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21:41
21:41

Pictorial: Makerere Honours the Late Ryoichi Sasakawa

Dr Poplack, a Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine was awarded the institutions prestigious award in recognition of his distinguished and ground-breaking contributions to humanity in the most precarious situations specifically children with cancer and blood diseases.Sasakawa received a Post Humous Honorary Doctor of Laws for his exceptional and significant contributions globally for the development of humanity.
19:11
19:11

Modern Steel International Workers Strike Over Low Pay salary increment 1 2

Over 500 workers at Modern Steel International on kyaggwe road in njeru municipality have today demonstrated over low pay and lack of protective gears at work.
18:45
18:45

Gulu Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty member 1 Top story

Prosecution led by Captain Charles Ssekayita told court that while at Smiling Panda 2, a Pub at Kabedo Opong Parish in Bar Dege Division on August 4th at about 11:30PM Odaga shot three people to death and injured another.
18:11
18:11

Kasese Farmers Count Losses as Elephants Destroy Crops vermin animals 3

The wild animals especially Elephants from Queen Elizabeth National Park have destroyed several acres of gardens for the past three days.
17:37
17:37

Government Makes U-turn on Airtime Scratch Cards gobierno 4 1 Top story

The decision to lift the ban was reached in a meeting in the Conference hall of parliament involving the speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, telecom companies, members of parliament, the Information Communication and Technology-ICT Minister, Frank Tumwebaze and Uganda Communications Commission officials.
16:45
16:45

Makerere Honors Japanese Businessman Late Ryoichi Sasakawa makerere university 3 2

Dr Poplack, a Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine was awarded the institutions prestigious award in recognition of his distinguished and ground-breaking contributions to humanity in the most precarious situations specifically children with cancer and blood diseases.
16:30
16:30

Buhinga Stadium Construction Yet to Begin - Brig Karemire 1 1

Brig. Karemire explains that the construction works delayed to start due to lack of funds, but some money has been budgeted for the project. He however, says the construction work will start with the perimeter wall in October this year.
16:10
16:10

Food Security Project Affected by Dry Spell member 3 3

In 2015, the district benefited from the Uganda Multisectoral Food Security and Nutrition Project. The major objective of the project is to address the problem of malnutrition in school-going children and women of child-bearing age.
15:32
15:32

Arua Municipality By-Elections: NRM Members Clash During Planning Meeting leader 3 2

Jackson Dratibi, the Mvara Ward Councilors and Chairperson Arua Municipality Elders League, says he was also surprised by the arrangements of the meeting despite his position in the party.
15:10
15:10

Case Against FDC Leaders Pushed to September 2 2

The leaders among them former FDC president Kiiza Besigye, Ingrid Turinawe and Besigyes driver appeared in court on Thursday on charges of assaulting police officers and inciting the public against the police.
14:40
14:40

Mob Survivor Handcuffed on Hospital Bed for Days health center 2

Humphrey Nawari, a Medical Officer attached to Kotido HCIV says they have failed to transfer the patient to Matany hospital for proper medical attention due to lack of resources.
13:23
13:23

Police Probes Kamuli Medical Superintendent Over Assault police station 1 Top story

Nangobi alleges that on July 2nd 2018, Daaki tasked her to monitor a mother who had gone through cesarean section but she couldnt stay around until late in the night since she is pregnant. She requested Daaki to allow her to leave but he instead slapped her and forced her back into the ward.
12:58
12:58

General Court Martial Tries Soldier Over Gulu Shootings people 1

Lance Corporal, Geoffrey Odaga faces three counts of murder, one count of attempted murder and aggravated robbery.
12:44
12:44

Elderly Woman Drowns in Swamp village

According to information obtained by our reporter, Ayaa left her home in Palaro parish in Odek Sub County at around 2:00pm on August 6, 2018 and crossed to Oratido village in Lukwo parish where she found people drinking at the LCs home and decided to join.
11:56
11:56

State House Impostor Arrested in Kiruhura resident 1

Theopista Twembi, the head of Uganda Human Rights Commission offices in Mbarara, says she was shocked to find the suspect in possession of an identity card indicating that he works with them yet they dont know him.
11:37
11:37

Expectant Mothers Pin Health Workers for Extortion resident

Kasifa Gudoyi, another mother, says many mothers are left without option but to run to TBAs who charge them Shillings 1000 since they cant afford the money demanded by the health workers.
10:04
10:04

Tooro Youths Excited at Organising King Oyo's 23rd Coronation Anniversary celebration 5

Edward Kasaija, the chairperson of the organizing committee, says like last year, King Oyo has again chosen youths to organise his 23rd coronation anniversary scheduled for September 8, 2018.
07:55
07:55

Teso Leaders Demand Remand Home 3 2

Children who come into conflict with the law in the region are detained with other criminals in various police stations in the region due to lack of a remand home.
07:51
07:51

Health Workers Absenteeism Drops to 11.9 Percent district 4 1 Top story

Dr. Vicent Oketcho, the Chief of Party of IntraHealth International - Uganda, discloses that in some districts such as Iganga, local leaders went further to use the attendance records to make administrative decisions including payment of salaries based on the number of days worked.
07:01
07:01

NDA Cracks Whip on Unlicensed Pharmacies in Kasese village 1 3 Top story

Emmanuel Umirambe, the Inspector of Drugs at National Drug Authority, says they closed the two pharmacies in an operation aimed at clamping down on pharmacies and drug shops operating without the requisite requirements.
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