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19:20
19:20

Uganda Asks West to 'Go Slow' on Energy Transition 3 1 Top story

Energy transition refers to the global energy sector’s shift from fossil-based systems of energy production and consumption — including oil, natural gas and coal — to renewable energy sources like wind and solar, as well as lithium-ion batteries.
18:23
18:23

Kanoni SS Students Arrested Over Strike 1

Patrick Katembeka, the headteacher, says the students in senior one, three, and four were protesting after they were told that the school will not participate in the regional sports competitions due to lack of funds.
18:08
18:08

Private Sector Joins Efforts to Fight Malaria 5 1

Ken Mugisha, the Chairperson of Malaria free Uganda, says that their aim is to mobilize resources and partners on a mission to have a malaria-free Uganda. He revealed that the board of Eco Bank Uganda had joined the fight with a donation of USD 120,000 to the council.
17:47
17:47

WHO Issues Guidelines for Postnatal Care of New Borns, Mothers

The new guidelines contain 60 recommendations that are supposed to improve postnatal care for mothers and children so as to reduce cases of mortality.
17:37
17:37

Parents Cryout As RDC Keeps Wakiso Seed School Closed 5 3

Farouq Senabulya, a member of the interim school management committee, says that Mbabazi convened a meeting with the school head, area leaders and contractor and told them the works at the school were incomplete.
17:08
17:08

Mismatch in Weather Patterns Hindering Tree Planting Campaign in Madi

Local authorities say that most of the NGOs are not following the unique weather pattern with most of them supplying their tree seedlings either too early or later and most times during the dry season.
16:42
16:42

Explosive Kills 2 Pupils, Critically Injures 2 Others in Gulu 1 2 Top story

Abonga told URN that the incident occurred around mid-day on Wednesday along Ogwari Road as the pupils were on their way home. He explains that the minor branched into a bush along the road to harvest brooms where they discovered the unexploded ordnance and picked it. The injured are Derrick Okello (13) and Brian Rubangakene (12). They are all pupils of Bul Kur Primary School in Bul Kur ‘’B’’ Village.
16:27
16:27

Former Uganda Airline CEO Demands Reinstatement or UGX 3.5BN 2 Top story

Through his lawyers Muwema and CO. Advocates and Solicitors, Muleya accuses the government of unlawfully suspending and later terminating his employment contract. Mulema wrote to Bageya on March 28 as the interim board Chairman and PS Ministry of Works over the matter.
15:25
15:25

COVID-19 Tests: Govt Exempts Fully Vaccinated Travelers Crossing Land Border 4

Mwebesa has directed all private laboratories to exit border points immediately "as it is no longer necessary to conduct any COVID-19 tests at land border points of entry."
15:20
15:20

Kiosk Owners Want Allocation of Stalls in Mbarara Market Halted 1 4

While commissioning the new market, the Local Government Minister Raphael Magyezi said that the market belonged to Mbarara City Council and not the Kiosk Owners Association.
14:41
14:41

WHO Investigating Reports COVID-19 Vaccines Could Lead to Hearing Loss 3 2

According to WHO, they are looking into the matter following reports that some people who were vaccinated developed sudden hearing problems, especially tinnitus.
13:40
13:40

Thieves Terrorize Livestock, Poultry Farmers in Gulu City Ogony Cell 1 4

The thieves have stolen and killed 100 goats, four cattle, and 164 poultry in the areas of Ajuku, Ogony East, Ogony west and Ogony A cell, and Kweyo all in Bardege Layibi Gulu City Division.
13:07
13:07

Elections, Complaints Delayed Relocation of EC Offices-Bukenya 1 1

Bukenya says that after the elections they resumed the procurement process and received several bids, which they have since evaluated. Unfortunately, he says, there were complaints raised by some bidders, which required administrative review.
12:41
12:41

25,000 Claimants to Receive Compensation 3

An inter-ministerial verification committee constituted in 2016 verified a total of 92,652; 16,946 claimants in Acholi, 42,042 from Lango, and 33,664 from Teso sub-region.
12:15
12:15

Mixed Reactions as UBF Rules Olympians Out of Commonwealth Team 1 1

Sam Rukundo, the Olympic boxing coach told URN that the move by the local boxing governing body will limit Uganda’s performance in the games since the affected players had already gotten exposure after taking part in the Tokyo event.
11:56
11:56

Fr. Ambrosoli To Be Beatified in Agago 4

Fr. Achilles Kiwanuka Kasozi, the Provincial Superior of the Comboni Missionaries in Uganda notes that the beatification of Dr. Fr. Ambrosoli is a great moment for the catholic church internationally, and Gulu Archdiocese, which gets the third blessed, after Jildo Irwa and Daudi Okello, who are blessed martyrs.
11:29
11:29

Bundibugyo NRM Registrar Died of Strangulation-Postmortem Report 3 1

The Rwenzori West Regional Police Commander, Norman Musinga, he says police in Rwenzori has commenced investigations in search for suspected criminals behind Aguma’s mysterious death.
11:24
11:24

SIU Probe 300 Cases of Vandalism, Arrest Five Suspects Uganda police 1 2

According to Police, cases of vandalism are common within the Kampala Metropolitan districts of Wakiso, Mukono and Kampala. He says that the five suspects were picked up from Wakiso, Mbarara, Mbale, Isingiro and Kazo districts.
11:00
11:00

Masaba Asks Court to Cancel Results from Makosi Polling Station Election Appeal 1 1

During the January 14th, 2021 polls Masaba polled 9415 votes against 9854 votes garnered by his rival, Seth Kizangi Massa Wambede. Masaba lost with a margin of 954 votes. He petitioned Mbale High court accusing Masaba of falsifying the results from Makosi Trading Center polling station in Bukonde and ballot stuffing.polling station.
10:36
10:36

Bar Owner Flees Following Maid's Murder 2 1

Moses Johnson Mugwe, the Bukedi South Police spokesperson says that they recieved a tip off about Apio's death from one the patrons who had gone to drink in the bar. He however, says that by the time officers arrived at the scene Mukama and his employees had already fled into hiding.
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