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22:16
22:16

PAC Queries UGX 700m Norwegian Scholarship Project at Kyambogo University 2 1

Charles Okello the University Secretary failed to provide proof of authorization from the finance ministry to revise the project budget upwards from Shiillings 671m to 753m. According to the auditor general if more funds are availed than budgeted for, this may lead to misapplication as well as loss of value if funds remain unutilized for a long period of time.
21:42
21:42

Luwero District Councillors Allowances Cut over Decline In Revenue Budget 2 1

Abdul Kalemera the Chairperson for District Finance Committee explains that the newly elected councillors will earn less allowances compared the outgoing over projected decline in revenue collections following creation of five town councils which are semi-autonomous and don’t remit anything to district.
20:52
20:52

UWA Puts UGX 10M Bounty on Lions Killers 2

On Monday, Hangi Bashil, UWA Public Relations Officer issued a statement requesting members of the public to share information pertaining to the death of the lions through telephone number +256 776 800 152.
20:29
20:29

Mufti Mubaje Sued for Alleged Land Giveaway in Sembabule 3 1

The group, Masaka District Muslim Assets Defenders led by Hajj Hussein Matovu has petitioned the court requesting that it overturns the sale of UMSC land, measuring 518 hectares, located on ranch 38A at Bukiragi village, Ntuusi Sub-county in Sembabule district.
20:08
20:08

Three Election Petitions Registered at Lira High Court.

The parliamentary election petitions had to be filed in the High Court within 30 days after the Electoral Commission gazetted election results.
20:07
20:07

Soroti High Court Registers Six Election Petitions 1

The petitions are from Dodoth East Constituency in Kaabong District, Toroma County in Katakwi district, Soroti East and Soroti West Divisions in Soroti City, Ngora County in Ngora district and Matheniko County in Moroto district.
19:59
19:59

Fishermen at Blazed Landing Site Miss their ARVs 2 1

The Landing Site Chairperson Rogers Kamya says about 60 percent of his residents are HIV-positive and about 500 residents receive antiretroviral treatment. The landing site has a population of over 1000 residents.
19:50
19:50

UNEB Warns Schools About Fake PLE Papers in Circulation 1

The UNEB spokesperson Jennifer Kalule noted that the fake papers are being sold by unscrupulous individuals purporting to be examiners, fleecing the unsuspecting members of the public of their money. Kalule says the fake papers will confuse candidates.
19:50
19:50

Amuru District Health Workers Resist COVID-19 Vaccination over Knowledge Gaps 2

Peter Odok, the officer in charge of Okidi Health Center II in Atiak Sub County wonders why the government is rushing to vaccinate Ugandans when there is no clear information about the effectiveness of the vaccines. He cites other countries that recently suspended the use of AstraZeneca vaccines due to the serious side-effects on recipients of the vaccine. Odok says they are very skeptical and demands for more knowledge and assurance before he can take his vaccination.
19:40
19:40

CID Director Assigns Team to Probe Kasubi Women Murders 1 1

CID Spokesperson, ASP Charles Twine, has since revealed that remains of the victims have been submitted to Government Analytical Laboratory purposely to understand what the mode of killing was and what substance was used to burn their bodies.
19:30
19:30

Domestic Workers Petition Kadaga over Minimum Wage, Sexual harassment sexual harrasment 3 1

The Domestic Workers Association has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament seeking for a minimum wage saying they are highly exploited at their workplaces.
19:25
19:25

Police, UMEME Relaunch Operation on Power Theft Amidst Rising Losses UMEME limited 3 4

The relaunch of the operation dubbed ‘Komboa’ follows an increase in the level of power losses over the last one year, especially during the lockdown, when enforcement was suspended. According to Umeme, power losses through theft and illegal connections have risen to more than 17% of the total power supplied, up from the 13% recorded a year ago.
19:12
19:12

Man Kills Father-in-law, Stabs Mother-in-law, Surrenders to Police 3

Jacob Chepsikor, the Amolatar District Police Commander confirmed the development saying the suspect was arrested immediately and transferred to Amolatar Central Police Station where he is being detained.
18:39
18:39

Gov’t to Train 700 Assessors for Vocational Competence TVET 4

The permanent secretary ministry of education informed the over 150 assessors in vocational courses that the ministry is taking on the TVET policy reforms step by step to ensure that at the end of the process TVET will pass out competent manpower to join the world of work without bias from the employers.
18:29
18:29

Mabirizi Pursues Criminal Charges, Warrant to Arrest Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo Misconduct 2 2 Top story

"Hereto attached is my signed charge sheet for your approval and signature and upon plea taking, I will ... proceed with adducing evidence to secure his conviction in order to restore sanity in the administration of justice" reads the petition in part.
17:44
17:44

Agriculture Ministry Tests Animals in Mbarara for Foot and Mouth Disease 3

Andrew Bakashaba, the Mbarara District Veterinary Officer says that they have so far collected 40 samples from four farms in Biharwe Division and Kagongi Sub County in Mbarara City and District respectively.
17:43
17:43

Police Frees Rape Suspect 2 1

Derrick Kulobawho, a resident of Nakatsi sub county was last year in August arrested for alleged defilement and chopping off the 16-year old girl's left hand. The victim's parents say he is now issuing them with threats.
17:09
17:09

56 Lubiri SS Candidates Arrested During Protest 2 4

Badugala narrates the teacher identified as Benjamin Mulondo asked students to present a song about HIV/AIDS. But some students had not prepared for the session which angered the teacher, who responded with insults, followed by the severe beating that led to the collapse of one of the learners identified as Christine Niwosinga.
17:06
17:06

Booze, Drugs Drive 50 Men Mad per Month in Gulu 2

Droti says majority of the patients admitted for drug abuse-related illnesses are male who live on the streets, and those who have left the running of home affairs to their wives.
16:48
16:48

Authorities Asked to Fence Thieves Out of Bududa Health Facilities

Tom Mukhobe Wandendeya the Bukibokolo local council five councilor said recently thieves also broke into Bukibokolo health facility and stole solar panels something that annoyed them as leaders. He appealed to the district to fence the facility so that they don't lose valuable items.
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