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Mar 2023 15 results
19:29
19:29

Luwero District Dismisses 36 Teachers Over Abscondment 1

On 23rd February, 2023, the Luwero District Service Commission ordered 41 teachers to appear before it to defend themselves in cases of abandonment from duty. The 41 teachers had been accused of being away from work for over three months without permission from their supervisors which is against Public Standing Orders.
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19:11

Scientists Explain Delayed Development Of COVID-19 Vaccine 4 1

The Auditor General indicates that in the financial year 2020/2021, the Ministry received supplementary funding of 31.032 billion which was to support the 23 selected projects of scientists and innovators engaged in COVID-19 scientific research. The money comprised 15.78 billion for the procurement of specialized machinery and equipment and 15.24 billion for operational costs towards the development of vaccines as well as drug diagnostics.
16:58
16:58

Scientists Fight to Protect Nubian Turtle Once Believed Extinct 1

Dr Behangana says the Nubian flapshell turtle which was once presumed extinct everywhere and was believed to have existed in countries like Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, and Sudan, made an unexpected return in River Nile in some parts of Uganda and South Sudan.
16:26
16:26

Kenya Protests: Ugandan Security on High Alert Fred Enanga 1 1

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga says they are closely monitoring the situation in Kenya and in case of any spill over they are ready to swing into action immediately
14:45
14:45

Two Arrested for Pick-Pocketing at Burial of Hoima LCV Chairperson burial ceremony 1

According to police, Kiiza was arrested trying to steal a phone from a woman while at the burial, while Kyomuhendo was also arrested trying to steal money from a mourner.
14:21
14:21

LDC Court Grants Bail to 10 Women arrested on Women's Day 2 3

The suspects’ lead lawyer, Sam Wanda was happy that they have been granted bail and that the terms were favorable to his clients. He says the accused persons have been ordered to return to court on March 29th, 2023.
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14:15

Every 1-Year Increase in Partner Age Linked to a 9% Likelihood of HIV Acquisition Among Young Women in Uganda- Study Ministry of Health

The study whose results are published in the journal AIDS was also conducted in Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe and now researchers say each one-year increase in partner age is associated with a 9 per cent greater likelihood of recent HIV acquisition among females between 15 and 24 years.
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12:59

Uganda's First Satellite Developer Urges Youth to Embrace Technology 4 2

Omara says that technologies present job opportunities which would alleviate the challenges of unemployment that the country is facing.
11:29
11:29

Three Arrested with Tons of Vandalized Electric Wires UMEME 3 4 Top story

Lawrence Egole, the Lira Resident City Commissioner explained that the operation was based on intelligence information that they have been investigating for a while now.
10:07
10:07

Constitutional Court Confirms the Legality of Cyber Harassment Crime 1 Top story

In a unanimous decision written by Justice Irene Mulyagonja, the constitutional court said it cannot sanction the act of harassing people whether offline or online regardless of their status as private or public individuals.
09:25
09:25

Origami Hummingbirds to Make a Splash at UN Water Conference 1 Top story

The tale inspired UN-Water, which coordinates the world body’s work on water and sanitation, to launch the ‘Be the change’ campaign for World Water Day on 22 March, which urges everyone to do what they can to change the way they use and manage water.
09:01
09:01

Turkana Pastoralists in Lotisan Receive Food Aid from Kenya 1 2

John Robert Adupa, the LC 3 Chairperson for Lotisan Sub County told URN that the maize was bought from Uganda by the Turkana county government and will benefit more than 50,000 people in Lotisan.
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08:57

190 Million Children at Risk From Water-Related Crises: UNICEF WASH facilities

The global analysis which reviewed household access to WASH services, the burden of WASH-attributable deaths among children under five, and exposure to climate and environmental hazards reveal where children face the biggest threat and where investment in solutions is desperately needed to prevent unnecessary deaths.
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07:25

Nakaseke Officials Petition Ministry Over African Army Worm Invasion Nakaseke District 2 1

Now, in a March 15, 2023 letter seen by the Uganda Radio Network (URN) to the Permanent Secretary and the Commissioner for Crop protection in the MAAIF, the Nakaseke Deputy Chief AdministrativeOfficer, Ramathan Kasozi Kato, says that the most affected areas are Wakyato, Ngoma, Kinyogoga and Kinoni sub-counties.
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