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May 2022 48 results
19:58
19:58

2022 Martyrs Day: Numbers of Pilgrims Still Low, Security Heightened 1 3 Top story

"On such a day we could be restless and increasing registration tables. But look around they are arriving in small groups of twenty. The largest group we registered today comprises 252 people from Tororo," the lady only identified as Betty told our reporter.
19:44
19:44

Security Arrest 16 Suspected Marijuana Smokers, Dealers 1 1

The suspects were rounded up in a joint crackdown by the police and the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF from Dangalo cell in Igayaza town council in Kakumiro district Monday night.
19:34
19:34

CECAFA Women’s Championship: 23 Players Make Crested Cranes Final Squad 1 1

Speaking after naming the final squad on Tuesday, Lutalo said the technical team has picked the best players and he believes they are ready to produce positive results after almost a month of assessment.
19:28
19:28

Uganda Not at Risk of Monkeypox -MOH 1 1

As cases of monkeypox continue to spread in Europe and the U.S, Ugandan health officials have downplayed the threat the viral disease may pose to the country. Although Uganda neighbours DRC which is monkeypox endemic, the country has never reported an outbreak of the disease which authorities say could be a sign of immunity among the population. The majority of the cases in other countries beyond Africa have been reported from communities where men have sex with fellow men.
19:25
19:25

Army Drops Charges Against Businessman Buchanan Captain Ambroz Guma 2 1

As a result, Gen. Gutti endorsed the withdrawal and accordingly set Buchanan free. In August 2019, operatives from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence arrested Buchanan for his alleged involvement in counterfeit currency deals with the intention of defrauding foreign nationals.
19:17
19:17

Amuria, Kapelebyong Councilors Refuse to Approve Budget Budget approval 4 2

Amuria and Kapelebyong District Councils have failed to pass their budget for the next financial year after councilors protested the non-payment of allowances and the absence of copies of the budget.
19:05
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Stop Questioning Why We’re Not Joining Besigye Protest-LOP Mathius Mpuuga 1 3 Top story

“We issued the statement in Parliament on behalf of our party relating to the running away of prices on essential goods. But the regime hasn’t considered anything. We asked them to cut on high taxes and to turn down their appetite for expenditure, but nothing has been considered,” Mpuuga told journalists at the NUP offices in Kamwokya Tuesday.
18:59
18:59

Seven Arrested Over Death of Witness in Land Dispute 1 2

According to police, the deceased was assaulted on Wednesday last week, by a group of people who were angry with him for being a witness in a land dispute between Orivu and Kuli clans.
18:46
18:46

Lawmakers Ask Finance Minister Kasaija to Resign financial loss 4 1 Top story

The Minister was appearing before MPs on the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities, and State enterprises – COSASE to explain why his Ministry released the funds since the supplementary expenditure was never initiated by the Uganda Land Commission – ULC.
18:27
18:27

Insecurity Worsens Malnutrition in Kaabong Food Insecurity 1 5 Top story

Meri Jino, the LC V chairperson of Kaabong district attributed the rising cases of malnutrition to the rampant cattle raids that saw the district losing over 55000 head of cattle to rustlers. Jino says this is a huge loss to families because it affects their livelihoods as children can no longer feed on milk as they used to.
18:26
18:26

Kotido's Kamoru Sub-County Speaker Shot Dead

Mr.Moses Akena the district police commander Kotido confirmed the incident describing it as unfortunate.
18:06
18:06

Amidst Mounting Opposition to EACOP, Nankabirwa Turns to Churches for Support 1 Top story

Opposition against EACOP has intensified since the beginning of February when the Joint Venture partners took the Final Investment Decision(FID) on the Pipeline and the oil fields that will feed it.
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18:04

KCCA Deputy Lord Mayor, MP Adeke Further Remanded 1

Trouble for the women started on Monday at the Mulago Roundabout when they were arrested with posters and placards protesting the continued increased prices of commodities.
17:56
17:56

Dott Services Fails to Complete Works on Mbale City Roads Within Extended Time 1

Dott services failed to beat the project deadline citing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, Mbale City extended the project for three more months and set May 24th, 2022 for the contractor to hand over the project.
17:37
17:37

Health Service Commission Officials Push for Own Interview Facility 4

Dr. Christine Mwebesa Ntegahamu Mwebesa, the Deputy Chairperson of the Health Service Commission that conducted the interviews to fill vacant positions of enrolled nurses and midwives within Uganda Prisons Service explained that they pre-tested the e-recruitment software using computers at their offices only to be disappointed when they tried using it at a rented facility in Makerere.
17:33
17:33

Mpigi District Councilors Refuse to Pass Budget over Allowances 3 2

Before the council could start, the councilors walked out in protest demanding the payment of their previous allowances.
17:25
17:25

Rate of Mother to Child HIV Infections in Uganda Falls -Report 2

According to the report, the rate at which children are being infected with HIV from their mothers stands at 2.4 percent down from 30 percent 20 years ago. The findings also showed that the highest number of infections in children (3.7 percent) were among young mothers aged 15-24 years of age
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17:20

Hypertension, Diabetes top Medical Emergencies at Namugongo 3 1 Top story

Assistant Inspector of Police Bright Katto Taremwa, who is among the dozens of police medical personnel deployed for the Martyrs celebrations, says that the majority of the pilgrims they have attended had conditions related to hypertension and diabetes.
17:06
17:06

Elections of Emorimor, Won Ateker Set for July Teso sub region 1 2

Dr. Charles Otim, the Chairperson of the ICU Electoral Commission, says that the election of the new Emorimor is expected on July 30 during the clan delegates conference.
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