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Jul 2019 37 results
22:17
22:17

Kadaga Bitter with URA for Taxing Albino Lotion Health 3 3

Wilson Watira, the Bududa District LCV Chairperson said told the speaker that Bududa is one of the districts with the highest number of Albinos in the country who need to be helped.
21:41
21:41

Mufti Mubaje Boasts About Regional Kadhis appointment 3 2 Top story

According to Sheikh Mubaje, Muslims have long been undermined because of bad leadership, but this is bound to change with the appointment of competent people in positions of authority.
20:48
20:48

CID Confirm Kabuleta's Arrest 1 Top story

Claire Kagimu, the Administrator of the Watchman Ministries, says they were expecting Kabuleta for the evening fellowship, which climaxes at 7: 00pm but he didn’t show up. According to Kagimu, they received information that Kabuleta had been picked up by some people driving a white Toyota Wish at 7:00pm.
20:47
20:47

Lawyer Ayena Jailed for Failing to Pay Ugx 146 Debt lira high court 2

Crispus Ayena Odongo, former Oyam North County Member of Parliament in Oyam district has been jailed over failure to pay a total of shillings 146 million debts. Ayena, the lead defense lead counsel to Dominic Ongwen, former Lords Resistant Army rebel commander currently undergoing trial at the Hague based International Criminal Court.
20:25
20:25

Pupils Injured as Movit Truck Rams into Schools Bus 1 Top story

Ismail Kasasa, an eye witness, says the Movit truck rammed into the school bus as it tried to make a U turn to enter Victoria Mall. According to Kasasa, the driver tried to save the children but the bus the fell in the trench and overturned three times.
20:01
20:01

Pato's High Court Committal Stirs Confusion 2 1 Top story

The Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate, Edith Mbabazi shocked the prison authorities when she adjournment various cases but made no mention of Pato’s case file. This prompted the prison officials who were attending the court session through video link from Luzira Prison to inquire from the magistrate why she hadn’t read other files.
18:59
18:59

Energy Ministry Stuck As Staff Leave for Petroleum Authority, UNOC 1 6 Top story

The Energy Ministry Permanent Secretary, Robert Kasande said with this outflow of staff, Shillings 2.8 billion of their wages couldn’t be spent.
18:22
18:22

The Other Side of Tattoos infections 1 Top story

Dr. Fred Kambugu, a Dermatologist at Kampala Skin Clinic in Wandeya, says in most cases the tattoo pigment itself provokes the development of hypersensitivity, which is manifested clinically by the sudden onset of irritation, swelling and redness in a part of tattoo a few weeks or many years after its infliction.
18:10
18:10

Samasource Opens Kampala Centre 1 2

Samasource trains the AI data analysts. These are linked to technology companies around the world although they work from here. The companies pay Samasource which in turn pays the workers.
17:28
17:28

Gulu Secures UGX 5Billion for Garbage Plant 3 1 Top story

The money will be used for the purchase of a waste sorting plant that will operate in Laroo Division as the municipality to gears for a city status. Francis Barabanawe, the Gulu Town Clerk, says the project is expected to be ready by 2020.
16:55
16:55

Gov't to Export 80,000 Workers to UAE Saudi Arabia 1 2

According to the Minister for Gender Labour and Social Development Janat Mukwaya, the agreement paves way for protection of Ugandans seeking to work in the UAE, as the two countries will be able to discuss and exchange views about the workers and their rights.
16:45
16:45

Elderly Man Gets 40-Year Jail Term for Aggravated Defilement refugee

Earlier on prosecution led by Masindi State Attorney, Arthurton Kukundakwe told court that Rusongwa was caught red handed by the victim’s mother in Kyebitaka village in Kikuube district on April 3rd, 2016 defiling the minor.
16:39
16:39

PAC Probes Isimba, Karuma Dam Rock Payment Omission Isimba dam 1 4

The issue by MPs over the non-payment for the rock by the contractors used in construction of the dam arose from an observation by the Auditor General who noted a number of on-going court cases arising from legal suits by Project Affected Persons (PAPs) against the ministry. The legal suits relate to compensation for subsurface rocks amounting to 389.8 billion shillings as at 30th June 2018.
16:28
16:28

Nakapiripirit Residents Pin Gov't Institutions, Church for Land Grabbing karamoja sub region 4 1 Top story

Sande Lokii Samaria, 61, a retired Police Sergeant broke down before the Commission while speaking about her land that was reportedly given to Nakapiripirit Primary School without her knowledge. Sande explained that the land grabbers left her family without any land or bother to explain their actions.
16:11
16:11

St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor Struggling with Blood Shortage blood transfusion 1 3

Dr. Venice Omona, the Head of Paediatric Department at Lacor Hospital told URN in an interview that his department is the most affected by the blood shortage in the Hospital, something that has led to the deaths of other children.
16:03
16:03

Rwamucucu Sub County to Get UGX 2bn Seed School 4 1

The school will be constructed at Kihorezo Playground in Nyakagabagaba parish. The project that will be completed in the next two years involves the construction of a two-classroom block, 2-unit science laboratories, administration block, 2-unit teacher's house, a Multi-purpose hall, Computer laboratory, water reservoir tanks and a playground among others.
15:39
15:39

Gov't Maintains Tertiary Education Admission Guidelines 2

During the 30th Joint Admission Board [JAB] Exercise that commenced at Makerere University in Kampala on Tuesday, several stakeholders called for harmonization of the requirements to enable students who join from primary seven for certificate level upgrade to diploma.
15:31
15:31

Amuru Residents Blame Police for Laxity Amuru Town Council 2

Aswa river region police Spokesperson Jimmy Patrick Okema however, admitted that police hierarchies discovered numerous gaps and weaknesses depicted by Amuru police personnel during the community policing program.
15:00
15:00

Universities Asked to Support Vocational Institutes with Grounded Vehicles Makerere University 2 3

Jacob Opolot, the committee chairperson told URN that during one of the meetings with officials at Makerere, they were informed that it was the Ministry’s request to retain the vehicles such that they can be taken to the various technical institutions.
14:13
14:13

Sugarcane Prices to Continue Dropping-Museveni government 1

According to Museveni, government has nothing much to do about the falling cane prices dictated by forces beyond their control.
Jul 2019 37 results