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21:10
21:10

Ex-International Obote Glad to be Part of New FUFA Executive 1 1

Obote was named among the 15 members of the executive committee when Moses Hassim Magogo was re-elected FUFA President during the General Assembly held at the Wash and Wills Hotel in Mbale on Saturday.
19:56
19:56

Chesang Wins Bronze at U-20 World Athletics Championship Prisca Chesang 1

Chesang 18, crossed the finishing line in 16:21.78 minutes behind Ethiopia’s duo Mizan Alem and Meknat Wudu who finished first and second respectively.
19:31
19:31

Jinja District Council Finally Approves Executive Committee member

Simon Kibombo, the councillor representing Buwenge sub-county says that the lack of a functional executive committee was frustrating service delivery within the district.
16:44
16:44

Family of Tortured Victim Asks Police to Foot Medical Bills area 3 2

Daniel Isabirye, a retail metal stall operator in Buwenge Sub County, was two weeks ago arrested and allegedly tortured by the police who were enforcing the curfew in Magamaga trading centre along the Jinja-Kamuli highway.
16:39
16:39

Leaders Want LRA Massacre Sites Turned into Tourism Centres 4 1

Robert Larubi, a rights activist notes that the monuments can help generations learn about peace and reconciliation processes.
16:21
16:21

Gen Lokech Died of Blood Clot-Postmortem Report Martin Okoth Ochola 1 2

According to the police, the post-mortem was conducted by a team of four pathologists who included Dr Moses Byaruhanga from police, Brig Gen. Dr Steven Kusasira, the UPDF Director Medical Service and Dr Ben Kiyingi the deceased’s doctor.
16:04
16:04

Ex-Kyambogo Staff Deny Deleting Data of Graduands 5 1

Last week, Kyambogo University reported that the e-campus system that houses students’ data was deleted and is yet to be retrieved. The university website was taken offline before being restored after.
15:23
15:23

Zombo District Registers 5,890 Teenage Pregnancies in 17 Months 2

According to the statistics, 4,090 cases were registered between January and December 2020 while 1,800 cases were registered between January and May 2021.
15:08
15:08

Bunyangabu District MPs Task RDC to Investigate Ghost SACCOs 2 1

The MPs who are currently assessing the impact of the Emyooga program note that they discovered that some of the beneficiary associations were non-existent.
14:52
14:52

Kabarole District Runs out of COVID-19 Vaccine Amidst Overwhelming Demand 1 8

Last month, Fort Portal City and Kabarole District received only 1,544 doses which were disbursed to five vaccination centres which include Fort Portal regional referral hospital, Bukuuku health centre IV, Mucwa health centre III, Kijura health Centre III, and Rutete Health Centre III.
14:29
14:29

Budaka Health Centre IV On the Spot Over Fake Covid-19 Results 3 1

According to the councillors when they were tested at Budaka Health Center IV to enable them to attend the council meeting, they tested positive to covid-19. However, the councillors went to Nansanga Health Center III for a confirmatory test which turned negative. The results at Mbale Regional Hospital were also negative.
13:53
13:53

Education Ministry Rallies Parents to Consider Neighbouring Schools for Learners pandemic lockdown 3 1

Dr Joyce Moriko Kaducu, the State Minister for Primary Education says parents should learn from the disruptions caused by Covid-19 and invest in standardizing local schools within their localities from where their children can study as opposed to long-distant schools.
12:48
12:48

Silverbacks Confident of Victory Despite Financial Constraints Afrobasket finals 1 3

The squad of local-based players arrived in Rwanda on Wednesday to undergo a one-week mandatory quarantine before the games start.
12:28
12:28

UBTEB Demands Uniform Assessment of Higher Institutions 1 3

Onesmus Oyesigye, the Executive Secretary UBTEB, says the trend has led to the self–exclusion of some training institutions from the board assessment.
12:09
12:09

Makerere University Council Suspends 15 Percent Tuition Increment 1 1

On Friday, the members of the Guild and the University Council held a meeting on the matter. Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the University Vice-Chancellor, says that the council heeded the request of the students and the increment has been suspended for the next two years.
11:40
11:40

Construction Of Port Health Laboratory in Busia Resumes 2 3

The laboratory is supposed to provide laboratory testing services to residents, cross border traders and visitors entering Uganda.
11:27
11:27

Construction of Apac Municipal Block Stalls over Lack of Funds 2

Construction of the offices started in 2017 but stalled at the foundation level due to a lack of funds.
11:19
11:19

Gen. Lokech’s Eight Months As Deputy IGP 7 3 Top story

In December, President Yoweri Museveni appointed Maj. Gen Lokech as deputy to Ochola replacing Stephen Muzeyi Sabiiti. On Monday, Maj Gen Lokech marked his eighth month as second in command of the police force.
10:45
10:45

Lamwo District Lacking Road Equipment Operators 1

Robinson Obale, the Lamwo District Secretary for Works and Technical Services says the lack of operators for the equipment dates back to 2018 when the qualified equipment operators left the district in pursuit of greener pastures.
10:29
10:29

Gov’t Procures Two Weighbridges for Karamoja Moroto District 1 2

The procurement of the weighbridges follows several calls from different stakeholders over the absence of proper measures to determine taxes from the minerals and also to help control the load on the trucks to protect roads from damage.
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