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May 2019 16 results
20:48
20:48

Understanding Government, Tullow-Total Farm Down Dispute Tullow Pty Uga 1

The final investment decision (FID) was expected to open the tap for money to start flowing, paving the way for projects like the US$3.5bn East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline. Construction of the 1400 km heated oil export pipeline from Hoima in western Uganda to Tanzania’s port of Tanga on Indian Ocean has stalled.
19:29
19:29

MUST Lecturers Suspend Strike 1 1

According to Julius Taremwa, the Mbarara University of Science and Technology Senior Administration Forum - (MUSTASA) general secretary, the decision was taken to ensure that the students sit exams.
19:00
19:00

MPs Approve UGX 80bn for Payment of Court Awards 3

The MPs made the decision after the finance committee chairperson, Henry Musasizi recommended that 20 billion shillings be cut from the proposed 140 billion shillings for court awards as proposed in budget for Treasury operations under the Ministry of finance.
18:43
18:43

MPs Want Uganda Red Cross to Benefit from Contingency Fund 6

The Contingency Fund is meant for emergencies or unexpected outflows, mainly economic and natural crisises. Lugoloobi argues that the Contingency Fund, which is budgeted for under Treasury Operations in the finance ministry, should not only be given to the Ministry of Disaster Preparedness.
18:23
18:23

It’s Too Early to Judge us - Muntu Mugisha Muntu 1 2

Mugisha Muntu says it is too early for Ugandans to judge him and his colleagues based on some of the failures in their former party Forum for Democratic Change(FDC)
17:44
17:44

I Feel Vindicated over UCB Sale - Professor Suruma World Bank 1 3 Top story

Suruma, the Makerere University Chancellor was one of the few government officials that had tried to resist the World Bank/ International Monetary Fund call for privatization of UCB.
16:59
16:59

Debt Servicing is Straining Service Delivery – IMF Warns Uganda Debt sustainability 1

In its latest economic outlook report for Uganda after the executive consultations on the country, the IMF says: “One shilling paid for debt service is one shilling less going to a school or a health clinic. The current ratio of interest payments to revenue is comparable to what countries with high risk or in debt distress typically face.”
15:28
15:28

Political Parties to Meet IGP over New POMA Regulations 1

Political parties under the Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) are set to meet Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola to discuss implementation of new Public Order Management Act (POMA) regulations.
14:20
14:20

African Elephants Face Continued Threat of Poaching -Report

The report shows that African elephant populations have fallen from an estimated 12 million a century ago, to 400,000. It adds that the decline is of concern because even in well-established and protected elephant populations, the annual losses to illegal killing and other mortalities are not being compensated by birth rates.
14:05
14:05

Police Holds 13 for Burning Kole Police Outpost Kole District 2

Residents attempted to lynch two suspected cattle thieves, Nelson Elum and his son-in-law Daniel Okello who were in detention at Alemi Police Out-Post. However, they were overpowered by the police who fired live bullets and teargas.
13:42
13:42

Masaka District Local Government Not to Vacate Buganda Kingdom Buildings 1

Namulondo Investments Ltd, the business arm of Buganda Kingdom responsible for Kabaka’s property had earlier wrote to Masaka district authorities asking them to vacate the kingdom property due to outstanding ground rent arrears.
12:51
12:51

Gov't Orders Apaa Residents to Vacate Disputed Land Apaa land dispute Top story

The position offers financial and material support to all households living in the area stating that they must vacate the area for wildlife conservation.
12:34
12:34

Trade Minister Sets New Deadline for Sachet Gin Ban 4 1

The commercial manufacture and consumption of waragi packed in sachets was delegitimized in 2017 on the basis of health and environmental concerns. The same order invoked price control mechanisms to prohibit access to smaller quantities of alcohol to the population.
11:58
11:58

MUST Lecturers Refuse to Call Off Strike 4

On Thursday, the committee held a meeting with the top University Management at Kihumuro campus.
10:57
10:57

Parents Reject New Gulu Secondary School Head Teacher 3

On March 28th 2019, the Ministry of Education through The Commissioner Government Secondary Education transferred, Esther Gidudu from Keyo Secondary School to take over as Headteacher Gulu Secondary School.
07:43
07:43

MPs Approve UGX 2.2bn Salary Enhancement for District Health Officers 2

Dr Michael Bukenya, the health committee chairperson, said that there was need to allocate extra funds for the DHOs since they were left out in the 2018/2019 salary enhancements.
May 2019 16 results