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08:55
08:55

Workers Oppose COVID-19 Testing Fees Without Minimum Wage ministry of health 3

The National Organization of Trade Union (NOTU) says government should lead the fight against corona virus without leaving it to the citizens considering the pandemic implication to the population that even still struggle to access the basic needs .
03:13
03:13

South Sudan Registers First COVID -19 Case resident 1

Unlike other countries, South Sudan took early measures eve before registering the first case. the government declared a curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 06:00 am ad also ordered the closure of all bars, night clubs, and shops, other than those selling food, in addition to encouraging people to observe social distancing rules.
15:26
15:26

The Changing Face of Makerere University Hospital government 5 4 Top story

Dr. Byamugisha told URN in an exclusive interview that prior to the renovation of the hospital, the delivery of health services had become difficult and expensive to manage. All this has improved, despite the insatiable demands at the Hospital. Following months of renovation work, Dr. Josaphat K. Byamugisha, the Director of the newly transformed Makerere Health Services says he breathes with a sigh of relief.
15:43
15:43

Covid-19: Health Ministry to Recruit 210 Emergency Staff government 3 Top story

The proposed staff recruitment comes a few hours after Health Minister; Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng confirmed eight new Coronavirus cases sending panic among the population. According to Dr. Aceng, all the eight cases are Ugandan nationals who travelled back from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
14:10
14:10

No one Can Escape Entebbe Airport Corona Virus Scan–Aviation Authorities coronavirus 3 3 Top story

The NAS Station Manager, Kenneth Bainomugisha says there is no way a person can enter Uganda through Entebbe Airport without being screened.
14:40
14:40

U.S Department Pins Uganda on Human Rights Violation Jinja 4

The report shows that there were several reports where the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings, including due to torture in 2019.
12:49
12:49

New NIRA Board Chairperson Wants Changes on National ID Replacement System district 2 2

“Government is paying money on a decentralized system for the Organisation. We have to know what happens in the districts. Why can’t some of these services be executed in the districts? Why do you have to bring the whole Uganda here [in Kololo] and expose our weaknesses?” Biribonwa questions why all services are being offered at the Kololo-based NIRA headquarters.
11:12
11:12

Locusts Invasion: Public Health Specialists Weigh in On Impact of Chemicals district 4 7

Arnold Waiswa Ayazika, the NEMA director, Environmental Monitoring and Compliance says beyond the suppressing of the locusts, NEMA is interested in monitoring the potential impact of chemicals on water sources, food crops and or any other non-target organisms.
21:15
21:15

Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 1 5

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
07:06
07:06

Staff Shortage Hits Makerere University Estates Unit government 1

Sources at the department indicate that over 200 vacancies have not been filled over the past years.
10:42
10:42

Makerere University in Dilema Over Directive to Pay UGX 23b to Retired Staff court 1

The judges say Makerere University had been “notorious in failing to comply with the provisions of the Trustee Deed and specifically by failing to transfer the funds in to the Scheme, even after judgement on admission was entered by this court as far back as 24/05/2016.”
12:32
12:32

Courts Incapable of Enforcing Human Rights –Law Don parliament 4 4

According to Dr Tusasirwe, the courts were initially not designed as rights enforcement mechanisms but as instruments of law and order and regulation of transactions such as business, land and marriage among others. He argues that in their current state, courts look at enforcement of rights as a secondary role.
11:41
11:41

Peer Review Mechanism to Adopt Museveni’s Bottlenecks to Africa's Development government 1 2

Prof. Eddy Maloka, APRM Chief Executive Officer, says the agency feels that the bottlenecks highlight almost all the cross-cutting issues which are affecting all states in the continent.
19:55
19:55

70% Ugandans Can’t Access Government Information -Twaweza Report district 4 4

With 62 civil servants interviewed from national level and across five districts, the study conducted between December 2018 to March 2019 indicate that majority of public servants (both elected and appointed) have limited knowledge of the law.
11:41
11:41

Kirabo: The Little Known Face of the Makerere Fees Increment Strike parliament 4 3 Top story

Kirabo went to Kampala Kindergarten for nursery and Kampala Parents before switching to City Parents Primary School in Nakulabye, where she sat her Primary Leaving Examinations and obtained 8 aggregates in 2009.
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19:13

Government Sponsorships Favour Male Students –Mak Professors Makerere University 2 6 Top story

They argue that that the affirmative action policy which awarded 1.5 bonus points to girls qualifying to enter public universities, remains insufficient to address equity issues, especially in science-related courses. As a result, they say, the current government merit scholarship for students in higher education is heavily bent in favour of male students.
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