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19:43
19:43

Govt's COVID-19 Rescue Facility Performs Miserably - BOU 4

Wilbrod Owor, the Uganda Bankers Association Executive Director, told a meeting between banks and the regulator over the performance of the packages, that the banks cannot prove lack of demand for the loans.
18:14
18:14

Court Hears How Nagirinya Murder was Planned by Prison Gang Inside Luzira 1 2

Judge Muwata said that Kasolo did not directly challenge the evidence and it is likely that he was not tortured, and dismissed his claims. The Judge added that the statement recorded from Kasolo was according to the law and procedure and shall be admitted as evidence.
17:41
17:41

UPDF Imposter Behind Illegal Roadblocks in Kampala Arrested 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Amanyire, a UPDF deserter, and resident of Sseguku in Makindye Ssabagabo, is the mastermind behind various criminal activities including staging illegal roadblocks.
17:23
17:23

Workers' Absenteeism Cripples Health Service Delivery in Lira Amach HCIV 5

Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the District Health Officer attributed the above challenges to inadequate staff accommodation and social problems among the staff. He says some people are still not complying with reporting mechanisms already in place.
17:07
17:07

Suspected Outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease Reported in Madi-Okollo 3 1

Dr. Charles Onzima, the Madi Okollo District Veterinary Officer told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that they have also received reports of other suspected FMD cases in Manago Parish in Rhino Camp Sub-county.
16:53
16:53

Leadership Code: 34,000 Leaders Expected to Declare Wealth 1 2

Dr Patricia Achan Okiria, the Deputy Inspector General of Government revealed this while declaring her wealth and that of her boss, Beti Kamya to the Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among in her boardroom on Monday.
16:04
16:04

10,000 Teenagers get Pregnant in 7 Months in Luwero District teenage pregnancies 5

The Luwero District Health Report on teenage pregnancies says that from July 2022 to January 2023, at least 9,184 girls below the age of 19 sought antenatal services after they got pregnant. Of these, 67 girls were below the age of 15 years.
15:57
15:57

Three Arrested For Chopping off Teenager's Palm in Pilau Fight

It is reported that Sizomu, a resident of Wakalenge cell in the Jinja City Northern division attended a graduation ceremony in the same area on Sunday evening. Sizomu and his friends lined up for food at the serving table.
15:52
15:52

Uganda Releases Six Turkana Warriors Arrested for Illegal Possession of Firearms 1 2

Brig Gen Felix Busizoori, the Deputy Commander of the UPDF 3rd division told URN that the Turkana have continued to violate a Memorandum of Understanding between the two countries by engaging in criminal activities.
15:36
15:36

Will Uganda Reap from Heavy Investment in Science Subjects? 1 6 Top story

Efforts have been made to promote science subjects at all levels of education, including increased funding for building laboratories, equipping them with the necessary equipment, offering scholarships to science and technology students, and supporting science teachers. Recently, the government increased science teacher pay by 300 per cent.
15:31
15:31

Rate of Self-Referred, Sought CT Scans Worry Experts 5 1

Speaking during a regional meeting on the optimization of radiation protection of patients in Computed Tomography organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Monday, Radiologists said it’s important for them to put in place regulations that ensure only those that really need clinical investigations using CT undergo it.
14:23
14:23

Assailants Hack Man to Death murder

Oboko met his death at around 2 am on Sunday morning. It is alleged that the deceased went to Bweyale trading center on Saturday evening to visit his colleagues.
13:06
13:06

Adjournment as MP Ssewanyana Fails to Attend Court 1 1

Muyizzi told the court that Ssewanyana was ready to appear before the court on a stretcher but he talked him out of it because "it is not the practice of the court to have suspects stretched to court" and that even the defense team would not be able to proceed with the court in such a manner.
12:20
12:20

Reformed Youths Ask For Startup Capital city 1 2

Aziz Lubega, the chairperson of the reformed youths says that most of them have been selling marijuana as a means of survival, which influences the criminality within different slum areas in Jinja city. He, however, says that they have resolved to abandon these vices in the interest of living harmoniously with their community members.
10:33
10:33

CAOs, Town Clerks Lobby IG For Support Over Poor Pay 1 4

Gabriel Atama, the Tororo Chief Administrative Officer referred to a 2017 study conducted by the Equal Opportunities Commission about salary disparities in the government and found that while the CAOs were earning less than Shillings 3 million, some of their counterparts working as accounting officers were earning more than Shillings 50 million.
10:01
10:01

LC V Chairpersons in Karamoja Want President to Honor Tractor Pledge commercial farming 1 3

According to the LC V chairpersons, while at Morulinga State Lodge last year, President Museveni promised to procure over 200 tractors for distribution to each sub-county across the nine districts and two municipalities in the region.
09:30
09:30

Decentralisation at Crossroads: A District Chairperson’s Experience devolution 3 1

Over the years, there has been a clash over who does what and how budgets are assigned, revenue collection, and utilization. For many Local governments, their planning aspects get affected by what they describe as disruptive interventions from the Central government.
09:14
09:14

New Law in Offing to Regulate Engineers Buildings 5

According to General Edward Katumba Wamala, the Minister for Works and Transport, the Act is too outdated to cater to the current and emerging challenges that affect the engineering profession and occupation.
08:59
08:59

ICU Aided Travel of 273 Missing Christians Ateker community 2 3 Top story

Correspondences seen by our reporter indicate that ICU was in touch with the leadership of Nyangatom tribe in Ethiopia to have “the Church Missionaries” from Teso join the Church in Ethiopia to transform the lives of the pastoral communities in the southern part of the country.
08:30
08:30

Akali Sub County Enacts Bylaw to Promote Cassava Growing 1 3

Geoffrey Max Otucu, the Akali Sub County LC III Chairperson, who doubles as the Secretary of Production, Marketing, and Natural Resources, says that the bylaw is intended to promote food security and fight famine in the area.
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