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20:56
20:56

Eight Arrested, Scores Faint at Luweero LDU Recruitment Drive 5 1

Brigadier Joseph Balikuddembe, the team leader from 1st Infantry Division, Kakiri Army Barracks said that the arrested youths were handed over to Luweero Central Police station for investigation on allegations of forgery. However, two of the suspects reportedly escaped while in the hands of police.
20:48
20:48

Kyotera District Service Commission Secretary Faces Interdiction 3

The decision arises out of a resolution by the District Executive Committee meeting chaired by the Kyotera District Chairperson Mathias Kintu Kisekulo, on Friday.
20:37
20:37

Equal Opportunities Commission Officials Charged for Stealing Government Funds 3

The prosecution also alleges that the suspects stole money in the range of 5 to 29 million Shillings which they accessed by the virtue of the offices they held. The said money was obtained between January and December 2018, as per diem for editing and drafting Equal Opportunities Commission HIV/AIDS workplace Policy, yet none of the officials was entitled to it.
20:20
20:20

Poverty Obstructing Reintegration of Ex-LRA Combatants 3

Dr Ann McDonald the team leader of the researchers told URN that former internally-displaced people and former combatants in Acholi sub-region still face extreme poverty despite poverty alleviation programs by the government.
20:08
20:08

Court Jails Man 33-Years for Strangling his Father to Death masaka high court

Masaka High Court Judge Winfred Nabisinde said that the court received overwhelming evidence indicating that the convict Godfrey Ssenyange strangled his father Joseph Mwai following a misunderstanding on land ownership.
19:52
19:52

Modernity, Lifestyles Fueling Hypertension in Schools Ministry of Health 4 2

Prof. Roy William Mayega an epidemiologist at the Makerere School of Public Health said that their recent studies have found that the higher the social-economic status of the school, the higher the prevalence of NCDs. In the high-end schools, the prevalence was at 18 per cent. He says sitting for six hours is equivalent to a pack of cigarettes.
19:31
19:31

Huge Land Acquisition Cited Along Napak- Katakwi Border border conflicts 2 1

The accusations come at the time the Katakwi residents are accusing their counterparts in Napak of alleged eviction at the border. The Iteso community claims that more than 300 people have been evicted by the Karamojong in the villages of Kaithelem and Okameta. They also noted that some of their houses were burnt, forcing them to stay in camps, among other issues.
19:10
19:10

Police Arrest 26 Kitgum Town College Students for Staging Violent Strike Kitgum Municipality

The students were protesting a decision by the administration to send some of them home, for failing to clear school dues, just days to the beginning of mock examinations. The examinations are due to begin on Monday, July 29.
18:49
18:49

Bunyoro Youths Demand Active Involvement in Oil and Gas

Gilbert Tibasiima, the Buliisa district youth chairperson says there is need for oil companies and Government to link them to procurement and supply opportunities because there are many youth with goods and services but they do not know the procurement process of the oil companies
18:13
18:13

Hoima Women Leaders fault Police over drug Abuse 4

Rose Kabiito, a woman from Kiryateete expressed concern over the increasing criminality in Kiryateete, a Hoima town suburb. She accused police for the laxity in curbing crime and fighting drug abuse.
17:11
17:11

Priest Opens Up on 16-year Old Battle with Alcohol Addiction Gulu Archdiocese 5

Rev Okidi was ordained priest on July 19, 1987, and later posted as an assistant Parish Priest-in-charge of youth at Cathedral Parish, Gulu Archdiocese. His dream was to be the greatest evangelist and shape the moral upbringing of the youth in his diocese. However, his journey took a twist, when the bottle became his best friend and ever-present companion.
15:38
15:38

Bigirimana Heads to Judiciary as Kagole is Forced Out pius bigirimana

Bigirimana will replace Kagole Kivumbi who has now been sent on forced leave.
15:26
15:26

Masaka Leaders Demand Merger of Wealth Creation Schemes 5 1

The government has over the years funded different programs that target improving the livelihoods of the different communities, among them women, veterans and youths. Some of the programs include the Youth Livelihood Program-YLP, Operation Wealth Creation-OWC, Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Program-UWEP, the Microfinance Savings and Credit Cooperatives Fund-SACCOs among others.
14:53
14:53

Black Flies Send Pader Residents in Panic nodding syndrome 3 2

Pader District Vector Control Officer William Sam Oyet called for urgent government intervention citing that the flies are reported to be responsible for the outbreak of nodding syndrome. Although the real cause of nodding syndrome is not yet known, the Ministry of Health through several scientific research conducted attributes its cause to black flies that are dominant along the Aswa River.
14:53
14:53

Environment Ministry Faulted for Shelving Report on Wetland Encroachers Joseph Mashuhuko 2 1

In the report, Businge implicated Kabarole District Natural Resources Officer Godfrey Ruyonga for degrading Karamaga Wetland where he had constructed a permanent house, and Patrick Muganzi, the third Tooro Kingdom Prime Minister for constructing houses and planting eucalyptus trees, in Mugunu Wetland, which was also encroached on by Pastor Patrick Muhumuza.
13:42
13:42

Kony’s Children Using WhatsApp Group to Build Family Bond Joseph Kony 2 1

The children numbering 40, reportedly aged between 14 to 23 who were kidnapped and held in captivity by the LRA. It is widely cited that Kony has anywhere between 50 and 100 wives, all of whom have been abducted and forced into a life of sexual slavery by the LRA leader and his top commanders.
13:21
13:21

Ugandans in Need of Heart Surgeries Find Hope in Khartoum Ministry of Health 2 1 Top story

The Centre named Salam, an Arabic word for peace is the only facility in the region offering free-of-charge, qualified cardiac surgical care. It has since become an immediate option for patients in Sudan and Egypt, Libya, Chad, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Eritrea.
13:17
13:17

Police Officers Face Prosecution for Sharing CCTV Footage 1

Asan Kasingye, the Chief Police Commissar (CPC) and Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) said all officers in CCTV monitoring rooms have no legal permission to share clips to civilians because such footage must only be accessed by forensic experts.
11:35
11:35

Sheema, Moroto Districts Perform well in Youth Funds Recovery 2 1

Although the program has registered numerous challenges in recovery and project implementation, the new findings by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development through independent consultants from the university of California Los Angeles and Makerere University indicates that at least some districts performed well.
11:15
11:15

Police Recovers Second Gun Used in Foiled KCB Robbery district 1

Diana Nandawula, the Kiira Regional Police Publicist says that the second gun was found at a residence in works zone, Nile Crescent road in Jinja town. It is suspected that the gun was abandoned by one of the guards, who plotted the robbery.
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