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Oct 2023 30 results
18:35
18:35

Museveni Directs On Teachers’ Scheme of Service 7 2 Top story

Currently, there is no clear path for career progression once a teacher assumes a classroom role, even if they improve their qualifications or gain experience. Promotion typically only occurs when a teacher transitions to a deputy headteacher or headteacher role, which isn't feasible for everyone.
17:39
17:39

BOU Keeps High Interest Rate as World Bank, Govt Talk over Loans 4

The Deputy Governor says that for this year, the loans expected to be affected are worth about 36 million dollars (about 135 billion shillings), while those already approved by the board will continue being disbursed under strict monitoring by WB.
17:33
17:33

Tourism Ministry Confirms Gorilla Permits Fraud, Calls for Calm as Investigations Continue 1 1 Top story

Addressing the media Thursday, the Minister of Tourism, Tom Butime, expressed deep concern about the fraud and its potential impact on the country's tourism sector. He revealed that the alleged fraud was initially detected internally by UWA, leading to the commissioning of an internal audit by the Executive Director.
17:21
17:21

Moroto Residents Abandon Homes over Hunger Moroto district 4 2

A significant number of people from villages like Naput in Rupa Sub-County, Kidepo, and Atedeoi in Lotisan Sub-County are migrating to urban areas and mining sites to work as casual laborers to make a living.
16:43
16:43

PAC Advises Jinja City to Opt for Out of Court Settlement 1

Noah Mutebi, the acting PAC chairperson and Nakasongola MP, questioned why a well-established entity like Jinja City didn't engage in negotiations before resorting to litigation. He emphasized that most of the ongoing court cases were related to land disputes, which can be costly in terms of legal fees and negatively impact service delivery.
16:39
16:39

Hundreds Seek Accreditation Ahead of FDC Delegates Conference 6

The FDC has set up different tables where delegates from specific regions are being accredited. The party Chairman for the Electoral Commission Boniface Bamwenda Toterebuka on Monday said a total of 1,271 delegates shall be accredited to take part in the delegates conference where a new party National Executive Committee-NEC shall be elected.
16:29
16:29

FDC Katonga Faction Suffers Setback in Court 3

In a swift turn of events, it emerged that one of Birigwa’s deputies for the Buganda region, Kibuuka Mukalazi had signed the notice calling for the delegates’ conference slated for tomorrow. This prompted Lukwago who was one of the Katonga faction lawyers to dismiss this notice arguing that it was a forgery.
16:27
16:27

Man Killed in Suspected Arson Attack in Luwero 2

The suspected arson attack occurred at Wampamba village in Wobulenzi town council, Luwero, at around 11:00 PM on Wednesday night. Sam Twiineamazima, the acting Savannah regional police spokesperson, has confirmed the tragedy in a statement.
15:50
15:50

Freedom City Stampede: Court Dismisses Charges Against Abitex Musa Matovu 1

When the case came up for mention on Thursday, Iga decided to dismiss the charges against the duo and advised that the DPP can any time re-instate the case if she is ready with witnesses.
15:38
15:38

Pictorial: Mumbere's Return to Kasese Top story

Mumbere, who had been arrested in 2016 along with over 200 of his royal guards following an attack on the palace, made a triumphant return to Kasese town at approximately 2:00 PM.
15:23
15:23

Nebbi Catholic Diocese Intensifies Fundraising For Martyrs' Day 2 1

Catherine Akumu Mavenjina, the chairperson of the central organising committee and also the Member of Parliament representing older persons in Northern Uganda, explains that they intend to mobilize the needed funds majorly through Christians from the parishes and the sub-parishes within the diocese.
15:11
15:11

Security Closes Roads to NUP Headquarters in Kamwokya NUP offices 2

The area from Kamwokya to Bukoto, including Old Kira Road, is now off-limits to cyclists, vehicles, and pedestrians, with armed police and military personnel surrounding the area. This security deployment comes in response to NUP's planned return celebrations for their president, Robert Kyagulanyi.
15:00
15:00

41 Districts Lack Prosecutors-DPP DPP Abodo 1 2 Top story

She emphasized that ideally, there should be more prosecutors than judicial officers. This would ensure there are enough personnel to handle tasks such as reviewing case files, providing legal advice, and representing the prosecution in court.
15:00
15:00

23 Suspected Phone Snatchers Arrested in Kawempe 1

Operatives who participated in the operation said police posts in these areas had received dozens of complaints from victims who have mostly been targeted in the evening rush hours.
14:26
14:26

Uganda Not Yet at Achieving SDG6 Target- Ministry 4

Speaking at a three-day annual water and sanitation civil society forum at Hotel African, Dr. Callist Tindimugaya the commissioner Ministry of Water and Environment said that water-use efficiency and ensuring freshwater supplies is still a challenge in the country.
14:08
14:08

Hailstorms Destroy 600 Acres of Crops in Busedde Sub County 6

Betty Naigaga, one of the affected farmers says that she depends on agriculture for both food and the general welfare, but the hailstorm has since ravaged all her gardens.
13:28
13:28

Butchers Protest Hiked Slaughtering Fees 3 1

According to Rutare, they have received credible information that one of the veterinary officers in the district is the one behind the tender to collect slaughtering fees.
13:15
13:15

Bobi Wine Whisked Home Upon Arrival at Entebbe 1

Kyagulanyi, who arrived at the airport at 10:00 a.m. aboard a Rwanda Air flight was whisked by plain-clothed security personnel as soon as he got out of the plane.
12:42
12:42

Teachers’ Day: Public Schools Struggle with Staffing Shortages 1 Top story

As per the Ministry of Education's internal calculations, the nation requires an additional workforce of over 78,880 primary school teachers to achieve the desired goal of maintaining a 1:40 teacher-pupil ratio at the primary level. In the same report, the ministry indicates that at the secondary level, there are sufficient teachers to meet the required ratios, and the government only needs to reorganize and distribute them more evenly across the country.
11:31
11:31

PDM Mess: Hamuhambo Town Officials in Custody 4 1

The arrests followed security investigations that uncovered their alleged involvement in substituting the names of legitimate program beneficiaries with non-existent individuals.
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