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18:25
18:25

Ugandan Troops Pay Tribute to Kenyan Killed by Bomb in North Kivu 3

Captain Hassan Ahmed Kato, Ugandan contingent public relations officer described the fallen Kenyan troop as a committed serving officer who died while on official duty. Kato says that Ndawo will be remembered as a peace loving officer where he was among those who were putting measures to have Eastern DR Congo get back to sanity.
18:17
18:17

Gov’t to Popularize Social Protection Coverage funding shortfalls 1 2

Silas Aogon, the Kumi Municipality Member of Parliament and Member of the Parliamentary Forum on Social Protection says while the Government has established the National Social Protection Policy (2015), the scope and coverage of the system in the country is still very low.
18:11
18:11

Police Warns Bodaboda Riders on Violence, Bribery 5 1

Ojambo noted that several people have been injured or even killed by bodaboda riders who at all times think their member is right even when they are wrong.
18:02
18:02

Masaka School Fire: Death Toll Reaches Four 1

The latest victims have been identified as Hillary Walugembe and Arnold Tumwesige, who succumbed to the injuries they sustained during the devastating fire.
17:47
17:47

Court Orders DPP to Produce Child Tortured by American Couple 1

Lady Justice Alice Komuhangi Khaukha on Monday issued the order saying the court wants to make an assessment of the child and ascertain the condition he is in before going ahead to endorse a plea bargain agreement signed by the suspects Mackenzie Leigh Mathis Spencer and Nicholas Spencer and the office of the DPP.
16:43
16:43

Tension High As Fighting Intensifies in North Kivu Province M23 rebels 1

On Monday, M23 rebels President, Bertrand Bisimwa released a short statement accusing FARDC and militia coalition of using heavy artillery and aviation into action to bombard M23 positions and surrounding areas.
16:08
16:08

Exam Malpractices Escalate Internal Woes at Old Kampala SS 1

Last week, Suuna, along with two people, were arrested on charges of allegedly being in possession of what were claimed to be UNEB papers.
16:00
16:00

FDC Katonga Applauds Opposition Walk Out of Parliament 3 1

Erias Lukwago, the President of the FDC Katonga said the government must be kept on its feet if it is to change course and start respecting human rights.
15:54
15:54

UPDF Uniforms Recovered in Iganga

Other items recovered were two laptops, two reflector jackets, and a number plate registration number; UBP 135D. The items were recovered by children who were harvesting some sugarcane stems along the way.
14:39
14:39

Poor Payment of Teachers Fueling Examination Malpractices-UBTEB Report 1 3

The Deputy Executive Secretary of UBTEB, Dr. Wilfred Nahamya, said that research was conducted after the examination series that was done in April/May and July/August.
14:25
14:25

Agago Youths Join Mass Tree-Growing Campaign 6 1

This is in line with the district council resolution to make tree planting mandatory as a measure to restore forests that have been massively destroyed by commercial charcoal dealers over the years.
14:12
14:12

Police Probes Faith Based NGO Restoration Gateway over Child Abuse CID 1

The probe uncovered reports of child abuse, financial impropriety, inadequate leadership, subpar recruitment, negligence, and management practices among others and called for swift action to arrest the situation. The investigation report also reveals that there was substantial evidence supporting the allegations of physical and emotional abuse, mistreatment, and neglect.
12:58
12:58

20-Year-Old Man Arrested for Killing Mother Over Food Murder

Preliminary police investigation indicates the suspect returned home at about 11 pm Sunday night from a bar while drunk and asked her mother to serve him food but his request wasn’t immediately granted.
12:42
12:42

Two Pupils Dead, Eleven Injured in Masaka School Fire 2

Jamada Wandera the acting Greater Masaka Police spokesperson confirmed the incident, attributing it to a short-circuit.
12:24
12:24

CCFU Asks New Cities to Draft Ordinances to Protect Heritage Sites 2

CCFU's Deputy Executive Director, Fredrick Nsibambi noted that if there is no law in place, a number of museums, cultural sites, historical buildings will continue to vanish in the name of modernity and development.
11:39
11:39

Serere Residents Fault Officials for Sidelining them in PDM Program 4 1

Hellen Grace Anuso, a resident says that the committees have deliberately devised means of frustrating people seeking PDM cash. Anuso says that that sometimes, the committeees ask for money which they can't afford.
11:25
11:25

Enhanced Security Measures Implemented in Queen Elizabeth National Park 2 3

Bashir Hangi, the UWA Manager for Communication, explained that the introduction of drone surveillance systems will enhance park security and protect the integrity of wildlife habitats.
09:55
09:55

Casual Labourer Kidnaps Pupil, Demands UGX 8M Ransom 1 2

John Mary Irankunda, a pupil at Nshungwe Primary School and resident of Kanyacucu village, Busengo parish Nyarubuye sub-county, was kidnapped by a Congolese national only identified as Hakiza on October 22, 2023.
09:42
09:42

Serere Undertakes Survey to Curb Malaria Upsurge Dr. Daniel Ogwal 2 1

According to the Serere Acting District Health Officer (DHO), Dr. Daniel Ogwal, six out of every 10 patients tested for malaria turns positive across most health facilities in the district, doubling the national malaria average burden of three out of 10 people testing positive to the disease.
09:13
09:13

Alur King Renews Demand to Tarmac Nebbi-Goli-Paidha Road UNRA 2 2

Speaking to the State Minister for Northern Uganda Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny, who represented the President, Phillip Rauni Olarker III noted that tarmacking of the road will bring about development and economic benefits for the people and the districts.
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