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22:21
22:21

Government Delivers 310,000 Facemasks to Rakai Communities 1 3

The district is categorized among the high-risk areas due to its geographical location at the Uganda-Tanzania border. It has so far confined 192 COVID-19 suspects, 171 of who were discharged after testing negative to the virus.
22:04
22:04

Stranded Ugandans Return from Sudan 1 2

In excitement, they waved to the receiving party while others raised their hands in the sky when they finally disembarked from the plane. Each of the returnees also wore face masks as they checked out of the terminal, and proceeded to the various quarantine centres.
19:17
19:17

Museveni Eulogizes Burundi’s Former President Nkurunziza as Peace Lover 3

The Late Pierre Nkurunziza died on June 8, 2020, after suffering a cardiac arrest at the age of 55. After 15 years in power, Nkurunziza was due to step down in August this year after the May general election that saw Evarisite Ndayishimiye elected President of Burundi. He is survived by a wife, Denise Bucumi Nkurunziza and five children.
19:00
19:00

MPs Demand Gov't Plan on Bodaboda Operations COVID-19 3 1

Kawempe North MP Abdulatif Ssebagala raised the concern today during a plenary session of Parliament saying bodaboda riders need justice in order to make ends meet. He says that it does not make sense to stop bodaboda’s, and open up various parts of the economy as well as allow buses that move upcountry with more people mixing.
18:43
18:43

Political Parties Urge EC to Listen Before Continuing with Scientific Elections 2021 elections 6

In a meeting held at the Electoral Commission headquarters in Kampala, the leaders of different registered political parties faulted the Electoral Commission for coming up with a revised roadmap that will see the 2021 elections held without public campaigns.
18:31
18:31

Mothers Lives On the Line as Luweero Medics Resort to Extortion negligence 1 7

Juma Sserwadda blames the death of his baby on health workers at Luweero Hospital who dillydallied him for hours demanding for 200,000 shillings to carryout caesarean section against his wife Nakitende .
18:04
18:04

Parliament Concerned About Delayed Approval of Electoral Laws 4 1 Top story

although the electoral season officially started yesterday Monday, June 22, with Political Parties and Organizations identifying flag bearers for Special Interest Groups (SIGs), online with the revised electoral roadmap, Parliament is concerned the key reforms for the process and not yet approved.
17:29
17:29

Manafwa RDC Impounds Gov't Heifers in Mbale 1 2

According to Washaki, he presided over the handover of the animals to farmers in Manafwa in the morning and was surprised to find them being transported to Mbale district.
17:20
17:20

Court Reduces Monetary Reward to Former EALA Speaker Margaret Nantongo Zziwa 1

This was a result of Zziwa’s removal from the office of the Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) which the Court averred was an infringement of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community. Zziwa was impeached in December 2014 on allegations of misconduct, abuse of office and being disrespectful to the members.
17:15
17:15

Fight for Interim Leadership of Arua City Divides District, Municipal Leaders 3 3

Parliament in April this year, approved the creation of 15 cities that will be operationalized in a phased manner starting with Jinja, Mbarara, Gulu, Mbale, Arua, Fort Portal, and Masaka that will start effective July 1, 2020.
17:09
17:09

Mulago Impersonator Arrested at Kawempe Hospital UGanda Police Force 1 Top story

Acleo Byamukama was arrested on Tuesday morning in a joint security operation involving detectives from the Statehouse Anti-Corruption Unit and Kawempe Police Station.
16:25
16:25

Acholi Province Demands UGX 32m From FUFA 1 1

The money was one of the prizes that the club won after emerging champions of the second edition of the FUFA Drum in December 2019.
16:20
16:20

Kyambogo Earmarks UGX400M for Online Learning Jonathan Tundulu 4 1

Dr. John Okuonzi, the Director of Information Communication and Technology and Services Kyambogo University, says management approved the decision to invest in online learning platforms after realising that the Covid19 pandemic may take long to warrant face to face learning.
15:26
15:26

Transport Fares Hiked As Public Transport Resumes in Kabale, Rukungiri 1 4

On Tuesday, transport fares from various routes like Kabale-Ntugamo-Mbarara, Kabale, Kisoro and Kabale Rukungiri were increased.
15:26
15:26

Heavy Deployment at Owino as Police Anticipates Cloth Traders' Protest Effects of COVID-19 4 1 Top story

Ronald Kazibwe, the Chairperson Kafumbe zone denied claims that they have plans to stage a demonstration, saying police could have deployed after seeing street vendors operating at the entrance of the market.
15:06
15:06

Agriculturist Calls for Development Arm to Support Young Businesses 2

Victoria Sekitoleko notes that at just a point of registration, business owners are asked to provide a load of documentations which are a turn off for many who are often uneducated. Among others to register a business according to guidelines by URSB, one will need to have a Memorandum and Articles of Association where they will often need to hire a lawyer to take them through the process.
15:02
15:02

Relocation of Mbale District Headquarters Divides Councillors 1 5

Michael Mafabi, the Secretary for Health wants the district headquarters relocated to Jewa sub-County because Bungokho North County has been neglected in terms of service delivery.
14:28
14:28

Turkish Firm Loses Interest in Nakaseke Beef Project Turkish investor 1 1 Top story

ASB Group of Companies is one of the largest Turkish based companies in the energy sector with extensive international experience in managing and operating; agribusiness, transportation, trading, investment, oil, gas and engineering services around the world.
13:59
13:59

Over 60 Skip ART Treatment at Biiso Health Center III HIV 2 1

Alex Rukundo, one of the People Living with HIV, says he has failed to pick his drug refills because of transport problems.
13:57
13:57

Coffee Exports Rebound in May – Report UCDA 1

In May, Ugandans exported 437,579 bags, up from the 359,973 bags exported in April 2020. These figures are still below what was exported in March (477,561 bags) before the country fully instituted a lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus. Each bag weighs 60 kilogrammes.
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