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21:38
21:38

Pictorial; Sebaggala Defies EC Guidelines to Hold Procession

He set off from his office in Kyebando with over five cars led by a truck, snaking through the areas of Kisaasi to Ntinda. However, security intercepted the motorcade, about 50 meters towards the Electoral Commission offices. Only five of his supporters were allowed through the roadblock, to the nomination centre.
21:32
21:32

Pictorial; Pomp, Excitement as Parliamentary Aspirants are Nominated in Kampala

FDC’s Kampala Woman MP candidate Dr Stella Nyanzi arrived with five supporters who shouted on top of their voices, while NUP spokesperson Joel Ssenyonyi, arrived with his newlywed wife in accompany of musician Nubian Li, attracting attention across the board.
17:34
17:34

Pictorial: Churches Reopen After Six Months of Closure

Last week, President Museveni said that the places of worship should open on condition that there are 70 congregants.
23:31
23:31

Pictorial; Highlights of NRM Primaries in Kawempe

Declaration of results was further delayed when a candidate Juliet Mugisha protested some results and she and her opponent were asked to bring declaration forms to compare notes. Mugisha who was leading still emerged victoriously.
20:56
20:56

Pictorial: How NRM Members Discarded SOPs in Kawempe North Primaries NRM Primaries Top story

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all voters appearing at polling stations were required to wear a face mask, wash hands and maintain physical distance of at least one meter to avoid infection.
18:57
18:57

Pictorial: New KCCA Executive Director Takes Over Office

Kisaka replaces Eng. Andrew Kitaka who has been acting executive director since Jennifer Musisi resigned in 2018.
18:44
18:44

Pictorial: Senior Police Officers Passed out at Bwebajja College

Among the police officers who received Master’s degrees include Senior Superintendent of Police Hilga Dauda, Caroline Akoth, Kayondo Hamis, John Aratu, Doris Achola, Doreen Ayesige and Jackson Musinguzi.
16:29
16:29

Pictorial: Traders Protesting Continued Closure of Arcades Top story

Several traders opened their shops in arcades and plazas by 7am, which prompted police to use force including firing bullets and teargas to compel them to close in line with the presidential directives.
17:57
17:57

Pictorial: President Yoweri Museveni 2020 State of Nation Address Top story

Museveni addressed the legislators who gathered in the parking lot of parliament via zoom from State House Entebbe due to the Covid19 pandemic.
16:22
16:22

Pictorial; Hundreds Stranded in Kampala Taxi Parks as Public Transport Resumes

As they resume, the taxi's were instructed to carry only half of their capacity to ensure social distancing. Yet still, KCCA has also limited the number of taxis coming to the parks as they observe social distancing. Yesterday, KCCA spent the day marking parks and registering them to fit within the new requirements of managing taxi's Kampala.
16:01
16:01

Pictorial; Shoreline Mansions, Beaches Face Ire of Rising L. Victoria Water Levels Top story

At popular shorelines such as Ggaba, Munyonyo, Mulungu and Kawuku, the affected homes include those owned by businessmen Hamis Kiggundu, Christopher Sembuya, of Sembuule Steel Mills Ltd, Pastor Robert Kayanja, and Pastor Gary Skinner.
16:49
16:49

Pictorial; A Night Under Curfew with Nakawa Market Traders

Vendors sleep on verandas while some on the floor at their stalls. By 7 pm, vendors start gathering at food vending points to eat or grab a drink, in this case, tea or porridge. Other vendors make their own meals as they play music and engage in conversations while at their stalls. Some cook in groups.
18:32
18:32

Pictorial; The New Look of Kalerwe Market

Early this Month, Amongi suspended operations in the markets saying they had failed to maintain the 4 meter physical distancing directed by the government in an effort to fight the spread of the Coronavirus Disease-COVID-19. She gave vendors two days to reorganize before they would be allowed to resume operations.
17:05
17:05

Pictorial: Impact of COVID-19 Directives in Kampala Streets

Following President Yoweri Museveni’s ban on public and private transport in addition to closing business operations in order to contain the spread of Covid19, Uganda Radio Network –URN took a walk to Kampala streets known for being crowded from morning till late evening.
10:14
10:14

Pictorial; Kampala Taxi Parks, Streets go silent as Ban on Public Transport Bites

The city is silent, with just a few shops opening for business, with barely a vehicle in the parks across the city. Outside the gazetted parking areas, law endforcement officers are still struggling to control the movement of bodaboda cylists, some of who, are defying the presidential directive, against transporting passengers.
10:03
10:03

Pictorial: Ntagali Hands Over Administrative CoU Provincial Office to Kazimba Top story

The handover followed a thanksgiving Service at St. Paul’s Cathedral Namirembe for Rt. Rev. Dr. Steven Kazimba who was elected as the 9th Archbishop of the Church of Uganda. The Thanksgiving Service in which the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese delivered a sermon was preceded by a welcome march of the Archbishop elect from Nankulabye junction along Balintuma road to the Namirembe Hill, the provincial seat of the CoU.
19:34
19:34

Pictorial; Celebrating Black History Month in Uganda Sauti Ya Africa

A special concert featuring music spanning three centuries that reflects the African American experience in the United States from slavery in the 1800’s up through the Civil Rights era of the 1960s and through the present day left many upbeat, as they walked down memory lane.
12:17
12:17

Pictorial; Health Ministry Bids Farewell to Ambassador Malac Ministry of Health

In an event held on Tuesday evening, Ambassador Malac was thanked for her involvement in the awareness efforts to keep Ebola away from Uganda when it continues killing thousands in the Neighboring DR Congo. The event was attended by heads of health bodies and staff of the Ministry of Health.
14:40
14:40

Pictorial; Parliament Albinism Charity Walk 2020 parliament week

More than 50 million Shillings was also raised to support the construction of the Rehabilitation Centre for Persons living with Albinism.
16:26
16:26

Pictorial: Vetting of New Ministers Parliament

Raphael Magyezi, the Igara East MP who was appointed Minister of Local Government was the first to appear before the committee followed by Judith Nabakooba, the Mityana Woman MP and former Police Spokesperson who was appointed Minister for Information, Communication and Technology (ICT).
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