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21:31
21:31

Lawyers Seek Apology from Gen Lokech over Anti-Muslim Statements Maj Gen Lokech 3 2

Maj Gen Lokech was quoted saying that those who have been involved in assassinations around the country are all members of the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF, an organisation which, according to him, is a collection of Muslims. "You can never join that organization if you are not a Muslim. If you are a Christian, they will convert you to Islam,” he said.
21:07
21:07

KCCA FC Unveils Byekwaso as New Head Coach on Permanent Deal Morley Byekwaso 3 1

Byekwaso has been an interim coach for KCCA FC since the termination of the contract of their former head coach Mike Mutebi in March this year. Byekwaso was Mike Mutebi’s assistant and had earlier been a star player for the same club.
19:50
19:50

COVID-19: Gov’t Draws UGX 1.3 Trillion Resurgence Plan COVID-19 Response 1 1

It comes at a time when the country is battling a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has so far claimed 2,164 lives within Uganda out of the 88, 194 confirmed cases, a majority of which occurred in a duration of 3-months of the resurgence that started in April 2021.
17:44
17:44

15 Guns Used in City Murders Still Missing 1 1

A senior detective said a review of their records and videos captured at some of these incidents show different guns were used in the killings. For instance, CCTV footage captured at Cheap General Hardware shows the attackers had four motorcycles each carrying two persons and were all armed.
17:19
17:19

Parliament Defers Debate on COVID-19 Response 1 2

Parliament had today convened to specifically receive a report on the status of the government’s interventions against the COVID-19 pandemic. But, neither the Prime Minister nor her Deputies were present at the beginning of the sitting, sparking complaints and protests from legislators.
16:00
16:00

Parliament Confirms Shadow Cabinet 1 1

The Shadow Cabinet is responsible for scrutinizing policies, actions of the government and also offers alternative proposals. It is composed of the majority MPs from the opposition main party in parliament, the National Unity Platform – NUP.
15:29
15:29

UCI Records 298 COVID-19 Cases among Cancer Patients, PPE Expenses Increases Tenfold Ministry of Health 3 1

Dr Nixon Niyonzima, who heads Laboratory Services at the Institute told URN this morning that they have tested about 3,000 samples where those that tested positive were immediately referred to the Mulago Hospital COVID-19 treatment centre. Of the positive, he says, 20 were children.
15:22
15:22

South Sudan Girl Jumps to Death from Building 1 2

The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the deceased as Nyameisha Kueth, who has been staying with her stepmother in Nabweru in Nansana Municipality.
13:09
13:09

Nakawa Market Vendor Found Dead in her Shop 1 3

Joseph Sanyi, who owns a stall close to Nakyanzi's shop, says that he last saw the deceased on Tuesday evening. She reportedly looked fine and only complained of some pain on the hand after receiving her second COVID 19 jab.
12:46
12:46

Activists Challenge Decision Granting Jena Herbals Right To Produce Covidex MUST 1 3

Professor Patrick Ogwang, the head of Pharmacy at Mbarara University of Science and Technology and the mastermind of Covidex is the proprietor of Jena Herbals Uganda Limited. The applicants also argue that the decision authorizing Jena Herbals Uganda Limited to produce sell and distribute Covidex is prejudicial to public interests and the taxpayers.
11:34
11:34

Online Learning Losing Hype in Second School Closure 6

Dominic Karyarugokwe, the Principal Froberto Nursery and Primary school in Hoima district attribute the development to lack of response from parents. Karyarugokwe explains that they managed to conduct e-Learning last year without many hurdles because of the cooperation of parents.
10:41
10:41

Vendors in Kampala Decry Delayed Distribution of Mosquito Nets 3

Susan Kushaba, the St Balikuddembe Market Chairperson, says that out of the 3,000 vendors sleeping in the market, only 1,200 received mosquito nets last month.
09:04
09:04

130 Moroto Prison Escapees Still Missing 1 1

Frank Baine, the Uganda Prisons Services Spokesperson says that security personnel will at any time recapture all the remaining escapees since the hunt has never been called off.
07:49
07:49

Attorney General Seeks Extension in Case Against Decision to Declare Museveni President Robert Kyagulanyi 1

According to the application filed before the East African Court of Justice, the Attorney General wants time to extend such that he can file and serve a response out of time.
06:26
06:26

Nanyondo Finishes 5th At London Diamond League Winnie Nanyondo 1

Nanyondo, 27 ran a time of 4:29:08 in a race that was won by America’s middle distance elite runner Kate Grace who posted a world-leading mark at 4:27:04
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