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23:21
23:21

Moroto District Returns UGX 385m for Staff Recruitment wage bill 1

Moroto district had invited applications from qualified Ugandans in February to fill 16 vacant positions in the district. But before the recruitment process fell through, a lockdown was imposed.
23:05
23:05

Two Killed, Three Injured in Bunyangabu Clashes Kasese 2 1

The clashes were triggered by the death of one Matayo Wulimbwa Mutsunga, a resident of Kyoho II village in Kasese district, who was attacked by unknown people on Monday evening. Eyewitnesses, who preferred anonymity, told URN that Mutsunga was accused of participating in cattle thefts in Kabonero Sub County.
22:41
22:41

Delayed Electoral Bills Continue to Stir Unease in Parliament 2 1

The five bills were passed by Parliament in February and described them as key legislation in guiding aspirants, candidates and managers of the electoral process and the public during 2021 electoral season.
22:17
22:17

African Development Fund Approves USD 9.52 For EAC COVID-19 Response

The beneficiaries are Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Funding will also go toward the procurement of essential medical supplies, including testing kits and to train health workers.
22:08
22:08

Pharmaceuticals in New Deal to Offer Cheaper Cancer Drugs in Africa

The deal will help countries like Uganda, Nigeria, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan, South Africa and Zimbabwe to save an average of 59 per cent for the 20 cancer medicines, which are used to treat breast, cervical and prostate cancer; the commonest cancers in Africa. They also cover childhood cancers.
21:55
21:55

India Launches Human Trials for Its First COVID-19 Vaccine

Developed by Biotechnology Company Bharat Biotech, the vaccine which is India’s first indigenous experimental vaccine against the viral respiratory infection will be tested at a number of trial sites across India.
21:50
21:50

People Power Rolls Out Roadmap for Selecting Candidates Bobi Wine 8 3

The process set to commence on July, 2 and run until July 17 2020, seeks to sieve contestants for the parliamentary, local government and special interest groups elections ahead of the general elections to be held early next year.
21:25
21:25

Lake Victoria Water Levels Receding-Water Ministry 3

Water levels across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania increased drastically, from 12 meters in October 2019 to 13.48 meters in May 2020, the highest level ever recorded in 50 years.
21:04
21:04

Parliament Delays Creation of New Counties 5 1 Top story

The proposed counties were approved by the cabinet on June 15. They include Buhweju West, Buwekula South, Kiboga West, Lamwo East, Bugangaizi South, Chekwi East, Mulanda, and Kwania North. On the same list is Buyanja East, Kagoma North, Ngariam, Agago West, Bukanga North, Bukimbiri and Nakaseke Central.
20:44
20:44

Gov’t to Write-off UGX 108B Youth Livelihood Program Loans lockdown 1

The plan was unveiled by the State Minister for Labour, Mwesigwa Rukutana in a presentation before the National Economy Committee of Parliament. The Ministry officials had appeared before the meeting to submit their views on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.
18:23
18:23

Total Africa Cup of Nations Moved to 2022 CAF 1 Top story

Ahmad Ahmad made it clear that the emergence of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had caused lots of challenges that is why several changes have been made.
17:31
17:31

COSASE Probes Sudhir over Possession of Departed Asian Properties Parliament 3 1

The probe follows a petition to the committee by Androna Margaret Kabagenyi whose rented plot 26 on Republican street in Mbale was taken over by Sudhir.
17:19
17:19

Police Appoints Senior ICT Commanders 1

Moses Ekudot has been appointed head of the communication department based at police headquarters. He will among other things spearhead research and planning for the communications department and also ensure the safety of police communications.
17:09
17:09

Entebbe Municipal Council Moots Online Registration For Taxi Operators 1

Entebbe Municipality Town Clerk Magumba says the exercise will also help combat the spread of COVID-19 since taxi operators will not physically visit the municipal offices for registration as it has been since mid-June.
17:02
17:02

Mbarara Municipal Authority to Remove 2000 Boda bodas 4 1

Richard Mugisha, the Deputy Town Clerk Mbarara Municipality, says they have started the process of demarcating and coloring Boda boda stages on gazetted streets where they will be allowed to operate from.
16:46
16:46

Ugandans Paid More For Eggs, Peas in June- UBOS food prices 1 3

While releasing the CPI for June 2020 on Tuesday, UBOS Director Macro-Economic Statistics Aliziki Kaudha Lubega indicated that prices of peas, Oranges, tangerine, lemon, Green Pepper, Eggs, French Beans, Onions, Pork, Malewa and unskimmed milk increased in June.
16:20
16:20

Hoima Receives 297,000 Face Masks Task force 4 2

Martin Lukwago, the Chief Administrative officer-CAO Hoima says that the masks delivered to the district are inadequate. He explains that they requested for 380,000 masks but only received 297,000.
16:18
16:18

We Shall Not Leave Our Assets for City-Mbale LC V Chairperson 1 4 Top story

Mujasi, who tabled the government recommendation to relocate the district headquarters to Busoba Sub County, said that whereas they have finally found a new home, they will not move until government constructs for them offices, adding that they will not leave any of their assets for the City.
15:44
15:44

State Granted More Time to Assess Evidence in Kaweesi Murder Case 4

The Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions Lino Anguzu on Tuesday told the court presided over by Justice Duncan Gaswagga that from the time the suspects were committed for trial about two years ago, a lot of things have not yet been put in place.
15:25
15:25

Rwandan National At Large After Killing Three Minors in Kyankwanzi

Charles Twiine Mansio, the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID Public Relations Officer only identifies the suspect as Emmanuel.
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