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May 2022 42 results
19:02
19:02

Court Upholds Suspension of Two Bailiffs

In his Judgement, Justice Musa Ssekaana ruled that the Judicature court bailiff Rules give the Chief Registrar regulatory powers over the bailiffs as the appointing authority.
18:40
18:40

New Diaper Brands Flood Market amid Mixed Perceptions on Use Mulago Hospital 3

Kitaka says that the most common cause of diaper rash is when a baby's nappy is not changed often as mothers try to save or are busy at work and yet some diapers contain preservative chemicals that some babies are allergic to.
18:22
18:22

House Summons Minister Aceng Over Contracts for Covid-19 Health Workers 1 2

Thomas Tayebwa, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament referred to President Museveni’s 12th July, 2021 letter to the Health Services Commission, Chairman Pius Okong in which he directed regularization of employment of all personnel who volunteered during the Covid-19 pandemic.
18:21
18:21

FDC Candidate in Omoro By-Election Fails To Turn Up For Nomination 3 1

The 56-year-old was among four Parliamentary candidates who had booked to be nominated for the Parliamentary race by the Electoral Commission in Omoro District Council hall on the first day.
18:14
18:14

Serere Leaders Protest Underpayment of War Claimants Cattle compensation 2 1

Hellen Adoa, the Serere Woman MP who doubles as the Minister of State for Fisheries says that the said compensation is inadequate to cater to the needs of the claimants.
18:14
18:14

Road Fund to Become Operational 14 Years Late 6 1

The Road Fund is provided for under Section 49, of the Uganda Road Fund Act and this has not been operationalized 14 years since the Act came into effect. The law requires the Minister of Finance to issue a statutory instrument operationalizing the Fund.
17:52
17:52

UPE Schools Overwhelmed by High Pupils' Numbers in Zombo 1 3

The Zombo district inspector of schools Silvio Jalar has blamed the situation on the impacts of the Covid-19 after schools closed for close to two years and the high number of parents who have transferred their children from private schools due to financial constraints.
17:48
17:48

Mother Who Lost Three Children in Bus Accident Surviving on Handouts for Treatment 3 1

Due to lack of adequate treatment, Nansubuga left the hospital and returned to her home in Bundibugyo where she is currently being attended to by a local orthopedic and village nursing assistant Ronald Bwambale who owns a small drug shop.
17:22
17:22

Ex-Guantanamo Bay Inmate Remanded Over Terror Links Joan Namazzi Kagezi 2 Top story

The prosecution told Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court presided over by Dr. Douglas Singiza, that between 2021 and January 2022 while in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC, the ex- Guantanamo inmate in Cuba together with others still at large, belonged or professed to belong to ADF, a designated terror organization.
17:20
17:20

Opposition Queries Planned Discussion of Coffee Deal Report in State House Coffee Agreement 1 3

The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament -LOP, Mathias Mpuuga, has questioned the planned move by members of Parliament’s Trade Committee to present the report on the controversial coffee agreement to State House on Friday.
16:48
16:48

NDA Moves to Clampdown on Broadcasters Persistently Airing Misleading Drug Ads 3 1

Abiaz Rwamwiri, the Authority’s Public Relations Officer told journalists on Thursday that with increasing complaints of misleading information and claims that some soft drinks contain curative properties against specific diseases, they decided to start dialoguing with broadcasters to stop airing the adverts.
16:42
16:42

Stop Taking Blind Orders from RDCs, AIGP Ochom Warns DPCs AIGP Edward Ochom 1 1

Eng Richard Ssebamala, the Bukoto Central Constituency MP and a member of the Physical Infrastructure Committee told Parliament the team was blocked by the Police from accessing the Constituency on orders of the Resident District Commissioner, Teopista Ssenkugo.
16:26
16:26

Kotido Elders Seek 28,000 Acres of Land for Commercial Farming farmers 3 1

John Bosco Akore, the Secretary of Kotido Elders Council said they resolved to acquire 200 acres of land from the fourteen clans within Kotido district for joint farming. He says that they are optimistic that they will reap big from the harvest.
16:13
16:13

Health Experts Call for Shift to Environmental Surveillance to Detect New COVID Infections

This comes following decrease in testing which has left many organisation such as WHO blind regarding the trajectory of the disease.Between March and May 2022, only 30 percent of countries reporting testing data met the WHO benchmark of carrying out 10 tests per 10,000 people per week. This is down from 40 percent in the months between the waves driven by Delta and Omicron in 2021
16:12
16:12

Anger as Embattled Kisoro District Veterinary Officer is Re-instated 1 4

Amos Hakizimana, the Kisoro District Speaker, says that when PAC implicated Ngabo for having misused the money and recommended that he should refund it, they felt happy knowing that corruption is being fought in the district.
15:54
15:54

Mufti Mubaje Calls for Support to Develop Islamic Call University 3 1

In his speech delivered by the deputy Mufti Sheikh Abdallah Semmambo during the second graduation ceremony of the Islamic Call University College, Sheikh Mubaje said it is local support, both financial and spiritual that has seen the University grow and embrace students from all walks of life including the underprivileged who are awarded scholarships to be able to attain an education.
15:09
15:09

Court Directs MP Ssegirinya's Lawyers to Appear in Court Inciting Violence 1

Prior to his arraignment at Buganda Road Court, Ssegirinya had been arrested on September 7th 2021 by police in Masaka District together with Makindye West Member of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana and accordingly sent to Kigo prison on charges related to terrorism, aiding and abetting terrorism, murder and attempted murder .
15:00
15:00

IG, Acholi Chiefdom Team up to Fight Corruption 3 2

IG Deputy Director Patricia Acan Okiria told URN after the meeting that they intend to form a partnership and strategic alliance with the cultural institution and use the structures of the different chiefdoms to reach out and mobilize the masses to join the fight against corruption.
14:55
14:55

Lamwo Leaders Decry Frequent Attacks By Suspected Armed South Sudanese 7

James Ochola, the Speaker of Lamwo district says the suspected armed attackers from South Sudan have been terrorizing the sub-counties of Madi Opei, Agoro, Lokung, and Potika since 2018.
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