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19:40
19:40

UNEB Official Arrested After Disappearing Exam Container Keys 2

It is said that Irene Namono disappeared with the key to the Exam container at Kalisizo police station for several hours and was nowhere to be seen by 8:45 am when learners were expected to be sitting for the papers.
19:34
19:34

Education Ministry Delays Skilling Project Four Years After Securing World Bank Loan 3 1

The five-year Albertine Region Sustainability Development Project III was designed to upgrade two technical Institutions; the Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba and Uganda Technical College Kichwamba to international certification levels. The project that started in 2014 was also meant to construct a new institution in Nwoya District.
19:11
19:11

Parliament Passes Succession Law; Here is How Estates will be Shared succession bill 2 1 Top story

According to the breakdown, of the deceased or testators wealth, the surviving spouse or spouses will take 20 per cent, the dependant relatives take 4 per cent, the linear descendants or biological and adopted children take 75 per cent while the customary heir will take 1 per cent. The repealed act provided for only 15 per cent for the spouse.
19:08
19:08

Two Killed As Church Collapses in Butaleja 1

Rosemary Wamailu, one of the leaders in the church who is also the district councillor for Butaleja town council identified one of the dead as 60-year-old Angela Malwa a resident of Busasi village in Butaleja town council.
18:40
18:40

One Dead, Seven Injured as Truck Rams into NWSC Offices 3 3

The truck, loaded with Bricks swerved off the Luweero-Kiwoko road in Luweero town and hit a tree, and crossed through a bodaboda stage before knocking through the building. The deceased person was a motorcycle rider who was stationed at the stage when the tragedy occurred.
18:01
18:01

Gulu University Dean of Students Remanded Over Theft Nwoya District

Christopher Mwetwage Mpora, 49 was charged with three counts of theft, forgery and uttering a false document.
17:59
17:59

Sand Pit Collapses, Buries Two Alive 5 2 Top story

According to the Police Report, around 7 am on Wednesday morning, a group of sand miners went to a mining site in Rukaranga cell where they found two Jackets of their friends hanging somewhere close to a collapsed sandpit. After searching for the owners of the jackets in vain, the group contacted their relatives who confirmed that the missing young men had left for the sand mine early in the morning.
17:46
17:46

Inomo Sub County to Fine Parents Keeping School Going Children At Home 3

Tom Yile, the Inomo Sub County Speaker says that they have resolved to fine parents 80,000 Shillings who are still keeping their children at home.
17:28
17:28

2021 Polls Most Violent in Uganda's History-NUP police brutality 4 1

The National Unity Platform (NUP) has reiterated calls to have all of its members and supporters who are currently being held in different facilities countrywide.
17:26
17:26

NUP Spent Between UGX 7 & 10M Per Day During Campaigns 4 1 Top story

The party Secretary-General, David Lewis Rubongoya told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the money covered the basic needs of Kyagulanyi’s entourage such as lodging, food and fueling their vehicles.
16:42
16:42

KCCA Depoys Sound Trucks to Implore Vendors Off the Streets street vendors 3 1

Robert Kalumba, the Deputy KCCA Spokesperson says street vendors have a week to visit markets and get space. He however couldn't tell how many vendors are on the streets and to which specific markets they should go.
16:13
16:13

Schools With Multiple UNEB Centres Flout Covid-19 SOPs PLE 2020 1 3

According to schools that URN visited, schools like St Joseph’s Nansana and Sam Iga Memorial School and St Stephen’s Church of Uganda Primary School found it hard to adhere to Standard Operating Procedures due to lack of adequate space.
15:59
15:59

Strange Disease Kills Hundreds of Birds in Omoro Bobi Sub County 1 2

Albino Ogwang, one of the affected farmers in Aremo says he has lost up to 102 hens, which he expected to earn him Shillings 5 million.
15:14
15:14

Rev. Fr. Raphael Wokorach Appointed New Bishop Nebbi Diocese 1

In a letter dated March 31 2021, the Pope through the Nunciature announced the appointment of Rev. Fr. Raphael p’Mony WOKORACH, a Comboni Missionary as the new Bishop of Nebbi Diocese.
14:14
14:14

Two Die In Stone Quarry 2 1

Vitarino Bagiritima, the Mabanga Village LC I Chairperson, says that they got know about the incident about 6:30 PM on Tuesday when Muhumuza failed to show up in the trading center as usual. Phone calls by his friends to his known number went without response.
14:05
14:05

300 Health Workers in Bundibugyo Get Covid-19 Jab 3

Dr Christopher Kiyita, the District Health Officer-DHO, says that 600 health workers in public and private health facilities across the district had registered for vaccination.
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13:52

Thieves Raid General Gutti's Home, Make off with Tractor 1

Michael Longole, the Karamoja Region Spokesperson, says the thugs abandoned the tractor in the nearby bush when it ran out of fuel. "We are looking for them and they will be charged with theft and trespass, "he said.
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13:36

Record TV Uganda Officials Signs Out after 15 Years media 2 1

Ezekiel Motoseneng, the Managing Director of Record TV Network Uganda explained that most advertisers especially in the European Market, that feed the record TV network were adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic eventually affecting their commercial strength to operate a TV station in Uganda.
12:41
12:41

Breastfeeding Candidate Sits for PLE in Arua City 3

According to Loy Ariye the girl has been revising before she gave birth. The young mother has been allowed to enter the examinations room together with her baby to ease breast feeding.
11:55
11:55

20 Members of a Suspected Cult Remanded in Kapchorwa 1

According to the charge sheet and preliminary investigations the men who dressed in white had hidden motives yet to be confirmed of recruiting people into subversive activities.
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