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22:10
22:10

Africa Cross Country Championship Postponed for Second Time 1

In a statement by the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) said the organizers of the event took the action to postpone the continental event due to Covid-19 concerns in the Togolese capital.
21:50
21:50

Gulu University Elections Tribunal Adjourns Hearing of Petition

Lapyem demanded fresh elections over allegations of irregularities. He claimed that the election was unconstitutional and breached Articles 15, 16 and 93 of the Gulu University Guild Constitution of 2012.
21:36
21:36

Kadaga Closes Debate on Constitution Amendment Bill 4 1

The Minister of State for Lands Persis Namuganza supported the move to increase the parliament term saying that most of the MPs wanted it as well but were afraid to speak out.
21:15
21:15

Uganda's Debt Hits 50 Percent of GDP As CSOs Call for Debt Cancellation SEATINI 4

Bank of Uganda’s Executive Director for Research, Dr Adam Mugume says if the 2021/2022 budget proposals are passed, the total outstanding debt of the country will rise to Shs86.9 trillion, which will be 52% of the GDP.
20:48
20:48

Masaka City Authorities, Residents Clash over Lack of Public Toilets 3

Ronald Mugera Bbaale, the Chairperson of Masaka Municipality Business Community lashed out to the city leadership of neglecting a critical aspect of public hygiene in the town despite them being prompt in collecting taxes.
20:09
20:09

PAC Demands Accountability for UGX 2.8Bn UNDP Funding to Internal Affairs Ministry 3 1

PAC has raised several queries on the Peace and Security for Systems Resilience Project which is a multi sectoral project through which the UNDP channeled $767,000 to several agencies in 2017.
19:13
19:13

UNMEB Records Cases of Malpractice, COVID19 Locks Out 123 Candidates 2 1 Top story

Helen Mukakarisa Kataratambi, the Executive Secretary UNMEB, says that although students were thoroughly checked before the start of the examinations, five candidates entered the examination rooms with unauthorized materials, which called for the cancellation of their results.
18:46
18:46

DPP Withdraws Charges Against Maj. Kiggundu's Suspected Killers Terrorism 1 2 Top story

State Attorney Jackeline Okwir tabled the DPP’s letter withdrawing the charges against the accused persons before the International Crimes Division Judge David Wangututsi on Thursday afternoon when the matter came up for pre-conferencing.
18:29
18:29

Entertainment Firm Sues MTN Uganda Over 'Kwata Esimu' Caller Tune 1 Top story

Viva Entertainment contends that despite the popularity of the song, it hasn’t been performed on stage because of the government ban on concerts as part of the measures to curb the spread of COVID 19 virus.
18:06
18:06

Kyambogo Land Saga: Claimants Agree on Joint Survey 2

The Minister for Lands, Beti Kamya has now directed the Commissioner Survey and Mapping to work with all parties involved to conduct a joint site survey to establish the interests of all the four claimants.
18:04
18:04

Eight Arrested in Munyonyo Over Counterfeit Currency, Fake Gold Entebbe 2 1 Top story

According to Twine, suspects are mostly foreigners from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC (5), Cameroon, (2) Nigerians and (1) Ugandan. The Congolese came to Uganda as refugees. During the operation, police also recovered brass rods, powder and fake gold and different oils.
17:34
17:34

MPs Want Fees for Emergency Passports Hiked 1 2

The chairperson of the committee Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi expressed alarm at the extremely long queues at the immigration control offices on Port Bell road. Bagonza explained that the queues are a result of recruitment companies engaged in the externalization of labour that decide to pay for emergency passport processing which means that the applicants have to show up immediately at the immigration offices.
17:30
17:30

Embattled Masaka District Kadhi Declines To Vacate Office 2

Bagunduse has vowed not to vacate office, saying his suspension is illegal. He says that such decisions can only be made by the district executive committee through the Regional Committee leadership, which he says was not done and therefore makes the entire process questionable.
17:10
17:10

Uganda Should Brace For More Influenza Viruses-Experts 4

Speaking during the annual Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) science fair that closed on Thursday, Dr. Mohammed Lamorde, Head of Global Health Security Programme at the Institute said Uganda can’t completely eliminate viruses and that the country might get another influenza related outbreak in the next two year even as we have just had COVID-19.
16:55
16:55

21 Elected MPs Face Probe over Altered DR Forms, Academic Papers 1 1

The Electoral Commission Spokesperson, Paul Bukenya, said they have no business with investigations being done by a recognized agency like CID. Bukenya adds that DR forms are public documents that can be used by any person at any time.
16:45
16:45

SPC Shoots Student Dead for Violating Curfew Hours night patrols 2 Top story

According to preliminary information, police found the deceased partying together with others at Kanyipe trading center on the orders of the village chairperson, Simon Okolong. The chairperson allegedly ordered his residents to drink and dance overnight at will.
16:31
16:31

Mayambala Wants to Take Over Kyagulanyi’s Election Petition 1

According to his letter dated February 25 2021, Mayambala also wants to be informed of the necessary procedures, what exactly is required for him to inherit the petition and if there is any chance that new evidence can be presented to court.
16:28
16:28

Pineapple Farmers Struggling to Repair, Buy Dryers For Value Addition 2 1

The dryers, which are fitted with polythene and wire mesh, are used to dry pineapples. Muhammad says the polythene material used to cover the dryer used to cost Shillings 60,000 before the COVID-19 pandemic but now costs Shillings 200, 000.
15:52
15:52

Magogo Urges UPL Clubs to Improve Quality of Domestic League FUFA 1 3 Top story

Speaking a breakfast meeting involving the FUFA Executive, the Board of governors Uganda Premier League and Chairpersons of Uganda Premier league clubs at Imperial Royale hotel in Kampala on Thursday morning, Magogo said Uganda has miserably failed to perform at all continental levels because of the low quality of domestic football.
15:39
15:39

MPs Reject Proposal to Limit Term of BoU Deputy Governor Parliament 2 1

The legal Committee of Parliament has rejected a proposal to have the Deputy Governor Bank of Uganda (BoU) serve for a maximum two terms of 10 years while the Governor’s term is unlimited.
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