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Sep 2021 23 results
18:32
18:32

Family Threatens To Demolish Two Classroom Blocks Over UGX 12.5M 1 3 Top story

The family head, Yowas Hyuha, says that the former headmaster of Bugisa primary school, Moses Hirya, together with the then Board Chairperson, Rev. Anania Higenyi approached them in 2017 asking for two acres of land to host the classroom blocks and promised to compensate them Shillings12.25 million.
17:50
17:50

Several Feared Dead As City Building Collapses 5 Top story

According to witnesses, several people including builders, drivers, food vendors and bystanders are all trapped inside the building. Several people rushed with all kinds of tools including axes, hoes and hammers to try and rescue the victims trapped under the rubble.
17:37
17:37

Kabale Residents Protest Continuous Illegal Entry of Rwandans 7 5 Top story

Nickson Kanyesigye, a resident of Bigaaga and Victor Arinda a taxi driver, says that as locals they have many unanswered questions. They note that official transport from Butanda to Kabale town is Shillings 10,000 but Rwandan passengers using taxis driven by their fellow Rwandans willingly pay between Shillings 100,000-500,000 per route.
17:02
17:02

Five Abducted Women Recovered abductions

“It is unfortunate, this information reached to us late as security we did what we can at that moment. Good enough those women were released by the warriors alive, thanks to God,” said Longole in a statement on Saturday night. He called on the community to be vigilant by reporting such incidents or any crime immediately to security agencies.
16:38
16:38

68 Kampala Detective Assistant Inspectors Moved to Upcountry Police Stations 1

The reshuffle signed by detective Senior Commissioner of Police –SCP John Geoffrey Musana, has seen 19 detective IPs moved from Kibuli CID headquarters to districts such as Kabale, Kyenjojo, Kazo, Amuru, Butebo, Madi-Okollo, Buikwe, Mayuge, Luuka and Bukedea.
15:12
15:12

Lira Schools Stuck with Self Study Materials Supplied by MoES Lock down 2

Jasper Abura, the Lira City Education Officer, says that the inspection report shows that most schools are keeping the learning materials instead of distributing it to their learners. He attributes this to the fact that the learning materials were delivered at the time when some of the schools were already closed.
15:02
15:02

Kasese UCDA Field Coordinator In Trouble For Alleged Extortion 2 5

Under a common agreement, UCDA supports nursery bed operators with extension services and in turn, buys the seedlings. The operators allege that they have been paying non-receipted Shillings 30,000 whenever their gardens had to be inspected for prospective supply or need to renew operation certificates.
14:44
14:44

COVID19: Events Service Providers Depressed as Restrictions Continue to Bite. 5 1 Top story

Elvis Ssekyanzi, the proprietor of Silk events, one of the biggest events service providers in the country, says that prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, he would get at least 15 books in a month. He, however, says that his sound equipment, tents and chairs are gathering dust in the store because of the suspension of major gatherings.
14:16
14:16

Busia Chairman Angry With Contractor For Delayed Commencement of Works At Health Facilities 3 1

In April this year, Busia district authorities flagged off the construction works at both facilities after receiving Shillings 3.4 billion from the World Bank through the Health Ministry for the improvement of maternal and child health care services.
13:56
13:56

Buikwe Councillors Divided Over Surrendering Royalties to Njeru Municipality 2 1

Djibrilu Kaisokampanga, the representative of Wakisi division argued that both companies are found within the municipality and they should therefore benefit directly from them.
13:06
13:06

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Can Uganda Stop Mali? Emma Okwi 3 1 Top story

Uganda will enter Monday’s clash against Mali knowing that they are joint second in Group E with Kenya with only one point after their goalless draw in Nairobi last week.
12:51
12:51

Prime Minister Builds Health Center III for Mpasaana Sub County 11

Maureen Abigaba says that has been traveling long distances to the neighboring district like Mubende and Hoima to give birth and some women have been dyeing on the way to the hospital.
12:24
12:24

Deceased Medical Student had Brain Edema, Cerebral Malaria-Doctors Ministry of Health 5

Dr. Rogers Senyonjo, said that the mother of a two-year-old daughter got her jab on August 19th, 2021 and got a headache, which they initially thought would be resolved with simple pain killers.
11:55
11:55

Salamu Musumba Moots for Peace with Kadaga court 1 1

While addressing journalists in her home in Namwendwa town council in Kamuli district on Sunday morning, Salamu argued that she withdrew the petition against Kadaga at the prompting of several elders from the Busoga sub-region indicating that decision would reduce conflicts between top leaders and their supporters alike.
11:22
11:22

183 Shortlisted For LDP in East Acholi 1

In Kitgum District, 55 applicants out of 639 who applied have been shortlisted while in the neighbouring Agago District, 80 out of 540 applicants have been shortlisted.
11:11
11:11

Farmers Reject Banana Plantlets from NAADS Citing Lengthy Harvesting Period 1 Top story

Peter Wamboyo, another farmer, says that the government would have given them a platform to decide on what they want instead of giving them inputs, which are not helpful to them. He says that they would have given them animals to rear instead of plantlets.
10:57
10:57

Cherished Disney's Children Park Turns Into Bricklaying Factory 2 4

Edward Musaazi, a resident of Kiwatule and neighbour to the former Disney site, says that the park started operating around 2019. He says that it stopped operating when the government announced a nationwide shutdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
10:20
10:20

UWEC Opens Conservation, Education Library At the Zoo 4 5 Top story

Mark Cotham, the President of Books for Development, who led a guided tour inside the library on Friday, said opening a conservation and education library is like planting and growing a tree.
10:05
10:05

Over 2000 Casual workers in Fear of Losing Jobs as New Company Emerges 6 Top story

Although Naggayi says she works with the Community SACCOs’ and not 7 Hills, she closely deals with the 7 Hills group and works with the group's supervisors to make deployments among other directives.
09:25
09:25

Busia Residents Assault Councilor for Mobilising Them To Block Road Rehabilitation Works 3

Remigiyo Wabwire, one of the residents in Bukalikha village affected by the road works, says that they were surprised to see the district councillor mobilizing them to protest the road works, which left them without any other option but to attack him for fighting the development of their area.
Sep 2021 23 results