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18:05
18:05

Deputy IGP Appoints New ICT Commanders to Improve Efficiency 1

The latest reshuffles of ICT heads have seen 19 police officers all at the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police appointed to head various departments. ASP Simon Peter Luyombya has been appointed head of the Radio Frequency Unit while ASP Deogratius Kiberu has been named head of Core Network, under ICT maintenance department.
17:55
17:55

Nanyondo Finishes 7th in 1500m Final Winnie Nanyondo 1

Nanyondo 27, crossed the finishing line in three minutes, 59:80 seconds which is her seasonal best. Although she remained with the first athletes from start to finish, she barely contested for the first position.
17:50
17:50

Residents Erect Structures On Kitgum-Kidepo Road Reserves Targeting Compensation 1 1

The government has planned to upgrade the 115 kilometers stretch of road from Kitgum Municipality to Orom Sub-county connecting to Karenge District from gravel to bitumen standard.
17:42
17:42

Construction of Multi-trillion Mutukula EA Market Stalls 6 2

The private project worth over two trillion Shillings is jointly implemented by Rural United Business Association Network (RUSBA) Ltd and Digitech Energy Company Ltd from the Republic of South Africa, for the benefit of East African Member States; Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sunda and neighbours in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
17:27
17:27

UNEB Introduces New System to Grade School Performance 3

The value-added score is a system that is intended to reward the efforts of all schools by analysing extra issues away from the immediate results of the exam.
16:59
16:59

IRCU to Meet MOH Over Continued Closure of Worship Houses 2 Top story

Sheikh Mubaje says they want Ministry of Health to explain the logic of additional days pf the lock down placed on the places of worship. He explained that as religious leaders they have been receiving endless queries from their followers why houses of worship are still closed.
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16:40

1039 Ghost Nurses Unearthed As Payment of UGX 70b Lunch Allowance Starts 2 1

Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwire, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Public Service has given the accounting officers of the affected districts to tender in an explanation not later than the 15th of August.
16:37
16:37

Kenyan Gov't Sued Over Botched William Ruto Visit to Uganda 3 2

Dr Ruto was blocked from flying to Uganda by the Kenyan Immigration officials at Wilson Airport on grounds that he did not have clearance from the head of public service, to travel to Uganda, for the second time in less than a month. He was then made to wait five hours before his flight was cancelled.
16:07
16:07

Gov’t Yet to Disburse UGX 1.4Bn Relief Cash 3

Kabeera says that Post Bank received 488,272 transactions from the Ministry of Gender and they successfully processed 487,307 using the platforms for MTN and Airtel, but 965 transactions failed.
15:52
15:52

900 Vehicles Impounded in Kampala During Curfew Police 1

Luke Owoyesigirye the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy spokesman says that during the 42 days lockdown, vehicles were excused because several roadblocks that were mounted in different parts of the city would cause delays.
15:37
15:37

Shortness of Breath, Fatigue Listed among Commonest Post COVID-19 Symptoms 3

Dr. Janet Diaz, the Head of Clinical Care at WHO says those that recover but remain with symptoms have suffered from a condition known as Post COVID or long COVID and that they should seek care for it. Explaining that they don’t know yet why patients develop these symptoms, the doctor says patients should see a multidisciplinary team of medical workers because the symptoms tend to defer.
15:27
15:27

Uganda Wins Another Gold Medal in Tokyo Olympic Games Jacob Kiplimo 2 Top story

Cheptegei, with a time of 12 minutes, 58.15, became the first Ugandan to win the event as he bagged the Olympic gold that has eluded him for so long.
15:10
15:10

Farmers in Kiruhura Want Goats, Sheep Vaccinated Aganist FMD 3

Dr Grace Asiimwe, the Kiruhura District Veterinary officer says the ongoing vaccination is targeting only cattle.
14:48
14:48

Victoria Sebagereka, The of Voice of "Uganda Has AIDS” Goes Silent 1

Victoria Kakoko Sebagereka together with the late Anglican Bishop Misaeri Kitemaggwa Kauma were voices for the open approach to HIV/AIDS that later won President Museveni admiration at regional an international level.
14:34
14:34

Lab Technician in Alebtong Arrested for Stealing Medical Supplies

Isaac Apenyo commonly known as Apenyo Okwas, the area LC III chairperson confirmed his arrest saying this is the second time Okii is accused of stealing from the health facility. According to him, early last year, Okii was also alleged to have stolen drugs worth Shs 20 million from the same health center.
14:26
14:26

Women Vendors in Acholi Struggling to Repay Loans BRAC Uganda 1 4

Hundreds of vendors in different markets in Gulu City and Nwoya district borrowed loans to start up or boost their business with the hopes of repaying within agreed periods.
14:06
14:06

Police Deserter Arrested for Impersonating NDA Staff drug inspection 1

Engwedu and Dr Martin Okello were allegedly carrying out illegal operations and confiscating drugs in Osera, Kapokin, Akum and Akide under Ongino sub-counties.
12:51
12:51

Residents Want Security Beefed Up in Apaa Township 4 1

Rose Lanyero, the Apaa Township Women Leader has said that the community are living in fear and need security boosted. She notes that the manpower on ground is thin since the area is vast.
11:51
11:51

Relocation of Vendors to Kasese Central Market Starts 4 1

The new Market will accommodate over 800 vendors and has 467 stalls and 311 lockup shops.
11:29
11:29

Residents, Leaders in Kwania Divided over Location of New Sub County Headquarters 4

Last year, the then Abongomola Sub County councillors resolved that the new Sub County headquarters of Akali be constructed in Abwong parish, on land given by the former Sub County Chairman Willy Alepo Acel.
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