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21:41
21:41

Pictorial: Makerere Honours the Late Ryoichi Sasakawa

Dr Poplack, a Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine was awarded the institutions prestigious award in recognition of his distinguished and ground-breaking contributions to humanity in the most precarious situations specifically children with cancer and blood diseases.Sasakawa received a Post Humous Honorary Doctor of Laws for his exceptional and significant contributions globally for the development of humanity.
19:32
19:32

Ugandan Children Not Safe From Violence - Report ministry of gender 2 1

Hajjat Janat Mukwaya, Miniter of Gender, Labour and Social Development says that the findings are scary. The report shows that the most common type of violence experienced by children in Uganda is physical violence followed by emotional and then sexual. In terms of physical violence, the report shows that 6 out of 10 females and 7 out of 10 ten males have experienced violence at the hands of parents or adult caregivers.
19:27
19:27

Strange Disease Spreads to Kibaale team 2

Ainebyoona says the surveillance team has also extended its scope to capture areas where the disease was first reported and in the neighboring Kakumiro and Kibaale districts.
19:16
19:16

Moroto Land Wrangle Mediation Hits Snag cornelius kodet 1 4

Ateker Cement Factory is yet to reach consensus with residents of Rupa and Katikekile sub-counties in Moroto district on land for the construction of a cement factory.
19:11
19:11

Modern Steel International Workers Strike Over Low Pay salary increment 1 2

Over 500 workers at Modern Steel International on kyaggwe road in njeru municipality have today demonstrated over low pay and lack of protective gears at work.
19:03
19:03

Kayihura Handled According to Army Procedures – Rugunda police 1 1 Top story

The former police chief hasnt appeared in court since his arrest of June 13th 2018 and subsequent detention at Makindye Military barracks. Kayihura was picked up together with several police who worked with him during his tenure as Inspector General of Police-IGP.
18:45
18:45

Gulu Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty member 1 Top story

Prosecution led by Captain Charles Ssekayita told court that while at Smiling Panda 2, a Pub at Kabedo Opong Parish in Bar Dege Division on August 4th at about 11:30PM Odaga shot three people to death and injured another.
18:32
18:32

504 Acres of Njeru Stock Farm Land Grabbed animal breeding 1 1 Top story

Appearing before the Land Probe team on Thursday, Dr Charles Lagu, the Executive Director NAGRIC said that the centre is on the brink of losing the entire 1,066 acres of land. Lagu says that the centre has remained with only 562 acres in its possession after 504 acres have so far been grabbed by private encroachers.
18:24
18:24

Eastern Uganda Most Violent Region Against Children-Report people 3 1

At least 33.9 percent of the children in Eastern Uganda face sexual forms of violence followed by 30.4 percent in Central and 21.8 percent in Northern Uganda. Sexual violence in the Western region stands at 20.2 percent on average.
18:11
18:11

Kasese Farmers Count Losses as Elephants Destroy Crops vermin animals 3

The wild animals especially Elephants from Queen Elizabeth National Park have destroyed several acres of gardens for the past three days.
17:59
17:59

NRM Postpones Primary Elections in New Districts electoral commison 1 Top story

The Deputy NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, Dr. John Arimpa Kigyagi, told URN about Shillings 920million is needed to conclude the entire process. He says that money is needed to print ballot papers, purchase ballot boxes, and cater for transport and the human resource.
17:45
17:45

Masindi Moves to Promote Tourism Sites tourists 1

There are several tourist attraction sites in the district but are undeveloped and not known to tourists. They include the Kings Palace in Kihande cell Masindi town, Muro holly hill in Bwijanga Sub County, Sir Samuel Baker monument in Kijura cell and the existing tombs in Budongo Sub County.
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17:37

Government Makes U-turn on Airtime Scratch Cards gobierno 1 4 Top story

The decision to lift the ban was reached in a meeting in the Conference hall of parliament involving the speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, telecom companies, members of parliament, the Information Communication and Technology-ICT Minister, Frank Tumwebaze and Uganda Communications Commission officials.
17:08
17:08

Sheema North Seat Declared Vacant 1 2

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Thursday directed the Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige to declare the seat of Sheema North vacant so that a by-election can be held.
16:57
16:57

Former RDC Lutukumoi Plans Return to DP home 1

Lutukumoi however, says he was convinced to return to his party after the grand DP reunion on August 3, 2018 because the party leaders have taken laudable steps to address the trivial conflicts that had always bedeviled Ugandas oldest party. He told URN in an email that as he waits to make an official return to DP, his heart; mind and soul have never left the party despite joining government.
16:45
16:45

Makerere Honors Japanese Businessman Late Ryoichi Sasakawa makerere university 3 2

Dr Poplack, a Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine was awarded the institutions prestigious award in recognition of his distinguished and ground-breaking contributions to humanity in the most precarious situations specifically children with cancer and blood diseases.
16:30
16:30

Buhinga Stadium Construction Yet to Begin - Brig Karemire 1 1

Brig. Karemire explains that the construction works delayed to start due to lack of funds, but some money has been budgeted for the project. He however, says the construction work will start with the perimeter wall in October this year.
16:10
16:10

Food Security Project Affected by Dry Spell member 3 3

In 2015, the district benefited from the Uganda Multisectoral Food Security and Nutrition Project. The major objective of the project is to address the problem of malnutrition in school-going children and women of child-bearing age.
16:03
16:03

Police Recover 176 National IDs from Community "Radios' people 4 1 Top story

Benson Byaruhanga, the Luweero District Police Commander, says they raided the community broadcasters on request from the National Identification and Registration Authority following complaints that the broadcasters were extorting money from people who had lost their IDs.
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15:32

Arua Municipality By-Elections: NRM Members Clash During Planning Meeting leader 3 2

Jackson Dratibi, the Mvara Ward Councilors and Chairperson Arua Municipality Elders League, says he was also surprised by the arrangements of the meeting despite his position in the party.
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