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Sep 2020 37 results
19:46
19:46

Uganda to Spend UGX 8Bn After Admission to EITI Community oil and gas sector 1

The development follows the country’s admission to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative - EITI, a global partnership for mineral resources accountability and transparency. On 12th August, Uganda as a prospective oil resource mining country was admitted into the EITI community, whose principles require member states and companies to make public disclosure about their mineral wealth management processes for accountability purposes.
19:42
19:42

Gov’t Embarks on Process to Review Extractive Laws Oil and gas 2 1

The EITI boosting of a membership of 54 countries worldwide lays a foundation for transparent and accountable management of a country’s natural resource wealth. It sets out standards of disclosure of all information along the extractive industry value chain from the point of extraction, revenue generation and sharing, awarding of contracts and licenses, to final expenditure of all proceeds.
19:33
19:33

Man kills wife In Namayingo resident

The two have been entangled in daily fights, until Wednesday night when Busiku allegedly battered his wife to death, locked her up in their grass thatched house before fleeing.
19:27
19:27

1000 Ugandans Quarantined On Island

"We have preferred that we quarantine all of them on the Island because it is what we can afford,” The District Health Inspector Godfrey Hadubi explained
19:08
19:08

Change in Priorities Delayed Funding to Political Parties -Gov't 2021 elections 12 3

The funding enshrined in the Political Parties and Organizations (Amendment) Act, is contributed annually by the government towards the activities of political parties with representation in Parliament to facilitate their day-to-day activities. Currently, the parties entitled to this money include FDC, DP, NRM, UPC and JEEMA.
19:02
19:02

CAF Finally Announce Dates for 2021 Africa Nations Championship 1 Top story

During an executive committee meeting held today via video-conference it was decided the 2021 CHAN competition will take place January 16th to February 7th in Cameroon.
19:00
19:00

Lawyer Sues UCC Over Directives To Register Online Content Providers Ivan Bwowe 1

Bwowe who has individually drafted and filed his case now wants Court to quash the said notice and restrain UCC and State institutions from arresting, fining, or prosecuting any person basing on the contested notice.
18:45
18:45

Africa CDC Urges Countries to Adopt Antigen Tests for COVID-19 2

Dr Susan Nabadda Ndidde, the Executive Director of the National Public Health Laboratory which is among the labs in the country testing the highest bulk of samples says results of an antigen test cannot be based on to give a conclusive result that’s why the test is exclusively being used in surveys and research here.
18:41
18:41

Mabirizi Rejects DPP's Request to Take Over Bobi Wine Case Male Mabirizi 1 2

Mabirizi objected saying that he is worried because the case may flop and that the State Attorneys who were in court did not have Instructions from the DPP to take over the matter.
18:10
18:10

NRM Leaders in Mbale Demand Release of Disputed Woman MP Results 2 1

Security chiefs in Mbale last week referred the disputed results to the NRM party Electoral Commission headquarters in Kampala for investigations.
17:44
17:44

Six Family Members Arrested Over Child Sacrifice Police 4 1

Anyango says that the story was unbelievable after finding the dead body with multiple wounds on neck, back, legs, face and fire burns.
17:12
17:12

UCU Students To Write Exams Inside Churches 2 1

According to the deputy vice chancellor in charge of academic affairs Rev. Dr John Kitayimbwa, after consulting with students in different parts of the country with low internet connect, they suggested that the university deliver papers to churches under various dioceses for easy access.
17:00
17:00

Buyaga East MP Demands Open Tallying of Votes 2021 elections 1 1

Eric Musana, the Buyaga East Incumbent Member of Parliament has called for open re-tallying of the remaining NRM party primary results contrary to calls by the party that candidates should only submit declaration forms (DR).
16:36
16:36

Tumukunde Itching To Grill AIGP Akullo In Court 2 1

Tumukunde asked court to issue an order restraining Akullo, government and their agents from further violating or threatening his rights enshrined in the Constitution, based on the said summons.
16:28
16:28

Lakang Land Owners in Amuru Demand Fresh Verification of Claimants community protests 3 1

Bernard Oboyo, an aggrieved claimant told URN that his 300 acres of land in Lujoro village was fraudulently surveyed and 161 million shillings’ partial compensation was paid to a different person who does not own land in the area.
16:00
16:00

COVID-19 Oxford Vaccine Trials Halted After Adverse Reactions 1

The vaccine which uses a modified virus to trigger the immune the system had been reported to be effective against COVID-19 after it was given to six rhesus macque monkeys. Previous trials showed that it was safe hence its advancement to large scale human trials.
15:54
15:54

COVID 19: Suspects Quarantined as Kawempe Police Station Closes

Onyango says investigations into the alleged defilement were concluded and the suspect was produced at Nabweru court and remanded to juvenile remand home at Naguru. However, officials at the remand home demanded for COVID 19 negative certificate before he could be admitted.
15:49
15:49

NRM Primaries Survivor Demands sh100m For Bullet In The Stomach 3 1

The resident of Apule village was shot in stomach by security personnel during the Friday NRM polls, when a fracas ensued between supporters of the aspirants
15:20
15:20

UPDF Captain Arrested for Assaulting Traffic Officers 2 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson identified the officer as Captain Sam Kaziiro attached to the Chieftaincy of Mubende Rehabilitation Center-CMRC.
15:15
15:15

Union Threatens Protests As Politicians Torture Nurses 2

The President of the Union Cherop Justus Kiplangat told URN in an interview that politicians have been using their influence especially in the upcountry health facilities to bypass patient queues and demand prescribed medicines. Once the nurses ask them to follow the right processes of accessing care, they end up being assaulted.
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