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18:46
18:46

UDB Offers Simpler Credit Terms for Women Entrepreneurs 5

UDB Managing Director, Patricia Ojangole says they have created unsecured loan products based on the fact women have been proved to be better at debt repayment than men, and that there is need to take advantage of this.
18:24
18:24

Over Half of Uganda's Women Abused by Sexual Partners 2

Reports indicate that 51% of women in Uganda have been abused by an intimate partner in their life meaning that more than half of the women in Uganda have been victims of GBV. The global rate of physical and sexual abuse is lower at 1 in 3 women abused in a lifetime.
17:52
17:52

Trade Committee Wants all Energy Drinks Tested for Adulteration Health drinks 1

'We shall then compare the findings of NDA, UNBS and those of an independent laboratory and if the results are varying then we are going to be in trouble. So you cannot change these results. Go and do the exact thing and give us exact results!” - Committee Chairman Mwine Mpaka.
16:38
16:38

Musenero Explains UGX 8m Mouse for Covid-19 Vaccine Test Dr. Monica Musenero 6 1

The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Monica Musenero has defended the cost of mice that are going to aid the process of developing a Covid-19 vaccine in Uganda.
15:13
15:13

UPDF Soldier Arrested for Supplying Uniforms to Impostors 4

Arthur Nuwagaba, a Warrant Officer II attached to the finance officer in the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI, Mbuya in Kampala was arrested on Thursday.
14:32
14:32

Experts Raise Red Flag over Resistance to Anti-fungal Drugs 3

Dr. Joel Buzira a microbiologist at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) says they conducted a study at Mbarara hospital among pregnant women where they found women suffering from vaginal candidiasis were no longer responding to itraconazole and fluconazole.
14:04
14:04

Lawyers Petition Human Rights Commission over Killings of Alleged Terror Suspects 8 2

Ali Kankaka the President of Uganda Muslim Lawyers Association says security should be held accountable for the killing of suspects in their custody.
12:22
12:22

Uganda in Top 20 Countries Where Pollution Fuels Child Pneumonia air pollution 3

Through mobile monitoring where researchers have placed devices on boda bodas around Kampala and Wakiso districts, Nantanda says they have found areas of Rubaga, Kawempe, Bweyogerere and Namugongo to have very bad quality of air, something that badly affects sensitive groups like children and the elderly of 70 years and above. She says Namugongo has had the worst measures among those areas.
11:28
11:28

Stop Scaring Umeme on Concession, Government Cautioned 5

Hiring private companies has largely been blamed for the high cost of power and unstable supply, and for this, the public view is dominated by calls not to renew Umeme’s contract at the end of its 20 years in 2025. "Even if the contract is to be renewed, the government should leave the companies to operate in peace without threats of termination because this also scares investors away from the sector," says Ssebowa, former ERA Executive Director.
10:59
10:59

Gov't Moves to Tighten Law on GBV Parliament 6 1

Tayebwa indicated that the new law will be jointly considered with the ongoing bail reforms that the government is currently reviewing.
09:11
09:11

Judiciary Deploys 48 Magistrates, 17 Transferred

The new deployments shall now make courts in Goma, Kangulumira, Gomba, Mbirizi, Kibuku, Nakisunga, and Lamwo fully operationalized since now they shall have Magistrates Grade One.
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