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19:49
19:49

KCCA Deputy ED On the Spot over Mismanagement of City Markets 5 1

According to Nyanjura vendors in Nakasero still pay for electricity water, garbage collection and toilet fees even when in 2020, President Museveni directed KCCA to repossess all public markets and suspend market fees.
19:12
19:12

Four Universities to Represent Uganda in African Varsity Games Kyambogo University 1 2

Peninah Kabenge, Federation of Africa University Sports -FASU General Secretary says that the four universities have confirmed their participation in the games. Ndejje University is the defending champion in the last edition of the championship.
18:28
18:28

Ugandan Envoy Simon Mulongo Declared Persona Non-Grata, given 7-Days to Leave Somalia 1

A statement issued today by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation indicated that Mulongo, the Deputy Special Representative of the African Union has been declared persona non grata and ordered to leave Mogadishu within 7 days.
17:57
17:57

Minister Musenero Asked to Explain Alleged Misuse of COVID-19 Vaccine Development Funds Covid vaccines 1 5

The directive followed a statement on the country’s COVID-19 response and vaccination process which was presented before Parliament by Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng. During the debate, Ntungamo Municipality MP Yona Musinguzi noted that a statement presented by the Minister mostly made reference to donated supplies and limited procurement by the country.
17:50
17:50

MPS Reject UGX 108Bn Funding to Atiak Sugar Factory 6 1

The Budget Committee has rejected the consideration of the supplementary budget request worth 108 billion shillings as additional funding to Atiak Sugar Factory in Amuru district
17:29
17:29

IGP to Retire 12 Senior Officers 4

The police officers clocked 60 years while many had their contracts not renewed by President Yoweri Museveni.
17:17
17:17

Newly Acquired Locomotives Incompatible with Uganda's Old Rail URC 1 3

Uganda Railways Corporation-URC acquired four refurbished locomotives from Grindrod Rail-South Africa in August this year, as part of its efforts to revamp railway transport. The locomotives bought at 48 billion Shillings have a haulage capacity of between 750 to 1,500 tons and have an axle load of 18 tons.
17:11
17:11

29 Machete Wielding Thugs Arrested in Kira Municipality 3 3

On Tuesday, the thugs armed with iron bars, knives, stones and pavers attacked residents of Kiganda, Kireka D, and Kasokoso zone.
16:49
16:49

Health Minister Submits Confidential Report on MP Ssegirinya's Health 3 1

Ssegirinya is currently admitted at Mulago National Referral Hospital where he was taken after his health condition deteriorated. He had been detained at Kigo Prison and later transferred to the Murchison Bay Hospital, in Luzira; the national referral hospital for prisoners.
15:33
15:33

Step up Climate Change Adaptation Efforts or Face Huge Disruption- Report 1 Top story

The Adaptation Gap Report 2021: The Gathering Storm calls for ramping up funding and action to address the growing impacts of climate change. The UNEP report was issued as world leaders meet at the COP26 UN climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, in a collective push to limit global warming, in line with the Paris Agreement.
09:20
09:20

Court of Appeal Quashes Sentence of Former PPDA Official Convicted of Murder

Prosecution alleged that on 24th August 2016 at Kazo-Lugoba zone in Kawempe Division, Nabbengo stabbed her husband who was later rushed to Mulago hospital but died afew days later on 28th August.
08:08
08:08

‘No blah blah’ as Private Sector Unveils Commitment for Climate Finance at COP 26 1 Top story

The commitment comes with a pathway by which the companies involved, included most of the major Western banks, must use science-based guidelines to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, and commit to interim goals towards a 50 per cent reduction by 2030, and even a 25 per cent reduction in the next five years.
07:42
07:42

Parliament Seeks Govt Attention on Teenage Pregnancies, Early Marriages Girl child 3 1

She highlighted a report of the African Peer Review Mechanism which attributed 10 per cent of maternal mortality to teenage pregnancies and a United Nations Children Fund -UNICEF report on teenage pregnancy in Uganda that revealed that 1in 4 of the 19-year-old girls have had a baby putting their lives at risk and forcing them to drop out of school.
07:42
07:42

Gender Committee Approves NSSF Mid-Term Access Parliament 2 1

Parliament’s Gender Labour and Social Development Committee has approved the 20% midterm access for National Social Security Fund (NSSF) savers aged 45 and have saved for 10 years.
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