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21:25
21:25

MOE Okays Community learning, Emphasizes SOPs 3

Joyce Moriku Kaducu, the state minister primary education says that with the help of the village health teams -VHTs, communities can mobilize their children gather in a conducive learning environment with support of the parents and they can be supported to learn by either the formal or informal teachers within the community.
20:17
20:17

Govt Helpline Insufficient for Girls Harassed on the Internet -Activists 6 1

Mondo Kyateeka, the Commissioner of Youth and Children’s Affairs says that girls need to start reporting cases of cyber harassment through the line noting that all through the lockdown which involved school closures, they were receiving other cases such as sexual assault, incest and torture.
19:36
19:36

WHO Report Highlights Global Shortfall in Investment in Mental Health

None of the targets for effective leadership and governance for mental health, provision of mental health services in community-based settings, mental health promotion and prevention, and strengthening of information systems, we're close to being achieved.
19:07
19:07

Kabaka Advises Ugandan Leaders; Be Mature, Learn from History and Avoid Corruption 4 1 Top story

The Kabaka has said that at 59 years of independence, the leaders in Uganda should learn from history and uphold justice and exercise equity distribution of national resources to solve problems such as unemployment instead of indulging in corruption.
18:21
18:21

Kigezi Probation Officers Seek More funding to Curb Teenage Pregnancies 1 6

According to records from the probation office, more than 7,000 underage girls have been impregnated in the six districts of the Kigezi region during the COVID-19 lockdown. Kanungu has registered 1,401 cases, 71 in Rukiga, 2,628 in Kabale, 76 in Kisoro and 1,159 in Rubanda.
17:46
17:46

Head teacher Handed Life Sentence for Sodomising Six Pupils Human Trafficking 1 2 Top story

While delivering his judgement, Justice Wangututsi rejected Mpagi’s defense, saying it was full of blatant lies because the evidence tendered in court showed that upon his arrest, he led police to the dormitory where he would abuse the boys from.
17:14
17:14

Museveni Praises Religious Leaders on NRM Ideology 3 1

Museveni said the present-day religious leaders are not like their predecessors who got disoriented and emphasized religious differences rather than unity in diversity. He said that religion had set focus on non-Godly issues leading to religious wars, enemity and terrorism.
17:00
17:00

Luwero In Water Crisis Water Scarcity 3 1

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network (URN), Ronald Kisaakye, the NWSC Manager Luwero branch explains that the high voltage affected their water pumps causing the motors to burn.
16:45
16:45

Teso War Claimants Speak Out on the Cost of Chasing for Compensation Soroti High Court 2 1

Omukat joined the group that dragged the government to court in 2010 over the losses incurred during turbulent times in Teso. But they are yet to receive compensation despite incurring more costs in the pursuit of justice. He says that on average, he has spent more than five million Shillings.
15:55
15:55

Gen. Ali Bamuze Family Cries Out to Museveni for Help 2 2

During the funeral, President Museveni made several pledges to the family. Bamuze’s son Ali Abdu Adaku Bamuze, says that six years down the road after the death of their father, the president is yet to fulfil the pledges he made at the burial of their late father, Bamuze on October 7th 2015 in Yumbe.
15:25
15:25

Teacher Arrested for Eloping with Former Pupil area 1 1

Pande Samanya, the area defence secretary says that Ayeni was restricting the girl’s movements but after continuous probing, she confessed to having become a wife of his former teacher.
15:05
15:05

Uganda, Rwanda Clash to Be Played Behind Closed Doors- FUFA Uganda vs Rwanda 2 1 Top story

Uganda is set to host Amavubi stars in their return leg of FIFA Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers at St. Mary’s stadium in Kitende on October 10th, 2021.
14:45
14:45

Interpol Impounds UGX 3.7b Cars Stolen from UK, South Africa 2 1

The vehicles include four Range Rover Sport each valued at 500 million Shillings, as well as several discovery vehicles, are Totota Hilux pickups estimated to cost between 200 and 350 million Shillings. All the vehicles, at both Interpol and URA, were manufactured between 2017 and 2020 and were shipped to Uganda from Dubai, where they were taken after being stolen.
14:23
14:23

Kikuube Man Accuses Kampala Based Pastor of Grabbing His Land land grabbing 4

Anatori Giriyitma 93, a resident of Kachungiro village in Kinogozi parish Buhimba sub-county Kikuube district claims that he acquired the contested land measuring 250 hectares, where has been staying with his family in the 1940s.
13:21
13:21

Bars Threaten Efforts to Sustain Luwero's COVID-19 Success Story 4 1

Luwero District Health Officer Dr Innocent Nkonwa says that the district has for the third week recorded no new COVID-19 infections, a trend attributed to both national and local measures aimed at containing the disease. Before this, Luwero district had recorded 580 cumulative cases of COVID-19 and 33 deaths.
12:48
12:48

Is Sudhir's Victory in BOU, Crane Bank Saga a Game Changer?

The courts also barred the Central Bank from continuing with the liquidation process against Crane Bank and returned the status quo of Crane Bank to what it was before the main appeal, in which the Bank asked the court to block Sudhir from claiming, taking control, repossessing or in any way interfering with the management of the Bank.
12:33
12:33

Court Upholds Mbale LC V Chairperson’s Victory 1 4

This morning, Justice Anthony Oyuk Ojok dismissed Namasa’s petition with costs, saying that he did not find substantive evidence to nullify Mafabi’s victory. He said the petitioner failed to prove to court about the said irregularities and how they affected the outcomes of the polls.
12:10
12:10

Former Minister Herbert Kabafunzaki Convicted for Bribery Brian Mugabo 2 Top story

In her judgement, Justice Tibulya noted that the prosecution was able to prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt. Earlier on, the prosecution told the court that on April 6th and 8th 2017, Kabafunzaki directly solicited and accepted a bribe of Shillings 5million from Hamid Muhammed, the Chairperson of Aya Group of Companies as an inducement to clear him of sexual abuse allegations by his former employee, Jamila Opondo.
11:49
11:49

Uganda, 46 Other Countries Removed from UK Red List 1 1 Top story

Uganda was red-listed on June 30, at a time the country was battling with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time, the country was implementing a 42-day lockdown, as one of the measures taken by the government to keep Coronavirus at bay.
11:31
11:31

Boda boda Leaders Net Members, Impound Motorcycles For Curfew Violations Boda Boda riders 4 1

Patrick Ociti Laboke, the Speaker Kitgum Active Boda Boda Association, says that the motorcycles were impounded from various locations in Pandwong, Pager and Central divisions.
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