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21:19
21:19

Education Ministry Ejects Over 30,000 Fake Teachers 2 1 Top story

Alex Kakooza, the Education Ministry Permanent Secretary, says unqualified teachers are one of the challenges the education sector faces. “We face a challenge of not having qualified teacher not just in primary schools but even in ECD centers. This is a serious issue that we trying to solve as a ministry,” he observed.
21:11
21:11

Uganda Humbles Burundi 6-0 To Storm Cecafa U-15 Cup Final Abasi Kyeyune 1 1 Top story

After the 6-0 victory coach Jackson Magera’s team has now netted a record 19 goals without conceding.
21:06
21:06

Police Hunt for Mao's Missing Son 1 Top story

The Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says Nicholas left his father’s home and has since not returned home. “We are investigating the disappearance of Mao Nicholas Hope aged 19 years, a student of Vienna College, son to Democratic Party President, Mr. Norbert Mao. He left home on 26/8/2019 and he has not returned,” Onyango said.
20:54
20:54

Dozens Displaced after Fresh Bulambuli Landslides bududa landslide 3 Top story

John Magomu Maleza, the LC III chairperson Bulaago Sub County, says several people in his area are homeless. He says some of the homes were washed away by the landslides while others had their roofs blown off by heavy winds.
20:34
20:34

First Lady Tasks Educationists on Poor Learning Outcomes uwezo 3 1 Top story

Reports from various education stake holders have cited low learning outcomes as one of the issues affecting quality education. The 2016 Uwezo-'Are our Children Learning Report shows that pupils in primary three are not able to do primary 2 arithmetic.
19:58
19:58

Kagadi Man Wanted for Hacking Wife, Child to Death murder 1

Romeo Ojara, the Kagadi District Police Commander-DPC, told Uganda Radio Network that Sewante hacked his wife Florence Kyalisiima and their nine- month-old child, Rose Mary Mukadde to death at around 10pm on Tuesday evening for unknown reason.
19:50
19:50

Public Health Experts Call for Return of Fika Salama UGanda Police Force

Paschal Kaganda Nyendo, a researcher based at the Makerere University School of Public Health says that when the operation was being implemented, the number of deaths from accidents along the road reduced by 83%.
19:43
19:43

MTK Officials Remanded For Defrauding Gov’t Over UGX 1Billion MTK Uganda Limited 2 Top story

It is alleged that Dr. Kitaka, Natukunda and others still at large while in Kampala in June supplied 190,000 doses of fortivax (inactivated foot and mouth vaccine) worth Shillings 1,095,353,800 to the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries.
19:13
19:13

Minister Bahati Pleads With MPs to Approve UGX 415bn Loan for Irrigation loans 3 1

Some of the areas include medium scale Irrigation schemes in Kabarole, Oyam, Kween, Nebbi, Butaleja, and Omoro. Others are small scale Irrigation schemes Arua, Ntoroko, Ibanda, Dokolo, Butambala, Gomba, Rukungiri,Kisoro,Kaabong, Napak,Manafwa among others.
19:06
19:06

KCCA Summons Musisi, Four Others Over Exorbitant Legal Fees 3 1 Top story

Jehoash Sendega is needed to explain how KCCA suffered such costs when he was the Authority's counsel and the different consent agreements he entered into while representing KCCA. He is also required to explain the garnishee order he secured against KCCA to pay him over Shillings 14 billion.
18:56
18:56

U.S. Gov't Donates UGX 738m Watercraft to Kalangala 1

The donation under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief – PEPFAR was announced on Wednesday by the United States Ambassador Deborah Malac after concluding a three-day visit to the Ssese Islands.
18:20
18:20

Medical Association Recommends 58 Specialists for Deployment in Hard to Reach Areas Ministry of Health 3

Dr. Ekwaro Obuku, the President Uganda Medical Association, says they asked the specialists from Makerere, Mbarara and Busitema Universities to volunteer and work in the hard to reach areas for at least three years.
18:18
18:18

Two Nominated for Hoima Woman MP By-Election nomination 3

The candidates are Asinasi Kamanda Nyakato of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party and Harriet Businge Mugenyi of the National Resistance Movement-NRM Party.
17:55
17:55

Police Grill Artist Over Fraud 1 Top story

According to Onyango, in his complaint registers under reference number 30/09/08/2019, Sekandi alleges that Nambala approached him claiming that he had a deal and would get his children jobs in Sweden.
17:48
17:48

Prof. Mugisha Withdraws Case Against Makerere University 1

Mugisha had through his lawyer Anthony Wameli filed an application in July seeking to hold Makerere University top officials in contempt of court for refusing to conduct a fresh search process for the Deputy Vice-Chancellor- Finance and Administration.
17:38
17:38

Driver Arrested for Attempting to Knock Traffic Officer 1 1 Top story

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says Bogere attempted to run over the officer when he waved him down after he was accused by another motorist of knocking his vehicle.
17:27
17:27

Finasi, ROKO to Settle Matter Out of Court lubowa 1

On Wednesday, the parties told Justice Andrew Bashaija that they are planning to settle the matter out of court. Justice Bashaija granted them one week to finalize with the mediation and if they fail, they should return to court on September, 4th, 2019.
16:53
16:53

Namugongo Chairperson Hosts Division Offices in His Home Wakiso District 2 1

Mukasa says that he promised to get land for the construction of the division headquarters during his campaigns, which has prompted him to host the division until they find land for their offices.
16:50
16:50

Gen Tumwine Rejects MPs Plan to Visit Safe Houses human rights 5 1

Last week, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga directed the Human Rights Committee to investigate reports on the presence of Safe Houses in Lwamayuba in Kalangala and Kyengera in Wakiso district.
16:36
16:36

Uproar As 13 Police Outposts Are Closed in Arua 4 3 Top story

Khemis Muzaidi, the River Oli Division LC 3 chairperson, says the closure of the police post is likely to escalate insecurity in the municipality.
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