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19:12
19:12

Mak Student Leaders Pessimistic About Outcome of Council Meeting Makerere University 1 1

Marion Kirabo, the guild minister for Gender, Ethics and Integrity who was also part of the students’ team that presented in council said they are pessimistic about the outcomes of the meeting.
18:41
18:41

Health Ministry Launches Quadtrupple Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits Ministry of Health 4 1

The test kits that are manufactured by Abbott Laboratories can test for Malaria, HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B and C concurrently.
17:47
17:47

MUBS Former Staff Fail to Refund UGX 820 Million 2 1

The staff upon completion of their studies abroad flouted the Staff Development Bonding agreement with the university. According to the agreement, staff on study leave receive full payment but are also required to return and continue serving at the university. However if they don’t return to the university, they are required to refund the money.
17:24
17:24

URA Temporarily Suspends New Rules on Import Clearance 2 1 Top story

On Monday, the leadership of Kampala City Traders Association met URA officials where they agreed to suspend the directive until further notice. It was also agreed that all goods that were held up at Mombasa by the revenue body be released and cleared at the Uganda border.
17:03
17:03

Police Writes to URA, Telecom Companies over Impounded Items 2 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said police is waiting for URA and communication providers’ response in order to establish owners of the numerous motorcycles and mobile phones that were impounded in last Thursday’s crackdown on suspected dealers of stolen items.
16:22
16:22

MUBS Officials Fail to Account for Ugx 9.9 billion Extra Expenses 2 1

The University officials had appeared before Parliaments Public Accounts Committee this morning to respond to queries raised by the Auditor General in his report for the financial year 2017/2018. The institution’s financial statement indicated total receipts of 67.2 billion Shillings for the financial year under review, yet expenditure stood at 77.1 billion Shillings.
15:47
15:47

Experts Blame Parents as Adolescents Drift into Pornography Adolescent Health 2

Counsellors, teachers and health experts fear that as parents keep a distance between them and their children, social media, fantasy novels and technology gets them hooked on pornographic content, and as such, many young girls and boys have fallen prey to the fulfilment of sexual fantasies.
14:38
14:38

Suspected Killers of ISO Operative Arrested 1 1

Mutyaba was shot dead by thugs on October 6 at Bulaga, along Kampala –Mityana highway when he tried to pursue them after robbing two mobile money operators Flavia Namutebi and Flavia Nankya.
13:36
13:36

Degrees Cannot Solve Uganda’s Education Woes –Experts 1 2

The statement follows a government announcement that that enrollment of students in Primary Teachers Colleges (PTC) and National Teachers Colleges (NTC) for certificates and Diplomas will stop next year as it moves to phase out grade three and grade five qualifications.
11:37
11:37

NGOs Urged to Explore Local Funding Options amid Donor Fatigue UNHCR 4 1

The call follows a report titled “Money Talks; Assessing funding flows to local and national actors in Uganda, which established that local agencies are not benefiting equally from the growth in international humanitarian assistance to Uganda, compared with their international counterparts.
11:32
11:32

UBTEB Trains BTVET Assessors, Lecturers for New Curriculum World Bank 4 2

The training according to Onesmus Oyesigye, the UBTEB Executive Secretary is aimed at equipping skills and competences to the trainers and assessors ahead of the implementation of the new curriculum for training programs.
08:19
08:19

Makerere University Students Paid to Protest-Police 1 1

Police Spokesman Fred Enanga says that the payments, made through mobile money platforms, are part of the various clues being followed to establish the triggers for the unending protests at the University.
07:57
07:57

Lands Ministry Blames Administrator General for Wakiso Land Mess 2 1

Appearing before the Commission of inquiry into land Matters, Robert Opio, the acting Commissioner for land registration says the Administrator General cleared the transaction using a search report generated by unauthorized Principal Land Officer in Wakiso Ministry Zonal Office, Johnson Mukaaga.
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