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20:29
20:29

National Council for Disability Decries Underfunding 2

According to a 2019 report on the status of People with disabilities –PWDs released on Thursday at the Sheraton Hotel, the council requires about five billion shillings to run its activities annually.
20:12
20:12

Kawempe Hospital Premature Babies Transferred to Mulago Neonatal Unit Ministry of Health 1

Dr. Lawrence Kazibwe the Director of Kawempe hospital says that they have capacity of admitting about 60 babies but the number of deliveries at the hospital is high at about 100 per day.
19:53
19:53

Gov’t to License Marijuana Growing Companies cannabis growing 1 2

The Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said Government is currently considering licencing companies to grown Cannabis commonly known as Marijuana for medicinal purposes.
19:28
19:28

Seven Arrested in Masaka over Motorcycle Thefts flying squad 2

The regional operation follows recent incidents of motorcycle theft in which their operators were killed and others badly injured.
19:09
19:09

Lugazi Residents Accuse LDU Personnel of Brutality 4 1

The LDU personnel are accused of extorting money and also assaulting residents while on their way back home.
18:51
18:51

EU, GIZ Launch UGX 28bn Climate Smart Agriculture For Northern Uganda 1

The five-year grant named Promoting Climate Smart Agriculture (ProCSA) will be spent towards building resilience of small holder farmers to adverse effects of Climate Change, enhancing capacity of local governments to integrate issues of Climate Change in their planning process and measurement of the contributions of agriculture in reducing emissions to greenhouse gasses responsible for global warming.
18:13
18:13

Arua Residents Warned Against Land Evictions 2 3

In a land use and registration sensitization meeting held at Pajulu Sub County headquarters, the Area MP Ayivu Bernard Atiku cautioned the indigenous people in Ayivu against unlawful evictions.
17:56
17:56

Parliament Investigates Lwamayuba, Kyengera Safe Houses Torture 1 5 Top story

She issued the directive after Latif Ssebaggala, the Kawempe North Member of Parliament and his Arua municipality counterpart, Kassiano Wadri narrated the horrendous torture of Ugandans in ungazetted places.
17:53
17:53

Two Suspected Armed Robbers Arrested in Bweyogerere 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, has said two of the suspects who were arrested in a fire exchange have already been transferred to Central Police Station (CPS)-Kampala.
17:43
17:43

Kitgum Authorities To Take over Development of Airfield Kitgum municipality 1

The Kitgum Municipal acting Town Clerk Patrick Ocan Ocitti says the airfield land is currently redundant and unutilized yet it’s in a prime location.
17:31
17:31

Sarah Wegosasa to Represent Mak Senior Administrators on Appeals Tribunal

In an August 13, 2019, circular sent out to all senior administrative staff of Makerere, Andrew Abunyang, the institution’s Human Resources Director confirmed Wegosasa’s nomination.
17:23
17:23

Judge Adjourns Court After Padlock Fails to Open Gulu Central Prison Top story

Several inmates from Gulu Central Prison whose cases were lined up for hearing were stuck in the holding cells for several hours after prison warders fidgeted to break the padlock.
17:11
17:11

BoU Forecasts Inflation Upsurge Ahead of General Elections Bank of Uganda 1 2

According to BoU Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, core inflation, which measures the increases in prices of goods and services less electricity, food and water, will peak 6.4% between October and December 2020.
17:03
17:03

National Plan Targets Must be Realistic – Director Budget 1 3

Mugambe said in the previous plan, technocrats had anticipated that resources would be shifted from certain sectors, including administration and security to human capital, infrastructure, and health but this has not happened.
16:55
16:55

Parliament Summons Environment Minister over Bugoma Forest 1 6

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed that the Minister of Water and Environment, Sam Cheptoris appears before Parliament and explain the destruction of Bugoma Central Forest Reserve.
16:39
16:39

Tour Operator in Kabale Remanded 1

Tusasibwe who runs the tour company based in Kigezi sub-region was arrested on August 12, 2019, while hiding in one of the Islands in Lake Bunyonyi.
16:22
16:22

Prepare for Low Quality Advocates-Mak Law Don pre-entry exams

Dr. Kakungulu Mayambala told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday morning that those behind the suspension of the pre-entry exams seem more interested in a big number of students and are not bothered about quality issues that come with it.
16:12
16:12

Museveni Turns Down Youth Leaders Demands for UGX 3.4bn government 1 4

The over 342 youth leaders from different districts who had converged at Dams’ Water Stadium in Jinja on Wednesday asked Museveni to give them 10 million Shillings each to foot their lodge expenses and also reward them for their efforts in supporting the NRM government.
15:53
15:53

Kikuube Child Dies in House Fire as Mother Attends Night Prayer residents 1

The deceased is Judith Katusiime while the injured is 3-year-old Nelson Kabagambe, both children of Judith Kwerema, a resident of Kitoole Village in Buhimba Sub County.
15:26
15:26

Midwifery Council Halts Disciplinary Proceedings 2 1 Top story

Angela Ilakut, the Registrar Nurses and Midwifery council told URN that they had chosen to see the accused at a later date.
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