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Apr 2021 18 results
20:07
20:07

Uganda Declined China’s Request to Repay SGR Loan with Oil Revenue Ministry of Works 1 Top story

The railway venture is part of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects that begin from Mombasa through Nairobi, to Kampala, Kigali and Juba. The multi-billion-dollar railway line conceived under the East African Community was agreed upon in 2011 by the presidents of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan.
19:49
19:49

Its a Goalless Draw for SC Villa, Express FC 1 1

The draw mostly affects the Red Eagles who entered the game in pursuit of three points to bridge the gap between them and the table leaders Vipers SC. However, they remain in third place with 36 points while SC Villa is left outside the top four with 29 points.
19:36
19:36

Kampala District Land Board Appointments Stir Chaos in Council 3

The appointment of the two officials was deferred by the Minister for Kampala on account that they were being investigated for their involvement in fraudulent land transactions. The minister in a letter dated November 26, 2020, said that the two had been implicated together with the former Land Board Chairman Yusuf Nsibambi, a basis of which the President had called for an investigation before they take up any roles.
19:13
19:13

Brokers Hijack NIRA Processes, Making Millions in Bribes National ID 2

Although the process of registering for a national ID is supposed to be simple and straight forward, several Ugandans try to avoid the processes and opt for the services of brokers who offer to get all the papers signed and filed by NIRA staff and set an appointment for recording biodata. Each applicant who seeks the service of a broker pays not less than 50,000 Shillings.
18:50
18:50

Police Probes Source, Motive of Imported Catapults Fred Enanga 1 2

The Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said that the consignments of several catapults made by factories were allegedly imported into the country by negative elements that are still plotting to cause violence in the country.
18:26
18:26

UVRI Checks Efficacy of Point of Care Test in Detecting Viral Load in HIV Positive Children Ministry of Health 2 1

Viral load testing according to experts is crucial in the treatment of HIV as it helps in making treatment decisions which in the end help the patient to suppress the virus and improve their quality of life.
17:48
17:48

Gov’t Proposes to Slash Embassy Staff Henry Okello Oryem 2 1

The Foreign Affairs State Minister, Henry Okello Oryem, says the move is aimed at trimming the number of embassy staff and subscription in billions of Shillings to international organizations to save money. He was speaking before the Foreign Affairs Committee to present the budget estimates for the financial year 2021/2022.
17:20
17:20

Nsambya Estates Road to be Renamed After Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga 1 3 Top story

The Speaker Abubaker Kawalya said Dr. Lwanga should be remembered for his tremendous contribution to the growth of Centenary Bank, renovation of Namugongo Marty's Shrine and founding the Wekembe Microfinance Village Bank.
16:52
16:52

Gov’t Recalls Certificates of Private Secondary Schools private school 2 1

Edward Ssebukyu, the Assistant Commissioner of Private Schools and institutions, says the decision is aimed at cleaning up the private secondary school’s register and update information on all schools across the country.
15:10
15:10

National Basketball League Finally Starts April 17th FUBA 4 2

Brian Wathum, head coach of KIU Titans says his team has been working hard after signing new players. He says having new players will help them to compete for the championship this season.
14:41
14:41

Internet Cafes Phasing Out of Business

Richard Semulu of Ntinda, Kampala - who has operated an internet café for the last nine years, says that there is a drastic fall in returns from internet cafes compared to the 2000s when they had a lot of clientele.
14:05
14:05

Deputy IGP Orders Probe of Officers Leaking Internal Communication 1

Lokech has directed, Brig Chris Damulira, who is police force’s director for crime intelligence, to ensure an investigation is conducted and culprits apprehended.
11:19
11:19

Wandegeya Market Moves to Register Vendors, Reallocate Dormant Lockups 4 1 Top story

Mayi Nabukenya, the new Wandegeya market Chairperson says there is no record of the vendors, location of their business and how much they have been paying and where. She says a number of people were given working space without registering with the market office.
11:12
11:12

Kenyan Trade Officials Meet President Museveni Over Sugar Exports 1

The Joint Verification Trade Mission will not only involve the sugar verification exercise but also tackle other market access challenges in areas such as poultry, maize and dairy products. Uganda exports sugar worth Ushs 350 billion a year, but this dropped to just over 200 billion, last year, before starting to rise as more sugar went to the Democratic Republic of Condo.
10:58
10:58

Kiprotich to Lead Team for NN Mission Marathon in Netherlands steven kiprotich 1

Namayo Mawerere, the Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) Publicity Secretary confirmed that the six-man team will have Kiprotich, national Record holder Felix Chemonges, Jackson Kiprop, Victor Kiplangat, Geoffrey Kusuro and Bernard Cheptoch.
09:03
09:03

Regional Passport Centres to Resume Operations Next Month 1 1

Jacob Siminyu, the Spokesperson of the Internal Affairs Ministry, blames the labour export companies for the congestion at the immigration directorate.
08:40
08:40

Student Teachers Ignorant of New Curriculum 2

Henry Ssekaggo, the headteacher Wampewo-Ntake SS, says that he received fifteen student teachers from different universities but none of them is familiar with the new curriculum.
07:18
07:18

Mother Sues St. Francis Hospital Nsambya for Negligence 1 Top story

Namara explains that a week after she returned to the hospital for review doctors found fluid in her tummy but didn’t provide her any explanation on the cause of the abscess. Documents before court indicate that doctors recommended that Namara undergoes another urgent operation but no one attended to her since the doctor was not on the night shift despite the pain she was going through.
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