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22:03
22:03

New Research Attributes Decline in Stunting Levels to Mosquito Net Use Ministry of Health 4 1

Dr. Peter Waiswa, a researcher based at Makerere University School of Public health who was the Co-investigator on the study, says that one of the most important drivers of the decline in stunting among children under-five were increased coverage of insecticide-treated nets reasoning that with the prevention method, children do not fall sick.
21:44
21:44

Covid-19 Replaces Social Behavioural Campaign Messages in Schools 3 1 Top story

A number of schools visited by URN in Masaka and Bukomansimbi districts have replaced all the social behavioural messages with Covid-19 prevention messages.
21:06
21:06

ULC to Parliament: Kyambogo Land Belongs to Buganda Kingdom 2

Appearing before the committee, Byenkya explained that the land occupied by Kyambogo University belongs to the Buganda Kingdom royal family, adding that it was erroneously allocated to the university. She says that it was an error for ULC to issue a free hold title yet the land belongs to Buganda Kingdom, which is mailo land.
20:45
20:45

Media Industry, Government Launch Regulation Platform 5

“UMSWG was formally initiated in May 2020 as a multi-stakeholder platform to create dialogue within the media industry and to address protracted issues that bedevil it,” says the Africa Center for Media Excellence.
20:25
20:25

Mao Wants Opposition MPs to Head Human Rights Committee NRM 1 1

According to Mao, although opposition MPs seat on the Human rights committee, the ruling party cannot be the same to chair it since most of the victims of the human rights violation are mainly opposition members.
19:57
19:57

Immigration Officer Remanded for Soliciting UGX 350,000 Bribe 1 Top story

The prosecution told the court that on March 12, 2021 while at the Internal Affairs Ministry headquarters in Kampala, Kalenge with intent to steal demanded Shillings 350,000 from Yonah Mugoya with menaces of force. Kalenge allegedly demanded the money when Mugoya called her on phone to find out how far they had gone with the process of issuing him a passport.
19:14
19:14

Serere Pupil Sits PLE in Maternity Ward Serere HC1V 1 1 Top story

On Tuesday morning, after consultations with PLE scouts Serere district education officials resolved to allow the new mother to sit the examination on her hospital bed and was assigned a UNEB supervisor.
18:55
18:55

UNEB Scout Held For Possession of Suspected PLE Papers 3 1 Top story

“He was found with different PLE examination papers deemed to be for this year’s exams at one school in Kyaliwajjala called Little-Lina primary school, one person at this school was suspicious and alerted police,” said Owoyesigyire.
18:37
18:37

Nakasongola P7 Candidate Dies Hours To Exams Following Dog Bite rabid dogs

According to Sekate, Semata attended the PLE briefing at Walukunyu C/U examination center on Friday but his life deteriorated on Saturday and was rushed to hospital in critical condition with severe pain in his arm following the dog bite on February 5, 2021.
18:17
18:17

Four Police Officers Arrested Over Illegal Ivory Transactions 1

The duo allegedly impounded Ivory from wildlife traffickers some months ago but did not enter it into exhibit. They decided to search for buyers and one of their prospective customers turned out to be from crime intelligence.
17:19
17:19

Kadaga Demands Travel Advisory for S. Sudan Following Murder of Ugandans 3 1

Internal affairs state minister Obiga Kania says the responsibility of security against armed rebels in South Sudan lies with the government there but was quick to add that the foreign affairs ministry is taking up the matter and will report back to parliament.
17:06
17:06

St. Martin Vocational School Still in Ruins a Year After Destruction By Storm classroom blocks 1

The school’s roof was blown up by the strong wind in April 2020, shortly after education institutions were temporarily closed by the Government to contain the spread of Covid-19.
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16:42

Trial of Man Who Chopped Off 16- Year -Old Girl's Hand Starts 3 1

Hearing of the cases started on Monday afternoon with the prosecution presenting three witnesses who include the victim, her cousin brother and their paternal uncle.
16:24
16:24

Lubaga South MP-Elect Denies Bribing Voters, Defends Academic Papers

Nassolo alleged that Mukasa bribed voters with face masks, soap, sugar, matooke, ambulance services among others to entice them to vote for him. But Mukasa denied involving himself in any form of bribery of voters before during or after the elections, and described the petition as frivolous, vexatious, without merit, and based on political mind games that the court shouldn’t tolerate.
16:12
16:12

Busia Woman Buried Alive in Gold Mine 3

The husband of the deceased, Pascal Ojambo says that his wife left him in bed very early in the morning without telling him where she was going, only to know her whereabouts when he received a phone call from colleagues telling him that she had died in a gold mine.
16:06
16:06

P 7 Pupil Gives Birth Before Exam in Ibanda 2 1

The incident happened at Sigirira Primary School. Alex Arinaitwe, the school headteacher says the girl who kept at school since the re-opening woke up with no sign of labour and the school had hoped that she would successfully sit for the papers.
15:49
15:49

Seven Remanded for Procuring Defilement in Amuru Action Aid

The seven are accused of marrying off a sixteen-year-old girl who is a primary six pupil of Oloyotong Primary School to thirty-three-year-old Charles Ojok on Friday evening from Oloyotong Village in Amuru Sub County Amuru district.
15:36
15:36

LCV Chairpersons Ask Gov't For Pension 5 3

John Okea, the LCV elect of Tororo District says government has put a lot in the welfare of MPs, forgetting that Local Council V leaders preside over more than two constituencies.
15:08
15:08

UMEME Replaces Over 15,000 Postpaid Meters to Curb Power Theft in Acholi Gulu 2 1

Doreen Ogenga, the Operations Manager for UMEME in Gulu and Kitgum, says they replaced the postpaid meters between September and November last year.
14:54
14:54

Pictorial: Primary Seven Candidates Brave Morning Rain as PLE Starts

In Kampala, the rain started as early as 5: 00 am and went on for several hours. It was a nightmare for candidates in the day section with many arriving awfully wet and shivering from coldness. Even after arriving at school, the candidates remained in the cold as they were seen on verandahs as they could not be allowed to access the classes before being checked.
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