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21:23
21:23

Driver Handed Life Sentence For Murder of Case Hospital Accountant 1 4

On Thursday, Justice Nyanzi sentenced Muzamiru to life imprisonment and gave the other convicts different jail terms based on their level of participation in the offences.
20:25
20:25

UNICEF in 18 Hours of Silence to Mark 18 Months of School Closures 1 Top story

New numbers from UNESCO, released this Thursday, show that schools are now fully open in 117 countries, with 539 million students back in class, ranging from pre-primary to secondary levels. Around 117 million students, representing 7.5 per cent of the total, are still affected by complete school closures in 18 countries.
19:43
19:43

2,000 Teachers in Busia District Receive Covid-19 Jab 3 1

The district received 5,169 doses of AstraZeneca and Sinovac targeting more than 5,000 people.
18:53
18:53

Soybean Dealers Throng Omoro District 3 1

The dealers come from far as Lira City and Central Uganda in search of lucrative crops which is a major raw material for producing edible oil among other food products.
18:41
18:41

Gulu City Unable to Collect 90 Tons of Waste Gulu City Council 1 2

On Tuesday evening, Gulu City Council received four brand new skip loader trucks worth 1.8 billion shillings donated by Kreditanstalt fur Wielderaufbau –KFW, a German agency with funding from GIZ under the Integrated Program to Improve the Living Conditions in Gulu.
18:08
18:08

Energy Minister Wants Specialised Security Unit to Fight Power Theft, Vandalism 2

Nankabirwa who was in Tororo town on Thursday meeting the district officials as part of her tour to different key power points in the country said the National Security Council will have to provide the Ministry of Energy a fully-fledged unit with installation of cameras along the transmission lines and police manned vehicles that will patrol such areas where vandalism is common.
17:58
17:58

Gov’t Starts Engaging Gold Dealers over Decline in Taxes Parliament 1 3

This is after the Ministry of finance reported that the country lost over 470 billion Shillings in taxes on the exportation of gold due to the new taxes that were imposed on the mineral starting with this financial year.
17:47
17:47

RDC Mpimbaza Hashaka Takes Over in Bukwo

Immediately after receiving the instruments of power, Hashaka asked the Bukwo CAO Swaib Balala to encourage transparency in public service and asked him to start giving information concerning government funded programs and by partners.
17:43
17:43

KCCA Starts Evaluation of Casual Workers As Contract Expires 4

Aisha Nampeera, a single mother of three, says that her job with KCCA as a sweeper is her only source of income. Nampeera narrates how she has endured work hazards including accidents to keep her job and earn a living for her family.
17:23
17:23

U-20 Women Team Steps Up Preparations For World Cup Qualifiers 1 1 Top story

Whereas his team lost 1-0 to the Crested Cranes on Tuesday, Kiyingi is contented with the performance of the players. “It was a very good performance. There were some impressive results although we lost 1-0 I was comfortable with the way the players expressed themselves,” he stated.
17:03
17:03

Gov’t Negotiating with COMESA Countries For Trade border closure 3 1

The government has said that it is exploring new market opportunities with the Common Market for East and Southern Africa member states (COMESA) as trade with its neighbours gets worse.
16:45
16:45

Four New Covid-19 Hotspots Found in Arua 1 4

The team has listed Arua Public cell, Hospital cell, Tanganyika cell and Pajulu Ward in Ayivu Division, where out of every 6 people tested, 4 are found positive as per the weekly report.
16:17
16:17

Buganda to Plant 20 million Tree Seedlings Supplied by Environment Ministry Buganda Kingdom 6

The kingdom of Buganda is to plant 20 million tree seedlings all over the kingdom after signing a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of water and environment as a way of conserving the environment. The Permanent Secretary Alfred Okot Okidi has pledged to provide the 20 million tree seedlings to Buganda to plant so as to restore the destroyed forests.
16:06
16:06

Attiak Sugar Factory to Construct Irrigation Schemes Along River Unyama to Mitigate Flooding 1

Mahmood Abdi, the Director of Agriculture and Plantation, Attiak Sugar Factory which sits along River Unyama says that they intend to construct irrigation schemes and water dams along the river to mitigate flooding in Elegu Township and the factory as well as to secure water for the factory`s sugarcane plantation in all seasons.
14:38
14:38

Two UPDF Soldiers Injured As Vehicle Rams into Train 3 1

The soldiers were travelling in a land cruiser registration number H4DF2180. According to eyewitnesses, the soldiers were fleeing from angry boda-boda riders after knocking dead one person in Bweyogerere.
14:36
14:36

Headteachers Oppose Shifts at Primary Level as Proposed for Safe Reopening 5

Several primary school head teachers in Kampala are opposed to the staggered way of reopening as proposed by the government for safe reopening that calls for having two learning shifts per day or having alternate days for the learners.
14:26
14:26

Mulago Proposes Policy to End Moon Lighting By Doctors Mulago Hospital 1 1

Mulago Hospital Excecutive Director Dr Byarugaba Baterana told the recently inaugurated board that one major challenge the government facility was experiencing is moon lighting of doctors. He noted that there is need for policy makers to end this with new regulations that prohibit duo loyalty of doctors in government facilities across the country.
13:45
13:45

LC Chairman, 12 Teachers Arrested for Operating School in Refugee Camp 1 4

According to Kidega, besides conducting lessons illegally, the teachers and pupils were not adhering to the COVID-19 standard operating procedures including wearing face masks, observing social distancing, hand sanitizing, with majority not vaccinated.
12:54
12:54

Panic as Bijambiya Leaflets Dropped in Rukungiri

The message on the threatening leaflets tells residents to start going home earlier so that the killers can find them in their homes.
12:28
12:28

Express FC Departs for Khartoum Ahead of Champions League Return Leg 2 1

The Red Eagles are expected to lock horns once again with El Merrikh in a match slated on Sunday. They departed on Tuesday to have adequate preparations before they enter the pitch.
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