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19:24
19:24

Enterprise Uganda Admits Charging Youths Shs 50,000 for Skills Training ministry of trade

The Executive Director of Enterprise Uganda, Charles Ocici on Monday confirmed that he has been charging each youth undergoing training for entrepreneurship skills an attendance fee of 50,000 shillings.
19:00
19:00

Sub County Chief Survives Lynching By Fishermen fisheries ministry

Samuel Onyango, a sub county chief of Bugoma Sub County in Sigulu Island, Namayingo district, on Monday survived being lynched by fishermen during the elections for beach management unit leaders.
18:38
18:38

Auditor General Accuses Gov't Of Borrowing Shs 1.7 Trillion "Illegally" opposition 1

Opposition Members of Parliament are planning yet another showdown with government over a new report indicating that the ministry of finance last year borrowed up to 1.7 trillion shillings without parliamentary approval.
18:24
18:24

Kyenjojo District To Spend Local Revenue On Controlling Deforestation natural resources

Kyenjojo district local government will spend 80% of its local revenue to control deforestation. Deforestation is alarmingly high in Bugaki, Matiri, Rugombe, Kihura, Nyantungo and Nyankwanzi.
18:17
18:17

MP Nsereko Donates Shs 30 Million To Park Yard Vendors mp mohammed nsereko 1

Kampala Central MP, Mohammad Nsereko has donated 30 million shillings to the Owino park yard vendors for the reconstruction of the market after it was burnt down. On Sunday night Park Yard market and part of St Balikudembe caught fire destroying property worth millions of shillings.
18:16
18:16

Confusion Brewing Over Ownership of Kabale University 2

Some residents of Kabale have started questioning the ownership of Kabale University. They claim that the university started in 2002 as a community project owned by Banyakigezi but it has been hijacked by a few individuals.
17:56
17:56

High Population Causing Scarcity Of Agricultural Land In Kyenjojo population growth 1

High population growth in Kyenjojo district is causing scarcity of agricultural land, farmers say. Tea and maize are the major crops grown in the district but farmers are facing difficulties growing the crops on a large scale because of the scarcity of land.
17:38
17:38

68 families Displaced by Storm in Namayingo

Over 68 families in Bugala and Bulume villages in Mutumba Sub County in Namayingo are in the cold after their houses were destroyed by a heavy down pour this afternoon.
17:25
17:25

Eastern Regional Team Vows to Excel in 2011 Tourney

The Eastern regional football team has vowed to give their best ahead of the Uganda inter regional football tournament in Tororo this week. The tournament that brings together teams from five regions of Uganda kicks off on August 3rd.
16:58
16:58

Court to Decide Besigye Case next Week kasangati court

Christopher Watyekere, Kasangati Grade one magistrate has set Tuesday 9th August as the date for his ruling in the case in which Kiiza Besigye; the FDC president is accused of disobeying traffic orders.
16:50
16:50

Wobulenzi Roadside Vendors Evicted market vendors

Over 200 roadside vendors in Wobulenzi town council in Luweero district have been evicted and their goods impounded for defying the time limit for conducting their businesses.
16:32
16:32

FDC Awaits Constitutional Court Ruling On 20 Million Shs "Bribe" fdc mps 1

The Forum for Democratic Change has resolved to wait for the constitutional court ruling on the petition filed against Members of Parliament who were paid 20 million shillings.
16:09
16:09

Lunatic Kills 9-Year-Old Girl In Sembabule lunatic cases

Police in Sembabule are holding a suspected lunatic for killing a 9 year old girl. The man only identified as Mugerwa, allegedly used a big stick to kill the girl. The incident occurred at Misojo village in Mateete Sub County over the weekend.
15:37
15:37

Gulu Councilors Block Budget over Unpaid Allowances councillors

The approval of the 2011/2012 financial year budget estimates for Gulu Municipal council today hit a snag after 17 of the 36 councilors stormed out of the council meeting to protest the none payment of their allowances.
14:44
14:44

Kamuli Market in appaling Hygienic Condition 2

The hygiene situation of Kamuli market is appalling. It lacks a proper drainage channel, piped water and garbage skips. It also has a single toilet that is shared by 300 vendors operating in the market.
14:06
14:06

150 Private Schools Cancel Exams Over Delayed USE Funds end of term exams 2

Over 150 private secondary schools under Universal Secondary Education program in greater Masaka Region, have cancelled Monday’s start of end of term examinations in their schools over delayed disbursement USE funds.
12:57
12:57

Masaka Traffic Officer in Trouble for Assault

Andrew Muyimba, the police officer in charge of Traffic in Masaka is in trouble for assault. Muyimba is accused of assaulting two people while on duty over the weekend along Masaka-Mbarara highway.
12:41
12:41

Bank of Uganda Intervenes as Shilling Slides Low

By 10:00am Monday morning, most of the Forex Bureaus in Kampala quoted the shilling trading between 2,630 and 2,655 against the dollar.
12:29
12:29

Victors FC looses three players to Tanzania sports

Strikers Mickael Katende and Hood Mayanja, plus the central defender, Moses Musoke, are in the final stagesof getting International Transfer Certificates to the Tanzanian teams.
11:48
11:48

Government Blamed for Ignoring Research Findings health workers 1

Francis Ntalazi, the Assistant Commissioner of Human Resource Management in the ministry of health has faulted government for failing to use research findings to better the delivery of health services.
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