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23:51
23:51

Kisaka Pledges to Let People in Kampala Take Part in City Development Dorothy Kisaka 3 1

A part from participatory leadership, she says they shall lead from the front and not from the back, do what they say and avoid duplicity and dishonesty. Also that they shall nurture as an organization, a strong culture to deliver quality services.
23:29
23:29

HIV Positive Mothers Decry Stigma and Discrimination at Health Centres Ministry Of Health 2

Several HIV pregnant mothers have faced discrimination after testing positive during antenatal visits. They want the act to be stopped by medical personnel who do it.
22:58
22:58

Parliament Approves Creation of 46 New Constituencies 1 5

The approved new constituencies are Buhweju West, Buwekula South, Kiboga West, Lamwo East, Bugangaizi South, Chekwi East, Mulanda, and Kwania North. On the same list is Buyanja East, Kagoma North, Ngariam, Agago West, Bukanga North, Bukimbiri and Nakaseke Central. These (15) were approved by Cabinet on June 15th.
18:57
18:57

Pictorial: New KCCA Executive Director Takes Over Office

Kisaka replaces Eng. Andrew Kitaka who has been acting executive director since Jennifer Musisi resigned in 2018.
18:44
18:44

Pictorial: Senior Police Officers Passed out at Bwebajja College

Among the police officers who received Master’s degrees include Senior Superintendent of Police Hilga Dauda, Caroline Akoth, Kayondo Hamis, John Aratu, Doris Achola, Doreen Ayesige and Jackson Musinguzi.
18:42
18:42

37 Police Officers Receive Master’s Degree in Security 2 1

Bwebajja Police College Director Dr John Kamya said UPEACE partnered with the police to improve the quality of senior police personnel and a Master’s degree award reflects the milestone that has been made.
18:10
18:10

Group Seeks Compensation for Land Housing UN Mission Base in Juba United Nations 1

The UN mission used the land for the relocation of the Internally Displaced Persons from Tongping Site, in Juba which was flooding as a result of heavy rains during the time and was overcrowded at the same time as more nationals sought shelter in UN Protection of Civilian Sites.
18:07
18:07

Private Facilities can’t Offer COVID-19 Treatment Ministry of Health 2

“In Kampala we have 1600 facilities and 98percent are privately owned. KCCA has been trying to train private facilities but the resources available were limited”, UHF's Grace Kiwanuka says handling COVID-19 would be very challenging for them.
17:56
17:56

Chameleone, URA Agree to Settle Case Out of Court Tax evasion 2 2

Court was told that URA signed a memorandum of understanding with Mayanja such that he can pay the money within four months and that he will be required to deposit 20 million Shillings every month.
17:22
17:22

Nandala Loses ICPAU Council Vote, Faces Off With Institute over License Renewal 1

Mafabi says in a letter to the institute that there is no law that requires him to fill a form. He says he is required to make an application which he did and argues in the letter that even if his firm is not granted a license, he as a person should not be denied one.
17:14
17:14

MPs Heap Praises on Kadaga ahead of NRM Contest President Museveni 7 1

Members of Parliament have today thrown their weight behind the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga as she contests for Second National Chairperson of the National Resistance Movement (NRM).
17:08
17:08

MPs Question Delayed Appointment of Human Rights Commission Boss 1 3

The previous chairperson of the commission Med Sozzi Kaggwa died in November last year. However, he has never been replaced close to eight months down the road. It’s on the basis of this that the committee pointed to the gross underperformance of the commission in the absence of a fully constituted team.
15:35
15:35

African Coffee Paid Less Compared to Latin America, Asia coffee prices 1 1 Top story

The study looked at prices paid between 2000 and 2018. It notes that the average price in Africa for Arabica coffee is 70.4 US cents ( 2,575 Shillings) per pound or half a kilogram when the price is 37.6 per cent higher in Latin America and 41.5 per cent higher in India.
15:25
15:25

Hospitals Urged to Treat Pneumonia as Possible COVID-19 Cases 1

The advice was given by the health minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng during a national address on the status of COVID-19. It comes at a backdrop of reports that the two people who have succumbed to COVID-19 in Uganda were presented at various hospitals with breathing difficulties.
14:31
14:31

Mother asks Court to Force Transcend International to Return Remains of Daughter

Nansikombi who says Namubiru was in good health when she was exported in June 2019 now wants court to compel the company to return her remains in 30 days and belongings so they can award her a decent burial.
12:39
12:39

New KCCA Executive Director Dorothy Kisaka Takes Oath Erias lukwago 1

The two oaths which include the oath of secrecy and that of KCCA Executive Director were administered by the Head of Public Service and Secretary to the Cabinet Dr John Mitala in the presence of the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and KCCA councillors.
11:20
11:20

Uganda Likely to Lose over UGX 6.5bn in Wasted Vaccines 2

According to the Ministry of Health, most wastage is recorded with vaccines that have multiple doses such as Measles/Rubella or the BCG vaccine for whooping cough normally given at birth.
07:57
07:57

Rwomushana, Two Others Granted Bail charles rwomushana

Rwomushana, who declared his intention to contest for the presidency in the 2021 elections was arrested on Tuesday after he was found driving at Kamwokya during curfew time.
07:13
07:13

Special Application Window Sought for Students who Missed University Deadlines Gulu University 1 3

But like for all universities across the country, the process was conducted during a lockdown which affected the participation of a number of students who otherwise qualify to join higher institutions of learning
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