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Jan 2023 27 results
18:08
18:08

UNEB to Collect Own Data as EMIS Registration Drags On 1 5

The development comes at a time when the mass registration of learners, including those undertaking the new curriculum, on the Education Management Information System-EMIS, which was rolled out by the ministry of education, has failed to start.
17:42
17:42

CHAN 2022: Uganda Cranes to Handle Senegal Clash as a Final- Micho 3 1

Speaking ahead of the game, Micho did not shy away from admitting that Uganda Cranes are the underdogs in the fixture and described the game as one of high magnitude which the Cranes players must handle with a lot of hunger in order to survive, urging them to approach it as a final.
17:38
17:38

Police Foils Vendors Meeting in Kabale 6 5

More than 150 vendors converged at central division offices in Kigongi, Kabale town to meet Arineitwe and express their disappointment against the ongoing demolition of Kabale Police Barracks playground market.
17:31
17:31

Treasury Bills, Bonds, not a Preserve of the Rich- Experts

Currently, there are seven Primary Dealers; ABSA Bank, Bank of Baroda, Centenary Bank, DFCU Bank, Housing Finance Bank, Stanbic Bank, and Standard Chartered Bank, which transact with the BOU on behalf of their clients.
17:18
17:18

Minister Declines to Respond to NSSF Corruption Allegations 1 4

In his presentation, Ayota said that the current NSSF membership stands at 1.3 million with a historical annual growth of 140,000 members. The Fund portfolio stands at 17.9 trillion Shillings. He said 78 percent of this is fixed income assets, 15 percent equity instruments, and 7 percent real estate.
17:01
17:01

Missing Motorcyclist Found Dead

Kakaire is reported to have gone missing on Sunday with his motorcycle registration number UFT 635D prompting his relatives to alert the police.
16:25
16:25

Man Kills Colleague Over UGX 1,000 stick 1

He was reportedly assaulted with a big stick on the head by Christopher Kusemererwa, a resident of the same area while playing cards at around 10 pm on Monday.
16:22
16:22

Gov't Asked to Intensify Sensitization on Hass Avocado, Macadamia Growing 3 3

According to the farmers, despite the new strategic crops being in high demand, many farmers still lack knowledge on how to cultivate the high-value crops which could affect the production rate.
14:48
14:48

Cross Border Business Slowly Resumes in Mpondwe 2 7

Vincent Kakandi, a truck driver told URN that drivers were on Tuesday able to drive to DRC and back to Uganda without fear after being assured of safety by soldiers on both sides of the border.
14:26
14:26

Gov't Bans Issuance of Permits for Charcoal Production, Trade in Gulu 1 3 Top story

According to Anywar, whereas other districts in the greater Sub-region passed ordinances banning the trade in Charcoal in 2015, Gulu didn’t despite the fact that the district security committee imposed a total ban on the commercial charcoal trade.
14:13
14:13

Another Group Seeks to Secede from Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom secession 2 2

In their January 6, 2023 petition signed by the chairperson, Joseph Serumaga Kazairwe, the group wants Bugangaizi and Buyaga counties to become independent cultural institutions. The two counties covering Kagadi, Kakumiro, and Kibaale districts are under the administrative units in the Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom.
13:10
13:10

Poorest Learners Benefit the Least from Public Education- UNICEF

The report shows that the poorest 20 per cent of learners benefit from only 16 per cent of public funding for education, while the richest benefit from 28 per cent. Among low-income countries, only 11 per cent of public education funding goes to the poorest learners, while 42 per cent goes to the richest.
11:57
11:57

Moroto District Officials Embark on Massive Back to School Drive school re opening 1 3

The district officials have started with community sensitisation about the value of education as a way of encouraging parents to take their children to school. The campaign, supported by Welthunger and UNICEF is targeting both parents and children, mainly in remote areas where pastoralism and mining activities take precedence.
11:52
11:52

FMD Outbreak Reported In Luwero 2

Timothy Kasule, the Luwero District Senior Veterinary Officer has written to the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries alerting them about the outbreak and requesting vaccines to control the spread of the disease.
11:33
11:33

Health Worker Arrested Over Theft of Malaria Drugs

According to Semewo, the suspect was spotted at Kibuku H/CIV with a plastic bag before moving to the Mbale taxi stage with the government drugs. He explains that police picked up the accused on a tip-off by one of the local councilors who also doubles as a member of the District Health committee.
10:56
10:56

Understaffing in Local Gov'ts Hindering Service Delivery-CSBAG 1

According to CSBAG, understaffing and failure to fill critical positions in Local Governments such as heads of Departments are one of the major factors hindering quality and timely service delivery.
10:31
10:31

Ugandan Rotarian Honored for Championing Disability in Education inclusive education 1

Nambooze has also been a tireless advocate against “mercy killings”, a practice whereby parents kill their disabled children.  
10:20
10:20

Kitgum District Asked to Erect Statue in Honor of St. Janani Luwum 1 4 Top story

St. Janani Luwum, a born of Mucwini Sub-County in Kitgum district, was the Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Boga-Zaire from 1974 to 1977. He is considered one of the most influential leaders of the modern Church in Africa.
10:09
10:09

Kabale High Court Dismisses Injunction on Relocation of Vendors 1 2

In a ruling by Justice Moses Kawumi Kazibwe, the Kabale High Court Judge, the court declined to grant the injunction on grounds that the application was overtaken by events. 
09:36
09:36

Police Arrests 10,000 Traffic Offenders in one Week 2 1

Faridah Nampiima, the traffic police spokesperson said the biggest number of the offenders were driving vehicles in dangerous mechanic conditions. These stood at 2,165 followed by motorcyclists without valid driving licenses at 1,617 and reckless drivers at 1,567.
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