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19:00
19:00

Ochola Promotes 3000 Police Officers IGP Martin Ochola

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga explains that promotion was based on performance, current responsibility, leadership abilities, command abilities, time spent on rank, discipline, patriotism and integrity. Other considerations are length of service in the force, level of education, career courses attended, record of service and physical fitness among others.
17:53
17:53

UWA to Relocate 33 Rhinos From Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary Over Land Wrangle 1 Top story

The statement further says that in the medium and long time, the rhinos will be introduced to UWA managed protected areas, adding that plans are underway to achieve this after completion of feasibility a study to identify a suitable location and conditions that need to be met.
17:36
17:36

Difficult System, Corruption Hampering Asset Recovery: DPP 5 1

Edward Muhumuza, the Witness Protection and Victims Empowerment Department in the office of the DPP expresses worry that their objective for Asset recovery could not be achieved due to poor sensitization of the public by all relevant stakeholders.
17:21
17:21

Agriculture Minister Promises Karimojong Farmers Tractors 4

Simon Nangiro, the Nakapiripirit district LC V chairperson, said the land in Karamoja is fertile but people can’t manage to till the land for commercial farming due to lack of farm machines.
17:05
17:05

Nkokonjeru Residents Want Health Center Elevated 3 2

Joseph Kavuma, the Navumbe Local Council-LCI Chairperson, says the current status of the Health center impedes service delivery to residents yet they can’t afford services in alternative medical facilities.
16:26
16:26

Buganda Kingdom Donates UGX 400M Land to Nansana For Health Center Construction 4 2

The Nansana Rotary Club President, Geoffrey Hairora, said the health Center IV will comprise among others two operation theatres, a 20-bed children’s ward, a 40-bed maternity ward, a 20-bed male ward, a 20-bed female ward and two modern laboratories.
16:07
16:07

Mineral Protection Police Registers Six Deaths In Gold Pits 2

William James Wandera, a resident of Banda Sub-county, says that the deceased’s set fire to burn stones in the gold pit and died due to loss of oxygen.
15:42
15:42

Three Arrested for Defrauding Bank Customer UGX 18 Million Nansana 1 1

According to police investigations, preliminary findings show that the suspects entered Nansana Centenary bank where Denis Mpagi approached the victim, whom police have declined not to mention for help to exchange his dollars for Shillings.
15:17
15:17

Rugby League: Jinja Hippos Ready for Kobs Fixture match 1 2 Top story

Speaking to URN at their final training session at the Jinja based Dams water stadium on Friday evening, the Jinja Hippos, said they acquired the necessary skills and tips to win their remaining fixtures.
14:59
14:59

Thugs Steal Battery from NMS Vehicle in Masindi Hospital 1

The Scania truck registration number UAJ 200X delivered a consignment of drugs to Masindi Hospital from the National Medical Hospital on Friday evening.
14:47
14:47

Gulu Private Schools Struggle to Implement New Lower Secondary Curriculum Charity College 3 1

Dorcas Tulina, the Head-teacher of Charity College explains that the school is struggling to access teachers and learner’s guides to enable them to roll out the new curriculum.
14:15
14:15

Court Allows Law Firm to Retain Deceased Partner's Name 1 Top story

Court heard that Godfrey S. Lule, one of the former partners of Sebalu and Lule Advocates left the law firm more than ten years ago while the other partner Paulo Sebalu passed on more than five years ago. They faulted the law councils for the continued to issuance of certificate of Inspection and approval of chambers.
13:20
13:20

NIRA Decries Old Equipment, Low Staffing 1 3 Top story

A team of NIRA officials, who met the Minister at their Eastern Regional Offices in Mbale City on Friday, said that they are struggling to operate with very old equipment procured over 10-years-ago.
13:02
13:02

Sexual Offences to Dominate Masaka Appeals Criminal Session Rape 1 Top story

A statement from the Judiciary shows that the court will handle 22 appeals against conviction for aggravated defilement, 14 for murder, three are for aggravated robbery and one for rape. Most of the appeals arise from judgments issued between 2010 and 2016.
12:46
12:46

NMS Completes Distribution of Over 28M Mosquito Nets 6 1

In 2019, Ministry of Health tasked NMS to handle the procurement, storage and transportation of the mosquito nets because of its capacity to reach the entire country. He noted that the donor was initially skeptical about the capacity and ability of NMS to deliver the project.
12:30
12:30

Karenga RDC Operates Under a Tree

Patrick Lemukol one of the anti corruption monitors in Karenga said having an office block is good but said what's important is that all the departments are operating.
11:59
11:59

Moroto Prisons Under Renovation After Escape of Inmates Moroto prison break 1 1 Top story

Frank Baine, the Uganda Prison Spokesman says the new changes are expected to provide safety measures in the management of prisoners in Moroto. He notes that the changes were communicated by the Commissioner-General of Prisons during his visit to the facility.
11:43
11:43

ICT Minister Inspects Communication Network At Busia One Stop Border 6 4

The minister told journalists that the interference in the communication network isn’t only bad for business but is also a security threat to the area. She promised to relay the challenges to the telecom regulator, the Uganda Communication Commission-UCC for quick intervention.
11:25
11:25

2021 FUFA Women Super League Season to Kick off on Monday Decolus Kiiza 1 2 Top story

This year’s edition of the women league will however be played in a tournament format. It will comprise ten teams divided into two groups in the normal season.
10:53
10:53

Over 320 P.6 Pupils Abandon School in Moroto 2 1

Aleper says they cannot trace 161 boys and 117 girls who have failed to report back to school. He explains that most of the affected pupils are from Rupa and Tapac sub-counties where major mining activities take place.
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