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17:05
17:05

National Roll Out of Elderly Grant Requires UGX 45.5 Billion SAGE 1

Committee Chairperson Alex Ndeezi says that the Ministry has prepared a national rollout plan which requires 45.58 billion Shillings to cater for additional 204,771 beneficiaries. He argues that without the funds, it will not be possible to rollout SAGE across the country.
15:11
15:11

Nabakooba Named Among Police Loan Defaulters 2 4

Nabakooba was a police spokesperson and retired at the rank of Commissioner of Police to contest for a parliamentary seat. But a report authored by the outgoing leadership of the Police Savings Association names Nabakooba among the 15 senior police officers who retired with loans and made no attempt to clear them, thereafter.
12:32
12:32

Courts Incapable of Enforcing Human Rights –Law Don corruption 4 4

According to Dr Tusasirwe, the courts were initially not designed as rights enforcement mechanisms but as instruments of law and order and regulation of transactions such as business, land and marriage among others. He argues that in their current state, courts look at enforcement of rights as a secondary role.
10:13
10:13

MUASA Risks Having an All-Male Executive Again Dr. Stella Nyanzi 1

A list of nominated candidates released by Michael Byaruhanga, the Chairperson MUASA Electoral Commission, has only one woman Dr Christine Mbabazi Mpyangu, a Lecturer in the Department of Religion and Peace Studies, nominated for a position.
09:54
09:54

Leader of Opposition Questions BoU Continous Recapitalization Bank of Uganda 1

The query is carried in her response to the National Budget Framework Paper for the coming financial year 2020/2021. The government indicated in the framework paper, that up to 482 billion Shillings will be needed to recapitalize the Central Bank next financial year.
19:13
19:13

Dr Ahikire Promises Transparent, Flagrant Mak College 4 1

Ahikire is a sole contender in the race to substantively become the Principal of the college, a position she has held for the past two years in an acting capacity, following the departure of Professor Edward Kirumira.
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18:07

Opposition Demands Public Debt Repayment Schedule 1

The Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ocan argues that government is at the verge of failing to pay its domestic debt and that borrowing being undertaken on highly competitive rates as compared to external loans.
16:12
16:12

Traffic Police Director Stephen Kasiima Hands Over Office on IGP’s Order 2

At the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police –AIGP, Kasiima and six of his colleagues have had no contracts over the last one year and have been working on a promise letter issued by Internal Affairs Minister Jeje Odongo.
14:18
14:18

99 Police Officers Appointed to Head Criminal Investigation Departments 2

Some of the new CID commanders moved to Kampala divisions include ASP Bernard Isolet moved to Nansana, ASP Emmanuel Okot Loliba transferred to CPS and ASP Cleophas Naturinda moved to Kira Division. Most of the appointed CID bosses recently completed refresher courses at Bwebajja Staff and Senior Command College.
12:13
12:13

MPs Approve Special Budget to Fix Roads Affected by Heavy Rains UNRA 3

Uganda received heavy rains in the last quarter of 2019, resulting in massive damage on roads and bridges, among other areas. Many of the roads became impassable as culverts were swept away, surfaces caved in and rivers burst their banks, especially in the districts of Mbale, Jinja, Masaka and Pakwach, among others.
11:00
11:00

Supply of Apartments Up as Occupancy Declines in Upscale Suburbs Knight Frank Uganda 1

In its report analyzing the property market in the second half of 2019, Knight Frank says there was at least an 8.5 per cent year on year increase in the supply of apartment units coming onto the market. The biggest increment was noticed in the prime residential areas of Kololo, Nakasero, and Naguru.
09:49
09:49

Ugandan Activist Accuses Media of Racism After She is Cropped Out of Picture 2

The photo, where Vanessa Nakate stood with other prominent climate activists Greta Thunberg, Luisa Neubauer, Loukina Tille, and Isabelle Axelsson was distributed when she was cut out. They were attending the annual World Economic Forum.
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20:28

Budget Committee Suspends Land Fund over Transparency uganda land fund 1 6

The ministry of lands has in the past noted that the Land Fund requires an annual allocation of 170 billion Shillings for ten years or a one-off of 1.7 trillion Shillings to compensate over 6,000 claimants.
17:45
17:45

Refugees Can Help Themselves out of Psychological Distress -Study

The study, whose findings are published in The Lancet Global Health Journal, shows that although follow-up is needed to determine the long-term effects of the intervention, a tool dubbed Self Help Plus developed by the World Health Organisation is effective in offering mental health help.
16:01
16:01

UCU's Fayed Named On National Basketball Team 1

Fayed, Lual and Deng all from UCU side have been added into the Uganda National team, in preparation for the upcoming Afro Basket Qualifiers that will take place in Alexandria, Egypt from 21st to 23rd February 2020.
15:10
15:10

Ministry of Health to Add Yellow Fever Vaccine On Immunization Schedule WHO Uganda 2 1

Uganda currently has 13 immunisable diseases. The introduction of the yellow fever vaccine will bring the number to 14. Last year, Rubella was introduced. The vaccine is being introduced following a Yellow fever outbreak that has so far claimed three lives
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13:55

Wanted ATM Fraudster Arrested in Wakiso 1 1

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, said Ampurira’s luck ran out on Thursday evening when he was arrested after swapping an ATM Card belonging to one Mulumba inside an ATM machine at Bulenga along Kampala-Mityana highway.
12:55
12:55

Kafuuzi Eventually Gets Nod for Deputy Attorney General’s Job Parliament 3 1 Top story

Kafuuzi was appointed during President Yoweri Museveni’s latest cabinet reshuffle, announced in December 2019, to take on a position hitherto occupied by Mwesigwa Rukutana. However, his approval was deferred after the appointments committee chaired by the Speaker of Parliament questioned his experience as an advocate of the High Court.
12:09
12:09

Yellow Fever Outbreak Declared in Uganda WHO Uganda 2 1

Four cases have so far been reported in the two districts. Two of the cases are believed to be South Sudan nationals while the other two are Ugandan farmers. Three of them have already succumbed to the disease, according to the Ministry of Health.
11:05
11:05

Crimean Congo Fever Outbreak Shouldn’t Cause Scare- Health Minister MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever is a widespread disease caused by a tick-borne virus, transmitted to people either by tick bites or through contact with infected animal blood or tissues during and immediately after slaughter. The disease, which is endemic in Africa, has the case fatality rate of 10–40 per cent.
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