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May 2021 37 results
14:54
14:54

Suspected S. Sudan Bandits To Face Court Martial for Illegal Firearm Possession Orom East Subcounty 2 1

Brig William Bainomugisha, the Fifth Infantry Division Commander confirmed to Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday that the suspects are in their custody and won’t be handed over to South Sudan authorities.
14:20
14:20

Teacher Arrested On Suspicion of Sexually Abusing 6 Girls 2 1 Top story

Luke Owoyesigire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, identifies the suspect as Moses Mpanga Aldo, a resident of Nansana municipality in Wakiso district.
13:17
13:17

21 Heads of State To Attend Museveni’s Swearing 2

Mbayo also says that all those who will attend the function will be required to take a Covid-19 test before they are allowed access to the Kololo Ceremonial Grounds where the swearing-in will take place.
13:13
13:13

Lira District Registers Drop in Number of Groups Seeking UWEP Funds 4

Ronnie Olao, the District’s UWEP coordinator attributed the reduction in the number of groups to failure by the first groups to pay back despite being a revolving fund.
12:07
12:07

Iceland Boosts Hygiene, Education Among Buikwe Fishing Communities ICEIDA 3 1

The agency through Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene-WASH constructed 100 modern toilets at various landing sites of the fishing villages and 71 toilets at selected schools, as well as establishing 25 solar min water points supplying piped water to 103 Aquatech water taps. it also renovated 43 government aided primary and four secondary schools using various contractors.
11:53
11:53

Security Heads Boycott Press Freedom Day Celebrations in Masaka 4 1

All the invited security heads who include among others the Resident District Commissioner, the Regional and District Police Commanders did not attend the celebrations and none of them sent a representative.
11:46
11:46

Latest Deadly Ebola Virus Outbreak in DR Congo Declared Over

It re-emerged in February, nine months after another outbreak in the same province was declared over. Eleven confirmed cases and one probable case resulting in six deaths and six recoveries were recorded in four health zones in North Kivu, from February 7, when the Ministry of Health announced the resurgence of Ebola in Butembo, close to the border with Uganda.
11:29
11:29

Women Entrepreneurs in Acholi Explore Internet Marketing to Expand Business online marketing 3 1

Gloria Barbara Adyero – the founder of Loremi Tours, a local travel agency notes that online marketing is an exciting new opportunity for the women in business to explore global markets in the comfort of their homes.
11:09
11:09

Dates for First Local Government Council Meetings Set council sitting 1

In his circular, Kumumanya proposed an agenda for first council meeting which should include swearing of Chairpersons, hand over by CAO to chairpersons/mayors, election of speaker presided over by Magistrate and Speaker presides over elections of his/her deputy.
10:22
10:22

Former Fort Portal Councillors Run to Court Over Sitting Allowances 2 1

Without citing a specific law mandating him to make changes, the minister went ahead to appoint the mayors of the municipalities as interim city mayors. Magyezi also promised to issue guidelines that were to be followed to form interim city councils and executives but the promise was never fulfilled.
09:48
09:48

Lack of Infrastructure, Cost of Land Keep Housing Expensive

In an apologetic mood, Byarugaba admitted that they have not performed to the expectation of Ugandans as per the promises of constructing low-cost houses. Currently, the cheapest so-called low-cost house in NSSF-developed estates goes for 120 million Shillings to 150 million.
09:21
09:21

Stop Battering Of Journalists, Catholic Priest Begs Government 3 1

“Let me remind you of this, it is not a human right to be a doctor, a lawyer or a journalist but it is a human right to be to be informed, so our profession is very special and it is part and parcel of human rights,” -Rev. Fr. Didas Kasapuli.
09:03
09:03

Three Mentally Disabled Women Test HIV+ve Daily in Gulu Gulu District 3 1

Irene Laker, a board member of Gulu Union for Persons with Disabilities revealed in an interview that the office receives at least 3 cases of the women testing positive with the infection on a daily basis.
07:50
07:50

Kasese Cultivators Cry over Compensation for Crops Lost During Resettlement of Basongora 5 1

The group mainly composed of cultivators say that during the resettlement exercise their crops were eaten by animals.
07:33
07:33

Gov’t Extends Kitgum Central Market Construction by Five Months Kitgum Municipality 2 1 Top story

Alfred Alexis Abonga, Kitgum Municipal Council Engineer told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that the market construction is behind schedule by three months.
07:11
07:11

Alcohol, Drug Abuse Fueling Mental Health Illness in Uganda 4 1

J.J Paul Nyeko, the Coordinator Mental Health Uganda in Gulu which has partnered with Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, said that cases of mental health illness in the Northern Region are alarming.
06:53
06:53

Private Facilities Reap Big as Soroti Hospital Fails to Run X-ray Services Medical equipment 1 1 Top story

The private facilities charge between Shillings 25,000 and 50,000 for X-ray and ultra-sound scan services. At KAM Images Center, just opposite the hospital, a number of patients line up every day to access X-ray and other services. Others patients end up at Soroti Community or Joint Clinic among other renowned private facilities.
May 2021 37 results