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18:17
18:17

Sacked UNRA Employees Petition Court allen kagina

In a sworn affidavit in support of the representative suit, Lyndon Denis Kiyimba alleges that UNRA collectively terminated their employment contracts on December 31 last year without notice; a move he says was unfair and unlawful.
17:54
17:54

MPs Throw Out Gov't Analytical Laboratory Officials Over Title land title 3 1

Gerald Karuhanga, the PAC Vice Chairperson wondered the land title doesnt indicate the acreage of the land hosting the Government laboratories.
17:32
17:32

Former Transport Minister Awuzu Dead 1

Yovan Adriko, the former LC 3 chairman Logiri Sub County who once served as a political assistant to the former minister, says his demise is a big loss to the people of Vurra County.
17:19
17:19

FDC, Shadow Cabinet At Cross Roads Over Car Grant 2

URN has learnt that the Shadow Minister for Public Service, Herbert Ariko, made a presentation to the members, noting that the car grant is among the entitlements that have been provided to MPs for years.
17:03
17:03

Bidco Employees Strike Over Pay

Currently, Police led by the Kalangala District Police Commander, Richard Musisi has deployed at the factory to prevent the workers from destroying company property.
15:44
15:44

Report: 1.5million Children Lack Parental Care 4 1

Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker of Parliament who officiated at the launch of the fundraising campaign revealed her plans to convene the parliamentary commission to identify interventions towards the plight of children without parental care in the country.
15:24
15:24

Muhakanizi: World Bank Freeze Prompted by Austerity Measures world bank uganda 2

Speaking in an interview with Uganda Radio Network, Muhakanizi said for a longtime accounting officers and managers of many World Bank and other donor-funded projects took them as cash-cows leading to poor management of public investments.
15:05
15:05

Kampala City Festival to Cost UGX 900M. kcca uganda 2 1

Jennifer Musisi, the KCCA Executive Director, says both the army and police will deploy to secure the event.
13:51
13:51

Kwoyelo Pre Trial Finally Commences 1 1

Charles Dalton Opwonya, a state brief standing in for Col. Thomas Kwoyelo told Uganda Radio Network that the session considered some sticking issues including rights of the accused, witness protection and participation of witnesses, which he said couldnt be discussed in the open court.
13:39
13:39

Mak Forestry College, Estates Department Disagree on Perimeter Wall makerere university 1 2

Prof. Mnason Tweheyo, the Dean School of Forestry, Environment and Geographical Sciences SFEGS confirmed the disagreements but said it was necessary to construct the fence to avoid further problems.
12:54
12:54

Operation Wealth Creation: Sub County Officials Flee Offices

Okello said they supplied 12,500 seedlings to Akokoro Sub County on Monday but they were shocked to find that they had illegally been distributed to unknown beneficiaries without authorisation from the concerned officers.
11:47
11:47

Gulu Leaders Reject 45000 Wealth Creation Seedlings 1

Gulu leaders have rejected citrus seedlings that were supplied to the district under the Operation Wealth Creation OWC. The leaders led by the district chairperson Martin Ojara Mapenduzi cite poor timing in the delivery of the seedlings.
11:25
11:25

Museveni Makes Case for Regugees At UN fighting in congo 1

Speaking at the world leaders summit on Refugees in New York during the ongoing United Nations General Assembly, the president said that it is wrong to treat African refugees as if they are seeking to consume resources of the indigenous people.
10:32
10:32

Kampala Garbage Collection Row Deepens 4 1

In 2016, KCCA divided Kampala into seven zones, whose garbage collection is managed by Nabugabo Updeal, Home Clean Services and Kampala Solid Waste Consortium. The arrangement between the newly licensed companies meant the over 70 companies who had started operating earlier would not be collecting garbage.
09:29
09:29

One Dead In Domestic Brawl soroti district

Two people are in police custody in Soroti district in connection to the brutal killing of a 24 year old woman.
07:57
07:57

Kwoyelo's Pre-Trial Hearing Resumes Today

An official at Gulu high court who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity on Tuesday, said everything is set for the pretrial hearing after last months postponement.
07:50
07:50

Acholi Leaders Plot Annual Luo Heritage Festival 1

Gulu district chairperson Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, who is the chairperson of the forum, says a meeting will be held in Gulu on September 29th to further discuss the proposal. He says the event will be used to showcase the heritage potential for tourism attraction to the outside world.
07:38
07:38

Isingiro Residents Battle Water Crisis water shortage 4 1 Top story

Samuel Mihanda, a resident of Kabuyanda town council, says the water crisis seems to worsen each passing day.
07:12
07:12

Gulu Municipality To Rename Streets after Councilors 3 1

Denis Olobo, a resident of Bardege Division says the resolution was motivated by selfish desires and defeats the purpose of honoring legendary leaders.
07:04
07:04

Eight Senior Bishop Barham University Staff Resign workers 2 2 Top story

Reverend Dr. Medard Rugyendo, also defends the renewal of the contracts of some the employees who are past their retirements age, saying they are essential to the University given their experience.
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