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21:23
21:23

Gen. Katumba Gets Daily Updates on His Attempted Murder Investigation 7 1

The former Chief of Defence Forces survived an assassination attempt on 1st June, along Kisoto road in Kisaasi, a Kampala Suburb when gun wielding men severally shot at his car. The shooting claimed the life of Katumba’s daughter, Brenda Nantongo and his driver Haruna Kayondo.
18:44
18:44

Education Ministry Renews Pursuit for Radio Sets for Learners Parliament 4 1

The government planned to procure radio sets as one of the measures to ensure that there was continuity in learning after the closure of all educational institutions and other concentration centres following an outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
17:52
17:52

Attention Drawn to Unintentional Injuries as Day of African Child is Marked Makerere University 6

They found that unintentional injuries have become one of the biggest reasons children die in hospital after malaria and nutrition-related diseases. They noted that the highest mortality to unintentional injuries occur in a home environment as children tend to mimic their older siblings and adults.
17:42
17:42

Police Arrest Two For Attempted Robbery of UGX 200M Entebbe Road 1 Top story

“The victims were beaten by these robbers to take the money, but luckily enough, they got help from other boda-boda riders and police officers who managed to arrest only two of the suspects and impounded one of the motorcycles, a Bajaj Boxer Reg. Number UER 994H,” said Twine.
17:22
17:22

New Vaccine Consignment Only for Priority Groups, People Awaiting Second Jab MOH 1

The consignment is part of a 3.5 million vaccine donation from the COVAX facility. Initially, the country was expecting to get 2.3 million vaccines in May following 964,000 vaccine sent in March but due to the exportation ban on vaccines from India, the country will receive less than what was expected.
17:19
17:19

Pictorial: Vetting of Ministers Enters Day Three

Some of those that interfaced with the committee are the Minister of Works and Transport Gen. Katumba Wamala, Jennifer Kacha Namuyangu, the Minister of State for Bunyoro Affairs, Bright Rwamirama, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Hellen Adoa, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (Fisheries), Jackson Kafuuzi, the Deputy Attorney General and others.
16:55
16:55

Uganda Considers Calling for Oxygen Donation as COVID-19 Claims 49 Lives in a Day Ministry of Health 2 1

Dr Monica Musenero, the newly appointed Minister in charge of Science, Technology and Innovation told URN on Wednesday that the government is considering an appeal to save the lives of those Ugandans whose only hope is dependent on the availability of oxygen.
15:10
15:10

Frail Magode Ikuya Appears for Vetting 1 3 Top story

The 74-year-old member of the National Historical Forum could hardly move on his own and depended on the support from close friends and relatives such as Geoffrey Ekanya, the Tororo County North Member of parliament and his Tororo county South counterpart, Fredrick Angura when he appeared at parliament.
11:34
11:34

Mixed Fortunes in New Income Tax Measures

In drafting the measures, the government had in mind the adverse effects of COVID- 19 on the economy, including the failure by the Uganda Revenue Authority to meet the collection targets for 2020/21.
09:23
09:23

Health Workers Forced to Buy Masks Over PPE Shortages UMA 2 1

According to health workers, the COVID-19 infections and deaths among health workers in the second wave are mainly due to lack of PPEs. In the last two weeks, nine doctors of have succumbed to the disease
07:22
07:22

North Kigezi Diocese Bishop Dead 1

Sources at the Church of Uganda Provincial Secretariat told our reporter that the late Bishop Magezi had been first admitted in Mbarara hospital two weeks ago and later transfered to Mulago National Referral Hospital where he succumbed to Covid-19.
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