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18:19
18:19

Parliament Asks Gov’t to Intervene in Butabika Hospital Staff Strike 4 1

The MPs demanded that government provides adequate security so that medical staff works in a favourable condition.
18:15
18:15

New WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines as Pollution Worsens air pollution

Since WHO’s last 2005 global update, there has been a marked increase of evidence that shows how air pollution affects different aspects of health. For that reason, and after a systematic review of the accumulated evidence, WHO has adjusted almost all the AQGs levels downwards, warning that exceeding the new air quality guideline levels is associated with significant risks to health. At the same time, however, adhering to them could save millions of lives.
18:03
18:03

CID Investigating Kitagwenda District Officials over Missing UGX 200m for Road Works 1

A copy of the letter to Kitagwenda leadership about the ongoing investigations shows the 200 million shillings was swindled in the second quarter of the 2020/2021 financial year. The road whose maintenance money has caused trouble for officials is located in Kitagwenda town council.
17:51
17:51

Ignore Romour of Seizing Money in Dormant Accounts - Gov't 5 1

“Bank of Uganda will not take unclaimed balances lying idle on your accounts held either with Supervised Financial Institutions or Electronic Money Issuers,” says Minister Kasaija.
17:39
17:39

UPC Calls for Full Reopening of Economy 3

UPC head of Media and Communications Muzeyi Faizo, said that a fully functioning society will support the economy and equally raise enough revenue or income to finance the welfare of the citizens.
17:27
17:27

MPs Query Gov't on Former VP Ssekandi's Retirement Benefits Parliament 2 1

Former Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi still awaits his retirement house and car among others. According to the Ministry of Public service, so far Ssekandi has received only his monthly payment, and medical benefits.
17:19
17:19

MPs Clash with Gen Otafire over Masaka killings Parliament 3 1

Mubende Municipality MP Bashir Lubega Sempa says although he is an NRM supporter the remarks of the minister were tarnishing the image of NRM. He expressed disappointment over the remarks saying this should not be treated casually.
16:52
16:52

Deaf Schools Stuck With Self-Study Materials 4 2

Pius Oketcho, the headteacher of Mulago School for the deaf says the school received copies of home learning materials for the upper primary classes however, the school cannot give out these textbooks to the learners. He explains that there are no interpreters at home to help the deaf understand the content.
16:33
16:33

DP to Commemorate Ben Kiwanuka’s 49th Death Anniversary Democratic Party 3 1

Siranda also eulogized Kiwanuka for fighting for Ugandan farmers, to eliminate middlemen while selling their farm produce, an act that saw farmers reap big from their farm produce.
15:58
15:58

IGP Ochola Battling Unstable High Blood Pressure - Pathologist Uganda Police 4 1

The police has finally spoken out on the health of Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola, saying the head of Police is suffering from unstable high blood pressure.
15:32
15:32

200 Girls Rescued As Crime Intelligence Raids Suspected Trafficking Centre in Kampala 1 4

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Police Spokesperson, said some of the victims had alerted their parents about the bad conditions they were living in. Owoyesigyire said some of the girls had stayed on the premises for more than three months.
14:41
14:41

Coach Micho Summons Uganda Cranes Squad for Regional Tours 1 1

Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin “Micho” Sredojevic has today named the team of 26 local based players that will face the Eastern region select.
12:17
12:17

People`s Progressive Party to Hold National Delegates Conference PPP 3

David Alira, the party’s Secretary-General Alira said that they have kicked off consultations with security personnel to agree on how and when the event can be hosted following coronavirus standard operating procedures.
11:45
11:45

Makerere University Finalists Resume Online Lectures Schools 3 1

Shadrach Wesike from the school of Statistics notes that out of five-course units, at least two lecturers commenced teaching through zoom while others upload work on the University e-learning platform.
11:14
11:14

Uganda, Tanzania to Bid Jointly for Oil Contracts 6 1 Top story

PSFU’s Karuhanga says in seeking to partner with Tanzanian companies, they not only hope to gain capacity to take on contracts, but also more power to negotiate partnerships with foreign companies. There are also fears that non-tariff barriers which have characterized the East African Community bloc could be an impediment to business activities between Uganda and Tanzania, especially regarding movement of goods and persons.
09:43
09:43

MPs Demand List of Ugandans Holding Diplomatic Passports Parliament 4 1

According to the Committee chairperson Betty Nambooze, several Ugandans not designated to hold the diplomatic passports poses the red passports. She cited local government councillors and ordinary citizens.
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