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17:35
17:35

Displeasure Motion Against Oulanyah Expunged from Hansard Parliament 2 1

Although the motion was initially against the president, Bugabula South MP Maurice Kibalya moved an amendment to include the Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, who was condemned for returning the 20 million Shillings he was given as part of the allocation.
17:17
17:17

President's Directive on Arcades, Shopping Malls Throws Traders in Confusion KCCA 2 1

Some of the traders accused the president of favouring the rich, saying they don’t see any difference between arcades and shopping malls since they offer the same services.
17:16
17:16

House Amends Rules to Provide for Virtual Parliament 1

The virtual Parliament is envisaged to enable MP's comply with the Public Health requirement of social distancing and limit the spread of Coronavirus Disease. The current number of MP's and parliament staff required to attend each parliamentary meeting and the available space in the meeting rooms both for plenary sittings and committee meetings cannot meet the requirement for social distancing.
17:04
17:04

Buganda Kingdom Starts Producing Face Masks 1 1

The masks that the kingdom has made have been graded into two; with the first grade costing 10,000 Shillings and the second grade which will cost 2,000 Shillings.
16:56
16:56

20 Suspects Arrested Over Kitgum Land Row 1 1

Kitgum Resident District Resident Commissioner, William Komakech says 16 of the suspects were arrested on Saturday in relation to an attack at Lyelukwa village in Pela parish last week.
16:52
16:52

Company to Pay UGX 912M to URA for Mauritius Loan

Agfri Uganda, which manages and gives money to other companies that buy and sell agricultural produce in Uganda, ran to the tribunal after URA presented it with a tax bill of 912 million Shillings for a period between 2014 and 2017.
16:44
16:44

Gomba Community COVID-19 Case Stirs Panic among Residents 2

The ministry of health announced this morning that one of the community cases that tested positive on Monday was from Gomba. The others were from Kyotera, Tororo, Wakiso, Yumbe and Mpigi districts.
16:40
16:40

Entebbe Hospital Admits 75 More Covid-19 Patients 1 Top story

By Sunday night, the hospital had 45 patients, leaving 5 beds unoccupied in the ward for confirmed patients. However, by Tuesday afternoon, there were 120 confirmed patients and 20 suspects at the hospital.
16:24
16:24

MPs Odonga Otto, Gilbert Olanya Released on Bond 3 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says that the MPs, Komakech and Kijange were released following the advice from the Resident State Attorney.
15:59
15:59

IRCU Asks Governments to Conduct Geology Study on Kasese Rivers 3 1

The Church of Uganda Archbishop, the Most Reverend Steven Kazimba Mugalu, says the study will facilitate well planned construction of infrastructure to avoid future disasters.
15:57
15:57

Clan Chiefs Want President Museveni to Intervene in Acholi, Jonam Land Row River Nile 1 5

The chiefs made the resolution on Monday during a day-long meeting convened at the Acholi Cultural Institution headquarters in Bardege Division of Gulu Municipality. It follows recurring gang attacks by Jonam people on Acholi community along the Eastern shores of River Nile.
15:45
15:45

Uganda Medical Association Wants Health Workers to Lay Down Tools over Lack of PPE COVID-19 1 3

According to the doctor's umbrella organisation, health workers should not endanger their lives by working without PPE. They say government should provide equipment for health workers
15:24
15:24

Taxi Drivers Warned Against Flouting Rules After Lockdown Lockdown lifting 1

Speaking on Tuesday at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala during the daily security briefing, Fred Enanga, the spokesperson of the Uganda Police said any driver who will be caught on the wrong side of the law is going to be dealt with mercilessly.
15:19
15:19

Ugandan Embassy in Qatar Plans Flight for Stranded Nationals this Month ugandans stranded 1

The Ugandans abroad have been asked to avail their details at the embassy through an email; [email protected] The embassy, however, states that all passengers will pay for their own tickets and that the embassy will submit the process of the ticket payments to those who will have registered through the email provided.
15:18
15:18

Rats Devastate Crop Gardens in Nakasongola food insecurity 5

Mariam Nabutaka, the Lwampanga Sub county LC V councillor, says the rats have destroyed several acres of crops including groundnuts, maize, cassava, sweet potatoes and watermelon among others.
15:03
15:03

Man Kills Father Over Sorghum Murder 2

James Okot, a resident of Apuruber A village in Paibony Parish, Kitgum Matidi Sub County allegedly used an arrow to kill his father Santo Okello 56.
14:27
14:27

Jinja RDC Sakwa Loses Bid to Block Interdiction accusation 1 Top story

Sakwa ran to the high court after he was interdicted on May 4, 2020, following his arrest and prosecution for manslaughter, malicious damage and theft. He was accused of causing the death of a businessman, Charles Isanga who had allegedly defied measures announced by the president, to control the spread of coronavirus disease.
14:24
14:24

Delayed Release of Road Funds Irks Hoima District Leaders roads 2 1

The district had budgeted for 602 million Shillings as road fund but only received 415 million Shillings from the central government. But before they could secure the balance, the government informed them that there will be no more road fund releases for the fourth quarter due to COVID-19 pandemic.
14:21
14:21

Retired Chief Justices, Deputies to Earn Monthly Salary for Life 1 7 Top story

The monthly salary payment will be equivalent to that of a sitting Chief Justice and his/her Deputy on top of a one-off lump-sum retirement benefit equivalent to 2.4 per cent of the annual salary multiplied by five years of service.
13:16
13:16

Rugby Africa Cancels 2020 Season Competitions 1

The decision is an outcome of consultative online meetings held over the last two months, with federations and doctors concerning the health situation in a world paralyzed by COVID-19. Through the consultations, it emerged that the current bans on travel, public gatherings and sporting events across Africa mean it is unlikely competitions will start up again on the continent this year.
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