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21:25
21:25

Bright Stars Defeats KCCA FC Morley Byekwaso 2 1

KCCA FC head coach said his players lacked the effectiveness in converting the chances, he added on that some of players lack character and the fighting spirit which must be worked on if they are to win any trophy this season
21:14
21:14

NSSF Unveils UGX 800 Billion Procurement Plan 1 5

The planned projects include real estate, which will take Ushs 779 billion which involves construction of low-cost housing units in different areas, while IT and Computer procurement will take Ushs 40 Billion.
21:01
21:01

Parliament Passes 12% Tax on Internet Data Ministry of finance 1 5

Parliament has passed a 12% tax on every internet purchase made, with exceptions of data for provision of medical services and education services.
20:48
20:48

51.4 Percent of People in Central, South West Have Hearing Impairments MOH 2

According to the doctor's, majority of the cases of hearing loss are found in children below the age of five. It is believed that majority of the cases are congenital
18:36
18:36

Address Youth Vulnerability in Politically Motivated Violence-IGAD Conflicts 1 2

The IGAD Executive Secretary Workneh Gebeyehu says that the young people are particularly vulnerable to being mobilized into destructive occupations such as ethnic and politically motivated violence, criminal enterprises and radicalization into violent extremism.
18:23
18:23

Researchers Start Study on Impact of Food and Beverage Advertising On Children Makerere University 4 1

This study which has been code named FACE – U lasts a year and will be conducted in cities and towns of Kampala, Wakiso, Kabale, Mbale and Kampala. In addition to assessing what children eat, the researchers will interview parents and policymakers in addition to assessing how often children targeted adverts run in the media.
18:12
18:12

Gulu Task Force Seeks UGX 186M to Intensify COVID-19 Risk Awareness radio talk shows 1 2

The Deputy Director of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, Dr Paska Apiyo, also a Physician and in-charge of in charge of COVID-19 Treatment Center says most patients being admitted at the facility have been showing signs of severe complications.
17:59
17:59

Constitutional Court Dismisses Petition Challenging Internet, Mobile Money Shutdown During Elections 1 Top story

"The suspension was done in good faith and for purposes of securing the country against the reasonably suspected risk of incitement of violence by publishing unregulated content on social media, which is permissible under article 43 of the constitution", the government argued.
17:56
17:56

Uganda Human Rights Commission Launches Investigations into Journalists' Beatings 3

Aidah Nakiganda, the Commission’s Director of Complaints, Investigations and Legal Services says that they have reached out to Matovu and are planning to visit the other victims to record statements.
17:11
17:11

Police Deploys to Guard Road Constractor in Pabbo Township compensation claims 4 1

Paul Ojok, one of the affected property owner complained that up to six meters of his only plot on which his family lives has been affected by the road.
17:09
17:09

Taxi Operators in Eastern Region Cheating Commuters Despite Abandoning SOPs 3

Despite carrying at full capacity, the operators have doubled the fares. For instance, from Mbale to Soroti which was 10,000 Shillings, the fares have increased to 15,000 Shillings and 20,000 Shillings.
16:36
16:36

NRM Chairperson on the Spot For Releasing Cattle into Resident's Gardens village 1 4

According to the residents, the latest incidents occurred on Monday last week and Tuesday night where the cows destroyed several acres of their crops. This prompted the residents to impound over 200 head of cattle and held them at Kavule primary school playground insisting that Kalangwa compensates them for the damage.
16:31
16:31

Uganda Drawn Aganist Tanzania in Africa Beach Soccer Cup of Nations beach soccer afcon 2 1

According to the draws, Uganda’s opening game will be against Tanzania before they play hosts Senegal and then the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC.
16:03
16:03

The Parish Model: Gov't 's New Shot At Inclusive Development 2

Economist and University don Dr Fred Muhumuza says the pessimism is uncalled for. He says the model is part of the decentralization process and that some sectors are already implementing it.
15:39
15:39

Social Media, Lack of Skilled Labour Limiting Tourism Growth-Sector Players 4 1

Peter Mwanja, the Chief Executive of Lasta events says while many businesses are now using the internet to do businesses, there are others who instead spread harmful and false information that has affected tourism, especially in the MICE (Meeting, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) segment.
15:20
15:20

Chinese Road Construction Firm Losing UGX 162M in Fuel Theft chinese firm 1

The Chinese Company was contracted by the government to construct the Masindi-Biiso 54km, Hohwa-Nyairongo-Kyarushesha-Butole 25km and Kabaale-Kiziranfumbi 25.7km in Hoima, Buliisa Masindi and Kikuube districts.
15:19
15:19

Court Set to Hear Election Petitions Without Respondent’s Responses Muhammad Ssegirinya 1 4

Others include Sulaiman Kidandala who wanted to serve copies of the petition to his rival Muhammad Ssegirinya who had been sent to Kitalya prison and Fred Nyanzi Ssentamu against Muhammad Nsereko.
15:12
15:12

Police Report Cites Arson in Budo Dormitory Fire 1 3 Top story

A report from the preliminary investigations conducted by the Directorate of Fire and Rescue Services shows that the fire was an act of arson. According to Owoyesigyire, their investigations show that the fire started from a dormitory window where there is no electricity connection.
14:47
14:47

Karamoja Residents Fear as Former SPCs Retain Police Uniforms salary arrears 5

Peter Deyong, a resident of Moroto Municipality says that they have fears that some of the SPCs may engage in criminal activities using the uniforms. “We fear they may use these uniforms to engage in crime,” he told URN on Tuesday.
13:45
13:45

Long Distance, Hilly Terrain Hindering Covid-19 Vaccination in Kabale 2 5

The residents note that despite being interested in receiving the jab, the hilly nature of the area they are facing challenges to access Health Centre IIIs. They also say that the distance from villages to health centre IIIs is not favourable to the elderly and people with disabilities.
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