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21:48

Micho Returns as Uganda Cranes Head Coach On 3-Year Deal Fufa 1 Top story

Micho returns to Uganda for the second time after leaving in 2017. He is remembered for taking back Uganda to the African Cup of Nations after close to three decades. Micho drove Uganda to the 2017 Afcon.
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UMSC, Education Ministry Clash Over Promotions, Appointments 1 4 Top story

Hajj Muhamood Kateregga, the chairperson of the Education Committee at UMSC, says the ministry has over the years favoured non-Muslims when appointing IRE teachers, which amounts to undermining their faith.
20:42
20:42

Human Rights Commission in Financial Crisis 3

The commission, which is mandated with promoting human rights in the country, lacks funds to conduct investigations into human rights violations, carry out education on human rights and conduct staff training.
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Focus Turns to Thousands That Drown Without Rescue Drowning 5 1 Top story

Fredrick Oporia, a Researcher based at the Makerere University School of Public Health says at least 95% of the people do not use life jackets and often only a few of them get rescue support when they drown.
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19:38

Deputy Katikkiro Kaawaase Tours Contested Land In Kakeeka-Mengo 3

The four-acre piece of land is a subject of contention between Buganda Royal Business and Technical Institute and Charles Mugema. Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi donated the land that was initially part of the official Mailo of the Ssabalamuzi of Buganda to the school for expansion.
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Makerere University Guild, Ministers Out on Police Bond 1 2 Top story

Luke Owoyesigire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson explains that police detained the student leaders for inciting violence.
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18:52

DPP, BOU Call For Tougher Cyber Criminal Laws 6

Forensics and cyber security expert, Mustapha Mugisa says the industry players have an advantage that they have to be ahead of the game, while the criminals keep studying the developments, for loopholes to strike. The damage inflicted on the global economy will amount to US$ 6 trillion this year, and could reach US$ 10.5 trillion annually by 2025, according to Cybersecurity Ventures, a global researcher in cybercrime.
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Swimmer Ambala Finishes 7th, Out of Tokyo Olympics Olympic games 1

Ambala 20, finished 7th in Heat Two where he posted 54:23 behind Kenya’s Rosafio Danilo who won the heat at 52:54 and Stephens Jagger who came second 52.72. This was Uganda’s best ever mark at the 100m freestyle in the summer Olympic games
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Opening of Kasese Central Market Delayed COVID-19 Pandemic 1 2

The Kasese Municipal town clerk Isaiah Twesigye says that the relocation exercise has been suspended since the country is still in lockdown.
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16:54

Taxi Slowly Returning To Park In Mbarara City MOH 1 2

James Asiimwe, a taxi driver along the Ibanda-Mbarara road, says that he expects the president to lift the lockdown and allow them to resume their operations. He says that, unlike the first lockdown where they received some relief food, this time around they received none.
16:39
16:39

Hippos Invade Gardens in Butaleja, Busia Districts 7

The animals have ravaged gardens in villages of Lukana A, Lukana B and Busime among other villages that neighbor Lake Victoria in Busime Sub-county and Bussabi and Budumba sub counties in Butaleja district where they have ravaged close to fifteen acres in the villages of Malanga, Bugangu, and Bulega.
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Lockdown Has Been Successful in Reducing Spread of COVID-MOH Ministry of Health 3

Before the lockdown was announced, on average 1,000 new infections were being reported daily. Now the figure stands at 100 cases.
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Legality of COVID-19 Taskforce Questioned as Health Committee Takes Charge Parliament 1 4

On Tuesday, MPs had a lengthy discussion on the legality of the Katuntu led Taskforce. The Deputy speaker constituted the task force without approval from the house, which has raised questions among some members.
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Residents Protest Soil Dumping in Namanve Wetlands at Night 1 2

Although Richard Kyambadde, the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA principal wetlands officer claims halting dumping and establishing of any development in the area, LCI Chairperson Richard Lugoloobi says the abuse has continued since there was no security deployment made to stop the perpetrators who are committed to destroying the environment, nor to identify them.
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Lawyer Petitions Court to Release 74 NUP Supporters Anthony Wameli 2 1

Turyamusiima now states that the 74 people have been on remand for a period exceeding 120 days that is 210, equivalent to seven months which amounts to unreasonable detention.
16:12
16:12

Parents of Nodding Syndrome Victims Ask Gov't for Monthly Stipend black flies 1 2

Michael Rackara, a parent whose child has been deformed by the ailment at Aremo Wang-Lobo in Odek Sub-County says that the affected children who have become unproductive to their families should be paid a monthly stipend of 120,000 Shillings.
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16:06

IG Recommends Disciplinary Action Against Obongi CAO, Four Others 2

A report by the Inspectorate of Government implicates the officers for the irregular procurement of Contractors for sub-projects of Alibabito primary school and staff house construction worth Shillings 424,200,000, Obongi Health Center Four General Ward and staff house worth Shillings 760 million and District Production Office Block worth Shillings 2.015 Billion.
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14:47

Masaka City Opts for Pavers to Replace Outlived Asphalt Lanes Masaka City Council 1 1

Augustine Turibalungi, the City Principal Works Engineer says they have now opted to remodel the worn-out shopping lanes, pedestrian pathways and street parking lanes with pavers instead of the traditional asphalt material.
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14:41

Tororo Councilor On the Spot For Assualting Health Worker 4 4

According to Tinkasimire, he was heading to Rokon zone village in Awuyo parish of Iyolwa Sub-county to treat a patient when he found Osinde manning a roadblock together with several others.
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COVIDEX Inventor Asks Court to Dismiss Case COVIDEX Prices 1

Through his lawyers , Ogwang says that Covidex drug cant be stopped as it's a life saving drug unless the applicants want Ugandans to continue dying of the deadly virus.
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