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Jun 2022 22 results
15:40
15:40

Police, Church Clash Over Stranded Pilgrims 1 1 Top story

In an interview, Rev Fr Lubega noted that in his experience over the years, he has learned that failure starts with miscommunication. He revealed that if they handled the situation according to the wishes of some people, they might make a lot of mistakes and waste resources that could have been deployed on other important matters.
15:14
15:14

Lamwo Residents Ask For More Security Deployment Along Uganda-South Sudan Border 7 1

According to the leaders, the attackers have been terrorizing the sub-counties of Palabek Nyimur, Madi Opei, Agoro, Lokung, and Potika sub-counties since 2018.
14:32
14:32

Police Shoot Student While Quelling Clashes 1 1

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson, says that the police officers were called in to stop students from vandalizing school property.
14:07
14:07

Bundibugyo Officials Ask Gov't To Construct Palace, Administration Block for Obudhingiya Cultural Institution Bundibugyo leaders 5 1

Richard Gafabusa, the Bwamba County MP says kingdoms are operationalized under the act of parliament and it’s the responsibility of the government to ensure they are aided to serve their purpose. He wants the government to extend support to Obundhingiya as it has done for Tooro and Buganda cultural institutions.
13:50
13:50

Direct Tax On Coffee Dealers Stirs Controversy Among Processors 2 1

Joseph Mbaziira, the Chairperson of Bukomansimbi Coffee Processors Cooperative Society, says that they are afraid that many coffee factories are likely to close shops because of the high costs they incur in the production processes.
13:10
13:10

Climate Change Drives Up Malaria Cases in Kaabong Kaabong district 2 1

Dr. Sharif Nalibe, the Kaabong District Health Officer, says that most health facilities are struggling to accommodate patients as their numbers exceed the ward capacity.
12:34
12:34

FDC Officials Warn to Sue For Division Chairperson Over Missing Party Property city 2

In May 2022, Kirunda denounced the party and crossed to the National Unity platform-NUP accusing his party members of not valuing his selfless efforts in mobilizing grassroots support. He ordered the party leadership to vacate his premises within two weeks, which they promised to comply with.
12:16
12:16

Ugandan Scientists Use Nuclear To Tackle Cassava Brown Streak Virus 1 Top story

Scientists hope to use nuclear technology through irradiating cassava tissue to increase the diversity of varieties, including some with new traits. The method is about to yield positive results says Dr. Emmanuel Ogwok, a Senior Research Officer at the NaCRRI of the National Agricultural Research Organisation in Uganda and a lecturer at Lira University.
12:04
12:04

Lamwo Starts Work on UGX 3Billion USMID Projects 2 1

Leonard Akera, the Lamwo District engineer, says although initially meant for municipalities, the fund was also extended to Lamwo as one of the refugee-hosting districts owing to the pressure on social amenities and infrastructure.
11:51
11:51

She Cranes Takes Shape, Begin Regional Tours as Commonwealth Preps Intensify 2 1 Top story

After weeks of intense training in Kamwokya, the team will now commence regional tours starting with Masaka on June 5th, 2022 to have build-up games as well popularize the team before flying to Birmingham.
11:38
11:38

Gov`t Yet to Rebury Brigadier Okoya, Wife Three Years After Constructing Grave Kal Pupanu Clan 8 2 Top story

Charles Okello, the Agoro Sub ward councilor where the open graves are found, says that the community was equally angered by their abandonment. He disclosed that the deceased’s nephews he identified as Charles Odong and Otum died mysteriously and another suffered a mental breakdown, something he says was largely attributed to the anger of the spirits of the deceased’s couple.
10:57
10:57

Police Arrest UPDF Imposters in Mbale City

According to police, the suspects were picked up on a tip-off from community members who became suspicious when they saw Kakala wearing a uniform belonging to the Local Defense Unit-LDU. Upon his arrest, Kakala led police to his accomplices.
10:43
10:43

Arua Farmers Get Over 74,000 Fish Fingerlings to Boost Production 3 1

Alfred Okuonzi, the LC V Chairperson of Arua district commended the government for the initiative, saying as a district they are determined to step up prospects of aquaculture farming. He cautioned the beneficiaries against mishandling the fingerings.
10:32
10:32

Absenteeism of Headteachers Blights Education In Nakasongola incompetence 1

Samuel Mbangire, the Nakasongola District Inspector of Schools, says that the findings by the RDC are true, adding that they have since operationalized the Sanctions and Rewards Committee to handle among others the disciplinary cases such as the absenteeism of school heads.
09:56
09:56

Pictorial: Launch Of the 2022 EAC Armed Forces Field Training Exercise Top story

The participants are drawn from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, and South Sudan. The Democratic Republic of Congo sent 10 observers to oversee the exercise.
09:53
09:53

Elwelu Tasks Armed Forces To Tighten Fight Against Security Threats In EAC Region country 2 1

Addressing members of armed forces and selected civilians from the EAC member states ahead of the two weeks joint field training exercise at Gaddaffi barracks in Jinja on Friday, Elwelu said that the region is faced with evolving modern security threats, which are better addressed through synergies from the affected countries.
09:21
09:21

64 Arrested Over Theft at Namugongo Catholic Martyrs Shrine 2 2

Apart from cases of stealing clothes, wallets, and luggage, Owoyesigyire explained that they had also recorded crimes related to phone theft, assault, and motor vehicle theft.
09:03
09:03

Warriors Shoot Dead Village Health Team Member

Joseph Komol, the LC V Chairperson of Kotido district, says that the deceased was chatting with other residents after work but the rustlers suspected that he was coordinating with soldiers. " He started scrolling contacts on his phone to call his colleagues but the armed rustlers who were next to him thought he was calling soldiers," he said.
07:48
07:48

Pictorial: Martyrs Day Celebrations Top story

Since the martyrs’ day anniversary takes almost two weeks as pilgrims trickle in from all walks of life, business people also throng the area with all sorts of business.
07:42
07:42

Ntoroko CAO In Trouble Over Irregular Recruitments 1 1

Kyaligonza’s arrest stems from orders issued by the Ethics and Integrity Minister, Rose Akello during her recent visit to the district where he was implicated in the recruitment of over 500 civil servants without the approval of the District and Public Service Commissions.
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