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20:43
20:43

Fully Vaccinated Travelers Will Not be Tested For COVID-19 at Entebbe - Dr. Olaro

According to the health ministry, travellers who have been fully vaccinated have a lower risk of infecting people with severe forms of COVID-19
20:14
20:14

60-Year Old Man Commits Suicide in Nwoya District deaths 1 1

Robert Lakony, the LCI of Agonga village told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that the body is taken to Gulu Regional Referral l Hospital for postmortem.
19:26
19:26

Facing Ethiopia Will Not be Easy in U-17 World Cup Qualifier - Coach Kiyingi 2 1

Uganda was drawn to face Ethiopia during the draw conducted today in Cairo, Egypt at the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
19:24
19:24

Schools Struggle to Train Learners in Vocational Occupations under New Curriculum 2

Under the new lower secondary curriculum, learners are expected to pursue one vocational occupation, to be assessed in Senior Three, in line with the Uganda Vocational Qualifications Framework. But the schools do not have the required equipment and staff to implement the framework.
18:50
18:50

Medical Interns Announce Strike Over Allowances

In a statement released by the Federation for Uganda Medical Interns, the interns threatened to put down their tools because the government has continuously failed to fulfil its promises to the young medics. Dr Lillian Mary Nabwire, the president of the federation says the strike is their last resort after all other attempts failed to yield results.
18:41
18:41

Kenyan Bamasaaba Accuse Uganda Gov’t of Kicking Them Out of Masaba Affairs 2 1

Njofu who was talking during a consultative meeting of the Inzu Ya Masaaba on the way forward on the leadership of the institution said that the Bagisu in Kenya are writing a petition against the decision by the Minister to present on Tuesday.
18:11
18:11

Nurses Call off Strike after Govt Commits Shs 45bn to Lunch

The strike was called off after government committed to allocating Shs 44.9 bn that will go towards providing a lunch allowance of 10,000 Shillings for 22 days. Originally, the nurses wanted government to give 70 billion Shillings lunch allowances
17:28
17:28

Oil Companies Opt to Pump Crude Through Pipeline Using Solar EACOP

The energy will be used at the six pump stations along the pipeline, two of them located at Kabaale industrial park in Hoima and in Sembabule in Uganda. Pump stations are large industrial facilities that maintain the flow and pressure of oil by receiving oil from the pipeline, re-pressurizing it, and sending it back into the pipeline system.
17:09
17:09

Kyagulanyi Swearing-in Claims a Hoax to Steal Museveni's Money - NUP Kyagulanyi Ssentamu 3 1

NUP spokesman and MP Elect for Nakawa West, Joel Ssenyonyi says that profiteers from security organs are peddling the Kyagulanyi swearing hoax to scare the president into causing the release of operational funds which they would use for their own benefit.
16:46
16:46

Loser of Entebbe Municipality Mayoral Race Petitions Court Fabrice Rulinda 1

Various High Court circuits in the country started receiving Election Petitions arising from the Local Council elections after the Uganda gazette of winners came out on April 22 2021.
16:12
16:12

12 Rescued As Boat Capsizes on Lake Albert Boat accident 1 1

The boat accident occurred in the wee hours of Monday morning at around 2:30 am near Fofo landing site in Tonya Parish Buseruka sub-county Hoima district.
15:24
15:24

Bishop in Shock as Minister Allegedly Beats up and Wounds Churchmen Amuria District 4 2

It is alleged that the Honourable Ecweru violently attacked the three clergymen on Saturday afternoon and with assistance of his bodyguard identified as Juma Odiope, wounded the Reverend Simon Peter Olato, the Parish Priest of Wera Church of Uganda and his two lay readers; Benjamin Otasono and Simon Peter Eriku of Aten and St. John churches respectively.
15:05
15:05

Buganda Asks Museveni to Prioritize Return of Kingdom Property in New Term Buganda Kingdom 3 1

In his address on Monday to the special Lukiiko at Bulange, Mengo, the Kingdom Prime Minister Charles Peter Mayiga, demanded that the government returns property and pays money owed to the Kingdom.
14:56
14:56

Kadaga Slams PM Rugunda on Speakers Election Dates President Museveni 2 1

The Clerk to Parliament last week released the swearing-in program of the MPs to the 11th Parliament indicating that the process for the administration of oaths will take four days between May 17 and May 20, 2021. This means that the Speaker would be elected on May 21, 2021, after the prorogation of Parliament.
14:38
14:38

Mental Health Activists Decry Shortage of Psychiatrists 1 3

Derrick Kiiza, the Executive Director of Mental Health Uganda disclosed that there are only 43 psychiatrists in Uganda who are deployed in Mulago and Butabika National Referral Hospitals and four regional referral hospitals offering mental health services.
14:16
14:16

Foreign Nationals’ Hotel Bookings Rise to 28% in Uganda attract tourists 1 1

Bradford Ochieng, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer Uganda Tourism Board revealed in an interview with Uganda Radio Network recently that the bookings in the Country which dropped from 76% in 2019 to 2% during the lockdown have now recovered to a promising 28% between October 2020 and April this year.
13:55
13:55

Nakaseke ANT Coordinator Killed motorycles

Mwesigye is a former contestant for the Kito sub-county chairman's seat. His body was found on Monday dumped at mango farm belonging to outgoing Nakaseke Central Member of Parliament Syda Bbumba located at Mabbale village in Kiwoko town council.
13:35
13:35

State Given One Month to Finalize Investigations into Bizonto Sectarianism Case 1

The comedians Julius Sserwanja is also known as Kidomoole, Peter Sabakaaki (Omuzinyuuzi), Mbabaali Maliseeri (Uncle Luyuguumo), and Gold Ki Matono, also known as Opeto were arrested over on March 5, 2021, in relation to a satirical skit which, according to the government was used to promote sectarianism.
13:28
13:28

Security to Close Off John Babiiha Avenue on Museveni Swearing In Day 1

Traffic police commander for Kampala Metropolitan police, Norman Musinga, has said the John Babiiha Avenue which stretches from City Oil in Kamwokya along Kira Road up to Fairway traffic lights along Yusuf Lule road will be out of use.
13:25
13:25

Mbarara District, City Feud over Property 5

Last week, the district council passed a motion suspending the Mbarara city council from organizing events in some of the properties until further notice.
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