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15:35
15:35

Nabweru State Attorney Granted Bail 1

He was granted cash bail of 1 million shillings while his four sureties were each granted a non-cash bond of 20 million shillings. They are; Betty Abenakyo, Esther Mbidde, Jessy Mugero and Christopher Mugero.
07:35
07:35

Child Marriages in Rakai Blamed on Cultural Practices, Poverty 2 1

The 2018 report by World Vision Office in Rakai district about girl-child rights indicate that a total of 403 children were reported to have been defiled in Rakai district and majority had entered into marriage and got pregnant when they were still below age. According to the report, the school dropout rate in the area stands at 47 percent and the trend is even worse with the number of girls completing secondary school levels.
16:44
16:44

Three Children Killed in Dokolo As House Collapses Uganda Police Force

The deceased are Tracy Anti, 9, Eric Okello, 5, and Pauline Atim, 2, all residents of Kagera village, Dokolo Sub County in Dokolo district.
14:13
14:13

Mak Staff Accuse Former Council Chairperson for Breach of Trust MAKERERE UNIVERSITY 2 6

The staff were angered by the unfair ruling the University Council’s Appointments Board Committee that suspended the MUASA leader Dr Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi for six months on half pay.

Business and finance

16:49
16:49

MPs Turn Away URA Officials over UGX 100bn for Digital Stamps 8

The digital stamps are part of the additional budget proposed in financial year 2019/2020 that has been submitted to the budget committee.
16:21
16:21

Committee Suggests Ex-gratia Payment for Traders with no Proof of Supply to S. Sudan south sudan

The proposal is contained in the report of the committee which has been scrutinizing the payment of 41 billion Shillings to 10 Ugandan companies. The committee was set up after a government request for parliamentary approval to clear a debt of 151 billion Shillings owed to Ugandan traders and companies by the South Sudan government.
14:28
14:28

Java House, Planet Yoghurt Close Bugolobi Outlets Knight Frank Uganda 1

The property manager Knight Frank Uganda said in a short statement this morning that the move is part of the initiative to redevelop the mall, and improve tenant mix and customers shopping experience as seen with the recent entry of Shoprite Supermarket as the anchor tenant of The Village Mall.
14:37
14:37

Masaka Market Contractor on the Spot over Delayed Works 3 1

The three-storeyed market structure is expected to be completed by July 2019, however, the contractor is performing far below the expected completion rate.