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16:03
16:03

Taxi Drivers Protest Electronic Express Penalty System 4 1

Denis Walinga, a taxi driver who operates on Jinja stage, says the system now imposes fines on them as opposed to the vehicle owners. He also says that the system doesn’t allow drivers time to negotiate their way out with the taxi owners.
12:55
12:55

Child Labour Unchecked in Buikwe District 3 1

Yudayah Namayanja, the Head Teacher of Kalagala Muslim Primary School says between 500 to 600 out of 731 registered pupils attend school on a daily basis. She explains that high levels of absenteeism are common among primary six and seven candidates.
10:40
10:40

Church Halts Creation of New Dioceses 2 1

However, on Sunday, Stanley Ntagali, the Archbishop of Church of Uganda sent a section of the congregation in utter silence during his farewell service at St Paul Cathedral at Kako in Masaka district when he revealed that the provincial assembly halted plans for the creation of new dioceses within the church.
07:10
07:10

Namisindwa MPs Want Recruitment Results Annulled 3

The Namisindwa Woman Member of Parliament, Canon Grace Namukhula Watuwa, says the entire process was marred with several anomalies.
11:22
11:22

Njeru Moves to Limit Sugarcane Growing Njeru Municipality 2 1

The municipal council proposed that sugarcane planting be limited to places near the main roads within the three divisions of the Central, Nyenga and Wakisi. The council also proposed complete abolition of sugar growing in the central division and in the areas next to the trading centres of the two divisions citing under development and insecurity in the area.
16:53
16:53

Namisindwa District Service Commission Accused of Bribery Recruitment 2

One of the victims who preferred anonymity alleges that one of the members Apollo Wapicho told her that she would get a job if she pays some money. She adds that her father sold some of his properties including cows to raise the money.
17:28
17:28

Gulu Secures UGX 5Billion for Garbage Plant 3 1 Top story

The money will be used for the purchase of a waste sorting plant that will operate in Laroo Division as the municipality to gears for a city status. Francis Barabanawe, the Gulu Town Clerk, says the project is expected to be ready by 2020.
10:51
10:51

NRM’s Emmanuel Orombi Wins Nebbi LCV By-election 1 4

Orombi of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party garnered 20,280 votes, defeating Vicky Onyai of Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party who obtained 4,022 votes. George Uthuba an Independent Candidate got 18,323 votes.
18:46
18:46

Three Masaka Businessmen Convicted For Forgery

Court also heard that in the same month while at Masaka district lands office, the three knowingly and fraudulently uttered false documents to wit forged transfer forms for lease 3583 folio 5 pot 29 Elgin road purporting to have been written by Kizito.
18:29
18:29

NRM’s Orombi Leading in Nebbi LCV By-elections 1 1

At Goli Poling station the home of Orombi, out of 218 votes cast he obtained 187 while Vicky got 0 votes and Uthuba got 04 votes, at Juangero P.S, Vicky got 04, Uthuba 07, and Orombi 240.
18:15
18:15

Police Halts Uganda-DRC Movement over Ebola Threat 1

Asuman Mugenyi, the Director Operations Uganda Police says Ugandan citizens who have relatives and friends in the DR Congo should not allow them to travel to Nebbi.
14:29
14:29

Low Voter Turnout in Nebbi LCV by-Elections 2 1

At Classic Nursery school polling station in Nebbi Municipality, only two voters had so far voted by 11:00 am, while at Nduru Polling Station in Nebbi Municipality, which registered very long queues during the Parliamentary elections, one voter was seen casting her vote at around eleven followed by another after ten minutes.
10:18
10:18

Head Teachers Face Penalties For Enrolling Unimmunized Pupils unicef 3 1

Ssegawa noted with concern that a big number of pupils in Masaka region are not immunized yet the immunization Act bars schools from enrolling them. The mass immunization campaign that is bankrolled by the World Health Organization at the tune of Shillings 44 billion targets children between nine months and 15 years of age.
08:04
08:04

Mubende Municipality Considering YLP Funds, Other Grants to End Prostitution child prostitution 4

Mubende, just like many other towns along highways in Uganda, is struggling with the challenge of prostitution involving young girls. The major streets in the town turn into brothels as soon as it gets dark.
11:36
11:36

Parents Demand Transfer of Head Teacher 2 3

The angry parents have threatened to withdraw all their children from the school if the head teacher, his deputy Andrew Ariko and Robert Ekau the school bursar are not transferred.
07:52
07:52

Padibe Authorities Accused of Stealing Relief Food

Mathew Opwonya Labreste, the Laguri village Chairperson, says that upon interrogation the Boda boda rider, said he was hired by Beatrice Abalo, the area female youth councilor to transport the maize flour to her home.
07:19
07:19

Division Town Clerk, Treasurer Sent on Forced Leave 3 3

In a letter dated July 9, 2019, Joseph Monday, the town clerk for Kabale Municipality directs Twinamatsiko and Tushemereirwe to go on annual leave with immediate effect.
18:44
18:44

Kalungu Town Council Agrees to Annex to Masaka Municipality 2

During a council session chaired by the town council speaker Hajjat Sarah Nabukenya, on Tuesday, the LCIII chairperson John Kiragga tabled the motion supported by other councillors saying that the move will help the residents get improved services.
12:58
12:58

Lango Soccer Fans Fundraise For New Stadium Lira District 1 1

Geoffrey Omara, the Lira District Soccer Fans Association for Lango Province says they have resolved to collect money from fans, well-wishers and local leaders to build a temporal stadium as they wait for completion of Akii-Bua Stadium.
12:37
12:37

Dokolo Fails to Implement UGX 2.5bn Infrastructural Projects 2

Joseph Balisanyuka, the Dokolo District Chief Administrative Officer says that they have written to the Ministry of Finance requesting that the non-utilized funds are rolled over to this financial year so that the projects are completed.
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