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21:27
21:27

Kwania Pupils Study Under Trees After Storm 3 1

Galdino Obwor, the School Management Committee Chairperson, says they have held several meetings with parents to forge a way forward without success.
21:00
21:00

Kabalagala Police Holding 10 People Power Supporters 1 1

The arrest of the group came just a few hours after police blocked Kyagulanyi from holding a consultative meeting on his presidential ambitions that was scheduled to take place at Pope Paul Memorial hotel in Kampala.
20:43
20:43

30 Child Offenders Escape From Gulu Remand Home 1

Mark Kimera, the Assistant Probation Officer Gulu Remand Home, says dozens of the inmates fled from the facility around 7:00pm on Monday.
20:27
20:27

Government Reinstates Mandatory Vehicle Inspection 2 1

In 2016, government contracted Swiss firm, Société Générale De Surveillance SGS to conduct mandatory vehicle inspection to ascertain their road worthiness with the aim of reducing carnage on Ugandan roads.
20:08
20:08

Delayed Delivery Of Vaccines Angers Cattle Keepers MAAIF 2 1

Dr. Henry Mulondo, the Kotido District Veterinary Officer, says he has received assurance from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) that the district will receive 20,000 vaccines by mid-March.
19:52
19:52

Makerere University Council Directs Fresh Search for Deputy Vice Chancellor 1 Top story

Early this month, Civil Division High Court Judge, Musa Sekaana issued an order, directing the Makerere University management to furnish it with the progress as per its direction, within only two weeks to prove that there was an ongoing process of selecting a substantive leader.
19:03
19:03

Apac Municipality Receives UGX 487M under USMID 2

According to Ogwang, the money will be used to furnish the office, finance the physical planning and urban system development, specialised technical plan and equipment, assess comparative advantages of localities and development of investment profiles. However, the Municipality is expected to receive an overall total of 34 billion shillings under the 3 years project that will end in the Financial Year 2021/2022
18:19
18:19

MPs Question BoU Operations without Deputy Governor bank of uganda 1 1 Top story

The Microfinance State Minister, Haruna Kasolo Kyeyune told Parliament that he has alerted the president on the matter and will respond soon. He also allayed the fears of the legislators, saying all is moving on well in the Central Bank.
17:33
17:33

Report: Most Ugandans Stuck with Poor Quality Jobs job creation 1 1 Top story

Dino Merotto, World Bank Economist and lead author of the report, said Uganda still has to create at least one million jobs each year from 2030, an increase from the current demand of 660,000 a year.
17:09
17:09

Thugs Hack Chapati Vendor In Gulu to Death 1

Nshekampora Diogen, a mansion at the site where the body was found, says the body had multiple cuts an indication that the deceased could have been killed using machetes
16:50
16:50

Uganda seeks UGX 16B to Recoil Hatching Locusts Eggs 1 2

Agriculture Minister Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja told journalists in Kampala that a technical field expert team which was sent to neighbouring Kenya has confirmed that the locusts had hatched in billions in almost the whole of Turkana, an area closer to Uganda’s Karamoja region.
16:35
16:35

How IGG Probe Cost Professor Joloba Mak Principal's Job investigation 1 Top story

Despite scoring highly, the search committee, declined to recommend Professor Moses Joloba for appointment on grounds that there were several complaints against him. However, the committee noted that there was no conclusive report on the status of the complaints as well as disciplinary action by either management or Appointments Board.
15:19
15:19

Vendor Drags KCCA, Wandegeya Market Management to Court

According to Kalema, the closure of his stall was unreasonable and no reason was given. He argues that the closure was malicious and intended to derail his business, which he says amounts to economic sabotage.
14:41
14:41

Anne Juuko Appointed New Stanbic Chief Executive Anne Juuko 1

Juuko will replace Patrick Mweheire that has been the chief executive since 2015 but is now heading to Nairobi Kenya to be the regional chief executive for Stanbic operations for Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Tanzania.
14:01
14:01

Coronavirus Not Yet a Pandemic –WHO 1 1 Top story

The are now more than 77,362 cases and more than 2,600 deaths, as a result of coronavirus. Outside China, there are now 2,074 cases of COVID-19 in 28 countries, with 23 deaths. The Countries where the cases have been confirmed so far include the Republic of Korea, Japan, Australia, Malaysia, Viet Nam, Philippines, Thailand, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Canada, United States of America and Italy, among others.
13:54
13:54

Fire Guts Ham shopping Mall in Kampala 2 2

According to some eyewitnesses, the fire is suspected to have started from one of the shops at block C that housed over 40 sewing machines and clothes before spreading out to several other shops minutes to 6 a.m.
13:42
13:42

Moroto District Seeks UGX 230m for Desert Locust Surveillence Desert locusts 2

The money, according to the Chief Administrative Officer Charles Komakech Olubo will be used for field visits, monitoring the movement of the desert locusts, community sensitization and enhancing reporting mechanisms.
12:59
12:59

One-Year-Old Dies In Septic Pit 2

The deceased’s father, Lauben Thembo, says the toddler had gone to play in the neighborhood after the afternoon meal when he met his death. According to Thembo, they got concerned when they spent several hours without seeing the child and tried searching for him in vain.
12:38
12:38

Parliament Attackers Complain of Torture 2 1 Top story

Mutaasa Kafeero and Darfala Ssenjako were remanded to Luzira prisons by City Hall Magistrate, Fatuma Nabirye on Friday last week minutes after being charged with malicious damage to property and trespass.
12:11
12:11

Karenga Defies NEMA on District Headquarters 1 1 Top story

Moses Dalili, the Karenga Chief Administrative Officer, says the construction will go on as planned until a court order is issued stopping the works. He says Karenga district was created by the parliament and the district was cleared to establish headquarters within the contested area.
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