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16:32
16:32

Apex Body to Oversee University Research Grants in Offing 1

According to John Muyingo, the Apex Body will have representatives from the different institutions and it has been include in the draft Higher Education and White Paper.
15:15
15:15

Dr. Tanga Odoi Accused of Messing Makerere University Convocation Elections 1 4

Charles Odongotho, one of the contestants for the post of chairperson speaking to Uganda Radio Network said Dr. Odoi, the outgoing chairman of the Convocation has usurped the powers of the returning officer and taken over the election.
14:57
14:57

Stray Elephants Invade Buliisa Villages garden crops 1 3

More than twenty elephants from Murchison falls national park strayed into Bugana, Kicoke, and Nganzi villages in Bugana sub-county on Wednesday night and destroyed several acres of cassava, maize, beans, sorghum, and banana plantations among others.
14:40
14:40

UGX 2B Dam Left to Waste 1 2 Top story

“Farmers have continued to suffer the effects of climate change yet the dam was constructed to mitigate the same. The problem is that farmers were not sensitized on the benefit of this dam," he said.
14:28
14:28

Thugs Break into Hoima Resident State Attorney’s Office, Burn Case Files 2 3

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson, says that the thugs gained entrance into the offices through the behind part of the building after cutting the chain link.
14:10
14:10

Leaders Ask Police to Restrict Social Media Usage Among Officers 3

Richard Bwabye, the Luwero Resident District Commissioner, says that in the wake of attacks targeting security personnel, it is risky for police officers to pay a lot of attention to social instead of paying attention to their work.
13:43
13:43

Twelve Huts Burnt Down in Ethnic Attack in Lamwo 2

Tonny Okeny, an eye witness, says the injury of the accident victim prompted a section of his relatives from Pobura clan to mobilize and revenge against the members of Pobira clan where they torched twelve huts and destroyed household property worth millions of shillings.
13:33
13:33

Education Sector Yet to Recover from Two Years Closure 1 7

Filbert Baguma, Secretary General of the Uganda National Teachers Union (UNATU), says the recovery after the historic disruption of the COVID-19 epidemic is a mixed bag. Although he acknowledges the efforts by the authorities, he maintains that the process is moving at a snail's pace.
13:10
13:10

Locals Want Bondo Baracks Relocated Over Shootings 1 2

Cosmas Ayikobua, the Arua district vice chairperson notes that since the barracks was opened in 1971 by former president Iddi Amin, the community has been coexisting well with soldiers not until 2018 when the unfortunate shooting of civilians began.
12:59
12:59

Museveni: I am Not Responsible For the Poverty in Kazo, Kiruhura Districts 1

Accompanied by the First Lady, Janet Kataaha Museveni on Wednesday met farmers and leaders of Kiruhura and Kazo districts at Nswerenkye Primary School in Kiruhura where he called on leaders at all levels to dedicate their energies to income-generating activities that will improve the livelihoods and families of the people they lead.
12:44
12:44

Reformed FGM Surgeons Ask Government for Financial Support 1 1

Prior to the enactment of the Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act 2010, Kokop used to earn between 30,000 and 50,000 for each girl she would cut.
11:11
11:11

16 Trafficked Children Reunited with Their Families police 1

Trouble for Kivumbi started after Everce Munguriek, the Kikuube District Worker's representative found the children under the care of Kivumbi entertaining group gathered in Kiryatete. Munguriek became suspicious and tasked Kivumbi to provide documents authorizing him to take charge of all the 16 children in vain.  
11:00
11:00

Lack of Electricity Limits ICT at Mpigi School 4 1

While receiving the donation on Wednesday, the head teacher, Philomena Namirembe revealed that they have been transporting learners to the nearby town for computer practicals due to the lack of electricity and inadequate computers.
10:01
10:01

M23 Accuses FARDC, Coalition of Striking Positions of Displaced Locals 2

According to Kanyuka, FARDC and the coalition want the displaced civilians to get scared of the heavy shelling by warplanes and launchers so that they can run away. Kanyuka accuses FARDC and the coalition of the continuous violation of the Luanda agreement, which requires a cease-fire of the belligerents.
09:55
09:55

Nine Perish, 12 Injured in Mbarara-Masaka Road Accident Lwengo Accident 2

The accident involved a trailer truck registration RAF 168S/RL 1426 and passenger Taxi number UBJ 084N which occurred at the Kagganda junction in Kinoni Town council in Lwengo district.
09:14
09:14

Hamza Mwebe Still Missing Week After Re-arrest

On Friday, December 23rd, 2022, Justice Margaret Mutonyi acquitted Mwebe after the prosecution failed to explain why and how he was arrested and his connection to the double murder. Mwebe had spent over two years on remand for his alleged involvement in the double murders that occurred in September 2018 in Wakiso district.
08:44
08:44

Lake Kijjanebarola Flood Victims Starving 1 Top story

Moses Luyima, the Kooki Culture Health Minister, who is also coordinating the district emergency response team, says that their field visit to the affected communities has established that the majority of the victims lost all their properties and are currently facing starvation due to the lack of food.
08:18
08:18

Kamuli Couple in Custody Over Son's Death Michael Kasadha

The Busoga North Police Spokesperson, Michael Kasadha, says that the suspects face two counts of child neglect and murder. He says that the couple was fond of starving and beating up their children unsparingly, prompting the intervention of officers from the Police Child and Family Protection Unit-CFPU.
07:59
07:59

Kampala Student Center: Now a Shadow of Its Past 5 1 Top story

In its heyday, the school which was established in 1990 had come up with an alternative model that gave students both flexible and affordable learning. The model attracted hundreds of mature students which sought to learn but also gave opportunities to the less privileged, and those rejected from other schools.
06:57
06:57

Explosive Kills Two Minors in Kumi Kumi District 1 1

According to Okiror, the children picked a black polythene bag containing an explosive from Francis Okaje’s compound, a neighbor to the family of Richard Okwii, the grandfather to the deceased children.
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