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18:56
18:56

Mabirizi Petitions High Court Challenging DPP's Take Over of Bobi Wine's Case male mabirizi 1 1

Mabirizi proceeded to High Court in Kampala where he adduced four grounds he is basing on to apply for revision of the Magistrate's decision.
18:06
18:06

Kampala Lord Mayor Launches Campaign Scorecard Lukwago 4 4

Lukwago says that plans to develop Kampala should be inclusive and address the needs of low-income earners like street vendors, hawkers, Boda Boda riders among others.
17:11
17:11

Former Arua District Officials Sent to High Court for Diversion of Funds 1

According to the summary of the evidence, during the financial year 2017/2018, the accused persons reportedly used their offices to divert 436 million Shillings that was meant for road works in Arua and instead used to pay allowances to individual officers and councillors. The documentary evidence is signed by State Attorney Agaba on behalf of the DPP.
16:32
16:32

Makerere University Sports Arena Works Delayed by COVID-19 Penina Kabenge 1

After prematurely hosting the FISU netball championships in 2018 , the Makerere multi task Arena faced setbacks after constructors, UPDF Engineering Brigade had switched to Northern Uganda for an emergency.
16:22
16:22

MPs Who Lost in NRM Primaries Not to Contest As Independents Parliament 3 1

The losers led by Minister of State for Investment Evelyn Anite who lost the Koboko NRM flag to Dr Charles Ayume said that despite the irregularities in the primaries, they will not challenge the results.
15:58
15:58

Former MP Martin Drito Sued Over House Rent 1 1

However, Drito denied the allegations saying that the issues between him and his former landlady are complex. He says when he was staying at the said house, his 64-inch television valued at 12 million Shillings was stolen by one of the four watchmen hired by the landlady to provide security at the facility.
14:02
14:02

Schools Prepare for the Expected Reopening 3

With the possibility of the phased reopening of educational institutions, several school heads and Richard Abura, the Deputy Headteacher Nakasero primary school, says that although the proposed time for reopening schools is drawing closer there is nothing they can do because of budget constraints.
13:47
13:47

Save Us From Unmasked Customers, Salon, Boda Operators Ask Govt COVID-19 4

The poor adherence to SOPs by people is worrying salon and public transport operators. Many of them now want government to enforce SOPs like wearing masks in salons
13:21
13:21

Truck Drivers Decry Hefty Road Weight Fines axle loading. 4

The drivers whose trucks are found exceeding the accepted axle load are fined between 3 to 500 million shillings. They argue that the fines are too heavy and the legal framework that sets these fines should be scrapped.
13:07
13:07

Makerere Starts Using Recovered Patients' Blood For Treating Covid-19 Ministry of Health 2 1

To treat each person, they require two units of blood meaning two donors are required for each patient, according to Kirenga, who explains that the higher the antibodies the quicker a person will be able to recover from the virus.
11:30
11:30

Covid-19: Major Post-Treatment Gaps Worry Medics Ministry of Health 3

Dr. William Worodria, who heads the Case Management Team on the National COVID-19 taskforce admitted at the beginning the people who were testing positive presented mild symptoms which is why things like rehabilitation were missed in the guidelines.
11:28
11:28

Pensioners, Civil Servants Want Pension Scheme Digitized 3

William Bateganya, a civil servant at Makerere University, says there is no proper representation and advocacy for pension schemes in the country.
09:57
09:57

KCCA, Contractor Sued Over Negligence During Road Construction 1

Cases of damaged property against KCCA are beginning to pile up, in addition to the unpublicised ones over injuries sustained by people who fall in open manholes.
09:39
09:39

Nearly Two Hundred Doctors Get Covid In Uganda COVID-19 1 1

At least 192 doctors have already been hit by the virus represent 4 per cent of the 5000 Ugandans who have so far tested positive, which is an excessively disproportionate infection rate in the country where one doctor serves over ten thousand people.
05:38
05:38

AU Asks Countries to Fund Nutrition in COVID-19 Response

“As COVID-19 cases rise in Africa, the impact on nutrition and food systems cannot be denied. The threat of this new virus requires us to adopt new ways of looking and overcoming malnutrition,” said former President of Ghana John Kufuor, an ALN founding member and Nutrition Champion.
04:56
04:56

School Closures Due to COVID Should Be Temporary -WHO School Re-openings 1

According to the UN agencies, prolonged closure of schools stops learning from taking place, which will leave children vulnerable. They say the government should prioritise the re-opening of schools as lockdowns are lifted, and develop frameworks to ensure safe environments.
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