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19:47
19:47

Three Clans in Bugisu Protest Election of Mike Mudoma As Umukuka 2

Last week, the State Minister for Culture Peace Mutuzo declared Mike Mudoma as the new Umukuka. This follows the current fights and confusion between the two factions of Wagabyalile and Mike Mudoma who each claim to be the legitimate cultural leader.
19:41
19:41

Masaka District Records Low Uptake of COVID-19 Vaccine 4

Dr Nathan Onyach, the Director- Masaka Regional Referral Hospital says that very few personnel have endorsed the vaccination exercise. Onyach explains that they have vaccinated only 288 health workers and 14 teachers over a two-week period since March 11, 2021. The facility received over 4,600 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine for the Front line health workers.
19:30
19:30

Uganda's Domestic Debt Breaks Ceiling, CSOs Urge IMF to Release Reserves SEATINI Uganda 4

The total debt, foreign and domestic will grow to 52 per cent by the end of the financial year, which is also above the 50 per cent ceiling that Uganda has agreed on with the other East African Community countries, with the support of the International Monetary Fund. On the whole, the region’s debt stock has risen to USD 112 billion or 58 per cent of the GDP (2019), with Kenya and Rwanda having the highest ratios.
19:26
19:26

Cultivators in Kasese Demand Re-opening of Disputed Land bakonzo cultivators 1 4

Paul Muthende the chairperson for Kabukero cultivators says it’s unfortunate that many families are lacking food and even when the planting season is begging they have nowhere to plant.
19:12
19:12

Dwindling Number of Female MPs on Direct Seats Worries CSOs 2

This implies that the majority of the women who go to parliament do so on the affirmative action ticket. However, the activists say this ticket has become a disadvantage to women as many people believe this is the only way they can enter parliament, and, reserve the direct seats for the men.
19:00
19:00

CID Transfers MP Otto Back to Gulu to Face Illegal Gun Possession Charges 1

CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine said that Otto will be arraigned in Gulu court tomorrow to face among others offences illegal possession of a firearm, assault and malicious damage to property.
18:59
18:59

DPP Withdraws Charges Against BoU Staff over Dubious Cargo on Currency Plane Bank of Uganda 2

The trio has been in court for having allowed the inclusion of unauthorized cargo on a plane chartered by Bank of Uganda on its way between France, Belgium and Entebbe International Airport on April 26 2019.
18:55
18:55

Ssemujju Disappointed, But Not surprised by Opposition MPs Support for Kadaga 2

Kadaga is facing mounting competition from his deputy Jacob Oulanyah who some NRM bigwigs have portrayed as the candidate that is favoured by the party. On the other hand, Kadaga’s supporters look at Ssemujju’s candidature as unfavourable to her because most opposition MPs who would have voted for her might end up voting for Ssemujju.
18:35
18:35

Kuushu Town Council Stuck With Six Unknown Stamps 1 1

The six stamps are from Nabungara ward which comprises cells of Nabafu, Nabungara, Shiluku South, Shiluku Central, Shiluku Main and Nabungara ward itself.
18:28
18:28

Ibanda District Official Charged for Embezzling UGX 28m Local Revenue 1

Court heard that between July 2018 and July 2019 at Ibanda being employed as Senior Treasurer Ishongororo Town Council Ibanda Local Government, Nimusiima stole 28,976,300 shillings. According to the prosecution, Nimusiima accessed the money which he received as local revenue for the Town Council by virtue of his office.
18:24
18:24

Police Building Technology Interface with NIRA to Access Data 1 2

Police’s director for ICT, Felix Baryamwisaki and director Forensic Science Andrew Mubiru confirmed to Uganda Radio Network that the system was being built and it could soon be declared complete to enable the force access data at will.
18:07
18:07

Magufuli Tribute: MPs Task Gov’t on Corruption, Cost of Administration 7 1

The legislators were this afternoon debating a motion moved by Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda for a resolution of parliament to pay tribute to the late President of the United Republic of Tanzania, John Pombe Joseph Magufuli for his dedicated service to the country and the East African region.
17:57
17:57

Koboko District Officials Demand for Probe into Hospital Fire 2 1

Some of the items destroyed in the container include Bales of mosquitoes nets, Mattresses used at the quarantine centre, First Aid Kits, among other items.
17:51
17:51

MOH Permits Companies to Import COVID-19 Vaccines for Their Staff Ministry of Health 4

She says companies can import the vaccines on condition that they will not sell them to the final recipients and that they are those that have been cleared by the World Health Organization for emergency use.
17:41
17:41

Consultant Tasked to Readjust Kitgum Bus Terminal Architectural Designs 5 2

Although the Municipal Council officials, local leaders, and businessmen within the Municipality welcomed the architectural design presented by the consultant, they said it missed some key components.
17:17
17:17

Private Developers in Mbale On the Spot For Building on Sewer Lines 3 1

According to the Water Act, buildings are supposed to be at least four meters and above, away from water and sewerage lines.
17:04
17:04

NUP Leaders in Mukono Denounce Petition Challenging Victory of DP Candidate Mukono South County 1 2

Leaders including newly elected councillors and Members of Parliament elects led by the Greater Mukono Districts Coordinator Betty Nambooze have unanimously agreed not to support the petition claiming that the applicant did not consult them.
17:04
17:04

Refugees Ask Gov'to Scale Up Kitchen Gardening to Alleviate Hunger refugee settlements 1 4

Adao Chol, a resident of Ayil II settlement camp in Ajumani says the refugee community in the country have very limited land allocated to them, measuring 25x30 or 30x30 meters which they can't use for large-scale agriculture. She observes that once they are trained on management of kitchen gardens, it will ensure food security.
16:47
16:47

A Street Vendor’s Dream of Exporting Ugandan Pancake 7 1

Long-sleeved shirts and a necktie with matching slacks are his signature dress, and whenever weather is on his side, he completes his attire with an executive coat. He dresses this way whenever he goes to sell Ugandan pancakes, locally known as Kabalagala.
16:37
16:37

Deputy Speaker Race; Rwakoojo Hopeful for CEC Endorsement Parliament 5 1

Gomba West MP Robina Rwakoojo is optimistic that her experience in law will win her the endorsement of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Central Executive Committee (CEC) for the Deputy Speaker race.
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