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07:37
07:37

UPDF Devising Means of Desilting Lake Victoria, Nile River operation 1 1 Top story

George Musinguzi, the UPDF Spokesperson in Busoga sub region, says they have teamed up with experts from the National Environment Management Authority and National Fisheries Resources Research institute-NAFIRRI to ensure that their operations are nondestructive to aquatic life.
07:38
07:38

Country Running on Reserved Power Supply-ERA island 2 2

Turbines at the three main power supply plants of Nalubaale, Kiira, and Bujjagali were blocked by a floating island on Monday night. The blockage sent the country in a total blackout for close to one hour.
03:13
03:13

South Sudan Registers First COVID -19 Case people 1

Unlike other countries, South Sudan took early measures eve before registering the first case. the government declared a curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 06:00 am ad also ordered the closure of all bars, night clubs, and shops, other than those selling food, in addition to encouraging people to observe social distancing rules.
19:19
19:19

City 'Pastor' Augustine Yiga Arrested for Misleading Public on COVID-19 death 1

Yiga, commonly known as ‘abizaayo’ reportedly used his Television Station to tell the public that there was no Coronavirus in Africa . He coined his argument on the fact that no single death had been declared in a number of countries, yet in the west, nations that were battling the disease had lost lives in hundreds.
21:35
21:35

Wakiso Overwhelmed with Distress Calls of Suspected COVID19 Cases people 1 Top story

Joseph Kamukama, the Wakiso Division Police Commander, notes that much of the distress calls are coming in through security system given the fact that the numbers shared by the Health Ministry were widely shared and are inaccessible easily.
18:56
18:56

Schools Embrace Virtual Engagements in the Face of COVID-19 country 5

President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of schools as one of the measures to control the spread of coronavirus, which, according to experts, moves faster in large gatherings. At the time of the closure, the learners were just half way into the term which started on February 4, 2020 and was due to end on May 1, 2020.
15:57
15:57

School Director in Luuka Arrested For Defying Presidential Directive country

Wanume was teaching Primary Seven pupils whereas five other teachers who fled the scene were interacting with different pupils and their parents within the school compound.
16:40
16:40

UMEME Unveils One Year Development Plan area 2 1

Babungi says the projects are aimed at boosting the country’s innovative youth who can best sustain their enterprises through constant power supply.
13:22
13:22

10 Athletes Selected for IAAF World Half Marathon in Poland country 2 1

The selected team was chosen after posting impressive results in the Source of the Nile Half Marathon Competitions held in Jinja this morning. The run attracted 138 athletes from 22 athletics clubs all over the country.
21:15
21:15

Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 5 1

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
11:17
11:17

Cabinet to Discuss Implementation of New Lower Secondary Curriculum-Janet Museveni Uganda 5 1 Top story

The Education and Sports Minister, Janet Kataaha Museveni told journalists shortly after the release of the Uganda Business and Technical Examination Board-UBTEB results on Friday, said that after the cabinet discussion, they will have to sort out their next cause of action with parliament.
13:00
13:00

Impaired UPDF Soldiers Receive Hearing Aids Uganda 1 1 Top story

The beneficiaries are former AMISOM fighters who suffered hearing impairments following consistent exposure to explosions in war-torn Somalia.
19:48
19:48

Police, FDC Supporters Faceoff in Jinja country 4 2

As crowds grew bigger, the highway was blocked resulting in a heavy traffic jam along the road, a single gateway to the far east. Along the road, they matched, singing in praise of FDC, hitherto the biggest political force in Uganda.
15:13
15:13

U20 Women’s Football Team Head Coach Confident Ahead of Tanzania Tie country 1

“We invited 30 players from different schools and selected football clubs all over the country, with most of them lacking match experience but after this one- week training am sure they can hustle all the tasks ahead of them,” she said.
07:26
07:26

Cultural Integration Boosts Security- General Mbadi Uganda 3 1

While presiding over the 2020 Cultural gala at the Jinja based Senior Command and Staff College-SCSC over the weekend, Mbadi said that all cultures have some similarities, adding that people ought to seek what unites them to ensure sustainable unity.
15:53
15:53

FPU Commander Calls for Establishment of Special Court for Fishery Issues member 1

Akandwanaho notes that cases of illegal fishing practices have increased and over 2500 illegal boats commonly referred to as “bao tatu” and 800 beach seines have been impounded in the past seven months.
19:55
19:55

Political Statements Top PWDs Celebrations people 3 1 Top story

The lead speaker, Grace Asamo used the occasion to tell participants that their human rights can only be safe guarded under the NRM government, warning that a change of guard will jeopardize them.
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