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22:23
22:23

Kampala 999 Patrol Commander SSP Bamuzibire Succumbs to COVID-19 1

Bamuzibire, according to police sources at Naguru police headquarters Naguru, has succumbed to Covid19 at Nsambya hospital.
22:18
22:18

I Don't Need Help Choosing Cabinet Ministers - Museveni 1 Top story

Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah said that he had not officially received the list of those appointed asking the President to avail the list to his office so that vetting of the ministers can take place.
18:13
18:13

Attack on Gen Katumba Was Politically Motivated-Museveni President Museveni 3

According to President Museveni, the attack was a definite political motive, and they will know who was behind the attack.
18:07
18:07

Ugandan Targets Dubai Expo to Grow Exports 3

The Dubai Expo 2020 runs from October to April 2022, attracting exhibitors from at least 190 countries, as well as expecting more than 20 million people to visit the event.
17:45
17:45

Nakalema Orders Bus Companies to Refund Extorted Passengers' Cash bus owners 1 1

In an update through the Anti-corruption tweeter handle on what transpired in the meeting that was convened to harmonize on how students and citizens will be refunded their money, Nakalema has directed that companies that extorted money refund it within seven days.
17:38
17:38

Traffic Officers Paired With Armed FFU 1 2

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said the deployment of traffic officers alongside armed colleagues is in response to President, Yoweri Museveni’s directive during the State of Nation Address last week.
17:32
17:32

National Budget: Human Capital, Security and Governance Take Lion's Share 1

Under the budget, 7.7 trillion Shillings has been earmarked for Human Capital Development; 6.9 trillion for peace, security and good governance interventions; 5.1 trillion for development of integrated transport infrastructure.
17:16
17:16

LDC Defends Decision to Graduate Students Without Issuing Final Results LDC Graduation 1 Top story

Frank Nigel Othembi, LDC Executive Director told URN in an interview on Thursday morning that results normally come out well before graduation, which wasn’t possible this time around. “Seeing results is not a precondition for graduation,” Othembi said.
16:57
16:57

African Countries Lagging Behind in COVID-19 Vaccination-WHO 1

According to WHO, Africa needs 225 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to reach the target.
15:41
15:41

Police Make 1.3 Billion Part Payment For SACCO Canteen Food Debt 1

Senior police officers at SACCO officers have intimated to Uganda Radio Network –URN that the new undersecretary, Aggrey Wunyi, has cleared part of the debt. This, according to source, has been achieved after Omoding hired Allied CPA that has helped to reconstruct documents regarding the food debt.
15:40
15:40

Budget: Gov't Allocates UGX 1.67 Trillion for Agro-Industrialization Agriculture 1

According to Amos Lugoloobi, agro-industrialization will be achieved through different strategic actions including developing Commodity Value Chains linking national, regional, district and sub-county level commodity off-takers to private nucleus farmers.
15:24
15:24

COVID-19: Medics Warn Public Against Buying Medicine Combos Over The Counter 5

Idro says people should not buy dexamethasone and Prednisolone which are one of the drugs on the combo lists of pharmacies as treatment for COVID-19 explaining that the drugs increase one’s risk of developing diabetes and can worsen those already battling the disease.
15:01
15:01

Fifty People Arrested in Ntinda Bar 1 1

Kampala metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said that 50 suspects were picked up in one bar called Garage located in Ntinda-Kigowa zone Nakawa division in the ongoing night operations of raiding bars that are still operating.
15:00
15:00

MPs Without COVID-19 Test Results Allowed to Attend Budget Reading Parliament 4 1

More than 150 MPs were earlier locked out of the Kololo Airstrip where Parliament is currently sitting after their COVID-19 results delayed.
14:43
14:43

Parliament Approves Cabinet Expansion Ministers 1

Articles 113 (2) and 114 (3) of the Constitution provide that the cabinet shall have a total number of 42 ministers (Cabinet and State) and that the president can only vary the number with the approval of parliament.
14:34
14:34

1,500 Stranded Students Evacuated So Far 6

Since Tuesday, the government has been providing transport to clear the numbers of students stranded in Kampala to get back to their upcountry homes.
09:18
09:18

Schools Reintroduce Long Distance Teaching for Semi Candidates for Continuity 3

For the semi candidates who were returning on June 7 for their special term before getting promoted to candidate classes, some secondary schools have embarked on reintroducing long distance learning for the 42 days of lockdown on the sector.
08:43
08:43

CID Fears a 42-Day Upsurge in Defilement Cases CID Kampala 2 2

Charles Twine the CID spokesperson has told Uganda Radio Network-URN, that as law enforcement bodies apart from the challenge of enforcing the Covid-19 guidelines in place, another disturbing factor is going to be high reported cases of defilement, likely to shoot-up once again in this lockdown.
08:09
08:09

Old Men and Women Fluke Stranded Students' Transport 5 1

According to Ismail Mulindwa, the director Basic and secondary education, they have managed to coordinate as relevant ministries of education, transport ,health and police to ensure that they clear the increasing numbers of learners without discriminating the non students found among students before the set deadline.
07:34
07:34

New Cabinet Shows Museveni Not Thinking About Transition - Mak Don Parliament 2 1

Makerere University History Don, Ndebesa Wambutsya has revealed that President Museveni’s appointments of the recent cabinet indicate that he is not planning on retiring anytime soon.
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