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May 2019 14 results
21:12
21:12

NDA Closes 270 Illegal Drugshops, Recovers UGX 109M Gov’t Drugs illegal drug shops 3 2 Top story

David Kagwa, the Drug Inspector for Northern region, says the closed drug outlets were either unlicensed or being operated by unqualified personnel.
18:12
18:12

Mbarara Authorities Impound Kiosks, Containers

Julius Baguma, one of the affected traders, says they were caught unawares because the municipal authorities didn’t warn them.
16:29
16:29

Construction of Kyotera District Headquarters Stalls Due to Diversion of Funds councilors protest 2 4

Hajji Sulaiman Ssamula, the Managing Director Owen Construction Company Ltd is worried that the persistent rainfall could affect the building. Ssamula says he received an initial deposit of Shillings 300M for the project with promises of additional funding in vain
15:08
15:08

Construction of Ayago Hydro Power Still Hangs in Balance 1

The same year government awarded the contract to China Gezhouba Group but suspended the project in 2017 due to financial constraint.
15:02
15:02

Fire Razes Kiosks at Kyanika Border Post 3 1

Geoffrey Barore Nombe, the Chairman of traders at Chanika border says that the fire started at around 1 a.m. razing up top 12 wooden kiosks and retail shops containing bags of cement, pool tables, jerry cans of crude waragi, salt crystals locally known as Mahonde, and other goods.
13:01
13:01

BOU Defends Performance of Agriculture Credit Facility 1

The ACF was started in 2009 as a platform where government and private financial institutions bring resources together and lend them to agriculture at a 12 per cent interest rate, far below the market rates of usually 20 per cent. The money is disbursed to farmers through participating financial institutions.
12:47
12:47

Makerere Relaunches Publishing Press after 19-Years of Dormancy culture 4 4

The publishing press hosted under the University Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (DRGT) was relaunched with publications by Dr Wilfred Lajul, Professor John Wotsuna Khamalwa and Dr Saudah Namyalo.
12:11
12:11

Cabinet Approves New Emoluments for Cultural Leaders 1 1

According to Mutuuzo, each cultural leader will receive two vehicles effective next year to run the affairs of their institutions smoothly.
11:46
11:46

Bundibugyo District Revenues Fall Drastically 2 1

According to the Bundibugyo Senior Accounting Officer, Isaac Kapipa, the drastic fall in revenue is attributed to the endless creation of town councils in the area and the scrapping of Produce cess, the tax that is charged by local governments on agricultural produce.
11:26
11:26

Intruder in Girl's Dormitory Killed students 1

Charles Sebaduka, a taxi driver in Kakumiro town was killed in the wee hours of Thursday morning. The girls made alarm when they noticed an intruder in their dormitory, which attracted their male counterparts.
10:23
10:23

Author of "Mbarara Sure Sure List" Detained

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Regional Police Spokesperson, says the suspect was picked up from his residency in Kakooba ward in Mbarara Municipality sometime this week.
10:13
10:13

Ugandan Children Can Only Achieve 38% Productivity as Adults learning crisis

The researchers found that while 70 per cent of P.6 students achieved the minimum competency level in reading, only 40 per cent of those tested reached the same competence in mathematics. They say evidence of poor learning outcomes is substantiated by the national Early Grade Reading Assessment results.
08:00
08:00

Namugongo Property Owners Rent Homes to Pilgrims 1 1

Edward Kasozi, one of the brokers stationed opposite the Catholic Martyrs’ Shrine says a number of property owners have contacted them to locate pilgrims looking for rooms. He says the available rooms are going for shillings 150,000 for five days.
07:47
07:47

Netball Team Needs UGX 2Bn for World Cup 2 4

The Netball World Cup, slated for July 12th-21st this year, will take place in Liverpool, United Kingdom.
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