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21:27
21:27

UPDF Joins UWA Rangers to Repulse Stray Elephants 3 2

According to Maj. Terimulungi, the deployment is not only meant to repulse the stray elephants as a way of protecting the most vulnerable citizens from losing their crops, lives and property to wildlife but also to protect and conserve the endangered wildlife.
20:54
20:54

Family of Former Obote Minister Appeals For Help former minister 4 3 Top story

His son, Moses Bintu Imbethe, says that they have spent close to Shillings 200million to treat their father in the last three years after developing health complications that condemned him to a wheelchair.
20:09
20:09

Two Minors Perish in House Fire in Namisindwa 1

Their father found the two children dead inside their grandmother’s houses on Thursday morning. According to residents, Mary Nandutu had left her grandchildren in the house unattended when the incident happened.
19:57
19:57

Kabale Nursing School Students Protest Maladministration strike 2 4

They also accuse the administration of maintaining medical, field placement, utilities, and computer Maintenance and internet fees yet they plan to close by the end of this month and send the students home to embrace to continue with online studies.
19:49
19:49

Teachers Can’t Teach Science Using Thematic Curriculum- Researchers Makerere University 3 1

The curriculum which was introduced in lower primary school in 2007 requires that teachers use the pupils’ mother tongues as languages of instruction from Primary One to Primary Three while teaching. But researchers found that teachers are largely unaware of how to translate basic scientific concepts yet the same curriculum proposed that science is integrated into themes taught.
19:39
19:39

Retired Banker Loses Home to Money Lenders 2 3

Francis William Balyokwayibwe was a manager at Stanbic Bank by the time he retired 16-years ago after a 28-year career that started at Uganda Commercial Bank in 1977. But his retirement story was changed when his cousin Barbra Naweelya Nadiope used his land title along Bivamuntuuyo Road in Mulago to secure a 70 million Shillings loan from a money lender in July 2018.
19:14
19:14

Malaria Vaccine Could be Available for Ugandans in 2-Years- MOH new malaria vaccine 1 4

Dr Jimmy Opigo, the Programme Manager of Malaria Control in the Ministry says they plan to integrate the vaccine into the routine childhood vaccination schedule for children but are still discussing whether they should start with highly endemic areas as a pilot or roll out generally.
18:55
18:55

Concession Delays Could Result in Karuma Electricity Losses - Umeme 6

The high cost of electricity and the unstable supply are the major concerns presented by electricity users as well as leaders, over the last 15 years. And these concerns are likely to be the main determinants of whether the company gets its concession renewed or not.
18:38
18:38

CAA Asked to Recover UGX 2B Excess Payment to SEYANI Brothers Parliament 5 1

The airport expansion project which started in 2015 covers the extension of the passenger terminal, construction of a new cargo centre, and refurbishment of the airport’s two runways. As part of the project, M/s Seyani Brothers (U) Ltd was contracted for the landside expansion which sought to provide a new Arrivals and Departure block.
17:37
17:37

Online Learning, TV Exposing Children to Pornography 1 5 Top story

A herdsman lured the teenager into sex last year after introducing her to pornography.
17:10
17:10

Cattle Rustling: A New Form Of Deadly Organized Crime in The Horn of Africa 4 1 Top story

There is fear that if East Africa fails to adapt to the threat, cattle rustling may expand into new geographic areas and create new organised crime cartels.
16:49
16:49

Gov’t Proposes Seven Year Jail Term for Evicting Widows, Orphans 1

The new bill introduces a clause that proposes that a person who evicts or attempts to evict a lawful occupant of the residential holding commits an offence and is liable to a fine not exceeding 168 currency points (3.36 million Shillings) or imprisonment not exceeding seven years or both.
16:47
16:47

U20-Women Team Targets Second Victory Over Kenya to Complete Double Header 3 1

Uganda’s head coach Ayubu Khalifa, says that he expects a tough contest in the return leg. He however expects his side to be up to the challenge.
16:38
16:38

Masindi Leaders Reject 120,000 Pineapple Suckers Citing Poor Quality owc 1 2

Major Nebert Besiisira from Operation Wealth creation-OWC, said that they could not receive the suckers due to their poor quality and lack of a delivery note.
16:32
16:32

Opposition Launch New Front Against President Museveni 1 3 Top story

Speaking today at the unveiling of the coalition named; People’s Front for Transition, former President of the Forum for Democratic Change, Dr Kizza Besigye who was selected as the group’s National Chairman said Uganda is at an unprecedented level of crisis that it necessitates all political forces coming together to end the National Resistance Movement hold onto power.
16:14
16:14

Police Recovers Gun Stolen from Deceased Security Guard police spokesperson 1

James Mubi, the Kiira Region Police Spokesperson, says the cartridges shall be subjected to forensic examination to ascertain the source of the killer gun.
16:06
16:06

DPP Takes Over Kyagulanyi's University Registration Case File Makerere University 3 1

Mabirizi petitioned the Law Developement Centre court to summon Kyagulanyi on allegations of having obtained false registration at Makerere University where he graduated with a Diploma in Music, Dance and Drama-MDD, about 20-years ago.
15:22
15:22

After 58-Years of Training Priests, Monsignor Kyabukasa Goes to Rest 1 1

Arguably the longest-serving priest formator in Uganda, Msgr Kyabukasa, a biological brother to Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala, has spent 58-years of his life preparing future priests, a job he has done until his death which occurred on Wednesday at villa Maria hospital in Masaka.
15:11
15:11

Former Madi Okollo MP John Arumadri Drazu Dead 3 1

His elder son, Tony Drazu Arumadri told URN that he had just spoken to his father in less than an hour when he received a phone call from his sister indicating that their father was no more.
14:54
14:54

Rise in Cases of Incest Irks Lugbara Cultural Leaders 5 1

Ismael Tuku, the Prime Minister of the Lugbara Cultural Institution, says that unfortunately, one out of ten cases registered is the result of incest, which is an abomination.
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