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12:47
12:47

The Garbage, Sewerage, and Planning Challenge to Uganda’s New Cities Twaweza 2 3 Top story

According to the Sauti ZaWanainchi survey conducted between July and August 2020, flush toilets are used by just 1 per cent of the country’s population. It showed that even in urban areas, only 3 per cent of the population had access to flush toilets.
20:57
20:57

EC Offers Free Covid Tests for Journalists and Presidential Aspirants 7 3

Several members of the media fraternity took part in the exercise at the EC offices along Jinja road in Kampala together with members from the different security agencies, EC employees, presidential aspirants and members of their teams with whom they will appear at the moniation center next week.
20:25
20:25

Cyclists Want KCCA to Enforce Proper Use of Non-Motorized Corridor 2 2

Vendors have also occupied the street especially from Jesco Beauty Center on Namirembe road to Mutaasa Kafeero at Luwum Street. The road which was vibrant during the COVID 19 lockdown has since lost its charm with the grass and trees slowly fading.
18:05
18:05

Teso Clergy Help Candidates to Make Peace Before Campaigns bishop kosea odongo 1 3

Speaking on behalf of Bishop Eciru in Katakwi, Rev. Fr. Francis Kayaye of Soroti Catholic Diocese warned politicians against inciting violence that can harm the very community they claim to lead
12:58
12:58

Candidates in Rukungiri District Complain About Defaced Posters 1

The defaced posters are those of Ingrid Turinawe, an independent candidate and Dr Elisa Rutahigwa of National Resistance Movement-NRM party who are battling with Dr.Wallen Nwagaba of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party.
12:53
12:53

Engineer Andrew Kitaka Quits KCCA 3

Kitaka was appointed KCCA acting Executive Director in December taking office from Jeniffer Musisi, who resigned from the helm of the authority, to take up up an assignment as the first city leader in residence at Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, a collaboration between Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Business School, and Bloomberg Philanthropies.
10:35
10:35

COVID-19: Remittance Flows to Shrink by 14%

The foremost factors driving the decline in remittances include weak economic growth and employment levels in migrant-hosting countries, weak oil prices; and depreciation of the currencies of remittance-source countries against the USD.
15:59
15:59

Government Suspends Operations of National Election Watch Uganda 1 1

On Thursday morning, Patrick Onen Ezaga, the Senior Communications officer of the NGO Bureau, said the operations of National Election Watch Uganda are illegal because it is not registered in the country.
15:19
15:19

Water Services: Why Rural Women Shouldn’t Take An Hour To Water Points sauti za wanainchi 4 1 Top story

Twaweza’s Sauti Za Wanainchi survey says while access to pipped water has increased across the country, women and girls in rural areas still take more time to access water points. Half of households (54%) take half an hour or more to collect their drinking water, including time spent traveling and time spent waiting. For one out of twenty households (5%), this takes over two hours. A similar proportion (46%) however spend less than 30 minutes collecting their water.
14:30
14:30

ANT Calls for More Civic Education to Voters 1 3

The party says they noticed lots of gaps while collecting signatures for their presidential candidate Gen. Mugisha Muntu.
10:17
10:17

Independent Candidate in Kasese Refuses to Step Down for NRM Flag Bearer 5 1

On the eve of the nomination, Dr Tanga Odoi the NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson cancelled Kabugho’s victory and declared Baleke winner with 41,719 against Kabugho’s 41,130. Kabugho instantly chose to run as an independent.
17:46
17:46

Muntu Calls Ugandans To Fund Opposition Candidates 5 2 Top story

Last month, the government released Shillings 15 billion to the Electoral Commission for funding political parties. However, only political parties with representation in parliament received the money.
16:25
16:25

Money Edging Women, Youths Out of Politics 3 8

Researchers from the three think-tanks sampled Uganda's past election cycles and found for instance that a person seeking to join parliament required an average of 465 million Shillings in 2016 to facilitate the campaign process, while those seeking district leadership positions required at least 275 million Shillings.
15:26
15:26

Boda boda Riders Vow to Defy EC, Police on Presidential Nominations 2021 elections 3 2

Speaking at a press conference in Kawempe division, the riders said police has no right to stop them from accompanying their presidential candidate for nomination so long as they adhered to the COVID-19 regulations.
13:58
13:58

US Embassy Cautions Against Violence Ahead of 2021 Polls 1 Top story

“We will watch closely the actions of individuals who interfere in the democratic process and will not hesitate to consider consequences – including visa restrictions – for those responsible for election-related violence,” Secretary Pompeo said.
08:39
08:39

NRM Reconciliation Talks Useless: Busia Independent Candidates 3

Geoffrey Macho, an independent and incumbent Busia Municipality Member of parliament, says that he can’t withdraw from the race in favour of his NRM rival, Hassan Kamba because the primaries were flawed.
19:33
19:33

UNRA Kicks Nalongo Completely Out of Centenary Park KCCA 1

This means that the Authority has added three more acres to the initial two that Nalongo Estates Company said it had surrendered for the project. The company is said to have entered a Memorandum of Understanding with KCCA to develop the land as a recreational and bridal park.
19:13
19:13

Advert on Independence Monument Puzzles City Dwellers 4 3

Rose Mwanje Nkaale, the Commissioner in charge of Museums and Monuments at the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities says she has seen the photos making rounds on social media but that the act amounts to adulteration of the monument.
16:55
16:55

Kibuku NRM Reconciliation Meeting Turns Chaotic 2

Nakeba’s supporter led by Hebert Malinga and Muhammad Egesa couldn’t have any of this. They shouted on top of their voices calling for an end of the meeting, saying it had failed to meet their expectations.
16:22
16:22

Independents Give Bududa, Manafwa NRM Officials Sleepless Nights 1 5

Base Catherine Wakwaale, the Bududa District NRM Women League Chairperson, says, independents are weakening the party because of their potential to divide the votes with the official candidates.
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