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19:26
19:26

Face Shields Don't Protect you From Covid-19, Gov't Warns 2 1 Top story

The Health Ministry has come out to discourage the use of the face shields as an alternative to face masks.
18:54
18:54

Village Chairperson Caught Redhanded with Married Woman, Impeached 1

The locals accused the Village Chairman of sleeping with married women in his area which they According to Acio, Opito alerted his neighbours who helped him to break the door and they managed to catch Obia red-handed in his bed with his wife. He was led to Arocha LCII Chairman, Tonny Otyang with used condoms and his underwear as exhibits.
18:52
18:52

We were Wise Not To Buy Boeing Aircrafts-Museveni 3 2

According to Museveni, the government had initially wanted to buy Boeing 737 Max airliners but due to God's guidance and wisdom, the technical team opted for Airbus.
18:36
18:36

COVID-19: Lwengo Headquarters Closed As Ten Staff Test Positive CAO 1 2 Top story

The Lwengo CAO, Winston Agule Mulimira, says they have since cut their workforce from 30 to 10 per cent. He says they will reopen the offices on December 28, 2020, under strict observance of the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs issued by Ministry of Health.
18:25
18:25

Katumba Challenges Gov't Officials to Resign And Earn UGX 25,000 SAGE Fund Gratuity 5 1 Top story

Addressing voters in Mityana and Kassanda districts, Katumba challenged government officials to quit their offices in exchange for the monthly payment of Shillings 25,000, which they are paying the elderly if they are contented with the amount.
18:14
18:14

Police Use Tear Gas To Separate NRM and FDC Supporters in Bunyangabu 1 2

NRM district flag bearers were having a joint meeting in the area when FDC presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat Oboi arrived and challenged police why they were allowing the gathering to continue when those attending did not have face masks and there was no hand washing facility.
17:24
17:24

Kyagulanyi Promises to Solve Dura Limestone Quarry Controversy 1

While campaigning in Kamwenge district on Tuesday, Kyagulanyi said the controversy was persisting because of poor leadership under the National Resistance Movement -NRM government. He said the disadvantage is both districts are not receiving the royalties that would be used for development purposes.
17:01
17:01

Gov’t Issues New Guidelines for Handling Bodies of COVID-19 Victims 2 2 Top story

According to the guidelines, those carrying the coffin of COVID-19 victims will only be required to wear face masks and gloves. Overalls and other personal protective equipment will no longer be required.
17:00
17:00

Demand for Ordinary Food Falls in Bududa Ahead of Christmas Christmas season 1

Andrew Wamanga, a buyer who spoke to URN, said he is going to buy rice and meat and other foods provided it is not not potatoes, cassava or posho.
16:39
16:39

IGP Warns Against Flouting Night Curfew During Christmas 2 1 Top story

In his Christmas message delivered by police spokesperson, Fred Enanga at the Uganda Media Center, Ochola warned all people travelling upcountry to be mindful of the night-time curfew, saying police will apprehend whoever is found violating it.
16:33
16:33

5.5Billion Shilling Solar Water system for Bussi Island Bussi Sub County 4

Wakiso district water engineer Isaac Galabuzi says that the project they are going to construct cost over 5.5 billion shillings and is going to benefit the people in the islands to get clean piped water which is going to be supplied all over the main island for the people to access it
16:06
16:06

UPDF Soldier Jailed 10 Years For Murdering Brother

Court heard that the convict severely cut his brother on the head, arms and other body parts and early in the morning tried to bury his corpse in the homestead before his actions were noticed by people raising concerns that prompted his subsequent arrest.
16:00
16:00

Kalangala's Political Influencer Kibuuka Mulowooza Succumbs to COVID-19 3 1

The deceased has been the proprietor of Ssese Habitant Resort Beach in Kalangala and was also one of the proprietors of MV Kalangala for over 3 years.
15:01
15:01

57 Districts Fail to Apply for Special PWD Grant PWDs 3 1 Top story

According to the Ministry, PWDs leaders in districts are expected to organize the PWDs in groups of between 5 to 15 people and submit their files to the district for final submission to the Gender Ministry for funding.
14:34
14:34

Presidential Aspirants Petition EC Over Brutality Against Candidates 3 3 Top story

"The Commission should direct the security agencies to immediately stop illegal arrests, detentions and should immediately release all those illegally detained during this process," reads the petition in part.
14:29
14:29

Uganda Airlines' First Airbus to Start Flights End of January 2021 1

The aircraft is currently being disinfected and will thereafter go through the water salute ritual before its unveiled and received by invited guests at Entebbe Airport
14:05
14:05

Inomo Sub County Chief Interdicted Over Unaccounted UGX 65 Million 1

Kwania Chief Administrative Officer Albina Awor accused Odongo of operating on remote and being implicated in corruption tendencies on several occasions. Awor said upon several warnings Odongo has remained adamant prompting interdiction.
13:18
13:18

Soroti Muslims Get One-Billion-Shilling Orphanage Soroti City 2 1

Abdallah Kaluma, the project country director says that the funders are also promising to introduce primary, secondary and vocational learning institutions at Campswahili if the first project succeeds.
13:01
13:01

Girl Commits Suicide Over Boyfriend’s Arrest Residents 1

The teenager is said to have been in a relationship with the 25-year-old Boda boda cyclist, whose name has been withheld by police, for more than four months. Her parents got concerned and ordered her to cancel the relationship since she was still young to be dating.
12:19
12:19

Falling Farm Prices Worry Amuru Farmers

Susan Atim, another resident of the same area says that most leaders who are currently campaigning are talking about improved livelihoods and yet none of them is concerned about the market challenge they are facing, a factor which has continued to derail them from improving their finances and food security. According to Atim, since the leaders have access and connections, they should consider linking them with serious and better buyers at a fair price compared to the local middlemen who want to hugely profit at the expense of the farmers.
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