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19:04
19:04

Ugandan Seeks to Block DRC Membership to EAC Besigye's Detained Aide DR Congo 1

“The DRC has been illegally and without due trial or process holding Ugandan activist Samuel William Mugumya and more than 35 other Ugandans for more than 6 years contrary to the fundamental and human rights principles for the establishment of the EAC as envisaged under the Treaty,” says the lawyer.
13:00
13:00

S. Sudan Authorities Pursue Ugandan Housemaid for Theft of USD 5000 1

The suspect identified as Joan Oyella, a resident of Ayull Cell in Pager division, Kitgum Municipality is reported to have committed the crime while working as a housemaid for a South Sudan government dignitary in Juba.
08:15
08:15

One in Every 100 Dies by their Own Hand, Each Suicide ‘a Tragedy’ – WHO

Among young people aged 15-29, suicide was the fourth leading cause of death after road injury, tuberculosis and interpersonal violence, according to the study: Suicide worldwide in 2019. It is estimated that more than 700,000 people, or one-in-100, died by suicide during the year.
07:54
07:54

Gulu Revives Village COVID–19 Taskforces to Monitor Home Based Care Patients Gulu District 3 1

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator says the Village Taskforces Chaired by Village Chairpersons became dormant towards the end of last year when the rate of infections went down and that they have been revived late last week to monitor the COVID -19 patients reviving treatment from home.

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17:19

Pictorial: Vetting of Ministers Enters Day Three

Some of those that interfaced with the committee are the Minister of Works and Transport Gen. Katumba Wamala, Jennifer Kacha Namuyangu, the Minister of State for Bunyoro Affairs, Bright Rwamirama, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Hellen Adoa, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (Fisheries), Jackson Kafuuzi, the Deputy Attorney General and others.

Business and finance

18:22
18:22

Meat Shortage Hits Lira as Cattle Markets Remains Closed Lira Main Market 4

The restrictions have affected the demand for livestock products by restaurants, street vendors and other institutions. The six weekly cattle markets in the Lango sub-region include Amac, Apala, Aswa, Alito, Ajuri, and Barrio.
17:54
17:54

UNBS Directs Dealers To Take Sub-standard Iron Bars Off Market 1

“If found, the substandard iron bars will be seized and destroyed with no recourse and charges will be brought against you in accordance with the Laws of the Republic of Uganda. This warning takes immediate effect,” they statement warns.
15:18
15:18

Arua Residents Want Health, Road Sectors Prioritized in City Budget 1 4

According to some residents, they want the authorities to prioritize the health sector to manage the Covid19 strain and other diseases. They also want new roads constructed and the roads in a poor state rehabilitated.
13:36
13:36

Electric Vehicle Price Will Equal Petrol Car Cost Soon - Expert 1 4

Currently the Kiira EV electric-powered salon car produced by Kiira Motors is priced at about Ushs 130 million, which is about 35% higher than comparable petrol or diesel-powered cars.

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