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14:48
14:48

Health Workers, Politicians Bicker over Cholera Control in Busia 4

Dr Patrick Lulem, the Medical Superintendent of Busia Health Center IV says that 38 cases have been reported in the area over a period of four months. During the last one month, the district health officials reported two separate outbreaks, which have left twenty people hospitalized, and one dead.
14:19
14:19

Nakalema Lauds Drop in Uganda’s Corruption Rank government 4 1

Lt Col Nakalema told Uganda Radio Network that the recent ranking as captured in the just-released Corruption Perception Index, a global report by Transparency International, was a little bit impressive. According to the index, Uganda moved 12 places from 149th position to 137, on a scale of 180 countries.
11:37
11:37

Mixed Sentiments at Celebration of NRM Liberation Anniversary 3 2

The holiday commemorates the date in 1986 when the NRM Captured Kampala to overthrow the government of the day, after a five-year protracted struggle that started in 1981 at Kabamba Barracks by the National Resistance Army Fighters led by Yoweri Museveni.
10:36
10:36

Land Grabbing; Village Chairman Released on Police Bond Land grabbing,

Mutegeki was arrested during a heated village meeting held at Buyanja village on Friday afternoon when residents accused him of conniving with investors to forcibly take their land.
10:30
10:30

20-Year-Old Woman Loses Sight after Drug Reaction resident 2 2

According to a medical report obtained from Jinja Regional Referral Hospital where Ntono was admitted for the past eight weeks, she suffered a Steven Johnson syndrome, a serious disorder of the skin and mucous membranes, that usually occurs as a reaction to a medication or an infection.
19:59
19:59

Two Arrested for Theft of Motorcycles in Lira UGanda Police Force 1 3

The suspects; Okello Bonny and Okidi Jolly Joe, all residents of Ober Kampala Ojwina Division in Lira Municipality, were arrested during a joint security patrol conducted last night.
18:22
18:22

NRM to Expel Members who Contest for Seats after Losing Party Primaries Rogers Milindwa

Speaking at the NRM National Delegates’ Conference-President Yoweri Museveni who is also the party chairman said that there will not be any justifiable reason why anyone would stand as an independent candidate, now that the party was moving towards having more transparent elections.
17:06
17:06

Disintegration of Groups Slows Recovery of Youth Livelihood Funds 3

Charles Rwakairu, the Youths Councilor at Wobulenzi Town Council and Ishahak Mugema, the Luweero district Youth councillor admit that many of the groups disintegrated because they were formed with a purpose of accessing funds but not working together.
16:12
16:12

Traffic Police Director Stephen Kasiima Hands Over Office on IGP’s Order 2

At the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police –AIGP, Kasiima and six of his colleagues have had no contracts over the last one year and have been working on a promise letter issued by Internal Affairs Minister Jeje Odongo.
15:56
15:56

2900 Local Defence Unit Personnel Passed Out for Karamoja Mission UPDF 3 3

The personnel, drawn from parts of Teso, Bukedi, Bugisu and Karamoja will all be deployed in Karamoja to beef up security with a primary mission of reducing cattle theft. This is according to the Deputy Commander of the Defence Forces Lt. Gen. Wilson Mbadi, who presided over the pass out.
12:13
12:13

MPs Approve Special Budget to Fix Roads Affected by Heavy Rains UNRA 3

Uganda received heavy rains in the last quarter of 2019, resulting in massive damage on roads and bridges, among other areas. Many of the roads became impassable as culverts were swept away, surfaces caved in and rivers burst their banks, especially in the districts of Mbale, Jinja, Masaka and Pakwach, among others.
10:42
10:42

Lato Milk Row; Museveni Opposes Vengeance Against Kenya

His position comes at the height of a trade war between the two countries, following the confiscation of trucks of Lato Milk by the Kenya Bureau of Standards and the Kenya Revenue Authority. The authorities said that the products were substandard. Kenya had earlier said that it was going to impose a 16 per cent Value Added Tax on the product.
10:09
10:09

Three Head Teachers Demoted Over Poor PLE Performance

According to the 2019 PLE result, Apoi primary school did not get any pupils in first, second and third grade. It, however, registered seven pupils in grade four and nine in division U, out of a candidate class of 16.
21:07
21:07

Kasese Farmers Receive Three NAADS Tractors 2 3

The three groups are Basaija Kweyimukya Cooperative from Mubuku, Bigando Agricultural Cooperative Society from Kitswamba sub-county and Hima Barracks Women’s group from Hima. The farmers will contribute 20 per cent of the unit cost of each tractor valued at 80 million Shillings.
20:03
20:03

Uptake of E-Passport Still Low –Immigration 2 1

But the Commissioner for Citizenship and Passport Control, Johnson Namanya says that the uptake of the e-passport is still slow. According to Namanya, about a quarter of the estimated number of Ugandans with passports has migrated from the National Machine-readable passports to the e-passport.
19:22
19:22

NRM NEC Overwhelmingly Approves Lining up Behind Candidates

Sitting at State House Entebbe and presided over by the party chairman Yoweri Museveni, NEC members, one after another, argued that lining up behind candidates is going to cure the mischiefs that have bedevilled all NRM party primaries.
19:16
19:16

DP Recalls Green Books from Wakiso, Mukono politics 3

The party had rolled out its 2021 General Election roadmap listing mass recruitment and registration of new members as the first activity, preceding grassroots elections. As part of the process, the party distributed registration books also known as the green books, to be used as voter registers.
17:59
17:59

Village Chairman Arrested for Land Grabbing residents 1

Mutegeki was arrested during a heated village meeting held at Buyanja village on Friday afternoon after residents accused him of conniving with investors to forcibly take their land.
17:45
17:45

Refugees Can Help Themselves out of Psychological Distress -Study

The study, whose findings are published in The Lancet Global Health Journal, shows that although follow-up is needed to determine the long-term effects of the intervention, a tool dubbed Self Help Plus developed by the World Health Organisation is effective in offering mental health help.
17:22
17:22

Radio Katwe; the Loudhailer that Keeps Katwe Residents Awake 2 7

A few proceeds from those that found his work worthy, saw him advance to a communicating with a mega phone. This automatically meant bigger opportunities and as years passed by, he became the biggest and most trusted source of information, ‘the face of Radio Katwe’. With no job in 1999, he thought of taking advantage of his Luganda Language and perhaps posed his father’s musical genres to become “ a walking communication medium”
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