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23:17
23:17

Uganda Cranes Midfielder Aucho Joins Tanzania’s Young Africans SC Khalid Aucho 2

Aucho 28, joins Young as free agent after ending his contract at Egyptian’s side Misr El Makkasa in June this year, the two parties agreed not to extend the contact and consequently the midfielder had to look for another opportunity.
22:09
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Uganda Industry to Benefit from Campaign Against Fossil Fuels - Expert Oil and gas 2 3 Top story

Amidst all this, the migration from fossil fuel to cleaner sources of energy is also gathering pace, with the automotive industry, which is the main consumer, increasingly going for battery-powered electric engine vehicles.
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Construction of Cancer Radiotherapy Bankers at Nsambya Hospital Set to Start 3 2

Upon completion, the Nsambya Hospital Cancer Unit will become a national regional centre that will serve the central region. Prof Charles Olweny, the chairman of the Uganda Cancer Institute says the facility will go a long way in reducing the congestion at the Uganda Cancer Institute.
19:59
19:59

Uganda Law Society Cleared to Conduct Online AGM ULS 1 2

The permission follows a successful application by the Uganda Law Society-ULS which was supported by an affidavit by its current president Pheona Nabasa Wall, who told the court that the ULS Act requires them to conduct an AGM annually as soon as convenient, after December 31.
19:25
19:25

Olympics; Ochola Hails Gen Kayihura for Revamping Sports in Police Force 2 1

Ochola in a statement shared to journalists by Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said the medals won by Inspector of Police Joshua Cheptegei and Special Police Constable Peruth Chemutai, are a result of Gen Kayihura’s decision to identify and recruit talented young people into the force.
19:18
19:18

Pictorial: Kampala Returns to Normal Days after Lockdown

Many traders are attending to buyers without wearing face masks and those who have the masks are not wearing them appropriately. Streets and roads in town are also congested with motorists driving and riding close to each other, some carrying more passengers than permitted.
18:28
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Police Arrests 40 People over Crimes Committed Last Week 1 2

Uganda recorded 78 capital offence incidents in which 56 lives were lost over the last seven days. This means that an average of eight people died across the country each day. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said Kampala North which covers Kawempe, Nansana, Matugga, Kasangati, Masuulita, Kakiri and Wakiso recorded 28 serious crime incidents leading to over 10 fatalities.
18:20
18:20

KCCA Tasked to Account for COVID-19 Relief Funds 5 1

The joint parliamentary team, comprising the Public and Local Government Accounts committees was tasked to review a list of beneficiaries of the COVID-19 cash, which was tabled before parliament by Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja last month. Under the initiative, the government has been distributing 100,000 Shillings to selected people classified as vulnerable during the 42-day lockdown which ended on Friday.
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World Cup Qualifiers: Uganda to Play Mali at Kitende FUFA 1 2

This comes months after both CAF and FIFA disqualified Mandela National Stadium from hosting the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, saying the facility is substandard.
15:13
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Kiira Motors To Deliver Only 10 Buses in 2021 1 Top story

Kiira Motors Corporation says it will deliver 10 buses by end of this year, a paltry one percent of the more than 1000 buses the state owned corporation had promised to deliver by end of this year.
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14:52

Global Warming Unequivocally Human Driven, at Unprecedented Rate- Report 1 Top story

Human-induced climate change is already affecting many weather and climate extremes in every region across the globe. Scientists are also observing changes across the whole of Earth’s climate system; in the atmosphere, in the oceans, ice floes, and on land.
14:07
14:07

FUFA Sets Aug 19th For Resumption of Uganda Cup Decolas Kiiza 2 1 Top story

FUFA’s Competition Director, Aisha Nalule, says that both semifinals will take place at the respective home grounds of the teams involved. However, all matches will take place behind closed doors as directed by the president.
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MP Francis Zaake Awarded UGX 75m for Torture 2 2

The order issued by Justice Esta Nambayo arises from a case in which Zaake sued the Attorney General together with eight police officers after being detained at various detention facilities, where the officers allegedly tortured him affecting his eyesight and right leg.
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50 Percent MAK Students Prefer Physical Exams 4 1

The survey sampled 3884 students across the colleges in the university. In the study conducted on July 2021, students had to choose from online examinations, take-home assessments and physical examinations.
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MOH Seeks Tough Measures to Govern Sell of Baby Formula WHO 2 1 Top story

Samalie Namukose, the Assistant Commissioner for Nutrition in the Health Ministry, says that the available regulations are weak and obsolete. She says that with the influx of breast milk substitutes, there is need for tougher laws to dissuade manufacturers and distributors from dumping their products on the Ugandan market.
07:09
07:09

Gov't Undecided on Who Can Get Sinovac COVID-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health 1 1

With less than 1.6 million people who have received atleast one jab of a COVID-19 vaccine, the government sis undecided on which people should receive the China's Sinovac vaccine doses that were recently donated to the country
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