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14:56
14:56

1,500 Soldiers from Six Countries to Train in Jinja for Peacekeeping exercise 1 2

The delegates have also unanimously agreed to conduct the exercise within Jinja city between 25th,May and 7th, June 2022, as a means of according the participating countries enough time to plan for the FTX.
17:03
17:03

EAC Member States to Hold Joint Peacekeeping Training COVID-19 1

This FTX aims at fostering collective participation of EAC armed forces in tackling future threats to peace and stability within the region.
06:57
06:57

US Commits to Supporting Epidemiology Training Uganda 2 2

Speaking at the launch of the Field Epidemiology Training Program-FETP in Jinja city on Tuesday, Natalie, said that the US Center for Disease Control-CDC aims to empower frontline health workers with the required skills needed in response to epidemics and other related illnesses within their areas of operations.
19:13
19:13

Government Sponsorships Favour Male Students –Mak Professors education 6 2 Top story

They argue that that the affirmative action policy which awarded 1.5 bonus points to girls qualifying to enter public universities, remains insufficient to address equity issues, especially in science-related courses. As a result, they say, the current government merit scholarship for students in higher education is heavily bent in favour of male students.
07:29
07:29

UPDF to Streamline Retirement of Soldiers ministry 3 1

The Chief of Defense Forces, Gen. David Muhoozi says that, all retiring army staff from different departments will be notified of when to retire so as to provide them with ample time of preparing for civilian life.
14:47
14:47

Poor Implementation of Military Principles Affecting UPDF-Brig. Kyazze education 2 1

Kyazze noted that most soldiers train in various courses but fail to implement the skills in their daily activities, which undermines professionalism of the force.
11:57
11:57

Parents Don’t Have Time for Us –Children Speak Out Jinja 8 4

Bruno Muwuluzi, a student from Uplands High School, said that some of their colleagues on streets come from poverty stricken families and distant areas where they are offered to buyers by their parents under the pretext of finding jobs for them.
20:20
20:20

DPP Seeks UGX 10bn for Recruitment, Security service 2 1 Top story

According to the draft budget, the DPP seeks Shillings 250 million for CCTV cameras, biometric access system, scanners and detectors and Shillings 1.26 billion, 7 double cabin pickups for State Attorneys on high risk assignments and 3 Station wagons of Shillings 900 million.
18:41
18:41

Minister Namuganza Denies Personal Interest in Mubende Land Evictions village 2 1

When asked by the Commission Lead Counsel, Ebert Byenkya to explain her involvement in the matter, Namuganza said President Museveni met the warring parties on June 11th 2018 and that he was only interested in the welfare of the Bibanja holders.
18:04
18:04

Game Rangers: Uganda's Unsung Heroes area 4 1

Robert Mbagaya is the Chief Law Enforcement Officer in-charge of Queen Elizabeth Protected area. Mbagaya was attacked by a male Chimpanzee that went on rampage at Entebbe Wildlife Education Center in 2013.
19:05
19:05

Power Outages: Wakiso Residents Attempt to Burn Transformer district 3 1

On Thursday afternoon, residents lit bonfires using old vehicle tyres, saying they have repeatedly petitioned power distributors Umeme to repair the faulty transformer in vain. They said the power outage has fueled crime in the area prompting them to demonstrate to express their anger.
07:00
07:00

Makerere Tennis Court Allocated to Private Developer people 1 4 Top story

KABS group of Companies is expected to take over the two functional Tennis Courts in September this year, according to a communication from the MUASA Deputy General Secretary and Head of Investment, Geoffrey Nuwagaba to staff.
20:09
20:09

EC Cancels Polls in 633 villages area 1 1

The Electoral Commission notes that elections had to be called off in some electoral areas mainly because unregistered residents disrupted the exercise when they were turned away. Available data from the field indicates that elections were not held in about 633 electoral areas, the statement reads in part.
17:48
17:48

IGG Orders Sacking Of Kalungu DEO recruitment 2 Top story

IGG notes that Bbale was appointed erroneously after providing false information about his professional experience to the appointments committee.
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