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15:37
15:37

Schools in Arua City to Maintain Fees Ahead of Reopening School Fees 4 3

Charles Odonga the headteacher of St. Joseph’s college Ombaci says they will not increase school fees this academic year but instead re-adjust their priorities and deal with the most important things at the moment. Ondonga says they are aware parents have been affected by COVID-19 so it will not be wise to increase fees.
12:45
12:45

Minister Consults On Proposed SAGE Age Reduction 1 2

At first 65-year-olds and above were receiving the funds monthly but effective July 1 last year, it was raised to 80 years to enable the programme roll out to the rest of the districts in Uganda. Exempted from the age raise was Karamoja region because of the Affirmative Action.
12:30
12:30

Hundreds Forced Out of Their Homes as Police, Army Hunt for Missing Police Gun in Napak 1 Top story

Grace Nachap, one of the residents says security personnel forced her into the coldness together with her child. "It was around 4 am when I was trying to open my door to come and help myself; I saw soldiers and police deployed around every house. I was ordered to get back inside my houses I got confused because I didn't know what was happening," she said.
12:13
12:13

RDC Recruits Locals In FGM Fight 1

Speaking to URN on Thursday, Adyama said they have started identifying three boys and girls for each village to provide police information on the banned practice. “These youth will help us to know the corridors where these surgeons hide and circumcise women and young girls because they are also natives of this region,” he said.
11:57
11:57

KCCA Enforcement Officers On the Spot for Extorting Money from Vendors 3

During their routine operations, the officials arrest vendors and hawkers selling merchandise on the streets of Kampala. They also confiscate vendors' and hawkers' merchandise and inturn solicit for bribes before they can return the items to the owners.
11:24
11:24

Uproar as Maracha Ambulance is Grounded Due to Lack of Fuel 2 4

Francis Govule, the Chairperson of Maracha District Social Services Committee says there is a need to prioritise fuel for lifesaving vehicles like ambulances.
09:20
09:20

City Abductions: Kiseka Mechanic Narrates 39 Day's Ordeal In Millitary Detention 1 2

In an exclusive interview, the father of three told Uganda Radio Network-URN that they were tortured while being forced to confess for participating in the November 18-19, 2020 riots triggered by the arrest of the National Unit Platform President, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu during his presidential campaign trail.
17:47
17:47

Wearing Face Masks Frustrating Learners With Hearing Impairment social distancing 1 4 Top story

Juliet Mary Tumuhairwe, the headteacher of Uganda School for the Deaf notes that wearing a facial mask is very challenging for her group of learners as they cannot fully understand or interpret what the teacher is communicating with them.
17:10
17:10

Parliament Directs Internal Affairs Minister to Release List of Abducted Ugandans 1 4

Latif Ssebaggala, the Kawempe North MP said that while addressing the country two weeks ago, President Museveni admitted that the missing Ugandans were in the hands of security agencies and that their names will be released to the public.
11:19
11:19

Panic in Napak as Suspect Takes Off With Loaded Police Gun 2 Top story

According to Longole, the suspect had been picked up from Kangole town council for attempted rape. "While at Kangole Police station one of our officers said he knew the suspect and that he wouldn’t but shortly after, the suspect jumped and grabbed a gun from the officer and took off," he explained.
18:05
18:05

IGG Injects UGX1.5B to Fight Corruption in Ankole 5 1

The 4,302 trained community monitor volunteers were drawn from five districts as follows: Kiruhura 666, Mbarara 738, Ntungamo 1,152, Ibanda 648 and Isingiro 1,098.
15:15
15:15

95 Kilometers of Roads in Omoro District in Appalling State Uganda Road Funds 2

The most affected roads categorized with deep potholes, broken culverts and bridges include 14km Bobi-Wii Lacic, 14.9km Palenga to Ongako, 8km Bobi-Okwii to Lii Sub County in Nwoya district, 8km Walter Ochora road, 39km Acet-Loyo ajonga to Labora, 10km Bobi-Opaya to Hiima and 60-meter long Hiima bridge which connects Keto- Awor in Lakwana Sub County. Omoro district has a total of 303km roads under its management and 581 under the management of the various sub counties.
12:08
12:08

Two More Charged Over Murder of Amuru Police Informer 1 1

The arrest of the suspects brings to four, the number of people arrested in connection to the murder. The others are Richard Okello and Johnson Oryema who were arrested last week and remanded by the court on murder charges.
09:45
09:45

Seven Murdered in Soroti City in Only 3 Weeks 2

The homicide detective at Central Police Station in Soroti, Joseph Isaac Odeke says out of the seven bodies of victims , five were of those murdered in the early days of February and two were killed a week ago in Soroti City.
17:36
17:36

Mbale Street Parking Attendants Claim Bosses Demand Sex 3

However one of the Central Investment Authority Company staff has dismissed allegations saying that those girls are just aiming at tarnishing their name.
16:55
16:55

Residents Demand Proper Planning of Elegu Town Council River Unyama 3 1

The latest of the fire outbreaks occurred on February 10, leaving over 100 traders counting losses. Throughout 2020, heavy and persistent torrential rains submerged the better part of the Town Council, displaced over 650 families and destroyed several settlements including businesses. The impact was grave on human lives and livestock.
13:59
13:59

Family Seeks Probe into Death of Awach Sub County Chairperson-Elect Fred Oteka dies 1

Oteka, 41, a former businessman in Awach Trading Centre died a week ago, from Awach Health Centre IV after developing breathing complications. Earlier that day, he had attended a Management Committee meeting at Awach Primary School and stopped for a meal at a nearby restaurant.
13:51
13:51

Family Locked out of Graveyard in Oil Pipeline Way, Can't Bury their Dead 4 1

According to Sarah Nalugooti and her husband John Baptist Musoke, the caretakers of the 2-acre graveyard land, they have lost three people since 2019 but since the compensation is delayed, they have no money to buy another piece of land to relocate the remains of the deceased.
12:59
12:59

Victims of Kamwokya Night Curfew Operations Nursing Deadly Injuries Mulago Hospital 3 3 Top story

Sam Onyapidi, a waiter at Munyonyo Resort hotel and resident of Kifumbira Zone in Kamwokya claims that police officers stabbed him in the stomach along Mawanda Road on Sunday night while returning from duty. Onyapidi is in the Intensive Care Unit-ICU at Mulago National Referral Hospital.
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