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17:53
17:53

Attorney General Seeks Time to Respond to UNBS's Ebiru Challenging Trial Charles Masekuura 1 Top story

Ebiru petitioned the High Court saying he is aggrieved by the decision of the Inspectorate of Government of prematurely sanctioning the charges against him without conducting prior investigations in the matter.
17:35
17:35

Suspected Karimojong Warrior Arrested in South Sudan Over Firearms Trafficking 1 1

Felix Mark Lochale, the LC5 Chairperson for Karenga district, confirmed that he received a message from the Budi County commissioner informing him of the arrest of the Ugandan national involved in gun trafficking.
17:22
17:22

Police Hunting for a Mother Over Kidnapping Son to Get UGX4M From Husband 1

Owoyesigyire said they are now looking for Namuleme and her accomplices because it is clear there were people helping her to keep the child and they also provided the telephone number on which the money was to be sent.
17:16
17:16

TVET Scholarships: Promises of Opportunity, But Burdened by Hidden Costs 1 2 Top story

It turns out that behind the glossy veneer of TVET scholarships lies a hidden truth – the burden of fees that threaten to shatter dreams. As students and parents demand transparency and equity, the future of TVET education in Uganda remains uncertain. Will it truly become the beacon of opportunity it aspires to be, or will it remain a scholarship in disguise?
17:04
17:04

Crocodile Mauls 15-Year-old Boy in Buliisa Lake Albert

According to reports, Byamani and three friends went to fetch water when a crocodile suddenly emerged from the lake and seized him. His friends rushed back home, screaming for help, and alerted residents about the crocodile attack on their friend.
16:54
16:54

M23 Rebel Detained Over robbery in Kisoro 2

Elly Maate, the Kigezi region police spokesperson, confirmed the incident, stating that Ngoga was pursued and apprehended by Uganda People's Defense Forces (UPDF) personnel from the 35th Battalion as he attempted to cross back into the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo).
16:49
16:49

Accountancy Exam Failure Rates Worrying - ICPAU 4

Laura Aseru Orobia, the chairperson of the Public Accountants Examinations Board (PAEB), explains that one of the main causes of the high failure rates is the "targeted preparation" also known as spotting where candidates choose areas to concentrate on when preparing for the exams.
16:33
16:33

Woman Arrested for Stealing Four-Month-Old Baby police 1 1

It is reported that on September 7th 2023, Katusiime reported for work at Hoima regional referral hospital. She reportedly placed her child in one of the hospital wards as she was cleaning the health facility. When she returned, she found the baby missing and immediately alerted the management of Hoima regional referral hospital.
15:29
15:29

Indian Community Supports Families with Nodding Syndrome Victims 1 2

Speaking during the distribution exercise in Acet Sub-County in Omoro District on Sunday, Bernard Loum, the coordinator of the charity event, said the Indian Community decided to help the families three weeks ago, as they celebrated their 77th independence on August 15th, 2023.
15:13
15:13

Shadir Musa Loss Shakes Bombers as Africa Boxing Olympics Qualifiers Take Shape 1

There was a glimmer of hope as Isaac Zebra Ssenyange advanced with a walkover victory when his opponent, Deng Malou of South Sudan, failed to show up for the Men's 51kg round of 32bout.
14:34
14:34

Gov’t Starts Delivering Machines To Atiak Sugar Factory 1 3

Bunty Seeruttun, the Director of Agriculture at Horyal Investment Holding Company says 50 percent of the machines and equipment have already been delivered at the factory site.
14:13
14:13

Allianz, Sanlam Merger To Form Big Non-Bank Financial Company

Allianz entered Uganda and East Africa generally through a 2020 deal in which it acquired 66 percent of Jubilee Holdings and now also operates in Burundi, Tanzania, Mauritius and Kenya.
12:43
12:43

Namisindwa Recovers Only 10% Youth Livelihood Fund in Ten Years 1

Andrew Wabweni, the Namisindwa district community development officer, emphasized that since these funds were intended to be a revolving fund, the poor recovery rate has restricted their ability to provide financial support to other youth groups.
12:31
12:31

Karamoja Elders Takes a Decision to Reject Cattle Raids 3 4

During the Karamoja Cultural Week event, elders from all nine districts across the region came together and agreed to abandon cattle rustling and advocate for better livelihood alternatives.
12:17
12:17

Koboko Ambulance Impounded With Smuggled Cigarettes 4 2 Top story

Sylvester Kiwanuka, the Uganda Revenue Authority Customs manager for the Northern region, confirmed the incident, stating that the driver, along with the impounded vehicle, has been transferred to Kampala, where he is expected to appear in court.
09:49
09:49

Leaders Beg Gov’t, Partners To Construct Paidha Market Zombo district 2 4

During an inspection of the market, State Minister for Northern Uganda Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny, Commissioner for Local Economic Development (LED) Anthony Nawala, and Dmitry Pozhidear, UNDCF's Head of Country Office, recognized the market's potential.
09:22
09:22

President Museveni Passes Out 2,234 Prison Officers 3

As additional security measures, while at the same function, the president directed fingerprint marking of all guns in the armed forces in the country, as well as insisting on the installation of digital number plates, saying this will further close the criminal gap in the country. And he warned those fighting against project to stop it.
08:56
08:56

Five Sub Counties in Namisindwa Receive Free Clean Water

The project was donated by the Sana Project, a non-governmental organization operating in the Teso region. The initiative was championed by John Musila, the Bubulo East Constituency Member of Parliament in Namisindwa district.
08:39
08:39

Health Experts Advise Gov't on Medical Camps 3 3

Dr. Rosemary Byanyima, the acting Executive Director of Mulago National Referral Hospital, encouraged the government to engage in medical camps, emphasizing that they would help the Ministry of Health assess the extent of diseases in local communities.
08:17
08:17

Ministry Trains Education Officers, Recruits Support Staff to Optimize EMIS Usage 7 1

This registration was rolled out for several purposes, including but not limited to establishing a baseline for student verification, aiding in educational planning, and managing assessments.
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