Breaking

Archive

Mar 2021 25 results
22:16
22:16

PAC Queries UGX 700m Norwegian Scholarship Project at Kyambogo University 2 1

Charles Okello the University Secretary failed to provide proof of authorization from the finance ministry to revise the project budget upwards from Shiillings 671m to 753m. According to the auditor general if more funds are availed than budgeted for, this may lead to misapplication as well as loss of value if funds remain unutilized for a long period of time.
20:08
20:08

Three Election Petitions Registered at Lira High Court.

The parliamentary election petitions had to be filed in the High Court within 30 days after the Electoral Commission gazetted election results.
19:50
19:50

Amuru District Health Workers Resist COVID-19 Vaccination over Knowledge Gaps 2

Peter Odok, the officer in charge of Okidi Health Center II in Atiak Sub County wonders why the government is rushing to vaccinate Ugandans when there is no clear information about the effectiveness of the vaccines. He cites other countries that recently suspended the use of AstraZeneca vaccines due to the serious side-effects on recipients of the vaccine. Odok says they are very skeptical and demands for more knowledge and assurance before he can take his vaccination.
19:30
19:30

Domestic Workers Petition Kadaga over Minimum Wage, Sexual harassment sexual harrasment 1 3

The Domestic Workers Association has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament seeking for a minimum wage saying they are highly exploited at their workplaces.
19:12
19:12

Man Kills Father-in-law, Stabs Mother-in-law, Surrenders to Police 3

Jacob Chepsikor, the Amolatar District Police Commander confirmed the development saying the suspect was arrested immediately and transferred to Amolatar Central Police Station where he is being detained.
18:39
18:39

Gov’t to Train 700 Assessors for Vocational Competence TVET 4

The permanent secretary ministry of education informed the over 150 assessors in vocational courses that the ministry is taking on the TVET policy reforms step by step to ensure that at the end of the process TVET will pass out competent manpower to join the world of work without bias from the employers.
17:44
17:44

Agriculture Ministry Tests Animals in Mbarara for Foot and Mouth Disease 3

Andrew Bakashaba, the Mbarara District Veterinary Officer says that they have so far collected 40 samples from four farms in Biharwe Division and Kagongi Sub County in Mbarara City and District respectively.
17:43
17:43

Police Frees Rape Suspect 2 1

Derrick Kulobawho, a resident of Nakatsi sub county was last year in August arrested for alleged defilement and chopping off the 16-year old girl's left hand. The victim's parents say he is now issuing them with threats.
17:06
17:06

Booze, Drugs Drive 50 Men Mad per Month in Gulu 2

Droti says majority of the patients admitted for drug abuse-related illnesses are male who live on the streets, and those who have left the running of home affairs to their wives.
16:48
16:48

Authorities Asked to Fence Thieves Out of Bududa Health Facilities

Tom Mukhobe Wandendeya the Bukibokolo local council five councilor said recently thieves also broke into Bukibokolo health facility and stole solar panels something that annoyed them as leaders. He appealed to the district to fence the facility so that they don't lose valuable items.
16:01
16:01

Kiyombya Head Teacher Accused of Blocking Teachers from Interviews 4 1

Kabahuma, who has been an English teacher at the school, says she was duly appointed by the school board on Feb 20, 2019, and wonders why she was left out. She accuses the headteacher of being corrupt.
15:45
15:45

Acholi Cultural Institution Proposes UGX 2 Million Fine for Adulterers Ker Kwaro Acholi 3 1

Patiko Clan Chief Collins Muttu Atiko II told members of the Acholi Parliamentary group over the weekend that the decision was taken after numerous reports of death resulting from relationship issues linked to adultery by either a man or the wife.
15:16
15:16

Minakulu Residents Demand Compensation for 1988 LRA Atrocities livestock 3 1

The affected residents say on the 1st of August 1988, LRA rebels stormed the area and overran the then National Resistance Army – NRA barracks and attacked civilians at the Internally Displaced Persons – IDP camp. The claimants also say for over 20 years, they have made requests to the Government through their elected leaders but nothing has been forthcoming which has prompted them to make fresh claims.
14:59
14:59

200 Pupils in Gulu to Miss PLE Gulu District 1 2

Statistics from the Gulu district Senior Probation and Welfare Officer Jessica Anena indicates that 2,877 candidates were enrolled in Primary Seven this year but only 2,665 were registered to sit for PLE.
14:29
14:29

Magufuli Was A Dedicated Servant of Tanzania- Museveni President Museveni 2 1 Top story

Magufuli, 61, died on Wednesday at a hospital in Dar es Salaam. His death was announced by the then Vice President Samia Suhulu. Today, President Museveni visited the Tanzanian High Commission to pay tribute to Magufuli where he signed a condolence book.
14:19
14:19

Chad Disqualified from 2021 African Cup of Nations CAF 1

This follows the suspension of the Chadian Football Federation by the Chadian Ministry of Youth and Sports, according to a press release dated March 22, 2021. It is signed by CAF Communications Director Alexandre Siewe.
14:19
14:19

28-Year Old Man Arrested in Dokolo for Killing Girlfriend North Kyoga Police 1

James Ekaju, the North Kyoga Police spokesperson says Ocen confessed to police that he became annoyed and killed Akino because their long time love affair was getting sour.
13:59
13:59

Mbarara Based Pearl Dairy Farm Lays Off 1500 Workers 1 3

Pearl Dairies Limited, the processors of Lato Milk, stopped full-scale production at the height of a milk war with Kenya at the beginning of 2020. At the time, Kenyan authorities were confiscating imported Ugandan milk and turning away trucks on grounds that the milk had been smuggled into the country without paying taxes, thereby depressing local prices.
13:53
13:53

Police Releases Constables Accused of Assaulting Suspect 1

Amos Owiny, Vincent Otile, David Obote, Daniel Okello and Daniel Okula, all constables attached to Teilwa outpost were arrested on Saturday for allegedly assaulting Nelson Ayini last Friday during his arrest over a land dispute.
Mar 2021 25 results