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May 2023 18 results
17:37
17:37

Otikokin Clan Demands Blood Compensation for Slain Minister 1 3 Top story

Dr. Christopher Oleke, the Deputy Awitong of Otikokin, argued that Engola’s murderer took a key pillar of the clan, and added that emotions are too high, although the clan leaders are trying their best to calm the situation.
17:21
17:21

Ankole Districts Begin Football Tournament 1 1

Currently, the Ankole region has only four players playing in the Uganda Premier League, with only two of them receiving calls to the National team.
16:47
16:47

Engola’s Killer Body Guard Served One-Year in Somalia Lt Col Deo Akiiki 1

Col. Deo Akiiki, the Deputy Defence Ministry spokesman, says that Sabiiti's most recent deployment was in 2020-2021 as part of the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia. Sabiti held the lowest rank in the military but was selected by his superiors to undertake an intermediate Non-Commissioned Officers course at the Junior Staff and Command College in Jinja.
16:28
16:28

Lira City East Division to Privatize Garbage Collection over Financial Constraints 4

Jimmy Angole, the Division’s Clerk explained that although the division has equipment’s and personnel to handle solid waste, garbage management is still a huge challenge and that is why the division is considering contracting it out.
15:40
15:40

Senior Medical Officers to Strike Over Promotion, Pay Rise 4 1

Dr. Iren Asaba Mugisha, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Mulago National Referral Hospital, points out that the medical officers' special grade is currently bearing the biggest burden of all the work in the big health centers and tertiary institutions because there are very few senior consultants.
15:22
15:22

State House Health Monitoring Unit, Police Arrest 4 In Kamwenge Over Abuse Of Office

According to reports, the charges against the suspects are related to the diversion of fuel meant for Rukunyu Hospital during the financial year 2019/2020.
14:56
14:56

Leaders, Environmentalists Ask World Bank for More Resources Towards Restoration of R. Nyamwamba River Nyamwamba 2 7

Richard Bomera, the LCIII chairperson for Bulembia Division in Kasese municipality, says river Nyamwamba needs periodic desilting to minimize flooding and its effects.
14:16
14:16

Mak Gov’t Students Reignite Calls for Release of Allowances 1 1

“The semester is coming to a close, and students are going in for the end-of-semester exams which have welfare consequences for the government-sponsored students, whose allowances have been worryingly delayed,” reads part of the letter.
12:57
12:57

Mbale District Registers Low Emyooga Recovery 1

Muhammad Mafabi, the Mbale District LC V chairperson, explains that some individuals diverted from their original proposals after receiving the money and ended up suffering losses in their businesses.
12:49
12:49

Nakivale Refugee Settlement Registers Increase of Pneumonia Cases UNHCR 2 2

Dr. Gelard Naluwairo, the public health officer at Nakivale settlement, points out that pneumonia is common among children under the age of five and the elderly, who tend to have low immunity, making them vulnerable to such infections.
11:38
11:38

Phase III Construction of Maternity Ward, Theater at Ober HCIII Takes Off 1 4

The first phase of the project involved the construction of the foundation, and the second phase involved the construction of beams, columns, stairs, and the first floor (solid concrete) which lasted for four months before stalling again due to financial constraints.
11:13
11:13

Transporters Ask for Dumping Grounds in Parks, as Littering Bins Enforcement Starts

During this period, public transporters requested more sensitization and preparation time. As this was granted, the transporters complained about the lack of dumping grounds in their parks, while NEMA directed all petrol stations to provide properly labeled dumping facilities for motorists to dump trash from their in-car littering bins.
10:42
10:42

Uganda Museum Remodeling Works Start in October 2

Nyiracyiza noted that the preparatory works for the project are currently ongoing, and various contractors have already been awarded and are on the job.
09:55
09:55

Journalists Campaign for Mindset Change in Karamoja Moroto district 2 4

Cinderella Atenyo, a radio presenter at Ateker FM Moroto, observed that communities have a negative perception that journalists always use their information and photos to get money.
09:44
09:44

Activists Condemn Imprisonment of Iron Sheet Protestors 2 1

During a press conference at the office of former FDC President Dr. Besigye in Kampala, Robert Mayanja and Habib Buwembo, two of the leading activists, expressed their dismay at the imprisonment of their colleagues, who they say were merely expressing their discontent over the impunity with which the suspects were allowed to go free.
09:21
09:21

Journalists Decry Poor Welfare, Suppression of Media Freedom 4

Journalists have revealed that a number of them in the country work without contracts and others work for half a dollar as payment for every story filed as freelance reporters.
08:16
08:16

River Rwizi Floods Following Heavy Down Pour Environment 1

The National Water and Sewerage Cooperation manager in the area, Denis Muramuzi, says that the heavy rains have caused floods to submerge the system in the water pump house, leading to the use of a water pump generator to pump the floods out on an hourly basis.
08:04
08:04

Match-Fixing Probe: FUFA Suspends Six Players, two Referees 1 1 Top story

This is the first cohort of individuals to be suspended by FUFA on allegations of match-fixing since March 2023 when FUFA President Moses Magogo announced new strategies to curb the vice, which has long defined Uganda’s football industry, where club officials, coaches, referees, and players are accused of being part of it.
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