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May 2022 24 results
17:47
17:47

Turn up of Pupils Remains Low in Lango Schools 1 3

School Term II officially reopened on Monday 9th May 2022, three weeks after the closure of term I on April, 15, 2022. However most of the schools do not have half or even a quarter of their pupils back.
17:24
17:24

Lira City Teachers Miss Salaries for Months 5

Christine Ayo, a literature teacher at Comboni College, says that she last received a salary in January 2022 and ever since then, life has not been easy. She says that she has been struggling to support her family and transport herself to her workstation, which is 6kms away.
16:56
16:56

Former LOP Intensifies Go-Back-To School Campaign In Kasese 2 4

Kiiza, the former Kasese woman member of parliament, says that through the campaign, they hope to mobilize different stakeholders, especially parents to ensure their children return and complete school. She says education is a sacrifice and parents must be encouraged to invest in their children.
16:34
16:34

Police Holds Mother For Assaulting 10-Year-Old Son

According to Owoyesigyire, Apolot alleges that she gave the minor Shillings 5000 on Monday morning to buy groceries at the nearby shop but he didn’t return home. She reportedly looked for the minor and found him and took him home.
16:10
16:10

WHO Asks Countries to Crack down on Alcohol Marketing

According to doctors, the consumption of alcohol can lead to mental and behavioral disorders, alcohol addiction, liver cirrhosis, cardiovascular diseases, and some cancers.
15:31
15:31

Gov’t Agrees to Increase Science Teacher's Pay, Union Undecided On Strike 4 1 Top story

Vincent Elong, the national chairperson of the Uganda Professional Science Teacher's Union, says this is not the first time the government has made such promises.
14:49
14:49

UPDF, Police Investigate Assault Of Traffic Officer by Soldier Kiseka Market 2 1

The Defense Ministry Spokesperson, Brig Gen. Flex Kulaigye told URN that the investigations will establish what transpired at the scene, adding that whoever will be found in the wrong, will be handled according to the law.
13:18
13:18

High Court Orders UIA Not To Evict Occupants of Mbarara Industrial Park 1

The acting Mbarara High Court Assistant Registrar, Samuel Twakyire issued the orders following an application filed by eight occupants in Mbarara Industrial park the last month for a Judicial Review.
13:12
13:12

Roaming Animals Frustrate Farming of Perennial Crops 5

Colonel Charles Bokello Odur acknowledges that only a handful of farmers who have the ability to fence fruit gardens escape the menace of the animals.
13:03
13:03

Headteachers to Face "Drastic Action" for Expelling Students from Church Schools 3

Students with cases of drug abuse, romantic affairs and participation in strikes are usually expelled from schools in Uganda as a mechanism of curbing indiscipline.
12:36
12:36

Lack of Equipment Hinders Road Maintenance in Kwania 1 3

Geoffrey Alex Ogwal, the Kwania LC V Chairperson, says that the district has no single road equipment and has been hiring from the neighbouring districts.
12:14
12:14

Community in Moroto Regrets Giving Away Chunk of Land in Ignorance court 1 4

In a heated argument that lasted for six hours, Joseph Otita one of the elders, now the LC3 chairperson Rupa sub county says they considered Bill’s request for the land and he was given more than 100 acres to set up a home for the orphans.
11:51
11:51

'Starving' Karamoja Parents Keep Children from School over Exorbitant Requirements

Longole Tebakol, a parent and a resident of Kauriki Akine village in Iriiri sub-county of Napak District said government needs to declare total free education for Karamoja children adding that it is the only way children in Karamoja can attain education.
11:37
11:37

Kampala in Rice Shortage as Traders Suspend Imports Over VAT. 3

According to an April 21st, 2022 letter addressed to the commissioner of customs at the Uganda Revenue Authority, the State Minister of Trade and Cooperatives, Harriet Ntabazi noted that Uganda imported 41,000 metric tons of rice, which is beyond the national deficit between January to April this year.
10:05
10:05

Joint Security Shoot Rustler Dead, Injures Another

Mr. Micheal Longole the Karamoja regional Police spokesperson said the rustlers had managed to rob 48 cows but the forces immediately intercepted them
09:51
09:51

Bukwo RDC Blocks Commissioning of Six Maternity Wards 3

The commissioning of the maternity wards was scheduled for different days this weekend but the RDC halted the move, saying the wards have cracked walls and falling ceilings.
09:26
09:26

Armed Robbers Kill Guard at Fuel Pump in Bulambuli, Escape with Gun 1

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police spokesperson, says that the thugs shot Okweri in the head while Pius was hit in the stomach. They took off with Okweri's gun.
09:06
09:06

Private Schools In Kasese, Bunyangabu Appeal For Financial Aid From Gov't 8 2

Francis Kwehayo, the director of St. Francis Secondary in Rughedabara Town Council, says that it has been hard for private education institutions to mobilise funds from parents who are also struggling to live amidst the rising costs of living.
08:56
08:56

Pupils Bounce as All Teacher 'Forget' to Report Back to Kibuku Primary School 2

According to Wamika, absenteeism by both teachers and learners is one of the causes of poor academic performance of most schools, especially those which are government aided in the district.
08:46
08:46

Kitgum Gives Contractor Till June To Complete Seed School 1 2

Filder Abwono Obote, the chairperson Board of Governors of Amida Seed Secondary School, says that they held a meeting with the school hosting the Seed school on Monday morning and they gave them till the end of this year to complete work on the Seed school.
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