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Mar 2022 36 results
21:16
21:16

EU, World Bank Partner to Support Customary Land Reforms 4

This support will enhance security of land rights by consolidating the demarcation and documentation of individually and communally owned customary lands, according to the EU Head of Delegation to Uganda, Attilio Pacifici. Secretary to the Treasury, Ramathan Ggoobi said if Uganda is to transform from a consumer to a commercial economy, it cannot afford to practice the current land systems that cannot even guarantee a ban credit to the owners.
19:44
19:44

Government Presents UGX 47.2 Trillion Budget Estimates for Financial Year 2022/2023 1 2

The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Mathias Mpuuga described the National Budget Framework Paper (BFP) 2022/2023 as shoddy work characterized by copy paste method of work, and did not capture an earlier recommendations made by Parliament.
19:08
19:08

Dismissed MP Wants Election Appeal Referred to Constitutional Court 1 Top story

When the matter came up for hearing on Thursday in the Court of Appeal, Attan through his lawyers led by Julius Galisonga said that a careful study of their client’s appeal shows that there are serious questions that warrant constitutional interpretation of his case if it is to be heard and determined on its merits.
18:50
18:50

Pastor Banished From Gulu Main Market for Theft of UGX1.3M 3 1

Upon his arrest, Kibedi pleaded guilty and produced the money claiming that he was possessed by Satan when he stole the money. Both Kibedi and Lukwiya are dealers of general merchandise.
18:37
18:37

Three Suspected Cattle Thieves Burnt to Death 1 2

According to Police, community members first stoned the suspects before torching them and the vehicle they were travelling in on Thursday morning. Twesige says that police are hunting for a number of people who are believed to have participated in the mob justice.
18:28
18:28

Mixed Reactions Over Gov’t Plan to Compensate Karimojong teso sub region 1 5 Top story

Joseph Lobot, the Amudat District LC V Chairperson, says that Karamoja needs to be compensated because not all the people in the region are involved in cattle raids and killings.
18:17
18:17

FUFA Stakes UGX 1 M Reward for Information on Match Fixing 1 1 Top story

The decision stems from several incidents of match-fixing, which have the local football industry including the most recent incident where FUFA was forced to ban three officials for trying to influence the results in the Uganda Cup match between Tooro United and Five stars FC.
17:49
17:49

Late Laying of Annual Budget Estimates FY 2022/2022 Disrupts Plenary Rules of Procedure 4 1

Amos Lugolobi and Henry Musasi both State Ministers for Finance who were expected to lead the discussion appeared unprepared and requested the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa to give them five minutes to lay the papers.
17:15
17:15

Election Appeal: Lydia Wanyoto Seeks Retrial 1

Wanyoto through her lawyers led by Peter Allan Musoke asked the appellant court to grant them a retrial on grounds that the trial judge had determined a case based on evidence outside the court record.
16:55
16:55

Chief Justice Physically Apologizes to Buganda Kingdom 4 1

With folded arms, the CJ took slow steps while exchanging greetings with the jovial Katikkiro. His hands were to stay in the same position until towards the end of the deliberations when he finally sat in more comfort in a laid-back position after his apology had been accepted.
16:48
16:48

UNBS Cautions Kombucha Drink Manufacturers on Hygiene Standards 1 2

According to Nantongo, they have started with sensitization workshops to inform the manufacturers of the required standards before enforcement. The standards, according to Nantongo include one for labeling of pre-packaged foods which include Kombucha drinks and that whoever enters in to the business of manufacturing, has to follow the standards.
16:11
16:11

Two Senior Female Police Officers Among 37 Graduates at Bwebajja College 3 4

Ganyana and Kutusa say the training will have a positive impact on their work going forward. Kutusa lauds AIGP Asan Kasingye who heads her Directorate for recommending her for the course. A total of 181 police officers have been trained since 2015 when the first cohort graduated at the college.Yet, the Police force has over 47, 000 personnel, most of whom are below the rank of Superindentent of police.
14:53
14:53

Knowledge gap, Lack of Leadership Skills Haunt Kyotera Councillors 3

Edith Lule, a councillor representing Kalisiizo ward to Kalisiizo Sub county, indicates that they are currently gambling with local government procedures and the governing legal framework, which compromises both the quality of debates and their ability to supervise technical staff.
14:26
14:26

Security Minister Muhwezi Denies Bribing Mourners to Vote Him Court of Appeal 2 1

Muhwezi was today appearing before a panel of three Court of Appeal Justices comprised of Cheborion Barishaki, Stephen Musota and Christopher Gashirabake for hearing of an election appeal filed against him.
14:11
14:11

Omoro Local Gov't Refurbishes 42.8Km Roads to Ease Access to Oulanyah’s Home Lalogi Subcounty, 1 1

Peter Douglas Okello, Omoro District Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Thursday that they expect the road works to be completed before the arrival of Oulanyah’s body in the district next week.
13:36
13:36

Another Man Killed in Bundibugyo District 1 1

This incident comes barely four days after the body of the District NRM registrar Robert Kifunga Aguma was also discovered by children when it had been dumped near Bimara stream in Kanyansimbi Ward Bundibugyo Town Council.
12:40
12:40

Court Halts Development as Minister Kawooya, Buganda Feud Over Land

Through his lawyers Eliakim Kumumanya and Edward Mukwaya, Kabaka also sued the Sembabule District Land Board and the Commissioner Land Registration for erroneously facilitating the issuance of certificates of ownership on the disputed land.
12:28
12:28

Polio Vaccination Exercise: Mukono Health Workers Demand Allowances Nama Sub County 1 1

The Sub-county Chairperson, Johnbosco Isabirye, says that the ten health workers were denied their allowances despite conducting the exercise. He says that the medical workers brought the matter to his attention and he in turn contacted their bosses who promised to get back in vain.
12:15
12:15

Kibinge Sub County Stuck with Faulty Boreholes 2

Bwanika explains that Government no longer allocates money for repairing boreholes and they are trying to get resources from the Non-Governmental Organizations in the area to finance the repairs.
11:59
11:59

Charcoal Farming Will Avert Deforestation in Acholi-Environmentalist 6

Arthur Owor, a researcher and leader of the group, says the level of tree cutting in Acholi sub-region as a whole remains unknown, but obviously very great and tending towards two-thirds.
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