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19:37
19:37

Education Committee Tasked to Investigate Mak Unrest Makerere University 9 1

On Thursday, Masaka Municipality MP Mathias Mpuuga moved a motion without notice urging parliament to investigate the matter to inform its final decision.
19:18
19:18

Another Child Killed in Kasese Landslides 1

Mumbere’s death brings to six the number of people who have died as a result of landslides in Kasese in two weeks time. Three were killed last night at Namuhuga cell of Bulembia division while another two sisters who were Primary Seven pupils were killed two weeks ago at Kyambarwa village of Mahango sub county.
19:12
19:12

Rights Body Decries Appalling Condition of Children Incarcerated With Mothers 1 4

Nicholas Ogwang the Commission’s Regional Human Rights Officer in Gulu disclosed to URN that the children of imprisoned mothers are highly vulnerable group with appalling rights and welfare.
19:06
19:06

AU Courts Faulted for Posting Poor Scorecards in Presidential Electoral Disputes election petitions 1 3

The Courts were faulted for placing heavy evidential burdens over petitioners, making election petitions almost untenable for opposition candidates seeking justice.
18:48
18:48

Hoima Municipal Councillors Demand Transfer of Town Clerk Local Councilors 1 5

The Councilors accuse the Town clerk of abuse of office, incompetence, failing to implement Council resolution, absenteeism and having poor working relationship with the technical staff.
18:21
18:21

New WHO Report Offers Leaders Tips on Tackling NCDs

The ten areas include conducting a population-based survey of behavioral risk factors for NCDs, such as tobacco use, alcohol consumption, dietary habits and physical activity, protecting people from second-hand smoke through the introduction, passage and enforcement of legislation that makes all indoor public places 100% smoke-free and putting up comprehensive bans on all forms of direct and indirect tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.
17:53
17:53

Gov’t Analytical Laboratory Seeks UGX 29 Billion to Clear Case Backlog 1 2

The Directorate of Government Analytical Laboratory (DGAL) is seeking 29.5 billion Shillings to handle its case backlog in the next two financial years. The Directorate is charged with handling forensic analysis.
17:49
17:49

Gulu University Students Join Protest Against Makerere Tuition Hike 1

Gulu University students have written to Gulu District Police Commander-DPC, Emmanuel Mafundo seeking protection for their planned demo. The students have pinned a write up on all Gulu University notice boards water marked “Fees Must Fall”.
17:31
17:31

Primary Schools in Bundibugyo Lacking Lhubwisi Instruction Materials 3

In Bundibugyo district there are no Kwamba and Lhubwisi instruction materials (books) to use under the thematic program for lower primary. The Bamba and Babwisi account for more than 50 percent of the population in Bundibugyo but Schools instead use Lhukonzo instruction materials.
17:29
17:29

30 Headteachers Ejected from PLE Briefing Over Inappropriate Dressing indecent dressing

Kajura observed that the kind of dressing by the affected didn’t portray a good image of the schools and fall outside the generally acceptable standards of the public service.
16:41
16:41

Obudhingiya Bwa Bwamba Wants Rwenzururu Kingdom to Change Name 3

Mubulya argues that the naming of Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu, which seems to encompass all the ethnicities that were involved in the Rwenzururu Movement is partly to blame for the recurrent conflicts in the area.
16:32
16:32

Jinja Municipal Councillor Arrested For Soliciting Bribe accusation 1 1

Mbayo was caught red-handed while receiving a bribe of 500,000 Shillings from Lt. Edrine Ochieng, at plot 16 located along Naranbhai road in Jinja municipality.
16:30
16:30

UJA Announces Boycott of Police Activities Makerere university 4 2

“To all members of the fourth estate, this is not just an individual. It is about the dreams we share, the aspirations we have and the responsibilities we have before the citizens of Uganda to serve them in a free, protected and safe environment. Let no journalist cover a police related activity,” Kazibwe asks journalists.
16:11
16:11

Pictorial: Residents Storm RDC`s Office Over Arrest of LC1 Chairperson Ker Kwaro Acholi 2 16 Top story

Florence Oryem and Michael Ouna were arrested on Wednesday and arraigned before the Gulu Chief Magistrate’s court for malicious damage.
16:07
16:07

Uganda Police Officers Extolled Over Peace Building in Somalia 1

AIGP Turyagumanawe has so for far inspected the condition of the contingent-owned equipment at the Jazeera Forward Operating Base outside Mogadishu. AMISOM’s Under transition plan includes ensuring Somali Police Force is adequately capacitated in preparation to assume full responsibility of maintaining law and order in the country when foreign troops leave as anticipated in 2021.
16:06
16:06

Head Teacher in Kitgum On The Run Over Embezzlement of UGX 2.1m UPE Funds 2

Walter Okura, a former acting headteacher of Loluku primary school in Orom East Sub-County reportedly withdrew the money in second term a month after being transferred by the district education department as the new headteacher of Gwok Ongwe Primary school in Omiya Anyima Sub-county.
15:48
15:48

Budhagali’s Burial Site To Become an Attraction shore 2 1

Kulanama adds that Budhagali will be buried at his home in Budhagali village, Jinja district where a mini library with selected historical texts shall be set up to promote both local and international tourism of their traditional faith.
15:32
15:32

Gov’t Analytical Laboratory Scientists Leaving For Better Paying Jobs - Minister 1 3

According to a document presented to PAC by DGAL Director Kepher Kuchana, they have noted the exit of 20 experts over the last few years. The experts were in positions of Principal Government Analyst, Senior Government Analyst, Senior Laboratory Technician, Government Analyst, Laboratory Assistant and others.
15:08
15:08

Butime Calls For Fresh Boundary Opening on Disputed Limestone Quarry 1 1

In 2008, Uganda Wildlife Authority – UWA allowed Hima Cement Limited to mine limestone from Dura quarry, which is inside Queen Elizabeth National Park, about 30 kilometres from Kamwenge Town.
15:08
15:08

Legislature Sector Review: Kadaga Outlines Areas For improvement 1 Top story

Kadaga argued that while in the past parliamentary committees have invited stakeholders to submit views on various bills, there is need for them to travel outside Kampala and seek views of citizens in the country side, saying these are the people affected by the business before the committee.
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