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22:55
22:55

Four Mitooma District Officials Arrested for Corruption

According to the statement, the inspectorate received a complaint in which it was alleged that Mitooma District Service Commission advertised several jobs in February 2018, which were marred with irregularities.
18:11
18:11

Bullets Rock Fort Portal as Police Arrest Suspected Criminals robbery 1 1

Rwenzori West, Community Liaison Officer Solom Mugisa says that the police officers were compelled to fire bullets after the suspected criminals around Mpanga Market tried to resist their arrest.
17:57
17:57

PAC Orders Uganda Virus Research Institute to Evict Retired Staff 3 1

Nandala Mafabi, the committee's chairperson made the directive after the UVRI Director Pontiano Kaleebu and his delegation appeared to respond to audit queries on untitled land in the 2016/2017 financial year raised by the Auditor General.
17:43
17:43

Five Media Houses Pinned for Breach of Broadcasting Standards 1 Top story

UCC argued that the stations breached standards through their live coverage of events that surrounded the arrest of Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi, in April and May 2019. The commission argued that the broadcasts contained a misrepresentation of information, views, facts and events in a manner that was likely to mislead or cause alarm to the public.
17:06
17:06

Father Kills Daughter Over Food Kayunga hospital 1 1 Top story

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says preliminary information shows that Ssesanga first beat up his two sons before he pounced on the deceased.
16:25
16:25

Low Staffing Hampering Service Delivery in Bududa Moses Siisa 1

Moses Siisa, the Bumayoka Sub County LC III Chairperson, says he has no substantive parish chief in the entire sub county yet they perform a lot of duties. He says most of the parish chiefs in his area have been acting for the last 10 years, which affects service delivery.
16:06
16:06

Refugees Demand Vocational Institute in Kyangwali Settlement UNHCR 4 1

Refugees hosted in the settlement have now said that the high cost of Education has eliminated hundreds of them without acquiring the much-needed skills to enable them to earn a living. They are now demanding that the government sets up a vocational Institute to enable them to acquire skills that make them self-reliant in future.
15:50
15:50

Nagirinya Murder: CMI, Police Arrest Boda Boda Rider for Ferrying Killers Uganda Police 1 1

Sharif Mpanga alias Shafic who allegedly ferried killers of social worker Maria Nagirinya to her house gate has been arrested. Nagirinya and her part time driver, Ronald Kitayimbwa, were kidnapped outside her home gate in Lungujja, Rubaga Division, in Kampala on August 28th around 11:40pm.
13:27
13:27

Court Orders Masindi LC5 Chairperson to Open CAO’s Office CAO's office 1 1 Top story

A copy of the orders seen by URN also asks the local Government Ministry Permanent Secretary to intervene and resolve the differences between the CAO and district council for continuity of services delivery and government programs.
12:32
12:32

Ankole Primary Schools Abandon Skills Education 3

The intention of the practice was to equip pupils with skills to enable them to earn a living alongside formal education and improve their creativity as well as intellectual development. Each school would allocate at least four hours a week, to enable pupils to engage in activities like weaving, knitting, baking and pottery, among others.
10:59
10:59

Cheptegei's Gold Medal Win Excites Residents in Kapchorwa joshua cheptegei 1 1

On Sunday by 7pm all social places had been filled to capacity waiting to see Cheptegei compete in the 10,000m final. At Glorious church ministries which was filled to capacity, prayers were conducted for Cheptegei.
07:05
07:05

Floods Displace Hundreds in Bulambuli Environment Officer 2 7 Top story

Residents say some of the water flows from the stone quarrying sites belonging to Kampala and Tororo cement factories and ditches that were left open after the excavation of murrum. Some of the ditches that were used as far as 1998 have now turned into man made lakes covering over 10 acres of land.
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