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18:49
18:49

Observe All Covid-19 SOPs While Celebrating Christmas -Kabaka Mutebi 1

The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has urged his subjects and other Ugandans to strictly observe all the set Covid-19 guidelines as they celebrate Christmas.
18:37
18:37

Human Rights Defenders, Lawyers Condemn Nicholas Opio’s Detention UGANDA LAW SOCIETY 4 1

According to Job Kiija, a representative of Innovations for Democratic Engagement and Action- IDEA, the increased threats directed towards citizens and civic leaders significantly dent Uganda’s Human Rights Record.
17:48
17:48

Silverbacks Finally Start AfroBasket 2021 Qualifier Preparations 1 Top story

Speaking to URN on Wednesday, the FUBA President Naser Sserunjoji confirmed that the team finally started preparations on December 21st, 2020. “We started our preparations yesterday on 21st. We practised today. We shall practice tomorrow and break for Christmas then return on 4th Jan,” Sserunjoji told URN. Arnold Katabi, the FUBA head of communication and marketing, said he is hopeful that the postponement will not affect the team.
17:14
17:14

Experts Don't Know Uganda's Status Regarding Deadly New COVID-19 Strain Ministry of Health 4 1 Top story

Dr. Misaki Wayengera, a virologist and member of the National COVID-19 Taskforce that was earlier in charge of classifying and sequencing which strains are circulating in the country, says they don’t know Uganda's status regarding the new strain since the country stopped conducting surveillance of the virus.
16:08
16:08

99% Using New HIV Drug Without Knowing What They are Taking HIV AIDS 3

David Kabanda, a social Rights Lawyer who was among the team that was consulted by local NGO UGANET to conduct the study says the majority of the respondents referred to the new drug as ‘ ‘dolotiya’ to mean dolutegravir but when they were asked why they were shifted, 99% said they don’t know why they had to change their regimens. When they asked health workers, 82% of them didn’t know that patients needed to know other than just receiving the medicine.
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Catholic Bishops to Security Agencies: Don’t Dent Christmas Festival with Violence 3 1 Top story

The Bishops, who likened the current situation to the Birth of Christ which came in a politically charged season as Emperor Ceaser had ordered for a population census throughout the Roman Empire, acknowledged the fact that political campaigns and elections generate emotions. They, however, argued that this shouldn’t make anybody lose sight of the dignity of human life and the need to respect one another.
14:43
14:43

CAF Cancels KCCA FC, AS Kigali Clash 1 Top story

According to the CAF-AFCON organizing committee guideline, a match can only be played if a team has at least 11 players including (GOAL KEEPER) + 4 substitutes. However, on a contradictory, Uganda’s representatives travelled without a single goal keeper after their first team stopper and other keepers testing positive for COVID-19.
14:24
14:24

IGP Warns Criminals, Rioters as Country Prepares for Christmas 1

“All Ugandans must know that regardless of who you are crime and Covid-19 affects us all. We, therefore, need to be mindful of Covid-19 by celebrating in very safe and socially distanced ways to help protect our families, friends and all those who are dear to us. We also need to remain vigilant about criminals, who always take advantage of such festivals to victimize members of the public through acts of thefts, robbery, housebreaking, fraud, cybercrime,” Ochola’s message says in part.
13:44
13:44

Mob Kills Three Unidentified Men in Kitintale police 1 2

Kasfah on seeing such suspicious conduct of these three unidentified men around her home at such hours of the night, she went ahead and made alarms that alerted neighbours around her who immediately took action on the men by thoroughly lynching each one of them to death.
12:53
12:53

Uganda Responds to US Allegations of Human Rights Violation 1 Top story

He made reference to the November 2020 arrest of National Unity Platform Presidential Candidate Robert Kyagulanyi that protests protests in which over 40 people were killed. He also referred to the 2016 killings in Kasese, the 2017 incident when security evaded parliament and forced out legislators during a heated debate of removing presidential age limit. He also referred to the introduction of Over the Top Tax in 2018 which he said had affected negatively on access to social media.
12:48
12:48

KCCA FC Determined to Overcome AS Kigali Despite Problems on The Team Kcca vs AS Kigali 2 Top story

The Lugogo based club suffered a setback a few days to their travel to Kigali as a couple of their key players and head coach, Mike Hillary Mutebi tested positive for COVID-19. The Kampala giants will miss the services of the team Captain Charles Lukwago, Brian Aheebwa, Denis Iguma, Keziron Kizito, Charles Lukwago and three goalkeepers.
10:35
10:35

Watoto's Christmas Cantata Goes Online 1 Top story

“We’re committed to celebrating Christ in all things and bringing Jesus’ hope and healing in the hardest of places and situations. And 2020, is no exception. So, we’re thrilled to announce that we will be showing Christmas Cantata, Prince of Peace during this Christmas season,’ she said.
08:26
08:26

FDC Demands Unconditional Release of Greater Masaka Election Coordinators Justine Juuko 1 Top story

In a sworn affidavit, the Deputy FDC Secretary-General, Harold Kaija, says that he searched for the two in gazetted detention centers in Masaka including the barracks and Central Police Stations among others to establish their whereabouts in vain.
08:03
08:03

U.S Ambassador Criticizes Nicholas Opiyo's Arrest 1 Top story

Uganda Police later confirmed his arrest by the Special Investigations Division-SID for his alleged involvement in money laundering and other related malicious acts.
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06:29

City Lawyer Nicholas Opiyo Held Over Money Laundering-Police 2 1 Top story

“We would like to confirm the arrest of lawyer Nicholas Opio, by a joint task team of security and financial intelligence on allegations of money laundering and related malicious acts”, the police said in a statement on its Facebook page on Tuesday evening.
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