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20:14
20:14

Kigezi Home Boyz Sacks Coaches 2 2

According to Akatwijuka, management decided to drop the duo because of the poor club performance in the FUFA Big League. The club stands at third position on the table with six points behind Kitara FC.
19:47
19:47

Kibirige Defends Obore's Forced Leave 6

Obore ran to court on October 3, 2019 accusing Kibirige of among others contempt of court when she ignored a directive by Justice Henrietta Wolayo issued on April 10, 2019 blocking the termination of his services pending the determination of his application filed on April 1, 2019.
19:21
19:21

Kitgum Municipal Council Stuck with UGX 6 Billion USMID Cash World Bank 2 1

Emmanuel Banya, the Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk told URN in an interview on Tuesday that ever since the money was released, it has been idle in the Municipal Council bank account pending procurement of a consultant by Lands Ministry.
19:19
19:19

UPDF Unit Still Enforcing Fish Smoking Ban 7 Months after Gov't Set New Regulations 2 1

The UPDF Marine led by Lt Col. James Nuwagaba believed the move would quickly help end illegal fishing. Two years after the Fisheries Protection Unit recorded tremendous success in the fight against illegal fishing, several leaders including Kalangala LC V chairperson, Willy Lugoloobi started calling for the return of fish smoking.
19:12
19:12

Mak Student Leaders Pessimistic About Outcome of Council Meeting Makerere University 1 1

Marion Kirabo, the guild minister for Gender, Ethics and Integrity who was also part of the students’ team that presented in council said they are pessimistic about the outcomes of the meeting.
18:41
18:41

Health Ministry Launches Quadtrupple Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits Ministry of Health 1 4

The test kits that are manufactured by Abbott Laboratories can test for Malaria, HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B and C concurrently.
18:10
18:10

Electronic Gun Registration Starts in Busoga Jinja 2 1 Top story

The exercise, which is aimed at compiling a data base for firearms in the country, kicked off on Tuesday at Jinja Rugby grounds.
17:47
17:47

MUBS Former Staff Fail to Refund UGX 820 Million 2 1

The staff upon completion of their studies abroad flouted the Staff Development Bonding agreement with the university. According to the agreement, staff on study leave receive full payment but are also required to return and continue serving at the university. However if they don’t return to the university, they are required to refund the money.
17:24
17:24

URA Temporarily Suspends New Rules on Import Clearance 2 1 Top story

On Monday, the leadership of Kampala City Traders Association met URA officials where they agreed to suspend the directive until further notice. It was also agreed that all goods that were held up at Mombasa by the revenue body be released and cleared at the Uganda border.
17:03
17:03

Police Writes to URA, Telecom Companies over Impounded Items 2 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said police is waiting for URA and communication providers’ response in order to establish owners of the numerous motorcycles and mobile phones that were impounded in last Thursday’s crackdown on suspected dealers of stolen items.
16:28
16:28

Kitsolima Primary School in Appalling State 4 3

Pupils are taught in three mud and wattle structures with no windows and doors.
16:22
16:22

MUBS Officials Fail to Account for Ugx 9.9 billion Extra Expenses 2 1

The University officials had appeared before Parliaments Public Accounts Committee this morning to respond to queries raised by the Auditor General in his report for the financial year 2017/2018. The institution’s financial statement indicated total receipts of 67.2 billion Shillings for the financial year under review, yet expenditure stood at 77.1 billion Shillings.
16:20
16:20

One Dead, Eight Injured in Operation against Illegal Fishing

Robert Ssenyange, the Kisaalizi Parish LC III Councilor, explains that officers from the Fisheries Protection Unit soldiers raided their homes at around 2: 00am on Tuesday and assaulted them while searching for illegal fishing gears.
16:03
16:03

Alur King Orders Restoration of Traditional Fireplaces alur kingdom 1 1

In a three-page dossier, the King expressed concern over the erosion of cultural values and norms which is negatively affecting the level of loyalty Alur subjects have for cultural and royal matters. He attributes the lack of respect for cultural leaders and deviation from cultural matters to modernity.
15:47
15:47

Experts Blame Parents as Adolescents Drift into Pornography Adolescent Health 2

Counsellors, teachers and health experts fear that as parents keep a distance between them and their children, social media, fantasy novels and technology gets them hooked on pornographic content, and as such, many young girls and boys have fallen prey to the fulfilment of sexual fantasies.
15:12
15:12

Electricity Bills Take Lion Share of Luweero Hospital PHC Budget 2 1

According to the 334,382,000 Shillings Primary Health Care Budget approved by the Hospital Management Committee, the electricity bill, stands out as the biggest single utility that will cost 49 million Shillings in the financial year 2019/20.
15:00
15:00

Medical Records Professionals Threaten to Strike Over Salaries Ministry of Health 1

The records officers are bitter over what they describe as discrimination in the health sector. They complain that while their colleagues in hospitals have received salary enhancements, records officers have been left out. David Asimwe Sega, the President UMRHIPA, says that they have been left with no option other than resorting to the ‘obvious’ ways to demand for their rights.
14:38
14:38

Suspected Killers of ISO Operative Arrested 1 1

Mutyaba was shot dead by thugs on October 6 at Bulaga, along Kampala –Mityana highway when he tried to pursue them after robbing two mobile money operators Flavia Namutebi and Flavia Nankya.
14:27
14:27

Bukwo DPC, OC Accused of Selling Police Land

Tom Chesol, the Bukwo Resident District Commissioner confirmed to URN the ongoing investigations to establish the circumstances, under which the police land was sold off. “We have started investigations in the matter, we want to find out how the district land board allocated someone land that already belongs to Uganda police” he said.
14:24
14:24

Retired Teacher Scoffs at Govt Science Elevation Approach 1 1

Alekua, who trained from the Institute of Teacher Education-Kyambogo –ITEK in the ’60s, was a chemistry teacher at Teso College Aloet, before joining Arua Secondary School as a Deputy Head Teacher. He retired in 2006 after a stint at Nyarilo S.S. where he served as a headteacher.
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