UGANDA: Police crisis as ex IGP Kayihura refuses to hand over
The following are URN headlines for March 13, 2018 which have been submitted for publication on March 14, 2018 and you will likely see them on The Observer.
Police In Management Crisis As Kayihura Delays Handover
Kayihura was dropped from the post he had occupied for 12 years, more than a week ago and replaced with his former Deputy Okoth Ochola. The former commander of Military Police Brigadier Sabiiti Muzeei was then appointed Deputy IGP.
Thugs Break Into Rukiga Church
St James Buhangizi Church of Uganda Archdeaconry is found in Kamwezi Sub County, Rukiga district. The thugs broke into the Church on Sunday night and made off a music system, a console, an amplifier, key board, three loud speakers and a pair of wireless microphones worth 2.5 million shillings.
Engineering Student Loses Sight after Operation
He says he had severe pain in his right eye and would spend about two hours in the morning trying to get used to the day-break light. Although he did not have any difficulty while reading and using the phone, Tenywa could not see anything whenever he tried to look up.
Kampala City MPs Oppose KCCA Amendment Bill
The Bill, first presented in parliament in 2015, provides that the Lord Mayor be elected by at least two-thirds of the Councilors and not through universal adult suffrage. It also seeks to clarify roles of the Lord Mayor and Deputy Lord Mayor.
Mak Guild Elections Set For Wednesday
A total of 15 candidates were on Monday approved by University academic registrar Alfred Masikye Namoah after verifying their academic status in accordance with article 72 of the guild constitution.
NDA Probes Source of Fake Hepatitis B Vaccine Top story
The vaccines were impounded from Family Doctors Clinic- Ntungamo, UMC Hospital-Bukoto, Malcolm Health Care-Kisaasi and Kampala Medical Chambers. The others were Mbarara Community Hospital, Devine Mercy, Mbarara City Clinic and Mayanja Memorial Hospital.
Total Trains Welders For Albertine Projects
The training launched in Kampala on Tuesday a training of welders in Buliisa and Lwengo Districtswill ensure that Ugandans from the Albertine region and East African Crude Oil Pipeline areas get employed.
Omoro District in Drive to Revive Nodding Syndrome Care Center
Hope for Humans, the first comprehensive Care Center for sufferers of Nodding Syndrome was established in 2012. It became a safe haven where children with nodding syndrome received medical care, rehabilitation, nutritious meals, special education, and personal hygiene support.
Man Arrested for Stealing 40 Computers from Mak Lab
Cadet ASP Jude Eliphaz Masingano, the OC operations at Makerere Police station told URN that police officers who were guarding the premises heard cracking noise in the lab and alerted their superiors who reinforced the deployment.
Who is Behind The Killing In Ituri
Since late last year, there have been spates of killings of especially Hema and Bagegere people, blanketly blamed on the Lendu. The most affected zone is Djugu, inhabited by the three ethnic groups.
Abim Struggles with Integrated Financial Management System
The IFMS is an automated budgeting and accounting system used by government entities to initiate, spend and monitor their budgets, process payments, manage and report on their financial activities. It is part of the broader Public Finance Management PFM reforms intended to improve budget preparation, accounting, reporting and auditing processes.
Amuria D/Speaker Held For Masquerading As State House Staff
Emogu was picked from his residence in Soroti town on the orders of the district security committee headed by the Resident District Commissioner-RDC Isaac Kawooya.
Victoria 7s Test For Uganda Rugby Cranes
The Uganda Rugby Union URU has confirmed that the national 7s team will play at the Victoria Sevens tournament in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Ibanda Man Commits Suicide
The deceased had reportedly travelled to Ibanda district to visit a friend who was a tenant in rental belonging to one Ssenyondo Busingye along Mpiira Street in Bufunda division Ibanda municipality.
Makerere Students Set for Mass Production of Teargas Top story
The group led by Samuel Falcao Mugarura has set June as the deadline for the completion of the product standardization phase and anticipate to start mass production by end of June.
Cranes To Battle Seychelles Top story
Uganda Cranes coach Sebastien Desabre will have the chance to test his senior players for the first time on March 24th in an international friendly match against Seychelles in Kampala.
Fort Portal Buildings Lack Approved Plans
The observation comes barely a week after a section of Hotel Cornerstone located on Magambo Street; Fort Portal Municipality collapsed damaging property. According to Fort Portal Municipality Mayor Willy Kintu Muhanga, the section of the building was illegally constructed.