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19:23
19:23

When the Public Appoints Cabinet Before the President

Museveni was sworn in for the 6th elective term on May 12 at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds. Since then, he’s been conducting government business all by himself with the help of technical people in ministries. During this time, several purported cabinet lists have been released by unknown people and circulated through online platforms.
19:09
19:09

Gen Katumba Discharged, Attends Daughter’s Vigil 2 1

General Katumba underwent surgery last evening to remove one of the bullets that were stuck in his arm. However, he said in a statement, that the second bullet was not removed because of the effect it had on the arteries.
18:54
18:54

NMS Prepares to Roll Out Digitized Health Supply Chain System 3 1

The system that allows health facilities will be able to place orders and track them online, will be rolled out in four phases beginning next month. The first phase covers the 268 Health centre IVs, general, regional and national referral hospitals while the rest of the phases will be rolled out in the next two years in the health Centre III's and Health Centre-IIs, across the country.
17:56
17:56

COVAX to Deliver Moderna Vaccine in October COVAX Facility

This is the fifth supply agreement UNICEF has signed for COVID-19 vaccines on behalf of the COVAX facility following previously announced agreements with the Serum Institute of India, Pfizer and AstraZeneca. The agreements have enabled the facility to make deliveries of the vaccine to the 92 countries that they cover.
17:56
17:56

100 Invited for Omukama Iguru’s 27th Coronation Anniversary 1 4

The coronation anniversary also known as Empango is commemorated on June 11th annually to celebrate the day the Iguru ascended to the throne.
17:40
17:40

Gen Katumba’s Shooters Hiding in Bukoto, Ntinda Area -Security Agencies 1

The Joint Intelligence Committee brings together the External Security Organisation-ESO, the Internal Security Organisation- ISO, police and military intelligence personnel while the Joint Operations Committee unites the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces, the Uganda Police, Prisons and Internal Security Organisation-ISO.
17:35
17:35

Bodyguards of Judicial Officers Spend Three Months Without Pay police allowances 2 1

A highly placed source told URN on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisal from their superiors that they have not received their allowances since February 2021, which has made their survival and members of their families difficult.
17:11
17:11

Uganda Habouring High-Profile Assassins -Gen Muntu 2 1

Muntu was speaking from Medipal International Hospital in Kampala after visiting former Works Minister and Army MP General Katumba Wamala, who survived an assassination attempt on Tuesday. Katumba was shot by unknown gunmen along Kisota road in the Bukoto-Kisaasi neighbourhood, in an attack that left two people dead.
16:41
16:41

Illicit Sales of Alcohols Costs Hospitals over a Million Shillings for Treatment of a Patient Amuru District 1 2

Charles Eyoung, the Psychiatric Medical Officer at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital revealed that the treatment of a single patient cost more than a million Shillings, which the government isn’t providing. Naltrexone, one of the most expensive drugs used for the treatment of mental health patients tentatively costs the government Shillings 650,000.
16:30
16:30

Newcastle Disease Leaves 9,000 Chicken Dead in Busia 4 1

Dr. Patrick Barasa, the Busia district veterinary officer says that the district has a population of over 400,000 chicken and they have identified three major diseases that are killing the birds. The diseases are vaccinable and they includes Newcastle which is the major one, Fall pox and fall typhoid.
16:30
16:30

Authorities Seek Special Fund to Solve Kayunga Land Wrangles 2 1

Kayunga Resident District Commissioner-RDC Elijah Madoi says that about 30 people approach his office on a monthly basis seeking help and counsel on land matters, but warns that the challenges will continue unless the government sets up a special fund to buy off titles on land housing a big population.
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15:53

Masaka COVID-19 Patient Dies, Two In Critical Condition 4 1

According to Onyach, they received three COVID-19 patients including a man and two women. Unfortunately, the man died and the women are improving.
15:50
15:50

Energy Investments Set To Recover Says IEA Report Oil and Gas 1 Top story

As spending rebounds towards pre-crisis levels, not enough is going into clean energy, especially in emerging market and developing economies, new IEA report finds
15:47
15:47

40 Arrested for Violating Curfew in Jinja resident 1

The suspects were arrested from the suburbs of Budhumbuli and Wanyama in Bugembe ward, Jinja city on Tuesday night.
15:39
15:39

Gen. Katumba Shooting: Military, Police Investigators Return to Crime Scene, Profiling Kisota Residents 1 Top story

Hours after the shooting, police and military investigators are still trying to figure out what happened before, during and after the attack. As part of the investigations, military and police investigators are profiling residents from Mariam high school up to where Kisota road joins Bukoto-Kisaasi road.
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14:52

Global Unemployment Expected At 205 million In 2022 ILO 1

The new ILO report, World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2021 (WESO Trends), looks at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global labour market. It analyses the effects on inequality, working poverty women and young people, as well as what is needed for a comprehensive, sustainable and human-centred recovery.
14:40
14:40

Motorcycle, Office Furniture Recovered from Former Kitgum Mayor 2 2

The assets comprising a table for the office of the Mayor, four executive chairs for the council, and a motorcycle registration UG 1096Y belonging to the youth council were recovered on Monday.
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14:38

Fears of Exploitation as Makerere Opens for Organ and Tissue Banking Ministry of Health 4

Prof. Moses Joloba, the Principal Investigator on the project, which is aimed at advancing tissue and organ biobanking in Uganda, told URN in an interview that while people are generally happy about the innovation, a lot of those that they involved in their perception studies expressed fears of manipulation.
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