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22:02

Uganda Knocked Out of FIBA Afrobasket Aafrobasket games 1

The team on Thursday was defeated by Cape Verde 79-71 in the quarter-finals at the Kigali Arena.
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Nabbanja On the Spot For Coming Late to Parliament Robinah Nabbanja 3 1

Kiira Municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda took to the floor and questioned why Nabbanja came to Parliament late and yet she is supposed to listen and answer to the concerns of the MPs.
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19:55

Researchers Want Drug Regulators to Relax Approval Process for Covid-19 Herbal Treatments NDA 1 1

According to the researchers, the time needed to carry out trials to get approvals is too long given the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic. They argue herbs are part and partial of the African lifestyle and are safe.
19:03
19:03

Parliament Sets Up Adhoc Committee to Examine Merger of Gov’t Agencies government agencies 1 1

Members of the Adhoc committee includes Bukanga North MP Nathan Byanyima, Bugweri county MP Abdul Katuntu, Kazo county MP Dan Kimosho, Kwania County MP Tony Ayoo, Kumi Woman MP Apolot Christine, Ntenjeru South MP Patrick Nsanjaa, Charles Bakabulindi the workers’ MP and Anna Adeke Ebaju Soroti City.
18:50
18:50

Gov't Proposal of Learners Studying in Community Schools Not Practical-Parents 5 1

Dr Kedris Turyagyenda, the head of the Directorate of Education Standards at the ministry said that parents should consider taking their children to schools that are closer to homes.
18:38
18:38

Parliament Demands Comprehensive Plan on School Reopening 2 1

The Minister of state for higher education John Chrysostom Muyingo informed MPs that the government is still vaccinating teachers and has promised to bring a comprehensive report on the matter within one week.
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16:19

Lubaga South Loser Withdraws Election Petition Against Rival 1 2

According to the court records, Nassolo signed a consent agreement with Mukasa to have the case withdrawn in the spirit of harmony and reconciliation.
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15:49

COVID-19 Vaccination: African Countries Lagging Behind, 80% to Miss Global Target WHO

Data from WHO shows that only three countries; South Africa, Morocco and Tunisia have already met the target while two other countries, Seychelles and Comoros are on point. The countries doing well have been able to vaccinate many people by securing vaccines directly and not relying on donations
15:08
15:08

WHO Identifies New COVID-19 Strain

While the popular Delta variant that originated from India remains dominant and has ravaged many places across the globe, Mu has so far been identified in 39 countries but the UN organization says it has a group of mutations, something that suggests it can evade vaccine immunity.
14:57
14:57

Court Dismisses Application to Amend Katikamu South Parliamentary Election Petition

Last week, Patricia Magara asked Court to allow her to amend the petition following the consolidation of the case.
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13:04

Traditional Healers Outnumber Medical Doctors by 35:1 in Uganda MOH 2 2

Data from the health ministry shows that at the moment the patient healer ratio stands at one healer for every 700 hundred people. This is low compared to the one doctor, 25,000 patients ratio in regard to medical doctors
12:56
12:56

Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association Seeks UGX 25bn for Incubation Centre 2 2

Barbara Ofwono Buyondo, the Chairperson UWEAL says that the facility will be constructed at Namave Industrial Park on a two-acre plot.
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12:44

Kiyingi Appointed U-20 Women National Coach Ahead of World Cup Qualifiers 2 2

The team’s newly appointed head coach has now summoned a provisional squad of 30 players who will enter residential camp at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru on Tuesday, 7th September 2021.
08:50
08:50

EC Asks Court To Dismiss Petitions Against Segirinya And Nsereko 5

The Commission says the fact that the petitioners did not serve Segirinya and Nsereko should be used to dismiss the petitions seeking to overturn the results of the January 2021 parliamentary elections for the two constituencies.
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CID Warns Institutions on Hiring 'Outsiders' to Manage Electronic Systems 2 1

ASP Twine said during their investigations, it was established that there has been a fight between Kyambogo University management, inventers and managers of the e-campus system. The CID Cyber Unit has already restored more than 98 percent of the lost data.
03:26
03:26

New NSSF Chairman Kimbowa Vows to Refocus Fund's Investments 1

He said his three years will focus on "reshaping and repurposing the investment portfolio to make it more responsive to the market, taking advantage of the 5th industrial revolution by prioritising digitisation and analytics, and ensuring the right culture to make NSSF fit for purpose
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