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19:08
19:08

Kadaga Donates UGX 20M to Kickstart National Muslim Youth Sacco Kamuli 1 Top story

Kadaga handed over the money to the National Muslim Youth Council leaders led by their chairperson Habib Mustafa during the inaugural national Muslim youth day celebrations held at the UMSC headquarters on Saturday.
17:11
17:11

Minister Wants Insurance Companies To Consider Package For Armed Forces 1 2

He said that many soldiers get disabled in wars while others after retiring life becomes hard for them and their families noting that it is an area that insurance can also be very relevant for both inability and disability.
17:02
17:02

Cost Of Diabetes Care: An Elephant in Uganda’s Healthcare insulin 1 Top story

According to the study, the cost of care for people with type 2 diabetes accounts for 13% of the Ministry of Health budget. The Ministry was allocated UGX3.331 trillion in the financial year 2021/2022. In 2022, up to UGX 2.2 trillion was spent, on medication, treatment, and management of complications related type 2 diabetes.
16:00
16:00

IGG Withdraws Bribery Charges Against Former UNBS Executive Director 1 Top story

Commenting about the decision to withdraw charges, Ebiru's lawyers led by Silas Kahima Mugabi said that the charges were maliciously levied against their client and they are not surprised that the same have been withdrawn.
13:39
13:39

Queen Cranes To Start Preps Ahead of FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Qualifier Against Senegal 1

The team will however miss Captain Hadijah Nandago and Assistant Captain Phiona Nabulime, who are both left out because they are doing their Senior six examinations.
12:29
12:29

Lawyers Demand Production Of Man Extradited From Kenya In Court 1

The lawyers now argue that it's approximately seven days and the relatives have not heard from him and therefore, the continued illegal detention infringes on his personal right to liberty. They want court to intervene and order the respondents to produce Nsamba dead or alive.
12:19
12:19

Arua Policeman Sacked For Defiling Toddler 1 Top story

The dismissal followed a forensic examination that confirmed that the suspect defiled the baby. Thomas Otim will face a full criminal trial as a civilian.
12:18
12:18

Nakasongola Leaders Reject Minister Mayanja's Directives 4 1

Sam Kigula, the LC 5 Chairman of Nakasongola district says that Museveni’s order to degazette the forest reserve was purposely to address historical injustices that left many Baruuli with no land and forced others to occupy Lake Kyoga shores before displacement. He adds that atleast 2000 households are expected to resettle there and if there are complaints about allocations, the committee will address them but not as individuals wish.
11:59
11:59

Bugiri District Chairman Wanted For Slapping Policeman

Meanwhile, the Bugiri district police commander, Godwin Ochaki says that there is no justifiable reason for anyone to beat up another person and it is further demeaning for anyone to be assaulted in public.
11:46
11:46

Prof. Kiguli Receives Lifetime Achievement Award At Poetry Festival 1

The award is in recognition of her remarkable contributions to the world of poetry and it is placing her alongside other luminaries in the literary world, such as Jesper Svenbro, Adam Zagajewski, Tony Harrison, Adonis, and Evgenij Evtushenko.
09:58
09:58

Minister Kasolo Orders Banks To Refund Cash For PDM Account Opening 1 2

Kasolo’s directive follows an outcry from PDM beneficiaries over alleged excessive charges from banking institutions while processing PDM cash. The banks have reportedly been asking PDM beneficiaries to pay money for account opening, affidavits for changing signatures, withdrawal of PDM cash at the counter while retaining more than five thousand shillings as minimum balances in each account.
09:40
09:40

NDA Impounds Medicines Worth UgX69m In Lango 4

During the five-day compliance enforcement operation conducted in six districts of Apac, Alebtong, Kole, Oyam, Lira District and City, 216 drug outlets that were either operating without licenses or with unqualified personnel were closed and 268 boxes of assorted medicine were recovered.
08:57
08:57

Secondary School Student Shot Dead In Napak During Cattle Raid In Napak district 1

Michael Longole, the Mt. Moroto regional police spokesperson said that the deceased was put out of action at 1:00am on Thursday night when the team of armed warriors met with the forces that were on patrol duties.
08:24
08:24

Alebtong HCIV Receives Theater Equipment Worth UgX21M stanbic bank uganda 5 1

The facility lacked equipment such as theater operating table and lamp, laparotomy set, and patient monitors although in a month, it has over 25 caesarian section deliveries conducted in the current ill-equipped theater, over 4000 Out Patient (OPD) Attendances and delivers between 150 to 200 mothers.
08:14
08:14

Old Is Gold: Uganda Railways, Vintage Collectors Unite To Preserve Old Cars, Buildings 5 5

The Chairman of the group, that they are finding it difficult to sell, buy or restore the vehicles or even pay for their insurance since the government, through Uganda Revenue Authority, automated the register.
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