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23:24
23:24

Education Ministry Asks Private Schools to Participate in Secondary School Selection Exercise UCE 2019 1 1

According to the education ministry, many private schools that are some of the best performers at UCE and UACE do not take part in the selection exercise. This they say leave many students out of joining these schools
21:55
21:55

Land Conflicts Worry Bunyangabu Leaders Bunyangabu District

Bunyangabu Resident District Commissioner Asiimwe Jane Muhindo says there is need to address the insecurity caused by land disputes.
20:46
20:46

Internal Affairs Minister Irked by Crowds at NIRA Offices 4 3

General Odongo says the crowds at NIRA offices are symptomatic of the inefficiencies at the ID Authority which requires the new Board’s immediate intervention.
20:19
20:19

19 MPs So Far Sign Gen Tumwine Censure Motion Parliament 2 1

Only a total of 19 Members of Parliament have signed a censure motion against Security Minister General Elly Tumwine in the third day of the exercise.
18:51
18:51

MPs Question UWA Over Failure to Collect UGX 500m from Private Park Developers 3

The report of the Auditor General for 2015/2016 financial year noted among others that UWA failed to collect outstanding fees of $209,546 (approximately shillings 500 million) from six developers. The six companies included Tourvest, Protea Hotel Luxury tented camp at Kalerwoki in Kidepo National Park and Shani Luxury tented camp at Amwapas in Kidepo National Park. Others were Pakuba Safari Lodge, Asyanut Ntoroko Lodge, Rwenzori Mountaineering services and Balloon Tours.
18:33
18:33

New NIRA Board Tasked to Expedite Issuance of Identity Cards Makerere University 4 4

Justice Owiny-Dollo who presided over the oath taking at the High Court in Kampala on Thursday said it was wrong for the Authority to make the access of the Identity Cards, a night-mare for citizens and urged them to provide the service at a record time.
18:06
18:06

World Bank Questions Uganda’s Growth with No Jobs Richard Walker 1 1

In the latest economic update report for Uganda launched today, the international lender said Uganda’s level of per capita income – that is money earned by each individual per year– was, by 2018, still behind its neighbors.
18:05
18:05

Engola to MPs: I am Unable to Withdraw UPDF from Lakes rules of procedure 4 1 Top story

The Committee Chair, Clement Obote Ongalo asked the Minister to explain why he didn’t provide a written statement as required by the rules of procedure and why he couldn't present government’s statement on the withdrawal of UPDF from Lakes.
17:28
17:28

UPDF Begins Fight Against Desert Locusts 2 3 Top story

Led by Maj. Gen. Sam Kavuma, the Deputy Commander of Land Forces the soldiers donned protective gears on their faces as they combed Komoret village where the desert locusts settled in the wee hours of Thursday morning.
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16:20

PWDs Demand Deployment of Sign Language Interpreters at Polling Stations NCD 4 1

They argue that persons with hearing impairments find difficulties to participate in electoral processes especially during campaigns and voting.
15:19
15:19

Banks Not Heeding to My Advice-BOU Governor bank lending rates 1

Mutebile, who was reading the February monetary policy statement on Thursday afternoon, said very few banks have taken his advice but he continues to struggle with most of them so that they can reduce lending rates for Ugandans.
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15:08

Two Machete-Wielding Thugs Shot Dead in Kulambiro 2 3

Eric Mukale, a private security guard who was guarding Natif’s home and was also injured in the botched robbery told our reporter on Thursday afternoon that he didn’t sense any danger when he opened the gate for his boss last night.
14:33
14:33

Gulu University Constituent College Task Force Pleads for Funding 2 1

The college was promised by President Museveni during the 2016 campaigns. Shortly after the elections, a task-force led by Dr Sidonia Angom Ochieng was set up to start the process of establishing the university college.
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14:29

Over 150 illegal Sanitary Structures Demolished in Apac Municipality Health Educator 1 5 Top story

Moses Ngura, the Principal Health Educator Apac Municipality, says the week long operation is aimed at ensuring that Apac is clean, healthy and accessible.
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13:46

Pallisa RDC Threatens to Close Market Over Poor Hygiene 4 2

The facility operates in a very unhygienic environment with dilapidated public pit latrine which is full to capacity which is forcing people answer nature's call whenever they find, a swarm of flies and a heap of garbage is what welcomes one to the market which serves over 3000 people.
12:35
12:35

Over 1000Kgs of Pork Impounded in Mbarara Over African Swine Fever Pigs 1 6

Naboth Mwesigwa, a Pork Dealer from Masha in Isingiro District, says they are counting loses because most of the pork inspected tests positive for African swine fever.
11:50
11:50

Sheema Authorities Close Kigarama Seed School Education 2

A team of officials led by the Sheema Resident District Commissioner, Frank Kyereere stormed the school premises on Wednesday and ordered teachers and students to vacate the premises.
11:24
11:24

Mak Lawyer Steps Out of Tribunal Citing Conflict of Interest School of Law 2 Top story

Muhumuza asked to step down from the case filed by Dr. Denis Asiimwe Katebire, formerly an assistant lecturer at Makerere Law School’s Public Interest Law Clinic-PILAC while appearing before the Justice Patrick Tabaro-led Staff Appeals Tribunal on Wednesday to represent the University.
11:07
11:07

Palliative Care Should Be Included in National Health Insurance Scheme-PCAU 4 1

Mwesiga says that the National Health Insurance Scheme Bill should provide for palliative care services, hospice organisations and palliative care specialists.
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