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19:56
19:56

Speaker Kadaga, Oulanyah Win In Greater Luweero NRM CEC elections 1

According to the provisional results announced by district registrars in Luweero, Nakaseke and Nakasongola the two beat rivals in major landslide.
19:53
19:53

Why Men Dominate list of Presidential Aspirants 5 3

Only five out of the fifty-five aspirants who have picked Presidential nomination papers are women.
19:41
19:41

Clubs Tipped on Investment 1

Speaking during a virtual meeting on Thursday, Aeko Ongodia, a founder and Chief Executive Officer of a XENO investments, a financial advisory company, said that basing on the current situation where businesses are struggling to stand again after corona virus hit, investment clubs were better off not putting their eggs in one basket.
19:18
19:18

Constitutional Court Orders Gov't to Compile Audit on Maternal Health 1

Barishaki also noted that even if the government says that it is encouraged by the reduction on maternal mortality rates, the levels reached are still not good enough taking into account the resources available to this government.
18:58
18:58

Kadaga, Sanjay Tana Win in Bugisu Sub-Region

In all the six districts in the region, NRM party delegates overwhelming voted for both Kadaga and Tana for the positions of Second Vice-Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson for Eastern Region respectively.
18:44
18:44

Kitgum Woman MP Turned Away From CEC Elections 2 2

Lamwaka who was among the 89 NRM delegates eligible for voting in Kitgum arrived at about 4:05 pm at Acaki Lodge Polling station in Kitgum Municipality, five minutes after voting had closed.
18:39
18:39

Nadduli's Disqualification Generates Mixed Reactions in Luweero abdul nadduli 1

Nadduli also castigated candidates who wanted him go citing his age saying these must first do the same on NRM Chairperson Yoweri Museveni.
18:10
18:10

Kyenjojo District Struggling to Protect Forest Reserves Apollo Bwebale 1 2

According to the Resident District Commissioner – RDC Apollo Bwebale, people have encroached on a number of central forest reserves to plant food crops while others are engaging in charcoal burning
17:50
17:50

PAC Questions Ministry of Works Officials For Hiring Private Architects 6 1

In the report, Auditor General John Muwanga noted that although the Ministry budgeted to spend 2.7 billion Shillings to support computerized driving permit, only 2.3 billion Shillings was released but the Ministry never utilized the funds fully.
17:38
17:38

Bankers Criticized For Not Assisting Agricultural Sector Absa bank Uganda 2 1

Dr. James Kanyije, the Executive Director of KK Foods Limited said on Thursday that bankers had let farmers down by classifying the sector as risky. He said they are expected to put interventions to de-risk the sector to help it grow.
17:32
17:32

Mukono Delegates Fault System Used to Elect CEC Members 4 1

Emmanuel Mbonye, one of the delegates, says the system is likely to fuel disunity in the party. He says in the past candidates would celebrate with all voters irrespective of whether or not they voted for them since it was done through secret ballot.
17:30
17:30

UCI Wants Cuba to Help in Radiotherapy, Anti-Cancers Manufacturing 2

UCI Executive Director Dr. Jackson Orem who received the delegation said this was the second time the ambassador was visiting having last visited two years ago to explore possibilities of Uganda using the country's advancements in cancer care.
17:29
17:29

Construction of UGX 16b Kasese Market Completed 3 2

The market, which will accommodate about 800 vendors, will house food stalls, restaurants, banks, clinics, salons, fruit and vegetable stands, butcheries and a daycare centre. It consists of 467 stalls and 311 lockup shops.
17:07
17:07

COVID -19: Positive Journalist Linked to Care After Days of Suspense Vision Group

When our reporter spoke to Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng about the delayed response to the two cases, she said it wasn’t possible that the two hadn't yet been linked to care given the high rate of transmission in the country.
16:56
16:56

Uganda Records Three Covid-19 Deaths COVID_19

A statement from the Ministry of Health issued on Thursday indicates that the deceased are all residents of Kampala who presented with signs and symptoms of the virus.
16:43
16:43

KCCA Finalizing Process to Operationalize Kasubi Market 3 1

Galukande says they thought it wiser to have a second entrance because the first one sits on sloppy land in the market where heavy trucks could easily cause accidents.
16:23
16:23

Teacher in Mbarara Arrested for Conning Job Seekers COVID-19 Lockdown 2 1

Twinomugisha, a resident of Kitebero, Nyamitanga division, Mbarara City claimed he was a manager of three Savings and Credit Cooperatives- SACCOs.
16:09
16:09

Besigye Leaves Vacuum FDC Cannot Fill – Mao Norbert Mao 6 1 Top story

But according to Mao, Dr Kizza Besigye has been a formidable force in challenging Museveni’s rule and that next year’s election is going to be the biggest test for FDC. He says that even though nature abhors a vacuum, Besigye leaves a vacuity that can never be filled.
15:44
15:44

CID Needs UGX 40b to Investigate Sex, Economic Crimes Annually 1

Detectives said an average cost of investigating a defilement or economic case is 1.5 million shillings. However, the costs double when the case is aggravated defilement, murder or corruption cases that include DNA examinations, forensic analysis, handwriting study and electronic transactions.
15:20
15:20

Kooki Chiefdom Finally Acquires Own Radio Station 4 1

Godfrey Kimbugwe, the Deputy Prime Minister Kooki Chiefdom, says the radio station is a key project they have been longing for to support their social transformation agenda among their subjects.
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