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22:04
22:04

Stranded Ugandans Return from Sudan 1 2

In excitement, they waved to the receiving party while others raised their hands in the sky when they finally disembarked from the plane. Each of the returnees also wore face masks as they checked out of the terminal, and proceeded to the various quarantine centres.
19:00
19:00

MPs Demand Gov't Plan on Bodaboda Operations COVID-19 3 1

Kawempe North MP Abdulatif Ssebagala raised the concern today during a plenary session of Parliament saying bodaboda riders need justice in order to make ends meet. He says that it does not make sense to stop bodaboda’s, and open up various parts of the economy as well as allow buses that move upcountry with more people mixing.
17:29
17:29

Manafwa RDC Impounds Gov't Heifers in Mbale 2 1

According to Washaki, he presided over the handover of the animals to farmers in Manafwa in the morning and was surprised to find them being transported to Mbale district.
17:20
17:20

Court Reduces Monetary Reward to Former EALA Speaker Margaret Nantongo Zziwa 1

This was a result of Zziwa’s removal from the office of the Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) which the Court averred was an infringement of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community. Zziwa was impeached in December 2014 on allegations of misconduct, abuse of office and being disrespectful to the members.
17:15
17:15

Fight for Interim Leadership of Arua City Divides District, Municipal Leaders 3 3

Parliament in April this year, approved the creation of 15 cities that will be operationalized in a phased manner starting with Jinja, Mbarara, Gulu, Mbale, Arua, Fort Portal, and Masaka that will start effective July 1, 2020.
17:09
17:09

Mulago Impersonator Arrested at Kawempe Hospital UGanda Police Force 1 Top story

Acleo Byamukama was arrested on Tuesday morning in a joint security operation involving detectives from the Statehouse Anti-Corruption Unit and Kawempe Police Station.
16:25
16:25

Acholi Province Demands UGX 32m From FUFA 1 1

The money was one of the prizes that the club won after emerging champions of the second edition of the FUFA Drum in December 2019.
16:20
16:20

Kyambogo Earmarks UGX400M for Online Learning Jonathan Tundulu 4 1

Dr. John Okuonzi, the Director of Information Communication and Technology and Services Kyambogo University, says management approved the decision to invest in online learning platforms after realising that the Covid19 pandemic may take long to warrant face to face learning.
15:26
15:26

Heavy Deployment at Owino as Police Anticipates Cloth Traders' Protest Effects of COVID-19 4 1 Top story

Ronald Kazibwe, the Chairperson Kafumbe zone denied claims that they have plans to stage a demonstration, saying police could have deployed after seeing street vendors operating at the entrance of the market.
15:02
15:02

Relocation of Mbale District Headquarters Divides Councillors 5 1

Michael Mafabi, the Secretary for Health wants the district headquarters relocated to Jewa sub-County because Bungokho North County has been neglected in terms of service delivery.
14:28
14:28

Turkish Firm Loses Interest in Nakaseke Beef Project Turkey 1 1 Top story

ASB Group of Companies is one of the largest Turkish based companies in the energy sector with extensive international experience in managing and operating; agribusiness, transportation, trading, investment, oil, gas and engineering services around the world.
13:57
13:57

Coffee Exports Rebound in May – Report UCDA 1

In May, Ugandans exported 437,579 bags, up from the 359,973 bags exported in April 2020. These figures are still below what was exported in March (477,561 bags) before the country fully instituted a lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus. Each bag weighs 60 kilogrammes.
13:05
13:05

Lyantonde Conjoined Twins Referred to Uganda Heart Institute Parents 2 1

The seven-day-old baby girls who were born in Lyantonde General Hospital last week, share the chest, umbilical cord and stomach.
12:50
12:50

Poor Community Access Roads Irk Nwoya Residents 3

The access road is 10 kilometres stretching from Anaka to Lungulu to Lukai to Dog Acwa, and Lukai to Arana.
12:06
12:06

Parliament Probes Constant ‘Errors and Omissions' in Ministry of Finance Books Accountability 1 2

The Budget office led by Budget Director Sulaiman Kiggundu told committee members that the amount of money indicated as errors and omissions in their accounting was way too high and needed to be investigated.
11:57
11:57

Wakiso District Starts Demarcation of Wetlands 7

The exercise will involve resurveying wetland boundaries by planting trees and erecting pillars. More than 1,000 trees have so far been planted in Simbamannyo wetland Magogo parish.
11:47
11:47

Masaka Hospital Mental Ward Overwhelmed by High Number of Cases 3

Dr. Kanan Kateregga, the In Charge Masaka Regional Hospital Mental Unit, says they receive about 80 cases on average each week.
10:53
10:53

Water Shortage Hits Five Villages in Apac District 3 1

The boreholes broke down six months ago forcing residents to share water with animals from swamps and streams.
10:50
10:50

Rwimi Town Council Struggling to Find Funds to Construct Park border districts 1 3

Robert Mugabe, the Town Clerk Rwimi town council, says they are laboring to find resources to construct a park that can accommodate over 50 taxis and buses.
10:36
10:36

Police Foils Robbery at BOU Clinic at William Street 1 1 Top story

It is reported that the thugs, armed with an AK47 and machetes raided the clinic and attempted to gain entry. However, they were repulsed after the security guard sounded an alarm.
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