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23:53

ICT Ministry Seeks UGX 70Bn To Implement Parish Development Model 2 1 Top story

Last year, Cabinet approved the implementation of Parish Development Model as a delivery strategy for transitioning households out of the subsistence to income economy, with effect from 1st July, 2021. The ICT Ministry was then charged with the responsibility of spearheading Pillar 5 of the model that deals with ‘Community Data’. This involves setting up the Parish Development Management Information System (PDMIS) to validate information on the beneficiaries, evaluate the livelihood and standards of living of people and tracking the progress and performance of the different pillars so as to report real time implication of the programme.
21:44
21:44

Uganda, Tanzania Discuss Non-Tariff Barriers, Joint Projects 4

Tanzania's Director for African Affairs, Naimi Sweetie Aziz admits that there are several outstanding issues between the two countries that must be resolved for the sake of the people. On the issue of non-trade barriers, Minister Mulimba says there is need for proper coordination between ministries, departments and agencies of the governments.
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21:34

Energy Ministry Lobbies Lawmakers To Expedite Mining Bill, 2021 minerals 1 2

On 7 December 2021, Peter Lokeris, the Minister of State for Energy led officials from the Ministry and introduced the Bill to Parliament’s Committee Environment and Natural Resources for scrutiny. The Minister disclosed that the Ministry is lobbying the lawmakers to expedite the amendments when plenary resumes because several private mineral license holders are not performing to capacity as required.
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21:28

President Museveni Pardons Venezuelan, 78 Other Inmates 1 1

At least 79 inmates including a Venezuelan have been set free from various government prisons after they have been pardoned by president Yoweri Museveni. Uganda Prisons Service –UPS Spokesperson, Frank Baine, said Museveni forgave the inmates on medical and humanitarian grounds.
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17:44

Clubs Panic as Betway Plans to Exit Uganda Market Express FC 3 1 Top story

Betway sports betting company, which has operated in Uganda for the last seven years has been a major sponsor for different sports clubs including Uganda Premier League champions Express FC, Basketball Club Betway Powe, and Kobs Rugby Club. The same company sponsored Arua-based club Onduparaka back in 2016.
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16:45

Maj Okua, 3 Others Face Attempted Murder Charges for Shooting Traffic Officer 1 1

Police insist that whatever Constable Mukebezi did was within the law and it was right to check the state of the occupants in the military vehicle and tow the wreckage to the police station. According to police, Maj Okua and his accomplices are still at large.
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16:18

Beti Kamya Did Not Sanction ULC Chairperson Prosecution – Deputy IG 1 4

Anne Twinomugisha Muhairwe, the other Deputy IGG confirmed that she sanctioned Byenkya’s file and that IGG Kamya is not involved in the case. She wondered why the issue regarding the ULC chairperson has become a national matter yet the inspectorate is also investigating other officials in different Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
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Parenting Styles, Media Content Could Trigger Suicide Amongst Children 2 1 Top story

Physiatrists believe that this could be one of the factors that are fueling suicide amongst teenagers, even though there is no clear-cut or simple answer as to why children commit suicide. The others push factors include depression, anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder- PTSD, high levels of stress, physical abuse, sexual abuse and Neglect.
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10:50

How AFCON U-20 Paved Way for Uganda’s Juniors Uganda Hippos 2 3 Top story

The Hippo's striker, Derrick Kakooza emerged as the top scorer of the tournament with five goals while defender Aziz Kayondo featured in the best eleven for the impeccable performance throughout the tournament.
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09:22

Bars Spend Heavily on Renovations Ahead of the Reopening 1 2 Top story

Deogratious Matovu, the manager of Vox Lounge, says that despite the extended lockdown, they kept some staff and continued paying their utility bills. He explains that most of their equipment like television sets, sound systems, lights, and workers’ uniforms were destroyed by mice.
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07:55

Milestone; COVAX Initiative Delivers 1 billionth COVID-19 Vaccine Dose 1

Along with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), the Vaccine Alliance GAVI, and partners, WHO have led the largest vaccine procurement and supply operation in history with deliveries to 144 countries to date.
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07:23

UPDF Soldier Wanted For Shooting Traffic Officer Esther Namaganda 1

“Someone shot a traffic officer on Kira road following a minor accident this morning (Sunday). What awaits such a rash, negligent and intentional crime”. Kasingye tweeted early before it was later confirmed that a UPDF officer was behind the shooting.
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