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18:04
18:04

Elderly Spending Their SAGE Cash on Grandchildren's Education Instead -Report 1

Over 300,000 elderly persons aged 80 years and above in the country receive 25,000shillings every month, but they spend 40% of it on grandchildren's school requirements, which is is a threat to the old people's well being.
15:38
15:38

Influx of Unmarked Foods on The Market Raises Concern food safety 5 1

A cross-section of supermarkets, retail shops and street vendors are selling goods that have no Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) ‘Q’ mark.
18:49
18:49

MOH Wants Special Clinics for Over Worked Health Workers medical workers 3

The permanent Secretary ministry of health Dr.Diana Atwine Kanzira says that health workers are over worked and they fail to get time for themselves which expose their lives in danger.
15:56
15:56

Gov't Appeals to MUBS Staff to Halt Strike 3 1

According to Muruli-Mukasa, the government has agreed to work on all the issues raised by MUBS academic staff, adding that they are already working on a supplementary budget of Shillings 4926,869,832 billion to cater for the salaries of the 843 staff.
18:20
18:20

All Solar Products in Uganda to Undergo Conformity Tests -UNBS 2

Winnie Onziru, Senior Standards Officer at UNBS says that developing Uganda’s solar standards are not in themselves sufficient to clean Uganda of fake solar products unless conformity tests are done in Uganda.
07:27
07:27

Uganda Solar Sector Standards Review Underway solar power 3 2

Patricia Ejalu, the Deputy Executive Director at Uganda National Bureau of Standards-UNBS, is optimistic that the review will allow solar product users, traders and manufacturers to have an input into the process and ease enforcement of the new standards. This, she adds, will guarantee the safety of solar product users.
20:36
20:36

Pastor Yiga Was A Selfless Man-Katikkiro Mayiga 2 1

According to Mayiga, Yiga was generous and was among the first people to contribute to the Ettoffali project in 2014.
11:27
11:27

Pastors, Followers Task Ssenyonga to Apologize For Bad Mouthing Yiga 1 4

Pastor Merry Kaizire of the Lord's Covenant in Kanyanya also said that the manner in which, Ssenyonga was speaking explains the level of hatred he had for Yiga. She argued that fighting someone even after death is ungodly and a shame to all pastors.
09:23
09:23

Pastor Augustine Yiga Dead abs tv 1 Top story

“We have lost him, may God bless his soul. Rest in peace, Pastor Yiga Augustine Abizaayo,” ABSTV reads a statement posted on ABS TV’s Official Facebook page. Yiga was admitted at Nsambya Hospital with liver complications.
13:49
13:49

Swedish Solar Water Boiler Becoming Popular in Uganda solar power 3 2

The ease of acquiring and using the affordable boiler is helping people to avoid catching a variety of diseases
10:43
10:43

Delays in Finalizing National Irrigation Plan Causes Concern farm productivity 3

Charles Waita, a farmer in Kamuli, who lost more than 6 acres of cassava, maize and beans to drought, says the rainfall patterns are unpredictable and he cannot keep moving his garden from one area to another for fear of grabbing his customary land.
18:56
18:56

Labour Export Companies Close Down 2 3

The Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies (UAERA) says that reopening for the recruitment agencies without domestic workers on board is as good as extending the suspension.
09:29
09:29

More Women Abusing Cannabis-Study drug abuse 2

While only 11% of females in rehabilitation centers were abusing alcohol, 41% of them confessed using cannabis.
11:34
11:34

Get Side Gigs, Fagil Mandy, Prof Balunywa Tell Teachers 1 1

Ahead of the education institutions re-opening for candidates and finalists while celebrating independence, Fagil Mandy, a renown educationist has advised that for teachers to be independent socially and economically, they should continue with small businesses that bring in more income but also teacher in schools.
19:07
19:07

Gov't Fails to Hit Access to Water Target sdg 6 3

Alfred Okot Okidi, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Water and Environment says the plan targeted 79% clean water access from boreholes in rural areas, but only 68.7 % was attained in the last five years.
12:19
12:19

Nabagereka Asks Girls to Stand Up Against Harmful Cultural Practices 7

Nabagereka says negative cultural practices and actions disguised as forms of discipline should be replaced with positive practices.
16:00
16:00

Rubirizi Residents Minting Cash from Elephant Dung elephants in uganda 3

Kyomugisha says the project has changed the lives of Rubirizi residents as they are now able to pay fees for their children in private schools and universities. She says that they have also constructed social amenities such as health facilities, energy stoves and a hotel, which has brought windfall profits that they only dreamt of in the past.
13:17
13:17

Breastfeeding Link to COVID-19 is Negligible- WHO

Dr Laurence Grummer-Strawn, head of the World Health Organization’s Food and Nutrition Action in Health Systems unit said that the agency has not documented any indicator around the world, to show that COVID-19 can be transmitted through breastmilk.
20:43
20:43

National Theatre Goes Digital as COVID-19 Closes Stage Curtains 2 1 Top story

At first, the content will be streamed every Friday at no cost through UNCC’s formal digital platforms including YouTube and Facebook among others with the premier featuring on August 14 at 7:30 p.m.
17:09
17:09

More Children Likely to Suffer from Malnutrition wasting 2

According to the survey, 57 percent of respondents said that they were forced to eat one type of food as they could not afford to diversify their meals.
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