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Mar 2017 21 results
18:56
18:56

MPs Question Closure of Schools 5 1

Jackson Kafuzi, the Kyaka South MP from Kyegegwa explained that there are 580 private schools in his district. He said of these, only 8 are licensed by the ministry.
18:47
18:47

Alebtong Traffic Chief Arrested Over UGX 1M Bribe 1 1

Maxwell Robert Ocen, the police officer in charge of Traffic Department in Alebtong district is in trouble for reportedly receiving bribe.
18:30
18:30

Former Minister Omach To Head UNRA Board roads 1

Former State Minister for Finance, Fred Jachan Omach has been appointed Chairperson of Uganda National Roads Authority Board of Directors.
18:09
18:09

Bugembe Health Centre Suspends Theatre Operations for Two Years health centres 1

According to the deputy in-charge, Dr. Wilson Mwanje, the facility lacks an anaesthetist since the previous one died two years ago.
16:53
16:53

Uganda Records Decline in Infant, Maternal Mortality Rates ubos 1 2

The survey findings released this morning in Kampala further indicate a decline in the Maternal Mortality Ratio from 438 women per 100,000 births to 338 women per 100, 000 live births.
16:36
16:36

Patiko Clan Chief Dead Top story

George Kidega, the Prime Minister Patiko Kal Chiefdom, says the cultural leader has been battling illness for some time.
16:16
16:16

Rowdy Gulu Councilors Raid CAO's Office 1 Top story

The raid on the CAOs office comes barely a day after unidentified persons dropped protest notes on manila cards at her home in Bar Dege Division, Gulu Municipality in the wee hours of Monday night.
15:31
15:31

Lukwago Returns to Court over Salary Arrears jeniffer musisi 1

Lukwagos salary woes stem from his impeachment by a group of KCCA councilors who accused him of misconduct, abuse of office and incompetence and subsequent legal battles pitting him against the technical wing of KCCA.
15:15
15:15

HRNJ to Appeal Sentence Handed to former Kampala DPC 2

Robert Ssempala, the HRNJ-Uganda National Coordinator, says the court sentence handed out to Mwesigye is very light.
13:32
13:32

Municipal Workers Use Bare Hands to Sort Hazardous Waste waste disposal 1 1

In Mbarara Municipality, the cleaners, and garbage collectors at Kekombe garbage dumping site in Kakiika division use bare hands and sometimes light polyethylene material to sort garbage. The unsorted garbage is usually a collection of rotting food waste, broken glass, plastics, used needles, dangerous metals, wood and sometimes liquid waste, among others.
12:48
12:48

Rwenzururu Premier Bail Application Ruling Pushed to Thursday rwenzori clashes

Jinja High court Judge Eva Luswata has adjourned the ruling on bail application for Rwenzururu prime minister Johnson Thembo Kitsumbire to Thursday. According to Samuel Muyizzi, one of the lawyers representing Kitsumbire, the adjournment is a big blow to his client because his health requires immediate medical attention.
12:12
12:12

Thieves Snatch 178 Laptops From Makerere University uganda police force 6 1 Top story

At least 178 laptop computers have been stolen from both students and staff at Makerere University in the last four years. This comes just days after the police revealed that 48 vehicles and 56 motorcycles have been taken out of Makerere University and none has been recovered.
11:15
11:15

Seven Held Over Death of Teenager mob justice 1

Ahamed Madri, the Kaberamaido District Police Commander, says the suspects are wanted in connection to the death of 17-year-old Erick Ecingu.
09:38
09:38

Ibanda Municipality Fails To Enforce Food Vending Policy markets/cholera 2 1

William Ndyanabo, the Ibanda Municipal Health Inspector, says they only authorized food vending on particular streets and restricted it to evening hours. He however, says they face a challenge of enforcement due to insufficient staff.
08:04
08:04

Councillors Want Mbarara Central Market Design Reviewed urban authorities 2 1

The project is under MATIP Markets Agricultural trade improvement program phase II under which a total of 11 markets will be constructed in Masaka, Kasese among others.
08:00
08:00

Soroti Women Want Govt to Do More on Agriculture women empowerment 3

A section of women in Soroti district wants government to focus on putting more emphasis on agriculture as the only means of boosting their financial capacity.
07:44
07:44

Uganda Defeats Somalia In Afrobasketball Qualifiers fiba 1

US based player Stanley Ocitti had a great performance with a game high 20 points, while Stephen Omony the team captain scored 12 points and Pegues Adanus also based in the US scored 10 points.
07:30
07:30

Woman Held for Killing Husband uganda police force

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police spokesperson, says Acaa faces murder charges contrary to provisions of the penal code act.
07:24
07:24

Migrants Invade Nwoya District migration 1 2

There is tension in Got Okwara village, Lungulu Sub County in Nwoya district as residents protest the presence of about 50 unknown migrants in the area.
07:19
07:19

Activists Launch Free Sanitary Pads Distribution dr stella nyanzi 1 3

Kulusum Namatovu, one of the students says she first experienced her periods in February this year. According to Namatovu, she didnt notice the blood stains on her uniform until her friend alerted her.
Mar 2017 21 results