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19:38
19:38

19-Year-Old Picks Presidential Nomination Papers From EC 4 6

Hillary Humphrey Kaweesa, in Senior Six vacation, is a former student from Mengo Senior School.
19:30
19:30

Mukono Police Officers Accused of Extortion, Torture 1 3

Bodaboda operations are restricted to 6 p.m. in line with the conditions for the partial lifting of lockdown restrictions, imposed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. But many of them are operating in total disregard of the restrictions.
18:52
18:52

Wake Up and Beat Poverty- Museveni Tells Ugandan Youths 4 1

He said that the youth are sleeping, while the few who are partially awake, are involved in subsistence production, only focussing on survival.
18:42
18:42

Breeding Areas Under Threat As Fishing Resumes on Lake Kyoga dr. edward rukunya 1 1

Lt. Julius Ankunda, the Fisheries Protection Unit Commandant in Serere and Kaberamaido says they are going to restrict breeding grounds to areas near the army deployment for easy monitoring.
18:39
18:39

Police Cyber Team Probes Loan Scam Affecting Over 6,700 People 1

The Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID learnt about the scam after dozens of police officers and over 500 teachers complained that they were being forced to service loans they didn’t borrow.
18:33
18:33

MP Winnie Kiiza Officially Severs Ties with FDC 2 1

Although she was part of the ANT party in its formative stages, she could not cross to another party until the final year of her parliamentary term.
18:24
18:24

Uganda Officially Joins Extractive Transparency Body EITI 1

EITI requires Uganda to publicly disclose information such as contracts, beneficial owners, revenues, and payments, including payments related to the environment. These disclosures can in turn promote public oversight and debate. Uganda is expected to make the first disclosures within 18 months after joining.
18:14
18:14

End Violence Against Women, Says UNFPA Representative un population fund 5 1

UNFPA representative in Uganda, Alain Sibenaler says Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Child Marriages particularly remain widespread in Uganda despite prohibited by law.
18:07
18:07

Bodies of Lake Bunyonyi Boat Accident Victims Recovered 1 2 Top story

Dickson Kamuhanda, a resident of the area, says the deceased’s bodies were recovered by local divers from the lake around 2 pm on Wednesday.
18:00
18:00

UNOC Ships in 6 Million Litres of Fuel Via Lake Victoria 1 2

Peter Muliisa, the head of legal and corporate affairs at UNOC, said the company, which runs the business arm of government in the oil and gas sector, shipped in six million litres through Lake Victoria in the last one month. Each route carried one million litres of fuel.
17:57
17:57

Poor Documentation, Greed Threatens Church Land Countrywide- Bishops 1 5 Top story

The Church in question was demolished on Sunday night after a suit by the joint administrators of the estate of late Evelyn Nachwa, a Buganda Kingdom princess. The administrators accused the Church of fraudulently being registered on their land title.
17:44
17:44

Kyotera District Closes Quarantine Centers Over Lack of Funds COVID-19 Management 4

The two institutional quarantine centres the district was operating in Nabigasa and Kakuuto sub-counties are currently closed; leaving the area with no facility where Covid-19 suspects can be admitted for monitoring.
17:28
17:28

Thugs Stab Bugembe Man Jinja 1 2

According to Magemeso, the three assailants who wore face masks forced his door open and grabbed him by the neck.
17:20
17:20

Closure of Buwansunguyi Health Centre II Hinders Access to Services 5 2

Following the closure of the facility, the residents are struggling to access health services. They are now forced to trek long distances to the nearest health centres in Namisindwa town council which is close to 4 kilometres and Butiru health Center III in Manafwa district.
16:58
16:58

Mbale Parliamentary Aspirant Tests Positive for Covid19

Edward Nyongesa, the Mbale District Surveillance Officer told Uganda Radio Network that the aspirant offered himself for testing in line with the directive by the National Resistance Movement-NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, Dr. Tanga Odoi to all aspirants to test for Covid19 before nominations.
16:37
16:37

Mob Kills Woman Over Death of Pader District Official 1

According to Okema, Lwanga died at St. Joseph’s Hospital on July 27th, 2020 where he was admitted after developing a short illness.
15:34
15:34

EU Ambassadors Visit a Vote of Confidence - NUP 6 3

The confidence was raised after a four-hour meeting between NUP leaders and a delegation of Ambassadors from the European Union. The team led by the Head of the EU Delegation to Uganda Ambassador Attilio Pacific had paid a courtesy call to the NUP/People power secretariat at Kamwokya.
15:21
15:21

MPs Disagree With Removal of Army Representatives from Parliament 1

The army is among the special interest groups currently represented in Parliament. The others are youth, workers and persons with disabilities.
14:53
14:53

700 Groups in Kitgum to Benefit from 'Emyooga' Initiative 5 1

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner told URN in an interview that Kitgum District will receive shillings 1.8 billion for groups in Chua East, Chua West and Kitgum Municipality constituencies.
14:41
14:41

Tumukunde Outlines Policy Priorities as He Starts Presidential Race Henry Tumukunde 1 3 Top story

Unlike other political contenders, Tumukunde says that he acknowledges the contribution of the National Resistance Movement [NRM] which he was part of until 2018 when he was sacked as the security minister. But he hastens to add that the task at hand requires new thinking.
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