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21:12
21:12

UPC's Dickson Opul Seeks Party Flag to Contest for Presidency 4 1

His manifesto will focus on the fight for a corruption-free Uganda, economic development based on equal distribution of resources and the detachment of state institutions from personalities. He says that he has discussed his candidature with both factions of UPC before he can pick nomination papers from the Electoral Commission.
18:46
18:46

UPDF Soldier Arrested in Apac for Impersonation 1

Victor Omara, 30 years, a resident of Agege in Bala Sub County, Kole district who lives in Barapwoo in Lira district was arrested on Sunday after allegedly conning two staffs at Apac Main Hospital.
18:41
18:41

Kizinda Town Council NRM Registrar Arrested For Deleting Names From Register 1

The NRM party electoral commission guidelines state that during the display of the NRM party register there shall be no addition or deletion of names in the register until commission communicates otherwise.
18:39
18:39

Arcades Flouting COVID-19 Directives Named

The Standard Operating Procedures [SOPs] that the government issued to arcades before they were allowed to open include providing hand washing facilities, using temperature guns to check everybody entering the premises and enforcing the wearing of face masks and social distancing among others.
18:02
18:02

Jamil Mukulu Trial to be Conducted Inside Luzira Prison 2 2

A meeting on Monday that included International Crimes Division -ICD Judges, Counter Terrorism Police Officers, Prisons, Directorate of Public Prosecutions and Defense lawyers agreed that for the safety of the participants from Covid-19 and other possible security risks, the trial will be conducted inside the prisons.
16:57
16:57

Government Free Masks to Have Manufacturer Logos Ministry of Health

Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng said on Monday that the move is meant to enable the public to hold specific companies accountable for the poor products adding that some companies have already been contacted with proposals to have them replaced.
16:51
16:51

Biriggwa, Amuriat Cautioned Against Insults During Campaigns 4 3

Ibrahim Ssemuju Nganda said the country’s four regions have been subdivided to ease the candidates’ campaigns.
16:45
16:45

Uganda's Tea Exports Earnings Rebound 1 1

According to official government figures, tea sellers earned more money in April, May, and June 2020, an indicator that the sector has put the COVID-19 slump behind. This is even though in April and May 2020, Uganda was under total lockdown.
16:02
16:02

Only Visitors, Tourists Wear Face Masks in Kalangala 5 5

Health experts recommend that people should wear masks in public settings especially when other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. According to medics, the masks may help prevent people who have COVID-19 from spreading the virus to others.
15:59
15:59

Mabirizi Institutes Criminal Charges Against Bobi Wine Male Mabirizi 2 1

In his documents filed before Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court, Mabirizi contends that Kyagulanyi also is known as Bobi Wine on two occasions gave false information about his age which attracts a criminal offence under the Penal Code Act.
15:37
15:37

Suspected Turkana Rustlers Steal Cattle in Napak cattle rustling 1

Paul Loruu Nabolikoko, the LCIII Chairperson of Panyangara Sub County said the UPDF followed the warriors recovering only 176 heads of cattle, just a fraction of the 22 herds
15:13
15:13

Irregularities Mar NRM Party Register Display Exercise in Sheema NRM party Primaries 4 2

In Sheema NRM party loyalists turned up to check on their particulars on the register in vain.
14:40
14:40

Saliva Effective as Nasal Swabs in COVID-19 Testing -Study 1 Top story

In positive patients, they found more copies of the virus in the saliva samples than they had established in the alternative nasopharyngeal deriving a 95 per cent confidence level in the test. When they subjected the patients on admission in hospital after five days on treatment, 81 per cent tested by saliva were positive whereas the nasal swabs were at 71 per cent.
13:56
13:56

Construction of Ik Seed Secondary School Complete 2 2

Initially, the nearest secondary school for the Ik was situated about 70 kilometres away. As a result, many children from the Ik community dropped out of school without completing the secondary education cycle.
13:55
13:55

Kalangala Hotels Cut Prices To Attract Local Tourists 4 2

To rejuvenate tourism in the district, some hotel managers have had to cut the costs of accommodation and other services. Kalangala district has 600 guest rooms comprising both small lodges and advanced resorts.
13:48
13:48

Suspected Cholera Kills 2 People in Kotido MoH 1

The deaths were recorded at Kotido Health Centre IV, after being referred there by health workers from Napumpum Health Centre III.
13:22
13:22

60% of Developments in Mukono During Lockdown were Illegal NBRB 2 1

Most of the said illegal developments have taken place in the Central division areas of Ntaawo, Lweza, Ggulu and Kasangalabi, Buwangi and Nantabulirwa in Goma division. They include land demarcation, land, change of construction plans and erection of new houses in various areas, including wetlands.
13:19
13:19

500 Girls Defiled in Kampala During Lockdown 1 1

The records show that July had the highest number of defilement cases at 175, followed by June with 163 while May and April had 124 and 85 cases respectively.
11:46
11:46

Kigulu South MP Arrested After Rival Supporters Clash 1

Kaluya's political assistant Sarah Nalubanga, they had been doing door-to-door campaigns in Bukyaye parish on Sunday evening when the trouble started.
11:27
11:27

Two People Killed in Kasese murdered

The dead are Private Akera Davis, a soldier attached to Kavera Barracks and Rogers Baluku, a casual labourer.
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