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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.
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.
17:15
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.
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.
16:16
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According to the report, 7.4 million Shillings was withdrawn from the Women Empowerment Program and youth livelihood program accounts on different dates in 2019 without authorization.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report also notes that 104 million Shillings was transferred from the general account to the Imprest account and later withdrawn for unknown reasons.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 1 3

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.
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.
13:45
13:45

Weak Laws Failing Efforts to Protect Historical Buildings- Conservationists Norman Gordinho 3

Galabuzi, who comes from the famous Ham Mukasa family, which owns a historical building, says people like him shouldn’t act selfishly and destroy these historical heritages because of public interest.
13:14
13:14

SAGE Beneficiaries in Lango Struggle to Access Payment Citing Long Distances 1 5

Nicholas Ojom, aged 87-year-old, a resident of Aromo Sub County says that he uses a Boda Boda to access payment at a cost of 25,000 million shillings, the exact amount he receives.
12:24
12:24

PEP Cuts Prices for All Products By 30% as Store Plans to Exit Country 2 1

The Cape Town-headquartered clothes retailer has also cut prices for bags and underwear by half. Described as ‘manager’s special’ on the posters outside the stores, an employee told us this is a clear-out of the stock before the company exits the market later this year.
11:48
11:48

NEMA Conducts Reassessment of Namiiro Swamp Boundaries 4 5

Entebbe Municipal Mayor, Vincent Kayanja says the government should compensate people who settled on the wetland because local government and NEMA failed to enforce the law and only woke up in 2018.
11:47
11:47

Four Arrested for Staging Illegal Roadblock in Gulu District

The council had initially nominated Awach, Cwero, Ajulu and Paicho as potential hosts of the district headquarters but following the district`s full council meeting held on Tuesday yesterday, Awach was voted to host the district headquarters. This comes after the elevation of Gulu to a city status.
11:32
11:32

Nakapiritpirit Leaders Divided Over New Chekwi Constituency affirmative action 3

Kadama are a minority community of Nakapiripirt district in Karamoja sub region. They live around Mount Kinei in the far East of district bordering Amudat as well as Kenya. According to Hon. Esther Anyakun, the Woman MP Nakapiripirit, the community needs affirmative representation in the parliament through their own constituency in order to address political representation.
10:50
10:50

My Salon Experience Under COVID-19 Restrictions 3 1

Zaina Mugaidi, one of the clients in the salon says that whereas she likes keeping her head neat and clean by plaiting her hair, she’s scared of corona virus infection because of there is no social distancing in the salons. She also observed that none of the salonist was wearing a face mask as required.
10:23
10:23

Amuru District Struggles to Maintain Roads Uganda Road Fund. 2

Michael Lakony, the LCV Chairperson, says that out of the 401 kilometres of roads they have, they have managed to maintain 47 kilometers leaving 354 kilometres in a poor state.
05:27
05:27

MPs Fault Ministries for Failing to Register Crumbling Businesses lockdown 1 2

President Museveni had directed that businesses that were still under lockdown by June 22, when he addressed the country, should be registered for possible support. The task was specifically given to the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Gender.
05:01
05:01

Political Naivety Forced Aceng to Violate COVID-19 Regulations - Museveni 1

Aceng faced criticism early this month when she appeared to be holding a political rally without a face mask, in total violation of the COVID-19 physical distancing guidelines which she has championed since the outbreak of coronavirus disease.
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