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Jan 2022 18 results
15:47
15:47

Robbers Disagree After Killing and Burying Truck Driver murder

Tonny Ssenkungu a neighbor to the deceased says that his family and owner of the truck got concerned after he didn’t return home on Thursday before they reported the matter to Police.
15:21
15:21

Bunyoro Authorities Overwhelmed by High Pupils' Numbers schools 3 1

Doreen Asemera, the headteacher of Kaseeta Primary school in Kikuube district told URN that on average each classroom has 300 pupils compared to 55 the classes are designed for. At Kaseeta Primary school also in Kikuube district, the situation is out of control with more than 300 pupils being forced to study from one class, giving a hard giving both to teachers and the learners.
15:08
15:08

World Vision, Iteso Cultural Union Partner to End Child Marriages World Vision Uganda 3 1

Statistics from various districts of Teso indicate that more than 30,000 girls of school-going age were impregnated between 2020 and 2021. The most affected is Amuria district which registered over 11,000 pregnancies within one and a half years, according to Edward Khaukha, the World Vision Regional Manager in the area.
14:56
14:56

Mixed Reactions by Lawyers to Justice Sekaana Fining Mabirizi UGX300m Steven Kalali 3 1

Chapter Four Uganda’s Nicholas Opiyo says that by Mabirizi’s behavior alone, he is narrowing the court's tolerance of public interest litigation and hopes that courts can move beyond the single litigant irritation to uphold the expansive realm of public interest suits in the constitution in matters of human rights enforcement.
14:33
14:33

Extreme Hunger Hits Buliisa Flood Victims Abject poverty 3 3

The Office of the Prime Minister donated 137 bags of maize flour, 27 bags of beans, 845 tarpaulins, 217 plastic basins and 1,245 kilometres of sugar to the flood victims in August 2021. But the items could not reach all the victims, the majority of whom took refuge in churches, schools and makeshift structures scattered across the area.
14:00
14:00

Two UDF Soldiers Perish in Tororo Accident 1

Charles Onyango one of the eyewitnesses says a trailer registration number KCB 973X/Z5045 lost control and rammed into A Toyota Hilux double cabin number UBA948/S attached to Uganda Revenue Authority leaving all the two occupants dead.
13:57
13:57

Body of Former BoU Governor Gideon Nkojo Stuck in The United States 3 Top story

Nkojo died in November 2020 in Virginia, USA after being ill. Family members immediately started arranging for the return of the body back home to its resting place in Mirongo Village, Hakibale Sub County in Kabarole district, in vain.
13:51
13:51

School Asks Learners to Carry Water from Home to Meet COVID-19 SOP's 5 1

While the government has reopened schools after almost two years of closure, they are required to emphasize observing Standard Operating Procedures, which include, among others, washing hands regularly with clean water and soap, to contain the spread of the virus.
13:25
13:25

Cranes Missing at Afcon, What Went Wrong? Uganda Cranes 7 1

Mujib Kasule, former Cranes player and a football pundit believes FUFA’s decision to let Desabre go was the first error FUFA did, he explains that in Desabre, the Cranes had gotten a coach that was improving players and the entire team was steadily improving.
12:43
12:43

Former Ethics Minister Fr Simon Lokodo is Dead 1 1

Fr Lokodo had travelled to Geneva to represent the chairman of the Uganda Human Rights Commission during the Universal Periodic Review working group which is reviewing Uganda's human rights record.
12:41
12:41

Policeman Allegedly Burns Mother Inside Family House in Entebbe 2 3

Francis Makumbi, a resident of Bugonga and also Headteacher Lake Side Primary School says Nyakuni has been a great citizen who was raising two of her grandchildren who belonged to her deceased daughter.
12:37
12:37

EAC Secretariat Welcomes Reopening of Uganda-Rwanda Border

EAC Secretary General Hon. (Dr.) Peter Mathuki has hailed the move terming it as a boost to regional integration, noting that strengthening bilateral ties between the two EAC Partner States will revitalize social, economic and political relations.
12:32
12:32

CID Probes Source of 14 Guns Recovered Buried in a Sack 1

Detectives from the homicide department and operatives from the Crime Intelligence and Flying Squad have been tasked to establish the possible owner of the weapons that were recovered at Padolo village in Palabek Subcounty.
12:22
12:22

Turnaround Time for COVID-19 Results to Reduce as MOH Acquires Automated Equipment COVID-19 testing 3 1

Currently, people testing through the government labs have to wait for at least six hours to be able to access their results.
12:14
12:14

Moroto Opens Schools in Mining Areas education for all 3

This is the first time the children in these mining communities are getting access to formal education. All along, they have been mainly involved in mining activities and unable to study due to long distances from their areas to the nearest schools within Mororo.
11:49
11:49

Five-Year Plan to Improve Market Access, Nutrition for Farmers 5

They say this is not only affecting the environment and soil fertility but making it harder especially for rain-fed agriculture which Uganda relies on. This came out as Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), a farmer promotion NGO, discussed their new 5-year strategic plan 2021-2025.
11:08
11:08

Ugandan Judges to Run Kilometres Every Friday for Fitness 1 2

Those who participated in the inaugural run included the Principal Judge Dr Flavian Zeija, Court of Appeal Justice Hellen Obura, High Court Judge David Matovu and Chief Registrar Sarah Langa Siu
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