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22:35
22:35

Protests as Lukwago, City Executive Committee Skip KCCA Council Sitting 6 1

Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Speaker Zahra Luyirika called for a council sitting today for CEC to update the house on the reopening of the Old Taxi Park, repossession of government markets and the appointment of the City Public Accounts Committee, among other issues.
21:31
21:31

Heart Institute Blames Stalled ROKO ICU Deal for Long Patient Waiting Lists 4 1

Dr Omagino who is the Executive Director of the Institute says they currently have over 150 people awaiting different kinds of heart surgeries but they can’t take them to theatre because of inadequate intensive care services.
20:45
20:45

Teachers Embrace COVID-19 Vaccination as Drive Kicks Off in Kampala 4 2

The Directorate of Education and Social Services identified 10 schools to be used as vaccination centres, two in each of the divisions in Kampala. This was to mainly ensure that all teachers are vaccinated as one of the conditions pre-set by the government for the reopening of schools.
18:57
18:57

Gov’t Cautions against Publishing Images of Afghan Evacuees 2 1 Top story

The first batch of 51 people arrived in the country this morning aboard a chartered flight, as the United States rushes to airlift thousands of people out of the country ahead of a self-imposed deadline to depart Afghanistan by August 31
17:43
17:43

IGP Ochola Ill, Misses Lokech's Requiem Mass 1 Top story

"The IGP is not here but he is represented because his pressure levels were not okay and the medics advised him to take a rest but he had earlier visited and consoled the family,” Enanga told the mourners.
17:00
17:00

MP Wakayima Cleared of Forgery Richard Latigo 1 1

According to the report which was released on February 25th 2020, but its findings made public in court on Tuesday for the first time, the investigations led police to UNEB where the academic transcripts in question were verified by the national examination body and were found to be genuine.
16:41
16:41

COVID-19: Food Suppliers Grieve Over Continued School Closure 4

John Sserunjoji is a produce dealer in the city suburbs of Kisenyi. According to Sserunjoji, the back to school was the best season for him. He explained prior to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak he used to supply about 20 tons of maize flour to different schools at the opening of each term, and make additional deliveries after a month.
15:27
15:27

New UHRC Chairperson, Commissioners Pledge Swift Investigations 6 1

Wangadya made the comments shortly after appearing before the Appointments Committee of Parliament for vetting. The committee approved Wangadya together with four other commissioners who were recently appointed by President Yoweri Museveni.
13:05
13:05

More Than 700m People Living with Untreated Hypertension Globally

Hypertension significantly increases the risk of heart, brain and kidney diseases, and is one of the top causes of death and disease throughout the world. It can be easily detected through measuring blood pressure, at home or in a health centre, and can often be treated effectively with medications that are low cost.
09:28
09:28

Emong Optimistic Ahead of Tokyo Paralympic Games David Emong 1 2

Emong 30, will be appearing for his third time in the Paralympic games, he made his debut in 2012 where finished 4th over the middle distance (1500m0, in 2016 he commanded a respectable second finish in the 1500m to claim Uganda’s first ever Paralympic medal in the Rio De Jenerio events
09:15
09:15

First Batch of Afghan Evacuees Arrive in Uganda 1 Top story

The evacuees who included women, men and children underwent the necessary security screening as well as the mandatory COVID-19 testing and the required quarantine procedures” reads the unsigned statement issued by the Ministry this morning.
09:09
09:09

Finance, Trade Ministries Disagree Over UGX 200B Relief Cash 5

The State Minister for Industry David Bahatim says that the money is there and ready for disbursement but the modalities of disbursing it are yet to be finalized.
06:59
06:59

Legal Committee Starts Reconsideration of Succession Amendment Bill 4

MPs on the committee met with Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka, Administrator General Charles Kasibayo and the mover of the Bill, Rosette Mutambi Kajungu, former Mbarara Woman MP.
06:43
06:43

WHO Rallies African Health Ministers to Support Treaty to Tackle Covid-19

During the annual gathering, the Health Ministers set the health agenda for the next 12 months. The three day meeting was held virtually for The second time.
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