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21:43
21:43

Celebrations of Kasese FDC Mayoral Victory Paralyses Business 3 3

NRM’s Godfrey Kabbyanga Baluku Kime came second with 10,937 votes followed by NUP’s candidate Samuel Ahebwa who polled 143 votes while independent candidate Mutungwa Johnson trailed in the race with 99 votes.
21:07
21:07

Surge of COVID-19 Infections: Gov't Starts Training Health Workers on Occupational Health Ministry of Health 1 3 Top story

Grace Kiwanuka, the Executive Director Uganda Healthcare Federation, says the training is scheduled to commence this Wednesday will focus on health workers in small private health facilities in the community.
20:44
20:44

Kasana-Luweero Diocese Hunts for UGX 700m for Silver Jubilee Celebrations 4 2 Top story

According to Fr. Kimbowa, who also doubles as the Mijeera Parish Priest in Nakasongola, the initial budget was more than Shillings 2bn, but they have now revised it to slightly more than Shillings 700m.
20:25
20:25

Rakai NRM LC V Candidate Petitions EC for Vote Recount 1 2 Top story

In his January 21, 2021 petition addressed to the Electoral Commission chairperson through the District Registrar, Bajjungu claims that ballot papers in two boxes from Kiteredde polling station in Kibanda sub-county and Kitogota polling station in Kiziba sub-county were not counted.
20:03
20:03

Pictorial: FDC Celebrates Victory in Kasese Mayoral Race Top story

NRM had dominated the Kasese Municipality Mayor’s seat since the creation of the municipality ten years ago. According to the official poll result, FDC’s Chance Kahindo Sibyavugha garnered 11,572 votes defeating NRM’s Godfrey Kabbyanga Baluku Kime who polled 10,937 votes.
19:47
19:47

Court Stops Kalungu East Vote Recount 1 2 Top story

The Chief Magistrate, Charles Yeitesi, who had issued a vote recount order on Monday declined to continue with the exercise after it emerged that the seal on one of the ballot boxes delivered in court was broken.
19:09
19:09

Bamasaba Cultural Institution Launches Fundraising Drive for Umukuka's Burial 1

Eric Mukhwana, the Public Relations Officer Inzu Ya Masaba, says that although the burial ceremony is set for January 30, 2021, they have not realized Shillings 500 million need for different funeral activities.
18:50
18:50

NRM, FDC Win in West Nile Municipalities Mayoral elections 1 1

Muzaidi Khemis of FDC and former chairman of River Oli division emerged winner defeating Saidi Baguma his closest contestant and five other candidates.
18:46
18:46

Uganda Targeting 18 Million COVID-19 Vaccines

According to the healthministry, two million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine will be procured through the COVAX facility while the other 16 million doses will be procured from manufacturing companies. So far, we have approached the manufacturers of the Moderna, Pfizer and Sinopharm vaccines
18:43
18:43

Atiak Sugarcane Plantation Out Growers Seek to Develop Own Cane Seedlings 5

Tumusiime reveals that the sucrose level of a seedling variety can be affected because of seed cane poaching, where out growers sell cane seedlings to companies outside their region, where they might not yield the required sugar level.
18:24
18:24

Tracking the Money and Charm That Never Won Museveni Votes in Kampala 2

But tracking Museveni’s donations in Kampala and analysing what technocrats said were likely cost implications of the president's policies over the last three years, this article is an attempt to compute the cost of Museveni’s charm offensive scheme strategy that didn’t deliver votes in Kampala. The analysis reveal Museveni’s charm offensive strategy to win voters the city may have costed more than UGX 50 billion.
17:47
17:47

Kisenyi, Bukoto Presiding Officers Arrested for Altering Results 2 3

Doreen Musiime, the Kampala Central Division Returning Officer said that two presiding officers were arrested by police for altering results from Mengo-Kisenyi I electoral area, during elections held on Monday. Musiime said that alteration affected the outcome of votes from Mengo-Kisenyi I and Bukesa.
17:46
17:46

NRM Sweeps Division Mayoral Seats in Hoima City

Robert Ruhigwa, the NRM candidate was announced the winner for Hoima West Division with 6,118 votes defeating his closest rival Fred Kabagyo an independent candidate who polled 3,107 votes.
17:34
17:34

Parliament Queries Continuous BoU Recapitalization Bank of Uganda 1 4

While scrutinising the Budget Framework Paper for the 2021/2022 financial year, MPs queried the allocation of another Shillings 481 billion towards the recapitalization of Bank of Uganda (BoU) for the second consecutive year.
17:15
17:15

Museveni Cautions Against Post-Election Violence 1 3 Top story

There has been agitation in Uganda and elsewhere, about the outcome of the election which gave Museveni, a candidate for the National Resistance Movement-NRM, a win over his main challenger Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu of the National Unity Platform. Museveni polled 5,851,037 votes (58.64 per cent) while Kyagulanyi had 3,475,298 votes (34.83 per cent), of the total votes cast.
17:08
17:08

Nyanzi Petitions Court Seeking Vote Recount in Kampala NUP 2

In the petition, Nyanzi states that the process and counting of the votes were marred by malpractices and irregularities committed by both the Electoral Commission officials and Nsereko's agents.
16:53
16:53

Eastern Umbrella Project Disconnects Water Supply to Six Mbale Cells 1

Jamada Wepukhulu, one of the affected residents from Bulujele cell, says the Eastern Umbrella project, which operates the Wanale Water Gravity flow scheme disconnected water supply to the area in December last year.
16:53
16:53

Johnson & Johnson Raises COVID-19 Vaccine Hopes After Trials

The vaccine uses a weakened version of the common cold virus introduced in the body. It works by using killed viral particles to expose the body's immune system to the virus without risking a serious disease response. Once received, the vaccine induces an immune response.
16:27
16:27

Walukuba Residents Seek Relocation of Polling Stations from Police Precincts NRM 1 4

A number of them told URN that they felt insecure because the polling stations are characterized by heavy security deployment. They argue that the current environment is intimidating for voters, especially, those with divergent political views.
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