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Jun 2022 29 results
21:04
21:04

Gunfire, Teargas in Luwero as Youths Block Gulu Highway Ahead of Kabaka Visit 1 1

The Luwero District Police Commander Living Twazagye, LC 3 Chairperson Chris Johns Buwembo and Buganda Kingdom representative in Bulemeezi County Ronald Mulondo tried to persuade the youths to unblock the road to ease traffic in vain.
19:11
19:11

Why Young Pupils Are Burning Schools 4 1

Ntenga says many children are being abused by parents, teachers and fellow pupils but there is no one to listen to their frustrations. Because some children are very tiny and cannot match their abusers, they choose means like burning schools or even sometimes terminating their own life.
18:59
18:59

Registration of Women Council Voters Marred By Low Turn Up in Luwero 2

Victor Nalwanga the Village Election Officer for Kavule zone says although she reported up at 8 am for the exercise, by midday no single voter had turned up for registration.
18:36
18:36

Bishop Sentenced for Theft soroti high court 1

Bishop Tukei was found found guilty of theft of Church property including land title. He had first been acquitted by the Grade One Magistrate, Emmanuel Pirimba but the church appealed the decision. The High Court overturned the ruling after agreeing with all the grounds proving theft raised by the church.
18:25
18:25

All Kombucha is Alcoholic - UNBS 3

Uganda has one of the highest per capita alcohol consumption rates in sub-Saharan Africa. Records from UAIA show that 65% of the alcohol consumed in Uganda is from informal sources, and has led to a lot of Alcohol Use Diseases.
18:07
18:07

Publish Oil, Mining Contracts or Be Penalised, Gov’t and Investors Warned oil and gas 7

The oil companies say it is up to the government to withhold or release them, while the government say that it agreed, at the proposal by the companies, that not all in the agreement should be open to public viewing, so as to protect them from possible piracy by global competitors.
17:48
17:48

Construction of JLOS House Kicks Off 4

The construction shall be in three phases, with the first phase expected to be completed in 2024.
17:47
17:47

Indian Association Offers Free Heart Surgery for 100 Ugandan Children tax revenue 1

The Association decided to offer the free medical procedure to ailing but vulnerable children as the Indian Community in the country marks 100 years of existence in Uganda. This year also marks 50 years of the expulsion of Indians from Uganda in August 1972 when President Idi Amin accused them of "milking the country" through capital flight and exporting profits and revenue from their operations in the country.
17:30
17:30

Police Enhances Operations Against Crude Waragi in Karamoja karamoja sub region 1 1

Micheal Longole, the Mt. Moroto region police spokesperson told URN that they have resolved to resume their operations against the sale and consumption of crude waragi because it is partly to blame for the increasing cases of insecurity.
16:58
16:58

Four Ugandan Captives Released by South Sudan Captors 2 1

Lamwo Resident District Commissioner Osborn Ochieng says that the four were arrested at different intervals following a fierce fire exchange between the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and the South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF) on Saturday.
16:41
16:41

Cooperative Leaders Flee to RDC's Office as Vanilla Farmers Hunt for Them 4 2

The cooperative chairperson, Augustine Kule whose family is also among the 30 agents' families camped at Booma grounds said they have sold some of their personal and company belongings to clear farmer’s debts but the debt still remains huge.
16:40
16:40

Construction of UGX 1.9bn Seed School in Maracha Stalls 3 1

The contract was awarded to Achoru United traders limited and was supposed to take 12 months.
16:30
16:30

Missing Family Members Detained at Special Investigations Unit 2 1

A case of missing persons was reported to Kireka Police Station by one Irene Mugenyi, after her 60-year-old father Pius Wandera, a resident of Kamuli Zone A, was grabbed alongside five other family members under unclear circumstances. But details about the arrest had remained scanty over the last three days.
15:59
15:59

Stagflation Creeps in on Uganda and Neighbors- World Bank 1 Top story

The Global Economic Prospects Report predicts that Uganda will not escape the slowdown in global growth that has been steepened by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its effects on commodity markets, supply chains, inflation, and financial conditions have steepened.
15:16
15:16

Lugazi Town Agents Steal Most Revenue Instead of Remitting it to Municipality -Probe Local Revenue 2

Lugazi municipality has 19 town agents collecting revenue from the three divisions of Najjembe, Kawolo and Lugazi Central. Cyprian Byansi, the Municipal Secretary for Finance who also headed the probe committee says none of the town agents remits the council revenue from the trading licenses as it is collected.
14:50
14:50

Soroti Senior Journalist, Milton Opaco Dead Soroti City 1

According to Oketch, his brother has been living with diabetes and high blood pressure which some time back caused him a stroke but they were well managed. He says that Opaco has not complained of any health issues lately and today’s attack took them by surprise.
13:49
13:49

Lamwo District Councilors Sign Petition to Censure Speaker 4

Matthew Akera Okoya, the vice-chairperson of Lamwo district that the speaker has failed to work within the law governing his work such as failing to control rift among councilors and inability to make wise judgments on matters brought for debate.
13:41
13:41

Mukono GBV Victims Don't Want to Report -LASPNET Committee 1

Rebecca Kisakye, a LASPNET watch committee member in Kiwanga-Kasokoso says that on several occasions she has been approached by some victims of GBV however, they decline to go to the police to file a complaint.
13:22
13:22

Ugandan Women Will Not Pay to Access Vaginal Ring-IPM HIV prevention 3 1

The flexible vaginal ring which contains Dapivirine, an antiretroviral drug, is inserted in the vagina and left there for 28 days. During this time, the ring continuously releases antiretroviral drugs to prevent HIV infection.
12:16
12:16

Suspected Warriors Shoot GISO Dead in Napak

John Bosco Lopuli aged 28 was shot dead on Thursday at Nakichelet village, Akalale parish.
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