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23:19
23:19

Development Partners Call For Equal Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health 3 1

Development partners have called for equity in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine saying underdeveloped countries should not be made to wait longer for the vaccines.
21:03
21:03

Police FC Defeats Onduparaka 3:1 2

The win takes Police into the second position of the table with nineteen points. Vipers are the table leaders with 21 points.
20:43
20:43

One Killed, 3 Injured in Kapchorwa As Security Arrests Deserter 3 2

Jude Wandera, the Spokesperson of UPDF in the Elgon and Bukedi sub-regions identified the deserter as 45-year-old Francis Musau Kapchekweko. According to Wandera, Kapchekweko deserted the army several years ago.
20:00
20:00

UWA Struggling to Fight Poaching in Semuliki Wildlife Reserve 1

According to John Tugume, the UWA Community Conservation Warden in Ntoroko, poachers kill different species of wild animals like Uganda Kobs for meat.
17:59
17:59

Ministry Yet to Release Updated SOPs Ahead of Reopening for Non-Candidates 2 1

When the government announced the reopening of schools, the pre-reopening activities were to include an update of the SOPs by the ministry. Although inspection has kicked off, the said tools have not been developed, leaving school proprietors, teachers, and parents guessing.
17:55
17:55

Budaka District to Roll Out Indoor Residual Spraying

The one month exercise which will begin on March 1 and end on April 1 will target more than 62,000 households across the entire district which comprises 20 sub-counties.
17:47
17:47

Wearing Face Masks Frustrating Learners With Hearing Impairment head teacher 4 1 Top story

Juliet Mary Tumuhairwe, the headteacher of Uganda School for the Deaf notes that wearing a facial mask is very challenging for her group of learners as they cannot fully understand or interpret what the teacher is communicating with them.
17:34
17:34

Cheaper Gorilla Tracking Permits Fail to Attract Tourists 1

Uganda Wildlife Authority has failed to register an increase in number of tourists despite reducing the costs of Gorilla tracking permits.
16:46
16:46

Mufti Suspends Masaka, Bunyoro Kadhis After Succesful Impeachment 1 Top story

In a media statement, Ashiraf Zziwa, the acting Public Relations Officer, Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC, says the Mufti has appointed Sheikh Badru Uzairu Wassajja and Sheikh Edris Songolo to replace Sheikh Bagunduse and Sheikh Ashiraf Kugonza in acting capacity respectively.
16:40
16:40

Joshua Cheptegei Nominated for 2020 Laureus World Sportsman Award 2 Top story

Cheptegei has been nominated alongside other five international athletes who include USA’s Basketball player LeBron James, Poland’s football player Robert Lewandowski who plays for German club Bayern Munich, Spain’s Tennis player Rafael Nadal, United Kingdom’s Motor racer Lewis Hamilton, and Swedish pole vaulter Armand Duplantis.
16:06
16:06

Bus and Taxi Operators in Kitgum On the Spot for Cheating Commuters 3

In Kitgum, some taxis and buses were seen filled. Each passenger was required to pay the doubled fares that introduced to cover the vacant seats.
14:58
14:58

Bududa District Gets UGX 165M NUSAF III Funds for Road Works 3

The funds are meant for the construction of community road in five sub-counties.
13:12
13:12

MYDA FC Fans Want Coach Samadu Musafiri Sacked 2

The development comes after a disappointing start in the Uganda Premier League -UPL was they have failed to win a single game in nine matches
13:01
13:01

Bunyangabu District Council Wants Recruitment of New Staff Halted 5 1

The councillors are accusing both the technical and the political wing of influencing the recruitment process. According to the councillors, they have received several complaints from some of the applicants and members of the public about allegations of bribery and corruption in the recruitment process.
12:33
12:33

Bunambutye Resettlement Camp Hit by Food, Water Crisis 6 2

Officials from the OPM allocated an acre of land to the families instead of the two which they had earlier been promised. However, the land was taken away from the victims in exchange for 100,000 Shillings each month, despite growing food on the land. Wilson Wanansolo, the chairperson of the resettlement camp says that the land was allocated to Bunambutye Health center which is currently under construction.
12:15
12:15

Family Arrested Over Suspected Ritual Murder 1

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Regional Police Spokesperson declined to divulge the names of the other suspects noting that the rest of the family members are in custody at Rubare police station for their own safety.
11:38
11:38

MPs Call for Wider Consultations on Proposed 7-Year Term 2021 elections 1 4

Members of Parliament have called for wider consultations on the proposal to extend the term of Members of Parliament and the Presidency from the current five years to seven years.
11:19
11:19

Panic in Napak as Suspect Takes Off With Loaded Police Gun 2 Top story

According to Longole, the suspect had been picked up from Kangole town council for attempted rape. "While at Kangole Police station one of our officers said he knew the suspect and that he wouldn’t but shortly after, the suspect jumped and grabbed a gun from the officer and took off," he explained.
10:54
10:54

Uganda Paralympic Committee to Send Seven Athletes for 2021 Grand Prix Mpindi Bumali 4 4

The team of seven athletes comprises six active para-athletics athletes who include Fred Masisa, Wilfred Ocen, Al Bashir Bwaga, Alex Wilson Legu and Peace Oroma however there will also be one support player who runs with Fred Masisa to guide him. Masisa falls under classification TF/11-13 which is for athletes with visual impairment.
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