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16:08
16:08

Lira University Gets Modern Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Centre 3

The facility is equipped with a 350-seater training room, five offices, two counselling rooms, a waiting lounge, a youth-friendly corner, and a boardroom.
14:59
14:59

Nabilatuk District Struggles to Combat Child Trafficking Child Trafficking. 1 2

Nabilatuk Deputy Resident District Commissioner Jacinta Ayo told URN that hundreds of children are trafficked from Nabilatuk and taken to other regions after parents have been convinced that they will be making enough money to sustain their families back home. She says traffickers are targeting children aged between 10 and 17.
14:21
14:21

Ebola Restrictions in Mubende, Kassanda Districts Craft New Puzzle for UNEB 3 1

UNEB has tentatively directed its scouts and other officials, who are scheduled to work in Mubende and Kassanda, to proceed to police stations in neighbouring districts as they wait for what will come out of the series of meetings that are presently being held. Similarly, officials who are currently in Mubende and Kassanda but were deployed in other areas have also been put on similar standby.
14:01
14:01

Heavy Deployment in Mubende, Kassanda as Districts Enforce Ebola Lockdown 2 2 Top story

In Mubende, security personnel have taken over the streets and erected roadblocks on all major outlets, and authorities there told URN in a telephone interview that an urgent meeting has been convened to strategize on how to effectively enforce the lockdown.
13:32
13:32

Older Persons Seek Special Treatment Centres, Integrated Care 3 4

According to the elderly, the current set-up seems to be designated for a relatively young population with little clinical focus on problems that matter to older people such as chronic pain, and management of ongoing difficulties with hearing, seeing, walking or performing daily activities.
12:42
12:42

Impending Talks between DRC Gov't, M23 Rebels Hit Setback 2

In a statement dated October 14, released on Saturday by Lawrence Kanyuka, the M23 rebels’ political spokesperson protested Tshibangu’s statement describing it as an outrageous threat. The rebel group argues that the DRC government is again showing the world the face of the umpteenth refusal of the dialogue by rejecting the hand of the organization for a peaceful resolution of the conflict.
12:12
12:12

Three Wanted for Assaulting Casual Laborer to Death in Buyende district 1

It is reported that the trio; Paul Kivumbi, David Kivumbi and Laston Kabutanga picked Gavamukulya from a local eatery in the Irundu trading centre and battered him with blunt objects on Saturday night. They accused him of stealing cassava
11:53
11:53

Bad Timing Blamed for Poor Recovery of Emyoga Funds in Sembabule 3

In Sembabule district, the program supervisors are struggling to recover the 2.24 billion Shillings which was lent out to the different beneficiaries in the initial stages of its implementation. According to records at the District Commercial Office, the district has only been able to recover 260 million Shillings from the 73 SACCOs that were funded.
11:31
11:31

Railways Board Sacking Won't Affect Revival Plans, Says Official

In the letter dated October 3, 2022, President Yoweri Museveni directed the minister to sack the Managing Director and the entire Board of Directors, accusing them of incompetence. According to State Minister for Transport Fred Byamukama this was part of the executive’s effort against corruption.
09:26
09:26

Bunyoro Farmers Ask MPs to Expedite Contract Farming Bill 2 5

Dr Abed Bwanika, the shadow Minister for Agriculture was granted leave of parliament to present the Bill which seeks to regulate contract and block farming in Uganda
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