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21:15
21:15

Mismatch Between School Curriculum and Market Demand - Museveni 3

Museveni says sleeping is part of the reason there is still unemployment in Uganda. He says people are working for the stomach despite the good land and favorable conditions in the country. He says in the end, we have food in homes but there is a shortage of money.
21:08
21:08

CID Arrests Musician Kiwewa Over Song Against MP Nantaba 1

Kayunga District Woman MP also former State Minister for ICT, Ida Nantaba, has dragged local musician, Gerald Kiwewa, to Criminal Investigations Directorate -CID over defamatory song.
19:29
19:29

Companies Will Not Get Tax Refunds without E-Receipts From October – URA 2 1

According to URA, taxpayers have three months up to September 30, 2020, to adjust their systems and start issuing e-invoices. From 1 October 2020, no taxpayer will claim a tax credit if they didn’t issue e-invoices in their trading. The program is implemented under the Electronic Fiscal Receipting and Invoicing Solutions (EFRIS).
18:42
18:42

First COVID-19 Victim Buried in Namisindwa 2 4 Top story

Most of the locals were barred from accessing the burial ground as the Health Ministry's burial team from Mbale Regional Referral Hospital took charge of the ceremony. Police were deployed to block access for all unauthorised personnel.
18:37
18:37

Boda Boda Cyclists to Respect SOPs Boda Bodas 4

Alex Nuwagaba a Boda Boda rider in Bukoto says he will respect the set SOPs and is already preparing to start work.
18:14
18:14

Uganda Registers First COVID-19 Death COVID-19 Deaths 1 Top story

Dr. Joyce Moriku Kaducu, the Primary Health Care Minister, says the results from the samples taken from the deceased show that she was positive for Covid-19.
17:47
17:47

Mwiru, Karuhanga Will Not Join National Unity Platform Mugisha muntu 3 2

Karuhanga noted that although he doesn’t plan to join Kyagulanyi’s political party, he is optimistic that both the ANT and NUP will work together for the long term common goal.
17:42
17:42

Over 10,000 Health Workers Infected with COVID-19 in Africa - WHO

According to WHO, nurses are the most affected group of health workers accounting for more than 40 percent of infected cadres.The UN health agency attributes the high number of infections of health workers within Africa to the lack of personal protective equipment and weak infection and prevention control measures
17:22
17:22

Health Facilities in Busia Get Personal Protective Equipment 4 1

The PPEs worth 220 million shillings include gumboots, face masks, hand sanitizers, gowns, gloves, hand washing facilities among others. They will be distributed to medical workers in health centre IIs and IIIs across the district.
17:07
17:07

Police Disperses People Power Meeting in Jinja police station 4 2 Top story

Francis Muganga, the People Power Legal Officer in Eastern Uganda complained about the lack of a leveled political playing ground since their counterparts in the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party are holding meetings freely.
17:03
17:03

Availability of Preeclampsia Drugs Low in Private Hospitals -Experts

Dr Denis Kibira, the Executive Director of HEPs Uganda says the low stock in private facilities is because hospitals are not willing to spend money to procure the drugs
16:43
16:43

DPP Fails To Explain UGX 321m Rent Arrears At Workers House 3 1

The rental arrears accumulated to Shillings 321m in 2019 causing MPs on PAC to question the figure since Shillings 182m had been later written off as unsupported. The Legislators are curious about why the rent arrears cannot be conclusively verified. The deputy DPP could not explain how the arrears accumulated.
16:42
16:42

Health Ministry Receives 35 vehicles to Boost Immunization Services 1 4

According to the Health Ministry, immunization services had dropped by 65 percent due to the failure of parents to take their children for immunization. Also, with the closure of schools, many children could not access HPV vaccines.
16:42
16:42

Museveni Did Not Order Sacking of Top EC Officials-Justice Byabakama 1

Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the EC Chairperson said the officials tendered in their application for early retirement citing personal reasons.
16:22
16:22

Arua Covid-19 Task Force Concerned About Influx of Foreigners 2 3

According to the members, since the ban of public transport was lifted, many Congolese and South Sudanese nationals have continued to enter into Arua using the porous border points.
16:15
16:15

Police Officer Kills Self after Shooting Girlfriend 1

It is alleged that Sam Chelimo, who was attached to Murungwa police post first shot the woman only identified as Bena, a resident of Kokotorokwo village in Beneti Sub County before turning the gun on himself.
16:04
16:04

COVID-19: Health Experts Urge Security Officers to Wear Masks Uganda Police 1 2

The call comes after the number of security officers that have tested positive for the disease increases. According to health officials, so far, 54 security officers have tested positive for the disease
15:55
15:55

Supreme Court Consolidates Appeals Challenging Dismissal of Six MPs Asuman Basalirwa 2 1

The panel of seven Supreme Court Justices ordered that the three appeals are consolidated into one such that it is expeditiously heard.
15:51
15:51

KIIDP II Road Works at 25% Completion- KCCA John Babiiha Road 3 1 Top story

Eng. Stephen Kibuuka, the KCCA project coordinator, says the percentage covers majorly low value works like transfer of utilities and clearing drains.
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