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20:01
20:01

UBTEB has Shs13.13 Billion Funding Gap - Oyesigye 1

While briefing the Parliamentary committee on Education and sports about the board challenges, the UBTEB, Executive Secretary, Onesmus Oyesigye, revealed that the board has a funding gap of 13.13 billion shillings hence affecting their calendar year programs.
16:29
16:29

Unknown Assailants Kill Lwengo Catechist 2

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson, says that they have begun investigations to bring the culprits to book.
16:25
16:25

Lady Doves Ready for CAF Women's Champions League Qualifier 2 3

The Uganda Women's Premier League champions will open their Group A campaign against Djibouti's FAD FC on Saturday at the Nyayo Stadium. Group A also has Burundi's PVP FC and Simba Queens (Tanzania).
16:23
16:23

Court Dismisses Nabakooba’s Objection To EC’s DR Forms 2

Justice Baguma ruled that allowing the DR forms will not prejudice Ms Nabakooba in anyway because the same DR forms were indicated as attachments; so it is not a surprise or an ambush to the petitioner.
15:59
15:59

Several Children Turn to Family Business As Schools Remain Closed 1 4 Top story

Usher Wilson Owere, the Chairman General, National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU), says the decision of parents to occupy their children is a good approach for their safety and has nothing to do with child labour.
15:51
15:51

Agago District Struggles to Provide Mental Health Services 5 1

Godfrey Smart Okot, the Hospital Executive Director says that the hospital does not have a psychiatrist and trained personnel to attend to the mental health patients.
15:10
15:10

Unfair Education, Limited Digital Tools Affect Career Options of Visual Impaired Children (Part I) 8

Ogenrwot wants to become a lawyer, so he wishes he could get digital learning aids to enable him to study well. He says his parents cannot afford to let him study online and that the radio lessons also don’t give him a chance to ask questions, because that means making a phone call to the radio.
14:27
14:27

50 Grinding Machines Donated to Karamoja Women Remain Idle for Decade 2

Thomas Lokol, the Kaabong East councillor, said that the grinding machines have not served their intended purpose of uplifting the living standard of women in the district.
13:49
13:49

EC Wants Nyanzi's Petition Dismissed 3 3

On Monday, Nsereko’s lawyer led by Robert Bautu told the court that their client had not been served with the election petition.
11:11
11:11

Entebbe Airport: Passenger Numbers Dropped In Last Two Months 6 2

The passenger numbers began dropping in May from 77,063 travellers to 75,472 passengers in June. The airport recorded the lowest number of travellers in July, with 61,328 passengers. Luggya explains that the growth trend in the last three months was partly impacted by the necessary COVID-19 precautionary measures.
10:34
10:34

Mbale Hospital Decries Scarcity of Nurses, Midwives 1 1

Magdalene Kokol, the Senior Principal Nursing Officer at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, says the limited number of midwives and nurses affects their response to emergency cases.
10:10
10:10

Garment Suppliers Cry Foul over Continued Schools Closure 4 1

Ssalongo Joseph Magandaazi, a supplier of school uniforms, says that prior to the lockdown, he could supply about five thousand (5000) trousers, shirts, t-shirts and skirts among other garments to different schools. He, however, says that currently no school or parent can order even a pair of stockings.
08:30
08:30

Local Gov't Minister Forms Committee to Resolve Property Feud Between Mbarara City, District 5

Robert Mugabe Kakyebezi, the Mbarara City Mayor, says there is an urgent need to address the dispute between the two administrative units over property. He explains that public property belongs to the government and any income raised from the property serves the citizens.
07:50
07:50

Mourners Throng Gen. Paul Lokech's Home Village 2 3

Okello Dickson, the Chairperson of Pa Lumbele clan where the late Lokech hailed from says that they want to know the exact cause of death of their son.
07:07
07:07

Weekly Markets Operate Normally in Kwania Amidst Ban 2 3

Jimmy Uhuru, the LC I Chairman of Aduku Township in Aduku Town Council said that his voters are still adamant about complying with the guidelines issued by the Health Ministry as well as the Presidential directives to stop the spread of COVID-19. Uhuru noted that a number of bars in his area operate normally and many people mix freely.
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