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21:54
21:54

KCCA Halts Operationalisation of Boda Boda Free Zone 3 1

KCCA spokesperson, Daniel NuweAbine says while there are plans for a Boda Boda free zone, they will not be implementing it soon. NuweAbine says that they want to first introduce buses on the road.
20:44
20:44

Late MP Abiriga's Stolen Vehicle Recovered in DRC 2 2

The vehicle registration number UAY 668G white in colour went missing from late Abiriga’s residence in Anyafio village Arua City last month.
20:34
20:34

MPs Reject Kampala RCC Report On Covid-19 Relief Cash Covid relief funds 1 4

Members of Parliament sitting on a joint Committee of Public Accounts have rejected a report presented before them by the Kampala Resident City Commissioner (RCC), Hood Hussein regarding the Covid-19 relief funds.
20:15
20:15

NSSF Calls for Creation of Two Funds to Deal with Midterm Access to Savings 2 1

Richard Byarugaba, the Fund’s managing director said one fund will be for those savers who want to access their money after retirement and the second would be for those who want to have midterm access to their funding.
20:00
20:00

Muhwezi Explains Role in Controversial Vehicle Tracking Deal 1 2

The Minister told parliament said that his role in signing the contract was based on a directive by President Yoweri Museveni. Muhwezi said that he received the directive on 13 June 2021 before his swearing-in as Minister.
19:47
19:47

We Are Not After Buganda’s Land-Baryomunsi 1 2

Baryomunsi said the government is just concerned about the rampant land evictions especially in the Buganda region brought about by the due ownership of land.
19:30
19:30

Five Charged over Administering Fake COVID-19 Vaccine 2

The prosecution alleges that the group and others still at large in June 2021 in Kawempe Division Kampala district unlawfully administered purported Covid-19 vaccines to several employees of factories, organizations, and Corporate companies which they knew was likely to spread infection of any disease dangerous to life.
19:11
19:11

Kasese Municipality Returns UGX 60Bn USMID Funds to Treasury 4 1

The funds were to be used to develop infrastructure especially roads and streets within the central business area of the town including Rwenzori Road, Margherita, Stanley, Alexander and Mukirania streets.
17:39
17:39

Police Rescue Minor from Kidnappers, Arrest Three Suspects Luke Owoyesigyire 2 4 Top story

Namaganda says that she only discovered that the child was missing around 7 pm while closing the shop to return home. She says that she asked the other kids, who told that Simon had gone with James Mawanda, a Boda boda rider in the area.
17:34
17:34

Chemutai's Parents Celebrate Her Victory 1 4

Chemutai on Wednesday made history when she won gold in the 3,000m steeplechase with a personal best of 9:01:45 2020, bringing home the first-ever medal by a female Ugandan Athlete in the Olympics.
17:06
17:06

UMSC Pushing for Affirmative Action for Muslim Teachers 1 1 Top story

Sheikh Bakhit says that besides the issues concerning IRE teachers, UMSC is inviting the Ministry of education to initiate an affirmative action for Muslim teachers across the board.
16:16
16:16

Mukono COVID-19 Task Force Declines to Operationalize Party Branded Ambulances 2 1

The Taskforce reached the decision after Mukono District Health Officer-DHO Steven Mulindwa informed the members that the District Woman Member of Parliament, Hanifah Nabukeera had donated an ambulance to ease emergence responses and referral of COVID-19 patients. He asked the task force to operationalize the ambulance to play its role.
15:49
15:49

Africa Records Highest Number of Deaths-WHO Ministry of Health

According to the World Health Organization-WHO, this is the highest number of deaths that have been recorded in Africa since the COVID-19 pandemic struck last year.
15:32
15:32

LCI Chairperson in Mukono On The Run for Cutting Down Garden of 77-Year-Old Widow 1 2

Kabombo and the team cut Kizza’s banana, coffee, cassava, fruits and sweet plantains on plots of land close to 2 acres last week intending to evict her.
15:30
15:30

200 Detained For Illegal Possession of Firearms in Karamoja UPDF 1 1 Top story

The 3rd Division Spokesperson, Captain Edrin Mawanda, says that some of the suspects were captured during combat while others were arrested based on intelligence reports indicating that they have illegal firearms, which is a capital offence and attracts a long sentence if found guilty.
15:04
15:04

Arua City Leaders Cry to Government Over Increasing Burden of Urban Refugees 3 2 Top story

Geoffrey Feta, the Ayivu East Member of Parliament, says the one of the key roads in his constituency and water points have depreciated greatly because of the pressure on the resources. He says that they are in talks with the responsible government agencies to address the challenges.
15:00
15:00

Museveni Retires 14 Generals, 590 Other UPDF Officers 1 Top story

The most senior by rank is Gen Ivan Koreta. The 65-year-old four-star Gen Koreta joined armed forces in 1981 when Museveni and group picked up guns to face off with Dr Milton Obote’s government picking the anger from the 1980 disputed presidential election results.
14:45
14:45

NIRA Yet to Issue NINs to Covid Relief Beneficiaries 3 1

Rosemary Kisembo, the NIRA Executive Director on Thursday told MPs that the data of beneficiaries was generated by structures outside NIRA that include town clerks of cities and municipalities.
14:41
14:41

Animal Theft On The Rise In Buhehe Sub-county 6

Musa Nasihune, a resident of Buhuye village, says that has lost 8 cows that were stolen from his kraal within three weeks. “Thieves come at night when we are sleeping and place padlocks on our doors from outside. Even if you hear them taking cows, there is no way you can get out to rescue the animals,” said Nasihune.
14:17
14:17

Environmentalists Demand Increased Funding for Climate Change Mitigation 3 1

Dr Tom Okurut, the Executive Director of National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), notes that Uganda needs over 150 Billion Uganda Shillings annually to effectively address climate change mitigations and effects.
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