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19:09
19:09

Former Crane Bank Staff Petition Court Over Documents Held by DFCU dfcu bank case 1 2

The documents include the purchase of Assets and Assumption of Liabilities Agreement between Bank of Uganda and DFCU Bank, written notices of resignation letters by the staff in question, contracts by employees retained by DFCU Vabk that were revised to ensure pay and benefits parity with the bank's employees and documents to show that DFCU didn't underpay those picked from Crane Bank compared to their pre-existing employees.
18:46
18:46

COVAX Requires USD 2B to secure 1.8 Billion Vaccine Doses for 2021

Revealing that they are working to secure additional sourcing of vaccines in the form of dose-sharing from higher-income countries, the facility said in a statement that they have so far made supplies to100 countries, 42 days after they supplied their very first batches to Ghana in late February.
18:32
18:32

Archbishop Lwanga Buried, as Ssemogerere Takes Interim Charge 4 1

The medical team that carried out the postmortem stated that he died of Ischemic heart disease after a blood vessel leading to his heart failed to transmit blood due to a clot that has occurred. Doctors said the condition is hard to detect and that a person’s life can end within three to five minutes when the incident happens.
18:01
18:01

Committee Irked By Encroachment on Railway Land job 2

The committee chairperson, William Korotyo says that, before their fact-finding trip in Jinja City, they had received reports of squatters who have constructed permanent houses within the rail line and its’ surrounding reserves.
17:28
17:28

Statement on Beating Journalists was A 'joke Blown out of Proportion' - Ochola 2021 elections 1 3

Ochola, early this year told a joint security press briefing that the police would continue beating journalists for their own safety. At the time, several journalists had sustained injuries from the campaign trail where they were hit with batons, rubber bullets and teargas canisters, in what appeared to be a direct attack against media practitioners.
16:53
16:53

Thugs Shoot Police Corporal in Night Operation 1

Robert Ekakor was pursuing armed thugs alongside his three other colleagues in Makindye Luwafu when the thugs who were on a motorcycle opened fire at them.
16:49
16:49

Two Dead, Three Injured in Nsambya Police Truck Accident 3 2

The Hino truck registration number UP 5638 failed to brake and rammed into three motor vehicles Registration numbers UAX 851J, UBD 944J, UAS 427S and three motorcycles, all with passengers. The accident happened at Nsambya Sharing junction this afternoon.
16:18
16:18

Parishes in Kampala Archdiocese Hold Requiem Masses for Archbishop Lwanga Catholic church 7 1

On Wednesday, the interim Administrator of Kampala Archdiocese, Monsignor Charles Kasibante directed all parishes in the archdiocese to hold simultaneous requiem masses when the burial will be going on at St Mary's Cathedral Lubaga.
16:01
16:01

Multi-billion Cereal Processing Plant Opens in Soroti Soroti City 3 1

Pela commodities has already started laying its machinery in the area near Soroti Fruit Factory. It is expected to handle 18 types of cereals and be able to sort, clean and dry 36 metric tonnes of cereals per hour, according to Isaiah Langa, one of the directors of Pela Commodities Limited. He adds that the plant will easily process over 600 metric tonnes of cereals in less than 24 hours.
15:17
15:17

Gov't Declines to Gazette Bamasaba Cultural Leader 1

In October, Jude Mike Mudoma was elected as the Umukuka III by a faction led by the embattled speaker of Inzu Ya Masaba, Nelson Wedaira. In March, members of the cultural council elected John Amram Wagabyalile.
15:02
15:02

Bishop Ssemogerere to Oversee Kampala Archdiocese 1

This was announced by the Pope’s representative to Uganda, (Papal Nuncio) Archbishop Bianco Luigi at the burial ceremony of the Late Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga at Lubaga Cathedral.
14:58
14:58

Uganda’s Second Dose COVID-19 Jabs Could Delay -WHO Rep 2

So far, the Serum Institute has an agreement to supply 166 million doses to the Indian government, with another firm, Bharat Biotech, supplying 10 million doses. India also has licensing deals with the Russian Gamaleya Research Institute to produce 200 million doses of the Sputnik vaccine.
14:40
14:40

Omoro District Starts Rehabilitation of 91km Community Access Roads Uganda Road Fund 2

The roads that have so far been rehabilitated include 33km Bobi Frontiers – Awor to Ongako, 0.5km Opit to Awor at a tune of 250 million for gravelling under the low-cost ceiling, 8.9km Lakwatomer- Abole-Abili at a tune of 48 million, 8.7km Lalogi-Bario at a tune of 50 million shillings. Others include, 40km Abili-Abwoch to Wii Tochi and Opit to Awor rehabilitated under the district discretionary equalization grant-DDEG. Other roads earmarked for rehabilitation in the next financial year include 7.8km Lakwatomer- Palenga to Keto in Lakwana Sub County and 8km Abole-Lujo Awinyo -Lagwer Dola road.
14:33
14:33

Delayed Completion of Mbarara Market Attributed to Lack of Performance Guarantee 4 1

Daniel Kugumikiriza, the consultant engineers of the project, says that the bank guarantee of the contractor expired and it is yet to be renewed.
14:21
14:21

Kawempe North MP-Elect Mohammad Ssegirinya Remanded Further Shamim Malende 2 3

Although the prosecution team led by Joan Keko and Jacqueline Akao told the court presided over by Grade One Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu that they were ready to present witnesses and start the trial, the defence team said that they had not been served with witness statements and other disclosures the Prosecution intends to rely on during the hearing.
13:55
13:55

Uganda Will Not Stop Using AstraZeneca Jab Despite Blood Clot Evidence - Experts 4

Dr. Yonas Tegnen Woldermariam the World Health Organization (WHO) Uganda Representative said though the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has just recommended that blood clots and low blood platelet count be listed among the Jab’s possible side effects, they have found the same effects more common in people who suffer severe COVID-19.
13:45
13:45

Second Phase of Indoor Residual Spraying Due to Start in Serere USAID 1 1

The spraying exercise is part of a five-year USAID-funded project in several districts of Eastern Uganda. It will involve the use of Fludora-Fusion, a new vector control solution that was recently prequalified by the World Health Organisation, after being tested against more than a dozen of resistant mosquito strains in Sub-Saharan Africa. The exercise will last 24 days, effective April 26.
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3000 People Die Mysteriously Every Year- CID Records 1 1

In 2019, the data shows, 3,316 people died mysteriously. This means that the circumstances surrounding their death could not be categorised under murder by shootings, poisoning, mob action, aggravated domestic violence nor traffic fatalities. There were 3, 318 similar deaths in 2018, another 3,123 in 2017 and 2,963 in 2016.
11:02
11:02

Police to Limit Use of Tear Gas police brutality 3 1

The Director Operations Edward Ochom said that the police was forced to use tear gas and fire live bullets to disperse rallies because the candidates and their supporters were holding rallies contrary to the Covid-19 preventive directives.
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10:43

Medicines Agency Adds Blood Clots on Possible Effects of AstraZeneca Vaccine COVID-19 Vaccine 1 Top story

The recommendation was made after a review of 63 cases of reported blood clots that developed moments after receiving the vaccine from several European countries. The majority of the cases were among females below 60 years of age, some aged 24, who developed clots after receiving their first vaccine jab.
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