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Jun 2022 22 results
23:44
23:44

Commonwealth Members Asked To Take Action To End Cervical Cancer 1 5

Dr. Princess Nono Simelela, the Assistant Director-General for Family, Women, Children and Adolescents at the World Health Organization (WHO), said there is need for collective action to achieve the Commonwealth’s elimination targets by 2030 and achieve vaccine inequity in countries where the cancer burden is the highest.
23:30
23:30

President Museveni Agrees To Lift Ban On DGF 2 Top story

It is almost two years ever since Museveni suspended DGF accusing it of operating a multi billion donor fund without the government being represented in its decision-making structures.
18:08
18:08

Africa Facing Shortage of Health Workers-Report

The findings show that the continent does not have enough health workers across different medical fields like physicians, nurses, and midwives. It is estimated that the continent has 3.6 million health workers across the 47 countries surveyed.
17:58
17:58

Former Uganda Airlines CEO Out on Bail

Earlier Muleya’s lawyer, Kevin Nsubuga pleaded with the court to grant his client bail on favorable terms owing to the fact that he is unemployed at the moment. "We believe in courts wisdom, we prayed for favorable terms and we are happy. We believe the terms are quite reasonable," Nsubuga said shortly after the court decision.
17:52
17:52

MPs Hand Gulu City Officials to Police over Forgery financial loss 3 2

The officials are George Kidega, the Senior Finance Officer, Christo Balmoi, the Principal City Engineer, Richard Kidega, the Human Resource Officer, and Edward Kiwanuka, the former Gulu City Town Clerk who was transferred to Lira City.
15:02
15:02

Gov’t to Striking Teachers: Return to Class 1 Top story

“The claim that the strike had been ongoing since 2019 and hence there was no need for a new notice is both fallacious and not legally tenable. Secondly, we have noticed with concern that you and your members have decided to close schools. We wish to advise you that no teacher; whether on strike or not, has a right or justification to close a public school," the June 22, 2022 letter reads in part.
14:32
14:32

Technician Accuses Hoima Bus Company of Breaking His Leg, Abandoning Him 1 2

“I lost my job where I was earning Shillings 2 million monthly because I was the most senior printing machine technician. I decided to open a civil suit against the Bus company but the case has been frustrating all this time. I visited many places but they say they cannot employ me in my current state,” Massa said.
14:08
14:08

MPs Order Three Arua Officials Investigated for Paying Ghost Staff 2 1 Top story

The trio is accused of paying more than Shillings 10 million to fifteen staff that neither appears on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll System- IPPS register nor had the necessary documentation on their personal files.
13:51
13:51

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Silverbacks Counts on Early Preps Ahead of Second Window 1 2

Speaking to URN, Arnold Katabi, the head of communications and publicity at FUBA, said a team of local-based players are already in Alexandria with the head coach, adding that they will switch to Kigali on June 28th, 2022.
13:26
13:26

EAC Member States Undermining DRC’s Sovereignty – LoP war crimes 1 2

Mpuuga argues that the renewed mayhem in the Eastern DRC is being orchestrated by multiple armed groups terrorizing civilians and hampering the restoration of long-term peace while the EAC has continued to look on helplessly.
12:35
12:35

MPs Complain About Quality of Services at Mbale Hospital 3 1 Top story

In their guided tour, the MPs found congested wards where patients are sharing beds. Sarah Opendi, the Tororo Woman MP who led the delegation, said that the committee was disappointed with the state of affairs at the hospital.
12:18
12:18

Prof. Kyamanywa to Head Taskforce for Operationalizing Bunyoro University 2

“I am pleased to appoint you to serve as the Chairperson of the taskforce management committee to establish Bunyoro university as a public university. You will carry duties under the schedule of vice-chancellor in accordance with universities and other Tertiary institutions Act 2001 as amended, “read's the Minister's June 7th, 2022 letter addressed to Prof. Kyamanywa.
11:45
11:45

Small Scale Industries Struggle To Acquire UNBS Certification standards 4 2

Rogers Kakooza, the Director of AVAH Spices Limited in Wakiso district, says that he has operated for four years and is yet to acquire certification from UNBS. He cites the high costs involved in testing and certifying the products compared to his capital.
11:05
11:05

6 Police Officers Arrested Over Bebe Cool, Capt Namara Saga 2

A team from Kampala North regional police headquarters and Kira road that superintends Ntinda police station have recorded statements from Bebe Cool and the six police officers. Owoyesigyire explains that the six police officers were arrested for escalating the incident.
10:30
10:30

Arts and Culture: Is UNCC Sleeping On Job? 1 7 Top story

Established in 1959, the Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC) is a statutory body charged with providing and establishing theatres and cultural centers in the country, encouraging and developing cultural and artistic activities, and providing a home to societies, groups, and, organizations in art, culture, and entertainment.
10:19
10:19

Blood Shortage Hits Tororo District General Hospital 3 1

Records indicate that Tororo General hospital from the start of the financial year has been receiving between 70 and 120 units of blood monthly from Mbale Regional Blood Bank.
10:10
10:10

UPDF Recruitment: Majority of Candidates in Acholi Disqualified Over Hemorrhoids, Hepatitis B 3

Capt. Sonko said many of the recruits were found to have hemorrhoids not only in Kitgum but even in Gulu followed by hepatitis B.
08:28
08:28

Schools in Masaka Adopt Peer to Peer Teaching Mode to Sustain Learning 2 1

Xavier Ssemugabi, the Deputy head teacher of St Mark Bituntu Primary School in Mateete Sub County, Sembabule District says despite the ongoing teachers' industrial action, the learners have continued to report to school which required him to devise means of attending to them.
08:13
08:13

Refugees in Lamwo Demand for More Cash as Food Prices Soar 4 1

Margaret Aloyo, the women representative in the refugee welfare committee, said she has received complaints from refugees that the amount of money is meager and cannot buy food supplies enough for a whole month, given the rising food prices.
07:41
07:41

Lightning Kills Seven Cattle, Injures Eight People in Agago 2

James Opira, the LC 3 chairperson of Omiya Pachwa sub-county says that the lightning struck the animals as they were taking shelter from the rain under a big tree. Opira says that the same thunderbolt hit eight out of fourteen people who were in a hut in the same home the animals were killed.
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