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18:30

Women Activists Raise Red Flag Over Increasing Cases of GBV 3 1

Addressing journalists at the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) headquarters in Ntinda Tuesday, Miria Matembe, a prominent women activist noted the disheartening trend of gender-based violence, which she said is undermining the hard-fought efforts initiated by pioneers like the late Joyce Mpanga.
18:05
18:05

Police Stuck with Six Unidentified Bodies

James Mubi, the Kiira Regional police spokesperson, expressed concerns over the delay in identifying the deceased, saying it is hindering the progress of their investigations.
17:41
17:41

Mitooma Chief Magistrate Remanded Over UGX 2.5M Bribe 1

TThe two appeared before the Anti-Corruption Court Chief Magistrate Joan Aciro who charged them with eight counts of corruption. Bako was implicated in all charges, while Nvanungi was involved in one count.
17:32
17:32

A Glimpse Into Uganda’s Energy Transition Strategy (Part One) COP28 Dubai 1 Top story

Uganda is seeking to accelerate its efforts to reach universal access to clean energy. Today only 57% of Uganda’s population has access to some sort of clean energy or electricity.
17:22
17:22

Involve Traditional Healers in Health Sector: Epidemiologists to MOH 3

Dr. Alex Ario, Director of the Uganda National Institute of Public Health at the Ministry of Health, emphasized at the 9th National Field Epidemiology Conference the need to acknowledge traditional healers' influence.
16:53
16:53

Crested Cranes to Play Two Friendlies with Morocco 2 1

According to an official statement from FUFA (Uganda's Football Federation), the first match is scheduled for Friday, December 1, 2023, at Le Mardi Stadium in Casablanca. The second encounter will take place on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at Stade Moulay El Hassan in Rabat.
16:43
16:43

Contractor Replaces Streetlights in Masaka City

The contractor has replaced all the streetlights along the 4.8 kilometers of Broadway road, which runs from Nyendo roundabout through town to the Masaka-Mbarara bypass, following a heated dispute from Masaka City Council leadership who rejected the lights.
16:39
16:39

Two Bodies Exhumed in Kasese police 2

The exhumation followed the arrest of Jackson Muhindo a self-styled witch doctor who was accused of having a hand in the death of Mary Biira Shamimu, the wife, and his brother Kabutusi Muhunga.
16:03
16:03

Balondemu Bail Ruling Halted over Suspected Fake Medical Documents 1

When the matter came up on Wednesday, the Prosecution led by State Attorney Ivan Kyazze asked the Court not to deliver the ruling saying the documents submitted by Balondemu were forged.
13:31
13:31

MAAIF Lifts Animal Quarantine in Amuru 1

On February 2, 2023, MAAIF restricted the movement of goats, cattle, sheep, and their products within and outside the district following an outbreak of FMD in Lakang and Pogo Sub-Counties, in line with the Animal Act Cap 38.
12:54
12:54

Floods Displace Over 120 Refugee Households in Yumbe 3

Displaced households have sought refuge with relatives in nearby zones within the settlements or at a local church. The floods, caused by the overflow of Murongo stream in Okubani village, Ariwa sub-county, have damaged numerous pit-latrines and household properties.
12:16
12:16

Four Suspected Vehicle Robbers Arrested 1

So far, 10 vehicles have been recovered in security operation in Kampala, Masaka, Luweero and Nakasongola. The recovered vehicles include UAR 054S Ipsum Silver in colour, UAN 397 U Ipsum pearl white, UBA 306F Noah pearl blue recovered from Kavuma Muhammad in Nakasongola, UAP 295T Noah white in colour recovered from Kasubi in a parking yard and UAS 293V recovered from Lukwago Amisi in Nyendo – Masaka.
10:23
10:23

Museveni Decries Fake Seedlings Distributed By OWC 1

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has decried the fake seedlings distributed to farmers by the army-led Operation Wealth Creation-OWC
09:41
09:41

Women more at Risk of HIV in Pregnancy, During Breastfeeding-Researchers 3

According to Dr. Phionah Kibalama Ssembambo, this risk is even higher among breastfeeding women who are four times more at risk of infection compared to their nonbreast-feeding counterparts.
08:00
08:00

Effects of Climate Events on Maternal, Child Health Neglected, UN climate change

According to the document titled, ‘Protecting maternal, newborn and child health from the impacts of climate change’, very few country's climate change response plans mention maternal or child health, describing this as “a glaring omission and emblematic of the inadequate attention to the needs of women, newborns, and children in the climate change discourse”.
07:55
07:55

MOH Validates Climate Change Vulnerability Adaptation Assessment 2 Top story

In December 2021, the MoH committed to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) during the Conference of Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, pledging to conduct a comprehensive national health climate change vulnerability and adaptation assessment for the development of H-NAP.
07:46
07:46

Magara Succumbed to Strangulation: Police Lead Pathologist Susan Magara murder 2 Top story

During the postmortem, Byaruhanga detailed injuries found on Magara's body, suggesting she had been deceased for over 12 hours prior to examination. "We took off fingernail clippings, one blood swap and four vaginal swabs for DNA profiling, 10mls of blood, 27mls of urine, stomach contents, part of liver and kidney for toxicology and we took the stitched fingers for material analysis,” Byaruhanga said.
07:32
07:32

Lira Businessman Shoots Son Dead 2

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson, revealed preliminary findings indicating that Okello was a UPDF deserter with a history of violence.
07:20
07:20

Uganda Cranes Clinch First Victory in World Cup Qualifiers 1 1 Top story

Mato, one of the team's rising stars and a consistent starter capitalized on Allan Oyirwoth's shot during a counter-attack orchestrated by Travis Mutyaba and Elvis Bwomono in the fourth minute.
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