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May 2022 43 results
18:11
18:11

Uganda's First Satellite Complete, awaits Launching into Space 1 3

In April 2020, Uganda began the path to launch its first satellite into space by sending three graduate students to obtain training in satellite design, manufacture, and testing as part of a multinational program initiated in 2015 by the Kyushu Institute of Technology in Japan.
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17:50

Hailstorm Destroys Homes, Farms in Namutumba District village 5 5

Milton Wagalya, a resident of Kisega village says that he lost one cow, two goats and a sheep, which has severely affected his daily income. Wagalya says that his rice garden was also submerged leaving him without any source of income.
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17:47

Turn up of Pupils Remains Low in Lango Schools 1 3

School Term II officially reopened on Monday 9th May 2022, three weeks after the closure of term I on April, 15, 2022. However most of the schools do not have half or even a quarter of their pupils back.
17:24
17:24

Lira City Teachers Miss Salaries for Months 5

Christine Ayo, a literature teacher at Comboni College, says that she last received a salary in January 2022 and ever since then, life has not been easy. She says that she has been struggling to support her family and transport herself to her workstation, which is 6kms away.
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17:08

Bukalasa Agricultural College Struggles To Attract Students From Luwero World Bank 2 5

On Tuesday, Dr Jane Egau Okou, the Director of Higher, Technical, Vocational Education and Training launched the construction of an additional six lecture rooms worth Shilling 1.3 billion. The construction undertaken by Vambeco Enterprises Limited will be completed in four months.
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16:56

Former LOP Intensifies Go-Back-To School Campaign In Kasese 4 2

Kiiza, the former Kasese woman member of parliament, says that through the campaign, they hope to mobilize different stakeholders, especially parents to ensure their children return and complete school. She says education is a sacrifice and parents must be encouraged to invest in their children.
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16:46

We Are Not Suffocating the Coffee Agreement Report – Speaker 1 4

While delivering her communication during the plenary on Tuesday, Among assured the House that the leadership of Parliament was not suffocating the report, saying it would be presented and debated soon.
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16:46

EU Ambassador Disturbed By Continued Closure Of DGF 1 Top story

Speaking at the EU residence in Kampala to mark the 72nd Europe Day, Pacifici said despite having several high-level meetings, fruits are yet to be realized.
16:34
16:34

Police Holds Mother For Assaulting 10-Year-Old Son

According to Owoyesigyire, Apolot alleges that she gave the minor Shillings 5000 on Monday morning to buy groceries at the nearby shop but he didn’t return home. She reportedly looked for the minor and found him and took him home.
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16:10

WHO Asks Countries to Crack down on Alcohol Marketing

According to doctors, the consumption of alcohol can lead to mental and behavioral disorders, alcohol addiction, liver cirrhosis, cardiovascular diseases, and some cancers.
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16:04

Judiciary Receives More than 77,000 Historical Court Files Sarah Langa 1 1 Top story

Packed in 1500, the files both in hard and soft copies of digitalized catalogues will be transferred to the National Records Centre and Archives in Wandegeya for the day to today and future reference, according to the Judiciary Permanent Secretary, Pius Bigirimana.
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15:49

Uganda Not Part of Our Market Evolution - WorldRemit

Uganda was one of the 23 countries on the Grey List of the FATF and was given till May 2022 to submit a review report giving satisfactory mechanisms it has put in place against money laundering and terrorist financing, or it will be put on the Black List. Regions like the EU however, did not wait for Uganda to be blacklisted by FATF and went ahead to implement sanctions that are required for financial systems that fail to curb illicit financial flows.
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15:34

Arua City Bans Food Vending 1 2

Khemis Muzaidi the Mayor of Arua Central Division says that the ban is in good faith because it is only a preventive measure to protect the public from risks of sanitation-related diseases like cholera.
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15:31

Gov’t Agrees to Increase Science Teacher's Pay, Union Undecided On Strike 4 1 Top story

Vincent Elong, the national chairperson of the Uganda Professional Science Teacher's Union, says this is not the first time the government has made such promises.
15:03
15:03

Two ADF Collaborators Handed 20- Years Sentence of First Class Hard Labour ADF Rebels

The convicts are Kyanza Mabimbi and Pelekini Kambale, all residents of Beni territory. Major Kalambayi Mufungayi presided over the military tribunal, which tried the dou that was arrested from the Ruwenzori sector in Beni last year and charged with collaborating and providing information to the rebel Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).
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14:49

UPDF, Police Investigate Assault Of Traffic Officer by Soldier Kiseka Market 1 2

The Defense Ministry Spokesperson, Brig Gen. Flex Kulaigye told URN that the investigations will establish what transpired at the scene, adding that whoever will be found in the wrong, will be handled according to the law.
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Kabale Truck, Special Hire Drivers, UNRA in Fresh Row Over Space 2 5

Tom Tibyangye, a special hire driver, says that while using the space, he saw UNRA trucks pouring soil while tractors dug holes in the remaining part. Tibyangye says that they were never given prior notice to vacate the space and reasons why UNRA no longer wants them to use it.
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Jailed Mabirizi Can't be Allowed Internet Access -Prison Authorities Susan Makula 1

The Assistant Officer in Charge of Luzira Prison Herber Kaheeru affirmed the position while appearing before the Criminal Division Judge Isaac Muwata to explain why it was not possible to give jailed lawyer Male Mabirizi internet services as he had requested.
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High Court Orders UIA Not To Evict Occupants of Mbarara Industrial Park 1

The acting Mbarara High Court Assistant Registrar, Samuel Twakyire issued the orders following an application filed by eight occupants in Mbarara Industrial park the last month for a Judicial Review.
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Roaming Animals Frustrate Farming of Perennial Crops 5

Colonel Charles Bokello Odur acknowledges that only a handful of farmers who have the ability to fence fruit gardens escape the menace of the animals.
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