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May 2022 16 results
18:40
18:40

New Diaper Brands Flood Market amid Mixed Perceptions on Use Mulago Hospital 3

Kitaka says that the most common cause of diaper rash is when a baby's nappy is not changed often as mothers try to save or are busy at work and yet some diapers contain preservative chemicals that some babies are allergic to.
18:22
18:22

House Summons Minister Aceng Over Contracts for Covid-19 Health Workers 2 1

Thomas Tayebwa, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament referred to President Museveni’s 12th July, 2021 letter to the Health Services Commission, Chairman Pius Okong in which he directed regularization of employment of all personnel who volunteered during the Covid-19 pandemic.
18:14
18:14

Road Fund to Become Operational 14 Years Late 6 1

The Road Fund is provided for under Section 49, of the Uganda Road Fund Act and this has not been operationalized 14 years since the Act came into effect. The law requires the Minister of Finance to issue a statutory instrument operationalizing the Fund.
17:22
17:22

Ex-Guantanamo Bay Inmate Remanded Over Terror Links Joan Namazzi Kagezi 2 Top story

The prosecution told Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court presided over by Dr. Douglas Singiza, that between 2021 and January 2022 while in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC, the ex- Guantanamo inmate in Cuba together with others still at large, belonged or professed to belong to ADF, a designated terror organization.
17:20
17:20

Opposition Queries Planned Discussion of Coffee Deal Report in State House Coffee Agreement 3 1

The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament -LOP, Mathias Mpuuga, has questioned the planned move by members of Parliament’s Trade Committee to present the report on the controversial coffee agreement to State House on Friday.
16:48
16:48

NDA Moves to Clampdown on Broadcasters Persistently Airing Misleading Drug Ads 3 1

Abiaz Rwamwiri, the Authority’s Public Relations Officer told journalists on Thursday that with increasing complaints of misleading information and claims that some soft drinks contain curative properties against specific diseases, they decided to start dialoguing with broadcasters to stop airing the adverts.
16:13
16:13

Health Experts Call for Shift to Environmental Surveillance to Detect New COVID Infections

This comes following decrease in testing which has left many organisation such as WHO blind regarding the trajectory of the disease.Between March and May 2022, only 30 percent of countries reporting testing data met the WHO benchmark of carrying out 10 tests per 10,000 people per week. This is down from 40 percent in the months between the waves driven by Delta and Omicron in 2021
15:54
15:54

Mufti Mubaje Calls for Support to Develop Islamic Call University 1 3

In his speech delivered by the deputy Mufti Sheikh Abdallah Semmambo during the second graduation ceremony of the Islamic Call University College, Sheikh Mubaje said it is local support, both financial and spiritual that has seen the University grow and embrace students from all walks of life including the underprivileged who are awarded scholarships to be able to attain an education.
15:09
15:09

Court Directs MP Ssegirinya's Lawyers to Appear in Court Inciting Violence 1

Prior to his arraignment at Buganda Road Court, Ssegirinya had been arrested on September 7th 2021 by police in Masaka District together with Makindye West Member of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana and accordingly sent to Kigo prison on charges related to terrorism, aiding and abetting terrorism, murder and attempted murder .
12:57
12:57

LDC Postpones Graduation Over Absence of Management Committee LDC Graduation 1

The graduation was scheduled to take place on May 20 for students who sat the examinations late last year.
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12:23

At Last Teachers Can Access the Long-awaited COVID-19 Cash Bailout 1 4 Top story

Edward Ssebukyu, the Commissioner in charge of private schools and institutions in the Ministry of Education, says that at last it has been decided that the long-awaited money be disbursed through the Microfinance Support Centre effective immediately.
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11:41

UPDF Apologizes to Police, Parliament over Soldier's Roughing up Traffic Policeman Uganda Police Force 5 1

The Deputy Speaker was reacting to a video clip circulating on social media in which Uganda People’s Defence Force – UPDF soldier was seen forcefully pulling a traffic police officer to clearway for their vehicle registration number D02DF08P. The scuffle reportedly happened around Mukwano Mall, along Kyaggwe road at Kiseka Market downtown Kampala.
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10:49

New Bill Proposes Compulsory Acquisition of Monuments in Danger of Destruction 2

Rose Mwanja, the Commissioner for Museums and Monuments, says that the bill has been work in progress since 2019 and was in February 2022 presented and passed by the cabinet. She says that the bill generally seeks to ensure the preservation of cultural and monumental items in the country for education and tourism purposes.
07:38
07:38

Uganda Heart Institute on The Spot Over Failure to Declare UGX 1.7BN donor funds 1

“Anything in control of government must be declared to the government. As an institute that employs accountants, how did it happen that these funds from development partners were not declared to the Treasury?” Aogon asked.
07:04
07:04

ULC Officials Ask For More Time to Clear Queries arrears 1 Top story

While appearing before COSASE, ULC officials led by the Undersecretary, Daniel Mugurusi failed to produce an updated inventory of the assets/database of land and other property owned by the Government.
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