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May 2019 27 results
21:15
21:15

Education Committee to Meet MUST Leadership Over Staff Strike 2

The committee members note that there is need to ascertain what is happening on the ground, listen to key stakeholders including the University Council, top management, staff associations and guild leaders so as to bring an end to the strike.
20:59
20:59

NFA Loses Over Over 40,000 Hectares of Central Forest Reserve Land to Developers 5

The National Forestry Authority has lost Over 40 thousands hectares of central forest reserve in Kayunga district to private developers, the Bamugemereire led Commission has heard this afternoon.
20:22
20:22

Inside Mbarara University Strike: Why Staff Want VC Sacked? project 1 2 Top story

“Nobody understands their issue. Maybe they are playing tribal politics because if you are accusing somebody, you should have concrete proof to say this man has stolen this money, this man has done and mismanaged this and therefore he can go. So accusing somebody and yelling on top of your voice doesn’t make what you are saying right. They have not provided evidence,” Prof. Obua said.
19:26
19:26

Police Handwriting Expert Testifies in Mak Gold Case Makerere University 6 1

Appearing before Beatrice Kainza, the City Hall Grade One Magistrate on Tuesday, Chelangat, who is also the last state witness said she had found significant similarities in the signatures on documents the accused used for receipting the money and their statements.
19:00
19:00

UCC Condemns Security Attacks on Radio Stations 3

Ibrahim K. Bbossa, the Head of Public Relations at the Uganda Communications Commission says there is no directive barring opposition politicians from being hosted on the various media. He says stations affected by such interference must report to the Commission to find justice.
18:47
18:47

Gov’t to Expedite Operationalisation of Skills Development Facility Janet Museveni 3 1

The Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Museveni indicated that SDF comes at a time when government cannot compromise on skills development and would seek to operationalize the fund faster now that pilot has proved successful.
18:33
18:33

Fort Portal Fire: Traders Count Losses 1 2

The incident which happened along Kasaija road in Kisenyi cell in South Division of Fort Portal municipality was caused by a Fuso truck registration number UAW 038N that was carrying plastic drums with fuel.
18:05
18:05

Traders Blocked from Accessing Apaa Trading Centre apaa land conflict 1 2

Pabo Sub County LCV councillor Abola pa` Lacaka says, the traders were stopped from accessing the market in Apaa trading centre by UPDF soldiers.
17:49
17:49

Political Parties Unveil New POMA Regulations 1 6

The new regulations were unveiled by secretary generals of political parties and Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda in a meeting on Tuesday afternoon. Rugunda gave political parties assurance that the new regulations will be implemented expeditiously to the last dot.
17:30
17:30

MPs Challenge Gov't Proposal to Write off 499bn Tax Arrears tax exemptions 1 5

In its report, the Finance committee of Parliament that was scrutinizing the bill recommended that Parliament approves the proposal to write off the billions of shillings in tax arrears.
17:28
17:28

Govt to Waive Restrictions on Financial Intelligence Information Sharing 3

The move which seeks to curb money laundering and terrorist activities is entrenched in an amendment to the anti-money laundering law presented by state Minister for Finance David Bahati to parliament this afternoon.
17:26
17:26

Makerere Loses Case Against Two Staff Association Leaders 1 2 Top story

While delivering the ruling, Kiwanuka said the university relied on mere allegations, hearsay as well as unsubstantiated facts and failed to prove the guilt of the respondents.
16:32
16:32

Adjumani Environment Activist Wins EU Human Rights Award 1

Speaking in Amuru district last year, President Yoweri Museveni said he was dismayed by the extent of the damage the forest has suffered in the hands of illegal loggers when he flew over it. He vowed to crack whips on those behind the illegal logging. Since then, several people have been investigated over involvement in deforestation in the Forest.
16:14
16:14

School Administration, Parents Clash Over Money auditor 4

Saabani Irumba, a parent who had two candidates in the school, says that he paid Shillings 260,000 as demanded by the school but was shocked when the school only took one of his daughters to UNEB claiming the bus was full. Irumba’s daughter, Sophia Karungi, says that she tried to board the bus but Byaruhanga told her that it was already full, adding that those already on the bus would represent them.
15:31
15:31

UCC Places 13 Radios, TVs Under Fresh Investigations 1 4

UCC Executive Director Godfrey Mutabaazi says that the broadcasters have since requested the regulator to conduct separate investigations into the alleged breach. He says that the National Association of Broadcasters-NAB argued that the companies could have not collectively breached the standards to warrant collective punishment.
14:31
14:31

Cabinet Approves Creation of Terego District 1 2

According to Namuyangu, Terego district will become operational at the start of the 2020/2021 financial year. She says Shillings 20.7 billion is needed to operationalize the district.
13:08
13:08

MUST Students Advised Not to Join Staff Strike 1

On Thursday, Mbarara University of Science and Technology Academic Staff Association –MUSTASA announced a staff strike. The staff accuse the Vice Chancellor Prof. Celestino Obua of incompetence, financial mismanagement, and misuse of university property and flouting of the University human resources manual by illegal staff recruitment.
12:51
12:51

Community Forest Management Solves Uganda's Deforestation Puzzle – NFA 5 1

The initiative works in such a way that community groups are introduced to alternative sources of livelihoods as incentives for protecting forest resources. Such enterprises include piggery, beekeeping, eco-tourism and Nursery Tree planting amongst others.
12:20
12:20

24-Year-Old Held for Self Kidnap 2

It is alleged that Wabomba disappeared from home on May 1, 2019, and thereafter called a number of his relative’s saying that his kidnappers were demanding a ransom of three million Shillings to guarantee his release.
12:16
12:16

Kabakumba, 600 households Battle over Land residents 1

Kabakumba contends that in 2004 Custodian Board advertised many properties including Bujenje estate and she was among the bidders adding that she was considered. The land in question is hosting over 600 households.
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