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18:41
18:41

UPC Okays Betty Amongi to Contest For MP Seat on Party Ticket 2 1

Addressing a press conference at the party’s Headquarters in Kampala on Wednesday, the UPC party spokesperson Michael Osinde said that Amongi picked nomination forms last week from the party’s headquarters.
18:10
18:10

Kitgum Task-force Waiting for Covid19 Test Results Three Month After Ministry Of Health

Dr. Olwedo says he has contacted the health Ministry severally over the test results but hasn’t received any feedback.
17:40
17:40

Over 58 Arcades to Remain Closed- Minister Kyambadde 4 1

Addressing journalists at the government owned media center on Wednesday, the Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Minister, Ameria Kyambadde, said proprietors of the affected arcades blocked the task force from accessing their buildings for inspection.
17:36
17:36

Attorney General asked to Explain 2021 Ballot Paper Deal Dispute 2 1 Top story

The directive followed concerns by Kira Municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda over the failure by the Attorney General William Byaruhanga or the Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Ephraim Kamuntu to respond to his earlier queries about the procurement process for the printing of ballot paper ahead of the 2021 general election.
17:33
17:33

MOH Investigating Suspected COVID-19 Death in Mbale COVID-19 Deaths

According to the health ministry, the 34 year old deceased was a Kenyan national married to a Ugandan. On admission in hospital, the deceased presented with COVID-19 related symptoms. She had a headache, fever and had difficulty in breathing
17:19
17:19

Kigezi Districts Stuck With Bad Roads After Suspension of 4th Quarter Release 6

Michael Kwarikunda Mbareeba, the Rukiga District Male Youth Councilor who is also a member of the District Works Committee, says they have been receiving Shillings 155 million per quarter to help them run the works department smoothly.
17:15
17:15

Judiciary Issues New Guidelines as Courts Resume Operations 4 1

The Judiciary spokesperson, Jameson Karemani, says that as the courts reopen, all court sessions and activities will ensure that there is no physical contact of any kind between the general public and inmates, and no crowding at either prison facilities or at court premises.
17:15
17:15

Lack of Transport Hindering COVID-19 Management in Nangoma Island MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 2

According to local leaders despite the area being prone to COVID-19, due to its closeness to Tanzania where the infection rate is high, access to reliable transport remains a challenge.
16:55
16:55

Police Arrests SGA Security Guards Over Stolen Gun 1

Ambrose Asasira and Ivan Elulu were arrested on Wednesday morning after they claimed that their gun had been stolen by thugs.
16:45
16:45

Fraudsters Target Total Gas Buyers 1

The advertisement running on the website, totaluganda.com, says that for just 7,000 Shillings, one can receive a 6-kilogram cylinder while at just 8,000, one is promised a 13-kilogram cylinder. It is not clear if there are any Ugandans that have already been conned as a result of this advertisement.
16:36
16:36

Amuru Leaders Demand Verification of Atiak Sugar Project Beneficiaries 1 3

The sugar project targets to benefit 1,946 members of Atiak Sugar Plantation Out-growers’ Society Ltd and 2,500 members for Gem Pacilo Farmers’ Cooperative Society in Gulu and Amuru Districts.
16:16
16:16

Audit Report Pins Bushenyi Ishaka- Municipal Treasurer for Theft of Public Funds 1

According to the report, 7.4 million Shillings was withdrawn from the Women Empowerment Program and youth livelihood program accounts on different dates in 2019 without authorization. The report also notes that 104 million Shillings was transferred from the general account to the Imprest account and later withdrawn for unknown reasons.
16:05
16:05

Suspected COVID-19 Patient Dies in Mbale 2 1 Top story

Mbale District COVID-19 Surveillance Focal Person, Edward Nyogensa told URN that the deceased presented with COVID-19 symptoms including dry cough, flue and chest pain. He says they have drawn samples from the deceased for testing.
15:53
15:53

Health Ministry Confirms One MP Tested Positive for COVID-19 Parliament 3 1

More than 300 legislators and staff of Parliament were tested last week in a drive held at Parliament. But today, the committee members were anxious to know if any of them posted positive results.
15:35
15:35

KCCA Engages Enforcement Team to Better Operations 2

Sserunkuma says bad elements target the law enforcement officers because they are not armed. He says they will work with the police to ensure safety of the officers. Although the law enforcement team is supposed to work in company of police, Sserunkuma says they were not close at the time the incident happened.
15:08
15:08

2021 Elections: Bobi Wine Unveils Political Party 5 3 Top story

In the past, Kyagulanyi has scoffed at the idea of forming a political party reasoning that he needs not to be in any political party for him to espouse his political views. He argued then that Uganda with 29 registered political parties, but they had failed to change leadership from the ruling National Resistance Movement.
14:24
14:24

RDCs Admit Failures in Enforcing COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines Face Masks 5 2

Members of the business community and travellers are finding difficulty in wearing face masks or installing water strands at shops, markets and supermarkets across the districts of Mbarara, Ntungamo, Bushenyi and Rwampara. vehicles are also carrying more than the acceptable number of passengers, in disregard of both load and curfew guidelines.
14:18
14:18

Teenage Pregnancies on the Rise in Ngora law enforcement 1 3 Top story

Statistics from January to March, 2020 show that 1,108 teen mothers visited health facilities for antenatal services. This represents 21 percent of antenatal care visits in the district.
14:00
14:00

Prof. Mamdani Appointed Kampala International University Chancellor 1 1 Top story

The University Vice Chancellor, Dr. Mouhamad Mpezamihigo confirmed the development, saying the decorated academician is coming with a lot to add on the “leading private university”.
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