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23:58
23:58

Parliament Rejects De-registration of Coffee Farmers coffee export 4 1

Parliament today unanimously rejected the proposal to deregister coffee farmers who fail to meet standards set by Government in regards to coffee growing.
23:55
23:55

Six Arrested for Stoning Police Officers in Kampala 1 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, deputy Kampala police spokesperson, said police ably identified the six among the crowd pelting stones that hurt some of the police officers and damaged a patrol vehicle attached to CPS.
22:44
22:44

MP Mwiru Tables Bill Seeking to Address Regional Imbalance in Government Appointments 1

Mwiru is specifically seeking an amendment of chapter four of the Constitution which provides for the protection and promotion of fundamental and other human rights and freedoms and an insertion of a new article to provide for affirmative action to promote equitable distribution of employment opportunities for any office in the public service based on the regions of Uganda.
19:37
19:37

Germany Gives Uganda UGX 254b for Energy, Agriculture and Governance 1

The German Embassy in Uganda said the money will pave way for Ugandan-German development cooperation in the period from 2021 to 2022. The signing of the grant on Wednesday marked the conclusion of the talks between the Ugandan government and German on how the money will be utilized.
18:39
18:39

Gov’t to Support Refugees Equate their Education Papers 1 1 Top story

Edward Ssebukyu, the Coordinator Uganda Secondary Education Extended Program-USEEP attributes the problem to the fact that many refugees haven’t been able to equate their previous educational experience to establish whether they are fit to enroll in secondary school.
17:32
17:32

Kiyonga Returns with Mission to Uproot FDC from Kasese District Crispus Kiyonga 1

The Forum for Democratic Change -FDC party won all parliamentary seats in Kasese district edging senior NRM stalwarts like Kiyonga. He says that at the end of June he completed his three-year tour of duty in China and thought he should come back to reclaim the position he lost to Godfrey Atkins Katusabe
17:29
17:29

CMI, Crime Intelligence Join Hunt for Suspect in Nakulabye Bar Shooting 2 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Police Spokesperson, confirmed that the hunt for Mpola has been joined by other security agencies so that the victims can have justice.
17:24
17:24

Court Suspends UPC Delegate's Conference Julius Galisonga 2 3 Top story

The three member panel of Court of Appeal justices issued the orders after lawyers representing the, Peter Walubiri UPC led faction led by Julius Galisonga told court that failure to halt the conference would cause them irreparable damage.
17:08
17:08

Kasaija Prays for One More Term to Quit Elective Politics matia kasaija 1

Kasaija who doubles as the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development said that the youths, who want to replace him now should wait until then. He was speaking at the National Resistance Movement Electoral Commission headquarters in Kampala where he had gone to return his nomination papers for party primaries,
16:50
16:50

PAC Questions Solicitor General Over Court Awards 3 1

The matter arose while MPs on the committee chaired by Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi were questioning an accrued cost of Shillings 18bn which was above the ministry’s approved annual budget of Shillings 138.2bn for the year in review.
16:39
16:39

Issuance of Passports, Work Permits Resumes at Immigration Offices 3 3 Top story

Besides passport and immigration, the directorate is also resuming registration services, NGO regulation services, Management of Community Service Orders and Provision of forensic and testing services, among others.
16:34
16:34

Scientists Study Complacency to COVID-19 Guidelines 2

Prof. Nelson Sewankambo the Director of Training Health Researchers into Vocational Excellence in East Africa (THRIVE), says that the study that starts in August and lasts six months will describe community perceptions of COVID-19 among vulnerable populations in Nakawa and Kawempe divisions of Kampala.
16:05
16:05

Coronavirus Smokes BATU Revenues 1

BATU says its gross revenue fell by 12 percent as a result of low sales in cigarettes occasioned by the pandemic. The revenues fell from Shillings 86billion in the first six months of 2019 to Shillings 76billion in the first six months of 2020.
16:04
16:04

Police, MP Ssemujju Speak out on Deployment at NBS TV 2

According to information that was making rounds on social media, the police surrounded NBS Television housed at Media Plaza in Kamwokya with the view of arresting politicians; Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, the MP for Kira municipality, Betty Bakireke Nambooze, the MP for Mukono municipality and Fred Nyanzi, the People Power coordinator in charge of the informal sector.
15:44
15:44

Siblings Arrested for Killing Mother’s Lover In Agago murder 2

George William Kilama, the Paimol Sub county LC III Chairperson told URN in an interview that the suspects had severally warned the deceased to keep away from their mother.
15:36
15:36

Cancer Institute to Test their Patients for COVID-19 Ministry Of Health 1

Orem says during the last four months, they have had to refer some suspected COVID cases for testing elsewhere. While all their referrals finally tested negative, he said cancer patients are at risk of getting fatally affected by COVID-19 and yet the doctors who work on them also risk being exposed especially when they have to conduct surgeries.
15:11
15:11

Poor State of Roads Irks Serere Leaders Serere District 1 1

The road network in the district has worsened following the rising water levels from Lake Kyoga that has cut off roads to the main landing sites in the district. Currently, Kagwara, Mugarama and Mulondo landing sites main access routes in Serere are inaccessible.
15:03
15:03

Luweero Residents Protest Poor Disposal of Chicken Droppings By Investor 4 1 Top story

John Wasswa the Ndibulungi Village LC 1 Chairperson says Euro Chicks Farm Limited has been disposing the chicken droppings in an open piece of land belonging to Moses Ssenkasi for the past two years.
14:49
14:49

ICU Patient At Rubaga Hospital Tests Positive for COVID-19 COVID-19 Death

According to the Ministry of Health, the patient is in the process of being relocated to Mulago National Referral Hospital.
14:11
14:11

Gov't to Operationalise Boda Boda Free Zone in November

Speaking at Uganda Media Center on Wednesday, the Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Betty Amongi said during the three months, the government will demarcate the free zone, stages and erect signs.
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