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23:57
23:57

Airlines Want Govt To Test UAE-bound Passengers at Entebbe Airport 2 3

Nabirye says she woke up at 6 am so that she could depart from her home in Kasangati, Gayaza by 8 am. She arrived in Entebbe at 11 am and says her results were released after 4 pm, just in time for check-in at FlyDubai. FlyDubai check-in gate is open from 3-6 pm.
20:24
20:24

UPDF Marine Arrest 26 Fishermen, Impound Illegal Fishing Gear in Namayingo 5

The impounded fishing gear includes 15 boats and over 200 undersized fishing nets. They were impounded in the three days operation that started last Friday in different landing sites of Singila, Kandege, Maninga, Gorofa and Yebe, all in Namayingo district.
19:26
19:26

Curfew Operations: Police Vows to Impound and Arrest Motorists Fred Enanga 2 1

This warning is going especially to motorcyclists, like Boba-boda riders, drivers and pedestrians who find themselves on the roads by 7pm when the curfew is already in effect; this time you won’t like it when we find you on the wrong side of the curfew," Enanga said.
18:36
18:36

Gov't Injects Hundreds of Millions in Bunyangabu

Mutuuzo said that 200 million shillings was availed to some parishes of Bunyangabu district and that each parish was allocated 30 million shillings revolving fund to be paid back within a period of six months.
17:56
17:56

Police Constable Shoots Two in Quarrel With Woman 1 2

Owoyesigyire noted that they have recovered the gun from the scene and they are currently waiting for Nagaba to recover so that he can record a statement as investigations continue to ascertain what happened.
17:44
17:44

FDC Demands for A Full Time Education Minister 1 3

Speaking during the weekly FDC press conference at their headquarters Najjanankumbi, the FDC party spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, reasoned that the education sector needs a minister who is ready to be in the field identifying problems and suggesting solutions unlike the first lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Museveni who is busy and inaccessible to handle the prevailing crisis.
16:42
16:42

Police Use Teargas as Taxi Drivers Protest Demolition of Offices 4 4 Top story

Haji Jamil Katongole Bakyansi, the Welfare Officer of Mbarara Taxi Drivers Association, says that they pay between Shillings 1.8 and 2 million each month in rent, which prompted them to construct their own offices.
14:05
14:05

Rice Farmers, Environmental Officer Clash Over Lumboka Swamp Conservation 4

Charles Ongasia, another resident says that they are opposed to the proposal to evict them from the swamp because is a trick by the government to grab their land.
13:11
13:11

Errant Teachers, Social Media Reports Blamed for Low Vaccine Uptake in Tororo, Butaleja 1 6

The Tororo District Assistant Chief Administrative Officer, Jackson Osudo, says teachers who have refused to get vaccinated risk being scrapped off the government payroll and their services discontinued. Dr. Obbo has now warned that if the general public does not turn up for vaccinations by the end of this month, the AstraZeneca vaccine will expire and go to waste.
12:43
12:43

Crested Cranes Coach Confident as Team Departs for COSAFA Championship 1 1 Top story

A squad of 20 players comprising of two goalkeepers, six defenders, six midfielders and six forwards departed Entebbe International Airport this morning for the continental showpiece that will take place in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa.
12:40
12:40

Pictorial: Prime Minister Nabbanja Visits Flood Affected District of Amolatar impassible roads 15

The Prime Minister who arrived in the district aboard a chopper was assessing the magnitude of damage as well as following up on the relief food which delivered by the OPM to over 200 persons displaced by floods and currently living in a camp.
12:11
12:11

Floods Cut Off Two Parishes in Amolatar 5 1 Top story

Richard Odur, a resident of Abino A village in Muchora parish explains that living on the island is now a big challenge because there is only a small portion of land to dig and attending to medical emergencies is a great challenge.
11:42
11:42

Conmen Fleecing Jobseekers over 200 Advertised Posts 2

His warning comes after several complaints by applicants who said they are being called by members of the district commission to send money on mobile.
11:38
11:38

Entebbe Airport: Mandatory COVID-19 Testing To Cost UGX 70Bn 3 1 Top story

Sources involved in the planning meetings of the inter-ministerial committee that is in charge of the exercise say that the government plans to spend Shillings 70 billion on setting up the laboratory, sample collection and waiting areas among other items at the airport.
11:20
11:20

Kyotera Parents Arrested for Alleged Involvement in Son’s Ritual Murder 2

Macklin Namaganda and Mike Sserwada, both residents of Kasamba-Kyamayembe village in Bwamijja parish, Kabira sub-county, were arrested following fresh investigations.
11:05
11:05

Many Cancer Patients Lose Money, Time in Shrines and Churches -UCI Official 3 1

Richard Ekwan, the health educator at Uganda Cancer Institute extends the blame to ignorance about cancer that propels many of its victims to spend money and time in shrines accusing their relatives, friends and neighbors of bewitching them.
09:57
09:57

Museveni House Donation Sparks War in Late Karambuzi’s Family 5 2 Top story

In memory of Karambuzi, Museveni built a 32 roomed commercial building in Kabale Municipality along Kabale – Katuna road to support his family. However, Karambuzi sisters accuse their younger brother Happy Karambuzi of using the building alone. They have since petitioned Museveni asking him to intervene in the matter.
09:37
09:37

Kwania Launches Door to Door Mobilisation to Boost Covid-19 Vaccination Uptake Ministry of Health 3

Dr Moses Ebong, the Kwania District Health Officer blames the poor turn up for the COVID-19 vaccination for negative information on social media. He says that they have trained 175 health workers and Village Health Teams (VHTs) that will be distributed in all sub-counties asking the public to disregard the negative social media report and turn up for vaccination.
09:09
09:09

Police to Construct Referral Hospital in Nsambya 2 1

Speaking to URN in an interview Assistant Inspector General of Police-AIGP Dr. Moses Byaruhanga, the Director of Health Services in Uganda Police Forces, says the top police administration prioritized the construction of the hospital this financial year after realizing that they lack a referral facility like the army despite being in existence for more than 100 years.
07:59
07:59

Kiruhura District Authorities Worried Of New FMD Wave 1 2

In June this year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries lifted the six-month quarantine imposed on the district to contain the spread of FMD. The quarantine saw a ban on the sale of cattle and their products.
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