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May 2022 18 results
17:47
17:47

Science Teachers Halt Strike 2

Addressing journalists at the Media Centre, Vincent Elong, the Chairman of the Union says that following the negotiations with the Ministry of Education, Public service, and the Union representatives they agreed to halt the strike until June 13, 2022.
17:37
17:37

Centenary Monument to Be Relocated as Kampala Fly Over Project Progresses 1

Last year, the government embarked on a construction project of the two-phased Fly Over Project threatening the existence of the monument. As works for phase one, which starts from Clock Tower in the city center to Mukwano road nears completion, there have been concerns about the Centenary Monument that is sitting in the area to be affected by the project.
17:19
17:19

55-year-Old Man Arrested for Attempted Rape of Minor 3

Opiyo says the suspect then came with a big stick and stone to scare the little girl, held her hand and led her to his house, and only released her when he heard the voice of the girl’s mother who was already looking for her daughter.
16:28
16:28

Makerere University Staff Petition Tribunal Over Dismissal 1 3

Jude Byamukama says that the letter from the university did not state clear grounds for his client’s dismissal because his performance has been unquestionable.
14:46
14:46

Sports Federations Demand Early Release of Funds for Commonwealth Games 3 1

Uganda is expected to have more than 10 sports disciplines at the 2022 Commonwealth Games that will be held in July and August. These include boxing, table tennis, athletics, netball, and rugby sevens, among others.
14:40
14:40

Karamoja Leaders Accuse Security Forces of Starving Suspects

Paul Lokol, the LC V Chairperson of Nabilatuk district says that the suspects were starved in the cells. "On Wednesday, I visited some of the youths who were rounded up from Nabilatuk on Monday and were taken to the army barracks. But I found the youth miserable since they had not eaten for two days," he said.
14:07
14:07

Farmers In Rwenzori Ask Gov't To Exclude Coffee From PDM Coffee Farmers 5 1

Coffee farmers fear that any setbacks in the PDM will have devastating effects on coffee and disrupt the national economy.
13:21
13:21

Pictorial: Survivors Hold Vigil for Lukodi Massacre Victims 19 1

On May 19th, 2004, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group attacked and killed at least 60 people in Lukodi Village, Bungatira Sub County, Gulu District.
12:21
12:21

Dispute Between Uganda Airlines, Former CEO Referred to Industrial Court 5

Muhumuza however, says that a substantial question of the law or fact arose in the proceedings, which his office can’t resolve. Muhumuza notes that Muleya worked as CEO of Uganda Airlines and was sent on forced leave by the Chairperson Board of Directors on allegations of several mismanagement issues.
12:17
12:17

Museum Operators Appeal to Gov’t for Funding Covid-19 lockdown 1 3

John Ssempebwa, the proprietor of the Lubaga Division based Ssemagulu Museum said that every region of Uganda has a lot of historical sites and history that Government needs to take invest in to allow for their expansion.
12:00
12:00

Mbale High Court Dismisses Application For Injunction Against Street Parking Contractor

The City Council authorities applied for an interim order seeking to block the two companies from continuing to illegally collect the fees and failing to remit 200 Million Shillings.
11:00
11:00

Local Leaders Question Police Report on Cattle Rustling in Kitgum 3 2

Johnson Acellam Toodera, the LC 3 chairperson of Orom Sub-County, says that from October 2021-to date alone, Karamojong rustlers have raided 819 animals and only 80 have been recovered.
10:43
10:43

Survivors Hold Vigil for Lukodi MassacreVictims 2 2

On May 19, 2004, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group attacked and killed at least 60 people in Lukodi Village, Bungatira Sub County, Gulu district.
10:20
10:20

Construction of UGX 41Bn Security Printing Factory Starts 5 5

Babalanda says that the factory will reduce the cost of printing documents, facilitate the elimination of falsification of information on security documents, and be a source of revenue from the issuance of E-Passports, National Identity Cards, driver’s licenses, and other security documents and also build the capacity of Ugandans in security printing.
09:26
09:26

Five Cooperatives Get UGX 2.5Bn Dairy Processing Equipment 1 5

Khadija Nakakande, the NAADS Communications Manager, says that since 2014 there have been major improvements in the dairy sector, which has increased milk production from 2.5billion liters to 2.9 billion liters annually. She, however, says that this has come with the lack of market-leading to price fluctuations in the market.
08:20
08:20

Ugandan Dies Aboard Ethiopian Airlines flight To Entebbe 1

Luggya says doctors from Kazuri Medical, a clinic based at the airport, confirmed that the passenger was dead on arrival.
07:15
07:15

Residents Suspend Use of Oxen for Ploughing Over Insecurity Cattle theft 1 4 Top story

John Lowal, a resident of Kangole, says that their cattle are only secure in the protected kraals and the community is scared of releasing oxen for ploughing for fear of falling victims to rustlers. Lowal says that the raiders have a tendency of ambushing communities while they are in their gardens and take away their animals.
06:58
06:58

Tension As Link Bus Catches Fire Gen Katumba Wamala 1 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, said that "Our fire prevention and rescue services officers responded on time, fortunately, the fire had been extinguished by other first responders using a nearby fire extinguisher, water, and sand." According to Owoyesigyire, all the passengers escaped unhurt.
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