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21:26
21:26

Five Injured As Building Collapses in Bweyogerere 1 3

Brian Ssekalala a porter at the site said around 24 people were around the site, but luckily most of them saw the building caving in slowly and ran.
19:04
19:04

Uganda Seeks Middle Position on Climate and Petroleum Exploitation 5

Dr Minchael Mugerwa, General Manager, Uganda Refinery Holdings Lts says the world should recognise Uganda's right to exploit her resources because it is aware of the impact petroleum production can have on the environment.
18:40
18:40

Gov't Fails to Collect Payment for Nsambya Land 10 Years After 'Investors' Got it Parliament 1 2

Although Uganda Railways was meant to get 69.5 billion shillings for the 57 acres of land, 10 years later the Privatisation Unit has not yet succeeded to get this money which the owner -URC- desperately needs.
18:38
18:38

Residents Count Losses in Kisenyi Fire 3 3

According to Godfrey Kakande, the LCI Chairperson Kakajjo zone, this was the third time fire has destroyed property in their area.
17:37
17:37

Regional Referral Hospitals to Receive New Non Contact Eye Equipment Eye care 1 3

Eye care providers are using handheld devices to examine people’s eyes which exposes them to COVID-19 since they have to be very close to the eye and yet there is safe better modern equipment.
17:28
17:28

Mpondwe Fish Market Reopened fish traders 5 1

Last year government suspended cross-border business and border markets as part of the COVID-19 preventive measures.
17:09
17:09

Parliament Finally Passes NSSF Bill Allowing Midterm Access workers 1 7

The bill also streamlined the supervision of the 15 trillion shilling fund between the Ministries of Gender and of Finance. The workers, government, and the Gender committee agreed to have the Ministry of Gender supervise the social security aspect, while the Ministry of Finance will be in charge of the finance and investment aspects.
17:08
17:08

Family of Man Killed in Bomb Explosion Cries Out for Gov't Support 3 2

According to Kalulu, Basibe told him that he was going to Kampala to secure a loan and buy a motorcycle.
16:44
16:44

Whereabouts of Three Sheikh Kirevu Family Members Unknown -Family 1 2

Police claimed that Kirevu was killed, when its teams had gone to arrest him after getting information that he was recruiting people to join the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF, a rebel movement based in the Democratic Republic of Congo which has been accused of being behind the recent spate of bombings in Kampala.
16:25
16:25

FGM Increased During COVID-19 Pandemic -Gov't 3

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the prevalence of FGM in Uganda had reduced and remained stagnant for more than five years at 0.3 percent, down from 1.4 percent in 2011. However, during the pandemic, records from health facilities show that the vice had increased by 56 percent.
16:08
16:08

Fulfill Your Earlier Pledges to Health Workers, UPC Tells Government Doctor's Strike 1 4

According to UPC the Lack of goodwill on the side of the government to fulfill earlier promises to the medical workers is the cause of the recurrent strikes by doctors and other medical workers.
15:48
15:48

People Living with Epilepsy Find Solace in Drug Banks Makerere University 6

Without the free government drugs on the essential medicines list, epileptic patients have to pay about 500 Shillings per tablet and yet require up to four tablets each day.
15:36
15:36

MUBS Student Ventures into Stone Quarrying 3 4

A 22-year-old female student of Makerere University Business School (MUBS) has turned the nationwide lockdown to start and grow a stone quarrying business.
15:28
15:28

Kyotera Victims of Election Abductions Flee Homes For Safety 1 3

Sulait Kyambadde, one of the victims of the Kyotera political abductions, says they lost contact with some of their colleagues shortly after they were released.
15:26
15:26

Gov’t Issues Guidelines for Admissions in Vocation Institutions 1 3

Previously, selection for TVET institutions had been conducted by the national selection committee alongside S.1 and S.5.
15:03
15:03

Three Nominated for Best Male Player Award FUFA Awards 1 1

The players who have been nominated are the Vipers SC Bobosi Byaruhanga and Abdul Aziizi Kayondo and Erick Kambale of Express FC.
14:51
14:51

3 Dead, 5 Admitted After Being Electrocuted in Busia 4 3

The deceased have been identified as Izac Wejuli aged 21 years, Brian Ologe of 21 and Derrick Wabwire aged 16 years while the survivors admitted are Edrisa Wamunga 14, Misach Kwagala, 14, David Wakumba 15, Juma Jackson 14 and Osman Egesa who is 15 years. They are all residents of Buchicha and Solo C villages in Western division of Busia Municipality.
14:33
14:33

Loans Officer Resigns Job, Earns from Craft Shoes COVID 19 Lockdown 4 1

In March 2020 the government closed schools over COVID 19 pandemic sending both teachers and students back home. Oliver Nanono, then working for Bayport Financial Services, was also hit hard because her major clientele comprising of teachers couldn't apply for loans due to the closure of schools. Just a month into the lockdown, Nanono resolved to resign her job at the Luwero branch and ventured into learning how to make craft shoes.
13:39
13:39

Kayunga Town Council LCIII Chairperson Joins LCV By-election Kayunga By-election 1 3

Nyanzi’s decision to contest for the LCV seat has attracted criticism, especially from the National Resistance Movement-NRM party members. They accuse him of intentionally disrupting Andrew Muwonge, the NRM flag bearer.
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