Month: July 2021

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The Mufti of Uganda, His Eminence Sheikh Shaban Ramathan Mubaje has criticized the distribution of the covid-19 relief cash by the government. This was carried in his address during Eid Aduha prayers at Gaddafi National Mosque in Kampala. Moslems today across the world celebrate Eid Aduha also referred to as the Festival of Sacrifice which […]

Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has rejected part of the non-food relief items that were sent to flood victims in Kasese District. Nabbanja said that the items that included 1,000 mosquito nets and 1,000 blankets were substandard and not fit for human use. The nets were found to be very small in size while the blankets were […]

A section of Members of Parliament sitting on the Government Assurance Committee, mainly from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party have criticized their Chairperson for not being tolerant following firm stance not to meet the President Museveni if need arises. This was during the committee planning meeting chaired by the Chairperson Betty Nambooze on […]

Police in Gulu are holding two security guards attached to Corporate Security Group over alleged theft of a gun. The duo identified as Emmanuel Ojera and Innocent Okori, residents of Gulu City were arrested on Monday evening after the gun they were deployed with to guard Gulu Medical and Imaging Consultant located along School Road […]

Several traditional schools have started advertising for Senior One admissions before the national selection and placement process. Schools that have opened for application include King’s College Budo, Gayaza High School, Trinity College Nabingo, Mbarara High School, Namiryango College, St Mary’s college Namagunga, and Uganda Martyrs Namugongo among others. Many of the schools in question have […]

Three siblings in Apac district are in police custody for killing their father in a domestic brawl. The siblings assaulted their 45-year-old Denis Okwir a resident of Rwakisaza Village, Aganga parish in Ibuje Sub County to death on Sunday evening following a misunderstanding with their mother. Trouble started when Okwir returned home around 6 pm […]

The centralization of comprehensive cancer treatment has proven to be a challenge to many patients especially those from upcountry because of the ongoing lockdown. In Northern Uganda, St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor is the only facility diagnosing and offering minimal care to cancer patients forcing most patients to travel to the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) in […]

Towards the end of last year, in an effort to make Covid-19 tests more readily available, the health Ministry allowed private laboratories to carry out tests for the virus. The permission has seen a wave of shoddy and even outright fraudulent tests and test kits hit the market. As the fake test kits spread all […]

Ruperalia Group’s Kampala Parents School has registered 129 first grades in the just-released 2020 Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) results attributing their success to the continuous online lessons that the school adopted after lockdown. Kampala Parents has thus called upon government to scale up online learning to ensure that children continue learning during the current COVID-19 […]

48,137 people supposed to receive the 100,000 Shillings Covid-19 relief cash have been entered into the online payment system developed by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development as of today morning. According to Paul Onapa, the National Programme Manager Youth Livelihood Programme at the Ministry of Gender this is 89 percent of the […]

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