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16:36
16:36

UMSC Claims Ownership of Mariam High School 1 3 Top story

According to Sheikh Juma Bakhit Cucu, the Secretary for Education at UMSC, a thorough examination of documents by his department has revealed that Mariam High is one of the schools owned by the council but has been taken over by several individuals under dubious or illegal circumstances.
16:21
16:21

NAM Summit: Country Reps Condemn External Aggressions 1 4

The call for joint efforts against aggression on Palestine was first made by the representative from Iran, while Pakistan, Lebanon and Mauritania, among others, also called for the issue to be included in the report to the heads of states summit later this week.
15:54
15:54

Entebbe Airport Sets Record with 198,961 International Passengers in December COVID-19 pandemic 1 1 Top story

This figure, averaging 6,418 passengers per day, represents the highest single-day record in Uganda, according to Vianney Mpungu Luggya, the Spokesperson of the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA).
15:38
15:38

Kyagulanyi Asks Ugandans to Use NAM Summit to Expose Discontent 1 5

Speaking at the NUP Headquarters in Makerere Kavule, Kyagulanyi responded to Minister of Information, Technology, and National Guidance, Chris Baryomunsi's call for Ugandans to warmly welcome summit attendees. Kyagulanyi objected to this plea, encouraging citizens to use this period to bring their concerns to the forefront.
15:09
15:09

Experts Discuss Sustainability as More Field Epidemiologists Graduate US Embassy Kampala 1 4

According to Dr Yonas Tegegn Woldermariam, Africa records at least two new outbreaks per week but the earlier these are detected impacts on how much countries eventually spend on countering them.
14:51
14:51

Orphanage opts for Therapy Dogs to Fight Child Trauma 2 2 Top story

Charles Obalim, a Veterinary Officer in Gulu City explains that dogs are excellent at smelling hormones released by the human body when they are stressed, which can’t be sensed by human beings.
14:42
14:42

Namisindwa Family Seeks Gov't Support After Landslide Loss 1

Afusa Wachemba, a resident of Buwundu village in Buwamzala parish, Bumbo Sub County, succumbed to injuries caused by a rolling stone resulting from landslides that struck Kamusayi and Buwazala parishes.
13:08
13:08

No COVID-19 Lethal Strain Spreading, MOH Ministry of Health 3

While acknowledging that people are still contracting the viral respiratory disease, Dr. Kyabayinze emphasized that there has been no surge in hospitalization or deaths in Uganda. He clarified that the two new variants, including JN.1, linked to a surge in cases elsewhere, have not been detected in Uganda.
13:03
13:03

FDC Starts Empowering Youth Leaders Financially Ahead of 2026 General Elections

Amuriat stated, "The National Resistance Movement NRM party has been using the advantage of youths from the opposition being poor to buy them and cross to their party when they come towards elections ending up weakening the opposition side. This time, it will be challenging for the NRM to lure opposition youths, especially from the FDC, as we are empowering them financially through SACCOs."
12:48
12:48

School Waiting for Museveni Pledge Five Years Later Presidential Pledge 2

Upon receiving a donation of 166 iron sheets from the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) on Monday, Angela Kabarungi, the head teacher of Rutooma Secondary School, urged officials from the Prime Minister’s office to remind the president of his commitment to renovate the school.
10:44
10:44

Christians Protest Fresh Nomination of Candidates For Luwero Bishop's Seat 2 3

On Sunday, the Search Committee left Luwero town for an undisclosed venue for a retreat to nominate two candidates. The Committee comprises the Chancellor of the Diocese, Apollo Makubuya, Rebecca Nalwanga, Rev. Canon Keith Muwanga, Canon Christopher Nkoyoyo, and Amos Giita among others.
09:09
09:09

West Nile Province Summons 35 Players Ahead of Lango Clash FUFA Drum 1 1

The reigning champions, the White Rhinos, are set to travel to Lira to face the 2023 finalists, Lango Province, on Sunday, 21st January 2024, at Akii Bua Stadium for the first-leg semifinal. The return leg is scheduled for Saturday, 27th January 2024, at Ababet Green Light Stadium in Arua City.
08:40
08:40

Suspected Killers of Police Officer Arrested, Gun Recovered In Kaabong Kaabong district 1

Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson identified the suspects as Lomuria Lochomin and Lokol Loita, both residents of Moruedikae and Terek village respectively in Kalapata Sub County.
07:46
07:46

Ministry Asks Parents Anticipating "Free Education" to Wait 2 1 Top story

In response to the public debate on escalating school fees, the Cabinet approved a policy last year aimed at injecting more funding into the Universal Primary Education (UPE) and Universal Secondary Education (USE) programs. The objective was to gradually eliminate and eventually eradicate all fees currently borne by parents.
07:40
07:40

Kabale Museum Struggles to Attract Visitors 10 years after Relocation 4 1

Horace Edgar Mukiza, the Museum attendant, revealed that since its relocation in 2014, the museum has registered fewer than 10 visitors per month, mainly university students conducting research. The local neighboring communities have shown little interest, with attendance being notably low.
07:28
07:28

Speaker Among Opens Multi- Million Teaching Hospital, Offers Free Treatment to Voters Soroti- Mbale Road 1 1

Among also told her newly recruited healthcare team to offer professional services as they render their services to the community, which is also her constituency. "Do your work with diligence and bring good results. Give a smile to the patients and treat them with respect and humility because a good smile is the starting point of healing," she said.
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