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07:50
07:50

Ssemogerere Sets Off From Luwero To Become Kampala Archbishop 1 2

Priests led by Monsignor Francis Xavier Mpanga prayed for journey mercies and blessings for Ssemogerere in his new office. Ssemogerere said that he was happy for the Christians that turned up to bid him farewell and escort him to his new office.
09:22
09:22

Bars Spend Heavily on Renovations Ahead of the Reopening 1 2 Top story

Deogratious Matovu, the manager of Vox Lounge, says that despite the extended lockdown, they kept some staff and continued paying their utility bills. He explains that most of their equipment like television sets, sound systems, lights, and workers’ uniforms were destroyed by mice.
11:41
11:41

UNRA Conducts Dry Runs on Entebbe Expressway 1 3

During the dry runs, motorists were given dummy toll cards but told that they will continue to use the Expressway at no cost until the payment officially starts on January 6.
09:57
09:57

World Leaders Mourn Archbishop Tutu - ‘A Towering Global Figure for Peace’ 3 Top story

The late Archbishop Desmond Tutu has been described as an unwavering voice for the voiceless by, among others, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres who praised Archbishop Tutu’s relentless determination to build global solidarity for a free and democratic South Africa.
10:38
10:38

UCU Student Living Off Chicken Rearing Since Lock Down 4 1

As the Christmas season approaches, Tumwesige expects to make huge profits because of increased demand for the chicken. A chicken he normally sells at Shillings 20,000 will go to up to Shillings 40,000 during the season he notes.
19:30
19:30

Express FC Defeats Gaddafi FC in Uganda Premier League 2 1

The victory takes Express to the fifth position with 19 points Gaddafi FC settles for the 10th position with just 13 points in eleven games played so far.
18:29
18:29

Pictorial: Kabaka Opens Buganda Kingdom 29th Lukiiko buganda lukiiko

The Kabaka of Buganda Kingdom, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II on Monday opened the 29th Lukiiko sitting at Bulange Mengo. At the event, he tasked his Lukiiko and subjects to strongly speak out against different voices aimed at diverting the institution’s efforts in advocating for their rights and property.
08:30
08:30

Why Parents Are Losing Control Over Their Children 1 6 Top story

Amitu explains that being a parent has never been easy. She, however, says that parenting has become a nightmare during the unprecedented long school closure.
19:53
19:53

Tourism Ministry to Construct Hotels in Protected Areas 1 2

State Minister for Tourism Martin Mugarra Bahinduka says that the high costs of accommodation and transportation to tourism sites have remained some of the major barriers to domestic tourism in Uganda. More than 60 per cent of the tourists at attractions in Uganda are foreigners, yet the same sites remain unaffordable for the Ugandan population.
16:01
16:01

Shortest Baby Mattresses Must be At least 4 feet - UNBS 4

Dr.Sabrina Kitakka, a senior pediatrician at Mulago hospital commends the UNBS for the step to standardize children mattresses. She says that as a paediatrician she has encountered a number of children having complications developed from the bad mattresses used.
18:16
18:16

Govt Policies Abetting Alcohol Misuse Among Youth- Brewers 5

A study by scientists led by Dr Leon Matagi from the School of Psychology and Dr Luis Kamulegeya, a researcher at the Infectious Diseases Institute at Makerere University shows that 86 per cent of students at universities drink alcohol, ‘recklessly’.
18:57
18:57

Gov’t Cautions against Publishing Images of Afghan Evacuees 1 2 Top story

The first batch of 51 people arrived in the country this morning aboard a chartered flight, as the United States rushes to airlift thousands of people out of the country ahead of a self-imposed deadline to depart Afghanistan by August 31
12:09
12:09

Makerere University Council Suspends 15 Percent Tuition Increment 1 1

On Friday, the members of the Guild and the University Council held a meeting on the matter. Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the University Vice-Chancellor, says that the council heeded the request of the students and the increment has been suspended for the next two years.
14:17
14:17

Environmentalists Demand Increased Funding for Climate Change Mitigation 3 1

Dr Tom Okurut, the Executive Director of National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), notes that Uganda needs over 150 Billion Uganda Shillings annually to effectively address climate change mitigations and effects.
18:48
18:48

Family of Kamwokya Fire Victim Seeks Funds to Transport Body 4 1

In grief, Alice Kerum, 48 year-old mother of the deceased residing in Kifumbira zone, narrates that at around 7:00 pm her daughter moved out of the house but shortly after, she was shocked by the news of her daughter who had not sick, being dead.
17:55
17:55

Mak Guild Leaders Demand 50 Percent Waiver on Functional fees Tuition 2 1

Ivan Ssempijja, the Makerere University Guild President, explains that many students after being hit by economic challenges due to the covid-19 lockdown since last year will be able to keep in school if there is a 50% waiver on the fees.
15:00
15:00

Mak Researchers Innovate Digitalized COVID-19 Surveillance System For Learning Institutions MOH 1 2

Ssewanyana says that while many mobile applications have been developed to offer solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, this would be the first custom made for learning institutions. It was designed to suit and favour the learning environment especially higher institutions of learning.
11:57
11:57

Experts Want Adolescents Taught Coping Mechanisms During Covid-19 Lockdown Adolescent Health 2

According to Dr Edith Nakku Joloba, Clinical Epidemiologist and researcher in sexual reproductive health, there should be efforts put in place to help children infected with covid-19 and those grieving the loss of their parents or guardians.
12:19
12:19

Nearly Half of Young People on the Move Identify Education Top Priority

These findings were revealed through a U-Report poll of more than 26,000 people, including about 9,000 young people aged 14-24 across 119 countries. The poll, conducted between 6 May and 1 June 2021, asked respondents about their aspirations to learn and earn, and the unique barriers they face as a girl or as a refugee, trying to access the labor market with or without legal status.
14:46
14:46

Fort Portal, Koboko and Iganga Miss COVID-19 Relief Cash 3

Although the distribution of money was initially scheduled to end on Wednesday, the Minister for Gender, Labor and Social Development, Betty Amongi, told journalists that only 14 billion of the planned 53 billion Shillings had been sent out to the vulnerable populations in municipalities and cities.
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