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Jun 2022 30 results
20:29
20:29

Teachers’ Strike: UNATU Tells Gov't To Stop Threats as Negotiations Start 3 1

Now, during the Wednesday meeting which was called by the vice president, Rtd Maj Jessica Alupo, UNATU leadership under the stewardship of their general secretary Filbert Bates Baguma told off government officials that before negotiation started, the government should stop threatening teachers.
18:55
18:55

7 Million Ugandans Evading Taxes-URA 1 2

Speaking during the post-budget conference in Fort Portal Julius Nkwasire the Assistant Commissioner of Customs said about 7 million people are in business but not meeting their tax obligations.
18:25
18:25

Karamojong Communities Warned Against Bathing in Borehole Aprons 2 1

In Karamoja, it is a common practice for the local community to use a borehole apron for bathing, a vice which has contributed to high rates of water-borne diseases.
18:09
18:09

Masaka Diocese Finally Relocates Remains from Ancient Cemetery 2 2 Top story

Reverend Fr. Deusdedit Luyimbaazi, the Estates Manager Masaka diocese, says that when they called for relatives of the deceased to participate in the exhumation process, only two families came up and showed interest in relocating the remains of their relatives to their ancestral burial grounds.
17:47
17:47

Casual Laborer Dies in Kakira Boiler area 3 1 Top story

A casual laborer who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity said there is no barricade between the hitting point and the gas filling areas, which often exposes them to accidents.
17:24
17:24

RDC Finally Okays Construction of UGX 35M Sub County Administration Block contractor 1 Top story

Worse still, the builders declined to give particulars of their bosses to the local authorities. Tumusiime rushed to the construction work and halted the works since the contractor was not known to the area leaders and district officials and questions about the manner, in which the contract was awarded.
17:06
17:06

Lango Claimants Spend Sleepless Nights at Bank to Access Compensation Equity Bank 1 3 Top story

Jenty Akedi, 75, a resident of Alebtong district has spent one week at the bank. She says the money her grandson gave her for upkeep is finished yet she has not been able to check her account. Akedi wondered why her colleagues with whom they registered together are receiving money.
17:05
17:05

Jailed MPs Lose Bid Challenging Re-Arrest Allan Ssewanyana 1 1

Sewanyana and Ssegirinya, were first arrested on September 7th, 2021 alongside seven others in connection to the machete killings in greater Masaka districts .
17:01
17:01

Court to Decide on Mabirizi's Application for Temporary Freedom on Notice MTN IPO 1

Mabirizi wants to be released pending the determination of his intended appeal against the decision to convict and sentence him to 18 months in jail for contempt of Court.
16:08
16:08

Estates Dealer Warren Mwesigye Pinned in UGX 2Bn Land Compensation Scam Natalia Namuli 1 4

Legislators on the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities, and State Enterprises – COSASE accuse the proprietor of Cofa Limited of possible conspiracy with Lubega & Buzibira Company Advocates in the fraudulent compensation claim.
15:36
15:36

Suspected Lunatic Kills Two Minors home

The dead are five-year-old Nuru Mutesi and six-year-old Allan Owor, both residents of Bubenge village in Ibulanku sub-county. They were attacked by a mentally ill man on Tuesday night.
15:25
15:25

MPs Turn Away Lira Hospital Officials Over Lack of Accountability Documents 2 1

The documents required by the committee are final accounts, audited project accounts including the financial statements and other relevant documents supporting audit responses.
15:18
15:18

FUFA Drum Returns After Two-Year Sabbatical 4 1 Top story

Rogers Byamukama, the competition’s organizer, said that although FUFA managed to organize other competitions behind closed doors, they could not do the same for FUFA Drum.
14:54
14:54

Total Energies Set to Start Construction of Central Processing Facility 3 1

Solomon Balemezi, a civil and structural engineer at Total Energies told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the contractor has already hit 68 percent works on enabling infrastructural works.
13:35
13:35

Revenge Attacks Escalating Insecurity in Karamoja karamoja leaders 1 1

The region has experienced continuous waves of cattle raids mainly fueled by revenge attacks and cattle raiding among the communities of Jie, Bokora, Pian, Dodoth, and Matheniko.
13:29
13:29

Kiyindi Resident Accuses Police of Damaging His Manhood 2

Deo Wasswa, 27, a resident of Kiyindi LC I in Kiyindi town council alleges that on June 15th, 2022, officers from Kiyindi police station stormed his residence under the command of John Bosco Amandara and ordered him to enter his house.
12:25
12:25

Schools in Apac Deserted as Teachers Stay Away teacher's strike 6 1

In some schools in Apac district, there are no pupils while in other schools with boarding sections, there are only candidates.
12:18
12:18

Ugandan Doctor Using Herbs to Treat Mental Illnesses 2

As of 2020, an estimated 15 million Ugandans were mentally ill, according to findings from a study carried out in Northwestern University's Medical journal, Globemed. The study showed that only about 35 percent of the 15 million were on treatment.
11:37
11:37

Two Pastors Remanded for Noise Pollution 2

NEMA's senior public relations officer, Tony Acidria, explains that the suspects were arrested for being notorious noise polluters. "They are repeat offenders because the noise levels when measured were above the permissible level of 60 decibels during the day and 40 decibels in the night for places of worship in residential areas."
11:35
11:35

MPs Concerned Over Underutilization of New Markets 3 1

While inspecting the new market under construction in Masaka City on Tuesday, the MPs noted with concern that some of the well-built market structures are underutilized despite the huge investments made into them.
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