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The Changing Face of Makerere University Hospital government 5 4 Top story

Dr. Byamugisha told URN in an exclusive interview that prior to the renovation of the hospital, the delivery of health services had become difficult and expensive to manage. All this has improved, despite the insatiable demands at the Hospital. Following months of renovation work, Dr. Josaphat K. Byamugisha, the Director of the newly transformed Makerere Health Services says he breathes with a sigh of relief.
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U.S Department Pins Uganda on Human Rights Violation Jinja 4

The report shows that there were several reports where the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings, including due to torture in 2019.
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Search Team Recommends Five Unopposed for Appointment as College Heads Makerere University 1 Top story

According to the report, the search committee arrived at the candidates after a series of activities that included shortlisting, assessing candidates’ documents, review of Human Resource record, candidates’ profiles and face-to-face interviews as well as public presentations.
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70% Ugandans Can’t Access Government Information -Twaweza Report district 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.
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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.
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IGP Orders Release of 'Idle and Disorderly' Suspects district 1 Top story

“By copy, hereof, the Executive Director Kampala City Council Authority is also asked to comply with the directive of H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda,” Ochola directs. ‘Idle and disorderly’ laws form part of what are usually referred to as ‘vagrancy laws.’
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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.
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Mak Don Gets UGX 480m Climate Change Grant people 2

The research will involve investigating the probable influence of this temperature limit on crop production and water needs including the influence on rainfall, humidity, winds and cloudiness over Uganda.
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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.
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Mak Legal Costs Shoot to UGX 63bn people 1

The costs stem from 50 cases against the University.
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Committee Given 3 Months to Develop White Paper on Mak Visitation Report Makerere University 1

The 17-member committee composed of academic and technical staff is expected to commence work on Monday 20th May 2019, following their inauguration this week at State House Nakasero.
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70 Percent Citizens Not Involved in Infrastructure Projects-Study government 4 3

Citizens say while they expect to be informed about the government infrastructure projects coming up in their areas, they are not consulted at all.
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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.
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76 Makerere University Vehicles Grounded president 1 2

The 76 are part of the 357 vehicles at Makerere University. Those grounded include tractors, a TATA lorry and water tanker. Others are Double Cabins, coasters and Motorcycles.
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Makerere Don Decries State Abdication of Health Service Provision government 4 3

Ssali, who is also a Global Public Health specialist, says Ugandan citizens have been turned into clients whose access to healthcare is determined by their own ability to pay, their location and socio-economic status.
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Kayihura Considers Legal Action over Stories Linking Him to Kaweesi Murder iso 1

Kayihura wants the New Vision to pay 300 Million Shillings for every story published between June 9 June and October 30 2018 in which it is insinuated that he is a suspect in the Murder of Kaweesi or that he masterminded it. He says that a failure to secure the money and the apology within the next seven days will leave him with one option.
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PAC Wants Forensic Audit Into Payroll System report

In his 2016 report, the Auditor General noted that employee records showed errors in the data being maintained on the system in form of personal information like age, year of birth and contractual obligations like tenure of employment and years of employment among others.
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PAC Grills DPP Over Case Backlog accusation 1 1 Top story

The PAC Vice Chairperson, Gerald Karuhanga tasked the team to explain the slow clearance of cases despite increased funding from Shillings 6.1 billion in the 2015/2016 financial year to Shillings 6.9 billion in the 2016/2017 financial year.
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