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May 2021 16 results
19:28
19:28

Kadaga Leaves Behind Legacy of Human Rights, Independent Parliament-MPs 11th Parliament 8 1

Kadaga’s journey at the helm of the legislature came to an end on Monday when she was defeated by her former deputy Jacob Oulanyah. Oulanyah who was fronted by the NRM CEC polled 310 votes while Kadaga who chose to contest as an independent candidate polled 197 votes.
18:57
18:57

Traffic Police Worried for their Health as Pollution Increases; Implore Scientists to Intervene air pollution 2

The Acting Traffic Police Director ,Lawrence Niwabiine, says that as police they are concerned and worried about the health of their manpower that execute their daily duties in an environment that exposes them to the polluted air.
18:48
18:48

Police Cleared Possession of Plots in Old Taxi Park 2

KCCA and 10 companies owning different sizes of plots inside Old Taxi Park signed an MOU on December 10th, 2020 in respect to the 2019 Court order by the High Court Land Division authorizing vacant possession of the said plots of land.
18:32
18:32

City Schools Fail to Implement SOPs Amidst Covid-19 Surge 3 1

According to schools that URN visited, the headteacher indicated that it is hard to implement SOPs because learners find it hard to wear face masks the entire school day. Failure to implement SOPs in schools comes at time when the number of COVID-19 cases in the country is on the rise
18:16
18:16

Mak Arena Incomplete after 4 Years Under Construction Penina Kabenge 1 3

The construction of the arena started in 2018 with intentions of hosting the 3rd World University Netball Championships that took place in September 2018 at Makerere University
17:38
17:38

Police Officers Rush to (Re)Join Force’s SACCO Because of New, Good Management 1 2

“We have managed to reduce on the expenditure in the Sacco canteen, moving away from a loss of 73million Shillings suffered in 2019 to realising a profit of 750 million Shillings in 2020. We have also been able to reduce on most of the expenditures as reflected in the financial statement which has boosted our net profit from Shs315m in 2019 to Shs2.631Bn in 2020,” Omoding said.
16:24
16:24

Uganda to Accept Vaccination Certificates from Countries with High Vaccine Uptake 2

Previously, all travellers entering the country from countries reporting high COVID-19 cases like; the United States, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Tanzania undergo a compulsory COVID-19 PCR test at their own cost at the airport.
15:14
15:14

Leaders Ask Oulanyah to Advocate for Women Interests 3

The Soroti District Woman MP, Anna Adeke, says that women were blessed to have a Speaker in the 10th Parliament (Rebecca Kadaga) who was emphasizing gender and equity. Adeke says that she is looking forward to the new leadership that she hopes will maintain the same.
15:07
15:07

Nankabirwa Petitions NRM to Discipline Kadaga parliament 3 1

The outgoing Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa has petitioned the National Resistance Movement (NRM) to discipline former Speaker Rebecca Kadaga for going against the party.
14:45
14:45

Police Commanders Face Arrest for Not Enforcing Covid-19 SOPs 2 1

Ochom said he has instructed the commander Alert Squad Unit to make impromptu visits to areas under the command of particular officers and apprehend whoever will be found not enforcing the Standard Operating Procedures - SOPs.
12:43
12:43

Mathias Mpuuga Appointed Leader of Opposition in Parliament 1 Top story

Mpuuga’s appointment was announced on Friday by David Lewis Rubongoya, the Secretary-General of NUP. Mpuuga is the NUP deputy for the central region.
12:38
12:38

Medical Interns Call Off Strike as Negotiations Start

The interns went on strike over poor working conditions on May 17th, 2021 and had promised not to resume work unless their demands were met. The interns wanted government to increase their allowances to Shs 3 million from Shs 900,000. They also wanted government to provide accommodation for them.
11:53
11:53

AFCON Beach Soccer: Uganda Sand Cranes Battle Mozambique In Semi Final Clash 2 1 Top story

Uganda's coach Salim Muwonge has said they are confident the team can get a positive result at the Saly Beach Soccer Stadium.
08:00
08:00

Stanbic Uganda Cup: Police Defeats Wakiso Giants 3:1 Abdallah Mubiru 1 2

The win gives Police an early advantage over Wakiso Giants in the return leg that is slated next week at MTN Omondi Stadium in Lugogo.
07:34
07:34

Peter Okot Named DP Whip in Parliament NUP 1 1

The Democratic Party (DP) has appointed Tochi county Member of Parliament Peter Okot as their party whip in the 11th parliament.
07:17
07:17

Uganda Signs Agreement to Commence Road Construction in DR Congo

Breaking with protocol, President Museveni said a new government has not yet been appointed into place because they need parliament to sit and vet the appointees that is why he had to sign the agreements witnessed by the Speaker and Deputy Speaker. Former Ministers including Same Kutesa who was invited as MC, Gen. Katumba Wamala and former Attorney General William Byaruhanga were invited as guests.
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