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22:11
22:11

IMF Explains UGX 3.5 Trillion COVID-19 Loan Facility to Uganda 2

In June, the IMF Executive Board under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement approved a loan to support Uganda's post Covid-19 recovery and increase households’ incomes and inclusive growth by fostering private sector development.
19:32
19:32

DPP Withdraws Charges Against Lawyer Nicholas Opiyo Chapter four Uganda 1

Opiyo had been accused of fraudulently receiving a sum of USD 340,000 (1.2 billion Shillings) through the Chapter Four Uganda, account in Stanbic Bank. The state said that the money was proceeds of crime. Prior to being arraigned in the court, Opiyo had been arrested by security operatives from Kamokya, in the outskirts of Kampala.
18:34
18:34

Gov't has No Plan to Vaccinate Children Below 15 Years -MOH 1

According to officials from the health ministry, vaccinating teenagers or children aged 12 to 15 will be a waste of vaccines since children are not as susceptible to COVID-19 infections as adults are. They say the Pfizer vaccines will be set aside for persons in the high risk groups that will not be vaccinated
18:01
18:01

Two Security Guards Arrested For Defiling 15-Year-Old Girl in Kampala 2 1

Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson, has identified the two security guards as Hussein Otyeno attached to Security Group Africa and his colleague Vincent Tazanya of Protectorate-SPC who defiled a fifteen year old girl who was selling tea at around 11:00pm.
17:31
17:31

Masaka Killings: Four More Suspects Arrested in Kampala Fred Enanga 2 1

Addressing Journalists at Police headquarters in Naguru, Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said they have arrests four suspects who are part of the criminal gang that was hired to execute the killings.
17:20
17:20

Crested Cranes Intensify Preparations ahead of COSAFA Championship in South Africa 2 1

The tournament meant for senior women's teams organized under the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) will take place from 28th September to 9th October at Nelson Mandela Bay in South Africa
17:19
17:19

Boxers to Battle for National Team Slots in Mini-Tournament 2 1

Moses Muhangi, Uganda Boxing Federation President confirmed to URN that the tournament will be used to select National team players at all levels including both Male and females for the upcoming commonwealth games.
17:02
17:02

Thailand King Pardons 3 Ugandan Human Trafficking Convicts 1 1

According to, Agnes Igoye, the deputy coordinator for prevention of trafficking in persons at Ministry of Internal Affairs- MIA, Igoye said the trio will not be subjected to any other trial in Uganda since the offences will be more or less the same. But she warned that the law provides for stiff penalties should one one be convicted the same offence again.
16:44
16:44

157 Ugandans Enrolled in Largest HIV Vaccine Trial in Africa HIV vaccine trials 3 1

The study dubbed PrEPVACC is also happening in Mbeya and Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania, Maputo in Mozambique and in Durban South Africa, but Uganda has so far registered the biggest number of the 1700 total participants they are seeking.
16:10
16:10

Arua Data Entrant Clerks Want to Return their UGX 100,000 Covid-19 Relief misuse of funds 4 1

Eight Data entrants from Arua city who were charged with the responsibility of registering vulnerable people have requested to refund the 100,000 shillings that they got.
13:49
13:49

MOH Starts Installing Trackers in Ambulances Ministry of Health 3

Waniaye says, this move that comes shortly after a government ambulance was recently stolen in Arua district is targeted to cover all the over 300 ambulances owned by the government. So far, they have received conflicting reports from intelligence about the whereabouts of the stolen car. While some say it’s in DR Congo others say it’s being driven in country.
13:47
13:47

Educationists Call for Teacher Retooling as Part of School Reopening Plan 5 1

The learners had been scheduled to return to school on June 7, 2021, a day before the government announced a second lockdown. Before this, hospitals had recorded an overwhelming number of patients, and hundreds of them had been reported from schools, sending the lower primary classes further into slumber.
08:31
08:31

Nawangwe Promises Stable Network as Online Exams Start Examinations 2 1

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the University Vice-Chancellor, has allayed the fears of the student about the issues of the network. He says that they have installed new servers to support wider coverage.
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