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19:33
19:33

WHO Releases Guide for Countries to Reduce Salt Content in Processed Foods

The recommended intake of salt is 5g per day, per person, but the organization noted that consumption of processed food is a rapidly increasing source of sodium. Processed and packaged bread, savoury snacks, meat products and cheese are among the categories of high-sodium food products identified for the new global benchmarks.
19:15
19:15

Parliament Rejects Proposal for Speakers Voluntary Resignation plenary 4 1

Clement Obote Ongalo, the chairperson of the Rules, Privileges and Discipline commitee of Parliament had fronted the proposal on grounds that the current Rules of Procedure do not provide for a Speaker or Deputy to voluntarily resign. However, the rules provide for the impeachment of the two leaders.
18:56
18:56

New Report Sounds Alarm on Global Shortage of Midwives

Released by UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, the report evaluates the midwifery workforce and related health resources in 194 countries and have found acute midwives shortages to be exerting a terrible global toll in the form of preventable deaths.
18:42
18:42

'There’s no money'- MOH Tells Nurses as They Declare Industrial Action Ministry Of Health 3 1

The nurses and midwives started a strike over lunch allowances estimated at 70 billion Shillings. This money is anticipated to cater for 26,000 nurses and midwives at a rate of 15,000 per health worker, per day. Currently, they receive 2,000 Shillings for lunch which cannot even cater for a descent cup of tea.
18:29
18:29

NUP Aspirants to Pick Expression of Interest Forms for KCCA Speakership Race 2

Joel Ssenyonyi, the NUP Spokesperson says that all aspirants should pick forms on Thursday and then the party shall organize a meeting with them to agree on how the speaker shall be selected.
16:51
16:51

NUP Declines Invite to Museveni's Swearing-in Ceremony 3 3

The Minister for the Presidency Esther Mbayo yesterday told journalists in Kampala that an invitation had been extended to Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the main challenger in the January 2021 presidential election, to attend the function at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds.
16:34
16:34

Kiyembe Traders Protest Arrest of Their Chairperson 4 1 Top story

According to the traders, police and Uganda Registration Services, Bureau-URSB officials arrested Waswa on Tuesday evening for allegedly obstructing the arrest of some traders accused of selling products that are meant to be distributed by an unidentified importer.
16:20
16:20

Gov’t Presents Fresh UGX 1.4 Trillion Loan Request for Malaba Railway Project 2 1

The new loan request is in the excess of 101.05 billion of government’s initial need. The Kampala-Malaba railway connects Uganda’s capital with Kenya at the Malaba border.
14:22
14:22

Court of Appeal Orders Review of DTB, Kiggundu Loan Case DTB Kenya 1 Top story

Kiggundu's lawyers led by Fred Muwema told journalists shortly after the court ruling that they will proceed to the Supreme Court, East African Court of Justice and Kenyan Courts to challenge the issues arising from their case.
14:06
14:06

Sand Cranes Coach Names Provisional Squad for AFCON Beach Soccer FUFA 1

The squad will have a residential camp at the FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru starting this Friday on 7th where they will undergo different training sessions under the guidance of head coach Salim Muwonge.
11:19
11:19

IDI Starts Delivery of ARVs to Kalangala Using Drones Ministry of Health 1 5

The delivery will start in Bufumira Islands as a project that will assess the effectiveness of using the technology to deliver medicines and other supplies during health emergencies.
08:14
08:14

CDF Gen Muhoozi Tasks Promoted Officers on Discipline 3 1

Gen Muhoozi, who was speaking at the piping ceremony of 33 Brigadiers and seven Major Generals at the ministry of defence headquarters in Mbuya, said that the new ranks come with new responsibilities.
08:03
08:03

Gov’t Proposing Law on Merger, Disbandment of Agencies merger of agencies 5 1

The Minister said that this process will have legal, administrative and financial implications which include amending laws especially for the agencies that were created by Acts of Parliament and those that are constitutional.
07:12
07:12

Crime Intelligence Arrests 5 Over Raid on Late Archbishop's Residence 1 1 Top story

According to police sources, the suspects were tracked down using the phone that was stolen from Dr. Lwanga's residence at Kyabakadde Village in Kyampisi Sub-county in Mukono District in the wee hours of April 16, 2021. “They have confessed that they indeed raided this home expecting to get money. They assumed that the money given to the family in form of condolence was still in the house.
06:43
06:43

Joint Initiative Launched to Promote Peace

Peter Munene, the Faith to Action Network CEO, says that is implementing JISRA with the following 6 implementing partners; Western Uganda FBOs Network (WUFBON); Muslim Centre for Justice & Law (MCJL); Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative (ARLPI); Teso Religious Leaders Efforts for Peace and Reconciliation (TERELEPAR); Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC); Church of Uganda Teso Diocese Planning and Development Office (COU-TEDDO).
May 2021 15 results