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21:05
21:05

Parliament Asks Gov’t to Avail UGX 10.3b for UNESCO Conference, Dubai Expo tourism 1

In the report, Patrick Isiagi Opolot, the Vice-Chairperson of the Budget Committee noted that there was no budget allocation for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee Conference yet Cabinet had approved a request for Uganda to host it in May 2021.
20:41
20:41

Madhvani Land at the Centre of MPs Otto, Akol Bickering Parliament 3 1

Through the Ministry of Lands, Madhvani Group of Companies in partnership with government in 2017 surveyed and acquired 10,000 hectares of land in Lakang, Bana, Kololo, Omee, Pailyech, Lujoro, and Lwak Obito in Amuru Sub-county.
20:19
20:19

UGX 39.6 Trillion Budget Framework Paper Approved 4 1

According to the approved Budget Framework Paper, the National Budget is projected to reduce by 2 percent from the current 2019/2020 budget of Shillings 40.488 trillion to 39.641 trillion in the financial year 2020/2021. The reduction in resource inflow is mainly attributed to a reduction in the projected external financing.
20:05
20:05

Masaka Village Chairpersons in Trouble for Alleged Misuse of Stamps Masaka Municipality 3

Nakkubulwa, who denies having entered any transaction, says she was shocked recently to see strange people claiming ownership of her plot with a sales agreement endorsed by the village chairperson.
20:04
20:04

Experts Ask Gov't to Invest in Think Tanks to Drop Unnecessary Budget Hikes budget increment 5

Economist Fred Muhumuza said many of the programmes that are targeted to improve agriculture are implemented at the level of local government and yet many of the people involved in such programmes are clueless.
19:34
19:34

Farmer Groups in Lira Receive Tractors 3 2

The three groups are Nyeko- rac community Farmers’ Cooperative Society, Itek- okile Rice Growers and Multipurpose Cooperative Society Ltd and Bar Orphan Widows and Widowers- (BOWW) Cooperative Society.
19:24
19:24

My Appointment Was Based on Merit-Anywar Mabira forest 1 4

Anywar says the appointment is directly related to her past activism on environment conservation and notes that she is excited to prove to the appointing authority that she can handle the assignment.
19:11
19:11

Uganda At High Risk of Debt Distress-Report public debt 2 1

As at end of June 2019, the stock of public debt amounted to 46.36 trillion Shillings (USD 12.55 billion). Of this, the external debt was 30.85 trillion Shillings (USD 8.35 billion). The domestic debt was 15.51 trillion Shillings (USD 4.2 billion).
18:57
18:57

Pictorial: UPDF Commissions Wazalendo Sacco Branch in Jinja Top story

Muma says the branch will equip members with financial literacy skills aimed at helping them to invest in quick profit making enterprises.
18:46
18:46

Karimojong Herdsmen Invade Kitgum 2

According to Komakech, unlike the previous occasions where the pastoralists would request permission from local authorities to enter the district, this time around they just showed up unannounced.
18:39
18:39

Construction of UGX 18b Processing, Storage Facility Starts in Soroti 3 1

The Shillings 18 billion project comes just months to the completion of Soroti Central Market under the Market and Agricultural Trade Improvement Program Project-2 MATIP-2. The new project is co- funded by the African Development, 82% and Government of Uganda, 18%.
18:18
18:18

Parliament Approves Additional UGX 164b for Health Sector 1

10 billion shillings of the additional budget will be for medical interns' allowances, 15 billion in counter-part funding for some projects, 7.6 billion for Uganda’s contribution towards Global Fund and others.
18:17
18:17

MPs Otto, Akol in fist Fight in Parliament 1 1 Top story

It is here that Otto was rushed by Parliamentary Ambulance to Nakasero Hospital. Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South MP who was at the scene during the fight, says he doesn’t know what exactly started the fight but said Otto was out of danger.
18:01
18:01

MPs Question UGX 744m Budget for Model Village 5

According to Ababiku, the funds will be used to carry out baseline surveys, setting up of coordination offices, and training for field officers and identified beneficiaries. Each field officer will also receive a motor cycle and earn a monthly salary of shillings 400,000.
17:36
17:36

UNRA to Start Repairs on Kyapa-Kasensero Road 3 1

The 30 kilometres road which connects Kasensero Town Council and the landing site from Kakuuto trading centre in Kyotera district has since August last year been in a sorry state following the seasonal rains that rendered it almost impassable.
17:24
17:24

Karamoja MPs Reject USD 22m Aerial Survey Loan PARLIAMENT 4 1

Hillary Lokwang the MP Ik County in Kaabong district rejected the loan request saying there is need for Government to first address the poverty ravaging Karamoja region before they look borrowing money for minerals which do not benefit the region.
14:51
14:51

Two Bulambuli Officials in Trouble Over UGX 50M 2

Peter Pex Paak, the Bulambuli Resident District Commissioner, says he ordered for an audit following reports about the money, which implicated the three officials.
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14:49

Buganda Kingdom, Ministry of Health Sign Agreement to Promote Good Health Dr Diana Atwine 2

Dubbed, ‘Cultural Approach against HIV/Aids and the use of cultural approach for good health, the agreement that will run for five years will see Buganda Kingdom through its ministry for Social Development engage in awareness campaigns that aims at reducing HIV prevalence in Buganda.
14:37
14:37

Pictorial : 22nd Annual Judges Conference

The Conference which brings together all the Judges to discuss issues related to their performance, Challenges and possible solutions has been based on the theme;
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14:28

Lake Victoria Serena Golf Course to Host Inaugural CEOs Tournament

According to Dennis Kahindi - CEO Liquid Telecom Uganda, about 100 CEOs and a small subsidiary category of people at almost CEO level will battle it out on and off the course.
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