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Jan 2022 33 results
18:19
18:19

Police Foil Fresh Strike At Bukalasa Agricultural College Poor sanitation 2 4

On Monday night, students of Bukalasa Agricultural College went on strike and threw stones in the compound in protest against sitting examinations without studies, sexual harassment, and poor sanitation among other complaints.
18:16
18:16

ESO, UPDF Officer Detained Over Extortion, Assault in Kira 2 1

Henley Magola, a resident of the Kiganda zone listed some of the victims of assault as David George Macha, Opalas Sevelius, and Josh Okunyu. The four are nursing injuries they sustained after being assaulted by a group of nine men for allegedly declining to pay them for violating the nighttime curfew.
18:11
18:11

Parliament Starts Hearing Petition on Internet Tax, Water and Power Tarrifs 1 Top story

Susanne Nannozi Ggoobi, the Organization Executive Director, the petitioners say that the intervention by the government is necessary for the recovery of the country’s economy.
17:52
17:52

Back to School: Some Parents Want Learners to Skip Two Classes 1 7

Since the learners have spent nearly two years at home, some parents want them to skip two classes. On Monday, our reporter found parents at St Martin's primary school Mulago trying to convince the headteacher to allow her in a class of her choice.
17:10
17:10

Land Owners Pick Up Crude Weapons in Defence of Balaalo 4 1

Reports indicate that an estimated 100 residents surrounded the animals of Willis Morokole in an attempt to drive them out of the sub-county following the expiry of the January 10th, 2022 deadline issued to the Balalo to vacate the district.
16:58
16:58

Diana Atwine Given Last Chance to Appear in Court 2

Augustine Alule Koma the Grade One Magistrate of the Law Development Center court said that it is the last time he is adjourning the case because of Atwine’s absence.
16:28
16:28

Traffic Jam as Boarding Schools in Kampala Metropolitan Area Re-open 4

On Bombo Road, from Kawempe to Wandegeya, vehicles were moving at a snail pace. Boda Boda riders also struggled to find space to maneuver through.
16:19
16:19

CID Probes UPDF Captain for Hiring Guards to Torture her Builders 1 1

According to police, the guards had plucked out the fingernails of victims with pliers. One of them lost an eardrum according to the police surgeon’s report. Twine says they have commenced inquiries vide SD 49/06/2022.
15:57
15:57

Kagadi Parents Reject Headteacher 3

Abiibu Mugisa, the LC III Chairperson Kyenzige town council where the school is located asked residents to calm down and use the right procedures to air their grievances.
15:25
15:25

Schools in Kwania Record Low Turn Up of Learners 4

On Tuesday, only 164 pupils had reported at Goi Primary School in Atongtidi sub-county out of the 756 pupils enrolled. At Chawente Primary School, 186 pupils reported out of 1,555 total enrolments and 11 out of 13 teachers reported.
15:05
15:05

MPs Demand Accountability For Funds Spent on Covid-19 Vaccines 4 1

Buikwe South MP, Dr. Michael Lulume Bayiga questioned the officials about the expenditure of the 80 billion Shillings appropriated by parliament in the current financial year 2021/2022 towards procurement of Covid-19 vaccines.
13:03
13:03

Four Arrested for Vandalizing Multimillion Irrigation Scheme in Bukwo

Police picked up the accused persons on Monday on the orders of Bukwo Resident District Commissioner, Samuel Hashaka Mpimbaza. According to Hashaka, he learnt of vandalism on Saturday during his routine monitoring of government projects in the district.
12:54
12:54

Schools Frustrated Over Delayed Release of Capitation Grant Capitation Grants 13 2

In December, the Ministry of Education released 62 Billion Shillings as capitation grants for schools in the current financial year. The grant normally is used by schools to procure instructional materials, facilitate co-curricular activities, school management, and payment of utilities like electricity and water.
12:50
12:50

Six MPs of the 10th Parliament Defend Themselves for Illegally Getting UGX 9B Supreme Court 1 2

A panel of five Justices ruled that the Constitutional Court was right to eject the MPs from parliament for being elected in non-existent constituencies. The Justices say that the elections were neither conducted in a general election nor as a way of by-election which are the only recognized ways of electing Members of Parliament.
12:31
12:31

Can Tough-Talking Ggoobi Jumpstart New Economic Era? Budget 2022/2023 1

"Those who fail to budget for critical items next financial year will not receive any supplementary budget and will take personal responsibility," Ggoobi warned accounting officers. "We tend to have good ideas without putting them in implementation plans. How do we develop actionable implementation plans?"
11:57
11:57

Two Fishermen Drown in Lake Tajara 1

Immaculate Alaso, the Bukedi North Region Police spokesperson, says that police teamed up with residents to retrieve the deceased’s bodies this morning. The bodies are lying at Pallisa General Hospital pending postmortem.
11:39
11:39

Schools Dedicate First Week to Counselling for Learners Economic activities 7 2

Learners, across the country, are returning to school this week after 22 months of shutdowns which were effected as one of the measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Although some learners were studying online during the time, many others, especially in rural areas have not had any interaction with a teacher since the closure in March 2020.
11:28
11:28

Mbarara Mayor on the Spot For Procuring Land Without Informing Council 5

Eunice Asiimwe, the Multipurpose Committee Chairperson informed the council that the report neither shows the cost of the land nor its size. She claimed that the executive only informed her committee that the land is found in Nyakayojo and Biharwe without going into details.
11:25
11:25

1,000 Pupils in Ntoroko Remain Home As Floods Cut off Schools 2 1

The affected learners are from Umoja, Kachwamkumu, Kanara, and Rwangara Primary Schools. In 2019, floods from Lake Albert submerged school blocks and latrines at the schools.
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