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18:08
18:08

NSSF Bill: Uganda Retirement Benefits Authority Opposes Capping Levy 6

Uganda Retirement Benefits Authority-URBRA has rejected the provision that caps the levy National Social Security Fund-NSSF should pay to the regulator at 0.05 percent.
18:06
18:06

UNEB To Sanction Headteachers Over False Missing Exam Claims Rosemary Sseninde 1 1 Top story

In a September 17th, 2019 circular to head teachers, the UNEB Executive Secretary, Dan N. Odong, says they have noted with concern the increasing cases of falsified claims of missing exams by head teachers even when there is sufficient documentary evidence indicating that the affected candidates actually never sat the examination
17:28
17:28

Missing Blogger Found Dead in Entebbe Uganda Police Force

Odur, a resident of Mukono disappeared on September 14th around Ntinda, a Kampala suburb and a case of disappearance was recorded at Mukono Police Station.
16:26
16:26

Hoima FDC Supporters Released on Police Bond Julius Hakiza

The trio was picked up for matching in Hoima town to protest a decision by security to block Asinansi Nyakato Alias Kamanda, the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party candidate in the Hoima Woman parliamentary by-elections to appear on any local station as part of her campaigns.
16:04
16:04

Gov't to Introduce Compulsory Swahili Teaching in Schools African Community 3

According to Mutuuzo, this is one of the issues that the Kiswahili Council whose establishment cabinet passed recently will work on when it comes into force. She explains that schools have been reluctant to teach Swahili because it is optional.
15:57
15:57

Three Arrested for Office Break in 1

Patrick Onyango, Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, said the thugs broke into National Organisation for People Living with Hepatitis B (NOPLHB and stole varnished with three computer monitors.
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15:15

Health Monitoring Unit Halts Eviction of Masaka Hospital Staff From Quarters Nathan Onyachi 4 1 Top story

r. Jackson Ojera Obucu, the Director State House Health Monitoring Unit, says the occupants of the staff quarters were not given a fair hearing before the housing committee and the hospital administration decided to allocate their houses to other staff members, which is irregular.
15:08
15:08

Jinja District, Municipality Officials Interdicted Over Land Scandal village

It is alleged that their troubles stem from the illegal giveaway of five hectares of land located on plot 24B along the Kyabazinga way in Mpumudde Kimaka division, Jinja Municipality.
14:37
14:37

Police Arrest Woman Over Torturing 6-Year Old Boy 1

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, said residents of Najjera because concerned over the endless mistreatment of the boy and decided to storm Kukunda’s house but she locked herself inside.
14:36
14:36

UPDF Soldier to Face Court Martial for Killing Colleague, Special Hire Driver 1 1

Okia was arrested on September 2 when he reported at Natete Police Station that Gonzanga had grabbed Chebet’s gun and used it to kill him. He added that he responded by also shooting Gonzaga dead.
13:04
13:04

Suspected Thug Shot Dead Stealing Lubaga Catholic Shrine Offertories security guard 2 Top story

According to Onyango, the guard who is attached to Securex Security Company heard the break-in and responded by releasing bullets that killed Otuke.
12:39
12:39

NSSF Bill: Uganda Law Society Opposes Proposal to Lend to Govt' Directly 6 2

The ULS Treasurer, Aaron Besigye, said the proposal for government to borrow directly from NSSF is "inappropriate" because among other reasons, direct lending to government is outside the NSSF mandate and is a preserve of Bank of Uganda.
12:27
12:27

11 Nagirinya Murder Suspects Released 1 2

Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI, Flying Squad Unit-FSU, Crime Intelligence –CI and Criminal Investigation Directorate –CID had arrested 18 suspects in the last three weeks of investigation but 11 have since been released.
12:07
12:07

UPDF, Police in Joint Patrols as Crime Wave Hits Ntungamo

Ntungamo District Police Commander, Damiano Katwesiime, says following the incidents they have decided to conduct joint patrols with UPDF to ensure the safety of residents and their property.
11:14
11:14

Gov't to Compensate Hoima Tobacco Farmers Tobacco Companies 2

The farmers have since August 2018 been demanding over two billion shillings from mainly three tobacco companies NIMATIBACK, Continental tobacco and Tropical Leaf company.
11:10
11:10

Busia Health Center IV Halts Scanning Services Over Lack of Sonographer 4

Dr. Yusuf Lule, the in charge Busia Health Center IV, says they used to depend on a private Sonographer from Palisa district who died in 2015.
10:30
10:30

3,000 Residents in Gulu Hit By Water Shortage As Boreholes Break Down Paicho Sub County 1

The boreholes have been non-functional condition for seven months forcing residents to share water from streams with animals.
10:28
10:28

NSSF Bill Discriminatory-PSFU 6

The foundation wants the bill amended to provide for the mandatory contribution of employees and employers in the informal sector to the National Social Security Fund-NSSF.
07:48
07:48

Police Intensifies Traffic Patrols Along Highways accident 2 1 Top story

On Wednesday, a team of motorized, non-motorized and non-uniformed officers were seen patrolling black spots at Magamaga, Baitambogwe, Bulanga, Iganga CMS, Nakalama, Namutumba town council area and Busowa. The patrols stem from a spate of accidents in the region, which have claimed more than 21 people within a space of one week.
07:32
07:32

Kamya, Lukwago Disagree on How to Implement Council Resolutions statement 4 1 Top story

Lukwago, who presented the letter to council on Wednesday, said council is still discussing the report by Kampala District Public Accounts committee on the exorbitant legal costs for, which Musisi and Ouma were summoned.
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