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19:51
19:51

Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa Laid to Rest 5 1

The Chairperson of the Uganda Episcopal Conference Bishop Anthony Zziwa, together with the Ordinary of Masaka Diocese the Right Reverend Serverus Jjumba led special prayers to pay tribute to Bishop Kaggwa.
19:12
19:12

Herbalists Submit 40 Traditional Remedies for Covid-19 to Gulu University Lab 3

Dr. Lamwaka reveals that the herbs have so far been used by more than 200 clients in Acholi region, since Covid-19 was reported in Uganda.
19:07
19:07

Phiona Nyamutoro Wins National Female Youth MP Seat 2 3

Nyamutoro of the National Resistance Movement –NRM party, polled 296 votes and was followed by Prima Tukamushabe who got 66 votes.
17:21
17:21

Higher Institutions Asked Not to Reopen for All Learners 1

According to Professor Mary J. N. Okwakol, the Executive Director, National Council for Higher Education-NCHE, they have received several requests from higher institutions of learning, requesting to open for all students.
17:10
17:10

Kasese Head Teachers Tracing for School Drop-Outs Ahead of PLE schools 2 1

The Chief Administrative Officer-CAO Kasese, Amis Asuman Masereka says 10,152 pupils registered to sit for Primary Leaving Examination-PLE this year but 482 did not report back when candidate classes re-opened in November.
16:59
16:59

Politics, Internet Access Key Concerns Among Young People in Africa-report African Union

The report dubbed Your Voice Your Future that brought together results and recommendations from four U- Report polls across Africa and Europe also found participation in decision making, quality education and internet access among the main concerns for children and young people both in Africa and Europe.
16:43
16:43

Don't Blame Party Loss on Buganda-Mukono NRM Mobilizers 3 1

MP Ssekitoleko attributed the loss of the party to lack of will to address issues affecting the electorate. He cited lack of clean water, improved roads, employment for youths and proper health services.
16:33
16:33

Impassable Roads Force Pregnant Mothers in Gulu to Resort to TBAs Gulu District 1 1

Susan Aber, one of the traditional birth attendants at Tee-Ladwong Parish says that she receives 3 to 4 mothers turning up for delivery each month at her home.
16:28
16:28

Strange Disease Ravages Vegetable Crops in Lamwo 2

According to Ocaya, all members of the cooperative society and individual farmers who use Agoro Irrigation Scheme to water their plants have been affected.
16:24
16:24

NRM Gets 44 Seats in Kasese District Council Councillors 1 1

NRM will have 44 councillors in the council out of the 68 in the district according to final results released by the district electoral commission office on Saturday. The members include 29 directly elected and 13 women elected councillors.
16:18
16:18

Court Throws Out Vote Recount Application for Abim Woman MP Race

On Friday, the Kotido Chief Magistrate Emmanuel Seiko dismissed the petition with costs on grounds that Auma did not provide substantial evidence.
13:55
13:55

Nansana Shooting Victim in Agony with Bullet Still Lodged in Chest UPDF 3 1

Kafeero who is the husband to Ritah Nabuyungo who was also killed, was shot two bullets in the chest.
12:58
12:58

Six Losers in Teso Petition Court for Vote Recount 1

The Soroti Chief Magistrate Monica Amono says that the applications received include those for Gweri constituency, Soroti County, Kapelebyong County, Woman district Ngora County and Woman MP Kumi district.
12:45
12:45

Why Odonga Otto, Beatrice Anywar Failed to Retain MP Seats 7 1

Both Otto and Anywar are among some of the longest-serving legislators in Acholi Sub-region who suffered a heavy defeat in the hands of their opponents as they made attempts to seal their parliamentary bids for the fifth and fourth terms respectively.
11:41
11:41

COVID-19 Vaccines Due in February As COVAX Signs Purchase Agreement of 40 Million Doses

According to a new statement, the rollout of the drug will commence with the successful negotiation and execution of supply agreements which will add on to an existing agreement with Serum Institute of India (SII) in which the facility booked 100 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
11:09
11:09

Ruhaama County Losers Petition Electoral Commission 2

In the petition to the EC Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama, the losers argue that the elections were cases of ballot stuffing, violence at some polling stations, arrests, intimidations from the army and police. They contend that declaring Henry Nkwasiibwe Zinkuratire as the Member of Parliament for Ruhaama County was illegal because the election process was a sham.
10:51
10:51

Five Polling Assistants in Amuru Held for Alleged Election Malpractice Otwee Town Council 1 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says that the suspects were picked up on Wednesday from their polling station with dozens of pre-ticked ballot papers for the Amuru district parliamentary candidates.
10:51
10:51

COVID-19: Why Uganda Needs to Rethink Social Distancing Guidelines SOPs 4 1 Top story

What some have described as “rapid increase” in Covid-19 infection rates has prompted appeals to people to adhere to public health guidelines.
10:41
10:41

Moroto Youth Take Lead in Peace Building Process in Karamoja updf 1

The reformed youths have come together under their umbrella Moroto Youth Former Raiders to lead a peace campaign in the region.
09:57
09:57

Masaka Residents in Fear As Security Personnel Conduct Operations 1 1

Patrick Ssejjengo, a resident of Kijjabwemi cell in Masaka town is one of the many victims whose relatives are missing after they were abducted by unknown people. He narrates that a week ago, his brother; Robert Jjita was picked by suspected security operatives who were driving in a minibus motor vehicle commonly known as “Toyota Drone” with concealed number plates and has since never returned.
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