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23:04
23:04

UGX 1.5Bn COVID-19 Research Equipment Lies Idle in Warehouse 1

The equipment identified as the Dr Oligo DNA Synthesizer Machine was procured for a scientist from M/S Micro Haem Scientific and Medical Supplies Limited, with whom the Ministry signed a contract worth 5.14 billion Shillings on 16th June, 2020. Payment for the machine proposed for production of diagnostic kits was made on 24th June, 2020 and the supplier was required to deliver equipment within two months after contract signing.
17:59
17:59

Papal Nuncio Luigi Bianco Starts Visit to Gulu Archdiocese 1 1

Papal Nuncio Luigi was welcomed by the Most Rev. John Baptist Odama, the Archbishop of Gulu, clergies, and believers as they sang songs of joy.
17:21
17:21

Katabi Town Council Evicts Roadside Traders Vendors 3

The Town Clerk Geoffrey Muganga says that the operation which was spearheaded by the public health department was aimed at cleaning the area and also safeguarding public health.
16:26
16:26

Village Chairperson Impeached Over His Children's Involvement in Criminal Activities

Joseph Namutukula, another resident says that despite holding several harmonization meetings between Balidawa and his sons, they have been reluctant to reform their criminal ways.
15:55
15:55

Gov't Reluctant to Impose Quarantine on Mbarara Over Rift Valley Fever Rift Valley Fever. 1

Mbarara District Veterinary Officer, Andrew Bakashaba, says that registered fifty cows infected by Rift Valley Fever in Rwanyamahembe Sub County on different farms. He, however, says that they are currently managing the situation through sensitization.
15:15
15:15

Kasese Leaders Concerned About Vandalism of Electricity Infrasturacture 1 3

In recent months, vandals have wreaked havoc across the sub-counties of Lake Katwe, Kyalhumba Sub Counties, and others leading to an intermittent power supply.
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14:47

Former Fort Portal City Clerk Appears before Anti-Corruption Court

Otimong’s troubles started on October 6 last year when he was arrested on the orders of the Deputy Inspector General of Government, Anne Twinomugisha Muhairwe while in Fort Portal for a public hearing that was organized by the Inspectorate of Government-IG.
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14:08

Only Half of Primary School Learners in Lira Registered Under EMIS 2

Jane Frances Ofungi, the Lira District Education Officer (DEO), says that in her district only half of the learners have been registered from both government and private schools because parents are reluctant to pay the registration fees under the belief that the government program is free of charge.
13:22
13:22

Uganda's Oil and Gas Projects Will Go On-TotalEnergies CEO oil and gas uganda 1 Top story

Pouyanne address on Tuesday coincided with the launch of the company’s Sustainability & Climate –2023 Progress Report. The report outlines TotalEnergies progress in its transformation strategy and the update on its climate ambition.
12:42
12:42

Farmers in Napak Want Security Forces Deployed in Gardens Napak district 2 1

Robert Koryang, a resident of Lotome trading center says that they are worried about going to their farm gardens which are far away from home because of threats from the cattle raiders.
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11:40

Gulu City Starts Skilling Street Children on Entrepreneurship Aguu in Gulu City 2 1

The drive is being done jointly with support from development partners and civil society organizations including Favour of God Ministries and HashTag Gulu.
11:25
11:25

Uganda Cranes Win Practice Match in Egypt 1 1

Goals from Richard Basangwa, Fahad Bayo, and Rogers Mato gave Micho’s side a new rhythm a few days after the same team lost their first practice match 2-0 to Kitara Region select team.
11:12
11:12

Amnesty International Asks President Museveni Not to Assent to Anti-Homosexuality Bill 1

According to the Amnesty International Regional Director, the approved law promotes discrimination and hatred. Deputy Attorney General, Jackson Kafuuzi said that his office made consultations, looked at the Bill, harmonized with the mover and that they are comfortable with the approved piece of legislation.
10:47
10:47

Late Bugwe King’s Body Returned 3 3

The Kingdom’s Deputy Premier Arafat Egesa Barassa said that Nahaama had been battling cancer for close to two years. Egesa said the deceased had been a unifying factor in the kingdom.
10:25
10:25

Former Enforcement Officer Denies Responsibility for Missing Road Equipment 1 Top story

According to Bimbona, his appointment letter did not include details that he was responsible for the safety of the missing road equipment and neither was he officially assigned such roles in a supplementary document.
10:16
10:16

Maternal Deaths Common in Health Center IIIs-Health Ministry maternal mortality 1 3

Currently, the maternal mortality rate in Uganda stands at 284 women per 100,000 live births
09:53
09:53

IGG Orders Investigations of Extortion at Mukono General Hospital IGG Betty Kamya 3 1

According to the complaints, the doctors ask for between 100,000 to 300,000 for all major surgeries and between 400,000 to 1 Million Shillings for a Caesarian section. Last year, the facility registered 8, 000 deliveries out of which 1, 600 were C-sections.
09:32
09:32

Uganda to Start Screening for Marburg marburg outbreak 1

Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the Senior Public Relations Officer at the Ministry of Health said top officials in the ministry held a meeting on Tuesday and resolved that screening starts at Kasensero, Kikagati, and Mutukula border points.
09:21
09:21

Missing Kabale University Student Found Dead 4 2 Top story

The deceased's father, Naris Ndanganwa, says that his daughter was last seen by neighbors on Sunday morning in a sharp quarrel with her boyfriend Denis Arineitwe, a tailor in Kabale town and resident of Nyakahanga village, Kazindiro parish, Bugangari sub-county, Rukungiri district.
08:05
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Juma Zukuuli Management Ordered to Handover to Interim Committee

On Tuesday, Justice Musa Ssekaana asked both parties to name four members each to sit on a nine-member interim committee to spearhead activities of the organization. The applicants shall be represented on the committee by Ismail Nsubuga, Hussein Guto, Hassan Senyondo, and Abdul-Aziz Lukwago while the respondents shall be represented by Salim Mubiru, Erias Nakabale, Ibrahim Kikabi, and Shadia Namyalo.
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