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21:15
21:15

Education Committee to Meet MUST Leadership Over Staff Strike 2

The committee members note that there is need to ascertain what is happening on the ground, listen to key stakeholders including the University Council, top management, staff associations and guild leaders so as to bring an end to the strike.
20:59
20:59

NFA Loses Over Over 40,000 Hectares of Central Forest Reserve Land to Developers 5

The National Forestry Authority has lost Over 40 thousands hectares of central forest reserve in Kayunga district to private developers, the Bamugemereire led Commission has heard this afternoon.
20:22
20:22

Inside Mbarara University Strike: Why Staff Want VC Sacked? project 2 1 Top story

“Nobody understands their issue. Maybe they are playing tribal politics because if you are accusing somebody, you should have concrete proof to say this man has stolen this money, this man has done and mismanaged this and therefore he can go. So accusing somebody and yelling on top of your voice doesn’t make what you are saying right. They have not provided evidence,” Prof. Obua said.
19:26
19:26

Police Handwriting Expert Testifies in Mak Gold Case Makerere University 6 1

Appearing before Beatrice Kainza, the City Hall Grade One Magistrate on Tuesday, Chelangat, who is also the last state witness said she had found significant similarities in the signatures on documents the accused used for receipting the money and their statements.
19:00
19:00

UCC Condemns Security Attacks on Radio Stations 3

Ibrahim K. Bbossa, the Head of Public Relations at the Uganda Communications Commission says there is no directive barring opposition politicians from being hosted on the various media. He says stations affected by such interference must report to the Commission to find justice.
18:57
18:57

Detective's Load Increases to 950 Cases 3 1

In his response, Enanga noted that while the public is right to question their work, they should appreciate the efforts of the Police Force given the huge population in the country.
18:47
18:47

Gov’t to Expedite Operationalisation of Skills Development Facility Janet Museveni 3 1

The Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Museveni indicated that SDF comes at a time when government cannot compromise on skills development and would seek to operationalize the fund faster now that pilot has proved successful.
17:49
17:49

Political Parties Unveil New POMA Regulations 6 1

The new regulations were unveiled by secretary generals of political parties and Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda in a meeting on Tuesday afternoon. Rugunda gave political parties assurance that the new regulations will be implemented expeditiously to the last dot.
17:30
17:30

MPs Challenge Gov't Proposal to Write off 499bn Tax Arrears tax exemptions 5 1

In its report, the Finance committee of Parliament that was scrutinizing the bill recommended that Parliament approves the proposal to write off the billions of shillings in tax arrears.
17:28
17:28

Govt to Waive Restrictions on Financial Intelligence Information Sharing 3

The move which seeks to curb money laundering and terrorist activities is entrenched in an amendment to the anti-money laundering law presented by state Minister for Finance David Bahati to parliament this afternoon.
17:26
17:26

Makerere Loses Case Against Two Staff Association Leaders 2 1 Top story

While delivering the ruling, Kiwanuka said the university relied on mere allegations, hearsay as well as unsubstantiated facts and failed to prove the guilt of the respondents.
16:49
16:49

Police Task Village Chairpersons to Monitor LDU Operations 2 2

Enanga said he was yet to get details on how many LDUs have so far been deployed in Kampala and its neighbouring districts.
14:31
14:31

Cabinet Approves Creation of Terego District 2 1

According to Namuyangu, Terego district will become operational at the start of the 2020/2021 financial year. She says Shillings 20.7 billion is needed to operationalize the district.
13:08
13:08

MUST Students Advised Not to Join Staff Strike 1

On Thursday, Mbarara University of Science and Technology Academic Staff Association –MUSTASA announced a staff strike. The staff accuse the Vice Chancellor Prof. Celestino Obua of incompetence, financial mismanagement, and misuse of university property and flouting of the University human resources manual by illegal staff recruitment.
12:59
12:59

Police to Charge Officers for Smashing Bobi Wine’s Car 1 2 Top story

“I also disapprove of the method the Police used to break the glass of Bobi Wine’s car. They should have towed the vehicle to wherever they wanted him to be,” Museveni told a rally in Gayaza in Wakiso district over the weekend.
12:22
12:22

Lack of Funds Keeping USE Schools from National MDD Competitions-Organizers Kitante Hill School 1 Top story

Martin Obore Okiria, the head teacher Ngora High School and national chairperson ASSHU, says that most USE schools are going to find it very expensive to join the competitions.
11:41
11:41

South Sudan Sets up Verification Committee for Unpaid Ugandan traders ministry of finance 1 2

The Government of South Sudan has established a committee to verify the authenticity of Ugandan traders, who supplied goods to South Sudan before civil war broke out.
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