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22:08
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Two Arrested Over Death of Katakwi Election Violence Victim Katakwi district 2 1

Elobat, 58 was allegedly beaten during clashes between the supporters of Violet Akurut Adome, the former Woman MP of Katakwi District and Jessica Alupo. The clashes were sparked off by a decision by the NRM tribunal to nullify Alupo's election as the party candidate for the District Woman MP seat, handing the flag to Akuru.
21:56
21:56

Bukedea Authorities Restrict Funeral Services to 30 Minutes Bukedea district 1 1

The strict guidelines follow violation of presidential guidelines on burials with communities reverting to large gatherings for the burial of their loved ones. According to the Presidential guidelines, burials are limited to only 20 people with strict adherence to the Standard Operating Procedures.
21:38
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Village Chairperson Arrested for Coordinating Number Plate Theft Racket region 1 1

The Chairperson Cleophas Opendi, 52, was arrested after some of the victims of the theft disclosed that they were instructed to collect their number plates from Tororo district and all of them received them from the same person. Opendi was arrested alongside his niece, Gertrude Namutosi, 24.
21:17
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Kasese, Kanungu Health Facilities Boosted with Medical Supplies COVID-19 pandemic 1

The benefiting facilities are Kasese Community Health and Education Foundation and Bwindi Community Hospital in Kanungu District. Each of them will receive a consignment of personal protective Equipment-PPE’s, patient monitoring systems, and oxygen consecrators, among others.
21:04
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Ugandans Cautioned Against Abandoning COVID-19 Control Measures 2

Although Kampala and Wakiso districts remain the epicentre of COVID-19, there is concern that people outside Kampala and its Metropolitan have discarded all protocols are returned to pre-covid lifestyles. many of which had been banned. Many are seen in public spaces with no facemasks and are attending events with huge crows, even though the government limited the gatherings to only 20 people.
20:49
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Only Borrowers in Highly Affected Areas to Get Credit Relief Extension - BOU Interest rates 5

At the onset of the pandemic in Uganda last year, the local authorities had no idea that the pandemic would last far longer than a few weeks. For this, the banking industry with guidance by the Central Bank offered credit relief measures for 10-months to borrowers to cushion them against any possible shocks, since economic activities had been shut down.
20:13
20:13

Medical Institutions to Vaccinate Learners Next Week COVID-19 Lockdowns 4 2

The decision was based on the need to maintain a constant flow of medical personnel to health facilities that heavily rely on intern doctors and nurses, especially at a time when the country is struggling to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
19:50
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Lawyers Petition Court over Blogger Lumbuye's Detention Turkey 2 2

Lumbuye, who until recently has been residing in Turkey, was reportedly arrested on August 4, 2021, and, according to the evidence submitted before the court, was deported by Turkish authorities, working closely with the government of Uganda.
18:13
18:13

Private Schools Cash in on Admissions 1

Muhammad Makumbi Ssengooba, the headteacher Kisasi College says the school is admitting both Senior One and Five students physically. Makumbi explains that when public transport resumed, they started admitting the students on a physical basis with an admission fee of 50,000 for both levels.
17:20
17:20

Ministry of Education, Health Officials Meet Over Reopening of Schools 3 1

The ICT and National Guidance Minister, Dr Chris Baryomunsi notes that authorities in the concerned ministries are currently locked in a meeting to look for possible solutions and strategies that might inform the reopening.
17:08
17:08

Four Arrested in Butaleja over Death of 17-Year-Old Boy 1

The three are alleged to have killed Wycliffe Masinde 17 a pupil of Bubalya Primary School after they found him having sex with two girls in a grass thatched house.
16:32
16:32

Gulu College of Health Sciences Extends Reporting Date for Students Ministry of Health 2 1

Patricia Naebinaka, the College’s Principal Secretary says that the reopening date was so abrupt and different departments need adequate time to prepare and establish the requisite standard operating procedures – SOPs in place.
16:20
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Lira High Court to Hear Three Election Petitions on Monday The Lira High Court 2

According to the cause list signed by the Lira High Court Registrar Ssalaamu Godfrey Ngobi, the petitions will be heard by Justice Isaac Muwata, the Lira Resident Judge.
16:11
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KCCA to Engage Arcade Owners as 120 Ordered to Close 1 2

He says that 50 of the 120 arcades also don't have water in toilets while in some cases have faulty water lines, some toilets don't have doors, are congested with steps turned into selling points and have also termed underground parking lots into selling points.
15:57
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Sheema District Leaders Want Kitagata Elevated to Referral Hospital Ministry of Health 5

The hospital located in Kitagata Town council was constructed in 1970 and serves the districts of Bushenyi, Rubirizi, Buhweju, Mitooma and Sheema, parts of Ntungamo and Rwampara.
15:14
15:14

Kyagulanyi Calls For Reopening Of Schools 3

Kyagulanyi said it’s possible to reopen schools without putting the lives of the learners at the mercy of Covid-19.
15:05
15:05

Suspected Warriors in Kotido Kill LCI Chairperson in Cattle Raid cattle rustling

Reports indicate that about four armed warriors entered Lokirus’s kraal and when he came out to find out what was happening, he was shot several times and the warriors fled .
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Museveni Directs Increase of Allowances for Medical Interns Ministry of Health

In May, the medical Interns went on strike accusing the government of not addressing their demands. The interns wanted the government to increase their monthly allowance from 750,000 shillings to 5 million shillings that junior medical officers get. The interns also wanted the government to provide housing for them.
13:08
13:08

Entebbe Municipality Councillors Divided on Proposal to Privatise Garbage Collection 3 2

According to the proposal, the municipality will relinquish the responsibility for garbage handling to the private firms whose services will have to be directly paid for by the residents that wish to have their waste collected.
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