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18:42
18:42

Parliament to Procure 84 Vehicles for Common Wealth Parliamentary Conference Tourism 1

The cars will be used to transport the delegates to and from the Airports, to their hotels, to the conference venues and to different tourist destinations in the country.
17:41
17:41

Gov't Concerned Over China-US Trade War, Brexit-Rugunda 3

According to the events, could affect Uganda’s tourism receipts and diaspora remittances and worse if the global economy falls into recession. Uganda gets money and loans from development partners from her infrastructure projects from countries such as China, USA, European Union and Britain.
17:27
17:27

UCC Blocks Rwanda’s New Times for Publishing ‘Propaganda’ 1 Top story

The UCC Spokesperson, Ibrahim Bbosa, said UCC had directed “internet service providers to block New Times for publishing harmful propaganda that endangers national security of Uganda”.
17:04
17:04

Deputy IGP Cautions Officers Against Detaining Children 2 2

Sabiiti, who was speaking at the launch of children diversionary guidelines for police officers on Thursday, said police officers detaining children does more harm than good thus affecting their physical and mental development.
16:32
16:32

Health Ministry Extends Ebola Response Plan ebola in uganda 1 Top story

According to the Health Ministry, only 30 percent of the proposed Shillings 64 billion required for the plan has been received from development partners.
16:24
16:24

Gen. Saleh Calls For Fresh Restructuring of NAADS 1 2

Gen Saleh says the economic activities being coordinated by NAADS and Operation Wealth Creation should be centralized under a government authority known as the National Agriculture Logistics Authority (NALA) for better efficiency and outputs.
15:57
15:57

Gov’t Faces UGX 7. 2 Trillion in Court Cases 2 1

The Solicitor General Francis Atoke while appearing before PAC on Thursday expressed worry that the money will continue rising given that people are aware of their rights and take advantage of every error committed by government ministries and departments to demand for compensation.
15:30
15:30

Serial Land Fraudster Arrested in Kampala 1

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, said Bruno, who has been in and out of cells over land and property fraud was nabbed by police selling plots at Kajjansi C Cell, Kitende Ward, Kajjansi town council, Wakiso District.
15:21
15:21

Gov’t Yet to Collect UGX 20bn for Won Court Cases 1 4

Atoke said that since government won the case, Heritage disappeared and that they have now engaged Slaney Advisors Limited-a UK based company specialized in tracking judgment data worldwide to help track assets and revenue streams of heritage that are sufficient to satisfy the arbitration costs award.
14:57
14:57

WHO Calls for Eradication of Plastic Pollution of Water

According to a statement released on Thursday, wastewater treatment can remove more than 90% of microplastics from wastewater, with the highest removal coming from tertiary treatment such as filtration.
14:45
14:45

Guidelines to Promote Rights of Juvenile Offenders Launched

The new guidelines, which are coming into force after 19 years, will ensure that minors who commit petty offences are diverted from the formal justice system through procedures, structures, and programmes that help reconcile them through non-judicial bodies, thus avoiding the negative effects of formal judicial proceedings.
14:30
14:30

Suspended Mak Student Struggles to Return to University Makerere University 5 7 Top story

“There was a general feeling that Jalmeo would mobilise students to again protest the tuition increment. More so management feared that he would be part of the guild government would pose a great threat,” a source disclosed to URN.
13:31
13:31

Gov't Moots Contractor Facilitated Financing for Infrastructure Projects ppda act 1 2

The amendment seeks to introduce regulations on pre-financing, where an investor or contractors use their money then it is paid overtime in form of a loan by Government.
10:13
10:13

Consultants to Draft Health Worker Migration Bill Named amref health africa 3

Tom Kulumba, a Projects Manager Health Systems Advocacy at AMREF Health Africa, an International NGO that’s financing the drafting of the bill says that they together with the Ministry of Health contracted two lawyers Primah Kwagala and Ronald Magagga to be consultants on the bill whose drafting starts next week.
07:30
07:30

Uganda Airlines Maiden Flight to Cost UGX 166,000 1

This means a return ticket goes for an enticing 330,000 shillings, a huge deal from the normal average of $300 other airlines is charging for the same route.
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