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19:32
19:32

Health Ministry Courts Cultural Institutions to Increase COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake 4 1

The calls followed reports of low vaccination uptake throughout the country. According to data from the health ministry, only 304,030 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 with the central region of the country having the lowest vaccination rates. On average,35 per cent of the targeted 100,000 within the region have been vaccinated.
19:20
19:20

4000 Ugandan Leaders Face Probe for Refusing to Declare Wealth Leadership Code Act 2

Wangadya says that of the 25,000 leaders that were expected to declare their wealth, only 20,778 (83.11 per cent) were able to do so. The most compliant institutions in the 2021 declaration include the Presidency, the Vice Presidency, the Amnesty Commission, the National Citizenship and Immigration Control Board, The National Children Authority, the Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda, the Inspectorate of Government, the Leadership Code Tribunal and New Vision.
18:44
18:44

DRC Insists Uganda is Trying to Undermine 2005 ICJ Judgement 1 2

DRC lawyers today told the Hague based court that Uganda’s demand for evidence seeks to throw the 2005 ruling into the dustbin. Uganda only admits that between 1997 and 2003 when its soldiers occupied parts of Eastern DRC, they killed 32 people yet Congo is demanding compensation for more than 180,000 lost lives.
18:29
18:29

MUK Guild Candidate Petitions Court over Change in Electoral Process Judith Nalukwago 3 2

Nalukwago through her lawyers of Centre for Legal Aid has filed her application at the Civil Division of High Court challenging the contents in a letter issued by the Acting Dean of Students Winifred Kabumbuli on Tuesday, April 27th 2021.
18:09
18:09

COSASE Tasks KCCA to Recover NSSF Remittance to Staff 1

This is carried in the committee report to parliament following an inquiry prompted by a whistleblower petition to Speaker Rebecca Kadaga dated 20th August, 2019.
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17:48

Education Ministry Allows Student Teachers to Carry Phones 1 2

Over the years, possessing a mobile phone in teacher training institutions, more so PTCs, has been a crime that could lead to a suspension or expulsion of a student. College authorities have also been making a timely and abrupt check to ensure that student teachers are not hiding these gadgets anywhere.
17:20
17:20

Two years later, Lubowa Hospital Remains at Foundation Level Parliament 7 1 Top story

While the Ministry of Health handed over the site on June 10, 2019, it hoped that the construction would be completed by June 2021. However, the project remains at the foundation level and, according to Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, it has been extended for now 15 more months.
17:14
17:14

Kabarole Council Lifts Ban on Tooro Kingdom Anthem 1 1 Top story

The district leadership chose Busoro Sub County to host the new district headquarters. However, the decision sparked a serious dispute between the district and Kingdom.
17:12
17:12

Construction of Moroto Central Market Stalls 2 1

The market, whose construction started in April 2018 was supposed to have been completed by April 2020.
16:53
16:53

Man Gets Ten Year Jail Term for Defiling Step-Daughter 3

The State Attorney, Mariam Njuki told the court that Tayebwa defiled the victim on two separate occasions. He reportedly first defiled his victim in the garden where her mother had sent her to collect food and did it again at home while the victim’s mother was away.
16:36
16:36

Pastoralists Given Two Weeks to Leave Lamwo District 1 3

According to Kidega, the residents are accusing the pastoralists of entering their land illegally and grazing cattle in their gardens. He adds that a number of community members have been mistreated after complaining about the mayhem caused by the animals.
16:11
16:11

Kisiizi Hospital Finance Manager Charged for Alleged Embezzlement 1

Moses Mugume, the senior hospital administrator says that Okello would use forged documents and receipts to account for the money, while the hospital struggled with a shortage of drugs.
16:07
16:07

Construction of OPD At Katabi Health Centre III Resumes 3 3

Construction of the OPD was halted last month after the municipal council made changes to the initial design. These changes include adding worktops at the reception and laboratory and also painting the exterior of the block.
16:02
16:02

Agago Town Council GISO in Trouble for Illegal Possession of Live Ammunition

Yunus Sedirumbi, the officer-in-charge of Patongo Police Station confirmed Laboke’s arrest to URN. She declined to reveal more details and referred our reporter to Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson.
15:58
15:58

Fake Job Racket Busted in Lyantonde, 14 Arrested 3

Denis Odoki, the Lyantonde District Police Commander, says they have so far arrested 14 members of the group which was trading as Global Alliance In Motion, an organisation that was later found to be non-existent. Before their arrest, the group paid for radio announcements for job opportunities which they purportedly had at their factory and main office in Lyantonde.
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15:46

Two Families Camp at Chairperson’s Residence Over Blocked of Pathway 8 Top story

“I bought this land in 2008 from Abudu Mayanja with a pathway, which leads to various properties in the area. Pastor Kakande also bought the neighbouring land from Abudu’s brother, Kaddu and put up his school and church five years later. He started encroaching on the pathway claiming it is part of his Kibanja, which is not true,” Wasswa said.
15:03
15:03

MPs Eulogize EALA Representative Mathias Kasamba 5 1

Kasamba died on Tuesday evening at Nakasero Hospital. He also doubled as the Director of Mobilization and Cadre Development at the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) headquarters.
14:56
14:56

Gov't Urged to Implement Data Protection Law to Reduce Cybercrimes

Speaking ahead of the launch of a report on Uganda’s data protection and privacy policies, Dorothy Mukasa, the Executive Director of Unwanted Witness said that unless the government implements the law on data protection, the country will continue to see a rise in cybercrimes.
14:05
14:05

Security in Agago Recoveries 26 Stolen Cattle 1 1

Leonard Opio Ojok, the Agago District LC V Chairperson told URN this morning that security traced the footmarks of the suspected rustlers forcing them to abandon the cattle and flee for dear life.
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