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18:04
18:04

Display of NRM Voters Register Fails to Kick Off in Luweero NRM primaries 4 1

The Deputy Chairperson of National Resistance Movement Electoral Commission John Arimpa Kigyagi announced that the display of Party’s Voters’ Register will start today on 28th August and ends on Tuesday 1st September 2020 from 9;00am-5;00pm.
17:49
17:49

Umeme Opens Assault Case Against Ruhinda North MP Tayebwa 1

Ruhinda North MP, Thomas Tayebwa, is in trouble after Umeme opened a case against him on allegations of assaulting its contractor who had disconnected him from a transmission line on which he had illegally been connected.
17:18
17:18

Ugandan Companies Earned UGX 3.5 Trillion in Exploration Phase Of Oil and Gas oil and gas sector 2 1

Ernst Rubondo, the Executive Director of the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) said the companies that earned were in the areas of logistics and transport, civil works, consultancy, and catering among others. These companies employed 9,000 people both directly and induced, the government says.
16:38
16:38

Former Makindye Mayor Kalungi, 4 Others Arrested Over Assault 1

Kalungi is accused of assaulting Francis Olugu, who is the head of CID’s general crimes department.
16:29
16:29

Lack of Education Frustrates Parliamentary Hopefuls Among Ik Community 2 1 Top story

According to the District Education Officer, Santina Sangar, there was only one graduate among Ik by 2016. The graduate Hillary Lokwang was the first member of the Ik community to join Parliament in the History of Uganda, after the creation of a new constituency in the area, in which he emerged unopposed, with no one to match his level of education; a Bachelors Degree in Public Administration from St. Lawrence University, Kampala.
16:07
16:07

Kichwamba Sub County Residents Protest High Water Tariffs 2

The residents say they are being made to pay 5,310 shillings per month for water that is not even metered.
16:02
16:02

Experts Call for Investment into Palliative Care for Children 4

Namisango says she has conducted an analysis and found only three studies that have been done in Africa around the same. The rest of the care given she said is based on evidence picked from elsewhere.
15:21
15:21

Makerere University Unveils Bio-Degradable Face Shields COVID-19 1 1

The shield, made of clear soft plastic, is produced using 3D printing technology. It is fitted with a headband which can be secured on the wearer’s head to protect the face, while at the same time ensuring a clear vision when being worn.
15:20
15:20

Suspected Cattle Rustler Shot Dead in Lamwo 2 2

The unidentified man was shot in the abdomen in an ambush laid by soldiers in Obere village, Ngacino Parish at 10pm on Thursday night.
14:27
14:27

Court Dismisses Application Seeking to Block Elections in 89 Constituencies 1

Justice Musa Ssekaana the Deputy Head of Civil Division on Friday noted that Muhumuza had not proved that he will suffer irreparable damages if elections proceeded in the constituencies.
14:00
14:00

Six Suspected COVID-19 Cases Escape from Quarantine in Abim abim district 2

The six were all primary contacts of a confirmed COVID -19 case who went into hiding at Awach Health Centre II leading to its closure. They had been quarantined at Abim Hospital on Monday but escaped after only three days, before the return of their samples, to prove their health status.
13:40
13:40

Besigye's Plan B is to Fight for Hopeless, Oppressed Ugandans dr kizza besigye 5 3

Besigye recently declared that after contesting for the presidency four times without success, he had given up on his PLAN-A which involved changing the regime through elections, and moved on to Plan B. However, he did not divulge details on the said plan, leaving Ugandans speculating on his next course of action.
13:15
13:15

Policeman, Three Others Arrested in Masaka for Armed Robbery

The group was arrested on Friday morning after staging up a fake roadblock along Kitovu road near Kitovu Cathedral in Nyendo, Masaka City. This follows numerous complaints by residents in the area about increasing cases of robberies.
13:07
13:07

11 NUSAF Animals Recovered from Local Leaders in Agago World Bank 2 5

The oxen and ox-ploughs worth 10.6 million Shillings were purchased two weeks ago to support vulnerable community members in Omiya Pacwa Sub-county under Tic ber, Abicelo Ox-traction and Rwot Omiyo groups.
12:20
12:20

Mobile Covid-19 Testing Laboratory in Adjumani Runs Out Of Reagents Ministry of Health

The laboratory, which was established at the premises of Adjumani hospital, serves all the districts of West Nile region, parts of northern Uganda and has the capacity to run over 500 Covid-19 samples in a day.
11:03
11:03

Wakiso District Staff to Undergo Covid-19 Testing 3

About 200 staff will be tested at the district headquarters in Wakiso Town Council beginning Monday before the exercise is rolled out to all medical workers.
10:56
10:56

Lightning Strikes Ten Children Dead at Football Pitch in Arua lightening strike 2

Alex Ndema, the Gombolola Internal Security Officer former Ayivuni Sub County now Ayivu West Division said that the lightning first struck the children who had taken refuge on the verandah of the grass-thatched house killing one child on the spot. Moments later, nine other children were struck and left unconscious.
10:37
10:37

Tumwesigye 'Zaga' will Shine at Police FC- Kasingye Asan Kasingye 1

Kasingye who is currently in isolation after testing Covid19 postive also believes this re union will help both the player and coach to restore the greatness of the player.
10:22
10:22

Teacher Commits Suicide over COVID-19 Related Debts resident

Rose Namukose, a resident of Bukapere village, where the school is located, says that the school had not paid its teachers since the closure of schools in March 2020.
07:58
07:58

400 Children with Disabilities Targeted for Inclusive Education in Acholi Amuru District 3 1

The 10 designated schools in Gulu, include Pawel Angany Primary School, Omot Hill Primary School, Aswa Camp Primary School, Abaka Primary School, Patiko Prison Primary School, Kiteny-Owalo Primary School, Oywak Primary School and Rwot Obilo Primary School. However, in Amuru the beneficiary schools are still undergoing identification and vetting.
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