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19:52
19:52

Makerere University Council Directs Fresh Search for Deputy Vice Chancellor 1 Top story

Early this month, Civil Division High Court Judge, Musa Sekaana issued an order, directing the Makerere University management to furnish it with the progress as per its direction, within only two weeks to prove that there was an ongoing process of selecting a substantive leader.
19:34
19:34

Gulu Attack: Army Prosecutors Withdraw Charges Against LC Chairperson, 17 Others Remanded gulu attacks 2 2 Top story

The charges were instituted against Okello in 2016 together with 17 others following a botched attack on Opit Army Detach and Central Police Station in Gulu District, which claimed the lives of two soldiers, four Policemen and left scores injured.
18:48
18:48

MOE Revising School Management Committee Guidelines 4

According to Dr. Lusambu to make sure that SMC are fully functional in every school across the country, they will be appointed at the same time for the same duration of time. As it stands now, members are voted when and if a school decides to have a SMC.
18:19
18:19

MPs Question BoU Operations without Deputy Governor bank of uganda 1 1 Top story

The Microfinance State Minister, Haruna Kasolo Kyeyune told Parliament that he has alerted the president on the matter and will respond soon. He also allayed the fears of the legislators, saying all is moving on well in the central Bank.
18:03
18:03

Accountability: Muhakanizi Vows to Take Action Against NMS 1 1

On Tuesday, the Public Accounts Committee Chaired by the Budadiri West Member of Parliament, Nathan Nandala Mafabi accused Muhakanizi of failing to perform his role of enforcing accountability reports from Ministries, Departments and Agencies especially NMS.
17:33
17:33

Report: Most Ugandans Stuck with Poor Quality Jobs job creation 1 1 Top story

Dino Merotto, World Bank Economist and lead author of the report, said Uganda still has to create at least one million jobs each year from 2030, an increase from the current demand of 660,000 a year.
17:27
17:27

Presidential Consultations: MPs Grill Justice Minister Over Absence of Regulations 6 1 Top story

The EC Chairperson, Justice Byabakama said Section 3 of the Presidential Elections Act give freedom to every Ugandan who wishes to contest for the President’s office to consult, introduce himself or herself to the Electoral Commission and notify the relevant local council and police where they intend to hold consultations.
16:35
16:35

How IGG Probe Cost Professor Joloba Mak Principal's Job Makerere University 1 Top story

Despite scoring highly, the search committee, declined to recommend Professor Moses Joloba for appointment on grounds that there were several complaints against him. However, the committee noted that there was no conclusive report on the status of the complaints as well as disciplinary action by either management or Appointments Board.
16:11
16:11

EC Declines to Re-open Voter Registration Exercise 3 1

A section of MPs objected to the closure of the registration exercise saying that the cut-off date should be at least two months to the nomination of candidates so that potential voters and candidates are not disenfranchised. They argued that there is no legal provision stopping the registration of voters in December.
14:41
14:41

Anne Juuko Appointed New Stanbic Chief Executive patrick mweheire 1

Juuko will replace Patrick Mweheire that has been the chief executive since 2015 but is now heading to Nairobi Kenya to be the regional chief executive for Stanbic operations for Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Tanzania.
13:54
13:54

Fire Guts Ham shopping Mall in Kampala 2 2

According to some eyewitnesses, the fire is suspected to have started from one of the shops at block C that housed over 40 sewing machines and clothes before spreading out to several other shops minutes to 6 a.m.
13:31
13:31

EC Adjusts Dates for Presidential, Parliamentary Nominations 1

The Electoral Commission Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama says that the Commission has now revised the nomination dates to October 1-2, for presidential candidates and October 7-8 for Parliamentary candidates.
07:55
07:55

Mobile Money Agents Decry Poor Relations with Telecom Companies 3 1

Nyombi explained that mobile money agents face a number of challenges including increased insecurity in the form of kidnaps, robberies and illegal transfer of cash from their accounts. The association has over 180,000 agents across the East African region. However, Nyombi says that the association has tried to engage the managers of the telecom companies in vain.
07:27
07:27

People Power Considering ‘Plan B’ after Botched Consultative Meeting law 4 1 Top story

According to Ssenyonyi, what transpired at Ndeeba is a clear indication that whatever they do will be reject by police, which keep hiding behind sections of several acts.
23:50
23:50

Mabirizi Petitions Judicial Service Commission On Justice Ssekaana’s Conduct Male Mabirizi 1 1

Mabirizi accuses Justice Ssekaana of misconduct and incompetence. This stems from the manner in which he handled a case challenging the appointment of Justice Simon Byabakama as the chairman of the Electoral Commission without resigning as a Justice of the Court of Appeal.
23:16
23:16

Uganda Sends 10 Athletes for All Africa Paralympic Games 2 3

The 10 athletes include eight males and two females. They include 2016 Paralympics T46 1,500m silver medalist David Emong, Abdul Karim Lubega, Richard Ocira, Fred Masisa, Sam Mubaje, Wilfred Ocen, Al Bashir Bwaga, Alex Wilson Legu, Peace Oroma and Monica Ilalo. Ssenkungu says that if such a number of athletes qualify, then it will be good progress, considering that Emong was the only athlete who participated in the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
22:45
22:45

Law Graduates from Rwanda Petition Kadaga over Failure to Practice Law in Uganda Parliament 3 1

Rwanda’s legal practice is premised on the civil law widely used in the Francophone countries, while Uganda practices common law, under the common wealth system. In common law forinstance, one is innocent until proven guilty, while in civil law, one is guilty unless proven innocent.
20:46
20:46

How Crime Intelligence Arrested Kololo Female Phone Snatcher 1 1

It all started when Kololo residents working out in the evening or early morning hours complained of a woman who was grabbing their phones. The suspect could sometimes disguise as a jogger when her actual mission is targeting her unsuspecting joggers.
18:33
18:33

Funding Deterring Roll Out of Ebola Test Kit- Prof. Ibingira 2

Prof. Charles Ibingira, the Principal of the school told journalists on Monday morning that they are only waiting for funding from government to roll out the kit after receiving approval from World Health Organisation last year.
18:29
18:29

Over 240,000 Pupils Drop Out of UPE Schools Before Reaching Primary Four - Report 5 1

According to the findings that were released last week, it is estimated that 8 percent-representing 80,000 learners studying in Universal Primary Education schools across the country drop out of school every year. As such many of them do not make it to upper primary.
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