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23:18
23:18

MOH Embarks on Survey to Establish Number of Ugandans Infected with COVID-19 Ministry of Health 1

This will be the third assessment that the health ministry will be carrying out for COVID-19 since the country declared its first case in March 2020.
22:44
22:44

MP Ariko Petitions Court Over Soroti City Boundaries Soroti High Court 1

The MP is aggrieved by the ruling of Soroti City boundaries that put Aloet and Opiyai wards to Soroti City West Division. According to Ariko, the two wards were in Soroti City East Division but erroneously annexed to Soroti West Division, something that caused him victory.
22:29
22:29

Uganda’s AfroBasketball Games Called Off After Five Team Members Test Positive for COVID-19 tunisia 1

Five members of the Uganda national Basketball team the Silverbacks have tested positive for COVID-19 forcing basketball governing body, FIBA to postponed all their games.
22:01
22:01

One Shot Dead in Jinja City Iganga 1

It is alleged that at around 7:00 pm, a police patrol vehicle knocked a motorcycle rider at Mafubira along Jinja-Iganga road. Boda Boda cyclists confronted the police officers and demanded that they take their colleague to hospital for treatment. However, when the police officers refused, the cyclists pelted the police personnel with stones. The police retaliated by firing live bullets directly at the crowd, killing Samanya instantly and injuring another.
21:32
21:32

Museveni Meets EU Ambassadors 2

Museveni asked the envoys to always consult with government officials in case they want clarification on any issues. He promised to share with them a report on the investigations being carried out by security agencies following the November 2020 riots in Kampala and other urban areas which led to the death of more than 54 people.
21:13
21:13

Makerere University Professor Found Dead in House MAK - CEDAT 1 2

Kerali was a lecturer at Makerere University at the College of Engineering, Design, Art, and Technology (CEDAT).
20:52
20:52

Kasese Boda Boda Riders Protest Extortion, Harassment By Security 5 2

The angry cyclists especially from Bulembia Division say whenever it clocks 6:00 pm, security personnel who include the army and police stage roadblocks targeting them.
20:46
20:46

Kyagulanyi Yet to Instruct Lawyers to Ask Judges Out Of His Case 4

Medard Sseggona Lubega, the leader of the legal team said they are yet to receive instructions.
20:38
20:38

UWOPA Backs Kadaga for Speaker 3 1

UWOPA, established during the 5th Parliament (1989-1994) is a caucus comprising of female Members of Parliament but also open to male members as associates or horary members. It aims at engendering the legislative process, creating awareness campaigns and encouraging lobbying and advocacy. Currently, the 10th Parliament has a total of 152 female MPs of while 20 are on direct seats. The 11th Parliament set to open in May, 2021 will have a total of 173 female MPs out of a population of 529 legislators. These include District Woman MPs, directly elected women and others.
20:30
20:30

Gov't to Adopt Online Revenue Payment System 3

The devise shall use the World Bank funded Integrated Revenue Administration System- IRAS piloted by government in districts like Nansana, Gulu, Fort Portal, Amuria, Yumbe, Zombo and Adjumani.
19:29
19:29

WHO Asks Countries with New Covid-19 Variants Not to Halt Planned Vaccinations

According to WHO many vaccines under production might not have an effect on the variant and as such vaccination cannot be stopped. With Pfizer and Astraenca vaccines having similar results, the UN health agency wants African countries to disregard findings from studies and continue with planned vaccinations
17:15
17:15

Afrobasket Qualifiers: Can Uganda’s Reliance on Defense Stop Egypt? Silverbacks 2 1

The Uganda Basketball team, the Silverbacks will today faceoff with Egypt at Monastir, Tunisia in their campaign to qualify for the FIBA Afro basket 2021.
17:11
17:11

CID Impounds Vehicle of Suspects Who Conned U.S. National in Gold Scam 1

CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine, said the impounding of the Pick Up is part of the measures investigators are taking to ensure all property that was purchased using money conned from Belesis is attached in order to recover the victim’s money.
16:56
16:56

Woman Remanded over Bushenyi Radio Presenter's Murder

Bwambale told the court that investigations were still ongoing and were not ready to proceed with the case.
16:45
16:45

Kabale Man Held for Marrying his Own Infant Daughter, Infecting her with HIV 2

According to Monica Muhumuza Nzeirwe, Kabale District Probation Officer, the suspect was arrested on Wednesday evening on a tip-off from Rugarama hospital authorities and Keeping Children Healthier and Safe, a community-based organization operating in Kabale district
16:17
16:17

Ministry of Education Okays Resumption of School Practice teacher training 1

The Ministry of Education and Sports has approved commencement of school practice for teacher trainees in their final year of study to take place when schools reopen for non-candidates.
16:08
16:08

Firewood Ban in Pallisa Town Council Meets Resistance 2

The authorities imposed a directive to stop firewood use in restaurant kitchens to reduce health related disease caused by smoke, and made the adoption of clean energy like biogas a condition to continue operating a restaurant
16:06
16:06

FMD Resurgence Leaves Lyantonde Meat Consumers, Dealers Stranded 1 2 Top story

According to Dr. Ronald Bameka, the District Veterinary Officer (DVO), more than 500 animals especially cows and goats are infected adding that they decided to close all beef, mutton, goat’s meat butcheries, pork joints and meat-roasting stalls and cattle markets to control the spread.
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