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19:26
19:26

Gov’t Urged to Hasten Inclusive Education Policy world bank uganda 1 3

The policy, which was drafted in 2011, makes it mandatory for all schools to have special needs teachers trained and placed in different classrooms. It also requires schools to have the right infrastructure like rumps to ease the movement of learners with physical disabilities.
18:57
18:57

UPDF Deploys in Lira Town over Increased Gang Attacks Lira District 1

Lt. Hassan Kato, the 5th Division Army spokesperson says that police requested assistance from the police to beef up security deployment by the police.
17:56
17:56

Grounded Vehicles Paralyze Service Delivery in Napak UGanda Police Force 2 1

The District Police Commander, Michael Ongica blames the district drivers for crashing the vehicles. He says that some drivers drive under the influence of Alcohol.
17:36
17:36

Couple Arrested for Chopping 2-Year-Old Boy into Pieces 1

Patrick Busuulwa, 23, and his wife Allen Mukirwa, 18, both residents of Bulaga -Ssumbwe, are accused of strangling their child Patrick Ssimbwa, and chopping him into pieces. The body of the boy was reportedly dumped in a swamp by the father, who later filed a case of a missing child at Bulaga police post.
17:34
17:34

How Students Exhibition Left Makerere Freedom Square Bruised Makerere University 1

Freedom Square, which was once a perfectly green field is now riddled with large patches of mud, coursed through by tire tracks, following the Friday 11th economics exhibition.
17:23
17:23

Kadaga In Move to Boost Relations With Nile Basin Member States River Nile 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has allayed concerns raised by the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Egypt, Ali Abdel-Aal, on the use of the River Nile whose basin is situated in Uganda, on Lake Victoria.
17:10
17:10

Planned Election of Masaka Boda-boda Leaders Flops Amid Clashes 1

The elections had been planned by the RDC as an intervention to reorganize the industry and enable cyclists to tap into government’s wealth creation programs. He, together with the local security team had taken charge of the process and mobilized cyclists to participate in the elections, which were to take place at Masaka Liberation Square.
16:43
16:43

Rukiga Councillors, CAO Feud over Tour 1 7

On September 26th, councillors resolved during a council session to have an agriculture tour in Masaka district. The council resolved that the office of the Chief Administrative Officer liaises with that of the District Chief Finance Officer to make sure that shillings 12 million is available to facilitate the tour.
16:33
16:33

Declining Condom Use Worries Activists as Uganda Remembers Philly Lutaaya 4

Philly Lutaaya is remembered today for being the first prominent Ugandan, a celebrated musician to give a human face to HIV/AIDS in Uganda at the time when there was a lot of stigma for a disease hitherto cushioned in myths.
16:15
16:15

Gulu District Struggles to Recover Youth Livelihood Funds 3

Since inception of the Youth Livelihood Prgramme - YLP in 2015, up to 87 different youths’ groups in the sub counties of Awach; Patiko, Palaro, Cwero, Bungatira and Unyama have benefited from over 600 million shillings.
16:06
16:06

NWSC Blames Low Pipeline Pressure For Water Crisis in Kampala 4 1

Eng. Andrew Muhwezi, the Senior Water Production Manager in Kampala Service Area says the water supply network will complete its pressure recovery by this evening, 48 hours after it was restarted after a day long routine maintenance.
15:53
15:53

Artisanal Miners Seek Compensation for Losses Incurred in Mubende Eviction 5

The miners under Mubende United Miners’ Assembly (MUMA) tabled their plea before the Natural Resources Committee of Parliament, where they had been invited in relation to an earlier petition challenging their eviction from mining fields in Bukuya Sub County. The fields were taken over by an investor, Gemstones International.
15:48
15:48

Electoral Commission, Village Councils to Conduct Voter Verification Exercise 1 3

Electoral Commission Chairman Justice Simon Byabakama says that they have encountered complaints of ineligible voters appearing on the voters register in the concluded by-elections and past elections.
15:14
15:14

Motorcycle Thefts Hit Moroto Town Moroto District 1 1

According to Moroto Boda- Boda association chairman, Simon Peter Korobe, rampant attacks on Boda- Boda cyclists started last month and three riders were attacked in a space of one week and their bikes stolen by the assailants.
15:03
15:03

South Sudanese Medical Student Found Dead in Barifa Forest 4 2

Kandarau’s body was found inside Barifa forest after a search by the students and locals following reports of his disappearance on Tuesday.
14:49
14:49

Kyenjojo Offers Land for Regional Skills Development Centre Steven Asiimwe 3 1

The allocation followed the launch of the project by the State House Comptroller, Lucy Nakyobe, at the district headquarters on Wednesday.
14:09
14:09

Gov’t Set to Raid Petroleum Fund Again Bank of Uganda 1 1

According to Bank of Uganda, government will withdraw 445billion shillings which will be transferred from the fund to the consolidated fund for government to pay for the 2019/20 financial year budget activities
13:35
13:35

Police Shoots LDU Dead in Kasese 3

Masumbuku Tsongo, 309 Brigade Spokesperson told URN that Olweny was undergoing final drills of his four month military training but escaped from the barracks with a gun and went into the community.
13:02
13:02

Parents Decry Lack of Consent for Measles-Rubella Immunization Campaign GAVI 1 3

The five-day campaign is supposed to provide a booster dose for measles and introduce the rubella vaccine among children aged 15-years and below. During the same campaign, more than 8.2 million children younger than 9-months will receive the oral polio vaccine.
12:40
12:40

Mbale Market Vendors Count Losses Over Power Outages 2 2

There has been unreliable power supply in the market for the past one month after two transformers installed at the market broke down, leaving the market in darkness.
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