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20:44
20:44

Accelerator Lab Launched to Solve Development Challenges Mary Karooro Okurut 4 3

Innocent Ejolu says SDGs like Zero Hunger, Good Health and Well-being for all, Quality Education for all, clean Water and Sanitation and climate action are lagging behind hence calling for other ways to achieve them by 2030 as planned.
20:22
20:22

Parliament Fails to Sit Due to Absence of Speakers Panel of speakers 2

The Acting Director communications at parliament Helen Kaweesa says that the Plenary could not take place because the Deputy Speaker is out of the country while the speaker had a state function which she had not anticipated to attend.
19:55
19:55

Minister Calls for Civility in Uganda-Rwanda Impasse philemon mateke 1 2

Mateke could not explain what the problem is between Uganda and Rwanda but told diplomats that Uganda would like to handle the issue in a civil way despite deaths and loss of trade for the country.
19:43
19:43

Kadaga Asks President Museveni to Take Lead in FGM Fight UNDP 1 2

The Speaker of Parliament wants President Museveni to take leadership in the eradication of female Genital mutilation in Uganda which is still a rampant vice in the country.
18:22
18:22

IGG Expands Anti-Graft Asset Recovery to 8 Regional Countries 3 1

Through the Asset Recovery Unit of the Inspectorate, the state agency says it has commenced informal collaborations with the Asset Recovery Inter-Agency Network for Eastern Africa, regional Inspectorates of Government and other Anti-graft coalitions around the Continent and the world.
18:16
18:16

Med Kaggwa's Funeral: Police Uses Tear Gas to Disperse People Power Activists Buganda Kingdom 2 2 Top story

Joseph Turya, the Katonga Region Police Spokesperson, says they were forced to use tear gas to open the road, which had been blocked by the huge crowd to ease movement for other road users.
18:05
18:05

Few CSOs Participating in African Union Platform- NGO Forum 1 3

According to Ssewakiryanga, only 40 out of 14,207 CSOs in the country are participating in the activities of the Council.
16:55
16:55

Interdicted Gaming Board Executive Director Sues Ofwono Opondo for Defamation Edgar Agaba

According to Agaba’s lawyers, any right-thinking person would think that the statement by Ofwono Opondo meant that their client is impersonating the Director of Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board or holds out as the same which is false.
16:33
16:33

Medi Kaggwa Laid to Rest Muhammad Kaggwa 1 2

Several speakers at the funeral highlighted the deceased’s good deeds and hard work in various capacities.
15:15
15:15

Stanbic Bank Uganda awarded 2019 Employer of the year 1

Stanbic Bank Uganda’s Head of Human Capital Moses Mbubi while commenting on the awards thanked the federation for recognizing the Bank as the employer of the year.
14:35
14:35

Agric tech entrepreneurs win government business with flagship project World Bank 1

Start-ups and innovators pitched for funding, business and support in front of a jury of experts at the Disruptive Agricultural Technology (DAT) Challenge and Conference at Speke Resort Munyoyo
12:14
12:14

Kadaga to Resolve Gender, Finance Committees Rift on NSSF Bill 1 4

The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga says she will meet the chairpersons of the Gender and Finance Committees who have disagreed during the processing of the National Social Security Fund Amendment Bill, 2019.
11:24
11:24

Fishing Suspended on Lake Nyakiyanja Over Suspected Poisoning fisherman 3 1 Top story

Francis Bagumire, a fisherman faults government for failure to institute measures on safe pesticide and chemical usage. He says that the incident is a big challenge to the fishermen since they rely on fishing for their livelihood.
10:33
10:33

Kotido SS Head Teacher Arrested Over Embezzlement Uganda Police Force

Grace Nancy Oyugi, a member of the PAC says that the committee noticed a number of irregularities on the expenditure of the school.
07:43
07:43

Pictorial: Illegal Charcoal Business Booming in Contested Apaa Township Gilbert Olanya 3 16 Top story

Our reporter saw many other charcoal camps scattered across the area. The illegal dealers told URN on Wednesday that they are from Eastern and Central Uganda and are buying each tree from the residents at Shillings 8,000 to burn for charcoal.
07:42
07:42

MUBS Staff Run to Court Over Salary Disparities 2 3

The staff through their lawyers Kesiime & Co. Advocates, want the business school to pay a whooping shillings 57.5billion being their salary arrears arising from imposing them on a wrong salary scale.
07:34
07:34

Local Government Minister Declares Palorinya in Obongi District. Tom Butime 2 Top story

“If the people of Palorinya Sub County wish to belong to another district, there is a process to be followed to change the boundaries of a district. Before this process is completed, Palorinya Sub County will continue to be under and getting services from Obongi district local government…,” reads the letter.
07:22
07:22

Population Experts Introduce New Investment Rule Book For Uganda 1 1

The new investment rule book which prioritizes human capital development is capable of propelling Uganda’s Per Capita Gross Domestic Product from US$ 1,066 (approximately 4 Million Shillings) in 2017 base year to US$ 9,523 (UGX 33.4 Million) by the year 2040 when it expects to incline into the Middle Income Status.
07:14
07:14

IGG Scrutinizing Jinja Express Highway Financing-Gov’t President Museveni 1 4

Government has said the matter of the Jinja Express way financing has been referred to the Inspector General of Government (IGG) for scrutiny.
06:58
06:58

DP Ready to Hand Over IPOD Leadership Democratic Change 2

The IPOD leadership rotates among subscribing the parties. The term of DP expired on September 20th, 2019. DP was expected to handover the IPOD leadership to FDC but this didn’t happen. DP said FDC hadn’t been committed to IPOD, which made it doubtful if they could take over and commit to its leadership.
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