Breaking

Archive

Sep 51 results
17:50
17:50

Jinja Woman Electrocuted deceased 2 1

35-year-old Robinah Nabukonde, a resident of Muyenga slum was electrocuted on Tuesday when she came into contact with loose electricity wires.
18:42
18:42

Agriculture Ministry Ponders Forceful Eviction of Encroachers from Shorelines people 3 1

State Minister for Fisheries Hellen Adoa Says that many of the encroachers have failed to heed to calls to vacate the shoreline, threatening the natural resources and their habitats. According to Adoa, all the lakes are now covered with floating islands that descended from the weakening shorelines as a result of human activity.
16:43
16:43

Police Impostors Arrested in Kamuli district 1 1 Top story

According to Police, the suspected tried to pretend like truck drivers when they saw officers approaching but the officers pinned them for fleecing surrounding communities of their valuables during curfew period.
14:43
14:43

Court Halts Implementation of Digital Tax Stamps Uganda 1

The order signed by the Deputy Registrar Dr. Agnes Nkonge stays URA from enforcing the transition period deadline which the tax body had set before slapping heavy fines to manufacturers and importers of several gazette goods including bottled water, soda, beer, wine, spirits, and tobacco.
16:25
16:25

46 Soldiers Dropped from Fisheries Protection Unit district 2 1 Top story

According to Ssebukera, the move is aimed at cleaning the unit following persistent complaints of incompetence and brutality leaved against the unit.
11:44
11:44

Fisheries Protection Unit Destroys 1500 Illegal Fishnets Jinja 2 2 Top story

Maj. Joseph Ssebukera, the Commandant of the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit on Eastern Lake Victoria, says the impounded nets carry electric current, which peels off fish skin causing it to die and float on the lake.
12:56
12:56

23-year Old Woman electrocuted to Death in Jinja resident 3 1

Residents who were seated outside their houses at the time of the incident say Nakabugo was washing clothes when electric wires fell on her before she died instantly.
15:53
15:53

FPU Commander Calls for Establishment of Special Court for Fishery Issues member 1

Akandwanaho notes that cases of illegal fishing practices have increased and over 2500 illegal boats commonly referred to as “bao tatu” and 800 beach seines have been impounded in the past seven months.
10:49
10:49

Bukasa Inland Project: Residents Demand Alternative Land financial year 6 1 Top story

Eric Kanyange, another resident notes that he had been given a compensation number with his property valued at Shillings 51 million and has all the documents but he was surprised to find that his name and reference number were missing on the list of people who were due to collect their monies.
16:14
16:14

MUASA Boss Set to Resume Work After Suspension investigation 3 1 Top story

Dr. Kamunyu vowed in an interview with URN never to cede to dishonesty as he returns to Makerere University, saying that academic freedoms and freedoms of expression that he was fighting for remain cardinal to him.
07:48
07:48

Police Use Teargas to Disperse Rowdy Street Kids village 5 1

Harrison Basudde, the chairperson of the group, says that they are former street children who reformed from being thieves to small scale entrepreneurs. He argues that destroying their stalls is equivalent to sending them back to wreak havoc.
15:38
15:38

IGP Orders Officers to Refrain from Illegal Mak Staff Evictions Makerere University 1 Top story

The directive by the IGP was prompted by a petition by Elias Nuwagaba, a staff whose dismissal from the university was set aside by the university Staff Appeals Tribunal early this year.
18:56
18:56

Residents Clear Kitechura Forest Reserve for Marijuana Growing Kyenjojo 1 2

A source who preferred anonymity implicated the NFA staff for conniving with the marijuana growers.
07:53
07:53

NDA Impounds Medicines Worth UGX 361M in Nation Wide Operations people 2 1 Top story

Samuel Kyomukama, the NDA head of Enforcement disclosed this following an inspection of drug outlets in Jinja district on Saturday.
18:52
18:52

Uganda's Forest Cover Completely Depleted-Environment Minister NRM 4 2

Uganda’s forest cover has been depleted to 8% up from 24% in 1990s, largely attributed to human encroachment for different activities such as tree cutting for charcoal and timber as well as agriculture.
13:39
13:39

Kisozi Seed School Punished for Fielding Ineligible Player in Copa Coca -Cola Tournament student 1

This follows a petition filed by Uganda Martyrs Hugh School, which implicated three players of Kisozi seed School David Ssemukaro, Emmanuel Ngabonziza and Geoffrey Mivule, who are not students of the school.
20:22
20:22

Inside Mbarara University Strike: Why Staff Want VC Sacked? project 2 1 Top story

“Nobody understands their issue. Maybe they are playing tribal politics because if you are accusing somebody, you should have concrete proof to say this man has stolen this money, this man has done and mismanaged this and therefore he can go. So accusing somebody and yelling on top of your voice doesn’t make what you are saying right. They have not provided evidence,” Prof. Obua said.
Sep 51 results