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19:04
19:04

FUFA Indefinitely Suspends Kigezi Home Boyz, Kitara FC Game Kigezi Home Boyz FC 2 2

The first leg of the game had initially been scheduled to be played on Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Kavumba Recreation Grounds in Kampala, while the second leg would take place at Kabale Municipal Ground on Saturday afternoon.
18:52
18:52

Nancy Kalembe Wants EC Funding to Presidential Candidates Reinstated 2021 elections 3 1

Appearing before the Human Rights Committee of parliament on Wednesday, Kalembe who garnered 38,772 votes says that she faced difficulties during the campaigns due to inadequate funds.
18:33
18:33

MPs Honor Medics, Decry Poor State of Soroti Hospital conjoined twins 2 1

The surgery took place in Soroti, six days after the baby was referred to Mulago National Referal Hospital for tertiary care only to be referred back without help. By that time, the dead baby was decomposing and the team headed by Dr Joseph Epodoi, a senior consultant Surgeon conducted a surgery that lasted 15 hours and saved the baby who shared parts with a dead sister.
17:59
17:59

Ministry of Agriculture Vehicle Overturns in Nakasongola, Kills Two People 2

The rescue team found that two of the occupants died on spot. They include a Woman and a baby girl aged about 3-years. The injured were taken to St. Franciscan Health Center, Kakooge and the bodies to Nakasongola Health Center IV mortuary.
17:39
17:39

Teachers Rally Parents to Return Learners to School 6

At Bat Valley primary school, the headteacher James Wonyaka says that the school is appealing to the local leaders to mobilise parents to bring back the learners to complete the syllabus.
17:32
17:32

Only 500 Mourners Allowed to Attend Archbishop Lwanga’s Burial CPS 2 1

Addressing reporters in a joint press briefing by the Catholic Church and security at the Central Police Station in Kampala this afternoon, Mulumba said that the Church and other authorities have selected only 500 people, mostly priests and Christians who had a special attachment to the late archbishop.
17:10
17:10

Ugandans to Pay UGX 200,000 Annually for Car License revenue 1 2

State Minister of Finance David Bahati says that the move is intended to streamline the transport sector by getting rid of illegitimate cars and raising money for the maintenance of roads across the country. According to the breakdown, Car owners will pay 200,000 Shillings while motorcycle owners will pay 50,000 Shillings annually.
15:47
15:47

Charcoal Prices Shoot Up in Kabale Nature Uganda 1 4

Annet Kyomuhendo, a charcoal dealer in Kigongi in Central division Kabale municipality says that she now sells a sack of charcoal at 30,000 from 20,000 Shillings and a basin at 6,000 from 3,000 Shillings.
15:33
15:33

Catholic Church Continues to Ask Questions, Parishes to Hold Mass on Thursday 1

While Archbishop Lwanga died in his bed last week, as a result of heart failure, according to medical reports, his colleague Bishop Kaggwa died after being diagnosed with COVID-19 in January. "It was sudden and untimely, by human standards and it has created despondence, doubt and depression within us," The Bishop of Masaka Diocese Rt Rev Serverus Jjumba said, before asking what is happening to the Church in Uganda.
15:22
15:22

Residents Demand Upgrade of Aduku Health Center IV Ministry of Health 2

The Aduku Town Council Vice Chairperson, Peter Otim, says that the influx of patients has exerted pressure on the facility leading to acute shortage of drugs. He is equally pushing for the upgrade of the said facility.
14:25
14:25

MP Kinyamatama Declares Bid to Contest for Speaker of Parliament Speaker Race 1 4

The Rakai Woman Member of Parliament Juliet Kinyamatama Suubi has announced her bid to contest for the position of Speaker of Parliament come May 2021.
14:17
14:17

WHO Calls for Action to Improve Health For All

WHO warns in their World Health day statement marked on every April 7 that the real health status of some countries is unknown as the actual picture is always masked in national averages.
13:55
13:55

Butiaba Health Centre III Closed Health Center 1 3 Top story

The health centre was submerged last year following the rising water levels of Lake Albert. The floods also submerged staff quarters, maternity, male and female wards, store, Outpatient Department-OPD and roads leading to facilities.
13:39
13:39

Busia Traders Decry Increased Income Tax 3

Suleiman Benzula, the chairman of Busia customs traders association says that over 400 members have abandoned their businesses because of the charges imposed on them by URA. He says that the increment could trigger protests among the affected traders, saying they are overtaxed.
12:45
12:45

Medics Attribute Low Staffing Levels in Referral Hospitals to Corruption Ministry of Health 4

Mukuzi says doctors have approached the association with complaints that for one to be deployed they need to part with lots of money to facilitate officials in the district and the National Health Service commission.
12:32
12:32

African Union Marks 27 Years of Rwanda Genocide Amnesty Commission 1 3

April 7, is dedicated as a day of remembrance of the victims of the 1994 genocide in which more than 800,000 people were slaughtered by ethnic Hutu extremists within a period of 100 days. The killers were targeting members of the minority Tutsi community, as well as their political opponents, irrespective of their ethnic origin.
11:51
11:51

Poor State of Schools in Bunyangabu Worries Leaders 3 4

The schools in the sub-county are operating under unfavourable conditions, which have affected learning. The situation is worse in government primary schools, many of which he says are operating in dilapidated structures.
11:28
11:28

Lwengo School Deputy Hacks Wife, Baby Dumps Bodies In Pit Latrine 4

It is said that Tugume, 47, hacked his wife Rose Katushabe 24, and the baby and dumped their amputated bodies in a pit latrine. Tugume and Katushabe had a longstanding dispute which local leaders and community members tried to address in vain. But residents were concerned when Katushabe went missing for a week after a fight with her husband, yet her known mobile number was off.
11:04
11:04

IGP Ochola Should Be Held Accountable for Inciting Violence Against Journalists-HRNJ 2021 elections 4 1

The Executive Director of Human Rights Network for Journalists (HRNJ), Robert Sempala said that Ochola’s statement led to an increase in cases against journalists. Sempala told Members of Parliament on the Human Rights Committee that they registered 174 cases of human rights violations against journalists during the electoral process.
10:45
10:45

Lira District Leaders Bothered by Rising Infant, Maternal Mortality Rates Ministry of Health 2

This is more than double the number of deaths that were reported in the 2018/2019 financial year according to findings published in the National Annual Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response Report 2019/2020.
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