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Uganda to face Malawi in 2021 AFCON Qualifiers 1

The qualifiers which will kick off later this year will see two teams qualify from each of the 12 groups. Cameroon will host the 2021 AFCON.
21:12
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MPs Ask Minister to Table List of Uganda Airlines Directors 4 1 Top story

Okupa questioned the competencies of those appointed to the board, saying the process wasn’t transparent and it is allegedly one the reasons behind the delayed commencement of commercial flights by the two CRJ900 aircrafts purchased at Shillings 280 billion secured through a supplementary budget.
20:49
20:49

Care Takers Don’t Know How to Handle Asthma Attacks-Researcher Schools 1 1

When they visited Gayaza high school for instance they found that some students didn’t know that they had asthma but also didn’t want to associate with it because of stigma since they were not allowed to participate in co-curricular activities once the administration realized that a student has the complication.
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Uganda Airlines First Flight Pushed to August 5 Top story

The Minister of Works and Transport, Eng. Monica Azuba says that the Uganda National Airlines will commence its first commercial flights in August because it has not yet acquired an operating certificate.
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DFCU Officials Face CID Over Theft of Client's Deposits 1 1 Top story

The CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine confirmed that the three officials whose names he didn’t disclose were indeed interrogated a day ago following an official complaint lodged by the DFCU top management.
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20:20

Two Foreign Nationals Charged With Attempted Murder, Robbery court

Daniel Karambe, a national of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tafiri Nvaneza from Rwanda are accused of waylaying Swaibu Bahati, a resident of Kashenyi village in Kanungu town council on January 5th, 2019.
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High Court Calls for Stella Nyanzi File Derrick Bazekuketta 1

The latest development comes a day after Buganda Road Court Magistrate had closed the case pending judgment.
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20:15

Minister Nantaba Not Under House Arrest- Premier Rugunda 2 1

Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has told parliament that Idah Erios Nantaba, the Information, Communication and Technology State Minister is not under house arrest.
19:56
19:56

Accurate Marine Weather Forecast Excites Fishermen lake victoria 5 1 Top story

Festus Luboyera, the Executive Director Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA), the implementing agency of the Highway Project, says at least 2,000 people are killed by bad weather on the Ugandan side of Lake Victoria annually.
19:48
19:48

Former IGP Kisembo Dead member 1 Top story

Kisembo served as IGP from 1998 to 2001 and was replaced by Gen Katumba Wamala, the current Works State Minister. Police Chief Political Commissar, Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP), Asan Kasingye confirmed news of Kisembo’s passing on his twitter handle at 6pm.
19:28
19:28

Gov't Receives Over 20 Million Doses of Measles, Rubella Vaccines measles outbreak 1 Top story

The Director of Clinical Services, Dr. Charles Olaro in the Health Ministry received the last batch of the vaccines at Entebbe International Airport Thursday afternoon. The doses were delivered in five batches.
19:07
19:07

Former NSSF Director Jamwa Asks Supreme Court to Acquit Him Peter Kabatsi 1 Top story

On Thursday, Jamwa appeared before the panel of Supreme Court Judges comprising Dr. Esther Kisaakye, Jotham Tumwesigye, Eldard Mwanguhya, Paul Mugamba and Lillian Tibatemwa to defend his appeal.
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18:49

Boda boda Murder: Police Drop Charges Against Lookalike Suspects social media 1 1 Top story

However, Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says SID has dropped charges against trio since the prime suspect, John Bosco Mugisha aka Mukiga was picked up on Wednesda
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18:24

Kyotera Patient Tests Negative for Ebola Virus 4 2

Catherine Nakagiri Kisekka, the Assistant Principal Nursing Officer at Kitovu Hospital, says they have received the test results from UVRI showing that the deceased didn’t succumb to Ebola or any other hemorrhagic fever.
18:14
18:14

Coffee Federation Asks Gov't to Use Existing Groups to Register Farmers coffee bill 2 1

The Uganda Coffee Federation (UCF) has proposed that the registration of farmers be conducted by value chain actors through their affiliated groups instead of Government registering them.
18:08
18:08

Tension in Kaabong Over Death of Young Woman accusation 1

19-year-old, Juliana Nakwang reportedly met her death at the hands of another teenager following a misunderstanding.
17:58
17:58

Gov't Proposes Ten Years in Jail for Knocking Dead Road Users 1

The proposals contained in the Traffic and Road Safety (Amendment) Bill, 2019 push for an increase in fines and penalties for traffic offences including a ten year jail time for death from reckless driving.
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17:47

Gov’t Needs UGX 5bn Annually to Facilitate Export of Labour human trafficking 1 1

According to the Gender Minister, Peace Mutuuzo Regis, the money is needed to support the department of employment to facilitate the establishment of a one-stop centre for all Government agencies involved in clearance and support of Migrant workers.
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17:46

Eastern, Northern Farmers miss out on Agriculture Insurance Scheme 3 1

Latest estimates indicate that about seventy thousand farmers have so far accessed the agriculture Insurance premium subsidy scheme. But the Central and Western Uganda have seemingly taken the lion’s share of the premium now at about 40% according to study by Economic Policy Research Centre EPRC.
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