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16:51
16:51

Government Takes over Reconstruction of Lira-Kamdini Road The World Bank 1 5

The directive was issued by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni while in Oyam District during a meeting with the Members of Parliament and other leaders from the Lango sub-region, on Saturday. The meeting was, among others, discussing the poor state of the road, which stretches 78 kilometres from Corner Kamdini along the Kampala-Gulu highway to Lira town.
13:51
13:51

President Museveni Scraps Use of TIN in War Debt Claimants Compensation 4

The Finance Ministry had tasked all claimants in Lango, Acholi and Teso sub-region to obtain Tax Identification Numbers as a mandatory requirement for processing their payment. The number is a ten-digit code issued by the Uganda Revenue Authority to prospective Taxpayers to enable them to meet their tax obligations.
10:15
10:15

65-Year-Old Wakiso Resident Battles Relatives over Land Ownership 5 2

The woman; Maria Goretti Nakitende is accusing a section of her paternal relatives of plotting to evict her and her family, among them, her 86-year-old mother from the land which was given to them by her late grandfather in 1996.
15:53
15:53

Most Wanted Cattle Rustler Arrested

The Karamoja Police Spokesperson Michael Longole said the suspect, who is currently in the army's custody for further interrogation, has been described by cattle rustlers who handed over their guns as a king of rustlers.
10:06
10:06

Lira Vaccinates 102% of Targeted Children Against Polio MInistry of Health 3 1

Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the District Health Officer who attributed the good performance to strong mobilization explained that all sub counties met their vaccination target.
12:39
12:39

Three Unvaccinated Teachers Banned from Accessing Schools in Lira 4

The Ministry of Health last year listed teachers among high priority categories of people to be vaccinated and this was also set as a condition for the reopening of schools, which remained closed for more than 22 months as the country battled the COVID-19 pandemic.
16:49
16:49

Kawanda School Turns into Labour Recruitment Training Centre 2 1

Julius Beyongyera, the school proprietor said that the school could not continue operating because they were not making profits after the number of students reduced before the lockdown.
16:24
16:24

Education Ministry Yet to Regulate Dissolution of Private Schools 2 2

With the COVID-19 induced financial stress, institutions that have been out of business are limping, and in fact, many schools have closed shop turning classrooms into rentals, bars, and poultry houses, among others. But for all these institutions, all it has taken is a pronouncement by the owners and administrators that the school is no more.
13:56
13:56

Schools in Amolatar Hit by Shortage of Desks 3 1

The recommended pupil-desk ratio is three pupils per desk, but some of the schools are now struggling with six pupils per desk while in other schools, the pupils sit on the floor.
12:25
12:25

Clashes Leave One Dead, Two Injured on Disputed Apaa Land 1 1

Peter Data Taban, Adjumani Resident District Commissioner alleges the attack was orchestrated by about ten men of Acholi origin who are suspected to have crossed from Apaa Trading center.
08:27
08:27

Delayed Release of Makerere University Admission Letters Irks Parents, Students Admissions 1 4

A notice from the Academic Registrar’s office issued on Monday indicated that the admission letters for government-sponsored students would be ready on Wednesday.
18:17
18:17

Kawempe Division Council Meeting Ends Abruptly Amid Chaos 7 3

Trouble started after division councilors led by the Namere Parish Councilor Andy Simon Kaweesa tabled a motion demanding for the immediate release of Ssegirinya who is an ex-official of the council.
16:35
16:35

Mubende Residents Living in Fear over Looming Eviction 4 6

The residents accuse Formasa of planning to evict them from the land where they have stayed for decades.
16:01
16:01

Prosecutor in Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Trial Reports Death Threats 3 2

On Wednesday, Richard Birivumbuka, the Masaka Resident State Attorney told Masaka Grade One Magistrate Philp Nzwebe that he and his family have received death threats from people he claims are connected to the two MPs.
13:28
13:28

Makerere University Payment System Restored, Students Struggle to Raise Tuition 1 3

In September, the university transitioned from Academic Information Management System -AIMS to the Academic Management Information System- ACMIS, a new records management system, which affected payments.
12:56
12:56

Residents Claim Ownership of Land Occupied by Prisons in Abim 2

Led by Rev. Caleb Omwony, the LCIII Chairperson of Abim Sub County, the families are claiming over 2,000 acres of land they allegedly lost when they were reportedly forced out of the area due to insecurity.
08:42
08:42

Hundreds of UPDF Veterans Turn Up for Verification Exercise 1 3

Captain Amos Nsamba, the Military Police Spokesperson in charge of the exercise says that over 400 army veterans, estate administrators, widows, and widowers were verified at Kololo on Monday.
06:56
06:56

WHO Expresses Hope Worst of Omicron Wave Is Over

The number of deaths remains stable, but the agency is concerned about the impact the variant is having on already exhausted health workers and overburdened health systems. Although Omicron may be less severe, for Dr Tedros “the narrative that it is mild is misleading, hurts the overall response and costs more lives.”
13:01
13:01

Cattle Rustlers Injure Two in Moroto

Timothy Longok a resident of Nacele village, says that they are living in fear after the government withdrew all the Local Defence Unit-LDU personnel and took them for further training.
12:35
12:35

Pader District Fails to Meet Polio Vaccination Target over Vaccine Shortage 1

Pader District had a target of 50,777 children under five to be vaccinated but only 45,780 received the vaccine.
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