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23:07
23:07

Over 800 Karamojong Youth Miss UPDF Recruitment In Moroto moroto district 1 4

A number of youth on Monday turned up at Moroto Boma grounds where the recruitment exercise is ongoing but many were eliminated over lack of academic documents, while others failed to meet the required age bracket.
20:43
20:43

Government To Plant 140,000 Trees In Refugee Host Districts 2 3

Anyakuni said that several activities against the forest cover are being done and the country has lost its forest cover to about 12.4 per cent down from 24 per cent in the 1990s noting that they are targeting to plant 14,000 trees daily.
19:10
19:10

URA to Charge VAT on Facebook, Netflix, Uber 2

Collection of VAT from these companies is starting effective 1st July 2022 and will focus on all electronic service providers, including Netflix, Amazon, Uber, and the like.
18:57
18:57

Hundreds of Suspects Ready for Plea Bargaining in Gulu Gulu Main Prisons 7 2

On Monday, Justice Alex Mackay Ajiji, the Resident Judge of Gulu High Court told the Chief Justice that more than 300 remand inmates had applied for plea bargaining while another 117 were received from Lira High Court for the session.
18:30
18:30

Kawempe Speaker Arrested while Chairing Special Council Meeting 1 3

The speaker had called a special Council Meeting to discuss the plight of street vendors who were evicted from the streets in the Kawempe division.
18:22
18:22

Labour Migrants to Undergo Body Organ Test Before Flying Out -DCIC 1 2

Mundeyi said the policy will be effective in the next two weeks and no person will be going for labour without undergoing body organ tests. Labour export companies have been urged to prepare money for such expenses because no external work will be cleared without that medical certificate.
18:04
18:04

Chinese Contractor Sues Pader LCV Boss Over Stone Quarry Closure 1

According to Col. (Rtd) Obwoya, the firm commenced operating illegally without signing any memorandum of understanding with the lower local government and the district although they claim of having an agreement with the community members.
17:32
17:32

Woman Kills 'Husband' With Beer Bottle in Luwero Luwero police 1

Wilson Kakande, the LC 1 chairman, says that although the deceased was his well-known resident, his wife had not been introduced to the village council. It’s against this background that the chairman now wants to enforce the registration of all new people who come and settle in his village.
17:16
17:16

Four Arrested Over Suspicion of Supplying Drug-laced Snacks to Schools Tinka Zarugaba 1 2

Trouble for the suspects started over the weekend when one unnamed school suspended ten female students in Namugongo who had ordered the drug-laced cookies for a party at the school.
16:59
16:59

Court of Appeal Upholds Election of Kashongi County MP 3 1

Tumuramye, who is the former area MP ran to the appellant court after Justice Moses Kazibwe Kawumi dismissed his application in Masaka High court seeking the nullification of Tayebwa's election on allegations of voter bribery, intimidation, ballot stuffing, and other forms of election malpractices.
16:12
16:12

Ukraine Crisis Highlights Need for Clean Energy in Africa 1

"The immediate, absolute priority for Africa and the international community is to bring modern and affordable energy to all Africans." -Fatih Birol, IEA Executive Director.
16:09
16:09

Opposition Outlines Ten Milestones Accomplished in First Year domestic debts 1 2

Joyce Baagala Ntwaatwa, the Shadow Minister of Information and Anti-Corruption disclosed that the Opposition produced the first-ever legislative agenda, and overall strategic driver of all the outputs, which was launched on August 30th, 2021 to help the common man.
15:57
15:57

Medical Council Plans Pre-Entry Exam, Doctor Assessment Despite Protests 6

Speaking to URN on Monday, Dr. Herbert Luswata, the General Secretary of the Uganda Medical Association, said they still don’t support this idea. He said they already met President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni over the issue and instead proposed a common final exam to be done by all medical schools like it is for those finalizing ordinary or advanced level education.
15:44
15:44

Government Allocates UGX 600M for Adwir Seed Secondary School Adwir sub county

The community of Adwir secured 7 hectares of land in Anangi village, Adwir parish for the establishment of the school. Tony Aliro, the acting Senior Assistant Secretary Adwir Sub-county, says that the land is free from any incumbrances and has already been inspected by the sub-county area land committee.
15:41
15:41

Prevalence of Burns among Slum Children Stands at 32%-New Study Makerere University

Although many caregivers offered first aid to burn patients, inadequate knowledge of proper care was noted as Principal Investigator Dr. David Musoke, a lecturer in the Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health reveals that home remedies such as aloe vera plant sap, flour, urine, sugar, burnt sack, and toothpaste were applied on the wound.
15:19
15:19

Teachers Strike: Kapelebyong Resorts to Parents for Support 1 2

Akorikin said that Kapelebyong district education system heavily relies on the government with more than 95 percent of children (39,000) attending government-aided schools offering Universal Primary and Secondary Education.
14:45
14:45

Tororo Residents Raise Alarm Over Emissions from Simba Cement Factory 5 1

The cement factory has been discharging dust and fumes in the air for a couple of months polluting the environment including water sources and the vegetation cover.
14:31
14:31

Unknown Assailants Strangle Kagadi Woman to Death murder 1

Benard Kanabulenge, the Kambaba Cell LC I Chairperson, says the deceased was last seen in Kabamba trading center at around 10 pm in a bar with her colleagues in good health. She later left the bar saying that she was heading home.
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