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20:04
20:04

Fresh Tensions Mount over Disputed Land in Kyengera 2 1

The Commission heard that the dispute involving two families headed by widows has become a security threat to area residents. The tension followed the commencement of construction works on the disputed piece of land, hardly two weeks after the destruction of crops planted earlier on three acres.
19:51
19:51

MPs Want URA’s Digital Stamp Project Probed URA Digital stamps 5 1

Akol appeared before the committee chaired by Ntenjeru North MP Amos Lugoloobi to justify a requirement for additional funding of Shillings 103 billion to implement digital stamps and e-tax system.
19:36
19:36

Court Registrar Starts Defense in Journalists Assault Case Fred Waninda 1

Waninda is accused of assaulting two journalists Hannington Kisakye attached to Smart 24 Television and Eric Yiga attached to Salt TV.
18:52
18:52

Uganda's Forest Cover Completely Depleted-Environment Minister company 4 2

Uganda’s forest cover has been depleted to 8% up from 24% in 1990s, largely attributed to human encroachment for different activities such as tree cutting for charcoal and timber as well as agriculture.
18:49
18:49

CNOOC Awards UGX 30m to Brilliant Students in Hoima, Kikuube Districts Education 4 1

The funding will go to 120 pupils and students from the two districts selected by the offices of the District Education Officers based on the Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB results released early this year.
17:54
17:54

MPs Question Inconsistencies in Additional Budget Figures national budget 2 1

As the committee interfaced with the State Minister for Finance in-charge of Planning David Bahati, a fresh document defending the additional resources was presented indicating more funds totalling 934.4 billion contrary to the 929 billion Shillings figure officially tabled before parliament.
17:21
17:21

Tanzanian MP Tips Ugandan Political Party’s on Building Firm Structures ANT 3 1

The advice was given by Upendo Furaha Peneza, the chairperson of the Tanzania Youth Parliamentary Forum at the official launch of the Alliance for National Transformation, an opposition political party fronted by Maj Gen Gregory Mugisha Muntu. Furaha, 30, is a member of Chadema, the Party for Democracy and Progress in Tanzania.
17:20
17:20

Uganda to Start Ebola Vaccine Trials 1 3

The trial is going to use the Janssen Ebola Vaccine that was developed by Janssen Pharmaceutical company. Phase I and II human trials of the vaccine have already been carried out by the Oxford Vaccine Group in the United Kingdom
16:55
16:55

Algeria Declared Malaria-Free By World Health Organisation mauritius

The certification by the World Health Organisation is granted when a country proves beyond a reasonable doubt, that it has interrupted the chain of indigenous transmission of the disease for at least 3 consecutive years. Records indicate that Algeria last reported its last case of indigenous malaria in 2013.
16:47
16:47

One Arrested for Alleged Theft of Cement 2

Preliminary reports indicate that the suspects have been working closely with some workers at the site to steal bags of cement from the store.
16:34
16:34

Mbarara Municipal Councilors Boycott Session 3

Mbarara Municipality speaker Bonny Tashobya told the media that he was prompted to adjourn the meeting on after only 15 councilors showed up in the council hall despite the fact that many of them could be seen hanging around the municipal offices. Tashobya says that the failure by councilors to turn up for the meeting made impossible for those present to realize the Quoram to make any binding decision.
16:26
16:26

Lwengo Gets New Khadi 1

The letter signed by the Secretary for Religious Affairs at Uganda Muslim Supreme Council Sheik Muhammad Murshid Luwemba indicates that a recent special Majilis Al-Ulama Meeting unanimously agreed that sheik Kibuule be appointed the district Kadhi.
16:19
16:19

Teachers Get Workers MPs Nod to Strike teachers strike 3 1

According to estimates, up to 279 billion Shillings would be required to enhance implement the proposals. However, Parliament’s Budget Committee recently indicated that the bill is too huge to be catered for within the next budget.
16:03
16:03

Gov’t to Release UGX 49bn for Teacher Salary Enhancement 4 1

David Karuhanga, the state minister for Public Service says that government does not have enough funds to meet the teacher's demands. He says government’s spending priorities were centered elsewhere like setting up irrigation schemes and the financing of the national airline
15:49
15:49

Economic Growth Forecast Cut amid High Trade Tensions, Uncertainty

Growth for 2019 is now predicted to be a moderate 2.7 per cent, down markedly from 3.4 per cent in 2018. Developing countries are likely to be hit hard, particularly those whose economies rely heavily on markets likely to be affected by any additional tariffs and subsequent retaliatory measures.
15:01
15:01

Muntu Unveils Alliance for National Transformation Leadership 1 1 Top story

Muntu will be deputized by Makerere University Don Nyanja Musoke as the national Deputy Coordinator-Operations and former Serere Woman MP Alice Alaso as the National coordinator-Finance and Administration. Martin Okumu will serve as the National Coordinator for Research and Policy.
14:18
14:18

Nine Injured as Residents Attack UPDF Soldiers in Luweero medical treatment 2 1

Edward Ssenyonyi the LC 3 Chairperson of Kamira sub county criticized the UPDF men for conducting military training in the villages without notifying local leaders.
13:50
13:50

Garbage Makes It Hard For Us to Break Fast – Mbale Vendors Garbage collection 1

Fruit vendors in Mbale Central Market have raised complaints about a stench emanating from uncollected garbage near the entrance to the market, with some saying it is hard for them to break their fast.
13:46
13:46

Mak Legal Costs Shoot to UGX 63bn people 1

The costs stem from 50 cases against the University.
13:33
13:33

Cost of Beans Up in Bugisu as Traders Opt for Imports 2 3

They attribute the increment to the fact that most of the beans on the market are imported from neighbouring countries, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo following substantial yield reductions in Busigu and Sebei regions early in the year.
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