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Jan 2022 36 results
23:37
23:37

UPDF, FADRC Unearth Sinister Plans To Disrupt Operation Shujja in DR Congo 1

In a joint press statement issued by UPDF spokesperson Brig Gen Flavia Byekwas and her Congolese army counter Maj Gen Leon Richard Kasonga Cibangu on Monday, it says the armed group is harboring sinister clandestine plans deliberately intended to sabotage the military actions against ADF and the joint discredited the operation.
21:29
21:29

Uganda To Conduct Free COVID-19 Tests For Truck Drivers At Border

The meeting resolved that negative Covid-19 test results from national accredited laboratories in the respective EAC Partner States be recognized by all national authorities. The ministers also agreed that the countries EAC should implement the EACPASS for prompt verification of Covid-19 test results and vaccination certificates.
19:54
19:54

Stanbic Uganda Cup Prize Money Increased 2 1

Kiyingi revealed that this season’s prize money has been increased from UGX 166 million last season to UGX 179 million, courtesy of the sponsors Stanbic Bank Uganda and Plascon Paints. She thanked the organizers for the increment which she says will boost the tournament.
18:18
18:18

Low Turn Up of Learners Registered in Schools Across Lango 1 3

In most schools visited in various districts, there were less than 100 learners at schools.
18:02
18:02

MMU Students Demonstrate Over Lack of Lectures 2 4

Led by their guild president, Osbert Alinda, the more than 1000 students tried to lead a procession from their campus to the central business district but police intercepted them at the Fort portal main roundabout.
17:58
17:58

Mixed Turn Up in Wakiso, Mpigi As Schools Reopen 3

Some of the schools visited reported what they called promising turnout on the first day, while others were hoping the situation would change for the better.
17:36
17:36

High Court Orders IGP, SFC Commander to Produce Novelist Kakwenza Nalukoola Luyimbazi 2 1

The order was issued on Monday by Justice Musa Ssekaana. Ssekaana wants Kakwenza produced in court on Wednesday and show cause why he has been detained for two weeks without being charged.
17:34
17:34

Gulu School Turns Away Unvaccinated Parents, Teachers 1 1

Joyce Acan Oryema, the Headmistress of Pakwelo Primary School told URN in an interview that she tasked the school guard to screen the parents and only allow in those with COVID-19 vaccination cards, facemasks, and normal body temperatures.
17:20
17:20

Police Arrest 78 Suspects In Northern Bypass Crackdown Fred Enanga 1 4

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says that by Sunday they have netted 38 suspects in addition to another 40 arrested midweek. He says that they have so far screened 60 suspects, who were found with a violent criminal background.
17:16
17:16

Kikuubo Runs Short of Scholastic Materials as Schools Re-open 9 2

Amos Turyahabwe who sells books, paper, and pens in Kikuubo says since the government announced the re-opening day for schools, schools, and students have been flocking their shops to buy scholastic materials.
16:45
16:45

Parents in Muhokya IDP Camp Struggling To Return Children To School Muhokya camp 8 1

Alimah Aryemah, the chairperson of Muhokya IDP camp, says that the camp has about 183 school-going children many of whom are under the care of single mothers. She told URN that none of the 60 students in secondary school was able to report back on Monday.
16:37
16:37

Court Martial Remands 15 Suspects over Treachery, Murder of Police Officers 1

The group from Mityana, Kasanda Wakiso, and Kampala districts were on Monday arraigned before the seven-member panel of the Court Martial officers led by Lt General Andrew Gutti who read to them one count of treachery and four counts of murder and two others for aggravated robbery.
16:10
16:10

Jinja Businessman in Trouble for Felling Down Mvule Trees Saad Katemba 3 4

“The masons managed to scare off a few of our community members who had arrived at the scene much earlier on and by the time the rest of us were mobilized through the village Whatsapp group, two trees had been cut down,” she said.
15:57
15:57

40 Schools Fail to Reopen in Greater Luwero school reopening 2 4

Daniel Ssajjabi the Chairperson of Luwero District Private Primary and Secondary Schools Association says that the affected schools were closed because some were being hosted in rental buildings and the directors were unable to pay arrears over prolonged lockdown.
15:42
15:42

Sugar Plantation Workers Lay Down Tools Over Delayed Payment 2

The striking workers, mainly contracted by Ayuu Alali Sugarcane OutGrowers Cooperatives Society to cut and load cane for transportation to the factory, laid down their tools on Monday over their unpaid dues for the past three months.
15:25
15:25

Cattle Rustling Increases in Agago Following Withdrawal of ASTU 4

Susan Akany, the Agago Resident District Commissioner told Uganda Radio Network that some residents have fled their homes and sought refuge in the homes of relatives and friends as the armed rustlers hide in hilly areas in the district and attack at night.
15:10
15:10

School Re-opening: High Turn Up of Learners Recorded in Kampala 1 12

As early as 6:30 am learners were seen on the streets of various towns in the country walking to schools. Schools have been closed since March 2020, following the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic.
14:02
14:02

Resumption of Wanseko-Panyimur Ferry Boosts Business Businesses 1 2

In June 2020, the ferry operations were suspended following the rising water levels of Lake Albert which submerged the docking piers. The suspension left the business community stranded because they could not cross to either side to transact business as usual.
13:20
13:20

Primary School Struggles to Manage Learners with Nodding Syndrome 1 2

The school, located in an area densely populated by children suffering from nodding syndrome, has an enrolment of 449 learners. Of these 30 are suffering from nodding syndrome and 10 of them reported back to school this morning as gates reopened after almost two years of inactivity.
13:16
13:16

Learners Return to Messy School Premises 4 2

At Luwero Muslim Secondary School, the headteacher Uthman Lubega, said they carried out major repairs and students only cleaned the compound.
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