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07:59
07:59

Soroti University Secretary Petitions Anti-Corruption Unit Citing Persecution 1

“Four staff members who were arraigned before the Anti-Corruption Court, Kampala, pleaded guilty to abuse of office, causing financial loss, and conspiracy to defraud and had their cases dropped by DPP. Ref: Criminal Case No. 149/2019 Uganda Vs Omeke David, Odongo James, Otim Gilbert, and Omoding Samuel. One staff member, who stole and sold a bull, which belonged to the University has never been prosecuted”, she notes in her May 16th, 2022 letter.
18:27
18:27

Voters Ignorant about Upcoming Women Council Elections 4

Catherine Akello from Kyebando, a Kampala city suburb wondered what the women councils are and the mandate of the women council committees. She admits to having heard about the women councils in passing but added that she has never felt their relevance in the community.
17:16
17:16

LC Chairpersons Remanded Over Cattle Theft 2

Esangu told our reporter that Erwatu and Olobo drove his cattle to the sub-county headquarters under unclear circumstances before they connived with the LC 3 chairperson to sell off his animals without his consent on April, 24th, 2022.
10:49
10:49

Bribery Mars Passport Application Process 3 1

“I paid Shillings 600,000 on top of the 250,000 that I had paid because I was desperate. I needed to travel urgently and was told booklets were running out. I had no option. I would rather pay the money than miss the conference I was going to attend," she said.

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12:39
12:39

Pictorial: Search For Oil Jobs Increases Settlements in Kikuube’s Buhuka Flats oil and gas

The population in the area is now estimated at over 15000 compared to about 3000 people in 2013.

Business and finance

11:00
11:00

Madi Okollo to Get UGX 3.1Bn Modern Markets 1 4

The markets to be constructed are Matangacia market in Kololo village, Rigbo sub-county, and Ayavu market in Inde town council at 1.76 billion and 1.4 billion shillings respectively.
10:44
10:44

Lira Hospital Officials Questioned on Overpayment of Pension 1 5

In his audit report, Auditor General John Muwanga queried the overpayment of pension/gratuity by the hospital, to a tune of 222.9 million Shillings following a review of the payroll data and Integrated Finance Management System (IFMS) payments.
09:55
09:55

Fuel Prices are Biting, But Wont Affect Oil Production Timeline - TotalEnergies Oil and gas 1 4

Local leaders claim Local Content Policy is violated as many companies registered as Ugandan are purely owned by foreigners. Project head, Edrisa Kwizera says they are monitoring the real impact of the rising fuel prices on the projects, but believes that the production timelines are and will not be affected by the changing economic situation.
08:35
08:35

COSASE Tasks Kamya to Explain UGX 10.6Bn Supplementary Budget 1 4

Ssenyonyi tasked Kamya to explain how she initiated the supplementary budget without the involvement of the Commission in contravention of the Public Finance Management Act, 2015.

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