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22:10
22:10

Africa Cross Country Championship Postponed for Second Time 1

In a statement by the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) said the organizers of the event took the action to postpone the continental event due to Covid-19 concerns in the Togolese capital.
21:50
21:50

Gulu University Elections Tribunal Adjourns Hearing of Petition

Lapyem demanded fresh elections over allegations of irregularities. He claimed that the election was unconstitutional and breached Articles 15, 16 and 93 of the Gulu University Guild Constitution of 2012.
20:09
20:09

PAC Demands Accountability for UGX 2.8Bn UNDP Funding to Internal Affairs Ministry 3 1

PAC has raised several queries on the Peace and Security for Systems Resilience Project which is a multi sectoral project through which the UNDP channeled $767,000 to several agencies in 2017.
18:06
18:06

Kyambogo Land Saga: Claimants Agree on Joint Survey 2

The Minister for Lands, Beti Kamya has now directed the Commissioner Survey and Mapping to work with all parties involved to conduct a joint site survey to establish the interests of all the four claimants.
18:04
18:04

Eight Arrested in Munyonyo Over Counterfeit Currency, Fake Gold Entebbe 2 1 Top story

According to Twine, suspects are mostly foreigners from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC (5), Cameroon, (2) Nigerians and (1) Ugandan. The Congolese came to Uganda as refugees. During the operation, police also recovered brass rods, powder and fake gold and different oils.
17:34
17:34

MPs Want Fees for Emergency Passports Hiked 2 1

The chairperson of the committee Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi expressed alarm at the extremely long queues at the immigration control offices on Port Bell road. Bagonza explained that the queues are a result of recruitment companies engaged in the externalization of labour that decide to pay for emergency passport processing which means that the applicants have to show up immediately at the immigration offices.
17:30
17:30

Embattled Masaka District Kadhi Declines To Vacate Office 2

Bagunduse has vowed not to vacate office, saying his suspension is illegal. He says that such decisions can only be made by the district executive committee through the Regional Committee leadership, which he says was not done and therefore makes the entire process questionable.
15:52
15:52

Magogo Urges UPL Clubs to Improve Quality of Domestic League FUFA 1 3 Top story

Speaking a breakfast meeting involving the FUFA Executive, the Board of governors Uganda Premier League and Chairpersons of Uganda Premier league clubs at Imperial Royale hotel in Kampala on Thursday morning, Magogo said Uganda has miserably failed to perform at all continental levels because of the low quality of domestic football.
15:39
15:39

MPs Reject Proposal to Limit Term of BoU Deputy Governor Parliament 1 2

The legal Committee of Parliament has rejected a proposal to have the Deputy Governor Bank of Uganda (BoU) serve for a maximum two terms of 10 years while the Governor’s term is unlimited.
15:37
15:37

Schools in Arua City to Maintain Fees Ahead of Reopening School Fees 4 3

Charles Odonga the headteacher of St. Joseph’s college Ombaci says they will not increase school fees this academic year but instead re-adjust their priorities and deal with the most important things at the moment. Ondonga says they are aware parents have been affected by COVID-19 so it will not be wise to increase fees.
15:30
15:30

Candidates Abandon Bunambutye Primary School 6 2

Fobesa Nandudu, one of the parents told Uganda Radio Network that she was forced to transfer her child from the school because of the unfavorable learning conditions. She explains that since she took her child to Bunambutye Primary School, his performance has been deteriorating.
14:56
14:56

Kasese Youth Justify Demand for Kiira Plant to Make Kayoola Buses 5 3

They argue that the presence in the Rwenzori region of key minerals needed in the automotive industry makes Kasese the ideal location as their extraction from the bulky raw materials would make the plant viable as the operation cheaper than if they had to transport the ores long distances for smelting.
14:04
14:04

FUFA Okays Resumption of Football Competitions FUFA Drum 1

The leagues set for resumption include Big league, FUFA drum, Women elite league, Women super league and the Stanbic Uganda cup. They were suspended last year following the outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
13:43
13:43

Lira City Slaps UGX 50,000 Fine on Impounded Animals Lira City Council 3 1

Leonard Otika, the Lira City Environment Officer, says something had to be done about the stray animals on grounds that the City is not a place for keeping animals.
12:59
12:59

Defence Ministry Blames UGX 320Bn ‘Ghost’ Pension Claims on Poor Verification Pension Arrears 4 1

Following an audit the 508.6bn pension and gratuity arrears had been cut down to Shilings188.4bn, this raised eyebrows among MPs on the committee. Nandala Mafabi demanded to know how the 508bn shillings had been arrived at initially and accused the ministry of creating ‘ghost’ pensioners to steal public funds.
12:45
12:45

Minister Consults On Proposed SAGE Age Reduction 2 1

At first 65-year-olds and above were receiving the funds monthly but effective July 1 last year, it was raised to 80 years to enable the programme roll out to the rest of the districts in Uganda. Exempted from the age raise was Karamoja region because of the Affirmative Action.
12:30
12:30

Hundreds Forced Out of Their Homes as Police, Army Hunt for Missing Police Gun in Napak 1 Top story

Grace Nachap, one of the residents says security personnel forced her into the coldness together with her child. "It was around 4 am when I was trying to open my door to come and help myself; I saw soldiers and police deployed around every house. I was ordered to get back inside my houses I got confused because I didn't know what was happening," she said.
12:13
12:13

RDC Recruits Locals In FGM Fight 1

Speaking to URN on Thursday, Adyama said they have started identifying three boys and girls for each village to provide police information on the banned practice. “These youth will help us to know the corridors where these surgeons hide and circumcise women and young girls because they are also natives of this region,” he said.
12:02
12:02

Year-old Garbage Heaps Chock Pabo Town Uncollected garbage 1

Obalo says that the only pit where the garbage was being dumped was filled up and the people have now resorted to dumping garbage on the roadside.
11:57
11:57

KCCA Enforcement Officers On the Spot for Extorting Money from Vendors 3

During their routine operations, the officials arrest vendors and hawkers selling merchandise on the streets of Kampala. They also confiscate vendors' and hawkers' merchandise and inturn solicit for bribes before they can return the items to the owners.
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