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19:27
19:27

Ministers, MPs Demand Free Services in Mulago Hospital Private Wing 1 1

Dr Byarugaba said that it was disturbing that politicians don't want to pay for hospital services and expect peasants to pay for the same, adding that although the hospital is often blamed for not raising revenue, all efforts in this direction have been frustrated by Ministers, Members of Parliament and other political leaders.
19:03
19:03

Government to Pay Suppliers in 10-Days, Moves to Clear Domestic Arrears Budget 2022/2023

Going forward, any company which gets a road construction project contract will have to finance the entire road construction project and only be repaid after, between seven and 10 years from the start of construction.
18:03
18:03

Court Upholds Sentence of Ex- ISO Employees Over Embezzlement

The justices argued that the trial judge rightfully noted that the beneficiaries were paid and no accountability was made for the 4.9 Billion Shillings received by the appellants on the Crane Bank account to which only the appellants were signatories.
17:32
17:32

Health Committee to Probe Operations of Private Pharmacies in Mulago Hospital 1 1

In 2019, President Yoweri Museveni ordered the National Drug Authority (NDA) to cancel licences of the two private pharmacies operating in Mulago. However, the directive, according to Dr. Baterana, was temporarily stayed following legal advice from the Attorney General.
16:29
16:29

Presidency Seeks 18.7B for Presidential Advisors Vehicles, Facilitation of RDCs 1 2 Top story

But for them to be able to occupy these offices and execute their mandate, the presidency needed an allocation of up to 8.3 billion Shillings. Of this, only 3.2 billion Shillings was provided to cover the cost of renting their offices and allowances. The money that was not provided was budgeted for the purchase of their motor vehicles, according to State Minister for Economic MonitoringPeter Ogwang.
15:35
15:35

35 Suspects Arrested for Attacking Motorists Along Northern Bypass northern by-pass 1 3

The suspects were picked up last night in the ongoing security operations that kicked off two weeks ago. This follows reports of thugs targeting motorists and pedestrians along the Northern bypass.
12:40
12:40

Medical Lab Techs Suspend Strike over Deployment Promises Medical Strike 2

Sylvia Nabuddo, the Deputy General Secretary, Uganda Medical Laboratory Technology Association (UMLTA) told journalists on Friday that they held a meeting with Public Service Minister Wilson Muruli Mukasa early in the week who promised to address their grievances.
11:39
11:39

Central Bank Calls for Better Planning, Accountability for Emergencies 5

Atingi-Ego says without accountability and good governance, no amount of investment of resources will lead to sustainable growth and development.
09:37
09:37

Lukwago, Councilors Reignite Demand for Increased Funding to Kampala 3

Last year, KCCA passed a budget of 441.79 billion Shillings to facilitate its operations for the financial year 2022/2023. But this is far below the annual allocation of at least 1.5 trillion Shillings envisaged in the KCCA five-year Strategic Plan launched in 2020.
09:06
09:06

Africa’s Fourth COVID Wave Flattens Out After Six-Week Surge

WHO said that this marked the shortest surge since the pandemic began on the continent, where total cases have exceeded 10.2 million. Recorded cases of infection show that the weekly number plateaued in the seven days leading up to January 9, from the previous week.
08:36
08:36

2600 Motorcycles, Cars Impounded in Last Week’s Curfew Operations 1

Uganda has been under nighttime curfew for almost two years, as one of the measures undertaken by the government to control the spread of COVID-19. The curfew runs from 6 pm for motorcycles and from 7 pm for the rest of the public, including, among others, pedestrians and motor vehicles.
08:16
08:16

Herbalist Ssenfuka Starts Process to Transform Diabetes Concoction into Pill, Syrup 4

David Ssenfuka, the herbalist who has been dispensing this herb, having picked knowledge from his deceased grandmother told URN in an interview that they held a meeting with the National Drug Authority on Tuesday, to guide them on what they require to start trying the drug which has been code named SD2018 on humans.
08:03
08:03

Foreign Affairs Ministry wants 2007 CHOGM Vehicle Fleet Replaced 1

The Ministry's Permanent Secretary Vincent Bagiire told the Foreign Affairs Commitee of Parliament on Thursday that the fleet that they are using was procured prior to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting -CHOGM which was hosted in 2007. He says that 14 years later, the vehicles are now in a sorry state and an embarrassment to the government.
07:36
07:36

AIDS Commission Wants Gov’t to Meet Half of HIV Financial Burden 1

The Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC) has appealed to government to increase its funding towards the HIV/AIDs fight by shouldering at least half of the financial burden in a bid to reduce donor dependence.
07:25
07:25

WHO Recommends Two New Drugs to Treat Patients with COVID-19   1 Top story

The first drug, baricitinib, is a Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor- a class of drugs used to treat autoimmune conditions, blood and bone marrow cancers, and rheumatoid arthritis. According to the WHO Guideline Development Group, it is strongly recommended for patients with severe or critical disease in combination with corticosteroids.
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