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16:18
16:18

Uncertainty Shrouds Private Teachers’ COVID-19 Fund 2

The government announced two months ago that it was setting aside a revolving fund with 22 billion Shillings to support teachers whose livelihoods were disrupted when schools were closed in March. The money was channelled through the Microfinance Support Centre.
16:03
16:03

Gender Ministry to Translate Election Material for the Deaf, Blind 3 1

Emily Ajambo, the Acting Commissioner for the Disabled and Elderly in the Gender Ministry, says the ministry is engaging the Electoral Commission to ensure an inclusive 2021 electoral process.
19:53
19:53

Teenage Vendor Hit by Police Bullet in Kamwokya Seeks Treatment 1 2

According to Susan’s mother Ajolina Gaturude her daughter was injured by a rubber bullet by police officers when they fired rounds of bullets and tear gas even in the market where innocent people including her daughter where carrying on their normal activities
15:45
15:45

No Justification for Continued Closure of Borders - Besigye Covid-19 2 1

Besigye today addressed the country in his capacity as president of the people’s government pressure group based at his Katonga road office, ahead of tomorrow's scheduled address of President Museveni to the country on the situation of covid-19
11:19
11:19

PWD’s Decry Prohibitive Accessibility to Financial Banking Services financial access 2 1

Noah Muwanika, a PWD who walks with the help of clutches cannot access the ATM’s alone. He cannot stand alone, not even standing in the lengthy banking hall queues for hours.
17:51
17:51

MPs Oppose Move to Police Personal Social Media Accounts UCC 1 5

The Ayivu county MP Bernard Atiku says even though regulation is necessary to stop impunity of social media parliament should examine the regulations and UCC needs to be summoned before the committee on Information Communication and Technology ICT to explain the measures.
10:44
10:44

UCC Gives Online Content Providers Untill October to Register 2

The Commission's spokesperson Ibrahim Bbosa, says that after the ultimatum, they will move to enforce the law.
08:55
08:55

Workers Oppose COVID-19 Testing Fees Without Minimum Wage ministry of health 3

The National Organization of Trade Union (NOTU) says government should lead the fight against corona virus without leaving it to the citizens considering the pandemic implication to the population that even still struggle to access the basic needs .
04:34
04:34

Youths Seek More Representatives in Parliament 4 1

The youth are currently represented by five legislators, four drawn from each of the four regions and one national representative. However, they say that this is not commensurate with the population of the youths in Uganda, are now demanding two representatives, one female and one male, from each of the four regions.
13:23
13:23

PWDs Seek More Representation in Parliament 4 1

Denis Ouma, who represents PWDs in the Forum for Democratic-FDC party says it is illogical to have only five members of Parliament representing the over six million PWDs in the country.
17:28
17:28

Gov’t Starts Drafting Regulations to Operationalize Data Protection Law ict 2 1

Paul Okirig, a lawyer and drafter, said at the online consultative meeting that the regulations will among other things make it clear where the individual may refuse to give their data to a collector and incidences where they cannot refuse such as when the government wants information for planning purposes.
18:41
18:41

Human Rights Commission Asks Government to Suspend OTT 2

The Acting Chairman of the Commission Dr. Katebalirwa Amooti told journalists today that this is necessary in the wake of digital campaigns where the public is using social media platforms to reach the electorate.
08:02
08:02

Lawyer Seeks to Block Parliamentary Elections in 89 Counties

In his application, Muhumuza wants the court to issue a permanent injunction restraining the Electoral Commission from nominating any individual or candidates for parliamentary elections in all constituencies created after July 26, 2013, the time the Local Government Act was amended.
09:22
09:22

Kampala Leaders Demand More Masks After Residents Missed out 2 6

Moses Kavuma, the vice-chairman of Budonian zone in Kisenyi, Mengo Parish says they received 1,000 masks which were all distributed, but still recorded more than 500 uncovered residents. Kawuma is concerned that the prevention measures are lax, in the area which has already recorded a COVID-19 death.
17:51
17:51

2,900 to Benefit From SAGE Program in Kampala 4 4

Thomas Kisembo, one of the beneficiaries is however concerned about the mode of payment. He says that it is unfair to ask the elderly to travel long distances to access payments when their transport costs are higher than the money they receive.
04:32
04:32

Access to Handwashing Facilities Key for Safe Reopening of Schools

The study, by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, found that last year, 43 per cent of schools globally lacked access to basic handwashing with soap and water: a key condition for schools to be able to operate safely in the midst of the pandemic.
13:54
13:54

Bishop Katumba to Abandon Colored Cassock in Protest of Church Demolition 1 1

The Bishop announced this during a visit to Ndeeba, the site of the Church which was reduced to debris on Sunday night, bringing to the fore an ownership dispute pitting the administrators of the estate of the late Evelyn Nachwa, a Buganda Kingdom Princess and Church of Uganda.
18:01
18:01

COVID-19: Artists to Get UGX 6.6bn Stimulus Package COVID 19 2

The State Minister for Youths and Children Affairs Florence Nakiwala says that the Department of Culture in the Ministry is compiling the list of beneficiaries and working out modalities to run the fund.
13:33
13:33

Dr Isaac Kajja Appointed Ag. Principal Mak College of Health Sciences Makerere University 1 Top story

Kajja was in the recent search process for the Deputy Principal nominated unopposed for the position and subsequently appointed. However, the position of the Principal remains contested, a move which has created a leadership crisis at the College.
10:52
10:52

Mak Staff Tribunal Orders Reinstatement of Dismissed Political Science Don Makerere University 1

Dr Okuku was among the 45 staff that were fired by the institution in December 2018. He was sacked for alleged incompetence and inefficiency based on the alleged failure to release results of Urban and Rural Development, a course unit he taught in Semester II for 2016/2017 academic year for almost a full year.
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