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20:34
20:34

No Suspects in MP Abiriga’s Murder One Year Later

Tomorrow June 8, marks a year since famous Arua Municipality MP, Col Ibrahim Abiriga, was killed in a volley of ammunitions but no suspect has so far been arrested in regard to his murder. Abiriga was killed alongside his driver cum bodyguard, Saidi Kongo, in his yellow beetle near his home at Kawanda, in Wakiso District.
19:09
19:09

MOH to Roll out Mass Measles, Polio Vaccination in Schools Ministry of Health 4 1

The five-day campaign is scheduled to take place from 18th to 22 September 2019. During the campaign, children will receive vaccines for measles, rubella and polio.
18:26
18:26

Sexuality Education Still Eludes Uganda as Church, Gov’t Differ

Two years after the ban of comprehensive sexuality education in schools, the Ministry of Education launched a sexuality framework to guide the teaching of sexual reproductive health issues in schools. But, a year later different groups still disagree on what should or shouldn't be taught. Others worry that this puts a country at risk of being a dumping ground for disastrous sexual literature for young people.
18:04
18:04

Three Teachers Charged for Leaking PLE Papers district

The three; Samuel Kironde, Godfrey Ssemugga and Dan Kafeero, appeared before the Jinja Grade One Magistrates Court, alongside a businessman, Hakim Ssenyunja with whom they allegedly connived to leak 2018 Primary Leaving Examinations.
17:56
17:56

Police Investigating Gulu District Speaker over Defilement laroo division

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN that the matter is before the Resident States Attorney-RSA for legal advice.
17:35
17:35

Number of Married Underage Boys Worrying – UNICEF underage marriages

The Central African Republic leads the pack with 28 per cent of boys married as children followed by Nicaragua at 19 per cent and Madagascar the third, at 13 per cent.
17:10
17:10

Kyenjojo NRM Offices Closed Over Rent Arrears headquarters 1 1

According to the Kyenjojo NRM chairperson Sam Magezi, the party needs to raise up to eight million Shillings that accrued from unpaid rent for three years and three months. NRM was renting the building at a cost of 200,000 Shillings per month.
17:02
17:02

MUASA Raises UGX 10M for Kamunyu's Legal Fees 1 1

A total of 162 staff have so far contributed between 50,000 and 500,000 shillings while others have pledged to continue give part of their monthly emoluments to support Dr Kamunyu.
16:57
16:57

Kadaga Cautions Against Rushing Merger of Agencies parliament 1 1

Kadaga questions how the government arrived at the decision to merge entities adding that joining some of them will only kill their purpose. Kadaga was today speaking during a meeting with officials from the Uganda Aids Commission who were presenting a report on the status and funding of HIV/AIDS in Uganda.
16:17
16:17

Wakiso District Rolls out Birth Registration for Children birth certificates 5 1

According to records from UNICEF, birth registration rates remain low in Uganda, affecting the poor and marginalized communities and putting them at the risk of missing out on critical services.
16:01
16:01

Lukaya LCIII Chairperson Rejects Municipality Status Lukaya Town Council 2

Last month, a section of councillors led by Edris Kigozi, a representative of the elderly persons tabled before the council a draft motion seeking to elevate Lukaya Town Council to a municipality.
15:46
15:46

Lwengo District Leaders Clash Over Oil Pipeline Compensation 3 1

The disagreement pits Lwengo district Chairman George Mutabaazi against the Resident District Commissioner Jjuuko Kasiita, specifically over the evaluation process and compensation of Project Affected Persons in the area.
15:19
15:19

Luweero Police Officers Occupy Doctor’s House Policemen 3 1

Dr Innocent Nkonwa the Luweero District Health Officer reveals that as staff battle with housing crisis, the doctor’s house which was renovated at 60 million shillings is being occupied by policemen.
15:06
15:06

Lukwago Loses Ugx 47 Million Taxation Appeal against Musisi 2 2

The taxation appeal stems from an application filed by Lukwago in 2012 accusing the then Executive Director of Kampala Jennifer Musisi of usurping his powers and passing off as the head of KCCA by holding meetings with traders. Lukwago said that Musisi did not have the mandate to do so.
14:46
14:46

Gov’t Urged to Increase Green Growth Financing Climate change 3 1

Antonio Querido, the FAO country representative says that the government needs to adopt the Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy to guide its development. The Strategy unpacks the key green growth issues contained in the National Development Plan II and Vision 2040 and provides the blueprint for Uganda’s transition into a green economy.
14:02
14:02

Kotido Man Arrested for Injuring Camels 1

Olweny Abdul Nasur, a member of Sukuzan’s family said he brought the four camels from Kitaale in Kenya at the cost of over 9 million shillings.
13:45
13:45

Buganda Taps into Boat Racing to Promote Public Health Buganda Kingdom 6 1

Henry Ssekabembe Kiberu, the Minister in Charge of Youth, Sports and Recreation in the Buganda Kingdom will periodically organize boat regattas, through which, island communities will be engaged on matters of Public health and HIV/AIDS prevention. One such event is due to take place at Sand Beach Nabugabo in Masaka district this Saturday.
13:36
13:36

Man Arrested for Defrauding UGX 39m in Car Transaction

The General Crimes Commandant Francis Olugu said Kasibante stole the vehicle in Kampala and sold it to Pyem a renowned businessman in Pakwach district.
13:03
13:03

Kyenjojo District Lacks Physical Development Plan William Kaija 1

According to the district physical planner, Doreen Atugonza, they need over 50 million shillings to produce the plan which money she says is not yet available.
12:46
12:46

Councilors Demand Probe into Mbarara Roundabout Renovation 2 1

The task contracted to Abubaker Technical Services involved the beautification of the roundabout as well as streets across Mbarara municipality. But in the process, the company erected several metallic effigies, that obscured the iconic monument of the traditional Long Horned Ankole Bull. The works sparked off a public uproar in March 2019 when the authorities moved in to replace iconic monument with metallic effigies with a semblance of the Ankole Bull.
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