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20:24
20:24

Ugandan Economy Not Crashing - Central Bank bank of uganda 2

The BoU Executive Director for Research and Policy, Dr. Adam Mugume, says although the economy is growing below potential, it is nonetheless not on the brink of collapse.
20:18
20:18

Lukwago Demands Cancellation of City Abattoir Land Title 3

The ownership and management of the facility has been in contention since 2001 when businessman Hassan Basajjabalaba through Basajjabalaba Hides and Skins company secured a 49- year lease for the abattoir from the then Kampala City Council at a premium of 600 million Shillings and a going concern of 900 million Shillings.
20:08
20:08

Govt Suspends Youth Livelihood Fund in Lango Districts

According to a report released by Pius Bigirimana, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, these districts failed to meet the 50 percent repayment rate of the youth livelihood revolving funds that were disbursed to them.
19:50
19:50

Water Crisis Paralyses Luzira Prison 1

Luzira Prisons was disconnected by National Water and Sewerage Corporation after failing to clear arrears amounting to 5 billion Shillings. The bill accumulated from July last year.
19:31
19:31

Parents Cry Foul over School Development Fees

At St Marys college Kisubi-SMACK, the money is paid before admission to the school, through its account in Centenary Bank, according to a communication from the school.
17:03
17:03

BoU Cuts Key Lending Rate to 11.5 Percent bank of uganda 5

Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile made the announcement Wednesday in Kampala. He said the central bank judges that a further cautious easing of monetary policy is warranted to support economic activity.
16:44
16:44

Cyclists Arrested With Government Drugs Worth UGX 10M theft

Four boda boda cyclists have been arrested in Mbarara after being found in possession of government drugs worth 10 million shillings.
16:37
16:37

Gov't Pushes Oil Refinery Completion Date to 2020 oil and gas uganda 1 1 Top story

Energy Minister Eng Irene Muloni says 40 companies expressed interest in the refinery after Russian consortium Rostec Global Resources pulled out. She explains that eight out of the 40 companies have been engaged and that three of the eight could be selected to take up the refinery work.
16:20
16:20

Mak Kiosks Re-emerge as VC Insists They Must Go makerere kiosks 1 1

The re-erected kiosks which were operating as cafeterias providing cheap food to students have started running same businesses again. Some owners of the re-erected kiosks sent warnings to the vice chancellor insisting that the structures are not illegal.
16:09
16:09

Former Mayor Arrested for Encroaching on Forest Reserve land grabbing 1 3

Francis Atugonza was arrested by a joint force of National Forestry Authority, police and Uganda Peoples Defense Forces. He was arrested together with two others; Rogers Muhwezi and Mustafa Kasaija with whom they claimed ownership of Rwembuno block.
16:06
16:06

Journalist Held Over Impersonating School Inspector impersonation

Jackson Turyahumura, the Inspector of Schools for Rukungiri District says that Tugaineyo was demanding for one hundred thousand shillings from heads of schools in form of transport allowance, after inspection.
15:21
15:21

CAF POLLS: Ahmad To Pay FA Presidents Salaries madagascar 1 Top story

Madagascars Ahmad Ahmad has said he will pay Football Federation Presidents salaries if he is elected to head the Confederation of African Football CAF.
14:22
14:22

Aruu North By-election Set for April 6 1 3

The seat fell vacant after the Court of Appeal upheld a high court ruling nullifying the election of MP Lucy Aciro Otim as the area legislator.
14:11
14:11

Ssonko For Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations mark ssonko 1

The Confederation of African Football CAF has selected Mark Ssonko to officiate at the 2017 Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations Afcon.
13:40
13:40

Two Chinese Nationals Found Dead in Kampala uganda police 5

The duo was reported missing five days ago by an official from the Chinese Embassy, prompting a police search which started on Saturday February 11. The two; identified as Ren Ju, 33, and Sang Weng Wa, 34, were waitresses at Chinese hotels in Kololo and Bugolobi respectively.
13:13
13:13

Makerere University Ponders Dr Stella Nyanzi Return nude protests 1

A board member told Uganda Radio Network on condition of anonymity because he is not allowed to speak to media that the board will meet again on Monday to make a final decision and set terms and conditions for Dr Nyanzis return.
12:56
12:56

Mbarara Youth Leaders on the Run over Youth Livelihood Funds arrest 1

They include Patrick Tumuhimbise, a youth councillor for Rwanyamahembe Sub County, Ivan Muhoozi, the Mbarara District Youth Chairperson and Mackline Kyamazima, a member of Rubindi Sub County youth council. It is alleged that the three youth leaders used their positions and obtained funding through non-existent groups.
11:02
11:02

Masaka Farmers Duped with Fake Swine Fever Vaccine animal vaccination 1 4

Amid the anxiety on dealing with the outbreak of African Swine Fever, unsuspecting farmers in the area have fallen prey to fraudsters masquerading as veterinary experts and members of animal disease control teams providing vaccination and treatment for the animals.
10:45
10:45

No Funding for Janani Luwum Day Celebrations 1 1

In preparation for the events, the local committee had hoped to receive at least 500 million Shillings from the initial 1.1 billion Shillings budget presented by the national committee. However, the budget was reduced to 900 million Shillings and eventually to 200 million Shillings, none of which funds has been availed.
08:00
08:00

Arua Hospital Officials Arrested for Theft of Equipment 2

The arrested officials include an Assistant Procurement Officer, Robert Dombo and the hospital Driver Nathan Oluka, who was found selling the machine within Arua municipality. Oluka later told police that he was working under the instructions of the Assistant Procurement Officer.
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