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17:52
17:52

Kadaga Cautions Against Rushing Motions Amidst Forgery Reports 1 1

Kadaga made reference to a section of legislators who have petitioned her office disowning a motion authored by Samia-Bugwe North MP Gideon Onyango.
17:08
17:08

Over 100,000 Qualified Health Workers Can’t Find Jobs - MOH MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng said they can’t hire because of wage constraints. To be able to hire she said, the ministry is planning to undertake an assessment to first establish whether their move to increase salaries last year had an impact on work motivation and retention of health workers.
16:58
16:58

KCCA Issues Strict Guidelines for Taxis, Bodaboda Operators 3 1 Top story

According to Amongi, all taxi operators are expected to report to Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Offices to be assigned to the parks and stages they will operate from.
16:41
16:41

U.S. Mission Offers Direct Cash Transfers to Most Vulnerable Ugandans 2

Krafft says that the money will support tens of thousands of vulnerable Ugandans who will receive direct cash grants of USD 25 (about 100,000 Shillings) a month per adult in the most affected communities over a period of three months.
16:25
16:25

Expect No Growth in 2020 – Muhakanizi keith muhakanizi 1

“The treasury itself is in emergency,” Muhakanizi said, signaling the dire need for money that the country is in. Government has been asked to amend the budget for next financial year and reflect the situation.
16:06
16:06

Anglican Church to hold Televised Service on Martyrs Day Adam Sadiiki 2

The day, held annually on June 3, is in honour of the martyrdom of 45 young men who converted to Christianity between 1885 and 1887 to the annoyance of Kabaka Mwanga II, the then cultural leader of Buganda Kingdom, who ordered that they are burnt to death.
15:29
15:29

Fish Exports Decline by 70% Due to COVID-19 Restrictions fishing 1 1

The Association’s acting CEO William Tibyasa Mwesigye says that Uganda exported 2,000 tons of fish in January, a figure which dropped to 611 tons by April, denting a sector which contributes up to three per cent to Uganda’s GDP and 12 per cent to the agriculture sector GDP
12:55
12:55

12 Arrested for Assaulting UPDF Officer in Kyankwanzi District 1

Uganda People's Defence Forces and Uganda Police Force have arrested 12 people over assaulting a Major implementing curfew rules.
12:49
12:49

First Batch of Hydoxychloroquine by CiplaQC Expected this Week Ministry of Health 1

Production of the drug, however, starts at the time of controversy about the effectiveness of the drug with the World Health Organization (WHO) announcing that the drug had been removed from the list of drugs that they were giving to patients participating in their global treatment trial dubbed 'solidarity'.
11:33
11:33

CNOOC Will Not Take Part of Tullow Oil Interest in Lake Albert Basin 1 Top story

In a statement on Thursday morning, Tullow said “in a notice received on 26 May 2020, CNOOC informed Tullow and Total that it has elected not to exercise its pre-emption rights.” It added that “Accordingly, there are no changes to the previously announced transaction or timeline and Tullow continues to expect the transaction to complete in the second half of 2020.”
00:49
00:49

28 People Test Positive for COVID-19, Cases Rise to 281 MOH 1 Top story

Twenty-one of the confirmed cases are truck drivers who entered the country from South Sudan through the Elegu point of entry while the other seven were from previous contacts of truck drivers who were under quarantine at the time of testing.
22:55
22:55

Seeta Traffic Police Officer was Knocked by Judge 2

Closed Circuit Television –CCTV footage released by police and a picture taken by an onlooker on Sunday evening showed occupants in the Rav4 guarded by a police officer in a Khaki police uniform driving off the scene as Ayesigye appeared almost dead on the ground.
20:17
20:17

MPs Split on Proposal to Involve Museveni in NSSF Bill Scrutiny President 3 1

A joint team of members of the gender and finance committees is scrutinizing the NSSF bill, which among others, seeks to make it mandatory for all workers to register and contribute to NSSF, allow for self-employed people to contribute to NSSF and allow midterm access to benefits for voluntary members.
19:30
19:30

Political Parties Seek New Plan for 2021 Elections IPOD council 3 4

The new head of the IPOD Summit Asuman Basaalirwa says elections need to go on despite the interruptions that have affected all political parties. He noted the need to devise ways to hold the election amidst a pandemic anticipated to last longer.
18:30
18:30

Banks to Close at 2pm to Allow Staff Beat Curfew COVID 19 Curfew 1

The biggest challenge for most people working in the city centre has been the traffic jam that builds up from 3pm with snarl-ups stretching for kilometres as people rush home before curfew.
18:10
18:10

MAK Dons Query Govt’s COVID-19 Community Interventions Makerere University 4

Dr Joseph Matovu a behavioral scientist and Senior Research Associate at the School of Public Health said the COVID-19 fighting team has instead imported measures that are being implemented in other countries with different systems wrongly thinking that they can work here.
17:31
17:31

Singer Eddie Kenzo Petitions Parliament for Evacuation from Ivory Coast 2 1

Kenzo left the country for business in March. However, his return was put on hold when President Yoweri Museveni directed the closure of Entebbe International Airport and all other borders, to forestall the spread of coronavirus disease. Media reports indicate that the BET award winner is quarantined in a hotel room in Ivory Coast.
16:28
16:28

Asymptomatic COVID-19 Patients Suffered Organ Damage- Study 2 1

In the country’s first study whose results were circulated on Tuesday, the scientists from Makerere University found 12.8% of the patients to have evidence of liver damage, whereas when lung damage checks were done using chest X- rays and CT scans, three patients were found to have significant lung damage.
16:16
16:16

Coffee Quality Likely to Drop as Farmers Struggle to Offload Unsold Harvest ucda 1 Top story

This is according to the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) Managing director Emmanuel Ilamulemye, who spoke during an online meeting on the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis to farmers, on Wednesday afternoon. He said that coffee markets have stagnated with disruptions from Coronavirus measures, affecting the farmers’ ability to reach markets.
16:10
16:10

Public University Staff Withdraw Labour over Salary Enhancement Woes 1

Rev Dr Grace Lubaale, the Chairperson of the Forum for Academic Staff of Public Universities, an umbrella that brings the staffs together, says they want the funds allocated evenly across the board. He says the demands were cleared stated but were ignored by the authorities.
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