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21:04
21:04

President Museveni Advises Taxi Drivers to Form Apex Body Ministry of Kampala 4 1

According to State Minister for Kampala Benny Namugwanya, the president is concerned that the numerous splinter groups and associations of Taxi drivers and operators are threatening the efficient management and development of the transport industry. Namugwanya was speaking during a meeting with the speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Friday.
20:22
20:22

Wildlife Crime Putting Human Health at Risk - Report 1 Top story

The Wildlife Crime Report 2020, which was released this afternoon points out that the poachers have increasingly threatened pangolins, birds, turtles, tigers and bears which are poached from their natural habitat, butchered and sold illegally.
17:18
17:18

St. Augustine Chapel Releases CCTV Footage of Killed Makerere University Student 3

The CCTV footage released on Friday shows Tegu holding stones in the hands a few minutes past 10 pm on June 27 chasing policemen who had gathered outside St Augustine Chapel.
17:06
17:06

MTN Uganda Signs License Renewal Agreement 1

In a statement, MTN Uganda said “This brings to an end the long-standing negotiations between MTN Uganda, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) and the government. This license renewal comes almost 2 years later, since MTN Uganda applied for a license renewal following the expiry of their 20 year license in October 2018”.
17:00
17:00

Cold Conditions to Continue Until Mid-August- UNMA 2

The UNMA Executive Director Festus LuboyeraHe added that the cold weather phenomenon is due to the inflow of southerly cold winds from southern hemisphere such as southern Africa that is currently experiencing winter conditions.
16:20
16:20

Temporary Relief for Coca Cola in Battle over UGX 58b Tax Bill 1

According to an assessment by URA, an audit of Coca Cola Uganda between January 2014 and December 2017 found that the beverages maker had not paid 58.1 billion Shillings in taxes. But Cola rejected URA’s position and dismissed the assessment which was presented to the company in January 2020.
14:20
14:20

Six New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed MOH

The six cases were part of 2,048 samples that were tested yesterday for the disease. Four of the confirmed cases were contacts from Busia, Malaba,Amuru and Kyotera district while two cases are from the Mutukula and Malaba points of entry.
14:15
14:15

Journalists Failed to Question Official Narrative in COVID-19 Coverage-Report lockdown 2 Top story

The study conducted between January 1 and June 30, 2020, indicates that the conventional reporting format of news writing remained dominant with 1,965 stories, representing 75 per cent of all news stories and articles published during the time. Often, government officials were not questioned on their statements.
13:01
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Police Release Eight Makerere Residents Arrested Over Student Murder 2 1 Top story

Tom Ogwang, whose son, Reagan Ogwang and daughter, Sharon Ogwang, had been arrested confirmed that they have been set free on police bond. Teddy Olwayo, said her brother, Raymond Olwawu, has been also released on bond.
07:14
07:14

Wealthy Households Received More Support During Lockdown-Survey 2 1

The report indicates that Urban households had three times more chances of getting support than rural homes. But still, the rich households within the urban setup, received more support from the government, Non-government Organizations, and other actors, as the distribution of relief favoured the haves, according to Marie Nanyanzi, the programmes officer at Twaweza Uganda.
05:16
05:16

Students Struggling to Adjust to Remote Learning Tools -Study 2

A number of institutions switched from the four-walled classrooms and adopted remote collaboration tools and learning management systems after the closure of educational institutions in March, as the government attempted to limit gatherings and reduce the risk of transmission of the novel coronavirus.
04:49
04:49

Gov't Allocates UGX 500m to Feed Children with Nodding Syndrome nodding disease 3 1

This is according to State Minister for Health Robinah Nabbanja, in response to queries raised by Aruu North MP Lucy Aciro on the plight of thousands of children who are suffering; with no food, no treatment and no intervention from the government to give them hope. Aciro said hundreds of children have since passed on.
21:34
21:34

Uganda in Talks with UK University to Take Part in COVID-19 Vaccine Trials 2

The Imperial College London began human trials of their vaccine in June 2020 with a small dose of the vaccine being administered to a volunteer in West London. A total of 50 participants will take part in the trial to determine the safety and immunogenicity of the vaccine.
19:49
19:49

WHO Launches Review in Global Response to COVID-19 COVID-19 Pandemic

The review which will be led by an evaluation panel will look at the way the WHO and the world at large responded to the COVID-19 pandmeic
18:53
18:53

Museveni, Tooro King Meet at State House

According to a statement released by the presidential press unit, Museveni and Oyo discussed a number of issues among them the now suspended World Monarchs Summit that was slated for September this year. The summit was postponed by the Kingdom due to the Covid-19 pandemic guidelines that prohibits public gatherings.
17:34
17:34

MPs Query SAGE Roll Out Schedules 5 1

PAC is concerned that the beneficiaries of the SAGE programme have suffered from unnecessary and crippling delays owing to a poor roll out plan of the programme by the ministry.
17:29
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UPC Aspirant Contests Akena’s Election 2 1

According to Omino, the process leading to Akena’s election was illegal, staged managed and contravenes the party constitution.
17:08
17:08

MP Komakech Granted Leave to Introduce Human Rights Defenders Protection Bill violation of rights 1 1

Komakech who introduced the Private member's bill entitled “Human Rights Defenders Protection Bill 2020 says that human right defenders that undertake to defend the rights of other persons like human rights organizations, activists, and lawyers among others have often been the target of repressive measures by the government, security forces and businesses among others.
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16:00

UPDF Explains why LDUs are Deployed Outside their Areas of Origin 4 1

This video is among the many that have especially in the last three months gone viral where LDU personnel are seen assaulting hapless citizens. Acts like these, according to Maj. Bilal Katamba, the spokesperson of the LDUs, blur the good things that the force has been able to accomplish especially its primary purpose of fighting crime.
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Four Suspected Thugs Apprehended in Nansana During Patrol 1 Top story

Major Bilal Katamba, the 1st Division UPDF Spokesperson, says the suspected thugs had raided Nansana East II B zone where they were found breaking the walls of buildings to gain access.
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