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17:44
17:44

FDC Demands for A Full Time Education Minister 3 1

Speaking during the weekly FDC press conference at their headquarters Najjanankumbi, the FDC party spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, reasoned that the education sector needs a minister who is ready to be in the field identifying problems and suggesting solutions unlike the first lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Museveni who is busy and inaccessible to handle the prevailing crisis.
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14:58

Mpererwe Residents Abandon Homes over Floods 2 3

In the zone, you are welcomed by empty houses that look abandoned by the owners, while others are flooded with water with no people in them. Although the area has more than 100 families, the area has been abandoned.
10:48
10:48

Ministry of Education Directs Gulu College of Health Sciences to Reopen teargas 2 1

On September 9, more than 300 students of the College protested against the new fees structure levied by Management.
18:57
18:57

Muslims Asked to Embrace Vaccination As Mosques Open for Prayers 3

The Muft of Uganda Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje led the prayers at Gadhafi National Mosque and thanked the President for opening worship places.
07:55
07:55

MP Ssewanyana Re-Arrested Outside Kigo Prison 1

Erias Lukwago. Lukwago, Ssewanyana’s lawyer said that Ssewanyana's kidnap renders the court directive that he should be released on bail insignificant.
19:49
19:49

Uganda Receives 650,000 Covid-19 Vaccine Doses 5 3

501,153 doses were donated by the French government while the 153,900 doses were from Belgium.
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.
15:45
15:45

Former Kyenjojo Woman MP Appeals Against Election Petition Ruling 1

On September 8, Justice Victoria Katamba dismissed the petition on grounds that Baguma didn't have an accompanying affidavit to support her petition as provided for in the law.
13:00
13:00

Museveni Meets Orthodox Church Leaders, Pledges Support 1

On Wednesday, Museveni met a delegation from the Church led by Metropolitan Makarios Archbishop of Nairobi in Kenya who is also the caretaker of the Orthodox Church in Uganda.
12:11
12:11

Kyagulanyi Stopped From Travelling To United States Over COVID-19 Restrictions

In a statement on his social media platform (Facebook), Kyagulanyi said yesterday he left Uganda for the United States of America via Qatar, to attend diaspora events including the Uganda Action Day and NUP Convention, scheduled for this weekend.
11:41
11:41

Workers Union Wants Ratification of Violence and Harrassement Convention Expedited 5

The convention passed at the 2019 General Conference of the International Labour Organization-ILO in Geneva requires member countries of ILO to domesticate and implement its provisions to respect and promote workplaces free of violence and harassment.
10:47
10:47

Nyanzi Lists Nine Grounds of Appeal Against Court Ruling

Last week, Justice Margaret Apiny dismissed Nyanzi's petition. She ruled that Nyanzi had not personally served Nsereko and didn't exploit available options like asking the court to extend the time for service such that he could serve Nyanzi.
08:05
08:05

Museveni Renews Fight Against Giving Bail to Murder Suspects 2

The President urged the judiciary to address the issue of ideological differences when passing judgement on criminal cases to render justice to the victims of these crimes and to avoid the breaking of the law with impunity.
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22:51

Museveni Reopens Places Of Worship, Gives Timelines on Schools Reopening

Museveni said that the government has a target of vaccinating 22million people although the focus now is on the 4.8million priority population.
17:27
17:27

MPs Query Gov't on Former VP Ssekandi's Retirement Benefits Parliament 2 1

Former Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi still awaits his retirement house and car among others. According to the Ministry of Public service, so far Ssekandi has received only his monthly payment, and medical benefits.
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16:33

DP to Commemorate Ben Kiwanuka’s 49th Death Anniversary Democratic Party 3 1

Siranda also eulogized Kiwanuka for fighting for Ugandan farmers, to eliminate middlemen while selling their farm produce, an act that saw farmers reap big from their farm produce.
13:44
13:44

Apaa Residents Repulse Madi After Forcing to Bury Man Killed in Clashes Apaa conflict 1 2

Santo Okot, the human rights defender in Apaa Township says that dozens of irate Madi people infiltrated Juka and Goro B and Lutoya villages in the wee hours Wednesday in an attempt to force their way in to bury the slain man but were stopped.
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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.
07:39
07:39

Court Dismisses Application Against Election of Masaka City Mayor Masaka High Court 1

In a ruling delivered on Tuesday by Masaka High Registrar Agnes Nkonge, court declined the application filed by Wills Mbabazi Bamwesigye. Bamwesigye was seeking permission to further challenge Namayanja's election on academic grounds and irregular nomination by the Electoral Commission.
22:08
22:08

Taxi Operators Appeal to KCCA to Open Old Taxi Park 4

KCCA failed to complete works in three months as planned attributing the delay to COVID 19 which forced the country into lockdown during which movement of workers was limited. Heavy rains were also blamed for the delay.
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