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May 2023 23 results
22:12
22:12

Doctors At Mulago Referral Hospital Urge Men To Seek Tetanus Vaccination 2

Speaking to URN in interview, Sr Deborah Mawanda, the In-charge of Immunisation at the hospital said, to be on a safe side individuals need to take a Tetanus and Diphtheria vaccine five times in a life time but recently even when they organize medical camps only females tend to turn-up for the jab.
21:55
21:55

Uganda Boxing Federation President Muhangi Remanded To Luzira 1 1

On Tuesday afternoon, Muhangi a businessman and a resident of Kololo in Kampala District was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Ritah Neumbe Kidasa with counts of forgery of accountability and utterance of a false Document.
16:20
16:20

Jinja City Intensifies Operation Against Roadside Vendors illegal 1 1

The Jinja City Spokesperson, Rajab Kitto says that the operation was sanctioned early this week due to unregulated businesses that have been set up in the city.
16:19
16:19

18 Kitante Pupils Injured While Crossing Kira Road Last Term 2 Top story

"Some of our children are still receiving treatment in hospitals for the injuries they sustained during the previous term. With over 3,000 pupils, it is challenging for them to safely cross this road. Drivers and motorcyclists disregard children's safety, even when they are at the designated Zebra crossing points," Kyakuwa stated.
15:06
15:06

Engineer Remanded Over River Kagera Bridge Cash 2

The court heard that between November 2021 and April 2022, while serving as the Force Accountant Manager and Project Manager for the construction of the Kagera Bridge in Tororo Municipality during the Financial Year 2021/2022, Malinde failed to fulfill his responsibilities.
14:52
14:52

Parliament Considering Moratorium on Ministerial Tax Waivers, Exemptions 1 3 Top story

During a debate on the supplementary request of Shillings 4.4 trillion from the Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development for the Financial Year 2021/2022, Jonathan Odur, the Erute South Member of Parliament, pointed out that Ministers are abusing their powers.
12:46
12:46

Police Investigate Suspected Suicide by Shooting in Kampala

“Initial reports suggest that Okudu David, a day guard who had arrived for duty, discovered the deceased. David reported hearing the sound of a gun being cocked, assuming it was a routine safety precaution,” said Owoyesigyire.
12:39
12:39

70 Percent of Wood in Acholi Goes to Waste During Charcoal Making-Agago Chief 7 1

Kassimiro Ongom, a clan chief of the Patongo Clan in Agago District, says that the manpower employed to produce charcoal is mostly by people under the influence of alcohol who don’t cover the wood mound well, and immediately after setting it afire go to drink, leaving the wood for longer than necessary hours or letting oxygen pass-through
12:33
12:33

Congolese Refugee Dies in Lake Albert Fishing 1

The deceased in his 20s whose particulars have not been established reportedly escaped from the Kyangwali refugee settlement area with two others whose particulars are also not established last week and went to carry out fishing activities at the Nsonga landing site in Buhuka parish, Kyanagwali sub county in Kikuube.
10:48
10:48

Corruption, Salary Delays Dominate Public Service Sector Review 5 2

Mary Mugasa, the State Minister for Public Service admitted that there is a lot of corruption in the recruitment exercises, including solicitation for and payment of money by the recruitment officials and the job seekers respectively.
10:43
10:43

Gov't, Buganda Kingdom Partner To Promote Vocational Skilling 1 3

During their visit to the Greater Masaka Industrial Hub and Youth Vocational Training Center in Bugabira ward, Masaka City Wednesday, the duo agreed to collaborate in ensuring that young individuals, regardless of their educational background, have access to employable vocational skills for their livelihoods.
10:11
10:11

Karamojong Elders Wants Amnesty For Moroto Prison Escapees 7

During a meeting with President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, held at Baralegi State Lodge in Otuke District, the elders presented a petition stating that the escapees are involved in recruiting individuals, which escalates cattle rustling.
09:54
09:54

Minister Warns Police Against Using Civilians to Impound Motorcycles 4 1

Speaking at a Boda boda sensitization workshop organized by Safe Way Right Way (SWRW), Centre for Policy Analysis (CEPA), and Road Safety Advocacy Coalition Uganda (ROSACU), Kabanda emphasized the importance of the police fulfilling their responsibilities and not neglecting their duty.
09:32
09:32

Two Boys Rescued From R. Nyamwamba 1 3

The boys found themselves stuck on a piece of land in the middle of the river for nearly three hours on Wednesday evening due to flooding.
09:24
09:24

Police Recover Gun Used in Arua City Robbery Attack 2 2

The recovery follows an aggravated robbery incident at the Rock Fuel Pump station located near Arua Airfield in Ayivu division, Arua City.
09:17
09:17

Authorities Struggle To Handle Unclaimed Bodies at Luwero Hospital 1 3 Top story

Living Twazagye, the Luwero District Police Commander, says that the role of the police is to collect the bodies from the scenes and deliver them to the hospital for postmortem examination to aid in investigations, particularly in criminal cases.
09:05
09:05

Kagadi Human Resource Officer Gets Three Year Jail Term Abuse of office 1 Top story

The prosecution presented evidence that Musinguzi conspired with Fredrick Balemeezi, the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, who issued appointment letters to the unauthorized personnel without the knowledge of the District Service Commission.
09:01
09:01

Brig Byekwaso Takes Over as URDCC Chief of Staff UPDF 1 2

Brig. Byekwaso's appointment as chief of staff marks a significant milestone as she becomes the first female military officer to hold such a position within the UPDF.
08:34
08:34

Stepmother in Trouble for Crippling Teen Bukedea CPS 2 2

The accused, Hellen Among, allegedly beat and injured Scholastica Acam to the point of unconsciousness when she intervened to protect her younger sibling from tearing her books.
08:25
08:25

IRC Warns of Alarming Increase in Acute Malnutrition Cases in Refugee Settlements 1 Top story

In 2021, approximately 6,300 cases of acute malnutrition were treated, a number that soared to over 9,300 in 2022, with children and women constituting the majority of affected individuals.
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