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21:46
21:46

Women Skip Meals to Afford Wash Facilities Amidst Directive to Sleep in Markets Kalerwe Market 6 1

Muhammad Kisanja, the chairman of the market tells URN that he has no control of the fees charged to use the Wash facilities as these are private facilities that are benefiting from the inability of the government to construct toilets. He says he already received complaints from vendors that prices for showering had been increased.
21:31
21:31

40-Member COVID-19 Parliament Task Force Draws Concern Annet Anita Among 5 1

The task force, led by Bugweri County MP Abdu Katuntu was unveiled on Tuesday by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Anita Among. Katuntu will be assisted by other five MPs, Dan Atwijukire, Agnes Kunihira, Bernard Odoi, Anna Adeke and Dickson Kateshumbwa as parliamentary representatives to the national task force.
21:15
21:15

170 Children Rescued from Kampala Streets 4 1

The children have been settled at Nakivubo Blue Primary School where they are being tested for COVID-19 before being taken to rehabilitation centres. Those who will be found positive with the virus will be quarantined at the School while those with negative results will be taken to Kaazi Rehabilitation centre along Entebbe Road.
20:04
20:04

Kadaga Hailed for Leading Fight Against Bad Western Culture-EALA Speaker Kadaga takes oath 2 1

In the plenary session chaired by the EALA Assembly Speaker Ngoga Martin, Kadaga was handed the EALA rules of procedure and a copy of the EAC treaty. The Speaker of the Assembly praised Kadaga as a senior Speaker who comes with rich experience in the community.
19:58
19:58

Court Dismisses Suit Against COU Over Cancelled Consecration of Kumi Diocese Bishop Church of Uganda 1

Justice Musa Ssekaana says that Rev. Charles Okunya at the time of his nomination was not qualified to be elected a Bishop of Kumi since he had not yet made the mandatory age requirement of 45 years.
19:25
19:25

Pharmaceutical Society, Prof Ogwang Move to Regulate COVIDEX Prices

The move follows the increase in prices of the drug. Prior to yesterday's approval of the product by the National Drug Authority, the drug was being sold on the open market for an average of 10,000. Shillings. But this price went up fivefold, selling for as much as 50,000 Shillings as the demand went up across the country.
19:09
19:09

Migrant Worker Numbers Rise by Five Million- ILO

Despite their value to the global economy, the UN body warned that many migrant workers face uncertainty at work, a situation made worse by the pandemic. The only opportunities they often find are “temporary, informal or unprotected jobs”, leaving them exposed to a greater risk of insecurity, layoffs and worsening working conditions, ILO maintained.
18:23
18:23

Court Rules That Ministry Of Public Service Has No Powers Over Judicial Officers

Presided over by the head of the Civil decision, Musa Ssekaana, court said that the decision to cancel Ndangwa’s early retirement that had earlier been given to him in 2006 was unreasonable, irrational and offends the values of the rule of law.
14:38
14:38

Jacob Kiplimo Qualifies for 5,000M Race in Olympic Games 2020 tokyo olympics 1

Kiplimo ran for 12:55:60 head of Kenya’s duo Daniel Simiyu who posted 12:55:88 and Boniface Kibiwott who came third with 13:06:26. The Olympics qualifying Mark for the 5000m race is 13:13.50.
12:43
12:43

UNBS Lists Companies Approved to Produce Sanitisers, Disinfectants 1

Sylvia Kirabo, the UNBS head of Communication, says that the move is in line with their mandate of ensuring the quality and safety of Sanitizers and Disinfectants on the market.
11:57
11:57

COVID-19 Surge: African Health Ministers Discuss Importing Health Workers 3 1

Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Monica Musenero expressed need for external experts to help with the pandemic saying that previously Ugandan epidemiologists have intervened elsewhere including herself when she travelled to West Africa at the height of the Ebola epidemic. Even with the strain in the number of health workers now, Uganda has not yet had any external health workers come in, she said.
06:30
06:30

Gen Rusoke Orders Police to Confiscate LC Clearance Letters 3 2

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, confirmed that Gen Rusoke has expressed concern about powers reportedly being abused by Local Council chairpersons.
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