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10:44
10:44

Lack of Coordination Among Gov't Agencies Frustrating Efforts to Address Complaints from Migrant Workers 4 3

During the meeting, the officials noted that there are over six million nationals from the region working abroad. They noted that the workers face similar challenges such as lack of access to health care, delayed payment or non-payment of wages, physical torture, mistreatment, confiscation of personal and travel documents, sexual harassment and long working hours.
20:57
20:57

IOM Rallies African Govts on Protecting Health Rights of Migrant Workers 4 3

Dr. Fatuma Ahmed, the Consultant on Gender and Social Protection for the IOM's Better Regional Migration Management Project, says female migrant workers abroad are doubly disadvantaged because they are discriminated as females and as migrants.
14:02
14:02

Nine People Survive After Passenger Boat Capsizes on Lake Victoria 4

Ssemanda, Mutebi and other boat operators at Kasenyi landing site say the sailors should have first removed the laid fishing nets that had entangled the boat engines before embarking on the journey to Kisaba landing site.
10:14
10:14

Mabirizi to Petition High Court over Ruparelia - Lake Victoria Abuse Case Rajiv Ruparelia 4 4

Mabirizi said he initiated private prosecution proceedings against Rajiv Ruparelia as a responsible citizen precisely because the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA and police would most likely not arrest or charge him for dumping soil in the lake.
21:38
21:38

43 Years Later, Survivors Relive Battle of Entebbe 8 2

Silver Ggingo is one of those civilians who still bear the scars of war after sharp fragments of a rocket, launched by Tanzania People’s Defence Forces (TPDF), hit him and shattered his leg. Ggingo remembers 5 April 1979 as if it was yesterday.
11:03
11:03

Court Summons Rajiv Ruparelia over Abuse of Lake Victoria 1

Court has now summoned Ruperalia to appear in court on April 13 over the blatant abuse of Lake Victoria which he is being accused of perpetrating. This is after he failed to appear on the three occasions when the case was brought up in court.
15:25
15:25

COVID-19 Tests: Govt Exempts Fully Vaccinated Travelers Crossing Land Border 4

Mwebesa has directed all private laboratories to exit border points immediately "as it is no longer necessary to conduct any COVID-19 tests at land border points of entry."
17:38
17:38

UK Sponsors Five African Female Scientists for Health Research 4

The National Institute for Health Research is among key partners of the East Africa Consortium for Clinical Research-EACCR. The partnership involves 23 research institutions and universities in Uganda, Kenya, Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Ethiopia, and the consortium's Secretariat is hosted at Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI.
10:28
10:28

Entebbe's "Mama Nalubaale" Vows to Fight Degradation of Lake Victoria Rajiv Ruparelia 3 4

Nakamya wants to save the lake from pollution resulting from discharge of untreated sewage, dumping of chemicals, soil and other substances that could affect aquatic life and water quality.
11:13
11:13

Mabirizi Institutes Environmental Degradation Charges Against Rajiv Ruparelia 3 4 Top story

Mabirizi says Ruparelia Group has been notorious for degrading Lake Victoria shores and this is an opportunity to punish one of its managers.
09:55
09:55

Scientists Commit To Do More Research, Attend Fewer Workshops EU 5 1

Kikaire says the main objective of the third round of EACCR is now to see scientists do research in the five focus areas, encourage junior scientists to spearhead these research projects, and most importantly close the gender gap by giving at least half of the scholarships for short courses, masters degrees to females.
18:10
18:10

We Prefer Donations in Kind to Cash -Minister Tumwebaze MAAIF 5 4

Tumwebaze says cash donations are tempting and also items to be procured could take longer because of the procedures that must be taken such as domestic and international bidding among others.
09:02
09:02

Army to Tarmac Roads to Entebbe Children's Surgical Hospital 4 3

The 72-bed capacity facility has three operating theatres, six intensive care units, 16 high dependency unit beds, and one Isolation room. It has six clinics, a radiology room, a laboratory with a blood bank, a CT scanner, pharmacy, auxiliary services, and guesthouses for patients from far, among other facilities.
19:26
19:26

Agriculture Ministry, UPDF Distribute Impounded Fish to Prisoners, Vulnerable Persons 5 2

The fisheries directorate at the agriculture ministry and the Uganda People's Defence Forces Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU has today, Wednesday , distributed some of the impounded immature fish to Uganda Prisons Services and the vulnerable who include orphans and widows within Kampala Metropolitan area.
21:29
21:29

Uganda Receives Over Ten Million Doses of Polio Vaccines 2 2

Dr. Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam, the WHO Representative in Uganda is convinced that Uganda will meet the target of ten million children within three days based on its past polio vaccination record. Tegegn however hopes that the exercise will not disrupt or be disrupted by the ongoing Covid-19 mass vaccination campaign.
23:06
23:06

Army Impounds Four Trucks Allegedly Carrying Immature Fish 2 1

The trucks, destined for the Democratic Republic of Congo, were impounded in Kasese and driven today to the Fisheries Directorate head office in Entebbe pending further investigations.
11:51
11:51

Uganda Airlines Direct Flights to South Africa Excite Frequent Travelers 2 2

Eng.Mohamed Kaggwa Maseko, a Ugandan who is a permanent resident in South Africa says that it has been a hustle having to stop over in Nairobi or Addis Ababa for long hours, moreover worsened by the increase of (health) procedures at every airport in transit which is already hectic.
09:26
09:26

Uganda Lobbying to Host EAC Statistics Bureau 4

Dr Albert Byamugisha, the Board chairman of Uganda National Bureau of Statistics, says that Uganda is best placed to host the bureau since the UBOS office in Entebbe was established in 1946 to collect and disseminate statistics for the East Africa Protectorate under the British colonial government.
22:20
22:20

Excessive Inflows from Rivers Responsible for L. Victoria Rising Water Levels . lake victoria 4 4

Festus Luboyera, the Executive Director of the Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) says some of the rivers that flow into the lake are filling up due to the higher rains received particularly in Rwanda, Kenya and Burundi. There are 23 rivers that flow into the lake, eleven of them coming from Tanzania. However, by 8th May, 2020, the water level was at 13.42 metres, surpassing the 13.41 metres of 1964 which had been the highest ever recorded in 50 years.
16:00
16:00

MV Kaawa Suspends Operations for Major Servicing 1 2

The Engineer in charge of the Vessels at Port Bell - Luzira Aggrey Ojiambo told Uganda Radio Network in an earlier interview that Uganda Railway Corporation needed about USD 5 million (18.3 billion Shillings) to repair the two marine vessels MV Kaawa and MV Pamba.
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