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May 2019 44 results
20:16
20:16

Bukomansimbi CIID Officer Suspended over Bribery Allegations 3

Steven Musinguzi, was suspended following repeated complaints of bribery labeled against him by people who seek police services from him.
20:04
20:04

British Council to Host Ugandan Disability Interns 2 1

The Make 12.4 percent initiative is the brain child of a disability Mainstreaming and Development Organization Light the World Netherlands in Uganda. It advocates for getting 12.4 percent of the population living with disability in Uganda to find and work in formal employment.
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Gov't Seeks Approval of UGX 1.7 Trillion Loan for Oil Roads ministry of finance 1

Government is seeking a parliamentary approval to borrow 1.7 trillion shillings ($456m) from the Export-Import (Exim) Bank of China for the upgrade and Construction of National Oil Roads.
19:45
19:45

Political Parties Draft Proposal to Restrict Independents 3 1

Democratic Party Secretary General-cum-Chairperson of IPOD council says political parties recognise independent MPs. The spirit of the draft regulations, he says isn’t to fight independent MPs but to make them truly independent and strengthen parties.
19:09
19:09

Robbers Kill Police Officer, Injure Three Others UGanda Police Force 1 Top story

The deceased has been identified as detective Sergeant Fred Chemonges who has been attached to Mbale Central Police station. The injured are Solomon Ikalati, Charles Mukisa, and Spanslaus Tukei.
18:55
18:55

Online Procurement in Ten Gov't Agencies to Start in August PPDA 2 1

The agencies are Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA), National Information Technology Authority Uganda, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), National social security fund, Ministry of Finance, planning and economic development, ministry of water and environment, Mpigi district local government, and Jinja district local government.
18:52
18:52

Woman in Trouble for Falsely Accusing Artist of Child Neglect 1 1 Top story

On Tuesday, Nalubega caused a scene and rolled on the ground when Kigozi visited Masajja zone together with his father and police insisting the artist is the biological father of her two-year-old child.
18:22
18:22

Information Gap Hindering Access to UWEP Funds in Lamwo 3 1

The Lamwo District Woman Member of Parliament, Molly Lanyero revealed that several women she has been holding consultations with since December are not sensitized about the initiative whereas those who have already benefited lack good business plans for the money.
18:20
18:20

Kadaga, Commissioners Disagree on Payment of OTT for MPs social media tax 3 1

The Speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga says she doesn’t believe that the public should pay OTT for the MPs. While addressing journalists at parliament on Thursday, Kadaga promised to find out those behind the decision and scrutinize the contract.
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18:04

No Plan to Increase MPs Pay-Parliamentary Commission parliaments budget 1 1

Parliament is not planning to increase salaries for Members of Parliament, the Parliamentary commission has said.
17:55
17:55

Implementation of Aids Trust Fund to Start Next Finanicial Year 1 2

URA is supposed to collect a tax of 2 percent off beverages like soda, water and beer. The money taxed will be deposited on an account which will finance the country’s fight against HIV.
17:55
17:55

Museveni Tasks Police Managers to Improve Public Image Jinja 3 1

In a message delivered by the Internal Affairs Minister, General, Jeje Odongo during the opening of a two day’s police performance review meeting in Jinja district on Thursday, Museveni asked the police leadership to totally eliminate murders and robberies that have reduced public trust in the institution.
17:35
17:35

UPDF Soldier Held for Alleged Cattle Theft

Mutamba and another identified as Nyombe are alleged to have stolen 14 bulls which were on Thursday recovered at the farm belonging to Mutamba.
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17:30

Journalists Ask Parliament for Monthly Allowances speaker kadaga 5 4 Top story

Kadaga promised to research how some governments especially in Scandinavian countries fund the media industry and sell the idea to the Parliamentary Commission.
17:17
17:17

Parliament Passes Roads Bill road toll 1

The bill also seeks to reform laws relating to the development, management, and maintenance of public roads. It will introduce express penalties for drivers who violate axle load regulations.
17:01
17:01

Fort Portal Councillors Storm Town Clerk’s Office over Unpaid Allowances Steven Asiimwe 2 1

The councillors, who were rowdy, argued that they have not received their allowances for four consecutive council sittings and ex-gratia for two quarters.
16:49
16:49

Taxi Driver Faces Murder Charges for Knocking Dead Enforcement Officer 1

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, said murder charges have been preferred against Wanda who is currently detained at Entebbe Police Station because the evidence gathered shows he intentionally committed the crime.
16:37
16:37

Ministry of Works Needs UGX 400bn for Road Maintenance 2 2

Minister of Works and Transport Eng. Monica Azuba Ntege says that the amount only caters for 50% of the maintenance needs. She says that the maintenance requirement has gradually increased from 800 billion shillings to 1 trillion shillings to meet the road maintenance needs.
16:17
16:17

Mak Appointments Board Revises Kamunyu’s Suspension member 1

While the Board’s initial ruling on Monday was to suspend Kamunyu for six months without pay, the revised ruling corrected with a pen considers half pay for the staff leader.
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16:03

Kotido Councillor, Five Others Jailed over Election Violence The judiciary

Chilla and five others was convicted on Thursday after court found her and the co-accused guilty of assaulting singer, Alex Lokutan alias MC Gray.
May 2019 44 results