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21:11
21:11

VP Alupo Defends Appointing Women in Leadership Positions 3 1

Alupo said no country can develop when half of its population has been left behind when it comes to decision making.
21:00
21:00

Parliament Procures IPads for MPs 4 1

The tradition of procuring IPads for MPs started during the Ninth Parliament when the Parliamentary Commission, the governing body of the House approved the expenditure.
20:46
20:46

Health Ministry Adds CT Scan, X-ray in Diagnosis of COVID-19 2

According to clinicians, the use of chest X-ray s and CT scans will help identify cases that would have undetected with PCR tests
20:26
20:26

Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Demanding UGX 509m COVID-19 Arrears Coronavirus Disease 1 2

Dr Paska Apiyo, the in-charge of the CTU at the facility says she is among the staff who have not paid the risk allowance yet they constantly work under stress and for long hours.
20:12
20:12

Gov't Asked to Reimburse Basketball Team FUBA 3 1

The Uganda Basketball team led by the Federation of Basketball Association (FUBA) borrowed 100,000 US Dollars to with the hope of being reimbursed by Government.
19:27
19:27

Buvuma District Taskforce Struggling Management of Covid-19 Cases 2

In one month, Buvuma’s covid-19 cases have increased from 90 to 164. In Bwema sub-county alone there are 54 cases.
18:59
18:59

Leaders in Kigezi Renew Demand for Hospital in Rubanda, Rukungiri 3 1

The leaders argue that due to the lack of government hospitals in the three districts, all Covid-19 patients that need special management are taken to Kabale regional referral.
18:38
18:38

Court of Appeal Upholds Jail Sentences for Lwamafa, Kunsa Jimmy Lwamafa 1

In the unanimous decision, three Justices Catherine Bamugemereire, Remmy Kasule and Muzamiru Mutangula Kibeedi, the court also upheld the order of compensation of 3.4 billion shillings each against Lwamafa and Kunsa in addition to barring them from holding a public office for 10 years.
18:26
18:26

MAAIF Dispatches 500,000 FMD Vaccine Doses 1 2

The Minister of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries Frank Tumwebaze says that the doses were procured from the Kenya Veterinary Vaccines Production Institute.
18:07
18:07

Wantoni Taxi Drivers Association’s Chairperson Survives Lynching Over Missing Savings 2 1

Another driver Ibrahim Kawuzi also says they would at least have used the saved money to support their families go through the lockdown period but the persons trusted with leadership misused it.
18:01
18:01

Amuru Integrates VHTs in Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic cargo truck drivers 3

George Ocan, the District Secretary for Health disclosed that they have proposed activation of the work of the village structures and intensify surveillance and risk communication interventions to strengthen coordination.
17:27
17:27

Opposition MPs Tipped on Performance, Debate 4 1

The advice was given by former legislator, Prof. Dan Wandera Ogalo, a managing partner of Victoria Advocates and Legal Consultants, during the Opposition MPs Induction on how legislators can use parliamentary tools as aids for excellence.
17:23
17:23

High Court Upholds LC 1 Elections in Shauriyako

In her ruling, Justice Esta Nambayo set aside the magistrate's decision and declared Muwonge the winner of the elections and awarded him the costs of the suit.
17:06
17:06

Kajansi Town Council Needs UGX 700M to Construct a Box Culvert 3

According to Kajjansi town council Engineer Fred Nyanzi, the swamp is now impassable becauase the culverts that were placed in it broke.
16:53
16:53

Cancer Institute Gets Over UGX 7b to Equip National Reference lab 5

The Institute’s Executive Director Dr Jackson Orem says they are revamping the lab using money acquired from the government of Uganda to cut down on expenditure by individuals who seek sophisticated tests from outside the region. He says that once it’s complete they will then be able to conduct all tests done for all types of cancers.
16:17
16:17

Parliament Staff on Contract Lose Bid to Block Dismissal 1

In his ruling, Justice Wamala agreed with the submissions of the respondents saying that the applications like this filed by Kukunda which have no sound legal basis have been many in court and the same practice cannot be upheld.
15:50
15:50

Oulanyah Asks Ugandans to Pray for the Sick, and Not Declare them Dead Parliament 3 1

Oulanyah last presided over Parliament at the reading of the 2021/2022 financial year Budget at Kololo Independence Grounds shortly after his election as Speaker of Parliament. But his absence from the public triggered speculation about his heath, with media reports indicating that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
15:44
15:44

COVID-19 Ravaging Bakateyamba Home in Nalukolongo 1 Top story

Sister Mildred Ategeka, a nun attached to Good Samaritan Sisters and one of the administrators of the Home notes that they have had numerous cases at the centre. She, however, says that currently four elderly people and one staff member are battling the virus.
15:43
15:43

Thugs Break Into 21 Shops in Kitgum Municipality 3 1

Joyce Oyella, another businesswoman and proprietor of Kit Lobo knitting and Tailoring Center whose shop was also broken into says she lost goods worth five million shillings .
15:14
15:14

Fishmonger in Trouble for Impersonation, Illegal Possession of Gov't Stores 2

Constantine Okao, the Tarogali parish LC II Chairperson, says that they became suspicious and interrogated Awino to ascertain whether she is a police officer in vain leading to her arrest.
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