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17:45
17:45

Now MPs Demand Monthly Updates on Maternal Deaths from MoH 5

Mbarara Wonman MP, Margaret Ayebare says it is important to get the monthly reports because some of the districts do not submit maternal audit reports to the ministry.
16:27
16:27

JEEMA to Hold Grass Root Elections 4 1

JEEMA Secretary General, Muhammad Kateregga tells URN that after grass root elections, the party structures will be fully constituted for the National Delegates Conference planned for 2023.
12:17
12:17

People`s Progressive Party to Hold National Delegates Conference PPP 3

David Alira, the party’s Secretary-General Alira said that they have kicked off consultations with security personnel to agree on how and when the event can be hosted following coronavirus standard operating procedures.
11:43
11:43

Rwenzururu Unhappy With Leaders for Frustrating Rebuilding of Institution 4 2

According to OBR leaders led by Prime Minister Joseph Kule Muranga, many of the leaders have not been supportive of the agenda to rebuild the Institution’s trust among the community and the government.
09:05
09:05

MPs to Consider Increasing NMS Annual Budget By UGX 100Bn for Mama Kits, Drugs 4 5

The legislators were reacting to a statement by Moses Kamabare, the General Manager of NMS, who noted that the agency needs an additional shillings of 100billion.
20:30
20:30

Prime Minister Terminates Kyegegwa Road Contractor 3 2

The 1. 8 Billion Shillings Kakabara-Nabingola road was constructed under the Development Response to Displacement Impact Project-DRDIP. The program that is under the Office of the Prime Minister is intended to support refugee-hosting communities.
13:46
13:46

MPs Task National Water to Extend Piped Water to all Town Councils Parliament 4 1

This comes after Eng. Silver Mugisha, the managing director NWSC told the legislators that they are only mandated to operate in cities, municipalities and a few urban town councils which are designated to them by the Ministry of water.
16:48
16:48

Science Under Threat: UVRI Boss Speaks Out Against Political Interference 4 1 Top story

science is increasingly coming under the threat of politicization and abuse by actors during pandemics and epidemics says Dr. Tom Lutalo, the Deputy Director Uganda Virus Research Institute.
13:11
13:11

Don’t “Cook Research” Musenero Tells Ugandan Scientists 4 1 Top story

The minister says without integrity in scientific research many will question the credibility of the findings. Some researchers have been accused of faking findings for financial gain.
11:30
11:30

Makerere Diverts Donations Meant for Restoration of Iconic Ivory Tower Makerere University 1 1 Top story

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University, says part of the money from the donations would be used to replace utilities in the main building gutted by fire like computers and renovation of dilapidated structures like halls of residence.
14:03
14:03

Government Urged On Law To Guide Oil Cash Investments 1 5 Top story

Reports from Parliament and the Auditor General have in the past raised concerns about withdrawals from the Petroleum Fund. Some of the Money was used to finance the budget in 2019.
18:02
18:02

Great Lakes Countries Want Action On Illicit Natural Resources Exploitation Terrorism 1 Top story

Africa’s Great Lakes region has, for decades, been affected by conflict and political instability. Evidence confirms that the illicit exploitation and trade of natural resources remain one of the main causes of this instability.
13:50
13:50

Mak Students Return to Hostels Amidst Uncertainty About School Reopening Makerere University 4 1

Anthony Ahairwe, a third-year student from the College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies and resides at Jerusalem hostel in Kikoni says that he returned to the hostel to concentrate on revision without being disrupted.
10:10
10:10

More Than 4 billion People Still Lack Any Social Protection, ILO Report Finds 1

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed and exacerbated the social protection gap between countries with high and low income levels.
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