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14:45
14:45

Former NSSF MD Byarugaba Loses Case Seeking Contract Renewal 1 Top story

"The Board of NSSF was never restrained and was not part of the court matters and there is no way they should have sat back or refrained from executing their duties in relation to the appointment of a substantive Managing Director of National Social Security Fund", said Ssekaana.
14:57
14:57

Among Blocks Debate On Corruption At Parliamentary Commission 5 1 Top story

She said would not comment on rumors and said her allegations are due to her support for the Anti-Homosexuality act 2023.
17:36
17:36

Further Losses At Vision Group As Media Industry Woes Persist 1 Top story

"Based on the preliminary assessment of the Company's performance, the results of the Company's earnings for the half year ending December 31, 2023, will be a loss position," the company says.
12:55
12:55

KCCA Closes 248 Stages Ahead of NAM, G77 Summits 2

In the Central division, the restricted roads for bodaboda riders include Nile, Avenue, Parliamentary Avenue, George Street, Kafu, Ssezibwa, and Yusuf Lule.
11:58
11:58

Right-to-Information Activists Ask Gov’t To Restore Facebook Twaweza East Africa 3 1

It follows a ban on Facebook imposed by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in January 2021, after the social media giant deleted accounts operated by government officials on grounds of seeking to manipulate public debate prior to general polls.
11:07
11:07

Gender Ministry Wants Anti-Sexual Violence Policies Strengthened at Media Houses 7 1

Peter Okello Jabweli, a board member of the Uganda Media Council said sexual violence at work thrives mainly because of poor pay of journalists which encourages their bosses to take advantage of them.
09:58
09:58

Opposition Lawmakers Threaten to Mobilize Masses Against Government-Owned Media transparency 1 3

Led by Joyce Bagala Ntwatwa, the Mityana District Woman Representative and Shadow Minister for Information and Anti-Corruption, the opposition lawmakers have strongly opposed President Yoweri Museveni's directive.
09:39
09:39

Uganda a Victim of “Eating”, Says Prof. Rugumayo 1 Top story

In the memoir titled "Why Fireflies Glow," Professor Edward Rugumayo shares his personal account as an active participant in Uganda's troubled political history. He evaluates the different administrations that the people of Uganda have witnessed over a period of 61 years. “...In Uganda however, the ideology is individual loyalty and eating, which means corruption,” Rugumayo says. He adds that lurking behind the scenes of this eating ideology is the imperialism tail which is always wagging the neo-colonial dog.
12:21
12:21

Lawyer Male Mabirizi Released After Serving 18 Months Jail Term 1

The Spokesperson of Uganda Prison Services Frank Baine has told Uganda Radio Network that Mabirizi has been released on Saturday morning after finishing his sentence. He said Mabirizi's sentence was among those that qualify for remission.
19:15
19:15

MPs Query UBC Accumulated Debts, Suggest Merger with New Vision 1 4

According to the report, UBC owes 46.4 billion Shillings to the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), 15 billion to Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), 7 billion to UMEME, 6 billion for general suppliers and services providers, 5.47 billion for staff gratuity, 3.8 billion for Intelsat Satellite Services and others.
13:43
13:43

Fuel Tanker Bursts in Flames, Kills One 1

Eyewitnesses say the Kenyan fuel tanker registration number KAV 967Z/ ZB 7063 was being chased by traffic officers in a salon vehicle when it rammed into the electricity pole and burst into huge flames.
18:11
18:11

Superstitions Keep Children Away From Malaria Treatment in Kabarole Kingdom of Tooro 4

Busobozi says that children are brought to hospital very late when malaria has progressed into severe disease, making it difficult for health workers to save them.
17:06
17:06

HRNJ, UPPA Asks MPs to Reject Computer Act Amendements computer misuse act 3

Robert Ssempala, the HRNJ-Uganda Executive Director says that the proposed amendment seeks to target the free sharing of information and press and media freedoms.
18:36
18:36

ICT Ministry Demands Withdrawal of MP Nsereko's Bill 3

The bill, tabled before Parliament by Kampala Central MP Mohammed Nsereko, Nsereko seeks to amend Section 12 of the Computer Misuse Act to criminalize hacking of another person’s electronic device and publishing information obtained therefrom.
16:48
16:48

Alex Ndawula Defied the Rules, Touched Souls and Inspired Generations 10 1

At Naguru Hill-based Sanyu FM, the deceased, along with other notable figures such as Chris Ireland, challenged the broadcast status quo and symbolized the freeing up of the airwaves from the monopoly of state-owned Radio Uganda. Then, as new boys on the block, they offered Ugandans something different, more appealing, and exciting to consume.
18:15
18:15

NCDC Teachers Reorientation Ends up With Non-Teachers 3

John Okumu, the manager Secondary Department at NCDC explains that in the Masaka district, they arrested five Boda boda riders impersonating teachers with fake letters during the reorientation program.
18:05
18:05

More Ugandans Support Press Freedom-Survey twaweza uganda 1

57 percent of the respondents in Uganda were against the idea of letting the government restrict the free press, especially on issues it considers harmful.
09:33
09:33

MOE Resolve to Expedite Reorientation of Teachers on New Curriculums 3

According to the Education Ministry, a number of gaps have been identified in the delivery of the two curriculums with some schools failing to use the abridged curriculum and implement the revised lower secondary curriculum.
19:13
19:13

Media Practitioners Demand Practical Solutions to Improve Press Freedom 6 1

Media Practitioners argue that little or even no effort has been made to ensure that recommendations from the reports are put into action.
17:43
17:43

Educationists Task Govt on Continuous Training of Teachers Post Covid-19 1 4

According to the educationalists, teachers were hit hard during the lockdown, but most of the interventions to recover from the effects of the pandemic have been designed to target the learners.
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