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16:27
16:27

Compensation Woes Still Hurting Bukasa Inland Port Project resident 6 1 Top story

Enock Ariga Marindi, another resident notes that the entire compensation process is shrouded in mystery, saying the ministry has deliberately hidden information from them. He says only a few have been compensated but no one can tell the criteria used to decide who receives the money.
13:00
13:00

UPDF Veterans in Busoga Positive For Joining Amisom operation 3 1

Busoga region has registered 223 reservists that will join their colleagues at Singo military barracks to form Uganda’s battle groups thirty-one and thirty-two which will foster UPDF’s operations under African union mission in Somalia-AMISOM.
19:55
19:55

70% Ugandans Can’t Access Government Information -Twaweza Report Makerere University 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.
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.
18:07
18:07

Eight Perish in Kamuli Road Accident deceased 1

The accident which occurred on Sunday involved a commuter taxi registration number, UAZ 861J from Jinja district which burst its tyres and knocked a motorcycle carrying two passengers who died instantly.
08:05
08:05

Makerere Finally Reinstates Nawangwe’s Former PA into University Service home 1 Top story

Nuwagaba had spent 17months out of university service following his dismissal on May 23rd, 2018 by the University Appointments Board for alleged extortion and bribery. However, the university Human Resource Director, Richard Mugisha reinstated Nuwagaba in a September 10th, 2019 letter and deployed him as the Chief Custodian of the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology –CEDAT.
12:32
12:32

USA Trains UPDF in Civil Military Operations team 1 2

The Officers are being equipped with skills in observance of human rights of children, women, journalists and other special groups during peace support operations both within and outside the country.
07:09
07:09

Suruma Appoints Bazeyo Acting Mak Deputy VC job 2

In November Professor Anthony Mugisha challenged the search process saying he was unfairly and unlawfully denied a chance to compete for the job of Deputy Vice-Chancellor.
19:40
19:40

Hospital Pharmacist Arrested over Drug Theft government

The Busoga East police spokesperson, James Mubi says that some government drugs were recovered from Waiswa's residence within Bugiri town.
15:31
15:31

Fire Guts Students Hostel in Makerere Kikoni Makerere University 5 3

Moses Chilla, a first-year student of Bachelor of Social Sciences at Makerere University told URN that he was forced out of his room on the ground floor, by thick smoke and noise from the neighbours who were asking students to vacate the hostel. Chilla added that fire could not be contained by the use of fire extinguishers.
19:35
19:35

Huawei ICT Academy to Train 1000 Ugandan Professionals Annually area 5 5 Top story

Liu Jiawei, the Huawei Managing Director, said this partnership and academy will help in career building for all ICT providers, network experts and students.
19:57
19:57

Kyegegwa Needs UGX 10BN to Tackle Water Problem distance 1 3 Top story

The Kyegegwa District Water Engineer, Christopher Katusabe, says safe water coverage in the district stands at 30 per cent with most residents still walking a distance of up to 10 kilometers in search of water.
07:03
07:03

Arua Gets New Kadhi process

Shortly after breaking the news of Sheikh Jaffers appointment, Sheik Hatim Juma, the Chairman Arua Muslim District Council urged Muslims to embrace his appointment.
07:41
07:41

Government Hands Electro-Maxx 6-Year Power Deal district 1

The Acting Director of Energy Resources in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, James Banabe last week said they had rejected pressure from Electro-Maxx to add US 2 cents for capacity building.
06:46
06:46

Ugandans Involved in Opportunistic Corruption-Deputy IGG investigation 1 Top story

We have found a lot of corruption that is practiced is opportunistic.
15:17
15:17

Women to Get 30 Percent Share of Public Procurement Budget country 2

Benson Turyame, the PPDA Executive Director, says women form a large percentage of the Ugandan population and ought to be involved in public procurement.
13:09
13:09

Delayed Repair of MV 2 Kyoga Ferry Irks Travelers resident 1 1 Top story

Mark Ssali, the UNRA Spokesperson, says they are in the process of procuring some spares to fix the faulty ferry.
12:11
12:11

Thugs Rob Millions From Dawson Pump Fuel Station investigation

Benson Byaruhanga Mworozi, the Luweero District Police Commander, says two thugs ridding on motorcycles attacked two pump attendants at Dawson Pump Fuel Station around 2am on Sunday night and tied them with the help of security guard before accessing the safe.
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