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18:12
18:12

Public Warned Of Illegal, Substandard Laboratories 3 1

It is no longer business as usual for substandard and illegal clinical laboratories in private hospitals and clinics as the Allied Health Professionals Council vows to crack down on its members.
17:50
17:50

MPs Want Audit on KCCA E-City System withholding tax 4 1

Legislators sitting on parliaments committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises COSASE have called for a value-for-money audit of the e-city system employed by Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA.
17:28
17:28

Ugandan Banks mobilise UGX16Trillion In Deposits 3 1

According to Kisaame, of the 16 trillion shillings in deposits, the banks have lent 12 trillion shillings to the private sector.
17:06
17:06

Park yard Vendors Petition Parliament Over Presidential Pledge 2

Muhammad Musisi, the General Secretary, new Agenda Traders Development Association, said several vendors are struggling to rebuild their lives following the fire incidents that left them with nothing.
17:03
17:03

District, Sub County Officials Frustrating Govt Programmes uwep 2 1

Gender Minister Janat Mukwaya said the involvement of Sub county chiefs and sub accountants as signatories to women and youth group accounts was envisaged to guide groups to implement their enterprises according to work plans. However, this has in most cases been abused through extortion of money from the groups under the guise of transport and other allowances. In some cases there has been outright demand of ransom before signing.
16:51
16:51

Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup On - Musonye nicholas musonye 1

The Secretary general of the Council of East and Central African Football Associations Cecafa has confirmed that the regional Senior Challenge Cup will return this year.
15:55
15:55

Mak Administrative Staff Vote to Maintain New Salary Structure salary enhancements

All the 80 staff who attended the General Assembly under their umbrella of Makerere University Administrative Staff Association MASA overwhelmingly voted to maintain the position of the ministry as outlined in a circular early this month. Catherine Bitarakwate, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Public Service in her July 1st circular instructed all accounting officers in public universities to implement the new salary structure for the financial year 2017/2018.
15:26
15:26

Injury Rules Nyakisi Out Of IAAF World Championships london 1

Ugandas team to the 2017 IAAF World Championships will miss injured star runner Adero Nyakisi.
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13:13

City Festival to Raise Funds for Kampala Schools jeniffer musisi 3 1

Kampala city has 79 primary schools many of which were constructed in the early 1960s and 1970s. Today, the schools with a population of 85,000 pupils are characterized by dilapidated structures due to lack of renovation, coupled with population pressure that has reportedly put excessive stress on the available infrastructure.
12:33
12:33

Ugandan Engineer Scoops USD 25,000 Innovation Prize 1

Philippa Ngaju, an Electrical Engineer attached to the Uganda Industrial Research Institute UIRI, took home the second prize of USD 25 000 89 million Shillings for her innovation; Electronically Controlled Gravity Feed Infusion Set ECGF, a medical device designed to accurately administer intravenous fluids and drugs by controlling the rate of fluid flow based on feedback from a drop sensor.
11:58
11:58

Mak Assistant Lecturers Petition over Salary Discrepancies makerere strikes 1 2 Top story

According to Makerere University Councils approved policy on promotional tracks for academic staff, an Assistant Lecturer is an entry level rank who must have at least a Bachelors Degree with a First Class or Second Class Upper and Masters Degree. While an assistant lecturer at Makerere currently earns 4.8 million or 4.3 million shillings for science and non-science categories, the same salary scale in other public universities attracts a monthly pay of 5.7 million.
11:47
11:47

Govt to Reduce Group Size in Youth, Women Funding Initiatives ministry of gender 1

To access financing in both initiatives, applicants have to present themselves in groups of between 10 and 15 members. However, the ministry has observed a need to reduce the number of members to not more than six in each group before the next cohort of funds is released.
10:04
10:04

KCCA, Solicitor General Disagree on Property Tax 3 1

Abdu Katuntu, the COSASE Chairperson was particularly displeased with the revelation and demanded for a list of government institutions that has defaulted on payment.
07:49
07:49

University Workers Welcome Proposed Salary Percentages university strikes 5

A meeting between striking staff at Ugandas public universities and officials from the Finance, Education and Public Service ministries appears to have addressed the issues that pushed the staff to lay down their tools.
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