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23:04
23:04

Uganda Heart Institute Relocates to Mulago Hospital 1

According to the Uganda Heart Institute, they will occupy the fifth floor of Mulago hospital until their Shillings 259 billion home is built
22:59
22:59

Sports Federations Call for Policy On Rewards for Top Performers 1 4

The federation leaders from Paralympics, Athletics, and Boxing - some of the games through which Ugandans have scooped several medals-note that they have critically observed that it has become a culture for leaders to offer 'simple contributions' to individuals who raise the country’s flag high by winning several medals and accolades.
20:41
20:41

Gov’t Resumes Process to Return Ugandans Stranded Abroad COVID-19 Pandemic 1

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced plans for the resumption of the repatriation of Ugandans stuck abroad weeks after the process was halted.
17:46
17:46

Tororo Hotel Manager Murder Suspects Arrested in Kampala 1

On Monday, workers of Muzuri hotel found their manager, Irene Kamahasio, lying dead in a pool of blood.
17:18
17:18

Health Minister Aceng Regrets Facemask Scandal in Lira COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

The Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng says that she regrets a recent incident in which she is captured on camera without a facemask.
17:12
17:12

Tullow Oil Shareholders Approve Sale of Interest in Uganda Oil Sector Total E&P 1

Tullow said on Wednesday that 99.9 per cent of its shareholders had voted for the transaction that will see all its interests in Uganda’s oil industry be taken over by the French oil giant Total E&P. Tullow will be paid USD 500 million payable at completion and USD 75 million payable after the project's final investment decision.
16:48
16:48

Employers May Be Held Accountable Incase of COVID-19 in Workplaces coronavirus 1 1

Sseggona said employers must also sign indemnity agreements that will protect them from liability from the sub-contractors. This means that if an employee of the sub-contractor who includes security services providers, food suppliers, and cleaners get infected with the virus.
16:39
16:39

Police Links Gruesome Murders to 28 Criminal Gangs 2

Top on the list of the criminal gangs dismantled in 2019 is the Kasolo Kopriano a.k.a Arsenal. The group is accused of orchestrating the kidnaps and murders recorded at Katwe police station on CRB 1422/2019. Kasolo’s gang is accused of among other crimes kidnapping and killing social worker Maria Nagirinya and her driver Ronnie Kitayimbwa, from Lungujja, in August last year.
16:10
16:10

Woman In Trouble for Scalding Own Children With Hot Water 1 1

Kampala metropolitan deputy police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said the suspect Kemigisha Macklin resident of Kifumbiira in Kamwokya reportedly locked her two children a 7 and 10 old minors inside house and started pouring hot water them on Monday
15:59
15:59

Parliament Starts Testing MPs for COVID-19 lockdown 1 1

The decision followed an engagement with officials from the Ministry of Health officials who guided that MPs needed to be tested based on their engagements which have put them into contact with different people since the outbreak of the pandemic.
15:42
15:42

Minor Offenders to Stand Trial in Remand Homes social development 4 1 Top story

Jane Stella Ogwang, the Principal Probation and Social Welfare Officer in the Gender, Labor and Social Development Ministry disclosed this while opening the first court session at Naguru Remand Home.
15:00
15:00

Universities Petition NCHE over E-Learning Guidelines 2

Professor Robert Ikoja-Odongo, Vice-Chancellor of Soroti University, argues that although the universities have been getting ready for this approach, having all students attending the E-learning will stall their efforts.
14:49
14:49

MPs, Officials Wear Masks Wrongly as Health Committee Hosts Aceng Lockdown 1 1 Top story

The Health committee chairperson Michael Bukenya on Wednesday morning asked people without masks to exit the room as they hosted Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng.
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13:28

Uganda Records 3 New COVID-19 Cases COVID-19 in Uganda 1 Top story

The three cases are part of over 2,000 tests that were carried out yesterday. Two of the positive cases are truck drivers who entered the country using the Malaba and Busia points of entry while one case was a community case from Kampala.As the number of COVID-19 cases globally increase, WHO is cautioning leaders to disseminate the right kind of information where COVID-19 is concerned
06:01
06:01

Ugandan Hospitals Not Equipped to Handle Trauma Emergencies- Survey 2

No regional referral hospital had trained critical care nurses and several of them lacked trained staff and basic equipment such as suction machines. In terms of equipment and medicine, the hospitals did not have suction machines, medical oxygen, plasters to stabilise fractures or even intravenous fluid.
05:49
05:49

Media Houses Decry Revenue Loss as Gov’t Enjoys Free Airtime 2 1

The radio stations lose up to eight million Shillings every month from the free talk show that is dedicated to government programmes. They also lose 14 million Shillings on adverts, 2.4 million Shillings on announcements and 10 million Shillings on DJ mentions. These figures are documented in a petition that was presented to the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Tuesday.,
04:43
04:43

President Museveni Declines to Assent to PPDA Amendment Bill 2 1

President Museveni has returned the Bill to Parliament indicating that the renaming of the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) to the Public Procurement Registration Authority without providing for the transfer of its liabilities and obligations to the new one left a lacuna in the law, contracts of employment and contracts with service providers, pending court cases and other contractual obligations.
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