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21:40
21:40

U-20 World Championships: Prisca Chesang Finishes 4th in 3000m Finals 1

Chesang 18, entered the race, fresh from the Olympic games but her experience from the summer games did not help her to outsprint world-class juniors in the long-distance race.
20:26
20:26

Foreign Affairs Ministry Denies Knowledge of Lumbuye’s Deportation Fred Lumbuye 3 1

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gen. Odongo Jeje says that the issue of Ugandan blogger, Fred Lumbuye is still a matter of discussion going on between Uganda, Turkey and Interpol.
20:13
20:13

Crime Intelligence Dispatches Team to Hunt for Motorcycle Robbers 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, confirmed that the team was dispatched based on the records that have revealed the resumption of motorcycle robberies in various parts of the country.
19:22
19:22

Parliament Adjourns Prematurely Due to Absence of Ministers 4 1

Kalungu West MP, Joseph Ssewungu said that the absence of Ministers in plenary sittings is a serious issue. He suggested that Parliament needs to develop other mechanisms to enforce their attendance in parliament.
18:53
18:53

Gov't to Purchase 18 Million Doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health

The county is expected to spend around 351 billion shillings on the vaccines with each dose costing 19,498 shillings.
18:34
18:34

Africa Records Drop in New COVID-19 Infections COVID-19 in Africa

According to Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO Africa Regional Director, while there is this general reduction, countries in West Africa are experiencing a resurgence including Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea and Nigeria that are also battling other outbreaks including viral hemorrhagic fevers.
17:16
17:16

Gold Dealers Behind Muyenga Double Murder-Residents 5 3 Top story

Siviwe Katembo 33, was shot dead together with his girlfriend whose identity is yet to be identified. Their driver escaped with serious injuries as he tried to get away from the scene.
16:06
16:06

Kilembe Cobalt Stockpiles Wasting Away-Energy Ministry 1 2 Top story

With the global proliferation of electric vehicles and alternative energy resources, the demand for cobalt and other equally raw import materials like copper and nickel is increasing, which makes the stockpile of cobalt economically viable.
15:37
15:37

NCS Flags Off Nyakato For Poland World Deaf Championship Jennifer Nyakato 5 3

Nyakato who is sponsored by the Uganda Athletics Federation will enter the games with a pedigree of holding the Africa record in the 800M race, which she broke in the Africa Deaf Athletics Championships in 2019 where she posted 2:08:3 seconds and won gold.
15:34
15:34

Election Petition: Court Summons Ssenyonyi, Mukesh Joel Ssenyonyi 2 1

Court presided over by Justice Isaac Muwata on Thursday summoned the two for cross-examination following a request from lawyers for both parties over the applications they respectively filed.
15:23
15:23

No Decision Yet on Afghan Refugees– Gen. Odongo 4 2

Odongo was on Thursday appearing before Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee where several MPs tasked him to explain the government’s reported plan to host 2,000 refugees from Afghanistan. Odongo was today appearing before Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee where several MPs asked about government’s reported plan to host 2,000 refugees from Afghanistan.
13:11
13:11

Learners Opt for Hands On Skills As Schools Remain Closed 6 2

The uncertainty surrounding the reopening of schools has left parents with no option but to identify skills to keep the learners busy.
12:09
12:09

Uganda had $1.1 Billion Trade Deficit With Tanzania in last financial year 1

Uganda had a $1.1 billion trade deficit with Tanzania at the end of 2020/21 financial year according to Bank of Uganda trade statistics. And it's the first time Uganda’s trade deficit and import bill with a neighboring country exceeded a billion dollar.
11:50
11:50

Energy Ministry First Causality as Cabinet Orders Demolition of Gov't Buildings in Protected Areas 3

According to information obtained by URN, in its recent meeting cabinet resolved to demolish all structures of Ministries, Departments and Agencies in wetlands, river and lake catchment areas and other protected areas.
11:47
11:47

MOH Pledges Transparency As Global Fund Marks 20 Years Ministry Of Health 3 1

The Global Fund has since 2007 committed a total of $1.7billion in funding to HIV, malaria and tuberculosis with annual contributions to health programmes bigger than the annual health budget appropriated by government.
08:53
08:53

Ugandan Employees in Oil and Gas Expected to Earn UGX 171b Annually oil jobs

“Contracts worth 167 million dollars out of the 1.362 billion for the Tilenga and Kingfisher projects that have been presented to the Authority for approval are expected to be awarded directly to Ugandan companies. This only accounts for 19 out of the more than 37 work packages to be awarded by the licensees,” says Ms Namubiru.
08:31
08:31

Parliament Directs Minister Katumba Wamala on Nakaseke Roads Poor roads 5 1

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among has directed the Minister of Works and Transport Gen. Katumba Wamala to take interest in the post state of roads in Nakaseke district.
07:16
07:16

Uganda Prisons Service Resumes Vaccination of Inmates After Receiving 13,000 AstraZeneca Doses 1 Top story

According to Baine, the 13,000 doses have been district to the 260 prison facilities across the country purposely to vaccinate high-risk inmates and prison warders. Uganda Prisons have so far registered 1,915 positive COVID-19 cases since the pandemic broke out in Uganda in March 2020.
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