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19:12
19:12

Uganda Shilling Depreciating Steeply Against US Dollar 1

The Dollar has hit 3600 Uganda shilling exchange rate (both buying and selling) according to Bank of Uganda exchange rate.
18:38
18:38

Gov’t Starts Mass Treatment of River Blindness Among South Sudan Refugees MInistry of Health 2 1

David Oguttu, the programme Manager for the National Onchocerciasis Elimination programme says enrolling the refugees in mass treatment will help Uganda achieve its policy of eliminating Onchocerciasis.
18:34
18:34

Kirabo Scoops Silver at Africa Junior Swimming Championships 1 1

The teenager swimmer posted 26:26 to come second and grab a silver medal in the 50m freestyle category. She beat her previous record 26:63 she had set in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games.
18:14
18:14

Try Elsewhere for Loans, Banks Tell Ugandan Business Startups 6 1

Centenary Bank MD, Fabian Kasi says as the risk levels increase, the banks have no option but to be more cautious about lending, but also advises businesses to also consider risk a major component of their business planning.
17:59
17:59

Oulanyah Asks MPs to Develop Children’s Legislative Agenda 1 6

Oulanyah accused the members of failing to come up with a legislative agenda for children after a speech delivered by the Forum Chairperson, Margaret Makokha, the Namayingo Woman MP made no mention of it.
17:47
17:47

Why NUP Stayed Away From Besigye’s Front 5

However, although Rubongoya publicly professes no ill will with the Front, four people who know the goings on in NUP say that the real reason why the party will not join is their suspicion of FDC and Dr Kiiza Besigye personally.
16:50
16:50

Universities Asked to Invest in Research UCU 2 1

Speaking at the 6th annual East African Communications Association-EACA conference convened virtually at Uganda Christian University, Okwakol said that institutions should consider developing approaches favouring companies offer mentorship to students.
16:21
16:21

NDA Impounds Drugs, Closes 167 Drug Shops in Greater Luwero 2 2

The drug shops were found operating without licenses, employing unqualified staff, clinics illegally operating drug shops and others operated in unconducive buildings.
16:16
16:16

Former Convicts Who Have Killed Ugandans Soon After Being Released 3 1

This year alone, suspects connected to numerous abductions and killings in the districts like Ntoroko, Kabalore, Ibanda, Mbarara, Kyenjojo, Bushenyi and Lwengo are repeat offenders, according to Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID Spokesperson Charles Twine.
15:59
15:59

Rwenzururu Kingdom Loyalists Kick-Off Coronation Anniversary Activities 2 6

This is the first time the institution is celebrating its coronation anniversary since the arrest of Mumbere. Mumbere is currently facing treason, terrorism and murder charges arising from the November 27, 2016, military attack on his palace which left more than 100 people killed.
15:22
15:22

Woman Arrested in Pader For Alleged Murder of Co-Wife 2

The suspect Winnie Adoch allegedly stabbed Winnie Lawino to death using a knife in a cassava garden.
14:46
14:46

Ntoroko District Leaders Ask Gov't to Construct Refugee Reception Centre 2 1

Williams Kasoro, the LCV Chairperson notes that the lack of a reception centre is exerting a lot of pressure on the meagre resources the hosting community has.
14:45
14:45

Yumbe Police Officer Committed to High Court Over Aggravated Defilement 2 1

Bernard Moro, the victim's father, claimed that the Police with support from the suspect's colleagues, pledged to pay him four cows and 2million Shillings to settle the matter but he rejected it all.
14:34
14:34

U-20 Women to Face Botswana in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Round Three Coach Ayubu Khalifa 1 1

To reach the third round, Uganda ejected Kenya 10-3 on aggregate. In the first leg Uganda hammered Kenya 7-2 and later in the return leg Uganda also defeated Kenya 3-1 at St Mary’s stadium in Kitende.
13:33
13:33

Ugandan Professional Accountants Admit Doing a Lousy Job 5 1 Top story

Prof Kaawaase says that such institutions, including Crane Bank which is still a center of conflict between Bank of Uganda and the bank’s shareholders, always have audit reports with unqualified opinion of the auditors, on such institutions’ financial positions.
13:06
13:06

Ssegirinya Displays Wounds to Court, Alleges Torture, Denies Fresh Charges Kawempe North MP 1 2

Permission was granted to the legislator who was appearing via a video conferencing link from Kigo prison to show court his foot which has multiple wounds. The Magistrate directed the prisons authorities to give him medical treatment and they informed court that they are already managing him.
12:19
12:19

Hand Washing Still a Nightmare for 3 in 10 People Despite Role in Fighting COVID

On Global Handwashing Day, UNICEF warns that 3 in 10 people do not have basic handwashing facilities at home to fight off infectious diseases.
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