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21:15
21:15

Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 5 1

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
07:06
07:06

Staff Shortage Hits Makerere University Estates Unit government 1

Sources at the department indicate that over 200 vacancies have not been filled over the past years.
17:53
17:53

Kira Municipality Releases Road Improvement Plan to Curb Gridlock street 4

Kira Municipal Town Clerk Benon Yiga stresses that over time, they have focused on short term interventions like road maintenance and filling potholes. Yiga says that the municipality will now embark on the installation of traffic lights to guide traffic flow on top of widening all the major roads linking the municipality to Kampala.
17:25
17:25

Environment Ministry Develops Tools to Guide Climate Change Mainstreaming plan 4

Ssemambo adds that the Climate Change Department has now developed tools that will aid technocrats at all levels to include an aspect of climate change mitigation and adaptation into planning, decisionmaking and investment.
19:13
19:13

Government Sponsorships Favour Male Students –Mak Professors Makerere University 6 2 Top story

They argue that that the affirmative action policy which awarded 1.5 bonus points to girls qualifying to enter public universities, remains insufficient to address equity issues, especially in science-related courses. As a result, they say, the current government merit scholarship for students in higher education is heavily bent in favour of male students.
12:59
12:59

Mak Deploys Suspended Staff Leader, Eight Months Later member 1

Kalema had been accused of committing acts that were prejudicial to the proper performance of the duties of the university and hurting the university image. Together with Bennet Magara, he was suspended by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe on December 21, 2018, who accused them of promoting hooliganism.
18:08
18:08

Tension in Kaabong Over Death of Young Woman accusation 1

19-year-old, Juliana Nakwang reportedly met her death at the hands of another teenager following a misunderstanding.
16:51
16:51

Researcher Roots for Private Public Partnership to Access Quality Education Uganda 1 3

However Mwesigye says the using the case of Promotion of Equality in African Schools –PEAS intervention model, the PPP arrangement under the USE programme has proved to work better than public schools.
17:26
17:26

Police Disperses Besigye Supporters in Jinja resident 2 1

Besigye was hosted for a political talk show on Nbsfm, however, his supporters surrounded the radio station, chanting praises for him, bringing business to a standstill for close to two hours along Nizam road
19:15
19:15

Survey On Uganda's Primary Health Care Performance Starts Makerere University 4 1

Professor Frederick Wabwire-Mangen, the principal investigator told URN in an interview on Monday that there was a need to establish the abilities and capacities of health facilities across the country for proper government planning.
15:31
15:31

Sergeant at Arms Abandons Council Over Unpaid Allowances home 1 Top story

Loum explains that the Sergeant at Arms abandoned his responsibilities to protest delayed payment of his allowances for the past four council meeting.
10:34
10:34

Nakasongola Embarks On Free Vaccination Against Hepatitis B ministry of health 4 Top story

Byamukama says the vaccines will be administered to residents at Health Center III and IVs across the district.
17:14
17:14

Two Medical Workers In Trouble Over Suspicious Death of Patient investigation 1

Tumukunde was rushed by his friends to Friendship Medical Center in Matugga on Wednesday even where he was admitted. However, his lifeless body was found lying at Kaguja in Matuga this morning.
16:53
16:53

Mpanga Market Rotting Away village 3 3 Top story

The Town Clerk, Deo Ndimo, said he was aware of the issues of Mpanga market but asked for more time so as to comment. But the Mpanga Market Vendors Chairperson, Stephen Asiimwe, calls for transparency if the market is to move forward.
17:57
17:57

Proposal for Compulsory HIV Testing Draws Mixed Reactions kampala 3

Jonathan Yamureebire, the president Uganda National Students Association - UNSA says the body can never allow such a policy because it infringes on students rights.
16:20
16:20

Dinka, Nuer Clash Claims Two, Injures 8 Others health center

The outgoing Arua Resident District Commissioner, Peter Debele, who has also rushed to Rhino Camp, says delays by the police and other security personnel on ground to report the fight could escalate the situation in the Camp.
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