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09:25
09:25

Masaka-Mbarara Road Accident Death Toll Rises to 15 Masaka hospital 1

According to Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson Muhamad Nsubuga, the deceased has been identified as Lydia Nakabubi. She is from the same family that lost three members in the accident, which claimed 14 lives on the spot, on Thursday morning.
09:02
09:02

Masaba Cultural Clans Endorse Jude Mike Mudoma for Umukuka 3 1

The move follows a reconciliation meeting between Gender Minister Frank Tumwebaze and two groups; One that initially endorsed Jude Mike Mudoma and another that had endorsed John Amram Wagabyalire as legitimate successors of Bob Mushikori, the former Umukuka who passed on recently.
18:37
18:37

Midwives Decry High Fees for Renewing Licence 4

Hadijah Nakatudde, a tutor midwife at international Institute of Health sciences Jinja, says that asking a midwife to pay an amount to the tune of Shs 200000 in the name of renewing licence is bad enough to discourage many from the practice with the little pay they get.
17:43
17:43

Don't Use Official Secrets Law To Deny Citizens Access To Information twaweza east africa 4 1 Top story

It is emerging that civil servants at different levels have tended to use archaic laws like the Official Secrets Act to deny citizens access to public information and records.

Business and finance

12:01
12:01

Kwania Dishes out Emyooga Cash to Beneficiaries 3 1

Emyooga was launched in August 2019 by President Museveni to spur a shift from subsistence to market-oriented production. The government set aside 260 billion Shillings to bankroll the program with each constituency meant to receive 560 million shillings
10:14
10:14

District Leaders in Lango Ask Gov't to Reinstate Development Equalization Grant 3

Last month a circular from the Ministry of Finance was sent to Chief Administrative Officers across the country directing them not to include DDEG in their budget for the next financial year because the government is introducing the new Parish Development Model where funds will be sent directly to the parishes instead of sub-counties, effective July 1.
19:22
19:22

Museveni’s Remarks Rattle Umeme Shareholders Umeme Ltd 4 1 Top story

Umeme's share prices have fallen by more than half at the IPO. Bitature said that could be due to the negative image painted.
18:20
18:20

Parliament Approves Amendment of NMS, NDA Acts 1 1

In the report presented by PAC Chairperson Nathan Nandala Mafabi, the laws establishing the two entities should be amended to ensure that NDA effectively performs its supervision role over NMS. Nandala observes that, the General Manager of NMS is a board member of NDA and likewise, the Chairperson of NDA Board is a board member of NMS.

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