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19:33
19:33

Parents, Schools Remain Green About School Reopening Process 1 4 Top story

It is expected that educational institutions will re-open in January 2022, after nearly two years of closure, according to an announcement made by President Yoweri Museveni in September. Since then, the education ministry has promised to release a revised school calendar and roadmap to the pre-reopening activities in vain.
19:07
19:07

New Law to Penalise Road Construction Companies over Human Rights Abuse 1 3

In 2015, the World Bank suspended funding for a 256 million dollar Kamwenge to Fort Portal Road after reports by the communities about the sexual abuses, while the Tororo-Kamdini Road contract remains suspended.
18:42
18:42

KCCA FC Defeats BUL FC, Extends Lead on League Table kcca fc vs bul fc 2 1

The victory takes KCCA FC to 22 points on the table while BUL FC remains on 14 points.
18:15
18:15

Ugandans Less Attracted to Free Condoms, Records Show Drop in Demand condom use 4 1

Vastha Kibirige, the Condom Coordinator at the AIDS Control Programme says that they have been giving out free condoms over the years, but the use is too low. For example, he says, they have projected a male condom need at 590 million packets, in 2021 but they may end up supplying these over three years.
16:33
16:33

Prisons Get Guidelines on How to Handle Terror Suspects 1

Some of the areas of focus in the guidelines are; the separation of terror suspects from other prisoners, rehabilitation of persons convicted or remanded for terror-related offenses and training of prison officers on how to handle terror suspects.
16:00
16:00

UMSC Condemns Harassment of Muslim Students Over Veils Kyambogo University 1 2

Sheikh Juma Bakihik Cucu, the Secretary for Education at Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, says that unveiling Muslim females directly interferes with their religious freedoms enshrined in th Ugandan constitution.
15:52
15:52

AIDS Society Launches New Scientific Research Strategy to cure HIV HIV cure research

The IAS says the strategy, which comes just after it was announced that another person, an Argentinean woman who tested positive for HIV in 2013 had been cured through natural immunity, might finally deliver a cure whose search has been on for more than 30 years.
14:51
14:51

Dutch Mother Lives With Uncertainty, Little Hope of Finding Missing Daughter 7 1 Top story

Sophia checked in at the Student’s Education Centre on the fateful Wednesday in the company of two other people. She, however, reportedly left her friends in the room to go to the latrine in the confines of the center but never returned.
13:25
13:25

Two Candidates in Uganda's COVID-19 Vaccine Race Reach Animal Trial Stage WHO 4 1

The vaccines manufactured under the Presidential Scientific Initiative on Epidemics (PRESIDE) are using different technologies; One is using the ChAdOx1 also known as the Adenovirus-vectored technology, used in the development of the AstraZeneca vaccine while the others are using the Messenger RNA technology (mRNA) that was used for the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines.
13:16
13:16

Suspected Assembler of Swift Bus Bomb Arrested in Kajjansi 1 1

According to Enanga, preliminary police findings indicate that Kiyemba was the mastermind of the homemade explosive device that was detonated by Matovu Musafalu on Swift Safari bus that claimed the lives of two people.
11:34
11:34

UNBS to Strictly Enforce LPG Standards, Bans Cylinder Swapping 7 1 Top story

The LPG standards and the Weights and Measures rules and other Statutory Instruments provide that the name and address of the manufacturer of the goods should be indicated.
08:59
08:59

61 Zombo Barracks Attackers Charged, Remanded UPDF 1

On Tuesday, the suspects appeared before the General Court Martial at Makindye where they pleaded not guilty to murder. The Court-Martial Chairperson Lt General Andrew Gutti remanded the suspects to Kitalya up to January 4.
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20:26

KCCA, UTB Enter Agreement to Promote Kampala as a Tourist Destination 2 1

The Chief Executive Officer of UTB Lilly Ajarova says that the MoU shall enable the two agencies to improve the quality of services offered to tourists in Kampala. She says there are two types of tourism, leisure tourism, and business tourism. Leisure tourism involves entertainment while business tourism is largely concerned with meeting, conferences, and exhibitions.
20:15
20:15

Nakawa Market Vendors Receive Tarpaulins to Manage Rain Challenge KCCA 1 4

Speaking at the handover of the items to Kampala City Council Authority, Samuel Mabala, the country advisor Cities Alliance noted that through interaction with vendors, it came to their notice that there was a need to address the poor sanitation in the market.
18:11
18:11

Opposition Tasks Gov’t on New Covid Variant Response Omicron variant 1 4

Among the interventions proposed by the Opposition is the formation of a joint East African Community Taskforce to develop a common approach towards handling of the Omicron variant.
17:21
17:21

Kamwokya TLC Multipurpose Sports Facility Taking Shape lawrence mukiibi 5 2 Top story

Lawrence Mukiibi, the Coordinator of the Youth Program at Kamwokya Christian Caring Center, says that they expect to complete the works in February next year.
17:07
17:07

National Housing Tired of Doing Government's, National Water's Job Stanbic Bank Uganda 3 1

Kaijuka pointed out that in many places where they have established housing estates, they have had to fix sewage, built lagoons and roads which should be a responsibility of National Water and Sewerage Corporation, and the government.
16:19
16:19

Top Researcher Seeks to Identify Women at Risk of Developing Maternal Complications 1 4

Prof. Annette Nakimuli who has previously discovered the gene in African women that pre-disposes them to high blood pressure in pregnancy or preeclampsia will now be studying characteristics of women who are likely to suffer four maternal health related complications so that health workers can intervene early on. The complications include Preeclampsia, pre-term birth, still birth and intra- uterine growth restriction where a baby in the womb does not grow as normally expected.
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15:53

MP Rukaari Fails to Present Evidence for Purchase of Nsambya Railway land COSASE 1 3 Top story

On Tuesday morning, the Mbarara North Division legislator, Robert Mwesigwa Rukaari appeared before the committee chaired by the Nakawa West legislator, Joel Ssenyonyi as one of the beneficiaries of the URC land. Tasked to show proof of purchase, Rukaari said that he used a bank draft, which was not receipted.
15:06
15:06

UPDF Wants to Take Lead in Reclaiming Swamps, Wetlands Disaster Management 1 4

Brig. Gen. Stephen Oluka wants the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) to be given the mandate to reclaim swamps and wetlands in the country.
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