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13:54
13:54

Bishop Katumba to Abandon Colored Cassock in Protest of Church Demolition 1 1

The Bishop announced this during a visit to Ndeeba, the site of the Church which was reduced to debris on Sunday night, bringing to the fore an ownership dispute pitting the administrators of the estate of the late Evelyn Nachwa, a Buganda Kingdom Princess and Church of Uganda.
12:43
12:43

Ugandan Voted to Lead International Cancer Organization childhood cancers 1 2

She told URN in an interview that her focus at the global body will be highlighting key issues that are unique to Africa which are deterring many children from surviving from cancer. While in many western countries, survival from children cancer is to the highs of 80%, the World Health Organization has set an overall objective to improve survival from all cancers affecting children to 60% by 2030 but Balagadde says in some parts of Africa, survival goes to as low as 10%.
06:13
06:13

Oulanyah Seeks Museveni’s Affirmation For CEC Position NRM 3 1

Oulanyah also told the President and the party members that despite suffering insults for implementing the NRM’s party ideology, he has remained steadfast and is working to bridge the disconnect between CEC and the lower cadres of the party.
05:52
05:52

Higher Manganese Levels Linked to Low Preeclampsia Risk

With these findings which come at a time of increasing rates of preeclampsia coupled with not many options for treatment especially in low-income countries, the researchers suggest a possibility that boosting manganese levels in women before and during pregnancy could potentially reduce the preeclampsia risk.
04:52
04:52

COVID-19 Pandemic Shocks a Threat to the Entire Generation -ILO

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, more than 70 per cent of students have been shut out of schools, universities and training centres. But many of them are struggling to cope with the circumstances outside school, citing the transition from the classroom to online and distance learning, during the lockdown.
20:30
20:30

Naguru Hospital Management Ejected from PAC Over Flawed Accounts 4 1

The MPs noticed a number of anomalies in the financial statement while interrogating the team on the poor absorption of funds by the hospital. In his report, the Auditor General noted that the hospital received Shillings 8.4billion in the financial year and only spent Shillings 8bn leaving a balance of 399M.
20:05
20:05

Nine Pick Presidential Nomination Papers From EC 6 5

Each of the aspirants is among other requirement required to collect 100 signatures from every district to support their nomination.
20:00
20:00

Bobi Wine Accused of Forging Signatures That Changed NURP to NUP 2 2

The former NURP founder members made the accusations through city lawyer, James Byamukama, who addressed journalists in Kampala on Tuesday. Byamukama said NURP has 395 members who claim that the party name was changed by only 51 members.
19:19
19:19

NSSF, Finance Ministry Sabotaging Midterm Access-Lyomoki nssf bill 4 1

Workers MP Sam Lyomoki has said there are plans to sabotage the National Social Security (NSSF) amendment Bill 2019 that seeks to allow for midterm access for member’s savings.
18:01
18:01

COVID-19: Artists to Get UGX 6.6bn Stimulus Package COVID 19 2

The State Minister for Youths and Children Affairs Florence Nakiwala says that the Department of Culture in the Ministry is compiling the list of beneficiaries and working out modalities to run the fund.
17:06
17:06

UPDF Captain Arrested Over Alleged Extortion 1

Captain Abaho was arrested alongside his alleged accomplice, Wilberforce Turyakira, by operatives at Café Javas in Kampala on Monday evening.
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16:49

USD 14 Million Spent On Condoms in Three Years – Study condom use 2

Commenting on the assessment, Vastha Kibirige, who coordinates the Condom Unit at the Ministry of Health said they are challenged by the fact that the government free condoms received by the people are not targeted revealing finding them in big hotels in Kampala yet they are meant for those that can’t afford.
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14:29

Legal Committee Rejects Proposal for Establishment of Speaker’s Panel 1

The committee in its report observes that even when the proposal is a desirable practice, it would contravene Article 93 of the Constitution since it would be creating a constitutional position that would require facilitation and other perks.
13:33
13:33

Dr Isaac Kajja Appointed Ag. Principal Mak College of Health Sciences Makerere University 1 Top story

Kajja was in the recent search process for the Deputy Principal nominated unopposed for the position and subsequently appointed. However, the position of the Principal remains contested, a move which has created a leadership crisis at the College.
12:11
12:11

Business Operators Around Educational Institutions Hit Hard By Closure 5 1

Audrey Kukunda, the Proprietor Velvet Restaurant in Nakawa near Makerere University Business School (MUBS), says before the lockdown she would serve over 100 customers, which isn’t the case. She also reveals that some of the students would for their meals for the entire semester.
11:26
11:26

UPDF Bars LDUs from Daytime Operations 1 Top story

A statement by the newly appointed Defense Ministry Spokesperson, Brig Flavia Byekwaso, says although LDUs who have completed a fresher training are going to be redeployed, their role is restricted to strengthening night operations to curb crime.
10:52
10:52

Mak Staff Tribunal Orders Reinstatement of Dismissed Political Science Don Makerere University 1

Dr Okuku was among the 45 staff that were fired by the institution in December 2018. He was sacked for alleged incompetence and inefficiency based on the alleged failure to release results of Urban and Rural Development, a course unit he taught in Semester II for 2016/2017 academic year for almost a full year.
07:54
07:54

Hostel Owners Ask Students to Pick Property 4 2

“Dear Servite residents, due to the long unexpected holiday, you are all allowed to pick your property from your respective rooms in the presence of all your roommates,” read a notice at Servite student’s hostel.Reads the notice at Servite students hostel Kyambogo.
23:57
23:57

MPs Probe Delayed Completion of Lira Hospital Staff Housing Project 3 1

The 16 unit staff housing project was handed to M/S Block Technical Services on June 14, 2018. However, the works commenced on Ju;y 17, 2018 and was expected to be completed by January 17 2020.
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Archbishop Kaziimba Demands Inquiry into Demolition of Ndeeba Church 1

The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev Dr. Stephen Samuel Kaziimba has demanded for an impartial inquiry into circumstances under which St. Peter’s Church in Ndeeba was demolished.
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