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14:50
14:50

Church Seeks Clarity on Prayer Guidelines after Arrest of Father Kiibi mass 1

The call comes barely hours after the arrest of Rev Fr Deogratius Kiibi Kateregga from St. Joseph parish in Mpigi town for allegedly defying the guidelines. Fr Kiibi was arrested by Police Officers, working with District Internal Security Officer and UPDF soldiers, early today.
20:03
20:03

COVID19: EPRC Sends All Staff Home Uganda 1 Top story

“Due to the increasing threat of the CORONA virus in Uganda, effective Wednesday March 25th 2020 to April 9th 2020, the Economic Policy Research Centre Staff members will continue working online from their homes,” said EPRC management.
15:43
15:43

Covid-19: Health Ministry to Recruit 210 Emergency Staff government 3 Top story

The proposed staff recruitment comes a few hours after Health Minister; Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng confirmed eight new Coronavirus cases sending panic among the population. According to Dr. Aceng, all the eight cases are Ugandan nationals who travelled back from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
16:24
16:24

Impostor in Buikwe Arrested for Stealing Drugs Jinja 1 2

Wycliffe Mukwaya and his girlfriend, Josephine Nabisire were arrested from their rented room in Kasanjja B zone, Njeru division, Buikwe district.
13:20
13:20

Gov’t Insists on Wetland Demarcation in Wakiso Amid Resistance people 1 5

Ali Wamala Ngudde, a resident, claims that some people own titles in the areas which the ministry is claiming to be wetlands. He says that the ministry needs to be careful while trading on their land.
12:02
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Technical Instructors Petition Education Ministry Over Salary Discrepancies government 4 Top story

Ahmed Kasibante, an Instructor at Ahmed Seguya Technical Institute, says the payment of instructors is a total mess with different local governments using varied scales. He notes that while some local governments have already implemented the salary increment others have adamantly refused and keep on giving lame excuses.
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14:40

U.S Department Pins Uganda on Human Rights Violation government 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.
16:21
16:21

Hearing Impairment: Ogwang Scores Sufficient Points for Gov’t Scholarship government 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.
16:42
16:42

Magezi Revisits Role of Cultural Institutions in Local Government Structures Local Governments 3 1 Top story

Magezi observes that while traditional governance systems have, to a large extent, been replaced by modern state structures and systems at the national level, they are still relevant at local levels in many parts of the country.
10:34
10:34

BTVET Institutes Demand for Additional Slots at Selection Exercise government 5 1

At the concluded selection process for post lower secondary education, over 70 BTVET Institutes were present. However, each was allocated a maximum number of 50 students. The said number was fixed by the ministry and it matches the available capitation and other funding which government injects in such institutions.
18:41
18:41

Local Gov't Minister Decries Absence of Inspectors service 2

The Local Government Act mandates the local government ministry to oversee all local governments through the Directorate of Local Government Inspection.
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Locusts Invasion: Public Health Specialists Weigh in On Impact of Chemicals district 7 4

Arnold Waiswa Ayazika, the NEMA director, Environmental Monitoring and Compliance says beyond the suppressing of the locusts, NEMA is interested in monitoring the potential impact of chemicals on water sources, food crops and or any other non-target organisms.
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.
11:49
11:49

Parliament’s Decision Ignites Confusion at Curriculum Training Centers government 3 1 Top story

Leonard Lwanga from Kyandondo Secondary School in Matugga who is one of the 2050 teachers undergoing training at Trinity College Nabbingo in Wakiso District, said some of his colleagues packed their bags when they heard parliament’s decision on media.
11:15
11:15

Bunyoro Women Decry Seclusion from Oil and Gas Activities information 6

The women say following the discovery of oil and gas in their area, local women have not been fully engaged and empowered by the government on how they can be prepared to tap in opportunities accruing from oil and gas sector something they say could make them not to benefit from the sector.
21:26
21:26

IPOD Council to Discuss Roadmap on Friday leadership 2

The IPOD Council Chairperson and FDC party General Secretary, Nathan Nandala Mafabi told URN on Tuesday that the scheduled meeting will discuss the activities to be conducted by IPOD and release a road map to the effect. According to Nandala, one of the key issues they will seek to address is Electoral reforms something FDC and the opposition as a whole has fronted for long.
20:31
20:31

ICT Minister Asks Local Government Staff to Support NRM or Quit district 1 2 Top story

Nabakooba also took a swipe at some local government public relations officers for failing to update district websites detailing government achievements such as mechanized agricultural systems in preference of discussing political tales, which have dragged young people in abject poverty since they lack information to transform their lives.
13:11
13:11

Two Health Workers on the Spot Over Drug Theft government

On Saturday the Namayingo deputy resident district commissioner, Majid Dhikusooka and police detectives stormed their homes and recovered forty bundles of cotton wool, three boxes of injections, six boxes of vaccines and unspecified amount of antimalarial drugs that had been repacked in different paper bags.
13:42
13:42

UCE Results: 166,530 Candidates Fail Physics, Chemistry education 1 1

According to the Uganda National Education Board Executive Secretary Dan Odongo, although there has been an overall improvement performance in a number of subjects, there is still a challenge in overall pass levels for science subjects.
17:07
17:07

Nansana Municipality Gets New Town Clerk investigation 1 3

Thomson Obong, the former Amolator Deputy Chief Administrative Officer replaces James Ambrose Atwoko.
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