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20:13
20:13

Body Organ Testing: Labour Exporters Reject Sudhir's Hospital 2 2 Top story

On June 6th, 2022, Dr. Anuraga Shah, the Managing director of UMC Victoria Hospital wrote inviting all labor export firms to the inauguration of the body organ testing center.
19:59
19:59

Twaweza Report Warns of Sharp Rise in Cost of Living food prices 2 1 Top story

According to the latest survey by Twaweza’s Sauti Za Wanainchi, market prices for staple foods have risen sharply approaching levels of 2017 when the East Africa region experienced food insecurity due to drought.
19:42
19:42

URA, Finance Ministry Call for End to Non-Tariff Barriers, Tax Exemptions Budget 2022/2023 7

Moses Kaggwa, Director of Budget at the Ministry agreed with other experts that exemptions are becoming unjustifiably too costly to the revenue sector and that something must be done to control it.
19:31
19:31

Kakwenza Petitions UHRC Over Children's Passports

In his June 20th, 2022 petition filed by Counsel Eron Kiiza, the novelist says that his three children namely Rutakirwa Mugabe Kakwenza 2yrs, Siima Nyinaboona Kakwenza 4, and Nina Kayitesti Kakwenza 9yrs applied for express passports, submitted all the relevant documents and attended the mandatory interviews in March 2022.
19:03
19:03

Minister Orders Tenant To Repossess Kibanja After Eviction 3 4

It is alleged that the landlord identified as Benjamin Walakira evicted Namirembe and slashed her crops from her 4-acre piece of land at Kunywa Village in Mityana Municipality.
18:46
18:46

Kawempe South MP Survives Vendor's Wrath 1 4

Trouble for Mbaziira started when he showed up at the division headquarters on Tuesday afternoon for a meeting convened by the Speaker, Justus Akampulira, and Kampala city Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago to discuss the plight of vendors who were evicted from the streets by Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA).
18:35
18:35

Kotido Closes a Primary School over Insecurity kotido district 1 4

Joseph Lomongin, the CAO for Kotido while announcing the withdrawal of teachers on Tuesday at the district headquarters, said the school will be closed for two weeks as they await a security report from the sub-county administrators.
18:26
18:26

Cabinet Okays Vaccination of Learners Aged 12-17 During Holidays 1

Dr Chris Baryomunsi, the Minister of ICT and National Guidance says the decision was reached to vaccinate children due to the current rise in COVID cases
18:18
18:18

Undercover Security Agents Arrested 17 Over Passport Brokering 1 2

Simon Peter Mundeyi, the spokesperson for the ministry of internal affairs, says he suspects have been conning applicants with promises of securing early appointments and to get them passports in less than five days.
18:09
18:09

IGG Arrests Former Uganda Airlines CEO Muleya For Snubbing Summons 2 Top story

A statement by the Deputy Inspector General of Government, Dr. Patricia Achan Okiria, shows that Muleya was picked up for failing to heed their summons. "Muleya has been arrested and charged with the offense of failure to attend before the Inspectorate of Government when so ordered," reads the statement.
17:58
17:58

Ntoroko District CAO Granted UGX 5Million cash Bail, Passport Withdrawn 1 1

Lubangula referred to the constitution article 23 [ 6 ]of the constitution as amended that if a person is arrested on criminal charges he or she is allowed to apply for bail, which the court can decide to give on a number of terms it may deem necessary.
17:45
17:45

Internal Affairs Ministry Downplays Medical Insurance Requirement for Migrant Workers 1 2

Simon Mundeyi said that the Ministry does not think that medical insurance is a solution to incidents in which Ugandans, especially those working in Middle East countries have their internal body organs, especially kidneys harvested. Rather, it' is better to concentrate on mandatory checking for the internal organs and trauma injuries before leaving the country and on landing at the airport.
17:44
17:44

Kibalama Claims NUP Leadership, Opens Parallel Offices NUP Office 4 1 Top story

Gideon Tugume, the secretary for information in Kibalama's camp, says that their delegate's conference held on May 27th, 2022 resolved to end the relationship between the people power movement and the NUP leadership.
17:11
17:11

Girls May Start Menstruation at Six Years in Future, Doctors Warn 3

According to Kitaka, the youngest patient that has been treated at Mulago for precocious puberty, which occurs to children below the age of 8, was a two-year-old who is currently on treatment.
17:05
17:05

Lands Ministry Needs UGX 63 Trillion to Map Entire Country 5 1

Dorcus Okalanyi, the Permanent Secretary in the Lands Ministry says obtaining the money at once is impossible because the ministry receives less than three trillion Shillings every financial year.
16:30
16:30

Starving Ugandans Feed Children on Cheap Alcohol to Make Them Sleep

Peter Akorio, a parent of six children, now gives them two sachets of waragi just to enable them to sleep and forget the feeling of hunger while on lucky days when he by chance gets about 1,500 shillings, he uses it for buying brewing residue from women who make the local brew in the town, for the family to chew. The residue also makes them high and they forget the pangs of hunger.
15:59
15:59

Congestion in Gulu Main Prison Worries Chief Justice Gulu Main Prisons 5 1

According to Dollo, the international accepted occupancy rate of inmates is 3.6 square meters of space per inmate which is not the case in Uganda.
15:28
15:28

Sixteen Hoima Villages Hit by Scabies residents 1

Vincent Othuba, a resident of Bugandale village, says that the situation is almost getting out of hand, adding that the disease could spread to more villages left unattended.
15:16
15:16

Gulu City Council Earmarks UGX 300M for Rehabilitating Schools 1

According to Openyrwot, schools like Kweyo Primary School have very old classroom blocks built by development partners. He revealed the classrooms have dusty floors and are without windows.
14:35
14:35

Food Lures Moroto Pupils to School Despite UNATU Strike primary schools 1 3

Esther Anyakun, another learner said that teachers are just roaming up and down and they are not bothered about teaching. Anyakun says if the strike continues, they will fail since revising books alone may not help them.
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