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21:17
21:17

Fort Portal Councillors Petition Minister to Arbitrate Municipality Woes gilbert kayondo 4 1

The resolution was based on a motion moved by Enock Byakagaba, the Councillor representing Bazaar Ward, backed by Charles Mayanja, the councillor of Kitumba ward in East Division, Fort Portal Municipality. It was made during a council meeting held Friday at the municipal council offices in Boma.
21:04
21:04

Over 100 Water Meters Vandalized in Mbale 1

Tukei says that the criminals often attack at night, vandalise the meters and leave the water to flow, an act that he says has caused financial losses of more than 20 million Shillings to National Water in a space of two weeks.
20:54
20:54

Mother Wanted for Torturing Visually Impaired Daughter 2 1

Grace Muhirwe, a resident of Kahunga is accused of denying her daughter food, locking her in the house and battering her. The girl, Honest Arinaitwe in her early 20s is said to have on several occasions suffered at the hands of her mother until their neighbours reported the matter to the Community Development Officer.
20:45
20:45

Uganda Development Bank Secures UGX 74b Facility for SME's

The financial package comprises of a 10-year USD 15 million 56 billion Shillings Sovereign Guaranteed Line of Credit for on-lending to projects in various sectors and a USD 5 million 19 billion Shillings-Sovereign Line of Credit to support a financing program for SMEs.
20:27
20:27

Land Probe Requests for Disputed Butaleja Land Titles 2 1

The directive came after an interaction with Ali Koire, a son to the 88-year-old businessman, against whom, a complaint has been filed by more than 5,000 rice farmers under the Doho-Muhura Outgrowers Association, accusing him of land grabbing and illegal eviction.
19:58
19:58

Arua Parliamentary Aspirant Arrested for Forging Documents 1 1

The aspirant identified as Micheal Angunda was committed to the Criminal Investigations Department by the Electoral Commission upon establishing that he used an acknowledgement stamp instead of a Commissioner for Oath stamp on his nomination form.
19:39
19:39

Mityana District Withholds Salaries for Latecomers, Absentees staff 3 1

Mityana Chief Administrative Officer James Nkata told Uganda Radio Network that the salaries were withheld as an internal tool to check on persons who wanted to be paid for no work done. Nkata says that he invoked powers vested in his office by the Public Service Standing Orders, permitting him to withhold salaries of staff that abscond from duty.
18:37
18:37

Businessman Denies Grabbing Butaleja Land land probe 2 1

Hundreds of Butaleja farmers had accused the businessmen of grabbing over 1,500 acres of land with the help of armed police officers and stick-wielding men, who forcibly evicted more than 5,000 rice farmers under their Doho-Muhura Out growers Association.
18:22
18:22

Luwero Police Recovers Gun gun recovered

The AK 47 rifle was recovered at Kasoma zone in Luwero town from the home of Lt. Col Enock Kiberu, who was serving under the African Union Mission to Somalia.
17:56
17:56

Taxi Operators Increase Transport Fares 3 1

Transport from Kampala to Masaka has gone up from 5,000 to 7,000 shillings, Kampala to Jinja, from 6,000 shillings to 8,000, Kampala to Kamuli and Iganga from 12,000 shillings to 14,000 shillings.
17:52
17:52

Fresh Nominations Held in Ganda Village 1 1

Fresh guidelines issued by the commission called for fresh nominations today and moved polling date to July 23. Voters were equally shocked to learn that polls had been postponed again and fresh nominations organized, long after they converged at the polling station to vote.
16:56
16:56

Ugandans Asked to Embrace Sustainable Energy 3 2

Gangi says that effective use of energy will positively influence the public on efficient utilisation of energy that in turn reduces its demand. She also said that sustainable energy use is good for the environment.
16:13
16:13

Students Contest Admission to Makerere's Jinja Campus makerere university 4 1

This year, the Jinja Campus had targeted to admit 1,650 students for the day program and 1,300 for the evening program. However, the admission list released last month shows that only 724 students were shortlisted for admission for the 2018/2019 Academic Year. But many of them say that they were inadvertently admitted to Jinja.
16:04
16:04

DPP Amends Jamil Mukulu's Charge Sheet adf 1

According to the amended charge sheet, criminal proceedings against three of Mukulus initial co-accused persons have been dropped while two new suspects added on the charge sheet.
15:46
15:46

Blood Clot From Long-Haul Flight Ended Makmot's Life cp okello makmot 3 1

Dr Byaruhanga, who together with two other doctors conducted a fresh postmortem on Thursday evening, said that the long haul flight from New York to Florida and Dubai contributed to the sudden death. The itinerary indicates that Makmot had spent more than 20 hours in transit.
15:20
15:20

Urban Refugees Struggling to Access Basic Services –Report 1 2

The report follows a survey undertaken in the areas of Bwaise, Kazo, Katwe, Kansanga, Mengo, Kisenyi, Kawempe and Nakulabye, where scores of refugees have settled. Research teams interviewed a total of 1,300 randomly selected households among them, 700 refugee households.
15:18
15:18

Kwania District Interim Elections Suspended 1 2

The elections for the interim chairperson for Kwania District were suspended after 5 out of the 11 district councillors boycotted the elections.
14:36
14:36

Mityana Hospital Medics Under Probe for Theft of Equipment cd4 machine 3 1 Top story

Area leaders were particularly disturbed by the theft of the CD4 machine which is used for testing HIV blood samples and determining stages of HIV infection before persons living with HIV are enrolled for Anti-Retroviral therapy.
13:43
13:43

Small Scale Mining Destroying Uganda's Environment artisanal miners 5 1

Indeed, environmentalists say that nature has been degraded in all areas of the country where mining activities are carried out. Buhweju District Natural Resources Officer Celemesia Birungi says that poor mining methods have ruined all wetlands in the area. Birungi also decried the spillage of chemicals into the environment.
12:56
12:56

Travellers Criticize MV Kalangala Services poor services 4 1

Although the vessel is expected to leave Nakiwogo docking pier at 2 pm on a journey to Kalangala, it often starts the Journey at 3:00 p.m., an hour later than scheduled. MV Kalangala takes three and a half hours to move from Entebbe to Kalangala.
Jul 2018 28 results