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16:35
16:35

Tree Cutting at Makerere University Angers Environmentalists food 6 3

Dr. Gerald Eilu, a Forest Biology and Ecosystems Management lecturer at Makerere University says that it is wrong for the university management to cut the trees especially during the breeding season for the birds.
10:27
10:27

Late Release of Funds Affecting Food Security Project in Kyenjojo World Bank 1 2

In Kyenjojo district, the benefiting primary schools say the money for buying inputs like seedlings and seeds is released late.
11:38
11:38

Head Teacher in Mayuge Accused of Misusing UPE Funds government 1 3

The parents who turned up to receive their children’s report cards turned rowdy accusing Sande of misusing Universal Primary Education-UPE funds.
13:00
13:00

Stray Dogs Worry Butagaya Sub County Residents village 4 1

The residents say that the dogs have killed sheep, cows, goats, pigs, and chicken in the area.
11:24
11:24

Transport Paralyzed in Kamuli As Kiko Wetland Floods village 5 2

Farouk Isabirye, the Bugonda Village Defense Secretary, says children within the affected areas are yet to commence studies because the only alternative they have is boats, which are costly. Each pupil requires Shillings 2000 to ride on a boat.
11:04
11:04

Mother of Triplets Stranded, Asks for Help unemployment 2 1

Sharon Kyoshabire, a resident of Kihwera village in Kazingo Parish, Bukuuku Sub County, says she has been surviving on the mercy of well-wishers for food, clothes and other basic needs since she gave birth seven months ago
19:03
19:03

Evicted Hoima Families Starve famine 4

Margaret Akumu aged 67 one of the evicted residents says that they are struggling to survive without food. She also says that they have been denied access to their gardens by the soldiers who have been deployed on the disputed land.
13:29
13:29

Police Management, Officers Disagree Over Food Vendors field force police 2

According to sources, the directive was issued to protect Joy Mutesi, who rents a canteen at the police station at Shillings 400,000 each month.
20:16
20:16

Market Vendors Protest Eviction from Jinja Hospital Land food 1 3

Jinja Hospital administration has issued a notice of eviction to all kiosk owners. The Hospital Director Dr Edward Nkurunziza says that the hospital received 3.5 billion Shillings from the finance ministry to construct staff quarters in the area. Dr Nkurunziza says that the construction is due to start next month.
17:50
17:50

Sorry State of Hoima Municipal Mortuary Irks Residents police 4 1 Top story

Daniel Kaseregenye, the Hoima Municipal town clerk told URN that they are set to renovate the facility this financial year. He says the facility is to be painted and fenced before they install electricity and water.
22:02
22:02

Two Refugees Drown in River Enyau police 1

Police also say a pickup truck from Ofua refugee camp in Rhino camp is also said to have been swept off together with four people on board as it also tried to cross River Enyau on Monday to Omugo camp.
15:59
15:59

LRA Attacks Reported in DRC food 1

In September 20th, in Gongolo, Haut Uele, a group of 6 LRA entered the village of Gongolo and looted houses and a medical dispensary. They abducted a young boy before fleeing according to witnesses.
18:04
18:04

Hailstorm Devastates Kikuube Villages people 1 4

Geoffrey Bagenda, the LC 1 Chairperson Nyarubale village, says they are facing famine unless something is done since they lost most of their crops in the rain.
16:17
16:17

Ongwen's Defense: Gov't Put Civilians in Harm's Way village 1 Top story

According to Ayena, the camps became soft targets for LRA rebels who were looking for livelihood and weapons. After forcing people from their villages into concentrated camps were the LRA previously derived food and other necessity, the only gateway to such livelihood including food became attacking the military rings around the camps, Ayena said.
12:37
12:37

Tight Security at Christine Mbabazi's Residence A Year Later yoweri museveni 1 3 Top story

Kasule Semugenze, the LC I Chairperson of Sendawula Zone told URN that he struggled to access Mbabazi in vain. He declined to divulge further details, saying Mbabazis issues need to be addressed by someone above him.
10:33
10:33

Mpigi Parents Defy Education Ministry On Feeding Children uganda 4 1 Top story

Deogratius Ssenkyole, the Mpigi District Education Officer, notes that only about 30 percent of the 40,000 pupils in 140 public schools in the district get the mid-day meal at school.
07:41
07:41

Thugs Easily Accessing Chloroform From Pharmacies district 2

URN visited Eco Pharm, Friecca, City Pharmacy and Zodiac Pharmacy in Kampala and confirmed that a bottle of 200ml of Chloroform goes for between Shillings 40,000 and 70,000.
10:44
10:44

Makerere Abandons Mobile Money for Student's Allowances government 1 Top story

Stephen Katega, the Acting Dean of Students, says they are waiting for guidance from the bursar on how to proceed with the payment of the students allowances.
08:00
08:00

JOC, Health Ministry Keen on DRC Pilgrims department 2 1 Top story

Dr. John Baptist Wanianye, the Commissioner Emergencies Medical Services, says there are chances that individuals infected with Ebola in its first stages could cross into the country as pilgrims, which calls for close monitoring.
15:33
15:33

New Global Health Guidelines to Tackle ‘Bad' Fats threat 1

Saturated fats are found mostly in foods from animal sources such as butter, milk, meat, salmon, and egg yolks, and some plant-derived products such as chocolate and cocoa butter, coconut, palm and palm kernel oils. Meats with the most saturated fat include steak, hamburger, bacon, sausages, ribs, chicken or turkey skin and many deli types of meat.
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