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23:21
23:21

Moroto District Returns UGX 385m for Staff Recruitment wage bill 1

Moroto district had invited applications from qualified Ugandans in February to fill 16 vacant positions in the district. But before the recruitment process fell through, a lockdown was imposed.
23:05
23:05

Two Killed, Three Injured in Bunyangabu Clashes Robert Tugume 2 1

The clashes were triggered by the death of one Matayo Wulimbwa Mutsunga, a resident of Kyoho II village in Kasese district, who was attacked by unknown people on Monday evening. Eyewitnesses, who preferred anonymity, told URN that Mutsunga was accused of participating in cattle thefts in Kabonero Sub County.
22:17
22:17

African Development Fund Approves USD 9.52 For EAC COVID-19 Response

The beneficiaries are Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Funding will also go toward the procurement of essential medical supplies, including testing kits and to train health workers.
21:50
21:50

People Power Rolls Out Roadmap for Selecting Candidates Bobi Wine 3 8

The process set to commence on July, 2 and run until July 17 2020, seeks to sieve contestants for the parliamentary, local government and special interest groups elections ahead of the general elections to be held early next year.
21:25
21:25

Lake Victoria Water Levels Receding-Water Ministry 3

Water levels across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania increased drastically, from 12 meters in October 2019 to 13.48 meters in May 2020, the highest level ever recorded in 50 years.
20:44
20:44

Gov’t to Write-off UGX 108B Youth Livelihood Program Loans lockdown 1

The plan was unveiled by the State Minister for Labour, Mwesigwa Rukutana in a presentation before the National Economy Committee of Parliament. The Ministry officials had appeared before the meeting to submit their views on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.
17:31
17:31

COSASE Probes Sudhir over Possession of Departed Asian Properties Parliament 3 1

The probe follows a petition to the committee by Androna Margaret Kabagenyi whose rented plot 26 on Republican street in Mbale was taken over by Sudhir.
17:09
17:09

Entebbe Municipal Council Moots Online Registration For Taxi Operators 1

Entebbe Municipality Town Clerk Magumba says the exercise will also help combat the spread of COVID-19 since taxi operators will not physically visit the municipal offices for registration as it has been since mid-June.
17:02
17:02

Mbarara Municipal Authority to Remove 2000 Boda bodas 4 1

Richard Mugisha, the Deputy Town Clerk Mbarara Municipality, says they have started the process of demarcating and coloring Boda boda stages on gazetted streets where they will be allowed to operate from.
16:18
16:18

We Shall Not Leave Our Assets for City-Mbale LC V Chairperson 4 1 Top story

Mujasi, who tabled the government recommendation to relocate the district headquarters to Busoba Sub County, said that whereas they have finally found a new home, they will not move until government constructs for them offices, adding that they will not leave any of their assets for the City.
15:25
15:25

Rwandan National At Large After Killing Three Minors in Kyankwanzi

Charles Twiine Mansio, the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID Public Relations Officer only identifies the suspect as Emmanuel.
14:49
14:49

Gulu City: Police Bans Fireworks Display 3

According to the plan, the fireworks display was scheduled to take place at Lacor Trading Centre, Layibi Roundabout, Laliya, Bungatira and Unyama, which are main entry points into the municipality.
14:28
14:28

Acholi Religious Leaders Petition Gulu District Speaker Over Proposed District Headquarters Gulu becomes city 7 1

Retired Bishop Onweng on Tuesday presented the petition to the speaker`s office demanding that the new district headquarters be established at Ajulu in Patiko Sub County.
14:22
14:22

Aromo HCIII Suspends Services Following Collapse of Ceiling 4 4

Betty Akello, an enrolled midwife attached to the facility explains that the Health center cannot handle any maternity related cases currently, a reason they are referring them to Lira Regional Referral Hospital or Ogur HCIV. Subsequently, the room ceilings from the general and maternity wards also followed, forcing mothers who were at the unit to sleep under their beds.
14:14
14:14

Gov't Moves to Take Over Struggling Kanara Secondary School DEO 1 2

The school has been struggling to extend quality education to students due to lack of classrooms, science laboratories, a library, a computer lab, teachers, and scholastic materials among other things.
13:43
13:43

Man Held For Raping Own Mother 2 2

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson says the victim reported the incident to the village chairperson who mobilized residents to hunt for the suspect.
12:57
12:57

Kwania District Receives UGX 192m for Cluster Development Project 4 1

Kwania district recently received 192.7 million shillings under the production department as funds for ACDP from the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries.
12:41
12:41

Bududa Boda-boda Cyclists Protest Police Brutality 2 1

The police had earlier arrested one of their colleagues identified as Mubakari Kuloba who was found carrying two passengers on his motorcycle. But in the process of evading arrest, Kuloba lost control and knocked a tree, leaving him with injuries, which sparked the protest.
12:09
12:09

Tororo Health Facilities Run Out of ART Drugs 4

According to health officials in the district, for over six consecutive months, the district’s accredited health facilities haven’t received essential drugs especially for second line ARVs and for the pediatrics regiments.
11:57
11:57

Land Row Threatnes to Derail USMID Project in Lira Lira Municipality 3 1

Five residents, who include Esther Ocepa, Lucy Olong, Milly Apio, and Emily Akii among others, issued a notice of intention to sue to accuse the municipal authorities of trespassing.
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