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21:45
21:45

MPs Furious as Minister Fails to Announce COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery Date Parliament 4 1

Aceng, and Permanent Secretary Diana Atwine had appeared before parliaments COVID-19 task force which is scrutinizing interventions put in place to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic including vaccine procurement, payment of medical workers and health services challenges, among others.
21:24
21:24

Village Chairpersons Delay Movement of Patients in Bukomansimbi MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2

Margret Nansamba, a resident of Butalaga parish in Bigasa Sub-county is instead appealing to President Yoweri Museveni to reconsider some of his directives and allow free movement of patients to save them from the hustle of pursuing authorization from village chairpersons, while their health condition is deteriorating.
20:59
20:59

Lawyers, Anti-Corruption Agencies Query Kaboyo’s Ministerial Approval Alice Kaboyo 4 1

The House Appointments Committee chaired by Deputy Speaker, Anita Among on Tuesday backtracked on its earlier position and approved Kaboyo’s ministerial appointment. A total of 22 legislators from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party voted in favour of Kaboyo’s approval, 4 Opposition MPs rejected while 1 abstained.
20:30
20:30

Why Medics Can’t Administer Covidex For COVID-19 Patients 4

Prof Pauline Byakika, a member of the Scientific Committee of the National COVID-19, task force says the drug is only a supplement and can only be recommended for use as a treatment once clinical trials have been completed.
20:18
20:18

Ministers, PS Differ on Electricity Concessions 2

Now the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development could have to return these projects to the agencies. In a meeting with officials from UEGCL, Minister Ruth Nankabirwa indicated that the management of Kiira and Nalubaale hydropower dams will revert back to the government company, when the current concession held by Eskom runs out in three months’ time.
20:06
20:06

NUP Faults Gov’t over Poor Handling of COVID-19 Relief Cash Mathias Mpuuga 2 3

The government, through Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja, announced at the start of a 42-day lockdown that it would give 100,000 Shillings to persons who were identified as vulnerable at a time when the country is struggling to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
19:26
19:26

Outgoing Irish Ambassador Says Will Miss Uganda’s Good Climate 3

Speaking at a farewell ceremony organized for him at State Lodge Nakaero, Carlos who is moving to the Philippines to open Ireland's new embassy there in the coming months thanked Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni for the cordial working relationship between the two countries.
18:58
18:58

Principal Judge Zeija Orders Courts to Release Original National IDs for Sureties Dr Flavian Zeija 1

Mabirizi on August 26th 2019 petitioned the then Principal Judge Dr Yorokamu Bamwine saying the administrative arrangements that had been made at Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court to retain National Identification Cards of sureties was defeating the right to bail.
17:59
17:59

FOWODE Worried Relief Cash Could Cause Violence Against Women 5

, Patricia Munabi Babiiha, the Executive Director of FOWODE said that their research in the past has shown that women are at the mercy of men when it comes to household incomes.
17:37
17:37

Arrested Vendors Register For Covid-19 Relief Funds 2 3

They were arrested by police on Wednesday from different parts of the city centre and taken to the Constitutional Square, where they met the Kampala Capital City minister Hajat Minsa Kabanda.
17:27
17:27

IUIU Lecturers Sue Rector for Appointing Wife and New Director Kampala Campus 1 Top story

"That the decision to appoint the 4th respondent/Dr Adikata as the Director for the Islamic University in Uganda-Kampala Campus is unlawful and a blatant violation of the Islamic University in Uganda Act that requires a Director to be elected by members of the faculty or institute from among the Muslim members of the faculty with the approval of the Council", reads the affidavit of Dr. Golooba in part.
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16:25

Hotel Workers in Moroto Turn to Stone Quarrying for Survival 1

Sarah Angolere, one of the affected hotel workers told URN that life has been not easy compared to when she was working.
16:22
16:22

Districts Struggle to Control Spread of COVID 19 Among Health Workers Mukono Hospital 3 2

The District Health Officials say some health workers have contracted the virus at their places of work over lack of Personal Protective Gears and failure to observe Standard Operating Procedures while mingling with patients as well as people outside the health centres.
15:58
15:58

Father Arrested Attempting to Selloff Daughter crime

A detective, who spoke on condition of anonymity, so as to speak freely on the matter told URN that Ajalu was picked up on a tipoff from community members who alerted police on his plan to sell off his child for unspecified reasons.
15:43
15:43

Gov't COVID-19 Relief Fund to Delay for Another Week-Minister Engola Parliament 1 2 Top story

Lillian Aber, the Kitgum Woman MP asked Government to negotiate with Telecoms to waive the withdraw charges so that the beneficiaries receive the entire sum of Shillings 100,000. She also raised complaints about ghost names on the Government list.
15:15
15:15

Gulu Constituent College Moroto Finally Acquires 22o Acres of Land 1 1 Top story

Dr. Ochieng says with the available piece of land construction of the university campus can now start this financial year as the government hunts for another Shillings 4.4 billion to complete the compensation.
15:05
15:05

Five Police Officers Suspended for Assaulting Trader in Soroti Police Brutality 2

Now, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, Oscar Gregg Ageca says that the Police Standard Unit has started investigations into the matter adding that the officers could face police disciplinary court after the investigations.
15:01
15:01

Illegal Charcoal Business, Logging Rampant in East Madi Wildlife Reserve 4 2

They are using power saws to indiscriminately and have extensively cut trees down from the stems regardless of their sizes or being among the endangered species which include Shea nuts, Afzelia Africana, Mvule and mahogany.
14:18
14:18

Contractors of Pawor Seed Secondary School On Spot Over Shoddy Work 3 4

Osdito Investment Limited and Dolphins Construction Company were awarded 700 Million Shillings each for the construction of Pawor Seed Secondary School for the first and second phases respectively.
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13:47

UPDF Denies Arrest of 12 Congolese Fishermen Lake Edward 1 1

According to Noe Mbusa Kavasya, a fisherman, the KyavinyongeI individual Fishermen's Association, the fishermen whom he did not reveal their identities for security reasons were arrested by heavily armed security operatives donning Ugandan marines’ army uniform.
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