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21:02
21:02

Performing Arts Changing Lives of Children Born in Captivity 4 3

Simon Olinga whose mother was abducted by the Karamojong cattle rustlers in 1990 says he faced a rough time when they returned home in 2012. He says it wasn’t easy for him to dream nor smile but after joining the team, he found his voice and can smile again.
20:44
20:44

Kalangala Struggling to Contain Harm Caused by Lightning 2

Bugala island alone, the largest and main of the 84 islands that make up the District is hit by lightning more than 5 times a year destroying equipment used in the generation of power, water and ferry transport.
20:24
20:24

Kabale Diocese Priest Found Dead in America

Monsignor Silverio Twinomugisha, the Vicar General of Kabale Diocese, says that Musabyimana's body was discovered by priests after he failed to turn up for a flight back to Uganda, prompting his fellow priests to look for him. to their shock, he had breathed his last, from his room.
20:17
20:17

Minister Cautions Schools Against Compressing Teaching Syllabus student 4 1

Mrs Museveni says the result of the practices is that some topics are skipped or lightly dealt with and in the end, learners miss out the basic principles adding that revision is ineffective when learners have not understood the subject matter.
20:07
20:07

Wakiso NGOs Root for Local Languages as Medium of Instruction in Schools 2 1

The consortium of NGOs led by Hyslink community Initiative indicated that many of the children studying in government schools in Wakiso are failing because of the English language barrier. They were speaking during the launch of a report on Primary and secondary education at Katabi Town Council headquarters on Friday afternoon.
20:03
20:03

Kadaga Asks Attorney General to Fast Track Administration of Judiciary Bill 2 2

Speaking at the Launch of the New Law Year 2020 on Friday at the Judiciary Headquarters in Kampala, Kadaga noted that it was her desire to have the bill discussed and passed last year but she was informed that the government wanted more time.
19:49
19:49

UK Leaves European Union After 47 years 3 1 Top story

The withdrawal agreement will enter into force upon the UK's exit from the EU, on 31 January 2020 at midnight. From that time on, the UK will no longer be an EU member state and will be considered as a third country. The exit leaves the European Union with 27 members.
18:06
18:06

Entebbe Municipality Unveils Plan to Upgrade Major Roads 1 1

The Acting Municipal Engineer Brian Kabunga told URN that the municipality will require up to 200 billion Shillings to upgrade the roads in line with its new development plan. The money will be pooled from Uganda Road Fund, the Ministry of Works and Transport and development partners.
17:42
17:42

Education Ministry to Start Tracking School Drop Outs - Janet Museveni 2019 UCE Results 1

According to the minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni, they are worried that many students enroll at different education levels of education but a few are able to complete the cycle. According to 2009 Ministry of Education and Sports figures, 976,078 kids enrolled for primary one and the same figure was expected to sit for PLE in 2015. However, by the time they sat for their PLE in 2015, this number had reduced to 601777 pupils.
16:39
16:39

Entebbe Police Struggling to Arrest 'Swagg Attackers' Gang 1 1

The swag attackers are reportedly responsible for an attack that claimed the life of Anthony Kanyoto, the former Public Affairs Manager of the Civil Aviation Authority, and three other people whose lives were brutally ended.
15:54
15:54

Indiscipline Surges Among Police Officers in West Nile - PSU 2 1

Records indicate a rise in complaints against police officers from 17 in 2018 to 26 in 2019. Most of the cases are from the districts of Arua, Zombo, Koboko, and Adjumani.
15:46
15:46

Residents Stuck As 508 Water Sources Break Down deep boreholes 4

According to Auditor-General Report for financial year 2018/19, a review of the quarterly reports and interview with the District Water Engineers revealed that 255 water sources in Nakasongola and 253 in Nakaseke districts were no longer functional.
15:31
15:31

Number of Girls Sitting UCE Excites Education Minister 2019 UCE Results

For the first time in the history of Uganda Certificate of Education, there were more girls sitting the exams than boys according to the just released exams. 169258 girls registered and sat for the 2019 exams against 168462 boys.
13:42
13:42

UCE Results: 166,530 Candidates Fail Physics, Chemistry education 1 1

According to the Uganda National Education Board Executive Secretary Dan Odongo, although there has been an overall improvement performance in a number of subjects, there is still a challenge in overall pass levels for science subjects.
13:24
13:24

Retiring Police officers Warned Against Conmen 5

Acting Commissioner of pensions at ministry of public service Victor Leku said several fraudster are eagerly waiting to grab retired officers packages in deals.
12:44
12:44

Suspected Thief Shot Dead in Hostel Theft 2

According to the eyewitnesses, the suspect and two others used master keys to access rooms of the two female students and robbed a laptop and phones.
12:30
12:30

8-Year-Old Joins St Janani Luwum Pilgrimage to Pray for School Fees 4 1

Over 70 pilgrims who started the journey at Namirembe Cathedral on Wednesday, January 29 will spend up to 17 days on the road to Mucwini, through Luweero, Kigumba, Karuma, Kamdini, Gulu, Kitgum and a loop at Madi Opei.
12:06
12:06

UNEB Withholds 1,262 UCE Results UCE 2019 1

According to UNEB, there was a decrease in examination malpractices compared to 2018 when 1,825 candidates had their results withheld.
11:38
11:38

Travelers at Entebbe Airport Ignorant of Coronavirus 1 3

The deadly virus said to have originated from the Chinese city of Wuhan has so far killed 213 people in China. Nearly 2,000 new cases were recorded in China in the past 24 hours, raising the worldwide total to nearly 9,800, according to Chinese and World Health Organization data. The vast majority of the cases are inside China, while 98 cases have been confirmed in 18 other countries.
10:42
10:42

Body of LCI Chairperson in Oyam Still Missing After Boat Accident Uganda Police Force

It is alleged that they drowned after their boat was reportedly hit by a hippopotamus on their way from Restoration Gateway Hospital in Kiryandongo District where he had taken his wife for medical treatment.
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