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 2021-06-13 13:42 

Uganda Radio Network

Bududa Farmers in Tears as UWA Rangers Slash Crops...

The rangers claim that the crops were planted inside Mt. Elgon National Park. The most affected parishes include Kasuuni and Nametsi in Bukalasi and Bundesi Sub Counties respectively....

 2021-06-13 13:25 

Uganda Radio Network

Ministry Calls for Collective Responsibility to End Child Labour...

Aggrey Kibenge, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development says the country is not lacking laws and policies against child labour but there is a need for collective responsibility....

 2021-06-13 12:52 

Uganda Radio Network

Don't Rely On Herbs, Concoctions for Covid-19 Prevention- Medics...

However, Dr Nakiyimba says that although some of the concoctions are rich in vitamins and minerals, they have the potential of causing opportunistic health complications if not taken with precaution....

 2021-06-13 12:21 

Uganda Radio Network

Kalungu Man Kills Wife in Bar Brawl...

Ssempijja hit Nassali on the head with a bottle. Nassali bled profusely from the deep cut she sustained but later died shortly after reaching Mukwano Medical Centre....

 2021-06-13 12:01 

Uganda Radio Network

Experts Warn Against Steam Inhalation in Covid-19 Treatment...

Dr Richard Idro, a paediatrician at Mulago Specialized National Referral Hospital says while steam inhalation where many are using herbs and hot water has become very popular, there is no way it can keep away the virus or even treat those that are already...

 2021-06-13 11:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Pader District Leaders Probe Theft of University Bursary Forms...

The forms were part of 50 slots issued annually to the district before each academic year by Kampala International University- KIU and Kampala Metropolitan University to disadvantaged students under the recommendation of the District Executive Committee....

 2021-06-13 11:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Bundibugyo Turns to Para-Social Workers to Curb Early Child Pregnancies...

The district probation officer Grace Pamela says they are worried that the suspension of schooling activities could fuel the already high cases of child pregnancies among school girls....

 2021-06-13 11:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Football Experts Predict Bright Future in New Cranes Team...

The new squad is comprised of players from different clubs in the Uganda Premier League and a few players from Uganda Hippos who recently played the U-20 Afcon finals....

 2021-06-13 10:21 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda Records Over 10,000 New COVID-19 Cases, 59 Deaths in Ten Days...

Uganda recorded a total of 10,491 COVID-19 cases and 59 deaths in the first ten days of June.This implies that the country has recorded an average of 1,041 cases this month....

 2021-06-13 09:57 

Uganda Radio Network

Judiciary Releases Working Schedules for Judges During Lockdown...

On Monday, Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo suspended the hearing of all court cases including election petitions for 42 days....

 2021-06-13 09:29 

Uganda Radio Network

Urban Refugees Demand Inclusion in COVID-19 Vaccination...

It took Amudu Jean Pierre a refugee who arrived in Uganda from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC in 2012 four incidents of being bounced before he finally got his first COVID-19 jab at the Makerere University Hospital in April....

 2021-06-13 08:55 

Uganda Radio Network

Man in Hoima Arrested with 40 Jerrycans of Siphoned Fuel...

The suspect has been identified as Ronald Amanya, a resident of Hoima City. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says that the suspect was arrested on Saturday while driving a vehicle registration number UBG 230N....

 2021-06-13 08:41 

Uganda Radio Network

Contractor Given One Week to Handover National Isolation Centre...

Eng. George Otim, the commissioner of health infrastructure at the health ministry says that the contractor was supposed to hand over the site on June 11....

 2021-06-13 08:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Man in Rubanda Torches House With Wife and Children Inside...

It's alleged that Vian had an argument with Muheki Lovinah and quarrelled. However, he moved outside shortly and returned with a jerrycan of petrol, locked the house and set it ablaze. After torching the house, the suspect fled....

 2021-06-13 07:57 

Uganda Radio Network

Five Teachers in Hoima Arrested for Conducting Lessons...

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson identifies the arrested teachers as Ronald Naizito, Leonard Kyaligonza, Juliet Ndibalekesa, Cissy Namkabirwa, Akio Ntibankane and Fred Mukasa....

 2021-06-13 07:32 

Uganda Radio Network

Seven Boda Boda Associations Dissolved in Gulu City...

According to Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor , they have received several complaints from residents that there are a lot of suspected criminals who disguise as Boda Boda riders...

 2021-06-13 07:14 

Uganda Radio Network

Kasingye Directs Senior Police Officers to Leave Barracks...

Kasingye says senior officers are living illegally in the barracks, because they are given a housing allowance, which entitles them to rent houses outside the barracks....

