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12:07
12:07

Karamoja Leaders Seek Protection for Security Informers From Armed Warriors president museveni 2 1

Remigio Achia, the chairperson Karamoja parliamentary group earlier asked president Museveni to provide protection for intelligent informers as they are a soft target
09:44
09:44

Kaabong Officials Demand Compensation for Stolen Livestock 1 2 Top story

According to Meri, there is a new element of commercialization of rustling, where wrongdoers connive to steal cows. He noted in the past, Karamojong used to raid for prestige, but it is currently driven by the desire for money.
18:57
18:57

Caravan Peace Meetings Kick off in Karamoja to End Insecurity 3 1

Mariam Ongole a resident of Mogoth parish in Lotisan sub county, Moroto district says all the approaches used so far to solve insecurity have failed and their only hope is the caravan peace meetings.
16:19
16:19

Leaders Demand Transfer of "Wealth Creating" Commanders from Karamoja 5 1

The accusation comes at the time joint security forces, with mostly the UPDF being in the lead, are being blamed for aiding the cattle raids and doing little to counter the escalating insecurity in the region.
07:29
07:29

LRA Victims Call For Psycho-social Support trauma 3 3

The victims say the war has greatly affected their social lives, even more than a decade after guns fell silent with majority citing trauma as the biggest challenges they continue to battle.
15:01
15:01

Gov't Rejects Creation of National Truth and Reconciliation Commission 7 1

Government is discussing a proposal to restructure the Amnesty Commission to oversee the implementation of the National Transitional Justice Policy for addressing the justice, accountability and reconciliation needs of conflict affected communities.
11:21
11:21

Duplication of Roles by Gov't, Agencies Affecting Service Delivery-Experts 3

Dr. Robina Kaitiritimba, the Executive Director Uganda National Health Consumers’ Organisation says, for instance, there was no need of setting up an independent entity to register births and deaths because it can be done by local councils.
18:04
18:04

Parliament Committee Cautions Gov't on Expensive China Loans China Uganda loans 1 1

Committee Chairperson Hajat Bbumba adds that the Committee is concerned with the high debt accumulation rate in the short and medium-term and recommended that debt contracting by the government should be scaled down to only projects that have a high economic and financial return in the medium term and target cheaper loans to finance the investment pla
19:26
19:26

Kabaka Calls for Boost to Restoration of Cooperatives buganda kingdom 3 1

The Kabaka recalled that the inception of cooperatives in Singo and Masaka (Buddu County) in 1913, propelled coffee and cotton farmers into prosperity when they started keeping their earnings in form of Savings in the different cooperative societies.
13:21
13:21

Women Rights Defenders Raise Concerns over FGM Persistence United Nations 4 1

Speaking to several women rights defenders at Imperial Botanical beach in Entebbe on Thursday, Margaret Kulaba, the chairperson of the Human rights defenders network says the practice has for long been a threat to the future of the girl child.
20:00
20:00

Parliament Approves UGX 900bn for South Sudan Compensation juba crisis 1

Parliament has approved the payment of 947 billion shillings ($252m) for the payment of 82 Ugandan companies that supplied goods and services in South Sudan.
12:51
12:51

Gov't Orders Apaa Residents to Vacate Disputed Land Apaa land dispute Top story

The position offers financial and material support to all households living in the area stating that they must vacate the area for wildlife conservation.
17:06
17:06

Ministry of Health Seeks More Funding for Doctors Salaries health ministry 1 1

The Ministry of Health is seeking additional 13 billion shillings in order to enhance salaries of medical specialists in a bid to attract more doctors.
16:35
16:35

ISO Faulted for Failing to Investigate South Sudan Payments 3 1

Officials from ISO were on Wednesday appearing before the committee to answer to questions regarding the payment of 41 billion shillings to 10 companies that supplied goods to South Sudan prior to the 2013 conflict but were never paid.
07:48
07:48

Refugee Conditions Deteriorate as Donors Cut Lifesaving Aid 1

The Norwegian Refugee Council is now calling on donor countries to take more responsibility for the 1.2 million refugees living in Uganda, a poverty-stricken nation, shouldering a responsibility on persons escaping violence and bloodshed in countries across the region. Uganda is hosting refugees from South Sudan, DR Congo, Burundi, Somalia, Rwanda, Eritrea, Sudan and Ethiopia.
17:59
17:59

Uganda Commits to Ensuring Dignified Return of Refugees drc refugees 2 1

The statement comes amidst speculation that is safe for refugees from Burundi, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC to return to their countries.
19:47
19:47

Trader Challenges Removal from South Sudan Compensation list south sudan crisis 3 1

A South Sudan supplier wants Members of Parliament to Investigate how his company Gash Logistics Kampala was kicked out of compensation at the last moment.
17:32
17:32

PS Muhakanizi Advised Finance Minister Against South Sudan Compensation 1

The Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the treasury Keith Muhakanizi advised against the payment of 40bn shillings to 10 companies that supplied grain to the South Sudan Government.
19:13
19:13

Parliament Appoints Committee to Investigate South Sudan Compensation 1

On Wednesday, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga appointed a committee that will establish how the 10 companies were selected, verify the actual beneficiaries, criteria of selection, status of verification of all claimants and among others. She gave the committee, headed by Ann Maria Nankabirwa, the Kyankwanzi Woman MP 25 days to report back to Parliament.
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