Breaking

Archive

Aug 2021 24 results
20:01
20:01

UBTEB has Shs13.13 Billion Funding Gap - Oyesigye 1

While briefing the Parliamentary committee on Education and sports about the board challenges, the UBTEB, Executive Secretary, Onesmus Oyesigye, revealed that the board has a funding gap of 13.13 billion shillings hence affecting their calendar year programs.
17:29
17:29

IMF Releases Special Drawing Rights for Poor Countries to Access Cheap Finances

“The SDRs are a precious resource. They must be deployed for the maximum benefit of the countries and all the people. Countries must use the new SDRs responsibly and wisely for a strong and sustainable recovery and for the benefit of all people,” said IMF Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva.
16:29
16:29

Unknown Assailants Kill Lwengo Catechist 2

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson, says that they have begun investigations to bring the culprits to book.
16:25
16:25

Lady Doves Ready for CAF Women's Champions League Qualifier 2 3

The Uganda Women's Premier League champions will open their Group A campaign against Djibouti's FAD FC on Saturday at the Nyayo Stadium. Group A also has Burundi's PVP FC and Simba Queens (Tanzania).
16:23
16:23

Court Dismisses Nabakooba’s Objection To EC’s DR Forms 2

Justice Baguma ruled that allowing the DR forms will not prejudice Ms Nabakooba in anyway because the same DR forms were indicated as attachments; so it is not a surprise or an ambush to the petitioner.
16:09
16:09

Kasese MPs Demand Speedy Trial of Mumbere, Royal Guards 1 2

It is close to years since Mumbere and over 200 of his royal guards were arrested on 27th November 2016 when the army attacked his Palace in Kasese, leading to the death of more than 100 people. Mumbere, his Prime Minister Johnson Thembo Katsumbire and royal guards were arraigned before court, remanded to Luzira prison on 41 counts of treason, murder, terrorism, attempted murder and aggravated robbery .
15:59
15:59

Several Children Turn to Family Business As Schools Remain Closed 4 1 Top story

Usher Wilson Owere, the Chairman General, National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU), says the decision of parents to occupy their children is a good approach for their safety and has nothing to do with child labour.
15:51
15:51

Agago District Struggles to Provide Mental Health Services 5 1

Godfrey Smart Okot, the Hospital Executive Director says that the hospital does not have a psychiatrist and trained personnel to attend to the mental health patients.
15:10
15:10

Unfair Education, Limited Digital Tools Affect Career Options of Visual Impaired Children (Part I) 8

Ogenrwot wants to become a lawyer, so he wishes he could get digital learning aids to enable him to study well. He says his parents cannot afford to let him study online and that the radio lessons also don’t give him a chance to ask questions, because that means making a phone call to the radio.
14:48
14:48

Calls For Regular Screening After Survey Found High Prevalence of Hearing Loss Among Industrial Workers 1 3

Dr. Charles Batte, a researcher based at the College of Health Sciences in Makerere University who was the co-investigator on the study, says that their findings show the need for regular screening of industrial workers and for managers of such places to put in place initiatives that limit hearing damage to their employees.
14:27
14:27

50 Grinding Machines Donated to Karamoja Women Remain Idle for Decade 2

Thomas Lokol, the Kaabong East councillor, said that the grinding machines have not served their intended purpose of uplifting the living standard of women in the district.
13:49
13:49

EC Wants Nyanzi's Petition Dismissed 3 3

On Monday, Nsereko’s lawyer led by Robert Bautu told the court that their client had not been served with the election petition.
13:48
13:48

Casual Labourer Stabs Employer to Death Murder 1

Godwin Munanura, the area LC1 Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that although Turyamureba sounded an alarm, it was too late for residents to save his life as they found him already dead when they arrived at the scene.
11:43
11:43

LASPNET Starts Community-Legal Watch Brief Campaign to Combat Increasing GBV Cases EU 4 1

Henry Wajego, a Village Health Worker-VHT in Wakisi Division Njeru Municipality, says that their area has been receiving several GBV cases but survivors have been missing justice after losing interest in police where they are asked to fund investigations.
11:11
11:11

Entebbe Airport: Passenger Numbers Dropped In Last Two Months 6 2

The passenger numbers began dropping in May from 77,063 travellers to 75,472 passengers in June. The airport recorded the lowest number of travellers in July, with 61,328 passengers. Luggya explains that the growth trend in the last three months was partly impacted by the necessary COVID-19 precautionary measures.
10:34
10:34

Mbale Hospital Decries Scarcity of Nurses, Midwives 1 1

Magdalene Kokol, the Senior Principal Nursing Officer at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, says the limited number of midwives and nurses affects their response to emergency cases.
10:10
10:10

Garment Suppliers Cry Foul over Continued Schools Closure 4 1

Ssalongo Joseph Magandaazi, a supplier of school uniforms, says that prior to the lockdown, he could supply about five thousand (5000) trousers, shirts, t-shirts and skirts among other garments to different schools. He, however, says that currently no school or parent can order even a pair of stockings.
09:08
09:08

Do "Banned" NGOs Have a Case? 2 Top story

The majority of the NGOs have since claimed they were never given prior notice, having heeded to the previous warnings by the NGO Bureau. The directive affects 54 entities some of which received letters written on the same day, August 20, while others said they just heard their names mentioned in the media.
Aug 2021 24 results