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21:25
21:25

Experts Call for Increased Local HIV Funding Ministry of Health 4

The report that analyzed global investment into HIV prevention in 2018 also shows that funding has been declining since 2014 although it fell lowest in 2017 where it decreased by 3.5% (US$ 40 million) from the previous year, falling to US$ 1.1 billion.
20:57
20:57

Thousands get Free Treatment at Coronation Medical Camp buganda kingdom 2 1 Top story

A team of medics has pitched camp at Katabi Town council headquarters in Wakiso town to attend to attend to people with various ailments. The medical camp attracted people from Bendegere, Kitala, Katabi – Busambaga, Kisubi, Mpala, Kyankolokolo and other cells within Entebbe municipality and Katabi town council.
20:16
20:16

Kotido Fails to Raise Police Constables kotido district 1 1 Top story

Only 66 youths registered at Kotido Youth Center for the ongoing countrywide police recruitment, according to the District Police Commander-DPC Apollo Kyangungu.
19:03
19:03

Attorney General Castigates Critics for Concocting Electoral Reforms Provision 4

Byaruhanga notes that some critics have misrepresented the contents of the Bills both in mainstream and social media platforms. He explains that the misrepresentation was largely because the critics could have failed to access, read, and comprehend the contents of the Bill or deliberate attempt to misrepresent proposed electoral reforms.
18:46
18:46

National Dialogue Team to Pilot Citizen Consultation in Five Districts 4 1 Top story

Addressing journalists after the meeting, Justice Ogoola said that in their interactions with the residents, they will inform them about the objectives of the dialogue, how the committee intends to conduct it and the content to be discussed.
17:39
17:39

Pato Released on Bail Patrick Kasaija 1

Nyanzi also granted bail to Pato arguing that the prosecution had no objections to his application. He noted that Pato's sureties including his father Christopher Kasaija had proved to court that they are substantial having been able to respond to questions that were asked to them.
16:44
16:44

Guidelines for Demarcation of Electoral Areas to Change 2

The Local Governments (Amendment) Bill provides for the demarcation of electoral areas, the creation of local governments and magistrate units two years before the next general election.
16:34
16:34

Entebbe Expressway Toll-Paying Technology Expected Soon 2 1

The four-lane toll highway road has been open to all motorable traffic at no cost for the past one year despite agreements that subject the road to tolling as a mechanism of earning money for repayment of a loan obtained from the Export and Import (EXIM) Bank of China.
15:39
15:39

Blood Bank Struggles to Maintain Stocks as Demand Increases Northern Uganda 2 1

Dr Joyce Balagadde, a Childhood Cancer Expert at the Institute said, they have had to disregard the recommended transfusion standards for leukaemia that require patients with a blood count of 20 platelets to be transfused and now wait for the count to go to the lows of 10 platelets before transfusion is done.
15:04
15:04

Katatumba's Son Denies Selling Hotel Diplomat to Shumuk 1

Shukla is accused of forging the signatures of the family members of Katatumba including Annie Grace Katatumba, Angella Katatumba, Ian Katatumba, Bonny Katatumba and Rugirwa Katatumba. Mukesh allegedly did so on April 17th, 2015 and November 2017 saying that the Katatumbas had officially authorized him to take over Hotel Diplomat.
14:00
14:00

Jeema Launches "Fund My Dream" Campaign Human Trafficking 1 3 Top story

Addressing journalists at their party headquarters on Tuesday, the Jeema party spokesperson, Abdu-Noor Ssentongo Kyamundu, said there is need for government to increase funding to the three sectors. He said for instance government should allocate at least 10% of the budget to Agriculture because it employs more than 80% of Ugandans.
12:53
12:53

Namirembe Hillside Fire: Students Point to Mistreatment Uganda Police Force 3 1 Top story

A police officer at Kasangati Police Station privy to the investigations into the fire outbreaks at the schools says some of the students suspected to have started fires, point to corporal punishment and poor feeding as some of the reasons that pushed them to act the way they did.
12:45
12:45

Hundreds Miss Out on Police Recruitment in Rwizi 2

255 police constables are needed for the region with Mbarara having 59 slots, Kirihura with 43, Isingiro 64, Ntungamo 59 and Ibanda 30.
12:01
12:01

Crocodile Mauls Kagadi Woman Lake Albert 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday that the crocodile grabbed Nema when she went to wash clothes on Lake Albert shores around 5pm on Monday evening.
10:39
10:39

Electoral Reforms: Gov’t Seeks to Delay Polls in New Districts financial year 4 Top story

This proposal is a departure from the Parliamentary Elections Act, 2005 that provides that elections should be held sixty days after the creation of a new district or constituency. This comes at a time when government is struggling to fund elections in newly created districts and constituencies.
07:55
07:55

Mysterious Fire Guts Six Homes in Mbale member 3 4 Top story

Nuhu Yunus, one of the residents, says it all started in 2017 when stones started falling on the roof of their house until June this year when the mysterious fires started.
07:54
07:54

Uganda to Breed Malaria Fighting Mosquitoes 2 1 Top story

UVRI entomologist Jonathan Kayondo says that the research will inform a plan to use genetically modified mosquitoes to wipe out the malaria-causing breed. The intervention will be added to the current methods used in the prevention and control of Malaria, among others, the use of mosquito nets and medicines.
07:08
07:08

Father Gets 30 Year Jail Term for Defiling Own Daughters prison

He was convicted and sentenced by Masaka Resident Judge, Winfred Nabisinde on Monday on his own plea of guilt for defiling his 9 and 14 year old daughters. Nyenje was arraigned in court on two counts of aggravated defilement and incest.
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