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15:55
15:55

UMSC Chairperson Calls for Special PDM Program for Muslims member 1 2

Lubega said that the current PDM layout requires beneficiaries to pay minimal interest on the credit facilities extended to them, contrary to the sharia laws on finance, which promote non-interest returns on loans acquired.
14:49
14:49

Savers Protest Delayed Release of Parish Community Funds group 3 1

Some claim that most of their members are illiterate, yet all the money request forms are written in English, and they lack timely guidance from the project supervisors and so they hired local government employees to fill these forms for them at a fee of 50,000 Shillings per form.
11:02
11:02

COVID-19 Relief Registration: Residents Accuse VHTs of Confiscating Their National IDs member 2

Stella Naigaga, a saloon operator says that one of the VHTs confiscated her national ID under unclear circumstances. “They registered me alongside my other five workmates but after our 30 minute’s engagement, the VHT member sped off with our IDs claiming that they were a requirement to expedite the release of the relief funds to the beneficiaries,” she said.
10:50
10:50

LCI Chairperson Arrested for Encroaching on Public Land in Jinja corruption 2

The land that belongs to Jinja municipal council is said to have been illegally awarded to Thummar Joy Maganlal Patel without following the rightful procedures. According to Sakwa, Thummar used the influence of leaders to forge district land board minutes which he used to apply for a freehold title on the land.
14:13
14:13

Sugarcane Prices to Continue Dropping-Museveni government 1

According to Museveni, government has nothing much to do about the falling cane prices dictated by forces beyond their control.
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.
20:24
20:24

Embassy Website Displays Dead Minister as Part of Cabinet member 1 Top story

The official website of the Ugandan Embassy in Brussels still displays Maria Mutagamba as minister for Tourism, more than two years after she died.
07:50
07:50

Sugar Bill Talk Dominates Kadaga's Thanksgiving Ceremony people 4 1 Top story

Rt. Rev. Samson Naimanhe, the Bishop of Busoga Diocese who led the thanksgiving service, called for the sensitisation of cane farmers in the region on each clause in the bill before it is discussed by parliament.
20:56
20:56

Lack of Women in UWEZO Leadership Irks Angina committee 1 2

Anginas concern followed the election of a new committee comprising Col. Godfrey Muwanguzi as the chairman Board Of Directors, Col. Francis Ongia as vice chairman, and Maj. Teddy Kavuma as the treasurer. No female representative was elected on the four-member supervisory committee.
11:27
11:27

Buvuma Gov't Employees Work Only Two Days A week resident 1 3 Top story

The Buvuma District LC V Chairperson, Alex Mabirizi, acknowledged the problem of absenteeism. He explained that the workers are expected to work full time but most of them report for work on Tuesday and leave by Thursday, which is affecting service delivery.
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.
20:25
20:25

MPs to Government: Don't Rush Phasing Off Airtime Scratch Cards area 3

Tumwebaze says the electronic airtime will also improve revenue collection since URA can now tell how much airtime the telecom companies sell and also minimize the waste generated from the scratch card.
12:08
12:08

Traders React to Ban on Hooded Jackets home 5 1 Top story

A second cloth vendor in Owino market, who only preferred to identify himself as Moses, says despite selling hooded jackets he isnt certain whether or not he will be picked up. He wants the president to reconsider his stand on the hooded clothes.
07:39
07:39

Uganda Loses US$300M Annually – World Bank country 1 3 Top story

Calvo also revealed that Uganda recoups far less than what it invests in the Ugandan Shilling due to poor infrastructure management.
18:39
18:39

Kayihura's Wife Disowns Alaka, Ochieng country 1 Top story

In her statement issued on Monday afternoon, Angella, says no member of Kayihuras family has met, talked to or even gave instructions to the two lawyers to represent the former police chief in court.
12:48
12:48

60 Kole Youth Groups Receive Saving Boxes member

Each of the sub counties received 15 saving boxes for distribution to youth groups in their area. Innocent Omogo, the In Charge of NCBA CLUSA Uganda in Kole District, says the saving boxes will help the members to keep their savings safely.
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