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19:29
19:29

COVID-19: Judiciary Suspends Case Hearings Election Petitions 1 2 Top story

The circular adds that only urgent matters will be heard during the 42 days in strict observation of the standard operating procedures and it also encourages other Judicial staff to work from home.
19:04
19:04

President Museveni to Name 80 Cabinet Team new cabinet 1 2

Museveni who has just started the sixth term as the President of Uganda is expected to appoint his new Cabinet soon, for vetting by the Appointments Committee. Before the January 2021 general election, Museveni’s cabinet had a total of 79 Ministers, out of which 29 where Ministers while 50 were State Ministers.
18:42
18:42

Private School Teachers at Crossroads as Schools Close Again 6 1

The lower primary classes were scheduled to return today, just a week after the return of the senior two class, the last group in the secondary category to return to school. The Senior One class returned in April and was yet to complete the school term. However, according to the President, the schools need to close for at least 42-days, effective today.
18:14
18:14

Oil Pipeline Route Affected Persons in Kyotera Protest Compensation Rates 1 1

The EACOP project players that include Total East Africa, Petroleum Authority of Uganda-PAU, New Plan among other contractors are currently engaging communities affected by the pipeline route, on its progress as well as simplifying the Resettlement Action Plan recently approved by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development.
17:55
17:55

Over 20 Shops in Tororo Closed for Flouting Covid19 SOPs 1

Yahaya Were, the Tororo District Deputy Resident District Commissioner, who is the acting Task Force Chairperson and acting Tororo District Police Commander, Kasim Matovu led the operation.
17:31
17:31

Masafu Hospital Management in Decongestion Campaign 1 5 Top story

Hamphrence Nambiro, the administrator Masafu General hospital, says that they have observed the worst situation because they are registering between 4 to 5 positive Covid-19 cases each day at the health facility.
17:07
17:07

Speaker Oulanyah Operating from Committee Room Jacob Oulanyah 1 1

The office of the Speaker has been occupied for the past 10-years by the former Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. However, she lost the seat to her former deputy and Omoro County MP Jacob Oulanyah in a vote held at the beginning of the eleventh parliament last month.
16:51
16:51

Buses Hike Fare as Many leave Kampala over New Covid-19 Measures 3 3

Fares by Link Bus Co to medium destinations like Hoima, Masindi and Mubende doubled to Ushs 40,000, while tickets to Fort Portal and Kasese went up to Ushs 70,000 respectively, according to price lists displayed at their offices. Alex Muhwezi, the Manager Global Bus Kampala Terminal says they had to drive empty buses from upcountry to Kampala to pick up people, hence the increment in fares.
16:46
16:46

Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement Hit by COVID-19 Wave COVID19 pandemic 3 2

Solomon Osakan, the Refugee Desk Officer for West Nile told URN that 13 refugees tested positive for the deadly disease in two lots that arrived mid last week and are currently in an isolation uni. He adds that they have resolved to close all the porous border points as a measure to curb a surge in COVID-19 cases.
16:40
16:40

Bundibugyo Cocoa Farmers Decry The Gradual Fall in Produce Prices 7 2 Top story

Alima Komuhangi says middle men only come and tell them that the prices have gone down without giving them any explanation. The farmer who also buys fresh cocoa from other farmers for resale asks the government to intervene and stabilize the prices.
16:21
16:21

Mak Insists on Holding Exams for Final Year Students Ministry of health 1 2

But according to Makerere University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the final year students had already started their final examinations by the time of the presidential declaration and are expected to return home immediately after their last paper. Examinations at Makerere University for final year students have been running since May 24, 202.
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16:10

FUFA Electoral Committee Declares Magogo Unopposed For FUFA Presidency Moses Magogo 3 2

Bwiire said Magogo was the only candidate that returned the nomination forms with all the requirements as per the FUFA Electoral code of 2012, therefore he is the only duly nominated candidate for the position of FUFA President.
16:01
16:01

Public Warned to Brace for Worse Amidst New COVID-19 Restrictions Makerere University 1 5

Ssennyonjo said locking is not a one-size-fits-all solution for the pandemic. He says for instance, that even as there have been huge numbers of positives being announced lately, over 90 per cent of these have been coming from the Kampala metropolitan area yet no specific measures or concerted efforts have been focused on these high infection areas to study the trend the virus is taking.
15:39
15:39

Lwengo Authorities Reject OWC Piglets Citing Lack of Proper Documents 5 1 Top story

Apollo Jjuuko Kasiita, the Lwengo Resident District Commissioner, says the piglets were delivered at the time of the Foot-and-Mouth quarantine without the required documents.
15:33
15:33

No Suspects Arrested Yet in Gen Katumba Shooting -Police Fred Enanga 1 1

“We haven’t arrested any suspect, but we simply identified few persons of interest to give us more information based on their knowledge about this incident, and we recorded their statement, and we don’t consider them as suspects, so the speculations should stop. Said Enanga.
15:29
15:29

Religious Leaders Appeal to Congregants to 'Pray from Home' 5 1

Now, Archbishop Kaziimba says that with the new directive, the Church of Uganda is to continue with televised Services for people to worship from their homes every Sunday. “We have done this before, and we can do this again. In fact, I believe we can do it even better than the first time,” he added.
15:21
15:21

Students Stranded Over Hiked Transport Fares 2 2 Top story

Shenah Nkinzi, a student from Bishop Secondary School, says that their parents had just returned them to school and used all the money, saying that they are struggling to find means of picking them from school.
15:03
15:03

Parents Cry over School Fees as They Collect Learners from Schools 3 7

As early as 7;00 a.m. parents had started arriving at different schools. However, they were all worried about the abrupt closure of schools by the government with the majority expressing concerns over school fees that they have just paid.
14:05
14:05

Wife Beater Dies in Police Cell village

The angry residents had attempted to lynch him on allegations that he had made it a habit to routinely batter his wife and children on a daily basis.However, police officers dispersed the crowd and arrested him.
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