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22:46

MPs Ask for UGX 40Bn For Disarmament in Karamoja 3rd updf division 2 1 Top story

Remigio Acia, the Chairperson of Karamoja Parliamentary Group, says the money will boost the capacity of the security personnel and equip them to handle the task ahead. Acia notes that there is need to invest in civil-military tactics and fully operationalize security intelligence systems to net the armed criminals.
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Kayunga Task Force Blames Drug Shops, Clinic For Slow Recovery of COVID-19 Patients 1 1 Top story

Dr. Ahmed Matovu, the Kayunga District Health Officer-DHO, says their surveillance health teams are receiving many people who contracted the virus but drug shop and clinic operators assured them of treatment even after presenting with COVID-19 signs and symptoms.
22:03
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Stolen Hoes: Three Traders Plead Guilty, Remanded Soroti City 1

The trio appeared on Tuesday evening before the Soroti Grade one magistrate, Fortune Nyipir after following the sanctioning of their file by the State Attorney. Nyapir charged the trio with the offence of receiving stolen property contrary to section 314 of the Penal Code Act.
21:47
21:47

Soldiers Raided Resident's Home On Their Own-UPDF 2

Mutabazi says the soldiers had just completed a junior non-commissioned officer’s course and were on pass leave.
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FUFA Declares Express FC This Year's Uganda Premier League Champions 1 Top story

The Federation of Uganda Football Association declared the Eagles champions of the 2020/2021 Star Times Uganda Premier League season following their executive committee meeting held on Tuesday afternoon.
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Woman on the Run After Injecting Stepson With Suspected Paraffin resident

Fazila Nambatya, a resident within the area, says that they have engaged local leaders to intervene following Namukose’s endless mistreatment of her stepson in vain.
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19:45

Kampala Registers Improved Air Quality Two Weeks into Lockdown kampala air quality 4 1

Speaking at the World Health Summit regional meeting on Tuesday morning, Prof. Lynn Atuyambe, the head of researchers conducting air quality monitoring and lung health research in Kampala, said that his team is now specifically looking at air patterns between June and August, whose report they will release in three months.
19:05
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Police Investigate Fire Outbreak at Apac Centenary Bank Branch 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Region Police Spokesperson, says the fire destroyed a few bank properties. “Properties including 2 computers and some documents were partially destroyed while others were saved,” he said.
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17:28

Parliament Sets Up Task Force to Oversee COVID-19 Interventions COVID-19 task force 2 1

The committee will assess the state of health facilities, conduct awareness sensitization countrywide and at the end submit a report to Parliament.
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Luwero Muslim Leaders Suspend Further Allocation of Space in Disputed Market technical institute 4 1 Top story

According to Kibirango, during the meeting, they agreed to suspend further allocation of space to vendors to erect stalls till Monday next week when they have inspected the land. He says their findings will determine whether or not to allow the establishment of the market on the land.
17:04
17:04

Energy Companies Unite to Deliver Cheap Electricity, Expand Access

Led by local electricity distributor, Umeme, the companies will pilot the project dubbed Utilities 2.0 Twaake, in conjunction with several leading Uganda-based distributed renewable energy companies, to provide affordable, reliable, and clean power for all.
16:48
16:48

Gulu Hospital Struggles to Treat Patients in ICU Over Power Outage 3 1

Dr. Paska Apiyo, the In-charge of the Covid-19 Treatment Unit (CTU) at GRRH told URN that the late Dr. Arach had been admitted at the unit for treatment for over a week but the hospital ran short of oxygen due to power outages that was being experienced within Gulu City for at least two days which grounded the generation of oxygen.
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Midwives Union, Workers MP Demand Justice For Busia Nurse Brutalized By Police 8 4 Top story

According to information obtained by our reporter, Nabwire who was still dressed in her official uniform met a police patrol vehicle. She says that one of the officers who she couldn’t identify jumped from the police patrol and started beating her on the head, neck and other body parts.
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Gov't Lists Beneficiaries of Covid Relief Cash

On Tuesday, the Minister of Gender Labour and Social Development, Betty Amongi Akena whose ministry was tasked with identifying these vulnerable groups together with the Office of the Prime Minister has released a list of the beneficiaries.
16:16
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Mabirizi's Case Referred to Civil Division 1

In May 2021, Mabirizi filed an application before the Civil Division of High Court in Kampala seeking to block the ongoing recruitment of Judicial Officers on grounds that the process being taken was not transparent and was allegedly characterized by corruption and favoritism.
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15:48

Incomplete Road Works Anger Busia Residents 4

The 17 Million Shillings Syonga-Hadadira- Musuyi 3 Kilometers road that connects from Syonga to Busia town through Tiira town council was abandoned in April 2020 before completion.
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Security Officers Accused of Causing Deaths by Delaying Pregnant Mothers 1 4

According to a weekly report from last week, some mothers lost their babies due to delays at security checkpoints, while others were abandoned by Boda Bodas who were stopped by security personnel for moving in curfew hours.
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Acholi Sub Region MPs Ask Gov't to Increase Funding to Lacor Hospital Laroo-Pece Division 4 1

The hospital has largely survived and depended on donations which accounts for 67% of the funds, 27% are generated from the hospital bills while the government only provides 5% of the support.
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Muslim Clerics Guide How to Perform Key Rituals Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic 6 1 Top story

Dr. Abdul Hafiz Walusumbi, the head of Sharia Department and Chairman of the Shura (consultative) Council at Islamic University in Uganda, says that while some of the rituals are key to the Islamic faith and may not be suspended completely, adhering to the professional health guidelines and authority is a religious duty of all believers.
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Deputy Speaker Anita Among Explains Oulanyah’s Absence plenary 1 1

According to Deputy Speaker of Parliament Annet Anita Among, with the Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah, they agreed on a working schedule that will see them work in 'shifts' of two months each.
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