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Feb 2020 16 results
20:46
20:46

Chaos as Seiko Injures Four in Kalerwe Shooting 2 2 Top story

According to the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire Police has preferred charges of attempted murder against Seiko before granting him Police Bond
13:41
13:41

Three Injured in Nakulabye Bar Shooting 1

Luke Owoyesigire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, says the incident happened around 9:00am this morning near Gelop Pump Fuel Station.
13:35
13:35

Sorry State of Community Roads Irks Kanungu Residents frank Byaruhanga 2

Dennis Magezi, the Kanungu District Engineer, says they did some grading but the heavy rains that lasted for 2 weeks made the roads impassable, adding that they are soon rehabilitating community access roads.
12:51
12:51

Pakwach Introduces Ordinance to Curb Open Defecation 3

Open defection is a common phenomenon in most of the 57 landing sites in Pakwach district, which is escalating the spread of water borne diseases. Some of the villages where open defecation is prevalent include Kamana A, Lubiri B, Pujwang, Kamana B, Kijaja, Wanglei A, Wanglei B, Mangele, Lubiri A, Singla and Dei A and Dei B landing sites.
12:29
12:29

Japan Donates UGX 324M to Odokomac Primary School Apac municipality 2 1 Top story

According to the architectural plan, the facility will comprise of two classroom blocks each with two doors, an office and a store, two latrine blocks for both male and female pupils each with 5 stances, bathing shelters and a 10,000-liter water tank.
12:12
12:12

Kasese Teachers Fault Parliament On New Curriculum Implementation 9 1 Top story

Mberemu also claims that most politicians are school proprietors who are threatened by the new curriculum that enables a learner to branch off at any level of the education cycle to pursue what they can manage.
11:46
11:46

Close to 60 Gas Cylinders Involved in Kisaasi Explosion Kawempe North 4 5 Top story

Locals told Uganda Radio Network (URN) that they heard a loud bang followed by ablaze that engulfed the entire structure that housed the cylinders. The explosion happened minutes to 9:30PM in the premises belonging to the LC I Chairperson, Ismail Bukenya Musisi.
11:22
11:22

Gov't Approves Extension of UGX 139B KCCA Road Construction Project City Authority 3 1 Top story

During the presentation of the budget to council in January 2020, the Ag. KCCA Executive Director, Andrew Kitaka expressed fear that the money hadn't been added to the KCCA budget, saying they would seek its inclusion such that the authority can spend it.
11:13
11:13

Excitement as Gov’t Takes Over Alwa Seed Secondary School 1

In his January 23rd, 2020 letter to Francis Atubo, Alwa Seed Secondary School Head teacher, the Education and Sports Ministry Permanent Secretary, Alex Kakooza, says government offered jobs to all the teachers who had volunteered at the school for one year.
10:29
10:29

Gov't Sets Aside UGX 14Bn for Upgrading Technical Colleges 4 2 Top story

According to the breakdown, Shillings 9.8 billion will go to Bushenyi Technical College, Karera Technical College will get Shillings 2.2Bn while the remaining money will go to Nyamitanga Technical College.
09:57
09:57

UPDF Recovered 11 Guns In Karamoja In January disarmament 1 Top story

Major Telesphor Turyamumanya, the 3rd Division UPDF Spokesperson told URN on Saturday that most of the firearms were recovered from Kotido and Kaabong districts.
09:41
09:41

Joy as Fishermen, Dealers Get Back Impounded Motorcycles, Vehicles 3 1 Top story

Nathan Turyatunga, a fish dealer from Irimya in Ibanda Sub County, said his life deteriorated after his motorcycle was impounded because he could no longer pay school fees for his children. He has vowed to stay away from illegal fishing practices after regaining his impounded motorcycle.
08:17
08:17

Arua Receives 30,000 Doses of Anthrax, Black Quarter Vaccines solar power 1 2 Top story

Dr. Willy Nguma, who is also the Focal Point Person One Health West Nile, says the dozes are half of what they expected and will only serve 50-percent of the targeted animals.
07:59
07:59

Occupants of Custodian Board Building Protest Eviction

Simon Mugusha, a tenant under the Custodian Board told URN that they have never received any eviction notice and were surprised by the eviction.
07:39
07:39

Makerere VC Stays Guild Polls Makerere University 1 Top story

“I have also noted your concern about the unresolved issues about the gazetted Guild Elections Regulations given that, following the petition from the students, the University Council had given them an opportunity to make recommendations to the University Council about the Elections Regulations,” says Professor Kakumba.
07:22
07:22

Fire Guts Rukunyu Hospital Staff Quarters kamwenge

Moses Mutesigensi, a senior laboratory Assistant at Rukunyu hospital who was residing in the staff quarters told URN that the fire started from a candle, which was being used by his children to light one of the rooms around 10:00 pm while he was on night duty.
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