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21:08
21:08

Human Rights Defenders Want Six Laws Amended 4

The Human Rights Defenders cited the NGO Act 2016, Anti-money Laundering Act 2013, Companies Act 2012, Public Order Management Act-2013, Uganda Communications Act 2012, and the Public Health (Control of COVID-19) Act.
20:51
20:51

Parliament Applauds Ssemogerere’s Appointment As Kampala Archbishop 1 1

Bishop Paul Ssemogerere replaces the late Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga who died eight months ago. SSemogerere has been Bishop of Kasana-Luwero Diocese and also doubled as the Apostolic Administrator for Kampala Archdiocese, a position he assumed on April 8, 2021 following an appointment by Pope Francis, four days after the death of Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga,
19:06
19:06

Experts Call for Involvement of VHTs in Screening for Cardiovascular Diseases Makerere University 1 6

According to researchers at Makerere University, they have established that the VHTs can help with the challenge that many people present late to care greatly affecting treatment outcomes.
18:31
18:31

Joy as Ssemogerere Accepts to Become Archbishop of Kampala 10 1

The priests who had been invited to witness the reading of the appointment letter from Pope Francis could not resist fine-tuning their voices to sing immediately after the Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda, Archbishop Luigi Bianco, revealed the name of the archbishop-elect who was also present on the occasion.
18:30
18:30

Oil Drilling Starts Next July, Production in 2025- TOTAL Oil and Gas 4 2

Project Engineer, Tokwiny Charles Wabwire says the ground works will be completed and handed over to McDermott by April, who should start drilling on the Oil and gas drilling in July.
18:19
18:19

Student Turns Facebook Message into Piggery Project resilience 3 5

An nearly aimless scan through a message on Facebook helped a university student in Mbarara city to start a piggery project.
18:19
18:19

EAC Council of Ministers Endorse French As Third Official Language Kiswahili 1 2

Rebecca Kadaga Alitwala, the 1st Deputy Prime Minister and also Minister of East African Community Affairs on Thursday told journalists in Kampala that the introduction of French as an official language brings various benefits to the country that will include job opportunities among others.
18:16
18:16

Deputy Speaker Gives Committee Ultimatum on Public Finance Management Bill 1 2

The Bill was more than a month ago tabled before parliament for consideration and it seeks to operationalize the oil agreements. It also aims at among others giving Uganda National Oil Company -UNOOC powers to collect and use oil revenue in paying oil companies their recoverable costs without seeking Parliament’s approval and later deposit the balance into the Petroleum Fund.
17:57
17:57

DPP Withdraws Appeal in Lawyer Paul Wanyoto Case Paul Wanyoto Mugoya 1

The notice communicating the withdraw of the appeal against Wanyoto and businessman Mugisha Patrick alias Allan Kantu was tendered on Thursday before a panel of three Court of Appeal Justices comprised of Lady Justice , Elizabeth Musoke , Catherine Bamugemereire and Steven Musota
17:50
17:50

EXCLUSIVE: UNEB to Register Lower Classes for National Exams 3 1 Top story

To solve the puzzle, Dan Odongo says UNEB will register learners who were in primary five and six, and senior two and three before the schools closed, for the next examination cycle. He however notes that their potential to sit the national examinations must first be determined by their respective teachers.
17:38
17:38

RHU Launches Online Platform to Improve Access to Sexual, Reproductive Information 1 2

According to Fortunate Kagumaho, the communications coordinator at RHU, the timely innovation was developed by a group of youth with a purpose of addressing information gaps in areas of reproductive health.
17:37
17:37

Parliament Approves Oil Pipeline Bill 1 2 Top story

Ruth Nankabirwa, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development notes that the approved legislation includes different proposals from the Opposition following the harmonization committee set up by the Deputy Speaker.
17:21
17:21

Police Arrested Bulambuli CAO for Alleged Abuse of Office

The Resident District Commissioner, Stanley Bayoole ordered Tumusime’s arrest on Thursday morning. He is accused of abuse of office, embezzlement of public funds, and corruption.
17:09
17:09

Remembering Dr. Mathew Lukwiya 21 Years later Ebola 10 1

Dr. Lukwiya was the 13th Health worker to have succumbed to Ebola disease from St Mary’s Hospital Lacor.
16:57
16:57

Schools in Tororo, Busia in Sorry State as Reopening Nears 2 3

According to education authorities in Busia District, 35 primary and secondary schools are in a sorry state. The classrooms have had their rooftops blown off by strong winds, furniture destroyed by termites, and filled up pit latrines among others.
16:36
16:36

Children Earn From Solid Waste As Schools Remain Closed Covid-19 Resilience 1 2

When the schools were closed in March last year, at least 30 pupils of St Maria Goretti Mpugwe Primary School in Masaka district mobilised themselves into a group of environmental protection ambassadors that undertook to encourage proper waste management practices in their communities while at home.
16:34
16:34

Journalist Drags Top Media to Labour Commissioner Over Salary Arrears 2 Top story

“I am not a very poor journalist but I want to fight for my rights and save other journalists from being exploited. Many of my colleagues have worked and left Top Media group cursing and some hate the journalism profession. This impunity must stop,” Ashaba said.
16:23
16:23

Mbarara City Leaders Decry Drop in Local Revenue Collections 1 5

The city had projected to collect 1 Billion Shillings for the first quarter of the financial year, but 500 Million Shillings was collected.
15:55
15:55

Six Hybrid Solar Powered Mini-Grid Systems Launched In Kasese 7 3

David Duli, the WWF Country Director, says that the mini-grid project covers 20 districts in the Albertine Rift. He explains that the area has the highest number of endemic species and a high diversity of eco-systems that need protection from environmental degradation.
15:36
15:36

Women Drop Vocations to Drive Trucks in Oil and Gas Sector 2 4

Ms Banura says she got the idea of driving a truck after seeing two female drivers in Hima, Kasese District operating trucks and she envied them. And during the lockdown which has seen schools, including her Hima Primary School, remain closed for 20 months now, she had time to venture into something else.
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