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14:58
14:58

Jinja Municipal Council Staff to Work from Home municipality 1

Ochen says that the employees will be working online from home under supervision by their departmental heads.
12:39
12:39

Bugweri DEO Under Investigations for Mismanaging Funds education 1 1

The funds comprise of 16 million Shillings meant for capacity building of school management committees, 17 million Shillings for monitoring of the UNICEF program, and the 3.2 million Shillings allocated to monitoring of the 2019 primary leaving exams.
16:35
16:35

Tree Cutting at Makerere University Angers Environmentalists food 6 3

Dr. Gerald Eilu, a Forest Biology and Ecosystems Management lecturer at Makerere University says that it is wrong for the university management to cut the trees especially during the breeding season for the birds.
20:48
20:48

Bidco Laborers Protest Poor Working Conditions strike 3 4 Top story

Lawrence Ojok who is attached to the loading and offloading department, said their employers have failed to explain the weekly tax deductions levied against them.
19:55
19:55

70% Ugandans Can’t Access Government Information -Twaweza Report health 4 4

With 62 civil servants interviewed from national level and across five districts, the study conducted between December 2018 to March 2019 indicate that majority of public servants (both elected and appointed) have limited knowledge of the law.
17:16
17:16

Fire Guts Iganga Drug Store investigation 1 Top story

David Muwanguzi, the Iganga District Health Officer, says the fire destroyed anti-malaria drugs meant for seven health centers, saying they have been receiving drugs since last week and the last consignment was recorded on Monday night.
16:01
16:01

BoU Amendment Bill In the Offing department 1 Top story

According to the Bank of Uganda act, the Central Bank Governor who is also the most senior officer in the bank also chairs the board of directors and deputized by the Deputy Governor. The other members are the Secretary to the Treasury and directors from different departments in the bank.
14:50
14:50

Poor Transport Worries Namayingo Teachers education 2

Teachers of different schools in the area argue that the poor working conditions have discouraged them from executing their duties. They want the government to either improvise boats to transport teachers and pupils within the islands or construct teachers’ quarters.
15:51
15:51

Mak Payroll Audit Flops as University Managers Disagree member 1

The two-day exercise was scheduled to start today June 5, 2019. But according to the messages seen by URN, the internal audit office of the university and the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration failed to agree on the method for conducting the exercise.
07:51
07:51

Makerere Yet to Recover Funds from 16 Dismissed Academic Staff government 1

The Deputy University Secretary, Yusuf Kiranda, says the Human Resources Director is yet to compile a list of the affected staff and compute the amount lost by the University.
12:22
12:22

Former Mak Appointments Board Chairperson, Lawyer Faulted for Illegal Staff Dismissal associate 1

Dr. Isaac Okullo, the Deputy Principal of the College of Health Sciences, Dr. Rose Chalo Nabirye-the Dean of the School of Health Sciences were relieved of their duties for incompetence, while Fatumah Nakatudde-the Deputy College Registrar and Paul Apunyo, a senior Administrative Assistant were dismissed for alleged altering student's marks.
15:22
15:22

Brig. Kawagga Calls For Stringent Measures Against Prostitution Among Soldiers proposal 3 1

He says most soldiers both at junior and senior levels spend their earnings of prostitutes and in the long run get infected with HIV/AIDS, which reduces their productivity in the force.
17:44
17:44

Metrological Officer Warns Marine Travelers on Bad Weather wakiso district 1

Usually, Lake Victoria experiences strong waves between the Months of June and August. However, Lake Victoria in the past two weeks has experienced rough waters. The strong waves are mostly experiences in open waters between Funve and Buggala Islands, Bugaba and Bukasa Islands and between Kigungu and Kachanga islands.
07:52
07:52

Vacant Posts in Schools Worry Kitgum Leaders financial year 1 2 Top story

Only four schools have substantive deputy head teachers leaving 87 positions vacant. Omona noted that with the 1:59 teacher pupil ratio against the recommended 1:53 ratio, Kitgum needs to recruit at least 104 teachers to enable the district achieve the 1:50 teacher pupil ratio.
06:53
06:53

MV Kalangala Suspends Operations Again member 1 Top story

Members of the crew and engineering departments of the vessel also told URN that one of the engines developed mechanical problems and couldnt run the vessel while the alternative engine was too weak to move the vessel without support.
15:29
15:29

Lira University Discontinues 3, Suspends 10 over Exam-Malpractice letter 1

Those suspended and their results cancelled are Jackeline Abuni, Diana Aryemo, Judith Acio, Susan Faith Auma, Sandra Sharon Apio, Sarah Acen, Maxwell Ojungu and Oliver Awor.Three other students including Juliet Akello, Gloria Akello and Polly Akullo had their last semesters result cancelled.
12:02
12:02

Councilors Petition Museveni Over Funds accusation 3 1

Joel Okao Tema, the Amolatar District Information Officer, says the civil servants indeed laid down their tools in protest against what they see as unprincipled political fights against the CAO and heads of department.
07:33
07:33

Police Management Reopens Anti-Narcotic Department Offices accusation 1 Top story

On Wednesday August 1st 2018, the Director of the Criminal Investigations Directorate, Grace Akullo informed the Police and Advisory Committee-PAC that the department is still closed despite the fact that the case was dismissed from Court.
15:38
15:38

Nabilatuk Staff Go Without July Salary district 1 1

John Longolio, the Senior Assistant Secretary who is currently in charge of the office of Nabilatuk Chief Administrative Officer, says they expect their first salary in August because of some technical delays.
17:36
17:36

Police Commissioner Okello Makmot Dies in Dubai condition 1 Top story

Makmot breathed his last aboard an Emirates flight this afternoon while in transit to Dubai on his way to Uganda from the USA where he had for training on small arms proliferation.
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