 2021-06-13 06:57 

Uganda Radio Network

Three Buried Alive in Quarry...

Joseph Oryem, the LCI Karuma Town Council says that the deceased was extracting construction aggregates for sale when the soil developed deep cracks forcing the rocks to roll down and buried them....

 2021-06-13 06:42 

Uganda Radio Network

Gulu City Division Mayors Prioritize Garbage Management...

Patrick Oola Lumumba Mayor of West Division says they have hired two trucks to undertake massive rubbish collection especially around Kabedopong Market, Kaunda Ground, Gulu Modern Market and Lacor Complex Market....

 2021-06-13 06:29 

Uganda Radio Network

URA Makes TIN Application Easier...

According to Uganda Revenue Authority-URA, it has also made changes in the existing TIN application form to improve the experience of their clients and attend to the changes in the tax regime, technology and the business environment....

 2021-06-13 06:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Polio Cases Increased Eight Times Last Year- WHO...

WHO statistics show, last year, 1,226 cases of all forms of polio were recorded compared to 138 in 2018, something attributed to paused door-to-door campaigns for four months to protect communities from the spread of COVID-19....

 2021-06-12 13:54 

Uganda Radio Network

Former Kabale LCV Chairperson Laid to Rest Amidst Tight Security...

Keihwa who is also the former Uganda Local Governments' Association (ULGA) chairperson for Western Uganda succumbed to Covid-19 at Healthstone Hospital in Banda, Kampala on Thursday evening....

 2021-06-12 13:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Oil and Gas: New Licensing Roadmap Set As Gov't Woos Oil Investors...

Director Petroleum Exploration Development and Production Department, Honey Malinga says the grant of exploration licenses expected to take place at the end of this year....

 2021-06-12 13:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Isingiro District Reopens Isolation Centres...

Herbert Muhangi the Resident District Commissioner and chairperson of Task Force says the reopening of the isolation centres follows the increasing number of call alerts that are being recorded....

 2021-06-12 12:46 

Uganda Radio Network

Museveni Names New Army Court Members...

In a letter dated June 8th, President Museveni reappointed Lt Gen Andrew Gutti as the army court chairman for another term....

 2021-06-12 11:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Boda Boda Rider Lynched for Stabbing Police Officer in Kampala...

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that the unknown cyclist attacked and stabbed police constable Ismail Menjar, who was on duty enforcing the curfew on Friday evening....

 2021-06-12 10:28 

Uganda Radio Network

Kasese District Stuck With Covid-19 Patients As Referral Hospital Gets Filled Up...

Dr. Yusuf Baseka the District Health Officer-DHO says they don't have any alternative facility to handle the patient and have advised them to go for home based care....

 2021-06-12 09:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Lack of Ambulance Service in Nebbi Hindering Referral of Covid-19 Patients...

Nebbi General Hospital currently relies on the local government vehicles including that of the LCV Chairman and Resident District Commissioner to refer Covid19 patients to Arua regional referral hospital....

 2021-06-12 09:04 

Uganda Radio Network

New East Africa Table Tennis Association President to Popularize Game in Region...

Robert Jaggwe was elected to become the Table Tennis African Vice President for the Eastern Africa Region comprising of 14 countries during the General Assembly of the African Table Tennis Federation....

 2021-06-12 08:44 

Uganda Radio Network

Father in Bugiri Arrested For Killing His Children...

It is reported that, at around 8:00 pm, Kibete, a single father used a machete to chop his two children to death, before attempting to flee....

 2021-06-12 08:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Justice Ssekaana Warns Lawyer Mabirizi over Withdrawal of Cases...

In his letter dated June 10 2021, Ssekaana notes that Mabirizi filed a case against the Attorney General and the same was brought to his attention by the Deputy Registrar of the court out of concern that it was the third similar matter filed by him in a s...

 2021-06-12 07:53 

Uganda Radio Network

Masaka Hospital Closes Departments Over Covid-19...

The units are; ENT/Eye Department and Dental clinic, the Surgical and Pediatrics Departments, Diabetic and Hypertensive Clinic and the Maternal and Child Health Unit-MCH....

 2021-06-12 07:19 

Uganda Radio Network

Lira Market COVID-19 Task Force Struggling to Enforce SOPs...

William Apea, a member of the task force is worried that the covid-19 cases could be high in the market since the traders and customers have failed to adhere to the guidelines....

 2021-06-12 06:27 

Uganda Radio Network

Covid-19 Testing Centres Register Increase in Positive Cases in Learners...

