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19:22
19:22

Gov’t to Reconsider Total Ban on Plastics ban kaveera 3 1

President Museveni in March assented to the National Environment bill into law which among other things provides for manufacturers of polythene bags and plastics to recycle plastic waste and also label the polythene bags in a bid to minimize effects to the environment.
19:16
19:16

2019 Africa Netball Cup: Uganda Overpower Kenya to Finish Third 2

The She Cranes defeated Kenya by 19 goals with the game ending 61-42.
18:52
18:52

MUST Gets Police Station after Death of Student 1 1

Police has opened up a police station at Mbarara University of science and technology following the death of a student last week The police station was opened today following a meeting by the Mbarara district security committee to address increased cases of insecurity in the area. Brian Akampurira, a 2nd-year medical student of Mbarara University of Science and Technology-MUST was on Friday last week found dead in TASO village near a lagoon.
18:49
18:49

Graphics Designer Testifies in Mak Gold Scandal Case accusation 2 1

Defense lawyer Humphrey Tumwesigye said to be an expert, it doesn’t only mean one must have gone through formal education. “You can become an expert through experience,” he told court.
18:15
18:15

Mpigi District Petitions Education Ministry over Poor Funding 3 1

Mpigi District Education Officer Deogratius Sekyole has told Uganda Radio Network that the district has been receiving not more than 240 million Shillings for the construction of classroom blocks, pit latrines, staff quarters and purchasing desks among others, for the last five financial years.
17:51
17:51

Kotido District Surpasses Measles-Rubella Immunization Target Ministry of Health 2

Health officials in the area say that more than 2000 children were immunised in the district, against a target of 87,421 children.
17:41
17:41

Cabinet Approves UGX 5.8 Billion for Removal, Rehabilitation of Street Kids 3

The State Minister for Youths and Children Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi told journalists on Tuesday at the Uganda Media Centre that the funds will be used to rehabilitate, withdraw, trace and resettlement of street children.
17:02
17:02

Waterborne Diseases Threaten Flood-Hit Areas of Bulambuli 5 2

Hundreds of households in more than five sub-counties remain submerged in filthy, stagnant water. Pit latrines have been destroyed, emitting faecal matter to the surface, while some of the runoff has already contaminated water sources.
16:32
16:32

Use of Traditional Bee Hives Affecting Honey Production in Rwenzori 2 3

Most of the farmers use traditional beehives made of logs, banana fibres, mud and straw, gourd, woven grass or clay pots and are small in size.
15:56
15:56

Wakiso Land Vendors Refuse to Refund UGX 7 Billion 3 1

Their lawyer Professor Frederick Ssempebwa told the Land Commission of Inquiry on Tuesday afternoon that his clients have opted to go to court to challenge Commissioner for Land Registration in the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development for double titling of the same piece of land to their clients and others.
14:58
14:58

Amolatar Residents Decry Fishing Ban Extension on Lake Kyoga UPDF Marines 2

Leaders under their umbrella body of Lake Kyoga Integrated Management Organization-LAKIMO recently resolved to extend the ban on fishing activities until December.
14:55
14:55

Butaleja Communities Still Stuck in Floods 3 5

The heavy runoff swept off roads and bridges and forced rivers to burst their banks, spilling into gardens, homesteads and schools in the areas of Busaba, Himutu, Mazimasa, Kachonga, Butaleja rural and Butaleja town council.
12:06
12:06

Man Arrested for Illegal Possesion of Ivory in Nwoya 1

Francis Ojok, a resident of Koch –Goma Sub –County in Nwoya District was arrested on Monday from Koch -Goma Trading Centre.
11:28
11:28

3000 Children Miss Measle-Rubella Vaccination in Amuru apaa township 1

Government through the ministry of health this month launched a five-day mass vaccination exercise against the two killer diseases. However, Christopher Ocen, the head of the Village Health Teams (VHTs) in Labala told URN today that the exercise which targeted 7,002 children saw only 4,760 vaccinated.
11:26
11:26

Companies Failing to Address Offline Harm Incited by Online Hate – Rights Experts 1 Top story

The report comes at a time when social media giant Facebook, which owns another popular social platform, Instagram, has reportedly been pushed to address violent content spreading on its services, in addition to false news reports and disinformation, which has prompted discussion around the role of social media overall in the spread of hate messages.
10:01
10:01

“We Shall deliver on East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline" says Lokeris Tullow Pty Uga 1

The Minister dispelled fears from sections of the public and players in the oil and gas industry that the pipeline project had stalled following the collapse of the Tullow-Total farm down deal.
07:08
07:08

Gomba Land Claimants Abandon Mediation Efforts 3 1

Israel Kayonde, one of the title claimants of the disputed three miles of government land said they will now turn to the full scope of investigations after failing to agree in four different mediation meetings.
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Complacency Could Thwart Uganda's Immunisation Gains-Dr Sabrina Kitaka Ministry of Health 1 3 Top story

One of Uganda's renown pediatricians says vaccines in Uganda like in other countries have become “Victims Of Their Own Success” because children are no longer dying due to killer diseases like whopping cough, measles , diphtheria and measles among others thanks to vaccination.
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