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May 2022 39 results
18:47
18:47

Women Educationists Advise Gov't On Reintegration of Teenage Mothers in Schools 1 5

Suzan Opok Tumusiime, the FAWE Uganda Executive Director, says that although sending such a category of learners back to school is a mileage, schools and the education system must be empowered if they are to support breastfeeding and pregnant learners.
18:32
18:32

US Government Injects UGX 120b in Corruption Fight 4

The five-year project is under the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) and aims at strengthening accountability, deepening public participation in and oversight of public institutions, and social services, and reducing corruption in public sectors.
18:05
18:05

Relief as Nabakooba Donates Ultrasound Machine to Mityana Hospital 2 2

The Minister of Lands, Judith Nabakooba has donated an ultrasound machine to Mityana Hospital ending 3 years of its operation without a functioning machine used for running crucial medical investigations.
17:41
17:41

HIV, TB Drugs Top List of Patient - Reported Worst Medicine Side Effects Ministry of Health 3

Dr. Hellen Ndagije Byomire, Director of Product Safety at the National Drug Authority -NDA said they received a total of 2,600 complaints at their drug adverse reactions desk where HIV drugs, Isonaizid for tuberculosis and antibiotic drug ceftriaxone topped the number of complaints recorded.
17:39
17:39

Congolese National Remanded Over Unlawful Possession of Parrots 1

According to court records, Mbaya on April 14 2022 at Kibaya village Bunagana Town Council in Kisoro District imported 122 African Grey Parrots from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC through Bunagana Border into Uganda without a valid permit.
17:30
17:30

Security Team Retrieves Explosives Buried in Anthill 1

The explosives were discovered on Wednesday evening when an old woman who was digging in her garden found the threatening materials buried in her anthill.
17:20
17:20

Kayunga Regional Referral Hospital Gets Oxygen Plant UNICEF 2 4

Eng. Steven Kimera, the Chief Executive Officer of private firm Genome, which installed the plant in February this year, says it has a double air filtration system that enables it to produce non-contaminated oxygen.
17:16
17:16

Gov't Delivers Relief Food to Storm Victims in Mityana mityana district 4 1

Five lower local governments in Mityana district were affected by the heavy rainfall that last year left many families without food.
17:01
17:01

MPs Baffled By Excess Payment of UGX 3.9b to Kampala Archdiocese COSASE 1 2

The committee is conducting inquiries into the operations of ULC following a report by John Muwanga, the Auditor General for the 2020/2021 financial year that unearthed several irregularities.
17:00
17:00

Five Arrested Congolese Refugees Released on Bond commotion 1

The Congolese refugees are Jimmy Mayuki, Heritier Mangalulu, Kiiza Benjamin, Gloire Muyale and one only identified as Yomba all refugees attached to Kasonga trading center in the Kyangwali refugee settlement area.
16:37
16:37

Make CCTVs Compulsory in Homes, Police Tells Urban Authorities 4 3

Maj Gen Geoffrey Katsigazi Tumusiime, the deputy Inspector General of Police, says urban authorities need to make it a requirement for a very building to have security systems like CCTVs in place. Tumusiime’s calls comes at the time when the country is facing terrorism threats like attacks on fuel stations, supermarkets and homes.
16:18
16:18

National Health Insurance Scheme: Gov't Exempts Employers from Staff Contribution 1 3

According to the approved bill, employers were required to contribute one percent to top up the four percent contributed by employees from their gross salary. However, president, Yoweri Museveni declined to ascent to the bill citing the need for more consultations.
15:47
15:47

Bukedea Residents Block Construction of Irrigation Scheme over Delayed Compensation floods in bukedea 2 1

The irrigation project is expected to help in poverty alleviation through improving access to water for agricultural production, improving post-harvest handling, agro-processing and value addition, and market access among others.
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15:43

Police Blame Jinja Church Fire on Land Wrangles conflict resolution 3 3

According to information obtained by our reporter, Bagaga reportedly sold one acre of land to the presiding apostle of the church, Joseph Muwanguzi in 2015 for an unspecified amount of money. However, in mid-2017, he tasked the church leadership to add him more money, saying that they duped him with less money since the land sits in a prime area.
14:50
14:50

Vipers to Play Mbarara City in Uganda Cup Semi-Finals 1

First leg games will be played between May 10-12 while return leg encounters will be held between May 17th-19th. The finals will be played on June 11/12 2022 at a venue yet to be confirmed.
14:02
14:02

Nine People Survive After Passenger Boat Capsizes on Lake Victoria 4

Ssemanda, Mutebi and other boat operators at Kasenyi landing site say the sailors should have first removed the laid fishing nets that had entangled the boat engines before embarking on the journey to Kisaba landing site.
13:58
13:58

Kampala City Bombs: Relatives Demand Release of Suspects ADF 1 3

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Grace Sonko, the mother of Sharon Nakitende, one of the suspects wants her daughter released because she was expecting when she was taken to prison. She explains that her daughter has since given birth to twins whom she can not ably take care of while in prison.
13:56
13:56

Four Arrested over Death of Suspect in Police Custody Uganda Police 2 3

It is alleged that the suspects in collusion with police officers at Jjagala police post arrested and assaulted John Kisero jointly with four of his relatives before they were detained at Matugga Police Station.
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13:51

Masindi Woman Arrested for Pouring Hot Cooking Oil on her Husband domestic violence 2

The suspect is identified as Eunice Kiiza, a resident of Bubanda village in Kitamba parish, Bwijanga sub county.
13:20
13:20

Gulu University To Process Mango Pulp Into Wine 2 3

Dr. Christopher Muggaga, a lecturer in the Department of food science and post-harvest Technology at Gulu University, says the COVID-19 pandemic affected the marketing of the mango pulp due to the lockdown restrictions.
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