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22:52
22:52

Vaccination or Not, Economy Will Fully Reopen in January-Museveni School Re-openings 3

Initially, President Museveni had tagged school re-opening and opening of other sectors of the economy to the vaccination of people above 18 years However, addressing the nation on Thursday, Museveni seemed to make a U-turn and said that they will not force Ugandans to get vaccinated.
19:49
19:49

She Cranes Team Trimmed Ahead of Continental Championships 1 1

Uganda will play Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Namibia among others.
19:48
19:48

Locally Registered Company Denies Employing Dead Chinese 2 2

"I'm not trying to frustrate your quest for knowledge. The challenge I have is that we work with different contractors and subcontractors, and without going in details Mahathi has a relationship with one of the various contractors that we work with. But that doesn't mean that the deceased was an employee of Mahathi Infra. There is a contractual relationship with the employer.” -Mahathi Infra Uganda Limited's Lawyer Robert Kirunda
18:50
18:50

Man Held over Machete Attacks in Makindye Division 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that Joshua Akanyijuka a 30-year-old resident of Nkere zone in Katwe was arrested following the recent attack and murder of a two-year-old child in Kanakurya Zone.
18:32
18:32

Parliamentary Commission Protests Budget Cuts MInistry of Finance 3 1

Parliament appropriated 831 billion Shillings for the Parliamentary Commission for the financial year 2021/2022 but available information indicates that the budget was cut by 80 billion Shillings. This is one of the measures undertaken to reorganize government expenditure amidst the tough economic times caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
18:11
18:11

Gov't to Explain Museveni's Procurement Directives Contravening PPDA Law Parliament 1 2

"The directive of the president to ministry of education and health that beginning the financial 2021-2022 all contracts to build schools and schools should be given to UPDF contravenes both the Public finance management act and the Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets -PPDA law!" -Mawokota South MP Yusuf Nsibambi
17:58
17:58

Women Activists Accept Museveni Proposals on Succession Amendment Bill UWOPA 3 1

THe women activists have conceded and agreed with President Museveni’s proposals on sharing the deceased estates in the Succession Amendment Bill 2021.
17:55
17:55

Adults, Pregnant Women with Sickle Cell Still Treated at Children’s Clinic Ministry of Health 3

This is one of the things that have been cited as those that need to quickly change as the clinic was on Thursday declared a Centre of Excellence for treating the hereditary blood condition that still claims up 80 per cent of the sufferers before the age of five in Uganda.
17:13
17:13

Deputy Speaker Directs MPs on Covid-19 Vaccination Cards 2 1

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has notified Members of Parliament that starting next week, they will be required to present Covid-19 vaccination cards to attend sittings.
17:05
17:05

Parliament Stops UGX 3B Stimulus package to Kampala Serena Hotel COVID-19 2 1 Top story

The hotel had been granted a payment of 3 Billion shillings in October last year as a stimulus package after its operations were hit by an outbreak of COVID-19 and subsequent lockdowns that paralysed the hospitality industry. According to UDC, a government entity that promotes industrial and economic development, the funds were approved after a request from Nile Hotel, the holder of the hotel on behalf of the government.
16:51
16:51

Gov’t Still Discussing Proposed Bail Amendment – Attorney General 2 1

The ban is being pushed by President Yoweri Museveni who has in the past months criticized the granting of bail to persons accused of capital offences pending determination of their cases.
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16:36

We'll Ensure Ssegirinya Gets Better Treatment- Deputy Speaker 2 1

In her communication to legislators on Thursday, Among confirmed that MP Ssegirinya was in Murchison Bay hospital undergoing treatment and that parliament is working out a way to have him get better treatment if he is referred.
16:28
16:28

Galisonga Appeals Against Election Petition Ruling Julius Galisonga 1

In his appeal, Galisonga contends that the learned trial Judge erred in law and fact when she found that there were illegal acts of violence and interference with his electioneering activities but that the offences did not affect the results of the election in a substantial manner.
15:48
15:48

FUFA Big League to Resume Next Month 1

According to FUFA, the Big League will have 11 teams but play in a single group on a home and away basis. Previously the teams were supposed to be 12 but Water FC was excluded.
15:24
15:24

Syringe Shortage Threatens Pfizer Use in COVID-19 Vaccination Campaigns WHO

According to the World Health Organisation, reports from the United Nations Children International Fund indicate a 2.2 billion shortfall of syringes for different volumes. One of the affected volumes is the 0.3 ml auto-disposable syringes that are needed for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination.
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13:20

Universities Raise Security Levels After Bomb Attacks security threats 2 1

Despite universities being potential targets for terror attacks given the high concentration of students, there has been lax security at public universities in Kampala.
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12:32

Uganda Cranes to Play Northern Region Team 1

National team coach Milutin Sredojević Micho has already summoned a 23 squad of the local-based players for the Northern regional tour slated to be held on Thursday 4th November 2021.
12:15
12:15

No Man's Land? Three DPCs Disown Komamboga After Terror Blast 1 1 Top story

Of the10,595 parishes that make up the Republic of Uganda, one of them seems to be outside the jurisdiction of Uganda Police, the force mandated by the constitution to maintain law and order in the country. Following the terrorist bomb blast at Digida pork joint last Saturday, Uganda Radio Network –URN has received information that Uganda Police Headquarters is baffled by the realization that as things stand, none of its DPCs held oversight over Temangalo parish. The force is now trying to establish which of the most probable nearby 3 DPCs to hold accountable for what goes wrong in there.
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