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23:57
23:57

Buganda Kingdom Contributes UGX 70m to Construct Mutesa II Museum at Makerere 1 2

“The culture of a university is anchored in its history and the people who went through it. If we want to have a bright future, we must not forget our history because it helps us to understand our current situation,” Mayiga said.
23:49
23:49

Musician Kenzo among Stranded Ugandans Expected to Return Next Week 2

In a statement released on Thursday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs indicated that it expects 1,125 Ugandans to return between July 18 and 24 from various regions and countries including Cote d'Ivoire where Kenzo got stuck when the borders were closed as a way of stopping the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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20:16

Parliament Directs Transport Ministry Over Boda-Boda Operations COVID-19 Pandemic 1 3

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Minister of Works and Transport to present a statement in regard to the plight of Boda-Boda industry which continues to be under lockdown.
19:44
19:44

Elections Without Campaigns Are a Wrong Choice for Uganda 2021 elections 5

This was the main issue of contentious during a one-day dialogue between the Electoral Commission, the civil society and political players held today. The dialogue was organized by the United Nations Development Program [UNDP] to harmonize deviating views a month since the Electoral Commission released the controversial roadmap.
17:59
17:59

Ministry of Gender Planning to Reduce Age of SAGE Beneficiaries 5 1

Frank Tumwebaze, the Minister for Gender Labour and Social Development while launching the program on Thursday in Lira says that they are plans to reduce on the age.
17:57
17:57

Museveni Courts NRM Rebel MPs Ahead of Elections elections 2021 2 1

Eighteen of the 30 legislators met president, Yoweri Museveni at Statehouse on Wednesday where they discussed their welfare as disgruntled NRM party members.
17:44
17:44

Parliament Issues Gov’t Ultimatum Over Islamic Banking 2 1

The Islamic banking model is provided for under the Financial Institutions (Amendment) Act, 2016. The banking system is executed under the Sharia law which views as unethical practices like charging interest or speculation.
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Pictorial: Kabale Covid-19 Taskforce Fails to Stop Boda Boda Operators 19 2 Top story

However, the Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Darius Nandinda who also chairs the Task Force, says they have completely failed to stop Boda boda riders from carrying passengers.
17:23
17:23

Returnees Call Off Protest Over Extra Days in Quarantine 4 1

The scientific protests come days after Bwowe wrote a letter dated July, 8, 2020 to Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng that returnees will have no contractual obligation with the quarantine centres at the end of the 14th day.
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17:19

Teenage Cancer Patient Stranded at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Nwoya District 1 1

Flavia Acayo, a Primary Seven pupil of Pakia Primary School and resident of Koch Lii in Nwoya District was admitted at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital on Tuesday with a swollen right limb.
17:00
17:00

Committee Divided on Returned Local Government Bill 7 1

Last month, President Yoweri Museveni returned the Bill to Parliament with a request that particular provisions be reconsidered before he assents to it. The President is mandated under Article 91 (3) of the Constitution to return a Bill in writing to the Speaker of Parliament for reconsideration.
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16:47

UPDF not Withdrawing LDUs Attached to Police Stations - Maj. Katamba 2

UPDF First Division Spokesperson, Maj Bilal Katamba, said LDUs attached to police stations are there as an emergency force and cannot be removed. Earlier reports indicated that UPDF had started removing LDUs from police stations.
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16:43

Arua Taskforce Repatriates Covid-19 Positive Congolese Truck Driver 2 2

Nahori Oya the RDC Arua explained that his office made several attempts to request the Congolese authorities in Aruu’ and Ariwara to come and pick their driver, in vain forcing them to hand over the driver to Vurra Customs immigration department.
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More than Half of Small Businesses May Close -KACITA 1 1

Hope Katwiine, the vice-chairperson of KACITA, an umbrella organization that brings together traders in Kampala, said the majority of their members lost capital when the lockdown was announced.
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16:28

Thugs Rob UGX63M From Cashier 1 1

Owoyesigyire says Police have since retrieved the CCTV footage relating to both incidents to help identify the number plates of the motorbikes the suspects used in the robbery.
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16:14

MPs Advise Education Ministry to Cancel Academic Year 1 4 Top story

According to MPs, it is not feasible to re-open schools for the continuation of the academic year amidst the burden of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that were put in place to tame the virus.
15:53
15:53

200 Homeless Following Violent Land Clashes 3

Apollo Okwera, the Amuru Sub County LC V councilor, says the clashes in Layima village are between the family of Lakoli from Lamogi Payugu clan and the family of Ooyi from Pawel clan.
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15:26

Buganda Chief Defies Directive To Halt Palace Reconstruction 1 1 Top story

Kyanjo told URN that he has since communicated to the town clerk indicating that they are putting up semi-permanent structures that don’t need approval from his office.
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14:57

NCD Experts Want Screening Introduced in Primary Health Care Services

According to the experts, the screening will allow people to know whether they face the risk of developing NCDs like Diabetes or High blood pressure.
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14:48

Human Rights Activists, Lawyers Want LDU Disbanded 4 6

LASPNET Executive Director, Sylvia Namubiru Mukasa identified some of the causalities as 65-year-old Francis Ogwanga Munu in Oyam District and Jacquline Nagasha in Masaka who was shot together with Francis Musasizi by her estranged husband, Private Robert Muyaga.
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