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20:18

G77 Summit Cancelled over Coronavirus United Nations 1 Top story

According to the Uganda’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations and the current External Adviser on G77 matters. Adonia Ayebare, due to the coronavirus pandemic and in consultation with the G77 member states, the summit has been postponed to a later date this year.
20:01
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Newly Elected KCCA Speakers Call for Unity 4 1

In his inaugural speech on Thursday at the City Hall, Kawalya promised to promote cooperation and unity between political and technical leaders.
19:20
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NARO Conducting Research on Desert Locusts kitgum district 4 1

Winfred Aol Opiyo, an Entomologist at National Agricultural Research Organization –NARO told URN in an interview that the scientific investigation will determine the correct dose of chemicals being used depending on the life stage of the insects, the reproductive potential of the insects in relation to what they feed on and among other things.
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18:46

NRM Wins KCCA Division Speaker Seats 1 3

On Thursday, councillors from different divisions gathered at different venues to vote for their speakers and deputy speakers as provided for in the KCCA Amendment Act 2020.
18:09
18:09

Airtel Managing Director Leaves Uganda airtel uganda 1

In a statement issued on Thursday, Raghunath Mandava, CEO of Airtel Africa said “Soma has helped build Airtel Uganda Limited into a strong brand and into the company that it is today. He has been instrumental in rolling out our 4G across the country.”
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ULGA, LC Leaders Welcome Introduction of Minimum Qualifications 1 2 Top story

Joseph Lomonyang, the President Uganda Local Government Association-ULGA, says the association has for a long urged Parliament to set minimum academic qualifications for chairpersons of Sub counties, Municipal councils, City divisions and Town Councils.
17:43
17:43

National Council for Older Persons Pushes for Representation in Parliament 3 1

According to Sylvia Ntambi, the chair Equal Opportunities Commission says it is important for the older persons who are a great population of the country to be represented in Parliament just like workers, youths among others.
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Eastern Motor Club Rally Moved to Hared Gym Grounds For Safety Reasons sport 1

Musa Kawoya, the Safety Officer the new venue has been demarcated to provide no go zones for the spectators during the sport. The event has attracted 48 drivers from different parts of the country.
16:33
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Uganda-Europe Summit to Go Ahead Despite Threat of Coronavirus 3 2

Speaking to reporters at the Uganda Media Center in Kampala, Attilio Pacifici, the European Union Ambassador to Uganda said they will take all necessary precautions to see that those who attend the meeting don’t pose any danger of spreading the virus to Uganda.
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Compensation Woes Still Hurting Bukasa Inland Port Project resident 6 1 Top story

Enock Ariga Marindi, another resident notes that the entire compensation process is shrouded in mystery, saying the ministry has deliberately hidden information from them. He says only a few have been compensated but no one can tell the criteria used to decide who receives the money.
16:15
16:15

Vendors Blocked From Accessing Parliament 4 3

Most of these people would sell fruit salads, trays of eggs, boiled eggs, and packed food during lunch hours and also beverages. Some of the beverages include fermented millet flour drink, locally known as obushera, mixed fruit juice, and sodas among others.
15:32
15:32

Masaba Training School Instructor's Strike Over Delayed Payment 5

The instructor’s strike prompted angry students to storm the office of Masaba Sub County LC 3 chairperson on Thursday morning demanding for his intervention.
15:18
15:18

NDA Boss Wants Stores for Veterinary Medicines 1

According to Bitekyereezo, all his efforts in riding the veterinary medicine sector of fake products was impeded by lack of an equivalent of the National Medical Stores since he was only dealing with the private sector which is often infiltrated by unscrupulous dealers.
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Global Science Conference Cancelled due to Corona Virus Fear

At this conference that was to happen from March 10 to 13th, two Ugandan Researchers were to be awarded Africa’s best scientists whereby Dr. Agnes Kiragga who heads the Statistics Unit of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) was to be awarded for her innovation of using data and machine learning to predict HIV infection patterns among high risk groups such as women and girls.
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Women’s Hospital Needs UGX 13b to Conduct Major Fertility Procedures Ministry of Health 2 1

The Permanent Secretary Diana Atwine says that to be able to operate fully and conduct procedures such as in Vitro fertilization (IVF), they will need to first install the requisite machinery. She said at the time of opening two years ago, they didn’t have money to install the equipment.
12:39
12:39

Kampala Deputy RCC Warrant of Arrest Extended Robert Kakiiza 1

Until 2019 when Kakiiza was arrested, he had reportedly faked his death for eight years to get away from the charges against him.
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Lubaga North Councilor Elected Pioneer KCCA Speaker Doreen Nyanjura 1 Top story

According to Ayo, Kawalya polled 17 votes beating his rival and Makerere University Councilor, Doreen Nyanjura who garnered 14 votes.
12:08
12:08

NRM Candidate Drops Bid for KCCA Speakership 4 2 Top story

While giving his campaig speech, Byaruhanga said he would have loved to be speaker but he decided to leave the possition for members of the oppossition because they ate the majority and wouldn't love a house so divided. KCCA has 32 Authority Councillors and only three are NRM.
11:59
11:59

Collapsing Classroom Kills 12-Year-Old Pupil in Nakasongola

Stanley Bagonza the district councillor for Migeera town council and member of school management committee explains that Nakato died after the makeshift classroom collapsed and hit her while trying to seek shelter from another classroom to escape heavy storm.
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11:29

Kikuube Man Arrested for Impersonating IG extortion 2

Lillian Ruteraho, the Kagadi Resident District Commissioner-RDC told Uganda Radio Network that the suspect was apprehended after he tried to extort money from teachers at Mutunguru primary school with promises of helping to get on the payroll.
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