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12:58
12:58

Queen Elizabeth's Nights Left Lasting Mark for Serena Hotel Queen Elizabeth II 3 Top story

On this day, Queen Elizabeth II started her visit to Uganda and spent four nights at the hotel, the natural choice for one of the most prominent guests one would host. Serena was the only truly 5-star hotel in Uganda at the time and the presidential suite fitted the requirements set by the Queen’s handlers for her ultimate comfort during her visit to Uganda.
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Royal Mourning to Extend Seven Days after Queen's Funeral 1 Top story

Royal Mourning will be observed by Members of the Royal Family, Royal Household staff and Representatives of the Royal Household on official duties, together with troops committed to Ceremonial Duties, according to a statement issued by the King, a day after the death of the King.
08:30
08:30

King Charles III Begins Reign after 70 years as Heir Apparent 1 Top story

He will be known as King Charles III; a title he chose last evening, after more than 70 years as the heir apparent. He could have chosen from any of his four names - Charles Philip Arthur George.
12:12
12:12

Mother of 5-Year-Old Defilement Victim Seeks Police Protection 1

“I asked the girl what had happened but she declined to tell me anything. But I became suspicious and I checked her. I realized she was bleeding from her private parts and I quickly reported a case at the Nansana police station. My husband had already disappeared from home,” Kyazike said.
08:50
08:50

Isimba Hydropower Station Shutdown to Last Three Weeks electricity supply 1

In a notice to the general public Tuesday, Ruth Nankabirwa, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development revealed that Plant was shut down on Monday August 8th 2022 following operational challenges that led to the flow of water into the power house.
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16:07

Church Must Speak 'Confidently and Courageously’ On Science in Changing World

The Bishop of Oxford, Steven Croft, told bishops from 165 countries gathered at the Lambeth Conference that the world will see the ‘greatest changes in science and technology ever seen in human history over the coming decades.
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07:48

Amid Uncertainty, Global Situation on Monkeypox ‘Cannot Be Ignored’ -WHO

According to Dr Tedros, the outbreak in newly affected countries continues to be primarily among men who have sex with men, and who have reported recent sex with new or multiple partners, yet in Nigeria, the proportion of women affected is much higher than elsewhere. He added that it is critical to better understand how the disease is spreading there.
11:49
11:49

Tribute to Omugave Ndugwa; The Father of Ugandan Theatre 7 1

"He was a superb playwright who authored many dramas, poetry, and songs that enlightened, educated, and amused theatregoers. He also mentored almost all the Actors who have dominated Uganda's Arts industry," veteran artiste Aloysius Matovu Joy said in tribute to Ndugwa, whom he defines as the greatest in the trade at the time.
16:48
16:48

Alex Ndawula Defied the Rules, Touched Souls and Inspired Generations 10 1

At Naguru Hill-based Sanyu FM, the deceased, along with other notable figures such as Chris Ireland, challenged the broadcast status quo and symbolized the freeing up of the airwaves from the monopoly of state-owned Radio Uganda. Then, as new boys on the block, they offered Ugandans something different, more appealing, and exciting to consume.
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17:37

Collective Management Seen as a Magic Bullet to Artistes’ Struggle for Fair Pay 5 1

Apart from administering copyrights, UPRS also collects royalties for artists through licensing agreements with music users. These licenses cover all kinds of music use, whether it is for digital, broadcast, or public performance. Royalties are then paid to members when their music work used.
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07:38

Severe Malnutrition ‘Excruciatingly Painful’ Threat to Child Survival 1

Triggered by a lack of nutritious food and repeated bouts of disease – such as diarrhoea, measles and malaria – the condition, also known as severe wasting has been listed as one of the conditions that compromise a child’s immunity.
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Vintage Car Owners Lobby Parliament to Preserve Original Plate Numbers Bank of Uganda 1

Speaking at the flag-off, the Uganda Vintage Car Club President, James Ayo, said that many of them have been forced to re-register their cars using the current registration and number plate series when changing ownership or acquiring vehicle insurance.
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13:17

Prof Lwanga-Lunyiigo Provokes Debate on Ugandans' Economic Independence 1 6

“Today about 33,000 Indians in a population of (over) 40 million natives claim to be responsible for 62 percent of the country’s economic output, they are inching close to 75 percent of the colonial period,” he points out pointing to the fact that Uganda’s economy is already back in hands of the Indians as the case was prior to 1972.
12:49
12:49

Traders Feel the Pinch As Inflation Hits High 1 6

Retail price of a kilogram of soap was about four thousand five hundred shillings in January but by the end of March it was about nine thousand shilling. The price of cooking oil has also increased during the same period.
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11:19

Kabaka Gives Motorcycles to Buganda Kingdom Sub-County Chiefs 2

Buganda Kingdom has 174 sub-county chiefs and 174 deputies bring the total to 348. At the event held on Wednesday at Bulange Mengo, Kabaka Mutebi presented 20 motorcycles to first 20 beneficiaries.
11:49
11:49

Rising Tide of Urbanization Blots Priceless Values 1 8

Luswata, whose village has been eaten up by Kampala Metropolitan area, recalls the good old days when every resident was known to each other and raised children communally as one big family among other values.
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16:36

Stay Calm, Be Cautious -Ugandan Envoy Tells Citizens in Ukraine Vladimir Putin 1 Top story

The advisory came moments after blasts and air raided sirens covered the capital that is under attack by Russian troops. The invasion began early Thursday with a series of strikes targeting government and military installations, followed by a ground assault from the outskirts.
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06:58

Thousands of Elderly Persons Can't Access Social Grant Due to a Lack National IDs

Data from the gender ministry shows that 11,000 of the affected persons have never applied for a National ID and their names are not reflected in the National Identification Regulatory Authority (NIRA) data bank, while 43,559 had inconsistencies in their bio-data which makes it impossible for them to access the funds that are expected to improve their livelihoods.
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Gov’t Reveals Plan to Pay All Cultural Institutions UGX 60m Per Month 7 1

The Prime Minister, Robinah Nabbanja has told Parliament that government is considering paying all cultural institutions 60 million Shillings per month.
11:18
11:18

Evicting a Widow to Fetch 7 Year Prison Sentence, Parliament Decides 1

The object of the Succession (Amendment) Bill, 2021, is to align the Succession Act with Article 32 of the Constitution that provides for affirmative action in favour of marginalized groups and Article 33 that provides for rights of women.
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