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21:18
21:18

Former Prisons Commissioner-General Joseph Etima is Dead caleb alaka 1

In a brief statement, Alaka says they have, with deep shock, learnt of the death of Joseph Etima, former Commissioner General of Uganda Prisons, and most recently a Commissioner with the Uganda Human Rights Commission.
19:08
19:08

Nyapea College Old Boys in Grand Reunion apollo milton obote

The school, founded by American Catholic Brothers in 1938, has for a while been on a downward spiral, plagued by violent student strikes, poor administration, declining performance and falling enrollment.
18:10
18:10

Soroti District Needs an Extra 400 Primary School Teachers 5

Simon Emoru, the Soroti district inspector schools says that although the teacher-pupil ratio is estimated at 1:53, one teacher in the district today mans a classroom of 200 pupils, almost four times bigger than the ideal class.
17:50
17:50

U.S. Experts Tip UPDF Officers on Disposal of Explosives 3 2

According to the chief trainer, 1Lt. Jacob Samuel Rafalson, the officers are taught how to handle counter explosive ordnance devices EOD in war-ravaged areas.
17:12
17:12

MUASA Executives Defy Vice-Chancellor on Public Speeches makerere university 1 1

MUASA chairperson Dr Deus Muhwezi Kamunyu accuses the Vice-chancellor of trying to cover up the rot in the University, by threatening staff who come up to expose excesses like irregular appointments and mismanagement of University land, among other issues.
16:18
16:18

Social Cultural Practices Exposing Karimojong to Brucellosis ministry of health 1 1

Despite the health threat, the consumption of raw blood remains a cherished cultural practice in parts of Karamoja. Over the years, the mixture of blood and milk has remained a delicacy among the Karimojong. Mixed blood and milk are also used as a ritual drink in special celebrations, or given to the sick.
15:48
15:48

Kitgum Learners to Pay For Co-Curricular Activities 2

The proposal was devised by Geoffrey Oguti, the Kitgum district chairperson for education and sports sectoral committee. Oguti argues that co-curricular activities are an integral part of holistic education.
15:21
15:21

UNRA Considers Major Repairs on Nyendo-Masaka Road delayed road works 2 1

The 13-kilometer stretch runs from Masaka-Mbarara by-pass at Total-Highway junction in Nyendo through Masaka town to Kijjabwemi trading centre. The road outlived its design way back, has increasingly become narrow and has very big potholes and ditches, filled with mud.
15:03
15:03

NOTU Calls Off Planned Strike by Public Servants 4 1

NOTU had earlier in March 2018 issued a 90 days ultimatum to the government, to adjust the salary structures of all public servants. The ultimatum was in response to the selective pay rise of civil servants salaries in line with a pronouncement made by the Secretary to the Treasury Keith Muhakanizi.
14:44
14:44

Kalangala District in Drive to Boost School Completion Rates budget 4 1

Kalangala district has a total of 23 primary schools spread in nine out of the 63 habited islands. It has three secondary schools and two tertiary institutions. But with a population of 5,800 school going children, only 254 children are able to complete primary seven every year on average.
14:10
14:10

Buseruka Farmers Decry Rampant Cattle Thefts security 2 1

Records at Buseruka police post indicate that over 100 cows have been stolen since March this year from different kraals in the sub-county. The most affected cattle farmers are from the villages of Tonya, Kabaale, Buseruka, Rwamutungo, Kasenyi-Lyato, Kayera, Nyamasoga and Kiryamboga.
13:46
13:46

Societies Urged to Pay Attention to Widows Unique Needs

The call is based on practices across cultures and countries where widowhood is stigmatized and seen as a source of shame, where widows are thought to be cursed and are associated with witchcraft. A statement by UN Women shows that such misconceptions can lead to widows being ostracized, abused and worse.
13:22
13:22

Butabika Hospital Boss Asks Gaming Addicts ‘Not to Suffer in Silence' 3 1

Dr David Basangwa, the Executive Director of the National Mental Referral Hospital, Butabika, the facility has previously received an average of three patients suffering from video gaming addiction annually. But according to Dr Basangwa, hundreds of cases go unreported as patients find difficulty in acknowledging that they need medical attention.
12:17
12:17

Cheptegei Leads Anti-Corruption Run in Teso 1 2

More than 1000 people clad on red t-shirts graced the run which was packaged with a 10-kilometer race, a five-kilometer race and a two-kilometer race. Participants comprised civil servants, youths and persons with disabilities, among others.
11:50
11:50

Lawyer Questions Delayed 'Age Limit' Judgment 2 1 Top story

In a letter dated June 20, 2018, Byamukama a partner with Byamukama, Kaboneka Co. Advocates observed that it is now two months since the hearing of the matter at the Mbale High Court yet Court is silent as to when it will deliver its judgment.
11:19
11:19

Nambooze's Spine Problem Needs Emergency Care – Medics mp betty nambooze 1 1

Our reporter, who visited Nambooze at her sick bed, says that the legislator looks frail and is in a lot of pain. A doctor on duty, who however preferred anonymity, because he is restricted from talking to the media, said that screws that were fixed to support Namboozes spine had been displaced.
10:26
10:26

EC Probes Sub County Chief for Conducting Unlawful LCI Elections electoral commison 2

Alexis Ocaya, the Kitgum district Election Assistant told URN that the Chankura forced the existing chairperson of Aloro village Mary Oyella to hand over all instruments of power to a new chairperson.
09:58
09:58

Ugandan Music Legend Geoffrey Oryema Dies at 65 1

Oryema, 65, a legendary singer was a son to Erinayo Wilson Oryema, Ugandas first African Inspector General of Police IGP, Minister of Land, Housing and Physical Planning, Mineral and Water Resources.
09:54
09:54

District Chairman Faces Censure for Forging Council Minutes

District Land Board members are appointed by the district council and approved by the Ministry of Lands. But in this case, after the council endorsed the names, Dr Muhumuza allegedly created another minute in which he replaced the name of Katokoozi, the designated land board chairperson with Nkalubo.
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