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18:12
18:12

Public Warned Of Illegal, Substandard Laboratories 3 1

It is no longer business as usual for substandard and illegal clinical laboratories in private hospitals and clinics as the Allied Health Professionals Council vows to crack down on its members.
17:28
17:28

Ugandan Banks mobilise UGX16Trillion In Deposits 3 1

According to Kisaame, of the 16 trillion shillings in deposits, the banks have lent 12 trillion shillings to the private sector.
16:37
16:37

UPDF Recovers 3 Guns In Nebbi

Lt. Hassan Ahmed Kato, the West Nile Region UPDF spokesperson, says a team of UPDF soldiers collected the weapons for the destruction.
16:07
16:07

Anonymous letters Cause Panic in Mbarara criminals 2

The leaflets, first seen over the weekend, indicate that the authors will attack and kill the entire family of the area Local Council LC I Chairperson Emmanuel Ssempiira before descending on other residents. The same leaflets were distributed in some areas of Kakiika division.
15:55
15:55

Mak Administrative Staff Vote to Maintain New Salary Structure salary enhancements

All the 80 staff who attended the General Assembly under their umbrella of Makerere University Administrative Staff Association MASA overwhelmingly voted to maintain the position of the ministry as outlined in a circular early this month. Catherine Bitarakwate, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Public Service in her July 1st circular instructed all accounting officers in public universities to implement the new salary structure for the financial year 2017/2018.
15:45
15:45

MPs Kick Out Lwengo Officials diversion of funds 3 1

In his response, Charles Namutinda, the Lwengo District Water Engineer told the committee that they diverted Shillings 456Million Shillings from the water department to finance the construction of the district headquarters.
15:41
15:41

Experts Meet As Army Worm Spreads to South Sudan fall armworm 1 Top story

The army worm whose presence has already been felt in Uganda is a new pest in Africa, preferring maize plants, but feeds on sorghum, millet, vegetables and other crops as well.
13:48
13:48

UPDF Begins Training on Sexual Violence in Conflict refugee law project 1

The training comes at the backdrop of allegations of rape and exploitation by Ugandan soldiers who have been searching for Lords Resistance Army rebels in Central African Republic. The allegations appeared in a report released last month by Human Rights watch accusing Ugandan troops of sexually exploiting and abusing at least 13 women and girls since 2015.
13:38
13:38

Reconstruction of Pece Stadium Suffers Fresh Setbacks 1 3

Gulu district is under intense pressure to complete the construction of sports facilities for next months East Africa Post-Secondary School Games FEASSA.
13:13
13:13

City Festival to Raise Funds for Kampala Schools jeniffer musisi 3 1

Kampala city has 79 primary schools many of which were constructed in the early 1960s and 1970s. Today, the schools with a population of 85,000 pupils are characterized by dilapidated structures due to lack of renovation, coupled with population pressure that has reportedly put excessive stress on the available infrastructure.
12:48
12:48

Bunyoro Kingdom Joins Forces to Oppose Kikuube District hoima oil city 2 1

Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom has asked the central government to halt the operationalization of Kikuube district which is supposed to be curved out of Hoima district. Kikuube is one of the 25 new districts approved by parliament in 2015 and is set to be operational effective July 1, 2018. The new district supposed to take the boundaries of Buhaguzi County has of late received opposition from a section of politicians in Hoima district.
12:33
12:33

Ugandan Engineer Scoops USD 25,000 Innovation Prize 1

Philippa Ngaju, an Electrical Engineer attached to the Uganda Industrial Research Institute UIRI, took home the second prize of USD 25 000 89 million Shillings for her innovation; Electronically Controlled Gravity Feed Infusion Set ECGF, a medical device designed to accurately administer intravenous fluids and drugs by controlling the rate of fluid flow based on feedback from a drop sensor.
12:04
12:04

Bushenyi Activists Remanded for Attempted Murder high court bushenyi

Paul Mujuni, the Bushenyi Grade One Magistrate didnt allow the accused to enter any plea since his court lacks jurisdiction over capital offenses. He remanded Kakonge to Nyamushekyera government prison until August 1st when his case will come up for mention.
11:58
11:58

Mak Assistant Lecturers Petition over Salary Discrepancies makerere strikes 2 1 Top story

According to Makerere University Councils approved policy on promotional tracks for academic staff, an Assistant Lecturer is an entry level rank who must have at least a Bachelors Degree with a First Class or Second Class Upper and Masters Degree. While an assistant lecturer at Makerere currently earns 4.8 million or 4.3 million shillings for science and non-science categories, the same salary scale in other public universities attracts a monthly pay of 5.7 million.
10:54
10:54

Kaberebere Town Council Battles Water Crisis isingiro 3

Innocent Tugume, a resident of Kabarebere town council, says farmers are the most affected by the water crisis. Tugume, who owns a piggery farm, says he uses his motorcycle to fetch water about five kilometers away for his farm, which costs him Shillings 5000 each day
10:42
10:42

JICA Delays UGX 66B Road Project In Gulu gulu municipality 1 2

Residents of Gulu Municipality will have to wait another four months before the start of major road repairs on the streets of Gulu town now slated for December this year. Francis Barabanawe, the town clerk of Gulu Municipality says the 6.6-kilometre road stretch will cover 21 streets in the heart of Gulu town.
10:29
10:29

Gulu Municipality, Japanese City Sign Cooperation Deal 3 1

A metropolitan city in Japan is set to mentor Gulu Municipality on city administration, infrastructure development and other social services delivery over the next three years. Under what is technically known as city twinning, Izumisano City will also cooperate with Gulu Municipality on three core areas of culture; administration; and education and sports.
08:05
08:05

Sembabule District Fails to Secure Land Titles for Public Assets buganda kingdom 1

In his 2016 Auditor General Report, the Auditor General, John Muwanga notes that Sembabule district doesnt have titles for all Sub county headquarters, health centers, bore holes, Valley tanks and buildings. According to the Auditor General, the absence of titles for land hosting key public assets exposes them to grabbing.
07:49
07:49

University Workers Welcome Proposed Salary Percentages university strikes 5

A meeting between striking staff at Ugandas public universities and officials from the Finance, Education and Public Service ministries appears to have addressed the issues that pushed the staff to lay down their tools.
07:36
07:36

MPs Grill Masaka Municipal Officials Over Missing Millions accountability 1

In his report, the Auditor General accuses the municipality of failing to account for Shillings 83 million allegedly paid to pensioners. According to the report, although the municipality claims to have paid the money to pensioners, there is no evidence to that effect.
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