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22:39
22:39

Kenya's Maize Import Ban: Busia Traders Lose UGX 5B In Last 3 Days 4 5

Samuel Wakul, another trader says that he exported 15,000 tons of maize worth Shillings 70 million but it has been returned. He says most of the maize is still loaded on trucks due to lack of space to store it and keep its moisture content.
22:14
22:14

Onduparaka Defeats Mbarara FC 1-0 As Head Coach is Yellow Carded 4 3

Onduparaka got the only goal after Mbarara FC’s defence brought down Moses Okot in the penalty area. The Mbarara FC goalkeeper deflected the penalty taken by Living Kabon, who was quick to make a rebound-securing victory for his team.
21:45
21:45

Kenya's Maize Ban Not Just A Trade Issue-Uganda Cancer Institute Boss liver cancer 1 2 Top story

Scientists like Dr. Jackson Orem confirm that the maize meal may not be safe if it contains a certain level of aflatoxins. The biggest threat is that high levels of aflatoxins can lead to liver cancer.
21:11
21:11

URA Beats Police FC to Top UPL Table 1 1

Police struggled to find an equalizer at the start of the second half. URA doubled their lead in the 68th minute through midfielder Rwothomio Cromwell. Police kept pressing for a consolation goal.
20:32
20:32

Magogo Promises to Keep Hippos Team Together Uganda Hippos 7 3

According to Magogo, the Federation intends to engage the team in different youth championship including the Olympic qualifiers as well as improving youth competitions in the country to keep the youngsters active.
20:06
20:06

Kyetume Loses Third Match in a Row FUFA 1 2

Alex Isabirye, the caretaker coach of Kyetume FC admits that they have internal challenges, which are frustrating his team from winning. He, however, says the responsible stakeholders are drafting the necessary solutions needed to better their performance.
19:54
19:54

PAC Questions Makerere University for Handing Over Staff Payroll to World Bank 1 2 Top story

The committee heard that Makerere University employs more than 5000 staff and spends Shillings 156billion on their salaries. The Committee also learnt that the World Bank tasked the University to submit its payroll before accessing a US$ 6 million grant- approximately Shillings 21.9billion for the Makerere University Regional Centre for Crop Improvement (MaRCCI).
19:24
19:24

COVID-19 Vaccination: MOH Relaxes Need for National ID 1 2

The minister’s announcement comes a few days after the Initiative for Social Economic Rights and Unwanted Witnesses petitioned court challenging the decision by the Ministry to use only National Identity cards to identify COVID-19 vaccine beneficiaries, saying this would leave out many Ugandans who have never received IDs or have lost them.
17:55
17:55

Total Boosts Plans to Re-Introduce Rhinos into the Wild Next Year Total E&P Uganda

“Accordingly, Total will provide its support to increase by 50% the number of rangers ensuring the preservation of Murchison Falls park and will support a program to reintroduce the black rhinoceros in Uganda, in partnership with the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA).” said Pouyanne.
17:53
17:53

Suspected South Sudan Armed Men Renew Livestock Raids In Lamwo Agoro Subcounty 1

At least 20 cattle were looted from livestock farmers in Kiwiri village in Okol Parish Madi-Opei Sub-county, while another 200 goats were looted from Agoro Sub-county, according to reports from local leaders.
17:47
17:47

Pre-School Proprietors Challenge Reasons Fronted for Continued Closure 3 1

Organized under their umbrella -Early Childhood Development Association Uganda, school proprietors and teachers argue that the ability of preschool going children aged between zero to five years to observe SOPs is not significant in the transmission of COVID-19.
17:45
17:45

Police Constable Accuses NFA Manager of Beating His Wives SPC 2 3 Top story

Tumusiime explains that much as he is part of the police force, the Officer in Charge-OC of Mpatta police station has declined to release his wife on bond or give him financial assistance to help treat his expectant wife.
17:35
17:35

Parliament Questions Relevance of Curfew lockdown 1 4

The matter was raised by Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South MP who says that the curfew is now being used to violate rights of Ugandans, curtail mothers and women who are coming from the market and extort money from Ugandans.
17:33
17:33

Parliament Asks Education Minister to Intervene in Lecturers Strike public universities 1 3

The lecturers laid down tools on 6th February due to the non-payment of their salary enhancement arrears by government which date back to 2015. According to Deus Kamunyu, the Chairperson of Forum for Academic Staff Association in Public Universties (FAPSU), the lectures want 129.2 billion Shillings released for their enhancement.
17:26
17:26

Patient Navigators: The New Armour In Uganda's Cancer Management 1 4 Top story

It is hoped that Patient navigators can not only facilitate improved health care services but they can also address deep-rooted issues related to distrust in providers and the health system that often lead to avoidance of health problems and non-compliance with treatment recommendations.
17:19
17:19

Seven Unnamed SFC Soldiers Wanted for Defrauding US National UGX 20B in Gold Scam 1

Belesis filed a case at the Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID headquarters last month implicating over 10 people for participating in a scam, where he lost at least US$ 5.5 million approximately more than Shillings 20 billion.
17:13
17:13

Kyagulanyi Claims 2021 Election Victory With 54.19%, Calls for Peaceful Demo NUP Office 1 2

Kyagulanyi claims that the Declaration of Results forms that the party collected, when tallied, clearly indicate that he won the 14th January election with 54.19%. The Electoral Commission announced National Resistance Movement -NRM’s President Museveni winner of the 2021 election with 58.64%. But according to NUP’S audits, Museveni scored only 34.83%.
17:07
17:07

Gulu City LC Chairpersons Petition Gov’t for Enhanced Ex-Gratia 1 3

Charles Canowira, the Pawel Central Village Chairperson in Gulu City East Division revealed that they play unimaginable role in the delivery of services to the community such as security, settlement of disputes and monitoring of government projects among others yet they cannot afford basic necessities.
16:55
16:55

Busoga United Wins First Game of The Season team 1 2

Shaka Ssozi, who came in as a second-half substitute scored Busoga United’s FC lone goal in the 56th, minute. MYDA’s Assistant Coach, James Kasirye blamed their loss on the six injured players who are still undergoing medical reviews.
16:41
16:41

UNEB, Education Ministry in Talks over Marking Centers 1 2

Mike Nangosya Masikye, the Director Examination at UNEB, has revealed that part of the on-going discussion is looking at the possibility of the ministry to reschedule the school calendar or create a special term for the schools selected to host marking centres.
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