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20:22
20:22

Kabarole Residents Worried Over Livestock Theft 3 1

“As leaders we however condemn acts of mob justice, we are calling on government to increase security in this village and other neighboring areas," Happy added. "People here tell me that they have resorted to sharing housing with animals to save them from being stolen."
20:02
20:02

Kwania Registers 5,375 Teenage Pregnancy Cases in 21 Months 4 1

A report prepared by police and local leaders from different health facilities across the district indicates that 5,375 cases were registered from January 2020 up to September 2021.
18:17
18:17

Gulu University Launches Anti –Sexual Harassment Policy 1 2

The policy was formulated in partnership with Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate with financial support from UN Women, under the Safer Universities Project launched in 2019 in response to the call under the European Union and United Nation spotlight initiative on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls.
17:40
17:40

VP Alupo Blames Poor Agriculture Productivity on Low Extension Services 1 1

“Given the numerous water bodies, we are endowed with, we are equally well-placed in the fisheries industry and everybody should be happy to note that we are on a fast road of improvement in the animal industry. Our main challenge however, is the fact that our farmers have not been able to exploit this potential which results in low productivity, low quality of products and limited value addition.” VP Jessica Alupo.
17:34
17:34

Private Labs Seek Refund for Expenses on COVID-19 Testing Space in Entebbe

The labs that include City Medicals, Case Medical Centre, and Medipal Hospital are each demanding a refund of USD 18,000 (65 million Shillings), from the hotel through its agent, Fremax Property Services and Management Ltd. The three laboratories allegedly paid a security deposit of USD 4,500 and USD 13,500 as rent for the months of September, October, and November 2021.
16:58
16:58

Centenary Bank Manager Nursing Injuries After Acid Attack 1 2

“Police detectives at Katwe Police station who visited the scene said the liquid splashed on him burning him and the clothes he was dressed in. But the victim ran out to Makindye medical center close to the scene before he was rushed to Nsambya hospital,” he said.
16:53
16:53

Committee Given 10 Days to Scrutinize Museveni’s Concerns on NSSF Bill 1 1

The president in his letter to the Speaker said that the commencement date of the Act needs to be amended so that it comes into force on the date of its publication in the gazette and also that only those who are 45 years old and have saved for over 10 years can access 20 per cent of their savings as anything else would be unsustainable for the fund.
16:21
16:21

Woman, Granddaughter Electrocuted in Namisindwa

According to preliminary police findings, the two were electrocuted when they came into contact with live electric cables from an illegal connection.
16:03
16:03

Katoto Appeals Decision Upholding Brother's Victory Kato Muhammed 1

Justice Kazibwe also concurred with Kato and the Electoral Commission’s legal team that all affidavits carried different font size and line spacing from the main body and that the statement of the Commissioner of Oaths was independent of all the pages, which he said was conclusive evidence that the deponents did not appear before the Commissioner of Oaths.
15:39
15:39

UPC Demands for Lifting of Curfew Hours to Favor Evening Classes 4 1

Muzeyi Faizo, Head of Media and Communications at UPC, reasons that most of higher learning institutions’ students are privately sponsored, they utilize morning hours to work, that is why there is need to revisit the curfew hours to enable them look for resources to finance their education, balance work and studies as well as decongesting classes.
14:17
14:17

Sironko Recieves UGX 800M To Support Scale Irrigation 2

Janet Nafuya, Sironko District Agriculture Officer, says that the money is already on the district accounts waiting for extension workers to complete sensitizing the beneficiaries from the targeted sub-counties to start distributing the pumps.
13:35
13:35

Four Players Join U-20 Women Team Ahead of Return Leg Against Kenya 1 1

They have now joined the team which is currently in a residential training camp at the FUFA Technical Centre in Njeru preparing for the second leg of the tie that is scheduled to take place on October 8, 2021, at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende.
13:17
13:17

Opposition MPs Vow To Boycott Plenary Until Colleagues Are Released security 3 1

The Opposition Chief Whip, John Baptist Nambeshe, says that they were prompted to take the decision because of the continued incarceration of MPs in non-gazetted areas.
12:38
12:38

Bushenyi Registers over 2,000 Cases of Teenage Pregnancies in Eighteen Months Teen Pregenancies 2 1

According to statistics from the district Probation office, the cases were registered between January 2020 and June 2021 after the first lockdown was announced by President Museveni following the outbreak of COVID-19.
11:58
11:58

Councilors Petition Ministry Over District Service Commission Chairperson

‘’We the undersigned members of Budaka district council do hereby bring to your attention our utmost displeasure and dissatisfaction with the process and/or procedure leading to the appointment of John Kasita as the new chairperson of Budaka district service commission,” reads the petition.
11:30
11:30

One Injured, Two Missing Following Attack in Apaa Township Apaa Police Post 1 1

Okoko told URN this morning that the attack forced them to flee their homes for their dear lives prompting the assailants to shoot them with spears.
11:17
11:17

Two Mbale USMID Roads Waste Away Three Years After Commissioning 5 1

Abubakar Wafuba, a boda boda rider in Mbale city says that the bad state of the road has resulted into several accidents especially at the bridge because despite of Hakim Watenyeli, a resident of Mbale City blames the defects on the road on the negligence of duty by the authorities.
11:02
11:02

Food Waste: a Global Problem that Undermines Healthy Diets 1

Some food is also lost on farms and in supply chains, indicating that overall a third of food is never eaten, with households discarding 11 per cent of food at the consumption stage of the supply chain, while food services and retail outlets waste five and two per cent, respectively.
10:14
10:14

Unknown Gunmen Roam Moroto Hospital Compound 1

According to information obtained by URN, the five intruders roam around the hospital quarters with an AK-47 gun.
09:26
09:26

Construction of Seven Police Posts in Karamoja Sub Region Underway OPM 1

Construction is underway at the selected sub counties, some at border points where there has been no police presence at all.
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