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20:47
20:47

MPs Irked By Poor Road Maintenance Across the Country roads 7 1

Speaker Jacob Oulanyah recommended that the committee on Physical Infrastructure has a comprehensive engagement with the Ministry of Works and Transport in relation to the Funds and come up with a report that will shape the debate.
20:36
20:36

Crested Cranes Defeat Ethiopia in Women's AFCON Qualifiers 2 1 Top story

Goals from Riticia Nabbosa and Fauzia Najjemba in each half helped the Crested Cranes to secure a first leg advantage over the Ethiopians.
17:57
17:57

COVID-19: Education Sector Loan Portfolio Currently Stands at UGX 2 Trillion 1 6

Education Institutions were first closed on 18th March, 2020 when President Yoweri Museveni announced a national lockdown in a bid to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus. This directly impacted 73,240 preprimary, primary, secondary, tertiary and higher institutions with 15.12 million learners and 548,182 teachers.
17:08
17:08

Police Arrest 68 in City Swoop Nakivubo Channel 2 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, says that some of the victims of mugging have severally filed cases after losing their property to criminals who often try to push them into Nakivubo water Channel.
16:52
16:52

CSBAG Wants Fiscal Council Set Up to Assess Gov’t Expenditure civil society 3 1

The Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) has proposed the establishment of a fiscal council to oversee the taxation and expenditure of public funds.
16:02
16:02

IPOD Seeks Meeting with National Unity Platform to Discuss Membership Issues

Upon the expiry of the MoU, the IPOD secretariat embarked on a process of drafting a new MoU seeking input from former members. At the same time, the secretariat invited two parties, the NUP and the People’s Progressive Party which won seats in parliament to join the organization.
15:27
15:27

Children with Sickle Cell Disease Increasingly Suffering a Stroke Ministry of Health 1

Dr. Deogratias Munube who has been working at the Mulago Sickle Cell Clinic for more than fifteen years, says currently about three in every ten children admitted daily in the Acute Care Unit have a stroke.
14:47
14:47

Coach Kiyingi Summons Team for U-20 CECAFA Women's Championship Coach Ayubu Khalifa 1

Uganda is set to host this year’s edition of the CECAFA U-20 Women’s Championship at FUFA technical center Njeru.
14:11
14:11

Why Uganda Can’t Meet WHO's New Air Quality Measures Makerere University 5

Atuyambe says in a study whose results are expected in November, they will be able to offer some pointers on how pollution is affecting lung health in the country. For now, people are advised to avoid jogging or taking walks during peak hours when there’s highest traffic because the particulate matter is extremely high at those times, and to adopt clean cooking practices.
12:26
12:26

Ministry of Education Concerned About Slow Response to Vaccination Exercise 2

Dennis Mugimba, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Education says that although President Museveni announced the dates for reopening of tertiary schools, this could change in case the priority groups tagged on the reopening fail to embrace the vaccination exercise.
11:06
11:06

140 People Killed in Robberies, Domestic Brawls in Two Weeks CID Headquarters 1

At least 79 Ugandans were also killed between October 4 and 11 in robberies, domestic brawls while others met their death while returning from drinking.
09:37
09:37

Judiciary Launches Electronic System to Improve Delivery of Justice 3 1

The system once rolled out at the beginning of the New Law Year 2022, courts will no longer accept any paper into the courts and all documents will be electronically filed.
09:00
09:00

Absence of Laws Affecting Management of Taxi Industry-Lukwago 4

Lukwago said that the wrangles between associations of taxi operators, Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA’s failure to collect tax and the uncontrolled fares set by taxi operators all are due to the absence of a guiding law.
08:30
08:30

Oulanyah Criticizes Legal Committee for Turning Away Deputy Attorney General 6 1

The chairperson of the committee Robinah Rwakoojo told Parliament that her committee could not proceed with a meeting with Kafuuzi after he informed the committee that he was not holding the portfolio for the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs.
08:06
08:06

Finance Ministry: We Have Adequate Funds for Midterm Access NSSF 4 1 Top story

Appearing before the Gender Committee of Parliament that is considering the issue of midterm access, the minister noted that while there have been concerns that the funds will have to liquidate some of its assets to finance Midterm access their analysis indicates that this will not be the case.
07:18
07:18

Gov’t Tables Income Tax Amendment Bill 1

The Bill seeks to provide for the limitation of deductions on petroleum operations.
07:12
07:12

New Study Finds Stark Differences in Hep B Virus in High, Low Endemic Districts Makerere University 3 1

Now, a team of researchers from the Makerere University College of Microbiology and Biochemistry have recommended to the government to change treatment regimens to suit the kind of virus circulating in particular areas other than giving blanket treatment guidelines, which could breed drug resistance.
06:56
06:56

23 Colleges to Close as Gov’t Phases Out Grade III, V Teaching Qualifications 4 1 Top story

“None core PTCs that will be phased out are going to be repurposed by turning them into secondary schools, Skilling centers, or technical institutions depending on the needs of the areas where they are located,” Dr Mugimba noted.
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