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22:35
22:35

Protests as Lukwago, City Executive Committee Skip KCCA Council Sitting 6 1

Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Speaker Zahra Luyirika called for a council sitting today for CEC to update the house on the reopening of the Old Taxi Park, repossession of government markets and the appointment of the City Public Accounts Committee, among other issues.
22:08
22:08

Sauna, Steambath Operators Given New, Tougher Guidelines 4

Dr Safina Namugga, the Principal Standards Officer at UNBS says that these facilities are an important source of healthy living citing, for example, that sweating helps eliminate toxins from the body, boost immunity, and detoxifying the skin among other benefits, and that heating the body’s tissues also helps the body heal faster.
21:50
21:50

22-Year-Old Arrested for Using Forged Academic Papers to Join LDU LDU Recruitment 1

It is alleged that Kasozi approached the office of the Kagadi Resident District Commissioner-RDC on Monday, to deliver his application in order to be considered in the ongoing recruitment of Local Defence Unit-LDU Personnel.
21:31
21:31

Heart Institute Blames Stalled ROKO ICU Deal for Long Patient Waiting Lists 4 1

Dr Omagino who is the Executive Director of the Institute says they currently have over 150 people awaiting different kinds of heart surgeries but they can’t take them to theatre because of inadequate intensive care services.
21:18
21:18

Businesswoman Charged for Selling Counterfeit Agro-Chemicals 1

The suspect, identified as Evalyn Kunahimbire was arraigned before the Buganda Road Grade One Magistrates Court and charged for forging a counterfeiting trademark, selling goods with false trademarks and falsely applying for trademarks.
20:57
20:57

UNEB’s Survey on Learning Outcomes Remains Unfunded 2

UNEB is obliged to carry out a needs assessment for the education sector. Their findings are usually put into the National Assessment of Progress in Education-NAPE report which is used to establish the levels of learners’ and teacher’s achievement in numeracy and literacy against factors such as gender, school ownership, and location.
20:45
20:45

Teachers Embrace COVID-19 Vaccination as Drive Kicks Off in Kampala 2 4

The Directorate of Education and Social Services identified 10 schools to be used as vaccination centres, two in each of the divisions in Kampala. This was to mainly ensure that all teachers are vaccinated as one of the conditions pre-set by the government for the reopening of schools.
19:51
19:51

Minister Mugasa Withdraws Election Petition filed Against Hoima City Mayor 2 2

Mugasa who contested with Kaboyo in the Hoima Mayoral Race filed the petition before Masindi High Court alleging that Kaboyo committed numerous electoral offences before and during the polls which were held early this year, by engaging in voter bribery and malpractice.
19:27
19:27

Police Rescues 13-Year Old from Marriage area 1 1

The teen was rescued in an operation carried out in Budhumbuli cell, Bugembe where the couple was renting for the past year. The operation followed a tipoff from neighbours who accused the young couple of abusing drugs, engaging in endless fights and being unruly.
19:11
19:11

Museveni Meets Goodluck Jonathan As he Takes Office As Cavendish University Chancellor 3

Goodluck Jonathan was appointed by Cavendish University in Uganda as its third Chancellor effective August 27, 2021. He replaces Benjamin Mkapa, the former President of Tanzania who was the 2nd Chancellor who also replaced Dr Kenneth Kaunda, the former President of Zambia.
18:57
18:57

Gov’t Cautions against Publishing Images of Afghan Evacuees 1 2 Top story

The first batch of 51 people arrived in the country this morning aboard a chartered flight, as the United States rushes to airlift thousands of people out of the country ahead of a self-imposed deadline to depart Afghanistan by August 31
18:12
18:12

Kabale EC Registrar Struck Off Ndorwa East Election Petition 3 1

Protazio Begumisa filed a petition against the winner Wilfred Niwagaba. Niwagaba got 15,962 votes while Begumisa who was the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party flag bearer got 15,826 votes.
17:43
17:43

IGP Ochola Ill, Misses Lokech's Requiem Mass 1 Top story

"The IGP is not here but he is represented because his pressure levels were not okay and the medics advised him to take a rest but he had earlier visited and consoled the family,” Enanga told the mourners.
17:13
17:13

Another Person Hacked to Death In Ssembabule

According to preliminary information, the deceased was last seen alive in Kasaana trading center around 7 pm. Residents say the assailants attacked Ssemanda on his way home and hacked several times on the head.
17:00
17:00

MP Wakayima Cleared of Forgery Hamidu Lugoloobi 1 1

According to the report which was released on February 25th 2020, but its findings made public in court on Tuesday for the first time, the investigations led police to UNEB where the academic transcripts in question were verified by the national examination body and were found to be genuine.
16:41
16:41

COVID-19: Food Suppliers Grieve Over Continued School Closure 4

John Sserunjoji is a produce dealer in the city suburbs of Kisenyi. According to Sserunjoji, the back to school was the best season for him. He explained prior to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak he used to supply about 20 tons of maize flour to different schools at the opening of each term, and make additional deliveries after a month.
16:40
16:40

Batwa in Fresh Demand for Compensation after Court Ruling 1 7

The Constitutional Court in Kampala ruled a week ago that the Batwa had an interest in the disputed protected forests in South Western Uganda by virtue of the native or original title. The Court added their eviction from the said areas without compensation has not only enhanced their marginalisation but has also relegated them to a lesser class of citizens, inherently landless and fated to be encroachers on other people’s land.
16:14
16:14

Afghan Evacuees: Heavy Deployment at Entebbe Airport, Hotels 8 2 Top story

Hajji Mbabali Njuki, the Deputy Resident District Commissioner for Entebbe Municipality confirmed the heightened security deployment.
15:43
15:43

Kabale Man Kills Brother Over UGX 5000 2 1

Officers from Kaharo police station visited the scene on Wednesday morning and arrested the suspect from his hideout in Bukinda Town council in Rukiga District.
15:27
15:27

New UHRC Chairperson, Commissioners Pledge Swift Investigations 1 6

Wangadya made the comments shortly after appearing before the Appointments Committee of Parliament for vetting. The committee approved Wangadya together with four other commissioners who were recently appointed by President Yoweri Museveni.
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