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21:48
21:48

Parliament Lifts Cap on Committee Membership 4 1

On Tuesday, Ssemujju moved a motion to suspend rule 69 of the Parliament Rules of procedure, which requires the Committee of Rules, Privileges, and Discipline to consider any proposed amendment of the set rules and report to Parliament. Standing committees last two and half years and they are set up at the start of a new term of Parliament and again after two and half years while Sectoral Committees are departmentally related committees and their composition is determined at the start of each new session and these last one session.
21:26
21:26

Bankers Banking on COVID-19 Cure, Vaccine for Sustainable Recovery 3

UBA Executive Director, Wilbrod Owor says the restructuring has seen the lenders extend the repayment period of loans worth Ushs7.3 trillion. He says that as the COVID-19 cases reduced and the measures were lifted, the business, as well as the banking industry, started picking up, but unfortunately, this has been disrupted again.
21:08
21:08

Bushenyi Oil Leaked from Pump Fuel Station: Energy Ministry 1 1

Last week, residents of Mastya Village when they found kerosene freely flowing in their area from underground. As a result, the Energy Ministry dispatched a technical team from Petroleum Supply Department to pick samples from the alleged wells and conduct an offsite survey.
20:44
20:44

Parliament Constitutes Committees Amidst Complaints From Some MPs 1 4

During the designation process by different political party whips, some MPs expressed dissatisfaction about the committees they were assigned to, saying they were not of their choice.
20:18
20:18

Luwero Hospital Administrators Ask District To Lift Suspension On Private Wing health services 1 2 Top story

On Tuesday, Dr. Innocent Nkonwa, the Medical Superintendent of Luwero Hospital described the decision by the council as rushed and unfair in a meeting with the LC V Chairperson, Erastus Kibirango and District Speaker, Abdul Mazinga among other Executive Committee members.
19:43
19:43

Umeme To Install Another Substation In Entebbe 5 2

Umeme’s Spokesperson, Peter Kaujju told journalists on Tuesday that the available substation in Entebbe has an installed capacity of 20 megavolts. He, however, says that with the ongoing and upcoming developments such as the upgrade and expansion of the airport, construction of a Convention Centre and a transformer manufacturing plant among others, the municipality will need an additional substation to meet the future load.
19:14
19:14

Muslim Lawyers Condemn Torture of Katumba Wamala's Shooting Suspects 1 Top story

The Acting President Uganda Muslim Lawyers Association, Isaac Kafeero, says in a statement that they are surprised that the sanctity of the rule of law being eroded by the organs of the state-mandated under the law to enforce and uphold the same.
18:32
18:32

Kyambogo University Lecturer Dies Mysteriously 1

The Kidepo Regional Criminal Investigations Department Officer, Bosco Gume, says that they have opened inquiries to establish circumstances surrounding Nantongo’s death.
18:12
18:12

Makerere Experts Warn Of Grieving Challenge Due To COVID-19 Ministry of Healt 1 4 Top story

Nakalawa says in times like now, everyone or those that have lost their loved ones need to be prepared for the grieving process. According to Nakalawa, failure to grieve can lead to mental illness including depression.
17:08
17:08

Second Batch of Ugandan Olympians Departs for Japan Olympic games 2 1

Beatrice Ayikoru, Chief de Mission at the Uganda Olympic committee, says the team comprising four athletes will intensify training as they wait for the finals games.
17:04
17:04

Gulu City Offers Land for Construction of Regional Court of Appeal gulu city council 1 3

Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor says the land which is estimated at half an acre is located within the town center and that it initially belonged to Gulu District Local Government but was recently passed over to Gulu City Council.
16:51
16:51

Fresh Tension As Kasese Farmers Decry Persistent Animal Raid on Their Crop Gardens 6 2

Local leaders say this is breeding conflict between the two groups that could spiral out of hand if no immediate intervention is made. Julius Masereka is one of the affected farmers in Nyakatonzi, saying the attack on their gardens is nearly forcing them to halt crop cultivation.
16:25
16:25

Uganda Kobs Drawn Against DR Congo, Tanzania in CECAFA Challenge Cup 1 Top story

Ahmed Hussein, the Communications Director of the local football governing body FUFA, says that the team will depart for Ethiopia on Wednesday to have some training time before the final kickoff of the games on July 17, 2021.
16:16
16:16

Police in Kwania Investigates Death of 30-Year Old Man 1

It’s alleged that on Monday evening the deceased went to a drinking joint in Aduku Town Council with a village mate Moses Emate and the two left together for home but surprisingly Olam's body was found lying lifeless by the roadside, the following morning.
15:59
15:59

MPs Decry Loopholes in Home Based Care System 1 3

The government through the ministry of health approved that people who test positive to Covid-19 but with mild symptoms be managed from their homes under what was called Home-Based Care.
15:54
15:54

Police Burst Makindye Housebreak-in Racket, Arrest 8 Suspects 1 1

According to Owoyesigyire, the suspects were picked up in an operation by Katwe police Division targeting groups behind a spate of robberies in Bunamwaya and Ndejje and Zaana in the past few weeks.
15:46
15:46

Last Batch of Ex-Officio Ministers Take Oath in Parliament 2 1

Those sworn-in are Attorney-General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka, Minister for Presidency, Babirye Milly Babalanda, Dr. Monica Musenero the Minister Office of the President Serviced in charge of Science, Technology and Innovation, Judith Nabakooba the Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Evelyn Anite, the Minister of State for Finance, Planning and Economic Development (Privatization and Investment) and others.
15:42
15:42

Pictorial; Express FC Officially Takes the UPL Crown Home 22

The Star-Times Uganda Premier League season 2020/21 ended prematurely after President Yoweri Museveni declared a nationwide lockdown as a measure to control the spread of COVID-19.
15:36
15:36

Gen Katumba Shooters Linked to 14 Murders 1 1 Top story

Maj Gen Lokech said today in a statement that they have since arrested a 12th suspect Huzaifa Wampa alias Kanaabe, who has been pinned as the person who fired bullets on the left side of Gen Katumba’s vehicle, using a motorcycle that was ridden by his colleague, Walusimbi who was charged last week.
15:34
15:34

Unidentified Man Killed, Dumped Along River Nile Banks Jinja 2

Asuman Byakika, a fisherman says that due to the current flooding, police operatives rarely patrol the river banks, which has bred insecurity in the area.
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