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Oct 2018 32 results
21:16
21:16

Impassable Roads Thwart Bududa Rescue Mission 1 Top story

The landslide affected 139 households with a population of 695 people. Of these, 278 are children under 5 years. The most hit villages are; Lwanda, Malandu, Namalira, Nyekhe, and Shitikho.
20:39
20:39

Mak Fires Four Staff Members over Marks Alteration makerere university

The decision to relieve the staffs of their duties was made by the University Appointments Board during a meeting held on October 5, 2018, and communicated in letters dated October 8, 2018, signed by Andrew Abunyang, the Director Human Resources at Makerere University.
19:34
19:34

School Director Charged With 14 Counts of Fraud 1

Court heard that Kigozi enrolled students for courses that were not approved by the National Council for Higher Education. The Courses include a Diploma in Medical Records and Information Science, Diploma in Biomedical Engineering and Certificate in Medical Records and Information science.
19:02
19:02

Missing UBA Employee Found Dead local leaders 2

On Friday, Zalwangos body was found in one of the gardens in Katwe village in Naksinga Sub County in Mukono district. Mulangira Kyanabakka, Zalwangos grandfather says that a bottle and a knife were found next to the body.
19:00
19:00

Hepatitis B Shatters Dreams for Prospective LDU Recruits 3 3

According to the UPDF, recruits need to be physically fit, medically and mentally fit with no impairments. Persons living with HIV, those suffering from Hepatitis, asthma, heart disease and Kidney complications, are automatically eliminated through the medical fitness test, in order to avoid escalating the ailments.
18:27
18:27

Police Yet to Receive Bakaleke's Arrest Warrant acp siraje bakaleke 2 1

Last week, the Anti-Corruption Court Grade one Magistrate Moses Nabende issued a warrant of arrest to Bakaleke for failing to respect two criminal summons that were directing him to appear in court over fraud, abuse of office and kidnap charges.
18:11
18:11

New Jinja Bridge Has no Provision for Motorcycles motorists 2 1

The bridge, the longest across a river in East Africa, at 8 metres high and 525 metres long, was funded through a loan from Japanese International Cooperation Agency JICA and constructed by Zenitaka Corporation Company. It becomes the second gateway to the Eastern part of Uganda after the Owen Falls Bridge which has exceeded its lifespan.
17:25
17:25

Rukungiri School Closed over Failure to Meet Standards 4 1

Rukungiri District Education Officer, Jackson Nzarirwehi says that the decision to close the school follows a recent survey which showed that the accommodation for students in the boarding section does not meet the standards. He also accuses the school administration for collecting school fees from the students without issuing any receipts.
17:10
17:10

Kadaga Tasks Gov't on Bududa Mudslides 3 1

Speaking to Journalists on Friday, Kadaga cited the need for a permanent solution to the situation saying that the mudslides in the area are now predictable.
16:36
16:36

Immature Fish Impounded in Buvuma buvuma district 2 1

The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF have impounded immature Nile perch fish worth one billion shillings in Buvuma district
16:35
16:35

ADB Approves Strategy to Accelerate Transformation of Eastern Africa

The Regional Integration Strategy Paper 2018-2022 maps out the direction of the Banks regional integration work in Eastern Africa over the next five years. The key objectives are fast-tracking structural transformation, increasing trade and promoting financial sector integration and inclusion.
16:26
16:26

UPDF Soldier Robs UGX 400,000 from Mobile Money Agent

Lt Colonel Deo Akiiki, the Deputy Spokesperson of the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces explains that Corporal Bingi escaped last evening and put one Hamza Jaffar, a mobile money agent on gun point before running away with all the money he had in his possession.
16:13
16:13

Fury in Kasangati as Evicted Residents Confront Police compensation 7 1

Violent clashes have broken out between police and residents of Lusanja village, Kasangati Town Council in Wakiso District who were resisting eviction by a city businessman identified as Medard Kiconco, the proprietor of Lexman Industries.
16:02
16:02

Ministry of Health Calls For Repeat of Hepatitis B Vaccination kampala 1 3

Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health while addressing the media on Friday said that the tests conducted on the drugs by a joint team from the World Health Organisation-WHO, NDA and the government revealed that the drugs had a low potency level with minimal efficacy to ensure immunity against Hepatitis B.
16:01
16:01

Shortage of Teachers Hits Lamwo District

With increased enrollment of learners in the district from 40,000 in 2017 to over 43,000 this year, the teacher to pupil ratio now stands at 1:78 as opposed to the national standard of 1:40. The district got 13 first grades in 2015 Primary Leaving Examinations PLE; 19 in 2016 and 74 in 2017.
15:29
15:29

Uganda Gets UGX 7.6 Billion for Climate Change Strategic Plan 2

The grant will go towards the development of new bankable climate change adaptation and mitigation projects in view of achieving the national Climate change goals identified under the Nationally Determine Contributions NDCs.
15:22
15:22

District Chairpersons Propose Amendment of Local Gov't Act 2 1

George Mutabaazi, the Lwengo District LCV Chairperson and ULGA President says that they are considering amendment in Local government Act with intentions of relieving councillors of powers that allow them censure district chairpersons from office.
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15:08

Lwengo Village Chairperson Arrested over Missing Herdsman traditional healers 2 1

Lameck Kigozi, the Southern Region Police Spokesperson says that police raided Lubegas shrine and found two human skulls.
14:56
14:56

Kamwokya Ghetto Waits for More Money from Museveni 1 4

Kamwokya ghetto residents will get more Uganda shilling 200 million from President Museveni if a second proposal for funding sent to State House is approved. Dr Apollo Ahimbisibwe, the link between ghetto groups and State House told Uganda Radio Network that the second round of funding is meant to benefit about 37 groups
14:51
14:51

Kenyan Commits Suicide in Jinja Guest House kenyan national 1 1

A suicide note containing details of his nationality and contacts of his relatives was recovered in the room.
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