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20:52
20:52

Mini Cyclone Hits Lake Bunyonyi 3 1

According to residents, the violent windstorm touched down in the lake near Natures Prime Island in Bubaare Sub County, Rubanda District.
20:50
20:50

Court Denies Lwakataka Bail court bail 2 1

Rally driver Ponsiano Lwakataka who was charged with malicious damage of property last week in Mukono has been denied bail after his lawyer presented substandard sureties before Mukono chief magistrate court.
20:19
20:19

Irate Mob Petition Kitgum RDC Over Police Brutality 3 1

On Thursday, another resident Jackeline Anek, the village secretary for finance and mobilization was arrested unclothed and bundled into police patrol car. The angered residents now want unconditional release of the suspects and immediate transfer of District Police Commander, ASP Moses Oola.
20:16
20:16

Market Vendors Protest Eviction from Jinja Hospital Land food 3 1

Jinja Hospital administration has issued a notice of eviction to all kiosk owners. The Hospital Director Dr Edward Nkurunziza says that the hospital received 3.5 billion Shillings from the finance ministry to construct staff quarters in the area. Dr Nkurunziza says that the construction is due to start next month.
19:56
19:56

Uganda's Geography Practical Teachers Incompetent – Study 3 1

The study conducted by Dr Agnes Nabakiibi, a PhD Scholar at Makerere University, aimed at investigating the relationship between teachers pedagogical competencies and advanced students performance in practical Geography in selected central districts of Uganda.
19:49
19:49

Pethidine, Tramadol Most Abused Drugs - Doctors 2 1

According to the doctors, both of the drugs that are initially prescribed as painkillers are now the number one cause of drug addictions caused by prescribed drugs
19:20
19:20

Luweero Leaders Push For Investigations On NGO Operations ngo act 4

John Ssegujja the Executive Director of Community Development and Child Welfare Initiatives CODI says there genuine and fake organizations but these can be kicked out if local leaders enforce NGO act which give them powers to form committees to monitor them.
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19:20

Dr Kalule in Joint Anti-Terrorism Task Force Custody murder 1 1 Top story

Initially, the police and Uganda Peoples Defence Forces denied knowledge of his arrest. But a source within the security circles has told URN that Kalule was arrested on fresh information presented to security commanders by the Intelligence wings of Police and the Army last week. The information is reportedly linking him to terrorism activities.
19:08
19:08

Workers MPs To Meet Suspended Makerere Staff muasa 2 1

On January 17th, 2019, Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe suspended Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi, the Chairperson Makerere University Academic Staff Association- MUASA for alleged indiscipline and inciting staff.
18:50
18:50

Public Universities Still Grappling With Understaffing 4 1

In their presentations to the education committee, the vice chancellors for Muni University, Busitema University, Gulu University, Mbarara University, Soroti University, Kabale University and Lira University all decried the alarming understaffing levels that fall way below the recommended 55.
17:49
17:49

Kanyamunyu Trial Hits Snag joseph kanyamunyu

Led by Fatumah Nakafeero, prosecution noted that given the fact that Justice Mubiru has a few days to conclude the marathon criminal session, which has been running since December 2018, it is prudent that the matter be adjourned to the next convenient session.
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Health Ministry Moves to Streamline Data Collection 1

Dr. Richard Bakamuturaki, the Ntungamo District Medical Officer, says the roll out of the mTrac information delivery procedure has improved timely reporting although there a few challenges that will soon be addressed.
16:16
16:16

Lira District Reshuffles 30 Head teachers, 100 Classroom Teachers candidate 1

George Okello Ayoo, the Lira District Education and Health Secretary, says he is optimistic that the transfers will boost performance.
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15:49

NRM Workers' League: Mak VC Gagging Staffs james tweheyo 1

In a statement issued this morning, James Tweheyo, the Chairperson of the NRM Workers League, says the suspension of leaders of staff associations was an action not called for at this very movement and the Vice Chancellor handled it personal.
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15:39

Napak, Katakwi Border ASTU Command Reshuffled uganda police force 1 1

The Anti-Stock Theft Unit ASTU Commanding officer for Teso and Karamoja, Baker Mwanga told URN in a phone interview that the decision was taken following complaints from the Karamoja community of bias by the ASTU personnel towards the Iteso in Katakwi.
15:09
15:09

Missing Mbarara Man Found Dead

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region police spokesperson, says the deceaseds torso was recovered from a farm.
14:55
14:55

Two Arrested for Threatening Kiyimba's Life businessman 1

Kiyimba told police that he had received death threats through phone calls and messages for almost three days. He provided police with the numbers that had been used to threaten him prompting the Flying Squad Unit to swing into action.
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14:33

Dr Kiggundu Appointed Mak Communications Manager 1 Top story

Dr Kiggundu Musoke, a senior lecturer in the department of Humanities and Language Education is tasked with providing overall leadership to the communications office and overseeing the universities communications policy, over the next one year.
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FDC Blames Museveni, Janet for Makerere Problems makerere university 4 1

FDC spokesperson, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda told journalists that Museveni is trying to micromanage Makerere University through his wife and other proxies such as Tanga Odoi, Kiwanuka Kiryowa, Bruce Kabasa and Ruhinda North MP Thomas Tayeebwa. These officials are members of the university council.
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13:56

Drug-Laced Snacks Sold in Kampala drug dealer 1 1

Although the packaging is similar to ordinary snacks in supermarket shelves and retail stores, URN has established that some dealers are now using opium, kuber, ecstasy to cocaine as an ingredient for biscuits, cookies, cakes and nut crackers. Some of the snacks are a common delicacy for children.
Jan 2019 30 results