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19:03

New Nets Designed to Tackle Mosquito Insecticide Resistance malaria

The nets are one of the new approaches to meet the growing mosquito resistance to existing insecticides, particularly pyrethroids that are used to treat nets.
18:51
18:51

Kadaga to APRM: Political Parties a Constraint to Democracy raid on parliament 1 5 Top story

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga: I think I was much happier when we had no political parties because there were no whips, there were no caucuses. You came to Parliament, spoke your peace and went home.
18:36
18:36

New Nile Bridge Changes Jinja-Buikwe Skyline bridges

The 525m-long bridge is expected to be the first cable-stayed bridge in East Africa crossing Victoria Nile and linking the Northern Corridor that connects Kenya with the Democratic Republic of Congo. It will replace the Nalubaale Bridge which was built in 1954. It is estimated to cost over USD 27 million. Construction of the bridge commenced in 2014.
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17:14

60% of Uganda's Debt is Concessional Loans - Ministry of Finance uganda debts 1 2

The Director Debt and Cash Management at the Ministry of Finance, Maris Wanyera, has said over 60 percent of Ugandas debt made up of concessional loans that come with low interest rates and long repayment periods.
17:09
17:09

Agago Residents Overwhelmingly Reject Age Limit Amendment age limit removal 1 2

Findings by area MP Morris Ogenga Latigo indicate that 5, 899, out of the 5, 947 constituents reached, were against the proposed amendment. Only 48 persons voted in favour of the amendment.
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16:53

Unemployment Dominates Rwenzori Youth Age-Limit Consultations charles mujungu 1

Leaders who converged for the consultative meeting interrupted remarks by the Western Youth Member of Parliament Mwine Mpaka and demanded to know what he has done to address youth unemployment.
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16:34

Farmers Acquire New Tool to Fight Fake Seed in Uganda fake seeds 2 1

The idea behind Quality Declared Seed QDS is that farmers are organized by expert seed breeders and taught how to produce own quality seed instead of planting grain or more expensive seed from seed companies.
13:59
13:59

Three Rubanda Schools Miss PLE Science Paper ple exams

Anthony Musasizi, the head teacher of Kishaki primary school says that candidates and supervisors were still stranded by midday today, waiting for Integrated Science paper. The examination started at 9:00 a.m. in other schools across the country.
12:55
12:55

BoU Persuading Commercial Banks to Reduce Interest Rates - Mutebile central bank rate 1 1

Bank of Uganda BoU Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile has said that the central bank has been and continues to persuade commercial banks to lower interest rates. Mutebile says for the last three years BoU has been reducing Central bank Rate CBR but commercial banks have not moved in tandem with central bank in reducing interest rates.
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10:47

19 Miss PLE in Moroto moroto district 1 1

Nineteen candidates who had registered to sit 2017 Primary Leaving Examination PLE in Moroto district failed to turn on the first day of the exams.
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07:44

Abim Councillors Endorse Age Limit Removal abim district 2

Out of eleven councillors in the district, only Abraham Kitacho, the Abim Town Council male councillor and the district speaker, Godfrey Omara, rejected the proposed amendment. The position of the district chairperson Jimmy Ochero is, however, yet to be revealed since he has reportedly been out of the country since the consultations commenced.
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