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22:06
22:06

WHO Chief Warns Against ‘Catastrophic Moral Failure’ In COVID-19 Vaccine Access

Dr Tedros told the WHO Executive Board that “even as vaccines bring hope to some, they become another brick in the wall of inequality between the world’s haves and have-nots.”
20:30
20:30

DP Candidate Runs to Court for Audit of Election Results in Aswa Democratic Party 1 1

“You could see from the declaration forms that the number of votes in some places are more than the number of people and those are concerns we are talking about” Onguti explained.
19:51
19:51

Executions and Bailiffs Court Flops, Abolished 3 1

Justice Henrietta Wolayo who has been a head of this court says key of the challenges they faced as the Division was the property valuers who were not registered and because of this, they had issues with evaluation of property.
19:19
19:19

Land Grabbers, Unfulfilled Pledges Turn Luwero Voters From Museveni -Observers 4 1

Erasto Kibirango the NUP candidate for LC 5 Chairman of Luwero district says that Luwero is known for growing pineapples and President Museveni promised to construct fruit processing plant to add value but this is yet to materialize a decade later.
19:14
19:14

Peninah Busingye Elected Central Region MP for Older Persons bribery 5 1

The 77-year-old obtained 113 votes to beat musician Halima Namakula, who scored a paltry nine votes. Former Minister Captain Francis Edward Babu got three votes, while Israel Mayengo, a former Buganda Kingdom Minister got only one vote, while Claudia Naluyima Kamya another independent candidate got eight votes,
19:14
19:14

Catherine Mavenjina Elected Northern Region MP for Older Persons 4 4

Mavenjina the NRM flag bearer from Zombo district garnered 154 votes out of a total of 165 votes that were at Arua comprehensive School of Nursing and Midwifery on Monday.
18:51
18:51

Public Transport Picks up After Elections 3 4

Public transport system is now back to normal as more passengers are coming in from upcountry places coming back to Kampala to conduct their businesses as usual and other activities.
18:47
18:47

Flashback; The 2021 Election National Tally Centre in Pictures

Museveni was contesting with 10 other candidates in the race for the country's top office. According to declared results by EC Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama, Museveni won the with 5,851,037 votes (58.64 per cent).
18:26
18:26

Media Council has No Mandate to Register, Accredit Journalists- Court 1 Top story

In a Judgement delivered today, Justice Esta Nambayo quashed the directive by the Uganda Media Council and stated that the compulsory accreditation of journalists has been held at both national and international levels to be a hindrance to effective enjoyment to the right to freedom of expression
18:22
18:22

1,076 Traffic Offences Registered During Elections 1 1

Assistant Superintendent of Police –ASP Faridah Nampiima said despite the earlier warnings police gave to the public before elections, there was an increase in traffic offences committed on the roads in different parts of the country from Thursday during the presidential and parliamentary elections to Saturday after the final results declaration.
18:12
18:12

Napak Newly Elected MPs Vow to End Child Trafficking

Ms Faith Nakut told URN that the suffering of the Karimojong children in Kampala streets was the main cause of her contesting for woman member of parliament.
17:46
17:46

223 Arrested over Election Violence, Bribery 2 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said on Monday that the suspects were arrested in the 174 election-related crimes recorded across the country.
17:24
17:24

Busia Candidate Protests Ghost Worker's Unions 1 1

According to Lwagula, there are only six legally registered worker’s unions in Busia district. These include the Liberal teacher’s union, non-unionized workers, university profession and academic union, Uganda media union, Uganda national association of teacher’s union-UNATU and Busia district local government union.
17:24
17:24

Segirinya Vouches for MPs Salary Cut 4

Segirinya says that as he joins the 11th parliament, he intends to move a private members’ bill seeking to reduce the salaries of all legislators’ to not more than five million Shillings. An MP gets a basic salary of 11 million Shillings which comes to 6 million Shillings after all deductibles, but get an average of 10-30 million shillings in monthly mileage allowances.
17:02
17:02

Winning Island MPs Send Messages Through Proverbs and Songs to Rivals 5 1

Voters in Kalangala Islands District dropped all National Resistance Movement -NRM candidates for Parliamentary Seats to vote for National Unity Platform -NUP, Forum for Democratic Change -FDC and Independent candidates.
16:58
16:58

November Riots: Court Martial Remands Seven NUP Supporters 2 Top story

Maserejje informed the court that investigations into the matter are still ongoing and asked the court for an adjournment, which was granted.
16:39
16:39

MP Mubarak Munyagwa Blames His Loss on "Love for Besigye" 2 1

Munyagwa, who is largely known for his comical character, lost the seat to Journalist Bashir Kazibwe of the National Unity Platform-NUP. Kazibwe polled 26, 855 votes, in a race that attracted 10 candidates, while Munyagwa finished third in the race with 3,788 votes behind National Resistance Movement’s Solomon Mayanja with 6,818 votes.
16:31
16:31

PWDs Want Campaigns Decentralized country 3 1

Francis Lanyo, the Democratic Party flag bearer for the PWDs position in Northern Uganda says that he was nominated on 23rd November and the time frame of three weeks is not enough for him to campaign all over the country.
16:29
16:29

One Arrested Over Nansana Arson Attack police 2 1

The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the fire victims as 30-year-old Doreen Namutebi and her four children including Aisha Birungi, 13, Jennifer Nanyonjo, 8, Mugenyi Seguya, 7 and Israel Ntulume, 6.
16:12
16:12

Obscene Bribery at Workers Elections 2021 1 4

Scenes of voter bribery and influence by union leaders are taking center stage as workers’ electoral college converge to elect representatives in the eleventh parliament.
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