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18:12
18:12

Public Warned Of Illegal, Substandard Laboratories 3 1

It is no longer business as usual for substandard and illegal clinical laboratories in private hospitals and clinics as the Allied Health Professionals Council vows to crack down on its members.
17:57
17:57

Government Chief whip: We Will Not Rush Land Amendment Bill land amendments 1

Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South MP, says the proposed amendment is unfair and creates an opportunity for corruption and oppression. He says private land ownership should be respected, adding that forceful land acquisition may breed land grabbing in pretext of Government interest.
17:50
17:50

MPs Want Audit on KCCA E-City System withholding tax 4 1

Legislators sitting on parliaments committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises COSASE have called for a value-for-money audit of the e-city system employed by Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA.
17:28
17:28

Ugandan Banks mobilise UGX16Trillion In Deposits 3 1

According to Kisaame, of the 16 trillion shillings in deposits, the banks have lent 12 trillion shillings to the private sector.
17:06
17:06

Park yard Vendors Petition Parliament Over Presidential Pledge 2

Muhammad Musisi, the General Secretary, new Agenda Traders Development Association, said several vendors are struggling to rebuild their lives following the fire incidents that left them with nothing.
17:03
17:03

District, Sub County Officials Frustrating Govt Programmes uwep 2 1

Gender Minister Janat Mukwaya said the involvement of Sub county chiefs and sub accountants as signatories to women and youth group accounts was envisaged to guide groups to implement their enterprises according to work plans. However, this has in most cases been abused through extortion of money from the groups under the guise of transport and other allowances. In some cases there has been outright demand of ransom before signing.
16:51
16:51

Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup On - Musonye nicholas musonye 1

The Secretary general of the Council of East and Central African Football Associations Cecafa has confirmed that the regional Senior Challenge Cup will return this year.
16:37
16:37

UPDF Recovers 3 Guns In Nebbi

Lt. Hassan Ahmed Kato, the West Nile Region UPDF spokesperson, says a team of UPDF soldiers collected the weapons for the destruction.
16:07
16:07

Anonymous letters Cause Panic in Mbarara criminals 2

The leaflets, first seen over the weekend, indicate that the authors will attack and kill the entire family of the area Local Council LC I Chairperson Emmanuel Ssempiira before descending on other residents. The same leaflets were distributed in some areas of Kakiika division.
15:55
15:55

Mak Administrative Staff Vote to Maintain New Salary Structure salary enhancements

All the 80 staff who attended the General Assembly under their umbrella of Makerere University Administrative Staff Association MASA overwhelmingly voted to maintain the position of the ministry as outlined in a circular early this month. Catherine Bitarakwate, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Public Service in her July 1st circular instructed all accounting officers in public universities to implement the new salary structure for the financial year 2017/2018.
15:45
15:45

MPs Kick Out Lwengo Officials diversion of funds 3 1

In his response, Charles Namutinda, the Lwengo District Water Engineer told the committee that they diverted Shillings 456Million Shillings from the water department to finance the construction of the district headquarters.
15:41
15:41

Experts Meet As Army Worm Spreads to South Sudan fall armworm 1 Top story

The army worm whose presence has already been felt in Uganda is a new pest in Africa, preferring maize plants, but feeds on sorghum, millet, vegetables and other crops as well.
15:26
15:26

Injury Rules Nyakisi Out Of IAAF World Championships london 1

Ugandas team to the 2017 IAAF World Championships will miss injured star runner Adero Nyakisi.
14:14
14:14

USMID Construction Works Resume in Fort Portal usmid program 1 1

The program was halted in May after the municipal council terminated Plinth Technical Services Limited, a Zambian firm contracted to construct the -Kilometer Nyakaana-Kabundaire road. The road financed to a tune of 5.2 billion Shillings, was supposed to have been completed last year.
13:48
13:48

UPDF Begins Training on Sexual Violence in Conflict refugee law project 1

The training comes at the backdrop of allegations of rape and exploitation by Ugandan soldiers who have been searching for Lords Resistance Army rebels in Central African Republic. The allegations appeared in a report released last month by Human Rights watch accusing Ugandan troops of sexually exploiting and abusing at least 13 women and girls since 2015.
13:38
13:38

Reconstruction of Pece Stadium Suffers Fresh Setbacks 1 3

Gulu district is under intense pressure to complete the construction of sports facilities for next months East Africa Post-Secondary School Games FEASSA.
13:13
13:13

City Festival to Raise Funds for Kampala Schools jeniffer musisi 3 1

Kampala city has 79 primary schools many of which were constructed in the early 1960s and 1970s. Today, the schools with a population of 85,000 pupils are characterized by dilapidated structures due to lack of renovation, coupled with population pressure that has reportedly put excessive stress on the available infrastructure.
13:11
13:11

Rukiga District Staff Takeover Sub County Structures district offices 4 1

Fr. Gaetano Batanyenda, the Kitanga Parish Priest in Kashambya Sub County, says the decision of the district officials to migrate to Rwamucucu sub county headquarters shows that there was no reason for the government to create the district in the first place.
12:48
12:48

Bunyoro Kingdom Joins Forces to Oppose Kikuube District hoima oil city 2 1

Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom has asked the central government to halt the operationalization of Kikuube district which is supposed to be curved out of Hoima district. Kikuube is one of the 25 new districts approved by parliament in 2015 and is set to be operational effective July 1, 2018. The new district supposed to take the boundaries of Buhaguzi County has of late received opposition from a section of politicians in Hoima district.
12:33
12:33

Ugandan Engineer Scoops USD 25,000 Innovation Prize 1

Philippa Ngaju, an Electrical Engineer attached to the Uganda Industrial Research Institute UIRI, took home the second prize of USD 25 000 89 million Shillings for her innovation; Electronically Controlled Gravity Feed Infusion Set ECGF, a medical device designed to accurately administer intravenous fluids and drugs by controlling the rate of fluid flow based on feedback from a drop sensor.
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