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22:55
22:55

Seeta Traffic Police Officer was Knocked by Judge 2

Closed Circuit Television –CCTV footage released by police and a picture taken by an onlooker on Sunday evening showed occupants in the Rav4 guarded by a police officer in a Khaki police uniform driving off the scene as Ayesigye appeared almost dead on the ground.
20:17
20:17

MPs Split on Proposal to Involve Museveni in NSSF Bill Scrutiny President 3 1

A joint team of members of the gender and finance committees is scrutinizing the NSSF bill, which among others, seeks to make it mandatory for all workers to register and contribute to NSSF, allow for self-employed people to contribute to NSSF and allow midterm access to benefits for voluntary members.
19:30
19:30

Political Parties Seek New Plan for 2021 Elections IPOD council 4 3

The new head of the IPOD Summit Asuman Basaalirwa says elections need to go on despite the interruptions that have affected all political parties. He noted the need to devise ways to hold the election amidst a pandemic anticipated to last longer.
18:30
18:30

Banks to Close at 2pm to Allow Staff Beat Curfew DTB 1

The biggest challenge for most people working in the city centre has been the traffic jam that builds up from 3pm with snarl-ups stretching for kilometres as people rush home before curfew.
18:10
18:10

MAK Dons Query Govt’s COVID-19 Community Interventions Makerere University 4

Dr Joseph Matovu a behavioral scientist and Senior Research Associate at the School of Public Health said the COVID-19 fighting team has instead imported measures that are being implemented in other countries with different systems wrongly thinking that they can work here.
17:31
17:31

Singer Eddie Kenzo Petitions Parliament for Evacuation from Ivory Coast 2 1

Kenzo left the country for business in March. However, his return was put on hold when President Yoweri Museveni directed the closure of Entebbe International Airport and all other borders, to forestall the spread of coronavirus disease. Media reports indicate that the BET award winner is quarantined in a hotel room in Ivory Coast.
16:28
16:28

Asymptomatic COVID-19 Patients Suffered Organ Damage- Study 2 1

In the country’s first study whose results were circulated on Tuesday, the scientists from Makerere University found 12.8% of the patients to have evidence of liver damage, whereas when lung damage checks were done using chest X- rays and CT scans, three patients were found to have significant lung damage.
16:16
16:16

Coffee Quality Likely to Drop as Farmers Struggle to Offload Unsold Harvest ucda 1 Top story

This is according to the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) Managing director Emmanuel Ilamulemye, who spoke during an online meeting on the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis to farmers, on Wednesday afternoon. He said that coffee markets have stagnated with disruptions from Coronavirus measures, affecting the farmers’ ability to reach markets.
16:10
16:10

Public University Staff Withdraw Labour over Salary Enhancement Woes 1

Rev Dr Grace Lubaale, the Chairperson of the Forum for Academic Staff of Public Universities, an umbrella that brings the staffs together, says they want the funds allocated evenly across the board. He says the demands were cleared stated but were ignored by the authorities.
15:56
15:56

NEMA Halts Issuance of Permits in Wetlands 3 1

The NEMA Executive Director Dr. Tom Okurut notes that the decision is part of the temporary intervention to reduce the ever-rising cases of misuse and encroachment of wetlands and other sensitive areas in several parts of the country.
15:38
15:38

Police Warns on Using Essential Workers’ Stickers, RDC Letters During Curfew 1 1

Senior Superintendent of Police –SSP Norman Musinga, also Kampala metropolitan traffic police commander, said police wont spare vehicles with essential stickers including those with letters of RDC because they usefulness has already expired.
15:35
15:35

Three Arrested Over Death of Woman in Matugga Shrine 2 1

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigire has identified the deceased as 36-year-old Noeline Nansamba. She died in a shrine belonging to Shaban Kayiza, a witchdoctor in Matugga.
14:49
14:49

Bill to Regulate Mobile Money Transactions Gets Committee Nod 1

Besides the regulation of mobile money transactions, the Bill also provides for the protection of the payment and settlement systems against insolvency proceedings by providing for transfer orders finality and protection of collateral arrangements.
14:15
14:15

UTB to Market Uganda as Safest Destination after COVID-19 lockdown 3 1

UTB Chief Executive Officer Lilly Ajarova says that the fact that western media has hailed Uganda as a country for taking leadership on the COVID-19 pandemic cannot be ignored.
12:14
12:14

Displaced Mulungu Traders to be Relocated to Busabala 2 3

The traders were forced to abandon the market last month as a result of rising water levels on Lake Victoria. As many of them relocated to an area outside the gazetted market, Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and National Environment Management Authority-NEMA asked Buganda Land Board, the landlord, to close the site citing health and environmental challenges.
08:03
08:03

Parliament Approves UGX 33Bn Supplementary Budget 2 1

Parliament on Tuesday approved a supplementary budget totaling Shillings 33 billion for the current financial year 2019/2020 meant to facilitate maintenance of several Kampala Capital City roads, finance interventions for street children and others.
07:59
07:59

One dead, 2 Senior Police Officers Injured in Entebbe Road Accident 1 1 Top story

The trio was travelling in a saloon vehicle, which hit a road barricade and overturned injuring the three occupants
04:00
04:00

Gov’t Clears Ugandans Abroad to Return at their Own Cost lockdown 1 1

The Minister for Health Jane Ruth Aceng told the press that indeed the matter had been resolved, and the Ugandans will come back in phases. Those who wish to come home will register with Ugandan embassies abroad and be linked with airlines that are operational.
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