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20:15
20:15

MPs Summon Security Ministers over Non-Compliance With Gender, Equity 1 6

The EOC chairperson, Sylvia Muwebwa Ntambi told the committee on Thursday that security was the only sector that has not met the minimum score of 50 percent in its plans to address gender and equity issues.
18:42
18:42

Woman, Six Month-Old Baby Killed in Omoro Ongako Sub-County.

Betty Lalam Kilama, the Ongako Sub-County Women Council Chairperson told URN that after breaking the door, they found the lifeless body of the baby with the nipples of her mother in his mouth.
18:41
18:41

Only 72 Percent of TB Patients Complete Treatment MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3

Last year, 1,500 of the 86,000 people that newly tested for Tuberculosis in the country had the drug-resistant strain. That means that they couldn’t be treated by the readily available and cheap antibiotic rifampicin.
18:36
18:36

Health Ministry Warns Ugandan Traders about Coronavirus Outbreak in China Ministry of Health 3

At a press conference this afternoon, Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng said screening services have been put in place at Entebbe International Air Port and although not many Ugandans go to Wuhan, she said they are worried about the disease spreading to other cities in the country.
17:57
17:57

Kabujogera Town Council Struggling Without Gov't Funding Kitagwenda District 2

According to Musana Nathan, the chairperson LC3 Kicheche Sub county who also doubles as Mayor Kabujogera Town council during an interview with URN reporter earlier on Thursday, said the Town council received only 50M as startup fund in 2016 and since they have never received any more money.
16:45
16:45

89 Sub Counties Lack Health Centres-Opendi Ministry of Health 1 2

Opendi who heads to Ministry of Energy said that 89 sub-counties don’t have a single health facility.She said that the absence of health centres affects the delivery of health services.
16:34
16:34

Six Killed In Pakwach Accident 2

Swaib Toko, the Pakwach Resident District Commissioner, says five people died on the spot while one died on arrival at Angal hospital where he had been referred to from Pakwach health center four.
16:02
16:02

District Leaders Fault OWC Agro-Industrialization Program on Job Creation NAADS 1 4

Matiya Kigongo, the Buikwe District LC V Chairperson notes that the government has been providing poor quality seeds of fruits such as mangoes, pineapples and mangoes among others, which has led to poor quality harvests.
15:39
15:39

Mayuge District Engineer Interdicted street

Martin Kasule, the Chief Administrative Officer, has directed Fabion Wanjukyi to handover his office to Tom Mudimbo, another engineer working under the water department.
15:27
15:27

CSOs Push for Increase of Primary Health Care Budget World Vision 2

The CSOs are worried that if this proposal is approved, Ugandans should be braced for tough times since it means that health facilities will be under-resourced and therefore will not function efficiently.
14:56
14:56

Japan Gives Gov't UGX 1.2b For Road Maintenance 4 3

Do-nou is a Japanese word, which means the wrapping of soil or appropriate filling material into gunny bags and then laying them systematically on the road or other application areas. The project was first implemented last year in areas of Kamwokya, Kyebando, and Kaliba in Kampala. It was also implemented in Nakkedde, Tumbali, Luguzi and Kabumba in Wakiso districts.
14:47
14:47

No Money for Feeding Gov't Students– Mak Bursar Makerere University 1 Top story

Gyaviira notes in his statement issued on January 22, 2020 that there will be a “slight delay” in the release of funds. “The delay has been occasioned by the need to effect adjustment to the budget to provide for some activities related to teaching, internship and student allowances,” Gyaviira said.
13:31
13:31

Leaders Question Allocation of NAADs Tractor to Kakooza Mutale farmers 1 4 Top story

URN has seen an April 30th, 2019 letter by Luweero Chief Administrative Officer, Godfrey Kuruhiira recommending five groups to the NAADS secretariat for consideration. They included Bakyabumba Farmers’ Cooperative Society Limited, Luweero District Farmers’ Association and Luweero Pineapples Farmer’s and Traders Association, James Kakooza, a Nucleus farmer and Zirobwe Agali Awamu and Training Association.
13:20
13:20

Pictorial: 57th Franco-German Friendship Treaty Annivassary Commemoration reconciliation

Dr. Albrecht Conze, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Uganda hosted a Peace and Reconciliation Award Ceremony reception at his residence in Kololo attended by Justice Minister, Ephraim Kamuntu and State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem.
11:38
11:38

Hoima District Engineer Sent on Forced Leave Funds 1

Without divulging details on what could have been behind the forced leave, the Hoima LCV Chairperson Kadir Kirungi says Ssentamu has been sent on forced leave to pave way for investigations into a number of issues.
11:18
11:18

Mugisha Muntu Rallies Bundibugyo, Ntoroko For Support 1 2

Muntu was speaking in Bundibugyo on Wednesday while training the coordinators and orient them about the Party’s direction ahead of the 2021 general elections. He said that Ugandans are ready for a new political space which can answer governance challenges and leadership gaps in the country.
07:41
07:41

Ex- Convicts Linked to Escalation of Crime in Lira Town suspects on the run 3

On January 19th, 2020 Bonny Omara, a student of Jerusalem School of Nursing and Midwifery was kidnapped, murdered and dumped along Lira Soroti high way.
07:33
07:33

Finance Ministry Tables Third National Development Plan 2 1

NDPIII, once approved will be implemented from financial years 2020/2021 to 2024/2025.
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