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17:04
17:04

Ambassador Onyanga Aparr‘s Body Repatriated 1

According to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Appar’s body arrived in the country on Saturday morning and burial arrangements will be announced in the subsequent days.
13:47
13:47

Non-Communicable Diseases Biggest Threat to Ugandans- Museveni 1

Museveni, who was speaking to the nation on Saturday as the country marks the World Population Day, noted that 891,000 people have high blood pressure, 534,000 people have heart disease and 229,000 are diabetic.
12:46
12:46

World Bank Calls for Scrapping of OTT Tax World Bank uganda 1

According to the World Bank, scrapping OTT could boost access to coronavirus prevention messages for the vulnerable populations.
07:14
07:14

Wealthy Households Received More Support During Lockdown-Survey 2 1

The report indicates that Urban households had three times more chances of getting support than rural homes. But still, the rich households within the urban setup, received more support from the government, Non-government Organizations, and other actors, as the distribution of relief favoured the haves, according to Marie Nanyanzi, the programmes officer at Twaweza Uganda.
16:00
16:00

UPDF Explains why LDUs are Deployed Outside their Areas of Origin 4 1

This video is among the many that have especially in the last three months gone viral where LDU personnel are seen assaulting hapless citizens. Acts like these, according to Maj. Bilal Katamba, the spokesperson of the LDUs, blur the good things that the force has been able to accomplish especially its primary purpose of fighting crime.
19:56
19:56

Illegal Trade in Fake COVID-19 Products Booming – Study

The research entitled “COVID-19-related Trafficking of Medical Products as a Threat to Public Health; reveals that criminal gangs are exploiting, the uncertainties surrounding coronavirus disease, public anxiety increased demand for PPE and medications, along with inconsistencies in national regulation regimens, to put millions of lives at risk.
12:28
12:28

Pentecostal Churches Develop Standard Operating Procedures 1

Bishop Joshua Lwere, the Overseer of the National Fellowship of Born-Again Pentecostal Churches and senior pastor of Grace Assembly Church says that since most public places have reopened, there is no justification why worshipping places remain closed.
04:50
04:50

HIV Response Is Still Failing Children- Byanyima

UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima has observed that Year after year, the bold target of eliminating new HIV infections among children is being missed and children are dying needlessly from AIDS-related illnesses, even though simple and cheap treatments could save their lives.
16:35
16:35

Nakawa Division Authorities Failing to Enforce Ban on Boda Bodas 2

The Deputy Resident City Commissioner of Nakawa Division Herbert Anderson Burora says the cyclists are desperate to carrying passengers to earn a living.
17:43
17:43

Widower Drags Kibuli Hospital to Medical Council for Negligence medical negligence 3

Raphael Omony told journalists shortly after delivering his petition to the council on Thursday that the hospital transfused the bleeding mother with a lot of blood, which affected her Pulmonary hypertension alias blood pressure.
09:22
09:22

Artists Reignite Debate on Royalties as Lockdown Hits Music Industry 4

The music industry is intrinsically linked with large audiences and live performances which have made it practically impossible for artists to earn during the lockdown since they can no longer organize events in the wake of a government ban on public gatherings.
05:58
05:58

Gov’t Has No Duty for Stranded Ugandan Laborers Who Left Irregularly – Official 2

Martin Wandera, the Director Labor, Employment and Industrial Relations says that while the government does not authorize workers to go to Iraq for any other employment apart from security, a number of Ugandans involved in domestic work and other jobs have contacted the Ministry that they need to be helped to return home.
06:12
06:12

WHO Warns of ‘New and Dangerous Phase’ As COVID-19 Cases Mount UNHCR 1 Top story

More than 150,000 new cases of the disease were reported on Thursday, the highest single daily total so far, most of them in the Americas, though large numbers came from South Asia and the Middle East. Globally, there were nearly 7.4 million cases of COVID-19 as of Friday, including more than 450,000 deaths.
17:46
17:46

Court Stops Prof Mamdani from Supervising PhD Student makerere university 1

Sserunkuma accused professor Mamdani of, among other things, abuse of office and illogical alteration of his PhD supervisory committee with some major changes coming in after the second draft of his dissertation. However, Mamdani insisted that the student was running from his weaknesses and finding excuses. This resulted in protracted battles between the student and his supervisor.
07:44
07:44

Dr Kamunyu Elected Chairperson Forum for Academic Staff 3 1

Leaders of several public university Academic staff associations on Thursday converged at Kyambogo University to elect the forum's executive committee.
11:50
11:50

Gov't Approves 1.4 Trillion Shillings to Rehabilitate Kampala-Malaba Railway Line road transport 1

Government has approved 1.4 trillion shillings to rehabilitate the 215 kilometers Malaba-Kampala meter gauge railway line according to the Uganda Railways Corporation.
21:20
21:20

Uganda’s Ambassador to UN Onyanga Aparr Dead 1

According to Adonia Ayebare, the Permanent Representative to the UN, Aparr passed on today in Geneva. The cause of his death has not been revealed.
16:17
16:17

Prisons Ready to Release Violators of COVID-19 Regulations Frank Baine 1

While addressing the nation on June 1, president Yoweri Museveni ordered for the release of all prisoners on remand and those convicted for the violation of the guidelines issued by his government in a bid to fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
18:19
18:19

FDC Party Gives Electoral Commission Ultimatum On 2021 Elections Roadmap 2 1

Amuriat says the country should not be held into speculation on when or whether the 2021 elections will be held.
18:00
18:00

Ministry Directs Educational Institutions to Pay Staff 1

Alex Kakooza, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education notes that since educational institutions have gone only two months without operating, the budgets for first term salaries should be adequate to pay the staff for at least three months.
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