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Oct 2019 35 results
19:43
19:43

Attorney General Files Defense in Case Against Labour Export Firms Ivan Bwowe 1

In August, city lawyer Ivan Bwowe sued the Attorney General and 143 labour export firms under their umbrella Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies seeking among others a declaration that the actions of the Gender Ministry by authorizing their work is illegal.
19:07
19:07

UGX 300 Million Generator Rots Away at Kamukira Health Centre IV 2 4

The generator was purchased for the facility in February by Mobile Telecommunication Network-MTN.
18:41
18:41

Experts Call For Investment In Research to Tackle Malnutrition 2

The State of Uganda Population report 2019 shows that 17% of children aged between 0 and 4 years of the richest individuals in the country are stunted. Among the poorest, the poor and the middle class stunting stands at above 30% whereas those that are slightly richer have theirs at 27%. The five categories were chosen basing on an asset test.
18:27
18:27

Security Orders Journalists to Delete Footage As Mak Students Strike Enters Day Four 5 6

In the middle of the press conference, security personnel comprising police and the military stopped the press conference and ordered the journalists to delete the footage. Gerald Tunywane, a Guild Representative Councilor for Lumumba Hall said he was forced out of his room late at night.
18:06
18:06

Professor Mwaka Inaugurated Chairperson Luweero Hospital Management Committee 2 3

Jessica Ndagire the Luweero District Deputy Chief Administrative Officer who inaugurated the committee at district headquarters said that there were high expectations from pioneer hospital management committee to steer the facility in the transition.
17:56
17:56

ANT Condemns Army Brutality Against Makerere University Students 3 3

The policy passed by Makerere University in 2018, instituted a 15% tuition increment for every enrollment for a period of five years. This means 75% increment for the students that join at the fifth year.
17:36
17:36

Inspector of Mines Blocked from Accessing Mining Sites in Moroto Moroto District 1 2

Eneku had gone to Sunblet Mining Group Limited and Multi Task Company that replaced DAO Marble Limited, on Friday for an inspection and assessment of the activities.
17:27
17:27

Inmate Hacks Prison Wardress to Death in Oyam Oyam District

Adupa has been serving a 10-year jail sentence after he was convicted in 2016 of murdering his wife. He had only three years to be released.
17:12
17:12

Girls Not Demanding for Post Exposure Prophylaxis-UAC 3

Dr. Daniel Byamukama who heads the HIV Prevention division at the Commission says their recent data shows that 45% of girls have been sexually assaulted by the time they make 18 years and that some of these end up getting infected.
16:47
16:47

Councillors Reject Proposed Election of Jinja Land Board Chairperson district 1 2

On Friday, Florence Asio, the Jinja LCV Vice-Chairperson read out names of two names, Daudi Musenze and Ismael Kisambira. However, a section of councillors booed her before she could finish reading out credentials of the said candidates.
16:30
16:30

Traders to March In Protest of URA Rules 1 3

The traders are protesting a URA directive issued last week listing ten goods that would no longer be eligible for customs warehousing at the port of entry. This means that traders would be required to bring in goods, clear taxes immediately and then continue to final destination.
16:28
16:28

Patient Dies after Visiting Shrine in Kitgum, Witchdoctor Arrested

Kitgum District Police Commander Moses Bwire says those arrested include a 70-year-old witchdoctor identified as Terina Angeyo, and his aides; Richard Komakech, Patrick Oringa, Margaret Achola, Florence Adong and Sabina Aya, all residents of Layik East Village, Kitgum district.
16:12
16:12

Construction of UGX 6.5 Billion Gulu Hospital Staff Quarters Stalls funding shortfalls 1 2

Dr James Elima, the Hospital Director says that the contractor, Block Technical Services, abandoned the site due to funding shortfalls.
15:48
15:48

Kyaka North MP, Kyegegwa CAO Cited in Rice Distribution Dispute Steven Oloya 3 1

In September 2018 and March this year, residents of Nkaakwa Parish in Hapuuyo Sub County, Kyegegwa District, were hit by a hailstorm that destroyed houses and several gardens of food crops. Consequently, Asaba was asked to write to the Ministry of Disaster Preparedness under the Office of the Prime Minister – OPM, for relief.
15:45
15:45

Court Orders Unconditional Release of Makerere University Students Barnabas Nawangwe 2 1

Court Presided by the Acting Chief Magistrate Robert Mukanza has issued the order following an exparte application filed by Human rights lawyer Eron Kiiza on Friday.
15:37
15:37

Fort Portal Residents Demonstrate Over Poor Saaka Road West Division 1 3

According to residents, the seven-kilometre road had become a health hazard with a lot of dust, potholes, blocked trenches, and deep gullies. The road connects Fort Portal town to Harugongo and Kichwamba sub counties and also leads to government-owned Mountains of the Moon University and Katojo Prison
15:33
15:33

Caterpillars Ravage Tea Gardens in Zombo 3 1

Santa Fuanyir, a tea out-grower in Tengo village Zeu Sub County Zombo district says close to 500 tea plants have been destroyed by caterpillars.
15:16
15:16

Road User Satisfaction Improves Across Uganda – Report 2 1

The National Survey gauged the satisfaction of road users in terms of road width, their safety, signage, markings, availability of dust and potholes, durability, designs, congestion and security of the roads. Others include the presence of public amenities such as sanitary facilities and services for parking, washrooms, fuel stations, Police Posts and eateries.
15:00
15:00

Police Officer Charged over Entebbe Expressway Murder 1

The court heard that on September 5, 2019, Taremwa, and others still at large, murdered Joshua Ruhegyera Nteireho and Merinah Tumukunde, at Nambigirwa bridge along the Entebbe Expressway.
14:39
14:39

Nagirinya’s Sister Receives Threats 1 2

Eight police officers have been charged in Police Disciplinary Tribunal on advice of Director of Public Prosecution –DPP over complacency for failing to respond when Nagirinya’s relatives informed them about her kidnap on August 28.
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