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20:21
20:21

MP Nambooze Wants Gov't to Ban Labour Export Companies 3 1

Nambooze says that government should instead set up a public funded labour agency at the gender ministry headed by a commissioner to stop profit-oriented private companies who allegedly sell citizens into slavery.
19:04
19:04

Opposition Vows to Block Gov't's Extension of Tabling Electoral Reforms parliament 1

The Opposition in Parliament has said they will not allow for further extension of the timeframe within which Government will present electoral reforms.
18:48
18:48

FDC Asks Gov't to Increase Funding to Sports 1 3

According to the 2019/2020 budget, National Council for Sports- NCS has been allocated 17.4 billion shillings and 10 billion shillings of which would go to the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA).
17:07
17:07

Masaka Hospital Struggles With Disposal of Medical Waste 4

Edward Kabuye, the Principal Administrator Masaka Regional Referral Hospital told URN on Monday morning that the only incinerator in the hospital broke down two years ago, which has forced them to resort to burning the medical waste that he says is costly.
16:06
16:06

MPs Want UGX 1.4 trillion Loan Guarantee for Lubowa Hospital Recalled promissory notes 1 2

In May this year, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga tasked the Health Committee of parliament to investigate the project following various concerns from legislators.
15:34
15:34

Ntoroko Community Schools Operating in Appalling State scholastic material 3 1

At Kisege Nursery and Primary School in Karugutu Sub County, they have classes up to P.5, but from the nursery section up to P.2, pupils study from a structure that is unroofed, lacks windows and doors and pupils sit on stones due to lack of desks.
15:18
15:18

Cooking in University Hostels 5 3

Bridget Nakabo from Makerere University Business Schools uses both the kerosene and gas stove. “Though I have both a gas and kerosene stove, I prefer to use gas since whenever I use kerosene my roommate sneezes because she is allergic,” she said.
13:28
13:28

Gov’t Starts Independent Verification of Uganda-South Sudan Traders ministry of finance 1

In a press statement issued on Monday by the Secretary to Treasury, Keith Muhakanizi, all Ugandans who supplied services and goods to South Sudan are required to submit their claims and supporting documents to the Ministry of finance.
13:05
13:05

Gulu Veterinary Department Vaccinates 3,000 Dogs The Big Fix Uganda 2 1

Opiyo explains that despite poor responses from the dog owners, the team has vaccinated 320 dogs in Awach Sub-County, 384 in Patiko, 187 in Palaro, 578 in Bungatira, 238 in Unyama, 405 in Paicho and 926 in Gulu Municipality against 5,000 projected targets.
11:57
11:57

Snack Vendors Reusing Cooking Oil 3

According to Lugema, he prepares all the snacks in the same oil one after the other and can use a 20litre jerrycan of cooking oil in his operations within four days. Asked whether is aware of the dangers of reusing cooking oil, Lugema said he doesn’t see any health implication provided the oil is well heated on the next reuse.
11:21
11:21

Bemanya’s Contract Renewed as URSB Boss bemanya twebaze

In a letter to Bemanya dated June 27, 2019, Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Kahinda Otafiire said he was acting on the recommendation by the URSB’s board of directors on June 19, 2019, asking the contract be renewed.
08:00
08:00

Wakiso Farmers Find Magic Manure in Rabbit Excretion 3 1

John Kyeyune, the Chairperson of Kabumba Hunger Free Cooperatives Society Limited, a multi-purpose cooperative society in Busukuma Municipality in Wakiso district, says rabbit excretion has transformed the way they undertake agriculture.
07:19
07:19

Namukora Health Centre IV in-charge Interdicted 1

Dr Pope Paul Okwera was interdicted following numerous allegations raised against him by the Health Unit Management Committee headed by Ventorine Okello. They allege that Dr Okwera’s inaccessibility discouraged patients from accessing the health facility.
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