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12:33
12:33

Bunambutye Resettlement Camp Hit by Food, Water Crisis 6 2

Officials from the OPM allocated an acre of land to the families instead of the two which they had earlier been promised. However, the land was taken away from the victims in exchange for 100,000 Shillings each month, despite growing food on the land. Wilson Wanansolo, the chairperson of the resettlement camp says that the land was allocated to Bunambutye Health center which is currently under construction.
14:44
14:44

Fallen Abim Journalist Joyce Nakia Lauded for Bravery Awach Sub County 2 1

Dennis Omara Dbekas, the Abim Council Speakers says the district has lost a very strong, courageous and foresighted leader who devoted herself to exposing the rot in the district.
07:53
07:53

UNEB in Financial Crisis as UCE Nears 1

“Everything is not well here. We have not received funds to operationalize the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs. Management requested for a supplementary, which was recently approved but the money has not been processed,” the source said.
14:10
14:10

UNEB Releases 2020-21 Examination Timetables

The primary seven candidates totalling 749, 811 will be briefed on March 26, and start their examinations with the Mathematics Paper on March 30, 2021, and the Social Studies paper in the afternoon. The next day, learners will sit for the Integrated science paper and end with English on March 31, 2021.
11:09
11:09

Journalist Bodies Condemn Security Brutality press freedom 1 2

Journalist bodies have condemned the continued the attack on journalists by the military meted on them as they do their work.
15:54
15:54

Gov’t Set to Recruit 2500 Teachers seed schools 2

Prof Samuel Luboga, Education Service Commission Chairperson, says 82 schools across the country will benefit from the recruitment as part of government’s efforts to ensure each sub-county has public school.
22:46
22:46

Schools Negotiate for Food Supply On Credit as They Prepare to Reopen 7

James Wonyaka, the headteacher of Bat Valley primary school says they are currently engaging parents on how to feed pupils once they return to school during the phased reopening by the government.
12:13
12:13

Number of Women Screening for Cervical Cancer Decreasing-UCI Rubaga Hospital 2

According to officials from UCI, in the last six months, they have screened only 10 women who were referred from several health centers. Previously, they would screen up to 100 women on a daily basis five days a week
13:50
13:50

Facebook Engaging Ugandan Gov’t on Shutdown 5 1

Technology giant Facebook has said that it is in active engagement with Government of Uganda over the Facebook shutdown that has lasted for now month.
17:20
17:20

MOH Carrying Out Ebola Risk Assessment in Border Districts COVID-19

According to the health ministry, surveillance teams have been sent to the border districts of Kasese, Ntoroko and Bundigudbyo to study the situation and give a status report that will determine the next course of action. According to Dr Kaducu the new response plan will have to cater for how the country can respond to two disease outbreaks given that isolation wards and former Ebola treatment wards will now have to be used to cater for two disease outbreaks
15:32
15:32

Facebook Remains Blocked as Gov’t Restores Social Media Facebook page 1

Today, the State Minister for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Peter Ogwang announced that the blockage had been lifted. While he apologised for the blackout that Ugandans were subjected to, Ogwang cautioned against the destructive engagements on social media.
11:48
11:48

Families Paying to Get Negative COVID-19 Postmoterm Reports 1 1

Dr. Rose Byanyima, the Deputy Director of Mulago National Referral Hospital and head of the COVID-19 Treatment Unit, says they have received reports of people buying the negative COVID-19 postmortem reports and are looking into the matter. She notes that the practice is deplorable and unnecessary because the hospital records cannot easily be changed.
09:58
09:58

School Proprietors Opposed to Staggered Reopening 2

Lawrence Ssemujju, the Deputy Headteacher City High in Wakiso says that there is no need to reopen the schools in phases since they are capable of observing the Standard Operating Procedures- SOPs.
19:31
19:31

Manufacturers of Hand Sanitizers Decry Substandard Products 3

Local manufactures have called on the government to limit the importation of sanitizers, saying the Ugandans are being out competed by the cheap imports.
18:40
18:40

Gov't Advises Private Schools to Keep Preparing for Re-opening 2

Ssebukyu says: “A good number of schools have very many students and what they should concentrate on being prepared with SOP measures as guided by the ministry of health.”
14:53
14:53

CSOs Task Gov't To Issue Plan for Reopening Schools school reopening 1 1

Salima Namusobya, the Executive Director Initiative for Social and Economic Rights, says the prolonged closure of schools without an open and transparent plan shared by the government leaves the population in a dilemma about the future of the learners. She adds that as the government tries to find a working solution, it should not leave other stakeholders uninformed, saying that the outcomes might be hard to mitigate.
20:24
20:24

What is Govt COVID 19 Vaccine Strategy, Civil Society Asks 2

Kembabazi also says that they want the government not to rely on the private sector for vaccination of Covid-19, saying that government should have picked lessons from the COVID-19 testing and treatment experience where costs for testing and treatment once outsourced to private sector are only affordable by a few .
17:20
17:20

Teachers Demand for Orientation Before Schools Reopen curriculum 3

The teachers note that the recovery plan should include orienting the learners and teachers and also ensure that time lost is compensated well without having a dead year.
00:47
00:47

Uganda Cranes Out, Rwanda Storm CHAN Quarter Finals 1 Top story

Ibrahim Orit gave Uganda Cranes a 25th minute lead before the defending champions Morocco leveled through a well taken Ayoub El Kaabi penalty converted at the strong of half time.
09:10
09:10

Western Sources Dominate African Stories in Africa's Media -Report

Key findings from the report show that the sources for news gathering on African countries are problematic, the resulting content continues to feed old stereotypes, and often the quality of local journalism doesn't allow for nuanced and contextualized storytelling that is critical for telling stories about the 54 African countries.
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