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18:44
18:44

Parliament Rejects UGX 169B Technical Education Loan 4 1

The MPs say the funds which were to be borrowed from the Islamic Development Bank were likely to benefit just a few parts of the country. They further argued that the government had failed to run technical institutions, despite huge investments in the sector over the years.
18:12
18:12

Gov’t Assures Public on Attorney’s Sexual Harassment Case sexual harrasment 2 1

Mwesigye came out early this month revealing that for more than 10 years she had been harassed by her boss, Christopher Gashirabake, the director of legal affairs in the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs. She, however, added that her complaints had been ignored by the relevant authorities.
16:47
16:47

Museveni Commissions USMID Roads in Gulu 1 1

Constructed roads include Lango Road, School Road, Cemetery road, Acholi Lane and Alokolum road. Others are Lumumba Avenue, Commercial Road, Crane Avenue and Odur Min Odyek Road.
16:41
16:41

Oyam Leaders Petition Museveni Over Proposed Aber District oyam district

Recently, Oyam district leaders led by Lands Minister Betty Amongi held a closed door meeting with President Museveni during his tour of Lango over the matter.
15:57
15:57

Use of Force is Inevitable in Policing- IGP IGP Okoth Ochola 5 1

Ochola says in spite of interventions to completely eliminate cases of human rights violations, Police continues to operate under chaotic and complex policies especially during political contestation.
14:20
14:20

One Dead as Fire Guts Rukungiri Business Street 1 Top story

Moses Nanoka, Rukungiri District Police Commander, says Niwagaba was burnt to death after one of the gas cylinders exploded and hit him. He says apart from Niwagaba, they haven’t recorded any other causality.
13:52
13:52

Kyambogo Students Strike Cost University Shs40M street 1 1

The violent strike left several properties including car windscreens, several glasses and louvers of several buildings at the institution shattered.
13:27
13:27

Govt's Lagging Behind in Commitments to Reduce Tobacco Use public smoking 1

In just a single lungful of tobacco smoke, WHO insists that the hundreds of toxins contained in it begin damaging the lungs. This is because when smoke is inhaled, the structures that sweep mucus and dirt out of our airways are paralyzed, allowing poisons in tobacco smoke to make their way into the lungs more easily.
13:24
13:24

Three Arrested Over Nansana Armed Robbery 1 Top story

Two people including Jimmy Atikuru, the Assistant Manager of the Hardware shop and Frank Aruho were gunned down during the Wednesday afternoon raid.
13:01
13:01

Lira Hospital ICU Dysfunctional Lira District 1

Sister Judith Nanyonjo, the Principle Nursing Officer at Lira Regional Referral Hospital, says the failure of the unit to function poses a great danger to high risk patients like accident victims, expectant mothers and children born with birth complications.
11:31
11:31

Bushenyi Garbage Collectors Decry Exposure to Hazardous Waste 2 2

One of the health workers who talked to Uganda Radio Network said that two of their colleagues died at the beginning of the year as a result of health complications acquired as a result of exposure to hazardous waste.
11:11
11:11

We’re Waiting for Money to Complete Mak Indoor Stadium–UPDF Makerere University 1 3 Top story

Brig Eng. Timothy Sabiiti Mutebile, the head of UPDF Engineering brigade, says they will resume work once they received funding from the university.
10:53
10:53

Anger as Kiosks Return to Mbarara Town Center 1

Bright Muhumuza, a businessman in Mbarara, says they are unhappy with the municipal leadership for failing to enforce the ban on the kiosks. He says that the authorities are either comprised or some of them own the kiosks. All the kiosks had earlier on mid last year been done away with. But they have been slowly but steadily returning with some of them being position on the walkways, in front of shops and spaces meant for green belts
10:14
10:14

Zombo Man Commits Suicide Over UGX 40,000 1

Geoffrey Aliana, the LC 1 chairman Mawa village, says residents stumbled on the deceased’s body dangling by a rope on a Mango tree.
09:54
09:54

Kasese Mourns Assassinated Teachers 3 1 Top story

The plane from AIM air carrying the deceased’s bodies touched down at Kasese Airfield at exactly 2:14pm on Wednesday. It was followed by another plane carrying staff of Hope and Resurrection SS that were escorting their fallen colleagues.
09:28
09:28

Minister Halts Compensation of Gold Refinery Affected Residents 4

On Wednesday, the affected residents raised complaints about the compensation process during a community dialogue at Alupe primary school playground prompting Lokeris to halt the process until all the affected households are properly evaluated and agree with the investors.
07:53
07:53

Kabarole District Council Passes Resolution for Special Attention to Learners with HIV Joseph Mashuhuko 1 3

During a council sitting held at the district headquarters in Kitumba on Wednesday, Kabarole district Chairman Richard Rwabuhinga argued that boarding schools lack special provisions for children living with HIV, which subjects them to stigma and discrimination.
07:07
07:07

Fort Portal Mayor Orders Demolition of Structures from Mpanga River Banks 1 Top story

Gladys Mirembe, the Fort Portal Municipal Environment Officer, says that she has repeatedly written to the town clerk asking for enforcement to evict the encroachers from the river banks in vain.
06:51
06:51

Head Teacher, Deputy Arrested Over School Food kotido district 1

World Food Program supplies maize grain to schools in Karamoja in order to ensure that children have midday meals and can concentrate in class. By close of last term, there was a balance of 400 kilograms of grain in the school stores, according to the school records.
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