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Oct 2019 25 results
19:28
19:28

Finance Ministry Wants Sole Control Over NSSF 3 7

However, Ajedra says splitting the oversight of a large institution like NSSF is a recipe for disaster because it puts the fund at risk, saying this will create “a stalemate in decisions” and “supervisory loopholes.”
18:54
18:54

Victim of Bwaise Taxi Park Clashes in Agony 4 1 Top story

Kinene suffered brain injury and fractured skulls during clashes involving drivers in Bwaise Dembe Park Operators and Kaas Club Taxi Park in Bwaise on September 23rd, 2019.
17:47
17:47

Africa Moots for Joint Position on Global Technology 2 1

The formulation of an African position according to Godfrey Mutabaazi the Executive Director of the Uganda Communications Commission will enable Africa tackle all the challenges each member country faces relating to ICT.
17:16
17:16

Fire Guts Iganga Drug Store district 1 Top story

David Muwanguzi, the Iganga District Health Officer, says the fire destroyed anti-malaria drugs meant for seven health centers, saying they have been receiving drugs since last week and the last consignment was recorded on Monday night.
17:14
17:14

Body of Congolese Refugee Retrieved from Lake Albert Fishermen 1

The deceased refugee Identified as Mandero Jaandengidu 25 is said to have escaped from Kyangwali refugee settlement area last week to go and carry out fishing activities on the lake Albert waters.
16:42
16:42

Sironko District Set for Independence Day Celebrations 4

The forces have for the past two weeks pitched camp in Sironko for parade practice ahead of the day, marked every October 9, in commemoration of the day Uganda gained Uganda's independence from the United Kingdom.
16:27
16:27

Court Bailiffs Reopen Masindi CAO’s Office CAO's office 2

The Deputy CAO, Alexander Kikwaya couldn't hide his excitement that the office has been reopened, saying its closure had crippled service delivery in the district.
16:25
16:25

30% of Health Centre IIs Have Access to Water-Primary Health Care Survey 5 1

According to preliminary findings of Primary Health Care Performance National survey 2019, only 30% health centre IIs and 50% of health centre III’s have access to water across the country.
15:40
15:40

Poor State of Fort Portal Roads Anger Users URF 2 1

The Mayor Fort Portal Municipality, Rev Willy Kintu Muhanda, says they are aware of the state of roads but are constrained by lack of funds and road equipment. He discloses that they currently have only one grader which is also too old and keeps breaking down.
15:10
15:10

Father Arrested After Accidentally Killing his Son for Staying Out Late Murder 1

The Albertine region police spokesperson Julius Hakiza told Uganda Radio Network that the deceased had gone to a nearby trading centre, where he stayed until 11 p.m., evoking his father’s anger.
15:08
15:08

Jinja Central Market Elections Postponed 1 1

The vendors under their umbrella body of Jinja central market vendors association allege that some of their names were missing from the register.
14:55
14:55

Iranian National Appears in Court For Drug Trafficking Narcotic drugs 1

Prosecution led by Jeanne Nareeba told the Entebbe Chief Nagistrate, Mary Babirye that on December 15th 2018 while at the arrivals lounge of Entebbe International airport Aviation Police arrested Moradi when they found him in possession of 596.84 grams of Morphine contrary to section 5 of the Narcotic Drugs and Physcotropic substance control Act.
14:50
14:50

Butaleja DHO Calls for Mass Spraying of Bed Bugs Ministry of Health 3

He said surveillance teams in all the sub-counties of Butaleja district have reported the problem and when he shared information with health officers from the neighbouring districts in Eastern Uganda, they also reported the same.
13:04
13:04

Residents Drag UNRA to Court for Destruction of Property 2 1

More than 170 residents of Rainbow trading centre, Iredha Shamber in Lira town are demanding compensation of their property destroyed by uncontrolled water due to lack of drainage channels on the road.
12:40
12:40

CMI, Police Track Down Kidnapped Child From Tororo, Arrest Five Suspects Police Spokesperson 1 2 Top story

As a result, the FSU team at Kampala Central Police Station and CMI in Kibuli and Nsambya tracked the signals until they landed on Lukyamuzi. He was picked up together with Lukyamuzi and Nabifwo. The two led the team to Bbaale’s home where they found Charles Bunywelo.
12:35
12:35

Ministry of Health to Supply Mosquito Nets Amid Malaria Surge malaria upsurge 3

According to Dr Daniel Kyabayinze, the Deputy Manager, Malaria Control Programme at the Ministry of Health, they are awaiting approval from Global Fund after they placed a request for over a million mosquito nets.
12:08
12:08

Museveni’s Nephew Murder: Lawyers, Cousins Released Entebbe Expressway 1 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the suspects were released after recording statements, which are being scrutnised by investigators to assess their relevancy to the crime. Rushegera was shot dead alongside her female friend Mellina Tumukunde at Nambigirwa Bridge Entebbe Expressway at around 10:30pm on September 5, 2019.
11:35
11:35

Police Finally Arrest Suspected Defiler After Two Year's Chase Police Spokesperson 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says Kaweesi was picked up from Mpigi district following a two year’s hunt by Kamengo police. According to Police, Kaweesi turned against the minor when she was left under his care in Lukango village in Mpigi district in 2017.
11:16
11:16

Mbarara Parents Protest Joint Exam Fees 2 1

The education department has set a fee of 3,000 shillings which will be paid by all pupils in Primary Four to Primary Seven.
11:09
11:09

Mukula Embroiled in Land Feud Mike Mukula 5

Musoke’s family accuses Mukula of using underhand methods to deprive them of their land. Ayub Ssegawa and Hadija Mukasa, both Musoke’s children claim that Mukula bought the contested land from the late Fazil Ali, a squatter without their knowledge.
Oct 2019 25 results