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07:50
07:50

MPs Block Transfer of UWEP Funds to Parish Development Model 1

A total of 29.2 billion out of the UWEP budget of 32 billion had been transferred from the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development leaving 2.98 billion only for the administrative costs.
11:22
11:22

Parents Asked to Limit Children's Access to Phones 1

Many children have been exposed to pornography and verbal abuse on phones.
20:02
20:02

Kwania Registers 5,375 Teenage Pregnancy Cases in 21 Months 4 1

A report prepared by police and local leaders from different health facilities across the district indicates that 5,375 cases were registered from January 2020 up to September 2021.
11:05
11:05

UGX 58m Emyooga Cash Missing in Soroti Gweri County 2 1

The money was allegedly withdrawn by a UPDF deserter, Moses Okiring Ebaku, a resident in Gweri County.
16:52
16:52

Kwania Probation Office, Residents Decry Surge in Child Abuse 3 1

According to Opio, they have registered more than 100 cases of child abuse since this year began. Seventy of these are defile cases from Abongomola, Aduku, and Inomo sub-counties. He says that they are working closely with parents, local leaders, Police and different Civil Society Organisations to address the challenge.
12:36
12:36

Kwania Leaders Concerned Girls Could Drop Out of School 1 1

According to statistics from January to December 2020 from the office of the District Community Development Officer, 2,908 girls below 17 years visited a hospital for antenatal care since the closure of schools in March.
08:40
08:40

2,300 Elderly Persons Enrolled on SAGE Scheme in Bukomansimbi 1 4

Steven Kasaija, the SAGE coordinator at the Ministry of Gender noted that riding on lessons from districts in the Northern and Eastern part of the country which were covered first, the government was convinced to bring onboard the elderly in districts of the central and southern regions where the need is also high.
15:24
15:24

Four Districts in Teso Added on List of SAGE Beneficiaries Ngora District 2 1

More than 10,000 elders have enrolled for SAGE in the four districts, totalling to 28,428 beneficiaries in Teso Sub Region. There are more than 1.6 million elders enrolled under SAGE across the country.
15:35
15:35

SAGE Beneficiaries Ask Gov't to Revert to Mobile Money Services 25000 for elderly 3

Through the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment, the government pays senior citizens above 65-years of age a monthly stipend of 25,000 Shillings. However, the elders in Katakwi say they have not received their stipend for five months, partly because of the COVID-19 lockdown.
15:12
15:12

Uganda Lagging Behind in Implementing UN Convention On Rights of Children-UNICEF world vision uganda 3 1

According to UNICEF, Uganda still has a long way to go in implementing the convention which it ratified in 1990.
14:30
14:30

All Gov’t Offices Must Have Sign Language Interpreters-UNAD 3 1

It is estimated that there are over 1 million people with hearing impairments in Uganda. But less than 500,000 of them are able to receive services in hospitals, schools, police stations and local governments due to language barriers.
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