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20:03
20:03

Fake Red Cross 'Recruiter' Arrested in Kampala 1 1

Charles Twine, CID spokesperson, has identified the suspect as Allan Hirya Kabooli the mastermind of the plot that created fake Red Cross job adverts that circulated on social media with intention of defrauding unsuspecting job seekers.
20:02
20:02

Vaccination Remains Key To School Reopening – Education Ministry 3 1

Although President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni stated last month that the economy will reopen with or without vaccination come January 2022, the Education ministry insists that the vaccination response will determine the reopening to avoid closure when schools reopen.
19:31
19:31

COVID Contributed to 69,000 Malaria Deaths, Doomsday Scenario Averted

Moderate disruptions in the delivery of malaria services contributed to 14 million malaria cases and 69,000 deaths, yet 47,000 of the additional malaria deaths, were due to disruptions in the provision of malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment during the pandemic.
18:10
18:10

Local Government Minister Summons Kamwenge, Kitagwenda Leadership Over “Dura” Quarry Row. 1 2

According to the leadership of both districts, the Quarry being contested over is Joseph Karungi, the LC V Chairperson of Kamwenge District says that the quarry is in Kamwenge Sub County. He explains that for a long-time Hima cement has been paying royalties to Kamwenge district.
17:22
17:22

Police Arrest Pastor Over Child Sacrifice 1 1

According to Police the suspects, first rented a garage from Mulodi to host their church. However, a few months later, the suspect kidnapped the minor and sacrificed her in search of spiritual powers.
15:39
15:39

Refusal to be Vaccinated isn't a Right, it is Irresponsible- UHRC 2 1

Wangadya was speaking at a press conference at the Commission headquarters in Kampala where they announced activities for the commemoration of the International Human Rights Day celebrated every 10th of December.
15:21
15:21

Fire Guts Commercial Building In Busia 2 3

The fire that gutted the building which had four shops and a video hall reportedly started after 2am. Property worth millions of shillings was destroyed in the fire.
15:04
15:04

Over 5,000 Katakwi Teenagers Conceive Ahead of Schools Re-opening 16 Days of Activism 2 1

On average, about 480 girls are impregnated every month. Angiro says that this is a surprising and worrying trend for girl-child education, growth, and development. S
15:00
15:00

60% Time, 38% Money for Lira Roads Gone yet Only 10% Work is Done USMID project 4 1

Morris Chris Ongom, the chairperson Lira City Development Forum cited unfavorable physical conditions and political interference as barriers to effective implementation and development of the project.
13:31
13:31

Four People Perish In Tororo Road Accident

The accident involving an Isuzu ELF MV Reg No. UBJ 272B occurred this morning around Jadid petrol station at Mile 1 along Busia Road in the Tororo district.
13:25
13:25

Four Ugandan Universities to Pilot Heritage Studies 4

Ojambo however says there is a need to first train experts in cultural heritage studies to guide learners in primary and secondary schools and also in communities.
13:09
13:09

UBF Okays Boxers Who Rejected Contracts to Participate in Champion League 1

Uganda Boxing Federation -UBF expects to use the inaugural boxing champion’s league for the selection of pugilists that will represent the country in the forthcoming commonwealth games scheduled for next year in Birmingham.
12:33
12:33

Slow Works On USMID Projects in Moroto Municipality Angers Residents 1

Betty Nambozee, one of the traders in the town, says the contractor dug up the roads and left leaving them battling dust in the streets. "They came and started digging up the roads and they have disappeared even after the Minister commissioning a ground-breaking ceremony,” she said.
12:14
12:14

FDC Suspends Former Candidate, Terminates 3 Others for Defying Party Constitution 1 1

Ntabose has been seen in court calling affidavits for the election petition of Mbaju Jackson Tatikha, the former Member of Parliament for Busongora South who contested as an independent candidate after losing the FDC ticket to another contender. He later crossed to the National unity Platform-NUP.
11:19
11:19

Complaints as Cabinet Abolishes PTA Fees lunch 1 5

Recently the Minister in charge of ICT and National Guidance, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi said that the Cabinet had resolved all Universal Primary (UPE) and Secondary Schools (USE) to stop charging learners any fees as schools reopen in January next year. But parents, headteachers and local leaders have asked the government not to abolish the PTA fees until it's able to fund the schools adequately.
10:45
10:45

Gov't Yet to Decide On Feeding Mechanism For Learners 2

In 2013, the government came up with the school feeding and nutrition guidelines that were aimed to improve the child's health, nutrition and education performance. However, this is yet to be implemented.
09:57
09:57

UGX 40 Billion Aquapark Project Fails to Take Off 2

In 2018, residents of Onekgwok, Teboke, Rwakicaja and Abongokere in Tarogali parish, Ibuje Sub County offered 556 acres of Community land to the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries to pave way for the implementation of the project.
09:29
09:29

Busia LC V Chairperson Pushes For Marijuana Processing Facility 2 1

Marijuana farming is common in Buhehe, Masaba, Masinya, Masafu and Lumino sub-counties. While addressing farmers at Dabani sub-county headquarters, Mugeni said that once the government embraces his proposal to include a marijuana processing facility in the export zone market, they are ready to source potential cannabis investors to produce drugs and create jobs for locals.
09:07
09:07

Deputy Mufti Backs Countrywide Registration of Imams 1 1

Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa, the Kadhi of Luwero Muslim district, said that in the wake of the arrests and others that happened before, they decided to register all Imams with his office through the County Sheikhs.
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