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20:50
20:50

More Action Needed to Help Smokers Quit-WHO Report 1

The report shows that only 23 out of 171 countries offer citizens services to help them stop smoking
20:27
20:27

Gov’t Moots Electoral Reform Committee 1 1 Top story

An Electoral Reform Committee may soon be established once parliament adopts new amendments to the Electoral Commission Act.
19:24
19:24

Police Probes Missing Ugx 39M Ex Gratia Money For Lira Councilors Lira municipality 1 1

The money was sent to Lira Municipality account during 2017/2018 and 2018 and 2019 financial years respectively. It was meant to cater for the payment of Ex Gratia for about 70 local councilors from all the four Divisions of Adyel, Ojwina, Railways and Central.
18:58
18:58

Police Releases Traffic Guidelines Ahead Of Kabaka’s Coronation 3

Musinga says that residents using vehicles shall be required to use Mpala Police Station junction and Kasenyi to exit and are expected to return only after the ceremony has ended and roads opened.
18:38
18:38

High Court Asked to Dismiss Stella Nyanzi Review Application 1

The witnesses were expected to appear before the court on July 9 and July 10. However, they never showed up forcing presiding Buganda Road Court Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu to close the case on July 11. But Nyanzi, appealed to the High Court challenging the decision to close the case without giving her an opportunity to call for more witnesses through the media.
18:12
18:12

Kabale in Power Blackout Ahead of Museveni’s Visit 7 3 Top story

Simon Byamukama, a resident of Mwanjari in Southern division, says it is a pity to see that the division has spent a week without power. Byamukama who is also the executive director of let Tus Save Uganda, a non-government organization, says the blackout has left them, most especially those who depend on power to generate income in misery.
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17:34

Sub County Chairpersons Bicker Over Factory Location Tororo 2

John Paul Okanya, the LC 3 Chairperson Osukuru Sub county and his Rubongi counterpart, Solomon Oketcho both claim the key installations fall under their jurisdiction.
16:34
16:34

FDC Proposes Alternative Electoral Reforms, Ridicules Gov't Proposals 3 1

FDC also proposes that the procurement of electoral materials including printing and distribution at all levels and stages should involve security and all key stakeholders particularly political parties, civil society, electoral observers and the media.
16:13
16:13

African Priests Moved by Story of Uganda Martyrs namugongo 2 2

Bishop Willem Christians, from Keetmanshoop Diocese in Namibia, said their visit to the place at a time when they are discussing the future of the Church in Africa reminded them to keep their faith amid the challenges of the time. Bishop Willem noted that Namugongo is bacon of faith across Africa.
16:08
16:08

Police Hunt for Driver Captured on Video for Reckless Driving street 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the driver abandoned the vehicle and fled into hiding when the officers approached his vehicle.
15:53
15:53

Ugandans In Diaspora Want National Coffee Bill Withdrawn Extension workers 1

A section of Ugandans living in the diaspora want the National Coffee bill 2018 withdrawn said it will lead to exploitation of the farmers and also a decline in the industry.
15:40
15:40

Gender Ministry Fails to Justify UGX 3.7b Domestic Arrears Payment 1 2

Emily Birekeyaho, the Ministry of Gender Principal Accountant told the committee that the domestic arrears paid were in relation to utilities, pension and Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE). She said that the money was diverted from the Workman’s compensation budget and the SAGE vote, whose beneficiaries have not been verified.
15:31
15:31

Motorists Express Mixed Reactions On Proposed 10 Year Term 5

Aisha Nassimbwa, a wholesaler and owner of a private vehicle, says government should put the blame on pedestrians who don’t follow the rules of traffic lights.
14:47
14:47

NAADS Procures 170 Tractors for Nationwide Mechanization Centres 2 1 Top story

Hadijah Nakakande, the Head of Communications and Public Relations at the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) says the 170 tractors are in Namalere Mechanization Resource Centre where they were assembled upon arrival in the Country.
14:47
14:47

Electoral Reforms: Gov't Skipped Supreme Court Recommendations 2021 elections 1 3

Richard Ssewakiryanga, the Executive Director NGO forum, says the proposals are misguided since they target independent candidates, pressure groups and voting by security forces but leave out the recommendations by the Supreme Court.
14:03
14:03

Beauty Facial Treatments Harm Natural Skin Functionality – Expert 1 3

Such Beauty treatments involve the use of different products at each stage. One of the stages involves cleansing the face with a cleansing cream to remove any kind of skin dirt, followed by a facial scrub to remove dead skin, then a steam and facial massage with warm vapour blown in the face to open up skin pores.
12:30
12:30

Mityana Zonal Land Office Resumes Operations 1 5 Top story

The ministry transferred all land titles from the office to the Surveys and Mapping Department in Entebbe for conversion into digital copies with the aim of minimizing land-related conflicts, forgery of land titles and the red-tape in searching for land information.
11:56
11:56

Failed Pursuit to Join Masaka City Raises Frustration in Kalungu Masaka municipality 3

The city is required to have a population of at least 300,000 people and a land size of 100 square kilometres. While Jude Mbabali, the president of greater Masaka district leaders had relied on the proposed annexure, leaders from the neighbouring districts opposed the move saying they were not involved in the process.
11:47
11:47

Evicted Buvuma Residents Struggling for New Living general manager 7 6

John Akongere, one of the affected people, says they are struggling to recover their land. He explains that in 2014, the army burnt their houses on grounds that they were housing rebels. He says that it was until a year later that NFA confirmed that it had evicted them from the contested land.
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11:15

Government Reveals Plan To Tackle Hepatitis C Ministry of Health 3

As Uganda joined the rest of the world to mark World Hepatitis Day, Patient Activist Kenneth Kabagambe said government needs to focus on linking patients to care as both Hepatitis B and C are becoming more prevalent. But, the real prevalence rate of C remains unknown as no survey has been done yet.
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