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19:51
19:51

International Schools Remain Closed -Education Minister Janet Museveni 4 1 Top story

The minister notes despite being convinced that international schools are able to enforce standard operating procedures, reopening these schools yet the national ones are closed will paint a very bad picture and would be seen as discrimination among learners of different communities and social classes.
19:09
19:09

Four Arrested NUP Supporters Released on Court Bail. unlawful assembly 1 1

The NUP supporters who have been granted bail include Hannington Kasasa 24, the NUP spokesperson for Hoima district, Jim Mukonye 20, the General Secretary NUP Hoima, Collins Birungi 25 and Favour Ssentamu 36.
18:57
18:57

New CAA Boss Bamwesigye Vows to Restore Public Confidence in Aviation 3

When Entebbe Airport was partially shut down for seven months in 2020, UCAA was only collecting one billion Shillings a month. Bamwesigye says that even though the airport resumed commercial passenger flights last October, the regulator is only collecting about shillings 7 billion per month. Yet before the COVID-19 pandemic, CAA used to collect 28 billion to 30 billion Shillings per month.ing for increased funding to fast track capital developments such as the upgrade and expansion of Entebbe Airport among others.
17:55
17:55

New Drug Shows Potential to Treat Resistant Strains of Malaria anti-malaria drugs

In children with acute uncomplicated malaria, response to treatment with Ganaplacide was similar to the rate observed in patients who received artemether-Lumefantrine control therapy where more than 80% effectiveness was recorded. Ganaplacide also demonstrated similar median parasite-clearing times compared to the control therapy and the solid dispersion formulation was also generally well tolerated in the children.
17:41
17:41

Councilor Seeks to Oust Masindi District Chairman over Poor Service Delivery government projects 2 2

Balinda accuses Byaruhanga and his executive of failing to monitor and supervise government projects in the district. Balinda argues that the failure to monitor government projects resulted in shoddy works on the construction of a lined pit latrine at Miduma Primary School, the renovation of Kihagani Primary School staff quarters, and boreholes in Kijunjubwa and Kimengo sub-counties that were never constructed.
17:36
17:36

MPs Query HIV Services to DRC as Arua District Registers New Cases HIV AIDS 5 1

But Sarah Kayagi, the Chairperson Parliamentary Committee on HIV called on the leaders of Arua to continue sharing the meager HIV services with those in DRC adding that they will task government to increased resources to meet health services demand by border districts including Arua.
16:58
16:58

Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee Denied Access to Elegu Border security 4 1

Elegu, located in Amuru District is the main point of entry for goods and services into South Sudan. The leaders visited the border on Thursday as part of an oversight and fact-finding mission, to assess the state of the cross border relations and management by the two countries.
16:45
16:45

Former Bukooli South MP Appeals Against Election Petition Dismissal

Adidwa was declared the winner of the January 2021 parliamentary election with 4,496 votes, followed by Dede who had 4,450 votes in a race that attracted 19 candidates. But Mayende accused Adidwa of bribing voters and forging academic qualifications.
16:23
16:23

Teso Claimants Disagree with AG on Compensation List 1 1

Two firms; Omongole & Co. Advocates and Kampala Associated Advocates (KAA) have presented varying lists basing on earlier orders and government consent with other parties in the compensation. The firms are challenging the authenticity of the list of 33,664 claimants and their legal representation in the matter.
15:40
15:40

Kadaga’s Institute to Lose Name, Autonomy in New Motion 11th Parliament 1 1

The institute will now revert to being a department under parliamentary service, with the same mandate of training Members of Parliament and staff. This means that it will now be audited together with other departments and be funded through the parliamentary commission, with no right to mobilize resources from outside Parliament.
15:21
15:21

Clinic Temporarily Closed after Patient Succumbs to COVID-19 Kitgum Municipality 1

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech told journalists at a press briefing Friday morning that temporary closure of the clinic is to pave way for proper disinfection of the entire health facility.
15:00
15:00

Masaka Leaders Bicker over New District Headquarter Site 3

The Ministry of Local government advised the district leadership to relocate the administration offices of the district, to another area outside the city boundaries following the creation of Masaka city in July last year. But the leadership in the sub-counties of Buwunga, Bukakata, Kyesiiga, and Kyannamukaaka, which make up the district are embroiled in a dispute over where the district headquarters should be placed.
14:39
14:39

Bridge Linking Bunyangabu, Kasese Districts Commissioned 5 2

According to residents, crossing river Rwimi to access both districts has always been tragic and at least 26 people have lost their lives by drowning while attempting to cross to either districts.
14:10
14:10

WHO Prioritizes Access to Diabetes and Cancer Treatments in New Essential Medicines Lists Ministry of Health 1 Top story

In its guide released on Friday, the organisation lists new treatments for various cancers and diabetes, medicines they say will help people who want to stop smoking as a predisposing factor for the Non Communicable Diseases NCDs. They also note, the new medicines will treat serious bacterial and fungal infections that tend to resist existing treatments.
13:48
13:48

Procurement Delays Renovation Works of Mandela National Stadium 2

Dr.Mugimba says the ministry was given the 30 billion shillings of the 97 billion that was estimated to kick start the works however, this has not been achieved due to the delays in the procurement process.
13:25
13:25

Micho Excludes Captain Okwi from Cranes Squad Ahead of Rwanda Clash Uganda Cranes 1 1

Emmanuel Okwi is the current team captain of the National Senior team after succeeding former skipper Denis Onyango. The striker was part of Uganda Cranes in its first two games against Mali and Kenya respectively, Now according to reports, the striker apparently does not have a club.
13:09
13:09

Court Dismisses Mukono South Parliamentary Election Petition Mukono South County

“This left the Petitioner with no petition, no affidavits and no complaints for this court to determine. This finding renders all other preliminary objections and issues moot. In conclusion, I uphold the preliminary objection. The petition as presented before this court is incompetent and incurably defective and it is hereby struck out with costs to the respondents.” -Lady Justice Mukwaya
13:06
13:06

Kitgum District COVID-19 Taskforce Divided over Money Ministry Of Health 2 1

Kitgum District was allocated 407 million Shillings in July to facilitate the work of the taskforce and implement interventions for the control of Covid-19. The funding would cover expenses on case management, surveillance, communication and risk, among others.
12:51
12:51

Kisoro LC5 Chairman summoned to Police over assassination allegation utterances against RDC 3 2

While the Kisoro district Chairman says security officers sent by the RDC shot at him, the Kisoro District Police Commnader says the officers only dispersed rowdy drunkards who included Chairman Bizimana who were abusing curfew and violating the presidential directive on bars remaining closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
12:14
12:14

Politicians, Police Cited as Leading Abusers of Journalists 3 1

Among cases reported to Human Rights Commission at Gulu Rrgioal Office was physical assaults on Journalists, intimidation and confiscation of gadgets, while some radio stations were actually switched off by the state actors and other key radio programs faced a long-term Suspension of Open Broadcasting.
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