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21:10
21:10

MPs Tasked NPA Boss to Explain Delayed Submission of NDPIII for Approval 5

A National Development Plan, which is formulated after the approval of a strategic direction for sectors and local governments by the cabinet, enables the National Planning Authority to engage various departments and agencies to identify priorities for the country. It covers a period of five years.
21:00
21:00

26 Schools Fail to Produce Single First Grade in Masaka 1 5

Gerald Nsambu, the Masaka district Education Principal Inspector says that out of 4,607 candidates who sat for their PLE from Masaka district last year, only 526 scored aggregates in the first grade. 1,043 were in second grades, 1,836 in the third grades, while 1,021 scored aggregates in the fourth grades. Most of the schools that had no first grades are government-aided.
20:40
20:40

Aber Hospital Plan to Open Training School for Nurses 2 2

Commonly referred to by the locals as Atapara Hospital, Aber is determined to protect its patients through interpersonal relationships which is currently being wiped out by robotics and digital technologies.
20:36
20:36

Bagyenda Needs Therapy Out of Prison Setting- Psychologist 2

Nantamu, a lecturer at Uganda Martyrs University said that she gave Bagyenda ten counselling sessions but couldn’t do much to help him since the environment in Luzira was not good for his condition.
19:53
19:53

UPDF Join Residents To Construct Nakaseke Health Center 1 4

Wagaba explains that the community with support from Rose Namayanja Foundation embark on construction of the block but works stalled over lack of funds.
19:48
19:48

Police, FDC Supporters Faceoff in Jinja country 4 2

As crowds grew bigger, the highway was blocked resulting in a heavy traffic jam along the road, a single gateway to the far east. Along the road, they matched, singing in praise of FDC, hitherto the biggest political force in Uganda.
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19:42

Three Police Trainees Die During Training in Masindi 2 1

It is alleged that three police trainees have so far died at the ongoing training at Police Training School –PTS at Kabalye, in Masindi District. At least 4500 Probation Police Constables –PPCs and 500 Learner Assistant Inspectors of Police –LAIPs started a one year police course in September last year.
19:31
19:31

FDC President Patrick Amuriat, 3 Others Arrested in Soroti tear gas 1 1

Subsequently, a group of youth started pelting stones at the police and later blocked Soroti- Lira road, adjacent to Soroti Regional Referral Hospital. The other groups took off to the Soroti Sports Ground chanting FDC slogans. They burnt tyres on the road, blocking traffic for about 30 minutes before the police dispersed them.
19:22
19:22

Arua Municipality Officials Decry High PLE Failure 2 1

According to records, 413 candidates who sat failed totally after obtaining grade 4, U and X, while 545 obtained 3rd grade, 1,400 got 2nd grade and 279 obtained 1st grade.
19:19
19:19

HIV Criminalization Law Abused - Activists Ministry of Health 4

According to Immaculate Owomugisha, a human rights lawyer, the number of people being accused of spreading the virus started increasing as soon as the debate on the controversial law started in Parliament.
19:04
19:04

Best Deaf PLE Candidate was Taught Twice for Every lesson 3 3

Her father Albert Oruma, who crashes stones for a living said he only discovered his daughters hearing challenge last year after he asked the mother to send her to school in Arua. Although the condition was not publicly known to the teachers at St. Daniel, a private primary school in Manibe Sub County, they detected a problem with ‘the new pupil.’
19:03
19:03

Parliament Commission Seeks Additional UGX 100 Bn for Field Visits budget shortfalls 1 1

Parliament Commission is seeking for 103 billion Uganda shillings to conduct its committee oversight work and train staff.
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17:56

Prison Inmate Dies in Mbale High Court Cells

According to Moli, he applied for the production of his client to appear for bail so as to get descent treatment. “It’s today that he was supposed to be in court and so that he could be granted bail but I was shocked to hear that my client had collapsed from the cells and hit his head on the chair,” he said.
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17:47

Kampala Schools Open, Defy MOE School Calendar 1

According to the Education school calendar, school are supposed to open officially for first term on February 3,2020. However some schools in Kampala have already opened for the first term OF 2020 so that learners in candidates classes and get a head start on the syllabus
17:38
17:38

Suspected Serial Robber Arrested After Five Month's Hunt 1 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says Kasirye and his accomplice still at large would make posts on social media indicating that they are proud of their criminal acts and not scared of anyone.
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17:32

Uganda’s Beef Gets Nod at The UK-Africa Investment Summit 1 Top story

Uganda’s beef is ranked favourably around the world because of its yellow fat that does not contain cholesterol mainly because the cows are naturally grazed, says Uganda Investment Authority.
16:22
16:22

Kaka, Kamukama Accused of Encroaching on Lutoboka Forest Reserve 2 2

Well as Victoria Forest Resort was awarded a permit by the National Forestry Authority to engage in eco-tourism development, the resort owners illegally cut down trees from the forest to construct cottages. Kaka on the other hand has no permit to use any demarcated part of the forest reserve. Other people using the forest for eco-tourism include Ssese Islands Tour Guides Association.
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15:26

Guards Charged for Murdering LCI Chairperson 1

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner (RDC), says Opira met his death around 6 p.m. when he ran out of the hospital ward and started shouting while running towards the hospital staff quarters.
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15:22

UCC Impounds 2,000 Sim Cards in Crackdown on Sim Boxing Fraud 1 2

Ibrahim Bbosa, UCC spokesperson, said criminal gangs have invented Sim Boxes which contain 150 to 1000 Sim Cards. Sim boxes are used to complete international calls that are received locally using voice over Internet Protocol.
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