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21:07
21:07

Team Uganda Upbeat About Tokyo 2020 Games Slots 3

The team won three gold, three silver and four bronze medals in the competition which was also the Paralympic qualifier event for athletics, blind ball, javelin and long jump among other sports. This means that all Uganda’s Gold medalists qualified for the much anticipated Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games scheduled for August 25 to September 6.
20:41
20:41

Expectant Mothers Stranded as Wind Blows Off Maternity Roof in Kitgum antenatal care 2

Collins Mwaka cox, the in-charge of Loborom Health Center III told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday afternoon that the roof was blown to a distance of about 20 meters away from the maternity ward. Luckily, about 10 expectant mothers who were in the maternity ward at the time of the incident escaped unhurt.
20:24
20:24

Criminals Find Haven in Areas with no CCTV Coverage 2 2

They include the Kampala flyover corridor that covers Clock Tower, the stretch between Clock Tower and Nsambya Traffic Lights, Nsambya to Mukwano, Mukwano to Electoral Commission and Wampewo Gardens. Other places where CCTV cameras are not functioning, according to police, include Kira, Kasangati, Matugga, Ntinda and Naalya, mostly in Wakiso District.
20:04
20:04

Gov’t Security Agencies to Vet NRM Coordinators 1 4

The coordinators will be recruited as part of a nationwide drive championed by President Museveni’s Senior Political Advisor and Personal Assistant Milly Babalanda. The recruitment follows a directive issued recently by President Yoweri Museveni, for the enlistment of cadres from the village level ahead of 2021 elections.
19:37
19:37

Strange Disease Kills Over 200 Pigs in Busia 4

Busia District Veterinary Officer Dr Patrick Barasa says that initial samples which were taken to Entebbe and tested negative to swine fever. Additional samples have now been taken to Makerere University to determine the cause of the deaths.
19:05
19:05

African MPs Urged on Online Child Sexual Exploitation 1

Child Sexual Exploitation is the abuse of children via the internet and remains a global threat with rising internet connectivity. Many a time, the abusers are overjoyed to publish photos and videos of their exploits online to gratify their like-minded abusers.
18:45
18:45

IGAD Considers Regional Infrastructure Masterplan 3 1 Top story

The masterplan seeks to establish infrastructure development priorities for IGAD countries; Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda. The move will enhance physical and economic integration by priority in the areas of transport, energy, ICT and transboundary water projects for investment.
18:37
18:37

Regularly Alter Your Offertory Collecting Methods-Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga 1 1

According to police, the suspect was picked up at Watoto church Ntinda-Butukirwa during the first service on Sunday when she received the offertory bag containing Shillings 640,000 and swapped it with another bag with less money.
18:23
18:23

Buganda Land Board Gets New CEO 1

Kaboggoza replaces David Kyewalabye Male who in February last year was appointed as Minister in Charge of Culture, Security, and Tourism. Speaking to reporters, at Bulange Mengo, the seat of the Kingdom, the Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga said there was need to leave Kyewalabye as the CEO to allow for a smooth transition as they searched for a replacement.
17:56
17:56

IGP Withdraws 200 Police Officers Attached to KCCA Asan Kasingye 1 1 Top story

News of the withdraw of police officers from all KCCA installations and homes of Directors started circulating on Sunday night until was confirmed on Monday afternoon by Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga.
17:30
17:30

Poor Teaching Methods Affecting UACE Performance -Teachers 3 1

The UNEB Executive Secretary, Dan Odongo, said many candidates couldn’t read and understand questions and as such wrote irrelevant answers.
16:46
16:46

Gov’t Officials Top Land Grabbers List –Land Commission 1 1

Uganda Land Commission manages 11,087.748 square miles of public land. This land includes land that houses all public schools, health centres, swamps, national parks, game reserves Prison, military and police barracks, airfields among others.
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16:34

Mole Pregnancies Becoming Common- Gynecologist 3

Also known as molar pregnancy, the condition represents an abnormality of the placenta, caused by genetic errors in cell multiplication during the fertilization process. As a result, it leads to a growth of abnormal tissue within the uterus.
16:27
16:27

IGP Orders Traffic Police to Probe Nabukenya's Death Robert Kyagulanyi 2 1 Top story

Enanga says the IGP has directed the Traffic police Investigation unit under the command of Assistant Superintendent of Police Pamela Kentaro to conduct a comprehensive probe and ensure the public is informed of whatever transpired on the fateful day.
16:03
16:03

URA to Deploy Drones to Catch Smugglers 2 1

The project, which will see the tax body receive at least 500 million Shillings in the next budget, will enable URA to use drones to catch elusive smugglers crossing Uganda and neighbouring countries with undeclared goods.
15:58
15:58

FDC Demands Violent Free Political Environment to Advance IPOD Agenda Ruhakana Rugunda 2 1 Top story

The FDC party Spokesperson, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda told journalists during the weekly press briefing at their headquarters that they cannot organise other parties to meet with President, Yoweri Museveni in the IPOD summit when even FDC cannot meet freely.
15:27
15:27

Hiv/Aids Infections High Among Older Men-Health Experts 2 1

Victor Rwengabo, the Uganda aids commission zonal coordinator for Gulu notes that their finding indicates older men between 45-49 are contracting HIV/AIDS more than young men citing it’s quite high for such age bracket. Young people (15-24 years) are responsible for 34% of new HIV infections annually.
14:58
14:58

Transferred Hoima Teachers Reject New Duty Stations Transfers 4

Some of the teachers were transferred for overstaying at their work stations, poor performance and frosty working relations with the School Management Committees among others. However, the teachers have rejected the transfers, saying they are not convenient.
14:32
14:32

Local Gov't Ministry Interdicts Three Jinja Municipal Officials abuse of office 1

“The Criminal Investigations Directorate is conducting investigations into allegations of abuse of office, conspiracy to defraud, embezzlement, fraudulent accounting and money laundering. Vide CIDHQTRS/94/2020,” the letter reads in part.
13:22
13:22

Isolated Foreigners Test Negative to Coronavirus Ministry of Health 1 Top story

Earlier this morning, the ministry released a statement urging the public to remain calm as confirmatory tests were being conducted at Uganda Virus Research Institute following isolation of suspects that were picked from Entebbe Airport over the weekend at Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital.
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