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May 2022 36 results
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21:23

MPs Pin Minister for Impersonating President to Enable Naguru Land Grabbing Nakawa-Naguru land 1 3

Parliament has adopted a committee recommendation seeking to hold the Minister of State for Housing, Persis Namuganza accountable for abuse of office. Namuganza is accused of misleading Uganda Land Commission –ULC into allocation of the Nakawa-Naguru land to individuals and entities following Presidential Directives which were non-existent. Even the alleged beneficiaries of the allocations have disowned the purported requests uttered by Namuganza which they are alleged to have made for the land, as forgeries.
19:57
19:57

IAVI, Moderna Launch First-in-Africa Clinical Trial of mRNA HIV Vaccine HIV vaccine trials 2

The first study to test this new technology that started with COVID-19 vaccines will have sites in Rwanda and South Africa which are building on recent findings from a similar trial conducted among healthy adults in the US where researchers found vaccination induced the targeted immune responses in 97% of recipients.
18:14
18:14

Kyedikyo Settlement Camp: Children Abandon School to Look for Food Kyedikyo Camp 2 2 Top story

Kitaka Sserwadda, the Chairperson of Kyedikyo settlement camp, says that pregnant women, children, and the elderly are most affected by hunger. He explains that due to severe hunger, no single child has returned to school as they have decided to stay home to assist their parents to look for food.
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18:11

Police Withdraws from Besigye’s Home 1 1

On Wednesday, security personnel who had barricaded the road leading to Besigye's home were withdrawn together with the police trucks that had blocked the entrance to and out of his residence.
17:40
17:40

Police Hunting for Assassins Who Shot Dead Three People in Kapchorwa

According to police, the trio met their death on Tuesday night when the assailants stormed Pumayi village in Kapteret ward, West Division in Kapchorwa Municipality. Preliminary police findings show that the assailants raided Kapteret village and broke into Yeko's home and shot him dead.
17:13
17:13

Parliament Passes Excise Duty Amendment Bill 3 1

MP Nsereko proposed that the excise duty on motor-spirit gasoline which currently stands at 1,450 Shillings be reduced to 750 Shillings.
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16:49

Final Batch of Students Who Protested Rising Prices Granted Bail Kyambogo University 1 2

The students were each granted a cash bail of 300,000 Shillings, and each of their sureties a non-cash bond of 15 Million Shillings.
16:02
16:02

Parliament Rejects Five-Year Income Tax Exemption for Bujagali 1 5

According to the Bill presented by Henry Musasizi, the Minister of State for Finance- General Duties, the government proposed an amendment to Section 21 of the principal Act to extend the income tax exemption for Bujagali from 1st July 2022 to 30th June 2027.
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15:56

Makerere University Press Pushes for Elevation to Directorate Status 3

Dr. Samuel Siminyu, the Managing editor of Makerere University press, says that they run under the mandate of supporting staff and students with publishing books and need a minimum of Shillings 1 Billion annually for their activities.
15:30
15:30

EU, UDB Urge Tour Operators to Borrow Unutilised Covid-19 Relief Facility 5

The bank still holds up to 44 billion shillings which remained of the 62 billion which was the total set aside to revive the tourism industry from the covid-19 setback, out of which only 18.2 billion was disbursed.
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15:23

Ugandans Shuns COVID-19 Booster Doses 2

A number of health professionals interviewed by URN attributed the low number of Ugandans seeking booster doses to the current trends of the disease. Dr Daniel Kyabayinze, the incident commander of COVID-19 Vaccination, says that only a few Ugandans are getting the booster dose because of the number of new infections.
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15:14

Parish Development Model Beneficiaries in Kibuku Protest Delayed Funding 1 6

The beneficiaries from seven parishes are yet to receive the funds. The Parishes include Kapyani in Nankodo sub county, Namawondo in Kibuku town council, Kadoto, in Bulangila town council, Kabusule in Nabiswa sub county, Nanoko parish in Lwatama sub county.
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14:45

Over 86% Treated for Bilharzia in Lira District Ministry Of Health 1 3

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero, the Minister of Health who also doubles as the Lira City Woman MP, said that although people think such a disease is no longer common and therefore place less emphasis on it, bilharzia is one of the tropical diseases, which still affects so many people across the country.
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14:13

Inspectors of Schools Undergo Training on Use of Digital Monitoring Tool 7 2

Frances Atima, the Commissioner of Education Standards in the Ministry of Education and Sports, says that the training is meant to take the inspectors through the newly developed Teacher Effectiveness and Learners Achievement (TELA) system.
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13:42

Administrators now Treat Patients as Health Workers Strike in Kitgum Hospital 6

Akello says the Medical Superintendent and District Health Officer have come in to save the situation, but the challenge remains that the record takers are also striking.
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13:29

11 Lives Were Lost Everyday in 2021 -Annual Crime Report 2 1

There were 1,095 cases of assault resulting in death, followed by aggravated domestic violence with 376 cases, and 373 strangulations. Additionally, a total of 321 people were shot dead during the year, and 759 people were killed through mob action.
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13:10

Residents Decry Delayed Completion of Sezibwa Bridge 3 1

In 2019, the Ministry of Works and Transport, contracted Omega Construction Ltd to build the road and the bridge over River Ssezibwa at 21 Billion Shillings. It was supposed to be completed within 18 months, but the contractor was granted a six-month extension.
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12:40

Stench, Poor Burial of Unclaimed Bodies Bothers Kabale Residents 1 4

Peace Kagurusi, one of the concerned residents, says that because of the stench, they are forced to eat food behind closed doors so that they don’t throw up. Kagurusi says that they get breathing challenges owing to the heavy stench.
12:14
12:14

Mbarara City Commercial Officer, Three Others Arrested Over Emyooga Funds 3 2

Moses Ariho, the Assistant Resident City Commissioner in Charge of Mbarara City South Division, says Mutahi’s arrest came after he was implicated by SACCO leaders following their arrest on Tuesday afternoon. He says that the Sacco leaders accused the commercial officer of taking Shillings 6 Million out of the Shillings 30 Million meant for their Sacco.
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