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15:14
15:14

Maize Prices May Drop as Kenyans Avoid Processed Maize standards 5

Justine Namubiru, the project manager at the East African Grain Council says the foreign dealers do not trust the handling and processing standards by Ugandans and so they prefer to involve themselves right from the farm to the markets.
14:56
14:56

Khat, Marijuana Most Used Drugs by Ugandan Adolescents 1 2

According to the report, a total of 2,500 adolescent boys and young men aged between 10 and 24 participated in a survey conducted in August in all the five divisions of Kampala.
14:17
14:17

UPDF Soldier Shoots Two People Dead in Bunyangabu District 1 1

According to Capt. George Musingunzi, the UPDF Mountain Division Spokesperson, Lotukei, who is attached to Bukara detach in Bunyangabu district, has already been arrested and is being detained at Mountain Division Headquarters at Muhoti barracks cells in Kabarole District.
14:05
14:05

Kyambogo Staff Tests Positive For COVID-19 Kyambogo University 1

According to Reuben Twinomujuni, the University Senior Public Relations Officer, the patient is now receiving treatment at Mulago National Referral Hospital. The Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Vocational Studies, to which he is attached, has also been closed.
13:48
13:48

EC Clears Nomination of Blocked Aspirant in Kongasis County 2

According to the Electoral Commission, the name on the aspirant's academic documents did not correspond with that on the National Identity Card, yet he did not present a deed poll to align the discrepancies.
12:47
12:47

The Garbage, Sewerage, and Planning Challenge to Uganda’s New Cities Twaweza 3 2 Top story

According to the Sauti ZaWanainchi survey conducted between July and August 2020, flush toilets are used by just 1 per cent of the country’s population. It showed that even in urban areas, only 3 per cent of the population had access to flush toilets.
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12:42

State House Unit Arrests Five Serere District Officials NUSAF 3 Projects 2 2

The arrest follows a tip-off from residents about the roadworks that were incomplete even after spending 210 million Shillings. Preliminary investigations indicated that all the four sections reportedly worked on by the district were bushy and inaccessible.
12:11
12:11

Arua Politicians, DHO Bicker over 'False' COVID-19 Test Results Paul Bishop Drileba 4 3

It was decreed that only those with negative COVID-19 test certificates would attend the events, and as such, all political leaders were subjected to COVID-19 tests, as a precondition. But when the results were returned, the DHO announced that up to 65 people from the group had tested positive for coronavirus disease.
11:26
11:26

Buruuli Chiefdom Relaunches Hunt for UGX 2b to Construct Palace Buganda Kingdom 1

Isabaruuli Butamanya has been operating in a single-roomed office located at Kibira village in Nakasongola town council since his coronation on December 10, 2004. It’s surrounded by a perimeter wall made of papyrus reeds.
11:09
11:09

Kampala Likely to Flood More - Report Climate Change 2 6

Launched ahead of the World Cities’ Day 2020, marked today, the reports puts Kampala on the list of 100 other cities that are expected to suffer the greatest rise in water risk problems by 2050. The risks include flooding, drowning, prolonged hot seasons and water scarcity, among others.
10:47
10:47

Market Vendor Chopped to Death in Iganga deceased

It is alleged that the deceased, a vegetable vendor, also known as Zidina Nankyimba, was heading to her home at around 8:30 pm when unidentified men waylaid her, and severed her to pieces. The attackers fled on a waiting motorcycle moments after the attack.
10:43
10:43

Bamba-Babwisi Communities Seek to Reoccupy Part of Semuliki National Park compensation 1 3

The Bamba-Babwisi people occupied about 125 square kilometres of land covering areas near the Saara stream to River Semuliki through River Lamia to the borders of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Some of them settled in areas within Bwamba county within Bundibugyo district.
10:19
10:19

EC Cancels Nomination of Six Candidates in Bukedea Woman MP Race mp anita among 4 1 Top story

Those whose nomination was cancelled include Sophie Malinga, Dinah Eveline Akongot, Jessica Asio, Naume Ekwenare, Ketty Akello, and Mary Goretti Kitaka. According to the Electoral Commission, all the six had discrepancies in their paperwork, which upon scrutiny led to a conclusion that they were erroneously nominated.
09:01
09:01

Long-Term Symptoms of COVID-19 ‘Really Concerning’- WHO 1

They range from fatigue, a cough and shortness of breath, to inflammation and injury of major organs – including the lungs and heart, and also neurological and psychologic effects. The symptoms often overlap and can affect any system in the body.
08:52
08:52

EAC Mission Hails Peaceful Election as Magufuli Wins Tanzanian Vote

The mission led by former Burundi President, Sylvester Ntibantunganya says all political parties and candidates were able to conduct their campaigns across the country freely, while the opening of polling stations followed existing laws and procedures.
20:57
20:57

EC Offers Free Covid Tests for Journalists and Presidential Aspirants 3 7

Several members of the media fraternity took part in the exercise at the EC offices along Jinja road in Kampala together with members from the different security agencies, EC employees, presidential aspirants and members of their teams with whom they will appear at the moniation center next week.
20:25
20:25

Cyclists Want KCCA to Enforce Proper Use of Non-Motorized Corridor 2 2

Vendors have also occupied the street especially from Jesco Beauty Center on Namirembe road to Mutaasa Kafeero at Luwum Street. The road which was vibrant during the COVID 19 lockdown has since lost its charm with the grass and trees slowly fading.
19:51
19:51

Kato Kajubi's Witchdoctor Remanded Over Little Girl's Cruel Murder masaka main prison 1

During the 2009 trial of Kato Kajubi, the witchdoctor who helped him murder young Kasirye told court how Kajubi hired him after his original witchdoctor called Moses Makumbi had turned against him.
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18:47

Municipality to Auction Garbage Truck to Raise Money for Garbage Management mukono municipality 2 1

The Finance and Planning Committee Secretary Romeo Augustine says since the lockdown begun, the municipality has failed to raise enough local revenue to extend services to people.
18:19
18:19

MPs Decry Slow Pace of Key Electricity Projects compensation 2 1 Top story

The concern was raised by members of the Natural Resources Committee of Parliament who are currently visiting parts of western Uganda, to study the extent of power penetration in the areas of Masaka, Mbarara, Kasese and Fort Portal, among others. They are bothered that some projects which were launched in 2014 have not yet started.
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