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15:58
15:58

Kiryandongo Farmers Combat Food Wastage with Warehouse 2 1

More than 12 percent of Maize grains produced in Uganda get lost from the field in prolonged field drying and late harvests, according to UN Food agency FAO. Another 18 percent is lost during transportation, processing, drying from home and bad storage.
15:48
15:48

Police, Private Investigator Offer Tips on How to Avoid Kidnap 2 1

Police say in order to avoid being kidnapped, the public must always be suspicious about strangers standing near their homes and people who inquire about when you leave or return to your home or workplace.
14:26
14:26

Soroti University Cleared to Teach Medical Courses 1

According to Dr Katumba Ssentongo, the Registrar Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council, the University had been scheduled to start last year but was stopped after the council visited the institution and found it lacking in terms of the number of lecturers and equipment for the laboratories.
12:37
12:37

Kigumba Maize Mill Opens New Markets for Smallholder Farmers 4 2

Edith Kizito Kataike Kadok is one of the proud members of the association. She says she has earned 3 Million shillings in running capital since the mill was installed after seeing two of her daughters through universities.
10:37
10:37

Experts Weigh in on URA Tower Defects 1 5

Architect Enock Kibbamu, the chairman of the National Buildings Review Board, said parties that put together the building must come together mutually, satisfy themselves scientifically on what is wrong and fix it. He said it could be one of the unforeseen occurrences.
09:42
09:42

Buildings Review Board Raise Concern over Collapsing Perimeter Walls 1 2

Enock Kibbamu, the chairman of the board, says they were devising ways to make sure people constructing walls around their homes, schools, or factories follow procedures and use the right materials to make them strong.
17:37
17:37

What U.S. Gov't Sanctions Against Kayihura Mean 1

According to Human Rights Watch, the sanctions deny individuals entry into the US, allow the seizure of any of their property held in the country, and prevent them from entering into transactions with large number of banks and companies. The banks will be required to block any money sent to Kayihura.
11:39
11:39

People With Suicidal Thoughts On the Increase - Mental Health Expert 2

According to the data released Tuesday, WHO put the number of deaths due to suicide worldwide at 800,000 annually.
09:54
09:54

Nurses and Midwives Examination Board Asks Gov’t to Change Entry Points 1 3

Currently, for a student to be admitted to a nursing school, they need to have scored at least a pass in science subjects like Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics plus English. The board now wants the entry requirements changed so that only students with credits in science-related subjects can be admitted.
19:03
19:03

U.S. Gov't Announces Visa, Economic Sanctions against Kayihura 1 Top story

As part of its enforcement efforts the Office of Foreign Assets Control -OFAC releases lists individuals and companies owned or controlled by, or acting for or on behalf of, targeted countries. It also lists individuals, groups, and entities, such as terrorists and narcotics traffickers designated under programs that are not country-specific. Collectively, such individuals and companies are called Specially Designated Nationals. Their assets are blocked and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from dealing with them.
17:30
17:30

Caretaker Charged With Negligence over Missing Baby 1 1

Kabubi was grabbed by a female stranger two weeks ago at around 9 pm when he and other children in Katwe cell followed their neighbour Lillian Kibirige alias Maama Rose to pick a blanket from her brother.
16:25
16:25

Makerere Dental Students to Sit Special Exam Before Practicing - Medical Council Makerere University 2

This is because the school decided to reopen against a recommendation of the East African Community Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Council that it remains closed until they fulfil all the staff and equipment requirements pointed out by the regional council.
15:16
15:16

Uganda Airlines Planes Not Grounded -Management 1 Top story

The explanation comes just a few days after reports indicating that the two Uganda Airlines Bombardier CRJ900 series had been grounded, less than a month after the airline started operating. But Uganda airlines management says the reports are both malicious and false.
15:04
15:04

Kololo Hospital Operates Without a License –Council 2

Dr Katumba Ssentongo, the Registrar of the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council says that in order for any facility to have its license renewed, it must have approval from local authorities, a license of a previous paid year, a practising License of the supervising doctor and their commitment letter. However, Kololo hospital Kampala has failed to put these together.
13:00
13:00

Police Recruits Cautioned Against Unprofessional Conduct 1 2

A total of 4,500 Probation Police Constables –PPCs and 500 Learner Assistant Inspector of Police – AIPs were recently recruited in an exercise that started in July. They are due to start their training tomorrow September 14, at Police Training School – PTS Kabalye.
12:34
12:34

Dairy Products in Mukono Free of Bacterial Infections-Study mukono district 4 2

In her post-doctorate research, Dr Sylvia Angubua Baluka, a lecturer in the Department of Biosecurity, Ecosystems & Veterinary Public Health and her team collected a total of 184 milk, faecal and environmental samples from 33 selected dairy farms from Mukono district. The purpose was to assess the prevalence and antimicrobial exposure profiles of bacteria such as Campylobacter jejuni, E. coli and Salmonella, all regarded as most common causes of diarrheal illness.
11:56
11:56

Ministry of Lands Reviewing Land Management Regulations 4

Kabanda says the Ministry is reviewing regulations looking at Land laws including Land Commission Act, Surveyors Act and Physical Planning Act among others. Lands Regulations were last reviewed in 2004.
07:42
07:42

Dr. Mushomi Asks Makerere Staff Tribunal to Quash His Suspension crime 1 2

Through his lawyer, Isaac Ssemakadde, Mushomi, a lecturer in the School of Statistics and Planning on Thursday told the tribunal that he was unfairly suspended and that the suspension of four years without pay was harsh, excessive and in contravention of employment laws.
19:48
19:48

UNEB to Candidates: Verify Registration Status 1 4 Top story

Dan. N. Odongo, the UNEB Executive Secretary, said this at media briefing at the government owned Uganda Media Center. He it is advisable for candidates to check their registration status to avoid last minute disappointments.
19:27
19:27

Electoral Reforms Consultations: Political Parties No Show William Byaruhanga

Dr. Gerald Siranda, the Acting DP Secretary General told URN that by the time they arrived at parliament, MPs had dispersed. "We were supposed to appear at 3pm and when we contacted the Chairperson, he said that the committee's earlier meetings had failed forcing the MPs to disperse. He gave us a new appointment for Tuesday next week," said Siranda.
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