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09:13
09:13

Sanjay Asks NRM Delegates to Ignore Racial Biases country 1 2 Top story

Speaking to URN in an interview shortly after addressing NRM delegates drawn from various areas in Busoga sub region on Friday, Sanjay said whereas his rivals are playing the racial card on the basis of his Indian accent, he is a Ugandan with sufficient capacity to serve his fellow countrymen.
15:24
15:24

UNBS Rescinds Ban on Importation of Used Clothes, Footwear social media

In a statement issued on Wednesday, Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) said that the feedback indicated that the action was likely to derail the focus on the other existing measures put in place by the government to contain the virus that causes COVID-19. As such, it rescinded the directive.
19:17
19:17

Kadaga Wants Relief Food Distributed Across the Country region 1 2

Kadaga observed that the national taskforce is currently concentrating its’ food aid campaigns in the areas of Kampala and Wakiso, while sidelining other equally starving communities throughout the country.
14:23
14:23

Fraudsters Impersonate Health Minister, PS Online COVID-19 1 2

“Dear friends, malicious individuals are at it again. They have created a fake Instagram account under my name. I want to inform you all that I DO NOT have an Instagram account and please don’t respond to any Information coming from that profile. It is a scam account,” Aceng posted on her social media.
11:28
11:28

Security Officials Deny Aiding Illegal Traders to Cross Border DRC 3 3 Top story

Uncorroborated reports also indicate that some traders are escorted by police and other armed personnel to Beni in DRC. Last month, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ordered the closure of all borders and the airports with exception of cargo trucks to contain the spread of COVID19.
03:13
03:13

South Sudan Registers First COVID -19 Case resident 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.
14:58
14:58

Jinja Municipal Council Staff to Work from Home municipality 1

Ochen says that the employees will be working online from home under supervision by their departmental heads.
18:56
18:56

Schools Embrace Virtual Engagements in the Face of COVID-19 child 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.
12:18
12:18

No Registered Case of Corona Virus in Kampala –Health Ministry coronavirus 1 Top story

In a statement issued this morning, the Senior Health Ministry Publicist, Emmanuel Ainebyoona, says no single COVID-19 case has been registered in the country. He also clarifies that the Health Ministry surveillance teams received an alert from Royal Complex on Friday of a lady suspected to have COVID-19 infection.
13:49
13:49

Mystery Surrounds Double Fire at Gayaza High School incident 3 1

The school registered two fire incidents in a space of two days. The first one, on Friday night, which burnt Corby dormitory and destroyed all the students' properties and the second fire which gutted Kivebulaya Dormitory on Sunday Afternoon.
14:36
14:36

Bobi Wine to Resume Consultations Next Week Uganda Police Force 4 6 Top story

According to Ssenyonyi, when they wrote to police, the only response they got was through media reports the next day by the Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, saying they hadn’t followed the laid down guidelines.
16:55
16:55

Identity Thefts Fueling Cyber Crime - Police robbery 1

In 2018, unsuspecting members of public including several police officers were fleeced of money by a one Geoffrey Kalele, a resident of Kalitumba, Magada Sub county, Namutumba District when he created and used a Facebook page in the names of the IGP Martin Okoth Ochola, to solicit money from them in the pretense of helping them acquire better offices and promotions.
20:31
20:31

ICT Minister Asks Local Government Staff to Support NRM or Quit district 1 2 Top story

Nabakooba also took a swipe at some local government public relations officers for failing to update district websites detailing government achievements such as mechanized agricultural systems in preference of discussing political tales, which have dragged young people in abject poverty since they lack information to transform their lives.
14:43
14:43

Court Halts Implementation of Digital Tax Stamps Uganda 1

The order signed by the Deputy Registrar Dr. Agnes Nkonge stays URA from enforcing the transition period deadline which the tax body had set before slapping heavy fines to manufacturers and importers of several gazette goods including bottled water, soda, beer, wine, spirits, and tobacco.
13:06
13:06

Reviewing Museveni’s 10 Point Security Plan Fred Enanga 3 3 Top story

In his speech, Museveni said with the CCTVs in place, criminals will to suffer as cameras are in position to capture their activities in places from as far as 30kms. He said government will install cameras on highways and start the digital registration of motor vehicle and motorcycle number plates in the second phase.
10:24
10:24

Nansana Youths Spend Nights On Flats in Search of Free Internet area 3 1 Top story

Early this week, the reporter climbed the building next to Ave Maria Supermarket only to find dozens of youths busy on their phones, each minding their own business. Each of the youths could be seen surfing or typing on their smartphones.
18:44
18:44

UNEB Disowns Social Media PLE Papers school 3 1 Top story

Our reporter accessed the fake papers and compared them with the papers done on Monday but none of the numbers were similar. The UNEB Executive Secretary, Dan N. Odong has those behind the fake papers that they risk arrest.
20:19
20:19

Herbalist Cum Musician "Nailed" for Composing Museveni Song NRM 3 1

Isaac Katoogo alias Ambassador wa Yesu, a resident of Kiteeso cell in Namakwekwe ward in Northern division in Mbale municipality claims that three masked men intercepted him between 9:00PM and 10:00pm around Nkoma, a Mbale town suburb.
17:19
17:19

How Social Media is Disrupting Legal Practice in Uganda 1 6

Retired High Court Judge Justice Patrick Tabaro maintains that the internet is with no doubt an enabler to the legal practice in Uganda and world over. He advises that lawyers stick to the ethics of the profession in order to avoid clashing and abusing the principles of law which they are trained to uphold.
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