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14:52
14:52

President Promotes 2000 UPDF Officers 1 Top story

Those promoted to Generals include Lt Gen Ivan Koreta, and Lt Gen Joram Mugume. The others are Pecos Kutesa, John Mugume, Proscovioa Nalweyiso, Charles Awany Otema, James Nakibus Lakara, Peter Elwelu, and Muhoozi Kainerugaba who have been promoted from Maj. Gen to Lt Gen
12:01
12:01

Countries Are Off Track in HIV Prevention Targets–UNICEF hiv and aids

UNICEF Chief Henrietta Fore has observed that prevention and infection treatment efforts are still missing the mark, specifically when it comes to HIV transmission from mothers to babies and that programmes to treat the virus and prevent it from spreading among older children are nowhere near where they should be.
21:16
21:16

Impassable Roads Thwart Bududa Rescue Mission 1 Top story

The landslide affected 139 households with a population of 695 people. Of these, 278 are children under 5 years. The most hit villages are; Lwanda, Malandu, Namalira, Nyekhe, and Shitikho.
12:51
12:51

Believers Must Challenge Distortion of the Gospel - Clergy 2 3

Archbishop Okoh stated that outright false teaching championed by the west is likely to have a galvanizing effect on the Church worldwide adding that selective reading and application of the Bible scriptures must be out rightly rejected.
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DRC Warlord Jean Pierre Bemba Acquitted of War Crimes dresser-rand group 1 Top story

Bemba had been convicted by trial chamber III of the International Criminal Court in 2016 and sentenced to 18 years in prison. He had been found guilty of a devastating campaign of rape, murder and torture in the Central African Republic.
13:44
13:44

Contraceptive Self-Injection Offers Hope for Ugandan Women

Over the course of a 12-month study period, 81 percent of 561 self-injection participants continued to use the product. Meanwhile, 65 percent of the 600 women who received the service from a health worker continued using the product.
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11:10

Uganda Stopped from Demolishing Consulate Building in Canada peacekeeping 2 Top story

The two-storey red brick building on 231 Cobourg Street was constructed in the 1940s as an apartment building, and became Ugandas high commission in 1985. Owned by the Ugandan government, the building was used as Ugandas high commission to Canada until 2014 when it was declared unsafe.
20:05
20:05

Four UPDF Soldiers Killed in Somalia 1

The officers serving as part of the African Mission in Somalia- AMISOM were killed during an attempted attack on AMISOM Forward Operating Bases at Quoroyole, Buulo Mareer and Golwen in Lower Shabelle Region of Somalia.
09:39
09:39

UNHCR Scaling Up Support as DRC Violence Drives Thousands into Uganda ntoroko 1 Top story

Babar Baloch, the spokesperson for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR says that the agency is working with partner organizations in western Uganda to support the influx of the refugees, most of who are exhausted, hungry, thirsty, sick, and have fled with few or no belongings.
09:56
09:56

Violations in S. Sudan Amount to Crimes against Humanity-Report refugees in uganda 1 Top story

The report documents evidence implicating the SPLA in intentionally killing unarmed and fleeing civilians. It shows that People who tried to defend themselves or their families had their eyes gouged out, their throats slit or were castrated. Victims were also forced to engage in unspeakable acts and some, including children were compelled to rape their family members.
11:13
11:13

WHO Issues New Guidelines on Childbirth Care

According to WHO, over the past 20 years, health practitioners have increased the use of interventions that were previously only used to avoid risks or treat complications, such as oxytocin infusion to speed up labour or caesarean sections.
12:58
12:58

South Sudan Armed Groups Release 300 Child Soldiers 3

The children were disarmed and were provided with civilian clothes as well as medical screenings. In the days to come, agencies, such as the UN Childrens Fund UNICEF and local partners will provide them with counselling and psycho-social support as part of the reintegration programme.
07:25
07:25

UNHCR Appeals for UGX 1.5 Trillion for ‘Forgotten' Burundi Refugees burundi crisis 1 1 Top story

The UN Refugee Agency said in a statement that the appeal, backed by 26 UNHCR partners, was necessary to assist refugees struggling to survive in neighboring countries where efforts were falling short of acceptable humanitarian standards.
15:11
15:11

UNHCR Appeals to Israel over Forced Relocations to Uganda 1

The refugees said they had traveled hundreds of kilometres through conflict zones in South Sudan, Sudan and Libya after being relocated by Israel, taking the thorny journey across the Mediterranean to Italy.
13:37
13:37

Inauguration of East African Legislative Assembly Underway eala mps

On Thursday, Parliament of Kenya elected its nine representatives setting the stage for the inauguration of the Assembly in Arusha, Tanzania this morning. These are now taking oath alongside legislators from all the other EAC member states. The administration of oath is presided over by the Clerk.
17:21
17:21

Electronic Waste Poses Growing Risk to Environment, Human Health 2 1

The Global E-Waste Monitor 2017, released by International Telecommunication Union-ITU, the UN University UNU and the International Solid Waste Association ISWA, highlights increasing levels of e-waste and its improper and unsafe treatment and disposal through burning or at dumpsites.
16:53
16:53

East African Legislative Assembly to be Inaugurated on Monday mike ssebalu

The stalemate in Kenya and South Sudan caused a deadlock in the regional body because it cannot conduct any business in the absence of one partner state. As such, the administration of oath for the other legislators in the assembly was suspended indefinitely
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ICC Prosecutor Appeals to UN over Uganda's Failure to Arrest Bashir bashir warrants 3 1 Top story

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda Omar Al Bashir recently traveled to countries that recognize the International Criminal Court ICC but none arrested or surrendered the Sudanese President. The list included Uganda, Russia, Jordan and Chad, a country which had been referred to the Security Council for non-compliance on in 2011 and 2013.
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14:35

Government Badly Managing Social Services – Survey twaweza east africa 2

The findings indicate that 81 percent of Ugandans feel that the government is not doing a good job of keeping the price of essential goods down. A similar number of the sampled population feels that the government is not doing well at creating jobs and fighting corruption.
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16:56

Men More Likely To Die of AIDS-Related Illnesses - Report unaids

In Uganda, some men reported they would rather avoid knowing their HIV status and receiving life-saving treatment because they associated being HIV-positive with emasculating stigma. One study in South Africa showed that 70 percent of men who had died from AIDS-related illnesses had never sought care for HIV.
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