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Sep 2018 23 results
19:37
19:37

UPDF Soldier Nabbed in Girls Dormitory school 3 1

Geoffrey Kilama attached to Mubende UPDF Detach allegedly sneaked into the girls dormitory of Daystar Christian Based Secondary school in Kijunju Hoima town. Kilama accessed the dormitory after climbing the perimeter wall.
19:26
19:26

Eight Injured in Kyenjojo Bus Accident lydia tumushabe 1

The bus registration number UAS 937Y belonging to Pokopoko Transport Company Limited was heading to Kasese from Kampala. The accident happened on Friday evening at Kagorogoro in Rugombe sub county of Kyenjojo district.
19:25
19:25

Can ‘People Power' Change Uganda's Political Fortune? arua 1 5 Top story

The phrase has now been adopted by Kyaddondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, now seen as the founder of a formidable force dubbed People Power in Uganda. He has taken it a notch further to conjoin a slogan People Power, Our Power which has since become popular among ordinary people.
18:33
18:33

Uganda Heart Institute Calls for Adequate Funding 1 2

Addressing the media on Friday, Dr John Odiri Ogund Omagino, the Executive Director Uganda Heart Institute says that due to the limited funding from government, at least 7000 cases of heart defects in children go untreated.
18:10
18:10

Soroti Hospital Cleaners Strike over Pay non payment 1 1

The strike by cleaners has triggered a foul smell in the wards. Some patients and their attendants were seen improvising to clean the wards using their own manpower. Doctors have also avoided making rounds in the wards.
17:44
17:44

Twaweza Wants Access to Information Fee Scrapped twaweza uganda 1 3

Violet Alinda, the Advocacy Manager at Twaweza while releasing the findings on Friday at the Twaweza East Uganda offices in Naguru said that the fee hinders the citizens to access information from government institutions.
17:43
17:43

Karamoja Aerial Mineral Survey Long Overdue – UCMP 2 1

Karamoja, constituting 20 percent of Ugandas land area, is the only part of the country that has not been thoroughly surveyed. Seven years ago when the rest of Uganda was surveyed, Karamoja was skipped due to insecurity.
16:56
16:56

Water Crisis Hits Kitgum Village orom sub county 1

Quinto Ocaya, the LCI Chairperson, says that dry spell intensified pressure on the only borehole at Lunganyuru Primary school. Ocaya reveals that the borehole is overwhelmed and serves the residents and a population of over 600 learners including teachers.
16:41
16:41

UNRA Conducts Static Road Test on New Jinja Nile Bridge 2 Top story

During the test conducted on Friday, 26 trucks loaded with murram and each weighing 25 tonnes crossed the bridge concurrently for more than 30 minutes to determine the bearing capacity.
15:59
15:59

MPs Plot Suspension of Ponzi, Pyramid Schemes 2

The move follows a statement issued by Bank of Uganda BOU warning the public against investing in businesses which sound too good to be true. In the statement, the Central bank said that Ponzi or Pyramid schemes are fraudulent investing scams promising high rates of return with little risk to investors.
15:31
15:31

Vandals Destroying Power Installations to Make Saucepans, Caskets 2 1 Top story

Muloni is concerned that vandals are destroying very expensive and useful infrastructure to smelt products that can be manufactured using cheaper material. She says that the public needs to appreciate that the energy infrastructure for the common good and refrain from activities that impeding the electrification of Uganda.
15:23
15:23

Deputy Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango Survives Attack injury 1

Onyango who was on a boda-boda motorcycle returning to his home in Bweyogerere at around 10 pm was allegedly attacked by the two men whom he escaped from by jumping off the boda-boda he was using to get back home.
14:59
14:59

Pader Leaders Decry Delayed Detonation of Ordnances unexploded bombs 2 1

Some of the explosives are believed to have been dropped during the Lords Resistance Army-LRA insurgency in the region but failed to explode while others were hidden by the rebels underground.
14:40
14:40

Parents Decry High School Dropout in Namabasa Sub County 3

The Sub County has only four primary schools spaced distances apart. However, learners have to trek more than 6 kilometers to access the nearest secondary school in Nakaloke Town Council or Mbale municipality town.
13:54
13:54

Fort Portal Municipality Enforcement Officer in Trouble for Collecting Revenue speaker 4

For more than two years now, Fort Portal Municipality has been struggling to raise revenue, with some leaders saying that contractors do not remit to the municipality. Municipality records indicate that in the financial year 2017/2018, uncollected revenue by the municipality was over 600 million shillings.
13:03
13:03

Kalangala District Councillors Query Inflated Construction Costs house 1

The councillors led by the Chairperson of the Social Services Committee of the District Council Grace Tushabe said they could not accept the construction of a four stance pit Latrine at Mazinga Primary School at a cost of 79 million shillings up from shillings 27 million that was first quoted in February 2017.
12:13
12:13

URA Freezes UNATU Accounts 1

According to URA spokesperson Vincent Seruma, the accounts were frozen due to unpaid Pay As You Earn and Value Added Tax amounting to 2 billion shillings.
11:49
11:49

Medics Probe Probable Chickenpox Outbreak in Mbale 2

The contagious infection characterized by an itchy skin rash with red blisters mainly affects children. It spreads through breathing in particles that come from chickenpox blisters or by touching something on which the particles landed.
11:31
11:31

Heavy Deployment in Masaka as DP Holds Reunion democratic party dp 1

DP is today scheduled to hold their reunion rally at the Masaka liberation square. The meeting is expected to be attended by several opposition politicians. Several heavily armed police and army personnel and anti-riot vehicles were seen patrolling around Masaka town.
11:15
11:15

Ex-Combatants Cautioned Against Illegal Possession of Firearms 1

The warning comes amid reports of a covert recruitment drive in parts of West Nile, Lango, and Acholi sub-regions. The drive is allegedly facilitated by a group of ex-combatants, targeting UPDF deserters and veterans.
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