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23:59
23:59

Museveni Impressed By Reduction in New COVID-19 Infections COVID-19 in Uganda 1 1

In his address on Thursday night, Museveni said that this trend is interesting and is a good sign that the country is doing well in managing the pandemic.
23:53
23:53

Academic Year to End in July- Museveni 3 1

According to the President, learners in Primary Six, S3 and S5 will resume classes on March 1, 2021, and will study in a staggered system where different groups of learners will be reporting to school on different days as decided by the ministry or school authorities.
23:21
23:21

UNBS to Enforce Standards of Face Masks 3

This comes ahead of the reopening of the education sector by the government, which would see the demand for facemasks and shields increase in a few months. The UNBS says currently, single-layer masks are not allowed, because they cannot guarantee the needed protected.
22:57
22:57

Mathias Walukagga Wins Kyengera Town Council LCIII Chairperson Seat wakiso district 1 1

Walukagga who contested on a NUP ticket polled 17133 votes followed by Geoffrey Ssebagala of the NRM party with 5,882 votes, Adrian Sseryazi an independent scored 1,371 votes in the third place while Democratic party –DP David Muweera got 1245 votes in the fourth position while FDC’s Sulaiman Ddumba Seriso polled 199 votes.
22:24
22:24

44 People Have Been Kidnapped – Internal Affairs Minister kidnaps 4 1

In his statement, Odongo said that in Mukono, four people were kidnapped. They include Male Musa, Kamata Muhammad, Kagimu Musa and Kiberu Julius.
21:54
21:54

Electoral Commission, AG Want Kyagulanyi’s Petition Dismissed 1 2

According to the 1995 constitution as amended in 2017, a presidential candidate not satisfied with the results of the Electoral Commission has up to 15 days to file a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the results after they have been declared. The Electoral Commission declared Museveni the winner of the 2021 presidential election on January 16 with 58 % of the valid votes while Kygaulanyi the runner-up had 35%. Therefore, Kyagulanyi had up to January 31 to file his petition. However, the above deadline fell on a Sunday prompting him through his lawyers to ask court to file the petition on Saturday January 30, which was denied.
19:28
19:28

Seven Arrested in Kampala for Dealing in Counterfeit Currency 1

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson said the suspects were arrested with fake 320,000 US dollars.
19:26
19:26

NUP Takes Over Leadership for Eight Sub Counties in Luwero 1 1

According to results declared by Nathan Nabaasa, the Luwero District Returning Officer, NRM retained only seven of the seats, while independent candidates took over three seats. Among the NUP winners is an upcoming artist John Buwembo, who won the LCIII Chairperson's seat for Luwero Town Council after defeating incumbent Paul Mukungu Ssenyonga. Buwembo scored 4,609 votes whereas got 3,571 votes.
19:01
19:01

EC Tally Gave Museveni Zero at Stations Where He Polled 252 Votes 3 1 Top story

But according to interviews conducted with more than a dozen people from the two villages, Museveni did not score zero in the area: he scored 100 votes at St. Kizito Primary School (N-Z) and 152 votes at Nyambulie, giving him a total of 252 votes.
18:43
18:43

Parliament Demands Answers on Stranded Workers in Saudi Arabia 3 1

Kadaga said that the matter was a human rights issue and noted that the Minister for Gender labour and Social development needed to update the house on the situation of the stranded migrant workers on Tuesday next week.
18:36
18:36

Pastors Congratulate Museveni for Winning The ‘Most Peaceful’ Election

“It proved that when Godly people are in leadership, the people rejoice. As a father of the nation, like Moses in the Bible says God has used you to deliver several freedoms in this country including the freedom of worship among others,” Pr. Kayanja said.
18:33
18:33

Farmers Advised Not to Start Planting 1 2

Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja, the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries says the rains are not reliable for planting crops and are a spillover from the previous season.
18:14
18:14

Number of Girls With Second Unwanted Pregnancy High-Study Busitema University 2

Dr Dinah Amongin, a lecturer in the Department of Public Health at Busitema University who conducted the study said they analyzed data for teenage pregnancies that have been documented for the last 30 years and also surveyed girls who have given birth before 18 years in Eastern Uganda to check the percentages of those that have another unwanted pregnancy and the drivers of this.
18:03
18:03

Parliament Raises Red Flag over Directive to Suspend DGF Activities 1 5 Top story

But legislators warned that the entity’s finances to different Non-Government Organizations and Ministries, Departments and Agencies shouldn’t be related to politics.
17:58
17:58

Prosecution Asked to Amend Charge Sheet in Mumbere Case court 1 4

While reading the names of the accused during a special ICD session held at the Kirinya main prisons on Thursday, Luswata said that, although the initial charge sheet comprised of 207 suspects, some were missing on the list and such anomalies would delay the pre-trial session.
17:42
17:42

IGP Warns Commanders Against Conducting Unplanned Operations 2 1

Ochola explains that lack of planning is the source of mistakes during policing and security operations.
17:23
17:23

EU Delegation Meets Kyagulanyi Magere. 1 2

Speaking to journalists shortly after the closed-door meeting, Joel Ssenyonyi the National Unity Platform Spokesperson said that they told the EU team about the continued human rights abuses committed by security personnel on NUP supporters.
16:52
16:52

NRM Wins Sub County LCIII Chairperson Seats in Lamwo, Kitgum 1

Out of the 19 sub-counties and town councils in Lamwo, NRM secured 15 sub-counties chairperson seats, with three independent victors while the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party secured only one slot.
16:30
16:30

UPC Sweeps LCIII Seats in Seven Sub Counties in Kwania 4

The Uganda People’s Congress-UPC party has won seven out of the eleven LCIII Sub County Chairperson seats in Kwania district.
16:17
16:17

Drought Hits Hard Bunyoro Cattle Farmers water 1 4

Several farmers have started losing animals as a result of lack of pasture and water to feed the animals. The drought-hit some of the district since November last year.
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