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20:11
20:11

Absence of Substantive DHO Sparks Outrage in Kabale 1 6

The district has spent three years without a District Health Officer (DHO), since the transfer of Dr Patrick Tusiime who was promoted to the level of Commissioner in charge of Disease Control in the Ministry of Health in 2016.
19:49
19:49

Renewable Energy Alternatives Can Tame Deforestation -Farmers 1

They say that the approach should be integrated with the operationalization of the tree fund stipulated under the Environment and the National Tree Planting Act and implemented under their National umbrella association, the Uganda Farmers Common Voice Platform.
19:22
19:22

Kadaga Says MPs Will Still Visit Lubowa Hospital Site Finasi/ROKO 1 1

On Tuesday, a group of legislators from the National Economy Committee accompanied by the Health Minister, Jane Ruth Aceng and Permanent Secretary, Diana Atwiine were turned away by armed Local Defense Unit-LDU and Police personnel when they went to inspect the 30-acre construction site along the Kampala-Entebbe Road.
19:05
19:05

Driver Fatigue Caused Kitgum Truck Accident – Eyewitness Kitgum municipality 2 1 Top story

A Fuso Lorry registration number UAZ 314Z that was carrying traders overturned at Akworo Village, Labongo Amida Sub-county killing seven people instantly. Three others sustained injuries when the truck reportedly returning to Kitgum Municipality from Paidha Market in Zombo District veered off the road and overturned at 5 a.m.
18:44
18:44

Site of First Human Footprint Left to Waste Tourism 1 Top story

Tyen Olum was listed alongside Barlonyo Memorial Site, where more 300 innocent people were reportedly killed by LRA, Kangai village-the place where colonialists captured Omukama Kabalega of Bunyoro and Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda, and Goot Ojwang in Otuke district- where first group of Lango from Ethiopia first settled, as potential tourism destinations earmarked for development.
18:28
18:28

Nwoya Locals Accuse UWA of Land Grabbing

The over 200 people from eleven households also accuse UWA for leasing out part of the land in question to some government officials
18:24
18:24

Govt Condemned for Blocking MPs Access to Lubowa Hospital Ministry of Health 2 1

The response follows reports that a team from Parliament’s National Economy Committee which had gone to monitor ongoing works at the 30-acre facility along the Kampala-Entebbe Road, early this week was denied access despite securing permission from the Health Ministry to visit the site.
18:10
18:10

Gulu University Guild Leadership Protests New System Of Tuition payment

Noowe Johnson, the Gulu University Guild President says if the system is not reversed then all Public Universities guild leadership will challenge it legally.
18:01
18:01

Arrested DRC Militiamen Transferred to Hoima for Interrogation Investigations 1

The Militiamen identified as Warom Odaga, 27 and Enock Chombe, 22, were arrested in the wee hours of Tuesday Morning near Nkondo landing site in Kabwoya Sub County. They are part of the four militiamen armed with an AK 47 riffle who raided the lake and robbed fishermen of their fishing gear on Tuesday morning.
17:46
17:46

Kitgum Vendors Disapprove Proposed Revenue Collection Kitgum municipality 3 3

Kitgum Municipal ActingTown Clerk Patrick Ocan Ocitti told URN in an interview that the collection of new revenues is set to start next month. The vendors had been stopped from paying dues following their relocation to a new site at Kitgum Airfield in November last year.
17:25
17:25

Private Schools Mandated To Teach Thematic Curriculum - Seninde 1 1

The curriculum was launched more than ten years ago and has been the mode of instruction in government schools mainly those in rural areas. The ministry now wants to change this and make it compulsory for even private schools to follow the same curriculum
16:49
16:49

Suspected Bodaboda Murderers Remanded Young Mulo 1

The prosecution alleges that the group, and others still at large, with malice aforethought, killed Damiano Ssekana, a Boda-boda rider, a crime committed in Kizungu zone Makindye on April 29, 2019. It is alleged that on the same day, the group robbed Damiano's motorcycle registration number UEW 256-G.
16:34
16:34

Onduparaka FC Must Construct Toilet At Green Light Stadium - Fufa Fans club

He notes that, the caterpillars will now use the Maroons FC`s playgrounds Luzira grounds as their home ground should they fail to construct the latrine in the dressing room before the 2019/20 premier league season fixtures are released.
16:25
16:25

Gov't Commits an Additional UGX 53billion to Atiak Sugarcane Out Growers atiak sugar factory 2

The money to be disbursed through the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) over the next four years will be used for procuring inputs, opening land and access roads in the plantation, planting and field management of 15,000 acres of a sugar estate in Lamwo.
16:08
16:08

Visually Impaired Voters Plead for Braille Ballots 3 1

Teddy Luwa, the Chairperson Gulu Women Disability Union – GWDU says that the provision of Braille ballot papers in the 2021 general elections will guarantee inclusion of visually impaired persons in the electoral process.
15:30
15:30

Lwengo District Surrenders Sub County to Support Masaka City Status 3 1

The Ministry of Local Government required Masaka municipality to meet key structural prerequisites that include, among others, having a minimum population of at least 300,000 people and land area measuring to 100 square kilometres before elevating it to a city. These pre-conditions warranted Masaka Municipality to extend its boundaries into the neighbouring sub-counties of Kkingo in Lwengo and Kalungu district.
15:01
15:01

Delayed Reconstruction of Lira-Kamdini Highway Irks Road Users oyam district 1

The highway stretching from Lira town through Corner Molem-Aboke in Kole District and Loro township in Oyam district has remained in an appalling state since 2009 when it was last rehabilitated by Dot Services Limited.
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13:51

Mak Council Sustains MUASA Reps to Staff Appeals Tribunal Makerere University

The two; Dr Phionah Muhwezi Mpanga, a Labour & Criminal Law Don and Associate Prof. Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala, an administrative law expert had been blocked from swearing-in as new members of the tribunal due to a pending petition, over a month ago.
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13:26

ADF Rebel Group Still A Threat to Uganda security 3 1

Nsobya says that Uganda is threatened by ADF remnants both within the country and abroad who are regrouping and plotting to launch violent attacks on unsuspecting civilians. Nsobya has said this during a sensitization meeting on the dangers of terrorism held at the Iganga district headquarters on Friday.
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13:23

300 Police Officers’ Salary Withheld Over Missing Headcount 1

The April 26, list of policemen and women who had missed manpower audit included eight Superintendents (SPs), 30 Assistant Superintendents (ASPs), 10 Inspectors of Police (IPs) and 40 Assistant Inspectors (AIPs) whose fate was to sealed on May 2.
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