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16:49
16:49

Kawanda School Turns into Labour Recruitment Training Centre 1 2

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 2 3

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.
09:20
09:20

Mak Students in Vaccination Drive As They Agitate For Full Reopening Makerere University 6 1

Obed Tebesiga Luganda, a second-year student pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Studies notes that online studies have been challenging to him and he only hopes that vaccination of learners will help business at the institution to return to normal.
07:20
07:20

KCCA Removes Mobile Money Kiosks off Kampala Streets 4 4

Isma Ssekamanya is one of the people whose two kiosks were evicted from Burton street where he had employed two people. Ssekamanya, who looked puzzled when our reporter interviewed him, said that he has six other kiosks in Ndeeba and two in Katwe and didn’t know if they had been spared.
14:12
14:12

Police Rescues Baby Stolen From Wakiso, Arrests Suspect 3

But Ssenyondo’s joy was short-lived after learning that the baby had been stolen from Wakiso. The baby’s mother, Florence Nabukko recounts how Nanyonga disappeared with her baby.
07:43
07:43

Rev. Pons Ozelle Enthroned Bishop of Nebbi Diocese 2 4 Top story

During the event, The Rt. Rev. Professor Alfred Olwa, Bishop of Lango Diocese, preached from Isaiah 61:1-8 and declared that the Spirit of the Lord had called and anointed Bishop Pons to preach the good news of Jesus at this time in history, especially in Nebbi.
16:59
16:59

Victims of Violent Land Conflict in Amuru Struggling to Survive 1 5

The violent conflict left dozens of people injured, household properties worth millions of shillings destroyed, and crop gardens measuring hundreds of acres razed to the ground.
11:28
11:28

Family in Nakapiripirit Blocks Water Project over Lack of Compensation

Alfred Lowanyang the landowner says that in 2008, the Ministry of Water with Nakapiripirit town council officials trespassed on his one-acre piece of land without compensation.
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