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19:36
19:36

Education Ministry Says Asking Parents for Masks is Illegal Ministry of Health

According to education ministry officials, school should not ask parents to provide masks for their children because government is going to give each finalist two facial masks
19:32
19:32

MPs Frustrated by Quality of Debate in 10th Parliament 4 1

The reservations come at the backdrop of accusations that many of the legislators in the Ugandan parliament do not read ex­ten­sivly or research, before contributing to the debate in patliament. As a result, disvussions are based on hearsay and are often less factual.
18:45
18:45

Parliamentary Aspirants Restricted to Four People on Nomination Day 2 2

No aspirant will be allowed to reach the Electoral Commission office in Ntinda with more than four supporters and two vehicles, according to police.
18:29
18:29

UWA to Remove Marabou Stork Nestlings from Parliament cattle egrets 2 1

The move follows a plea by State Minister for Mineral Development Sarah Opendi earlier in September, to the Parliamentary Commission to get rid of Marabou storks around the precincts of Parliament saying they pause a health threat to the MPs.
17:41
17:41

Security seizes Kyagulanyi's Nomination Documents, CCTV Camera Monitors joel ssenyonyi 2 1

The party spokesperson Joel Ssenyonyi speaking to the Journalists shortly after the search that among the confiscated party items includes all theregesters that were holding the collected signatures 100 required signutures that endorse Kyagulanyi the paryt president.
17:19
17:19

16-Year-Old Found at Live Sex Party Was ‘Sold’ by Elder Sister-Police 1 1 Top story

According to police investigators, the teenager was brought from Masaka by her elder sister under the guise that she had secured her a job in Kampala since schools are still closed because of the COVID19 lockdown.
16:39
16:39

MP Disowns Lawyer in Supreme Court Case Asuman Basalirwa 1 1 Top story

"Our client's interests are ably being represented by the legal team from the Electoral Commission and Attorney General Chambers for, which he is content. He therefore doesn't need to file any cross appeal in the matter “reads the letter in part.
15:54
15:54

Japan Injects USD 600,000 to Fight Malnutrition in Karamoja 5 4 Top story

Poor diets, chronic food shortages, poor sanitation and high levels of diarrhoea and malaria were cited as major contributors to the situation. High workloads for mothers and therefore reduced time for breastfeeding and other childcare were also cited as driving malnutrition.
15:37
15:37

Police Arrests 3 More Suspects Over Hacking into Telecoms- Banks’ Aggregator 1 1

Assistant Superintendent of Police –ASP Charles Twine, who is also CID Spokesperson, confirmed that three more suspects have been arrested by the investigating team but declined to divulge details of the accused. This brings the number of suspects to five since the investigations commenced last week.
13:35
13:35

Security Besieges NUP Offices 1 3 Top story

Justus Akampurira, the Deputy NUP Electoral Commission Secretary told URN that they had no idea why police raided the offices but hastens to add that this could be one of the ploys to frustrate the nomination of their presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu.
11:28
11:28

Uganda's Milk Production has Increased by 8% - Ssempija 1

According to Vincent Bamulanzeeki Ssempija, the Minister for Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) Uganda produced 2.5 billion litres of milk in 2018/19, compared to 2.7 billion litres in 2019/20.
09:29
09:29

More Women Abusing Cannabis-Study drug abuse 2

While only 11% of females in rehabilitation centers were abusing alcohol, 41% of them confessed using cannabis.
08:27
08:27

EU Asks Gov't to Pass Sexuality Education Framework 3

The European Union says that when passed, the policy will help protect the life of the Girl Child.
07:57
07:57

Special Needs Schools ‘Ambushed’ With the idea of Reopening for All Learners 3 1 Top story

Winnie Kyobutungi, the General Welfare Manager at Kampala School for Physically Handicapped-KSPH said they were all along preparing for candidates until Saturday when officials from the department of education at Kampala Capital City Authority visited them and told them they will reopen at full capacity.
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