Breaking

Archive

May 2023 37 results
18:07
18:07

Journalist Agather Atuhaire Bags EU’s Human Rights Defender's Award 2023 European Union (EU) 3 1 Top story

Speaking at the awards ceremony held on Thursday, Jan Sadek, the EU Ambassador to Uganda said the winners of this annual award are recognized for engaging in several works including documenting violations, seeking remedies for victims, providing legal, psychological, and medical support as well as combating cultures of impunity which serve to screen systematic and repeated breaches of human rights and fundamental freedoms.
17:52
17:52

Two Pupils Drown In Dam While Fishing Drowning

“Our Policemen have documented the scene and recovered a mosquito net which is believed to be the one they were using for fishing. Police have opened a file to conduct further investigations into the incident,” Twineamazima said.
17:37
17:37

Otikokin Clan Demands Blood Compensation for Slain Minister 1 3 Top story

Dr. Christopher Oleke, the Deputy Awitong of Otikokin, argued that Engola’s murderer took a key pillar of the clan, and added that emotions are too high, although the clan leaders are trying their best to calm the situation.
17:21
17:21

Ankole Districts Begin Football Tournament 1 1

Currently, the Ankole region has only four players playing in the Uganda Premier League, with only two of them receiving calls to the National team.
17:12
17:12

Madi-Okollo PDM Beneficiaries Cautioned Against Diverting Funds for Dowry 1 4

Joel Ojedra, the Madi Okollo district's principal Assistant Secretary, urged the beneficiaries to take the PDM seriously to alleviate household poverty. He further appealed to the beneficiaries to avoid misusing the fund for non-productive activities.
16:56
16:56

Pictorial: Drivers Dare Cross Kabale-Kisoro Damaged Spot 17 Top story

The road is a crucial link connecting Uganda to neighboring countries such as the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda.
16:47
16:47

Engola’s Killer Body Guard Served One-Year in Somalia Lt Col Deo Akiiki 1

Col. Deo Akiiki, the Deputy Defence Ministry spokesman, says that Sabiiti's most recent deployment was in 2020-2021 as part of the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia. Sabiti held the lowest rank in the military but was selected by his superiors to undertake an intermediate Non-Commissioned Officers course at the Junior Staff and Command College in Jinja.
16:28
16:28

Lira City East Division to Privatize Garbage Collection over Financial Constraints 4

Jimmy Angole, the Division’s Clerk explained that although the division has equipment’s and personnel to handle solid waste, garbage management is still a huge challenge and that is why the division is considering contracting it out.
16:17
16:17

Suspected Homosexual Granted Bond After 13 Days in Police Custody

Kasiita was arrested on April 22, 2023, and has since then been detained at Mukono police division without arraignment before courts of law.
16:00
16:00

MPs Want Staff Structure of Higher Education Students Financing Board Reviewed recruitment 1 4

Christopher Birungi, the Director of Finance, and Administration of the Board says that the Directorate of Research, Strategy, and Planning, ICT, Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation Departments are still vacant, undermining their strategic pillar on innovation.
15:40
15:40

Senior Medical Officers to Strike Over Promotion, Pay Rise 1 4

Dr. Iren Asaba Mugisha, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Mulago National Referral Hospital, points out that the medical officers' special grade is currently bearing the biggest burden of all the work in the big health centers and tertiary institutions because there are very few senior consultants.
15:22
15:22

State House Health Monitoring Unit, Police Arrest 4 In Kamwenge Over Abuse Of Office

According to reports, the charges against the suspects are related to the diversion of fuel meant for Rukunyu Hospital during the financial year 2019/2020.
14:56
14:56

Leaders, Environmentalists Ask World Bank for More Resources Towards Restoration of R. Nyamwamba River Nyamwamba 2 7

Richard Bomera, the LCIII chairperson for Bulembia Division in Kasese municipality, says river Nyamwamba needs periodic desilting to minimize flooding and its effects.
14:43
14:43

Family Business: How to Survive Third Generation Curse

Experts say strategic planning for the objectives of a family business by the currently generation should have in mind the goals of the future generation
14:16
14:16

Mak Gov’t Students Reignite Calls for Release of Allowances 1 1

“The semester is coming to a close, and students are going in for the end-of-semester exams which have welfare consequences for the government-sponsored students, whose allowances have been worryingly delayed,” reads part of the letter.
13:57
13:57

Transport paralyzed as Kabale-Kisoro, Hamurwa-Kanungu Road Caves in 6 7

Emmanuel Tumwebaze, one of the road users found stuck at Bwaara village, said he had used the road heading to Rubanda district headquarters early in the morning at around 8:00 AM.
13:47
13:47

Nandutu Out on Bail 2 Top story

Nandutu's lawyers, led by Charles Nandaah Wamukota, presented three sureties, including the former leader of opposition in Parliament, James Nathan Nandala Mafabi, Member of Parliament Gerald Nangoli, and Bududa District LC5 Chairperson Kamoti Milton Apolo Wasumbuyi.
12:57
12:57

Mbale District Registers Low Emyooga Recovery 1

Muhammad Mafabi, the Mbale District LC V chairperson, explains that some individuals diverted from their original proposals after receiving the money and ended up suffering losses in their businesses.
12:49
12:49

Nakivale Refugee Settlement Registers Increase of Pneumonia Cases UNHCR 2 2

Dr. Gelard Naluwairo, the public health officer at Nakivale settlement, points out that pneumonia is common among children under the age of five and the elderly, who tend to have low immunity, making them vulnerable to such infections.
12:35
12:35

Elderly Man Knocked Dead On his way to Collect Sage Funds

The incident occurred at Bupyana trading center. Gadumire LC 3 chairperson Wilson Kulata has urged the gender affairs ministry to encourage banks to distribute the SAGE funds to beneficiaries' homes to minimize accidents and access challenges.
May 2023 37 results