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Jan 2022 42 results
19:09
19:09

Flying Squad Arrests Suspect in Theft of USD 90,000 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, confirmed that Flying Squad has so far recovered USD 27,700 (about Shs96.6m). Enanga adds that even the 97 million shillings has also been recovered from Tumusiime who is currently in custody.
18:59
18:59

Gulu City Lobbying to Host East Africa Community Trade Fair Gulu City Council 4 1

Gulu City Mayor Alfred Okwonga says they have begun engaging with various stakeholders within the city and neighbouring districts in Northern Uganda in early preparation as they lobby to host the event.
18:51
18:51

Teachers to Get UGX 200,000 Each in Relief Cash as Ministry Amends Guidelines 3

Teachers eligible for the program include those who are not on the government payroll, are duly registered or licensed by the Ministry of Education or have proof of submission of application for registration, and those who were already teaching in a school licensed or registered by the Ministry of Education before the beginning of the COVID-19 lockdown in March 2020.
18:35
18:35

Beware of Night Gangs, Terror Groups as You Go to Bars- Police 1 2

In a joint communication shared by Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, security agencies said that much as security is alert since the revellers are very excited about the reopening of bars as well as other leisure and entertainment centres, each individual should be their own first line of safety.
18:22
18:22

Lubaga Cathedral in Final Touches Ahead of Archbishop Ssemogerere's Installation 4 7

Pope Francis named Bishop Paul Ssemogerere as new Archbishop of Kampala Metropolitan Archdiocese on December 9, 2021. Until that day, the designated Episcopate was the Bishop of Kasana Luwero. He had also been named apostolic administrator of Kampala Metropolitan See following the demise of Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga.
18:05
18:05

NUP Renews Calls for Release of Detained Supporters 5

Addressing journalists on Monday, the party president and former presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, said that the government should either produce before the court all those it is illegally holding because of their political views or unconditionally release them.
18:03
18:03

Nurses’ Union Gifts MOH Kits to Restock Health Centre IVs maternal health 3 1

Union President Justus Cherop Kiplangat told journalists on Monday that owing to several unanswered cries to the ministry over supplies, they resolved to make an appeal to donors who in response sent them a consignment of items containing 136 kits each containing Personal Protective equipment, baby weighing scale, stethoscopes, blood pressure machines, mama kits and scissors among others.
17:51
17:51

MUBS Halts Examinations Following Student's Protest Universities 1 2

In a heated protest at the university library on Monday morning, the students complained that marks from some course works were missing following the release of results two weeks ago as they didn’t reflect on their online records.
17:26
17:26

UPDF Contingent in Somalia Not Paid Allowances for 10-Months 2 2 Top story

During the meeting, Bukanga South MP Stephen Kangwagye asked for the Ministry’s clarity on reports that Uganda’s troops under the African Union Mission for Somalia (Amisom) had not been paid for two years.
17:24
17:24

Police Probes Death of Former Busia LC V Chairperson 1 5

Wedakula served as Busia district LC V chairperson between 2006 and 2011 after quitting his accounting Job in Standard Chartered bank. He lost the elections to Ouma Adea in 2011 and went into private practice.
17:08
17:08

Police Investigates Two School Fires in Wakiso 2 1

One of the incidents occurred at St. Cecilia Primary School at Kikajjo Zone, Masajja Parish in Makindye-Ssabagabo on Sunday, while the other was recorded at Nanziga SDA Primary School in Maya on Monday. Both incidents affected the boys’ dormitories.
17:05
17:05

UPDF Instructor, Armory Guard in Custody Over Aggravated Robbery resident 1 1

Fred Muganza, a resident of Kivubuka B village in Jinja City Northern division, says that on December 31st, 2021 while armed with AK-47 rifles, the suspect surrounded his vehicle, grabbed his two phones, and an unspecified amount of money.
16:45
16:45

Ex-Cranes Internationals to host Kenyan Legends in Friendly Game 1 3

Speaking to URN in an interview, former Uganda Cranes skipper and the vice President of Ex-International Footballers Association, George Ssemwogerere revealed that they would have two friendly games against their former rivals Kenya at Maya Forest Resort and Barifa Stadium-Arua on January 26th and 28th, 2022 respectively.
16:14
16:14

Petrol Bomb Case: Lawyers Seek Bail for 32 NUP Supporters 4 2 Top story

Musisi asked the military court to release his clients on bail, saying that the law provides that when suspects spend more than six months without trial, they qualify for mandatory bail.
15:57
15:57

58-Year-Old Police Officer Shoots Himself Dead in Nsambya Barracks 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the officer as Corporal George Drandi, who was attached to the Very Important Persons Protection Unit-VIPPU. He shot himself on Monday morning inside his place of residence at Nsambya Police Barracks.
15:45
15:45

Committee Questions UPDF on UGX 89B for DRC Operation UPDF in Congo 1 5

Today, Gen. Kyanda and a team from the Ministry of Defence appeared before the Defence and Internal Affairs Committee of Parliament to defend the 89.6 billion Shillings budget request to finance the ongoing operation Shujja, alongside other budgetary requirements.
15:03
15:03

Administrative Differences Hindering Newly Elected Netball Leadership Sarah Babirye Kityo 2 1

The new leadership has registered two triumphs at the continental level, a gold in the African pent series that took place in Namibia and a silver in the African Netball Championship that came a few weeks after Pent Series. Kityo said it was the beginning of a new era in netball.
15:03
15:03

Uganda Losing 17 People to COVID-19 Everyday as Economy Fully Reopens Minstry of Health 2 3 Top story

Dr Diana Atwiine, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health told URN that as restrictions are being lifted, an average of 17 people are dying every day and severe cases have been registered where 65 per cent are people of advanced age and not vaccinated.
14:22
14:22

COVID-19 Scale of Education Loss ‘Nearly Insurmountable’- UNICEF

In a statement released on Monday, the organization noted that in low and middle-income countries, learning losses to school closures have left up to 70 per cent of 10-year-olds unable to read or understand a simple text, up from 53 per cent in the period before the pandemic.
14:11
14:11

Kabarole School, Gen Kayanja Muhanga Bicker over Access Road 2 2

The school was given a two-week ultimatum to repair and stop using the same road, which goes through a property owned by Maj General Kayanja Muhanga, the Commander of the UPDF Contingent in the Eastern Democratic Republic of congo. This had been the main access route to the school over the last 15-years.
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