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Mao Rallies Voters in Acholi Region Against Tribalism Norbert Mao 2 1

Mao who was addressing hundreds of voters from Koch -Goma Sub -County in Nwoya district on Monday noted that voters in Acholi should not also elect him because his father comes from Acholi land but rather his leadership experience since childhood.
20:21
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Court Orders MP Nabilah's Immediate Release 1

Nagayi, who is also the National Unity Platform-NUP party Candidate for the Kampala Mayoral seat was arrested alongside nine others on Thursday night outside Nalufenya Police Station, Jinja City. They were demanding for the release of NUP presidential flag bearer, Robert Kyagulanyi.
20:15
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Boda-Boda Rider Knocks Dead Police Officer Stopping Him Past Curfew. 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the deceased officer as No. 50415 Police Constable, Okwera Opobo Jacob, 34
20:12
20:12

COVID-19: Oxford University says their Vaccine is 70 Percent Effective

Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines that have already shown to be 95 percent effective, the Oxford vaccine is likely to be more accessible to people in low income countries like Uganda. A total of two billion doses at a cost of USD 3 per dose are expected to be given out. The vaccine is part of the the global COVAX campaign
20:03
20:03

Amudat District Children Lose Out Completely on Learning Since Lockdown 2 1

Amudat does not have any radio station at all, while the nearest, Heritage FM based in Nakapiripirit is not received in the area. The only radio station listened to in Amudat is Kenya’s Kalya which is based in Kapenguria. Kalya broadcasts in Kiswahili and Pokot languages without any education program, according to residents.
19:45
19:45

Kyagulanyi Promises Tooro a Better Deal 2 1

The musician-cum-politician said that most of the roads in the Sub region that heavily earns from agriculture are in appalling state and make transportation of agricultural produce hard.
19:21
19:21

All Technicians, Vocational Workers in Uganda to be Certified 1 4

Patrick Byakatonda, the Director DIT says that lack of competence assessment and certification for vocational manpower before they join the world of work is one of the key reasons as to why people undermine local skilled personnel
19:16
19:16

Police Blocks Tumukunde's Rallies in Kikuube District Lt.Gen Tumukunde 2 4

Police led by Irene Acheng, the Kikuube District Police Commander prevented Tumukunde from addressing rallies in all of the scheduled venues. He was scheduled to hold rallies at Buhimba, Kizirafumbi, Kabwoya and Katanga trading centers.
18:53
18:53

NUP Denied Campaign Venue in Bundibugyo Town Council 2 1

However, security personnel told Kyagulanyi’s campaign team on Monday evening during a security meeting that the campaigns should be conducted from Kirumya, Ntotoro Sub county.
18:37
18:37

Presidential Candidate Nancy Kalembe Aims to Stop Land Grabbing Nancy Linda Kalembe 5 1

According to Kalembe, due to land grabbing in Uganda, people cannot produce goods and contribute to the economy, have collateral to business or merge with others who have the human and financial capital to start up small firms in Uganda.
18:31
18:31

UNBS to Close Fuel Stations Violating Quality Measures fuel adulteration 3 1

Peter Kitimbo, the Head of the Fuel Testing Laboratory at the UNBS says however, that some stations usually continue with the practice soon after the seals are removed from their pumps, and adds that such will be closed down.
18:12
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7-Year -Old Girl Beheaded in Kiboga District 7 year old 1 2

The Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said Namujuri was left home together with her 4-year- old brother Innocent Mujuzi.
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Bobi Wine Protests: Police Insists They Acted Appropriately Kyagulanyi protests 4

Speaking to journalists at the Uganda Media Centre during the triweekly security briefing, Fred Enanga, the spokesperson of the Uganda Police Force said that considering the risk that their officers were exposed to, their reaction was appropriate in trying to quell the protests.
17:53
17:53

LCs Arrested With Stolen Solar Panels The World Bank 2

According to Oceng, upon a search, they found 6 solar panels in the house of Onung, an LCIII councilor, 3 panels in the house of Okot, chairperson of business community and 1 panel in the house of Loum, the LCI chairperson.
17:33
17:33

Tasco Industries Casual Labourers Strike over Poor Working Conditions tax 2 4

The workers also accuse their bosses of failing to treat injured workers and using vulgar language.
17:30
17:30

Most Schools Complete Candidates Registration as 451 Centres Given Deadline Extension 6

According to the UNEB Spokesperson Janipher Kalule the board had fears that COVID-19 pandemic effects could also greatly affect the registration turn out however, this has not been the case as on average over 60% of the 19,714 UNEB centers have already registered
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16 More Arrested in Kyotera over Protests suspects 2 1

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson, says that 16 suspects were picked from their homes and hideouts on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
16:52
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Anti-Torture Center Calls For Arrest of Security Personnel Involved in City Protests Human Rights 2 1

Samuel Herbert Nsubuga, the Executive Director ACTV, says the security personnel should be prosecuted according to the relevant laws.
16:35
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Security Should Not Shoot People - Dr. Katebalirwe 3 1

The Acting Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission Dr. Katebalirwe Amooti Wa Irumba told press today that security agencies should be more coordinated and handle issues more civilly such that we do not see a loss of lives that occurred last week.
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Gender Ministry Rallies Non-Unionized Workers to Vote for Parliamentary Representatives electoral college 1 1

The Ministry of Gender, Labor and social development has said workers will now be ably represented in Parliament due to the participation of non-unionized worker in the Workers MPs election.
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