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20:54
20:54

Conflict of Interest Paralyses Motion on Private Schools’ Bailout Parliament 1 7

A section of Members of Parliament had asked the government to set up a revolving fund of 500 billion Shillings to assist private schools in kick-starting their operations when they open in January. The MPs led by Kyankwanzi Woman MP Christine Sendawula presented a motion to the Education committee urging the government to rescue private institutions from financial loss due to the prolonged closure of schools.
18:22
18:22

Gov’t Urged to Invest More in Early Warning Systems Makerere University 1 2

Speaking at a meeting to mark the International Disaster Risk Reduction day on Wednesday, Prof. Virginia Murray, a scientist based at the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction said they have published the new Hazard Information Profiles to guide countries on decisions relating to different disasters that they are at risk of.
18:15
18:15

Two Arrested for Issuing Fake COVID-19 Negative Results 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyirehas identified the suspects as Francis Luke and Joshua Bakabuye, both residents of Kawempe. Their arrest came after a woman who was travelling abroad questioned how they were able to give her results without conducting a test.
17:38
17:38

UNBS Gets Mobile Labs to Enhance Product Testing Speed MTN Uganda 1 2

The testing of the products has often been delayed because of the movement of samples from the production sites to the UNBS testing labs in Kireka, which led to more expenses on the part of the producers.
17:25
17:25

Police Starts Investigations into Kyagulanyi’s Music Diploma Makerere University 2 1

Mabirizi contends that Kyagulanyi fraudulently obtained entry into Makerere University through the mature age entry scheme since he was just 20-year- old by the time of his admission on October 21, 2000, which was contrary to Makerere University prospectus of 1999/2000 -2000/2001.
16:53
16:53

MOH Blames Low Vaccination Figures on Access Ministry of Health 1 3

Aceng said they are now seeing more women and children getting newly infected especially in areas of Teso and added that they have received feedback from the elderly complaining of long distances to vaccination sites.
15:18
15:18

What MTN's Public Offer Means for Ugandans 5 1

With 4,477,808,848 ordinary shares being offered, from the 20 per cent of its share capital, the company says it is looking to raise 895 billion Shillings, which will be about double the cumulative sum raised in Initial Public Offers since June 2000 when the first IPO was done.
13:23
13:23

Former Minister Kabafunzaki Evades Prison, Clears UGX 10m Fine Bribery 1 1

Kabafunzaki was convicted of soliciting a bribe of five million Shillings from Hamid Muhammed, the Chairperson of Aya Group of Companies as an inducement to clear him of sexual abuse allegations that had been lodged against him by his former employee, about four years ago.
09:51
09:51

Mother Arrested for Kidnapping 4-Year- Old Son 1

The boy’s father Dennis Ssebulime, received a call from an anonymous caller instructing him to send shillings 32 million if he wanted the boy alive.
06:44
06:44

KCCA Councilors Call for Audit of Private Garbage Collectors 4

According to the contracts, the companies are required to levy a monthly charge of shilling 30,000 for premium services (3 bags per week) and UGX3000 per month for bring-to-truck services. Concessionaires are also required to assess each client objectively depending on how much garbage they generate.
06:44
06:44

Uganda Withdraws from World Mountain Running Nations Cup 1 Top story

“The Uganda Athletics Federation had earlier selected a national team of eight athletes (4 women/4 men) during the recent 2021 National Mountain Running Championships in Kapchorwa (Sept 25, 2021) to compete in nations 19.5km course due to be held on October 31, 2021, in Chiavenna, Italy,” Mawerere confirmed.
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