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10:00
10:00

Makerere Student Sells Shoes Online to Beat Off COVID-19 Effects resilience 5 1

Allan Katende, who is pursuing a degree course in Agriculture and Rural Innovation, looks forward to owning “the largest online business store selling shoes in Kampala City. He calls this an opportunity presented to him by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdowns imposed since March 2020.
15:43
15:43

Gov't COVID-19 Relief Fund to Delay for Another Week-Minister Engola Parliament 2 1 Top story

Lillian Aber, the Kitgum Woman MP asked Government to negotiate with Telecoms to waive the withdraw charges so that the beneficiaries receive the entire sum of Shillings 100,000. She also raised complaints about ghost names on the Government list.
16:05
16:05

Number of Journalists Covering Parliament Reduced to 30 lockdown 1

The reduction also means that only 20 media houses of the over 50 will be able to cover Parliament events.
15:10
15:10

Only 14 of the 160 COVID-19 Cases at Parliament were MPs lockdown 1

More than 3,000 people were tested for COVID-19 as part of the clearance to attend the different Parliamentary events this month. The events included the election of the Speaker on May 24, the State of the Nation Address by President Museveni on June 4, and Budget Reading on June 10.
14:23
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Police Explains Presence of Many Private Cars on the Road curfew 1

On the many private vehicles on the road in several parts of Kampala despite the announcement of the new lockdown measures, Oweyesigire says there is no car that is left to go without the driver explaining themselves
19:27
19:27

Works Ministry officials meet over Exorbitant Bus Fares lockdown 1 1

The huge number of travelers prompted transporters to hike their fares. Bus fares to up country areas have more than doubled. For example, transport fares to the northern Uganda route specifically to Gulu has increased to between Shillings 100,000 and 130,000 from Shillings 40, previously. Travelers to Elegu border post are paying Shillings 150,000.
11:51
11:51

Private Teachers Petition Parliament over UGX 20Bn Relief Fund lockdown 1 2

In July 2020, the government pledged 20 Billion Shillings to support teachers in private schools who were affected by the closure of schools.
22:40
22:40

Gov’t Rejects Demands to Lift Curfew Parliament 5 1

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said that the curfew will be maintained despite calls by members of Parliament to have it lifted.
08:47
08:47

No Need to Lift Curfew for Ramadan Period - Minister Obiga Kania COVID-19 2 1

Mario Obiga Kania, the Minister of State for Internal Affairs has said there is no need to lift curfew as Muslims observe the Ramadan period.
17:35
17:35

Parliament Questions Relevance of Curfew lockdown 4 1

The matter was raised by Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South MP who says that the curfew is now being used to violate rights of Ugandans, curtail mothers and women who are coming from the market and extort money from Ugandans.
16:15
16:15

New Year’s Eve in Kampala Largely Peaceful - Police lockdown 1 1

Out of three accidents, Police registered two deaths in Mukono and Kampala areas.
08:09
08:09

Rain, Silent Night Usher in New Year lockdown 3 1

Major hotels like Sheraton, Serena, and Skyz in Naguru were silent with no signs of New Year celebrations.
16:55
16:55

Presidential Candidate Kabuleta Wants Curfew Lifted ahead of Festivities COVID 19 Curfew 1 1

Presidential Candidate Joseph Kabuleta has called for the lifting of the curfew imposed in the wake of COVID-19 Pandemic ahead of the festive season holiday.
16:10
16:10

Special “Emyooga” Treatment for Kampala, Wakiso Draws Criticism COVID-19 5 1

According to the breakdown, each group is entitled to 30 million Shillings and an allocation of 500 million Shillings is set aside for each constituency. However, a move by the government to allocate an additional 50 billion Shillings to Kampala and Wakiso districts has sparked criticism from Members of Parliament.
14:44
14:44

Cecelia Ogwal Regrets Condemning Museveni on Lockdown Parliament 1 1

Ogwal, a member of the Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) who was addressing the President as she led prayers, said that when President Museveni instituted the lockdown including closing churches, many people were uncomfortable, and she personally condemned the President.
21:12
21:12

Parliament Passes Resolution for Gov’t to Pay Exam fees for Candidates lockdown 2 1

Parliament has passed a resolution urging government to meet the cost of examination registration for all candidate classes for this year due to the impact of COVID-19.
17:48
17:48

MPs Ask Museveni to Revise Number of People Attending Prayers COVID-19 3 1 Top story

Busia Municipality MP Geoffrey Macho told parliament today, that the government needed to reconsider this decision, and allow more numbers of worshippers according to the size of the churches and the number of people it can accommodate.
18:24
18:24

MPs Reiterate Call for Accountability for COVID-19 Donations Parliament 1 1

The total donations to the COVID-19 task force were valued at 28 billion Shillings by May 2020. They included both cash and non-cash donations channelled through the national response fund, chaired by Emmanuel Katongole, the Executive Chairman of Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited.
14:27
14:27

Basketball Body Considers 3X3 Tournament sports 1 2

Arnold Katabi, the FUBA Vice President in Charge of Marketing and Publicity, says they are discussing how to hold a 3x3 basketball tournament, which has few players and is shorter compared to the league. Three on three Basketball is a new initiative by the Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) to help make basketball a more versatile sport.
11:09
11:09

Foreign Affairs Recalls Embassy Staff in Denmark lockdown 1 1

In the Zoom meeting, the diplomats agreed on how much each of the three top diplomats and the junior staff would get as per diem despite not doing any work.
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