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19:19
19:19

Uganda Records Third COVID-19 Death 1 Top story

The Deceased, a 67-year-old male of Nigerian origin and resident of Kisenyi in Kampala died from Kiruddu Referral Hospital where he had been admitted with symptoms consistent with COVID-19.
17:58
17:58

Banks Boost Customers’ Confidence in Insurance – Players 3 1

According to the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA), the industry regulator, premiums collected through bancassurance channels raised from 26 billion Shillings in 2018 to 53.6 billion Shillings in 2019. This accounted for 5.5 per cent contribution to the total premiums written in the year.
17:11
17:11

Mixed Feelings in Karamoja over New Constituencies 3

Ben Peter Loburo, the LC III chairperson of Iriiri Sub County in Napak district feels that the creation of more constituencies is a burden to a taxpayer. Loburo argues that the idea of the constituency was premised on a plan to draw geographical boundaries on the basis of the tribes in the area.
16:59
16:59

Widows Struggling with Orphans, NewBorns in Kasese IDP Camp single mothers 1 4

One of them is Robinah Musiime, a single mother of five who lost her husband two years ago. She sold off the family land in Kitholu for a commercial one in Kanyangeya to start farming. But her three-bedroomed house was recently submerged, and her garden, the single source of good washed away by floods.
15:55
15:55

"I Escaped with Police Handcuffs to Save my Life" - Pallaso UGanda Police Force 1 2

The musician who is currently admitted at the Entebbe-based Albert Cook Hospital was initially accused of escaping with Police handcuffs, escaping from lawful custody, obstruction, inciting violence and doing a negligent act likely to spread an infection.
15:45
15:45

Six Month-Old Baby With Craniofacial Anomaly Gets UGX 5m for Surgery 4 2

St. Joseph’s Hospital in Wakiso together with the Rotary Club of Wakiso has mobilized funds to purchase a titanium plate which will be inserted in the baby’s face to act as the missing bone and support her non-functioning features.
14:01
14:01

Namuganza Promises to Build NRM Women’s Resilience and Livelihood 1

Persis Namuganza the Minister of Lands and an aspirant for the second National Chairperson of the NRM has said her focus will be on the welfare of women and youth in the party.
13:28
13:28

Justice Ministry Blames Treasury for Failed Procurements JLOS 1 4

The Solicitor General Francis Atoke refused to accept blame for failing to absorb 148m that remained unspent at the end of the 2018/2019 financial year, he insisted that the fault lies with the treasury that failed to release the funds in time.
12:04
12:04

Lightning Kills One in Agago Adilang subcounty

The deceased has been identified as 13-year-old Ivan Ebong, a Primary Seven pupil of Lala Primary school.
11:44
11:44

280 Contacts of Covid-19 Positive Nurse Quarantined in Gulu Covid-19 in Gulu 1

Gloria Aloyo, the Gulu District Covid-19 taskforce communication officer said that the suspects are undergoing self-isolation because the district is incapacitated to take them to its quarantine centre at Laroo boarding school.
10:44
10:44

Supreme Mufti Calls for Reopening of Mosques 1 2 Top story

He made the call during the celebration of Eid-ul-Adha, the Greater Eid through which faithfuls commemorate Prophet Ibrahim’s devotion and his readiness to sacrifice his son, Ismail before the sacrifice was replaced with a ram from God.
10:09
10:09

Slow Internet Disrupts Okalany's Interview for ICC Job poor internet 1 1

Okalany is competing for the job with three others; Morris A. Anyah from Nigeria who is a trial attorney in Chicago, U.S.A, Fergal Gaynor from Ireland, who currently serves as the Reserve International Co-Prosecutor at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia and Richard Roy from Canada who is currently Senior General Counsel with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada.
06:24
06:24

Transport Costs Jump by 47% in July – UBOS 1

The resumption of transport came with restrictions – the 14-seater taxis are only allowed to carry seven people while 65-seater buses can only carry 30 passengers. As a result, transporters more than doubled fares.
05:23
05:23

Government Unveils Five-Year Action Plan to Fight Human Trafficking 4 3

State Minister for Internal Affairs Mario Obiga Kania said that the plan establishes well-coordinated counter-trafficking responses which be mainly focussed on supporting and protecting survivors and holding perpetrators accountable. It will also put emphasis on how to identify victims, helping them secure justice, and rebuild their lives.
04:41
04:41

Gov’t Chief Whip, Justice Minister Suggest Cap on Number of MPs parliament 2 1

During the heated debate that preceded the approval, Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko questioned the parameters that the government used to create the new areas. He observed that despite its high population, Kampala central was not a beneficiary of the new creations.
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