Staff at the testing labs intimated that many parents were taking their children for voluntary tests following reports that some schools had positive cases. Other learners were tested at health facilities after they presented with COVID-19 symptoms....

 2021-06-12 06:06 

Uganda Radio Network

Traffic Officer Knocked Dead Patrolling Kamuli-Buyende District Boundary...

Ndingidyeye who was riding on a motorcycle registration number; UEX 280U, was knocked in the areas of Nankulyaku on Bukungu road along the Kamuli-Buyende road....

 2021-06-12 05:33 

Uganda Radio Network

Former Privatization Minister Manzi Tumubweine Dead...

Tumubweine succumbed to Covid-19 on Saturday night at around 10:00 PM at Case Clinic in Kampala where he has been admitted. His death was confirmed by his daughter, Peace Musimenta....

 2021-06-12 04:57 

Uganda Radio Network

Kitgum Municipality MP Arrested For Holding Procession...

The Forum for Democratic Change Party (FDC] stalwart was picked from his home in Pager Division, Kitgum Municipality on Friday evening....

 2021-06-11 16:19 

Uganda Radio Network

Jinja City Approves UGX 45.7Bn Budget Amidst Controversy...

After council failure to consider their complaints, Kadama led her colleagues into chaotic shouts amidst the budget approval process, which prompted security operatives to throw her out of the council hall....

 2021-06-11 16:10 

Uganda Radio Network

Staff Shortage Hits Gulu COVID-19 Treatment Unit...

Dr Paska Apiyo disclosed with the spike in new cases, the unit is being operated by only eight personnel; 4 nurses, a medical doctor and a physician including two cleaners saying work volume has over stretched them....

 2021-06-11 16:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Omukama Iguru Demands Immediate Investigations into Persistent L. Albert Attacks...

"How can these attacks happen and no action is being taken by the government? Since 2018 my subjects have been suffering, they are being put on gunpoint before they are robbed. These cases are all being reported to the relevant government security age...

 2021-06-11 15:54 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID -19 Patients in Gulu Violating Home Based Care Treatment Guidelines...

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator says that they have received information that the patients are mixing with other members of the public....

 2021-06-11 15:43 

Uganda Radio Network

School Closure: Gov't Resumes Radio Lessons, Still Skeptical on TV...

According to a UNSECO report, television lessons faced challenges in producing content, the absence of pre-existing partnerships for the design and broadcasting of the educational content, and also lacked collaboration between education specialists and th...

 2021-06-11 14:56 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Block Kitgum MP's Ambulance Donation Function...

Martin Abigaba says they opted to intercept the legislator's entourage acting on a tip off that he was planning to embark on dubious activities of mass gathering which was contrary to the current restriction imposed to curtail the spread of the deadly...

 2021-06-11 14:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Health Centres in Kasese Run Out Of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses...

Dr Yusuf Baseke, the District Health Officer attributes the shortage to an increase in the uptake among the population and the surge in the number of covid-19 cases....

 2021-06-11 13:57 

Uganda Radio Network

Former Bunya South MP Kyeyago Succumbs to COVID-19...

Kyeyago, also a former delegate in the Assembly of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) died today afternoon at the Jinja based Nile International Hospital....

 2021-06-11 13:52 

Uganda Radio Network

Karamoja MPs Protest Appointment of Nandutu, Kitutu As Ministers...

Members of Parliament from the Karamoja region have protested the appointments of Maria Goretti Kitutu and Agnes Nandutu as Ministers in charge of Karamoja....

 2021-06-11 13:44 

Uganda Radio Network

Friendly Match Helped Us Assess Weaknesses - Okwi...

Hosts South Africa defeated Uganda Cranes 3-2 in an international friendly match played at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto yesterday....

 2021-06-11 13:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Ballot Secrecy: Joyce Ssebuggwawo's Catch-22...

The photo taken by Daily Monitor photojournalist and posted on social media yesterday, two days after President Museveni named Joyce Ssebuggwawo as State Minister for Information clearly show that the then acting FDC President pointed her pen on the lower...

 2021-06-11 13:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda Odd Man Out as East African Countries Raise Expenditures...

The countries continue to rely heavily on borrowing although some, like Uganda, intend to reduce how much they borrowed this year. In total, the countries plan to borrow more than USD 18 billion, to fund the turnaround of the economies battered by COVID-1...

 2021-06-11 12:56 

Uganda Radio Network

Six Arrested For Illegally Settling in Muhokya IDP Camp...

The Kasese Resident District Commission Lt. Joe Walusimbi says the evaluation exercise also established that more than 100 people are unknown to the camp leadership....

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