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22:01
22:01

Mak Holdings to Takeover University Printery makerere printery 1 2

Charles Mbire, chairman Makerere Holdings Company has revealed that the company is doing studies on the possible takeover early next year. He says they have already taken over the University Guest House which is giving them positive results.
20:03
20:03

Gov't Urged to Decentralize Legal Services 1 1

Justice Moses Mukiibi, the Head of the International Crimes Division at the High Court, said there is need to enhance access to justice among faith based organizations if they are to promote an all-inclusive religious based approach in Human Rights advocacy.
18:17
18:17

Medical Association Head Wants Health Ministry PS Dismissed 1 3

Dr Obuku told the committee that Atwine had ordered for some Senior House officers in hospitals across the country to be denied their allowances despite a cabinet directive for equal distribution of money that had been allocated for their allowances.
17:49
17:49

Age Limit; Committee Cancels Countrywide Consultations funds 6 1

At least 715 million Shillings had been budgeted to facilitate inland and international travel for the committee as part of the ongoing consultations on the controversial bill. The inland trips were expected to cost 227 million Shillings while international trips would take a lions share of 400 million Shillings.
16:40
16:40

Plan to Relocate Luweero Roadside Market Triggers Protests 3 1

The relocation follows a directive from Uganda National Roads Authority -UNRA to Luweero Town Council to find an alternative space to accommodate the weekly market.
16:26
16:26

Museveni Institutes Committee to Develop Police Land 1

The Committee is tasked with developing police land without depending on funding from government coffers. The move follows a report to the president showing that more than 500 acres of prime land belonging to the police is undeveloped.
15:34
15:34

Gulu University Choking On Debts- Prof. David Kitara 1 3

As a result, Professor Jack Nyeko Penmogi, the acting Gulu University vice chancellor circulated a circular suspending the exams indefinitely.
14:58
14:58

Ten Members to Miss ‘Age Limit' Meeting at State House age limits 1 3

Two of the committee members, Mathias Mpuuga and Medard Lubega Seggona are opposed to the meeting which they believe will be more of a lecture than an interaction. Other committee members, among them Muhammad Nsereko, Hamson Obua, Monica Amoding, Anna Adeke and Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda are out of the country. A number of them are attending the EAC Inter-Parliamentary Games in Dares salaam, Tanzania.
13:11
13:11

Red Pepper Editors Returned to Luzira raid at red pepper 1 Top story

The five directors and three editors of The Red Pepper have been returned to Luzira until December 19th when Buganda Road Court chief magistrate James Ereemye Mawanda will make a ruling on their bail application. The arrest was triggered by a story published in The Red Pepper issue of November 20 indicating that President Yoweri Museveni was plotting to overthrow his Rwandan counterpart, Paul Kagame.
12:50
12:50

35 Police Officers Sent to Kyankwanzi for Training uganda police force 2

The political commissariat of the Uganda Police Force has selected a group of 35 senior officers from all policing regions and sent them to Kyankwanzi for training on Ideology. The officers who are at the rank of Superintendent of Police are the first team in the last seven years to be sent for the two-month course at the National Leadership Institute NALI.
11:38
11:38

MV Pearl Set to Undergo Maintenance Ahead of Christmas 1

Joseph Mulindwa, the Communication Officer Kalangala Infrastructure Services, says in the absence of MV Pearl, MV Ssese will keep providing transport, adding that the vessel should be able to fill the gap despite the increase in traffic because of the festive season.
11:26
11:26

Report: Ending Child Marriage Could Earn Uganda UGX10 Trillion early marriages 1 Top story

The World Bank says ending child marriage today could generate three billion dollars or 10 trillion shillings per year for Uganda by 2030, according to the 10th Uganda Economic Update released today. Titled Accelerating Ugandas Development: Educating Girls and Ending Child Marriage and Early Childbearing, the new Uganda Economic Update shows that notwithstanding a declining trend, one in three girls still marry before the age of 18, whether through formal or informal unions.
11:03
11:03

UCU Lady Canons Are National Basketball League Champions kcca leopards 3 1

Uganda Christian UniversityUCULady Canons are national Basketball champions after they stopped stopped Kampala Capital City AuthorityKCCA Leopards 62-54 to defend the title on Monday night.
08:02
08:02

Former Industrial Division Chairperson Implicated In Land Fraud

Wasike claimed that he was allocated the disputed building by the Departed Asians Property Custodian board and wonders how it changed ownership to Robert Mulindwa. He argued that as a sitting tenant he would be the first person to be considered to buy the building.
07:46
07:46

Districts Frustrating PPDA Efforts to Curb Corruption recommendations 3 1

Lydia Kweriga, the Western Region PPDA Manager says that their work is being frustrated by districts which fail to implement recommendations made through audit reports, Administrative reviews and Investigation reports.
07:39
07:39

PSU Begins Investigating Gulu DPC mystery shootings

Kayima says the detectives want to establish the reason why the officer was at Taks Center that early morning.
07:31
07:31

Winnie Byanyima to Lead Oxfam for Another Five-Year Term 1

Winnie Byanyima joined Oxfam in 2013 from the United Nations after serving in the Ugandan Parliament for 11 years and in the African Union Commission.
07:15
07:15

Nurses Call off Planned Strike as Museveni Orders Pay Rise president museveni 2 1

According to Bukenya, Museveni directed the Public Service Ministry to give them a pay rise. Following the meeting, the Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda, the Public Service Minister Muruuli Mukasa and the leaders of Uganda Nurses and Midwives Union addressed the media communicated the decision from the meeting.
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