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08:20
08:20

Court Upholds Bamwesigye's Appointment As UCAA Head 8

Osudo wanted the court to make eleven declarations including that Bamwesigye was ineligible for an appointment and that the said shortlisting and a subsequent appointment was illegal, irregular, null, and void. In his affidavit, Osudo faulted the minister and the board for ignoring the "glaring inconsistencies and contradictions" in Bamwesigye's academic documents.
14:37
14:37

Medics, Civil Society Push For Increased Govt Funding to End TB 4

Dr. Henry Luzze, the Acting Commissioner National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Programme at the health ministry, says Uganda will only become TB free with increased funding for medicines and health education since stigma and discrimination against TB patients is high at 53.7 percent even though detection is at nearly 85 percent. Luzze says the country needs over 46.6million US Dollars, about Shillings 180 billion in 2021 and 2022. However, there is a funding gap of 15.6million US Dollars, about Shillings 60 billion
07:13
07:13

Museveni Orders Agriculture Minister To Allocate Turkish Company 15 Acres for Hospital Construction land for investors 4 Top story

In his June 20th letter to Tumwebaze, Museveni says the Turkish Investment Group has committed to building a modern private hospital in Uganda. "They intended to promote medical tourism in Uganda. The more of such hospitals we can have, the better for our health sector," read Museveni's letter.
19:56
19:56

Bamuturaki Appointed Substantive CEO of Uganda Airlines 2

Bamuturaki replaced Muleya last May after President Yoweri Museveni ordered the suspension of 13 top airline officials on allegations of corruption and mismanagement.
07:52
07:52

Tourism Ministry Identifies 11 Acres of Land for Mahatma Gandhi Convention Center mahatma ghandi 5

Charles Magumba, the Town Clerk for Entebbe Municipality, says that the center will now be built in Bugonga village in Entebbe. He says the center will among others boost revenue for the municipality from tourism and the hospitality sector and also create jobs. The convention center was expected to sit on a 32-acre piece of land.
18:09
18:09

IGG Arrests Former Uganda Airlines CEO Muleya For Snubbing Summons 2 Top story

A statement by the Deputy Inspector General of Government, Dr. Patricia Achan Okiria, shows that Muleya was picked up for failing to heed their summons. "Muleya has been arrested and charged with the offense of failure to attend before the Inspectorate of Government when so ordered," reads the statement.
17:05
17:05

Lands Ministry Needs UGX 63 Trillion to Map Entire Country 5 1

Dorcus Okalanyi, the Permanent Secretary in the Lands Ministry says obtaining the money at once is impossible because the ministry receives less than three trillion Shillings every financial year.
11:03
11:03

We Must Stop Adhoc Rescue Operations On Water Bodies - Minister Katumba 3 4

Katumba noted that the composition of the committee and subcommittees are timely because most of the search and rescue missions on water have been adhoc. He cited the example of November 24th, 2018 when MV Templar sank, killing 33 passengers while 26 people were rescued mainly by the local communities including a village chairman and fishermen.
10:28
10:28

Govt Collects UGX 13Bn From Tolling Entebbe Expressway in Four Months 4

Joy Nabasa, the Public Relations Manager of French Firm Egis, which maintains the road and collects the toll on behalf of UNRA, says that they collected the money between January 8, 2022, and May 24, 2022, when the exercise began.
14:01
14:01

Gov't Collects UGX 7BN from Labour Export Companies in 7 Months 2 3

According to Hillary Talemwa, the head of Labour Externalization at the Ministry, the money was collected from October 19 2021 up to May 1st, 2022.
13:28
13:28

Pilgrims Walk, Run from Munyonyo to Kampala Ahead of Martyrs Day 3 1

The Munyonyo Minor Masilica stands at the point where the Uganda martyrs began their walk of faith to martyrdom at Namugongo execution ground on the orders of Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda Kingdom between 1885 and 1886.
08:37
08:37

Ogwang Orders Investigations into Space Allocation in Kitooro Market 5 8

Since the completion of the market, there has been an uproar from vendors about fraudulent space allocation, poor garbage collection, thefts, high utility bills, and rent charges.
12:21
12:21

Dispute Between Uganda Airlines, Former CEO Referred to Industrial Court 5

Muhumuza however, says that a substantial question of the law or fact arose in the proceedings, which his office can’t resolve. Muhumuza notes that Muleya worked as CEO of Uganda Airlines and was sent on forced leave by the Chairperson Board of Directors on allegations of several mismanagement issues.
10:20
10:20

Construction of UGX 41Bn Security Printing Factory Starts 5 5

Babalanda says that the factory will reduce the cost of printing documents, facilitate the elimination of falsification of information on security documents, and be a source of revenue from the issuance of E-Passports, National Identity Cards, driver’s licenses, and other security documents and also build the capacity of Ugandans in security printing.
21:32
21:32

Labour Officer Calls for Mediation Meeting Between Uganda Airlines, Former CEO Muleya 4

The labour dispute stems from the government terminating Muleya's employment contract as CEO of Uganda Airlines in February.
14:40
14:40

When Ugandan Civilians Buried Hundreds of Libyans Soldiers in 1979 8 2

Most of the sources say the corpses were hurriedly buried in gardens, in road reserves, or dumped in forests, swamps and Lake Victoria because some had started decomposing.
21:38
21:38

43 Years Later, Survivors Relive Battle of Entebbe 8 2

Silver Ggingo is one of those civilians who still bear the scars of war after sharp fragments of a rocket, launched by Tanzania People’s Defence Forces (TPDF), hit him and shattered his leg. Ggingo remembers 5 April 1979 as if it was yesterday.
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