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19:43
19:43

Embassies Issue Travel Advisories as COVID-19 Spreads COVID 19 in Africa 1 Top story

Many of the embassies, some representing countries that are hardly hit by the virus have put up travel advisories cautioning people intending to travel to 'think twice'. At the French Embassy in Kampala, travelers are advised as per Ministry of Health’s directive against travelling to countries hard hit including France which now has 1,784 cases and 33 deaths.
19:22
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Education, Finance Ministries Failed to Coordinate Transfer of Money to Students in China-Bahati coronavirus 1 1

Bahati who was responding to matters of national importance raised by some MPs in Parliament on Wednesday said the problem was lack of coordination between the two Ministries.
18:23
18:23

Construction of Cross Border Markets in Amudat Near Completion cattle 1

The markets are being constructed by Amudat District local government with support from Mercy Corps, Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU) and government of Uganda, through the Resilience Project.
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17:50

Voter's Register Display Exercise Marred by Low Turn in Kampala 1 1

Nsibirwa attributes the low turn up to the busy schedules that people have. Doreen Ayebazibwe, the Nakasero 4 Parish Election Supervisors, said only a small fraction of the voters turned up to check their particular as the exercise was winding up.
17:19
17:19

Luweero NRM Registrars Resort to Door To Door For Mass Registration Local Governments 4 1 Top story

Tiff Nsubuga, the Luweero Sub County NRM Party Supervisor, says village registrars were advised to move door to door so as to bring the exercise closer to people and enroll more members.
16:25
16:25

UNAA Wants Ugandan Diaspora to Vote in 2021 voting rights 2 1

The current Ugandan laws do not provide for the participation of people in Diaspora in the election of both local and national leaders. To achieve this, therefore proponents might need to advocate for an amendment that would result in the creation of the Diaspora Voters’ Register and provisions for proxy voting and e-voting.
16:10
16:10

Kampala Central Mayor Calls for Regulation of Street Vendors Law Enforcement 3

KCCA Director of Gender and Community Service Harriet Mudondo says they are yet to complete the process of gazetting some roads in all the five divisions of Kampala for vendors.
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16:01

COVID-19 Fight: Key Public Places Resort to Sensitization as Manning Hand washing Facilities Proves Hard COVID -19 outbreak 2 6 Top story

At Nakawa Market, every after two hours, a message is relayed on the market community radio reminding vendors about the virus and why it’s important to maintain proper hand hygiene to avoid infection. William Mpoza, the General Secretary Nakawa Market, says they are constrained to do more than what they are already doing.
15:44
15:44

UPC to Hold Delegates Conference in May 3 1

Osinde said that party members who want to contest for any positions should pick nomination forms.
15:25
15:25

Some Eye Drops Cause Permanent Blindness- Experts 1 3

Dr Anne Ampaire, an ophthalmologist said that such steroids are popular for their effectiveness in offering quick eye relief but are partly responsible for early onset of glaucoma that they are of recent seeing in patients below 40 years.
15:16
15:16

Hoima Muncipal Officials Shun Signing MoU With District on Construction of Stadium Hoima Boma ground 1

The MoU was scheduled to have been signed on Tuesday but officials from the Municipality did not show up although the district officials attended.
15:11
15:11

Prisons Admit Torturing Inmate Illegal fishing 1 Top story

Through his lawyer, Godfrey Akakimpa, Rubarema contends that Tendo's left leg and foot were shuttered by the prison warders and have been rotting, which requires immediate treatment or possibly amputation.
15:10
15:10

Uganda Clays Board Accused of Ignoring Fraud Dossiers 1 1

The claim comes after Uganda Clays board led by Chairman Eng. Martin Kasekende on Tuesday announced it was firing top management of the company, without divulging details on the genesis of the decision.
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Children of Bush War Veterans in Kasese Demand for Education Bursaries 5 2

They accuse the government of neglecting them and yet their parents played a big role in the liberation struggle.
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12:19

Luweero, Nakasongola Leaders Nod to Magyezi’s Anti-Corruption Strategy accountability 3 1

The units including districts, municipalities, town councils and sub-counties are listed among the most corrupt institutions in the country, according to a 2018 report of the Inspectorate of Government. To many, the units are a hive for Abuse of office, embezzlement and misappropriation of funds crafted by custodians of public resources.
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11:47

Historical Command Warned Museveni About Uganda's Direction 12-Years Ago -Muntu ANT 2 1 Top story

General Mugisha Muntu, the former Army Commander and brain behind the opposition Alliance for National Transformation-ANT, says that between 1998 and 2004, 11 senior army commanders tried to influence change by talking to President Museveni but he didn’t buy into their idea.
11:03
11:03

African Swine Fever Breaks Out in Busia District 4

Dr. Patrick Barasa, the Busia District Veterinary Officer, says samples from the affected pigs were taken to Makerere laboratory research center and they tested positive.
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07:26

Police Gets CCTV Footage of Thugs Who Killed Security Guard 1

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, told Uganda Radio Network –URN investigators have since acquired the footage showing how the thugs ransacked the premises.
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06:55

Gov't Erroneously Sent UGX 2.2b to Support Students in China Ministry of Finance 1 Top story

In a letter dated March 10, 2020, addressed to the Ugandan Embassy in Beijing, China, Muhakanizi says that the treasury which was meant to send USD 61,800 (228 million Shillings) instead transferred up to USD 600,000 (2.2 billion Shillings) , an excess of USD 538,200 (1.9 billion Shillings).
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