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20:03
20:03

Health Minister: Lubowa Hospital Project on Course Finasi-Roko 2 1

According to Aceng, if any money is to get lost at this point, it will not be government funds since it is only issuing promissory notes as a guarantee to secure the money.
19:39
19:39

Water Crisis Hits Pakwach District water crisis. 1

Andrew Ahumuza, the Pakwach National Water and Sewerage Corporation NWSC engineer attributes the problem on the breakdown of treatment plant. He, however, says that the plant is under repairs.
19:36
19:36

Oxfam to Museveni: Provide Leadership on Gender Equality 3 5

According to the Gender Equality Tool Kit developed by Makerere’s School of Women and Gender Studies, Gender equality refers to equal enjoyment by women and men of socially valued goods, opportunities, resources and rewards.
18:48
18:48

Kenya Currency Suspension Disrupts Businesses, Money Changers Kenyan currency 3

Julius Karombe, the coordinator of the Uganda Maize Exporters Association, said to avoid the impact, traders whose goods are already in Kenya are asking to be paid in Uganda shillings.
18:13
18:13

Archbishop Ntagali Decries GBV, Teenage Pregnancies in West Nile 1 4

Speaking during his farewell tour of Madi West Nile Diocese, Arch Bishop Ntagali noted that cases of GBV and Teenage Pregnancies have continued to increase and called on Christians, the Church and political to collectively fight the vice.
18:04
18:04

KCCA to Introduce Taxi Apps 3

According to Kitaka, the initiative will help decongest the city. He explains that this will work like Bolt, Safe Boda and Uber. With the app, the customers can order for a taxi while at the stage or near it.
17:16
17:16

People Power Seeks Justice for Injured Supporters security agencies 1 1

The group alleged that some of its members are missing while others have either been injured or killed. Its spokesperson Joel Senyonnyi tasked the police to investigate cases where some people power leaders and coordinators are being targeted across the country.
13:55
13:55

Rwenzururu Queen Mother Dies Rwenzururu Kingdom 1

According to Moses Kibanzanga, the grandson to the deceased, Mukirania’s condition worsened about two weeks ago and was taken to Kilembe Mines Hospital where she underwent a number of operations including an amputation of the leg before.
13:21
13:21

Reconstruction of Mayanja Bridge Stalls over Lack of Funds river mayanja 2

The Wakiso District Engineer, Samuel Mwesigwa says although they had put up a temporary wooden deck at the section, there is need to construct a permanent bridge.
12:07
12:07

EU to Focus Funding on Media Initiatives, Welfare of Journalists oxfam international 4 1

Elizabeth Ongom, the EU in Uganda’s Operations Adviser on Civil Society and Social Development says support to the media was among the thematic areas for funding that the EU development funding to Uganda will focus on in the next 2-3 years.
11:25
11:25

Kasese Based Kiwa Heritage Develops Local Lifesaving Jackets 3 1

Sylvestor Kule Walyuba, the team leader at Kiwa Heritage, says the lifesaving jackets will give leverage to people especially fishermen who find it too costly to procure the standard lifesaving jackets.
11:02
11:02

MUST Staff Issue Two -Week Ultimatum to Adminstration 1 1

They also revealed that the promises by the parliamentary committee on education to have a forensic audit of the University’s books of accounts, restraining the administration from mistreating staff and commencing the search process for the new vice chancellor are yet to be fulfilled.
10:30
10:30

MPs Accused of Sexually Harassing Their Personal Assistants sexual harrasment 2 1

Ann Adeke Ebaju, the National Youth MP said it is unfortunate if MPs are really involved in sexual harassment of their employees.. She noted that MPs are not above the law and urged the girls to speak out openly.
08:03
08:03

Uganda, Tanzania Suspend Conversion of Kenyan Shillings new banknotes 1

In a statement last evening, Bank of Uganda said it had been informed by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) that they have issued a new series of banknotes effective 31 May 2019 with a view to combat illicit flows and counterfeits into Kenya.
07:59
07:59

Suspected Ebola Case Reported in Pakwach 1

In December last year, Dr. Henry Mwebesa the Director General of Health Services in the Ministry of Health put all districts bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo on red alert on the Ebola hemorrhagic fever following an outbreak of the deadly disease there, with a case being reported a few kilometers to the Ugandan side in Ntoroko district.
07:53
07:53

Kagitumba/Mirama Hills OSBP Registers Sharp Decline in Traffic 1

Yesterday, Rwanda announced that the Gatuna/Katuna border post will be temporarily opened to carry out trials for the movement of the heavy truck and assess the operationalization of the constructed works and equipment.
06:49
06:49

Benson Turamye Fully Takes Charge of PPDA 1 Top story

He was appointed Monday by the PPDA board after serving in acting capacity for two years. Turamye replaces Cornelia Sabiiti, who left the authority in 2017. A statement from PPDA indicates that Turamye brings on board a cumulative experience of 28 years in public service 15 of which have been at PPDA.
Jun 2019 17 results