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15:21
15:21

Local Governments Directed to Repair All Non Functional Boreholes people 1 1

According to the circular dated March 31, the Water Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Alfred Okot Okidi advised all Chief Administrative Officers, to let all planned activities within the water department and focus on ensuring that the population in their respective areas access clean water.
16:21
16:21

Hearing Impairment: Ogwang Scores Sufficient Points for Gov’t Scholarship Uganda 1 1 Top story

Charles Owilli Adur, Deputy Head teacher Wakiso Secondary School, who also has a hearing impairment, observes that from day one Ogwang was determined as he was focused on his lifelong desire of attaining university education. “For a special needs student to break all the barriers this is great news.
19:29
19:29

Delays in Kampala Schools as PLE Start area 2 4

At Kisuule Nursery & Primary School, Bukoto, papers were received at exactly 8:10 a.m. by Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) scouts and supervisors in the absence of invigilators. There were still no invigilators at the school after 9 a.m., sending the administrators into a panic.
19:12
19:12

Mak Student Leaders Pessimistic About Outcome of Council Meeting Makerere University 1 1

Marion Kirabo, the guild minister for Gender, Ethics and Integrity who was also part of the students’ team that presented in council said they are pessimistic about the outcomes of the meeting.
19:13
19:13

Government Sponsorships Favour Male Students –Mak Professors education 2 6 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.
17:35
17:35

Health Ministry Rules Out Ebola Outbreak in Kikuube Uganda 1

Dr. Nicholas Kwikiriza, the Acting Kikuube District Health Officer, says the samples taken from the deceased have tested negative for Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers.
13:39
13:39

Kisozi Seed School Punished for Fielding Ineligible Player in Copa Coca -Cola Tournament match 1

This follows a petition filed by Uganda Martyrs Hugh School, which implicated three players of Kisozi seed School David Ssemukaro, Emmanuel Ngabonziza and Geoffrey Mivule, who are not students of the school.
18:54
18:54

People Power Activists Demonstrate On Jinja-Iganga Highway country 3 1

The angry youths led by Moses Bigirwa, the Kamuli District Democratic Party Chairperson lit old tires in the middle of the highway to express dissatisfaction with the police decision to block the concerts of Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine, the Kyandondo East Member of parliament.
11:54
11:54

Alur King Raises Red Flag Over Illegal Sale of Kingdom Land area 1 Top story

According to sources, land grabbing is rampant in Padolo in Erusi Sub County, Nebbi district, Patera in Atyak and Panyigoro areas in Pakwach Sub County in the newly created Pakwach district.
11:52
11:52

Thousands Party on First Night of Nyege Nyege Festival uganda 1 Top story

The mixture of the cigarette and Marijuana smokes was calmed by the flavored smell of Shisha, which would be cleared by the freshness brought by trees and the River Nile.
14:43
14:43

Village Chairpersons Skip Swearing in Over Stamp Fees resident 1 1

Moses Mawerere, the Chairperson Mission Zone, says the district has been running adverts on different radio stations claiming that stamps are free of charge but to his surprise the same people are asking them for money.
16:55
16:55

Kasese LC V Chairperson, MP Clash Over Service Delivery area 1 Top story

Kathika alleges that his constituency has been sidelined for a very longtime when it comes to service delivery and the Chairperson is hell bent on frustrating the little that would come with the creation of the new sub counties. He also claimed that people from his area were sidelined in the recent recruitment by by Kasese District Local Government.
19:25
19:25

From the Hansard: How MPs Debated Social Media and Mobile Money Tax-PART 2 uganda

Continued from the first part on the debate on social media and mobile money tax
07:40
07:40

Two Soldiers Held Over Karuma Dam Shooting updf 1

Major Telesphor Turyamumanya, the 4th Division Army spokesperson based in Gulu town, says the army has locked up two soldiers who were manning the check point at Karuma Trading Centre for questioning in connection to the incident.
17:36
17:36

Interpol Director Tips Namisindwa Officials on Human Traffickers district

According to Yiga, because of the vigilance at Entebbe International Airport, traffickers have resorted to Lwakhakha and other borders to smuggle young girls outside the country with promises of employment opportunities abroad.
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