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Uganda issues 'special waiver' to allow 4,000 attendees to president's inauguration

Ghana Web 05 May 2021
Speaking at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Esther Mbayo, the minister in charge of the Presidency said that since the swearing-in ceremony is a special occasion that occurs only once every five years, they sought a waiver from the ministry of Health and the attorney general to have more people ... Mbayo said ... Join our Newsletter. .

Each Ugandan owes $415 as govt debt hits $18 billion

Ghana Web 28 Apr 2021
This means that of the estimated 43 million Ugandans, each one owes lenders Shs1.5 million (about USD 415) ... Ministry of Finance officials led by the line minister Matia Kasaija made the communication during a media engagement on the country’s Budget in Kampala on Friday ... Uganda closer to its threshold, which poses a big risk for the country ... .

MP Kicks Hubby Out of Matrimonial Home

All Africa 26 Mar 2021
A Ugandan lawmaker sensationally kicked her husband out of their matrimonial home in Kampala on Wednesday in an incident that hogged media headlines ....

Covid-19 Validates NSSF-Monitor Career Advice

All Africa 25 Mar 2021
Kampala -- The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and Nation Media Group - Uganda have said the new normal caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has confirmed the career advice they have been giving university students ....

Ugandan President Sues Newspaper Over Vaccination Report

All Africa 22 Mar 2021
Kampala -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is suing a local media group for reporting a claim that he and his inner circle were vaccinated against COVID-19 weeks before the first doses arrived in the country ....

Uganda starts COVID-19 vaccinations

Ghana Web 10 Mar 2021
Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng received her jab in front of media cameras at Mulago Hospital in Kampala, confirming that the East African country would be administering the AstraZeneca vaccines ... At a pre-launch and media training session in Kampala yesterday, Dr Driwale said ...

Nmg, Hospitals Partner in War Against Fibroids

All Africa 06 Mar 2021
Kampala -- As the world celebrates International Women's Day next Monday, Nation Media Group (NMG) Uganda will partner with International Hospital Kampala and UMC Victoria Hospital to create awareness about fibroids ....

They came in plainclothes with guns: ‘Abducted’ by Uganda’s army

Al Jazeera 03 Mar 2021
He was speaking to the media on February 17, the same day he delivered a petition about the abductions to the Kampala Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights ... Ugandan opposition figure Bobi Wine gestures as he speaks to the media outside his house, in ...

Watchdog urges release of media workers held in Ethiopia

Info News 02 Mar 2021
KAMPALA, Uganda - The Committee to Protect Journalists is urging Ethiopian authorities to free journalists and media workers detained in the Tigray region, where government troops and their allies are battling forces loyal to the local administration. At least four Ethiopian media ...

Ugandan soldiers assault journalists at Bobi Wine event, face opaque military trial

CPJ 25 Feb 2021
... Robert Kyagulanyi, known popularly as Bobi Wine, while he delivered a petition to a United Nations office in Kololo, a neighborhood of the capital Kampala, according to nine of those journalists, who spoke to CPJ, media reports, and statements by local press rights groups.

UN, US Condemn Attack on Ugandan Journalists Outside UN Office in Kampala

Voa News 18 Feb 2021
office in Kampala when “[security officers] descended on everyone they could land on and beat them without mercy,” he tweeted, describing the action as “contemptuous.”. Presidential challenger Bobi Wine speaks to the media outside his home, in Magere, near Kampala, Uganda, Jan.

Internet Restored in Uganda After Month-Long Shutdown

All Africa 11 Feb 2021
Kampala -- Internet and social media services have been ...

Uganda restores social media after close to a month of blockade 10 Feb 2021
KAMPALA, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- Uganda on Wednesday restored social media access, weeks after the government blocked it one day prior to the Jan ... tweeted that social media had been restored.

Uganda's Bobi Wine urges 'strong action' over disputed polls

Springfield News-Sun 04 Feb 2021
He spoke via video link from his house on the outskirts of the Ugandan capital, Kampala, where, he said, he effectively remains under house arrest ... Social media sites remain restricted ... Opposition presidential challenger Bobi Wine smiles as he speaks to the media outside his home, in Magere, near Kampala, in Uganda, Tuesday, Jan.

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