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19:35
19:35

Lab Technicians Join Other Medical Workers in Industrial Action 2 3

The laboratory professionals told journalists that their efforts to serve in the health sector haven’t been recognized by government that even as many of them have advanced in their studies to attain degrees and PhDs, government still gives them an entry salary of Shs1.2million.
18:02
18:02

Three Arrested for Operating Unlicensed Labor Recruiting Agency Agnes Igoye 1 2

Preliminary findings show that Strategic partners agency limited was registered as a tour and travel company. During the search, Police recovered 34 passports, 37 personal files, photographs of recruits, Interpol letters, and t-shirts of the company.
17:29
17:29

Attackers of Security Personnel Have "Political Agenda"–Police 1 1

Enanga explains that a team of investigators point to political motives for the attacks on security officers.
16:55
16:55

Language Barrier Limits Tobacco Growers In Lamwo From Bargaining 5

Sisto Okello, one of the tobacco farmers in Palabek Gem Sub County in Lamwo district, says that the price of tobacco per kilogram has not changed for the last six years yet the prices of inputs keep rising.
16:55
16:55

Budget Committee Approves UGX 21Bn for Anglican Church Land Compensation Church House 1 2

Parliament’s Budget Committee on Monday agreed to approve a total of 21 billion Shillings to compensate the Church of Uganda -COU for its land taken by government to expand Entebbe International Airport.
16:09
16:09

Pastoralists Hire Arrow Men To Guard Animals In Nakasongola Ahead of Xmas 4 1

Samuel Butagasa, the Nakitoma Sub county LC V councilor, says sub-county leaders and pastoralists held meetings where they agreed on some measures to curb animal thefts.
15:42
15:42

Diabetes Caused by COVID-19 Treatments Not Long term -Experts Mengo Hospital 3

Nakireka explains that the problem of elevated blood sugars amongst the sufferers was because of some the COVID-19 treatments like steroids which are given for their anti-inflammatory abilities.
15:34
15:34

Armed Cattle Transporters Knock Cow, Shoot Owner's Son Dead in Iganga deceased 2 1

Kalogo says that the truck driver, alongside his two other colleagues who were donned in hoods covering their whole faces jumped out of the vehicle and started battering him unsparingly, while accusing him of causing the accident, and then shot his son who bled profusely and died.
15:16
15:16

KCCA Causal Worker Struggling to Survive without Pay 2 2

Katende is struggling to survive and take care of his family since he has not received payment since September 15th, 2021 despite his daily routine staying as is.
15:12
15:12

Gov’t Registers UGX 52Bn Revenue Shortfall in November 1

Government through the Uganda Revenue Authority -URA had targeted to collect 1.74 trillion Shillings in November, 2021 but domestic revenue collections for the month amounted to 1.688 trillion Shillings hence a shortfall.
14:54
14:54

Agago Town Clerk Locked Out of Office 2

The Patongo Urban Council III Chairperson Joseph Komakech presented allegations of corruption, incompetence, misappropriating funds and poor interpersonal relationship with others as part of their reasons that they want the transfer of the Town Clerk.
14:25
14:25

Parents Enthusiastic, Baffled by School Reopening Notice Covid-19 pandemic 3 1

"About schools opening, am excited and can’t wait to see my son back to a physical school. About tuition, we shall look for it," Namatimba told URN.
14:14
14:14

Six Die in a Week of Rising Road Carnage in Mbale as Christmas Approaches

Taitika also says that as they head to Christmas they are going to increase traffic police officers and the number of checkpoints so as to deal with drivers who don't follow laws.
13:58
13:58

Mass Polio Immunization Due For January Ministry of Health 2

The Spokesperson in the Ministry of Health Emmanuel Ainebyoona says the national immunization campaign is scheduled for January, 2022. He says the drive will be conducted from house-to-house to ensure that all the targeted population is covered.
13:54
13:54

Month Later, Police Yet to Release List of Wanted ADF Terror Suspects 1

Enanga explains that commanders indicated that they would release the list only when they realise it will not jeopardize their investigations and operations. Security insists that they want to ensure the operations are discriminate in nature so that innocent people are not targeted.
13:37
13:37

Another Covid-19 Vaccine from India Gets Emergency Use Listing

In terms of specifications, the ninth vaccine to receive an emergency use listing is ​protein based and is produced by creating an engineered virus containing a gene for a modified SARS-CoV-2 spike protein. The drug is taken in two doses and is stable at 2 to 8 °C refrigerated temperatures which makes it easy to use in many parts of Africa where refrigeration services remain a challenge.
12:58
12:58

City Arcades, Malls Abandon SOPs as Festive Season Approaches KCCA 5 1

According to Brian Batambuze, an Enforcer for Observation of COVID-19 SOPS at Park Enkadde Mall, events like bomb blasts, have shifted people's attention from the pandemic to security. He noted that individuals that access the mall note that COVID-19 is no longer a threat.
12:34
12:34

Gov't to Operationalise Compensation Clause in Wildlife Act Early Next Year Wildlife Act 2019 9 2

Mugara says the regulations to guide compensation are in the final stages of development by the Ministry of Justice, adding that by the end of March next year the Act will be fully operational.
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