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18:56
18:56

Pictorial; Fare-Thee-Well, Al Hajji Nasser Ntege Sebaggala 41

Today, hundreds convened at the City Hall, to pay tribute to the fallen former Mayor of Kampala who died a week ago after an operation.
18:35
18:35

Heavy Rains Paralyze Transport in Acholi Oyam District. 3 2

Several trucks transporting perishable goods to markets in Gulu, Amuru, West Nile and South Sudan are stuck in Lii, Alero and Kochgoma Sub-Counties in Nwoya District.
18:27
18:27

KCCA Council Pays Tribute to 'Seya' - A Man of all Seasons 2 6

A black A-Plus limousine led by an ambulance and escorted by tens of other vehicles gently drove through the entrance. In there was a man known to all as 'Seya', for his geniality, and humility. The sounds of the police band humming in the background, followed as he was wheeled through a parade of the youth brigade, in a casket, covered in black garb with Arabic inscriptions.
18:06
18:06

EC Wants Forgery Case Referred to Law Council Hamidu Lugoloobi 3 2

Kalali alleges that the EC officials forged his signature in a court document showing that he had accepted that the prisoners and Ugandans in the diaspora would participate in voting in 2026 elections but not in 2021 as earlier ordered by High Court.
17:49
17:49

NRM Replaces 'Over-Age' Youth Candidates in Arua NRM youth aspirants 1 3

The four, Ramadhan Faraj, Lydia Juriya, Morris Munduga and Nasur Alice won the NRM primaries for female and male youth representatives in Arua Central and Arua City Divisions. But it was later established that they were above 30-years and could be ejected by the National Electoral Commission.
17:34
17:34

Global Logistics Company Predicts Flaws in Supply of COVID-19 Vaccines

A report released on Friday recommends to logistics providers to rapidly establish medical supply chains that will efficiently deliver quantities everywhere predicting that temperature requirements of up to -80°C are likely to be imposed for certain vaccines if they are to guarantee efficacy maintenance during transportation and warehousing. The existing medical supply chain distributes vaccines at 2 to 8°C.
17:13
17:13

URA Bans Warehousing of Rice, Sugar After Tribunal Ruling dumping 3

The East African Community Customs Management Regulations 2010 already had a list of products deemed ‘high risk’ that should not be in warehouses, including acids, ammunition for trade and business, arms for trade and business, chalk, explosives, fireworks, dried fish, perishable goods and matches other than safety matches.
16:56
16:56

Lack of PPE Cripples COVID-19 Sample Collection in Kitgum 2 1

The District Health Officer Dr Alex Olwedo acknowledged the shortage of PPEs and notes that they were forced to borrow ten gowns from Lamwo district to resume covid-19 testing on suspected patients.
16:50
16:50

UTTA Opts for Cheaper Homemade Playing Tables to Spread Game NCS 1

Uganda Table Tennis Association got permission from the international Table Tennis Association to develop the home made cheap tables to help in the spread of the game with the presence of equipment.
16:24
16:24

Bwesumbu Sub County Residents Raise Concerns Over Insecurity armed thugs 3 1

According to residents, there have been several house break-ins and attacks on business people operating in the area.
15:52
15:52

MPs Kasibante, Ssajjalyabeene Miss NUP Ticket 2021 elections

Kasibante who has been an independent Mp for 10 years, but DP leaning and Ssajjalyabeene together with nine other MPs, crossed from the Democratic Party to NUP in August over what they called irreconcilable differences with their former party President Norbert Mao.
15:44
15:44

IGP Orders CID to Investigate MP Simeo Nsubuga for Threatening to Kill 2021 Elections 3

This follows audio which has been circulating on various media platforms, Nsubuga who recently lost the NRM parliamentary primaries was heard threatening to kill a one Sonko for allegedly trying to woo his supporters to his opponent’s side.
15:38
15:38

Forming an Alliance Will Not Defeat Museveni – Kabuleta Yoweri Museveni 2 1

Kabuleta argued that the best way to defeat Museveni is for the opposition to front as many candidates as possible so that Museveni fails to garner many votes.
15:30
15:30

Envoys Bothered About Poor Quality of Elections in Uganda 2021 elections 4 1

In their final report after the 2016 polls, the European Union Elections Observer Mission made 30 recommendations that needed to be given priority to improve Uganda's elections. They include granting the Electoral Commission sole regulatory power to regulate essential parts of the electoral process, including voter registration, polling, tallying and electoral dispute system prior and during the election.
14:58
14:58

Amuriat, Biriggwa Rally FDC Supporters to Embrace Unity associate 2 2

The duo made the call while addressing party delegates from the 11 districts of Busoga region in Ambercourt gardens on Friday. This is part of the joint campaigns being held by the two presidential aspirants, for a choice of who will face off with contenders from other political parties, in the forthcoming presidential elections.
14:57
14:57

UGX 25 Billion Chase Hunger and Poverty Project Launched in Lango Ngetta ZARDI 3 3

The 25 Billion Shillings project which will run for the next three years will be implemented by NARO together with eight partner institutions under the supervision of the Office of the Prime Minister.
13:42
13:42

Kampala's Dastur Street to be Renamed after Nasser Ssebaggala 3 2 Top story

The Road had been named after Jal Dastur, an Asian who first came to Uganda in 1923, to work in a cotton ginnery in Kawempe. He was the first person from the Asian community to join the Democratic Party when it was opened to Asians and later settled in Canada when Idi Amin expelled Asians in 1972.
13:30
13:30

Health Ministry Releases COVID-19 Home Care Guidelines Ministry of Health

According to the guidelines released by the health ministry, patients considering COVID-19 home care will have to adhere to over 50 measures the most important being a room dedicated to the patient
13:19
13:19

No Pay for Kapchorwa COVID-19 Frontline Workers 4 1

“The last time the frontline health workers got risk allowances was in April when the government sent the 165 million Shillings for the district. Since then, there has been nothing, but we have to convince them to continue working with the hope that the government will respond,” he said.
12:44
12:44

Deaths Resulting from Accidents, Attacks Dropped During Curfew –Police 2 1

Byaruhanga said that before the restrictions police would conduct an average of 230 postmortems a month at the City Mortuary in Kampala. The numbers reduced to 40 during the lockdown.
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