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08:26
08:26

Uganda to Spend UGX 7 Trillion On Loans

According to the National Budget Framework Paper 2021/2022, the total resource envelope in the next financial year is projected at 45.658 Trillion Shillings, which is a slight increase of 164 billion shillings from the current budget.
20:22
20:22

Health Ministry Accredits 40 COIVD-19 Sample Collection Sites COVID-19

However, people who wish to have their samples tested at any of the newly accredited centres will have to part with hefty sums of money. At Mukwaya General Hospital, one will have to pay shillings 300,000 to get their sample picked and sent to a laboratory for testing
19:40
19:40

Consult Public, Cooperate with Gov't, Taxi Operators Tell Kampala's New Leaders 4

Mayambala Mustafa the vice chairman Joint taxi operator’s consortium {JOITCO} says there has been misrepresentation when it comes to setting laws that effectively impact Kampala people, caused by the technical and political gap between the policy makers at city hall and the people.
19:06
19:06

Workers Came to me with Problems MPs They Voted Back Never Solved -Obuku 4 1

While some of the competitors were dishing out money, Obuku was giving fruits and packages of medications such as dexamethasone and others that can help with COVID-19 and says before campaigns could elapse members of Bakabulinde’s Allied Workers’ Union came to him pleading that he puts across their problems. For the entire campaign, Obuku spent 80million shillings raised mainly through contributions by the medical fraternity.
18:29
18:29

Youth Arrested on Eve of Presidential Results Still in Cells Without Trial CID 1 1

Emmanuel Sewava, who operates a music library in Bwaise, Kawempe Division, in Kampala was arrested alongside three others on allegations of stocking fuel which they were allegedly going to use to burn the city in case the Electoral Commission announced Yoweri Museveni the winner.
18:12
18:12

220 Police Trainees Dismissed Over Academic Papers and Health 1

Enanga said all trainees underwent very thorough individual medical assessments at the training school, where it was established that 38 trainees, had medical conditions that could not meet the inherent requirements of the training and the subsequent operational policing roles in the field.
17:59
17:59

Motorsport Fraternity Mourns Celebrated Co-driver Nekusa 2 1

The celebrated navigator was a co-driver to rally legends Sam SSali earlier in the 80s and later partnered with Karim Hirji and participated in different rallies across the country including the historic WRC Safaris rallies.
16:18
16:18

Health Committee Decries Stagnant NMS Budget in 2021/2022 Estimates Drug stock out 1 1

According to the Budget Framework Paper the budget allocation to the national medical stores has increased by just 10bn shillings from 410bn shillings in the current financial year. Dr. Bukenya says this increment is to be shared among the regional referral hospitals only and so the NMS budget remains stagnant.
15:52
15:52

Gov't Blames NRM Buganda Loss on Sectarianism but Mengo Blames Corruption, Killings NUP 3 1

The Minister for Presidency Esther Mbayo has asked the Catholic Church and Buganda Kingdom to stick to their core roles instead of meddling in politics.
14:15
14:15

Women Still Struggling to Compete in Direct Constituencies – Amongi 3 1

The 11th parliament will have a total of 356 directly elected MPs, up from 304 in the current parliament. The rest of the women are joining parliament because of affirmative action, representing districts and cities. Amongi says that the numbers are frustrating for a country that has invested so much time and effort in empowering women and preaching the emancipation gospel.
12:13
12:13

189 Fighters Killed in UPDF Raid on Al-Shabaab Hideouts 4 Top story

The interdiction and on spot ground target operations in Sigaale, Adimole and Kayitoy villages, neighbouring Janaale in Lower Shebelle region, also saw the forces destroy a number of military hardware and items used during attacks. These included two mounted weapons “technical” and motorbikes in separate fire strikes.
11:39
11:39

Campaign Time was Too Short for Presidential Race -Kalembe Nancy Kalembe 3 1

Kalembe says that the limited time within which presidential candidates had to reach the electorate denied them a chance to reach out to a larger portion of the electorate. "Many missed the message, Many did not have a chance to meet the candidates," she says.
11:11
11:11

CDC Unveils COVID-19 Vaccines Pre-Order Programme for Africa African Union

As the programme was being launched on Thursday, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) also announced that the entity will be facilitating payments by providing advance procurement commitment guarantees of up to USD 2 billion to the manufacturers on behalf of member countries.
09:19
09:19

Human Rights Watch Raises Red Flag on Uganda's Election 2021 elections 1

The agency cited wanton killings by security forces, arrests and beatings of opposition supporters and journalists, disruption of opposition rallies, and a shutdown of the internet as major setbacks in the pursuit of democracy and the rule of law.
08:27
08:27

Second COVID-19 Lockdown Unlikely - Dr Musenero Ministry of Health 2

Musenero told URN that the figures are high and this was expected considering that the country is going through a highly charged election where respect for Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) is nearly impossible.
07:38
07:38

Supporters Waited All-day for Museveni's Two Minute Stopover 3 5

But even with that level of preparation and waiting, Museveni stopped for just a few minutes. His address was a thank you and a caution about COVID-19. "Thank you, thank you, thank you," Museveni said, in company of the First Lady, Janet Kataaha Museveni, before returning to his vehicle, which was immediately driven off.
07:01
07:01

COVID ‘Vaccine Hoarding’ Putting Africa at Risk- WHO 1 Top story

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO Regional Director for Africa says that health workers and vulnerable people in Africa need urgent access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines, yet, the rest of the world is closing the continent out as each country, pushes a "me-first" approach.
19:00
19:00

Gov't Disregarded Human Rights in Imposing COVID-19 Restrictions- Study Makerere University 4

Dr John Barugahare, the Principal Investigator on the study told URN in an interview on Thursday that the government did not consider any ethics when imposing early lockdown restrictions and to date, no deliberations on ethics have taken place.
18:31
18:31

NUP Secures 41 Seats in KCCA Council 2021 elections 5 1 Top story

The National Unity Platform (NUP) has won 41 of the 44 Seats for the directly elected councilors (LCV) and woman councilors (LCV) to Kampala Capital City Authority.
18:02
18:02

Kampala Returning Officers Cite Bribery in Electoral Process 3 1

Robert Mugabe, the returning officer for Kawempe division, Ivan Munanura returning officer Makindye division and Doreen Musiime returning officer Kampala Central division said several bribes have been given to presiding officers to alter results after they have been declared at polling stations.
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