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16:59
16:59

Kitgum Allied Health Workers Reject Use of Soldier to Fill Staffing Gap 4

On Tuesday this week, the hospital management decided to deploy soldiers to the laboratory to fill the staffing gap resulting from the ongoing industrial action by the Allied Health Professionals
16:21
16:21

Oil Production Won't Help Uganda if Corruption Remains High -USAID 2

Richard Nelson, the USAID Country Director told a meeting organized by the Inspectorate of Government-IG to update development partners on anti-corruption strategies that as Uganda nears production of Oil, the country should address the corruption vice or else proceeds from oil might be lost to corruption.
11:04
11:04

Second Man Killed in Two Days as Mob Justice Cases Escalate in Greater Luwero 2

His killing in Semuto Sub-County has happened just a day after irate locals at Kalagala village in Semuto’s neighboring Nakaseke Sub County killed a yet to be identified man after they intercepted a group of three men with five stolen cows killed on Monday night.
07:59
07:59

Soroti University Secretary Petitions Anti-Corruption Unit Citing Persecution 1

“Four staff members who were arraigned before the Anti-Corruption Court, Kampala, pleaded guilty to abuse of office, causing financial loss, and conspiracy to defraud and had their cases dropped by DPP. Ref: Criminal Case No. 149/2019 Uganda Vs Omeke David, Odongo James, Otim Gilbert, and Omoding Samuel. One staff member, who stole and sold a bull, which belonged to the University has never been prosecuted”, she notes in her May 16th, 2022 letter.

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12:39
12:39

Pictorial: Search For Oil Jobs Increases Settlements in Kikuube’s Buhuka Flats oil and gas

The population in the area is now estimated at over 15000 compared to about 3000 people in 2013.

Business and finance

17:36
17:36

Africa Coffee Industry Seeks to Succeed Independent of Foreign Influence 5 1

The 25 African countries agreed that there is a need to make it as easy as possible to trade in coffee within the African continent, to avoid setbacks in the international market. The Nairobi Declaration will also see coffee anchored as a strategic commodity under the African Union.
17:22
17:22

Train Riders Before Giving Them Motorcycles on Loan -UPAPA 6 1

Charles Ociti, the UPAPA Managing Director believes that most drivers and riders are not qualified to be on the road but they are there for survival and as a result, they end up causing or getting involved in accidents.
11:58
11:58

Taxi Operators Decry Low Passenger Numbers 7 1

Baston Kiyagga, a taxi guide at Makerere Stage, says that they hardly make more than 2 trips, which has affected their earnings. Previously, they would record at least 10 trips from this stage.
11:47
11:47

Arua District Records Poor Local Revenue Collection 3

Solomon Anguzu, the Secretary of Finance, and Administration attributed the reduction to the negative attitude of taxpayers and poor remittance by the lower local government units.

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