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18:41
18:41

Human Rights Commission Asks Government to Suspend OTT 2

The Acting Chairman of the Commission Dr. Katebalirwa Amooti told journalists today that this is necessary in the wake of digital campaigns where the public is using social media platforms to reach the electorate.
18:10
18:10

Drug Shortage Hits Kabaale Health Center III Patients 4 1

David Kyagondeze, the in-charge says that the facility lacks essential medicines such as anti-malaria drugs, antibiotics, vaccines and medical supplies such as syringes, gloves, catheters and gauze among others.
18:07
18:07

Maternity Home Closed After Eight Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 2 1

The health workers are part of 17 people who tested positive for the contagion today in Kitgum district according to results released from the Central Public Health Laboratory [CPHL]. Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech told URN in an interview on Friday that the positive cases are all contacts of a confirmed positive case from Lamwo district.
17:53
17:53

'State Agencies Intimidated NRM Supporters to Vote Against Me'-Kadaga CEC 1 Top story

Kadaga polled 6,776 votes against Namuganza’s 3,882 votes to retain her seat. In the aftermath of her victory, Kadaga praised NRM voters for enduring intimidation from state agencies to vote for her, adding that she was particularly proud of the ministers and members of parliament who stood by her amidst threats by Ruth Nankabirwa.
17:45
17:45

NRM Aspirants in Arua Complain About Defaced Posters campaign posters 3 3

Faustine Yikita, an aspirant for Ayivu Division Mayoral Race, says that many of his posters were removed by people he alleges are supporters of his rival.
16:29
16:29

Uganda WildLife Authority Chokes on Dwindling Funds Tourism in Uganda 4

UWA is losing an average of UGX 7 billion (two million dollars) per month as a result of the COVID -19 pandemic lockdown.
16:19
16:19

NRM Celebrates Successful Conclusion of CEC Elections Dr Tanga Odoi 6

Kirunda Kijejinja, the third Deputy Prime Minister said the coming of coronavirus which hindered the holding of the usual national delegates’ conference at Namboole stadium, shows how the country has progressed technologically.
16:17
16:17

Mpigi Police Health Center II in Appalling State 1 1

The facility on average serves more than 200 people including police officers and their families on each day.
15:22
15:22

KCCA Issues 7-Day Ultimatum to 59 Buildings for Ignoring SOPs 3 1

The Minister in charge of Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Betty Amongi told journalists earlier today, that the city task force had inspected several commercial buildings especially arcades which were opened in July and found that several of them were not observing standard operating procedures.
14:54
14:54

Failure to Attend Court Sessions Worries Settlers on Kayunga Suit Land Kayunga District 4

More than 800 residents from the Makukuulu in Kayonza sub-county and Nakabango in Kitayimbwa sub-county, were sued for criminal trespass and illegal settlement on land measuring up to 61 hectares. Ownership of the land is claimed by one Eria Paul Kiwanuka, who allegedly bought it from Erasto Mujjabi in 2012.
13:36
13:36

Atiak Sugar Factory Finally Starts Production in Amuru fire perils 4 1

Dan Fred Kidega, the Factory’s Board Chairperson says only 3,000 of over 30,000 acreages of sugarcane in both Lamwo and Amuru Districts are ready to supply raw materials to support despite fire perils that razed down over 100 acres of growing cane.
13:24
13:24

200 Trainees Fail One-Year Police Training 2 Top story

Police in August last year recruited 5,100 Probation Police Constables and Assistant Inspectors of Police. However, slightly more than 4,800 trainees have completed the one year course. A police source said the missing recruits developed health complications and they were discontinued.
13:05
13:05

Hoima City Civil Servants Miss Pay Salaries 1

Geoffrey Bwagi Bamanyisa, the City Town Clerk attributed the delays to integrate the details of the civil servants in the new automated payment system.
12:41
12:41

Homicides Claimed 10 Lives, Injured 400 in Kampala During Lockdown 1 2

Records at the Kampala Metropolitan Police Headquarters show that 10 people were killed by their partners between March 18 and July 31, the time when the country was placed under lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus disease.
12:10
12:10

Pictorial; Modern Market Changes the Face of Kasese

The structure, whose construction started two years ago, was facilitated by the government of Uganda with funding from the African Development Bank (ADB) under the Markets and Agricultural Improvement Project (MATIP).
12:08
12:08

Kitgum Hospital Seeks UGX 500M to Construct Mortuary morgue 3 1

Bezy Omoya, the Kitgum General Hospital Senior Administrator says with the current growing patient numbers, there is a need to have in place a modern mortuary that can accommodate more bodies and be able to keep them for long in case they are unclaimed.
11:26
11:26

'Smaller Banks' Pay Higher Interest to Savers – Data shows tropical bank 1

Smaller banks pay higher interest of much as 3 per cent per annum for saving your money with them. Cairo International Bank, GTBank, and Housing Finance bank seem to offer the best deal with all of them indicating they will pay 3 per cent interest for the money you keep with them or on your savings account.
11:02
11:02

Former Ngora County MP Francis Epetait Wins FDC Primaries Soroti High Court 1 1

Epetait, who been out of politics for 10 years represented Ngora County for two terms. He lost the seat in 2011 to Dr Abraham Isamat of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party.
10:54
10:54

MV Kalangala to Resume Operations End of August 4 3

MV Kalangala that plies the Entebbe - Kalangala route suspended its operations in February this year to undergo its annual maintenance done in Mwanza, Tanzania. However, the vessel returned in May and has remained grounded at Port Alice, in Nakiwogo because the docking piers are still being upgraded.
07:59
07:59

Acholi Leaders Divided over Proposed Agro-Industrial Identity for Gulu City 5 1

Gulu District Chairperson Martin Ojara Mapenduzi who played a pivotal role in the creation of Gulu City creation says the agro-industrial tagline has been chosen for visibility, recognition, and global connectivity for the Acholi people. But a debate immediately ensued among some elite Acholi people questioning the agro-industrial rationale of Gulu City.
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