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20:37
20:37

Uganda Lacks Institutional Democracy - MAK Don Democracy in Uganda 3 1

Prof. Makara says the country merely practices Electoral democracy which is a ritual of elections every five years.
20:26
20:26

Energy Companies Asked to Reduce Power Tariffs electricity tariff 2

Kitutu says the other companies involved in upstream level activities like generation and transmission should not take advantage of the public ignorance which leaves distributors like Umeme as the visible culprits.
20:20
20:20

We Don’t Regulate Where Candidates Place Campaign Posters -EC 1 4

The Spokesperson of the Electoral Commission Paul Bukenya, said that although the law allows candidates to put up posters to engage the electorate, the EC cannot determine where to put or not to put the posters.
19:35
19:35

Uganda Prisons Spending UGX 119M Each Day on Remanded Prisoners Uganda Judiciary 4 1

Dr Flavian Zeija, the Principal Judge says there are few judges to preside over capital offences in Uganda. Out of the 82 judges recommended there are 56.
18:38
18:38

Kampala Metropolitan Police Rescues Kidnapped Children in Tororo Human Trafficking 1 1

The three children who are all pupils of Smart Nursery Day and Boarding School in Nabuti, Mukono were kidnapped from their homes in Kasangati and Nabuti after they were lured by a cobbler.
18:01
18:01

How Parliament and District Aspirants Spent a Trillion Before Campaigns Kicked Off 2

The survey which was conducted in 29 districts, 70 constituencies and 14,169 villages across the country, targeted 939 aspirants. Of these, 615 were aspirants interested in becoming directly elected Members of Parliament, 151 district women representative aspirants, 116 district aspirants and 57 persons aspiring for mayorship.
17:42
17:42

We Have No Issues with Kyagulanyi's Body Armours- UPDF 1 1

UPDF’s response through Spokesperson, Brig Flavia Byekwaso, comes hours after Kyagulanyi posted a picture of him and his longtime music partner, Nubian Li, dressed in body armours before they embarked on their campaign trail in Kibuku, Budaka and Manafwa districts.
17:28
17:28

World Bank Cautions Gov't on Excess Spending The World Bank 5

World Bank Senior Economist, Richard Walker says a discovery of a vaccine against Covid 19 will help tame the economic decline, but there still remains worry over the high borrowing rates, the possible effects of the general elections and poor budget management.
15:55
15:55

COVID -19 Vaccine: MOH to Present Application to Join COVAX Facility COVID-19 Vaccine 4

According to Dr Alfred Driwale who heads the Uganda National Expanded Programme on Immunisation (UNEPI) at the Ministry of Health (MOH) says the application will be tendered in on Monday to increase Uganda’s chance of quickly accessing the vaccine when it becomes available.
15:40
15:40

Archbishop Kazimba Calls for Peaceful Campaigns 4 1

The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda (CoU), the Most Rev. Dr. Stephen Samuel Kaziimba Mugalu has called upon all leaders and citizens to embrace a more peaceful way of conducting themselves in campaigns and upcoming 2021 election.
15:22
15:22

Medics Asks Gov't to Set Up Post COVID-19 Clinics Ministry of Health 1

According to scientists, people who suffer from COVID-19 experience long-term effects sometimes such as brain fog, dementia, muscle pain, fatigue and heart palpitations. Other patients suffer from mental illnesses such as depression.
12:50
12:50

School Administrator Calls for Help As Children from Neighborhood Eat Candidate's Food 4 2

Amiina Mirembe Kyazze, 83, the proprietor of the school says most of the children were attending the school before government instituted a lockdown to halt the transmission of COVID-19 in March. She says the children come confessing missing meals at home.
12:10
12:10

Exporters Push for Tough Measures Against Trade Barriers from EAC States 3 1

The Executive Director UMA Daniel Birungi said there is a need to create a level playing field of manufacturers across the region to have a true common market and real integration.
11:00
11:00

CDC Shortens COVID-19 Quarantine Time

To date, world over, quarantine time for people who have been in contact with a positive case or those suspected to have acquired SARS- COV – 2, the virus that causes COVID-19 have been spending 14 days in isolation. The recommendation for the 14-day quarantine was based on estimates of the upper bounds of the COVID-19 incubation period.
10:02
10:02

Star Times Uganda Premier League Returns to Action 1 Top story

Asan Kasingye, the Chairman of Police FC, says their team is ready for any challenge. “We have been readying our team since last season, we have strengthened structures, recruited well, paid our players during the lockdown, and now putting together the necessary equipment,” Kasingye disclosed to URN
07:15
07:15

Kadaga Seeks Collaboration Between Parliament and US Congress 4 1

Kadaga notes that the collaboration is strong at the government level but there is no cooperation between the two legislatures.
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