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19:24
19:24

Head Teachers Concerned About Adherence to SOPs When Schools Reopen Next Year 6 1

Several schools and educationalists are now concerned that complying with the guidelines may become a challenge, especially social distancing.
18:32
18:32

Only 200 to Attend Consecration of New South Ruwenzori Bishop 2 3

Rev. Alice Nabirye Mbusa the function’s publicity chairperson told URN reporter that a few people have been given invitations to witness the ceremony on behalf of the larger catholic community across the diocese.
18:28
18:28

Museveni to Invite Opposition Leaders for Future State House Prayers 1 4

Orombi also noted that representatives from the different political camps should have been invited for the national thanksgiving prayers at State House. President Yoweri Museveni promised that other political parties will be invited for such functions in the future.
18:16
18:16

Parliament Receives Database on Former LRA Abductees 4 1

The database which is a compilation of victims from Acholi Sub-Region was handed over to the Speaker of Parliament by representatives of civil society, victims and UN Women at a function held at Parliament on Friday.
16:49
16:49

Kenya, South South Sudan Traders Flood Karamoja to Buy Cattle for Christmas 1

“When the traders of Uganda meet with those from Kenya and South Sudan in the market, they bargain as you the animal owner keep quite and the one who will pay more is the one takes the animal,” Mathew Lokol a cattle dealer we found in Nadunget market said with a contented smile.
16:27
16:27

Mbale Regional Referral Hospital Hit By Water Crisis 5

Juma Mafabi, from Busia who has spent over two weeks in the hospital, says that he is forced to move about three kilometres in search of water. Mafabi is also worried that patients and their attendants are at risk of contracting diseases.
16:20
16:20

Inzu Ya Masaba Elects John Wagabyalire New Cultural Leader 2 4

The incumbent Umukuka Bob Mushikori said that he will now go back to President Museveni to appoint him somewhere else to serve
15:19
15:19

Fishermen in Kasese Task Candidates to Protect Fishing Business 5 3

Rogers Kule also working from Katwe landing site demands candidates to have clear manifesto’s on how they will revamp the fishing industry that has significantly sunk down.
14:40
14:40

Hundreds of Bullet Wound Patients Overwhelming Matany Hospital 1

Dr. John Bosco Nsubuga the medical superintendent of St Kizito Matany hospital told Uganda Radio Network on Friday that the increasing number of patients with bullet wounds was stressing the limited resources that the hospital has for other emergency diseases.
14:31
14:31

Katakwi Officials Accused of Selling Sub County Land 1 2

The residents are blaming the sub-county authorities for being behind the sale of the land that they said would have been saved for the proposed Toroma district and other government institutions.
13:41
13:41

Katureebe Appointed to China International Commercial Court 1 2

This comes after the appointment of former Chief Justice of Uganda Bart Magunda Katureebe, to the China International Commercial Court (CICC), an organ of the Supreme People’s Court of China established to adjudicate international commercial disputes.
12:58
12:58

Presidential Candidate Mwesigye Against Fielding Single Candidate 1

Mwesigye also says that Ugandans are ready to vote for any presidential candidate with a good manifesto. He adds that the NRM party is already weak so there is no need for fielding a single candidate.
12:34
12:34

Mpigi Restricts Access to District Headquarters As Staff Succumbs to Covid-19 4 1

The Deputy Resident District Commissioner Hellen Nsereko Jacan Gwokto says that the restriction will help to curb the spread of the virus amidst soaring community transmission cases.
12:08
12:08

Industrial Training Facility Launched in Mbale 1 3

This is the sixth workshop out of the 10 workshops the Chinese government plans to construct in Africa. The first workshop was launched in Djibouti. Others were launched in Ghana, Tanzania, South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria.
11:22
11:22

UMA Raises Concern About Delays to Pay Covid-19 Risk Allowances to Medics unpaid allowances 1 2

Dr Diana Atwine, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health, admitted that health workers in some treatment units had not been paid due to lack of funds.
10:28
10:28

UPC Calls for National Dialogue to Address Campaign Violence 4

Michael Osinde the UPC human Rights Chairman explains that there is a need for a national dialogue before the elections are held in January. He says that campaigns should not be used as an excuse to avoid the dialogue because they can be held concurrently.
10:08
10:08

Five Arrested for Planning to Unite Minors in Marriage 1

The boy and his family had travelled from Olelai Village to Acongwen Village, all in Aperikila Sub County for the introduction ceremony. According to area residents, the boy’s family had already paid 300,000 Shillings as the brideprice. They were preparing to handover a goat to the girls parents by the time the police stormed the home.
09:51
09:51

Presidential Candidates Decry Police Deployments During Campaigns political rights 5

They say that a number of their activities have been blocked, and sometimes they are barred from using certain roads to reach their campaign venues on time while oftentimes, their team members are beaten, arrested, or injured during running battles with security personnel.
08:11
08:11

Illicit Financial Flows Rob USD 50 billion from Africa Annually

According to UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed the losses would be enough to bridge nearly 75 per cent of Africa’s health financing gap, provide inclusive education for all children there, and fund infrastructure projects. She was
05:35
05:35

US Warns Uganda as Officials from Other Countries are Sanctioned 2021 elections 1 Top story

In a press statement released on Thursday, the US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said that the United States expects its partners to live up to their obligations to hold free and fair elections. Ugandans will go to the polls on January 14, 2021, to elect a president, Members of Parliament and local government leaders.
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