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18:07
18:07

Nankabirwa Drops MP Annet Nyakecho from ICT Committee Leadership 2 1

Nyakecho has been the Chairperson for the last three years. She will be replaced by Dokolo North MP Paul Amoru.
18:01
18:01

KCCA Leadership; Eng Andrew Kitaka Bows Out with Mixed Scorecard 4 5 Top story

As he waits to hand over the mantle to Dorothy Kisaka, whose appointment is only pending the confirmation of the Public Service Commission, Kitaka holds a mixed report card: on one side is a congested city with heavy traffic jams and poor drainage, and the other, progress in road projects and better working relationship with the Political wing.
17:45
17:45

Tumukunde Rejects EC Plans of Printing Ballot Papers in Uganda Henry Tumukunde 3

Speaking on Wednesday at his home in Kololo, Tumukunde said printing ballots has potential for leakage and duplication which will compromise the integrity of the 2021 elections.
17:31
17:31

Entebbe Zoo Seeks 15Bn UGX to Take Care of Animals lockdown 1 1

The Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (Entebbe Zoo) says it needs up to 15 billion shillings to take care of animals and maintain scientists.
17:19
17:19

Busia LC Chairpersons Left Out of Face Masks Distribution 1 4

Paul Kalikwan, the Busia Deputy Resident District Commissioner says that they observed that some village chairpersons may be biased and deny those who didn't support them during the last local council one committee elections.
17:01
17:01

UPC Releases Roadmap as Police Blocks Press Conference 2 1

Michael Osinde, the UPC Party spokesperson told URN on phone that they had observed all the Standard operating procedures but it appears the Officer in Charge of Nkurumah road Police post he only identified as Mugisha had other intentions of blocking the press conference.
16:18
16:18

NFA Stuck With 70,000 Tree Seedlings UNHCR

The seedlings were donated to NFA Gulu branch in October last year by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees-UNHCR to be distributed to refugees and their host communities in Lamwo and Adjumani districts.
16:12
16:12

Suspected Thug Succumbs to Gunshot Wounds 1

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson, says Nuwamanya breathed his last at Kabale Regional Referral hospital around 10am on Wednesday morning. According to Maate, Nuwamanya succumbed to excessive bleeding.
15:47
15:47

Sembabule Registers High Cases of Defilement During Lockdown 2

The District Probation Officer, Twaha Musooke, says the vice is common in Luguslu, Ntusi, Lwemiyaga, and Matete sub counties among others. He cited Lugusulu Sub County where they have registered over 45 defilement cases within a space of two months.
15:44
15:44

Youths, Town Council Disagree on Construction of Borehole on Football Pitch 4 1

Christopher Malinga, a resident of Nakaloke town council, says they will not allow the town council to proceed with the project unless the water house on the pitch is broken.
15:40
15:40

Lira University Offers Land for Construction of Presidential Youth Skilling Hub State House 2

Alex Oremo, the Lira District LCV Chairperson says that Lira University has provided 16 hectares of land where the youth hub will be constructed.
15:13
15:13

Isingiro District Receives 473,000 Face Masks free face masks 1 2

The masks will be distributed in the 901 villages across the 29 Sub Counties and town councils and Nakivale and Orukinga Refugee settlements.
15:10
15:10

MPs Question Energy Ministry Officials Over Failure to Spend UGX 10Bn Ministry of Energy 2 1

Auditor General John Muwanga observed the under absorption of funds allocated to the Ministry. He noted that out of the provided budget of Shillings 484.03 billion, 473.9 billion was spent by the Ministry and the balance of Shillings 10.12 billion was unspent and swept back to the Consolidated Fund.
14:53
14:53

COVID-19 Lockdown: Passengers, Drivers Stranded in Gulu Gulu Main Bus Park 1 5

At Lamogi Ber Bus Terminal seven buses were equally blocked from travelling. They include Gaaga, Larem, Home Land, Opit, Zawadi and Makome Bus Companies among others.
14:27
14:27

Man Held For Stabbing Girlfriend’s Neck police spokesperson 2 1

It is alleged that Otimango attacked Jeralyne Okurut and cut her neck in the wee hours of this morning following a misunderstanding. Okurut, who is hospitalized in the Jinja Regional Referral Hospital Emergency unit, says Otimango stormed her residence uninvited around 1:00am Wednesday morning.
14:03
14:03

Tumukunde Calls for Extension of 2021 Elections Gen Henry Tumukunde 2

Speaking to journalists at his home in Kololo, Tumukunde said it’s impractical to have ‘meaningful’ elections in the country where people can choose their leaders in free and fair manner, going by the electoral commission revised roadmap.
13:55
13:55

5000 Schools Might Close Due to Lockdown-NPA COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

Matte also noted that only about 30 percent of the learners are benefiting from the interventions by the Education and Sports Ministry and other stakeholders.
13:31
13:31

Police Recovers Contraband Cigarettes in Soroti 1

The East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, David Ongom Mudong, says Emorut has been charged with dealing in contraband items and will be produced in court after investigations.
13:13
13:13

UWEC Proposes Strict COVID-19 Preventive Measures wildlife 5 4

UWEC Managing Director James Musinguzi says that the ban on impromptu visits to the centre will enable better planning, enforcing social distancing within the centre, and limit the number of visitors at a given time. Visitors will also not be allowed to interact with wildlife, especially animals and will only be allowed on condition that they make cashless payments.
12:51
12:51

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 805 moh 1 Top story

Six of the confirmed cases are truck drivers who were picked three points of entry-Malaba, Mutukula and Elegu while two were from community alerts from Kyotera and Amuru district. The samples were among 2,196 samples tested
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