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Jan 2022 35 results
18:58
18:58

Makerere Starts Staff Head Count to Reorganize Salary Records 2 1

While college principals and administrators are to submit lists for staff present on duty at the end of every month, an attempt made last year indicated that there was need for verification of records on the status of staff.
18:48
18:48

59 Terror Suspects Detained for More Than 70-Days without Trial 1 2

City Lawyer Geoffrey Turyamusiima, who has been following up on the arrest, detention and trial of ADF linked suspects, said he is aware that more than 40 people are being detained without trial. Turyamusiima said some of the people still being held are relatives of suspects who have already been charged in courts.
18:32
18:32

Old Taxi Park to Reopen This Week 1 3

Addressing journalists on Wednesday at the Media Centre, Katumba said that they have agreed with Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA to hand over the park by Friday or Saturday this week for the Works Ministry to demarcate stages.
18:30
18:30

KCCA FC Defeats Mbarara City 1-0 to Regain Table Lead upl 2 1

KCCA FC grabbed the lead in just one minute of playtime when defender Herbert Achai's strike went past Mbarara city’s custodian Martin Elungat.
18:18
18:18

Gov't Withdraws Vaccination Card Requirement for Passengers 3

The cancellation of the directive comes barely a week after it was announced by President Yoweri Museveni, as a condition for reopening the economy and allowing public service vehicles to load their full capacity.
17:56
17:56

48 Hawkers Arrested in Gulu City street hawkers 3 1

The suspects were picked from various locations within Gulu city center by the police and the army during a two-day swoop that commenced on Tuesday night.
17:50
17:50

Labour Ministry, NSSF Assure Workers of Accelerated Midterm Access to Savings 1 4

The law requires that after the President has assented to the Bill, it should be published in the National Gazette, and within 60 days, the Minister, in consultation with the workers should make a statutory instrument to guide on the appropriate ways the beneficiaries can access their savings.
17:38
17:38

Banks Rush to Schools, Parents with Loan Offers as Schools Re-open Schools Reopening 3

The competition for new customers by the lenders coincides with the fact that many parents would like to take their children back to school, but are constrained financially. The financial sector is also targeting school proprietors and suppliers, who now need instant cash to get their businesses up.
17:26
17:26

Teachers Struggling to Prepare Content as Abridged Curriculum Delays 9 1

To enable teachers to prepare for teaching upon reopening, the Ministry of Education had promised an abridged curriculum to speed up the learning process by allowing learners to complete the work that they should have covered in the previous and current academic year in a shortened timeframe.
17:17
17:17

Former Division Headquarters in Arua Turned into Covid-19 Management Centre Muzaidi Khemis 4 2

Due to the increasing cases of the Covid-19, the health department opted to request to use the structures to establish offices and also Covid-19 management centre.
16:41
16:41

Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Lawyer Protests Delay to Complete Investigations Shamim Malende 2 1

Malende protested the slow pace in the investigations by the state, arguing that it has unduly subjected the accused persons to prolonged remand sentences.
16:33
16:33

Fire Razes 45 Kiosks in Jinja's Amber Court Market Kiira 1 4

Reports indicate that 45 kiosks were razed in the early morning fire. Despite efforts to contain its’ spread by both police firefighters and well-wishers, the traders were unable to rescue part of their merchandise.
16:00
16:00

Volunteers Trained in COVID-19 Testing in New Campaign to Guarantee Schooling Makerere University 4 1

Prof. Samuel Majalija, the Deputy Principal, College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity that’s spearheading the training told URN in an interview on Wednesday morning that they resolved to train graduates in medical laboratory technology related courses to do antigen testing such that there is a reserve team to be called to action in case of need in schools.
15:50
15:50

No Curfew During School Reopening Week 4

According to Katumba starting January 10, the vehicles will be allowed to move beyond the curfew hours to ensure that the learners report safely without fear of curfew.
15:02
15:02

Youth Leaders Demand Involvement in Parish Development Model Program 6

The youth are worried that if not involved, the parish chiefs and other leaders will sideline them during implementation.
13:55
13:55

Kalerwe Furniture Dealers, Garage Operators Count Losses in Fire 1 3

The fire that started from Wova Auto Garage on Tuesday at 7:00 pm also razed four furniture workshops close to the garage, leaving six vehicles burnt and all furniture in the workshops.
13:34
13:34

Gov't Schools in Luwero Yet to Receive Funds Ahead of Reopening Capitation Grants 1 4

In October last year, the Education Ministry released 50 percent of the first quarter capitation grant for all government-aided schools to help them prepare ahead of the scheduled January 10th reopening.
13:14
13:14

Dilapidated, Inadequate School Structures Worry Mityana Leaders 5 3

During the inspection of schools across the districts, the leaders discovered that classrooms have cracks, leaking roofs while others lack roofs after they were blown off by heavy rains.
12:46
12:46

Police Investigate Their Own Over Death of Suspects in Bukedea Bukedea district 1 1

The investigations follow a postmortem report from Mbale Regional Referral Hospital that indicated that Joseph Okwalinga alias Golola and Michael Ojakol died due injuries inflicted on them. The duo died in two separate incidents on January 1, 2022.
12:41
12:41

Transporters in Fort Portal Reduce Fares 2 2

Buses and taxis have been carrying half capacity to ensure physical distancing to contain the spread of COVID-19. This forced the transporters to hike the fares to compensate for the empty seats as they comply with the COVID-19 preventive measures.
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