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14:12
14:12

Gov’t Urged to Set Up Specialized Police Unit on Accidents 2 4

The call was made this morning by the Uganda Professional Drivers Network and the World Health Organisation, during activities to mark the World Day of Remembrance of Road Traffic Victims, in Kampala. The day which recognizes the suffering of victims and the work of rescue services was marked under the theme “Life Is Not a Car Part.”
13:43
13:43

Special Anti-Corruption Criminal Session to Hear Pension Scam Appeal ISO 1

They were convicted of conspiracy to defraud, conspiracy to commit a felony and forgery of a judicial document. The conviction which was passed by the Anti-Corruption Court was based on evidence that proved that they forged a court order, a certificate of taxation and a certificate of costs directing the Attorney General to pay out money that was meant for pension and gratuity of more than 639,000 pensioners.
11:29
11:29

Engineer Innovates to Tackle Shortage of Oxygen in Hospitals Ministry of Health 5

Ministry of Health statistics shows that 20 per cent of admitted patients in hospitals will need medical oxygen therapy especially children and pregnant women. While it is offered free of charge in government-owned facilities, some private facilities charge between 20,000 and 50,000 Shillings per hour for patients who need life support.
16:10
16:10

Fresh Crime Wave Hits Ankole, Worries Leaders, Residents 1 4

Most of the murders involve Boda-boda riders, whose motorcycles have been robbed during the attacks. According to police records, more than 15 motorcyclists have been killed over the last two months, with heightened incidences in the month of October.
15:30
15:30

Schools Stick to Corporal Punishment Despite Ban- Ministry Official 2

Henry Ssemakula, a senior education officer who heads the Health/HIV unit in the Ministry of Education said schools still punish their students in ways that have been banned. The Ministry first banned corporal punishment in 2006 and followed up with circulars in 2011 and the latest in 2015.
15:12
15:12

UNRA Introduces Speed Boats at Kazinga Channel after Bridge Decks Collapse 1 2

The announcement comes barely a week after decks on the Bridge which connects lakes Edward and George got damaged. The Channel also connects the districts of Kasese and Rubirizi. The roads agency issued a directive on Tuesday stopping heavy trucks and buses from using the road but allowed light vehicles to cross, albeit, with caution.
13:50
13:50

Two Held for Selling Gov't Drugs in Sheema, Rubanda 1

Those arrested are Edirne Baguma of Bonny Drug shop located in Mukombesa Trading Centre, Sheema municipality and Martin Tugume of St. Martin Drug shop located Katojo trading centre, Rubanda District. The two are also charged for being in possession of forged operational licenses.
11:12
11:12

EAC Member States Urged to Embrace Drones for Monitoring Fish Species poverty 1 2

Abura says that unlike domestic animals, fish species require the deployment of scientific technologies to sustain their continued existence in the Lake. He noted that there are now a number of cost-effective drones designed to cover a distance of 30 kilometres both in the space and under water.
10:42
10:42

Pictorial: 12 Edition of EAC Command Post Exercise Ends in Jinja

During the event, State Minister for Veteran Affairs Lt Col Bright Rwamirama said that the joint activities conducted under the East African Community (EAC) Cooperation in Defence Affairs are enhancers of the integration of the Community. He noted that the EAC Partner States have similar security challenges that call for a joint approach to handle.
09:56
09:56

Court Freezes Mbale Municipal Council Accounts 3 1

The decision follows s suit filed by Buharera Investments Limited, a company that was contracted in August 2015 to maintain the composting site in Namatala, Mbale Municipality. The company is now demanding a sum of 146,475,000 Shillings for its services.
20:07
20:07

Catholic Institutions Asked to Rethink Higher Education Approaches 5 2

Archbishop Bianco says that university education is not only about filling the head with concepts but considering the Taxonomy of Learning Domains which is categorized as the cognitive domain (knowledge), psychomotor domain (skills) and affective domain (attitudes).
19:57
19:57

Middle East Consultant Managers Committed to High Court Entebbe Court 1

The officials were arrested during operations mounted by both the Police and the State House Anti-Corruption Unit headed by Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema.
17:37
17:37

South Sudan, Rwanda Skip Inter-Parliamentary Games Planning Meetings 4 1

The committee held its first meeting in May in Dar-Es-Salam, Tanzania, the second meeting in Nairobi, Kenya in August and the third meeting in Kampala this week. But representatives from both countries have skipped all preparatory meetings for the annual competition.
16:48
16:48

Kitgum Hospital Hit By Power Outages power blackout 2 1

Hourly, according to Omoya, the generator consumes 7 liters of diesel fuel translating to approximately 27,000 shillings, with the cost reaching about 324,000 shillings if its operated for 12 hours.
15:35
15:35

Two Bodies of Kisoro Landslide Victims Recovered 2

Paul Bahinyoza, an area resident says that bodies of the deceased were recovered on Thursday evening while stuck in mud in river Rwafi, which flows into the Democratic Republic of Congo after a long search by locals.
14:59
14:59

KCCA Fails to Pass Budget 2

During the council session held on Friday, at the City Hall, it was resolved that discussion of the budget be halted until they have received guidance from the Minister for Kampala Beti Kamya on the matter of the Acting Executive Director Andrew Kitaka whose powers to present the budget to council are being questioned.
14:07
14:07

Insurance Fraud Researchers Set Doctors Up- Ian Clarke 3

The news of the fraud came after a survey done by the Uganda Insurers Association found wide-spread cheating from hospitals, which forced some insurance to erase some of the clinics from the list of providers, at the beginning of this month.
13:15
13:15

UPDF Soldier Hacks Wife in Moroto Police 2 1

Corporal Stanley Adrionzi, 42 hacked his wife on the head twice and collar bone and at around 2:00 am before handing himself to police.
12:03
12:03

KCCA Appoints Team to Temporarily Manage Wandegeya Market 1 2

According to Acting Deputy KCCA Director Sam Sserunkuma, the team will start its work in a weeks’ time and will manage the market until KCCA conducts elections in the market.
10:17
10:17

300 Charcoal Dealers Evicted from Gulu District 2 1

The one-week operation was headed by the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces –UPDF of the fourth division barracks, with assistance from the police and the local leaders.
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