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20:21
20:21

Uganda Sends TVET Instructors to Kenya to Benchmark on Skilling Program 6 1

A team of Technical, Vocational Education and Training –TVET instructors mainly made up of principals from TVET institutions has been flagged off by the education ministry to benchmark on Kenya’s skilling program. According to the education ministry, Kenya is one of the countries in the region that has advanced in the skilling sector .
19:52
19:52

Slow Progress of Kagadi Water Project Irks Minister Kasaija 3 1

Minister Kasaija ordered the Kagadi district chairperson and members of parliament to follow up the matter to make sure the people of Kagadi get safe drinking water before the end of this financial year.
18:39
18:39

MPs Want Comprehensive Forensic Audit of Soroti Fruits Factory shoddy work 1 2

Mwine Mpaka, the Committee Chairperson explained that that farmers at Gweri sub-County reported exploitation to the Committee that a double sack of oranges weighing about 120kgs is bought from them by TEFCU between 15,000-20,000 without weighing, and later the Union sells the same quantity to the factory at 72,000 shillings.
18:25
18:25

Private Health Sector Federation Non-Committal on Mandatory Vaccination 2

Private Health Sector officials under their umbrella body, the Uganda Health Care Federation have sought more time from MPs to make a decision on government’s proposal that seeks to make vaccination mandatory.
18:01
18:01

Mengo Controls Less than 5% of Total Land in Buganda Buganda Kingdom 1 1

According to the report, of the 23,707.831 square miles of land in the kingdom, Buganda only controls 950 square miles under Buganda Land Board. The report shows that the Anglican and Catholic churches own 92square miles representing 0.5%, Muslims 24 square miles (0.13%) while individuals own 8,650square miles (49%).
17:41
17:41

Bukedea Residents Celebrate Return of Incarcerated District Chairperson 3

Soroti Resident Judge, Henry Peter Adonyo granted Olemukan, 48, cash bail of Shillings 5 million. Olemukan applied for bail early last month, days after appearing before the Bukedea Grade One Magistrate, Juliana Kimono.
17:28
17:28

Russia-Ukraine War Not Remote to Uganda, Africa - Experts 3

In 2020, for example, Russia supplied 33 percent of Uganda’s wheat and meslin imports worth US$ 50 million, followed by Argentina with 28 percent or US$ 43 million. Ukraine sent to Uganda wheat worth US$ 17.7 million or 17 per cent. Other European countries include Germany, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland and the Czech Republic, according to COMTRADE a UN trade data collection agency.
17:17
17:17

Thugs Rob UGX34 Million, Kill Pump Attendant in Wakiso 2 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, says that Natumanya met her death around 4 am on Monday morning. He says that unidentified thugs hacked Natumanya to death with an axe when he refused to surrender the money in his possession.
16:54
16:54

Seed Secondary Schools Illegally Operating Boarding Sections-MOES 4 1

Swaibu Musisi Nkemba, the headteacher of Kinyogoga seed school, says that many learners are coming from far given the nature of their sub country and therefore they cannot trek bare moving on foot daily thus the establishment of a boarding section.
16:27
16:27

Ugandans Urged to Embrace Local Tourism to Revive the Economy 4 2

Minister Kasaija said that Uganda has many unexploited tourism attractions and beautiful sceneries that locals and people from other parts of the world can visit.
16:18
16:18

Kyampisi GISO Battling for His Life 1

According to preliminary information, unknown thugs intercepted Lukambwe while returning from a drinking joint in Kabembe together with his wife around 11 pm while crossing through Kanyogoga eucalyptus forest near his home in Misombwa village in Ddundu parish.
16:14
16:14

Museveni Bans Land Evictions Without RDC’s Consent

Museveni also directed that if ‘illegal’ evictions are carried out, the members of the District Security Committee will all be held responsible and action will be taken against them.
16:05
16:05

Midterm Payments to Lower NSSF Interest Rates to Members 3 1

Since 2012, NSSF has offered a double-digit interest rate to its members, even in the two years when the Covid-19 challenged economy. The Fund paid 10.75% and 12.15% for the financial years 2019/20 and 2020/21 respectively.
16:01
16:01

1000 People Affected by Bujagali Dam Spillover Complain Over Delayed Compensation resident 4 1

Speaking to URN on Monday, the residents, said that following the increased water levels in both River Nile and Lake Victoria, the authorities at the dam resolved to release excess water to protect their equipment from damage. Residents claim that the excessive water washed away their homes, gardens and other projects.
15:30
15:30

Pictorial: Inauguration of the Orthodox Bishop of Northern Uganda congregation 30

The Bishop of Rwanda-Burundi, Innocentios Byakatonda enthroned Bishop Nektarios Kabuye on Saturday in the Arch Diocese of the Orthodox in Gulu City in Koro Rom Cell in the Eastern Division of Laroo-Pece.
15:23
15:23

Covylice-I Impresses WHO Experts Covilyce-1 1 7 Top story

Prof. Joseph Okeinbunor, who led a delegation of scientists from the WHO Regional Office for Africa, said the innovation is a good gesture on their calls for more research on African traditional medicine.
15:18
15:18

WHO Recommends Exclusive Use of New Antiviral Drug to Treat Non-severe COVID-19

In it’s latest statement, the organisation says patients that qualify for the drug include those that are not vaccinated, older people, people with immunodeficiencies and people living with chronic diseases.
15:09
15:09

Court Halts Mabirizi's Plea to Offensive Communication Charges Male Mabirizi 2 2

According to Mabirizi, this is not a case that needs to be rushed because the petitioner Rutaro has a personal vendetta against him, hatred and bad relationship between them which has since become sour
14:55
14:55

Flying Squad Arrests 13 Suspected Street Robbers 1 1

“Bakata Abdullahman alias Pancho has been arrested several times," CP Fred Enanga said. "He has been benefiting from the non-stringent bail conditions. With Ssegirinya Gordon they are the ringleaders. Since we arrested them, we have not had new attacks.
14:54
14:54

MP Macho Protests Arrest Of Fishermen 2

Lawrence Edraku, the officer in-charge-OC Majanji police station, says that they got a report from the army about the arrest of fishermen who were found using illegal fishing gear despite the fact they hadn't yet been brought to the station.
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