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22:50
22:50

Kyotera Youth Activists Ask EC to Reconsider 'Scientific' Campaigns 5

A revised election roadmap for the 2021 general elections which was recently released by the Electoral Commission Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi shows that candidates will only be allowed to use digital tools to mobilise their electorate.
21:57
21:57

Amudat District Gets Health Centre IV MoH 2

Amudat District Health Officer Dr Peter Kusolo is optimistic that with the upgrade, the community of Amudat will access more specialized services such as laboratory, surgical and maternity. He is hopeful that this will also curtail maternal deaths.
21:48
21:48

Government Face Masks Too little for Population in Busia 4

The border district received 305,000 face masks targeting citizens from six years and above, as part of a declaration of the government calling for the mandatory wearing of masks to safeguard communities against COVID-19.
21:28
21:28

Traders Plead for Reopening as Ministers Inspect Kampala Arcades 6 3

Kyambadde says that they were looking at the preparedness of the traders to re-open basing on the availability of washrooms, water, hand washing facilities and the ability of traders to maintain social distancing. Although the two arcades had washrooms and handwashing facilities at the entrance, the team could not conclude yet on whether they qualify for re-opening.
20:36
20:36

360 Families Threatened with Eviction from Land in Kyenjojo Apollo Bwebale 2

The residents recall that their predicament started on April 8, 2020, when panga-wielding men stormed the area and started destroying all crop gardens. But upon inquiry, they say, the men told them that they had been sent by one Enock Kibamu to raze the gardens on the land, whose ownership he claims.
20:18
20:18

Hoima Police Arrests Notorious Thug Motorcycle 1 1

It is alleged that Tumuramye together with others still at large raided Hoima Central Police Station on June 12, 2020, and stole a motorcycle registration number UEB703R belonging to Dickson Kaahwa of Kyamagiiga village in Buhimba sub-county.
20:02
20:02

Parliament Asked to Decolonize Streets, Landmarks Across Uganda 2 1

Makubuya told the Speaker that the continued public display of colonial iconography glorifies individuals responsible for the brutalization, subjugation and humiliation of Ugandans and that the continued use of the colonial names is a slap in the face of the many brave people that fought for political independence across Africa.
19:41
19:41

Palliative Care Providers Seek Legal Cushion to Access Narcotic Drugs Ministry of Health 1

Mark Mwesiga, the Executive Director of the association said the provisions of the act bar anybody from accessing narcotics without putting exceptions for controlled use for medical or scientific reasons.
17:44
17:44

People Power Legal Officer Arrested for Holding Illegal Assembly team 1 1

On Friday, Muganga reportedly stormed Iganga Mainstreet with whistles and a placard condemning the government for failing to provide food for the needy. He also carried along a petition demanding that the government either lifts the lockdown and the continued ban on bodaboda operations.
17:34
17:34

Police Blocks Music Promoters’ Meeting COVID-19 Lockdown 4 1

Musinguzi of Abitex promotions and Mukasa of Bajjo events had invited artists, promoters and comedians for a meeting at Calendar Prestige Hotel in Makindye. The meeting was meant to discuss plans of resuming music shows.
17:33
17:33

Pictorial: Does the Lockdown Still Count? COVID-19 guidelines 52

Public transport is back, malls are open, and shops are operating normally. However, many have abandoned the standard operating procedures agreed upon at the time the lockdown restrictions were eased. Social distancing and wearing of face masks have been abandoned as Ugandans go about their businesses without any fear of the risks this might trigger.
17:23
17:23

Kigezi Leaders Doubt Effectiveness of 'Emyooga' Initiative 1 8

The program commonly known as Emyooga targets SACCO's formed in 18 specialized fields that need capital to boost their incomes. Each saving and Credit Cooperative Organization (SACCO) will be given 30 million shillings as seed capital while districts will receive 570 million shillings to support the SACCOs.
17:18
17:18

COVID-19 Lockdown Delays Commissioning of Tororo Central Market 3 2

Paul Omoka, the Town Clerk Tororo Municipality told URN that the municipality has conducted inspection in the market and found out that everything required in the market is available and that by next month, the contractors will be exiting the site.
16:38
16:38

Three Bodies Retrieved from River Mubuku drowned 3 1

The three have been identified as Kabugho Jenness, 50, Masika Enid, 38, and Biira Michelle, 9, all residents of Kiryango village, Bugoye sub-county in Kasese district. Another minor identified as Biira Mackline, 7, is still missing.
16:22
16:22

Prime Minister Commits to Lifting New Restrictions on Gulu District COVID-19 2 1

Those who attended the meeting, at the Office of the Prime Minister in Kampala, say that they agreed to allow commercial, private and public transport to and from Kitgum district to be allowed to pass through Gulu without any hindrances.
16:13
16:13

Radio Wa Staff Strike over Mismanagement Lira Diocese 1 1

They accused Kasuku of poor administration, failure to supervise departments and owning stations equipment. She is also accused of turning the institution into a family business.
15:51
15:51

Museveni Commends Denmark for Supporting Uganda’s Agriculture 2

Denmark is supporting local farmers with cheap loans through their ABI Trust Bank at a 10 per cent interest rate according to Agriculture Minister Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja. Danish Ambassador to Uganda, Nicolaij Petersen said that they have so far invested USD 15 million in the agricultural sector to be borrowed by farmers through the ABI Trust Bank at a low-interest rate.
15:40
15:40

Suspected Boat Thief Lynched After Court Sets Him Free lynching

The LCI Chairman of Kabasombwa village James Kwerigira explains that the fishermen surrounded Kagolo in his temporary house and destroyed it before he attempted to escape.
15:39
15:39

Police Cautions Politicians Against Disputing Existence of COVID-19 in Uganda COVID-19 Response 2

Speaking at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala today, Fred Enanga, the spokesperson of the Uganda Police said they are concerned that in the recent days, a number of opposition politicians have publicly doubted the presence of COVID-19 in Uganda, yet there is enough evidence to confirm it exists.
15:34
15:34

Medical Experts Call for Local Investment in Tertiary Healthcare 5

Dr Jackson Amone, the Secretary to the Medical Board said on Friday that none of those that had been scheduled and approved for medical travel at the time of closure of the airport in March has travelled, yet still, none of them has died as they continue receiving care in-country. He couldn’t though divulge the exact number of those that were on the waiting list.
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