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21:31
21:31

Sembabule Sub-County Contestant Drops from Race

According to Beine, following the candidate’s withdrawal voters will now cast their votes for the directly elected council since Mwesigwa has sailed through unopposed.
21:01
21:01

Masaba Cultural Council Resolves to Petition to Ministry Over Umukuka III 1 1

Speaking during the Bamasaba Cultural council assembly held at their headquarters at Malukhu on Tuesday, the Speaker Inzu Ya Masaba Sister Rose Nelima accused Mudoma’s faction of misleading the minister.
20:21
20:21

Teachers, Parents Welcome School Reopening Nod Ministry of Health 7

Filbert Baguma, the Secretary-General of the Uganda National Teachers Union-UNATU says the decision to re-open schools is timely and welcome. He says following the re-opening of markets, arcades, public transport and places of worship, it was high time that schools were re-opened.
20:17
20:17

NUP Decries Continued Security Office Siege Supreme Court 1 2 Top story

"Since the 15th of last month our offices have been under siege there is no activity we can carry from there, we have written to the Inspector General of Police, the Electoral Commission chairperson, but they are also waiting for the orders from above. This is unconstitutional,” said David Lubongoya, the NUP Secretary-General.
20:05
20:05

Uganda Sugar Exports to Kenya Rise Steadily –Trade Minister 1

But the dumping of foreign sugar by Ugandan smugglers has hurt the Ugandan sugar farmers most, with the sub-region of Busoga most affected. The latest permit for exporting 20,000 tons is part of the annual duty free 90,000 tons agreed upon by both governments, on condition of submission of proof that it is not dumped from external markets.
19:42
19:42

Gov't to Spend UGX 56 Billion on COVID-19 Vaccines

According to a statement released by the cabinet, the country has procured 18 million doses of the Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine. On average, government will be spending 62,500 approximately on each Ugandan
19:31
19:31

Kyagulanyi’s Lawyers Desperately Hunt for Museveni to Serve Him Petition NRM 1 1 Top story

In 2016, when the lawyers who were representing Amama Mbabazi in his presidential election petition were looking for Museveni, they went to the head of Legal department in NRM Oscar Kihika who then connected them to Museveni.
19:22
19:22

Gov't Seeks More Time on NSSF Bill MInistry of Finance 4 1

The government has told Parliament that it needs more time to consult on the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Amendment Bill 2019 especially on which Ministry should supervise the funds.
19:06
19:06

Parliament Demands Free COVID-19 Tests, Subsidised Treatment 3 1

Currently, the government is not carrying out free COVID-19 tests, yet the cheapest test from the approved test centres costs 200,000 Shillings. According to Aol, many Ugandans cannot afford testing and the huge bills required to treat victims.
18:55
18:55

Two Luwero NRM Officials Wanted over Alleged Fraud 4 1

The officials in trouble are Zenar Nasur, the Luwero District NRM Vice-Chairperson and Wasswa Tamale, the Publicity Secretary for the Party. They are accused of embezzling 29 Million Shillings meant for NRM flag bearers for District Councillor seats.
18:50
18:50

Transporters To Pay User Fees on Uganda-Funded Congo Roads 3

The Permanent Secretary, Waiswa Bageya says Uganda and DRC will each contribute 20% of the cost and the remaining 60% will be contributed by the contractor. The contractor will then recoup his investment from user fees known as Road Toll.
18:31
18:31

Heart Institute Renews Call for More Equipment, Expansion Medical equipment 3 1

The machine that is used to record the electrical activity of the heart, as one of the two basic tests, only adds to five existing equipment at the hospital that is also the country’s national referral centre for heart disease.
18:27
18:27

New CPS Operations Commander Arrests 35 Suspected Street Muggers 1

In the operation that started at 1pm, 35 mostly youthful people were nabbed from Arua Park, Wilson Street and corridors of interconnected buildings. It is reported that over 20 cases of street mugging, theft and pick-pocketing have been reported to CPS in barely a fortnight.
17:54
17:54

Pader Leaders Issue Tough Warning Over Bush Burning 2 1

Pader Sub-county LCIII Chairperson Kainam Okello told Uganda Radio Network-URN in an interview on Monday that they have issued a tough warning to locals to desist from an unnecessary setting of fire in bushes.
17:43
17:43

Gov't Yet to Decide on Resettling Kasese Flood Victims disaster 4 2

The Assistant Commissioner Disaster Preparedness Office of the Prime Minister Gerald Menhya says the government has not yet given guidance on permanent resettle plans for the flood victims.
16:42
16:42

Court Martial Remands Student Over Illegal Possession of Gov't Stores UPDF 1

It is alleged that on December 23, 2019, while at Namasuba Entebbe Road in Wakiso District Elepu was found in unlawful possession of the Uganda People's Defense Forces Veterans' Nominal Roll. The Nominal Roll is a document in form of a list with names and personal details of soldiers/ Veterans who have been scheduled for payment.
16:34
16:34

Mukono Police Stuck with 2 Mentally Challenged, Pregnant Women 1 2

Alex Baligeya, a police officer attached to Mukono Family Protection Unit-FPU, says police also lacks the resources to sustain the pregnant women in their condition. He says that none of the two women recalls where they came from.
16:09
16:09

Madi Okollo to Hold LCV Chairperson Residual Elections on Monday 3 2

The elections were cancelled after the names and photos of Bruno Onzima an Independent candidate were attached to that of Suleiman Onzima of FDC and vice versa.
15:29
15:29

UMEME Office Closed Over Unpaid sh6 Million Bill Laroo Division 1 1

The office, located along Gulu Avenue was locked up at around 8am by a team of enforcement officers led by Moses Abonga, the Laroo Division Chairman.
15:19
15:19

Lamwo Woman MP Opts for Court over Election Results 1 3

Lanyero polled 12,846, behind Achora who had 16,990 votes, according to results announced by the Electoral Commission returning officer Samuel Olet. But she insists that the elections were marred with gross electoral violence, intimidation, and vote-rigging which affected the outcome of the process.
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