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Erias Lukwago not in critical condition: KCCA

Erias Lukwago not in critical condition: KCCA

Kampala City Deputy Lord Mayor Doreen Nyanjura has said Erias Lukwago her boss, is not in critical condition. Nyanjura said the Lord Mayor was diagnosed with acute anaphylaxis and doctors found it necessary that further examination and management be conducted. Following his doctors’ advice, he left for Nairobi where he is receiving treatment, Nyanjura said. […]

Need to investigate Namabere land eviction: Parliament

Need to investigate Namabere land eviction: Parliament

The parliament has ordered Betty Kamya to investigate the planned eviction of many families in Namabere village, Njeru Municipality. The speaker of parliament declared the investigations after resident’s petitioned parliament seeking intervention. Kadaga informed the House on Friday that she had been informed that someone was driving people out of the Land giving them sh500, […]

Robert Kyagulanyi granted bail.

Robert Kyagulanyi granted bail.

National Unity Platform President Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has been granted bail after being arrested three days ago in Iganga. Kyagulanyi who is among the people competing for the seat of President has appeared in court in Iganga district on Friday after being arrested for three days at Nalufenya Police Station in Jinja. During his appearance […]

Mexico steps taken to legalize use of marijuana

Mexico steps taken to legalize use of marijuana

Mexico took a step closer to legalizing the use of marijuana for medicinal and recreational news as the Senate approved the bill to reduce violence linked to drug trafficking. Its legalization still requires the approval of the lower house of Congress and the Chamber of Deputies which they have until December, 15th to study and […]

Museveni to address the nation

Museveni to address the nation

President Museveni on Sunday, 22nd November will address the nation about the security situation. This was revealed by the Spokesperson of Government, Ofwono Opondo during an interview. “He will be addressing the nation about the riots that have been happening in various parts of the country “he said. Many people have died in various parts […]

First home rapid COVID-19 test approved: US

First home rapid COVID-19 test approved: US

The US issued an emergency use authorization for the first self-administered rapid coronavirus test on Tuesday, as other states of the country increase restrictions in attempt to hold the COVID-19 surge. The Food and Drug Administration approved a testing kit of people of 14 and older whom doctors suspect have COVID-19. The test which is […]

Prisoners get pay rise

Prisoners get pay rise

Internal Affairs Minister, JJ Odongo, has signed a statutory instrument authorising an increment of allowances of prisoners providing labor services to both private and government projects. The allowances have been increased by between 36 percent, Uganda Prisons said. A skilled prisoner like a teacher, carpenter, who offers a service will be paid sh1, 398 per […]

COVID-19 US cases more than 11 million

COVID-19 US cases more than 11 million

Michigan and Washington are the latest US states to bring in strict measures to try and curb the spread of Covid-19. High schools and colleges are to halt on-site teaching and restaurants are prohibited from offering indoor dining in Michigan from Wednesday. Indoor restaurant dining is also banned in Washington State, and gyms, cinemas, theatres […]

Resident signature withdrawn ,candidate gets disqualified

Resident signature withdrawn ,candidate gets disqualified

The Electoral Commission (EC) has disqualified Gibson Amanya, a candidate for the Kibale MP seat, and asked the Kamwenge district Returning Officer George William Magezi to withdraw the nomination. This was after a resident of Kankarara village in Kamwenge town council, Charles Kakuru, petitioned the EC, claiming that his signature to second Amanya’s nomination for […]

World to benefit from COVID-19 Vaccine

World to benefit from COVID-19 Vaccine

The head of the World Health Organization hailed the rapid progress towards a Covid-19 vaccine but insisted Friday that every country had to reap the benefits. “A vaccine will be a vital tool for controlling the pandemic, and we’re encouraged by the preliminary results of clinical trials released this week,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, in […]

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