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Apr 2022 27 results
16:33
16:33

Ugandans Urged to Embrace Solar Energy to Adapt to Climate Change Effects 2 5

Johnson Byambara Turyamwesimira, the Principal Qualifications Officer in charge of Assessment at the Directorate of Industrial training says that so far they have assessed over 500 Ugandans as Solar technicians, an achievement he says shall help to eliminate unqualified technicians commonly known as kamyufu.
16:13
16:13

KMP Traffic Commandant Explains Why Officers Overrule Traffic Lights 1 1

“Imagine the traffic lights have released us to move but that traffic woman is still calling cars from Bukoto side. Why don’t they remove the lights and become robots for day and night traffic control? These lights were installed to control this simple traffic,” a driver who was in a Sienta told his colleague in a Spacio at Kira Road traffic lights around 7:45 am on Thursday.
15:40
15:40

Omoro Sub County Stuck with Unexploded Bombs 3 4

According to local authorities, the bombs were discovered in 2019 but since then all efforts to have them assessed, removed and or detonated have been futile.
15:25
15:25

Central, Eastern Regions Have Highest Number of Autistic Children-UBOS

According to UBOS, the prevalence of autism stands at an estimated 88 people per 10,000 persons in the Ugandan population. The central region has the highest number of autistic persons in the country with 106,749 cases followed by the Eastern with 101,334 cases.
15:10
15:10

Making Vocational Occupation Optional Might Weaken the New Curriculum- Experts 4 1 Top story

Patrick Byakatonda, the Acting Executive Director at the Directorate of Industrial Training –DIT shares the same sentiments with Wamala. He adds that if assessments are optional, learners, and schools alike, might not be attracted to these learning areas.
14:52
14:52

COVID-19 Infections, Vaccines Offer Similar Protection-Study

The study aimed at determining the risk of SARS-COV-2 reinfection and COVID-19 hospitalisation in individuals with natural and hybrid immunity. Over 5 million persons took part in the retrospective cohort study.
14:35
14:35

Fishermen Move to Form New Association AFALU 1 2

Steven Matovu, a fisherman from Lubya scattered island, says that they have so far registered over 200 fishermen and dealers from Buvuma alone. He notes that the association leaders no longer listen to them but to FPU.
14:09
14:09

Landlord Loses Land Title Hosting Gov't School to Moneylender 2 1 Top story

The Town Clerk, Godfrey Kisekka says they have for so long been trying to recover only the playfield in the municipality that was fenced off by Denis Angura but they were shocked to learn from the landlord that the title on the land hosting the school is in the possession of a money lender.
13:47
13:47

FUFA Spearheading Efforts To Establish National Sports Management Institute discipline 2 1

The institute is envisaged to offer training to sports managers, marketers, agents, coaches and referees sourced from different sporting disciplines.
12:46
12:46

Floods Sweep Away Karambo Annex Primary School heavy down pour 4

The headteacher William Bandonda, says that they have an enrolment of 350 pupils. The school is found in one of the peninsular of Lake Bunyonyi.
12:30
12:30

M23 Declares Ceasefire to Dialogue With DRC Gov't 2

the rebels have declared a ceasefire in a statement signed by their spokesperson, Willy Ngoma, saying they are ready to continue talks with Kinshasa with a view to a peaceful settlement of the conflict. M23 says that their troops have withdrawn from the combat zone in order to avoid new confrontations with the Congolese army.
12:01
12:01

Magistrate's Court Remands 18 Over Defilement

Waiduura read to each of the accused details of their indictment handed to him by the state attorney, Shebah Kyalisiima who informed the court that investigations into the matter were complete. She asked the court to commit the suspects to the High court for trial.
11:43
11:43

Anticorruption Monitors Query UGX 200M Equipment 1

Joyce Chemutai, another anticorruption monitor said that even after the equipment was delivered, the district education department didn't want to show it publically. "When the equipment was brought. It was at night and they kept it inside the church stores and nobody was allowed to access it but we managed to get all the details," she said.
11:16
11:16

Ukraine conflict: Ugandan Student's Narrow Escape to Hungary 6 2

According to Migadde, the first three days of the conflict were akin to going through hell. Migadde has been pursuing a bachelor’s degree in medicine and was in his final year.
10:51
10:51

Omel Sub County Bans Metal Scrap Business 1 1

Walter Tootika, Omel Sub County councillor and the deputy speaker Bosco Abonga, said they resolved quickly on Friday to avoid such occurrences since the area is heavily infiltrated by the scrap dealers and explosives left behind during the Lord`s Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency.
10:29
10:29

Residents Storm Kasese Municipal Offices Over Kilembe Mines Hospital 4

Kasese Municipality Mayor, Chance Kahindo confirmed the news of the relocations of the site, saying they were waiting for staff to report on duty at the new site. After waiting for the equipment in vain, the residents decided to storm the Municipal Offices demanding an explanation from the concerned authorities.
10:17
10:17

Seed Schools fail to Conduct Computer Lessons 3 1

Grace Namugaayi, the headteacher of Lukaya Seed School, says that in addition to the lack of electricity, the Government is yet to deploy a computer science teacher and laboratory attendant at the school.
10:06
10:06

140 Motorcycles Robbed in Gulu in 3 Months 1 3

Emmy Ocen, the Chairperson of Gulu City West Boda-Boda Motorcycle Association told URN that only eleven of the motorcycles have been recovered. Most of the motorcycles were found in Lango Sub Region.
09:51
09:51

Corruption, Unfairness Complaints as New Lot of Medical Interns Report Ministry of Health 4

Dr. Ritah Nakitto, who only delivered last week through a caesarian section, says her complaint to be changed was rejected. She had asked to be changed from Hoima regional referral to Masaka regional referral hospital near her home.
09:35
09:35

Parents Struggling to Save Life of Minor Injured by Suspected Karimojong Katakwi District 2

Jane Francis Adeke, the auntie to the girl, says the rustlers had targeted the minor's father, Julius Atingu, who somehow, managed to escape leaving the warriors to vent their anger on the children locked inside the house.
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