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11:45
11:45

VHTs Storm Amuru RDC’s Office Over Training Allowances public holiday 1 1

But at the end of the training participants only received an allowance of 50,000 Shillings instead of the 100,000 Shillings that they signed for. The VHTs say that they tasked the trainers to explain why they were being given only half of what they signed for, but could not get a satisfactory explanation.
10:52
10:52

Mixed Messages Stir Controversy as Oil Pipeline Compensation Delays 2 1

Lwengo, Sembabule, Kyotera, and Rakai districts are part of the ten districts through which the proposed pipeline will pass to connect the oil wells in the Albertine region of Uganda towards the refinery at Tanzania’s port of Tanga. At least 1,901 people out of a total of 3,792 persons who will be affected in the route opening, are residents within the four districts of greater Masaka, in which the East pipeline was demarcated to pass.
10:17
10:17

11 Children Rescued from Traffickers in Napak

Napak District Police Commander Guard Murungi told URN that the children aged between 9 and 14 were had been picked from Matany Town Council. However, Police received information from residents who saw young children boarding the taxi without their parents.
13:21
13:21

Mubende Needs UGX 98 million to Build Juvenile Centre. Mubende District 7

According to the Mubende district community development officer Maria Ndagire, they are facing a challenge of a place where they can detain the children below the age of 18 years and most of the time, they are put in custody with the old inmates which she says is not good.

Slideshow

13:35
13:35

Pictorial; New Members of Parliament Take Oath MPs swearing in

Every person elected to parliament takes the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Member of Parliament before they officially start their five-year term of office. The ceremony, which is following the alphabetical order of names of each legislator, will see 132 members take oath today, according to a programme issued by Parliament’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Helen Kawesa.

Business and finance

12:48
12:48

Experts Blame Karamoja Floods on Environmental Degradation

Mr.John Lodungokol, the Assistant Commissioner crop production in the ministry of Agriculture, told URN on Sunday that the environmental degradation in Karamoja was the main cause of floods that always hit the region.
18:11
18:11

Maracha District Emyooga Beneficiaries Protest Delayed Remittance of Funds Emyooga Program 3 1

The Emyoga group members became bitter particularly with the district commercial officer for cancelling the training and funds cannot be released before the training is conducted. The angry members demanded an immediate apology from the officials.
17:25
17:25

I'll Double the Achievements, swears New UNBS Boss Ebiru Standards 1

“The UNBS focus in the next five years is to double what has been done so far, by increasing focus on private sector development, Agro-industrialisation, Manufacturing and a sustainable Petroleum Resources Programme.” Ebiru said.
16:07
16:07

Telecoms Comply with UCC Directive to Disconnect Non-compliant Corporate SIM Cards 1

“Operators have a directive from the Commission to comply with the same directive. If a party is dissatisfied by the compliance actions of a Telecom operator, they can seek redress from the Commission,” said Bbosa.

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