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14:32
14:32

Police Storm Suspected Robber's Hideout village 2 3 Top story

Fatumah Namuddu, a resident of the area, says the group has instilled fear in the community as they freely move with a gun and machetes in broad day light.
17:42
17:42

Mpigi Councillors Plot to Oust District Chairperson abuse of office 1 4

The district has been embroiled in a fight over the leadership pf the District Service Commission, since the end of the tenure of the previous commission one year ago. The bickering pits the District Executive Committee against the District Council.
12:49
12:49

New NIRA Board Chairperson Wants Changes on National ID Replacement System people 2 2

“Government is paying money on a decentralized system for the Organisation. We have to know what happens in the districts. Why can’t some of these services be executed in the districts? Why do you have to bring the whole Uganda here [in Kololo] and expose our weaknesses?” Biribonwa questions why all services are being offered at the Kololo-based NIRA headquarters.
14:33
14:33

Residents Task Leaders in Iganga on Accountability of Donor Funded Projects health 3

Residents note that distribution of anti-malarial drugs is facilitated through a grant from donors but some patients are instead tasked to purchase drugs under the watch of leaders who rarely supervise the progress of these projects.
14:28
14:28

Eyewitnesses Give Account of Deceased Imam Before He Was Shot Dead home 4 3

The deceased’s 10-year old child whose names have been withheld says that he accompanied Mutumba to purchase sugar from Iwemba trading centre and saw a man trailing them but mistook him for a guest. The child further states that the man who was clad in a black hood stood beside a tree but he eventually shot Mutumba twice and fled.
11:12
11:12

Locusts Invasion: Public Health Specialists Weigh in On Impact of Chemicals district 4 7

Arnold Waiswa Ayazika, the NEMA director, Environmental Monitoring and Compliance says beyond the suppressing of the locusts, NEMA is interested in monitoring the potential impact of chemicals on water sources, food crops and or any other non-target organisms.
07:29
07:29

Two Children in Namutumba Die from Suspected Poisoning resident 1

James Mubi, the Busoga East police spokesperson confirms the incident adding that the post-mortem reports indicate that, the deceased succumbed to food poisoning.
11:49
11:49

Parliament’s Decision Ignites Confusion at Curriculum Training Centers government 1 3 Top story

Leonard Lwanga from Kyandondo Secondary School in Matugga who is one of the 2050 teachers undergoing training at Trinity College Nabbingo in Wakiso District, said some of his colleagues packed their bags when they heard parliament’s decision on media.
16:20
16:20

Police Quells Teachers Strike in Iganga transport 2 4

The teachers had been informed that they were to sign for a transport refund of 30,000 Shillings each. They stormed out of the training hall at around 12:30 pm demanding their facilitators to either increase the transport costs or cancel the training.
20:31
20:31

ICT Minister Asks Local Government Staff to Support NRM or Quit district 2 1 Top story

Nabakooba also took a swipe at some local government public relations officers for failing to update district websites detailing government achievements such as mechanized agricultural systems in preference of discussing political tales, which have dragged young people in abject poverty since they lack information to transform their lives.
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.
16:25
16:25

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

According to Ssebukera, the move is aimed at cleaning the unit following persistent complaints of incompetence and brutality leaved against the unit.
18:47
18:47

Bugembe Residents Blame Insecurity on Church Garden Jinja 1 4

According to residents, the feeder road that connects the entire community goes through the bushy garden, which offers sanctuary to thugs.
15:39
15:39

Mayuge District Engineer Interdicted street

Martin Kasule, the Chief Administrative Officer, has directed Fabion Wanjukyi to handover his office to Tom Mudimbo, another engineer working under the water department.
14:50
14:50

Father Arrested For Selling Son Over Ritual Sacrifice crime 1

Gamba’s mother, Olivier Naibilo says Ssebukera who disappeared in December last year showed up on January 1st, 2020 and confessed to have teamed up with four other people to sacrifice his child.
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.
14:08
14:08

Schools Petition Education Authorities to Consider Vertical Structural Development district 3 1 Top story

David Nkojjo, the Chairperson St Jude- Bbanda School Management Committee observes that due to development priorities competing for land in Wakiso district, many schools have lost their land to grabbers while others find a hard time when the foundation bodies reclaim part of the land leaving them with tiny potions.
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