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23:59
23:59

Body of Missing Teacher Found Floating On River Nyabukurungo 2

According to Samson Kasasira, Riwzi region poloce mouthpiece, Twinomuhwezi went missing on 2nd September 2020 after withdrawing unknown sums of money from his Centenary Bank account.
23:51
23:51

Ruwenzori Diocese Sets Church Service Duration to One Hour Holy Communion 1 1

According to statement dated September 24, the administration of the diocese has held a meeting and authorized church leaders to conduct as many services as possible and this will depend on the number of congregants and the church size.
19:16
19:16

International, Special Needs Schools to Reopen On Full Capacity 1

The two categories of schools always have a limited number of students enrolled and authorities at the ministry of education believes that even with all learners back, they can ably observe the set standard operating procedures.
18:47
18:47

COVID-19: NSSF Interest May Dip to Single Digit Covid 19 pandemic 2

Despite calls on government and parliament to force NSSF to allow savers access their benefits prematurely, members who are already qualified to withdraw were cautious and did not touch theirs!
18:44
18:44

Anger As FDC's Ssebuggwawo Touts Lubwama Over Party Candidate 2020 elections 6 5

Shortly after Lubwama's speech, other FDC members including councillors and parliamentary candidates started giving their speeches until Ssebugwawo took to the podium to make her own speech, indicting that Buwembo wasn’t part of day’s program.
18:02
18:02

Two Injured in Jinja Explosion resident 3 2

The two had lit fire in a pit to clear it of any poisonous reptiles in Kyekide village in Northern City division where they digging a latrine on Thursday when they had a terrible blast.
17:47
17:47

No Public Transport for Learners, Teachers after re-opening! Govt Warns 1 1 Top story

“Learners who walk to school or are transported by private means to schools may continue to do so; however, they may not use public transport on any occasion, even when they cannot walk or be privately transported to and from school by their parents/guardians,” the guidelines read in part.
17:26
17:26

Government Ordered To Pay Shs 85M For Cancelling Contract 1

The company argued that it had obtained a five year license from the TLB on 5th May 2009 that was being renewed annually. However, before the license could expire on 5th June 2014, the Secretary of the government agency cancelled it on 31st March 2014 at the request of the Police Director of Traffic and Road Safety AIGP Steven Kasiima.
17:23
17:23

Sorry State of Bwankosa Road Irks Kabale Residents 5 1

Sam Muhwezi, a Boda boda rider operating at Kabale Abattoir junction, says he fell in a trench on Friday last week as he tried to dodge a pothole and the 50 kg of maize flour he was carrying fell in stagnant water.
17:07
17:07

Kitgum Gets Back Its Sh 8.1 Billion From Treasury For Infrastructure 3 1

Emmanuel Banya, Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the returned fund is expected to facilitate implementation of infrastructural works under USMID project this first quarter.
17:02
17:02

150 Moroto Prison Escapees Were in Jail for Murder, Firearm-Related Crimes Uganda Prisons 1

It has now emerged that 93 of the prisoners were in jail for possession of firearms, 59 were in jail for murder and four had been convicted on both charges. Another 12 had been jailed for Aggravated defilement and defilement, while 18 were in for rape and five were in for robbery and aggravated robbery.
16:37
16:37

Nanyondo to Battle in Doha Diamond League 1

Nanyondo will be competing against a very strong opposition of six world stars in the 10-women contest for 800m top honors.
16:29
16:29

Bunyangabu School Admnistrators Still Plead for Dead Academic Year Education dead year 2 6

The headteachers in Bunyangabu say that both learners, parents and administrators are not prepared enough for the new term. Private school administrators are particularly concerned about how they will raise money from a few candidates to pay teachers and running costs.
16:06
16:06

Kyagulanyi's Absence Delays Hearing of his Case Against Police 2 2

His lawyer Anthony Wameli told court that his client had lost a close relative whose burial he had to attend and that he was also expected to swear an affidavit for the case in which the former leaders of NUP sued him.
16:00
16:00

Rubirizi Residents Minting Cash from Elephant Dung elephants in uganda 3

Kyomugisha says the project has changed the lives of Rubirizi residents as they are now able to pay fees for their children in private schools and universities. She says that they have also constructed social amenities such as health facilities, energy stoves and a hotel, which has brought windfall profits that they only dreamt of in the past.
16:00
16:00

Education Ministry Releases Revised Calendar for Schools 1 Top story

According to the calendar, the second term will run until December 19, when students will break off for a 23-day holiday which will end on January 10, 2021. This means that they will have covered over 75 days (10 weeks) at schools which is close to the usual term. The third term will begin on January 11 also running for the 13 weeks ending on the last day of April 2021.
15:46
15:46

Nomination Expenses Irk Political Aspirants in Sembabule 5

Fredrick Tumwine, an intending male youth Councillor for Mujwala Sub County says that besides incurring costs to obtain signatures of seconders, they also challenged by the expenses associated with securing statutory declarations from the courts of law.
14:59
14:59

Bishop Wants All Girls Who Got Pregnant Back In School 2

According to Bishop Kitara, the girls are just victims of circumstances and should not be allowed to carry any blame or burden of their pregnancy, but instead blame should be placed on other stakeholders including the church, parents and leaders.
14:58
14:58

Construction of Tajar Valley Dam Stalls Over Land Dispute Bukedea District 1

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries- MAAIF launched the construction of the project in October 2019 on a piece of land donated by some residents. But as the project started taking shape, some residents complained that the project was taking up more land than it was anticipated.
14:56
14:56

Uganda Ranked among Countries that Suppressed COVID-19 in August Ministry of Health

In the category of those that have suppressed, they considered countries with new cases that are less than or equal to 5 per a million population a day whereas those ranked in the low transmission category, they had new cases less than or equal to 10.
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