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Feb 2020 23 results
20:46
20:46

Chaos as Seiko Injures Four in Kalerwe Shooting 2 2 Top story

According to the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire Police has preferred charges of attempted murder against Seiko before granting him Police Bond
20:24
20:24

Kumi Diocese Transition Process Splits Christians 1 2 Top story

During the handover of the founder Bishop of Kumi Diocese, Rt. Rev. Thomas Edson Irigei in December, the Archbishop, Stanley Ntagali told the congregation that the outcome of the investigations would be ready by February 1st.
15:23
15:23

Judiciary Funding Inconsistent with the Law: Constitutional Court cheborion barishaki 1 Top story

In a judgment delivered on Friday, the final member panel of the Constitutional Court Justices, say funding of the judiciary an independent arm of government through the Appropriation Act is inconsistent with the constitution and undermines its independence.
13:41
13:41

Three Injured in Nakulabye Bar Shooting 1

Luke Owoyesigire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, says the incident happened around 9:00am this morning near Gelop Pump Fuel Station.
13:35
13:35

Sorry State of Community Roads Irks Kanungu Residents frank Byaruhanga 2

Dennis Magezi, the Kanungu District Engineer, says they did some grading but the heavy rains that lasted for 2 weeks made the roads impassable, adding that they are soon rehabilitating community access roads.
13:19
13:19

Witchcraft Practices Discouraging Tourists from Ssezibwa Falls Kyaggwe County 1 3 Top story

Janet Kajumba, a local guide at the falls notes that the management of the place is challenged to convince witches and their groups to pay the Shillings 5000 entry fees to access the place.
12:51
12:51

Pakwach Introduces Ordinance to Curb Open Defecation 3

Open defection is a common phenomenon in most of the 57 landing sites in Pakwach district, which is escalating the spread of water borne diseases. Some of the villages where open defecation is prevalent include Kamana A, Lubiri B, Pujwang, Kamana B, Kijaja, Wanglei A, Wanglei B, Mangele, Lubiri A, Singla and Dei A and Dei B landing sites.
12:29
12:29

Japan Donates UGX 324M to Odokomac Primary School Apac municipality 2 1 Top story

According to the architectural plan, the facility will comprise of two classroom blocks each with two doors, an office and a store, two latrine blocks for both male and female pupils each with 5 stances, bathing shelters and a 10,000-liter water tank.
12:12
12:12

Kasese Teachers Fault Parliament On New Curriculum Implementation 9 1 Top story

Mberemu also claims that most politicians are school proprietors who are threatened by the new curriculum that enables a learner to branch off at any level of the education cycle to pursue what they can manage.
11:46
11:46

Close to 60 Gas Cylinders Involved in Kisaasi Explosion Kawempe North 5 4 Top story

Locals told Uganda Radio Network (URN) that they heard a loud bang followed by ablaze that engulfed the entire structure that housed the cylinders. The explosion happened minutes to 9:30PM in the premises belonging to the LC I Chairperson, Ismail Bukenya Musisi.
11:22
11:22

Gov't Approves Extension of UGX 139B KCCA Road Construction Project City Authority 3 1 Top story

During the presentation of the budget to council in January 2020, the Ag. KCCA Executive Director, Andrew Kitaka expressed fear that the money hadn't been added to the KCCA budget, saying they would seek its inclusion such that the authority can spend it.
11:13
11:13

Excitement as Gov’t Takes Over Alwa Seed Secondary School 1

In his January 23rd, 2020 letter to Francis Atubo, Alwa Seed Secondary School Head teacher, the Education and Sports Ministry Permanent Secretary, Alex Kakooza, says government offered jobs to all the teachers who had volunteered at the school for one year.
10:58
10:58

Kantare Secondary School Under Fire Over Withheld Exams 4 9

According to Aturinde, he visited the school several times to get an explanation on why their results were withheld in vain.
10:29
10:29

Gov't Sets Aside UGX 14Bn for Upgrading Technical Colleges 2 4 Top story

According to the breakdown, Shillings 9.8 billion will go to Bushenyi Technical College, Karera Technical College will get Shillings 2.2Bn while the remaining money will go to Nyamitanga Technical College.
10:12
10:12

Justice Forum Elects Pioneer Kyotera District Party Chairperson justice forum party 3 1 Top story

According to Basalirwa, the party secretariat appointed Tebajwa to advance their ideology as well as support efforts of to establish functional party structures in the areas they have never existed.
09:57
09:57

UPDF Recovered 11 Guns In Karamoja In January disarmament 1 Top story

Major Telesphor Turyamumanya, the 3rd Division UPDF Spokesperson told URN on Saturday that most of the firearms were recovered from Kotido and Kaabong districts.
09:41
09:41

Joy as Fishermen, Dealers Get Back Impounded Motorcycles, Vehicles 1 3 Top story

Nathan Turyatunga, a fish dealer from Irimya in Ibanda Sub County, said his life deteriorated after his motorcycle was impounded because he could no longer pay school fees for his children. He has vowed to stay away from illegal fishing practices after regaining his impounded motorcycle.
09:19
09:19

Law Student Sues Baryomunsi for Defamation LDC 1 Top story

“Your malicious statements are libel and actionable under the laws of Uganda as they have caused grave damage to our client’s image and reputation because a number of right thinking members of society have developed hatred contempt, ridicule against our said client and many more have shunned him”, reads the notice in part.
08:55
08:55

Police Officers Have No Trust in Their Savings Scheme- Exodus Sacco Chairperson Wilson Omoding 2 1 Top story

Police officers, according to Omoding, spend transport that is more than their savings worth because they want to possess in their own hands. Depending on an officer’s monthly earnings, money is deducted and deposited to Exodus SACCO accounts. That money is supposed to cater for officers’ future needs and emergencies.
08:17
08:17

Arua Receives 30,000 Doses of Anthrax, Black Quarter Vaccines solar power 2 1 Top story

Dr. Willy Nguma, who is also the Focal Point Person One Health West Nile, says the dozes are half of what they expected and will only serve 50-percent of the targeted animals.
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