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21:25
21:25

Students Sit UBTEB Practical Examinations Amid Equipment Shortages 5 8

Lucy Kahunde, an assessor from the Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT) who is currently supervising the UBTEB construction exams, said the practical examination for construction went well without any candidate missing out on materials.
21:12
21:12

Jinja Baby Accident: Health Ministry Blames Supervisors For Faulty C-section Primary Health Care 5

The report presented by the Primary Health Care State Minister, Dr. Joyce Moriku Kaducu to the Parliamentary Health Committee, shows that the two interns carried out an emergency C-Section to save the life of a woman who was bleeding uncontrollably.
20:48
20:48

Bidco Laborers Protest Poor Working Conditions strike 3 4 Top story

Lawrence Ojok who is attached to the loading and offloading department, said their employers have failed to explain the weekly tax deductions levied against them.
20:31
20:31

StanChart to Serve Coffee in Banking Hall coffee shop 2 1 Top story

Grolia Katusiime, the Managing Director Endiro Coffee, said they would look for more partnerships to reach as many people as they can. Consuming local coffee, she said, means they can buy more from local farmers creating a spillover effect.
20:19
20:19

Physical Address For Tax Assessment No Longer Makes Sense-URA tax evasion 1 Top story

“We are cognizant of the fact that there are challenges we need to address - the digital economies. For example, Jumia, Google, Facebook and Kikuu, to mention but a few are around us. We have all used them in a way or another, and yet we are not registering revenue numbers in terms of collections from them,” Akol said.
20:00
20:00

South Sudan Officials Extort UGX 5M From Ugandan Farmers Lokung Subcounty 2 4 Top story

The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner, Nabinson Kidega, says their investigations have since established that the farmers are hiring land from a ‘tycoon’ who forcefully invaded the fertile area inside Uganda’s territorial boundaries.
19:42
19:42

Serere Pupils Fail to Sit End of Term Exams Over UGX 2000 2 1 Top story

Several children whose parents paid a deaf ear to calls from the school administrators to clear the dues were blocked from writing the examination as no examinations papers were provided for them. According to the authorities in Serere, examination papers were produced basing on the number of pupils who had paid for them.
19:30
19:30

Judiciary Disciplinary Committee to Try Registrar for Assaulting Journalists 1 Top story

In his application filed in September, Waninda asked the Judicial Disciplinary Committee to block his trial on the charges leveled against him, saying the matter had been overtaken by events since there was a similar case against him in the High Court Civil Division.
19:00
19:00

Labor Export Firms to Parliament- We Hired Musoke 3 2 Top story

However, Andrew Tumwine Kameraho, the Chairperson UAERA, says the US$ 70 goes to the association accounts and not Musoke’s private account. He says Musoke is just their consultant they hired in 2017 to help them monitor the laborer abroad.
18:41
18:41

Museveni Makes Maiden Visit to Police Headquarters Martin Okoth Ochola 1 Top story

Kania also applauded Museveni for the guidance and criticism he gives Uganda Police Force that has often been vital in their daily operations. In his remarks, Museveni said police is a lucky institution because it found an organised structure unlike him who had to build a new army.
18:03
18:03

Uganda Aids Commission Yet to Hear From Gov't on HIV/AIDS Trust Fund 2

Dr Lydia Mungherera, a board member at Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC), says that fund was meant to start this financial year as Uganda Revenue Authority is supposed to be deducting a 2% tax off drinks such as beer, Soda and Water to finance the fund.
17:50
17:50

UNFPA Seeks USD 400 Million for Unfinished Population Agenda 1

Dr. Natalia Kanem, the Executive Director of UNFPA says they require the USD 400 Million (approximately Shillings 517 Billion) to implement programmes that will deliver a world where every pregnancy is intended, every childbirth is safe and every young persons’ potential is fulfilled over three years leading to 2021.
17:43
17:43

PAC Orders Forensic Audit of UGX 8.4 Billion Clean Energy Grant Ministry of finance 1 4

The project which is implemented by the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) on behalf of the Finance Ministry is intended to expand access, adoption of cleaner and more efficient cooking solutions, reduce household air pollution, consumption and expenditure for biomass cooking fuels.
17:36
17:36

Health Training Institutions Demand Increase of Capitation Grant 3

Government allocates 2,500 shillings for each student per day in the public health training institutions to cover the basic necessities of students and general maintenance costs.
17:11
17:11

Ntoroko District NRM Chairperson Hacked to Death

Vincent Mugume was hacked to death on Tuesday morning by unknown people who waylaid him at Kandito Village, Karugutu Town Council together with an unidentified Boda Boda cyclist who was also killed.
16:31
16:31

32 Percent of Learners Repeat Primary One-Uwezo Report 1 3

The findings from the assessment which was carried out in 954 schools and 16,859 households shows that the rates of repetition are highest in P1.
15:59
15:59

Residents Demand Relocation of Hoima Garbage Recycling Plant 3 1

The facility has been non-operational for the past five years. It does not have electricity supply and no running water.
15:54
15:54

Energy Minister Denies Isimba Dam Bridge Money Was Stolen 3

Last week, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga told MPs that the funds were embezzled by Ministry of Energy officials. She also said that despite forwarding the names of the officials to President Yoweri Museveni in March, no action was taken.
13:09
13:09

Rwanda Deports Five Ugandans 3

The five were arrested for illegal entry into Rwanda.
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