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19:36
19:36

Education Ministry Says Asking Parents for Masks is Illegal Ministry of Health

According to education ministry officials, school should not ask parents to provide masks for their children because government is going to give each finalist two facial masks
19:32
19:32

MPs Frustrated by Quality of Debate in 10th Parliament 1 4

The reservations come at the backdrop of accusations that many of the legislators in the Ugandan parliament do not read ex­ten­sivly or research, before contributing to the debate in patliament. As a result, disvussions are based on hearsay and are often less factual.
19:20
19:20

NRM Wins PWD Elections in Luwero 1 5

The Former Luwero District CAO Fredrick Kyeyune (Independent) who lost the elections accepted the results but said it was unfortunate to lose.
19:00
19:00

Lira Diocese Sets Up Covid-19 Support Teams COVID- 19 2

The support team which is also expected to be created at chapels and small Christian communities is tasked with the responsibility of ensuring that Christians adhere to the Standard Operating Procedures- SOPs.
18:45
18:45

Parliamentary Aspirants Restricted to Four People on Nomination Day 2 2

No aspirant will be allowed to reach the Electoral Commission office in Ntinda with more than four supporters and two vehicles, according to police.
18:35
18:35

Rethink Strategy on Population Control – Mayiga population growth 1 2

According to Mayiga, the government and other population control players should ensure that people are meaningfully employed or engaged in economic activities which will eventually deter them from going into acts that result in giving birth.
18:29
18:29

UWA to Remove Marabou Stork Nestlings from Parliament cattle egrets 1 2

The move follows a plea by State Minister for Mineral Development Sarah Opendi earlier in September, to the Parliamentary Commission to get rid of Marabou storks around the precincts of Parliament saying they pause a health threat to the MPs.
18:23
18:23

Five Hospitalized, 18 Arrested in Katakwi NRM Residual Elections Dr. Tanga Odoi 2 2

Immediately after the NRM party Electoral Commission called for elections in Okore Sub County, on local radio stations in Teso, supporters of Alupo and Akurut turned violent leading to the arrest of 18 people who are detained at Katakwi Police Station.
17:54
17:54

Poor State of Lira-Pader Road Paralyzes Transport 6 4 Top story

Adam Wanjala, a businessman from Mbale says they have now been stuck on the road for a week after their truck tipped over with several tones of groundnut shell at a bad spot in Pajule Sub county.
17:49
17:49

NUP Collects UGX 117M For Nomination Fees Joel Ssenyonyi 1

Joel Ssenyonyi, the spokesperson of NUP said that the money although not sufficient to cover the fees of all their aspirants, is testimony that Ugandan’s are participating in bringing about change in the country.
17:41
17:41

Security seizes Kyagulanyi's Nomination Documents, CCTV Camera Monitors joel ssenyonyi 2 1

The party spokesperson Joel Ssenyonyi speaking to the Journalists shortly after the search that among the confiscated party items includes all theregesters that were holding the collected signatures 100 required signutures that endorse Kyagulanyi the paryt president.
17:19
17:19

16-Year-Old Found at Live Sex Party Was ‘Sold’ by Elder Sister-Police 1 1 Top story

According to police investigators, the teenager was brought from Masaka by her elder sister under the guise that she had secured her a job in Kampala since schools are still closed because of the COVID19 lockdown.
17:12
17:12

NRM Primaries in Arua Central Division Canceled 3 3

On Wednesday, efforts to conduct fresh primaries by lining up turned chaotic after thousands of NRM supporters besieged the polling stations for more than three hours forcing police to fire tear gas to disperse them.
16:39
16:39

MP Disowns Lawyer in Supreme Court Case Asuman Basalirwa 1 1 Top story

"Our client's interests are ably being represented by the legal team from the Electoral Commission and Attorney General Chambers for, which he is content. He therefore doesn't need to file any cross appeal in the matter “reads the letter in part.
15:54
15:54

Japan Injects USD 600,000 to Fight Malnutrition in Karamoja 5 4 Top story

Poor diets, chronic food shortages, poor sanitation and high levels of diarrhoea and malaria were cited as major contributors to the situation. High workloads for mothers and therefore reduced time for breastfeeding and other childcare were also cited as driving malnutrition.
15:37
15:37

Police Arrests 3 More Suspects Over Hacking into Telecoms- Banks’ Aggregator 1 1

Assistant Superintendent of Police –ASP Charles Twine, who is also CID Spokesperson, confirmed that three more suspects have been arrested by the investigating team but declined to divulge details of the accused. This brings the number of suspects to five since the investigations commenced last week.
15:28
15:28

40 Schools Allowed to Reopen in Omoro District 1 3

The schools scored over 60 per cent of the recommended Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) issued the Ministry of Education and Sports to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
13:58
13:58

Kabarole to Use MP COVID19 Cash to Buy Relief Food for Teachers, Patients Margaret Muhanga 1 1

Kabarole Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Festus Bandeeba, says that they had initially planned to use the money to buy relief food for vulnerable people in the district. He says accounting officers in various Sub counties and town councils had already submitted lists of the beneficiaries but they were asked to deposit the money on the consolidated funds account.
13:51
13:51

Lawyers Petition Chief Justice to Probe Principal Judge's Conduct in DTB Case DTB Uganda 1 1

They are complaining about a number of alleged unjustified circumstances in which Zeija issued directives without granting Kiggundu a right to be heard as the interested party. The lawyers led by Fred Muwema say that the actions appeared to hijack the Judicial process and affect fairness in the administration of Justice.
13:35
13:35

Security Besieges NUP Offices 1 3 Top story

Justus Akampurira, the Deputy NUP Electoral Commission Secretary told URN that they had no idea why police raided the offices but hastens to add that this could be one of the ploys to frustrate the nomination of their presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu.
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