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22:09
22:09

EAC Regional Body Formed to Promote Media Standards, Independence 1

The platform is dubbed the East Africa Press Councils (EAPC), serves as an umbrella body bringing together media regulatory authorities within the EAC
20:55
20:55

Nagirinya Murderers Sentenced to Life Imprisonment 2

Justice Muwata also said that the murder of the victims was gruesome and terrible and that no amount of punishment would compensate for the lives of the deceased persons. However, he highlighted the need to punish such senseless crimes and deter others from committing similar offenses.
18:55
18:55

Henry Kyemba (1939-2023): The Curtain Falls on “State Of Blood” Author 1 Top story

Kyemba’s life story is illuminated by his years of service as the Private Secretary to Presidents Apollo Milton Obote and Idi Amin Dada, a minister in the Amin and Museveni governments, a member of the Constituent Assembly that made the 1995 constitution, and a Member of the Sixth Parliament of Uganda.
17:27
17:27

Busia Teacher Wanted For Defiling his Student

According to Johnson Moses Mugwe, the Bukedi South Region Police Spokesperson, the suspect was caught in a lodge with the teenager on Wednesday night but he managed to get away leaving behind his clothes.
17:13
17:13

Lack of Psychiatrists Affecting Diagnosis of Mental Illness in Agago 6

Florence Adong, the program's Manager at Basic Needs UK in Uganda, says out of the 2,928 patients, 1,623 clients are epileptics, followed by those suffering from depression at 1,066 cases, psychosis 115 and other, 124 cases.
16:56
16:56

BOU to Bank Customers: Make Noise When You Lose Money 3

Jonah Waiswa, BOU head of public education says amidst the increasing number of complaints, the regulator is happy that the public is becoming aware of their rights and not keeping quiet, though, according to him, reactions by some customers are not the best for the banks.
16:52
16:52

Family of Deceased “Missionary” Wants Siblings Repatriated Teso sub region 4 1

William Ojangole, 72, passed away in Ethiopia on Saturday, October 14, 2023, and was laid to rest the following day after a brief illness. He was one of the 273 Christians who left their homes earlier in the year from Serere and Ngora districts for Ethiopia, citing fears of doomsday.
16:40
16:40

Coach Ayieko Impressed with Crested Crane's Preps 2 1

Ayieko recently assumed the role of interim Head Coach, and in just one week, he has rallied the team to initiate preparations for this important challenge. On a Wednesday, Ayieko selected Kampala Queens as the opposition for a friendly match. The Crested Cranes secured a 2-1 victory, thanks to goals from Shamira Nalugya and Elizabeth Nakigozi in the first half.
16:22
16:22

Court Okays Hearing of Land Fraud Case Against Wife of Former Kenyan Vice President 1 Top story

The late Juma Hussein, a resident of Fort Portal accused Nyindombi of encroachment on a 73-hectare parcel of land comprising Block 45, Plot 7 in Harugongo Sub County. The dispute dates back to 1990 when Juma fell ill and borrowed 12,000 Kenyan Shillings from Nyindombi for treatment. Documents indicate that Juma's health did not improve, and in 1997, he requested an additional loan of 1,150,000 Ugandan Shillings from Nyindombi.
13:59
13:59

Some AI Technologies Could Harm End-Users- WHO Warns

They noted that AI systems are complex and depend not only on the code they are built with but also on the data they are trained on, which come from clinical settings and user interactions, which in some settings may make it difficult to accurately represent the diversity of populations, leading to biases, inaccuracies or even failure.
13:23
13:23

Maracha Turns to Schools To Fight Malaria Amid Upsurge 2 1 Top story

This decision comes in response to a recent upsurge of malaria cases in the lower part of the district, especially in Tara, Agira, Yivu, and Alikua sub-counties.
13:15
13:15

Six Killed in Masindi Accident Bodies

The accident involved an Isuzu truck registration number UAZ 404H that was ferrying people and construction materials including cement, iron sheets, and water tanks among others. The vehicle that was destined for Pakwach from Kampala also had eight occupants on board including the driver.
12:20
12:20

Tororo Man Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Attack

Moses Mugwe, the Bukedi South Police Spokesperson identifies the deceased as Felix Oketch, a resident of Potela village Kidera parish Rubongi sub-county.
11:22
11:22

Man Arrested for Defiling Two Children In Luwero

Sam Twineamazima, the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson, says that Kizito is accused of defiling his 13-year-old stepchild, nine-year-old granddaughter, and others from the beginning of this year till October 9th, 2023. Twineamazima says that the suspect has been transferred to Luwero Central Police awaiting the State Attorney to sanction charges of aggravated defilement against him.
09:20
09:20

Gulu District Gets UGX 2.94 Supplementary Budget Parlainment 2 1

The new funding prioritizes agricultural development with an allocation of Shillings 370 million, while agricultural extension services received Shillings 223 million. The water and environment sector was allocated Shillings 40.9 million.
08:55
08:55

Extortion by Health Workers in Sironko Hindering Service Delivery 1 2

During a quarterly review meeting at Buwasa Health Center IV in Buwasa Sub-County, Paulo Wakoko, the Sironko District Health Officer, stated that many people are afraid to go to government health facilities due to the lack of money. He added that health workers ask for amounts ranging from Shillings 200,000 to 500,000 from each patient seeking surgery services.
08:43
08:43

Impropriety Undermining Rules of Procedure, Decorum in Parliament 1 6

On Tuesday afternoon, Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa, for the second time in less than a week, adjourned House proceedings prematurely over acts of impropriety following the report of the Ministry of Internal Affairs on the arrest of National Unity Platform – NUP president, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, and the security siege of the party’s headquarters on 5 and 9 September 2023, respectively.
08:25
08:25

Over 800 Students Graduate at Hoima School of Nursing and Midwifery Nurses 4 3

During the graduation ceremony, Ketty Lamaro, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Sports, urged the graduates to serve humanity with dignity and adhere to their professional ethics as nurses and midwives to enhance the country's healthcare system.
08:15
08:15

Karimojong Warriors Raid Cattle in Kenya Dodoth in Kaabong 1 Top story

Michael Longole, the Mt. Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson, stated that joint forces consisting of the Anti-Stock Theft Unit and the UPDF army have initiated a search for the stolen cows and the raiders.
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