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18:53
18:53

Anomalies Slow Down Budgeting Process budget process 7 1

Henry Musasizi, the Finance Committee Chairperson, says some technocrats have failed to grasp provisions in the PFMA, which guides the budgeting process. He however, says there is no shortcut to the budgeting process.
18:06
18:06

Drama As Witness Turns Against Police Top story

Prosecution led by Catherine Kushemereirwe told court that in May last year, the officers neglected their duties when they failed to act on intelligence and deploy personnel, which led to the theft of two AK47 rifles.
17:30
17:30

Minister Onek: There are Gaps in Relief Food Distribution 2

The question stems from an April 24th letter signed by Martin Owor, for the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister announcing plans to deliver 600 bags of 50 kgs of rice each to the urban poor in Mbarara municipality.
16:35
16:35

MISR 'Student' Vincent Nuwagaba Sent to Luzira 1

Nuwagaba pleaded not guilty to the charges and applied for bail through his lawyer, Adam Kyomuhendo. He presented Joseph Atukunda, the Chief Executive Officer of Heart Sounds Limited, Jimmy Odoki Achellam and Guma Rutahigwa Ruhigwa.
16:08
16:08

M23 Rebels Get 2-year Jail Term for Illegal Entry

Kagoda directed the prison authorities to hand over the convicts to the Refugees Ministry once they complete serving their sentences. He also directed the Prison authorities to return Pedro Mugaga, one of the combatants to court on May 10th for the hearing of his case since he pleaded not guilty.
15:56
15:56

Japan Donates UGX 22 Billion to Support South Sudan Refugees unhcr 3

Japanese Ambassador to Uganda Kazuaki Kameda announced the donation during a press conference held at the Office of the Prime Minister in Kampala today. He stated that the support is meant to support the massive inflow of refugees who are running from fighting, increased violence and famine in South Sudan.
15:01
15:01

KCCA FC In-Line To Face Holders TP Mazembe mike mutebi 1

Ugandas representatives in the 2017 CAF Total Confederations Cup, KCCA FC could be pooled against holder TP Mazembe when the draws are conducted on Wednesday.
14:31
14:31

Alebtong Man Arrested for Killing Own Son

In her statement, Aceng says the baby was sleeping when she went to the nearby well to fetch water. Aceng says he left her husband home and asked him to take care of the baby when he wakes up.
14:04
14:04

KCCA Road and Infrastructure Budget Down by UGX 248B world bank 1

In the 2015/16 financial year, KCCA allocated Shillings 159.2bn to the works and road infrastructure improvement sector. Shillings 62.9bn came from the central government, Shillings 20bn from Uganda Road Fund, Shillings 72.1bn from external funding and Shillings 4.1bn from internal revenue.
12:16
12:16

Luweero Embarks On Drug Abuse Fight 5

Ishahak Mugema the Luweero District Male Youth Councilor says unless they address the problem of unemployment, all the campaigns against drug abuse may not yield results
11:51
11:51

89-Year-Old Man Kills Wife, Commits Suicide crime 2 1

Kagate, 89, is reported to have locked his 10-year-old granddaughter in the bedroom before ending the life of his 25 year old wife. Moments later, he poisoned himself to death.
11:15
11:15

Six Held Over Gun Attack in Kaberamaido land conflicts

Ahamed Madri, the Kaberamaido District Police Commander, says they recovered six cartridges from the crime scene.
11:06
11:06

Stella Nyanzi Sent Back to Luzira computer misuse act 1 Top story

Lawyer Nicholas Opiyo asked for an adjournment of the case pending determination of their application seeking to block a planned psychiatric examination against Dr Stella Nyanzi. The mental examinations were sought by the state during Nyanzis maiden appearance before the magistrates court early this month.
09:53
09:53

How Nambooze, Ssegona Eluded Numerous Check-points to Masaka mp mathias mpuuga 1 2

The police leadership could still be evaluating their deployment tactics after legislators Betty Nambooze and Medard Lubega Ssegona beat numerous road-blocks to travel to Masaka on Sunday.
09:35
09:35

Tirinyi -Mbale Highway Re-Opened To Traffic dott services

Abbas Musa, a bus driver along the Mbale-Tirinyi road has welcomed the news of reopening the road. According to Musa, they have spending a lot of money on fuel since the buses were diverted to Mbale-Tororo highway.
09:05
09:05

Women Earn a Living from Quarrying at Soroti Rock vulnerable 1

Anna Akello, a 45-year-old mother of five says she makes about 300,000 Uganda shillings a month from quarrying. Akello testified that quarrying at Opiai hill has enormously boosted finances over the past years. Just like any other business, Akello usually ensures that she reaches the quarrying site which she calls her office as early as 6am and stays there up to late evening.
08:45
08:45

NRM Supporters Want Moroto Leaders Punished moroto by-election 2 1

The National Resistance Movement NRM members in Moroto are asking the party top leadership to severely punish the district leadership for aiding ethnic division. The party members who are travelling to Kampala to meet President Museveni argue that the district leaders were behind ethnic divisions recently encountered by the Matheniko and the Tepeth during the party primaries for the Moroto parliamentary by-election.
08:26
08:26

Makerere Plans to Halt Admissions for Dental Students makerere university 2 1

Makerere University Vice Chancellor Professor John Ddumba Ssentamu has revealed that the university is considering to postpone recruitment of students in the Department of Dentistry due to staffing gaps. Ddumba cites a challenge of staffing at the university, including at the dental department where only five of the 10 available positions are filled. The 2015 Auditor Generals report noted that out of 2,774 established academic positions at Makerere University, only 1,333 of 48 are filled, leaving a staffing gap of 1,441 positions about 52.
07:50
07:50

Makerere Suspends Procurement Officers Over Fraud mak 67th graduation

In a webmail communication to Makerere staff seen by URN, Charles Barugahare, the University Secretary, says following Etuusas suspension the Vice Chancellor instituted an Investigation Committee over the same matter.
07:41
07:41

Fort Portal Library Turns to Public for Support reading materials 1

Diana Kobugabe, the Librarian says that the library has started a campaign to solicit funds from the public and organisations for support. Kobugabe explains that quarterly releases by the government are not adequate to keep the facility functioning. Records indicate that since 2011, funding from the government has reduced from 10.6 million to 4.9 million Shillings in 2015.
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