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20:47
20:47

MPs Irked By Poor Road Maintenance Across the Country roads 7 1

Speaker Jacob Oulanyah recommended that the committee on Physical Infrastructure has a comprehensive engagement with the Ministry of Works and Transport in relation to the Funds and come up with a report that will shape the debate.
20:36
20:36

Crested Cranes Defeat Ethiopia in Women's AFCON Qualifiers 1 2 Top story

Goals from Riticia Nabbosa and Fauzia Najjemba in each half helped the Crested Cranes to secure a first leg advantage over the Ethiopians.
17:57
17:57

COVID-19: Education Sector Loan Portfolio Currently Stands at UGX 2 Trillion 1 6

Education Institutions were first closed on 18th March, 2020 when President Yoweri Museveni announced a national lockdown in a bid to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus. This directly impacted 73,240 preprimary, primary, secondary, tertiary and higher institutions with 15.12 million learners and 548,182 teachers.
17:31
17:31

Shape Up or Ship Out: Authorities Advise Teachers as New Changes Take Effect 1 Top story

Jonathan Kamwana, the commissioner in charge of teacher education and development, says the move has begun with the phasing out of Grade III and V teacher training at primary teacher’s colleges and national teacher’s colleges respectively.
17:08
17:08

Police Arrest 68 in City Swoop Nakivubo Channel 2 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, says that some of the victims of mugging have severally filed cases after losing their property to criminals who often try to push them into Nakivubo water Channel.
16:52
16:52

CSBAG Wants Fiscal Council Set Up to Assess Gov’t Expenditure civil society 1 3

The Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) has proposed the establishment of a fiscal council to oversee the taxation and expenditure of public funds.
16:26
16:26

Ten Rustlers Killed, Two Soldiers Injured as Army, Karimojong Clash in Kaabong

Mr.Jino Meri, the district chairperson of Kaabong said nine rustlers were killed at the protected Kraal in Kalapata sub county while another one was killed on the way as they were driving animals, making the total of ten killed.
16:12
16:12

Mbale Regional Referral Hospital Battling Blood Shortage 1 5

Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo, the Director of Mbale Regional Referral Hospital confirmed to URN last week that they were sourcing blood from Nakasero Blood Bank due to the shortage at the facility. He explained that the units of blood the hospital is getting from Mbale Regional Blood bank is inadequate to meet their needs.
16:09
16:09

Acholi Leaders Issue Ultimatum, Maintain Rigid Position on Nomadic Balalo Balalo pastoralists 1 2

Prior to the 2021 general elections, President Yoweri Museveni advised all Balalo pastoralists who keep sizeable numbers of cattle to acquire land and fence it to restrict animals from encroaching on community gardens.
16:02
16:02

IPOD Seeks Meeting with National Unity Platform to Discuss Membership Issues

Upon the expiry of the MoU, the IPOD secretariat embarked on a process of drafting a new MoU seeking input from former members. At the same time, the secretariat invited two parties, the NUP and the People’s Progressive Party which won seats in parliament to join the organization.
16:00
16:00

Prison Officers Trained to Handle Extremist Inmates 5

Dr John Byabashaija, the Commissioner-General Uganda Prisons Services, says that the training is timely because it will prepare the personnel on how to handle violent extremist prisoners. The training is facilitated by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime-UNODC, with funding from the European Union, the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the UN Office on Counter-Terrorism.
15:46
15:46

“Don’t Deny Us Access to Mobile Phones” Say Teens teenage preganacies 4 1

The two girls who have been out of school for two years say the restrictions on access and ownership of mobile phones to school-going pupils has adversely affected adolescent girls.
15:39
15:39

Nambooze Accuses Gov’t Of Neglecting Security of Opposition Leaders 5

Nambooze raised the concerns after unidentified machete-wielding thugs sneaked into her residence atNakabago cell, Ntawo ward in Mukono municipality in the wee hours of Tuesday morning and threatened to kill her.
15:27
15:27

Children with Sickle Cell Disease Increasingly Suffering a Stroke Ministry of Health 1

Dr. Deogratias Munube who has been working at the Mulago Sickle Cell Clinic for more than fifteen years, says currently about three in every ten children admitted daily in the Acute Care Unit have a stroke.
14:47
14:47

Coach Kiyingi Summons Team for U-20 CECAFA Women's Championship Coach Ayubu Khalifa 1

Uganda is set to host this year’s edition of the CECAFA U-20 Women’s Championship at FUFA technical center Njeru.
14:40
14:40

Oil Pipeline: Masaka Security Committees, Land Board Officials Meet Over Rights Violations 1 4

Yisito Muddu Kayinga from the Community Transformation Foundation Network (COTFONE), attributes the confusion surrounding the oil pipeline project to poor information flow between the Total, New Plan field teams and district leaders.
14:11
14:11

Why Uganda Can’t Meet WHO's New Air Quality Measures Makerere University 5

Atuyambe says in a study whose results are expected in November, they will be able to offer some pointers on how pollution is affecting lung health in the country. For now, people are advised to avoid jogging or taking walks during peak hours when there’s highest traffic because the particulate matter is extremely high at those times, and to adopt clean cooking practices.
14:06
14:06

Nabilatuk Bitter With Police Over Escape of Suspects 3

John Bosco Alinga, the LC 1 Chairperson of Kampswahili Cell in Nabilatuk Town Council, who handed over the petition to the RDC on behalf of over 100 LC 1 Chairpersons, said they acted based on community concern.
13:51
13:51

Local Gov't Minister Intervens in Lira City, District Row over Headquarters Lira District 4 1

When Lira municipality was elevated to city status in 2020, it became autonomous and was no longer under the Lira district. This also meant that the leadership of Lira had to shift the district headquarters to another place outside the city.
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