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18:42
18:42

Private School Teachers at Crossroads as Schools Close Again 1 6

The lower primary classes were scheduled to return today, just a week after the return of the senior two class, the last group in the secondary category to return to school. The Senior One class returned in April and was yet to complete the school term. However, according to the President, the schools need to close for at least 42-days, effective today.
17:55
17:55

Over 20 Shops in Tororo Closed for Flouting Covid19 SOPs 1

Yahaya Were, the Tororo District Deputy Resident District Commissioner, who is the acting Task Force Chairperson and acting Tororo District Police Commander, Kasim Matovu led the operation.
17:31
17:31

Masafu Hospital Management in Decongestion Campaign 5 1 Top story

Hamphrence Nambiro, the administrator Masafu General hospital, says that they have observed the worst situation because they are registering between 4 to 5 positive Covid-19 cases each day at the health facility.
17:07
17:07

Speaker Oulanyah Operating from Committee Room Jacob Oulanyah 1 1

The office of the Speaker has been occupied for the past 10-years by the former Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. However, she lost the seat to her former deputy and Omoro County MP Jacob Oulanyah in a vote held at the beginning of the eleventh parliament last month.
16:46
16:46

Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement Hit by COVID-19 Wave COVID19 pandemic 3 2

Solomon Osakan, the Refugee Desk Officer for West Nile told URN that 13 refugees tested positive for the deadly disease in two lots that arrived mid last week and are currently in an isolation uni. He adds that they have resolved to close all the porous border points as a measure to curb a surge in COVID-19 cases.
16:40
16:40

Bundibugyo Cocoa Farmers Decry The Gradual Fall in Produce Prices 2 7 Top story

Alima Komuhangi says middle men only come and tell them that the prices have gone down without giving them any explanation. The farmer who also buys fresh cocoa from other farmers for resale asks the government to intervene and stabilize the prices.
16:21
16:21

Mak Insists on Holding Exams for Final Year Students Ministry of health 2 1

But according to Makerere University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the final year students had already started their final examinations by the time of the presidential declaration and are expected to return home immediately after their last paper. Examinations at Makerere University for final year students have been running since May 24, 202.
16:10
16:10

FUFA Electoral Committee Declares Magogo Unopposed For FUFA Presidency Moses Magogo 3 2

Bwiire said Magogo was the only candidate that returned the nomination forms with all the requirements as per the FUFA Electoral code of 2012, therefore he is the only duly nominated candidate for the position of FUFA President.
15:39
15:39

Lwengo Authorities Reject OWC Piglets Citing Lack of Proper Documents 5 1 Top story

Apollo Jjuuko Kasiita, the Lwengo Resident District Commissioner, says the piglets were delivered at the time of the Foot-and-Mouth quarantine without the required documents.
15:33
15:33

No Suspects Arrested Yet in Gen Katumba Shooting -Police Fred Enanga 1 1

“We haven’t arrested any suspect, but we simply identified few persons of interest to give us more information based on their knowledge about this incident, and we recorded their statement, and we don’t consider them as suspects, so the speculations should stop. Said Enanga.
15:03
15:03

Parents Cry over School Fees as They Collect Learners from Schools 3 7

As early as 7;00 a.m. parents had started arriving at different schools. However, they were all worried about the abrupt closure of schools by the government with the majority expressing concerns over school fees that they have just paid.
13:48
13:48

Busia District Gives 5.63 Acres for Constructing UGX46B Water Project 1 1

Stephen Mugeni Wasike, the Busia district L.C.V chairman says that the project will help in steady supply of water and safeguarding lives of people against getting water borne diseases which are now common in fishing communities.
12:39
12:39

Rift Valley Fever Hits Kiruhura District 3

Although it primarily affects animals, the virus can be transmitted to humans through the handling of animal tissue during slaughtering or butchering, animal births, conducting veterinary procedures, or the disposal of carcasses. Human infections have also resulted from the bites of infected mosquitoes.
12:04
12:04

Butaleja Residents Seek Permanent Solution to Floods 1 4

He says the government needs to step in now and repair the early warning systems, build water reservoirs that would control the volume of water and dig terraces along river Manafwa.
11:48
11:48

Parish Chief Arrested Over Theft of Bag of Beans in Namisindwa 2

The LCV Councilor Bukhabusi sub county Noan Weyanga Mweru said that they received information about the missing one bag of beans and that the people who were supposed to deliver the relief items to the victims had kept it with the aim of taking the beans.
08:25
08:25

Museveni Tasks Karamoja MPs on Insecurity armed warriors 1 3 Top story

Apanaluk died leaving behind 54 wives, 187 children, 116 grandchildren and more than 2,000 head of cattle. The incident has created a rift between the Bokora (people Napak district) and the Pian (people of Nabilatuk and Nakapiripirit) as the former want to revenge the killing of their elder and son.
07:35
07:35

Onduparaka Residents Protest Closure of Only Village Borehole 1 3

Some of the community members told URN that they are forced to move over two kilometers to fetch unclean water from River Enyau hence risking their lives.
07:10
07:10

Lwengo CAO, HR In Trouble Over Fraudulent Insurance Scheme 1 Top story

URN has established that the workers’ salaries have been cut without their knowledge and consent since April 2021.
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