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21:34
21:34

Prof. Vincent Kakembo Named New Muteesa University Vice Chancellor buganda kingdom 5 1

Prof Vincent Kakembo, a professor of Geosciences becomes the fifth Vice-Chancellor of Muteesa I University, replacing Professor Arthur Sserwanga whose employment contract was terminated in 2017.
21:11
21:11

Gov't Agencies Too Weak to Deliver on Their Mandates – PSFU Boss 1 2

Government is spending billions putting up roads, power dams, and other infrastructure but all could go to waste if government agencies can’t guide and help the population benefit from them.
20:47
20:47

Two dead, 7 Hospitalized after Eating Poisonous Cassava food poisoning. 3

The deceased minors have been identified as Mercy Afoyorwoth, a 9-year-old pupil of Paten Primary school and 11-year old Sheebah Giramia, a primary one pupil of Alii Ragem Primary School.
19:25
19:25

Cheap Hardware Robbery Suspects Innocent-Police

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, said investigations have since revealed that the security guards whose identities were concealed had no any knowledge of the robbery and a decision has since been taken to have them released not later than Thursday.
19:11
19:11

1,500 Bags of Charcoal Impounded in Nwoya 1

The charcoal was ferried from Purongo, Anaka and Got Apwoyo sub-counties heading to Kampala. The impounded trucks have been parked at the district headquarters in Anaka Town Council.
18:46
18:46

CSBAG Applauds Gov’t on Budget Transparency 1 1

Speaking at the Budget Week exhibition by government Ministries Departments and Agencies at Kololo airstrip, CSBAG Executive Director Julius Mukunda said they were proud that government is providing more space where ordinary people can go and ask for answers from MDAs of their choice.
18:30
18:30

Mukono Leaders Reject OWC Heifers 2 1

The District Veterinary Officer Dr David Kilyabwire says that the six animals were found to be barren when they were subjected to medical fertility tests by a team of veterinary doctors, following an outcry by the beneficiary farmers.
18:24
18:24

Kabale RDC, Leaders Bicker over Halted Hospital Construction 4 2

Kamuganguzi Sub County councilor Julius Barusya accuses Nandiinda of of failing to value the investiment by the government by okaying a job that has loopholes. Barusya says the funds should revert to the central government than constructing a sub standard facility.
18:03
18:03

Gulu Based Music Artist on the Run for Organizing Illegal Rally teargas 1

Bosmic, a self-proclaimed Co-coordinator for People Power in the North on Tuesday staged an illegal rally at Gulu Main Market to protest the endorsement of President Yoweri Museveni`s presidential sole candidature.
17:45
17:45

Five Arrested for Robbing Taxi Passengers

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said the thugs were arrested on Tuesday, a day after a robbery case had been reported at Jinja Road Police Station.
17:44
17:44

Charcoal Burning Sending Ugandans to the Grave - Environment Minister 2 1

The minister said that about one third of deaths from stroke, lungs and heart diseases are due to air pollution, making it the leading killer in Uganda today. He was officiating at activities to mark the World Environment Day in Moroto district today.
17:26
17:26

Low Turn Up at National Budget Exhibition Week matia kasaija 2 2

Speaking at the opening of the exhibition, the Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda rallied the public to attend the exhibition week arguing that it helps involve citizens in the budgeting process.
16:54
16:54

Police Search for Drowned 6-Year-Old Child

Police and residents led by the in-charge Nakulabye Police Station Byokomuhangi conducted a search, but their efforts have so far yielded nothing. The search has now been extended to Lubiigi swamp along Northern Bypass but her body is yet to be recovered.
16:37
16:37

MPs Want Competitive Election for Parliament Commissioners designation 6 1

According to the Administration of Parliament act, the four backbench members are nominated from both the Government and opposition sides. Currently, the slots are shared between members of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party and the opposition Forum for Democratic Change- FDC party, on the basis of their numeral strength in Parliament. The NRM takes three slots.
16:34
16:34

Change of Contractor Delays Completion of UGX 700m Kabarole School Richard Rwabuhinga 2 1

Last year, Government allocated 700 million shillings for the construction of classrooms, laboratories, and a library at the community school which currently has only two structures.
16:14
16:14

Traditional Birth Attendants Remain Active in Bunyoro health officials 5

The government banned Traditional Birth Attendants close to ten years ago, with the hope of reducing maternal and infant mortality rates in the country. But their services continue to be both widespread and popular, attracting a number of women who shun the services of trained and skilled medical personnel.
15:53
15:53

Luweero Leaders, Buganda Chiefs Disagree on Payment of Rent rent fees 3

Godfrey Kuruhiira the Luweero District Chief Administrative Officer explains that recently Buganda Kingdom chiefs asked the sub-counties to pay rent which is about 6 million shillings.
15:51
15:51

Mak Payroll Audit Flops as University Managers Disagree member 1

The two-day exercise was scheduled to start today June 5, 2019. But according to the messages seen by URN, the internal audit office of the university and the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration failed to agree on the method for conducting the exercise.
15:14
15:14

KIU Student Arrested for Faking Kidnap abduction 1 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says that Tushabe allegedly disappeared from her father’s home in Nyakabale village in Mpeefu Sub County Kagadi district on June 1, 2019.
13:18
13:18

100 Medals to be Awarded on Heroes Day 2 2

Kasanje, the venue for this year’s Heroes day celebrations was a fighting corridor against the Uganda People’s Congress regime in 1980s and one of the areas that suffered brutal arrests and death of the citizens especially after the botched attack on the Lubiri barracks by the Uganda Freedom Movement (UFM) forces led by the late Dr Andrew Lutaakome Kayiira in early 1982.
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