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22:04
22:04

Over 160 Companies to Participate in Uganda - South Africa Trade Summit 3

Stephen Asiimwe, the Chief Executive Officer Private Sector Foundation Uganda told URN that over 500,000 Ugandans are currently living and working in South Africa which is considered one of the fastest growing sources of foreign direct investment for Uganda.
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21:17

350 Private Schools Operate Illegally In Luwero 4 1

Florence Bbosa Ssekitoleeko, the Luwero District Education Officer explains that some of the schools have reopened for the year but they don’t have qualified teachers, infrastructure, and others are still teaching pupils using the old curricula.
17:46
17:46

Former Manafwa DHO Missing

Dr. John Baptist Wanyaiye, the Commissioner of Emergency and Rescue Services in the Ministry of Health and a friend of the family, says that Dr. Wamasebu's niece who keeps the home got WhatsApp messages stating that he urgently needs upto Kenya Shillings 10 million.
17:06
17:06

Pictorial: Makerere University 73rd Graduation Kickoff 15 Top story

On the first day of the graduation ceremonies, two colleges and one school; the College of Health Science, the College of Natural Sciences, and the School of Law - presented their graduates for degree conferral.
16:58
16:58

Court Sets Date to Determine fate of Three Security Officers Over Shoot- to -Kill Order 1

Mukono Grade One Magistrate, Paul Matyama set the date on Monday afternoon in a private suit initiated by jailed city lawyer Male Mabirizi against Edward Ochom, the retired Director of Operations in the Uganda Police Force, Stephen Tanui, the Kampala Metropolitan Area Police Commander, and Col. Fred Mwesigye, the commandant of UPDF’s operation Tokora.
16:36
16:36

Issuance of Transcripts on Graduation Day Remains a Dream for Makerere 5 1

Nawangwe had earlier promised to streamline the process for obtaining clearance and ensuring that graduates receive their transcripts on the day of graduation. But today, he acknowledged the difficulties the university faces in processing and issuing transcripts before graduation, including obtaining the necessary materials for transcripts.
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16:30

OPM Officials Accused of Holding Karamoja Bus Elders in karamoja 2 1

Simon Nangiro, the chairperson for Karamoja Elders Association, says that the bus was intended to transport them to peace meetings and the delayed delivery has frustrated their movements for peace dialogues.
16:24
16:24

Masaka Court Grants UGX40M Cash Bail to Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Masaka High Court 1 Top story

Before the ruling, Richard Birivumbuka, the Masaka Resident Chief State Attorney on behalf of the Director of Public Persecution-DPP asked to withdraw their affidavits that sought to challenge the legislator's earlier bail applications.
16:03
16:03

Local Gov'ts Can’t Juggle e-Cash for Health Workers - MOH Ministry of Health 2 1

VHTs were entitled to payment of 60,000 Shillings each. But some of those interviewed by URN say they have since not heard from district leaders regarding when they will receive their pay.
15:33
15:33

Industrial Court Opens Session in Lira After Five Year Break Lira High court 1 4

Speaking during the pre-session meeting on Monday, Industrial court Judge Anthony Wabwire, committed to having more court sessions in the region to solve the problem of case backlog and relieve the resident judge from overworking himself.
14:04
14:04

Why Govt 8-Year Initiatives Failed to Reduce Poverty - Report

The 2021 Poverty Status Report examines poverty trends and dynamics in Uganda over the last eight years. It comes at a time when the economy is grappling with the after-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, rising costs of living, income inequality, a bulge in the youth population, climate change and land conflicts.
14:00
14:00

Kisenyi Miller Count Heavy Losses 1 3

Olivia Ndagire, who sells soya flour, says that she secured a loan of Shillings10 million from Equity Bank on Saturday last week and stocked her store. According to Ndagire, she is uncertain about how she will service the loan.
13:04
13:04

Namisindwa VHTs Decry Non-Payment for Vaccination 1

Yokana Nandelege, the VHT of Woshibi Village in Buganti Sub County says that the district promised to clear the money after one week of the vaccination exercise. “It’s now coming to close to half a year but no sign of payment,” he said.
12:24
12:24

Mother Held for Child Torture

According to Owoyesigyire, at 11:34 pm on February 11, 2023, Kiwologoma Police Station received a complaint from Denis Joshua Imme, a farm manager pinning his wife, Amusolo for allegedly torturing their one-and-a-half-year-old child, Betty Nasike.
11:52
11:52

Delayed Operationalization of Arua Market Day Care Center Irks Vendors Arua Main Market 1 2

Molly Ayikoru, one of the breastfeeding mothers wonders why such a huge facility has remained redundant, saying the council is losing a lot of revenue that would address other needs.
11:42
11:42

New Lugbara Paramount Chief To Be Elected Next Month 1 2

Moses Mandebo, the Minister for Information, Communication, and Technology in the Lugbara Cultural Institution, says that although they initially planned to hold the election for the new paramount chief on February 01, 2023, the executive postponed the elections following the death of Avutia.
11:34
11:34

Walukuba police Under fire for Torturing Suspect to Death 3

Kitamirike, who was admitted to the emergency unit of Jinja Regional Referral Hospital on Friday night succumbed to head injuries allegedly inflicted on him by officers from Walukuba police station.
11:11
11:11

Mak Graduation: Parents, Graduands Decry Inconvenience 3 1

Kelvin Goddie, a graduand, expressed frustration with the decision not to allow mobile phones and deemed it a "draconian rule."
10:02
10:02

Parents of Budadiri Girls Reject Mandatory Lunch Fees 1 2

Andrew Madoi and Grace Nambozo, both parents say that Shillings 50,000 is too much, which many parents in villages can’t afford. They claim the mandatory lunch fees will force many parents to transfer their children from the school.
09:38
09:38

Three Arrested for Murder , Torching Houses In Bukwo 1

James Chemutai Small, the Deputy Bukwo Resident District Commissioner (DRDC), told Uganda Radio Network that the suspects and others still at large are accused of murdering 78 year Amnesty Tamara, a resident of Kaptererwo village, Chebinyiny Parish, in Bukwo District at around 6:30 pm on Sunday, February 12th, 2023.
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