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22:42
22:42

Minister Magyezi Decries High Corruption Levels in Local Gov't Anti corruption 2 1

The Minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi has said his office is determined to fight cases of corruption which is overwhelming in the local Government.
22:39
22:39

New Coronavirus Testing Labs Redundant with no Reagents Ministry of Health 1 1

Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng said that some of the labs including the mobile ones at Malaba, on the Kenyan border and the one in Elegu, at the South Sudan border have not yet started tests even as everything is intact because they need reagents.
17:56
17:56

Mask Vendors Ejected from Police Check Points 2 1

James Katuntu, a mask vendor has been targeting motorists at Wandegeya. He told URN that he decided to stage at Wandegeya to sell masks to motorists stopped by police.
17:25
17:25

35 Districts Have No Hospitals MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

In absence of a hospital, people in the districts have to move long distances to the neighbouring districts to access specialized services such as child health, gynaecology and surgeries.
17:04
17:04

Equity Group Cancels Dividend Payments equity bank 1 Top story

The group says in a letter signed by Chief Executive James Mwangi that “the Board has passed a resolution withdrawing the proposed dividend recommendation and instead will be recommending to the shareholders that no dividend is paid for the financial year ended December 31, 2019.”
16:49
16:49

Obudingiya Bwa Bwamba Calls off This Year's Coronation Anniversary Celebrations 1 3

Speaking from the Royal Palace in Mirambi Sub County on Thursday, the Kingdom Spokesperson Reverend Geoffrey Kyomuhendo told URN that out of His wisdom, Omudingiya Kamya had guided that the coronation celebrations are suspended until 2021.
16:37
16:37

KCCA Unanimously Approves City Executive Committee 1

Members of the Committee include Doreen Nyanjura, the Makerere University Councilor, Nakawa II councillor Kennedy Okello and Kyambogo University Woman Councilor, Olive Namazzi.
16:06
16:06

Three Sisters Drown In Kyotera River residents 1

The deceased include Mary Nanyonjo, 13, her sister Sharon Nazziwa, 15, and their 14-year-old cousin, Josephine Nakafeero. It is alleged that the trio drowned on Monday when they decided to cool off in the river after collecting firewood.
15:58
15:58

MPs Grill Public Service Officials Over Domestic Arrears 1

The Auditor General's report for the financial year 2018/2019 reported accumulated Domestic Arrears of the Ministry of Public Service totalling 1.14 billion Shillings as of June 30, 2019. The Auditor-General showed that this was contrary to the Treasury Accounting Instructions which require Accounting Officers to ensure that no payments due remain unpaid at the end of the financial year.
15:39
15:39

Traffic jam Hits Kampala as Private Cars Return on Streets 2 1

For the last two months, both private and public cars have been off the road after the president had announced a total ban on the movement of vehicles across the country in late March
15:35
15:35

Two Somali Nationals Escape from COVID-19 Quarantine Centre in Masindi Quarantine Center

They are Ibrahim Muhamed and Shamula Muhamed.They escaped from the Quarantine Center on Monday.
15:20
15:20

Police to Crackdown on Private Cars Turned into Taxis Lockdown lifting 2

Speaking today at the Uganda Media Centre, Fred Enanga, the spokesperson of the Uganda Police, said they have reports of how private cars are now carrying people bringing them to Kampala.
14:44
14:44

Give Landlords Tax Incentives to Waive Rent - KACITA lockdown 2 1

The Kampala City Traders Association have asked Government to waive income tax obligation from rent for the three months of lockdown to reduce pressure from landlords demanding tenants.
12:07
12:07

Police Disperses Vendors in Jinja for Flouting Covid-19 Guidelines government 3 2

The vendors had displayed their merchandise on the pedestrians’ walkways prompting the police and UPDF Soldiers to disperse them.
11:00
11:00

Air Force Soldier Remanded for Aggravated Defilement 1

Court heard that on February 26, 2020 while at Katabi Barracks, Tumwesigye performed a sexual act with a 14-year-old girl. However, Tumwesigye who is attached to the Directorate of Music in the Uganda People's Defense Air Force pleaded not guilty to the charges.
10:46
10:46

Coffee Farmers Struggle to Transport Produce to Factories 4 1

Eric Katengo, a coffee farmer in Kalingwe, Kisinga Sub County, says both the curfew and ban on carrying passengers has affected the quality and volume of coffee they supply. He says buyers who use private means have seemingly halted business.
08:03
08:03

Arua Residents Reject Location of Second COVID-19 Quarantine Centre quarantine center 1 1

The first quarantine centre, at Arua Nursing school currently has up to 51 cases, more than its estimated capacity of 50 people. On the basis of this, the district COVID-19 task force had resolved that a second centre be set up at Arua Prison Primary School before moving on to Arua Primary School and Anyafio Primary School.
07:55
07:55

Army Warns Karimojong Warriors over Attacks on Military Installations UPDF 2 1

The warning comes just days after suspected Karimojong Warriors attacked Uganda Wildlife Authority barracks at Moru-alokwamgat, in Panyangara Sub County, Kotido district, and made off with three guns and unspecified number of ammunition.
07:19
07:19

Third Body of Kasese Mudslide Victims Recovered Bwera 1 1

The team recovered the decomposing body from the scene of the mudslides on Monday evening along River Lhubiriha in Bwera. This brings the number of recovered bodies to three after two more were picked last week.
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