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17:33
17:33

Tasco Industries Casual Labourers Strike over Poor Working Conditions tax 4 2

The workers also accuse their bosses of failing to treat injured workers and using vulgar language.
07:06
07:06

Staff Shortage Hits Makerere University Estates Unit government 1

Sources at the department indicate that over 200 vacancies have not been filled over the past years.
13:59
13:59

EU Alarmed by Excessive Force and Arrests of Journalists at Mak Makerere University 1

The university has been the theatre of violence and the use of excessive force by law enforcement agencies, as students challenged a 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and functional fees. The increment, which started this academic year, will affect all first-year students, for the next five years.
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.
07:49
07:49

One Miner Missing, 11 Others Injured in Ntungamo Mine authority 1 Top story

John Marini, one of the survivors, says that he saw rocks falling and dashed for the exit before the mine caved in. He suspects that the walls could have been weakened by continuous mining.
12:30
12:30

Former Tembo Steel Mills Employees Protest Non-Payment of Salary district 1 3

The angry employees on Wednesday stormed the factory at 6:00 am and sat outside the premises. They blocked trucks from either accessing or exiting the factory.
17:05
17:05

Nawangwe Blocks MUASA Representatives on Staff Appeals Tribunal member 1 2

Professor Nawangwe says the said nominees will not be sworn in as members of the tribunal until the matter arising from a petition he has received against the nomination of two.
07:53
07:53

NDA Impounds Medicines Worth UGX 361M in Nation Wide Operations people 2 1 Top story

Samuel Kyomukama, the NDA head of Enforcement disclosed this following an inspection of drug outlets in Jinja district on Saturday.
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.
16:17
16:17

Mak Appointments Board Revises Kamunyu’s Suspension member 1

While the Board’s initial ruling on Monday was to suspend Kamunyu for six months without pay, the revised ruling corrected with a pen considers half pay for the staff leader.
13:35
13:35

UCC Playing Catchup, Needs Media Literacy–Makerere Don Makerere University 3 4 Top story

According to Kakooza, now is the time to engage all stakeholders gainfully on the type of media that Uganda wants. He argues that most media houses in Uganda are giving more space to entertainment, music, comedy and sports and that media owners and managers want to play safe for fear of the repercussions.
07:20
07:20

Man Arrested for Killing Teenage Girlfriend murder

He is accused of killing 16-year-old Sylvia Nagujja by strangulation at Musey View Lodge in Wairaka-Walumbe village in Kakira town council in Jinja district on Saturday night.
12:59
12:59

Cracks Irk Road Users village 4 1

Geoffrey Byamugisha, a resident of Bukinda Sub County in Rukiga district, says while the commissioning the highway president, Yoweri Museveni told them that it would last for 25 years without any cracks. He however, says to his surprise the road has developed cracks just under five years after completion.
07:50
07:50

Grasshopper Trappers Protest Revised Power Tariff accusation 1 2 Top story

Under the revised rate, UMEME will collect Shillings 350,000 from each bulb connected directly to a power line up from Shillings 250,000 previously.
20:19
20:19

One Held Over Kira Murder police 1

The suspect, whose name has been withheld by police, was picked up from unnamed clinic in Kira Municipality where he had been rushed by his colleagues for treatment for a dog bite.
14:03
14:03

RDC Summons Radio Managers Over Gen. Saleh district 1

The radio stations are accused of hosting guests who have been critical of an MOU between Saleh and Kabarole District.
18:24
18:24

We Didn't Document Most Exhibits Found With Kitatta- Major Agaba vehicle 2 1 Top story

The officer said that he and his boss Lt. Col Erias Byamukama later signed on the exhibits but didnt record the machetes, axes and iron bars recovered from the offices. According to procedures, an arresting officer is expected to record or document all recoveries from the crime scene as exhibits for purposes of satisfying court that his testimony is genuine.
07:59
07:59

Landslides Destabilize Water Pipe Network, Affecting Three Districts team 3 2

Joan Nambafu, a resident of Lwakhakha town council who operates a restaurant, says they are currently buying a 20 Jerrycan of water at Shillings 500.
13:11
13:11

Angry Mob Lynches Young Man people 2

Angry residents stoned Wanzu to death at around 5:30am on Wednesday morning. An employee at Budumbuli Guest house, which is found in school village, told URN on condition of anonymity that the suspect broke into the managers office.
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