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Feb 2022 15 results
18:17
18:17

Gov't Allows 2018 Primary Leavers to Register for Senior Four Exams 1 1 Top story

Dr. Denis Mugimba, the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Education told URN a meeting led by Education Minister Janet Kataha Museveni agreed that all learners whether sponsored by the government or not will be permitted to register and sit the O level exams.
18:02
18:02

Deputy Speaker Directs House Rules Committee to Investigate MP Zaake MP Francis Zaake 9 3

According to Mapenduzi, Zaake is in breach of the code of conduct for Member of Parliament particular a requirement for members to at all times conduct themselves in a manner, which will maintain and strengthen the public’s trust and confidence in the integrity of Parliament and never undertake any action that may bring the House or its Members, into disrepute.
17:46
17:46

Court Orders Mabirizi's Arrest on Sight to Serve 18 Months Jail Term contempt of court 1 Top story

Mabirizi’s lawyer Noel Nuwe asked the Court to give his client an opportunity to appear and explain if he made those posts in violation of the earlier court order. Nuwe argued that Mabirizi was not aware of the court ruling that barred him from attacking judicial officers and only came to know about it on Tuesday morning and needed more time to defend himself.
17:20
17:20

15 Percent of Women in Uganda Can’t Access Contraceptives-Survey Makerere University 1 3

In the survey which was conducted jointly by the Ministry of Health, Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), and Makerere University School of Public Health, researchers say sexually active respondents were asked whether they intended to get pregnant and they said no and yet they were not using any contraceptive method.
16:14
16:14

Security Guard Linked to Kabowa Septic Tank Murders Arrested 2 1

Duku was a security guard at the residence of city businessman Charles Tumwine in Simbwa zone of Kabowa-Ndeba, in Rubaga Division where two bodies were recovered from a septic tank on January 29th, 2022 and February 3rd 2022.
15:55
15:55

Court Martial Orders Mental Examination of NUP Supporter Muhydin Kakooza 1 2

Shortly after the adjournment, Kakooza rose up against his arm and started complaining loudly that they are living under poor conditions at Kitalya Min Max prison where they sleep in "Bigaali”, (wheelbarrows). He also claimed on top of his voice that they are being persecuted because of their political beliefs and do not have any case whatsoever.
15:44
15:44

Nakaayi Back on Top with 800M World Lead in Val De Reuil 1

The middle distances sensation yesterday ran a world seasonal lead of 1:59.55 to beat all her competitors and win the women’s 800m, at the Meeting de l’Eure – a World Athletics Indoor Tour event – in Val-de-Reuil, France, on Monday 14, 2022.
15:13
15:13

Boda Boda Riders Reject Plans to Decongest Stages 4 1

Last week, the State Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Kabuye Kyofatogabye emphasized that there shall be only 32 stages in the Central Business District of Kampala with at most 50 riders per stage.
15:04
15:04

KCCA Sends Capitation Grant But it Fails to Reach Some Schools 3

The academic year 2022 began on January 10, but the schools in Kampala under the Universal Primary Education –UPE schools have not yet received the funds. All schools benefiting from the capitation grant are expected to use the funds on purchasing scholastic materials (taking 35%), administration (10%), emergency expenditure (20%), co-curricular activities, and school management (15%).
14:53
14:53

Opposition Queries Motion Seeking Zaake's Removal from Parliamentary Commission MP Francis Zaake 1 2 Top story

According to today’s order paper, Mapenduzi is scheduled to move a motion for a resolution of the house under Rule 110 of the Rules of Procedure of the Parliament of Uganda and Section 5 of the Administration of Parliament Act.
14:24
14:24

Uganda Receives 1,000 Oxygen Cylinders to Boost Supply WHO 1 1

During the second wave of COVID-19, which was driven by a more contagious and virulent Delta Variant, the country experienced a shortage of oxygen that led to the loss of several critical patients.
12:31
12:31

Lands Ministry Pushes for Physical Planners Bill 1 3

The Bill provides for the establishment of the Physical Planners Registration Board, to provide for the powers and functions of the Board, to provide for the registration and physical planners, and to provide disciplinary procedures of errant physical planners.
09:14
09:14

Police Officer in Trouble Over Criminalizing Adultery Complaint Fred Enanga 1 1

“Inspector Ogwang in conspiracy with the husband of the woman victim arrested two in a hotel room, and interrogated them on camera, in a manner that was violating privacy," national police spokesperson Enanga said.
07:41
07:41

Illegal Structural Changes to NDA Tower Plan Might Cost Taxpayers UGX 3.5b 1 2 Top story

Information obtained from NDA indicates that the structural adjustments cost 10 percent of the entire project, which translates into Shillings 3.5 billion. Abias Rwamiwiri, the NDA Spokesperson, says that the changes were vital to increasing the functionality of the laboratory space.
07:01
07:01

Flying Squad Rescues KIU Student, Arrests Six Suspected Kidnappers Kabalagala police 1 1

A senior police officer at Kabalagala Police station who was part of the investigations told URN that the suspect's used the victim’s number to reach Onzima. "Luckily he had reported a case here. So it made our work easier, we used advanced technology to track them down, the officer said.
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