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21:24
21:24

People Power Outs Video Footage on Nansana Shooting 1 2 Top story

Joel Ssenyonyi, the People Power spokesperson, says they decided to conduct private investigations given the denials from police and the army to prove the two security agencies wrong. He says their simple inquiries led them to somebody who recorded events as they unfolded at that particular moment.
20:54
20:54

31% of Ugandans Dying from Non Communicable Diseases Due to Ignorance-Experts 3 1

Christopher Kwizera the Programs manager UNCDA says many Ugandans are living careless lives lately such as excessive alcohol consumption and smoking, leading to increased prevalence of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs).
20:28
20:28

Kasingye Directs ASPs to Vacate Barracks 3 3 Top story

Kasingye says that the Police standing orders stipulate that only officers from the rank of constable to Inspector of police are allowed to stay in the barracks.
20:11
20:11

Kabale Butchers Stage Fresh Demonstration Over State of the Abattoir Alex Baingana 2 4 Top story

Jack Byaruhanga, one of the concerned butchers, says the municipality promised to extend safe water to the new abattoir in vain. Byaruhanga says due to lack of safe water, they are forced to wash meat using swampy water, which is a health risk to them and their customers.
19:48
19:48

Parliament Directs Immigrations to Block Travel of Key Witnesses in Departed Asian Property Investigations 1 2 Top story

On Tuesday, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga directed Ibrahim Kasozi, the Chairperson of the Sub Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises- COSASE to write to the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, Gowa Kasita over the matter.
19:33
19:33

Government Commits to Expedite POMA Regulations Ahead of Elections 5 2 Top story

Rugunda told journalists after the meeting that government was committed to delivering the regulations, adding that the National Security Council would meet soon to discuss them before passing them on to parliament for approval.
19:03
19:03

Dairy Farmers Stuck with Over 150,000 Liters of Milk Milk prices 4 1 Top story

Wilson Bagatuzire, a farmer in Kashari says he is worried of where to take his milk because Pearl Dairies, which used to buy the bulk of the milk, closed yet cooperatives cannot consume what they produce.
18:38
18:38

Lira Fire Victims Languish At Kitgum Hospital As Facility Runs Out Of Medicine 3 1

A caretaker of one of the victims told URN on condition of anonymity so as to speak freely on the matter that she has so far spent Shillings 60,000 to purchase antibiotic, pain relievers, gauze, and gloves to be used by medical personnel to treat her patient.
18:29
18:29

Uganda Prepared to Fight COVID-19 WHO 4 1

Health officials say that they are moving the country's preparedness level from ordinary to advanced. During this advanced level, more travel bans are expected on countries with high COVID-19 cases.
18:16
18:16

Arua Residents Accuse ERA for Sabotaging Development in West Nile 5 2

Several speakers took to the floor with bitterness, accusing ERA of failing them economically by not playing its regulatory role to ensure the region is well supplied with electricity.
18:08
18:08

Kadaga Raps Medical Association Over Corona Virus Statement 3 1 Top story

. In her communication to the house on Tuesday afternoon, Kadaga questioned why the UMA leadership didn’t find it necessary to engage her office on her comments about the sanitiser instead of running to the media.
17:52
17:52

Private Security Companies Write to Police Demanding 500 Withheld Guns 3 1

In a letter written by, Grace Matsiko, the National Chairman of the Uganda Private Security Association (TUPSA) about two months ago, owners of private security companies want police to return their guns.
17:45
17:45

Coronavirus Pandemic: Parliament Closes Gym 1 2 Top story

Allan Ssewanyana, the Makindye West MP, says there is no need for panic, adding that what the country needs now is preparedness.
17:36
17:36

World TB Day Will be Marked Virtually-Minister Aceng Ministry of Health 4

Although Uganda has not yet confirmed any case of COVID 19, Aceng says the country’s risk assessment is very high now that the neighbors have confirmed cases. She refuted claims that are making rounds on social media that Africans are less likely to suffer serious effects of infection, although she adds being largely a young population, Uganda has an advantage since the young have more immunity to clear.
17:17
17:17

Lawyers Demand Unconditional Release of Lt. Gen.Tumukunde MP Annet Nyakecho 2

In the Application, the Attorney General, OC Kira and Jinja Road Police Stations , Commandant Special Investigations Directorate Kireka and Director CIID have been listed as the respondents.
16:45
16:45

Pork Consumers Substantially Exposed to ARVs-Study ARVs in pork 1 Top story

Blood sample were collected from pigs brought to the slaughter houses during the study period and a total of 361 plasma samples were picked whereby 257 were from Wambizzi and 105 from Teso. Overall, ARV residues were detected in 27.4% of the samples.
16:33
16:33

Eight Arrested over Protests Against Poor Roads in Jinja village 1 1

The suspects were arrested after allegedly blocking traffic within Bugembe town council.
16:27
16:27

EAC Secretariat Calls Off Meetings Covid-19 1

The suspension of all meetings comes days after the 21st EAC Summit that was expected to take place this month was called off until further notice.
16:12
16:12

Parliament Bans MPs Travel Abroad Amid COVID-19 Pandemic Corona virus 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed that no travels outside the country will be undertaken by Members of Parliament and the Institution’s staff.
16:03
16:03

Pharmacist Brian Bagyenda, Two Others Appeal Against 32-Year Sentence MUBS 1

High Court Criminal Division Judge Moses Kazibwe heard that the trio actively participated in an unlawful act of murdering the deceased.
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