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20:14
20:14

Women In Uganda Demand Better Media Coverage 1

While unveiling the women’s month at Hotel Africana, the activists, led by Margret Sentamu the Executive Director Uganda Media Women’s Association-UMWA says that they want the media to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment as they report stories in the country.
17:02
17:02

Amuria Teacher Remanded for Breaking Student’s Spine Amuria District 1

Samuel Opio, a teacher of Amuria High School in Amuria district was remanded to Amuria Prison for causing grievous harm to his student.
09:37
09:37

308 Karamojong Children Repatriated, Enrolled in School Napak district 6 2

The children aged 5-15 years arrived in Napak on Thursday and were taken to two primary schools that were selected by the district authorities. The children are expected to stay at school for one year without reporting back to their homes or coming in contact with their parents.

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14:55
14:55

Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs Visit to Makerere in Pictures

Professor. Jeffrey D. Sachs, a renowned American economist was in Uganda for a two-day visit to Uganda. Jeffrey Sachs was the keynote Speaker at a High-Level Dialogue on the theme “Accelerating the Sustainable Development Goals through Leveraging Innovative Financing, the Parish Development Model, and Science and Technology" The dialogue was opened by Prime Minister, Robina Nabanja who later hosted him. During the address at Makerere, Prof Jeffrey Sachs urged Ugandans to prioritize their development before the foreign investors do. "No one cares about your development other than you," he said.

Business and finance

11:52
11:52

UNRA Starts Repairs on Flooded Sinyanya- Adjumani Road Section 1 1

Allan Ssempebwa, the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) communications Officer explains that they expect the works to be complete by the end of next week, such that the suspended Obongi-Sinyanya Ferry can resume normal operations.
10:42
10:42

Five Post Bank Staff in Custody Over Theft of UGX 138M 1 2

Preliminary reports indicate that the money went missing during transit from the Post Bank Arua branch, which is located along Avenue Road in Arua City to Yumbe District, an allegation the bank has since denied.
05:10
05:10

Approved Loans to Create 18,500 Jobs - UDB

The public development finance lender approved loan applications worth 691 billion Shillings last year, with the expectation that they will create some 18,558 jobs while generating 11.39 trillion Shillings in additional output value.