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13:05
13:05

Gov’t Lacks Work Plan for UGX 200b Withdrawn From Petroleum Fund 1

Section 59 (3) of the Public Finance Management Act, 2015 (PFMA), provides that petroleum revenue is to be used to finance infrastructure and development projects only.
12:32
12:32

NEMA Right to Allow Sugar Cane Growing in Bugoma Forest-Judge Save Bugoma Forest 2

In his decision delivered to parties via email on Friday, Justice Musa Ssekaana the head of Civil Division of High Court dismissed the petition filed by Water and Environment Media Network Uganda Limited, National Association of Professional Environmentalists -NAPE and Africa Institute for Energy Governance.
12:09
12:09

Parliament Spends Over UGX 1 Billion To Hire Tents plenary 1

Parliament has spent over 1 billion shillings for hiring two tents that are currently used for plenary sessions.
12:01
12:01

Lightning Strikes Four Dead in Mayuge district

The dead who are residents of Sagit island in Jaguzi sub-county, Mayuge district have been identified as Patrick Wambi aged 35 years, his wife, Brenda Nantanda aged 28 years, their two children, Emmanuel Wamuno aged four years and a two- year- old, Benjamin Masaba.
11:11
11:11

Operations of Luwero Hospital Private Wing Suspended over Extortion abuse 1 5

Ronald Ndawula the Luwero LCV Chairperson says that he has received numerous complaints from residents that those without money can’t access services yet the facility is primarily a public hospital.
10:59
10:59

WHO Approves Chinese Covid-19 Vaccine COVID-19 Vaccines 1

The approval means that the vaccine can now be supplied through the COVAX facility and also be used by countries after assessments were carried out on its efficacy. This is the fifth vaccine to be approved for use following Moderna, Johnson and Johnson, AstraZeneca and Pfizer's approvals that came earlier.
10:40
10:40

Rubirizi RDC Closes School for Flouting Covid-19 SOPs 2 2

The school had opened to other classes including the nursery section contrary to the guidelines set by the Ministry of Education.
10:16
10:16

Politicians, Public Ignorant About National Health Insurance Scheme-Experts Ministry of Health 6

Fredrick Makaire, the Executive Director Save for Health Uganda an umbrella organization for informal community health insurance schemes said the Ministry of Health came out to resist the bill rather late and failed to carry out its mandate of sensitization.
09:51
09:51

Ediofe Cathedral Parish in Land Row with Private School Land Conflict 2 3

The over two acres of land located in Ediofe Mission village Komite parish, former Pajulu Sub County is reported to be belonging to Ediofe Cathedral Parish after it was handed by the then locals to Comboni Missionaries over 100 years ago.
09:38
09:38

FUFA Women Elite League Kicks off Today 1 4

This year’s edition will be played in a format where 16 teams will be grouped into groups of four, each having four teams to compete for the top position.
09:22
09:22

Appreciation of the Shilling Gives Mixed Feelings 3

By mid-day Friday, the exchange rate had further fallen to 3,550.8 buying and 3,560.8 selling, reflecting a shilling appreciation of 5.3% from the same period last year.
08:47
08:47

Ivan Ssempijja Wins Makerere University Guild Presidential Race 4 2

In an election that was organized both physically and online Ssempijja, a fourth-year student of Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery defeated two other candidates in the race. Ssempijja garnered 3,112 votes while his close rival Aaron Oguttu obtained 1,833 votes while National Resistance Movement –NRM party leaning candidate Edwine Bbosa Bwetuyita got 248 votes.
08:29
08:29

Four Feared Dead, Hundreds Displaced in Butaleja Floods 6 2

The heavy downpour that pounded the district on Thursday causing floods that ravaged Nabiganda sub-county in Butaleja district.
19:31
19:31

More Masqueraders Cited Among Clearing Agents 3 1

He cautioned that many masqueraders have made themselves too available and effective to the business community that it’s hard for the association to know who the real importers are, but hastened to add that clearing agents should only be those that are licensed by the Uganda Revenue Authority.
19:22
19:22

Kadaga Reveals how Gov’t Tried to Kill and Replace Sexual Offenses Bill 10th parliament 1 2

The Speaker of Parliament has commended Uganda Women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA) for braving the executive and moving with the gender-related bills that have been passed.
19:13
19:13

Reduced Funding to Agricultural Sector Worries Minister and Opposition 2 1

Parliament on Friday passed a 44.77 trillion Shillings National Budget under which allocations to the Agricultural sector were drastically cut from 1.3 trillion in the current financial year to 799 billion in the new one.
18:33
18:33

Parliament Approves UGX 44.7 Trillion Budget; Debt Servicing is Biggest Item 1 5 Top story

Government plans to collect 22.63 trillion Shillings with over 20.83 trillion coming from tax revenue in the coming financial year 2021/2022. This is to help finance the 44.77 trillion Shillings budget passed by parliament today, of which 38% is going for debt servicing.
17:49
17:49

Gov’t Entities Failed to Spend UGX 951Billion 1

Amos Lugoloobi, the chairman of the Budget Committee of Parliament said, in a report presented to Parliament today that the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA, Uganda Police Force and Electoral Commission account for the agencies with the biggest unspent balances.
17:33
17:33

Makerere University Defends Self in Guild Presidential Election Case 1

Makerere University through it's Acting Secretary Yusuf Kiranda who also has a similar defense to that of University Acting Dean of students Winifred Kabumbuli, now want the High Court to dismiss Nalukwago's application with costs saying it lacks merit.
17:17
17:17

Heavy Rain Leaves Trail of Destruction, Injuries in Nwoya Purongo Sub County 1 2

The injured people are Charles Omona who suffered a broken leg, Justina Atim and Isaac Watmon who both sustained head injuries.
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