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08:21
08:21

COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Church Fraudsters- Pastor Male people 1 4 Top story

Male, who is living a simple life at his home in Kawempe, says he has for some time been trying to expose fraudulent preachers who claim to have supernatural powers to offer financial blessings, physical well-being and healing among their flock in exchange for material benefits in vain.
18:56
18:56

Schools Embrace Virtual Engagements in the Face of COVID-19 country 5

President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of schools as one of the measures to control the spread of coronavirus, which, according to experts, moves faster in large gatherings. At the time of the closure, the learners were just half way into the term which started on February 4, 2020 and was due to end on May 1, 2020.
21:15
21:15

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

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.
10:41
10:41

NMS Suppliers Decry Poor Handling of Drugs in Wakiso health 2

The National Medical Stores suppliers have decried the poor handling and reception of drugs delivered to Wakiso District which they say is putting t the drugs at risk of getting spoilt before they reach end-users.
13:24
13:24

How Former ICT Director Fell Out With Mak Adminstration Makerere University 1

Eng. Frank Kitumba was evicted by a team from the University Estates, Works Directorate, security guards and police officers in what his lawyers described the eviction as unfortunate and contempt of the law.
17:35
17:35

Health Ministry Rules Out Ebola Outbreak in Kikuube Uganda 1

Dr. Nicholas Kwikiriza, the Acting Kikuube District Health Officer, says the samples taken from the deceased have tested negative for Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers.
14:18
14:18

EAC States Asked to Embrace Joint Military Trainings people 2 1

Speaking at the graduation ceremony of 64 officers who underwent a four months’ instructors’ course of intake 30/2019, at junior command and Staff College in Jinja district on Saturday, Byarugaba argues that, joint trainings contribute to brotherhood within the forces that will selflessly lookout for their neighbours when cases of insecurity arise.
07:13
07:13

Justice Tabaro to Head Mak Staff Appeals Tribunal education 2

Justice Tabaro will serve for the next four years and replaces George Omunyokol whose term of ended in March.
07:51
07:51

Makerere Yet to Recover Funds from 16 Dismissed Academic Staff parliament 1

The Deputy University Secretary, Yusuf Kiranda, says the Human Resources Director is yet to compile a list of the affected staff and compute the amount lost by the University.
17:30
17:30

Kasaija to Ugandans: Innovate to Develop the Country kampala 2

Kasaija appealed to Ugandans to emulate the United States of America and China where there is a discovery of something new every day.
10:02
10:02

BOU Didn't Blow UGX 478B in Crane Bank Take Over-Mutebile uganda 1 1 Top story

First, the BOU did not take Shs 478 billion from an undisclosed account. The BOU provided a loan to Crane Bank and this money came from the BOUs own resources. The BOU is a Central Bank and like any other Central Bank it can create financial assets and liabilities. In this case the BOU created a financial asset the loan to Crane Bank which was matched by an equivalent liability an increase in the money supply.
17:40
17:40

Nile Perch Price Drops committee 3 1

A Kilogram of Nile perch now goes for between Shillings 6000 and 7000 from between Shillings 10,000 and 15,000 previously.
07:34
07:34

Makerere University Hospital Runs Out of Drugs patient 1 3 Top story

Prof. Byamugisha told URN that the hospital has not had any medical supplies since May but said the problem is being handled as an emergency.
07:50
07:50

Mbale Municipality Registers UGX 1.9B Revenue Shortfall yoweri museveni 4 1 Top story

Kenneth Khatuli Waniaye, the Deputy Town Clerk Mbale Municipal, says transporters declined to pay their operational due, saying all dues were suspended by President, Yoweri Museveni in 2017.
17:46
17:46

Over 350 UPDF Soldiers To Be Deployed On Lake Kyoga village 2 1

Sam Kigula, the chairperson of Lake Kyoga Integrated Management Organization, an Umbrella body for all districts that share the Lake, says they petitioned President, Yoweri Museveni for additional deployment given the fact that the Lake is shared by 11 districts.
11:45
11:45

Kisomoro Health Center Hit By Drug Stock Out district 2

The acting Health Center in Charge, Sarah Kabaranzi, says they dont have drugs for common medical conditions like Sexually Transmitted Diseases - STDs, respiratory Tract Infections and supplies like cannulas.
15:38
15:38

Mulago Hospital Runs Out of Rotavirus Vaccine resident 4 2

Enock Kusasira, the spokesperson Mulago National Referral Hospital has confirmed the stock out, saying they expect to receive another consignment by next week.
10:27
10:27

Army Wants Retirement Age Increased country 1 1 Top story

According to Mbadi, they also want parliament to review the compensation for disability attained in service and the time they retire after sustaining injuries and pension given to low ranking officers.
11:08
11:08

Filthy Katwe Market Irks Vendors kcca 2 1

Sarah Nantongo, another vendor in the market wonders why operating on a large piece of land, the market is congested.
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