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17:54
17:54

Organizations Extorting Money from LRA War Victims to Benefit from Reparation Northern Uganda 2 1

Maria Kamara Mabinti, the ICC Outreach Coordinator for East Africa says they have noted concerns that some organizations are now registering the war victims in the case locations to benefit from the reparation program.
16:46
16:46

NRM’s Transformer Cadres’ President Arrested in Amolatar Hot FM Amolatar

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Regional Police spokesperson confirmed his arrest saying the suspects Adupa stood for as surety failed to comply with the terms and conditions of the bail and has since disappeared.
16:39
16:39

Seed School Builders Strike Over Pay 3 1

On Monday, angry laborers locked the girl’s dormitory and the administration block protesting underpaid arrears. Justine Okumu, one of the workers told URN that their children have been suspended from school due to accumulated school dues.
16:38
16:38

Prisons Authorities Want More Plea Bargaining Sessions for Petty Offenders 3 2

Innocent Draville, the Officer in Charge of Mbarara Main Prison says since 2014 when the plea bargain initiative started in Mbarara, a total of 1,276 capital cases have been handled and disposed of compared to the 281 petty offences noting that more efforts are needed to advocate for petty offenders to enroll for plea bargaining.

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08:43
08:43

Pictorial on Bwebajja Senior Officers Pass Out Top story

Assistant Inspector General of Police -AIGP Godfrey Golooba, who presided over the pass out on behalf of Inspector General of Police -IGP Martin Ochola rallied the officers to ensure that they practice the skills they have acquired and exhibit them in their duties purposely to match the ever-changing policing needs.

Business and finance

17:40
17:40

Lira City Councilors Decry Slow USMID Road Works USMID Project 7

The project is expected to be complete by next month, but so far only 39% of the actual work has been completed, raising concerns among the city leaders.
17:30
17:30

Cabinet Adopts Proposed Changes to Microfinance Deposit-Taking Institutions Act 2

The Minister of Information and National Guidance, Chris Baryomunsi communicated the government decision in a media briefing at the government-owned media center, saying the changes are aimed at helping MDIs to serve Ugandans better.
17:12
17:12

Accountancy Students Decry Tough Papers, High Failure Rates 5

“Can the institute help people who have failed the papers like four times as it is demotivating and demoralizing!” said a student. But CPA Mayende, the ICPAU President said the institute cannot compromise the quality of the profession since it is internationally affiliated.
13:18
13:18

Residents Declare Forceful Recovery of Forestland from Former District Chairman 3 2

The residents who have declared forceful takeover measures to retain the land say that they acquired it lawfully after mobilizing themselves in their group, Tukolele Wamu Agro Farmers Association and were given 600 acres of land by National Forestry Authority- NFA in 2015 to practice agroforestry. They were shocked upon hearing that they are going to be evicted by Chairman Ssenyonga.

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