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22:23
22:23

Carrefour Supermarkets Takes over Shoprite Stores

Shoprite will by the end of the year, lease it's six stores in Uganda to Majid Al Futtaim, who currently operates two stores in Uganda, under the banner of Carrefour
22:09
22:09

Parliament Passes Motion to Rename Wampewo Avenue after BMK 11th Parliament 1 3

Wampewo Avenue stretches from the Jinja road round about Adjacent to the Ministry of Internal Affairs to upper Kololo terrace road, above the airstrip. It is the same avenue where one of his investments; Hotel Africana and BMK Building are located.
19:57
19:57

KCCA Needs UGX 30bn to Compensate Ndeeba Market Vendors 7

KCCA was sued for illegal eviction and destruction of property. The court faulted KCCA for conducting the eviction on land they don’t own and awarded the vendors damages of 30 Billion Shillings.
19:53
19:53

Uganda Uses Archaic Law to Manage COVID-19- Rights Activists Ministry of Health 4

Sarah Bireete, the Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Governance (CCG) notes that while the government would have quickly enacted a guiding law like was done in other countries, they resorted to presidential decrees where the president illegally turned himself into a lawmaker.
19:43
19:43

Opposition Still Focused on Regime Change – Mpuuga 2 2

Mpuuga was appointed into the office by the President of the National Unity Platform Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu after his party emerged as the main opposition group, having won more parliamentary seats than all other opposition groups in the January polls.
19:33
19:33

Uganda Deports Another 15 Rwandan Nationals 2

The Rwandan nationals were deported through the Uganda, Rwanda border of Mirama Hills in Ntungamo district on Wednesday. According to the source, the first batch of eight personnel was deported at 11 a.m. while others were deported at 4 p.m., and were both received by Rwandan authorities at the Rwandan side of Kagitumba.
19:22
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UHRC Probes Abuses During COVID-19 Directives Enforcement in Luwero 4 1

At least two people have reportedly been killed and scores injured during operations conducted by Policemen to enforce the directives that were given by President Yoweri Museveni to mainly limit crowds and person to person interactions in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
19:18
19:18

EU Wants Parliament to Prioritize Sexual Offences, National Legal Aid Bills EU Ambassadors 4 1

Ambassador Merrifield said that the EU delegation would like to have further meetings with parliament on a section of Bills that they have been following closely.
19:06
19:06

52 Arrested in Crackdown against Operating Bars in Kabale 5 2

The operation under the command of Kigezi Region Field Force Unit-FFU Commander Henry Kisembo was conducted today in the suburbs of Bugongi and Mundeeba in Northern Division, Bicycle garage street and Kigongi streets in Central Division, Mwanjari cemetery business centre in Southern Division, Kabale Municipality and Kyobugombe trading centre in Kaharo sub-county.
18:53
18:53

Rotary International President Pledges to Aid Long Distance Learning Makerere University 1 1

Today, as he concluded his three-day visit to Uganda, the Rotary International President Shekar Mehta pledged partnership with the government of Uganda to support distance learning through raising resources to procure supportive equipment like radios and televisions. He was addressing journalists after a visit to Makerere University which hosts one of the seven Rotary Peace Centres across the World.
18:45
18:45

Operation on Illegal Power Connections Paralyzes Business in Kumi Kumi Municipality 2 3

During the operation, more than 100 business premises were closed as the owners fled on seeing UMEMEM staff accompanied by the police. At
18:29
18:29

Health Centre IV Theaters Dormant in Isingiro District 1 4

Isingiro District Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Martin Yiga says that the district is struggling to attract personnel in this medical discipline to run theatres in Nyamuyanja and Rugaga Health centre IV.
18:27
18:27

KCCA Executive Committee Wants Sickle Cell Fund Established in Memory of BMK 4

During a council sitting on Wednesday at the Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA hall, Deputy Lord Mayor Doreen Nyanjura presented to the council a resolution by the City Executive Committee-CEC to establish a fund to support people living with Sickle Cell and promote sensitization about the condition.
18:04
18:04

Mpuuga Calls for Opposition Unity As He Marks 100 Days in Office 1 3

The Leader of Opposition told journalists that he has in the first 100 days in the office worked towards uniting the opposition MPs since his position entails promoting togetherness among members from different political parties.
17:42
17:42

Delayed Completion of UGX 22.8Bn Water Project Irks Kagadi Residents 2 3

Construction works of the 22.8 Billion Shillings water project that is also funded by African Development Bank-ADB through the Water Supply and Sanitation Program Phase II (WSSP II) was expected to be completed in one year.
17:11
17:11

Health Ministry Launches New 12 billion Disease Surveillance System MInistry of Health 2

The system will be able deployed in all parts of the country and will be able to detect future epidemics in the country. As part of the new system, health workers and members of the community will be able to report suspicious diseases early which will then be monitored by epidemiologist at the command center in Kampala
16:56
16:56

MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Charged With Terrorism 1 2 Top story

Court heard that while in various places in Uganda, with intents to intimidate the public for political, religious, social, or economic gains, the suspects indiscriminately involved themselves in murder and attempted murder of people.
16:40
16:40

EU Ambassadors Court Speaker Oulanyah on DGF Suspension European Union 1 3

The fund which was started to provide well-coordinated support to various entities in Uganda was suspended early this year after President Yoweri Museveni accused the Ministry of Finance of irregularly authorizing funding, to a tune 500 billion Shillings, to be operated exclusively by foreign missions in Uganda.
16:23
16:23

Two Remanded for Trafficking Baby to South Sudan SIU Kireka 1 1 Top story

The Mwanga Grade One magistrate, Timothy Lumunye charged the accused with 2 counts of attempted trafficking in persons and conspiracy to commit an offence.
16:19
16:19

Imbalances Cited in UGX 530b Secondary Education Expansion Project Parliament 6 1

The project will see 116 schools constructed. Of these, 84 schools will be constructed in non-refugee hosting districts while 32 new schools will be constructed in the refugee-hosting districts. at least 61 existing schools in refugee-hosting districts will also be expanded.
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