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20:27
20:27

Slum Dwellers Smoking a Mixture of Tobacco and Marijuana -Study MOH 1 1

The study which was carried out in Bwaise had a total of 422 participants aged between 18 and 30. It shows that 115 of the participants representing 51.8 per cent of the people who participated in the study use a mixture of cigarettes and marijuana- a combination locally referred to as Kibanga.
19:19
19:19

Three More Suspects Arrested over Explosions 1

Source told Uganda Radio Network that the crime intelligence team under the command of Brig Chris Damulira with the help of Closed Circuit Television –CCTV spy cameras tracked the movement of Matovu’s alleged accomplice.
18:59
18:59

Govt Faulted for Ignoring UK Terror Alert Parliament 4 1 Top story

The UK government had earlier on advised its nationals to be extremely vigilant about their security, adding that attacks on Uganda could be indiscriminate, including in places visited by foreigners...
18:31
18:31

Fish Exporters Apologize over Request to Ban Local Consumption of Nile Perch

Goswami insists that he intended to imply that there is a lot of fish caught and does not go through the legal channels to benefit the economy neither does it go to the local consumption
17:58
17:58

MPs, Govt Agencies Top List of Tax Defaulters Parliament 1 3

This is contained in the Ministry of Finance’s response to the issues raised by the Opposition in Parliament on the charter of fiscal responsibility for the financial year 2021/2022-2025/26. According to the list, individuals and private companies owe a sum of 137 billion Shillings while government entities owe 209 billion Shillings to the government.
16:42
16:42

CECAFA Women's U-20 Championship To Be Played Under Closed Doors – FUFA 1 3

Although fans would wish to support the Uganda girls as they tussle it out with other countries in the region, Nakiwala made it clear that only players and accredited officials will be allowed to access the games. She maintained that strict COVID-19 Standard operating Procedures will be observed.
16:28
16:28

Police Start Terror Attack Sensitization Campaigns in Kampala Parks and Arcades 3 4

A team of police officers led by David Muhooza the Community Liaison Officer Central police station-CPS today went to new taxi Park, Namayiba bus park and Kisenyi bus terminal requesting passengers to be vigilant and sensitized bus operators on security measures they have to put in place.
15:50
15:50

Church of Uganda Names New Bishops for Nebbi, Mbale Diocese 1

Rev. Ozelle has previously served as Diocesan Secretary and Diocesan Administrator of Nebbi Diocese, Archdeacon of two Archdeaconries, parish priest, and Chaplain of several schools. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from Trinity Theological College in Singapore, a Certificate in Administrative Law and a Bachelor of Divinity from Uganda Christian University (UCU).
15:49
15:49

New Study Assesses Potency of Six Monthly Injection for HIV Prevention Ministry of Health 5 1

This study will be conducted in four districts of Mityana, Masaka, Hoima and Kalangala for a period of six years. According to Dr. Flavia Matovu Kiweewa, a Researcher based at the Makerere University -Johns Hopkins University Research Collaboration, participants will be receiving an injection every after six months.
15:25
15:25

Educationists Poke Holes in Radical Overhaul of Teacher Education 6 1

Prof. Mathew Odada, a retired teacher educator, says that a degree is not the ultimate solution to achieving quality education in Uganda. He argues that although a degree is much desired as a sign of excellence, it doesn’t necessarily translate into quality.
14:58
14:58

Ministry Asks Secondary Schools to Absorb PTC Applicants 2 1

Benson Kule Babitazare, the Chairperson of the National Selection and placement Committee, says that due to the changes in teacher education, students who had placed their first choice in PTCs have been moved to the list of non-selected learners.
13:32
13:32

LOP Demands Scorecard on President Museveni's Security Measures bomb explosions 4 Top story

Mpuuga made the demand during the Wednesday press conference at Parliament in relation to recent explosions that claimed two lives in two separate attacks. The first explosion went off in Komamboga, a suburb of Kampala claiming the life of one Emily Nyinaneza, while the other was on a Bushenyi bound bus and claimed the life of one Isaac Matovu.
09:01
09:01

Gov't to Cancel Second Title on Nabisunsa Girls School Land 5

Baker Mugayino, the Assistant Commissioner of Land Registration says that ULC had no interest in the land but was highlighting the anomaly of double titles.
07:50
07:50

Activists Appeal for More Research to Control Tobacco Use

According to the scientists, while many countries have ratified the World Health Organisation's Framework ok Tobacco Control that is supposed to reduce the use of tobacco products in the world, research shows that smoking is set to increase on the African continent by more than 10 percent.
07:42
07:42

Crested Cranes Qualifies for Final Round of Afcon Qualifiers 1

The Crested Cranes will now face neighbours Kenya in the final round of the qualifiers. Kenya also eliminated South Sudan with a 15-1 aggregate after their two legs.
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