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20:07
20:07

Over 50,000 Get Vaccinated Against Yellow Fever in NMS Drive 2

54,750 Ugandans have been vaccinated against Yellow Fever in the twelve day exercise organised by the National Medical Stores-NMS.
19:08
19:08

MOE, Stakeholders, Agree on Raft of Measures for Safe Reopening of Schools 2

The ministry of education has tabled seven strategies as proposals for the safe reopening of schools during a virtual meeting that attracted several stakeholders. Among the proposals is the strengthening of Covid-19 surveillance system in schools and here the ministry wants the heads of institutions of learning to be accountable for the implementation of all SOPs in the schools and Covid-19 related management.
18:45
18:45

5,022 Including Graduates Turn up for LDU Recruitment in Acholi, West Nile Recruitments 1 2

The Fourth Division Army Spokesperson Let. Hassan Kato disclosed on Monday in an interview with Uganda Radio Network that the one week exercise attracted 5022 applicants.
17:56
17:56

FDC Doubts Gov't Commitment to Solving Greater Masaka Security Crisis 1 2

Kikonyogo says people such as Security Minister Jim Muhwezi performed excellently during his assignment as Director General of Security and Intelligence during the early years of National Resistance Movement (NRM) government. If Muhwezi acts with the same gusto as he used to do when he was Director General of Security and Intelligence, Kikonyogo think, he would get Masaka bijambiya murders arrested in a short time.
17:15
17:15

Police Arrest Prime Suspect in Kireka Music Producer's Killing 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said over the weekend, that Police arrested Karungi Peter alias Other-Boys, a resident of Bweyogerere who has confessed to the murder, claiming that the producer had declined to pay his money.
17:02
17:02

Hundreds Flee Homes In Busia Over Illegal Power Connections 4

George Offiti, a resident of Arubaine village, says that he fled from his home after receiving a tip from his friends. Offiti explains that he applied for electricity three years ago in vain, which prompted him to tap power from his neighbour.
16:48
16:48

Kitgum Councilors Take 60% Cut on Sitting Allowances as Revenues Dwindle 3

Council was initially allocating 118 million Shillings for sitting allowances. Each councillor was entitled to an allowance of 260,000 Shillings which will now be reduced to 100,000 Shillings as allowance per council session and committee meeting.
16:24
16:24

What Next for Bombers After Olympic Games? David Ssemujju 2 1

David Ssemujju, one of the three boxers who went to Japan told URN that he is training from University of Pain in Kampala's Old Taxi Park. The pugilist makes it clear that he does not know what will happen next, but says he is keeping fit under his coach Addes Sero to be ready in case of any chance.
14:21
14:21

Amudat Officials Impersonate Journalists to Benefit from Emyooga Funds

Joseph Lobot, the Amudat LC V chairperson, says that he will not tolerate civil servants who promote corruption. "Not under my leadership, how can you be an agriculture officer claiming to be a journalist? This is unacceptable,” he said. The officials did not name the implicated civil servants.
14:14
14:14

Archbishop Beinomugisha Ordains 19 Priests in Mbarara 2 2

The ordained were awarded certificates of completion and seven of them were given their appointment letters to go and serve in their respective parishes within the Archdiocese of Mbarara, while Fr. Paul Agric Gumanoshaba who is a member of the Society of the Missionaries of Africa was sent to serve in Rwanda by their head Rev. Fr. Vincent Lubega.
14:03
14:03

Police Investigate Death of Convict in Koboko Municipality Suicide 1 1

Gordon Idoru found the lifeless body of 28-year-old John Awule, a resident of Nyarilo Cell in Koboko municipality hanging on a rope inside his house when he went to check on him on Monday morning.
13:41
13:41

Man Kills Himself after Stabbing Wife to Death 2

According to reports, Opong returned from a drinking joint in a nearby trading center at around 9:00pm on Sunday and started assaulting his wife using a panga, leaving her in a critical state before he took off.
13:15
13:15

Suspected Thief Beheaded; Delayed Justice Blamed for Mob Action 3 3

The beheaded body of a male person was left lying in a pool of blood in the middle of the road with a sack of chicken tied to its arms.
12:56
12:56

Two Children Drown in Abandoned Mines In Rubirizi 1

James Mushabe, the LC 1 Chairperson of Rutondo cell, says that they heard screams from a girl he only identifies as Nabaasa who survived drowning.
12:34
12:34

Over 12000 Teenagers Impregnated in Mbale, Busia and Butaleja in Six Months 5 2

In Butaleja, over 2022 teenage pregnancies were registered between June and August mainly in Nabiganda town council, Nawanjofu, Busaba and Busabi sub-counties.
10:47
10:47

Suspected South Sudan Rustler Beheaded in Foiled Livestock Theft in Lamwo 1

The area LC I chairperson, Ismael Ogak, says that the deceased suspect together with two others attempted to steal goats from the kraal of one of the residents on Saturday night prompting her to raise alarm.
10:20
10:20

Afghan Evacuees: Three Entebbe Hotels Fully Booked 2

According to sources, the US embassy booked the three hotels from August 16, after the government announced that Uganda had agreed to host 2,000 Afghani evacuees. Sources however say the hotels were booked by officials from the US Embassy in Kampala.
09:32
09:32

COVID-19: Experts Advice Learning Institutions to Revise Assessment Methods Makerere University 1 1

According to Lugujjo, there should be mandatory integration of skills development at higher institutions of learning. “There is a problem if institutions keep assessing students the same way as before and expect more output-oriented results.
08:27
08:27

Mak Law Students Panic As LDC Enrolment Deadline Approaches Makerere University 3 1 Top story

Last week, through Grace Waiswa, the president Makerere Law Society, the finalists wrote to LDC to give them special consideration in vain. Since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in Uganda in March 2021, learning institutions have had changes of schedules resulting from the lockdowns.
07:44
07:44

Land Row Delays Construction of Inomo Sub County H/Q 2

Speaking to URN on Sunday, Anger claimed that the sub-county leadership illegally trespassed on the customary land he inherited from his grandfather in 2012 and established a market on it claiming it would be temporary but went ahead to construct there toilet facilities.
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