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 2020-02-17 04:30 

Uganda Radio Network

Females Shun Science Based Courses at Vocational Institutions...

Onesmus Oyesigye, the Executive Secretary of UBTEB says that the influence of culture and social norms influence what courses that women opt for when it comes to any sort of tertiary education....

 2020-02-16 17:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Thousands Pay Pilgrimage to St Charles Lwanga...

The Retired Bishop of Masaka Diocese John Baptist Kaggwa led the Catholics in a mass in which they reflected on Lwanga's lifestyle and high sense of affection to faith which he exhibited when he braved death at the expense of Mwanga's orders to de...

 2020-02-16 15:33 

Uganda Radio Network

Pictorial: Maj Gen. Benon Biraro's Burial...

The former presidential candidate Maj. Gen. Benon Biraro was laid to rest today at his ancestral home in Rukiga Rwengando, Nyarugando Parish, Masha Sub County Isingiro District....

 2020-02-16 15:30 

Uganda Radio Network

Maj. Gen Benon Biraro Laid to Rest...

Aron Nyesiga, a resident of Rumuri cell, says that the late Biraro constructed a church in the area, a borehole and water dams used by over four villages in Masha parish....

 2020-02-16 15:19 

Uganda Radio Network

One Killed as Bus Knocks Hippopotamus in Nwoya...

The bus registration number UBG 001C belonging to St. James School of Comprehensive Nursing and Midwifery was returning from Bileafe Sub County in Terego Arua district....

 2020-02-16 14:10 

Uganda Radio Network

Keep Off Church Land, Archbishop Ntagali Cautions Individuals...

Speaking at the 43rd anniversary commemoration of St Janani Luwum today, Archbishop Ntagali who was the main celebrant says such moves frustrates developments....

 2020-02-16 13:26 

Uganda Radio Network

80-Year-Old Tests Positive for Yellow Fever in Maracha...

The patient only identified as Batreru who is a resident of Adongoro Ward in Nyadri Town council tested positive at Maracha hospital on Saturday....

 2020-02-16 13:07 

Uganda Radio Network

62-Year-Old Killed in Kween Over Land Dispute...

Augustine Yeko, a resident of Lwanda village, Cheberen parish, Benet Sub County, in Kween District was on Saturday found dead near a river....

 2020-02-16 12:59 

Uganda Radio Network

Amudat Youth Reap Big from Beekeeping...

Mauriti says he decided to go for bee keeping after failing in crop production twice due to drought....

 2020-02-16 12:01 

Uganda Radio Network

Preparations for Museveni, Kagame Talks in High Gear at Katuna Border...

The meeting that will be held on Friday is part of the resolutions of the quadripartite summit held in Luanda, Angola. The summit was mediated by Joo Loureno, the President of Angola and Felix Tshisekedi, the President of Democratic Republic of Congo....

 2020-02-16 11:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda's Cheptegei Breaks 5 Kilometer World Record...

He clocked 12 minutes 51 seconds at the Monaco Run on Sunday...

 2020-02-16 11:33 

Uganda Radio Network

Residents Task Leaders in Iganga on Accountability of Donor Funded Projects...

Residents note that distribution of anti-malarial drugs is facilitated through a grant from donors but some patients are instead tasked to purchase drugs under the watch of leaders who rarely supervise the progress of these projects....

 2020-02-16 10:38 

Uganda Radio Network

CSOs Want List of Companies Exempted from Taxation Published...

During a press conference held on Sunday, Julius Mukunda, the Executive Director of the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) said the failure by Uganda Revenue Authority-URA even with recent innovations in tax administration to hit their collection...

 2020-02-16 10:17 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda, DRC in Talks to Tarmac Mpondwe-Beni Road...

Museveni also said the two governments are also considering to jointly raise resources to work on Bunagana -Goma road....

 2020-02-16 09:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Education Stakeholders in Alebtong Blame Poor Performance on Lack of Management...

The district was ranked 156 out of the 169 Districts in the country in the 2019 Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE. It registered 69 pupils in division one, 1,183 in division two, 1,243 in third grade and over 700 in fourth grade....

 2020-02-16 09:30 

Uganda Radio Network

Thousands Attend Archbishop Janani Luwum Memorial Prayers...

In his homily Archbishop Ntagali described Luwum as a great servant of God who served unconditionally. He says Luwum was obedient and followed the teachings of Jesus Christ closely adding that he will be greatly remembered for his good deeds....

 2020-02-16 09:17 

Uganda Radio Network

Family Negligence Surges in Bunyangabu, Kabarole...

The Rwenzori west community liaisons officer Solomon Mugisa has disclosed that at least 30 cases of family neglect are reported to police in one month....

