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21:10
21:10

Museveni Appoints Maj. Gen. Tumusiime Deputy IGP

The Deputy Press Secretary to the President, Farouk Kirunda broke the news of Tumusiime's appointment by President, Yoweri Museveni on his tweeter handle.
20:37
20:37

Dr Tedros Handed Second Term at WHO, Pledges Transparency 1

This was just a day after Patrick Amoth Chairman of the Executive Board declined discussion of a dossier by the Ethiopian envoy that was calling for investigation of Tedros on allegations of supporting opponents of the government in Ethiopia.
19:28
19:28

Public’s Trust in Healthcare Leadership Drops Further During Pandemic Ministry of Health 5

Even though there were concerns of public hospitals being poorly run prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists attending a lecture by the Uganda National Academy of Sciences on Tuesday said that the new evidence shows it’s getting worse.
18:59
18:59

Luwero Priests to Elect Diocesan Administrator 1

Pope Francis has allowed the college of consultors in Kasana-Luweero to elect an administrator who will lead the Diocese until the Holy See names a new bishop for them.
18:49
18:49

Boda Boda Riders Enthrone New Patron 6 4

Under their umbrella, Boda Boda Industry Uganda, which brings together over 60 Boda Boda associations across the country, the riders unveiled their patron at an event at St. Henry's Gardens along Salaama Road in Makindye Division, Kampala.
18:36
18:36

Archbishop Ssemogerere Maintains Lwanga's Appointees in All Offices 1 3 Top story

Moments after his installation as the fourth Archbishop of Kampala, all priests pledged their obedience and allegiance to the new Archbishop as they promised while being ordained “I will serve you (the then ordinary) and those who will come after you.”
18:02
18:02

Novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija Re-arrested 1 Top story

After fulfilling his bail conditions, Kakwenza’s lawyers led by Samuel Wanda together with dozens of activists and politicians left for Kitalya to serve the release order to prison authorities and allow Kakwenza to append his signature on the documents.
17:49
17:49

Health Committee Recommends Reversal of Sector Budget Cuts 1 3

The recommendation is carried in a report presented before Parliament’s Budget Committee by Health Committee Chairperson Dr Charles Ayume. The proposed budget for the Health Sector presented in the National Budget Framework Paper for the financial year 2022/2023 is 2.2 trillion Shillings.
17:21
17:21

Kyengera Town Leaders Bothered by State of School Infrastructure 4 4

The schools in question include Makamba Church of Uganda Primary School and St Kizito Primary School which are all cracked and roofless, yet they do not even have enough toilets for both learners and teachers.
17:20
17:20

Police Raise Concern Over Continued Destruction of CCTV Cables 3 1

Fred Enanga, the Police Spokesperson says that the destruction of the cables affects the monitoring of security and safety of persons.
17:18
17:18

Authorities Worried About Delayed Return of Pregnant, Breastfeeding Learners to School 3 1

According to Nalubega, there is a need for collaborative efforts to ensure the return of young mothers to schools since these children are already traumatized by the effects of what they did out of ignorance.
17:12
17:12

Saudi National Trampled to Death by Elephant in Murchison Falls Elephants 1 1 Top story

Bashir Hangi, Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA Communications Manager told URN that the deceased was in the company of three other colleagues on a journey from Masindi District through the National Park to Arua city while using a Toyota Wish car.
16:36
16:36

Budget Committee Halts Proposed Funding of UPDF-DRC Operation 1 1

Oboth then said that the proposed budget would cover the cost of logistics, communication and welfare requirements for the operation, among others. He said that the budget is for only the anticipated 12 months’ operation.
16:11
16:11

Moroto Schools Flooded with Pupils after Re-opening 2 4

Classes cannot longer observe social distancing to control Covid-19 as five pupils sit on one desk while the children cannot move or come out in the middle of the lesson as they are close to one another. The learners are crowded up to the blackboard leaving the teacher very small space in front of the classroom.
16:05
16:05

Missing Man Found Dead a Week After Deadly Clashes in Apaa

According to Taban, the deceased was kidnapped by unknown men during last week's attack and suspects that he was tortured to death. This now brings to two, the number of people killed during the January 19, 2022 clashes between the Acholi and Madi.
16:02
16:02

More Funding Needed to Fight Corruption as Uganda Maintains Poor Rank 4

In East Africa, South Sudan and Burundi were the worst performers followed by Uganda and Kenya, while Tanzania and Rwanda came top of the EAC countries. In terms of raking, Uganda moved down two places to 144th from the 2020 ranking.
15:50
15:50

Masaka Hospital Includes Fistula Surgeries on Regular Operations Schedule 1 2

Doctor Herbert Kalema, the Senior Obstetrician/Gynaecologist at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital, says that they intend to start carrying out the operations and repairs on all fistula cases registered from the facility.
15:36
15:36

Maj Gen Kandiho Replaced As CMI Boss

The UPDF Land Forces Commander, Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba tweeted the appointments
15:25
15:25

Famine Drives Hundreds of Karamojong To Agago 4 1

Okwir estimates that there are at least 500 Karamojong in Adilang sub-county alone, which he says is more than double the number of Karamojong who always come to look for odd jobs to get food when hit by famine in their area.
15:12
15:12

Pictorial: The Archbishop's Journey from Luwero to Lubaga Cathedral Kampala Archdiocese Top story

Several Archbishops, Bishops, priests, nuns, special guests, and hundreds of Christians witnessed his installation this morning in the fully packed Lubaga Cathedral. Ssemogerere crossed from Kasana-Luwero Diocese to Kampala Archdiocese today morning before he was installed.
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