#UGDECIDES2021

Delegates Bribed with UGX 40,000 to Vote for NRM Candidate in Elderly Elections

BY URN Delegates who turned up for elections of National Woman MP for elderly persons were each bribed with 40,000 Shillings to vote for National...

NRM candidates storm State House over delayed payments

Worried about losing to the National Unity Platform (NUP) at next Monday's lower local government elections, dozens of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) have...

Imprisoned NUP Candidate Wins Elections in Nansana

By URN Mr John Bosco Sserunkuma, an imprisoned National Unity Platform (NUP) die-hard and candidate for district councillor Nansana westward, Nansana Municipality has been voted...

Does Bobi Wine Stand a Chance in the Supreme Court?

Unhappy about the outcome of the January 14 presidential elections, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu (Bobi Wine), the National Unity Platform (NUP) president is weighing the options...

Journalist arrested during live broadcast

Security operatives are holding Richard Mutoigo, a journalist with Baba FM based in the eastern city of Jinja. The journalist was picked up by a...

Irregularities force Mukono chairman out LC-V race

Andrew Ssenyonga, the incumbent Mukono LC-V chairman has pulled out of the race within an hour to the close polls citing electoral malpractices.  Ssenyonga announced...

Education

100,000 School Girls got Pregnant during Lockdown

More than 100,000 school girls were impregnated during the Covid-19 induced lockdown, records at the Ministry of Education and Sports indicate. President Yoweri Museveni announced...

Schools Directed to Allow Pregnant Girls

Challenged by the high cases of sexual offences against girls during the Covid-19 lockdown, government has instructed schools to allow pregnant girls back to class...

Gov’t Revises SOPs for Schools Re-opening

The Education Ministry has drafted new guidelines to offer actionable guidance for safe reopening and running of education institutions and reduce the impact of the...

Sports

Uganda Cubs Qualify for Afcon U-17 Finals

The Uganda Cubs have qualified for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) for the U-17 category. In-form Oscar Mawa scored the lone goal to...

Tony Mawejje Named on Uganda’s CHAN Squad

Uganda Cranes Coach Jonathan Macknistry has included Tony Mmawejje, Shaban Muhammad and Murushid Juuko in his 28-man provisional squad for the 2021 Chan tournament.  This...

FUFA, UMBRO Enter 4-Year-Partnership

Umbro, an English Sportswear and football equipment supplier has signed a partnership to be the official technical sponsor of the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA)...

Lifestyle

From where I stand: “It has become impossible to meet daily needs”

Esther Macharia, 37, is a single mother and the only breadwinner for herself and her daughter. When the COVID-19 crisis came to Kenya, she lost...

Health Workers Sharing Room with COVID-19 Suspects at Mutukula Border

Health workers screening for COVID-19 at the Uganda-Tanzania border at Mutukula in Kyotera district are sharing accommodation space with suspected cases. The Ministry of Health...