open will receive 1.5m to aid the running of the school activities in light of the pandemic.
12:26
12:26

Coronavirus: Can Uganda Steer Out Of Poverty Amidst Unemployment? Twaweza 4 1

One out of ten citizens (8%) has no work to go back to after this period. This is slightly higher in urban areas (10%) compared to rural (7%) says a survey by Twaweza’s Sauti Za Wanainchi.
12:14
12:14

Inconsistent Names Bite Agago Woman Aspirant

Robert Onoba, Agago district returning officer says Acan presented academic documents for both O’level and A’level bearing the name Janet Acan Francis but her National ID had Janet Acan.
11:41
11:41

Only Nine Nominated For Bundibugyo District Parliamentary Races

The EC registrar for Bundibugyo District, Robert Kunihira, said the exercise was handled without any major incident.
11:24
11:24

Kanyamunyu Options; Will He Admit to Murder Charges? 2 1 Top story

To Harimwomugasho, the DPP still has the burden of proof to prove beyond reasonable doubt that Kanyamunyu participated in the Akena killing. In February 2020 at the time of adjourning Kanyamunyu’s trial to the next convenient session, the prosecution had adduced evidence from 13 witnesses.
10:57
10:57

Forty-Six Candidates Nominated in Jinja city position 1 1

Nominations in all of Busoga were peaceful, including Namutumba district where one candidate whose names have been withheld was nominated in absentia because s/he tested positive for Covid-19.
10:51
10:51

Investigate Cause of Recurring Pothole Problems Before Repairs - Expert 3 1

Recently during lockdown between March and July Kampala Capital City Authority- KCCA carried out road maintenance works on a number of roads, filling potholes and doing sectional repairs. However, the potholes have reemerged and sectional works affected too in no time.
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