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19:12
19:12

Uganda to Invest in Infrastructure in Refugee Settlements united nations 1 1

According to the Government, Uganda needs eight billion US dollars for the next four years to handle the refugee crisis.
18:08
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Bukasa Cemetery Land Grabbed Under KCCA Watch ministry of lands 1 2 Top story

Kampala City Council according to Byenkya seems to have legitimized the action of Wakiso district land office when it applied for less than the original forty plus acres of land acquired in 1972.
17:57
17:57

BoU Defends CBR, Says It Is Effective central bank rate 4

The central bank uses the Central Bank Rate CBR to manage lending rates and control inflationary pressures. The latest development has seen reduction in CBR from 11 percent in April 2017 to 10 percent in June 2017.
17:33
17:33

Owning UTL Line to Become Mandatory - Minister Anite 3 1

Anite, who has been instrumental in ensuring that UTL doesnt wind up, applauded the staff for not only keeping the telecom company afloat but ensuring that it is not taken over by foreigners.
17:21
17:21

BoU Cuts CBR to 10 Percent 2 1

Governor Mutebile said with domestic inflationary pressures remaining subdued and given the continued weak growth prospects the central bank judges that continued easing of monetary policy is appropriate.
17:16
17:16

DPP Faults Court for Delayed Prosecution of Kayihura Torture Case Top story

the Judiciary Spokesperson, Elias Kisawuzzi, says the interim order couldnt have stopped the prosecution up to date given that the Constitutional Court in January set aside all interim orders issued by a single judge.
16:10
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Uganda Registers Success Against Trachoma ministry of health 4 1

Dr. Elizabeth Apio, the Regional Entomologist in charge of Lango is optimistic that with the efforts, trachoma may become history in the near future.
14:53
14:53

Lukwago Suspends Council Meeting Amid Chaos elias lukwago 3 1 Top story

Trouble started after division councilors who had filled up the gallery applauded the arguments made by the divisional mayors that didnt please majority of the authority councilors, who are opposition leaning.
14:26
14:26

Family Demands Ugx 10m over Kasese Attacks 3 1

Ivan and Aidaloya Syauswa, a neighbor to the palace says that his perimeter wall, gate and windows were extensively damaged by a barrage of gunshots aimed at the palace. A visit by URN confirms damage to the perimeter wall, fragments of a bombshell and a UPDF head cap that were reportedly left behind after the shelling.
14:08
14:08

Woman Wanted for Beating Niece to Death Over UGX 5000 beaten to death 4 2

Jalia Nassuna another aunt to the deceased, says they placed Namakula under the custody of Namugenyi after her mother; Sarah Nakitto went abroad for work.
13:35
13:35

KCCA Councilors to Get Allowance Increase

The proposed increment of the councilors allowances came as a surprise with the Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago, saying it is aimed at pleasing the councilors.
13:24
13:24

UWA Awaits Cabinet Decision on Seized Ivory 2 1

Dr Andrew Seguya, the executive director of Uganda Wildlife Authority says the authority proposed the destruction of the ivory, building a Museum or a real high rising Ivory tower to impart conservation knowledge and generate revenue for the nation, as viable options to derive value out of the illegally acquired animal trophies.
13:07
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Lack of Passion Destroying Uganda's Workforce work ethics 2

Bwaya says that lack of self-awareness is fueling inefficiency and low productivity among Ugandan employees because several graduates lack the essential skills to serve and deliver against objectives and targets. As a result, the poor attitude towards work is affecting the ability of several organizations to function at optimal capacity.
13:02
13:02

Maria Mutagamba's Health Condition Worsens 1 Top story

According Ssetuba, Mutagamba could barely talk or recognize him when he visited her at Case hospital over the weekend. He explains that Mutagamba is in a lot of pain and all she needs now are prayers.
11:11
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Refugee Numbers Hit New Unprecedented High – UNHCR refugees in uganda 2 1

The figure comprises refugee numbers, which at 22.5 million are the highest ever seen in history, internal displacement- standing at 40.3 million people and asylum seekers now standing at 2.8 million people.
10:44
10:44

KIU Titans Maintain Unbeaten Run ucu canons

Kampala International UniversityKIU Titans are still unbeaten after defeating Uganda Christian UniversityUCU Canons in the national basketball league NBL on Sunday night.
09:36
09:36

Ntungamo Man Held For Killing Student murder charges 2

Gilbert Ocakacon, the Officer in Charge Kitwe Police Station, says Nagwedda who has been working as the area LC I Secretary is said to have worked with his nephew to kill the young girl on June 18th 2017. Girimina is the daughter to one of the residents only identified as Yakobo.
08:29
08:29

Cooperatives Want Compensation for War Losses

Leonard Okello, the Chief Executive Uhuru Institute for Social Transformation, says they are gathering evidence on the war losses to get a realistic figure in order to put a strong case to government for compensation.
08:06
08:06

Health Centre Resorts to VHTs to Fill Staffing Gaps districts 2

Hawa Barious, a Nursing Officer at Shuuku Health Centre says they use the Village Health Team members to take records of patients and dispense medicine at the pharmacy.
07:53
07:53

15 Acres of Eucalyptus Destroyed in Ntungamo Wetland isingiro

Ntungamo Municipality Town Clerk Christopher Ahimbisibwe told URN that the destruction of the artificial forest aims to send a signal to all those involved in the destruction of natural resources to cease adding that all land encroached on will soon be recovered.
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