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19:39
19:39

King Oyo Calls for An End to Teenage Pregnancy 2 1

King Oyo, said whenever a teenager or an adolescent falls victim to early and unintended pregnancy, the country loses a future doctor, lawyer, engineer and religious leaders.
19:16
19:16

2019 Africa Netball Cup: Uganda Overpower Kenya to Finish Third 2

The She Cranes defeated Kenya by 19 goals with the game ending 61-42.
18:52
18:52

MUST Gets Police Station after Death of Student 1 1

Police has opened up a police station at Mbarara University of science and technology following the death of a student last week The police station was opened today following a meeting by the Mbarara district security committee to address increased cases of insecurity in the area. Brian Akampurira, a 2nd-year medical student of Mbarara University of Science and Technology-MUST was on Friday last week found dead in TASO village near a lagoon.
18:15
18:15

Mpigi District Petitions Education Ministry over Poor Funding 3 1

Mpigi District Education Officer Deogratius Sekyole has told Uganda Radio Network that the district has been receiving not more than 240 million Shillings for the construction of classroom blocks, pit latrines, staff quarters and purchasing desks among others, for the last five financial years.
18:02
18:02

New HIV Drug Dolutegravir Linked to Excessive Weight Gain

HIV researcher Prof. Adeeba Kamaru says health workers should tell the women about the risks associated with the use of this HIV drug in order for them to make informed choices.
17:41
17:41

Cabinet Approves UGX 5.8 Billion for Removal, Rehabilitation of Street Kids 3

The State Minister for Youths and Children Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi told journalists on Tuesday at the Uganda Media Centre that the funds will be used to rehabilitate, withdraw, trace and resettlement of street children.
17:02
17:02

Waterborne Diseases Threaten Flood-Hit Areas of Bulambuli 5 2

Hundreds of households in more than five sub-counties remain submerged in filthy, stagnant water. Pit latrines have been destroyed, emitting faecal matter to the surface, while some of the runoff has already contaminated water sources.
16:04
16:04

NDA Sanctions Panty Condom Acceptability Study SAMASHA Uganda 2 1

The condom which comes in different colors and enables a couple to have sex with a panty or lingerie on is a combination of lingerie and a contraceptive made of polyurethane is to only be used once but also has a reserve condom attached.
15:06
15:06

Police Officers Undergoing Crowd Management Training in Masaka Uganda Police Force 1

Paul Kangave, the greater Masaka regional police Spokesperson explains that the officers are being trained in handling smoke grenades, black bullets and other non-effective explosives as well as effective use of anti-riot gears.
14:55
14:55

Butaleja Communities Still Stuck in Floods 5 3

The heavy runoff swept off roads and bridges and forced rivers to burst their banks, spilling into gardens, homesteads and schools in the areas of Busaba, Himutu, Mazimasa, Kachonga, Butaleja rural and Butaleja town council.
14:32
14:32

Ministers Endorse Collaboration Framework on Ebola Preparedness 2

Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng said the Ministers are copying the World Health Organisation model which enables them to intervene in countries expriencing public health emergencies swiftly. While this is technical, she says the proposed one is political to guide quick decision making.
13:21
13:21

10 Police Officers Secretly Charged Over Nagirinya Murder 1

Police Court Chairperson, Dennis Odongpiny, hesitantly confirmed to Uganda Radio Network –URN that the officers have been charged and would return tomorrow.
12:10
12:10

PWDs Doubt Efficiency of Voters’ Register Verification 4

The fears come just a day after the Electoral Commission embarked on a nationwide exercise to verify the particulars of voters on the National Voters’ Register and to identify all Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in each village. This is in preparation for the 2020-2021 General Elections.
11:29
11:29

Police Recover Stolen Gun in Buliisa thugs 1

The thugs raided the police station in the wee hours of Tuesday morning at around 1 am and grabbed the Submachine gun-SMG AK registration number UGPol4801541211022 from Corporal Ronah Nalwenda who was on duty.
11:26
11:26

Companies Failing to Address Offline Harm Incited by Online Hate – Rights Experts 1 Top story

The report comes at a time when social media giant Facebook, which owns another popular social platform, Instagram, has reportedly been pushed to address violent content spreading on its services, in addition to false news reports and disinformation, which has prompted discussion around the role of social media overall in the spread of hate messages.
11:07
11:07

Ten Confirmed Dead in Jinja-Kamuli Highway Accident

Henry Mugarura, the Kiira North Division Police Commander says that as the police and other good Samaritans were trying to clear the truck off the road and remove the sugar canes from the middle of the road, another lorry registration number UAK 996Z, also loaded with sugar cane rammed into the ten who were helping the police.
10:01
10:01

“We Shall deliver on East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline" says Lokeris TOTAL E&P 1

The Minister dispelled fears from sections of the public and players in the oil and gas industry that the pipeline project had stalled following the collapse of the Tullow-Total farm down deal.
06:43
06:43

Scores Feared Dead in Jinja Road Accident street 1 1

John Waiswa, an eye witness says that the accident occurred when a truck carrying sugar cane failed to climb a hill at Walumbe junction and rolled back before it overturned.
01:04
01:04

Complacency Could Thwart Uganda's Immunisation Gains-Dr Sabrina Kitaka Ministry of Health 1 3 Top story

One of Uganda's renown pediatricians says vaccines in Uganda like in other countries have become “Victims Of Their Own Success” because children are no longer dying due to killer diseases like whopping cough, measles , diphtheria and measles among others thanks to vaccination.
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