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04:51
04:51

Epidemics in Uganda Managed by Unqualified People- Study 4

Prof Freddie Ssengooba, a Public Health Specialist says that while Uganda is hailed for its ability to handle disease outbreaks, often, the country's response to epidemics is handled by unqualified people. He adds that often the people chosen to lead do not even know how the disease might look like.
16:49
16:49

Post COVID-19 lockdown: Aging Public Servants, Breast Feeding Mothers to Stay Home

In a circular dubbed the Post Lock down Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ministries, departments and local governments, the Ministry urges staff of advanced age, those with chronic illnesses and breast feeding mothers to continue working from home.
17:59
17:59

23 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed

Another case is of a security guard from Elegu while another is a health worker. 14 cases were from alerts and contacts of people who have already tested positive.
15:05
15:05

KCCA to Compel Arcades to Hire Surveillance Officers 3 1

Dr. Daniel Okello, the Ag. Director Public Health and Environment at KCCA says they are already engaging owners of arcades to have a person to do surveillance on their premises by ensuring that everyone accessing the building undergoes basic tests for likely symptoms of Corona Virus Disease COVID -19.
12:54
12:54

Buganda Kingdom Seeks UGX 5b Payment for Alleged Injurious Publication 1

The contentious article, published on Monday, April 20, indicated that Buganda Kingdom had failed to account for USD 250,000 meant for setting up an information board at Kasubi Royal Tombs, the burial grounds of Sekabaka Walugembe Muteesa I, Danieli Mwanga II, Daudi Chwa II and Sir Edward Muteesa II.
16:17
16:17

Child Fund Reprograms Budget to Hand Out Cash to Households 1

Moses Otai, the Country Director Child Fund, says their country office decided to reallocate the available funds to respond to the emerging needs of vulnerable households in the communities they serve in 28 districts across the Country.
13:27
13:27

Nationwide Power Blackout Delays Museveni Address State House 1 1

The blackout started just moments before the address which was earlier on planned to start at midday. According to the Umeme Spokesperson, Stephen Illungole, there was a problem at the Owen Falls Dam, where the water hyacinth reportedly blocked the turbines.Illungole says that this could partly be related to the overflow from the lake.
10:22
10:22

COVID -19: Boda Boda Riders Continue to Defy Ban on Public Transport UGanda Police Force 2 1

Several boda boda riders have defied the ban on Public transport, a day after President Museveni banned all public means.
14:17
14:17

COVID-19: KCCA Sets Up Rapid Response Teams lockdown 1

In a press statement issued Thursday, KCCA says it has set up Division Rapid Response Surveillance Teams comprising Doctors, Clinicians, Lab Technicians and Surveillance Officers.
18:06
18:06

ULGA, LC Leaders Welcome Introduction of Minimum Qualifications 2 1 Top story

Joseph Lomonyang, the President Uganda Local Government Association-ULGA, says the association has for a long urged Parliament to set minimum academic qualifications for chairpersons of Sub counties, Municipal councils, City divisions and Town Councils.
19:00
19:00

New Districts Trail in UCE 1

Omoro district, formerly part of Gulu district, with 451 students sitting UCE last year, trailed everyone else with just 5 students in first grade – one of them being female. The district became operational in 2016.
20:04
20:04

Experts Ask Gov't to Invest in Think Tanks to Drop Unnecessary Budget Hikes budget increment 5

Economist Fred Muhumuza said many of the programmes that are targeted to improve agriculture are implemented at the level of local government and yet many of the people involved in such programmes are clueless.
07:42
07:42

Gov’t Cancels Three Titles on Makerere University Land Buganda Kingdom 1 Top story

Robert Opio, the acting Commissioner Land Registration in the Lands, Housing and Urban Development Ministry has confirmed the cancellation of the said land titles, saying they were issued erroneously.
10:38
10:38

Kampala Youth Groups Court Big Dreams Under YLP 1

Anthony Kawuki, a graduate of Economics from Makerere University says they intend to set up marketing outlets around Kampala to drive their sales. Currently, they are only producing ladies’ handbags on orders which can be as high as 500 pieces.
15:34
15:34

Tooro Kingdom Asked Not to Evict Gov't From Land Government 5 1

The districts of Kabarole, Kyenjojo, Kyegegwa and Bunyangabu currently use the Kingdom buildings to host their Sub County and County headquarters. Some of the buildings are also being occupied by schools and health facilities. Some buildings have also been turned into military installations such as the newly created UPDF Mountain Division at Muhooti Barracks.
17:48
17:48

CSO's Re-ignite Black Monday Campaign Action Aid 4

The campaign first launched in 2012 had slowed down. However, the organizers say that the reasons that led to the slowdown have been addressed and that the campaign is returning with a thump. It will involve dressing in black every Monday as well as identifying and talking against the corrupt.
17:35
17:35

Gov’t Slashes District Mandate in Youth Livelihood Programme 4 1 Top story

Paul Onapa, the National Programme Manager Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) in the Gender, Labour and Social Development Ministry, says the size of the youth group has also been cut down from 15 members to a minimum of five, with at least two being females.
19:38
19:38

NAADS Suspends Distribution of Tractors to Farmers 2 3

The Ministry says it is delaying the distribution, a week after Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga handed over 36 of the tractors to farmer groups in Busoga sub region.
07:10
07:10

PTA Meetings Attract More Citizens Compared to Dev't Gatherings 3

Speaking at the launch of the report, Muhammed Ahamed Sharrif, a social researcher and head of the survey said 65% of the respondents they interacted with said they were not aware of any parish or baraza meetings in their communities. They also didn’t know that such events are supposed to happen in their areas.
16:25
16:25

Corruption Taking a Heavy Toll on Ordinary Ugandans-DGF Anti corruption 2 1

This subject came up this morning as key Anti-corruption stakeholders; Action Aid, Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda, Transparency International and Government’s Ethics and Integrity Ministry, launched the 6th Anti-Corruption Caravan in Kampala.
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