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20:36
20:36

UGX 200bn Allocated for 2021 Elections national budget 1 1

The Government has allocated 223 billion shillings for the implementation of the Electoral Roadmap for the 2021 General Elections.
19:45
19:45

Swedish Manufacturer Asks for Action against Counterfeits 2 3

The company wants Uganda Police Force to arrest persons selling duplicated products under their trademark.
19:40
19:40

Hospital Pharmacist Arrested over Drug Theft government

The Busoga East police spokesperson, James Mubi says that some government drugs were recovered from Waiswa's residence within Bugiri town.
19:19
19:19

Albinos Call for Introduction of Skin Radiotherapy 1 1

June 13 was gazetted as International Albinism Awareness Day by the United Nations in 2014 and on this day a number of activities are done world wide to not only dispel myths about the condition but to also push for improved access to care among others. In Uganda albinos continue to face challenges from drug scarcity to lack of equipment for treatment.
18:48
18:48

CAA Considering Awarding Uganda Airlines Ground Handling Services 2 1

Vianney Luggya, the Public Affairs Manager Civil Aviation Authority, says ground handling is one of the services that an airline needs if it is to operate efficiently since it involves loading, offloading, safety and boarding of passengers in transit from one airport to another.
18:38
18:38

PAC Grills Arua Referral Hospital Officials over Unspent Funds 4 3

The committee vice chairperson, Okin Ojara was irked that the hospital returned the money in June 2018 and yet it has over 100 unfilled staff positions. The hospital needs a total of 357 staff, but 114 positions remain vacant.
18:08
18:08

Magogo sets AFCON Target for Uganda Cranes 1 3

Desabre’s team is pooled alongside hosts Egypt, Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of Congo in Group A for Africa’s biggest tournament which runs June 21st to July 19th.
17:43
17:43

Dutch National Arrested with Heroin Worth UGX 3B 1 Top story

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says Ruben was intercepted at the departure lounge holding two suitcases and upon screening they found drugs. Aviation Police interrogated Ruben who reportedly accepted and revealed that he was moving the drugs to Italy.
16:48
16:48

Entebbe UN Regional Service Center Budget Increases 1

This represents a 13.6 percent increase. This is contained in the budget report issued by the agency detailing the allocation for different activities the regional service center is expected to handle in the new financial year.
16:16
16:16

Health Officials Intensify Ebola Surveillance in Albertine Region Lake Albert shores 8

According to Byenume, they are also collaborating with Congolese Health Ministry officials from Butembo, Benin, Musenene, Mabarake, Abima and Mudipa in the Eastern DR Congo who normally alert them of any boat crossing to Kikuube and Hoima by Congolese nationals.
16:15
16:15

EU Donates UGX 10.7bn for Ebola Fight in Uganda ebola in uganda 1 1

The released funds will be for strengthening disease surveillance at community level, health facilities and points of entry, training of rapid response teams of healthcare and front line workers on contact-tracing and infection prevention and control measures.
15:35
15:35

Border Closure Affects Revenue Collection in Katuna Town Council 5 1

Eric Sunday, the Town Clerk for Katuna town council says that before the border closure, they would collect about 300 million shillings revenue in three months through, loading and offloading, parking and daily market.
14:47
14:47

Kabale Traders Blocked from Accessing Temporary Space 8 1

In March 2019, Kabale Municipality authorities led by Joseph Monday, Kabale municipality town clerk and Emmanuel Sentaro Byamugisha, Mayor for Kabale Municipality reached an agreement with Uganda Police Force Officials led by Godfrey Bangirana, the police director of Engineering and Logistics to temporary relocate traders dealing in foodstuffs to Kabale Police Barracks playground located in Kigongi along Kabale-Mbarara High Way.
13:15
13:15

Temporary Wooden Bridges Worry Makerere, Bwaise Residents 4 2

The residents through the mobilization of the local leaders decided to improvise wooden bridges to aid them to cross to their destination. However, they are weak and risky for crossing.
12:41
12:41

Police Discover Active Grenades In Luweero NRA war 1 2

Ayeta explains that the bomb at Wabitunda-Lukooge village was detonated at the village last night whereas that of Wanfuufu was transferred to Kampala for disposal.
12:25
12:25

Mityana Hospital Accused of Neglecting Patients mityana district 4 1

19-year-old Sylvia Nantongo died moments after she had been rushed to the facility on Tuesday.
11:54
11:54

Uganda Asks DR Congo to Sign MoU on Ebola fight Bwera Hospital 1 2

For about six months now the two countries have been deliberating about the best way to fight and or prevent the deadly Ebola Virus Disease and signing an MoU to enable the two countries do a number of things together to eliminate the disease was seen as a step in the right direction.
11:48
11:48

Bushenyi Municipal Council Chokes on UGX 700m Debt 2

The money is for a total of 6 cases that the Municipality lost as a result of illegal termination of contracts and wrongful dismissal of staff.
10:53
10:53

Red Blister Disease Attacks Coffee Plantations in Bukomansimbi 1 5

Joseph Mulindwa, a research coordinator at the National Agricultural Coffee Research Institute-NACRI, who is among the team that is doing studies in Bukomansimbi, reveals that they have established that the disease has become widespread in the area which has caused farmers losses.
10:46
10:46

Luweero Woman Shot Dead In Robbery Attack robbery attacks

According to Ssekandi, Namazzi tried to resist the robbers prompting the thugs to open fire and kill her on the spot before they took the motorcycle registration number UER 677L. Ssekandi says that Namazzi was shot in the chest killing her instantly.
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