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19:49
19:49

Finance, Health Resume Talks Over Health Insurance health inurance 2 1 Top story

The Bill once enacted in the current form requires workers to pay 4 per cent of their monthly earnings to the health insurance scheme, while their employers remit an additional 4 per cent.
19:14
19:14

FIFA's Infantino In Ethiopia For Tricky CAF Elections gianni infantino 1

President of the Federation of International Football Associations FIFA, Gianni Infantino is in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
18:28
18:28

Vandals Steal Newly Installed Street Lights in Masaka umeme 1 1

Godfrey Kayemba, the Mayor Masaka Municipality, says he is shocked by the vandalism and called for vigilance from residents, saying the street lights are meant to benefit them.
18:18
18:18

Proposed Human Rights Bill Duplicates Services - UHRC 1 2

Officials from the Uganda Human Rights Commission UHRC have told parliaments legal committee that the proposed Human Rights Enforcement bill, 2015 seems to duplicate services. Ruth Ssekindi, the director legal services at UHRC, argues that the proposed law should provide a clear relationship between the Commission and other bodies that handle human rights violations.
18:06
18:06

KCCA Councilors Turn to Prime Minister Over Kamya 3 1

The Deputy Lord Mayor, Sarah Kanyike will lead the team that will meet the Prime Minister. The team is expected to report back to council within 30 days. Lukwago said he will respect and implement the outcomes of the talks.
18:05
18:05

Kyambogo Drops e-Voting, Organises Fresh Guild Elections kyambogo university 2 1

Students will go to the polls on Tuesday March 21 to elect their leaders, according to Mildred Tibananuka, acting Dean of Students. The elections follow a botched election that was nullified after the 80-million-shillings electronic voting machines broke down during the elections.
17:41
17:41

Primary Schools Celebrate Reading Day functional literacy 2 1

At exactly 11:00am, classes in several primary schools in the country came to a stand-still as activities to mark the Drop Everything And Read - DEAR day started. At KCCA Primary School Kamwokya, the entire pupil population participated in the days activities centred on reading. The school decided to carry out their DEAR day activities for an hour instead of the 30 minutes that was stipulated by KCCA.
17:32
17:32

Tepeth Vow to Shade Blood Over Elipas Forest 3 1 Top story

Stephen Adupa, the Tapac Sub county Woman Councilor, said they couldnt heed to unprofessional threats from the police. Adupa said they were determined to protect the forest from destruction, since it is their source of livelihood.
17:17
17:17

FIFA Stop South Sudan's Chabur From Contesting ethiopia 1

South Sudans Chabur Goc has been denied chance to contest for a position in the FIFA Council ahead of the Confederation of African Football Federation CAF General Assembly tomorrow in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
16:51
16:51

Ugandan Traders Using DRC Route to Access South Sudan Markets 2

Davin Angutia, a logistics agent at Arua Park in Kampala, says many traders, Ugandan and South Sudanese who used the Koboko-Oraba-Yei route to the capital Juba as well as major towns and states in western South Sudan are now using routes in northeastern DRC.
16:35
16:35

MPs Decline to Approve UGX 34B Govt Loan Request 4 1

Legislators sitting on parliaments committee on National Economy have declined to approve a 34-billion-shillings supplementary loan request. The MPs led by committee chairperson Syda Bbumba instead required the state minister for planning, David Bahati, to avail the performance report of the previous loan with justifications for the supplementary.
16:14
16:14

Police to Repair House Blown by Chopper family stranded 2 1

Police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi says that police is assessing the extent of the damage caused by the accident. Kaweesi says the area where the incidence occurred is a turning space for choppers in the sky.
16:05
16:05

Storm Devastates Mubende Health Center rainstorm 3 1

Matia Kityo, a member of the Health Center Management Committee, says the Health facility has been damaged at a time when they are faced with insufficient drug supply.
15:55
15:55

MAK Drops Staff Incentive Arrears From Budget makerere university 1

Makerere lecturers will have to wait a little longer to have their incentive arrears paid because they are not catered for in the 2017/2018 university budget.
15:08
15:08

IGG Okays Renting of Kabarole Youth Centre richard rwabuhinga

Nicholas Kajura, an official from the Investigations unit in the Inspectorate of Government has written to Robert Arinaitwe, the Kabarole District Youth Council Secretary, saying their investigations show that the district followed the right procedures of renting out the center.
13:27
13:27

Lango Farmers Still Sceptical As Rains Start first rains 3 1

For the last two weeks, Lango sub region has continued to receive considerable amount of rains. However, Frank Okot, a small scale commercial farmer says he is not sure whether the rains will continue. He says lack of information on weather changes has given them a big blow in the recent past, something he cannot take lightly.
13:11
13:11

Over 400 Park Yard Traders Miss Stalls in Usafi usafi market 1

Peter Kivumbi, the chairperson of Usafi Market Traders Association told Uganda Radio Network that they received applications from 1,292 vendors but only managed to get stalls for 865 vendors.
13:10
13:10

Mechanics, Mbarara Municipality Disagree On Ungazzeted Garages streets 1 1

Francis Bemanya, the Deputy Mayor Mbarara Municipality, says the decision to organise the mechanics is not only meant for the good of the town, but it also aimed at improving their working conditions.
12:39
12:39

Inadequate Preparation Affecting Maternal Health In Kabarole 2

According to a report compiled last month by Kabarole district health department on the status of maternal health in the district, husbands often abandon their wives and dont give them transport and basic requirements at the time of delivery.
12:27
12:27

FAO Donates 24,000 Fingerlings to Elders in Lango 2

Food and Agricultural Organisation -FAO has donated 24,000 fingerlings to the elderly people in Lango sub region under their Umbrella Organisation Lango Districts Aged Foundation LADAF.
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