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Apr 2021 18 results
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Police Forced us to Bury our Son Twice at our Cost, Nakitto Tells Kadaga security 3 1

Hajjara Nakitto, the heartbroken mother to a 15-year-old Amos Ssegawa who was shot dead by security forces in November says she was abandoned by Government after promises of helping her.
19:32
19:32

Second COVID-19 Wave Begins in Uganda -Scientists 1 Top story

According to scientists, the increase in COVID-19 cases that the country has been reporting is the beginning of the country's second wave of the disease. They say as part of this wave, they expect the number of reported cases to double those reported during the first wave
18:17
18:17

Retired Italian Diplomat In Trouble Over Ivory 3 Top story

Marino’s arrest came a day after his Ugandan wife was detained at Bugolobi Police Station together with Panda – Pier Village LC I Chairperson, Joseph Tomusange, who was caught with 2.5Kgs of worked Ivory pieces following a trap laid by officers from the Natural Resources Conservation Network (NRCN) working closely with detectives from the Uganda Police Force who presented themselves as buyers of the ivory.
17:30
17:30

Innovations Fund Receives UGX 30 Billion for Science Research 4 1

Prof. William Bazeyo confirmed the funding saying that the innovations targeted are those that address the National Development Plan (NDP 3) that was launched last year.
17:09
17:09

Kawempe North MP Elect Ssegirinya Granted Bail Muhammad Ssegirinya 2

Through his lawyers led by Medard Lubega Sseggona, Ssegirinya asked court presided over by Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu to be released on bail on grounds that the charge against him is bailable and that he ready to report to the court when needed.
16:30
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UNEB Rules Out Special Exams for National Team Players Uganda Hippos 3 1 Top story

the Sports State Minister, Denis Hamson Obua, says they consulted Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB and reached a final decision not to give special UCE examinations to the players. He told the Education Committee of parliament chaired by Jacob Opolot said giving the players special exams will open a Pandora Box
16:20
16:20

Gov’t in Support of ‘Mandatory’ COVID-19 Vaccination for Teachers, Frontline Workers 1 4

While the government had initially said that Covid-19 vaccination is not compulsory and subject to consent, since the vaccines are new and have never been used before, this sentiment seems to have changed following low uptake of the vaccines by targeted groups.
16:00
16:00

New Cities Can't Perform Without Financial Help - UN Agency 3

The Minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi says that currently the urban local governments can only raise 17% of their budgetary needs and they have to rely on the central governments and other external sources to fund the gap. The ratio is much less at the rural local governments.
15:13
15:13

Approved National Health Insurance Bill Doesn't Favour All Ugandans-Dr. Aceng Ministry of Health 2 1 Top story

According to the minister of health, the bill which was passed does not address concerns raised by stakeholders. She says the bill needed to be withdrawn and revised so that concerns relating to who contributes to the scheme and collects monies are addressed
15:04
15:04

Makerere Hospital not Struggling with COVID -19 Vaccination Uptake - Prof. Byamugisha Ministry of Health 4

When URN visited the Makerere University hospital based vaccination center on Wednesday, they had already depleted their doses and were only now entering complete data before they could open up for a new target audience.
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Two Arrested As Relatives, Wives of NUP Detained Supporters Lead Peaceful Protest NUP supporters 1 3 Top story

"Our husbands are rotting in jail for supporting Kyagulanyi. Why make us suffer? Most of us have been kicked out of our homes because of rent arrears. Our children have not reported to schools. Why? She asked. The protesters who carried placards sang songs demanding the release of the suspects and they marched from Kamwokya to the city center.
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Uganda's Economy has Grown Faster than Earlier Projected - BOU

The Governor Emanuel Tumusiime Mutebile, says in a BOU statement, a high degree of uncertainty surrounds economic outlook, with many possible risks, with the main downside risk still being the coronavirus and possible variants.
12:18
12:18

Suspension of Police Promotions Increases Number of Officers in Acting Positions 2 1

It is exactly five years and two months since the police promoted its officers. Three of the five years have been under the stewardship of, Martin Okoth Ochola, as Inspector-General of Police.
12:08
12:08

Fugitives Baroza, Bakaleke Not on Police's Wanted List -Interpol 1 2

Senior Commissioner of Police Charles Birungi, who is the Acting Interpol Director, has told Uganda Radio Network –URN that they have never received any official communication indicating that Bakaleke and Baroza are wanted persons.
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11:51

Private Teachers Petition Parliament over UGX 20Bn Relief Fund lockdown 2 1

In July 2020, the government pledged 20 Billion Shillings to support teachers in private schools who were affected by the closure of schools.
09:11
09:11

Another Uganda Cranes Player Azira Retires 1 2

The 33-year-old joins a growing list of Cranes players who have retired in the past week including former team captain Denis Onyango and assistant Captain Hassan Wasswa
08:27
08:27

Gov't Companies, Private Entities in Trouble Over Unpaid UBC Debt 3 1

Hundreds of Government agencies, private entities and religious institutions are in trouble over unpaid debt owed to Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC). The national broadcaster.
08:03
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Man Arrested For Attempting to Burn Wife, Stepson Luke Owoyesigyire 1 1 Top story

According to Owoyesigyire, the suspect locked up his wife only identified as Nansamba and his stepson Umaru Kasibante inside the house and torched it.
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