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21:52
21:52

Gov’t 'Wastes' Billions After Failing to Procure Printing Equipment for NCDC 1 1 Top story

According to the earlier arrangements, National Curriculum Development Centre-NCDC was expected to pocket the lion’s share of the Shillings 56 billion grant approved in July last year. For instance, Ministry of Education had proposed to allocate NCDC Shillings 1.9billion to develop self-study materials, Shillings 2.6billion Shillings to establish a printery, and Shillings 20.8billion to print and distribute self-study materials.
21:16
21:16

MPs Grill Private Hospitals for Retaining Dead Bodies, Exorbitant Fees Parliament 7 1 Top story

On Tuesday, the COVID-19 Taskforce of parliament tasked the private health service providers under their umbrella Uganda Healthcare Federation (UHF) to explain the high charges and retention of bodies over unpaid bills.
20:44
20:44

Gen Katumba’s Shooters Trailed Him for Six Months 1 1

Some of the investigators say that the suspects have revealed that they studied and trailed Gen Katumba from December last year up to June 1st this year when the attack took place between 8:47 am and 9 am.
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20:20

Lukwago, Councillors Question Gov't Delay on COVID-19 Relief 2

During the KCCA meeting on Tuesday, the City Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago and councillors expressed dismay that a number of people are starving, as the government is taking longer to disburse the promised COVID-19 relief fund. They also questioned the criterion used to determine those who qualify for the support.
19:39
19:39

Crocodile Kills 14- Year- Old Boy in Kaberamaido crocodile attack 1

Reports from Asana Village indicate that Okello, who was in the company of his two peers, went into the lake to cast nets in the evening. However, as they were casting the nets, a crocodile snatched Okello and dived with him into the waters.
19:14
19:14

Car Plunges Into Kazinga Channel 2 2 Top story

Moses Alinaitwe, one of the workers at Kazinga channel, said the driver failed to control the car at the signal of the ferry controllers.
19:05
19:05

Parliament Makes U-Turn on Kaboyo's Ministerial Appointment Alice Kaboyo 1

According to sources, the Committee chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Anita Among, 22 legislators from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party voted in favour of Kaboyo’s approval, four opposition MPs rejected the nomination while one abstained.
17:15
17:15

Village Chairman in Omoro, Four Others Flee Over Death of 16- Year- Old Boy Omoro District 2 1

Peter Oola, the Chairman of Rom Village, Patuda Parish in Omoro District reportedly ordered Nelson Ojok, Michael Odoch, Collins Pute and Charles Okumu to arrest and assault David Okello, 16, and his colleague identified as Patrick Ojok, 19, over theft.
17:04
17:04

Express FC to Be Crowned At Scientific Event Bernard Bainamani 1 2

Bernard Bainamani, Uganda Premier League Chief Executive Officer CEO told URN that Express FC will be crowned at a scientific function with only 20 people at Star Times Offices in Nakasero.
16:29
16:29

Jinja Hospital Disowns Health Worker Arrested for Staging Street Bash staff 1 1

On Tuesday afternoon, Dr. Florence Tugumisirize, the Director Jinja Regional Referral Hospital told journalists that Muwema was part of the staff contracted by the MOH to boost the human resource in their COVID-19 Treatment Unit-CTU in June last year.
16:14
16:14

Attorney General Appeals Constitutional Court Ruling Against Court Martial Martin Mwambutsya 1

The notice from the Attorney General's chambers signed by the Director in charge of Civil Litigation Martin Mwambutsya and is yet to be received by lawyers Lukwago and Company Advocates.
16:02
16:02

Banana Traders in Rutooma-Bwizibwera Town Council Protest Hiked Levy 1 4

Ogaba Asiimwe, a banana trader says that the new levy is high since they are already incurring heavy operational costs.
15:58
15:58

Museveni Calls For More Open Borders to Deal With Food Insecurity in Africa 2 Top story

Speaking to a UN-Food System virtual summit, Museveni said free access to markets and free movement of goods instead of controls will enable countries to produce more commodities which they have a comparative advantage over.
15:38
15:38

Gov't Releases ugx 94.9Bn for Oxygen, 218Bn for Vaccines, 32.3Bn for Nurses' Lunch 3

“The quarter has given priority to the health sector and other supporting sectors as the country battles the second wave of Covid 19. The country needs to get back to normalcy soon in order to sustain the economy,” says Patrick Ocailap the Acting Permanent secretary MoFPED
15:29
15:29

Three in Custody Over Death of Police OC Murder 3

Luke Oweyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, says that they received information from Lwemwedde police post this morning indicating that their OC had been killed.
15:25
15:25

Shida Leni's Qualification for Olympics Will Inspire Other Sprinters-UAF 2 1

Leni, 27 qualified via the latest world athletics rankings that selected athletes with a good time. According to World Athletics, she is currently ranked 41 in the 400m race. This came after 33 other runners in the same race had already qualified for the games after beating the qualifying time of 51:35.
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15:00

Mental Health Uganda Embarks on Door to Door Drive Amidst Lockdown 3 1

John Paul Nyeko, the Coordinator of Mental Health Uganda in Northern Uganda told URN on Monday that the initiative comes at a time when the region is reporting high cases of relapses among mental health and new cases reporting at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Mental Health department daily.
14:59
14:59

NUSAF III Projects in Gulu Stall Over Mismanagement of Funds Gulu District 3 1

However, some of the projects which received funding have stalled, raising concerns from district leaders. Some of the projects include the construction of a community access road of 58 million Shillings from Rwot Obilo Health Centre III to Atiaba village and the Institutional greening at Zion Nursery and Primary School worth 22.1 million.
14:58
14:58

Masindi Residents Arrest Police Officer Accusing him of Extortion 3 1

The arrested officer has been identified as Bonny Ogwang attached to Masindi Central Police station. He was arrested last night.
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14:33

Increase in Murder Cases Worries Leaders in Lango 7

Linda Agnes Auma, the Lira District Woman MP who attributed the rise in the number of murder cases to domestic violence advised couples to exercise self-control in the face of violence especially now that they have to live with each other full time.
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