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Jun 2022 39 results
23:59
23:59

Covert Security Personnel Arrest 30 Motorcycle Thugs Targeting Pilgrims 1 1

At least 30 suspected motorcycle thugs terrorizing pilgrims in Namugongo have been nabbed by covert military and police personnel. The operation against the criminals following last night’s outcries of pilgrims whose bags and luggage had been snatched by men dressed like Bodaboda riders.
20:28
20:28

Rubanda Man Buried Alive in Stone Quarry 3 3

Charles Bernad Buturooha and Wilson Mugisha, uncles to the deceased say that the victim had spent more than a year quarrying stones in the same quarry for survival. They now want authorities to suspend operations of the quarry since it is a threat to lives. They also say that despite such a tragedy, it is difficult for locals to quit stone quarrying because it is a viable source of livelihood.
20:05
20:05

EU Names Human Rights Defender Kwagala 2022 Awardee 2 1

The EU Human Rights Defenders Award, which is now in its 11th year, is given to a human rights defender who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of human rights in their community over the past twelve months.
18:36
18:36

Industrial City Division Council, Boda boda Operators Disagree Over Tax Proposal 4

Zaidi Wandulu, the Mbale Industrial City Division Works and Physical Planning Secretary, says that the riders were neither consulted nor sensitized on the proposal, which affects their operations directly.
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18:18

We Don't Seek Glorification of Nyerere in Canonisation -Family 3 1

Nyerere's granddaughter Bokhe says that if he was meant to be a saint, he already is in heaven, where they believe he is. She says they do not need to wait for the Vatican to declare Nyerere a saint in order to follow in his footsteps.
17:42
17:42

30 Enrol for Rift Valley Fever Vaccine Trail in Masaka 2 1

Dr. Zac Anywaine, the lead researcher based at the UVRI research center in Masaka, says it is the first time the ChAdOx1 RVF vaccine is tested on humans in Uganda. The same clinical trial is concurrently being conducted at the University of Oxford.
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17:33

MTN to Pay Dividends Despite Poor Show of Stock Market and Global Inflation

“Higher inflation for essential commodities and fuel has been exacerbated by the war in Ukraine which also puts pressure on supply chains These factors continue to impact on consumer spend and input costs for the business.” -CEO Wim Vanhelleputte.
17:22
17:22

UNBS to Work with Trader Associations in Enforcing Standards 4

UNBS' Patricia Bagaine says they gace a big challenge of people lacking knowledge on calibration of products, standards and weighing scales, and collaboration with private sector will broaden knowledge of standard in the private sector.
17:10
17:10

North Kyoga Police Arrest Two Of Their Own for Torturing Suspect Ugnada Police Force 1

Reports indicate that Ogoro, who is attached to the Field Force Police (FFP) Unit contacted Ibuje police station for reinforcement to arrest Ronald Mumbere who was threatening to harm Cesare Meghila, an administrator at Sadam Alkuwait.
16:55
16:55

Gulu University Dean of Students Demands Reinstatement Gulu High Court 1 1

On Tuesday, Justice Alex Mackay Ajiji, the Resident Judge Gulu quashed the ruling by the Magistrate’s court. He argued that Turibamwe lacked evidence in her ruling occasioning a miscarriage of justice, made wrong conclusions by relying on handwriting experts’ opinions, and lacked enough evidence.
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16:54

Micho, Kasule Optimistic as Cranes Face Algeria in AFCON Qualifying Opener 1 3 Top story

Although Uganda Cranes Head coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic had earlier made it clear that he would prefer not to face any Arab country or any country from East Africa for fear of tricky fixtures, the draws did not go his way.
16:51
16:51

Why are Commercial Banks Adopting Online Lending?

“There will continue to be disruption in the Banking sector. Institutions that fail to keep up might lose out and at worst be pushed out of business in the long run. However, this disruption to bank business models works in the interest of customers and the general populace.” -Former Bank of Uganda Governor Tumusiime Mutebile.
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16:40

U.S Rolls Out Project to Fight Corruption in Refugee Response 1 4

Speaking during the launch in Arua city, Monica Azimi, the director of the USAID democracy, Rights, and Governance Office, said that the fight against corruption is one of the core priorities of the US mission.
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16:19

Majority Smokers Have Attained Secondary School Education, New Survey tobacco use 1 4 Top story

According to Joel Sawa, a team leader at Tobacco Harm Reduction Uganda that conducted the survey, these findings are quite telling since the dangers of smoking are clearly labeled and readable on the packets.
16:02
16:02

Kawempe Hospital Officials On The Spot Over Extortion Nigeria Trust Fund 1 4

Muhamad Nsegumire Kibedi, the Mityana North County MP pinned the officials for extorting money from patients, charging them exorbitant fees ranging from Shillings 30,000 to 60,000 as consultation fees, and providing them beds, and gloves among other requirements yet the services are supposed to be free.
15:41
15:41

Solicitor General Advises Nakasongola To Rescind Appointment of DSC Chairperson 2

Now, the Solicitor General in a May 19th, 2022 letter signed by Harriet Tukamushaba advises the district to conform to article 198(2) of the constitution and Section 54(2) of the Local Government Act, which stipulates membership in the District Service Commission.
15:35
15:35

Mbarara City to Adopt New Charging Policy to Increase Local Revenue 3

According to the budget estimates, the City plans to raise 9.1 Billion from the local revenue.
Jun 2022 39 results