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15:53
15:53

Chaos at Bulange Mengo as Protesters Demand to Meet Katikiro Mayiga 8 6

The Kawempe Division Mayor, Emmanuel Sserunjoji and Lord Councilor, Muhammad Ssegirinya led a team of protesters from Kawempe clad in white robes with dry Banana fibres tied around their waists as a symbol of mourning.
16:24
16:24

Buganda Kingdom Condemns Police Attack on Mbogo Clan Event 5 2

According to Mayiga, the event was stormed and dispersed by police and the military with use of tear gas. They claimed that the organizers were flouting covid-19 regulations something that Mayiga refutes.
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17:50

Vendors Give Gov't Ultimatum to Repossess Kampala Markets owino market 8 1

In a letter seen by URN dated 2020 September 25, President Museveni directed the minister of Kampala to remove from the government markets the “Association leaders” and supervise the sellers to elect news leaders, with immediate effect
12:56
12:56

Visually Impaired Persons Shun White Cane 2 1

According to officials, while the white canes are supposed to give persons with visual impairment a level or normalcy, many shun the canes because usage of canes is associated with old people
15:54
15:54

Japan Injects USD 600,000 to Fight Malnutrition in Karamoja 5 4 Top story

Poor diets, chronic food shortages, poor sanitation and high levels of diarrhoea and malaria were cited as major contributors to the situation. High workloads for mothers and therefore reduced time for breastfeeding and other childcare were also cited as driving malnutrition.
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05:22

Herd Immunity, an ‘Unethical’ COVID-19 Strategy- WHO 1 Top story

Herd immunity occurs when a large portion of a community (the herd) becomes immune to a disease, making the spread of disease from person to person unlikely.
16:05
16:05

Sweden Funds Emergency Cash Transfers to Women and Children in West Nile 1

Each woman or child involved with the DRDIP/NUSAF III will receive a lump sum of 144,000 Shillings to meet their nutritious food needs over a period of three months. Each of the women and children on the MCHN programme will receive a two-months’ equivalent of 96,000 Shillings. The transfer will be distributed as cash through mobile bank vans to individuals identified as the most vulnerable by their communities in the districts of Adjumani, Arua, Madi Okollo, Koboko, Moyo, Obongi, Terego and Yumbe.
12:19
12:19

Nabagereka Asks Girls to Stand Up Against Harmful Cultural Practices 7

Nabagereka says negative cultural practices and actions disguised as forms of discipline should be replaced with positive practices.
17:43
17:43

Covid-19 Slows Uganda’s Progress on Poverty Alleviation 4 3

Okurut added that for SDGs on sustainable cities, life on land, peace and justice, Uganda’s performance is also stagnating at a rate of below 50% of the growth rate required to achieve the SDGs, partly because of the covid-19 pandemic.
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15:28

Gov't Orders Schools to Allow Pregnant Finalists Back to Class 3

According to the health ministry, finalists who are pregnant will now be allowed to attend classes and also sit for examinations when schools re-open.
17:22
17:22

Pictorial: How Muslims Conducted their First Juma Prayers at UMSC Since Lifting of COVID-19 Lockdown 36

Amidst Misunderstandings of the details of the recent directives by president Museveni about the reopening of religious worship places, Muslims today flocked several mosques to attend Juma prayers for the first time in 6 months since march this year when every sector went on lockdown in the fight against the covid-19 pandemic.
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16:24

Security Blocks Prayer-Hungry Muslims At Old Kampala Mosque 8 3

However, several Muslims who had gone to attend their first post lockdown Juma prayer at Uganda Muslim Supreme Council mosque- old Kampala have been challenged by security at the national mosque who had orders to allow in only 70. congregants and ask the rest to go back home.
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16:18

Uncertainty Shrouds Private Teachers’ COVID-19 Fund 2

The government announced two months ago that it was setting aside a revolving fund with 22 billion Shillings to support teachers whose livelihoods were disrupted when schools were closed in March. The money was channelled through the Microfinance Support Centre.
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16:03

Gender Ministry to Translate Election Material for the Deaf, Blind 3 1

Emily Ajambo, the Acting Commissioner for the Disabled and Elderly in the Gender Ministry, says the ministry is engaging the Electoral Commission to ensure an inclusive 2021 electoral process.
19:53
19:53

Teenage Vendor Hit by Police Bullet in Kamwokya Seeks Treatment 1 2

According to Susan’s mother Ajolina Gaturude her daughter was injured by a rubber bullet by police officers when they fired rounds of bullets and tear gas even in the market where innocent people including her daughter where carrying on their normal activities
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15:45

No Justification for Continued Closure of Borders - Besigye Covid-19 2 1

Besigye today addressed the country in his capacity as president of the people’s government pressure group based at his Katonga road office, ahead of tomorrow's scheduled address of President Museveni to the country on the situation of covid-19
11:19
11:19

PWD’s Decry Prohibitive Accessibility to Financial Banking Services financial access 2 1

Noah Muwanika, a PWD who walks with the help of clutches cannot access the ATM’s alone. He cannot stand alone, not even standing in the lengthy banking hall queues for hours.
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17:51

MPs Oppose Move to Police Personal Social Media Accounts UCC 5 1

The Ayivu county MP Bernard Atiku says even though regulation is necessary to stop impunity of social media parliament should examine the regulations and UCC needs to be summoned before the committee on Information Communication and Technology ICT to explain the measures.
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10:44

UCC Gives Online Content Providers Untill October to Register 2

The Commission's spokesperson Ibrahim Bbosa, says that after the ultimatum, they will move to enforce the law.
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08:55

Workers Oppose COVID-19 Testing Fees Without Minimum Wage ministry of health 3

The National Organization of Trade Union (NOTU) says government should lead the fight against corona virus without leaving it to the citizens considering the pandemic implication to the population that even still struggle to access the basic needs .
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