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11:24
11:24

Health Volunteers in Fort Portal now Demand Monthly Salary 2

The VHTs Program was established in 2001 as a cost-effective way to link communities with health services. VHTS were established by the Ministry of Health to empower communities to take part in the decisions that affect their health; mobilize communities for health programs, and strengthen the delivery of health services at house-hold level.
17:54
17:54

Gov’t Introduces Special Grant for Older Persons Aged 60-79 Years 4

Charles Isabirye, the Chairperson of the National Council for older persons in Uganda said that older persons can access the grant in groups of 5 to 10 people and each group will be given five million shillings which they can channel into ventures like farming, Poultry and other ventures.
17:12
17:12

Gov't Asks For Time to Explain New Wave Of Abductions 4 1

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister without Portfolio Rukia Nakadama Isanga said parliament should give the Minister of Security Jim Muhwezi more time to explain the matter.
10:49
10:49

Police Investigates Second Break-in of Masaka NGO Offices

Florence Nakandi, the COTFONE Programs Coordinator says that on Tuesday night, unknown thugs broke into their offices located in Kyabakuza ward in Masaka city and took away vital documents and two laptop computers.

Business and finance

16:14
16:14

Privacy Compromised As Ugandans Rush for Instant Online Loans 1

Unlike banks and other financial institutions that ask for collateral to acquire a loan, the instant loan requires the applicant to have a national identity card and two guarantors.
14:17
14:17

Former Mukono Municipality Mayoral Candidate Flees after Assaulting Police Officers 1 1

Charles Jjingo, the landlord, filed a civil suit against Mulimira in 2019 for failure to pay rent fees for a period of twenty months at 500,000 Shilling per month. Mulimira rented a building of four rooms where he runs a vocational institute.
20:53
20:53

COMESA Committee Urges Uganda to Act on Oil Suspended in Kenya 1

“COMESA has a statutory committee called the COMESA Consumer Protection Committee. Once that committee issues a statement, that statement binds all COMESA member-states,” says Wetasa, who is also the Chairperson, COMESA Consumer Protection Committee.

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