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Feb 2021 35 results
20:13
20:13

Kyagulanyi Rallies Families of Abduction Victims for Support NUP 2 4

“After failing to get justice in the supreme court, we decided to go to the court of the people and when we call upon you the people who have been victimized by these actions of the regime, don’t waste any time to raise and join us. Said Kyagulanyi”
20:05
20:05

Express FC Defeats Wakiso Giants 3:0 1

The win gives Express an early lead of the league table with twenty-two points overtaking Vipers SC which has twenty-one points however Vipers has not played their game week ten.
19:48
19:48

IG Builds System to Trace Wealth of Leaders from URA, URSB, NIRA Corruption

“With the IG-ODS, a leader is not able to submit incomplete information and thus the system has solved the problem of incomplete declarations, which also eases verification,” says Anet Twine, the Director Leadership Code. The agency has now launched what they call ‘IG-ODS Phase II’, which will help access the data in other government agencies, which will make it easy to verify data submitted by a leader through comparison.
19:48
19:48

Smart Ride Struggles to Establish Itself in Gulu City 2

Smart Ride requires a passenger or client to request transport services through a mobile application that can only be installed on a smartphone. It was launched in May 2020, with the hope that within three months, it would be well established, according to Michael Ebong, the founder of the transport service.
19:07
19:07

Kyotera Employer Castrates Worker over Vanilla Theft 1

Ronald Mayanja, now in critical condition, was accused of stealing vanilla beans belonging to his boss Joseph Katamba.
19:06
19:06

Mwesigye's Team Rejects EC Tally Which Gave him Zero Votes at His Polling Station 1 4

Mwesigye cast his vote at Banga-Nakiwogo Playground (L-NAJ) polling station. The polling station is located in Division A, Entebbe Municipality within the vicinity of Special Forces Command (SFC) army barracks. This is where Mwesigye cast his vote, in the company of his wife Fausta Nansubug, and his Electoral Commission bodyguards.
18:56
18:56

Archbishop Pleads for Children to Return to Church 1 3

According to the Primate, the youngsters were not included in the arrangements as the government opened churches in the era of mitigating the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. While relaxing restrictions on the COVID-19 lockdown in September 2020, President Yoweri Museveni allowed places of worship to reopen but with first, a maximum of 70 worshipers, a number which was later increased to 200.
18:49
18:49

Karamoja Bishop Tasks Gov't to Address Increasing Insecurity in Karamoja 1

According to Bishop Nasak much as the government is removing guns from the Karimojong, a section of the Karimojong are acquiring arms which need to be investigated.
18:43
18:43

Motorcycle Thief Runs to Police Station to Escape Mob 1

James Ekaju, the North Kyoga Regional Police Spokesperson explained that Ivan Ogwang is a notorious thief alias Ben Otim whose luck simply ran out.
18:21
18:21

Pregnant, Breastfeeding Candidates Given 45 Extra Minutes During Examination 1 1

According to the commencement of examination statement issued by UNEB’S Executive Secretary, Dan Odongo, the said group of learners and others with circumstantial impairments like asthma and epilepsy will be given more time to complete the examination.
18:18
18:18

Fear, Mistrust Stopped Kampala Residents from Voting 1 7

A common thread from responses of people who never voted, and community leaders in areas that had a low voter turnout are panic that there was going to violence after the election, which prompted people to run to their countryside homes and belief that elections cannot result in change.
18:00
18:00

Psychiatrists, Traditional Healers Partner to Manage Mental Illnesses in Acholi 2 1

Alfred Lulua Droti, the acting in charge at the mental health department of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital says that by History, persons with mental illnesses were first treated by traditional healers because many believed and still believe the condition is spiritual and can be managed by traditional healers.
17:13
17:13

Catholic Church Gets New Parish to Serve Islands' Believers 3 1

Bukasa the newly introduced Catholic Church Parish has been curved from Bumangi Parish to cater for Four Island Sub Counties in Kalangala District
17:07
17:07

Head Teachers in Kitgum Fail to Account for UGX 21M COVID-19 Funds 2 1

Each school received 1.5 Million Shillings for the procurement of hand sanitizers, hand washing equipment, thermometers, soap and detergents amidst other basic requirements.
16:57
16:57

Museveni, AG, EC Okay Kyagulanyi's Withdrawal of Presidential Election Petition Robert Kyagulanyi 1 2 Top story

To set the record straight, the three respondents state that their decision to support the withdrawal of the petition has not been influenced by any collusion or corrupt bargain with Kyagulanyi.
16:48
16:48

DNA Testing to Cost Police UGX 1.7 Billion Every Year 3 1

Police force will be spending close to 2 billion shillings to conduct DNA tests every year. This is according to the cost per sample as explained by acting head of force’s Directorate of Forensic Sciences –DFS Andrew Mubiru.
16:29
16:29

BOU, Bankers Association Defend Charges on School Fees Bank of Uganda

Dr Adam Mugume, the Executive Director for Research Bank of Uganda says that banks incur expenditures to offer services and there is a justification for users of these bank services to contribute to the running costs.
16:27
16:27

Ugandan Health Workers Not Allowed to Breastfeed Exclusively Ministry of Health 2

Findings show that no health workers or other hospitals staff carry out exclusive breastfeeding. For NGOs, only 9.1 percent of the mothers employed there are able to breastfeed exclusively followed by those employed in the private sector at 22.2 percent. Only women employed in United Nations agencies were found to be able to breastfeed exclusively for six months
16:00
16:00

Speaker Kadaga Honoured for Promoting MPs' and Staff Welfare 3 1

Kadaga was lauded for a number of interventions and contributions including her support to the 2011 progressive amendments to the parliamentary pensions act and her support to the 2014 amendments which relieved members from the stress of high interest rates in the banks.
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