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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
10:38
10:38

Ninety-two Parliament Candidates Nominated in Kampala 2021 elections 4 1

Among the 92, forty have been nominated as independent candidates, 10 NRM flag bearers and 10 carrying NUP tickets, 9 candidates for FDC and 9 for DP, five for ANT, two for Jeema and two for EPU. Other parties fielding one candidate each are SDP, PPP, COSOVO and CP.
06:11
06:11

NRM Fails to Field Candidate For Bukanga County MP Seat in Isingiro District 1 3

Meanwhile David Mukundane the returning officer Isingiro says the exercise was peaceful with a total of 26 candidates, and out of these 11 are independents, 5 are NRM, 3 are FDC, 2 from NUP, and 3 belong to ANT, democratic party managed three candidates 1.
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