 2020-02-16 08:35 

Uganda Radio Network

Kasese Residents in Flood Prone Areas Join Hands to Mitigate Flooding...

Emmanuel Agaba, one of the change agents says the residents have put up disaster management committees manned by volunteers who continue to sensitize residents to protect River Mubuku and its tributaries....

 2020-02-16 08:08 

Uganda Radio Network

Pineapple Farmers in Masaka Stuck With Produce...

The farmers in the sub-counties of Kyannamukaaka, Kyesiiga and Buwunga are struggling to find market for their ripe pineapples with some already rotting in the plantations....

 2020-02-16 07:45 

Uganda Radio Network

Kyaggwe County Leaders Tasked to Fight Persistent Child Sacrifice...

In Mukono, statistics at the district probation department indicate that there about 200 cases of child abuses including seven cases of child sacrifices that were registered last year....

 2020-02-16 06:57 

Uganda Radio Network

Reopened Police Outpost in Kwania Excites Residents...

The outpost was temporarily closed two weeks ago due to lack of manpower and dilapidated structures....

 2020-02-16 06:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Parish Community Program Changing Lives of Bunyangabu Residents...

Under the program, a group of 30 members with a common income-generating activity are availed funds by the government. The new fund supplements the already existing government grants and program such as the youth livelihood fund, women empowerment fund am...

 2020-02-15 13:22 

Uganda Radio Network

Four Arrested Over Bugiri Imam's Death...

Jeff Sebuyungo, the Bugiri District Police Commander, who declined to identify the suspects, says that, they were arrested on Saturday and are being detained at Bugiri central police station. He says that the suspects recorded statements and the informati...

 2020-02-15 13:04 

Uganda Radio Network

Masaka Municipality Bans Roadside Car Washing Bays...

Emmanuel Gakyalo, the Masaka Municipality Deputy Town Clerk explains that the decision is meant to curtail the rising number of washing bays operating in ungazetted areas with some being put so close to roads leading to their destruction before their life...

 2020-02-15 12:50 

Uganda Radio Network

Court Summons RCC Kampala For Blocking Arrest of Suspect in LC Bicycle Scandal...

Ndege is accused of stopping police officers from arresting the former principal civil engineer in Ministry of Works Eng. Robert Kakiza....

 2020-02-15 12:13 

Uganda Radio Network

Kadaga Warns Busoga Leaders Against Frustrating Government Projects...

Speaking at the commissioning of construction works along two roads in Jinja town, Kadaga says that, she receives numerous reports of intrigue and corruption by both technocrats and local leaders from Jinja district, which frustrates the progress of infra...

 2020-02-15 11:52 

Uganda Radio Network

UCI Highlights Advances Made in Treatment of Childhood Cancer...

Dr Jackson Orem the Executive Director said that unlike before, the institute is now better positioned to handle childhood cancer cases leading to better treatment outcomes....

 2020-02-15 11:44 

Uganda Radio Network

EC Seeks UGX 100b for Biometric Voter Verification Machines...

Justice Byabakama says the biometric system will enable the elections body to quicken the voting process....

 2020-02-15 11:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Eyewitnesses Give Account of Deceased Imam Before He Was Shot Dead...

The deceased's 10-year old child whose names have been withheld says that he accompanied Mutumba to purchase sugar from Iwemba trading centre and saw a man trailing them but mistook him for a guest. The child further states that the man who was clad i...

 2020-02-15 10:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Minister Opendi Receives Global Accolade in Health Care...

The former state minister of health in charge of General Duties was awarded during the World Health and Wellness Congress in Mumbai India. She was recognized for her efforts mobilization efforts towards ensuring effective health service delivery....

 2020-02-15 10:07 

Uganda Radio Network

NEC Suspends Kidandala as DP Organising Secretary...

According to Mao, Kidandala was suspended with immediate effect untill further notice and replaced with his deputy Shafik Dembe....

 2020-02-15 08:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Residents Feud with NFA Over Forest Reserve...

NFA started demarcating the land last week, which angered the community. The forest reserve has been a key area for grazing cattle for more than 3,000 people in Alwa Sub County....

 2020-02-15 07:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Court Quashes COSASE Recommendations on Presidential Handshake...

The money was given to government officials following court victory against oil company, Heritage in London in 2015. Here, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) dismissed a case filed by Heritage, which had challenged a decis...

 2020-02-15 07:49 

Uganda Radio Network

Ugandans Asked to Prepare for Above Normal Seasonal Rains...

A statement of the country's seasonal outlook issued by Doctor Festus Luboyera, the Executive Director, projects increased likelihoods of receiving rains above 125 percent that will be associated with thunderstorms, lightning, strong winds and hailsto...

 2020-02-15 07:34 

Uganda Radio Network

BTVET Institutes Demand for Additional Slots at Selection Exercise...

