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19:43
19:43

Uganda Ranked Among Countries with Bad Sim-Card Registration Policies breach of privacy 1

Whereas researchers found Uganda doesn’t restrict the number of SIM cards used and enforces the requirement of a warrant to access customer data, the country’s poor score is due to its biometric checks for SIM-card registration
18:58
18:58

Bobi Wine to Reschedule Consultation Program People Power

Speaking to journalists at his offices in Kamwokya hours after a meeting with the Police leadership and the Electoral Commission, Kyagulanyi said that there was agreement among the three parties that, it is within his right as a presidential aspirant to reach out to Ugandans without any restrictions from the police and other security organs.
17:37
17:37

Muhakanizi Blames Gov't Officials For Budget Deficits 1

Muhakanizi was tasked by Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi together with Lugazi Municipality MP Ssozi Mulindwa to explain the budget deficits and criteria used to pay off mandamus court payments.In his response, Muhakanizi said that top government officials don't heed to his advice on finances.
17:13
17:13

Cabinet Yet to Approve Payment of UGX 948b to South Sudan Traders MInistry of Finance 1

The Secretary to Treasury Keith Muhakanizi on Thursday told Parliament's Finance Committee that Cabinet will discuss the issue of compensation before a final decision is made on the beneficiaries.
17:05
17:05

Fuel Prices Expected to Stay Stable Uganda fuel prices 1 2

According to Daniel Mushabe, the General Manager of Mount Meru Petroleum Limited, most dealers had either finished ordering or their fuel was already on the way before the US and Iran tensions.
16:55
16:55

First Rotary Peace Centre in Africa Opened at Makerere University 4 6

According to Bryn Styles, the head of Rotary Peace Centres the centre will provide hands-on experience to complement coursework that addresses topics including human rights, governance, and the role of the media in conflict.
16:54
16:54

We're Disappointed Over Importation of Gowns –Prof. Nawangwe Makerere University 4 2 Top story

This morning, Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, said they are equally concerned by the contractor decided to import the gowns instead of supporting the local economy.
16:42
16:42

Mental Assessment of Traffic Police Officers Starts 2 2

Acting Commissioner for Police Force Wealth, Christine Olyel Olanya, said the assessment was approved by Policy Advisory Committee –PAC, chaired by Inspector General of Police, John Martins Okoth Ochola.
15:17
15:17

Parliament Postpones Plenary Session 1

However, a new later dated 9th January authored by Paul G Wabwire on behalf of the Clerk to Parliament indicates that commencement of plenary sitting has been rescheduled to Tuesday 21st January 2020.
15:03
15:03

We Are Being Unfairly Outcompeted by Foreigners-Kampala Traders 1 3

William Kaggwa, the secretary-general of the Nakasero Hardware Business Association, said they have seen many of their colleagues close shop because they can’t sell at prices Chinese traders are selling at and remain in business.
13:10
13:10

Local Government Accountants Hesitant to Get Certified 3 1

The Accountant General, Lawrence Semakula, says although the Accountant Act 2013 has been in force for the last eight years, local governments are still hiring uncertified accounting officers in disregard of the December 31st, 2019 ultimatum issued by his office.
12:49
12:49

Constitutional Court Judges Apologize For Delayed Basajjabalaba Judgement Legal Brains Trust 3 Top story

Justice Kenneth Kakuru apologized in open court this morning on behalf of five member panel of the Constitutional Court justices for the delayed delivery of their decision on two separate occasions. The other justices are Hellen Obura, Geoffrey Kiryabwire, Steven Musota and Cheborion Barishaki.
12:14
12:14

Police Identify Man Suspected of Killing Commercial Sex Worker in Bwaise 1 1 Top story

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says one of the CCTV security cameras captured the picture of a man who was last seen with Sanyu and is highly suspected to have strangled her.
12:13
12:13

Uganda to Send 30 Athletes for 2020 Olympics 2020 tokyo olympics 3 2

Uganda Athletics Federation –UAF has set a target of sending at least 30 athletes to the 2020 Olympics.
11:36
11:36

Mak Professors, University Imam Decry Massive Crop Destruction 3 Top story

Hajji Sam Ahmad Ssentongo, the Imam at Makerere University Mosque says the “thugs” numbering about 20 who invaded his residence first converged in the compound of his neighbor Resty Kirungi, where they allegedly first smoked marijuana before starting their operation.”
07:33
07:33

Butabika Psychiatrist, Police Surgeon Clash on Bagyenda's Mental Status Brian Bagyenda 2

On Wednesday, the police surgeon Dr. Santos Ojara told High Court presided over by Justice, Moses Kazibwe that he examined Bagyenda on January 21st 2017 and found him to be in a sound mental state and had no injuries on his body.
07:28
07:28

Justice Tabaro, Mak Staff Lawyer Clash Over Submissions authority 2 1

“I will not suffer impolite language. I don’t want impolite language here. One of the things you learn under reconciliation is polite language,” said Justice Tabaro.
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