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17:50
17:50

New Anti-Malarial Drug Hits the Market Ministry of Health 1

Dr Jimmy Opigo, the head of the Malaria Control Programme says that the drug is a good alternative for malaria treatment.
17:15
17:15

Bobi Wine Composes Song Against Police people 1 1

In his new song dubbed ‘Afande’, Bobi Wine pleads with the men and women in uniform to stop being used to violate citizen’s rights.
16:56
16:56

MPs Task Gov’t to Allocate UGX 110bn for New Town Councils, Sub-Counties local governments

The committee chaired by Aringa North MP Godfrey Onzima notes that no budget provision for wages, non-wage and Development for the new town councils and sub-counties has been availed apart from an earlier 50 million shillings that was released as start-up funds to only 100 town councils.
16:39
16:39

Elephant Kills Another Person in Kasese 1

Baluku becomes the second person to succumb to injuries sustained after the attack from the wild game in barely two days. On Friday, a seventy-five-year-old woman, one Caroline Nazziwa, a resident of Rwenguhyo village in Kisinga Sub County also died at Kagando Hospital following injuries she had sustained after a violent elephant attacked her from her farm in Kirembo.
15:49
15:49

Gov’t Concedes to Opposition's Demands on POMA 1

Opposition politicians have argued that police has no right to authorise their meetings. A clarification that says parties are supposed to notify police and police is supposed to respond—recognising receipt of letter not authorizing meeting—is a win for opposition parties.
15:30
15:30

URA Asked to Sensitise Public on Tax Assessment Procedures 1 6

However, according to Mpuuga, the tax has largely remained unclear and creates a lot of ambiguity among the business communities.
15:11
15:11

Parliament Cautions Gov't on New Debt finance committee 2 1

In its report to parliament accessed by Uganda Radio Network on the Finance Sector budget for the coming financial year, the Finance Committee chaired by Rubanda East MP, Henry Musasizi asked government to maintain a high degree of debt sustainability.
14:55
14:55

Contractor Ordered to Demolish, Rebuild Health Centre 2 1

The Ministry of Health allocated 476 Million shillings for upgrading of Mwyeri Health II to health centre III. Construction works started work on February 22 and are expected to finish by September.
14:40
14:40

70 Percent Citizens Not Involved in Infrastructure Projects-Study government 4 3

Citizens say while they expect to be informed about the government infrastructure projects coming up in their areas, they are not consulted at all.
13:53
13:53

Three Held over Murder of Lwengo District Accountant 2

The suspects in Police custody are Sharif Mutagubya, Michael Nkoba and Peace Kibetango all residents of Lwengo district.
13:13
13:13

Luggo Forest Land Leased for Palm Oil Growing buganda kingdom 1 1

Stephen Ssegaluma, the caretaker of the forest says he has failed to manage the whole forest that serves as a source of wood, timber and firewood for people close to it at Buswa Village. He revealed that he has now reserved the only eight acres of the forest and decided to lease out the rest of the land for Palm oil growing.
12:54
12:54

MPs Recommend UGX 36bn for Teacher Recruitment primary teachers 1

Members of Parliament sitting on the Education Committee have recommended a provision of Shillings 36 billion by government to the Education and Sports Ministry to kick-start the recruitment process of 22,000 primary teachers.
12:40
12:40

30 Senior Police Detectives Sent to Kyankwanzi for Training 1

A message released by Police Human Resource Development (HRD) on Friday evening and signed Senior Commissioner of Police (SCP), John Geoffrey Musana, directed the officers to report at Kyankwanzi not later than May 1.
12:20
12:20

My Enemies Attempted to Kill Me-Jennifer Musisi 1

“One time a grenade was found under my car,” said Musisi. “It was shocking to see the extent to which the resistance could go—blow me up because I'm trying to organize the management and finances of the city.” Musisi said.
12:04
12:04

Bukomansimbi Youth Demand Review of YLP 2

Youth leaders in Bukomansimbi, led by Alex Ssekigudde their district council chairperson prefer that government makes further reviews into the project. They want the programme changed from being operated as a revolving fund into a non-refundable start-up capital for the youth.
11:51
11:51

Police, Army Deploys Heavily in Lira Ahead FDC Rally Uganda Police Force

Without divulging more details, Ongom, says that they are not aware of any FDC public rally in the town on Saturday.
11:34
11:34

NWSC Loses UGX 300m to Illegal Connections in Mbarara 1

Emmanuel Ekanya the National Water and Sewerage corperation manager for Mbarara area says that they lose over 78 million liters of water in illegal connection worth 300 million shillings annually in Mbarara town alone. He says that the water in question could be of great importance and help the genuine customers who on some occasions find themselves in a crisis.
11:08
11:08

Gov't to Construct Nine Valley Dams in Karamoja 3 1

Francis Okori, the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Karamoja Affairs in OPM says the construction of three dams will commence in May with funding from the Germany Government through the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, IGAD.
10:46
10:46

Rwimi Assistant Town Clerk Arrested for Alleged Embezzlement

According to the L.C.III chairperson, Rwimi Town Council, Abel Ngomayondi, Rwekunika was picked by two operatives, a man and a woman, who only showed him the arrest warrant.
10:29
10:29

Gov't Seeks 50,000 Acres of Agricultural Land for Refugees refugees. 2 1

Adjumani district refugee desk officer Titus Jogo says each refugee household will be given 1 acre of land to cultivate.
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