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16:51
16:51

Science Teachers Curse UNATU for Sabotaging Their Salary Enhancement 5

Vicent Elong, the national chairperson of Uganda Professional Science Teachers Union -UPSTU says as scientists in the teaching profession under their union they are not going to look on as the UNATU leaders continue to sabotage them hence vowing to fight for their rights through their Union but also calling upon fellow teachers to embrace the initiative positively as it’s a milestone to the teaching profession in total.
16:34
16:34

URA FC, AL Masyr Clash in CAF Confederations Cup Tough Hurdle in Kitende 1 1

The team under the stewardship of veteran coach Sam Timbe is depending depend on the experience of and form of midfielders Saidi Kyeyune and skipper Shafick Kagimu plus also inform strikers Steven Mukwala and Cromwell Rwothomio.
16:28
16:28

Another Person Swept to Death by Floods in Rubanda 2 2

Elly Maate, police spokesperson for Kigezi region confirms the incident saying that after the discovery of the body a postmortem was done and they later handed it over to relatives for a decent burial. Maate warns the public to be careful while crossing floods or running waters.
16:18
16:18

Renaming of 400 City Roads and Buildings Starts in Mbarara 2 2

The factors to be considered while naming and renaming roads and streets include uniqueness, the source of the name with preference to local history, indigenous names, early explorers, pioneers, settlers and other eminent persons, Flora and Fauna among others.
16:06
16:06

Gov't Impounds Several Tonnes of Immature Fish 3 6

The trucks, containing immature fish criminally harvested in Uganda and illegally repackaged in Kenya and destined for the Democratic Republic of Congo were impounded at Mpondwe border in Kasese on October 10 and were on Wednesday driven to the Fisheries Directorate head office in Entebbe pending further investigations.
15:42
15:42

Only 620 Health Workers Vaccinated in Lira 5 1

However, at Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Dr. Stephen Obbo, the hospital’s director says over 90% of the staff there has been vaccinated. Adding that efforts are underway to ensure that the remaining percentage also receive the jab.
15:22
15:22

Sheema District Registers 1,014 Teen Pregnancies in 18 Months with 55 HI+ve MOH 3

Annet Kyomuhendo, the District Probation Officer says for the year 2020 they registered 408 girls and for the year 2021 there has been an increase and they have registered 606 girls. She blames this on the continued closure of schools.
15:08
15:08

Masaka Farmers Get Cassava Drying Machine to Add Value, Improve Incomes 3

The ugx35m-machine is a donation from Vi-Agroforestry, a development organisation fighting poverty and climate change in collaboration with farmer’s groups and organisations, advising and training farmers in sustainable agricultural land management.
14:53
14:53

Teenager Arrested for Stealing 20 NWSC Water Meters in Luwero Luwero Police 2 4

Police first made the teenager’s arrest on Wednesday night, after he was found walking in Binyonyi Zone, Luwero Town Council, by night patrol officers. His movement during the night time curfew, in addition to the bag he was carrying triggered suspicion by officers on duty after they stopped and interrogated him.
14:44
14:44

Napak Woman Arrested for Torturing Daughter Child abuse

It's not the first time that this woman has done this to her children according to neighbours, and a similar offense was witnessed when she broke the leg of her elder boy identified as Joseph Losike who is now about 8 years old.
14:08
14:08

IGP Directs CT to Monitor All Spaces After UK Terror Warning 2

Three days after the United Kingdom issued a terror alert for its citizens in Uganda, the Inspector General of Police –IGP Martin Ochola, has directed the force’s Counter-Terrorism –CT unit to increase vigilance on vital spaces. The UK indicated that terrorists are planning an indiscriminate attack on among others places frequented by foreigners.
13:58
13:58

LDU Who Killed UBC Journalists Sentenced to Five Fears in Prison manslaughter 2

Rashid Mamuli, 25, was charged with manslaughter that ended the life of Kagolo on 29th April 2021 when he was at his deceased brother's home in Kasenge, Wakiso district.
13:28
13:28

Kanungu Woman Killed in Bar Brawl, Suspect Lynched 2

According to Paison Byomuhangi, Kasiro village LC1 Chairman, Ahereza joined Tugumisirize in a group of others at Keti Ninsiima’s bar and started drinking alcohol. However, the two developed a misunderstanding and started fighting. In the process, Ahereza pushed Tugumisirize down hard and she died instantly. Byomuhangi says that when Tugumisirize died, Ahereza took off, but other revelers chased him. He was caught and beaten to death in revenge.
13:19
13:19

Court Orders Former MTN Finance Manager to Refund UXG5b of the Stolen UGX10.2b

On 14th February 2017, Justice Lawrence Gidudu of the high court in Kampala convicted Ssentongo on four counts of embezzlement and Conspiracy to defraud, contrary to section 309 of the Penal Code Act.
12:43
12:43

Can Recycling Save Victoria of Plastic Pollution? Pollution in Uganda 2

While some plastics have been collected by young people foraging the wetlands to have them recycled, a huge chunk remains uncollected. Can recycling end plastic pollution on Lake Victoria?
12:31
12:31

'Bijambiya' Men Hit Kampala, Hack Woman, Daughter in Katwe 2 3

“Police have not helped us," are defence secretary Muhammed Konde said. "They do not patrol these areas in the night. We have people who keep walking in this place throughout the night and we cannot stop them. We are armed only with sticks and we don’t know what they are carrying in the night. We are overwhelmed as leaders. Locals wake up early going for work and they are often attacked. We need security."
11:33
11:33

Government Urged to Invest in Early Climate Warning and Agricultural Research 3 3

Dr Sameul Mugasi, Executive Director for the National Agricultural Advisory Services and a member of the National Agricultural Research Organisation council says food would be in plenty if the importance of research in the modern world is realized.
11:17
11:17

Three Drown in Septic Tanks in Nakaseke, Nakasongola

Isah Ssemwogerere the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson explains that Ganda died while he was trying to help a friend to remove a pump that had fallen in the septic tank.
10:52
10:52

Masaka Catholic Priest Charged with Murder of Lynched Suspected Thief 1

The thief who was completely naked at the time of arrest was beaten by the mob but when police rescued him, instead of taking him to hospital, they locked him in a cell where he died.
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