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19:57
19:57

Gov't Considers Special Term for Semi-Candidates in Revised School Calendar 1 1

Ismael Mulindwa, the director in charge of basic and secondary education says that after several meetings, they have realized that semi-candidates in primary six, Senior three, and senior five had been allocated limited time to run through their respective class syllabi before they can be promoted to candidate classes.
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19:47

Oulanyah Gets Cheerful Welcome Upon Return to Parliament NRM 1 3

Oulanyah was called to preside over Wednesday’s session to allow Speaker Rebecca Kadaga to mourn her niece Sheila Alitwala Kadaga who died on Monday. This came moments after Koboko Woman MP Margaret Babadiri put Kadaga to the task to explain the whereabouts of the Deputy Speaker at a time when she needed a break to deal with the loss.
19:19
19:19

Gov't Needs More UGX 500b for COVID-19 Vaccination COVID-19 Vaccines 1 1

A total of 21,952,000 million vaccines are expected to arrive in the country between this week and next year. Of these, 3,958,000 million vaccines are donations from the COVAX facility, India and the People's Republic of China. The remaining 18 million vaccine doses are going to be procured from the COVAX facility and the Serum Institute of India.
18:40
18:40

Oulanyah Adjourns House on Return to Mourn With Kadaga 3 1 Top story

Oulanyah has not chaired any parliamentary session for over a year now. The Deputy Speaker and Kadaga, who is preparing for a contest for the Speaker’s job when the position falls vacant in May this year, have been conflicting over chairing the house since the 2016 speaker’s race, in which Oulanyah had sought to unseat Kadaga.
17:57
17:57

Conservationists Call For Ban of Legal Trade, Breeding of Wildlife Snakes Uganda 4 1

According to conservationists, several snake farms in West, East and South Africa are infested with bacteria, and people who are licensed to keep wild animals as pets don't also provide appropriate diets. This is partly because of limited knowledge about how these animals feed.
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World Rugby Wants World Cup Postponed over Covid-19 Covid19 1

World rugby however recognizes the disappointment their decision has caused to the world rugby fraternity including the fans, players and teams.
17:13
17:13

Gov't Prioritises Local Transformer Purchases as Free Electricity Connections Resume 2

The policy, which enables Ugandans to get connected to the national grid for free, if no pole is required, is largely funded by loans from the World Bank, the Islamic Development Bank and the African Development Bank, with Uganda playing counterpart funding.
16:51
16:51

PAC Seeks to Punish Gov’t Officials for Loss Due to Delayed Power Project 2 1

The MPs demanded to know why the ministry had failed to implement a number of activities under the Energy for Rural Transformation project III leading to a decision by the World Bank to withhold US$ 1.698m. The committee demanded that the accounting officer provides a list detailing reasons for underperformance such that the committee while writing its report is guided on who to hold responsible.
16:41
16:41

Panic at KCCA as Police Conducts Impromptu Fire Drills 1

Fire trucks surrounded KCCA headquarters blurring sirens triggering panic among workers and several people who had to the authority offices for services.
16:17
16:17

MPs Question UDB Officials over UGX 455Bn Covid-19 Stimulus Funds 4 1

The 455 billion was in August 2020 through a supplementary budget approved by Parliament under UDB to help businesses that were affected by Covid-19.
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16:07

Schools Warned Against Forcing Learners into Boarding Section 3 1

Dr Kedrace Turyagyenda, the director of education standards, says they have noted that some schools which were formally registered as a day or day and boarding have closed the day section pressurizing learners to either join the boarding section or seek admission elsewhere.
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11:57

Mother Spends UGX 8M to Search for Missing Two Sons Missing persons 1 4

Like many parents whose kids are missing, Nakibuuka says she is now left with listening to news on radio and television waiting for the list of people under detention from government.
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11:39

Tasks Lie Ahead for Kenyatta As EAC Chairperson

Arguably, generally, the inter-state relations in the community have been at their lowest over the last two years, when President Paul Kagame of Rwanda was chairman, with Liberate Mfumukeko from Burundi, as Secretary General. The East African Community’s 21st Heads of States Summit came at a time, when two of the members of the community, Uganda and Rwanda, could not trade with each other after the closure of the border.
11:19
11:19

US Embassy Can Only Vaccinate Ugandan Staff With their Families- MOH Ministry of Health 4 1

Initial reports indicate that the government had rejected the embassy’s move to vaccinate all their staff. But Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng says that the country cannot tolerate a cocktail of vaccines whose effect is currently unclear.
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10:49

Uganda’s AfroBasketball Games Pushed to June FIBA 1

Following the postponement of Uganda's games in application of the COVID-19 Protocol for FIBA Official National Team and Club Competitions and the advice of its Medical Commission, the pending Group E Uganda games, Uganda - Egypt, Morocco - Uganda and Cape Verde - Uganda, will be played between June 15 and July 15, 2021 at a venue to be decided” reads a statement from FIBA
08:40
08:40

EU Gives UGX 1.6Bn for Wildlife Conservation

The EU Delegation in Uganda says these response activities are designed to address conservation and wildlife protection in these very difficult times plagued by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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07:29

Mother Rhino Nandi Dies at 21 1 Top story

Nandi, the 21-year old female rhino was born on July 24, 1999. She was brought together with Hassani (a male rhino) to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary from the Disney Animal Kingdom, Florida, the USA in 2006. This pair was part of the first six white rhinos that were re-introduced in Uganda.
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07:28

FUFA Asks Mcknistry to Step Down For One Month Johnathan McKinstry 1 Top story

“The FUFA Executive Committee has asked the Head Coach of the National Senior side-The Uganda Cranes Mr. Johnathan McKinstry to step aside from managing and coaching the team for the period from March 2nd- 31st 2021,” reads the FUFA statement.
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