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18:18
18:18

East Africa Law Society Demands Release of Novelist Kakwenza human rights

EALS strongly condemns the continued disregard of the court order issued in this matter. Respect for court orders is the heart of all judicial systems and the cornerstone for rule of law. We urge the Government of Uganda to respect the court order and afford Mr. Rukirabashaija constitutionally guaranteed due process
18:03
18:03

30 Arrested as Police Intensify Northern Bypass Crime Crackdown 3

They were netted in a joint operation conducted by police officers from Kira-Road, Kawempe, and Wandegeya Police stations, under the command of Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander Stephen Tanui.
17:47
17:47

Motorists Start Paying Toll Fees for Entebbe Expressway 2 5 Top story

Works and Transport Minister Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala who launched the commencement of toll collections at Kajjansi said the collections will be used to maintain and repay a 350 million US Dollar loan that Uganda used to construct the expressway.
17:19
17:19

Security Guard Robs UGX 100M From MTN Dealer Robbery

Nicholas Ojambo reportedly put the dealer from Nile Com Limited and driver at gunpoint in the forest between Katuugo Check-point and Nile Fibre Board in Nakasongola before he robbed them of Shillings 100million.
17:03
17:03

Newly Elected Bundibugyo TC Chairperson Orders Audit Of The Town Council Resources 3

According to Baguma, the town council has witnessed the worrying misuse of resources and illegal acquisition of public properties by local leaders.
16:51
16:51

Medical Records Personnel Give Government 90 Day's Ultimatum to Address Welfare Concerns 2 2

In their press briefing in the boardroom of Arua Regional Referral Hospital on Saturday morning, Emmanuel Manenga, the Publicity Secretary Bonded Uganda Health Information Officers and Medical Coders Association-BUMECA, said that they have given government up to April 1st, 2022 to address their concerns lest they lay down their tools nationwide.
16:28
16:28

Amuru District Allows Babysitters in School schools reopening 1 2

Apollo Okello, the Amuru District Education Secretary told URN on Saturday that the district has no specific provision for attending to pregnant or learners with babies but has opened up to allow them to come with people to attend to their babies.
16:17
16:17

School Reopening: Govt Won’t Stop Non-Compliant Schools from Resuming 2

According to the Education Ministry, the Department of Education Standards last inspected schools in September 2021 and the findings indicated that only 30% of schools had pending issues that required action before they qualify to reopen.
15:53
15:53

CAF Approves Increase in Africa Cup of Nations Prize Money 1

A press statement from CAF says that “the increase is in line with CAF’s commitment to reward merit performance and enhance the status of the Total Energies Africa Cup of Nations and will be in effect in the upcoming edition that will kick-off at Olembe Stadium, Yaoundé on 09 January 2022”.
15:27
15:27

Mbale City Leaders Clash Over Proposed Eviction of Street Vendors 5 1

Kyansanku’s notice to evict the street vendors has met stiff resistance from the local leaders led by the Industrial City Division Mayor, Muhamood Masaaba Mutenyo. He asked vendors not to vacate the streets, saying the town clerk didn’t consult him before issuing the directive.
15:00
15:00

Covilyce1 Herbal Inventor Loses Essential Research Materials in Land Dispute Gulu University 2 1

Dr. Lamwaka, a senior lecturer in the faculty of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Studies (PharmBiotec) at Gulu university told URN that Lam destroyed the natural trees and weeds, which are essential herbal research materials for herbal medicine on December 28th, 2021.
14:47
14:47

Passion Drove Me to Football- Kassim Kyazze Uganda Cranes 5 5 Top story

Kyazze was born to Nalongo Zewuliya Namutebi and Musa Kidagga, Kyazze in Luzira, Kampala on October 9th, 1991. According to Kyazze, never had it crossed his mind that he wouldn’t up a famous football fan or player.
14:03
14:03

UAE Lifts Travel Ban On Uganda Amidst Tight Restictions 2 1

George Wangaya, the Managing Director of Awel Tours and Travel Agency, says that the ministry of health should tighten its grip on laboratories or test UAE-bound at the airport. The agency offers services namely air ticketing, tours & Safaris, consultancy services, car hire, hotel booking, and Visa arrangements for UAE.
13:34
13:34

Outgoing Jinja Hospital Director On the Spot Over Failure to Handover Office government 1 1

Rashid Ssentongo, the Jinja Regional Inspectorate Officer told URN in an interview this week that he has received several complaints from doctors accusing Tugumisirize of continuing to transact business on behalf of the hospital despite having retired officially from the same position late last year.
13:17
13:17

School Reopening: Government Teachers Yet to Report Back in Masaka 2 2

Steven Asiimwe, the Masaka City Resident Commission, who was part of the school inspection team, says that the absentee teachers are keeping them in doubt of whether they will actually return when the schools reopen on Monday.
12:33
12:33

Over 100 Homeless as Bushfires Razes 20 Huts in Pader 2

According to Komakech, the wildfire suspected to have originated from the neighboring villages razed down the grass-thatched huts leaving their occupants in the cold. He, however, says that no cases of injuries or death have been reported connecting to the fire.
12:17
12:17

Government Finally Opens Old Taxi Park 1 4 Top story

Early this week, the Minister for Works and Transport. Gen Katumba Wamala revealed that they had agreed with KCCA to hand over the park as negotiations between the five companies and KCCA for compensation are ongoing. The results of the negotiations are yet to be known but the park is up and running.
11:58
11:58

"Small" Fish Traders Stopped From Taking Products Into DR Congo Markets Mpondwe Fish Market 6 1

Kasese RDC Lt. Joe Walusimbi says that the move is meant to regulate the fish business and help the domestic market also thrive. He says that once the local fish market is deserted it hurts the local economy.
11:42
11:42

Bukiro Seed School In Mbarara To Open Without Staff 4 1

Edward Kasagara, the Mbarara Chief Administrative Officer, says that they are currently liaising with other schools to provide teachers and a headteacher to assist open Bukiiro Seed School as they wait for the formal posting of teachers.
11:22
11:22

Over 200 children married off in Adjumani. Unsafe abortion 1 2

According to Odipio, of the 226 child marriages recorded, only one suspect was arrested and released under unclear circumstances by the Police in Itirikwa Sub County.
Jan 2022 30 results