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16:51
16:51

Science Teachers Curse UNATU for Sabotaging Their Salary Enhancement 5

Vicent Elong, the national chairperson of Uganda Professional Science Teachers Union -UPSTU says as scientists in the teaching profession under their union they are not going to look on as the UNATU leaders continue to sabotage them hence vowing to fight for their rights through their Union but also calling upon fellow teachers to embrace the initiative positively as it’s a milestone to the teaching profession in total.
15:42
15:42

Only 620 Health Workers Vaccinated in Lira 1 5

However, at Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Dr. Stephen Obbo, the hospital’s director says over 90% of the staff there has been vaccinated. Adding that efforts are underway to ensure that the remaining percentage also receive the jab.
13:19
13:19

Court Orders Former MTN Finance Manager to Refund UXG5b of the Stolen UGX10.2b

On 14th February 2017, Justice Lawrence Gidudu of the high court in Kampala convicted Ssentongo on four counts of embezzlement and Conspiracy to defraud, contrary to section 309 of the Penal Code Act.
10:52
10:52

Masaka Catholic Priest Charged with Murder of Lynched Suspected Thief 1

The thief who was completely naked at the time of arrest was beaten by the mob but when police rescued him, instead of taking him to hospital, they locked him in a cell where he died.
15:22
15:22

Woman Arrested in Pader For Alleged Murder of Co-Wife 2

The suspect Winnie Adoch allegedly stabbed Winnie Lawino to death using a knife in a cassava garden.
10:56
10:56

Victims of Night Curfew Operations in Fort Portal Nursing Injuries 5 1

Henry Namara, a food street vendor in Kisenyi Central Division Fort Portal City says that on Wednesday night policemen while enforcing the curfew beat him.
09:19
09:19

Former Rebels Struggle to Reintegrate in Communities Across Nebbi Amnesty Commission 3 2

The reporters are mostly from the Uganda Homeland Liberation Movement-UHLM, a DRC-based rebel group led by Howard Openjuru, a born of Paidha district who had earlier on been arrested and arraigned before the General Court Martial on charges of treason.
08:45
08:45

COVID-19 Vaccination Cards on Sale in Lira 1 4

While addressing the COVID-19 task force meeting on Thursday, Kareiga informed the team that the circulation of fake vaccination cards has been recorded at Lira Regional Referral Hospital. He however did not disclose the number of people involved in the unscrupulous deal for fear of jeopardizing investigations.
07:02
07:02

Unvaccinated Staff, Visitors Denied Access to National Medical Stores 4 2

The directive takes immediate effect for staff, and start on October 18 for all other visitors. This implies that all NMS staff, who are over 350 in number, and visitors, who are usually bidders and suppliers of drugs and other pharmaceutical products must present proof of vaccination to be admitted at the NMS head offices in Entebbe.
06:42
06:42

Father Hangs Self in Police Cell after Raping, Infecting Daughters with HIV 1 2

The suspect aged 35, hanged himself inside the cells of Kikuuta Police Station where he had been detained on the offence of threatening violence against his mother, with whom they were feuding over land.
22:36
22:36

Court Orders Businessman Ben Kavuya to Return Fraudulently Acquired Properties 1

Wakanyiira asked court to declare that the transaction was a loan agreement not a sale agreement and that the undervaluation of the properties and cheating of stamp duties was an illegality sufficient to invalidate transfers of the properties.
18:24
18:24

Masaka Residents Demand Update on Investigations into Killings 2 1

Although the situation was eventually contained by joint efforts of security agencies; the residents are blaming them for not giving affected communities updates on the pursuit of the killers.
16:53
16:53

Police Arrest Suspect Wanted For Raping, Murdering 10-Year-Old Girl Jinja-road police 1 2

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesiyire told URN that detectives traced and arrested Sematiko on Wednesday evening from Kirinya-Bweyogerere in Kira Wakiso district.
16:13
16:13

Makerere University Wants Sexual Harassment Laws Revised 3 1

Dr Lorna Magara, the Chairperson of Makerere University Council noted that one of the major challenges in handling perpetrators of sexual harassment is that the University cannot suspend implicated staff beyond three months.
15:34
15:34

Bukwo Officials Flee Over Ghost NUSAF Projects 1 Top story

The four officers were expected to appear at Bukwo Central Police Station on Tuesday in vain. None of them has appeared at their offices since then.
14:37
14:37

Gov't to Construct Additional Shelters for GBV Victims 3

The shelters provide temporary accommodation as referral linkages are made to ensure the victims or survivors are assisted, emergency care or first aid, counselling, psycho-social support and legal aid.
13:06
13:06

KCCA Receives UGX 73M Covid 19 Vaccination Allowances for Nurses 1 2

Last week, some nurses deployed at the KCCA vaccination centres shunned the exercise protesting the non-payment of their allowances.
10:23
10:23

Police Truck Knocks Woman Dead Along Northern Bypass 4

According to eyewitnesses, the police truck that was speeding towards Kalerwe knocked Kyomuhedo around 7:20 am and sped off. Wamadi Okanya, one of the eyewitnesses, says that the deceased was aboard a Boda boda when the truck knocked them from behind.
17:43
17:43

Casual Labourer Rapes, Murders 10-Year-old Girl 2 1

The Katogo Zone Defense Secretary, Yakuti Waiswa, says that the suspect who was working for the deceased’s grandmother raped the minor in the night and strangled her to death to cover his crime.
13:35
13:35

Medics Warn Against Using Herbs for Treating Elephantiasis hydroceles 4 5

The neglected tropical disease is spread by infected mosquitoes whose bites deposit a parasite that travels to the lymph nodes. It affects the lymphatic system causing swelling and pain in the legs, arms and genitalia. It also increases the risk of frequent bacterial infections that harden and thicken the skin.
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