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21:25
21:25

Experts Call for Increased Local HIV Funding Ministry of Health 4

The report that analyzed global investment into HIV prevention in 2018 also shows that funding has been declining since 2014 although it fell lowest in 2017 where it decreased by 3.5% (US$ 40 million) from the previous year, falling to US$ 1.1 billion.
21:11
21:11

Electoral Reforms: Committee to Start with Regional Consultations elections 2021 2 1 Top story

The Committee Chairperson, Jacob Oboth Oboth, says they will use two days to scrutinize the bill and approve their work plan before they set off for consultations. He explains that contrary to earlier practices where they start from the boardrooms in Parliament with technocrats, they will start with regional consultations.
20:57
20:57

Thousands get Free Treatment at Coronation Medical Camp buganda kingdom 2 1 Top story

A team of medics has pitched camp at Katabi Town council headquarters in Wakiso town to attend to attend to people with various ailments. The medical camp attracted people from Bendegere, Kitala, Katabi – Busambaga, Kisubi, Mpala, Kyankolokolo and other cells within Entebbe municipality and Katabi town council.
20:42
20:42

Gen. Tumwine Probe: Rules Committee Questions CCTV Footage 5 1 Top story

According to Katusabe, Tumwine allegedly said that the country was liberated by the military and not parliament. The Rules, Discipline, and Privileges committee started its investigation with reviewing the CCTV footage captured on June 23rd 2019 in the corridors of the Chamber. The footage shows Tumwine walking towards Ogwal at 6:05 pm but lacks sound.
20:16
20:16

Kotido Fails to Raise Police Constables kotido district 1 1 Top story

Only 66 youths registered at Kotido Youth Center for the ongoing countrywide police recruitment, according to the District Police Commander-DPC Apollo Kyangungu.
19:55
19:55

Police Deploys Heavily at Palorinya, Hunts for Attackers 2

The raid is believed to have been orchestrated by dozens of youth opposed to the relocation of the refugee occupied Palorinya Sub County to the newly created Obongi district that was curved from Moyo on July 1st, 2019. The attack left at least four men with broken hands and dozens of others with bruises.
19:03
19:03

Attorney General Castigates Critics for Concocting Electoral Reforms Provision 4

Byaruhanga notes that some critics have misrepresented the contents of the Bills both in mainstream and social media platforms. He explains that the misrepresentation was largely because the critics could have failed to access, read, and comprehend the contents of the Bill or deliberate attempt to misrepresent proposed electoral reforms.
18:46
18:46

National Dialogue Team to Pilot Citizen Consultation in Five Districts 4 1 Top story

Addressing journalists after the meeting, Justice Ogoola said that in their interactions with the residents, they will inform them about the objectives of the dialogue, how the committee intends to conduct it and the content to be discussed.
18:23
18:23

Uganda Muslim Supreme Council Rejects Succession Bill inheritance 3 1 Top story

Sheikhat Radhiyyah Namakula Lukwiya, the Secretary of Women Affairs at UMSC, explained that they are not opposed to the bill but it doesn’t apply to Muslims since it goes against the teachings of the Quran.
17:57
17:57

Activists Want Special Courts To Try Human Traffickers human trafficking 4 1

Statistics from the National Task Force against human trafficking indicates that 674 cases of human trafficking have been reported to Police since 2016. Of these, only 59 cases have been convicted from the 176 cases taken to court.
17:54
17:54

Musicians Welcome Suspension of Uganda Performing Rights Society Officials Rebecca Kadaga 2

Sophie Gombya, a music artist and UMA committee member, told URN that as musicians they are happy with the decision. She says music is a business and artistes need to earn what they deserve.
17:39
17:39

Pato Released on Bail Patrick Kasaija 1

Nyanzi also granted bail to Pato arguing that the prosecution had no objections to his application. He noted that Pato's sureties including his father Christopher Kasaija had proved to court that they are substantial having been able to respond to questions that were asked to them.
17:05
17:05

President Museveni Sought Salary Advance after 2016 Polls parliament 2 1 Top story

This was uncovered as a team from State House interfaced with the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament this morning. The committee is scrutinizing queries raised by the Auditor General, in his report for the financial year ending June 2018.
17:00
17:00

Man in Kasese Jailed 27 Years for Murder

Asanairi Masereka Seketere a resident of Kizungu cell in Nyamwamba Division of Kasese municipality was facing murder charges at Fort Portal High Court. Prosecution led by Resident State Attorney Filbert Murungi argued that on August 4, 2017, Seketere and Julius Bwambale arrested and severely assaulted Joseph Mbaju before subsequently causing his death.
16:53
16:53

PAC Queries Relevance of Patriotism Clubs military training 3

In the report, Auditor General, John Muwanga noted that the office had spent Shillings 9.6 billion on the Patriotism program since 2014/2015 financial year but no assessment has been done to evaluate the impact of the program against the set objectives.
16:44
16:44

Guidelines for Demarcation of Electoral Areas to Change 2

The Local Governments (Amendment) Bill provides for the demarcation of electoral areas, the creation of local governments and magistrate units two years before the next general election.
16:34
16:34

Entebbe Expressway Toll-Paying Technology Expected Soon 2 1

The four-lane toll highway road has been open to all motorable traffic at no cost for the past one year despite agreements that subject the road to tolling as a mechanism of earning money for repayment of a loan obtained from the Export and Import (EXIM) Bank of China.
16:15
16:15

Stalled Outgrowers’ Building Frustrates Buvuma Oil Palm Project VODP 3 1

Gerald Epai, the Coordinator Vegetable Oil Development Project-VODP Buvuma District, says they have faced a number of challenges, which they are almost settling as they wait for the contractor to complete the out grower’s office building for project activities to officially commence.
15:39
15:39

Blood Bank Struggles to Maintain Stocks as Demand Increases Northern Uganda 2 1

Dr Joyce Balagadde, a Childhood Cancer Expert at the Institute said, they have had to disregard the recommended transfusion standards for leukaemia that require patients with a blood count of 20 platelets to be transfused and now wait for the count to go to the lows of 10 platelets before transfusion is done.
15:33
15:33

Families Cautioned Against Chaining Mentally Ill Relatives 4 1

A number of Pentecostal churches are hosting mentally ill people who are taken there in the search of divine intervention and are abandoned there by relatives who believe that their condition is a result of witchcraft.
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