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18:38
18:38

MOES to Schools: Social Distancing Critical 1 4 Top story

“All members of the school community observe the SOPs, the recommended social distancing. Effective and frequent handwashing and proper wearing of face masks,” the guidelines read in part.
18:16
18:16

Moroto Sacks Kotido District Service Commission 2

Although Moroto currently has no fully instituted Commission, Council today suspended the controversial hire of Kotido District Service Commission with immediate effect on grounds that there were vested interests from the district top leadership, who allegedly want the hired commission to perform business according to their interests.
18:09
18:09

Capitation Funds Not Enough for Renovations-Gov't Schools 5

Florence Mabaale, the headteacher of Kasubi Family primary school, says the capitation grant cannot be enough to work on all the needs of the school. She said that they are trying to improvise to ensure that the learners get a conducive environment
17:51
17:51

Gov’t Withdraws UGX 386 Billion Loan Request For Oil Roads 1 5

The roads include the 54-kilometre Masindi-Biiso road, 25 kilometres of Hohwa-Nyairongo-Kyarushesha-Butole, and 25.7 kilometres of Kabaale-Kiziranfumbi road.
17:41
17:41

Kabarole District, Fort portal City Establish COVID-19 Vaccination Centers at Police Checkpoints 2 2 Top story

Addressing the district council at Kitumba, Ayesiga revealed that they held an emergency meeting where they resolved to establish vaccination points along major roads to convince travelers to take the COVID-19 jab.
17:19
17:19

URCS Deploys 32 Volunteers, Three Ambulances Along Kampala-Gulu Highway Ahead of Xmas accidents 1 2 Top story

William Mugabi, the URCS Luwero Branch Manager, says that the volunteers have been equipped with kits to offer first aid to accident victims, adding that they have deployed the volunteers in hot spots.
17:09
17:09

Gov’t Tables UGX 43 Trillion Budget Framework Paper 4 1

Government has tabled before parliament the national budget framework paper totaling 43 trillion Shillings for the coming financial year 2022/2023. The document was tabled before the Tuesday afternoon sitting by the Minister of State for Finance- General Duties, Henry Musasizi.
17:03
17:03

IGG Arrests Lamwo DRDIP Desk Officer, Several Others For Financial Impropriety 4

The Deputy Inspector General Government, Dr. Patricia Achan Okiria, says that their visit to Lamwo district follows a complaint lodged by the Resident District Commissioner over the suspicions that corruption has marred the implementation of the project.
16:30
16:30

Parliament Approves UGX 21Bn for Anglican Church Land Compensation Church of Uganda 2 1

Parliament on Tuesday approved a supplementary budget totaling 21.25 billion Shillings to compensate the Church of Uganda -COU for its land taken by government to expand Entebbe International Airport.
16:19
16:19

18 Headteachers' Appointments Withdrawn Until Refund of Stolen Capitation Funds head teachers 1 2

The CAO Fred Kalyesubula says the implicated headteachers have been given up to one week to refund the money and account for its withdrawal without due procedures.
16:08
16:08

Three Arrested for Marrying off 15-Year-Old Girl 1

Richard Stanley Odong, the Wol Sub County LC V Councilor, says that the suspects were found holding a traditional marriage function after the prospective groom paid off the bride price.
15:42
15:42

Parliament Confirms 50 Legislators, Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 1 Top story

“About 50 Members of Parliament and staff who participated in the EAC Legislative Assemblies’ sports in Arusha have tested positive for Covid-19. They are being managed by the Ministry of Health and Parliament Health team. No hospitalization case registered. The majority who went to Arusha are safe,” said Obore.
15:31
15:31

State Absconds From Trial of Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana in Masaka 1 1 Top story

The court couldn’t proceed due to the absence of the prosecutor. At some point, the magistrate was prompted to adjourn court for 20 minutes to allow the prosecutor more time to show up or send a representative in vain.
14:32
14:32

Bus Operators Hike Fares A head of Christmas 1 8

James Okuku, the manager of Divine coaches, says that they increased the fares between Shillings 5000 and 10,000 in line with a directive from Uganda Bus Owners Association (UBOA).
13:50
13:50

Suspected Thieves Drop Firearm in Bugembe region 1 2

Eyewitnesses say that three armed robbers traveling in a numberless Ipsum vehicle surrounded Kabenge’s retail shop on Tuesday and directed him to hand over all the money in his possession.
13:16
13:16

IGG Investigates Collapse of UGX 25M Katete Bridge Stand Poles 3 3

Fredrick Okech, the Mbarara Regional Inspectorate Officer, says that they have commenced a value for money audit after receiving a complaint from a whistleblower.
13:15
13:15

Activists Want Quick Launch of Sexuality Education Policy for Out-of-school Youth sex education 2

Patience Namanya, the Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Coordinator at Ministry of Gender says they are planning to cater for young people aged 10 to 24years and that in addition to involving community leaders, they want to integrate sexuality education in already existing programmes such as the youth livelihood programme that is currently attracting numbers of rural youth. Among the key areas of study for older children is equipping them with parenting skills.
13:04
13:04

Over 21,000 Motorists Fined in Operation to Make Roads Safe over Christmas Traffic Police 1 1

Assistant superintendent of Police-ASP Faridah Nampiima, the traffic spokesperson said that they have heightened operations to curb indiscipline on the road especially during this festive season.
12:45
12:45

Commissioning of UGX 17.5 BN Modern Abattoir Excites Kiruhura Cattle Farmers 5 2

Sino Modern Agriculture Development Group limited undertook the construction of Zhong Wu Beef abattoir at Nshara Industrial Park in Nyakasharara Sub County in Nyabushozi County.
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