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21:39
21:39

MPs Querry UGX150 Bn for Reopening Entebbe Airport lockdown 3 1

The authority says that it needs up to 150 billion Shillings to cover the recurrent wage bill and sustained operations, port health infrastructure and systems, enhanced security and modification of the terminal building to meet social distancing requirements.
21:20
21:20

Uganda’s Ambassador to UN Onyanga Aparr Dead 1

According to Adonia Ayebare, the Permanent Representative to the UN, Aparr passed on today in Geneva. The cause of his death has not been revealed.
17:15
17:15

Gov’t to Cut Billions off Travel, Focus on Agriculture and Push for Efficiency budget 2020/21 2 2 Top story

Margaret Kakande, the head of the Budget Monitoring Unit (BMAU) at the Ministry of Finance, said the government will step back on sectors like tourism, giving it limited resources because it is now next to impossible to attract any visitors.
17:09
17:09

Fort Portal Traders Protest Over Poor Drainage Willy Kintu Muhanga 2 1

According to Godfrey Asiimwe, a mechanic operating in the lorry park, the drainage channels seem to be poorly constructed and not frequently cleaned leading to stagnation of water.
16:49
16:49

Mukono Headmaster Succumbs to Gunshot Wounds at Mulago Hospital 1 1

Mutasiga was hit as he tried to plead with the police officers and LDUs not to shoot a chapatti vendor who was found selling chapatti during curfew time. The officers were enforcing COVID-19 control guidelines in Wantoni Village along Mukono-Katosi Road on May 13 2020.
15:38
15:38

Security Personnel in Arua Warned Against Assaulting Pregnant Women Nahori Oya 2 1

The RDC says that his office has received several complaints against security officers who mistreat and assault pregnant women who are either carried on motorcycles or found without face masks.
15:31
15:31

MPs Ask Gov’t to Declare 2020 'Dead' Year for Education lockdown 3

While meeting the members of the Uganda Vice Chancellors Forum today, members of the National Economy committee of Parliament said that even though schools were to resume, it would be impossible to complete the syllabus and actually achieve what was to be attained in a full educational year.
15:03
15:03

One Shot, Six Injured in Abim-Agogo Dispute Over Boundary 2

Witnesses said the attackers who numbered around 20 men armed with machetes and pangas stormed a settlement dominated by the residents of Abim and set a blaze houses - destroying property.
14:51
14:51

Vice Chancellors Forum Wants Student Loan Scheme Revised Effects of COVID-19 3 1

Appearing before the National Economy Committee of Parliament on Wednesday, the Executive Director of the Vice Chancellors Forum, Professor Paul Mugambi noted that some Universities could close while others will not pay salaries for their lecturers. The committee is scrutinizing the effects of COVID-19 on businesses.
14:24
14:24

Criminal Gang Terrorizes Residents of Mulimira zone Curfew in Uganda 3 2

Joseph Kakooza Sande, the Mulimira Zone LCI Chairperson, says they have record several complaints of theft and assault involving youngsters each day.
12:56
12:56

Famine Looms in Kasese as Crops Dry Due to Silting floods 6 2

The floods followed a heavy downpour that pounded the district last month when River Nyamwamba overflew at Bunyandiko in Kilembe Sub County submerging the low land areas of the district. The heavy rains also submerged acres of gardens, leaving behind silt composites as deep as 5 feet.
12:27
12:27

Business Activity Improves in May - Stanbic Bank Survey 1

The Purchase Managers Index (PMI) rose to 41.9 points in May from the reading of 21.6 in April, an indicator business activity resumed as more shops opened, private cars released and public transporters let to carry people although on a limited level. The PMI asks business owners how they fared in a particular month.
12:04
12:04

Habitat for Humanity to Construct 45 Houses for Vulnerable People in Kumi Kumi District 2 2

The Kumi District chairperson, Christine Apolot commended the support from the organization saying that most people in the district are highly vulnerable and struck in poverty. She described the intervention by Habitat for Humanity Uganda as savior.
11:43
11:43

Busia Youth Offer to Join District Taskforce to Fight COVID-19 1 5

Kyomuhendo Queen, a teacher by profession and the group mobilization secretary says that she has observed residents have disregarded presidential directives which calls for the efforts of everyone to inform and continue sensitizing them about the and dangers of the disease.
11:04
11:04

Kyotera District COVID Task Force Stuck With 10 Patients lack of fuel 1 Top story

Dr Edward Muwanga, the Kyotera District Health Officer and Secretary to the task force says they do not have funds to buy fuel to transport the patients to Masaka. The island sub-county lacks a treatment centre.
10:31
10:31

Mityana District Wants Special Council Session to Send Off Kasirye Ggwanga mubende district 5

According to Muganga, a number of developments that took place in Greater Mubende during Kasirye Ggwanga’s tenure were a result of his creativity, wisdom and mobilisation skills.
07:59
07:59

Three Siblings Wanted for Killing their Father 1

The suspects are Silver Kisenge, Catherine Kayiyi and Harriet Nabifo, all residents of Buwambwa village in Buwambwa Sub County in Namisindwa district.
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