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18:33
18:33

FUFA Suspends Referee Jane Mutonyi 1

FUFA referee disciplinary panel chairperson, Ali Tomusange in a statement says it found that her advice to the referee Nkurunziza George for cancellation of a goal scored by Police FC was ill-advised.
16:42
16:42

Amuriat Asks FDC Supporters to Boycott Museveni's Swearing-in Ceremony 3 1

Amuriat also said that the day shouldn't be recognized as a public holiday but any other day for Ugandans.
16:30
16:30

Urgently Recall Sexual Offences Bill Says Akina Mama wa Afrika fida uganda 1 Top story

The groups says instead of criminalizing sex work, specific regulatory frameworks should be put in place to protect sex workers and grant them the same rights as any other laborer.
16:25
16:25

Delayed Completion of Arua Hospital Satellite Laboratory Irks Leaders 1 4

The contract for the Satellite Lab was awarded to Alliance Technical Services Limited with funding from the World Bank through the Ministry of Health in June 2018 at a tune of 2.5 Billion Shillings for 2two years.
16:12
16:12

Luwero District Civil Servants to Contribute UGX 5000 Monthly for Construction of Headquarters 5 1

On Friday Abdul Kalemera the Chairperson of District Finance and Administration tabled a motion in district council sitting requesting each staff and elected leader to contribute atleast 5000 shillings per month to enable them complete the building in time.
15:44
15:44

What Next After Ongwen’s Sentencing? ICC 1 1

Ongwen 45, was found guilty of 61 crimes comprising crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Northern Uganda between 1 July 2002 and 31 December 2005 while serving as a brigade commander of the LRA’s Sinia Brigade.
15:00
15:00

Ugandans in the Dispora Protest, Call for Aid Cut Ugandans abroad 1 2

According to some of the Ugandans, Museveni has ruled the country for a long time, and the UK which gives the government aid should stop since the funds are not accounted for.
14:19
14:19

Uganda Hires PR Firm to Improve Its Image 1 Top story

Documents seen by URN show that when Uganda hired Mercury International UK Limited, it subcontracted its mother firm Mercury Public Affairs to do the job.
13:05
13:05

Gov’t Lacks Work Plan for UGX 200b Withdrawn From Petroleum Fund 1

Section 59 (3) of the Public Finance Management Act, 2015 (PFMA), provides that petroleum revenue is to be used to finance infrastructure and development projects only.
12:32
12:32

NEMA Right to Allow Sugar Cane Growing in Bugoma Forest-Judge Save Bugoma Forest 2

In his decision delivered to parties via email on Friday, Justice Musa Ssekaana the head of Civil Division of High Court dismissed the petition filed by Water and Environment Media Network Uganda Limited, National Association of Professional Environmentalists -NAPE and Africa Institute for Energy Governance.
12:09
12:09

Parliament Spends Over UGX 1 Billion To Hire Tents plenary 1 Top story

Parliament has spent over 1 billion shillings for hiring two tents that are currently used for plenary sessions.
12:01
12:01

Lightning Strikes Four Dead in Mayuge district

The dead who are residents of Sagit island in Jaguzi sub-county, Mayuge district have been identified as Patrick Wambi aged 35 years, his wife, Brenda Nantanda aged 28 years, their two children, Emmanuel Wamuno aged four years and a two- year- old, Benjamin Masaba.
11:11
11:11

Operations of Luwero Hospital Private Wing Suspended over Extortion abuse 5 1

Ronald Ndawula the Luwero LCV Chairperson says that he has received numerous complaints from residents that those without money can’t access services yet the facility is primarily a public hospital.
10:59
10:59

WHO Approves Chinese Covid-19 Vaccine COVID-19 Vaccines 1

The approval means that the vaccine can now be supplied through the COVAX facility and also be used by countries after assessments were carried out on its efficacy. This is the fifth vaccine to be approved for use following Moderna, Johnson and Johnson, AstraZeneca and Pfizer's approvals that came earlier.
10:40
10:40

Rubirizi RDC Closes School for Flouting Covid-19 SOPs 2 2

The school had opened to other classes including the nursery section contrary to the guidelines set by the Ministry of Education.
10:16
10:16

Politicians, Public Ignorant About National Health Insurance Scheme-Experts Ministry of Health 6

Fredrick Makaire, the Executive Director Save for Health Uganda an umbrella organization for informal community health insurance schemes said the Ministry of Health came out to resist the bill rather late and failed to carry out its mandate of sensitization.
09:51
09:51

Ediofe Cathedral Parish in Land Row with Private School Land Conflict 2 3

The over two acres of land located in Ediofe Mission village Komite parish, former Pajulu Sub County is reported to be belonging to Ediofe Cathedral Parish after it was handed by the then locals to Comboni Missionaries over 100 years ago.
09:38
09:38

FUFA Women Elite League Kicks off Today 4 1

This year’s edition will be played in a format where 16 teams will be grouped into groups of four, each having four teams to compete for the top position.
09:22
09:22

Appreciation of the Shilling Gives Mixed Feelings 3

By mid-day Friday, the exchange rate had further fallen to 3,550.8 buying and 3,560.8 selling, reflecting a shilling appreciation of 5.3% from the same period last year.
08:47
08:47

Ivan Ssempijja Wins Makerere University Guild Presidential Race 4 2

In an election that was organized both physically and online Ssempijja, a fourth-year student of Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery defeated two other candidates in the race. Ssempijja garnered 3,112 votes while his close rival Aaron Oguttu obtained 1,833 votes while National Resistance Movement –NRM party leaning candidate Edwine Bbosa Bwetuyita got 248 votes.
May 2021 21 results