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Aug 2023 11 results
15:06
15:06

Ntungamo District Commercial Officer, CDO Arrested for Creating Ghost Sacco's 2 1

The suspects were arrested on the orders of the Deputy National Co-ordinator of the Parish Development Model Joveline Kalisa after complaints from whistle-blowers that they had added eight sacco's to the list of beneficiaries in Rukarango parish, Kibatsi Sub County.
14:50
14:50

Headteachers Bothered by Decision to Halt Parents Cash Contributions 1 2

The decision by the RDC followed the arrest of Selivano Kiribyunza, the headteacher of Railway Primary School and Remegio Thembo Ikwera, the headteacher of Kasese Primary School for collecting school fees from Universal Primary Education-UPE pupils.
13:01
13:01

Financial Institutions Asked to Embrace Green Financing 1 4

Green financing, also known as sustainable finance refers to services and products that support ecologically-friendly businesses and projects. It broadens access to environmentally-friendly goods and services for individuals and enterprises, equalizing the transition to a low-carbon society and resulting in more socially inclusive growth.
11:44
11:44

Ugandan Wins U.S. Leadership Impact Award 1

Smart Girls Uganda innovated a water-proof Solar Smart Bag that includes reusable sanitary pads and a solar panel that charges a light bulb to enable girls to stay safe while walking to school, read at night, and in turn enable young girls to stay in school.
09:13
09:13

300 Bags of Charcoal Impounded in Agago District 4

The intensified operations against charcoal transporters follow a series of meetings by the District Security Committee on the implementation of an executive order stopping the charcoal business that was signed by President Yoweri Museveni in May 2023.
09:00
09:00

Madi Okollo Authorities Impound Truck Ferrying Illegal Charcoal 3

Pawor sub-county speaker Hillario Cwinyaai told Uganda Radio Network that they were alerted by the area residents about a truck that was being loaded with charcoal despite a ban on charcoal production that was announced as a measure to protect the environment.
08:47
08:47

Museveni Accuses PPDA of Frustrating Public-Private Partnerships 2 1 Top story

President Museveni argues that some PPDA protocols, which sound legally applicable in the course of procuring user items like machinery, are not friendly to large-scale industry setups.
08:26
08:26

Somali National Arrested for Knocking Child Dead in Old Kampala 1 1

Doreen Nanjala, the deceased’s mother said the baby was in the precincts of their home when a speeding car dragged her under the tyres for a distance of over 100 metres.
08:13
08:13

Investment Schemes Hope on Airtel Listing, Umeme Contract Closure 6

Airtel is expected to go public as set out in the National Telecommunications Operator's license which was granted in 2020, providing for listing at least 20 per cent of its shares. The other top operator, MTN-Uganda went public with an Initial Public Offer in 2021.
08:03
08:03

FDC 'Rescue Team' Asks Members to shun Party Elections 7 1

The FDC members branding themselves as the Rescue Mission say that elections are intended to maintain the leadership under Patrick Amuriat Oboi as President and Nathan Nandala Mafabi as Secretary General.
07:39
07:39

95% of Ugandans Unaware of Number to call During Emergencies-Survey Twaweza survey 4

Marie Nanyanzi, the Lead Researcher based at Twaweza reveals that they found, one in eight households had experienced an emergency six months before the survey but only one percent of the respondents reported to have called an ambulance for help. Majority reported to have either driven themselves, walked or used a Boda Boda to a health facility.
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