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23:15
23:15

Basketball Federation Seeks Construction of Multi-Purpose Arena 1 2

Nasser Sserunjogi says that the current Lugogo Indoor Arena does not effectively meet the regional and international standards of hosting games and this has denied Uganda opportunities to host tournaments. He told MPs that Lugogo sits a total of 1000 spectators compared to the international standard of a minimum of 3000 people. Also reported is that the arena has a rubber surface instead of a wooden one and lacks medical, media and changing rooms.
22:13
22:13

Kitgum Medics Request For More PHC Funding 6 1

Dr Pamela Atim, the Hospital's Medical Director said the hospital is incurring huge expenses in providing medical care to the masses at a rather subsidized cost and ends up recovering only 27 percent of its expenses.
22:01
22:01

Otafiire Directs Crime Intelligence to Probe 'Fake' NUP Torture Victims 1

According to Gen Otafiire, those that were paraded were victims of Boda Boda crashes.
21:23
21:23

UPC, Bugisu Leaders Eulogize Masette Kuuya 1 6

Kuuya aged 76 who died in Kenya last week, was a former minister of rehabilitation in the Obote II administration. He also served as a Member of Parliament for Bugisu South West.
20:33
20:33

Revisit Cultural Values and Customs to Fight GBV-Study 4

The study that sought to understand elements of culture that can be used to promote the rights of women and girls found that raising people to embrace the set cultural values contributes to mitigating violence against women and children.
20:16
20:16

Uganda Receives Ebola Trial Vaccines WHO 3

The trial will be spearheaded by Makerere University Lung Institute headed by Dr Bruce Kirenga.
19:46
19:46

Football Body Accuses National Council of Sports on Unreleased 1.5 Billion 1 2

The Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has accused the National Council of Sports (NCS) of failing to release 1.5 billion Shillings appropriated to FUFA in the last financial year.
19:25
19:25

Ministry of Public Service Directed to Reinstate 171 Police Officers on Payroll salary structure 1 3 Top story

Tayebwa said it has come to the attention of Parliament that the Government has been paying monthly salaries to the officers since 2010. Suddenly, the Ministry of Public Service wrote to Uganda Police Force – UPF management in October 2022 indicating that the officers were being overpaid and thus scrapped them off the payroll.
18:28
18:28

Pictorial: Commissioning Police Housing Units

The minister decried the poor housing unit in police barracks, which he described as a disgrace to the force. He urged the police leadership to partner with wealthy individuals to build for them houses and seek payment later from the government.
18:27
18:27

Boxing Federation President Pins NCS Boss Ogwel on Funding Crisis 1 3

The President of the Uganda Boxing Federation (UBF), Moses Muhangi has told Parliament that the National Council of Sports (NCS) has been tasking them to account for funds they did not receive.
18:21
18:21

Mob Razes Down House of Businessman in Jinja resident 2 1

Moses Mpango, one of the area residents, says that they live in a very superstitious community. He says most of the residents link all manner of death to either witchcraft or food poisoning.
18:05
18:05

Police, KCCA Yet to Evict Illegal Taxi Stages 2

Rogers Kawuma Nsereko, the Kampala Metropolitan Traffic spokesperson, said they delayed their operation because of some issues that they need to handle before the operation kicks off.
17:50
17:50

Ahumuza Promises a Fight for Muasa Interests in Makerere University Council 4 1

Ahumuza was voted alongside Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi to represent the teaching staff under their umbrella body; the Makerere University Academic Staff Association - Muasa, at the highest governing body of the institution.
17:48
17:48

Origins of Uganda’s Current Ebola Outbreak Still Unknown Ministry of Health 3

Aceng says investigations to determine the origins are still under way and they are not yet clear if the virus was transmitted from human being to another or it was an animal to human transmission.
17:40
17:40

The Fight Has Ended- Umeme Concedes on Concession Renewal 1 Top story

“The Company has formally received written communication from the Government of the Republic of Uganda, notifying it that the current Concession will continue to run until its natural end in March 2025 as stipulated in the Concession Agreements after which, there will be no renewal after March 30, 2025," according to a statement from Umeme.
16:39
16:39

MAAIF To Take Over Rehabilitation of Irrigation Schemes 1 3

Doris Abalo, a resident of Lamwo district, said many farmers cannot use the scheme despite having been rehabilitated twice. “Even before the rehabilitation of the irrigation scheme, at least the traditional method of pumping water was better than the one, which the government has brought," Abalo said.
16:20
16:20

Mpuuga, Nabbanja Meet over Missing Opposition Supporters missing Ugandans 1 1

The two met on Thursday in the office of the Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa. The meeting was also attended by the Minister of Defence, the Minister for Information and National Guidance, and the Government Chief Whip. 
15:16
15:16

Otafiire Commissions 420 Police Housing Units 1

The Police Housing project was launched in September 2016 by then Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura and it was projected to be complete by 2018. Kayihura was sacked by President Yoweri Museveni on March 4, 2018, when the project was still struggling because of meager finances.
15:11
15:11

Uganda Distributed Less Than 60 Percent of Mosquito Nets in 2021-WHO

According to new data released by the World Health Organization-WHO on Thursday, Uganda distributed less than 60 percent of the nets that they were supposed to distribute.
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