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19:32
19:32

Ten Specialists Benefit from New Neonatal Programme at Makerere Ministry of Health 4

The programme that focuses on training health workers on care for babies aged below one month, comes at the time when poor neonatal care is blamed for the country’s failure to hit several child health targets. Ministry of Health statistics show that 19,000 children still die every year, yet 25 per cent of these deaths are preventable.
19:23
19:23

NDA Impounds Medicines Worth UGX 75m in Northern Uganda 1

The authority also issued closure notices to 164 drug outlets that have been operating without necessary requirements, across the districts of Gulu, Nwoya, Amuru, Omoro, Kitgum, Lamwo, Agago, Pader, Lira, Alebtong, Otuke, Kwania, Apac, Oyam, Kole and Dokolo. The entire operation which involved visiting 551 drug shops.
18:49
18:49

Don’t Let Able-Bodied People Leave for Middle East Jobs –Expert 1

Hilda Namakula, a researcher from Makerere University says that Chinese and Arabs are hiring Africans to go and do odd jobs in their home countries, yet they cannot hire Africans for work when their multinational companies get contracts to do work in Africa. This, she said, is a worrisome trend.
18:37
18:37

Experts Caution African Countries On Loans from China chinese loans 5 1

China is by far, the largest investor on the continent injecting over US$2.2billion annually. Badoreck says although being the largest investor is not a bad thing parse, African countries need to be aware of China's strategic interests, in order to be able to negotiate the deals in the continent’s interests.
18:28
18:28

Male Mabirizi Fundraising in Eastern Uganda En Route to Arusha court 2 1

Mabirizi filed a case in May this year, challenging the amendment of the constitution to lift the cap on the presidential age. He said that the process for the amendment was characterized by violence and deployment of military police in and outside Parliament, among other unconstitutional misdeeds.
17:24
17:24

Workers Should Prepare for Robotics Takeover Makerere University 3 2 Top story

Technology enthusiasts say that without taking a deliberate policy to skill the next generation of workers, robots and machine intelligence will push millions of people out of industrial, agriculture, financial and infrastructure sectors into a vicious cycle of poverty.
17:22
17:22

Man Jailed 15 Years for Murder of Father 1

Prosecution led by Resident State Attorney Filbert Murungi told court that on January 31, 2019, Peter Isingoma, a resident of Bunyangoni Village of Bugoye Sub County hacked his father, Lawrence Bazara to death.
17:00
17:00

MPs Demand Involvement in Distribution of Hoes 4

Addressing a press conference on Friday at Parliament, Aringa County’S Olega Ashraf Noah demanded that the Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda explains to parliament why ministers are given special treatment at the expense of Members of Parliament.
16:35
16:35

Arua Municipal Leaders Want Ban on Road Repairs Lifted Arua Municipality. 2 3

The IGG ordered that construction of the road should be halted as investigations are carried out.
16:00
16:00

FIFA Warns Uganda on Third Party Influence Moses Hassim Magogo 1

In a letter dated October 16th sent to the Uganda FA Chief Executive Officer, Edgar Suubi Watson, the FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura warned authorities in Uganda to avoid influence in football affairs.
15:44
15:44

Suspected Motorcycle Thief Lynched in Luweero annual crime report 2 1

Robert Ssekyanzi, the Chairperson of Luweero Boda Boda Riders’ Association alleges that the robbers hit Ssentongo with a hammer before he stole his motorcycle registration number UEA 594L leaving him unconscious.
15:33
15:33

Six Held in Kole For Blocking Children From Measles-Rubella Immunization Ministry of Health

They were picked on Thursday on orders of the Resident District Commissioner, Joana Omara Olweny.
14:46
14:46

MUST Student Found Dead 1 1

The deceased was reportedly waylaid by thugs at a bridge connecting Taso village to Katete in Nyamitanga division last night on his way to his residence.
13:57
13:57

2,000 Suspected Criminals Arrested by LDU's in Kampala 2 1 Top story

The commander of Land Forces Lt Gen Peter Elweru says the LDU’s were doing a great job to end rampant crime and deal with criminal gangs in Kampala. However, he said that the impact of the arrests might not be felt if the courts continue releasing the suspects back to the communities.
13:29
13:29

Robbers Shoot Boda Boda Cyclist in Kakumiro Boda Boda rider 2 1

Thugs raided Andrew Bigirwenkya’s home in the wee hours of Friday morning and ordered him to surrender the money. He is a resident of Wabitama Village Kitegura parish Nkoko sub-county Kakumiro district.
13:00
13:00

2019 Africa Netball Cup: Uganda's Match Against Zimbabwe Rescheduled 2

The Zimbabwe Gems are yet to arrive in Cape Town for the Africa Netball Cup.
12:37
12:37

Butaleja District Councillors Want CAO Transferred 3 1

During the council meeting held on Thursday, Majeme is accused of failing to provide funds for council business and allocation of contracts to incompetent firms.
12:04
12:04

MUASA Hails President Museveni's Fresh Salary Enhancement Directive Makerere University 1 1

Associate Professor Edward Nector Mwavu, the interim MUASA chairperson said the new presidential directive in fulfillment of his initial 2014 pledge will allow staff to focus on teaching, research and innovations for national transformation.
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11:55

Minister Amongi Intervenes in Lira Municipal Leaders, CAO Row Lira municipality 1 1

Last week, Lira municipality councillors asked the Local Government Ministry to transfer Samuel Ahabwe accusing him of failing to implement council resolutions. They cited failure to evict vendors from various streets and failing to stop Saving Grace Limited from managing Coronation Park, a public open space.
11:50
11:50

Seven-Year-Old Pins Village Chairman for Criticizing Measles-Rubella Vaccination Mucwini subcounty 2 1

The minor reportedly refused to undergo through Measles and Rubella immunization at her school on Thursday citing a directive from her father, Kenneth Ocan, 28, the Chairperson of Ikorom village in Mucwini Sub-county.
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