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20:52
20:52

Energy Ministry Given Seven Days to Explain Nationwide Power Outage load shedding 1 3 Top story

On Wednesday, the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited – UETCL, without giving reasons announced on its social media pages that they are experiencing a national blackout. “We shall keep you updated as we work on restoration of power. All inconveniences caused are regretted,” read the UETCL message to its stakeholders.
18:22
18:22

Finance Ministry to Rationalise Tax Incentives Next Year - Ggoobi 2 1

In his statement, Ggoobi said that government is implementing a Tax Expenditure Rationalisation Plan to streamline tax incentives over the medium term.
18:01
18:01

HIV Positive Youth in Fort Portal City Decry Stigma 4

According to records from the office of the Fort Portal City HIV Focal person, the HIV prevalence rate in the city currently stands at 14.6% compared to the national prevalence which stands at 7.3 %.
17:46
17:46

Kampala Police Commander Gives Ghettos, Public 14-Days to Surrender Forces Attire 1 1

Reformed ex-criminals now serving as security informants and others who showed up said they have many such attires which they got from security officers, bought from ordinary markets or inherited from deceased relatives who served in the forces.
17:22
17:22

Four Ebola Survivors Discharged From Mubende Hospital Ministry of health 3 1

All the Ebola patients who have been undergoing treatment at the Ebola Treatment Unit at Mubende have been discharged.
17:03
17:03

Farmer Starts Making Hibiscus Tea Bags 2 1

The herb contains Vitamin C, Iron, and Antioxidants which among others promote weight loss and support liver health.  
16:58
16:58

EAC Marks 23 Years of Revival, Challenges Persist

By the time of the signing of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community in Arusha on November 30, 1999, the population of the bloc was 90 million while the size of the economy (GDP) was 32.2 billion dollars.
16:51
16:51

International Boxing President Commissions Construction of Multibillion Academy 5 3

Addressing local boxers and residents of Gombe village who gathered to welcome him, Kremlev said that through his interpreter that he was happy to see hundreds of young children from Uganda glorifying boxing.
16:44
16:44

European Union to Inject UGX 4.6 Billion for Skilling Refugees 1 5

Under the programme, at least 1,210 individuals from refugees and host communities in Terego, Arua, Madi-Okollo, Yumbe, Adjumani and Kiryandongo districts will benefit from various skills training in agribusiness, horticulture, building and concrete practice, hair dressing, tailoring among others.
16:00
16:00

Expressway "Drone" Operators Regularize Status 2 2

Peter Kaggwa, the Chairperson of the Fly-Express Travellers Association told the minister that they had fulfilled all the government requirements including branding their vehicles, paying the requisite PSV license, and ensuring they have qualified drivers.
15:33
15:33

Kitgum Leaders Reject Incomplete Market 9 1

Last month, leaders said the market would be handed over at the end of November when the contractor’s fifth deadline expires.
15:22
15:22

Uganda Spends UGX980billion to Cater for HIV Victims Annually 2 9

President Yoweri Museveni called for vigilance among members of the public to avoid contracting HIV, saying that 14,000 people still contract HIV per year in Uganda while 17,000 die per year.
15:01
15:01

Policeman Arrested over Aggravated Robbery police station

Isabirye has been serving as the officer in charge of the newly closed Luzinga police post located in Kamuli district. At the time of his arrest, Isabirye had been recalled at Kamuli central police station headquarters, pending redeployment.
14:56
14:56

Reducing Health Centre Distance to 5Km Radius Key to HIV/AIDS Care – LOP 1 1

Mpuuga’s proposal is contained in his statement commemorating World AIDS Day on Thursday as the country continues to make significant progress towards eliminating HIV/AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.
14:34
14:34

Researchers Assessing Whether Pregnant Women Can Use HIV Preventing Injections 2

According to Dr. Brenda Apio Oketch, one of the researchers, the cabotegravir study started in 2018 in Uganda where they were initially giving participants the oral drug Truvada and the injection to compare efficacy in preventing infection. 
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14:27

Limited Male Involvement in Vertical HIV Prevention Interventions Worry Health Workers world aids day 2

Through the EMTCT approach, a woman living with HIV is enrolled on antiretroviral treatment and closely monitored during pregnancy, to achieve viral load suppression, which according to medics virtually eliminates the possibility of transmitting the virus to the newborn child; also referred to as vertical transmission of the virus.
14:15
14:15

Gov’t Tables Bill Seeking to Promote Fair Competition in Enterprises 1

Clause 8 (1) of the Bill prohibits a person to enter into any agreement or take any decision, engage in any concerted action or practice, in respect of production, supply, distribution, acquisition or control of goods, provision of services, which causes or likely to cause an adverse effect on competition in the market.
14:04
14:04

Man Murders Concubine in Kween 1

According to Kawanao, the suspect was nabbed in Kapchorwa while trying to escape. “What I confirm is that the woman was killed by a man who is now arrested and detained in Kapchorwa central police station," he said. The suspect will be transferred to Kween district where he committed the crime.
13:15
13:15

Nakasongola District Council, Executive Fail To Agree On DSC Chairperson service delivery 3

On Wednesday, Nakasongola district council speaker, Rogers Sande Bwanga, directed the Executive in vain to nominate another person to head the Commission. The LC V vice chairperson, Samuel Tingira asked Charles Uma, the Chief Administrative Officer to explain why they can't proceed with the fresh nomination.
12:53
12:53

ICC Sets Date for Judgement On Ongwen’s Appeal Dominic Ongwen 1

Ongwen was sentenced to 25 years’ imprisonment by the ICC in May last year after being found guilty of a total of 61 crimes comprising crimes against humanity and war crimes.
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