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Nyakato Finishes 4th in 1500M Race at World Deaf Championship 1

The athlete went for a double at the event, 800m and 1500M. She will now shift focus to the 800m race, which is her area of expertise if she is to win any medal in the ongoing World Deaf championship.
17:18
17:18

When Uganda Hosted Polish Refugees 1 3 Top story

Between 1942 and 1944, Uganda offered over 7,000 Polish refugees mainly women and children, who were being persecuted by the Soviets and the Nazi Germany sanctuary after getting amnesty from forced labour camps deep in Siberia.
17:13
17:13

MPs Block Gov’t Statement on UMEME Performance 1 4

Energy Minister Ruth Nankabirwa was scheduled to present a statement on the general overview of the performance of UMEME in the plenary session chaired by the Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulannyah. However, Kira Municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda objected, saying that it was procedurally wrong to discuss a matter which had been concluded.
16:22
16:22

MPs Divided on Merger of Rural Electrification Agency 5 1

Emmanuel Otaala the Committee Chairperson suggested that the REA merger is halted until the committee discusses and makes a decision on the matter.
15:51
15:51

Parliament Approves Seven New Judges 1

The two approved Court of Appeal judges are the former Deputy Solicitor General, Christopher Gashirabake and Jinja Resident Judge, Eva Luswata.
15:44
15:44

Court Allows Additional Affidavits in Lubaga South Election Petition

In her ruling, Justice Nabisinde granted leave Nassolo to file the additional affidavits. He explained that he could not reject the affidavits whose contents they didn’t know.
15:12
15:12

Uganda Cranes Midfielder Disappears From Camp 1 Top story

“He went out of camp but he never asked permission from authorities, if you are to get out of the bubble you must ask for permission from team manager, Geoffrey Massa or head coach Micho, there is high competition amongst the players you can’t make that mistake,” Isabirye said.
14:30
14:30

Police Cites Identity Theft in Busiro North Election Petition Paul Nsubuga 2 1 Top story

“Mukalazi Peter holds out as Nsubuga Paul and was elected as a member of parliament for Busiro County North,”, the police report concludes.
14:27
14:27

First Day of School Postponed for 140m First-Time Learners – UNICEF COVID-19 pandemic

In 2020, schools globally were fully closed for an average of 79 teaching days. However, for 168 million students, after the pandemic began, schools were shuttered for nearly the entire year. Even now, many children are facing an unprecedented second year of disruption to their education, and prolonging the first year of School which sets up the building blocks for all future learning, with introductions to reading, writing, and math.
13:48
13:48

Youths Call for Equitable, Sustainable Education Options amidst Pandemic Reach A hand Uganda 1 3

Jacob Eyeru, the Chairperson of the National Youth Council says that instead of making alternatives to education accessible to young people during this crisis, the government chose to increase data fees which cut off some young people from accessing the internet.
08:43
08:43

Shoprite Exit: Can Foreign Retailers Survive In Uganda?

In the half-year ended December 2020, Shoprite reported that sales fell 8.4%, or by 784 million Rand (US$ 51.8 million), with Kenya, Uganda and Madagascar contributing about 46 million rands (US$ 3 million) of the drop. Social commentator and veteran business journalist, Timothy Kalyegira, says that Uganda is not the type of market to attract and sustain global retailers.
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