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19:39
19:39

King Oyo Calls for An End to Teenage Pregnancy 1 2

King Oyo, said whenever a teenager or an adolescent falls victim to early and unintended pregnancy, the country loses a future doctor, lawyer, engineer and religious leaders.
19:22
19:22

Gov’t to Reconsider Total Ban on Plastics ban kaveera 1 3

President Museveni in March assented to the National Environment bill into law which among other things provides for manufacturers of polythene bags and plastics to recycle plastic waste and also label the polythene bags in a bid to minimize effects to the environment.
19:16
19:16

2019 Africa Netball Cup: Uganda Overpower Kenya to Finish Third 2

The She Cranes defeated Kenya by 19 goals with the game ending 61-42.
19:05
19:05

Gov’t Not Frustrating Constitutional Amendment Bill- Minister Ajedra 1 2

Niwagaba sought a certificate for his Bill immediately after being granted leave by parliament last month to introduce the Private Member’s Bill for its first reading. However, he has since not acquired the Certificate of Financial Implication despite a letter dated 18th September from the Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige, to the Finance Ministry Permanent Secretary Keith Muhakanizi, requesting for issuance of the Certificate.
18:52
18:52

MUST Gets Police Station after Death of Student 1 1

Police has opened up a police station at Mbarara University of science and technology following the death of a student last week The police station was opened today following a meeting by the Mbarara district security committee to address increased cases of insecurity in the area. Brian Akampurira, a 2nd-year medical student of Mbarara University of Science and Technology-MUST was on Friday last week found dead in TASO village near a lagoon.
18:49
18:49

Graphics Designer Testifies in Mak Gold Scandal Case accusation 2 1

Defense lawyer Humphrey Tumwesigye said to be an expert, it doesn’t only mean one must have gone through formal education. “You can become an expert through experience,” he told court.
18:15
18:15

Mpigi District Petitions Education Ministry over Poor Funding 1 3

Mpigi District Education Officer Deogratius Sekyole has told Uganda Radio Network that the district has been receiving not more than 240 million Shillings for the construction of classroom blocks, pit latrines, staff quarters and purchasing desks among others, for the last five financial years.
18:02
18:02

New HIV Drug Dolutegravir Linked to Excessive Weight Gain

HIV researcher Prof. Adeeba Kamaru says health workers should tell the women about the risks associated with the use of this HIV drug in order for them to make informed choices.
17:51
17:51

Kotido District Surpasses Measles-Rubella Immunization Target Ministry of Health 2

Health officials in the area say that more than 2000 children were immunised in the district, against a target of 87,421 children.
17:41
17:41

Cabinet Approves UGX 5.8 Billion for Removal, Rehabilitation of Street Kids 3

The State Minister for Youths and Children Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi told journalists on Tuesday at the Uganda Media Centre that the funds will be used to rehabilitate, withdraw, trace and resettlement of street children.
17:26
17:26

Kadaga Slams Tourism Board for Snubbing Miss Tourism pageant 1 3

Kadaga was speaking during a meeting with the newly crowned Miss Tourism Phiona Bridget Kyeru, 22, who is scheduled to represent the country at the competitions that are due to take place next month.
17:02
17:02

Waterborne Diseases Threaten Flood-Hit Areas of Bulambuli 2 5

Hundreds of households in more than five sub-counties remain submerged in filthy, stagnant water. Pit latrines have been destroyed, emitting faecal matter to the surface, while some of the runoff has already contaminated water sources.
16:32
16:32

Use of Traditional Bee Hives Affecting Honey Production in Rwenzori 2 3

Most of the farmers use traditional beehives made of logs, banana fibres, mud and straw, gourd, woven grass or clay pots and are small in size.
16:11
16:11

Pictorial: How Floods Disrupted Measles-Rubella Immunization in Moroto moroto district

ur reporter in Karamoja says that several other rivers from the mountain slopes flooded disrupting the exercise, especially in Tapac sub-county on the slopes of Mt. Moroto, the home of the Tepeth community.
16:04
16:04

NDA Sanctions Panty Condom Acceptability Study SAMASHA Uganda 1 2

The condom which comes in different colors and enables a couple to have sex with a panty or lingerie on is a combination of lingerie and a contraceptive made of polyurethane is to only be used once but also has a reserve condom attached.
15:56
15:56

Wakiso Land Vendors Refuse to Refund UGX 7 Billion 3 1

Their lawyer Professor Frederick Ssempebwa told the Land Commission of Inquiry on Tuesday afternoon that his clients have opted to go to court to challenge Commissioner for Land Registration in the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development for double titling of the same piece of land to their clients and others.
15:28
15:28

IGG Summons Omoro LCV Chairperson Over Abuse of Office Ministry of Health, 1 1

It’s alleged that on 7th November 2018, Okao received unspecified amount of money from the district to attend a meeting of Uganda Local Governments Association – ULGA in Koboko district. However, he did not attend the meeting.
15:06
15:06

Police Officers Undergoing Crowd Management Training in Masaka Uganda Police Force 1

Paul Kangave, the greater Masaka regional police Spokesperson explains that the officers are being trained in handling smoke grenades, black bullets and other non-effective explosives as well as effective use of anti-riot gears.
14:58
14:58

Amolatar Residents Decry Fishing Ban Extension on Lake Kyoga UPDF Marines 2

Leaders under their umbrella body of Lake Kyoga Integrated Management Organization-LAKIMO recently resolved to extend the ban on fishing activities until December.
14:55
14:55

Butaleja Communities Still Stuck in Floods 5 3

The heavy runoff swept off roads and bridges and forced rivers to burst their banks, spilling into gardens, homesteads and schools in the areas of Busaba, Himutu, Mazimasa, Kachonga, Butaleja rural and Butaleja town council.
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