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22:51
22:51

Museveni Reopens Places Of Worship, Gives Timelines on Schools Reopening

Museveni said that the government has a target of vaccinating 22million people although the focus now is on the 4.8million priority population.
18:19
18:19

Parliament Asks Gov’t to Intervene in Butabika Hospital Staff Strike 4 1

The MPs demanded that government provides adequate security so that medical staff works in a favourable condition.
18:15
18:15

New WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines as Pollution Worsens air pollution

Since WHO’s last 2005 global update, there has been a marked increase of evidence that shows how air pollution affects different aspects of health. For that reason, and after a systematic review of the accumulated evidence, WHO has adjusted almost all the AQGs levels downwards, warning that exceeding the new air quality guideline levels is associated with significant risks to health. At the same time, however, adhering to them could save millions of lives.
18:03
18:03

CID Investigating Kitagwenda District Officials over Missing UGX 200m for Road Works 1

A copy of the letter to Kitagwenda leadership about the ongoing investigations shows the 200 million shillings was swindled in the second quarter of the 2020/2021 financial year. The road whose maintenance money has caused trouble for officials is located in Kitagwenda town council.
17:51
17:51

Ignore Romour of Seizing Money in Dormant Accounts - Gov't 5 1

“Bank of Uganda will not take unclaimed balances lying idle on your accounts held either with Supervised Financial Institutions or Electronic Money Issuers,” says Minister Kasaija.
17:50
17:50

Police Rallies Public to Curb New Wave of Crime in Gulu youth gangs 3 1

Ogwang revealed that many parents have relinquished parental obligations leaving children with a lot of liberty to control themselves which propels them into conflict with the law.
17:39
17:39

UPC Calls for Full Reopening of Economy 3

UPC head of Media and Communications Muzeyi Faizo, said that a fully functioning society will support the economy and equally raise enough revenue or income to finance the welfare of the citizens.
17:27
17:27

MPs Query Gov't on Former VP Ssekandi's Retirement Benefits Parliament 2 1

Former Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi still awaits his retirement house and car among others. According to the Ministry of Public service, so far Ssekandi has received only his monthly payment, and medical benefits.
17:19
17:19

MPs Clash with Gen Otafire over Masaka killings Parliament 3 1

Mubende Municipality MP Bashir Lubega Sempa says although he is an NRM supporter the remarks of the minister were tarnishing the image of NRM. He expressed disappointment over the remarks saying this should not be treated casually.
17:13
17:13

Kitgum COVID-19 Taskforce Tracing Migratory Farming Communities for Vaccination 2

The Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech, also the COVID-19 taskforce Chairperson, says the move to trace the migratory farming communities is to ensure that they are vaccinated.
16:52
16:52

Deaf Schools Stuck With Self-Study Materials 4 2

Pius Oketcho, the headteacher of Mulago School for the deaf says the school received copies of home learning materials for the upper primary classes however, the school cannot give out these textbooks to the learners. He explains that there are no interpreters at home to help the deaf understand the content.
16:33
16:33

DP to Commemorate Ben Kiwanuka’s 49th Death Anniversary Democratic Party 3 1

Siranda also eulogized Kiwanuka for fighting for Ugandan farmers, to eliminate middlemen while selling their farm produce, an act that saw farmers reap big from their farm produce.
16:21
16:21

Kibaale Registers 6,000 Teenage Pregancies in One Year Education 2

Statistics from the district health, education, probation and social welfare departments show that from July 2020 to August 2021 6,440 girls aged between 15 and 19 years are reported pregnant in the district.
15:58
15:58

IGP Ochola Battling Unstable High Blood Pressure - Pathologist Uganda Police 4 1

The police has finally spoken out on the health of Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola, saying the head of Police is suffering from unstable high blood pressure.
15:54
15:54

Agago Introduces Hefty Fines For Illegal Charcoal Dealers 1 1

According to Opio, owners of small trucks impounded with charcoal will be required to pay shillings 1.5 million while big lorries will pay shillings 3 million. while culprits apprehended transporting charcoal in trailer trucks will pay between shillings 5 and 10 million.
15:47
15:47

VHTs in Otuke Arrested for Alleged Theft of Gov't Drugs Ogwete HCIII 4

They were found in possession of Erythromycin, Magnesium, Metronidazole and Piriton tablets, Amoxicillin capsules, Nestatine Oral suspension for children, Malaria RDTs and HIV testing kits among others.
15:46
15:46

Babies' Diets Show No Improvement in a Decade, Could Get Worse Children nutrition

In an analysis of 91 countries, the report finds that only half of children aged 6-23 months are being fed the minimum recommended number of meals a day, while just a third consume the minimum number of food groups they need to thrive. Further analysis of 50 countries with available trend data reveals these poor feeding patterns have persisted throughout the last decade.
15:32
15:32

200 Girls Rescued As Crime Intelligence Raids Suspected Trafficking Centre in Kampala 4 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Police Spokesperson, said some of the victims had alerted their parents about the bad conditions they were living in. Owoyesigyire said some of the girls had stayed on the premises for more than three months.
15:12
15:12

UGX 2,000 Cotton Price Excites Farmers in Acholi cotton farming 3 1

Jolly Sabune, the Chief Executive Officer CDO says this is the second-highest indicative price set for cotton, in the country and notes that it’s an incentive for farmers to boost cotton production.
15:10
15:10

Businessman Found Dead in Rukungiri Lodge 1 2

The deceased has been identified as George Ambasize, a resident of Mugamba village, Kyaruyenje parish Buhunga sub-county in Rukungiri district.
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