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22:46
22:46

Schools Negotiate for Food Supply On Credit as They Prepare to Reopen 7

James Wonyaka, the headteacher of Bat Valley primary school says they are currently engaging parents on how to feed pupils once they return to school during the phased reopening by the government.
21:57
21:57

Gulu District Posted The Highest Revenue Collection as COVID-19 Hits Hard-Report 1

Ismail Ahmed, the Principal Inspector in the Local Government Ministry noted that local governments have the most elastic revenue system, arguing that once a challenge hits the globe, the change is drastic.
21:23
21:23

Kasingye to Lead Team to Draft Deployment Plan for Hostile Communities 1 2 Top story

According to Kasingye, he will start with Sebei sub-region where they have recorded several brutal attacks on police personnel. He says they intend to conduct sensitization programs before they profile hostile areas and criminals who cross to Kenya after committing crimes.
20:41
20:41

I Wasn’t Comfortable With Commemoration of Luwum's Anniversary at State House-Bishop Ogwal 6 3 Top story

Delivering his sermon to Christians at St. Paul Church of Uganda in Wii-gweng village, Bishop Ogwal said he felt hesitant to accept the change of plan. He disclosed to Christians that he felt that the prayers should have taken place at Namirembe Cathedral, the provincial cathedral of the Church of Uganda after being moved from the martyrs’ home village in Wii-gweng.
20:13
20:13

DP to Overhaul Party Structures 2021 elections 5 1 Top story

Mao, who came fourth with 55,665 votes in the just concluded presidential elections, said they will focus on rebuilding the party after the disappointing and irregular elections. According to Mao, DP will embark on creating a new member's register to differentiate between party members and supporters and weed out those against the party.
19:23
19:23

Police FC Beat BUL to Top UPL Table 2

The win puts Police FC on the top of the UPL table with 16 points ahead of Vipers SC with 15 points.
19:10
19:10

Archbishop Janani Luwum Did Not Die in Vain- President Museveni 8 1

But Museveni criticized President Idi Amin for fearing criticism. This he said was an act of cowardice adding that there was no need for the former President to end the life of the Archbishop and the other senior members of government, over such issues.
19:02
19:02

Unknown Thugs Kill Farm Laborer, Dump Body in Dam 2

Nanzuka, who owns the 15-acre farm, says that he last met the deceased on Sunday evening. He, however, says that he was surprised that the deceased delayed to report for work on Monday and he waited for him all day in vain. Nanzuka says that he was surprised to see that the deceased delayed to report to the farm, his duty station on Monday, but he waited for him all day in vain.
18:24
18:24

Gov't Quarantines Five Districts over Foot and Mouth Disease 2

Movement on livestock and livestock products into and out of these districts or through to other districts is immediately banned. Restrictions on the movement of livestock have also been imposed on another 24 districts, including Kampala, Wakiso and Mukono, which are named among the areas at a high risk of an outbreak.
18:10
18:10

Misused Facemasks Could Cause More Infections Than They Prevent 5 2

Medical experts advise that a cloth face mask must be discarded after 30 days of use and 30 washes. While the disposable one is disposed of after a single-use. However, several people are rewashing disposable masks and using them multiple times. Others have damaged or unfitting pieces of cloth masks whose elastic bands have become loose and threadbare, but tie them behind the ear to give it a snug fit.
17:27
17:27

409 Polling Stations had 100% Voter Turnout, Giving Museveni 95.8% 2 2

President Museveni polled 161, 864 votes at these polling stations representing 95.8 percent of votes cast, with all other candidates including Willy Mayambala with 14 ballots cast in his favour, at least getting some votes at the 409 stations. These polling stations had 1,354 invalid votes.
17:23
17:23

Vendors Task City Authorities on Completion of Mbarara Central Market 2 4

Construction of the 21 Billion Shillings market started in 2018 and was supposed to have been completed last year in January. However, completion was again extended to February 2020 and further until the end of last month.
17:09
17:09

Land Prices More than Double in Gulu 1 4

Otto explains that the increase in land prices is a result of high demand as many people who live within the city making plans to build and settle in the suburbs when the development of the city picks up pace.
16:57
16:57

Kyagulanyi Runs to UN Human Rights Commission Over Abductions 2

Kyagulanyi said he cannot keep looking on and do nothing as the security forces are going rogue, arresting people whose only crime is to support him.
16:42
16:42

Construction Of Kyotera District Headquarters Resumes After Stalling For 21 Months 1

At least Shillings 1.5bn was budgeted for the whole project and part of the money was expected from the central government. However, the project stalled in April 2019 after the Shillings 540m that was released by the Finance Ministry was suddenly diverted to implement several projects in different sub-counties.
16:34
16:34

Constitutional Court Dismisses Petition Against MTN Officials on Tax Evasion Charges 1

In a majority decision of four Justices against one, In a majority decision written by Justice Ezekiel Muhanguzi, the Justices dismissed the petition filed by Were Naphtal the former Logistics Officer at MTN Uganda on grounds that there was nothing constitutional for them to interpret.
16:13
16:13

Proposed Importation of COVID-19 Vaccine for Chinese in Uganda Was a Hoax-MOH Officials 1

According to the Ministry, the Chinese nationals were expected to import the vaccines through Sino Africa Medicines and Health Limited. The Ministry explained that it had put in place measures to ensure Ugandans don’t access the vaccine, adding that the administration of the vaccine would be restricted within the Chinese embassy and the Chinese community in Kapeeka.
16:06
16:06

Virika Hospital Board of Trustees to Solve Staff Grievances 1 2

On Tuesday more than about 60 staff laid down their tools protesting poor working conditions.
15:50
15:50

Kyagulanyi Threatens To Withdraw Petition 1 2 Top story

Speaking to reporters at the NUP headquarters at Kamwokya on Tuesday for the first time since they were taken over by the Police on Election Day, Kyagulanyi said the Supreme Court has shown an unprecedented level of bias against him. He highlighted several cases to show what he called the bias of the Supreme Court against him.
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