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23:19
23:19

Development Partners Call For Equal Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health 1 3

Development partners have called for equity in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine saying underdeveloped countries should not be made to wait longer for the vaccines.
22:31
22:31

Uncertanity As Deputy IGGs Contracts Near End 1 2

In September 2020, information widely circulated that the President had nominated Justice Mugambe IGG, information that remains on a Wikipedia page dedicated to her. Minister Lokodo says since the said nomination was not communicated to other organs, it was not completed.
21:03
21:03

Police FC Defeats Onduparaka 3:1 2

The win takes Police into the second position of the table with nineteen points. Vipers are the table leaders with 21 points.
20:21
20:21

MPs Push for Establishment of Speaker’s Panel 1 4

In Australia, at the commencement of every Parliament, the Speaker nominates a panel of not less than four members to assist. Generally, the Speaker appoints both opposition and government members to the Speaker’s panel, with government members being in the majority. On the other hand, Kenya’s Constitution under Article 107 (1) (c) provides other persons who can preside over the House other than the Speaker or Deputy Speaker. The Article provides that in the absence of the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker, another member of the House elected by the House presides.
17:59
17:59

Ministry Yet to Release Updated SOPs Ahead of Reopening for Non-Candidates 1 2

When the government announced the reopening of schools, the pre-reopening activities were to include an update of the SOPs by the ministry. Although inspection has kicked off, the said tools have not been developed, leaving school proprietors, teachers, and parents guessing.
17:47
17:47

Wearing Face Masks Frustrating Learners With Hearing Impairment head teacher 1 4 Top story

Juliet Mary Tumuhairwe, the headteacher of Uganda School for the Deaf notes that wearing a facial mask is very challenging for her group of learners as they cannot fully understand or interpret what the teacher is communicating with them.
17:34
17:34

Cheaper Gorilla Tracking Permits Fail to Attract Tourists 1

Uganda Wildlife Authority has failed to register an increase in number of tourists despite reducing the costs of Gorilla tracking permits.
17:15
17:15

Police Procures Motorcycles for Detectives in Remote Areas CID Headquarters 1

CID Spokesperson Charles Twine said the motorcycles will increase efficiency in conducting investigations since many detectives could spend a lot of time trying to find means to reach crimes scenes in remote areas.
17:10
17:10

Parliament Directs Internal Affairs Minister to Release List of Abducted Ugandans 1 4

Latif Ssebaggala, the Kawempe North MP said that while addressing the country two weeks ago, President Museveni admitted that the missing Ugandans were in the hands of security agencies and that their names will be released to the public.
16:46
16:46

Mufti Suspends Masaka, Bunyoro Kadhis After Succesful Impeachment 1 Top story

In a media statement, Ashiraf Zziwa, the acting Public Relations Officer, Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC, says the Mufti has appointed Sheikh Badru Uzairu Wassajja and Sheikh Edris Songolo to replace Sheikh Bagunduse and Sheikh Ashiraf Kugonza in acting capacity respectively.
16:40
16:40

Joshua Cheptegei Nominated for 2020 Laureus World Sportsman Award 2 Top story

Cheptegei has been nominated alongside other five international athletes who include USA’s Basketball player LeBron James, Poland’s football player Robert Lewandowski who plays for German club Bayern Munich, Spain’s Tennis player Rafael Nadal, United Kingdom’s Motor racer Lewis Hamilton, and Swedish pole vaulter Armand Duplantis.
16:21
16:21

Hundreds In Malaba, Mutukula Still Doubt Presence of COVID-19 in Uganda-New Study Makerere University 1 5

Dr. Rebecca Nuwematsiko, a researcher based at Makerere University School of Public Health who participated in the study told journalists that they found that people aged 50 and above took the prevention measures more seriously compared to their younger counterparts.
14:22
14:22

Ugandans Lose Phones UGX 4 Billion Shillings to Thugs Every Year 1 1

Data for three years shows thugs stole 5,630 phones in 2019 which were worth 4.29 Billion Shillings. However, police investigators including the cyber-crime unit ably recovered mobile phones worth 654 Million Shillings.
11:38
11:38

MPs Call for Wider Consultations on Proposed 7-Year Term 2021 elections 1 4

Members of Parliament have called for wider consultations on the proposal to extend the term of Members of Parliament and the Presidency from the current five years to seven years.
10:54
10:54

Uganda Paralympic Committee to Send Seven Athletes for 2021 Grand Prix Mpindi Bumali 4 4

The team of seven athletes comprises six active para-athletics athletes who include Fred Masisa, Wilfred Ocen, Al Bashir Bwaga, Alex Wilson Legu and Peace Oroma however there will also be one support player who runs with Fred Masisa to guide him. Masisa falls under classification TF/11-13 which is for athletes with visual impairment.
10:26
10:26

Kyagulanyi Officially Applies to Supreme Court to Withdraw Presidential Election Petition 2 2 Top story

His lawyers, led by Medard Lubega Sseggona filed the application this morning asking leave of court to withdrawal the petition in whole. Kyagulanyi lists six reasons for withdrawing the petition, which are also supported with arguments in an affidavit of 22 paragraphs.
08:43
08:43

Early Childhood Development Association Petitions Speaker over Fate of Nursery Schools 5 1

The Early Childhood Development Association led by president Manuela Mulondo met Kadaga in a bid to request her to pressure the government to reconsider this decision.
08:16
08:16

Police Commanders Directed to Intensify Night Curfew Operations AIGP Edward Ochom 1 1

In the message to the commanders, Ochom noted that criminality has increased especially at night because of the failure to implement the curfew.
07:31
07:31

Uganda's National Risk and Vulnerability Atlas Launched Disaster Management 3 1

The atlas compiled with the assistance of the UNDP country office provides data on various disasters the country is facing indicating vulnerability of various communities and offering recommendations to enhance resilience of these communities.
07:08
07:08

Justice Minister Fails to Block Debate on Opposition Constitutional Amendments 1 4 Top story

On Tuesday, Kamuntu asked Parliament to halt debate on the bill to allow the government to constitute a Constitutional Review Commission to handle the proposals in the bill and others that may arise. He also noted that the proposed amendments were many as they affect many entities, arguing that considering them would tantamount to overhauling Uganda's Supreme law.
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