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18:29
18:29

Over 240,000 Pupils Drop Out of UPE Schools Before Reaching Primary Four - Report 1 5

According to the findings that were released last week, it is estimated that 8 percent-representing 80,000 learners studying in Universal Primary Education schools across the country drop out of school every year. As such many of them do not make it to upper primary.
12:23
12:23

Mak Council Blocks Approval of Prof. Nakanjako's Principal Job Uganda 1 Top story

“The recommended candidate for Principal MakCHS, has never been Chair/ Head of Department, but has been a substantive Dean (School of Medicine) for only three months, having service previously as Deputy Dean –a position that does not exist in the University Structure,” say staff of the college in their petition to council.
11:47
11:47

Police Battles Protesting Christians in Kumi Diocese 2 2

Some Christians tried to catch up with the early morning service at St. Phillips Cathedral, which however was disrupted by protestors, who stormed the premises with placards. Our reporter saw some Christians leaving the Cathedral as the drama ensued and stood at a distance to watch events as they unfolded.
14:07
14:07

Uganda's Newly Constructed Hi-Tech Prison Ready to Receive Inmates Luzira 5 1 Top story

It was built with large sized prison wards and 30 cells, all fitted with modern sanitary facilities. It has a fully-fledged medical wing complete with an inpatient section, a contact visitors room and isolation rooms for contagious diseases, and a kitchen equipped with power-saving technology.

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11:15
11:15

Pictorial: Rwenzori Art Centre And Sculpture Gallery Changing the Face of Tourism In Kasese Rwenzori Founders

Rwenzori Art Center and Sculpture Gallery is the only dedicated hub for casting sculpture in the Region. Visitors are treated to a stunning display of works cast in the adjacent studios by talented craftsmen

Business and finance

07:55
07:55

Mobile Money Agents Decry Poor Relations with Telecom Companies 3 1

Nyombi explained that mobile money agents face a number of challenges including increased insecurity in the form of kidnaps, robberies and illegal transfer of cash from their accounts. The association has over 180,000 agents across the East African region. However, Nyombi says that the association has tried to engage the managers of the telecom companies in vain.
16:18
16:18

Attractive Earnings on Gov’t Securities Help Uganda Shilling Stay Stable - Expert 1 1

Eva Othieno Wanjiku, the Africa Strategist for Standard Chartered Bank, said they expected the Ugandan currency to lose more value in June last year as companies paid dividends to their shareholders abroad. It didn’t happen and instead, they saw a lot more money come into the economy supporting the local currency against the US Dollar and other major currencies.
07:24
07:24

Natural Resources Committee Halts Renewal of AUC Exploration License 1 1 Top story

In January this year, the Uganda Artisanal and Small-Scale Miners-UGAASM on behalf of over 23 mining associations operating in Mubende-Kassanda gold mining areas petitioned the Natural Resources Committee of parliament requesting, among other issues that the Energy Ministry gazettes for them at least one square kilometer off the mining license EL 1093.
07:08
07:08

Couple Demands Ugx600M from Church Over Cancelled Wedding 3 2 Top story

“As the result of the said acts, our clients went through mental breakdown, anguish and devastation plus being named thieves from people who have given contributions for their wedding reception. Our clients believe they are entitled to damages from you for your acts and omissions,” says advocate Tumwesigye in a demand notice.

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