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20:51
20:51

Body of Ugandan Killed in Rwanda Finally Repatriated 2 6

Justus Kabagambe, alias Kadogo, a resident of Rutare village in Rugaga parish, Kabale district was shot dead on August 18, at Kitovu village in the Northern Province in Rwanda, about half a kilometer from the Uganda-Rwanda border.
20:26
20:26

Museveni Meets Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed As Conflict In Tigray Spreads To Other Regions 2

According to a short press release by the Presidential Press Unit, Abiy who was in Uganda for a one-day visit met Museveni today at State House Entebbe and held bilateral talks whose nature was never disclosed.
14:39
14:39

Two More People Killed Despite Heightened Security in Masaka 2 2

The deceased are identified as Maria Nakato, 78, a resident of Kitenga in Masaka and Henry Kiremba, 81, a retired medical officer from Kyoko village, Kingo sub-county in Lwengo district. The killers allegedly broke into the houses of the victims and stabbed them with blunt objects.
14:18
14:18

Women Cautioned on Menstrual Changes after COVID-19 Vaccination Ministry of Health 1 3

Like the expert, a dossier recently released by GAVI, the Vaccines Alliance that is spearheading equitable supply of vaccines across the world shows this as a possibility, even though they said that there was no conclusive evidence to link the vaccine to the menstrual cycle.
13:55
13:55

Two Luwero Residents Nursing Fractures from Police Beatings 1 1

The victims are James Kyakuwa, a resident of Katikamu-Kasenene zone in Wobulenzi Town Council and Sulaiman Wasswa Kirabira, a resident of Mabanda zone in Luwero Town Council. A
13:29
13:29

Mother Pleads for Justice A Year After Son was Killed in Curfew Enforcement 2 2

Margret Nakyanzi says she is still waiting for a briefing on the progress of investigations about police officers and Local Defence Units- LDUs who allegedly killed her son, Robert Ssenyonga, in the guise of enforcing COVID-19 orders a year ago.
13:12
13:12

Silverbacks Target Win Over South Sudan in FIBA Afrobasket uganda silverbacks 1 1

Uganda Silverbacks head coach George Galanopoulos says his team is focused for the next games, he says they have made adjustments on the mistakes they did in the last game. “The most important thing is we improve the things we need to improve, the focus now on South Sudan, we could care about whom we play next, the focus is on South Sudan”.
12:54
12:54

Kampala Traders to Close Shops over Textile Import Taxes 3

The association had given the government a two weeks ultimatum to review the policy in which the tax rates of textiles were increased to 35 per cent as import duty from 25 per cent, and to USD 5 per kilo on the imported textile materials. The government says that the move would encourage import substitution and promote the local industry.
11:50
11:50

Teacher Wrongly Coded a UNEB Paper, Learners Results Missing 1 1

Richard Steven Katongole, the school headteacher, said that the responsible class teacher made regrettable mistakes while making entries for paper selections.
11:49
11:49

Residents Want Water Extension to Lake Shore Communities Expedited 1 2

According to the agreement, Katosi town council that is housing the main treatment plant was supposed to directly benefit from water extension and connectivity together with the nearby sub-counties around the lakeshore such as Ntenjeru and Mpunge before it is handed over to NWSC as part of corporate social responsibility.
11:11
11:11

Arwotcek Health Centre II Faces Shortage of Delivery Beds 3

The facility has only one delivery bed which is broken forcing most expectant mothers to deliver on the floor due to lack of beds.
10:44
10:44

TASO Centre in Entebbe Struggles to Offer Services Amidst Inadequate Funding 4

Speaking to the media on Saturday, Lubondo said that the centre in Entebbe for instance requires about 7 Billion Shillings, to provide services to over 6,000 clients in Wakiso and Mpigi districts.
10:01
10:01

Mbarara City Fails to Secure Land for Construction of Regional Court of Appeal 4 1

Last month, Principal Judge Dr Justice Flavian Zeija asked newly create cities to allocate land for the construction of the Regional Court of Appeal in this financial year.
09:14
09:14

Health Workers Call For Increased Sex Education to Curb Teenage Pregnancies 7

Catherine Kemigabo the Kabarole District Health Educator says that the lack of sex education in the district has seen children engage in sex at an early stage with girls aged 14 to 17 most affected.
07:59
07:59

Bunambutye Residents Task Gov’t over Unfulfilled Pledges 3 1

According to Wanansolo, the government promised to elevate the resettlement area to a town council effective 1st July 2021, construct places of worship, a secondary school, a cemetery and also issue land titles. Wanansolo told the prime minister on Friday during the commissioning of the Bunambutye Health center III, a health facility constructed by the government through the Uganda Red Cross Society at the resettlement camp in Bulambuli district.
07:40
07:40

Truck Drivers Demand Bodies of Colleagues Killed in South Sudan unknown gunmen 3 1 Top story

Four truck drivers; one Ugandan and three Kenyans were shot dead Between July and August 2021.
07:15
07:15

Village Leaders in Masaka Task Security Personnel on New Deployment Tactics 1 3

The village council leaders in the affected communities are not pleased with the way the security personnel are responding to the situation.
07:02
07:02

Five Covid-19 Patients in Arua Referred to Gulu over Insufficient Oxygen Supply Dr. Pontius Apangu 3 2

According to Dr Apangu, the production and supply of oxygen remain low coupled with intermittent power challenges at the hospital necessitating the referral of some of the critical patients to Gulu regional hospital.
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