At the concluded selection process for post lower secondary education, over 70 BTVET Institutes were present. However, each was allocated a maximum number of 50 students. The said number was fixed by the ministry and it matches the available capitation an...

 2020-02-15 07:14 

Uganda Radio Network

Unfulfilled Pledges, Land Woes Hold Back Bishop Luwum Memorial Centre...

The Kitgum Diocese Bishop, Rt Rev Wilson Kitara notes that pledges that were made by individuals and stakeholders towards supporting the memorial center development haven't been fulfilled....

 2020-02-15 06:32 

Uganda Radio Network

Workers Protest Closure of Nyamuliro Wolfram Mines...

KI3R Minerals International Limited has been employing 2200 workers per day and buying raw wolfram from miners at shillings 12,000 per kilogram....

 2020-02-15 05:46 

Uganda Radio Network

Witnesses Pin Businesswoman for Defrauding UGX 300m...

Nakaweesa is facing 26 counts for obtaining money by false pretence claiming that she would get jobseekers lucrative jobs in Dubai....

 2020-02-15 05:21 

Uganda Radio Network

Pictorial: Pilgrims Complete 510km Journey to Janani Luwum's Burial Ground...

The pilgrims began their journey on January 29th visiting, Namirembe, the former archbishop's palace, Kampala Serena hotel, the former Nile Manson and Nakasero, the former headquarter of the then state research bureau were Luwum was killed....

 2020-02-15 05:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Rwanda, Uganda Agree to Resume Exchanging Security Intelligence...

According to the communique signed by Uganda Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa and Rwanda's State Minister for East African Affairs Ambassador Olivier Nduhungirehe, "both parties agreed to resume the collaboration between their defense and secur...

 2020-02-14 20:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Muslim Cleric Shot Dead in Bugirir...

Mutumba is reported to have been shot dead outside his home located in Busimba village in Iwemba sub county, on Friday night at around 9:45pm....

 2020-02-14 19:48 

Uganda Radio Network

Pilgrims Complete 510kms Janani Luwum Memorial Walk...

According to Dr Olara Otunnu, the former Uganda people's congress party president who led the pilgrims, the journey was to trace exactly the martyrdom journey of Luwum as it happened on February 16th 1977....

 2020-02-14 17:11 

Uganda Radio Network

Teachers Rallied to Rollout Revised Curriculum in Acholi...

The curriculum has attracted nationwide criticism among members of the public and educationists. Last week, the Parliament of Uganda suspended its implementation after a heated plenary on grounds of inadequate stakeholder consultation. They said that the ...

 2020-02-14 16:48 

Uganda Radio Network

Human-Wildlife Conflicts Bother Bunyoro Farmers...

In Bunyoro, Chimpanzees are found around Bugoma Forest Reserve in Kikuube district and Budongo Forest Reserve in Masindi district, among other places. The animals use small forest fragments along watercourses throughout the region, both on private or comm...

 2020-02-14 16:30 

Uganda Radio Network

I will Deal with Questionable Court Awards - Kafuuzi...

The new Deputy Attorney General Jackson Kafuuzi has said his first role in the Attorney General's Office will be to deal with questionable court awards that are currently draining the judiciary....

 2020-02-14 16:09 

Uganda Radio Network

Education Minister Moots Countrywide Tour on School Fees...

Mrs Museveni said this during a meeting with secondary school's headteachers, principals of Business Technical and Education Training institutes and heads of Primary Teacher Colleges. The meeting was held at the closure of the national school selectio...

 2020-02-14 15:38 

Uganda Radio Network

MOH Moves to Regulate Cancer Homes as Residents Turn into Roadside Beggars...

Christine Namulindwa, a Public Relations Officer at the Institute says the idea of having Cancer homes was born out of that need since the institute can't house all those due to the overwhelming number of patients that they receive....

 2020-02-14 15:20 

Uganda Radio Network

Prosecutors Ponder Strike Over Unfulfilled Government Promises...

Batson Baguma, the president of the Uganda Association of Prosecutors said that since their inception, they have grappled with issues of stagnation in rank, poor and discriminatory pay, poor facilitation, excessive workload, and limited training opportuni...

 2020-02-14 15:05 

Uganda Radio Network

Inadequate Staffing Crippling DPP's Work...

Speaking at the ODPP's office in Kampala while receiving prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, the new minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Charles Elemu Ogwal, said they only have 40 percent of the required staff....

 2020-02-14 14:01 

Uganda Radio Network

Opposition MPs Accused of Dodging to Sign Tumwine Censure Petition...

A section of Members of Parliament have faulted the Human rights committee of Parliament and the Opposition for evading the censure Process against Security Minister Elly Tumwine....

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