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23:58
23:58

Matooke Prices Shoot Up In Luwero District sweet potatoes 4 1

Deogratius Bukenya the Chairperson of Luwero Central Market says that during the weekend, they had no single bunch of matooke in the market over shortage from farmers.
23:57
23:57

Airlines Want Govt To Test UAE-bound Passengers at Entebbe Airport 2 3

Nabirye says she woke up at 6 am so that she could depart from her home in Kasangati, Gayaza by 8 am. She arrived in Entebbe at 11 am and says her results were released after 4 pm, just in time for check-in at FlyDubai. FlyDubai check-in gate is open from 3-6 pm.
23:41
23:41

UGX 589 Billion Returned to Consolidated Fund in 2020/2021 Financial Year pension 1 3

In spite of releasing the funds timely, the Ministry says up to 119 billion meant for wage bill was returned unspent; gratuity 18.9 billion, pension 7.7 billion, non-wage recurrent 35.5 billion and 40.7 billion for development.
23:09
23:09

Clerk to Parliament Suspends Kadaga Institute's Funds, Probes it for Irregularities 1

The institute attained a semi-autonomous status after the enactment of a law establishing an institute named after the former Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga. The act was gazetted in May last year. The institute operates as an agency of the government under the supervision and control of the Parliamentary Commission. It among others, conduct training of Members of Parliament and staff in Uganda and elsewhere in the world, as well as training of local government officials.
22:51
22:51

Suspension of Gold Exports over New Tax Lowers Uganda's Trade Balance

The processors and exporters of gold and other minerals, have requested Government to revise this tax downwards and negotiations are being held to this end, according to the Finance Ministry.
22:16
22:16

WHO Launches Global Campaign to Eliminate Meningitis

An estimated 250,000 deaths are caused by bacterial Meningitis annually. This form of the disease is the most serious and fast spreading. Data from WHO shows the disease kills one in every ten people infected, with one out of five infected persons suffering log lasting disabilities such as; seizures, hearing and vision loss, neurological damage, and cognitive impairment. The disease mostly affects children and young people.According to WHO, the strategy called,' the Global Roadmap to Defeat Meningitis by 2030 will save as many as 200,000 lives annually
20:24
20:24

UPDF Marine Arrest 26 Fishermen, Impound Illegal Fishing Gear in Namayingo 5

The impounded fishing gear includes 15 boats and over 200 undersized fishing nets. They were impounded in the three days operation that started last Friday in different landing sites of Singila, Kandege, Maninga, Gorofa and Yebe, all in Namayingo district.
19:26
19:26

Curfew Operations: Police Vows to Impound and Arrest Motorists Fred Enanga 1 2

This warning is going especially to motorcyclists, like Boba-boda riders, drivers and pedestrians who find themselves on the roads by 7pm when the curfew is already in effect; this time you won’t like it when we find you on the wrong side of the curfew," Enanga said.
19:02
19:02

Three Deadly Gangsters Confess Murdering District Chairperson, SFC Soldier and Others 1 1

ASP Twine said that investigators have established that the soldier Twinomugisha was strangled in a Toyota Wish UAZ 049U and his 1.5 million shilling was taken. However, security is puzzled by the fact that although they have Alleluia, Mutamba and Tumuhimbise in custody, robberies and strangulations using small cars have not stopped.
18:36
18:36

Gov't Injects Hundreds of Millions in Bunyangabu

Mutuuzo said that 200 million shillings was availed to some parishes of Bunyangabu district and that each parish was allocated 30 million shillings revolving fund to be paid back within a period of six months.
17:56
17:56

Police Constable Shoots Two in Quarrel With Woman 2 1

Owoyesigyire noted that they have recovered the gun from the scene and they are currently waiting for Nagaba to recover so that he can record a statement as investigations continue to ascertain what happened.
17:44
17:44

FDC Demands for A Full Time Education Minister 1 3

Speaking during the weekly FDC press conference at their headquarters Najjanankumbi, the FDC party spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, reasoned that the education sector needs a minister who is ready to be in the field identifying problems and suggesting solutions unlike the first lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Museveni who is busy and inaccessible to handle the prevailing crisis.
17:33
17:33

Uganda, UN Appeal to G7 on Climate Agenda Financing Promise

UN Resident Representative for Uganda, Elsie Attafuah, says that the financing in important to fund climate change mitigation and technology transfer, among others. British High Commissioner to Uganda warned that the climate incidents in Uganda are evidence that climate change is real and that it is time for the country and Africa as a whole to take this seriously.
17:32
17:32

Security Resumes Fulltime Deployment Along Uganda-Rwanda Border 4 2 Top story

Godfrey Nyakahuma, the Kabale Resident District Commissioner, says that security authorities have resumed full-time deployment of Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) and Police along the border because of the increased
17:15
17:15

Gov't Shelves Plan to Vaccinate Learners Below 18 Years Ministry of Health 1 Top story

The government then had placed its hopes on donations of Pfizer vaccine from the United States of America. The idea which was first communicated by President, Yoweri Kaguta during one of his addresses on the COVID-19 pandemic became one of the conditions for the re-opening of schools.
17:00
17:00

ICYD Takes Over OVC Programs from TASO in Teso 1 1 Top story

ICYD will now be working with the children living with HIV/AIDS, infants exposed to HIV infection at birth, children of female sex workers and children of non-suppressed Viral Load caretakers, among others according to Gilbert Obore, the Technical Advisor in charge of Community Systems Strengthening at TASO.
16:42
16:42

Police Use Teargas as Taxi Drivers Protest Demolition of Offices 4 4 Top story

Haji Jamil Katongole Bakyansi, the Welfare Officer of Mbarara Taxi Drivers Association, says that they pay between Shillings 1.8 and 2 million each month in rent, which prompted them to construct their own offices.
16:28
16:28

Pastor Arrested For Trafficking Minor Girls village 4 1

Sayyid Bifamengo, the Kyerinda A village chairperson, says that he held a meeting with Mugisa and attempted to get his personal data in vain.
16:20
16:20

President Museveni Clashes with Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo over Bail Conditions 4 4 Top story

In relation to the event, President Museveni blamed the Mengo Administration for Benedicto Kiwanuka's Kidnap, suffering and subsequent death
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