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17:14
17:14

Kampala Minister Asks IGG to Investigate Illegal Collection of Fees in City Markets 1 4

In 2020, President Yoweri Museveni suspended collections in markets, but Kabanda says that markets have continued to collect money and failed to account for it.
10:49
10:49

New Bill Proposes Compulsory Acquisition of Monuments in Danger of Destruction 2

Rose Mwanja, the Commissioner for Museums and Monuments, says that the bill has been work in progress since 2019 and was in February 2022 presented and passed by the cabinet. She says that the bill generally seeks to ensure the preservation of cultural and monumental items in the country for education and tourism purposes.
14:48
14:48

Passport Office Scales Down Production to Upgrade Systems 1 2

Mundeyi says that after lock-down, they had over one million applications that needed processing and printing. He says that due to the mass production, the systems kept breaking down because they were overworked and hence the decision to upgrade their system to enable them to print more passports faster when the need arises.
14:34
14:34

Museveni Apologizes for Luwero’s Underdevelopment 2 Top story

"We started the war from here. The people of Luwero received us and embraced the revolution. They sacrificed their lives, food, security and others to liberate this nation. They gave us the wisdom and grace to work with them through to accomplish this mission. With undeniable support and blessings, we succeeded to win the war and started laying the foundation for the long-term transformation of the country,” he said.
17:35
17:35

Poor Welfare of Journalists Worries Media Experts 3

The experts observe that a number of journalists are poorly paid, work without pay, are not compensated for extra hours, and work without proper protective gear.
16:43
16:43

Gov’t Halts Plan to Establish Regional Museums 1 3

However, speaking at the sideline of a media briefing at the Uganda Media Center, Samuel Kizaalwa the Assistant Commissioner for Museums and Monuments revealed that the plan has been set aside to allow for the development of the National Museum at Kiira Road in Kampala and the existing regional museums in Moroto, Soroti and Kabale district.
07:07
07:07

UGX72BN Blights Parish Development Model Rollout funding shortfall 1

Paul Omara, the Otuke County MP in Otuke district observed that Parish Chiefs who will be central in the implementation of PDM are not being resourced to do their work because Parliament did not have time to debate PDM thoroughly before implementation.
19:49
19:49

Lack of Political Will Hindering Press Freedom-Media Experts 4

Margaret Ssentamu the Executive Director of Uganda Media Women's Association says that there is a lack of political will to promote and protect the freedoms of the press.
14:08
14:08

Tabliq Muslim Sect Ready for Unity-Sheik Kamoga 9 1

During the Eid prayers held on Monday at Nakivubo Blue Playground, Kamoga emphasized the need to stop divisions among the Muslim community. He said that Muslims should respect their leaders and work together.
18:46
18:46

Foreign Investors Ignorant of Uganda’s Labor Laws -Minister 1 3

The Minister for Gender, Labor and Social Development Betty Amongi says several factories owned by foreigners subject workers to long working hours without any allowances, deny workers protective gear and deny them leave on public holidays yet they don't compensate them.
19:24
19:24

IGG Insists on Lifestyle Audit 8 3 Top story

According to a recent survey by the Inspectorate, the cost of corruption in Uganda has risen from 9.1 trillion Shillings in 2019 to 20 trillion Shillings annually. Half of this money is lost during procurement processes, under declaration of tax and utility costs among others.
16:27
16:27

Museveni Expresses Discomfort With Muhoozi’s Tweets 3

"You should not externalize your passion. Work on the issues of the tweets and the surroundings of the tweets,” said President Museveni.
09:52
09:52

Uganda Airlines Made UGX 7b From Chartered Flights in Three Months 1 2

This money was collected from ten chartered flights operated from January to March 2022.
19:22
19:22

Local Gov’t Task Parliament to Amend Public Finance Management Act local revenues

Dr. Wilson Sanya, the National Chairperson of UAAU, also the Mayor of Koboko Municipality observed that there can never be meaningful decentralization if the Local Governments do not have the capacity to identify, collect and manage their own finances.
18:43
18:43

Ugandan Expert Hails UK-Rwanda Refugee Deal that UNHCR Condemned 3 Top story

UNHCR: “People fleeing war, conflict and persecution deserve compassion and empathy; they should not be traded like commodities and transferred abroad for processing.” RWANDA: "If there happens to be among the group, any migrant from neighbouring countries, they will not be allowed in."
11:45
11:45

Museveni Commits to Ending Cattle Rustling in Karamoja 2 1 Top story

In recent weeks, Members of Parliament from the northern and eastern regions called for a fresh disarmament process in Karamoja in order to reduce the number of guns in civilian hands. It is estimated that there are about 500 illegal guns being kept by the suspected rustlers.
17:00
17:00

We Can't wait for KCCA Ordinance to Register Boda Bodas 1 3

Buroora says that over 5000 Boda bodas from Central and Nakawa Divisions have been registered, subjected to medical tests and trained in best road practices. He says that they will move the exercise to Lubaga, Kawempe and Makindye following a roadmap yet to be released by the respective division security Committees.
07:52
07:52

Where Is the Queen's Clock? 1 2 Top story

Unofficial reports from within KCCA indicate that the clock disappeared in 2011 when the then newly established Kampala Capital City Authority under the stewardship of Jennifer Musisi embarked on a project to refurbish and rebrand the clock tower in an effort to “beautify the city”.
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