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21:40
21:40

Ex-Minister Zzimula Mugwanya's Family Appeals To Museveni Over Unpaid Benefits President's Office 1 4

Some of his family members have appealed to the President to intervene and save the estate of the late Mugwanya that is being taken over by different people due to unpaid debts. Documents held by family members indicate that in July 2003, the chief government valuer wrote to the Solicitor General’s office indicating that the Mugwanya’s properties were destroyed and that the cost of rehabilitation was Shs10.6 billion.
21:32
21:32

Labour Officer Calls for Mediation Meeting Between Uganda Airlines, Former CEO Muleya 4

The labour dispute stems from the government terminating Muleya's employment contract as CEO of Uganda Airlines in February.
21:16
21:16

SAGE Budget Shortfalls Affecting Welfare of Beneficiaries - Parliament Committee UWEP 1 2

Parliament's Gender, Labour and Social Development Committee has queried the inconsistent funding for the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) saying that this impedes the effective running of the programme and the general welfare of the beneficiaries.
20:19
20:19

Flights Resume at Entebbe International Airport after Over Ten Hours 1

Vianney Luggya, the spokesperson Uganda Civil Aviation Authority, says "Entebbe International Airport's main runway (17/35) is now open and flights have been given clearance to resume."
18:13
18:13

Businessman Shot Dead in Nwoya District 1

Geoffrey Opiyo, the Chairman of Koch Goma Town Council says that the assailants who were trailing the deceased all the way from Gulu City shot Kimera at Bungamon Village on the Koch Goma –Gulu Highway.
18:05
18:05

Clearing Agents in Busia Decry Delayed Verification of Goods by UNBS 2 3

Mariam Nkemba, a clearing agent with Atapar Clearing Agencies wants UNBS to recruit more staff to help expedite the verification process.
18:02
18:02

Low Turn Up For Covid-19 Vaccination Drive at Bulange-Mengo 3 2

During the first drive that was held in November, there was an overwhelming turnout in response to the call by the Katikkiro Peter Mayiga. According to records, at least 7,500 people were vaccinated. However, on Wednesday, by 2 pm not more than 300 people had turned up for vaccination.
17:58
17:58

Mabirizi Petitions Principal Judge Over Delay to Hear Applications Male Mabirizi 1

In a petition dated April 19 2022 addressed to the Principal Judge, Mabirizi states that the applications were all bundled together and kept before Ssekaana and to date, they have never been fixed for hearing.
16:58
16:58

NDA, Church of Uganda Sign MOU to Curb Drug Abuse in Schools 1 4

NDA will be operating in all the 37 Dioceses under the Church of Uganda where they will hold training and enroll in care for those that will come out to confess their drug abuse-related problems.
16:37
16:37

Parliament Adopts Report Recommending UGX 126Bn Additional Funding to EC 1 1

Simon Byabakama, the Electoral Commission Chairperson recently told MPs that they plan to conduct the Local Council I and II elections before August 2023 and that one of the activities to be conducted include the compilation of village voters’ register, ascertaining the number of villages in the country and others. Section 170 of the Local Governments Act provides that the Chairpersons Local Councils and Administrative Councils shall be elected every five years.
16:20
16:20

UVRI Investigating Low COVID-19 Cases

The study is expected to last four years and will look at what contribution the different COVID-19 variants have played in the spread of the disease on the African continent.
15:45
15:45

Women in Busoga Cry Out for Cancer Screening in Lower Health Facilities breast cancer 1 3

The women say that the lack of screening services has left many women to die silently without intervention.
15:30
15:30

LOP Mpuuga Queries UGX 113Bn Budget for Deemed Energy LOP Mathias Mpuuga 1 3

Mathias Mpuuga’s statement follows a media report indicating that the country has for the last 16 years paid 1.4 trillion Shillings to 13 private power generation firms to electricity that was not consumed. Previous audit reports by the Auditor General, John Muwanga have also queried the expenditure on deemed energy and in his 2020/2021 financial year report, he noted the payment made by the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) for deemed energy.
15:18
15:18

Opposition Proposes Joint Candidate in Omoro By-election 1 3

Chagga Oyat, the FDC Coordinator in Acholi Sub-region however says whereas they have strong candidates, they are looking at the possibility of fronting a joint candidate against NRM.
14:57
14:57

Court Summons Luzira Maximum Security Prison OC Over Mabirizi's Demands 1

Mabirizi also asked to be provided with a mattress, bed-sheets and a mosquito net for his own safety saying that he is currently sleeping in an open hall made out of iron bars and mosquitoes have eaten almost every part of his body. He also asked the Court to direct the OC o provide him with a clock watch to enable him to know the time while in prison and return his Dell laptop, which he can always use under his supervision.
14:55
14:55

Activists Challenge Appointment of Resident District Commissioners

Denis Twahika and Jossy Niwabiine, who are law students at Makerere University have petitioned the Minister for Presidency seeking access to academic documents of all Resident District Commissioners and their deputies who were recently appointed and posted to the different districts.
14:31
14:31

MPs Ask Gov’t to Prioritize Rural Electrification Projects 1 6

Members of Parliament have asked government through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development to prioritise rural electrification. They recommended an allocation of 250 billion Shillings under Rural Electrification Project to undertake new projects in the next financial year 2022/2023.
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13:44

4,000 Residents in Masaka Living in Fear over Looming Eviction Masaka District 3

The affected residents are living in seven villages of Lukolo, Bunyuma, Mulema, Lwemodde, Biringo, Katikamu, and Mikobe.
12:53
12:53

Aviation Police Intercepts 15 Trafficked Victims 2 1

A report brief to police headquarters and the Ministry of Internal Affairs Anti-human trafficking department shows that the victims who include 14 young girls and one male adult were being trafficked on a visitation visa.
12:34
12:34

Land Broker in Mukono Remanded Over Forgery 1

It is alleged that Kiwanuka and others still at large in June 2021 with the intention to defraud forged the land sales agreement for land in Kyaggwe Country belonging to the late Sarah Rosemary Mulira.
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