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20:22
20:22

Kabarole Residents Worried Over Livestock Theft 1 3

“As leaders we however condemn acts of mob justice, we are calling on government to increase security in this village and other neighboring areas," Happy added. "People here tell me that they have resorted to sharing housing with animals to save them from being stolen."
20:02
20:02

Kwania Registers 5,375 Teenage Pregnancy Cases in 21 Months 4 1

A report prepared by police and local leaders from different health facilities across the district indicates that 5,375 cases were registered from January 2020 up to September 2021.
20:01
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MOE Gets Equipment to Enable Long Distance Learning for BTVET Institutions 2

The equipment which consists of laptops, data storage sticks, projectors and smart boards was given to 10 institutions. These include; Ntinda Vocational Institute, Nakawa Vocational Institute, Rucid Organic College, Lwetanga Farm Institute, Sesse Farm Institute, Busitema Univerity and Kaberamaido Technical Institute. Other institutions include: National Instructors College Abilonino, Bobbi Polytechnic and Bukalasa Agriculture College.
19:44
19:44

Poor Funding Frustrates Efforts to Stop Environmental Degradation in Kigezi 5 1

Area leaders and environmental activists say that despite registering an increase in reports of persons encroaching on wetlands and natural forests, and poor methods of farming, they are unable to stop the practices due to a shortage of funds and poor enforcement.
19:37
19:37

Dumping Stinking Poultry, Piggery Waste Triggers Protests by Mukono Residents Drake Lubega 3 3

The Kimbuguma LCI Chairperson Ronald Kasule says about 200 residents staying close to the boundaries of Lubega’s land are affected. He notes they have appealed to him halt the process until digging deep pits to dump the rotten materials but he has turned on a deaf hear.
19:20
19:20

Gen Muhoozi Apologizes for Failing to Follow Process in Re-arresting MPs 7 1

In his communication to the House on Wednesday, Oulanyah said that he had held a meeting with the Government Chief Whip, the Minister of Security, the Minister of State for Internal Affairs and the Leader of the Opposition over the matter and that they came to some agreement of how they will handle the situation he described as difficult. During the heated debate, Mpuuga led his members out of Parliament in protest and the team has for the second day boycotted Sittings of Parliament until the two MPs are released.
19:15
19:15

Chief Justice Warns Human Rights Commissioners Against Favouritism Chrispin Kaheru 2 2

The Chairperson for UHRC job fell vacant after the death of the former Chairperson Med Kagwa in November 2019 and since then, the Commission that is supposed to have seven commissioners has not been fully constituted.
18:17
18:17

Gulu University Launches Anti –Sexual Harassment Policy 1 2

The policy was formulated in partnership with Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate with financial support from UN Women, under the Safer Universities Project launched in 2019 in response to the call under the European Union and United Nation spotlight initiative on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls.
18:10
18:10

MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya Decry Rights Violations, Remanded Again 2 2

The MP were separately presented before the Masaka Grade One Magistrate Grace Wakooli and Chief Magistrate Charles Yeitese, for further mention of murder and terrorism charges, and the amendments in their earlier charge sheet respectively.
17:40
17:40

VP Alupo Blames Poor Agriculture Productivity on Low Extension Services 1 1

“Given the numerous water bodies, we are endowed with, we are equally well-placed in the fisheries industry and everybody should be happy to note that we are on a fast road of improvement in the animal industry. Our main challenge however, is the fact that our farmers have not been able to exploit this potential which results in low productivity, low quality of products and limited value addition.” VP Jessica Alupo.
17:34
17:34

Private Labs Seek Refund for Expenses on COVID-19 Testing Space in Entebbe

The labs that include City Medicals, Case Medical Centre, and Medipal Hospital are each demanding a refund of USD 18,000 (65 million Shillings), from the hotel through its agent, Fremax Property Services and Management Ltd. The three laboratories allegedly paid a security deposit of USD 4,500 and USD 13,500 as rent for the months of September, October, and November 2021.
16:58
16:58

Centenary Bank Manager Nursing Injuries After Acid Attack 1 2

“Police detectives at Katwe Police station who visited the scene said the liquid splashed on him burning him and the clothes he was dressed in. But the victim ran out to Makindye medical center close to the scene before he was rushed to Nsambya hospital,” he said.
16:53
16:53

Committee Given 10 Days to Scrutinize Museveni’s Concerns on NSSF Bill 1 1

The president in his letter to the Speaker said that the commencement date of the Act needs to be amended so that it comes into force on the date of its publication in the gazette and also that only those who are 45 years old and have saved for over 10 years can access 20 per cent of their savings as anything else would be unsustainable for the fund.
16:21
16:21

Woman, Granddaughter Electrocuted in Namisindwa

According to preliminary police findings, the two were electrocuted when they came into contact with live electric cables from an illegal connection.
16:03
16:03

Katoto Appeals Decision Upholding Brother's Victory 1

Justice Kazibwe also concurred with Kato and the Electoral Commission’s legal team that all affidavits carried different font size and line spacing from the main body and that the statement of the Commissioner of Oaths was independent of all the pages, which he said was conclusive evidence that the deponents did not appear before the Commissioner of Oaths.
15:39
15:39

UPC Demands for Lifting of Curfew Hours to Favor Evening Classes 4 1

Muzeyi Faizo, Head of Media and Communications at UPC, reasons that most of higher learning institutions’ students are privately sponsored, they utilize morning hours to work, that is why there is need to revisit the curfew hours to enable them look for resources to finance their education, balance work and studies as well as decongesting classes.
15:32
15:32

Minister Kasaija to Fast-Track NSSF Mid-Term Access Bill 3

NSSF Managing Director Richard Byarugaba says while the public debate is mainly on the mid-term access clauses, the Fund has a number of interests in the proposed law, which, he says will enhance its performance, and give new and better products to savers.
14:50
14:50

Kitgum Targets 80% Safe Water Access with New Boreholes water scarcity 1 2

A total of 42 boreholes through the project funded by Lutheran World Federation-LWF is expected to be drilled in the sub-counties of Lagoro, Kitgum Matidi, and Omiya Anyima worth over shillings 200 million.
14:40
14:40

Under Intense Questioning, Mukesh Tells Court To Leave The Matter To Him And Ssenyonyi 2

Speaking in court on Wednesday after tense cross-examination by Ssenyonyi’s lawyers, Mukesh who admitted that he got fewer votes than Ssenyonyi, said that the court process will do nothing to settle disagreements on how the Electoral Commission conducted elections in Nakawa West.
14:17
14:17

Sironko Recieves UGX 800M To Support Scale Irrigation 2

Janet Nafuya, Sironko District Agriculture Officer, says that the money is already on the district accounts waiting for extension workers to complete sensitizing the beneficiaries from the targeted sub-counties to start distributing the pumps.
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