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19:47
19:47

Kibirige Defends Obore's Forced Leave 6

Obore ran to court on October 3, 2019 accusing Kibirige of among others contempt of court when she ignored a directive by Justice Henrietta Wolayo issued on April 10, 2019 blocking the termination of his services pending the determination of his application filed on April 1, 2019.
19:12
19:12

Mak Student Leaders Pessimistic About Outcome of Council Meeting Makerere University 1 1

Marion Kirabo, the guild minister for Gender, Ethics and Integrity who was also part of the students’ team that presented in council said they are pessimistic about the outcomes of the meeting.
17:24
17:24

URA Temporarily Suspends New Rules on Import Clearance 2 1 Top story

On Monday, the leadership of Kampala City Traders Association met URA officials where they agreed to suspend the directive until further notice. It was also agreed that all goods that were held up at Mombasa by the revenue body be released and cleared at the Uganda border.
16:28
16:28

Kitsolima Primary School in Appalling State 4 3

Pupils are taught in three mud and wattle structures with no windows and doors.
16:03
16:03

Alur King Orders Restoration of Traditional Fireplaces alur kingdom 1 1

In a three-page dossier, the King expressed concern over the erosion of cultural values and norms which is negatively affecting the level of loyalty Alur subjects have for cultural and royal matters. He attributes the lack of respect for cultural leaders and deviation from cultural matters to modernity.
14:27
14:27

Bukwo DPC, OC Accused of Selling Police Land

Tom Chesol, the Bukwo Resident District Commissioner confirmed to URN the ongoing investigations to establish the circumstances, under which the police land was sold off. “We have started investigations in the matter, we want to find out how the district land board allocated someone land that already belongs to Uganda police” he said.
14:24
14:24

Retired Teacher Scoffs at Govt Science Elevation Approach 1 1

Alekua, who trained from the Institute of Teacher Education-Kyambogo –ITEK in the ’60s, was a chemistry teacher at Teso College Aloet, before joining Arua Secondary School as a Deputy Head Teacher. He retired in 2006 after a stint at Nyarilo S.S. where he served as a headteacher.
12:41
12:41

Finance, Gender Committee Members Support Mid-term Access to NSSF Savings midterm access 2 2

The committee comprising legislators from the Finance and Gender committees, is currently reviewing the Bill, which, among others, seeks to amend the NSSF Act, to change the taxation regime for social security contributions investment returns and benefits, introduce voluntary contributions over and above the standard contribution of five per cent and allows midterm access to voluntary contributions.
11:37
11:37

NGOs Urged to Explore Local Funding Options amid Donor Fatigue UNHCR 1 4

The call follows a report titled “Money Talks; Assessing funding flows to local and national actors in Uganda, which established that local agencies are not benefiting equally from the growth in international humanitarian assistance to Uganda, compared with their international counterparts.
11:32
11:32

UBTEB Trains BTVET Assessors, Lecturers for New Curriculum World Bank 2 4

The training according to Onesmus Oyesigye, the UBTEB Executive Secretary is aimed at equipping skills and competences to the trainers and assessors ahead of the implementation of the new curriculum for training programs.
07:57
07:57

Lands Ministry Blames Administrator General for Wakiso Land Mess 2 1

Appearing before the Commission of inquiry into land Matters, Robert Opio, the acting Commissioner for land registration says the Administrator General cleared the transaction using a search report generated by unauthorized Principal Land Officer in Wakiso Ministry Zonal Office, Johnson Mukaaga.
07:17
07:17

Construction Of Modern Incinerator Starts At Masaka Hospital 2

Dr Onyachi says that the construction works which are expected to be completed by December are spearheaded by Rakai Health Sciences program (RHSP).
06:46
06:46

17 Butcheries Closed Over Poor Hygiene in Kwania Health 2

According to Dr. Opeto, the move is aimed at ensuring that the butcheries meet minimum operational requirements so as to protect lives of meat consumers. He says the operators of the affected butcheries have been given a week’s ultimatum to improve the hygiene and sanitation of their butcheries before they resume operations. butcheries before they resume operations.
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