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22:23
22:23

Carrefour Supermarkets Takes over Shoprite Stores

Shoprite will by the end of the year, lease it's six stores in Uganda to Majid Al Futtaim, who currently operates two stores in Uganda, under the banner of Carrefour
22:09
22:09

Parliament Passes Motion to Rename Wampewo Avenue after BMK 11th Parliament 1 3

Wampewo Avenue stretches from the Jinja road round about Adjacent to the Ministry of Internal Affairs to upper Kololo terrace road, above the airstrip. It is the same avenue where one of his investments; Hotel Africana and BMK Building are located.
19:57
19:57

KCCA Needs UGX 30bn to Compensate Ndeeba Market Vendors 7

KCCA was sued for illegal eviction and destruction of property. The court faulted KCCA for conducting the eviction on land they don’t own and awarded the vendors damages of 30 Billion Shillings.
19:53
19:53

Uganda Uses Archaic Law to Manage COVID-19- Rights Activists Ministry of Health 4

Sarah Bireete, the Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Governance (CCG) notes that while the government would have quickly enacted a guiding law like was done in other countries, they resorted to presidential decrees where the president illegally turned himself into a lawmaker.
19:43
19:43

Opposition Still Focused on Regime Change – Mpuuga 2 2

Mpuuga was appointed into the office by the President of the National Unity Platform Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu after his party emerged as the main opposition group, having won more parliamentary seats than all other opposition groups in the January polls.
19:18
19:18

EU Wants Parliament to Prioritize Sexual Offences, National Legal Aid Bills EU Ambassadors 1 4

Ambassador Merrifield said that the EU delegation would like to have further meetings with parliament on a section of Bills that they have been following closely.
18:53
18:53

Rotary International President Pledges to Aid Long Distance Learning Makerere University 1 1

Today, as he concluded his three-day visit to Uganda, the Rotary International President Shekar Mehta pledged partnership with the government of Uganda to support distance learning through raising resources to procure supportive equipment like radios and televisions. He was addressing journalists after a visit to Makerere University which hosts one of the seven Rotary Peace Centres across the World.
18:27
18:27

KCCA Executive Committee Wants Sickle Cell Fund Established in Memory of BMK 4

During a council sitting on Wednesday at the Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA hall, Deputy Lord Mayor Doreen Nyanjura presented to the council a resolution by the City Executive Committee-CEC to establish a fund to support people living with Sickle Cell and promote sensitization about the condition.
18:04
18:04

Mpuuga Calls for Opposition Unity As He Marks 100 Days in Office 1 3

The Leader of Opposition told journalists that he has in the first 100 days in the office worked towards uniting the opposition MPs since his position entails promoting togetherness among members from different political parties.
17:11
17:11

Health Ministry Launches New 12 billion Disease Surveillance System MInistry of Health 2

The system will be able deployed in all parts of the country and will be able to detect future epidemics in the country. As part of the new system, health workers and members of the community will be able to report suspicious diseases early which will then be monitored by epidemiologist at the command center in Kampala
16:40
16:40

EU Ambassadors Court Speaker Oulanyah on DGF Suspension European Union 1 3

The fund which was started to provide well-coordinated support to various entities in Uganda was suspended early this year after President Yoweri Museveni accused the Ministry of Finance of irregularly authorizing funding, to a tune 500 billion Shillings, to be operated exclusively by foreign missions in Uganda.
16:23
16:23

Two Remanded for Trafficking Baby to South Sudan SIU Kireka 1 1 Top story

The Mwanga Grade One magistrate, Timothy Lumunye charged the accused with 2 counts of attempted trafficking in persons and conspiracy to commit an offence.
16:19
16:19

Imbalances Cited in UGX 530b Secondary Education Expansion Project Parliament 6 1

The project will see 116 schools constructed. Of these, 84 schools will be constructed in non-refugee hosting districts while 32 new schools will be constructed in the refugee-hosting districts. at least 61 existing schools in refugee-hosting districts will also be expanded.
16:06
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Kenyan Govt Asks Court to Dismiss Mabirizi's Application in Maize Case Kenya ban on maize 1

According to the Government of Kenya, the rules of the East African Court state that a document may be expunged from the court record if for stance it may prejudice or delay the fair trial, is an abuse of court process or is scandalous; But to them, Mabirizi doesn't show how he will be prejudiced if their defense is maintained on the court record.
15:15
15:15

Gov't Appeals Against UGX 75m Court Award to MP Francis Zaake 2 2

Zaake was in April last year held at Mityana Police Station, the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence headquarters in Mbuya, and at the Special Investigations Unit in Kireka, from where he was transferred to the Japan-Uganda Friendship Hospital in Naguru and later to Kiruddu Hospital in Makindye with bruises which allegedly resulted from torture while in custody. He was released on April 29, 2020, on police bond.
14:27
14:27

Nivana Water Joins FUFA Sponsors Uganda Cranes 2 2

Addressing journalists at FUFA House in Mengo, Magogo said the company will also provide all the nine national teams with their products for the three-year period of their sponsorship.
13:30
13:30

Gov't Slashes COVID-19 Testing Fees, Takes over Service at Airport Ministry of Health

The health ministry had accredited three laboratories to carry out testing at the Airport. The three; Test and Fly, Safari and Same Day laboratories were charging USD 65 (229,000 Shillings) for every test conducted. However, the government has since resolved to reduce the cost to USD 30 105,000 Shillings.
13:11
13:11

Radiotherapy Slows Down as Mulago Closes Cancer Machine for Servicing new cancer machine 3

This TrueBeam machine which treats about 70 patients on a daily basis is just a year old having been installed in August 2020. It was procured by the government at USD 4 million, and it's more preferred by both doctors and patients than the Cobalt 60.
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CID Orders Probe Into Hospitals Overcharging Patients, Detaining Bodies 1 1 Top story

In his internal Memo titled ‘Overcharging patients and other forms of misconduct by private health care providers’ Katto indicates that the practice of overcharging patients and holding them plus dead bodies is not only illegal but inhuman and should be stopped.
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Rotary Gets Nod for Outstanding Community Service in Uganda 2 5

Government Chief Whip Thomas Tayebwa says that Rotary Clubs have proposed solutions to problems faced by the country’s communities, providing life-saving equipment, birth kits, support to pregnant women and children under five, a great contribution to the developement of the health sector in Uganda over the years.
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