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17:33
17:33

Interim Mayors Demand Additional Funding for New Cities government 3 1

Raphael Magyezi, the Local Government Minister says that plans are underway to lobby additional funding to supplement the already approved municipality budgets.
13:08
13:08

Parents Protest as Bank Takes Over School in Jinja Henry Mugarura 4 1

Tobis Mwesigwa, a member of the school’s management committee says the bank was notified about their current financial constraints but went ahead and attached the school.
11:00
11:00

State of Health Centres in Buyende District Shocks MPs road 2 1

Beatrice Rwakamari, the Ntungamo woman MP says that the district is neighbouring Lake Kyoga but it lacks gazetted quarantine centres which make it hard for them to track down suspects.
09:57
09:57

Jinja Hospital X-ray Machine Redundant health 2 1

Mubarack Weere, the Administrator Jinja Regional Referral Hospital told URN that they have officially notified the Health Ministry about the breakdown of their X-ray machine and efforts are underway to repair it soon.
17:45
17:45

Farmers Demand Compensation as Floating Debris Destroys Fish Cages government 1 1 Top story

Led by their Chairperson, Majid Magumba, the Fishermen say they don’t have money to service the loans they acquired to inject in the enterprise since their main source of income has been crashed.
10:43
10:43

Security Officers Rally Residents On COVID19 Guidelines Implementation government 2 4 Top story

Onesmus Mwesigwa, the Kiira Region Deputy Police Commander warned residents against unnecessary gatherings in trading centers, which violates the directives on social distancing and therefore undermine efforts to stop the spread of the virus.
16:24
16:24

Impostor in Buikwe Arrested for Stealing Drugs government 2 1

Wycliffe Mukwaya and his girlfriend, Josephine Nabisire were arrested from their rented room in Kasanjja B zone, Njeru division, Buikwe district.
16:27
16:27

Compensation Woes Still Hurting Bukasa Inland Port Project resident 1 6 Top story

Enock Ariga Marindi, another resident notes that the entire compensation process is shrouded in mystery, saying the ministry has deliberately hidden information from them. He says only a few have been compensated but no one can tell the criteria used to decide who receives the money.
06:58
06:58

Lightning Claims Two Teachers, Injures 15 Pupils district

Christine Babirye, a teacher at the school says the heavy rain forced pupils and teachers to lock themselves in the main hall. “We experienced heavy rainfall with accompanied with a huge storm, which blew off the roof of the classroom. We decided to converge in the main hall where tragedy befell us,” she said.
16:21
16:21

Hearing Impairment: Ogwang Scores Sufficient Points for Gov’t Scholarship government 1 1 Top story

Charles Owilli Adur, Deputy Head teacher Wakiso Secondary School, who also has a hearing impairment, observes that from day one Ogwang was determined as he was focused on his lifelong desire of attaining university education. “For a special needs student to break all the barriers this is great news.
12:25
12:25

UGX 2.5B Ice Plant Wasting Away in Buyende resident 4 2 Top story

Adam Mulero, a resident of Kikwata zone, says fishermen were optimistic of producing quality fish products but their hopes have been shattered.
16:42
16:42

Magezi Revisits Role of Cultural Institutions in Local Government Structures Local Governments 1 3 Top story

Magezi observes that while traditional governance systems have, to a large extent, been replaced by modern state structures and systems at the national level, they are still relevant at local levels in many parts of the country.
13:00
13:00

Church Needs UGX 50bn for Anglican Martyrs’ Shrine Development Plan Uganda 1 2

The plan to transform the historical site was first outlined 2014 with a mega aspiration of setting up a 36 billion Shillings complex to house, among others, a museum with artefacts detailing the different cultures and history of Christianity in Uganda, a modern library, conference hall, computer area, and a children’s park.
21:15
21:15

Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 1 5

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
13:11
13:11

Two Health Workers on the Spot Over Drug Theft government

On Saturday the Namayingo deputy resident district commissioner, Majid Dhikusooka and police detectives stormed their homes and recovered forty bundles of cotton wool, three boxes of injections, six boxes of vaccines and unspecified amount of antimalarial drugs that had been repacked in different paper bags.
13:42
13:42

UCE Results: 166,530 Candidates Fail Physics, Chemistry education 1 1

According to the Uganda National Education Board Executive Secretary Dan Odongo, although there has been an overall improvement performance in a number of subjects, there is still a challenge in overall pass levels for science subjects.
14:19
14:19

Nakalema Lauds Drop in Uganda’s Corruption Rank government 4 1

Lt Col Nakalema told Uganda Radio Network that the recent ranking as captured in the just-released Corruption Perception Index, a global report by Transparency International, was a little bit impressive. According to the index, Uganda moved 12 places from 149th position to 137, on a scale of 180 countries.
11:44
11:44

Fisheries Protection Unit Destroys 1500 Illegal Fishnets government 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.
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