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21:52
21:52

Bomb Blast Kills Two Children In Nakaseke

Daniel Ssepuuya, the LC 1 Chairman of Ssegalye village says that the bomb exploded between 3-4pm after the children picked it and started to play with it.
19:36
19:36

Gulu Health Authorities Worried About Possible Surge in COVID-19 Cases vaccination 1 2

The Ministry of Health guidelines require all adults to wear face masks while in public or crowded places, use hand sanitisers, observe social distancing and get vaccinated to protect themselves from infections. Public gatherings are also restricted to not more than 200 people and a nighttime curfew is also supposed to be maintained from 7 pm to 5:30 a.m.
19:27
19:27

Thieves Break into Ariba Health Centre III 2

Reports indicate that the thugs broke into the Health Center on Thursday night and stole two boxes of coartem, unspecified laboratory apparatus, a solar battery from the maternity ward and a flat-screen television set.
18:51
18:51

Finalists in PTCs, NTCs to Wait Longer Before Returning to College 1 2

According to information obtained from the department of teacher education and development, reopening of some classes in both Primary Teachers’ Colleges and National Teachers’ Colleges is tagged to the resumption of teaching and learning activities in secondary and primary schools.
18:51
18:51

Kapelebyong District Gets Service Commission After Losing Recruitment Funds 2 1

Those approved are Herbert Otim, as the Chairperson of the Commission and two other members; Harriet Anyango and John Michael Ejagu. The nomination of Philomena Akello and John Francis Obokor was rejected, according to Richard Ssebandeke, the Kapelebyong Chief Administrative Officer- CAO.
18:36
18:36

Gender Ministry Should Supervise NSSF-Committee Report Parliament 1 Top story

The government had initially wanted to provide for dual supervision of the Fund, putting the Ministry of Gender in charge of the social security arm of the Fund, which deals with the welfare of workers and their savings while the Ministry of Finance, would supervise the Investment arm which deals with the business component where savings are invested in assets to generate income.
18:26
18:26

Sheikhs, Scholars Label President’s Comments on Komamboga Bombing Islamophobic 10

Joseph Kasule, a Research fellow at the Makerere Institute of Social Research -MISR who has done studies on Islamic fundamentalism in Uganda, said that because the world has been made to believe that the only people capable of terrorism are Muslims, it becomes fashionable and believable if the government throws the blame on their door step.
18:09
18:09

Universities Asked to Develop Guidelines for Reopening 3 1

The institutions have been asked to reopen under the staggered manner of learning as well as ensure vaccination. In addition, they are to adopt the Standards Operating Procedures-SOPs against Covid-19 as required by the Ministry of Health.
17:59
17:59

Chief Justice Warns Christian Lawyers Against Corruption 5 3

The Chief Justice was speaking Friday at Hotel Africana during a public lecture organized by the Uganda Christian Lawyers Federation to remember the life of the organization’s first president Charles Owor.
17:41
17:41

Gov’t to Promote Resilient Cities for Mitigating Climate Change Effects 1 3

The minister appealed to the regional cities to take on climate change action focused on disaster risk reduction and resilience saying that government intends to measure and identify strategies for improving resilience in the ten regional cities of Uganda. The regional cities are Arua, Gulu, Lira, Soroti, Mbale, Jinja, Masaka, Mbarara, Hoima and Fort portal.
17:27
17:27

Court Nullifies Election of Luwero District Male PWD Councillor 1 3

The councillor Suuna Mulema was elected unopposed in January after Herbert Sekabira, a candidate for the National Resistance Movement-NRM party was disqualified by the Luwero Returning Officer. He had reportedly failed to prove that he had disabilities envisaged under the provisions of the Persons With Disability Act.
17:08
17:08

UWA Struggles to Mitigate Human-Wildlife Conflicts in Kidepo, Murchison Falls 4 2

UWA says that human-wildlife conflicts within the areas continue to manifest much as it has put in place several measures to mitigate them.
16:55
16:55

UNBS Closes 50 Maize Mills in Quality Enforcement Drive Maize standards 4

The campaign targeted Maize millers, processors and dealers in different parts of the country to ensure that they adhere to the maize and maize flour quality standards by obtaining UNBS Certification (Q-Mark) before placing the products onto the market.
16:29
16:29

Minister Defends Parliamentary Commission Budget Cuts MInistry of Finance 1 3 Top story

The cuts affected the Office of the President (1.9 billion), State House (8 billion), Office of the Prime Minister (4.31 billion), Ministry of Defence (5.14 billion), Ministry of Finance (25.9 billion), Office of the Auditor General (3.9 billion), Makerere University (4.3 billion) Uganda Revenue Authority (8.8 billion), National Curriculum Development Centre (12.8 billion), Missions Abroad (11.6 billion) and others.
16:23
16:23

Buganda Royal Builders On Site to Thatch Kasubi Royal Tombs 4 1

It consists of six men, all from one family, whose descent is traced from the white colobus monkey clan. The clan is responsible for thatching the palace’s royal houses and resting places of the deceased kings. Although they are allowed to recruit others to set up poles, they are the only ones allowed to thatch the main house; Muzibu Azaala Mpanga, the dome-like shaped main building at the site.
15:55
15:55

Wagagai Gold Refinery Closed Over Suspected Covid-19 Cases 1 2

Dr Mathias Wabwire Panyako, the Busia District Health Officer says that they received reports that four managers at the refinery who are Chinese Nationals developed Covid-19 like symptoms.
15:21
15:21

David Abala Appeals Against Ngora Election Petition Ruling Court of Appeal 2

Abala says that Justice Okuo erred in law and fact when she held that the wrongful declaration of Achayo did not affect the result of the election in a substantial manner and that she misdirected herself of the law of the Illiterate’s Protection Act Cap. 78, thereby arriving at an erroneous decision where she expunged 23 affidavits filed by Abala.
14:19
14:19

Family Seeks UGX 85m to Help Son Undergo Heart Surgery 1 3

Children with Down syndrome often develop heart defects and problems with vision and hearing. They often have eyes that slant upward, small ears that may fold over slightly at the top, a small mouth that makes the tongue appear large, a small nose with a flattened bridge, a short neck, small hands with short fingers, and loose joints.
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