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20:11
20:11

NSSF Proposes to Manage National Health Insurance Scheme health committee 1 3

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has proposed to act as a collection channel for the formal sector contributions of the National Health Insurance scheme that is in offing.
19:56
19:56

Six Million Ugandans Do Not Access Sexual and Reproductive Health Services 1 1

Connie Kekihembo, the Executive Director of the Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation Uganda says that young people with a physical disability and those with other impairments are mocked whenever they visit health facilities to enrol for family planning services. This was based on data collected from Mukono and Luweero districts, last year.
19:28
19:28

Four Kanungu Kidnap Suspects Set Free

On Wednesday, the suspects appeared before Ntalo Nasulu Hussein, the Rukungiri Chief Magistrate who set them free on grounds that the Directorate of Public Prosecutions had lost interest in the case.
19:16
19:16

Security Operatives Raid FDC Office in Kasese 3 1

The raid on the office of the FDC in Kasese comes barely two days after the FDC party headquarters at Najjanankumbi were broken into, stealing a number of items including computers and printers. Last week, the security operatives also raided the officials of the home of Kalyatha Bwambale, a renowned FDC supporter in Kisolholho village of Kitholu sub county in Kasese.
18:40
18:40

Tribute to Med Kaggwa; The Gentle Human Rights Advocate med kagwa uhrc 4 1 Top story

Kaggwa, a former Parliamentarian and human rights defender died suddenly on Wednesday. He was aged 64.
18:06
18:06

Public University Lecturers to Lay Down Tools president museveni 4 3

The staff say despite the President Museveni’s directive on September 30, the staff have not seen any increment to the effect on their accounts.
17:45
17:45

Rights NGO Questions Absence of Gov't Contribution to Health Insurance Scheme savings 4 1

The Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) a Non-Governmental Organization has questioned the absence of Government’s contribution to the National Health Insurance scheme.
17:20
17:20

Bobi Wine Denies Ownership of People Power Pressure Group Attorney General 2 2

Kyagulanyi states that what he, Ssenyonyi and other Ugandans are doing, is coming together in association while exercising their power as Ugandans in as far as Article one of the Constitution, which states that power belongs to the people.
15:32
15:32

Gen. Salim Saleh Compensates Makerere University Students Lumumba Hall 1 2

Patrick Nsamba, the Guild Representative Councillor (GRC) for Lumumba Hall says that during a meeting with Gen. Salim Saleh and 15 student leaders at his Kapeeka industrial area in Nakaseke District on October 7, the affected students were compensated with 21 million shillings.
15:09
15:09

Multiple Loans Obatined by Teachers Worries UNATU 2 1

A practice by teachers across the country to engage in multiple borrowing has worried Uganda National Teachers Union Leadership who fear that this may disrupt them from performing effectively. The teachers are said to have alongside loans from commercial banks gone ahead to get more money from microfinance institutions and money lenders.
14:27
14:27

Kaggwa to be Laid to Rest on Thursday 1 2

The former Electoral Commission Chairperson, Eng. Badru Kiggundu, who is part of the deceased’s family, disclosed this to URN. Kiggundu remembers Kaggwa as a dedicated worker who served his country diligently.
13:41
13:41

Residents Petition Museveni Over RDC's Academic Qualifications Lira District 1 2

In their petition, residents want President Museveni to intervene and order investigations to ascertain the academic qualifications of Odongo. In their petition, the group wants President Museveni to intervene by directing for a special investigation to ascertain the academic qualifications of RDC Odongo (Okwany-Aguti).
13:38
13:38

Bugisu Farmers Oppose Coffee Bill 2 4

While appearing before the parliamentary committee on Agriculture during consultations of stake holders on the bill on Tuesday, farmers from Sironko and Bududa districts rejected the idea of individual registration and said that this can be done through their cooperative societies.
13:16
13:16

Coffee Earnings Down by 25% coffee prices 1

The ministry said the low global coffee prices compelled exporters to stock up inventory hence the decline in the volume of coffee exported. Uganda only exported 360,000 bags (60kgs) of coffee in September, down from 490,000 bags exported in August.
13:11
13:11

Lack of Road Maintenance Angers Bushenyi Residents 2 4

The residents argue that the roads which have been in a sorry state have been worsened with the heavy rains setting in.
11:23
11:23

Kotido LC 5 Chairperson Survives Ambush 1

According to Lotukei, he was part of the team that accompanied Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers to follow cattle rustled by the Turkana.
11:19
11:19

Oulanyah Asks EU to Respect Sovereignty of African States Oulanyah Jacob 1

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has appealed to the European Union (EU) to respect the sovereignty of African states.
11:04
11:04

Health Ministry Wants UGX 2Bn Supplementary Budget for Medical Interns 3

The Minister of State for Primary Health Care, Dr. Joyce Moriku says that the ministry is fast tracking a supplementary request of shillings 2 billion to facilitate the 1,170 medical interns currently deployed across Uganda.
08:03
08:03

Bundibugyo Residents Question Cutting Trees in Semuliki National Park 5 1

Etienne Muhumuza, the Burondo Sub county LC V councilor, says it is unfortunate that while the entire globe is concentrating on afforestation, Semuliki National Park sanctioned the cutting down of trees from a district that has been grappling with effects of deforestation.
06:55
06:55

Two Ugandans Arrested in Kenya with Fake US$ 94,000 Mercedes-Benz

Godfrey Tindyebwa and Evans Tayebwa were picked up on Tuesday in Kenya’s coastal town of Mombasa while cruising a Mercedes Benz. No other details were divulged.
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