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20:18
20:18

Education Ministry Still Planning to Procure Radio Sets for Learners 2 1

Mrs. Museveni says that the radio sets are needed to complement long-distance learning for non-candidate learners who are going to be attending school in a staggered manner or in shifts where some will be attending classes and others remain home and learn via broadcast lessons and with help of self-help materials.
19:46
19:46

Policeman Shoots Man Dead, Injures Another in Kamwokya Bar Mulimira zone 3 1

Although the police statement by Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire indicated that one person was shot, eyewitnesses told URN said the errant officer shot another person identified as Okello Jimmy, the deceased’s colleague with whom they were and who was also rushed to yet to be known clinic.
19:31
19:31

Manufacturers of Hand Sanitizers Decry Substandard Products Hand sanitisers 3

Local manufactures have called on the government to limit the importation of sanitizers, saying the Ugandans are being out competed by the cheap imports.
19:26
19:26

Uncertainty Shrouds Final Year Student Teachers 2

Earlier on, educationists and principals had suggested that the institutions conduct mock school practice or peer training so that the student teachers could qualify together with their counterparts in other programmes upon completion of final examinations. This meant that the trainees would be assessed by their tutors.
18:04
18:04

Uganda May Not Get COVID-19 Vaccines by March - Experts Ministry of Health 5

Prof Freddie Ssengooba, a Public Health Policy Expert-based at Makerere University told URN in an interview today, that the end of February could be too soon, basing on the conditions that the World Health Organisation gave countries to fulfil to be able to access vaccines through the COVAX facility.
16:48
16:48

Committee Threatens to Block Sports Sector Budget Over Mandela Stadium 4 1

According to the Budget Committee Vice Chairperson Patrick Isiagi, Namboole must be government’s first priority in the Sports sector considering its dilapidated state and that there should be a clear plan to refurbish it to international standard.
15:40
15:40

DGF Suspension Tragic for Uganda –Civil Society elections 9 1

The concern by Civil Society Organizations comes days after President Yoweri Museveni ordered the suspension of DGF, the single biggest donor basket established by Development Partners to provide harmonized, coherent and well-coordinated support to state and non-state entities in the country.
14:28
14:28

MPs Question State House Competence to Oversee Scientific Vaccines Development anti-tick vaccine 4 1

The lead investigator on the vaccine production team, Dr. Margaret Saimo-Kahwa, a Senior Lecturer at Makerere University College of Veterinary Medicine said that they have reached a stage where they would like to commercialize the vaccine product which they have been developing.
13:00
13:00

No Promotions in Police for 5 Years; Sectarianism cited as 500 Senior Officers Wait 2 1

It has emerged that sectarianism allegation is one of the major reasons why police leadership has halted promotion of 500 senior police officers. The shortlisting process started in January last year and the promotion exercise was expected to be conducted in April of the same year.
12:33
12:33

United States Upholds UGX 18 Billion Bounty in Hunt for Joseph Kony 1 Top story

The United States Department of State said in a statement this morning that the conviction is a significant step for justice and accountability for atrocities committed against the civilian population in Northern Uganda.
12:27
12:27

Uganda's Silverbacks Confident of Victory in Afro Basket 2021 Qualifiers 1

The team under the management of assistant coach Mande Juruni has spent a full month in training at the African Bible University since December last year.
08:40
08:40

Non-compliant Maize Millers to be Closed by June as Cancer Threat Looms -UNBS Grain millers 3

Contaminated maize is a big health hazard that most posho-eating Ugandans seems to be unaware of. In a meeting attended by over 50 millers, only two (Nakawuka Maize Millers and Kasawo Millers) had taken the requisite measures to acquired a distinctive mark for their flour with the rest still hanging onto excuses of Covid-19 effects, NEMA threatening to evict them and delayed construction of Nakawuka road.
07:52
07:52

5,654 SACCOs Yet to Receive Emyooga Funds Emyooga initiative 3

The Head of Credit and Investment at the Micro Finance Support Center Eboku Ejanu says, they submitted to the Ministry of Trade 3,500 application forms for SACCOs but only 700 have been cleared yet. He says they are yet to get answers from the Ministry why the process has been slow.
07:49
07:49

MPS Want Employed Ugandans to Pay for COVID-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health 3

Under the arrangement, each eligible individual is expected to receive two doses of the vaccine, separated by 28 days. Each dose will cost USD 7(25,523 Shillings), which amounts to USD 14 (51,046 Shillings) per person. Another USD 3 (11,000 Shillings) is charged for international transportation and handling costs by the National Medical Stores, pushing the cost of the vaccine to USD 17 (62,000 Shillings).
07:12
07:12

UPDF Failed to Protect Civilians During LRA Insurgency -ICC Dominic Ongwen 2 1

ICC Presiding Judge Bertram Schmitt said that in all attacks, the UPDF and Local Defense Unit Personnel (LDU) failed to protect civilians and fled in panic, whenever the rebels struck.
06:43
06:43

COVAX Starts Shipping COVID-19 Vaccines to Africa This Month

The initial phase of 90 million doses will support countries to immunize 3 per cent of the African population most in need of protection, including health workers and other vulnerable groups in the first half of 2021, according to the statement.
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