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MPs Summon Security Ministers over Non-Compliance With Gender, Equity 6 1

The EOC chairperson, Sylvia Muwebwa Ntambi told the committee on Thursday that security was the only sector that has not met the minimum score of 50 percent in its plans to address gender and equity issues.
19:52
19:52

Legal Committee Starts Discussion on Opposition Proposed Constitutional Amendments 9 1

Led by the Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ocan, the Shadow Attorney-General appeared before the Committee to present and defend proposals in the Constitutional (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
19:41
19:41

Transferred Head Teachers Question Timing

"The transfers are good but they should have taken place earlier. We have families to plan for. It is not easy to pack an entire family to move to a new location,"Kirabo said.
19:30
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Businesswoman Remanded for Defrauding UGX 300m from Job Seekers Gonhill Nakaweesa 1 1

Prosecution told court that between November 2019 and December 2019 at Namaganda Plaza in Kampala, Nakaweesa deceitfully obtained money ranging from five to eight million shillings from dozens of people claiming that she would get them lucrative jobs in Dubai.
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19:15

Seven Anti-Corruption Activists Released on Bail 1 1

It is alleged that the group held a public meeting in disregard of the laid down procedures in the law when they refused to coordinate and cooperate with Police to ensure that all participants are unarmed and peaceful.
18:56
18:56

Finance Officials Grilled Over Borrowing to Finance 2021 Elections Ministry of Finance 4 1

According to the EC Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama, they are in a crisis due to lack of funding amounting to Shillings 518.944 billion for the 2021 elections.
18:42
18:42

Woman, Six Month-Old Baby Killed in Omoro Rom village,

Betty Lalam Kilama, the Ongako Sub-County Women Council Chairperson told URN that after breaking the door, they found the lifeless body of the baby with the nipples of her mother in his mouth.
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18:41

Only 72 Percent of TB Patients Complete Treatment MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3

Last year, 1,500 of the 86,000 people that newly tested for Tuberculosis in the country had the drug-resistant strain. That means that they couldn’t be treated by the readily available and cheap antibiotic rifampicin.
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Health Ministry Warns Ugandan Traders about Coronavirus Outbreak in China Ministry of Health 3

At a press conference this afternoon, Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng said screening services have been put in place at Entebbe International Air Port and although not many Ugandans go to Wuhan, she said they are worried about the disease spreading to other cities in the country.
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17:57

Kabujogera Town Council Struggling Without Gov't Funding MInistry of Finance 2

According to Musana Nathan, the chairperson LC3 Kicheche Sub county who also doubles as Mayor Kabujogera Town council during an interview with URN reporter earlier on Thursday, said the Town council received only 50M as startup fund in 2016 and since they have never received any more money.
17:48
17:48

Constitutional Court Adjourns Basajjabalaba Compensation Case Indefinitely Legal Brains Trust 5

It’s the fourth time the panel of five Constitutional Court Judges led by Kenneth Kakuru have failed to deliver their verdict.
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17:04

Governments that Overstay Often End Badly - Ambassador Malac United States 2 1

Ambassador Malac also called for a free and fair election, saying all eyes of the world will be in Uganda. She says unlike other countries, Uganda has the capacity to hold elections, and this should not be marred with irregularities.
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17:00

Justice Ssekaana Bounces Back to Kampala High Court Male Mabirizi 1 Top story

Dr. Zeija explained that following the transfers by Justice Bamwine, they received petitions from some judges requesting for reconsideration. “The Petitions were considered following the due processes,” reads the circular.
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16:59

Three Arrested over Theft of Church Property 2

Elly Maate, police spokesperson for Kigezi region says that the suspects were arrested today after a good Samaritan whom he declined to reveal his identities for security reasons who saw the suspects loading property on a motor cycle in the night led police to their arrest.
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16:45

89 Sub Counties Lack Health Centres-Opendi Ministry of Health 2 1

Opendi who heads to Ministry of Energy said that 89 sub-counties don’t have a single health facility.She said that the absence of health centres affects the delivery of health services.
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MOE gets 10 Billion to Roll out New O’Level Curriculum 1 1

Initially, 124 billion was needed to roll out the entire new curriculum. However due to funding gaps, the ministry decided to implement the curriculum on an annual basis.
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16:34

Six Killed In Pakwach Accident 2

Swaib Toko, the Pakwach Resident District Commissioner, says five people died on the spot while one died on arrival at Angal hospital where he had been referred to from Pakwach health center four.
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District Leaders Fault OWC Agro-Industrialization Program on Job Creation NAADS 4 1

Matiya Kigongo, the Buikwe District LC V Chairperson notes that the government has been providing poor quality seeds of fruits such as mangoes, pineapples and mangoes among others, which has led to poor quality harvests.
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Uganda Improves in Corruption Ranking– Global Report 1

In the region, Rwanda remains the least corrupt country in position 51 after scoring 53% followed by Tanzania in the 96th position with a score of 37 while Kenya and Uganda are tied together.
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