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19:23
19:23

MOH Pushes for a Peer to Peer Program to Improve Sexual Health Outcomes for Young People Ministry of Health 3

Dr. Richard Mugahi the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Reproductive and Infant Health at the ministry said on Friday that while the ministry is trying to train existing health workers to be able to handle unique needs of young people when they seek health services, they have found some of them untrainable and overwhelmed and yet they can’t afford to hire more.
18:40
18:40

Academics Predict A Second Indian Expulsion From Uganda 6 1 Top story

Speaking today at a public lecture organised by the Refugee Law Project at Makerere University to mark the 50th anniversary of the expulsion of Asians, Professors Sylvia Tamale and Samwiri Lwanga-Lunyiigo said that the economic domination and exploitation that caused the expulsion of Asians in 1972 is back in full swing and is attracting the same resentment they did in the 1970s.
18:19
18:19

Uganda Relies on U-20 Golden Generation to Qualify for 2023 AFCON 1 2

The Uganda Under-23 Men’s National Team, the Uganda Kobs is set to play Guinea in the second round of the 2023 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.
17:58
17:58

14 Storied Lotis Tower to be Sealed Off Over Cracked Pillars 1 2

URN learned that the concern over the cracked pillars matter was brought to the Ministry of Works’ attention by the JSC, after which the ministry carried out an initial inspection and found out that the cracks in the pillar had progressed for more than a month, and similar ones were also found in some pillars in the basement.
17:05
17:05

Lira University to Test Nourishing Flour for Nodding Syndrome, Malnutrition 5

The survey showed that wasting and stunting in Acholi and Lango sub-regions are above the national and global prevalence, respectively. It was conducted in 48 health centres in Kitgum, Pader, Nwoya and Gulu districts in Acholi and Lira, Oyam, Kole and Alebtong districts in Lango sub-region.
16:50
16:50

Police to Get 15% of Total Amount Collected in Traffic Penalties 2 1

The decision is an outcome of discussions between the police leadership, the Finance Ministry and Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to have at least a 10 per cent increment of the money that reverts to the force after it has been collected in road fines.
15:49
15:49

MPs Cite Death Threats in Ongoing Probe into Uganda Airlines 1 2

Committee chairman Joel Ssenyonyi confirmed the threats, saying however that they won’t back off from holding corrupt public officials accountable for causing financial losses to the Government, adding that they have surrendered their safety and well-being into God’s hand for divine protection.
15:18
15:18

Mabirizi Demands Clarification on Entebbe Chief Magistrate's Relationship with Mao 2 1

He claims that in 2020, Amabilis participated in securing bail for lawyer Nicholas Opiyo in the Anti-Corruption Court where he was charged with among others money laundering. "Bail was granted to Opiyo...Opiyo is a brother to Mao and unless otherwise clarified, you are a relative to Mao," Mabirizi said.
14:22
14:22

Kitagwenda, Kamwenge Districts Struggling to Fund Dura Quarry Survey 7 1

The quarry which lies at the boundary of Kanara sub-county in Kitagwenda and Kamwenge sub-county in Kamwenge district has been rooted in controversy since 2014.
14:20
14:20

Beg Justice Ssekaana for Forgiveness, Jailed Mabirizi Advised Contempt of court 1

Before taking leave of the case, the Justices who were led by Mutangula Kibeedi have made an opinion that the Chief Justice should in future consider the gravity of a case like this and make rules under the Civil Procedure Act to provide for restrictions on litigation by vexatious litigants.
13:51
13:51

Hundreds Flee Homes as Karamojong Warriors Renew Attacks in Agago 5

Mohamed Okwir, the LCIII chairperson of Adilang sub-county told Uganda Radio Network that the Karamojong attacked people and robbed not only animals but valuables such as clothes, phones, money and solar panels.
13:29
13:29

Court Renews Orders Barring Teso's Uninstalled Cultural Leader from Performing Duties icu woes 2 1

Emolot sailed through unopposed in the recently concluded expression of interest and nominations of conducted by the new ICU Electoral Commission for Emorimor’s throne. Although he is due for installation as the next Emorimor in November, Emolot is already transacting business as Emorimor. He was recently seen in royal entourage with African Kings and Queens in Guyana.
13:07
13:07

WHO Recommends Two Antibodies to Treat Ebola

The recommendation follows a review and analysis of randomised clinical trials of Therapeutics for the disease. The clinical trials were conducted during Ebola outbreaks, with the largest trial conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The treatments have proven to be effective against the Ebola Zaire strain especially.
12:45
12:45

Over 200 Children from Kampala Streets Re-united with Families 4 1

Robert Odida, the In-Charge of Koblin Youth Rehabilitation Centre says that the majority of the children who were rescued were below the age of 10, and these have been reunited with their families, thanks to the efforts of the area leaders and partner Civil Society Organizations.
12:33
12:33

Uganda Heart Institute to Start Construction of New Home in December 1

The breakthrough comes after parliament approved a USD 50 million loan (approximately 192 billion) from the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa and the Saudi Fund for Development. Dr John Omagino, the executive director of the hospital says the loan is long overdue, and with the hospital built, it will save the country USD 75 million that is spent annually to refer Ugandans abroad for treatment
12:05
12:05

Security Arrest Criminal Gang Leader in Kitgum Municipality 2

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech said that the suspect, who is about 25 years, leads a group of criminals who operate around the municipality, beating up people and robbing them off their valuables. He said the suspect operates with a gun, which is yet to be recovered.
12:04
12:04

Councilors Grumble as Nakasongola Renews Quarrying MOU with Energo at UGX 50M 1 1

Energo Uganda Limited Company is carrying out stone quarrying at Kageri rock in Wabinyonyi Sub County. The stones are used to construct roads in Kampala city and other highways in Uganda.
11:57
11:57

Catholics Blame Church for Ignoring the Needy, Vulnerable 3 1 Top story

The faithful pointed out that although the Church is known for helping those in need, it is apparent that the poor, persons with disabilities, the widowed, and the sick have been neglected in recent years as a portion of Church officials and Clergy hobnob with the wealthy and might congregants.
11:46
11:46

Police Retrieve Body of Tourist Who Drowned in River Nile 2

The Police Spokesperson for West Nile Josephine Angucia says that efforts are underway to take the body to Pakwach health center for postmortem.
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