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Aug 2023 23 results
16:43
16:43

New Criminal Gangs Target Boda Boda Cyclists in Arua 1 1

Preliminary police reports suggest that the unidentified robber offered Asega a bottle of beer suspected to be laced with chloroform, causing him to fall asleep. Seizing the opportunity, the robber absconded with Asega's motorcycle unnoticed.
15:10
15:10

Maid Jailed 7-Years for Sending Boss' Child into Early Marriage 1

The woman identified as Rose Nsungwa allegedly used her position as a housemaid to connect her brother to the 15-year-old girl, who was a pupil at Victory Primary School for a love relationship. She also made arrangements to transport the girl from their home along Prince Charles Drive in Kololo to Fort Portal where the said brother was staying at the time.
14:48
14:48

School Stuck with Gov't Computer Donation over Lack of Electricity 2

The government supplied 40 computer sets to the school in 2021, to support the implementation of the new secondary school curriculum which made computer studies compulsory for students in the ordinary secondary level, and at the advanced secondary level where ICT is taught as a subsidiary subject.
14:31
14:31

PSU Charges Police Officer for Shoving Old Woman in Viral Video 1

The incident happened at around midday on Thursday while Aweny attempted to protect her son Pius Okello who was being arrested over a student’s tribal fight. Okello, a Senior Five student was among the students involved in the fight between the Banyole and Japadhola student communities in Butaleja district.
14:19
14:19

Lands Ministry moves to Popularize Condominiums amid Housing Deficit 1 3

Dave Khayangayanga, the Director of Housing in the ministry said condominiums remain unattractive and they have lined up different players in the sector including researchers in the housing ecosystem, developers and international players to brainstorm on how to make these more affordable.
13:10
13:10

Lacor Hospital Registers Surge in Liver Complications PACTA Uganda 1 1

Dr. Jackson Kansiime, the Deputy Medical Director of Lacor Hospital and head of Clinical Services, revealed during an interview that they admit a minimum of two cirrhosis patients daily.
12:53
12:53

Court Issues Warrant of Arrest Against UNBS Director Ebiru Bribe 1

Ebiru was summoned to appear in court and face formal charges approximately two weeks ago, but he did not present himself. Instead, he sent his lawyers, Silas Kahima Mugabi and Paul Wanyoto, who informed the court that they were representing him.
12:25
12:25

Minister Lugoloobi Appears Before High Court, Charged Amos Lugoloobi 1 Top story

Lugoloobi appeared before Lady Justice Margaret Tibulya on Tuesday morning who read to him two charges of dealing with suspect property.
12:11
12:11

M23, Wazalendo Fighting: MONUSCO Head condemns Killing of 11 Civilians Wazalendo militia

The latest clash between M23 rebels and Wazalendo, specifically the Nyatura militia, occurred on Sunday, August 6, 2023, in Marangara village, Bwito Chiefdom, Tongo Groupement.
12:02
12:02

FDC Removes Ssemujju, Appoints Nsibambi as Chief Whip 2 2 Top story

The FDC Party Secretary General Nathan Nandala Mafabi communicated the decision in an August 7th, 2023 letter to the Speaker of Parliament. The letter is copied to the deputy speaker, the FDC party president, Patrick Amuriat Oboi, Ssemujju Nganda, and Yusuf Nsibambi.
11:18
11:18

Busitema Opens Search for Deputy Vice Chancellors 3

Rosemary Iwani Mutyabule, the Busitema University Council Chairperson, says that the search was rolled out following the expiry of the term of office of the incumbents.
10:26
10:26

Shadow Cabinet Wants E-Gov’t Infrastructure Impact Evaluated World Bank 1 2

Through the Uganda Digital Acceleration Project (UDAP-GOVNET), 53 district headquarters, and 61 local government sites have been connected to the national backbone infrastructure (NBI) under the last mile connectivity project.
10:16
10:16

Conservationists Count on Jane Goodall to Elevate Uganda's Conservation Movement 4

Dr. Jane Goodall, a renowned environmental conservationist, anthropologist, primatologist, and UN Messenger of Peace, is set to visit Uganda from August 20th to 25th as part of her international conservation efforts. Her visit also coincides with the 25th-anniversary celebration of the Ngamba Chimpanzee Sanctuary, which she played a pivotal role in establishing.
10:03
10:03

Acholi Legislators Split Over Verification of Cattle Keepers Balaalo Herdsmen 1 5 Top story

Chua West legislator Philip Polly Okin Ojara said on Monday in Gulu City that the verification exercise shouldn’t have been undertaken since the President had earlier issued an executive order for the eviction of the herdsmen.
09:55
09:55

Napak Police Intercept Six Women, 15 Children in Lorengecora Sub County 1 1

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto regional police spokesperson told URN that they have transported the six women with children whose age ranges between three and 13 years to Moroto central police station.
09:38
09:38

Kitgum Residents Flee Homes Due to Continued Attack by Armed Karamojong Warriors 4 1

Margaret Lamwaka Odwar, the Kitgum district Woman Member of Parliament, says that the affected areas encompass Agoro Omin, Lalekan, Namumora, and Kiteny within the greater Orom Sub County.
09:12
09:12

Lake Bunyonyi Canoe Accident: Student's Body Still Missing Life Jackets 3 5 Top story

Izabayo drowned in Lake Bunyonyi on August 4, 2023, while heading to Harutinda market for shopping with his friend Daniel Owamani.
08:43
08:43

She Cranes World Cup Triumph Reignites Calls to Prioritize Netball in Budget Allocation 7 1

As each of the speakers took the microphone to address the gathering, a recurring theme echoed throughout their messages—the call for the government to harmonize sports funding, with a particular emphasis on bolstering netball funding.
08:13
08:13

Two Arrested For Obtaining Money Through False Pretense 1

Between July 10th and 20th, 2023, the suspects allegedly collected money from different timber dealers as initial deposits but later switched off their phones and cut off communication with the complainants.
08:03
08:03

Kitholhu Secondary School Students Abandon Classes Protesting Suspension of Peers

Josephine Muhindo, the Headteacher, reported that senior three students refused to attend classes last Friday and Monday in protest of their classmates' suspension.
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