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19:40
19:40

Parliament Disclaims Alleged UGX 40M Payout to Lawmakers Penal Code Act 2002 1

Chris Obore, the Director of Communication and Public Affairs at Parliament said that the institution was not aware of such transactions and instead advised the National Unity Platform to interest the accountability Committees in the matter with evidence for action if indeed there has been any such payment by Parliament to MPs outside known procedure.
19:04
19:04

Besigye, Mukaku Remanded For Inciting Violence Asuman Muhumuza 1

Besigye together with former Rubaga South Constituency Parliamentary Candidate Samuel Lubega Mukaku have today been remanded by Court presided over by Grade One Magistrate Asuman Muhumuza.
18:44
18:44

Court Convicts Man Who Chopped off 16-Year- Old Girl’s Hand

In 2020, Derick Kuloba aged 25 chopped off the hand of Evelyn Namasopo, who was a S.2 student at Bushiyi Christian Secondary School and a resident of Nabweya sub-county in Bududa district.
18:21
18:21

Experts Hail 2022/23 Budget, Cautious on Implementation 5

This year's budget, according to the Ministry of Finance is aimed at ensuring that more Ugandans are included in the money economy. This, it is hoped, will be done mainly by helping the number of people in subsistence agriculture, currently estimated by the Uganda National Bureau of Statistics at 39 per cent, to adopt production for both consumption and the market.
18:17
18:17

Education Minister to Meet UNATU Officials over Strike 1 2

UNATU declared a nationwide strike at all levels starting Wednesday in their quest for equality and harmonization of the salary enhancement among teachers of different subjects, support staff, and school administrators.
17:58
17:58

More Fossil Fuels Consumed Around the World-Report oil and gas 1 Top story

According to the report, the second half of 2021 saw the beginning of the biggest energy crisis in modern history, exacerbated by the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine in early 2022 and unprecedented global commodity shock.
17:56
17:56

First Phase of Gen. Lokech Memorial Stadium Completed 3

In 2018, Agago District Council resolved that a stadium to nurture the sports talents in the district be constructed. They resolved to name the proposed stadium after Gen. Lokech to honor him, saying he was a peace-loving person and a unifier, just as sports unites people.
17:50
17:50

Residents, Court Bailiffs Clash During Botched Eviction Iganga 3 1

Aketch Nyacho, one of the affected residents, says that she tried to capture video footage about what was happening at the scene but one of the bailiffs beat her up, before speeding off with her two phones and an unspecified sum of money.
17:45
17:45

Family Loses Over UGX 5 Million in Mysterious Fire 5

According to Olanya, the children who were at home said the fire started from the rooftop of the grass-thatched hut where the family had kept more than five million Shillings in cash, at least 10 sacks of food items, and 40 new galvanized iron sheets.
16:30
16:30

Judiciary Suspends Proposed Construction of Mbarara, Gulu Regional Appeal Courts 2022/2023 budget 1 3

Bigirimana says that also affected by the tight budget is the planned expansion of the Nakawa-based Judicial Training Institute, recruitment of 20 High Court judges, 40 Chief Magistrates, and 60 Grade One Magistrates, and the purchase of four video conferencing machines.
15:55
15:55

Two Sub County Officials in Oyam District Interdicated over Forgery 3

Ray Ekii, the sub accountant allegedly forged the signatures of the Sub County Chief Grace Acio and withdrew 27 Million Shillings from the sub county’s bank account.
15:43
15:43

Bunagana Clashes: Immigration, Clearing Services Shift to Chanika 2 3

Kisoro Resident District Commissioner, Hajji Shafique Ssekandi Ssengoba told URN that they decided to move the clearing services to the Uganda-Rwanda border of Chanika in consultation with higher government authorities.
15:30
15:30

Mbarara City Council Creates Local Revenue Collection Department 5

Richard Mugisha the Deputy City Clerk says that the new department will focus only on accounting and expenditure of funds generated from local revenue sources.
15:15
15:15

Speaker Among Rallies Lawmakers on Research Based Performance Covid-19 pandemic 1 2

“Your input should be evidence-based and reports should have qualitative and quantitative research. As legislators, I implore you to work together and purpose for the 11th Parliament of your political, gender, and religion divides,” Among said.
14:54
14:54

Business Stalls at Court Martial as Official's Contracts Expire 2 1

The court-martial registrar, Lt. Col John Bizimana told URN that they handling administrative work as they wait for the new instruments authorizing them to resume normal business.
14:36
14:36

4-Year Project to Develop a Safe and Inclusive Lira City Launched 5

According to Kansime, the project will work with the youths between 18 to 30 years from the most vulnerable groups such as drug and sex addicts and street children among others.
14:10
14:10

Judge Rubbishes Ruling That Bitature Creditors Had No Right to Sue Him

In his ruling, Mubiru held that the decision by Justice Ssekaana that found that Vantage had no right to sue was misconceived because the issue before him was to determine whether the Uganda Registration Survives Bureau’s [URSB]refusal to register a transfer of shares in Bitature’s company in favor of Vantage was legal. Justice Mubiru held that when Justice Ssekaana allowed Bitature to join the URSB case, he erroneously permitted the ventilation of private rights in a process that is intended to address public law issues exclusively.
14:04
14:04

Teachers Go On Strike over Salary Enhancement 8 1

The strike follows the government's decision to increase the salaries of science teachers up to 4 million shillings and disregard the art teachers.
13:41
13:41

Bukedea Bus Accident Update: 40 Hospitalized in Mbale head on collision 1 3

The Police preliminary findings indicate that the cause of the accident was by the Gateway Bus driver who tried to overtake in the corner, but failed to keep his side hence knocking the oncoming bus head on.
13:18
13:18

Maracha District Officials Detained Over Corruption Allegations Peter Ogwang

Festus Ayikobua, the Maracha District Resident Commissioner (RDC) has confirmed their arrest, saying they are locked up at Arua Central Police Station. “All of them are now being put behind bars, the CID officer was also arrested,” he said Wednesday.
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