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23:18
23:18

11 Cabinet Ministers Lose Positions as Museveni Names New Cabinet Health Management Top story

Maj. Gen Jim Muhwezi, the Rujumbura Member of Parliament has replaced Gen Ely Tumwine- who has been serving as Security Minister since 2018. For the position of Minister for General Duties in the Prime Minister’s Office, the former NRM Secretary General, Justine Kasule Lumumba, has replaced Mary Karoro Okurut.
22:08
22:08

Museveni Names Vice President, Ministers 1 Top story

I hereby inform the country that By virtue of the Authority given to the President of Uganda by Articles: 108(2), 108A(1), 113(1) and 114(1) of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, I hereby appoint H.E. the Vice President, Rt. Hon. Prime Minister, Honourable Cabinet Ministers and other Ministers as indicated below:
20:51
20:51

URA Releases Kyagulanyi's Bullet-Proof Vehicle on Museveni Orders Kyagulanyi Robert 1 1

In a June 7 letter to Kyagulanyi’s lawyers led by Anthony Wameli, the URA Commissioner General John Musinguzi Rujoki, said that they had received instructions from the president to return the vehicle to the owner immediately.
19:27
19:27

Works Ministry officials meet over Exorbitant Bus Fares lockdown 1 1

The huge number of travelers prompted transporters to hike their fares. Bus fares to up country areas have more than doubled. For example, transport fares to the northern Uganda route specifically to Gulu has increased to between Shillings 100,000 and 130,000 from Shillings 40, previously. Travelers to Elegu border post are paying Shillings 150,000.
18:19
18:19

COVID-19: Health Ministry Directs Health Workers to "Double the Masks"

Yesterday, five deaths were recorded which is the highest single number to be recorded since the surge cases which has led to partial lockdown to halt further transmission.
17:51
17:51

People Stranded in Bus, Taxi Parks as Transport Fares Remain High for Second Day 3 5

Sekandi, a manager at Namayiba bus terminal, says that the amount of money has definitely increased, for example, a trip from Kampala to Gulu now costs between Shillings 160,000 and 170,000 from Shillings 40,000 previously. Kampala to Lira now costs between Shillings 100,000 and 150,000 from the normal fare of Shillings 40,000.
17:46
17:46

Vaccine Laxity May Shrink Uganda's Growth Prospects -World Bank 4

However, this growth is threatened by the slow progress in the COVID-19 vaccination compared to other countries, according to the Bank’s 17th Uganda Economic Update titled; "From Crisis to Resilient Green Growth: Investing in Sustainable Land Management and Climate Smart Agriculture"
17:22
17:22

Gen Lokech Orders AIGP Ochom to Probe Unmanned Roadblocks 1 1

Following the continuous questions raised by journalists about unattended to roadblocks and extortion of money from drivers and riders allegedly flouting curfew time, Lokech has today tasked Assistant Inspector General of Police –AIGP Edward Osiru Ochom, to investigate the unnecessary or permanent checkpoints and take deserving action.
15:49
15:49

Gen Katumba Shooting: Gen Lokech Lists 5 Mistakes Made in Security Response 2 2

Following his own observation while at the scene, and after reviewing footage from several Closed Circuit Television –CCTV cameras, Gen. Lokech says that there was a slow response from the police teams to the shooting. He attributes the sluggish response to communication gaps between the Security camera team and the ground force.
15:33
15:33

Kisota: The Road of Snakes That is Dreaded by its Own Residents Kisota road 2 1

According to an elder in Kisota who has lived here since the 1990’s, the road that wasa a mere footpath then, was bushy and not as clear as it is today. Then it had a lot of trees, which were full of snakes, and that is why it was named Kisota road.
12:09
12:09

DPP Advises Police to Release Suspects on Minor Cases Bail 1

Jacquelyn Okui, the Spokesperson of the DPP, says lists some of the minor cases as common assault, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, thefts involving items of low value and burglaries among others.
11:53
11:53

WHO Guides Countries on Improving Food Safety

In a statement, the organization notes that every year, 600 million cases of foodborne illnesses are reported.
11:32
11:32

Uganda Law Society Petitions Gov't to Clear Movement for Lawyers Pheona Wall Nabasa 2 1

On May 8th 2020, High Court Civil Division Judge Michael Elubu directed that government provides detailed mechanisms to ensure that all lawyers access their clients.
11:30
11:30

UPL Players Dominate Uganda Cranes Final Squad Ahead of South Africa Tie Abadallah Mubiru 2 1 Top story

Five of the players are from Uganda Hippos including Abdul Aziizi Kayondo, Bobosi Byaruhanga, Isma Muguluusi, Steven Sserwadda and Derrick Kakooza.
10:37
10:37

Uganda Develops Five Herbal Therapeutic Products to Manage COVID-19 MOH 2 1

The products include; Warbugia Ugandensis, Cypress oil, Cypress herbal tea, propolis tincture and propolis throat spray. Another product that has been developed is the NCRI-NP Syrup that is a concentrated version of the government's UBV-01N COVID-19 therapeutic that is still undergoing research to determine proper dosages.
09:28
09:28

Police Doesn't Have Enough Pistols to Arm Traffic Officers Fred Enanga 1 1

Gen Museveni also said Gen Katumba’s attackers who rode on two motorbikes encountered a traffic officer who tried to stop them as they fled the scene on the Kisota-Kulambiro Road in Kampala, but were able to escape because the officer was not armed.
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