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21:53
21:53

COVID-19 Unlikely’ to Have Come from a Lab-Experts 3 1

Dr. Peter Ben Embarek, the head of the WHO team, which travelled to China in a live press briefing on Tuesday, said that there was no evidence to show that the virus was manufactured in a laboratory. He says their investigation shows that the virus came from a zoonotic source most likely a bat.
21:39
21:39

Mismatch in Documentation Affecting Prison Recruitment in Kigezi 2 2

The Uganda Prison Services spokesperson, Frank Baine told URN on Tuesday that the recruiting officers were puzzled to find that some of the applicants had issues with their documents.
21:18
21:18

What Next for Uganda‘s Agricultural Surplus? 4

Finance Minister, Matia Kasaijja, says the country is facing a problem of market for local goods, which has resulted in surplus yet farmers are ignoring calls for change. Some of the rejected products include milk, eggs, sugar and maize among others.
20:43
20:43

Abductors Pluck Out Fingernails of Bwaise Man Ronald Ssegawa 1 1

Unidentified people kidnapped Ssegawa near Avis Company along Tula Road a fortnight ago. According to his family, they searched for Ssegawa in various places in vain until his abductors dumped him near city mortuary on Saturday.
20:07
20:07

Express Hold Vipers at Wankulukuku vipers sc 1

Express’s lead didn’t last long as it was cancelled by Vipers youngster, Karim Watambala just two minutes after with a long-range free-kick that gave little chance to Express custodian, Mathias Muwanga making it a one-all draw.
19:46
19:46

Parliament Stays Approval of UGX 292Bn Supplementary Budget 1 4

The decision by the Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga to stay the approval of the supplementary budget followed disagreement by MPs in regards to the Shillings 12.1billion request under the Uganda Land Commission -ULC to settle outstanding compensation under the Land Fund to 6 beneficiaries.
19:32
19:32

Substantiality; The Test That will Uphold or Sink Kyagulanyi’s Petition 1 Top story

In 2001 and 2006, the judges disagreed on whether such non-compliance affected the outcome of the election in a substantial manner.
19:20
19:20

KCCA Seeks UGX 12 Billion for Garbage Trucks 5 1

According to the Director of Public Health at KCCA Daniel Okello, they plan to purchase two trucks for each of the five divisions of Kampala.
18:57
18:57

MPs Start Considering Constitutional Amendment on Recognition of Maragoli Tribe 5 1

The Maragoli sometimes referred to as Logoli or AvaLogooli, is the second-largest tribe of the 6 million-strong Luhya community in Kenya, after the Bukusu. The dialect they speak is called Llogoli, Urulogoli, or Maragoli. Some of the Maragoli clans include the Gonda, Mavi, Sachi, Saniaga, Vulughi, Ndega, Sari", Ng'ang' and Yonga.
18:07
18:07

Supreme Court Dismisses Kyagulanyi's Application to Ammend Presidential Election Petition Museveni 1 1 Top story

In their ruling read by Justice Stellah Arach Amoko, the Justices encouraged Kyagulanyi through his lawyers to bring evidence during the hearing supporting the said issues, which are already in the original petition.
17:44
17:44

Parliament's Probe on Electoral Violence Suffers Setback Over Funding funds 1 1 Top story

The Human Rights Committee Chairperson Janepher Egunyu Nantume told URN that they are facing some administrative challenges, which have hindered the start of the work. According to a source within the committee, Parliament didn’t budget for standing committees in the third quarter and they are only waiting for the next course of action.
17:32
17:32

Couple Killed in Kapelebyong District 1 1

According to residents, the couple had taken a bull to sell at Adipala Cattle Market on Monday. After the market, they retired to Ayeket Trading Center where they stayed up tonight before returning home.
17:28
17:28

Riders of Kenyan Registered Boda boda Desert Busia Town Over URA Operation 4

The owners of the impounded Kenyan registered motorcycles are being subjected to a fine of between Shillings 300,000 and Shillings 600,000. This has prompted many of the motorcycle owners to hide them for fearing of being impounded by URA and paying the hefty fines.
17:13
17:13

NGO Bureau Asks DGF Partners to Remain Silent NGOs 1 3

According to Ezaga, NGOs and CSOs should leave the Government to complete its ongoing investigations into the operation of the facility. He says that it is unfortunate that the affected organizations act as if they are independent of the nations.
17:09
17:09

MPs Divided on Bill Seeking to Address Regional Imbalance in Appointments 1 5

In the Bill, MP Mwiru wants an amendment of Chapter Four of the Constitution which provides for the protection and promotion of fundamental and other human rights and freedoms and an insertion of a new article to provide for affirmative action to promote equitable distribution of employment opportunities for any office in the public service based on the regions of Uganda.
16:44
16:44

57 Arrested in Nakivubo Channel Security Operation 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, said such operations will continue across the City in order to reduce thugs terrorising traders, buyers, passengers and other members of public.
16:36
16:36

Teachers Demand Audience With Education Ministry over Fate of Nursery Schools 3

According to Kirabira, apart from affecting the investors in the pre-primary section, the decision is greatly impacting on the curriculum of nursery that was approved by the ministry of education under the Early Childhood Development program.
16:34
16:34

Police Constable Found Hanging in Banda 1 3

According to Katulamu, based on the size and shape of the tree, it is impossible for someone to commit suicide on it. “Suicide cannot take place on such a small sized tree, the legs touching the ground. With suicide someone dies while fighting to remove a rope, but for this case the arms are straight on the body,” said Robert Katulamu
15:58
15:58

EC, AG Ask Court to Dismiss Kyagulanyi’s Application to Amend Petition for Lack of Merit Museveni 2 3 Top story

While responding to Kyagulanyi’s application to amend his petition, Joseph Matsiko who led a team of four lawyers representing the Electoral Commission asked court not to allow the Amendment on grounds that the law provides for such amendments when the applicant doesn’t seek to introduce new grounds.
15:31
15:31

Cheptegei withdraws from National Cross-Country Championship to Concentrate on Monaco run 2021 Joshua Cheptegei 2 1

Cheptegei wants to break the 5km World Record he set at the Monaco Hercules Run last year.
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