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20:51
20:51

Legislators Speak Tough on Corruption 6 1

In his response, the Lwemiya county MP, Theodore Ssekikuubo said that the various entities set up by the government to fight corruption are counterproductive.
18:18
18:18

UPDF Protests US Sanctions Against Major. Gen. Abel Kandiho 1

In her brief statement issued on Tuesday, the Defense Ministry Spokesperson, Brigadier Flavia Byekwaso says that they are disappointed that the US could take such a decision without due process.
17:23
17:23

COVID Vaccine: Researchers to Use Foreign Labs Amidst Mice Hoarding 5

Dr. Brenda Apio Oketch, a member of the team of researchers studying the attenuated vaccine at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) says that they have been collecting SARS COV 2 viruses locally from people who get infected which are grown in the laboratory and deactivated with chemicals.
15:51
15:51

Opposition Tasks Gov’t on Continued Doctors Strike 4 1

Batuwa Timothy Lusala, the Shadow Minister for Health said that the government has not done much to address their doctors' complaints. The strike began on November 22, after the government failed to fulfil many of its promises to medics, as made in 2017 during a similar strike. The doctors want the government to increase their salaries to 5 million Shillings, increase medical human resources and compensate health workers who succumbed to COVID-19.
15:21
15:21

Katosi Road Scam Convict Rejects Justice Bamugemereire Apollo Senkeeto 2 1

Lady Justice Elizabeth Musoke who was heading the panel has ordered for the file to be taken back to the Registrar with orders that it be reallocated to a new panel and fixed for hearing as soon as possible.
14:13
14:13

Uganda Cranes to Play Tanzania in Friendly Match 1

Ahmed Hussein, the Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA Communications Director says that the game will be played at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.
13:41
13:41

NPA Predicts Increase in COVID-19 Cases This Week MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3

In an update to journalists on Tuesday, Eng. Abraham Muwanguzi who manages the Science Planning Department said between December 5 and 11, the country will be recording an average of 45 cases but these are projected to further increase to a weekly average of 330 cases by the 18th of December.
12:51
12:51

Bomb Scare: Police Cordon Off Bombo Road 1

According to our reporter, officers from the Bomb squad cordoned off the road after motorists sighted items in a green plastic bag in the middle of the road.
12:36
12:36

Security Recovers Grenade, Gun from Home of Terror Suspect 1 1

Speaking on behalf of the joint security team, Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson, said a search was immediately conducted inside the room and an AK47 gun was spotted. When the search was expounded, more bomb making material, detonators and propellants were recovered.
12:35
12:35

Nine Cases of Omicron Covid-19 Variant Detected in Uganda 1

Prof Pontiano Kaleebu, the executive director of UVRI says the cases were detected among travellers from Nigeria and South Africa
11:40
11:40

WHO Warns Against Using Convalescent Plasma to Treat COVID-19 treating COVID-19

In Uganda, studies had been launched in June last year to test whether patients who were seeking treatment from Mulago National Referral and selected Regional Referral hospitals could recover with the treatment but according to Dr. Bruce Kirenga, a Lung Expert who was the lead investigator on the study told URN participants never showed any signs of responding to the treatment.
10:08
10:08

Pandemic Impact On Education More Severe Than Predicted- New Report 1 Top story

The loss according to the report titled; The State of the Global Education Crisis: A Path to Recovery report published by World Bank-UNESCO-UNICEF, is equivalent to about 14 percent of today’s global Gross Domestic Product-GDP.
20:03
20:03

Fake Red Cross 'Recruiter' Arrested in Kampala 1 1

Charles Twine, CID spokesperson, has identified the suspect as Allan Hirya Kabooli the mastermind of the plot that created fake Red Cross job adverts that circulated on social media with intention of defrauding unsuspecting job seekers.
20:02
20:02

Vaccination Remains Key To School Reopening – Education Ministry 1 3

Although President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni stated last month that the economy will reopen with or without vaccination come January 2022, the Education ministry insists that the vaccination response will determine the reopening to avoid closure when schools reopen.
19:48
19:48

World Bank Rep Advises Gov’t to Expand Instructional Time When Schools Reopen 6 1

Schools in Uganda have remained closed for over 80 weeks, which is the longest school closure recorded across the world, yet the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown which led to the closure of schools is projected to worsen the already waning learning outcomes in the country.
19:31
19:31

COVID Contributed to 69,000 Malaria Deaths, Doomsday Scenario Averted

Moderate disruptions in the delivery of malaria services contributed to 14 million malaria cases and 69,000 deaths, yet 47,000 of the additional malaria deaths, were due to disruptions in the provision of malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment during the pandemic.
19:14
19:14

Police Arrests 1600 Pedestrians For Violating Curfew Hours In 7 Days 1 1

According to data gathered by Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) 1,154 pedestrians were set free after being cautioned, 142 were given police bond and while 252 who were singled out as repeated offenders were arraigned before courts of law.
18:50
18:50

Activist Loses Bid to Quash Appointment of Bank of Uganda’s Director Supervision 1

It adds that, “therefore, the question of time starting to run from the date of the final decision cannot arise in the circumstances since the final decision is not an issue before this court”.
18:30
18:30

MTN Explains Undersubscription As Share Price Increases 6

MTN Uganda CEO Vanhelleputte blamed misinformation especially by social media about the company and the listing process in particular, to the extent of the company and the Capital Market Authority being sued for alleged violation of regulatory procedure, which suit did not succeed.
17:22
17:22

Police Arrest Pastor Over Child Sacrifice 1 1

According to Police the suspects, first rented a garage from Mulodi to host their church. However, a few months later, the suspect kidnapped the minor and sacrificed her in search of spiritual powers.
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