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First Batch Of Olympians Flagged Off For Tokyo Olympics Ncs uganda. 4 2

The athletes who include boxers, weightlifter and a swimmer will leave for Japan on Friday for 33 days of training ahead of the Olympics next month.
19:11
19:11

Ministerial Appointees on Oxygen, Misses Vetting Parliament 1

Two Ministerial appointees have missed out on the interaction with the appointments committee over poor health.
18:54
18:54

Appointments Committee Approves Joyce Ssebugwawo 4 2

The former Rubaga North Division Mayor and Forum for Democratic Change -FDC party Vice President said that she had not been informed about her dismissal from FDC. She also told journalists that she does not fear being dropped from Cabinet soon since she is reaching her retirement age soon.
18:32
18:32

Police Use Non-Uniformed Officers to Impound Motorcycles Violating Curfew 1 5

The non-uniformed personnel include police officers, Resident District Commissioners, heads of various boda boda stages, and other people who help the police in the operations.
18:12
18:12

Makerere University Sued for Diverting Ugx 4Bn Retirement Benefits NSSF 1

Through their lawyers of Acardia Advocates, the registered trustees now want a declaration that the acts of the university in remitting the contributions to NSSF is in breach of the terms of the Trust Deed.
17:56
17:56

MOH Investigating High COVID-19 Treatment Costs in Private Hospitals 3

Dr Monica Musenero, the senior presidential advisor on epidemics and also the recently appointed minister in charge of Science and Innovation in the office of the president says it is unrealistic for private health facilities to charge such exorbitant prices. She says the health ministry needs to come to an understanding with private health facilities to streamline costs of care.
17:53
17:53

New COVID-19 Surge in Africa Nears First Wave Peak Levels

New cases recorded weekly in Africa have now exceeded half of the second wave peak of more than 224 000 weekly cases in early January 2021. The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia and Uganda have reported their highest number of new weekly cases since the pandemic began.
17:37
17:37

Covid-19: MOH to Hire 700 Health Workers Ministry of Health 3

Okong says if approved, the number of health worker stock to handle the viral respiratory disease will rise up to over a thousand since they had highest slightly more than 300 personnel during the first wave of infection last year.
17:18
17:18

Surging COVID-19 Cases: Akullo Sends CID Staff Home 1 Top story

“Due to the prevailing situation of the Covid-19 (corona) pandemic, CID management has resolved to sanitize the CID headquarters starting 17/06/2021 to 20/06/2021. Staff under you shall be on call. We shall have the Director, Deputy Directors, Heads of Department/units and registry staff to come for work,” reads the Memo.
17:15
17:15

Gen Muhoozi Pledges to Improve Police Image security 1 3

Speaking to journalists after he was vetted, Gen. Muhoozi said that although a lot of things have been done in the Ministry, there is a lot more that can be done better especially in areas of effective policing and improving the general image of the police.
16:54
16:54

Pictorial: Uganda Olympics Committee Flags Off Athletes to Tokyo Olympics 14 Top story

The Minister of Sports designate, Hamson Obua and Uganda Olympics Committee Chairman, Donald Rukare and a team of officials from the National Council of Sports flagged off the five athletes from three disciplines.
16:29
16:29

Bishop Magezi Contributed to Spirituality of the Church -Archbishop Kazimba 1 1

Archbishop Stephen Kaziimba was today speaking at the funeral service for Bishop Benon Magezi at All Saints Cathedral, Nakasero. The Service in which a portrait of the late Bishop was displayed was restricted to only 20 invited people while other Christians followed via Zoom.
16:11
16:11

Residents Decry Jinja-Kampala Express Highway Compensation Delays 1 5

According to the residents, it is now three years since Uganda National Roads Authority -UNRA valued their land and properties for compensation and asked them to open up bank accounts, but shockingly, they haven’t received a single coin, yet they were stopped from carrying out any other development activities on their land.
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15:58

Police to Procure More Drones to Improve Aerial Surveillance 4 2 Top story

According to security experts, the attackers could have been cornered if there was a timely response with the help of good surveillance as the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.
15:57
15:57

Demand for Ginger, Lemons Doubles in Gulu, Kampala 7 3

With the belief by residents that lemons boost their immunity against the coronavirus (COVID-19), more people are now including lemons on their groceries shopping list.
14:51
14:51

Refugees Least Covered in COVID-19 Vaccination-Report World Vision

The analysis which was conducted amongst eight countries, including Uganda warns that COVID-19 is now surging in lower-income countries that do not have the resources needed to contain the virus and protect their populations.
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14:39

The Dilemma of Uganda’s Radio Lessons 3 1 Top story

Ali Mubiru, a professional producer with Radio Simba, says that the developers of the content in question are basically recording conventional classroom lessons and broadcast them on the radio making them unappealing to learners.
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Federations Seek Funding for Sporting Activities SPORTS BUDGET 1 6

The NCS has been receiving 18 Billion Shillings to distribute among over 50 Sports Federations and of which 10 Billion Shillings is allocated to the Federation of Uganda Football Association, FUFA. According to Ogwel, the NCS requires 197 Billion Shillings to fund all the sports federations.
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