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May 2022 32 results
20:59
20:59

Allied Health Workers Defy Public Service Ministry Directive, Continue Strike 3

When contacted, Patrick Alibu, the Secretary General of the Laboratory Professionals Association who is coordinating the Allied Health Professionals including theater personnel, medical records officers, radiographers, psychologists, dental practitioners and counselors among others said their industrial action still stands and that they are not breaking the law as government claims.
19:23
19:23

Kampala Deputy Lord Mayor Nyanjura , MP Adeke Remanded for Inciting Violence MP Annah Adeke 1 Top story

The remand of the six people comes a few days after the former Forum for Democratic Change Party President Dr Kizza Besigye with whom they subscribe to the same party was also charged of similar charges and remanded to Luzira prison.
18:39
18:39

Kakwenza Petitions Judicial Service Commission over Justice Singiza's Conduct 1

"The Chief Magistrate who witnessed my tortured condition shockingly rushed to remand me to Kitalya Prison in total disregard of the domestic human rights laws and other regional, continental and international charters that Uganda is signatory to," wrote Kakwenza, before concluding that Singiza must have been remote controlled by his tormentors.
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18:36

Martyrs Day: All VIPs Required to Carry Out COVID-19 Tests 1 4 Top story

Rev Fr Charles Oyo, the chairperson of the organizing committee, says that all pilgrims in the categories of Very Important People-VIP and Very Very Important People-VVIP will be required to carry out a COVID-19 PRC test a day or two before turning up for the event.
18:22
18:22

Atiak Sugar Factory Shuts Down Production Over Shortages of canes 1 1 Top story

Dr. Amina Hersi Moghe, the Chief Executive Officer of Horyal Investments Holding Company Ltd, the entity behind Atiak Sugar Factory on Monday confirmed the closure of the factory in an interview with URN but noted it was temporary.
18:19
18:19

Uganda Shilling Plunge May Persist Till Global Crises Ease -BOU foreign exchange 1

“The Uganda Shilling, like many other currencies, experienced significant depreciation pressures in early March 2022 over bearish sentiments on the Ukraine-Russia war and related sanctions on Russia,” says a statement by BOU. Consequently, the unit lost 2.1% percent against the US Dollar, temporary halting its appreciation trend observed over the last two years or so.
18:14
18:14

Karamoja Parliamentary Caucus Queries Utilisation of UGX 87Bn Disarmament Budget 2 5

On July 17th, 2021, the police and army launched the 3rd disarmament exercise to recover illegal guns and ammunition from the rustlers. So far155 guns and 1,511 rounds of ammunition have been recovered.
18:03
18:03

Kanyeihamba Wants his Petition Against Proposed Bail Reforms Shelved 2 2

Retired Supreme Court Justice George Kanyeihamba now wants the case shelved and brought back for hearing in future if at all the government ever threatens to scrap the right to bail again.
18:01
18:01

Soroti Council Hits Deadlock on Land Board Appointment Soroti District 1

According to Owiny, Gweri County was omitted from representation on the land board, something he notes was an irregularity that needed the attention of the council before the names are forwarded to the Ministry of Land and Urban Development for approval.
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17:50

Police officer, Civilian Held for Attempting to Kidnap Human Trafficking Victim 2 1

Agnes Igoye, the Deputy National Coordinator for Prevention of Trafficking in Persons has identified the suspects as Samuel Wabussajja and Jib Sseguya.
17:37
17:37

Collective Management Seen as a Magic Bullet to Artistes’ Struggle for Fair Pay 5 1

Apart from administering copyrights, UPRS also collects royalties for artists through licensing agreements with music users. These licenses cover all kinds of music use, whether it is for digital, broadcast, or public performance. Royalties are then paid to members when their music work used.
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17:29

Court Convicts Kirabo in Absentia for Girlfriend’s Murder Mukono High Court 1 2 Top story

Court heard that on the night between July 10 and 11, 2015, Kirabo murdered Mirembe in Lugazi, Kawolo, and dumped her body in a sugar cane plantation.
17:04
17:04

Seven Arrested Over Violent Land Conflict Unyama Sub County 1 1

They are believed to have been part of the violent land dispute in Loyo-boo village, Unyama Sub County, which left more than 100 people homeless, 14 houses destroyed, and several domestic animals and poultry looted.
17:02
17:02

Can IGG Kamya Probe ULC Without Prejudice? embezzlement 1 5

Mpindi Bumali, the MP for Persons with Disabilities expressed concern over the impartiality of the IGG Kamya in conclusively investigating the intricate rot at the Uganda Land Commission since it equally touches her since she also supervised the troubled ULC as Lands Minister
16:52
16:52

JICA Starts Talent Search, Promotion Among Refugees and Host Communities 1 3

Uchiyama Takayuki, the Chief Representative of JICA in Uganda told URN that they have signed a partnership with the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) seeking to identify and promote football talents among the refugees in Pagirinya and their host communities.
16:28
16:28

Pictorial: The Munyonyo-Kampala Martyrs Walk and Run Top story

On Saturday, Rt. Rev. Robert Muhiirwa, the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fort Portal, flagged off the pilgrims from Uganda Martyrs Minor Basilica in Munyonyo. The Minister for Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities Tom Butime was among the pilgrims.
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16:17

Lack of Key Equipment Causes Laparoscopic Surgery Backlog in Mulago 4 1

Hyukjun Chung, a Laparoscopic Specialist, says that they don’t have the necessary equipment at the national referral facility, which explains their decision to move to the women’s side where it costs a patient about Shillings 500,000.
15:59
15:59

Police Bans Taxi Stages along Namugongo Road Ahead of Martyrs Day Celebration 4

Rogers Kawuma Nsereko, the Kampala Metropolitan Traffic Police commander, says that any taxi found at the stage along the said roads will be impounded and the driver penalized.
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15:24

Sombre Mood As Pilgrim Dies Shortly After Arriving in Namugongo 3 1 Top story

The pilgrims left their homes in West Ankole on May 20th, 2022, and made 10 stopovers. Prior to the departure of the pilgrims, the clergy from both the Catholic and Anglican churches requested the faithful with any health condition not to walk to Namugongo.
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14:33

After Successful Marketing Campaign, Tourism Sector Pleads for Better Budget 1 Top story

Apart from giving visibility to a product, movie clips on platforms like YouTube earn the content creators through adverts placed on the movies. The number of times the movie is watched determines how the owner of the content is paid.
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