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22:35
22:35

Protests as Lukwago, City Executive Committee Skip KCCA Council Sitting 1 6

Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Speaker Zahra Luyirika called for a council sitting today for CEC to update the house on the reopening of the Old Taxi Park, repossession of government markets and the appointment of the City Public Accounts Committee, among other issues.
20:45
20:45

Teachers Embrace COVID-19 Vaccination as Drive Kicks Off in Kampala 4 2

The Directorate of Education and Social Services identified 10 schools to be used as vaccination centres, two in each of the divisions in Kampala. This was to mainly ensure that all teachers are vaccinated as one of the conditions pre-set by the government for the reopening of schools.
19:51
19:51

Minister Mugasa Withdraws Election Petition filed Against Hoima City Mayor 2 2

Mugasa who contested with Kaboyo in the Hoima Mayoral Race filed the petition before Masindi High Court alleging that Kaboyo committed numerous electoral offences before and during the polls which were held early this year, by engaging in voter bribery and malpractice.
17:43
17:43

IGP Ochola Ill, Misses Lokech's Requiem Mass 1 Top story

"The IGP is not here but he is represented because his pressure levels were not okay and the medics advised him to take a rest but he had earlier visited and consoled the family,” Enanga told the mourners.
17:13
17:13

Another Person Hacked to Death In Ssembabule

According to preliminary information, the deceased was last seen alive in Kasaana trading center around 7 pm. Residents say the assailants attacked Ssemanda on his way home and hacked several times on the head.
16:41
16:41

COVID-19: Food Suppliers Grieve Over Continued School Closure 4

John Sserunjoji is a produce dealer in the city suburbs of Kisenyi. According to Sserunjoji, the back to school was the best season for him. He explained prior to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak he used to supply about 20 tons of maize flour to different schools at the opening of each term, and make additional deliveries after a month.
16:14
16:14

Afghan Evacuees: Heavy Deployment at Entebbe Airport, Hotels 8 2 Top story

Hajji Mbabali Njuki, the Deputy Resident District Commissioner for Entebbe Municipality confirmed the heightened security deployment.
15:43
15:43

Kabale Man Kills Brother Over UGX 5000 2 1

Officers from Kaharo police station visited the scene on Wednesday morning and arrested the suspect from his hideout in Bukinda Town council in Rukiga District.
14:21
14:21

Isingiro Turns to Community Workers to Curb Early Child Pregnancies Teenage Pregnancies 5

Dr Edson Tumusherure, the District Health Officer, says that the social workers will voluntarily sensitize the members of the community especially parents about the dangers of teenage pregnancy.
12:52
12:52

Unfair Education, Limited Digital Tools Affecting Career of Persons with Visual Impairment (Part II) 12 1

Awucu says in secondary school he struggled to get notes as he would be stopped from brailling from class because of the sound the machine makes and left some questions unanswered because they had diagrams.
12:19
12:19

West Nile Police Receives New Fire Fighting Equipment Munguacel Michael 3 3

The customized firefighting equipment worth 1.3 Billion Shillings is fitted with sirens, communication equipment, and mobile computer technology will serve the districts of Packwach, Yumbe and Moyo.
11:17
11:17

UNRA Announces Temporary Suspension of Kazinga Ferry Services 2 4 Top story

UNRA spokesperson, Allan Ssempebwa, says that ferry services will be suspended on Thursday and Friday this week to allow the routine repair and maintenance services.
11:07
11:07

Coccidiosis Disease Kills Hundreds of Poultry in Amuru Pabbo Town Council 1 3

The disease has for the past one week been reported in the areas of Kal A, Kal B, Kal Centre, Labika and Lagak in Pabbo Sub County and Pabbo Town Council.
10:46
10:46

Lockdown Changes Face of Kabalagala Trading Centre 2 3

James Mutyaba, the manager of the building, which hosts Chery’s bar and lounge, said the proprietor of the club notified him that she could no longer pay for the big space and asked him to rent out the lower space. “So, the new tenant was dealing in clothes that’s why you see clothes and shoes in the former bar,” he said.
09:28
09:28

Emong Optimistic Ahead of Tokyo Paralympic Games David Emong 2 1

Emong 30, will be appearing for his third time in the Paralympic games, he made his debut in 2012 where finished 4th over the middle distance (1500m0, in 2016 he commanded a respectable second finish in the 1500m to claim Uganda’s first ever Paralympic medal in the Rio De Jenerio events
08:25
08:25

Chairpersons of Emyooga SACCOs in Ankole Struggle to Recover Funds Emyooga fund 5 1

The leaders are now pleading for an additional grace period from three months to at least six months due to the effects of the covid-19. They also want new guidelines on how the funds will be recovered.
08:02
08:02

Army Intervenes As Masaka Killings Surge 5 1 Top story

Brigadier Deo Sande, the Commander of the Masaka Armoured Brigade, says that they have launched joint operations with the police to hunt down the assailants. He explains that they have received intelligence about the racket and they are following various clues that may lead them to the killers.
07:19
07:19

Suspected Priest Killer Probed For Another Murder in Kalungu 2

It is alleged that on August 18, Katumba 36, stabbed and killed Rev. Fr Josephat Kasambula as he attempted to evict him from his house and land.
06:33
06:33

High Court Dismisses Election Petition Against Lira Woman MP 3 3

On Tuesday, the petition was dismissed by Justice Vincent Emmy Mugabo on grounds that Aliro and her witnesses who swore affidavits did not produce evidence that they are registered voters of Lira District.
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