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14:52
14:52

High Fuel Prices Worry Masaka Sheikh 1 2

In his sermon during the Eid al-Adha prayers at Masaka main mosque grounds on Thursday, Shiekh Bugembe expressed concern that the covid-19 restrictions coupled with unexpected rise in fuels prices have presented to them tougher times during fasting of the holy month of Ramadhan.
14:34
14:34

Ship's Crew Foil Man's Bid to Commit Suicide 1

Tobo Richard age 30 has attempted to commit suicide by jumping off MV Kalangala to drown in Lake Victoria during the voyage from Kalangala to Nakiwogo.
12:18
12:18

Mufti Mubajje Calls for Unconditional Release of Political Prisoners 7 1 Top story

Mufti Mubajje, who is also the chairperson of the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda, says releasing the prisoners can heal the country from the wounds of the troubled election period.
10:01
10:01

PWDs in Masaka Decry Extortion in Accessing Gov't Grant 1 2

PWDs Masaka City claim that the program is abused by technical staff at the local government levels; through extorting money from the applicants and the creation of non-existent groups that are receiving funding.
14:38
14:38

Woman Pins Husband for Kidnapping Daughter 3 1

On that day, Kwagala narrates that she left the girl in the house and ran to the shops but never found her home when she returned. Although she thought that she could have wandered in the neighbourhood, the child never returned and has never been found to this day.
10:32
10:32

Church of Uganda Needs UGX 188M to Rehabilitate Bishop's House in Gulu 1 1

Bishop Johnson Gakumba of Northern Uganda disclosed in a recent interview with Uganda Radio Network that the Diocese is hopeful to lobby for funds for the refurbishment of the building.
12:11
12:11

Gulu District Battles Rise of Uterine Fibroids as Women Shun Treatment health facilities 1 2

Dr. Baifa Arwenyo, the Head of the Gynecology Ward at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital revealed that the unit currently receives between 4 to 6 women with the condition on a weekly basis.
11:01
11:01

S.4 Girl Struggling to Mother Dead Sister’s Twins 3 1

She said her late sister was her sole caregiver after they lost their two parents who hailed from Busoga region and that after the demise of their parents, her sister migrated with her to Mbale at a very tender age and she has been under her care since then, including paying for her school fees until she died recently.
07:14
07:14

200 Worshipers To Attend Martyrs’ Day Celebrations, Foot Pilgrims Suspended 2 2

The Uganda Episcopal Conference has for the second time selected Masaka Diocese to lead the celebrations on June 03rd, 2021 after missing the opportunity last year following the suspension of the celebrations because of the Coronavirus disease outbreak.
13:43
13:43

Uptake of Vaccine Increases in Gulu in the Last Three Days vaccination 1 3

Dr. Felix Kaduchu, the Dean Faculty of Medicine at Gulu University told URN in an interview on Tuesday evening that some students tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. “We have not forced them to take the vaccination but they realized that some of their colleagues had tested positive with the virus and decided to embrace the exercise,” Dr. Kaduchu explained.
07:35
07:35

MV Kalangala Breaks Normal Voyage For Engine Survey 2

However, a May 4th statement from Nation Oil Distributors Limited (NODIL), which operates the ferry, says “the engine maintenance survey is a mandatory follow-up step to the recent engine overhaul, which was carried out last March 2021.”
19:37
19:37

Tooro Kingdom Speaker Mugasa Resigns 1

In his resignation letter to the Tooro King, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV dated May 3, Mugasa says he has served the cultural institution for over 22 years in different capacities and he feels it is the right time to resign.
12:28
12:28

Understaffing Affecting Service Delivery at Kawolo Hospital 1 2

Haruna Wamala, the administrator Kawolo Hospital, says although the renovation and expansion of the hospital was a huge blessing, their staffing levels didn’t change. According to Wamala, there is a need for urgent recruitment of sonographers, surgeons, bio technicians and clinicians among other staff.
15:46
15:46

Two Families Camp at Chairperson’s Residence Over Blocked of Pathway 8 Top story

“I bought this land in 2008 from Abudu Mayanja with a pathway, which leads to various properties in the area. Pastor Kakande also bought the neighbouring land from Abudu’s brother, Kaddu and put up his school and church five years later. He started encroaching on the pathway claiming it is part of his Kibanja, which is not true,” Wasswa said.
12:30
12:30

EPRC Launches Project to Find Modalities for Rewarding Unpaid Care Work 3 1 Top story

Commenting about the project and women inclusion issues, Sheikh Muhammad Ali Waiswa, the 2nd Deputy Mufti of Uganda said while they opened up a women’s desk at the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, they have employed males to work there since women are not forthcoming.
15:39
15:39

Superstitious Beliefs, Irresponsible Parenting Blamed For Persistent Defilement In Masaka 1 4

Shifa Kateregga, the Executive Director of Human Rights Defenders Masaka-HURIDEM, a civil society dealing in the protection of gender-based rights in the sub-region blame the trend on illogical myths among communities as well as mothers who have abdicated their parenting responsibilities to male relatives creating room for the abuse of their children by lustful men.
18:10
18:10

Staggered Schools Reopening Fails in Masaka as Parents Run Impatient 1 1

However, access into compounds of the defiant schools is currently highly restricted from any suspicious visitors who have to undergo thorough questioning about their intentions and indeed some are repulsed.
12:07
12:07

Kigezi Leaders Appeal to Gov't to Resettle Batwa People 4

Speaking at the meeting, Kabale LC V Chairperson Patrick Besigye Keihwa, who also doubled as steering committee chairperson for the research noted that ever since the government evicted the Batwa from Bwindi, Mgahinga and Echuya national forests, it has done nothing to resettle them.
09:05
09:05

Gulu District Fails to Enrol Back 9,000 People On ARV Treatment Gulu University 1

Michael Ochwoo, the Manager of TASO Gulu Care Centre, says that many of the people living with HIV lack food to keep them on treatment. He says that while the Centre managed to enrol back 200 people who abandoned ARVs, 35 of them died due to adherence issues.
07:51
07:51

RDC Suspends Funeral Discos In Busia 3

Tusubira says that disco Matangas contribute 80% to the teenage pregnancy and early marriages in the district. He says that the dances also contravene the night time curfew and ban on social gatherings as part of the control measures against the spread of corona virus.
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