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21:54
21:54

IMF Wants COVID-19 Debt Relief Initiative Extended Uganda Debt Network 4

COVID-19 has dealt a major blow to the world’s poorest countries, causing a recession that could push more than 100 million people into extreme poverty. Earlier this year, the World Bank and the IMF urged the group of the richest countries, the G20, to establish the Debt Service Suspension Initiative, or DSSI, as the COVID-19 pandemic started to hit poorer countries worldwide.
21:47
21:47

Lawyers Seek to Eject Case Seeking to Block Opposition Pressure Groups , FDC , NUP 2 2

The lawyers led by Anthony Wameli made the plea after the conferencing of the case in which former Ruhaama County Aspirant, Adens Ntare Rutaaro asked the court to declare as illegal, any activities by People Power and the People’s government under Dr Kizza Besigye, the former Forum for Democratic Change party president.
21:35
21:35

Minister Onek’s Opponent Faces Disqualification Over Bankruptcy 1

Part III Section 4 (2) (d) of The Parliamentary Election Act 2005 stipulates that a person shall be disqualified for election in parliament once has been adjudged or otherwise declared bankrupt under any law in force in Uganda.
21:11
21:11

Mao Pledges to End "Rule of the Gun", Recover All Stolen Assets Nobert Mao. 2 2

While addressing supporters at Arua Primary School playgrounds on Wednesday evening, Mao, who is on his Presidential campaign said Uganda is still nursing wounds from the gun rule and needs healing through the ballot.
21:06
21:06

Children Born in LRA Captivity Still Face Stigma, Social Exclusion 3

Gum-Perom, the boy child born in captivity remains unable to inherit property and land from the mother’s side since in the Acholi custom land is customarily owned and inherited by those that belong to the paternal clan. He adds that many of the children born in captivity have already approached adulthood, and are facing an identity crisis because of their paternity uncertainty.
20:51
20:51

Government Processing Karusandara Land Titles- Baryomunsi 2 1

Baryomunsi who met a few leaders and locals from the sub-county said the government was aware of the tensions in the community and has been working to ensure that it's controlled. “There issue of land titles should not be a concern anymore because we are handling it and soon you will receive them.” He said.
20:24
20:24

Court Extends Bail for UCAA Director Accused of Defacing Museveni Posters 2 1

The posters had been pinned on the gate, the walls and other environs around the building, raising complaints that CAA is a public office which should not be seen to be advancing interests of any presidential candidate.
20:04
20:04

Students Ask Opportunities Commission to Ensure Equal Access of Loan Scheme 4

On Tuesday, the board released a list of 1,113 successful loan scheme applicants for the academic year 2020/21, many of them male applicants from urban areas. The board has handled 26,698 applicants for loans to join higher education in the last six years of its existence.
19:34
19:34

ISO, Police Officers Join Museveni’s Vote Protection Team President Museveni 3 1

The event held at the National Chairman’s Office in Kyambogo attracted politicians, Civil Servants and members of the security agencies from Kampala and all over the country who pledged to secure the votes come 2021.
19:32
19:32

Govt Sends Mixed Signals on Reopening Theatres, Art Galleries. 1 1

But Samuel Okello Kelo, the chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Uganda National Culture Centre (UNCC), told journalists in Kampala that they had worked with the authorities to develop Standard Operating procedures that will be followed to operationalise the places.
18:27
18:27

Voters Avoid Presidential Candidates Fearing Police Brutality 2 1

Patrick Mwanamoiza, a resident of Kanyumu town council in Butebo district says that the teargas canister found him in his house and shattered his left leg. He said since vowed never to attend any presidential campaign rally in the district.
18:01
18:01

Electoral Commission Sets Dates for Nomination of Special Interest Parliamentary Candidates

According to the Commission, the nomination of candidates for Workers, Youths, Persons with Disabilities and Older Persons parliamentary representatives will take place on Dec 22nd and 23rd, 2020.
17:43
17:43

4 Arrested for Vandalizing Vehicles in Mbarara, Kampala 1 Top story

A detective from Mbarara, who preferred anonymity said the group scaled over perimeter walls, gates and fences of private homes and public parking yard where they stole the side mirrors, head lights and other removable spare parts.
17:31
17:31

10-Year-Old Electrocuted Trapping Grasshoppers 2 1

Expedito Magezi, the line Engineer with Bundibugyo Energy Cooperative society told URN on the phone that due to coronavirus pandemic and the effects of the lockdown, they scaled down on monitoring, which has fueled illegal connections.
17:22
17:22

What You Should Know About New Deputy IGP Maj Gen Paul Lokech 1 Top story

Because of his relentless confrontation with Al-Shabaab insurgents and capturing key historical places like the Red Mosque in Somalia capital Mogadishu, the then Brigadier Lokech was nicknamed the ‘Lion of Mogadishu’.
17:04
17:04

Alcohol Still Main Cause of Gender Based Violence in Kabale 6 1

Margret Kamihanga, the Officer in Charge of the Child and Family Protection Unit at Kabale Central Police Station, says the biggest number of cases was registered in Kamuganguzi Sub County followed by Kitumba and Buhara Sub County.
16:08
16:08

Apaa Residents Reject Gov`t Mosquito Nets Apaa Township

Wilson Acuma, a member of the local council executives also told URN that they have submitted a fresh list of the over 5000 residents to the district health department through their village health teams.
15:49
15:49

Cancer to Kill More as Covid-19 Forces Doctors to Delay Therapy 2 1

According to doctors from the Uganda Cancer Institute, cancer patients who now test positive for the disease are given a minimum of 14 days to recuperate from COVID-19 before starting or resuming treatment. Such delays will likely lead to an increase in cancer related deaths
15:44
15:44

Katakwi Closes Seven New Sub Counties Citing Lack of Funds cao seraphine alia 1 2

Seraphine Alia, the Katakwi Chief Administrative Officer, says all the technical staff posted to the new sub-counties, have been idle due to lack of money. He says the workers have been redeployed in their mother sub-counties as they wait for funds.
15:34
15:34

Museveni Forced Gen. Kayihura to Make Mistakes: Robert Kyagulanyi 2 3 Top story

But to Kyagulanyi, Kayihura played a big role to sensitize ghetto youths in Kampala to quit drugs such as marijuana without arresting any.
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