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15:57
15:57

Demand for Ginger, Lemons Doubles in Gulu, Kampala 7 3

With the belief by residents that lemons boost their immunity against the coronavirus (COVID-19), more people are now including lemons on their groceries shopping list.
19:27
19:27

Works Ministry officials meet over Exorbitant Bus Fares lockdown 1 1

The huge number of travelers prompted transporters to hike their fares. Bus fares to up country areas have more than doubled. For example, transport fares to the northern Uganda route specifically to Gulu has increased to between Shillings 100,000 and 130,000 from Shillings 40, previously. Travelers to Elegu border post are paying Shillings 150,000.
14:45
14:45

Police Commanders Face Arrest for Not Enforcing Covid-19 SOPs 1 2

Ochom said he has instructed the commander Alert Squad Unit to make impromptu visits to areas under the command of particular officers and apprehend whoever will be found not enforcing the Standard Operating Procedures - SOPs.
18:15
18:15

Crane Performers; The Troupe that Lit the 'Walk of Fame' for New MPs MPs swearing in 9 1

From West Nile sounds of Agwara mainly from the Kebu and lugbara people, to Northern Uganda’s Yoo- leng gospel song, Western Uganda’s Ndyamuhaki and the famous gospel tune Tukutendereze, and songs from the East Like Emali, Mwanawamberi in Samia among others, the crane performers left their mark following their outstanding show whenever each of the 529 MPs stepped to the podium.
14:38
14:38

Woman Pins Husband for Kidnapping Daughter 3 1

On that day, Kwagala narrates that she left the girl in the house and ran to the shops but never found her home when she returned. Although she thought that she could have wandered in the neighbourhood, the child never returned and has never been found to this day.
12:30
12:30

EPRC Launches Project to Find Modalities for Rewarding Unpaid Care Work 1 3 Top story

Commenting about the project and women inclusion issues, Sheikh Muhammad Ali Waiswa, the 2nd Deputy Mufti of Uganda said while they opened up a women’s desk at the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, they have employed males to work there since women are not forthcoming.
16:18
16:18

Parishes in Kampala Archdiocese Hold Requiem Masses for Archbishop Lwanga Catholic church 7 1

On Wednesday, the interim Administrator of Kampala Archdiocese, Monsignor Charles Kasibante directed all parishes in the archdiocese to hold simultaneous requiem masses when the burial will be going on at St Mary's Cathedral Lubaga.
17:49
17:49

Pictorial: Religious Leaders Observe Ecumenical Way of the Cross Good Friday Top story

The leaders including the Church of Uganda –COU Archbishop Dr. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu, Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga and the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira and others observed the Good Friday ritual at St. Paul’s Cathedral Namirembe.
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12:00

Kabaka Calls for Release of Political Prisoners 1 Top story

"We appeal for fairness in all election-related cases and release of all the political prisoners. The resurrection of Jesus Christ reminds us of blood-shed, persecution and tears that lead to the deliverance of the world. We are also mandated to always show commitment and suffer for others with transparency in all that we do," reads part of Kabaka's message.
19:35
19:35

Kabaka’s Birthday Celebrations to Focus on HIV/Aids Fight 2 1

The Kabaka birthday is slated for April 13th and the Kingdom has maintained the fight against HIV/AIDs at the forefront of all activities.
10:49
10:49

WHO Launches Initiative to Tackle Misinformation

Viral Facts Africa will leverage the insights and reach out to a network of 14 organizations to counter health misinformation as it spreads and to guard people against falsehoods.
16:08
16:08

New Law to Enforce, Implement Greening of Kampala City 2

According to the Kampala City Council Authority report of 2019 more than 60 % of natural trees in Kampala have been cleared in 10 years, due to infrastructure developments. This can be restored by making, implementation and enforcement of new ordinances.
15:34
15:34

Expert Warns of Health Risk At Barber Shop MOH 2 1

Dr. Haruna Nsubuga, a Trichologist at unity skin clinic says complications like bumps, ring worm fungal and bacterial infections can arise from a hair trim at a barber shop.
17:56
17:56

Buganda Demands Payment of UGX 215 Billion from Central Gov't Buganda Kingdom 3 1

The money also covers compensation for land and accumulated rent arrears since 1967. In February 2019, President Yoweri Museveni held a meeting with the Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II to review an earlier Memorandum of Understanding between the Kingdom and the Central Government.
19:25
19:25

Buganda Kingdom Mourns South Africa’s Zulu King 3

Addressing Journalists at a Press Conference in Bulange-Mengo, the Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga said that King Zwelithini has been very close to the Kingdom of Buganda and a close confidant of Kabaka Mutebi II.
07:19
07:19

Persons with Allergies Advised Not to Take COVID-19 Jab AstraZeneca Vaccine 4 1

Dr Phionah Atuhebwe, the Vaccines Introduction Medical Officer at the World Health Organization-WHO Regional Office for Africa says persons with allergies to protein are especially at a high risk of developing adverse effects. She explains that the protein contents in Astrazeneca vaccines may pose risks of one developing anaphylactic shock, a potentially life-threatening reaction, once administered on them.
17:22
17:22

EU Calls for More Women Voices in COVID-19 Management Spaces European Union 1 1

The Danish Ambassador Nicolaj Hejberg Petersen observed that Women across the world are at the forefront of the battle against COVID-19 as health sector workers, scientists and caregivers, yet they are inadequately integrated into national and global COVID-19 spaces.
10:37
10:37

Kireka Family Loses Hope After A Month of Searching for Missing Child 3 1

According to Tumwebabaze, on that day, she left the minor in the house watching television and took her car to the nearby washing bay for cleaning as usual. Tumwebabaze says that she returned home in a space of fewer than 30 minutes only to find her grandchild missing.
20:13
20:13

Kyagulanyi Rallies Families of Abduction Victims for Support NUP 2 4

“After failing to get justice in the supreme court, we decided to go to the court of the people and when we call upon you the people who have been victimized by these actions of the regime, don’t waste any time to raise and join us. Said Kyagulanyi”
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