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20:26
20:26

MPs Demand Gov’t Action on Pastor Bujingo 1 4

Chris Baryomunsi , the State Minister for Housing says the Uganda Communications Commission has taken note of the offensive statement by Pastor Bugingo and is studying the footages.
20:10
20:10

NARO Investigating Reports of Tilapia Lake Virus country 2 1

Tilapia lake virus has been reported in countries like Kenya, and Egypt where it is believed to stop fish multiplication resulting into fish depletion from the lake and farms at large.
20:04
20:04

Kisaka & Company Re-appointed to Audit the Auditor General’s Office 1 5

The National Audit Act, 2008, provides for the auditing of the accounts of the Office of the Auditor-General by an auditor appointed by Parliament. Only firms that have not worked with OAG for the past three years are eligible to bid for the position of the independent auditor.
19:41
19:41

MPs Want Mildmay Institute Elevated to University Status mildmay uganda 1 2

Florence Namboozo, the chairperson of the parliamentary committee on HIV and Aids says, after through scrutiny of the operations of the facility, the committee members deem it is appropriate for the health facility to be awarded a University status and also be budgeted for by the Ministry of health to ensure its services are upgraded.
19:39
19:39

NPA Boss Mocks Landlord and Tenant Bill 1 2

The NPA Executive Director Dr Joseph Muvawala said he hoped the president did not sign it into law in a complete show of disdain to the bill. He was speaking during the 7th economic forum held in Entebbe today. The meeting was organized by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) to deliberate and suggest policy changes in the key sectors in the economy.
19:22
19:22

Driver Arrested for Transporting Armed Mobile Money Robbers 1

The driver is said to have chauffeured suspects; Stanley Muluta alias Frank Jjumba, Emma Onen Ochan and Denis Muguso, to Masaka district, where they robbed a Toyota Harrier registration number UBA 874W from a businessman on May 4.
19:21
19:21

Relatives of Kaweesi Murder Suspects Protest Delayed Bail Application Hearing anthony wameli 1 2

The lawyer of the suspects, Geoffrey Turyamusiima is still hopeful that there will be justice despite all the delays.
19:07
19:07

Ministry of Health to Trace Ugandans Who Had Contact With Ebola Patient ebola outbreak

According to a joint statement by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Ministry, the deceased passed through an informal entry point and entered Uganda on Thursday to buy fish at a market in Mpondwe without being screened.
19:02
19:02

Prisons, Land Commission Bicker Over Luzira Land Grab 1 4

Luzira prisons originally owned 392.996 acres of land. Out of these, Uganda Land Commission (ULC) gave out 116.476 acres to various developers, leaving a total of 276.52 acres as land that that remained occupied the Prison. But in 2014, the Department of Surveys and Mapping established that the acreage of the available land for Luzira was only 169.828 acres.
18:52
18:52

Detention of Dominic Ongwen's Lead Lawyer Will Not Affect Trial-ICC 1

Krispus Ayena Odongo, the Lead Lawyer in the defence team representing Dominic Ongwen was arrested and jailed in Lira district over a civil suit arising from 2016 election disputes with Retired Colonel Charles Okello Engola, the State Minister for Defense and General Duties.
18:37
18:37

Attorney General Wants Succession Bill Shelved 2 5

The Bill among other things seeks to amend the Succession Act, 1906 to conform to the Constitution of Uganda for gender equality and also repeal unconstitutional provisions, to eliminate discrimination regarding customary heirs and heiresses and to protect principal residential property of the surviving spouse.
18:09
18:09

Over 20 Juveniles Arrested as Police Bust ‘Dog Tulumbe’ Gang 1 1 Top story

The suspected gang members were picked up Wednesday in a police operation in Namungoona, Lubigi area and Nansana Municipality, according to the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango.
18:03
18:03

SID Takes Over Investigations into Brother Mugarura Murder 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, has said investigations into the gruesome killing of Catholic Brother, Emmanuel Mugarura, have been taken over by police’s Special Investigations Division (SID).
17:34
17:34

Makerere University has no Money to Feed Gov’t Sponsored Students 1 2

The university identified food and accommodation allowances as a lesser priority compared to the other unfunded areas. In the changes, 285 million Shillings was diverted from the allowances vote and allocated to the dental school. Another 1. 8 billion Shillings was allocated towards equipping the Library while 1.5 billion Shillings was allocated to the renovation of toilets in the halls of residence.
17:33
17:33

MPs to Investigate Payments for Prisoners Labour 7 1

It was discovered that out of the 4,000 Shillings, only 500 Shillings is given to each prisoner who offers labour.
17:25
17:25

Umeme Offices Face Closure Over Accumulated Property Rates property tax 2 4

On Wednesday, Alex Baingana, the Principal Assistant Town Clerk in charge of the Central Division stormed the Umeme offices along Bank lane in Kabale town accompanied by the law enforcement officers and ordered all staff to vacate the premises.
17:01
17:01

Weather Update: UNMA Maintains Green Flag on Lake Victoria 2

The Authority’s latest 24-hour weather update, running from 6 p.m. on Wednesday to 6 p.m. on Thursday indicates that isolated thunderstorms are expected before midnight and later on Thursday morning over the Entebbe and the North West areas.
16:51
16:51

Kasese Leaders Want Security Officials Probed Over Bwera Market Violence 5

URN has seen a letter signed by the ISO boss, Kaka Bagyenda instructing that the companies work in shifts for security reasons. On June 19, Walusimbi wrote instructing town clerk Mpondwe-Lhubiriha town council to implement the directive and ensure that the companies work in shifts.
16:50
16:50

Water Shortage Hits Bushenyi Municipality 1

Josephat a manager at Ampex Restaurant says the costs of operating his restaurant are going high every other day. He says that they buying over 30 jerry cans at 1,000 shillings every day. He faults NWSC of doing little to address the problem.
16:45
16:45

Global Gains in Fight Against HIV Decline Amid Funding Cuts Global Fund 1 3 Top story

The report; Communities at the Centre, shows a mixed picture arising from a widening gap between the resources needed and those available to manage the disease, as donors provide less funding, and domestic investments grow too slowly to compensate for inflation. For the first time, the global resources available for the AIDS response declined significantly, by nearly USD 1 billion.
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