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21:50
21:50

COVID-19 Vaccination Voluntary-MOH COVID-19 Vaccine 1

According to the Health Ministry, the first batch of the COVID-19 vaccine will arrive in the country in mid-March this year. If things go as planned, vaccination will then start by the end of the month. The first beneficiaries will be people aged 50 years and above, teachers, security personnel and persons with co-morbidities.
21:23
21:23

Bundibugyo Power Distribution Company Loses Contract Over Mismanagement, Debts BECS 3 1 Top story

Paul Mwesigwa, the Managing Director UEDCL, says they will overhaul the working structures to ensure effective service delivery.
21:03
21:03

UBOS to Conduct Population and Housing Census Next year Parliament 1 1

Mukiza says that they require Shillings 138.6billion to carry out the 2022 census of livestock and 2022 national population and housing census.
20:49
20:49

COVID-19 Pandemic: UNEB Makes Adjustments in Candidate's Briefing 4 1 Top story

Jennifer Kasule, the Principal Public Relations Officer in UNEB, notes that although nothing much is changing in the management and administration of examinations, they have added a few aspects concerning the Standard Operating Procedures because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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NDA, UNBS, UCC In Joint Fight Against "False Health Drink", Adverts 5 1

The three agencies have separately come under fire for alleged failure to perform their roles, which has abetted the misinformation. However, the three government agencies have agreed to coordinate regarding information sharing and issuance of coordinated directives, for effective enforcement of the policies. The have agreed to coordinate regarding information sharing, and issuing coordinated directives, effective enforcement of policies.
19:56
19:56

Busoga United hold SC Villa at Njeru 1

Meanwhile Busoga United still waits a league win, the Jinja based team has so far played nine games losing four and drawing five of the games.
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19:37

Gov’t Unveils 3-Year Plan to Merge Agencies, Departments UNRA 1

The government first mooted the proposal to merge its departments and agencies in 2018. It stemmed from reports indicating that many agencies were redundant, underperforming and duplicating work, yet they take chunks of money for their operations.
18:19
18:19

20 Year Old Woman Arrested for Dumping her New Born Baby 2

Anicent Natukunda delivered on 22nd Feb.ruary 2021 at around 4:00 pm and allegedly dumped the child in a cassava garden.
18:17
18:17

UCU Boosts Medical and Dentistry School with UGX 1.4 Billion Equipment 2 1

Part of the consignment worth 1.46 Billion Shillings shall be delivered to training hospitals that are used by UCU students for internship training. They include Mengo, Namirembe, Mukono General Hospital and the Allan Galpin Health Center II-AGHCII, the university’s health facility.
18:10
18:10

NUP Supporters in Kasese, Bundibugyo Welcome Withdrawal of Electoral Petition kyagulanyi 6 1

Sam Baluku who contested on the NUP ticket for the Kasese Municipality Mayoral seat says the decision was the only available option after the court rejected Kyagulanyi’s intention to amend his petition to introduce more grounds challenging the election.
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18:05

IGG Injects UGX1.5B to Fight Corruption in Ankole 5 1

The 4,302 trained community monitor volunteers were drawn from five districts as follows: Kiruhura 666, Mbarara 738, Ntungamo 1,152, Ibanda 648 and Isingiro 1,098.
17:43
17:43

CID Grills GT Bank Officials Over UGX 3.6 Billion Corruption Scandal 1 2

Assistant Superintendent of Police –ASP Charles Twine, who speaks for CID, confirmed the interrogation and ongoing investigation. CID said three more GTB officials are expected to appear before this week ends.
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17:39

Suspected Car Thief Lynched in Lyantonde, Accomplice Rescued In Critical Condition 3

It is alleged that the suspects Dennis Kiberu, who was driving a Premio vehicle registration number UBD 184N from Lyantonde town to take them to Kasambya village to purportedly pick up a patient from a shrine. However, when they reached a secluded area, they told him to stop. They suddenly grabbed and tied him.
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17:22

Produce Prices Drop In Busia 4 1

A kilogram of Nambaale bean variety has dropped from Shillings 2300 to Shillings 2,100, Yellow and Kanyebwa from Shillings 2800 to Shillings 2600 and Wairimu, which comes from Mutukula now costs Shillings 1820 from Shillings 2000. Soybeans cost Shillings 2,100 from Shillings 2500. The traders are taking soya beans to Lira where it fetches Shillings 2,300.
17:08
17:08

Gulu City Gets UGX 41 Billion for Road Works Road Construction 1 1

Edward Kiwanuka, the Gulu City Town Clerk says that the fund will construct more than 7 roads in the City totalling 7.788 kilometres. The roads include Oola Lubaro road, Vincent Opiyo road, Francis Barabanawe road, Lakana Odongkara road, Onono road and Nelson Mandela road.
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16:57

Two Minors Perish In House Fire 1

Abudul Busito Magidu, the Buyangu Sub County LC III chairperson, has blamed the deceased’s parent for leaving the children alone in the house with a burning paraffin light.
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16:54

Minister Magyezi Commissions Lukaya Market, Bans Roadside Vending in the Area Lukaya Town Council 2 1

In 2011, the Ministry of Works and Transport through a donation worth 1.9billion shillings from the Lake Victoria Environment Management Project-LAVEMP, undertook to construct a permanent market in Lukaya town council for hundreds of roadside vendors who operate from the area.
16:53
16:53

Kitgum Vaccinates 1,000 Cattle After Outbreak of Black Quarter Disease 1

Dr Alfred Kinyera, the Kitgum District Veterinary Officer said that the disease was first reported on January 13th after death of four cattle on separate days.
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16:44

Jinja City Councilors, Town Clerk Undecided on Kakindu Recreation Center Giveaway court 1 1

The Municipal speaker, Molson Bizitu held a public meeting at the Jinja city hall on Tuesday to consult stakeholders on whether to negotiate with the trustees of the Indian association or battle them out in court.
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