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19:42
19:42

KCCA Extends Regularisation of Temporary Workers to 2020 1

KCCA Ag. Executive Director Andrew Kitaka told journalists Wednesday at City hall that they are working with the Public Service Commission to interview and validate staff on permanent terms by end December 2019.
18:47
18:47

City Oilers Fall to Mozambique in Basketball African League FUBA 1

The Oilers lost in the first quarter 15-22 and second quarter 22-23. They, however, played a powerful third and fourth quarter to lead it 24-21 and 26-25 respectively, but this was in vain, thanks to the consistency of the Mozambique side.
16:49
16:49

Alebtong Clinician Insures Mothers to Deliver Safely 2

According to Ocheng, he decided to come up with the center after realizing that mothers were delivering from homes whereas some encountered challenges while moving to Alebtong Health Center IV, which is 7Kms away.
16:11
16:11

Police Investigates Shooting of Chips Vendor 2 1

Yafesi Nagara, a resident of Masajja-Kibera in Makindye Ssabagabo Municipality was gunned down by two unidentified men riding on a motorcycle in the wee hours of this morning.
16:07
16:07

Tooro People's Conference to Focus on Service Delivery

The conference will be held on 20th and 21st December at St. Paul's National Major Seminary, Kinyamasika in Fort Portal. It will be held under the theme ‘Governance and leadership for better service delivery.
15:46
15:46

Church of Uganda Launches 490KM Pilgrimage in Memory of Archbishop Luwum death 1 5

According to the Provincial Secretary, Rev. Canon Captain William Ongeng, the pilgrimage will start on Jan 29, 2020, and end on Feb 14. Canon Ongeng says that the pilgrims will among other things retrace the footsteps of the last journey of Archbishop Luwum.
15:01
15:01

Tonya Health Center III Staff on the Spot Over Harassment patients 6

Patients and locals seeking health services at the facility are faulting the hospital staff of harassment, late coming and gross absenteeism from duty. They want immediate disciplinary action taken against the errant staff.
15:00
15:00

Management Crisis Haunting BIDCO, Palm Oil Farmers Oil Palm Growing 1

The managers were dropped following an internal audit that was conducted in March 2019, which implicated them for conniving to embezzle more than Shillings 5.4 billion from both Oil Palm Uganda Limited and Bidco Uganda Limited. The Financial controllers in Oil Palm Uganda Limited and Bidco Uganda Limited were put on notice to refund the money prompting them to flee into hiding.
14:42
14:42

Relatives of Killed LCIII Chairperson Storm Moroto District Headquarters UPDF 1

The Moroto LCV Chairperson, Andrew Napaja who addressed the angry mourners said that they are waiting for an official statement from the UPDF on the incident.
14:29
14:29

Activists Call For Single Method for Pregnancy and HIV Protection

Speaking during a webinar held on Tuesday to discuss the results of the study dubbed ECHO released in July, Dr Tim Mastro a member of the trial management committee said before this trial, which was the first large randomized trial to examine the relationship between contraceptives and HIV, the general belief was that African women preferred injection to other methods of family planning but this was disapproved since equal numbers of women sought the other birth control methods.
13:34
13:34

500 Victims of Amuru Revenge Attacks Seek Refuge at School 1

Raphael Oroma, the chairperson Pali Pali Clan says that they were forced to seek refuge at Palukere Primary School for fear of being attacked.
12:55
12:55

Ministerial Appointments Strategic for 2021 Elections- Teso Leaders Teso Sub Region 3 1

Paul Omer, the Soroti Municipality Mayor says the appointments are appeasements to excite voters in the region. He notes that some positions like fisheries are a trap to the MPs with electorate whom he notes are being harassed in Lake Kyoga.
11:23
11:23

Regional Body CECAFA holds Elective Assembly in Kampala 1

Nicholas Musonye, the CECAFA Secretary General told URN on Tuesday night that all representatives from the 11 member nations have arrived to grace the Assembly.
10:37
10:37

Uganda Sets New Target as Efforts to End Trachoma by 2020 Fail Health Ministry

Dr. Gilbert Baayenda, the Programs Officer for Trachoma Control/ Elimination Program in the Health Ministry told URN on Tuesday that they are making final touches to eradicate trachoma from Uganda. He says that only three out of the initial 50 districts still have the prevalence of five percent of the entire population suffering from the disease.
07:20
07:20

Museveni Warns Investors Against Constructing in Wetlands team 1 1

Speaking to journalist at the Jinja based State Lodge on Tuesday night; Museveni said government shall undertake studies to foster environment conservation because of the increasing industrialization in the country.
07:00
07:00

NAADs Tractor Operators Complain of Limited Training MOZARDI 4 1 Top story

The operators are part of 560 tractor operators undergoing training in different areas of the country ahead of the distribution of 280 tractors procured by Government through the National Agriculture Advisory Services-NAADS and Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries-MAAIF under the agricultural mechanization program.
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