Breaking

Archive

Sep 2021 15 results
18:21
18:21

Building Review Board Questions KCCA Inspection of Collapsed Building 3

Eng. Omoding further notes, the building was constructed at a fast rate which didn't permit the materials to gain strength. KCCA says, by 29th July, the building was only two levels and that the third and fourth floor were all constructed in August.
17:42
17:42

Parliament Approves Gov’t Takeover of Mountains of the Moon University 6 1

In 2017, the management of the University asked the government to take it over and turn it into a public university.
17:05
17:05

Kidnapped Rubaga Carpenter Found Dead 2 2 Top story

Ssempija left home without informing anyone about the people who called him and only told them that he had a client and didn’t return. His family started searching for him in various places including police posts within the area, which advised them to check at Old Kampala Police Division hoping that he could have been picked up during curfew.
16:56
16:56

Express FC Intensifies Preparations Ahead of CAF Champions League 1

Express FC, the reigning Champion of Uganda Premier league signed defender Deus Bukenya on a one-year deal as a free agent to help in the defence, while Kasozi joined on a season-long loan from Kyetume FC.
16:03
16:03

Uganda Defeats Burkina Faso in African Nations Volleyball Championship Opener 1 Top story

Although Burkina Faso put up a spirited fight to pull back the third set scoring 28-26, they surrendered the fourth set to Uganda ending in 25- 13. This helped the Volleyball Cranes to win its first-ever game at the continental championship.
15:51
15:51

Parliament Honours Orthodox Archbishop Jonah Lwanga 1 1

Oulanyah described the late Archbishop as a true spiritual leader who was unequivocal on issues of human rights and democracy.
15:31
15:31

Experts Recommend Polio Boosters for Adults Ministry of Health 1

According to scientists, while most adults were vaccinated against the disease when they were children, the immunity provided for by the vaccines has since been reduced and needs to be revamped.
15:15
15:15

Medical Students Decry Forced Vaccination As Postmortem for Deceased Colleague Delays 5 1

Boniface Osodi, the president of the Federation of Uganda Medical Students Association (FUMSA) told URN on Tuesday that he has received six letters from students since Friday calling for the reversal of the directive compelling them to take the COVID-19 jab before accessing training.
14:40
14:40

UPDF, Police Set Up Team to Investigate Source of Threatening Leaflets 3 1

The joint team consists of forensic, ICT and investigation experts drawn from the Directorate of Forensic Science, Crime Intelligence, Criminal Investigations Directorate, Internal Security Organizations and Chieftainancy of Military Intelligence.
14:20
14:20

Lady Doves to Battle for Third place Finish After Falling To CBE in Semi finals 2 1 Top story

Lady Doves lost 5-3 to CBE in penalty shootouts after a one-all draw during full-time play. Lady Doves’ goal hunter Fazira Ikwaput was on target to cancel CBE's lead following an earlier goal by Loza Abela.
14:05
14:05

First Jab Seekers Grumble at KCCA's "Universal" Covid-19 Vaccination 5 1

Although the exercise is meant for the general public, KCCA is using the opportunity to prioritize the teachers and their non-teaching staff who missed out on the concluded Sinovac vaccine drive that targeted teachers, and those who were due to receive their second AstraZeneca jab.
13:45
13:45

Mak Online Exam Registration Puzzles Students Makerere University 2 1

Maria Namukasa, a student from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences explains that she has found challenges attempting to activate her account since last week in vain. She is worried that she has spent more time trying to activate the account than revising to prepare for examinations.
12:14
12:14

Court Dismisses Petition Against Ssegirinya over Non-service Election Petition 2 1

Kidandala had also alleged that Ssegirinya’s nomination was not accompanied by the names and signatures of a minimum of ten persons who are registered voters in the Kawempe North constituency, as required by the law.
11:30
11:30

Makerere Diverts Donations Meant for Restoration of Iconic Ivory Tower Makerere University 1 1 Top story

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University, says part of the money from the donations would be used to replace utilities in the main building gutted by fire like computers and renovation of dilapidated structures like halls of residence.
07:44
07:44

High Number of Cancer Patients Concealing use of Herbal Medicine Worries Experts Ministry of Health 5

Senior Oncologist Dr. Fred Okuku said it is difficult for them to ensure that patients completely stay away from alternative medicine and called for developing such medicine and taking them through proper channels to check their safety. He notes that with the effectiveness of the pumpkin, they are pushing to have this studied and documented.
Sep 2021 15 results