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21:38
21:38

Two Former Arua Regional Hospital Staff Arrested for Alleged Embezzlement false accounting

According to the IG, the two conspired and embezzled 28 million shillings that was advanced to the hospital under the Uganda Population-Based HIV Impact Assessment- UPHIA project.
20:49
20:49

Former Agriculture Minister Matyansi Ngobi Laid to Rest Yoweri Museveni 1 4

Stephen Ngobi described his father as a stable politician, who dedicated enough time to his family's wellbeing, despite being an influential political figure of his time.
20:34
20:34

Acholi Cultural Festival Suspended for The Second Year 1

Ker Kwaro Acholi (The Acholi Cultural institution) has been organizing a cultural gala to showcase the beauty of Acholi culture. The event in the past years has attracted thousands of cultural enthusiasts from within and outside the Acholi Sub-region.
20:17
20:17

NCHE Reopens Great Lakes University Kanungu 3 4

The university was closed last month following a row between Bishop Dr Hamlet Mbabazi Kabushenga, the Founder and Chancellor of the university against the administrators led by the director, Honest Wilkins Natukwasa.
19:38
19:38

Striking Doctors Petition Court Over Directive To Vacate Hospital Premises Attorney General 2 1

The petition by striking doctors and CEHURD has come at the time when Ministry of Health’s Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwine has written to all Hospital Medical Directors and Superintendents to furnish with her office the updated data base for Interns and Senior Health Officers by December 20th 2021.
17:54
17:54

UPDF Vehicle Knocks Mbale Woman, Her Baby to Death 1

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, says that they have opened inquiries vide file number Tar 403/2021 to establish the cause of the accident. He says that the deceased bodies are lying at Mbale City mortuary pending post-mortem.
17:40
17:40

PAC Queries Failed Handover of Namanve Thermal Plant to Gov’t 3 1 Top story

On April 13th, 2007, the Government entered into a Build, Operate and Transfer implementation Agreement with Jacobsen Uganda Power Plant Company Limited (JUPPCL) a 50MW heavy fuel oil thermal plant in Namanve for 13-years.
17:18
17:18

IUIU Law Students Protest Delayed Hearing of November Riot Case Joel Jerry Walyono 1 2

Derrick Okello Wamboga and Joel Jerry Walyono ran to court following the November 18th and 19th 2020 triggered by the arrest of the former National Unity Platform-NUP Presidential Candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, which led to the death of more than 50 people.
17:13
17:13

Low Turn Up in Bundibugyo LCIII By-elections 3 1

At some of the polling stations visited by URN reporters in the area, a number of polling stations had recorded less than 20 voters by 3 pm.
16:38
16:38

Agago Youth Fail to Repay UGX 700 Million Youth Funds 3

Charles Kumakec, the Chairperson of Oyarontonge Superstars Computer Application Youth Group in Agago Town Council, attributed the poor repayment of the YLP funds to limited training of the beneficiaries on enterprise selection and financial management skills.
16:15
16:15

Low Voter Turn Up in Zigoti, Kamwenge Town Council By-elections 1 1

Justine Nakuya, the Presiding Officer at Zigoti Ward II said that voting at Mabuye playground polling station started late because of the delayed delivery of electoral materials to the polling station.
16:11
16:11

Households to Pay Reduced Tariff for Cooking with Electricity electricity tariffs 6

Currently, the domestic user pays a single tariff of Shillings 250 for the first 15 units under the Lifeline Tariff and thereafter Shillings 747.5 for the rest of the units, which is also the most expensive of all the consumer categories.
15:53
15:53

Kayunga By-election: Candidates Ask EC to Disregard Results from Chaotic Sub Counties

According to the candidates, various cases of electoral mal-practices involving ballot stuffing, voter intimidation, and arrest of National Unity Platform-NUP polling agents have been reported in Bbaale, Kayonza, Kitimbwa, Kangurumira, Nazigo, and Kayunga sub-counties.
15:16
15:16

Nodding Syndrome Families Want Free Education for Children 5 1

Nighty Ayaa, who has a year and a half grandchild says her burden has doubled, because she has to take a close watch over her sick daughter, and at the same time provide every basic need for her grandson.
15:07
15:07

UNBS Impounds Substandard Steel Iron bars Worth More Than UGX 250M 1

The operation comes at a time when the country is battling the rampant collapse of buildings. Various reports from the national buildings review board point to substandard building materials as an outstanding cause of the collapses.
14:53
14:53

Low Turn Up Mars Local Gov't By-elections in Nakasongola 2 1

Fred Lubinga, the National Unity Platform candidate for LCIII Chairperson seat in Katuugo own faulted security personnel for heavy deployment which has scared some voters from turning up at polling stations.
14:37
14:37

Christians Withdraw Muhabura Succession Case Muhabura diocese 1

A fortnight ago, Justice Musa Ssekaana directed the petitioners and the respondents including the Registered Trustees of Church of Uganda, Archbishop the Most Reverend Dr. Steven Kazimba Mugalu, Bishop Mugisha, and Muhabura Diocese Chancellor, Joel Ernest Sendegeya to reach an out of court settlement.
14:21
14:21

Missing Names Cause Confusion at Polling Centre in Tororo

By midday, elections at the polling station were yet to start. The Tororo Deputy registrar Abbey Beru said that more than 300 names were missing.
14:00
14:00

Electoral Commission Postpones Namayumba Sub County Chairperson Elections 6 1

Musinguzi says that this is the second time the commission is canceling the election. In the first incent, the commission misspelled the name of the NRM candidate, Muzenze Joseph, and instead wrote Musenze.
13:57
13:57

Ngai Secondary School Receives UGX 600M for Renovation 3 1

In 2010, President Museveni during his campaign in Oyam District pledged to renovate Ngai Senior Secondary School after it was destroyed by the Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA rebels.
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