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21:17
21:17

Man Buried Alive In Gold Mine

John Bakyenga, the Karimunyari LC I Chairperson, says the deceased went together with four others in a gold mine on Saturday morning. He, however, says they heard them shortly after calling for help after the mine caved in and suffocated Gumisiriza to death.
21:05
21:05

Kabale Delegates Boycott NRM Youth MP Primaries 2 7

The youth leaders tasked Gaudioza Kabondo, an official from NRM Electoral Commission headquarters who was sent to preside over the polls to explain why their names are not on the register. Kabondo instead threatened to cause the arrest of whoever was seeking an explanation over the missing names.
20:43
20:43

Butabika Hospital Registers 1500 Patients 2 5

The pandemic, according to experts has caused anxiety among the public and worsened the situation for people with existing mental health issues.
15:42
15:42

Man Found Dead in His Compound Uganda Police Force 1 2

Dickens Obonyo, the LC I Chairperson Adyeda trading center, says the deceased, a car washer has been living in his area for the last 3-months without the knowledge of the local leadership.
15:06
15:06

Action Aid Wants Parliament to Investigate Cabinet Resolution Allowing Investors to Mortgage Gov't Land 2 3

The Action Aid Uganda Country Director, Xavier Ejoyi, says there is need for parliament to ensure that the covenant correlates with the existing land laws in Uganda.
14:42
14:42

Insufficient Funding Affecting Establishment of Safe Working Spaces-KCCA Kasubi Market 1 2

Dr. Galukande says that first phase of Kitintale market is also near complete. The five level business center is budgeted at shillings 8 billion but so far Shillings 3.74 billion is available for first phase construction.
14:19
14:19

Health Tutors, Public University Academic Staff Suspend Industrial Action 1 1 Top story

Aeron Namaasa, the Chairperson Medical Educationist’s Association, says they have suspended their strike for two months effective October 12 after considering the plight of students.
13:58
13:58

Safe Boda Riders Protest 15% Deduction 3 1

James Sewanyana, another Safe boda rider explains that most of the times he puts off the App and charges customers as usual. He requests the company to either take them back to ten percent or increase on customer charges
13:34
13:34

Patients Seeking Mental Health Services Drop as Deaths by Suicide Rise mental illness 1 1

Freddy Odong, a Psychiatric Nurse and the Project Manager of Suicide Prevention at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says the number of persons seeking mental health services has dropped from between 60 to 80 each day to just 9 patients currently.
12:29
12:29

Residents Decry Appalling State of Maternity ward at Nambieso Health Center III Ministry of Health 1 3

Martin Odongo, Alex Okello and Merry Awino, residents of Nambieso Sub County asked government to consider constructing a modern maternity ward at the facility.
12:05
12:05

BoU Hands Over Renovated Ward, Equipment to Ayivui HC III maternity ward 5 3

Suzan Kanyemibwa, the BoU Secretary and Head of Corporate Affairs says they chose to Focus on the health sector in this particular drive in order to ensure a healthy population, which is the backbone of economic productivity.
11:14
11:14

Priest On Spot for Engaging in Active Politics 7

Dismus Kato a, resident of Kanyabugunga in Rutengye parish, Kashambya Sub County says it is an injustice for a religious leader to get involved in partisan politics. He says religious leaders are primarily expected to preach the gospel and not to advise the electorates on whom to vote.
10:44
10:44

Heavy Rains Destroy Property, Homes in Busia 1 1 Top story

Reginah Nangira, a resident of Kisenyi A village, says that they narrowly survived death when the strong wind dumped the roof of her neighbour's building on her house.
10:35
10:35

Floods Displace Kapelebyong Central Police Station 1

Onek says 15 police officers sleeping in grass-thatched huts in the barracks have been forced to rent houses in Kapelebyong Town Council because their houses were destroyed as a result of waterlogging.
10:20
10:20

Gulu Covid19 Burial Team Decries Lack of Facilitation, Tools Ministry of Health 1 1 Top story

However, the Gulu District Health Officer, Yoweri Idiba, says the team lacks facilitation to motivate the members.
10:04
10:04

CID Boss Cautions Records Officers Against Leaking Confidential Information 2 2

According to Akullo, the practice of leaking confidential police information to the public is rampant among records officers, which she said is criminal.
09:44
09:44

62 Students in Arua Receive Learning Tablets 2 4

During the handover of the learning tablets at Arua public primary school this week, Rachael Abia, the Regional Coordinator Brac-Master Foundation scholarship, said the intervention followed exorbitant charges levied by schools to teach learners during the lockdown.
09:25
09:25

KCCA To Start Construction of Second Entry into Kasubi Market 4 2 Top story

In August, KCCA said vendors needed a second entry that would be safe for movement of heavy trucks and had to acquire land for the same. The entrance to be located along Namungoona Road shall lead trucks directly into the market parking and offloading area.
08:56
08:56

North East Regional Football Association Endorses Eng. Moses Magogo as Sole Candidate 2 4

John Odongo, the Chairperson of the North East Regional Football Association, said they had observed that there is not capable challenger to Magogo. He explained that Magogo has done a great job to improve sports in both regions and the country at large because of his leadership abilities.
08:32
08:32

UPL Considers Using One Stadium for Double Fixture AIGP Asan Kasingye 1

The Uganda Premier League Chief Executive Officer, Bernard Bainamani, says the Uganda Premier League Board is considering hosting two matches in the same stadium to increase the number of games broadcast.
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