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12:20
12:20

Kitgum, Lamwo Districts Stuck with UGX 1.8 Billion For Staff Recruitment wage bill 3

Kitgum District in particular received a wage bill of 1 Billion Shillings for the recruitment of staffs at both the District Local Government and the Municipal Council. Lamwo district was on the other hand allocated additional funding of about 800 million shillings for recruitment of staffs to fill in 52 positions.
11:06
11:06

Acholi Leaders Want Local Vigilantes Armed to Keep Karimojong Cattle Thieves Away Cattle rustling 7 1

John Amos Okot, the MP Elect for Agago North says wants the government to arm the groups with guns to protect their animals since the Karamojong rustlers have now resorted to using guns while carrying out their operations.
09:32
09:32

Neglect Increasing Cases of Mental Illness Among Elderly in Gulu 1

Statistics from the Gulu mental health unit shows that from March 2020 to February 2021, the number of older persons who sought medical help for various mental illnesses at the outpatient department was highest with at least 177 cases, followed by those with an anxiety disorder at 115 cases.
09:16
09:16

CSOs Decry Intimidation of EACOP Affected Persons in Masaka 2 1

Diana Nabiruma, the Communication Officers at the Africa Institute for Energy Governance-AFIEGO, indicates that besides anonymous persons cautioning them against engaging project affected persons and documenting their concerns, they have lately started registering cases of suspicious people trying to disrupt their community meetings.

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07:51
07:51

Pictorial: Christians Congregate to Celebrate Easter Easter sunday 2021 Top story

Key among the celebrants at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Namirembe included the Nnabagereka of Buganda, Sylvia Nagginda, the Speaker of the Buganda Lukiiko, Patrick Luwagga Mugumbule and Rubaga Division Mayor, Joyce Nabbosa Ssebuggwawo.

Business and finance

15:06
15:06

Umeme Calls for Sensitization on Power Payment 2

In March several people using the prepaid electricity system, Yaka complained that they have been made to pay the 3,660 monthly service fees twice a month. Others got as little power as 0.5 kWh (units) for 10,000 Shillings, instead of the average usual of 20 units.
12:37
12:37

Border Town in Kasese Loses 1 Billion Annual Revenue Mpondwe-Lhubiriha 3 1

The town council chairperson Sylvester Mapozi says they had estimated to run on a 2.5 Billion Shillings budget for the financial year 2020/2021 but have only managed to realise 1.5 Billion Shillings most of which was a contribution from the central government.
10:07
10:07

Akokoro Sub County Residents Decry Lack of Safe Water 3 2

Sandra Adongo, a resident of Aluga Central Village in Akokoro Sub-county, says that lack of clean water has persisted for long but their leaders have not intervened.
09:16
09:16

CSOs Decry Intimidation of EACOP Affected Persons in Masaka 2 1

Diana Nabiruma, the Communication Officers at the Africa Institute for Energy Governance-AFIEGO, indicates that besides anonymous persons cautioning them against engaging project affected persons and documenting their concerns, they have lately started registering cases of suspicious people trying to disrupt their community meetings.

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